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MVHS Hosting Gingerbread House-Decorating Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is partnering with Next Best Art and Smarts Community Art School to hold a gingerbread house-decorating contest.

The contest, which runs in concurrence with the society’s annual Memories of Christmas Past exhibit at the Arms Family Museum, is divided into youth – children 12 and under – and adult categories.

Two workshops, 1 p.m. Nov. 10 and 5 p.m. Nov. 13, will also he held. For families participating in Smarts programs, a workshop will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 5.

Registration – forms are available here or at the Arms Museum or Tyler History Center – is $5 for the contest and $10 for the workshop. Completed houses will be displayed at the Arms Museum during the eight-week run of the Christmas exhibit.

Entries must be dropped off at the Arms Museum’s Carriage House 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 or 8 to 11 a.m. Nov. 15. For more information on the contest or the Memories of Christmas Past exhibit, contact the Mahoning Valley Historical Society at 330 743 2589.

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