© 2010 Jack D. Wilson

Grand Opening 10a.m. Saturday, November 20 

The Prescott Resorts and Conference Center’s World’s Largest Gingerbread Village grand opening at 10a.m. on Saturday, November 20 kicks off the holiday season in Prescott. I attended the judging of the displays this morning so here is a “sneak previw” of what you will see.

Judging of Chefs Entries

Photograph by Jack D. Wilson: Judging of Chefs Entries

Sampling of 2010 displays

This is truly a season of joy! Even in this down economy the number of displays has climbed to ninety from seventy last year. 500 square feet of gingerbread “real estate” space was sold and this all benefits Yavapai Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

YouTube Overview

Here is a short video taken during the judging on November 19, 2010.

Some of displays

Displays are divided into several categories and here are a sampling. Please attend this great activity which has its grand opening at 10a.m. on Saturday, November 20.

Families/Individials

1st Place Barbie Fay

Photograph by Jack D. Wilson: 1st Place Barbie Fay

Youth 17 and under

3rd Place Youth 17 and Under

Photograph by Jack D. Wilson: 3rd Place Youth 17 and Under

Corporate

Photograph by Jack D. wilson: 1st Place Corporate: Santa's Retreat by Rummel Eye Care

1st Place Corporate: Santa's Retreat by Rummel Eye Care

Schools

1st Place Schools- Lincoln school Art Club

Photograph by Jack D. Wilson: 1st Place Schools Lincoln school Art Club

Eagle’s Nest set up for judging

Eagles Nest Panorama

Photograph by Jack D. Wilson: Eagles Nest Panorama

Some that caught me eye

3rd Place Traci Taylor Details

Photograph by Jack D. Wilson: 3rd Place Traci Taylor Details

About, amazing level of detail in 3rd place winner Traci Taylor’s display.

Apples Of Gold - Mt. Vernon Christmas

Photograph by Jack D. Wilson: Apples Of Gold - Mt. Vernon Christmas

Photo and video credits

All photographs and video by Jack D. Wilson. Unauthorized use prohibited without prior permission.

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Jack D. Wilson first visited Prescott in 1995 and has been a resident since 2000. He took a sojourn into politics and was the mayor of Prescott Arizona from Nov. 2007 – Nov. 2009. He now writes a couple of blogs and is President of the Prescott Frontier Days Community Service Foundation.

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