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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.
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.
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.
Youth 17 and under
Eagle’s Nest set up for judging
Some that caught me eye
About, amazing level of detail in 3rd place winner Traci Taylor’s display.
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.