December 11, 2017

Vote Now in CSA's Gingerbread House Competition

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Community School of the Arts (CSA) will hold its third annual Gingerbread Competition from Saturday, Dec. 9 to Sunday, Dec. 17. For over a decade, families have creatively celebrated the holiday season with Community School of the Arts’ Gingerbread House Workshops. This annual event has turned into a beloved family tradition for many Charlotte families, and for the third year in a row, CSA is giving area business a chance to compete for the title of Gingerbread Champion of Charlotte, North Carolina. This contest is a way to show off the creative side of Charlotte businesses.

Vote Now!

This year, CSA received entries from six local businesses:

Barringer Construction — Green's Lunch
C Design — Sold Out or Hold Out (The Thirsty Beaver)
Garmon & Company — Duke Energy Christmas Center
Gensler — REVVED up for Christmas (NASCAR Hall of Fame)
Wray Ward — Camp North Pole
Wright McGraw Beyer Architects — Dreaming of a Food Truck Friday

Entries are employee-built, entirely edible design replicas of some of Charlotte’s most well-known landmarks and buildings and will be on display in the lobby of Spirit Square from Dec. 9 through Dec. 17. The public is invited to vote during that time at for their favorite. The winner will be announced on Monday, Dec. 18 on CSA’s website,

The winner of the competition will receive bragging rights and a trophy designed by one of CSA’s visual art faculty members. Last year’s winner was architectural firm Little with their rendition of the Ronald McDonald House.