ASHEVILLE, NC – Celebrate the National Gingerbread House Competition at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa with a new “Stories of Gingerbread” tour for 2009. Each year, gingerbread artists from around the country compete in the annual competition. Now for the first time, guests will be taken behind the scenes of the popular holiday event to learn how the intricate homes are constructed, what materials were used in the designs, and other special tidbits that make the National Gingerbread House Competition a treat for people of all ages.
Guests who sign up for the “Stories of Gingerbread” tour will receive a special, commemorative lapel pin that is sure to become a collector’s item. “Stories of Gingerbread” tours will be held at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The cost for the special tour is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. With these fanciful entries on display throughout the resort, guests will enjoy sugar and spice and everything nice! The “Stories of Gingerbread” tours begin November 23, 2009. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 828-252-2711, ext. 409