TAUNY's Annual Holiday Open House in Canton set for Dec. 7
Friday, November 29, 2019 - 1:58 pm

CANTON -- TAUNY's Annual Holiday Open House brings the holiday spirit to life with the Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Contest and Display, seasonal treats, live music, kids’ activities, and fun for the whole family.

The Open House will be held at The TAUNY Center in Canton on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

This year’s event will have a variety of seasonal activities for the entire family.

Northern and Southern old-time music will be performed by Possumbilities, Nicholfalls, and The Daveys.

Kitchen demonstrations will include dumpling-making with Margaret Chang of Sweet Margaret Cafe and more. There will also be a variety of children’s activities and sweet treats to enjoy throughout the day.

The Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Contest and Display, a TAUNY tradition since 2002, will present the theme “On the Farm,” a tribute to the agricultural aspect of local life in the region. The Gingerbread Display will open at The TAUNY Center on Dec. 7 and award winners in each category will be announced that day.

Visitors can see the gingerbread creations on display and vote for the People’s Choice Award through Dec. 21.

Open House guests will also have the opportunity to shop in The North Country Folkstore that day and purchase new, locally-made items in the Folkstore Holiday Showcase.

The 2019 Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Contest and Display and the Holiday Open House are supported by underwriting from Stewart’s Shops.