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GingerBread Jubilee winners announced

Thirteen-year-old Luke Wilder's "Christmas at St. Basil's" gingerbread construction won Best of Show Thursday during the GingerBread Jubilee Design Contest in Medford.

Wilder's and the other 32 edible entries will be auctioned off during the Gala Auction Party at 5:30 tonight at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, 23 S. Central Ave. Last year's live and silent auctions raised more than $70,000 for the nonprofit Craterian Performances. To make reservations for the auction, call 779-8195, ext. 303. Admission is $75.

The community is invited to view the gingerbread creations at the Harry & David GingerBread Tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18-21 and Nov. 23-24 at 230 E. Main St., Medford. Admission is $3 at the door.

Wilder received $1,000 for winning Best of Show. The other winners were:

  • Adult First Place ($500 award) — Melisa Corcoran, "North Pole Theater Presents the Nutcracker Ballet."
  • Adult Second Place ($250 award) — Rebecca Hill, "Almost Done."
  • Adult Third Place ($100 award) — Nathaniel and Kasey Hayden, "Not Even a Mouse?"
  • Student First Place ($500 award) — Marie Cox, "Piggy Palace."
  • Student Second Place ($250 award) — Kaitlyn Furnish, "Around the World."
  • Student Third Place ($100 award) — Brittany Reynolds, "Cabin in the Woods."
  • Group First Place ($500 award) — Corcoran Family, "Once Upon a Time."
  • Group Second Place ($250 award) — Saling Family, "K&B Acres."
  • Group Third Place ($100 award) — Suzie Curtis and Kathleen Thomas, "Jingle-Bell Rock Café."