Build a gingerbread house!

The Taylor County Historical Society is hosting the first North Florida Gingerbread House Competition Friday, Dec. 5, in conjunction with the annual Downtown Christmas Open House.

The competition is open to all ages with adult and youth categories in four divisions: Best Gingerbread House, Most Historic Replica, Most Unique and Most Original.

Prizes will be awarded in each category; completed entries may be dropped off at the historical society Thursday, Dec. 4, from 1-8 p.m., or Friday from 3-5:30 p.m. Judging will begin at 6 p.m. and entries may be picked up at 8 p.m.

For additional information, visit the society’s Facebook page or contact Davis at