Destination Oneonta Winners Announced!
This past weekend, Destination Oneonta held some fun holiday events at Foothills Performing Arts Center featuring competition in gingerbread creations (The Gingerbread Jubilee) and business decorated holiday trees (Festival of Trees). Maybe you didn’t get a chance to attend or did and want to know who won? Destination Oneonta has announced winners!
Starting out with the Viewer's Choice award for the Festival of Trees:
The NBT Bank Oneonta Wall Street branch was the winner with their gorgeous “money tree” and a big congratulations going out to Avery Burnsworth who won this beautiful tree!
And now for the Gingerbread Jubilee winners:
1st place Adult Group- "Topsy Turvy Gingerbread Family" by SUNY Delhi — with Julee Miller.
2nd place Adult Group-"Christmas Vacation" by Amish Barn Company
3rd place Adult Group- "Here Comes the Sun: South Pole Holiday Fun" by LEAF Council on Alcoholism and Addictions
1st place Youth Individual under 12- "Christmas Unicorn" by Ariana Chapin
2nd place Youth Individual under 12- "Candy land" by Autumn Marshal
1st Place Youth Group- "Santa's Vocation" by Oneonta Community Christian School
2nd Place Youth Group- "Christmas in the City" by Oneonta Community Christian School
3rd Place Youth Group- "Penguin Farm" by Oneonta Community Christian School
4th Place Youth Group- Community Gingerbread Church" by Oneonta Community Christian School
1st place Family- "Holiday at the Beach" by The Blanco Family — with Katrina Marie.
2nd place Family-"Christmas Cabin" by The Falco Family
3rd place Family- "Holiday Sledding Party" by The Gargash Family
4th place Family- "The Polar Express" by The Shepardson Family — with Bridgette Shepardson.
1st place Adult individual- "Walk Softly" by Jean Ostrowski
2nd place Adult individual- "Warm and Cozy" by Bridget Stith
3rd place Adult individual- "First Christmas" by Connie Chambers
Check out a full gallery of entries from Destination Oneonta. CLICK HERE for the gallery. And don't forget the holiday fun continues with the Downtown Oneonta Tree Lighting event this Thursday, December 6 starting at 5 p.m. on Main Street.