Gingerbread CASA’s for CASA Decorating Contest


Brookdale Lakewood hosts the 1st Annual Gingerbread CASA’s for CASA Decorating Contest to benefit CASA of Chautauqua County. The event will be held at Brookdale Lakewood, 220 Southwestern Drive, Lakewood, on Saturday, December 14 from 1:30-4:00pm. For a donation of $25, decorators will receive a pre-assembled gingerbread house and all supplies needed to build their own one-of-a-kind gingerbread house. To reserve a gingerbread house, call Brookdale Lakewood at 716-665-2414 by Tuesday, November 26. Reservations are limited. The public is invited.

Gingerbread decorators are encouraged to enter their creations into the gingerbread house contest. Trophies will be awarded to the most creative, most festive and best Dr. Seuss themed entries. Groups are permitted to work on one house together. Contest judging starts at 3:30pm. Please provide Brookdale Lakewood with a team name when making a reservation.

Guests will be treated to a special visit from Santa Claus and his reindeer, a hot cocoa and cookie bar, decorating tips and tricks, a coloring station and more courtesy of Brookdale Lakewood. A candy buffet station will be provided and fully stocked with all holiday candy and treats needed to create a custom gingerbread house. Part of the event will be a basket raffle with all event proceeds to benefit CASA of Chautauqua County.