View of the Reno Sparks night skyline from Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
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Wilbur D. May Museum hosts holiday event with gingerbread contest and music.
Media Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Marie Fong
(775) 813-3629 or (775) 785-4512 x104

Reno, Nevada. Nov. 20 2013. The May Arboretum Society and the Washoe County Community Services Department Parks Division announced the 6th Annual Holiday Gingerbread Festival will be Saturday, Dec. 14 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Wilbur D. May Museum.

WHAT: The event will include free museum admission, musical presentations from local school groups and the Holiday Gingerbread Contest display. Entry forms for the contest are available online at or and may also be picked up at the Museum or at the May Arboretum office at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Entry forms are due by Dec 11.

WHERE: The Wilbur D. May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 14, noon-3 p.m.

COST & DETAILS: Admission to the Museum will be free on Dec. 14. There is a $10 registration fee per entry for the Gingerbread Contest and ribbons and prizes will be awarded in four categories: Adult, Family, Professional, and Open for all other creative gingerbread works. A People’s Choice award will also be voted on by the public and winners will be announced at 2 p.m. Proceeds support the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. View all the contest details.

CONTACT: Park Ranger Marie Fong, (775) 785-4512, ext. 104