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PHOTOS: Gingerbread house decorating at library a success
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The Dawson County Library hosted free gingerbread decorating classes Dec. 16. Originally scheduled for Dec. 9, the fun holiday festivities were rescheduled for Dec. 16, just in time for Christmas. Children and families had an assortment of candies and goodies at their disposal to create unique and tasty houses. - photo by Jessica Taylor

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Lauren Hargraves helped her children Henry, 5, and Zoe, 6, build gingerbread houses at the Dawson County Library Dec. 16. - photo by Jessica Taylor

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An assortment of candies, cookies and goodies were laid out for children to take as the building blocks for their gingerbread houses. Gum drops were a popular choice for roofing material for the edible houses made of graham crackers and frosting. - photo by Jessica Taylor

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Caylee Adkins, 4, built a gingerbread house good enough to eat during Saturday’s gingerbread building festivity at the Dawson County Library. - photo by Jessica Taylor

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Dalton James Lessard, 2, sits on Michelle Stancil’s lap to get a better view of his gingerbread rooftop. - photo by Jessica Taylor

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Sophia Ricketts, 5, was all smiles after completing her tasty gingerbread house, complete with graham crackers, vanilla frosting and Skittles on the roof. - photo by Jessica Taylor

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The Dawson County Library was full of laughter and holiday cheer Dec. 16 as families enjoyed building gingerbread houses with their children. The festivity, originally scheduled Dec. 9, was postponed due to the snow that hit Dawson County last weekend. - photo by Jessica Taylor