2016 Guide to Gingerbread Houses & Holiday Story Times in Tampa Bay

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Gingerbread Houses at Publix Aprons Cooking School | November 26 | 10am

This class allows you and your children (up to three kids) to decorate your own gingerbread house. One adult is required for each family group; children should be at least 4 years old.

*Follow link to find events at a Publix near you.

University of Tampa Gingerbread House Event | December 10 | 10:30-1:30pm

The day not only consists of a Gingerbread House decorating contest, but also includes a yummy brunch, holiday shopping with local vendors, and awesome prizes!

Don CeSar Gingerbread House Event | December 15 |  10:30-1:30pm

Brunch, celebrity judges, an exciting live auction of one-of-a-kind items, and thousands of dollars worth of fabulous prizes!

Holiday Story Times

Thanksgiving Story time | Barnes & Noble November 19th | 11am

In celebration of Thanksgiving we will feature two special stories, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey! and The Great Thanksgiving Escape. Coloring and activities to follow.

The Polar Express Pajama | Barnes & Noble December 2nd | 7pm

All aboard! Come in your PJs and join us for a magical evening as we host our annual Polar Express Story time. Coloring and activities to follow, including writing a Dear Santa letter!

How The Grinch Stole Christmas | Barnes & Noble December 3rd | 11am

“Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes!” and celebrate all things Grinch with a reading of the classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas! We will have good deed badges and tracking booklets for kids to log all the good things they do this holiday season. Activities to follow.

Santa’s Sleigh Is On Its Way Story time | Barnes & Noble December 17th | 11am

It’s a magical Christmas Eve, and all of the children in your town are sleeping. Well, all of the children but you! How could you possibly fall asleep when you know Santa and his sleigh are on their way? Join us for Storytime and activities featuring Santa’s Sleigh Is on Its Way!

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