Visions in gingberbread on display, up for auction

Kent resident Julie Chang and her 6-year-old son, Bowen, built a gingerbread house at a class taught by Patsy Stroble of Sharon, as part of the Kent Gingerbread Festival. Photo by Asher Pavel

KENT — This is only the second year the Kent Chamber of Commerce has hosted a Gingerbread Festival, but the event is already being considered a holiday tradition.

In the weeks prior to delivery of the tasty and tasteful houses to Gingerbread Station at the Kent Green, there were a number of themed activities.

Gingerbread classes taught by Patsy Stroble (of the former Stroble’s Bakery) were held for both children and adults.

Local shopkeepers and restaurant owners have produced cookie creations of their own, to display in their windows.

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