View Mobile Site

Gingerbread village brightens Christmas season

The village started with a few gingerbread figures. “I put it out and loved the look of it,” Rhea said. “I kept adding to it.” She wants to make one more house - a general store.

View Larger
View »

ELLINWOOD — Santa gently snores “Jingle Bells’ in his cozy gingerbread house on Pembroke and Kennedy Street in Ellinwood in the twinkling village created by Rhea and John Grandon. Children and adults gather each holiday evening at the Christmas fantasy village where dreamers dream.
In the church, the angel choir sings next door to the galloping horses turning on the carousel. Seven buildings trimmed in lights, 24 gingerbread figures, 18 animated figures, and candy canes light the lane that meanders through the village.
The Grandons built the village from scratch and it has evolved over the years, growing one piece at ...


** Subscribers Log in to read this full article.

In order to view premium content, you must purchase a subscription.

Thank you for showing so much interest in our site! Our policies allow 10 free article views each month. To access additional articles including the E-Tribune, please subscribe. Already a print or online subscriber? Just log on to access additional content.

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...