Gingerbread House fundraiser

sunday, DECEMBER 15,  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Make a Gingerbread House and meet Elsa the Snow Queen, too!

Make a Gingerbread House and meet Elsa the Snow Queen, too!

Create your own homemade, family gingerbread house with professional chef Tassie Pippert and her special guest, Elsa the Snow Queen! This memorable gift to your family is also a gift to your community museum. All proceeds from this exclusive event support Explore More.


  • Gingerbread house and decorations included

  • Additional holiday activities and festive refreshments provided

  • Space is limited to the first 25 families

  • Location: Explore More Discovery Museum

  • Cost: $100 per family (up to six people)



Tassie Pippert is a long-time friend and supporter of Explore More. A certified chef and wine specialist, Tassie serves on the faculty of James Madison University’s Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management. You can also find her on PBS, as the host of “Un-Wine’d”, a culinary show that explores Virginia wineries. Over the years, Tassie has created some amazing gingerbread masterpieces, and she looks forward to helping your family create your own holiday magic through this special fundraising event!


More than a gingerbread house workshop…

Thank you for supporting your museum during this festive family event! Did you know that Explore More is a non-profit organization? In fact, more than 40% of the museum’s operating budget comes from the private support of generous friends like you! That's why events like this are so important -- we simply can't do it without you. Through the generosity of you and others in our community, Explore More can continue its mission of engaging young minds through interactive, multi-sensory learning experiences that promote a greater understanding of themselves and their world. THANK YOU!