Pybus Public Market Announces 1st Annual Christmas Cookie Showdown & Gift Drive

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 3rd, 2021


What: Cookie Decorating Contest and Gift Drive

When: Friday, November 26th 11:00pm-3:00pm Where: Pybus Event Center

Who: Everyone’s invited! We’re blessing kids from Orchard Middle School with much needed Christmas gifts.

LET THE CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES BEGIN! Bring the family down to Pybus Market on Friday,

Nov. 26th from 11am-3pm, for the first year of The Taproom’s Christmas Cookie Showdown and Gift Drive. We’ll be hosting a cookie decorating contest and gift drive to bless some awesome kids, from Orchard Middle School, that might not have gifts otherwise.

We ask that you bring your unwrapped gifts, from the list below, to the event space at Pybus, with each gift brought in we will provide you with everything you need to create your cookie contest entry, and some to take home, if they last that long. Contest winners will be announced at 3pm.Make sure to Mask up. All Chelan Douglas County Health Dept. Covid safety guidelines will be followed.

Make sure to follow The Taproom by Hellbent Brewing on Facebook and Instagram for more details as our event gets closer, you can also email us at with your group name, number in party, number of gifts you plan on bringing and phone number to reserve your cookies ahead of time.

Please see list of gifts needed below:


Leggings S-XL Headphones Mens Joggers M-XL Beanies

Mens plain hoodies S-XXL Plain Black or White VANS (Women

(Black and Grey) Sizes 6.5-9, Men’s Sizes 8-12) Prepackaged snack foods, Art Kits

(Granola bars, fruit snacks, crackers etc) Reusable Water Bottles

Face Masks Journals and Pens Make-up sets

Mens and Womens Deodorant Shampoo/conditioner

Body wash Mens & womens socks

Gift cards


Wal-mart Old Navy

Famous Footwear

For additional information, please contact:

Leslie Freytag: or 509.679.8338

Sarah Williamson: or 509.888.3900

About Pybus Public Market

Pybus Public Market is built in the historic Pybus steel warehouse located next to the Columbia River at the foot of Orondo Street in Wenatchee. The property is a year-round marketplace for restaurants, wine, fruit and vegetable vendors, meats and cheeses, baked goods, oils, other foods, flowers, retail sales and local craftspeople. It also serves as the permanent home for Wenatchee Valley Farmer’s Market. Pybus Market opened May 11, 2013. Pybus Market is governed by a 20-person board of directors of Pybus Public Market and Pybus Foundation, a 501c (3) non-profit.

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