Nibblins, a Winchester, VA-based gourmet housewares shop and culinary center, will host the inaugural Shenandoah Valley Cake Festival on Aug. 13 and Aug. 14. The event opens with a cupcake gala at 7 p.m. on Aug. 13. The gala benefits the Alzheimer’s Association.
On Aug. 14, Food Network star Kerry Vincent will be making an appearance. Additionally, visitors can also catch demonstrations by Lauren Katz, a Virginia native and winner of ABC’s “The Great Holiday Baking Show,” and Matthew Merril, finalist on “Kids Baking Championship Season 2” on the Food Network.
The main event will be a cake competition with the theme, “International Cakes of the World.” Cakes will be decorated by local and regional cake designers and there will be prizes, including Best in Show, Best Theme, Vendors and Public Awards.