The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will host the “Treats for Santa Bake-off” competition at the fouth annual Christmas Under the Stars Festival.

Santa likes his treats, and area bakers can enter the contest to show off their skills in several categories including pies, cakes, bars/brownies, cookies, bread/rolls, and muffins.

The contest will take place on the second day of the festival, Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Bertrand Technology Solutions meeting room at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce offices Baked goods will only be accepted from 3-4 p.m. Dec. 8, and judging will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Scoring for each treat will be based on taste, appearance, and originality.

Cost is $10 per entry and cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place winners. Entry forms are available at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce or online at

The fourth annual Christmas Under the Stars Festival will feature holiday games, crafts, food and attractions for kids of all ages. The event will take place from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Depot Complex, Adams Street Community Center, and the Lehnis Railroad Museum. Key attractions will include Mr. and Mrs. Claus, ice skating, rock climbing wall, and several holiday themed contests.

For more information, call the Chamber at (325) 646-9535.