Ballantyne Hotel, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, is hosting the extremely popular Gingerbread Lane again this year. Gingerbread artists will create masterpieces and compete for top honors. Visit the hotel from Thursday, December 8th, 2016, through Wednesday, December 28th and see them all for free. Attendees may vote on their favorite entries with $1 minimum donation per vote. All proceeds will benefit Levine Children’s Hospital, dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional needs of children and their families. There is no charge to visit and look at the gingerbread creations. Also, Santa will visit on occasion.