Monday, November 23, 2009

Christmas in Edgartown




Christmas in Edgartown on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard

The holiday spirit will be alive and well in the Victorian town of Edgartown December 11 to the 13th, 2009. Tree lighting & carols on the Village Green on a beautifully decorated Main street. Open Houses at the classically decorated Inns. A parade down Main Street. The festive lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse. Wine, hot drinks and tasty treats as well as Christmas music and family concerts to help keep you in that holiday spirit! And….Breakfast with Santa!!! Come get into the spirit of the Holiday no matter what your faith.

Information courtesy of the Edgartown Board of Trade - edgartownboardoftrade.com.

Location: Various locations in Edgartown


Fri, Nov 27, 2009
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Daily until 12-18-2009
"I Love Christmas in Edgartown" Raffle More prizes than ever! Chance with every $25.00 purchase. Drawing: Saturday December 19th at 2PM at The Christina Gallery, 32 North Water Street


Fri, Dec 11, 2009
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10 AM to 4 PM
Martha's Vineyard Museum The museum is open. Holiday Discount in the Museum Gift Shop - Members 15% / Non-Members 10% Location: School Street, Edgartown Contact: 508-627-4441 ext. 110 Website: http://www.mvmuseum.org/
Yes

11 AM to 1 PM
Holiday Open House at The Anchors Adele Dyer on piano. Meet the Edgartown Firemen and Santa Claus for a free Christmas Stocking full of goodies. Location: 10 Daggett Street


2 PM to 4 PM
Inns of Edgartown Tour Tour the Inns of Edgartown and enjoy refreshments. Participating Inns include: Hob Knob, Ashley Inn, Harbor View Hotel & Resort, Point Way Inn, Victorian Inn, Edgartown Residence Inn, & The Fallon Location: Edgartown


2 PM to 5 PM
Complimentary Hors d'Oeuvres Detente Restaurant Location: Nevin Square Winter Street Contact: 508-627-8810 Website: http://www.detentemv.com/


5 PM to 7 PM
Fishbowl Discount Shopping & Dining Night Location: Participating Shops & Restaurants in Edgartown
Free

5 PM to 9 PM
Warm Up and Taste a complimentary Irish Coffee Location: Atlantic Chop House 2 Main Street
Free

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse Hot Chocolate and Holiday Goodies at the Harbor View Hotel with music by The Contemporary Music Center. Location: Edgartown Lighthouse
Free

5:30 PM -
7:30 PM
Bundle Up for a Hayride From the Mini Park on Main to the Harbor View Hotel Sponsor: Rotary Club of Martha's Vineyard
Free

6 PM to 8 PM
Edgartown National Bank Open House Wine and Cheese Party with a Raffle Location: Main Branch, Main Street, Edgartown
Free

6 PM to 8 PM
Spectacular Dickens Village Display Location: Point Way Inn 104 Main Street
Free

6 PM to 8 PM
Holiday Soiree - Cocktails & Sumptuous Supper To benefit Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust. Magic is in the air at the beautifully decorated Dr. Fisher House during the Christmas in Edgartown weekend. Join us for cocktails and a deliciously sumptuous supper, it's the perfect prelude to the Minnesingers Holiday Concert. Location: Dr. Daniel Fisher House Contact: 508-627-4440 Website: http://www.mvpreservation.org/calendar.php
$85.00 per person

8 PM
Minnesingers Holiday Family Concert We are proud to present the Island's premier student choral group - the MVRHS Minnesingers in concert at the Old Whaling Church. The Church is the perfect venue for this beloved holiday tradition. Location: Old Whaling Church Contact: 508-627-4440 Website: http://www.mvpreservation.org/calendar.php
$15.00 per person

Sat, Dec 12, 2009
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9 AM to 10:30 AM
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating Please call to register. Location: Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Contact: 508-627-4850
Yes

10 AM
Holiday Parade Location: Main Street Edgartown
Free

10 AM to 2 PM
Hot Cider & Hot Chocolate To benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Martha's Vineyard Location: Main Street
Yes

10 AM to 4 PM
Wreath Making Workshop Hands on wreath making workshop of diverse evergreens and decorations, boxwood trees made for long lasting holiday accents. Registration for wreath making required. Location: Donaroma's Nursery Contact: 508-627-8366 Website: http://www.donaromas.com/specialevents.php
Yes for materials

10 AM to 4 PM
Martha's Vineyard Museum The museum is open. Location: School Street, Edgartown Contact: 508-627-4441 ext. 110 Website: http://www.mvmuseum.org/
Free

10 AM to 4 PM
17th Annual Holiday Art & Craft Show & Raffle The Edgartown School's eighth grade is pleased to announce the 17th Annual Christmas in Edgartown Art and Crafts Fair. Art, jewelry, candy, photography, candles, food and more! Location: Edgartown School Gym Contact: 508-627-9180 Fran Agnoli
No

10 AM to 4 PM
Handmade from the Heart To benefit Hospice Location: Dr. Daniel Fisher House


10 AM to 4 PM
Open House with the Churches Old Whaling Church, Main Street, St. Andrew's Church, N. Summer Street, Federated Church, S. Summer Street, St. Elizabeth's Church, Main Street. Location: Edgartown
Free

10 AM to 4 PM
Elves Fair To benefit Plum Hill preschool program. Craft making, games, food and silent auction. Something for everyone. Adults and Children. Auction winners at 4PM Location: Federated Church 45 South Summer Street
Free

10 AM to 5 PM
Open House Murdick's Fudge Location: North Water Street, Edgartown


11 AM
Bah Humbug Ghosts, Gossip & Downright Scandal Tours The Pease House at the Martha's Vineyard Museum. Location: School Street, Edgartown Contact: 508-627-2529
$12.00

11 AM to 12:30 PM
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating Please call to register. Location: Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Contact: 508-627-4850


11 AM to 1 PM
Photos with Santa Have your photo taken with Santa. To benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Martha's Vineyard Location: 37 Main Street, (Past & Presents on the left)
Yes

11 AM to 1 PM
Christmas Shoppers Luncheon Homemade corn chowder, sandwiches, pies & beverages. Presented by the United Methodist Church Location: Baylies Room, Old Whaling Church
Yes

11 AM to 5 PM
Open House with the Arts Stroll the art galleries of downtown Edgartown. Location: Downtown Edgartown
Free

11 AM to 5 PM
Spectacular Dickens Village Display Location: Point Way Inn 104 Main Street


11:30 AM to 3 PM
Book Signings with Various Authors Edgartown Books presents a day of meeting your favorite authors and book signings. 11:30: "Morning Glory Farm Cookbook" -Tom Dunlop & Alison Shaw, 1:00: Cynthia Riggs "Death & Honesty" 2:00: Stephanie Duckworth "Poneasequa Goddess of The Waters" 3:00: Ted Murphy "Saving Santa’s Seals" Location: Edgartown Books Contact: 508-627-8463


12 Noon
Live Nativity Presented by Faith Community Church. Location: Old Whaling Church
Free

12 to 2 PM
25th Annual Great Chowder Contest To benefit the Red Stocking Fund. Sample the island's best seafood and clam chowders by the island restaurants. Location: Mini Park, Main Street, Edgartown Sponsor: Edgartown National Bank, The Christina Gallery & MV Multi Sport Foundation Contact: 508-939-0199
$8.00
12 PM to 3 PM
Tours of the Edgartown Lighthouse Tour the Edgartown Lighthouse. To benefit the Martha's Vineyard Museum. Weather permitting. Location: Edgartown Lighthouse Contact: 508-627-4441 ext. 110
$5 per family

12 PM to 4 PM
Jewelry Jingle To benefit the Martha's Vineyard Museum. Stop by the Museum for wine, hot cider, chocolate treats and to do a bit of shopping at our "Jewelry Jingle," a sale of used jewelry. Donate what you no longer wear in advance and come by to see what others have contributed. Discover how one person's junk is another's person's jewels! Location: Martha's Vineyard Museum, School Street Contact: 508-627-4441 ext. 110 Website: http://www.mvmuseum.org/


1 PM
Live Nativity Presented by Faith Community Church Location: Old Whaling Church


1 PM to 2:30 PM
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating Please call to register. Location: Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Contact: 508-627-4850
Yes

1 PM to 3 PM
Edgartown Free Public Library Open House Holiday "Make-A-Craft for Children" and "Make-A-Craft for Adults." Refreshments. Location: Edgartown Free Public Library Contact: 508-627-4221
Free

2 PM to 4 PM
Inns of Edgartown Tour Tour the Inns of Edgartown and enjoy refreshments. Participating Inns include: Hob Knob, Ashley Inn, Harbor View Hotel & Resort, Point Way Inn, Victorian Inn, Edgartown Residence Inn, & The Fallon Location: Edgartown


2 PM to 5 PM
Complimentary Hors d'Oeuvres Detente Restaurant Location: Nevin Square Winter Street Contact: 508-627-8810 Website: http://www.detentemv.com/


2 PM to 5 PM
4th Annual CookieTasting Contest To benefit winner's choice Location: Espresso Love Contact: 508-627-9211
Yes

3 PM
Wine Tasting Soigne Location: Upper Main Street, Edgartown Contact: 508-627-8489


3 PM
Author John Hough at the Martha's Vineyard Museum Novelist John Hough will speak on his new book: Seen the Glory: A Story of the Battle of Gettysburg. In this well-received new novel, three Vineyarders enlist as boys and become men. The San Francisco Examiner said: "Seen the Glory shows the human side of a pivotal era in America that, for many, has been relegated to dry history books." Location: School Street, Edgartown Contact: 508-627-4441 ext. 110 Website: http://www.mvmuseum.org/
Members $10 / Non-Members $12

3 PM to 5 PM
Holiday Concert with TBA Along with grilled foods. Location: Mini Park on Main Street Sponsor: Rotary Club of Martha's Vineyard


4 PM
Minnesingers Holiday Family Concert Matinee The Preservation Trust proudly presents the MVRHS Minnesingers in their annual Holiday Family Concert at the Old Whaling Church. A delight for the entire family, admission is free for children twelve and younger. This concert is so much fun, even the jolly ol' elf himself can't stay away! That's right, Santa will be joining us, too! Fun for kids of all ages! Location: Old Whaling Church, Edgartown Contact: 508-627-4440 Website: http://www.mvpreservation.org/
$10.00 per person (13 or older)

5 PM to 9 PM
Warm Up and Taste a complimentary Irish Coffee Location: Atlantic Chop House 2 Main Street


6 PM
Lighting of the Christmas Tree and Christmas Carolers Lighting of the Christmas Tree and Vineyard Assembly of God Choir singing Christmas carols. Location: The Village Green, Edgartown (located in the village between Main & Winter Streets)
Free

8:00 PM
Minnesingers Holiday Family Concert We are proud to present the Island's premier student choral group - the MVRHS Minnesingers in concert at the Old Whaling Church. The Church is the perfect venue for this beloved holiday tradition. Location: Old Whaling Church Contact: 508-627-4440 Website: http://www.mvpreservation.org/calendar.php
$15.00 per person

Sun, Dec 13, 2009
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8 AM to 10:30 AM
Christmas Breakfast with Santa To benefit the Jim Lambert Memorial Scholarship Fund Location: Wharf Restaurant Sponsor: Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce Contact: 508-627-9966
Yes

10 AM to 5 PM
Open House Murdick's Fudge Location: North Water Street


11 AM to 2 PM
Treasure Hunt for Kids Starts at Past & Presents, 42 Main Street. Location: Downtown Edgartown Sponsor: Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank
Free

11 AM to 2 PM
Spectacular Dickens Village Display Location: Point Way Inn 104 Main Street


12 Noon
Silent Auction with warm drinks and comfort foods To benefit The Friends of the Council on Aging at The Anchors. Location: 10 Daggett Street


12 Noon
Henley's Needlepoint Drawing for a $100 gift certificate. Participation begins Friday, November 27th. Location: Henley's Needlepoint Contact: 508-627-3959


1 PM to 2:30 PM
Winter Walk Please call to register. Location: Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Contact: 508-627-4850


Sat, Dec 19, 2009
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2 PM
"I Love Christmas in Edgartown" Raffle Drawing for the Winner of the "I Love Christmas in Edgartown" Raffle Location: The Christina Gallery, 32 North Water Street

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