Weekly Update – Get in the holiday spirit on the Vineyard, Dec. 2

Ralph Stewart


Beach Clean-up: 9 am–12 pm, Leland Beach & Wasque Point- Chappaquiddick, Edgartown. Meet at the Dike Bridge at 9 am. Sponsored by The Trustees of Reservations. 508-693-7662.

Holiday Weekend Open House: 9 am–5 pm, Island Alpaca, Oak Bluffs. Holiday shopping, locally grown garments, self-guided tour, tasty treats & hot cider. 508-693-5554.

M.V. NAACP Annual Holiday Bazaar: 10 am–4 pm, M.V. Regional High School Cafeteria, Oak Bluffs. Silent auction, baked goods, white elephant, raffles. Vendor table $25. 508-696-5785.

Holiday Fair and Luncheon: 10 am–2 pm, Grace Church, Vineyard Haven. Crafts, baked goods, ornaments, knitwear, attic treasures, children’s room. Free admission. Luncheon: 11 am-1 pm, featuring mini lobster rolls; $10 at door. Benefits Episcopal Relief & Development Fund. 508-693-0332.

Ballet, The Nutcracker: 4 pm, Performing Arts Center, M.V. Regional High School, Oak Bluffs. $15 general admission; $25 preferred seating; $50 family (2 adults, 3 children). ticketsmv.com.

Holiday Concert: 7:30 pm, Old Whaling Church, Edgartown. Performance by Island Community Chorus. $15 suggested donation. Reception follows.


Kale Festival: 10 am–2 pm, Mermaid Farm, Chilmark. Cooking demos, kale tastings, kale cook-off, farm tours and potluck brunch. Food demos $3 each.

Still Life Studio Class: 11 am–1 pm, Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. With Kenneth Vincent. $30. Pre-register: 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.

Natural History Walk: 1 pm, Aquinnah Headlands, Aquinnah. Meet at the municipal parking lot at the intersection of State Road & Moshup Trail. 508-627-7141.


“Different Children, Different Needs”: 9:30–11:30 am, M.V. Community Services Board Room, Oak Bluffs. Workshop on children’s behavior & development with Jeanine Fitzgerald. Pre-register 508-693-7900 ext 288.

Comedy Film Series: 7 pm, West Tisbury Library, West Tisbury. 12/5: “Anchorman,” 12/12: “M*A*S*H,” 12/19: “Groundhog Day,” 12/26: “Annie Hall.” 508-693-3366.


Film Series, Three Nights with Marilyn: 7 pm, Edgartown Library, Edgartown. Marilyn Monroe in three of her best roles. Adult program. Please call the library for film titles: 508-627-4221.


BB Vintage Jewelry and Astrea Trunk Show: 5–8 pm, State Road Restaurant, West Tisbury. Jewelry, collage prints, cards & calendars.

Oak Bluffs Tree Lighting: 6 pm, Post Office Square, Oak Bluffs. Caroling with Vineyard Haven Band, hot chocolate & refreshments follow at The Game Room. Donations accepted for Island Food Pantry.