Weekly Update – Christmas in Edgartown and more, December 9


The Teddy Bear Suite: 10 am–8 pm, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown. Display of teddy bears & raffle.Sponsored by Point B Realty. Benefits M.V. Boys & Girls Club. Free. 12/9: 2 pm-8 pm; 12/10: 10 am-6 pm; 12/11: 10 am-3 pm.

Open House: 11 am–1:30 pm, The Anchors, Edgartown. Chili Bar, guacamole and chips and a performance by Vintage Voices at 1pm.

Donaroma’s Elves at Work: 2–7 pm, Donaroma’s, Edgartown. Decorated garden store & trees. Refreshments. 508-627-3036.

Inns of Edgartown Tour: 2–4 pm, Multiple Inns, Edgartown. Hob Knob Inn, Ashley Inn, Point Way Inn, Fallon Inn, Victorian Inn, Harbor View Hotel & Kelley House.

Photos with Santa: 4–7 pm, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown. $8. Benefits Big Brothers, Big Sisters of MV.

Children’s Holiday Movies: 4–6 pm, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown. Located in the Menemsha room.

Dickens Village Display: 4–6 pm, Point Way Inn, Edgartown. 508-939-8478.

Christmas Carols: 5–6 pm, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown. West Tisbury Congregational Church hand bell choir plays on the porch.

Horse and Carriage Rides: 5:30–7:30 pm, Mini Park on Main St. & Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown. Carol & ride between Mini Park and Harborview Hotel. Free.

Lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse: 5:30–6:30 pm, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown. Hot chocolate, holiday goodies, music & caroling.

Holiday Cocktail Party: 6–8 pm, Dr. Daniel Fisher House, Edgartown. Cocktails and hearty hors d’oeuvres by Tea Lane Caterers. Advance tickets only. $85. 508-627-4440.

Wine & Cheese: 6–8 pm, Edgartown National Bank, Edgartown. 508-627-1140.

Holiday Movies: 7–9 pm, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown. Located in the Menemsha room. Cocktails available for purchase. 508-627-7000.


Jewelry Jingle: 9 am–3 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Museum Library, Edgartown. Donated jewelry sale to benefit the museum. 508-627-4441.

Holiday Open House: 10 am–5 pm, Edgartown Library, Edgartown. Craft projects from 2 pm- 4 pm. Refreshments. 508-627-4221.

Trunk Show: 10 am–5 pm, Claudia, Edgartown. 508-627-8306.

The Elves’ Faire: 10 am–4 pm, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, Edgartown. Children’s crafts, puppet show, silent auction, retail table & bake shop. Sponsored by the Plum Hill School. 508-696-7701.

Winter Walk: 10 am, Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury. Approx. 1 hr. Free. 508-693-9426.

Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair: 10 am–4 pm, Edgartown School Gymnasium, Edgartown. Showcasing the work of 40+ Island artists & craftspeople. Benefits the Edgartown school 8th grade class. 508-560-6721.

Open House: 10 am–5 pm, Murdick’s Fudge Shop, Edgartown. 508-627-8047.

Holiday Parade: 11 am, Upper to Lower Main St, Edgartown. Prizes for best float & non-float. Walk your pet in the parade. Line up at 10:30 am at the Edgartown School.

Great Chowder Fest: 12–2 pm, Mini Park off of Main St., Edgartown. Benefits Red Stocking Fund.

Cookie Tasting Contest: 2–5 pm, Espresso Love, Edgartown. $6. Benefits winner’s choice. 508-627-9211.

Boys Varsity Hockey Home Opener: 5–7 pm, M.V. Arena, Oak Bluffs. Vs. Old Rochester.

Dinner & Movie: 6 pm, First Baptist Church, Vineyard Haven. Film: “A Christmas Carol.” Spaghetti & meatball supper. $8 adults; $5 children. 508-693-1539.

Casino Night: 7:30–11:30 pm, P.A. Club, Oak Bluffs. $10. Benefits Martha’s Vineyard Youth Hockey.


Martha’s Vineyard Museum Open House: 12–3 pm, Marine Hospital/St. Pierre School, Vineyard Haven. Tour the future location of the MV Museum. Conversation, refreshments, community photograph.

Winter Walk: 1 pm, Allen Farm on South Road, Chilmark. Interpretative hike around Chilmark Pond area. Sponsored by Vineyard Conservation Society.

Author’s Talk with Tony Horwitz: 4 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center, Vineyard Haven. Author of “Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War. $10. 508-693-0745.


Annual Holiday Party: 4–6 pm, West Tisbury Library, West Tisbury. Treats & good cheer. 508-693-3366.

Boy Scout Court of Honor: 7 pm, Trinity Church Parish Hall, Oak Bluffs. Boy Scout Troop 93 will recieve rank advancements & merit badge awards.