Weekly Update – Last-minute gift ideas and holiday events, Dec. 16


Holiday Open House: 11 am–6:30 pm, The Copperworks Studio & Gallery, Chilmark. Local art, copperwork, paintings, jewelry, wampum & marine antiques. Refreshments & sweets. Closes at 6 pm on 12/17. 508-645-2995.

Holiday Open House: 4–9 pm, Bananas Clothing Etc., West Tisbury. Music by John Alaimo. Refreshments provided by State Road. Raffle at 8:30 pm. 508-696-5939.

Musicals: 6 pm, Tisbury School Gym, Vineyard Haven. Tisbury School 4th grade performances. Free. 508-696-6500.

Film “The Artist”: 7:30 pm–11 am, Capawock Theatre, Vineyard Haven. $10; $5 for MVFF members. Sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival. tmvff.org.

Ugly Sweater Party: 9:30 pm, Seasons Restaurant & Pub, Oak Bluffs. Featuring Island Thunder & DJ Ricky Prime. $10 or bring unwrapped toy for free entry. Prizes for best ugly sweater. Benefits Red Stocking Fund.


Big Holiday Bazaar: 9 am–2 pm, Chilmark Community Center, Chilmark. Jewelry, antiques, books, stocking stuffers, more. Chowder, baked goods, hot drinks.

West Tisbury Winter Farmers Market: 10 am–1 pm, Ag Hall, Aquinnah. Bi-weekly markets feature local goods & produce. Lunch offered.

Annual Holiday Open House: 12–4 pm, Louisa Gould Gallery, Vineyard Haven. New works of art, Holiday Small Treasures Show, refreshments. 508-693-7373.

Annual Christmas Tea, Luncheon and Shopping: 2–4 pm, First Baptist Church, Vineyard Haven. Refreshments. Baked goods, crafts & gift items. Tea: $7 adults; $3 children. 508-693-1539.

The IMPers Holiday Show: 8 pm, Katherine Cornell Theatre, Vineyard Haven. $7 in advance from the cast; $12 at the door. 508-939-9368; imp4kids.com.


Winter Concert and Community Sing: 5 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center, Vineyard Haven. With the Charter School Community Chorus. Free.

Susan Klein in Concert: 5 pm, Grace Episcopal Church, Vineyard Haven. An evening of folkloric, literary & autobiographical Christmas stories. $15 suggested donation. Benefits Spice of Life- Memoir Organization Scholarship fund. Refreshments to follow.

Christmas Travelers Service: 5:30 pm, Old Whaling Church, Edgartown. Service designed for those who travel off-Island for Christmas. 508-693-4424.

“As a Witness, Christmas Pageant for the 21st Century”: 6 pm, Old Whaling Church, Edgartown. A $5 free will offering is requested to support the cost of repairing the historic “Welcoming Christ” window. 508-627-8619.


Comedy Film Series: 7 pm, West Tisbury Library, West Tisbury. “Groundhog Day.”


Film Screening: 7 pm, Vineyard Haven Library, Vineyard Haven. “The Debt.”


Holiday Concert: 6–7 pm, Chilmark Library, Chilmark. With the Vineyard Haven Band. Free admission with suggested donation of non-perishable food for the Island Food Pantry. 508-645-3360.