Chamber Music Society Thanksgiving Concert
Location: Old Whaling Church, Edgartown
Piano Quartets of Brahms and Mozart plus two new compositions to be performed by Stephanie Chase (violin), Scott Woolweaver (viola), Scott Kluksdahl (cello) and Delores Stevens (piano) on Saturday evening, November 30 at Old Whaling Church, Edgartown. Adults $20 and students FREE.
Oak Bluffs Holiday Tree Lighting
Location: Oak Bluffs Town Center
Join the revelry for the Oak Bluffs tree lighting ceremony beginning at 6:30 pm with caroling at the Post Office Square. The Vineyard Brass Ensemble will be on hand to perform a medley of traditional holiday carols and Board of Selectman Chair, Kathy Burton, will officially light the town tree. Immediately following the lighting of the tree, the public is invited to partake in holiday fare at the Dreamland ballroom, next to the Chowder House (upstairs) on Oak Bluffs Avenue. There will be plenty of hot chocolate, home baked cookies supplied by the PTO and free antlers for all as well as holiday music by the Brian Weiland Band and best of all, a visit from Santa and his helpers.
Christmas In Edgartown
A favorite island tradition for over 30 years, Christmas in Edgartown celebrates the holidays and provides visitors to experience the charm of Edgartown in the winter. Weekend highlights include the Annual Great Chowder Contest, pictures with Santa, the Lighting of the Lighthouse at the Harbor View Hotel, the Christmas parade, shopping and sales, and holiday themed events benefiting Island Charities.
Lighting of Edgartown Lighthouse
Location: Edgartown Lighthouse
The annual holiday lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse will take place in front of the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown. Enjoy hot chocolate, holiday goodies, and music on the hotel porch, and help count down the final seconds until the Lighthouse is lit for the Christmas season. Music will start at 5 pm. Lighthouse will be lit at 6 pm. Harbor View Hotel: 131 N. Water Street, Edgartown. Free and open to all.
Holiday Soiree Cocktail Party and Concert
Location: Daniel Fisher House
Magic is in the air at the beautifully decorated Dr. Fisher House during the Christmas in Edgartown weekend. Join in for cocktails and a delectable hors d'oeuvres prepared by Tea Lane Caterers. It's the perfect prelude to the Minnesingers Holiday Concert.
Jewelry Jingle and Museum Open House
Location: MV Museum Edgartown
Come see what treasures and trinkets we have gathered up. A perfect gift for the Holidays while giving back to the Museum! Donate your beads and baubles to benefit a great cause!
Annual Holiday Festival
Location: Grange Hall, West Tisbury
Indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. 10:00 to 4:00 at the Historic Grange Hall in West Tisbury. Free parking, free admission, and a playground for kids. You won’t want to miss this very special holiday fair, our last of the year. Many holiday gifts are available, just right for that special someone who appreciates a true Island gift, and as usual always hand-made one by one.
The Martha's Vineyard 20 Miler
Location: Vineyard Haven Ferry Terminal-> Oak Bluffs School
The Martha’s Vineyard 20 Miler is a must race for die-hard runners of many levels. From highly competitive athletes looking for a test of their Boston readiness, to dedicated recreational runners seeking to extend the length of their monthly long-run, this race offers the chance to combine a visit to one of the East Coast’s most beautiful shore communities with a race on a fast, USATF sanctioned course. Not quite up to the 20 mile challenge? Grab a partner and enter the Martha's Vineyard 20 Miler 2x10 Mile Relay!