Christmas in Edgartown Transforms Martha’s Vineyard into the Quintessential Holiday Experience
￼Edgartown, Mass. - Anyone who has ever fantasized about being part of a Currrier & Ives holiday vignette has the opportunity to live the experience during Christmas in Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard December 9-11, 2011.
Sponsored by the Edgartown Board of Trade, the holiday celebration transforms the village and year-round Vineyarders welcome all to the island to partake in the warm and wonderful traditions of the season.
The 30th Anniversary Celebration of Christmas in Edgartown kicks off Friday evening with a Lighting of the Lighthouse Ceremony at the historic Harbor View Hotel, which will be offering complimentary cider and cookies, entertainment by carolers, holiday movie screenings, and photos with Santa in front of the hotel’s lovely Lobby fireplace.
Throughout the weekend, Edgartown will offer a panoply of activities, including memorable tours, displays, demonstrations and holiday shopping. The Inns of Edgartown tour will give access (and refreshments) to six historic inns, including: Harbor View Hotel, with its specially appointed Teddy Bear Suite; Kelley House
The magic of Christmas will be evident throughout the weekend at Donaroma’s, the popular garden store and nursery which will display themed trees decorated to represent the towns of Martha’s Vineyard and will employ elves who will ply their craft by demonstrating creative ideas for seasonal home décor.
Activities are planned for all ages, including a Gingerbread House Workshop, face painting and scavenger hunt for kids; and for adults, island author talks, a wine and cheese party, art gallery tours and shopping. Plenty of opportunities are geared to please every member of the family. A complete schedule of activities can be found through Christmas in Edgartown’s QR code at http://qrlynx.com/hosted/01/01/edgartownchristmas2011/.
Overnight room rates are in keeping with the holiday spirit. At Harbor View Hotel
Travel and island transportation information can be found at www.mvy.com