Christmas Comes to Oak Bluffs Saturday

Free horse-drawn hayrides, bell ringers, caroling and a "Spectacular & Spontaneous Puppet and Pet Parade": Here's your guide to a full day of holiday fun in Oak Bluffs Dec. 7, 2013.

Celebrate the holidays in Oak Bluffs this Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 (Patch file photo)
Celebrate the holidays in Oak Bluffs this Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 (Patch file photo)

If you're looking for festive fun this Saturday, Oak Bluffs is the place to be: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., families can take part in a panorama of holiday activities including a "Spectacular & Spontaneous Puppet and Pet Parade." 

Here's the schedule, according to the Oak Bluffs Association, a group of member businesses sponsoring the events:

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Holiday Bazaar, Oak Bluffs Senior Center

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Holiday Oak Bluffs Open Market upstairs at Dreamland. Live music, Santa, vendors.

Noon - 3 p.m. Free Horse-Drawn Hayrides, corner of East Chop Drive and New York Ave.

2 p.m. Spectacular & Spontaneous Puppet and Pet Parade: All are welcome to join in at the foot of Circuit Avenue.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bell Ringers at Post Office Square

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Island Chorus Carolers at Offshore Ale

3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Family Holiday Party at Offshore AleCookie decorating, ornament making, live music.

The Oak Bluffs Association is also holding a "Santa Sweepstakes" raffle through Dec. 20:

Shop or dine at the following businesses and enter the raffle to have the chance to win a gift certificate to help brighten your Holiday shopping experience:

  • b*tru
  • Basics
  • Beinto’s Hair Styling
  • Craftworks
  • Darosa’s
  • Galadriels Mirror
  • Glimpse of Tibet 
  • Good Dog Goods
  • Good Ship Lollipop
  • Island Images
  • Jim’s Package Store
  • Laughing Bear
  • The Lazy Frog
  • Linda Jean’s
  • Nautilus
  • New Moon Magik
  • Oceanview
  • Offshore Ale
  • Our Market
  • Menemsha Blues
  • Mocha Motts
  • M.V. Chowder Co.
  • Phillips Hardware
  • The Ritz
  • Rouge Luxe 
  • Sanctuary 
  • The Secret Garden
  • Sharkey’s Cantina
  • Soft as a Grape
  • Stephanie Wolf Designs
  • Third World Trading
  • Tony’s Market
  • Treat Yourself 
Source: oakbluffsmv.com.

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kathleen December 07, 2013 at 07:08 AM
Don't forget the free Portraits with you Pets at 230-4, by the Christmas Tree, Post Office Square. Portraits taken by Lynn Christoffers- Photographer/Author of Cats of Martha's Vineyard!


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