2005-12-01 / Editorial

A festive weekend in the village

The holiday season is here. Jamestown will get in the festive spirit this weekend with a number of local events.

On Saturday, all three island churches will hold their annual Christmas fairs. The Conanicut Island Art Association will host is annual holiday craft sale at the Melrose Avenue School.

Also, during the day, many downtown businesses will be welcoming islanders to their holiday open houses.

At 1 p.m. on Saturday, Santa will arrive by boat at the Conanicut Marina. He will spend the afternoon greeting youngsters at the Ship’s Store & Chandlery.

That evening, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting at East Ferry is sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

Happy holidays!

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