Tilghman Island residents will again kick off the holidays on December 8. There will be a cocktail party at The Bridge Restaurant at 5:30 p.m. Meet Santa at 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in one of the classrooms at Phillips Wharf and enjoy some cocoa and cookies. The Great Crab Pot Tree Lighting will follow at 6:30 p.m. on the Phillips Wharf Campus. The tree lighting will be followed by the lighted boat parade at 7:00 p.m. and the awards ceremony at 7:45 p.m.
“This has become a highlight of the Christmas season for the island,” explains Kelley Cox, executive director of the Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, the organization spearheading the celebration. “While it’s a local tradition, we welcome everyone to come see us and enjoy the beauty of the season.”