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Island Osprey Population Soars

August 22, 2016

Martha’s Vineyard – Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary reports “It has been a summer of love and a very successful breeding season for Island osprey.  Vineyard numbers from the 19th annual osprey census show an excellent year.” In 1971 the Vineyard Osprey population was reported as being down to only 2 pairs; in 2016 the number […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, August 19 through Thursday, August 25, 2016

August 19, 2016

The Week Ahead kicks off with the always amazing Oak Bluffs Fireworks and then continues with an equally amazing lineup of entertainment spanning the a full range performers from comedy to concerts for all ages.  As we head into the final weeks of August you’ll also want to check out the many recurring events that […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, August 12 through Thursday, August 18, 2016

August 12, 2016

As we head into mid-August we are also heading into the most popular week of Martha’s Vineyard’s summer calendar. Three of the Islands biggest and most iconic events take place in the coming days: Illumination Night, the 4-day Agricultural Fair and lastly, the Oak Bluffs Fireworks (which will kick off next week’s Week Ahead).  Leading […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, August 5 through Thursday, August 11, 2016

August 5, 2016

So much going on in the Week Ahead!  In addition to the daily events listed below, we also have the start of several exciting programs that span several days including the community-based dance performances, Built on Stilts, at the Union Chapel, Thursday through Sunday, August 11 -14;  The Harlem Fine Arts Show taking place at […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, July 29 through Thursday, August 4

July 29, 2016

An amazing week kicks off Martha’s Vineyard’s amazing month of August.  Six out of our nine featured events this week are Island ‘classics’ ~ looked forward to year after year with anticipation and excitement by locals and visitors alike.  From spinning sculptures out of sand to dreaming big dreams, from mega stars on stage and […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, July 22 through Thursday, July 28, 2016

July 22, 2016

Another huge week of events, entertainment and activities awaits in the Week Ahead.  Comedy acts range from the humor of  Will Shakespeare to David Sedaris; learn to use natural dyes or shop beautiful native crafts employing these very techniques; musical options range from the Crossover Quintet from San Francisco to the eclectic country styling of […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, July 15 through Thursday, July 21, 2016

July 15, 2016

From farm tours and sanctuary walks to the music of troubadours;  performances of world class jazz to Broadway hits, marionette shows to learning the art of processing pickles, the week ahead has diversity written all over it.  In addition there are many other exciting experiences including craft shows, gallery openings and more.  Check in with […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, July 8 through Thursday, July 14, 2016

July 7, 2016

Martha’s Vineyard sails deeper into the month of July buoyed by beautiful summer weather and a non-stop roster of events come rain or shine.  The week ahead showcases musical events indoors and out, shopping events in flea markets, Artisan Festivals, and of course in shops throughout the Island. Visit Polly Hill Arboretum or explore the […]

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