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The Week Ahead: Friday, March 24 through Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 24, 2017

Welcome to the Week Ahead.  Though the Island, along with much of New England still is shivering its way through the early days of spring, the unmistakable signs of the approaching season are all around us.  Towns buzz with painters, shinglers and the attendant sounds of hammers and saws; restaurants are busy posting opening dates […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, March 17 through Thursday, March 23, 2017

March 17, 2017

The 17th Annual Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival which began on Thursday, March 16th continues for 3 more days, kicking off the Week Ahead along with a host of other exciting events including the MV Public Charter School’s 2nd Annual Spring Fling  & Auction  and Winter Tree ID for Beginners up at the Polly Hill Arboretum.  […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, March 10 through Thursday, March 16, 2017

March 10, 2017

The opening of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival is the plum at the end of this Week Ahead but the preceding days are no less full of fun activities and events.  Take for example this coming Saturday when the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse will be presenting staged readings; the Island Theatre Workshop holds open auditions for […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, March 3 through Thursday, March 9, 2017

March 3, 2017

The Week Ahead veers from fact to fantasy and back again and we get set to enjoy a mixed bag of events in this, the first full week of the new month. Whether you are interested in the history of the Scots at home and on Martha’s Vineyard, or the future of our climate stressed […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, February 24 through Thursday, March 2, 2017

February 24, 2017

If you happen to be on-Island in the Week Ahead, don’t be surprised if cars and locals are as sparse as the few leaves left on trees that have managed to winter through.  It’s winter break for Island schools and, as expected, the exodus of families is underway as they head ‘off’ for a taste […]

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The Week Ahead: February 17 through Thursday, February 23, 2017

February 17, 2017

As the month of February wanes and the winter break at MV public schools peeks over the wintry horizon, Island organizations keep us busy with a wide variety of events from Chess Club for kids, opportunities to learn news skills, explore the world beyond our shores and occasions to ocassions just have fun. Take your […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, February 10 through Thursday, February 16, 2017

February 10, 2017

Again we welcome a busy Week Ahead. Two iconic events open the weekend: On Friday the MV Museum opens a new exhibit, Lost and Found, which contrasts and compares Vineyard buildings and streetscapes through the decades.  Then on Saturday, Romancing the Oyster is celebrated at the Lighthouse Grill where the Island’s beloved bi-valve struts its […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, February 3 through Thursday, February 9, 2017

February 3, 2017

Welcome to February and the Week Ahead.  A visit to our Calendar of Events demonstrates just how much there is to do on Martha’s Vineyard as the Island heads towards a new season. Saturday especially is a busy day with a variety of events for all ages.  In addition to the Seed Swap mentioned below, […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 27 through Thursday, February 02, 2017

January 27, 2017

January transitions into February in the Week Ahead amidst unseasonably warm weather that makes getting out and about easier and more pleasurable than when the cold winds of winter blow.  Luckily, there is no dearth of things to do. Interspersed among the dependable events that include a selection of films screening at Island libraries (and […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 20 through Thursday, January 26, 2017

January 20, 2017

Friday kicks off a fun week ahead in which some familiar stand-by events are mixed with a few quirky, slightly cerebral newcomers.  Jazz fans can enjoy not only the weekly live performance at Offshore Ale but can check out the genre on film too.  Seniors can learn to drum and kids are invited to join […]

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