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

November 16, 2017

Welcome to the week before Thanksgiving!  The weather on Martha’s Vineyard has finally changed from flip-flop friendly to sweaters and insulated vests.   Days are crisp, verging on wintry and aromas coming from Island  kitchens whet our appetites for the feasting to come. Though to-do lists are invariably getting longer, we hope you’ll manage to […]

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

November 10, 2017

An eclectic mix of activities turns up in the Week Ahead. We can choose to be entertained at any number of musical events; learn how to make salves that will no doubt come in handy when wintry weather descends on the Island in earnest or share the experiences of livestock farmers at the Chilmark Library […]

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

November 3, 2017

As November begins, the Island’s attention turns to Thanksgiving holiday.  Though some three weeks away, Islanders who haven’t yet done so are busy booking passage for holiday travel to visit friends and family living ‘off’ while those living ‘off’ are busy making their reservations in the opposite direction.  Thoughts of impending holiday celebrations and the […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, October 27 through Thursday, November 2, 2017

October 27, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard loves Halloween! Evidence is all around us from thrift shop racks of crazy dress up gear to the scarecrows lining the Island’s main streets. Celebrating this rite of autumn is undertaken on the Island with verve and enthusiasm for all facets of October’s end and November’s beginning.  Kids of course love the candy, […]

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

October 20, 2017

Eat hearty, sip selectively and schmooze happily this weekend at the returning Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival and the Local Wild Food Challenge spanning the weekend ahead, having already kicked off on Thursday and moving right on through to Sunday.  Don’t think foraged food is your thing?  Well think again, because how could you […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, October 13 through Thursday, October 19, 2017

October 13, 2017

The 72nd MV Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby ends in the Week Ahead, celebrating winners, participants and community at its traditional awards ceremony. Taking place on Sunday, October 15th, the Farm Neck Golf welcomes all comers to an afternoon of fun, prizes, and fish tales of lure and lore.  Also noteworthy in the coming weekend […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, October 6 through Thursday, October 12, 2017

October 6, 2017

Welcome to the Week Ahead and the 3-day Columbus Day weekend! The buzz is back on Martha’s Vineyard with an amazing lineup of events, including the annual Road Race, Vineyard Gardens Harvest Festival,  a Popcorn Festival, and Meadow Hayrides. Movie buffs will want to head over Manhattan Short Film Festival at the MV Film Center.  […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, September 29 through Thursday, October 5, 2017

September 29, 2017

With hopes of recovering from soaking showers alternating with intermittent sunshine Martha’s Vineyard has experienced over the past week, the Week Ahead clearly is set to take advantages of mild temperatures and sunshine as September ends and October unveils the Island’s last salute to the summer gone by. Lots going on out of doors with […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, September 22 through Thursday, September 28, 2017

September 22, 2017

With the arrival of autumn on Friday, September 22 and the promise of improving weather heading into both the weekend and the Week Ahead, expect Martha’s Vineyard to be a busy place in the coming days.  On Saturday, we’ll be digging out our dancing shoes and putting together go-to pot luck offerings as we head […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, September 15 through Thursday, September 21, 2017

September 15, 2017

An eclectic mix of events greets us in the Week Ahead.  September has thus far has brought us weather perfect for almost any outdoor activity. With any luck this trend will continue as we get set to enjoy   events including tours, Oak Bluffs annual street fair, sporting events, and getting gardens ship shape for the […]

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