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The Week Ahead: Friday, May 26 through Thursday, June 1, 2017

May 26, 2017

Welcome to Memorial Day Weekend and the Week Ahead!  The upcoming weekend officially starts the Summer 2017 season on Martha’s Vineyard so it should come as no surprise that many of the great events that will appear on the summer’s calendar kick-off this week and as we enter the month of June. In addition to […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, May 19 through Thursday, May 25

May 19, 2017

May marches on and the week days, and more so the weekends,  get busier and busier.   This week The Week Ahead brings us entertainment reflecting all the arts – from dance, to music, the visual arts and more.  Starting at week’s end is the 3rd Annual Environmental Film Festival whose theme this year is ‘Nature […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, May 12 through Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 12, 2017

The Week Ahead kicks off with two season-defining events, The MV Wine Fest and Edgartown’s Annual Pink & Green Weekend celebrating both spring and Mother’s Day.  Weekend visitors will find the Island bustling with these and other events for Moms and their families to enjoy (Check out other ways to celebrate Mom here).  As trees leaf […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, May 5 through Thursday, May 11, 2017

May 5, 2017

As spring continues to wend its way toward summer, events on the Island are increasingly interspersed with opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.  In addition to the things to do listed below, check our Calendar for events including the invitation to  Become a Citizen Naturalist at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Spring Wee Farmers at the The […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, April 28 through Thursday, May 4, 2017

April 28, 2017

April wraps with a crop of outdoor and garden events that key right into the coming season. Add to that some great entertainment and fun things to learn and you have a week with the perfect mix of activities and events.  Be sure to check in with our online calendar; as is often the case […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, April 21 through Thursday, April 27, 2017

April 21, 2017

In the Week Ahead we celebrate Earth Day with the annual Vineyard Conservation Beach Clean up.  Along with the return of the ospreys, restaurant re-openings and the return of the Oak Bluffs ferry, this fun community event is one of the iconic springtime markers on every Islander’s calendar.  If you happen to be around this […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, April 14 through Thursday, April 20, 2017

April 14, 2017

The celebration of Passover ends and that of Easter begins in the week ahead.  With the arrival of spring-like weather over the past week, Martha’s Vineyard seems to be well on its way to enjoy the first 3-day weekend April 15-17 which includes Patriot’s Day at its close.  There is so much going on over […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, April 7 through Thursday, April 13, 2017

April 7, 2017

As April moves toward mid-month and the Easter / Patriot’s Day holidays, weekdays still retain their quiet, off-season ambiance.  But increasingly weekends pick up the pace with a variety of events that foreshadow summer’s abundance.  Most notable are the number of restaurants already exchanging ‘see you next season’ signage for ‘open’ signs and open doors.  […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, March 31 – Thursday, April 6, 2017

March 31, 2017

Like the proverbial calm before the storm, the first week of April offers a variety of community-based activities.  That said, the weekend has a fun lineup of event to propel us into the new month. Slip into a summer sensibility with the the MV Film Society’s birthday party for Jimmy Cliff and the movie, Marley.  […]

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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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