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Events - Saturday, August 5, 2017

Outdoors at the Tisbury Amphitheater: Julius Caesar

Tisbury Amphitheater, Wed 07/12/2017 - Sat 08/12/2017, 5:00 pm

A cast of all women performs one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies exploring and illuminating this timely story of honor, patriotism and friendship in a fresh and exciting outdoor production. Directed by...

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Eisenhauer Gallery Summer Exhibits

Eisenhauer Gallery, Thu 07/27/2017 - Wed 08/09/2017, All Day

Eisenhauer Gallery has announced its schedule of summer shows.  Admission to the gallery is free. Openings are from 6-8 pm. Thursday, July 27: Gallery Stroll Upcoming Shows:   Thursday, August...

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History Week!

Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, Mon 07/31/2017 - Sun 08/06/2017, All Day

Celebrate and learn about the history of the campground.

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Tue 08/01/2017 - Sat 08/05/2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Kids Kayak Adventures is a 4-day program Monday through Thursday 9am-11: 30am. Friday is an alternate day in case there are any weather related cancellations. Island Spirit Kayak Adventures are...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Wed 08/02/2017 - Sun 08/06/2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Kids Kayak Adventures is a 4-day program Monday through Thursday 9am-11: 30am. Friday is an alternate day in case there are any weather related cancellations. Island Spirit Kayak Adventures are...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Thu 08/03/2017 - Mon 08/07/2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Kids Kayak Adventures is a 4-day program Monday through Thursday 9am-11: 30am. Friday is an alternate day in case there are any weather related cancellations. Island Spirit Kayak Adventures are...

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Hugh Price at Oak Bluffs African American Literature and Cultural Festival

Oak Bluffs African American Literature and Cultural Festival, Fri 08/04/2017 - Sat 08/05/2017, All Day

Former President of the Urban League, Hugh B. Price, discusses and signs his new memoir, This African-American Life. One ancestor fought at Valley Forge.  When another of his ancestors escaped slavery, celebrated...

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2nd Annual Oak Bluffs African-American Literature & Culture Festival

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Fri 08/04/2017 - Sat 08/05/2017, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Oak Bluffs Public Library announces that the second annual Oak Bluffs African-American Literature & Culture Festival will be taking place August 4 – 5. The festival returns this year...

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Friday Ceramics with Sabrina Kuchta for ages 7 to teens

The New Pottery Studio at Featherstone, Fri 08/04/2017 - Sat 08/05/2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Registration recommended, space is limited...  Come play in clay! Please note: Wonderful objects will be created but they will need to be fired which takes an additional week.

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Who You See Here

Martha's Vineyard Playhouse, Fri 08/04/2017 - Sat 09/02/2017, 7:30 pm

World Premiere: Who You See Here; a new comedy By Matt Hoverman. Opening night Thursday, August 10 Directed by Jeanie Hackett An uptight therapist and her recovering alcoholic husband find...

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Camp Terra Mare

YMCA of MV, Sat 08/05/2017, All Day

Camp Terra Mare provides a fun, safe experience for kids to learn new skills, build self-confidence and make lasting friendships, Each week features a special theme: $250: Member; $300: Non-member...

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Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour

Cape Pogue Wildlige Refuge, Sat 08/05/2017, All Day

Sit back and enjoy an over-sand vehicle tour to the remote Cape Pogue Lighthouse. Climb the spiral staircase of the century-old wooden lighthouse and discover intriguing stories of the light...

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Farm Tour

Native Earth Teaching Farm, Sat 08/05/2017, All Day

Animal visits, fiber arts, rural skills - all ages enjoy exploring this historic family farm in Chilmark. Self guided tour, educational farm stand, wool and naturally dyed yarns, and rare...

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Paddleboard Yoga

Island Spirit Kayak, Sat 08/05/2017, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

SUP Yoga Clear your mind and breath in the ocean air. What is more relaxing than yoga on a SUP? We don't know. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY for SUP or yoga!...

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Chilmark Flea Market

Pasture at 142 North Road , Sat 08/05/2017, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 The oldest outdoor venue on the island, the weekly “Flea” has evolved into a market like no other. High quality hand made items from Vineyard artists and craftsmen, antiques, imports,...

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Exploring Printmaking with Allison Doherty

Printmaking Studio at Featherstone, Sat 08/05/2017, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

These one day classes will introduce new practices to those who want to try something new, or can be taken to reinvigorate a previously learned skill that may have gotten...

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Martha's Vineyard Book Festival: Day 1

Harbor View Hotel, Sat 08/05/2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Welcome to the 2017  Martha's Vineyard Book Festival! The Festival takes place in two locations on the Island with Saturday held “down island” in Edgartown and on Sunday, “up island”...

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Saturday Art Adventures for Children

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Sat 08/05/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday Art Adventures with Kaija Nivala for children ages 3 to 6 Saturday, July 8 Ocean Exploration  Navigate the sea! The sea is a vital part of our island! Let's...

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West Tisbury Farmers' Market

Grange Hall, Sat 08/05/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. The market is dedicated to bringing local agricultural products to the people both living on and visiting...

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Saturdays At Sengekontacket

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Sat 08/05/2017, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

This one-hour program sponsored by Friends of Sengekontacket explores a different aspect of Sengekontacket Pond each week. From the birds above, to the creatures below the water’s surface, this program...

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Saturdays on Sengekontacket

Island Spirit Kayak, Sat 08/05/2017, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

This free one hour program sponsored by Friends of Sengekontacket and explores a different aspect of Sengekontacket Pond each week.  From the birds above, to the creatures below the water's...

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Examining The Evidence: A Climate Change Walk & Talk

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Sat 08/05/2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This guided hike will take participants across the Sanctuary to see areas that have been impacted by climate and weather events. We will look at two ongoing projects that aim...

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Goat Yoga at Native Earth Teaching Farm

Native Earth Teaching Farm, Sat 08/05/2017, 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Goat Yoga at Native Earth Teaching Farm. $25 must be 13 years or older registration required by email to [email protected] Saturdays 10-11:15am.

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Jakki Hunt - MV NAACP

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Sat 08/05/2017, 10:00 am - 10:45 am

In support of the African American Literature and Culture Festival and continuing our tradition of reaching out to local organizations, we asked the local chapter of the NAACP to send a representative to kick things off. Jakki Hunt is a civil rights activist and former president of the MV branch of the NAACP.

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Weekend Classes for Children ages 7 - Teens: Saturday Art  with Lauren Savoia 

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Sat 08/05/2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration recommended, space is limited... Saturday, June 24 Dreamcatchers Saturday, July 1 Art and Nature Saturday, July 8 Jewelry Saturday, July 15 Comic Book Design Saturday, July, 22 Puppet Making...

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Move and Groove Storytime

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Sat 08/05/2017, 10:30 am - 11:15 am

A storytime perfect for kiddos who love stories, singing, and dancing. For ages 1+.

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Oak Bluffs Land & Wharf Co. Island Tours

Dockside Inn, Sat 08/05/2017, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join us for a 2.5 hour narrated tour of all six towns, including a mid-tour comfort stop at the beautiful and famous Gay Head cliffs and lighthouse. Along the way...

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Skip Finley - MV Whaling Captains of Color

Oak Bluffs Library, Sat 08/05/2017, 10:45 am - 11:30 am

The Vineyard had over 400 whalers – some of these were Captains of Color who sailed from here; others lived, died and are buried here. Skip Finley is a widely recognized former radio broadcast executive who retired on MV, where he grew up summering, to become a writer.

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A Summer Gathering of Inspiration and Resilience

Lola's Restauraunt, Sat 08/05/2017, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Resilient Sisterhood Project (RSP), whose mission is to inform and empower women of African descent regarding diseases of the reproductive system, will celebrate its 5th anniversary with a luncheon...

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Dr. Nicole Aljoe - Talk on Early Caribbean Literature

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Sat 08/05/2017, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Dr. Aljoe will be discussing eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Black Atlantic Literature and the Slave Narrative. Professor Nicole N. Aljoe is an associate professor of English and African American Studies at Northeastern University.

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Watercolor Plein Air Landscape Workshop with Lynn Hoeft

The Pebble at Featherstone, Sat 08/05/2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will paint the beautiful grounds of Featherstone Farm and address some of the challenges and rewards of painting outside. Wind, bugs, and onlookers can be distractions, but painting directly...

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Safiya Sinclair - Poetry Reading From 'Cannibal'

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Sat 08/05/2017, 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

The poetry collection 'Cannibal' has won the Whiting Award, the Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, and the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. Ms. Sinclair is an award-winning poet & a PhD candidate in literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California.

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Island Elderly Housing Art Show

Building at, Sat 08/05/2017, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Island Elderly Housing is hosting an art show to celebrate its Ruby Anniversary -- 40 years serving Island seniors and their families -- and to raise funds in support of IEH's Quality...

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Jim Thomas - MV Spirituals Choir

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Sat 08/05/2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The presentation consists of the M.V. Spirituals Choir singing songs sung by slaves in this country between 1619 and 1865 and telling the stories behind them. While attending Fisk University, Mr. Thomas sang with the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers. Mr. Thomas is the director of the choir and founder-director of the U.S. Slave Song Project .

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Alison Shaw Gallery Opening Reception

Alison Shaw Gallery, Sat 08/05/2017, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Featuring all new images from Alison's "Shoreline" series. Join us for photography and refereshments during the Arts District Stroll.

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Artist Reception: Tommaso Bertini & Albert Alcalay

West Tisbury Library, Sat 08/05/2017, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a reception in honor of Alcalay's work on display in the Community Room and Bertini's work on display on the library's upper and lower levels. Refreshments served.

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Arts District Stroll

Arts District, Sat 08/05/2017, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The second Arts District Stroll of the summer will be Saturday, August 5, from 4-7 pm, on Dukes County Avenue, Oak Bluffs. Street artists, the live music of Nancy Jephcote...

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Margot Datz Art Show: "Margot in Wonderland"

Grange Hall, Sat 08/05/2017, 4:00 pm

Join us at Margot Datz Art Show "Margot in Wonderland" Saturday, August 5th 2017, 4-8pm at the Grange Hall, West Tisbury. Original Fantasy Paintings, signed limited edition prints. One Night...

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Learning About Chronic Lyme Disease: Diagnosis & Treatment

West Tisbury Library, Sat 08/05/2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a discussion with Enid Haller, MSW, Ph.D., founder of the Lyme Support Group of MV & the Lyme Center of MV. Learn about a new treatment for Lyme...

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Home Game - MV Sharks vs Mavericks

Shark Tank, Sat 08/05/2017, 7:00 pm

Come on out this summer and watch the MV Sharks play ball! Season tickets available. Game starts at 7:05 pm.

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A Broadway Celebration at the Historic Whaling Church

Old Whaling Church, Sat 08/05/2017, 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Join us in Edgartown's historic Old Whaling Church for a spectacular evening of solos and duets featuring favorites and new discoveries from Broadway and the Great American Songbook. Vocalists include...

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Island Theatre Workshop Presents ... ANNIE!

MV Performing Arts Center, Sat 08/05/2017, 7:30 pm

Join us as we follow eleven year old orphan, ANNIE, while she makes her way through the streets of 1933 New York with her new dog-pal Sandy in search of...

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The Moth Mainstage

Tabernacle, Sat 08/05/2017, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Moth Mainstage returns to Martha’s Vineyard for the sixth time! The Mainstage is The Moth’s flagship program and features five carefully selected storytellers. Previous storytellers include an astronaut, an...

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