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Events - Thursday, August 17, 2017

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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Eisenhauer Gallery Summer Exhibits

Eisenhauer Gallery, Thu 08/10/2017 - Wed 09/06/2017, All Day

Eisenhauer Gallery has announced its schedule of summer shows.  Admission to the gallery is free. Openings are from 6-8 pm. Thursday, August 10: “Flight of Fancy” Group Show featuring the...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Mon 08/14/2017 - Fri 08/18/2017, 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, Tue 08/15/2017 - Sat 08/19/2017, 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 08/16/2017 - Sun 08/20/2017, 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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156th Annual Agricultural Society Fair

MV Agricultural Society, Thu 08/17/2017 - Sun 08/20/2017, All Day

Rides, games, live music, livestock, competitions, craft demonstrations, food, shopping, art show, and awards for homegrown vegetables, fruits, flowers and homemade goodies. And of course, the ever popular dog show....

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Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour

Cape Pogue Wildlige Refuge, Thu 08/17/2017, 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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Early Birders

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/17/2017, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

The early bird gets the worm (or fish)! Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to moderate...

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Paddleboard Yoga

Island Spirit Kayak, Thu 08/17/2017, 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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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Thu 08/17/2017 - Mon 08/21/2017, 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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Tours of the African American Heritage Trail

meeting place Oak Bluffs SSA office, Thu 08/17/2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The African American Heritage Trail has 27 sites dedicated to the contributions of people of color to the history of the Island. The Trail was created by our organization and...

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Guided Kayak Tours

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/17/2017, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join a Felix Neck naturalist for an exploration of Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson’s Island to see nesting shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond...

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Photography Basics with Jocelyn Filley

Polly Hill Arboretum, Thu 08/17/2017, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop will cover the fundamentals of composition, manual camera settings, and using natural light. Participants are encouraged to take the course multiple times and bring back prints from the...

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20th Annual Summer Artisans Festivals

West Tisbury Grange Hall, Thu 08/17/2017, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A Vineyard Summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations, weaving, fine furniture, pottery,...

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Campground Walking Tour

Tabernacle, Thu 08/17/2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The historic cottages within the Martha’s Vineyard Camp MeetingAssociation are well-known and well-loved for their unique charm. Don’t miss your chance to join one of the guided walking tours of...

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Farm Tour: Monday & Thursdays

Grey Barn and Farm, Thu 08/17/2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet us in our farmstand for an hour long full farm tour. Learn about everything we do here whilst visiting the animals as we walk about the farm. No reservation...

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Figurative Drawing/Painting Class (Beginner to Intermediate) With Lizzy Schule

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/17/2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The class offers an introduction to the principles and techniques of drawing the human form. We will focus predominantly on the figure, but will also dedicate time to portraiture and...

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Creature Feature

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/17/2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Young naturalists get an up-close look at the native animals of Martha’s Vineyard. The program combines a story, craft, and a look at the “creature” of the day! Children 3-5...

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Oak Bluffs Land & Wharf Co. Island Tours

Dockside Inn, Thu 08/17/2017, 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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Preschool Storytime

West Tisbury Library, Thu 08/17/2017, 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Every Thursday at 10:30am, the West Tisbury Library presents storytime for preschool aged children. Stories and songs! Come sing along! Free and open to the public.

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Book Babies

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Thu 08/17/2017, 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Lap sit storytime just for babies. Enjoy rhymes, songs, and free play!

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Putting it Together

The Gallery at Featherstone, Thu 08/17/2017, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit us at the Gallery for our new show "Putting It Together."

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Garden Volunteer Work Day

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/17/2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Help our garden grow! Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about which plants provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for the knowledge but stay for the...

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Introduction to Papermaking

Polly Hill Arboretum, Thu 08/17/2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join illustrator and textile artist Marlene Cameron to create and take home your own unique handmade paper. Marlene will show you how to form sheets of paper with pulp made...

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Kids Mixed Media Arts Drop in Classes for ages 7 - Teens with Lauren Savoia 

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/17/2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Registration recommended, space is limited... Themes: Mondays: 2-Dimensional Arts (Painting / Collage / Drawing) Tuesdays: Printmaking, Mixed Media Wednesdays: Jewelry Thursdays: 3-Dimensional Arts (Pop-ups / Mobiles / Sculptures)  

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Felix Neck Access-Able Tour

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/17/2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Our new Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour guided tour will highlight...

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Yin Yoga

Fly Yoga School, Thu 08/17/2017, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Slow and meditative practice where we hold poses for long periods of time to get into the connective tissue and healing qualities of the poses.

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Eisenhauer Gallery Music in the Square

Eisenhauer Gallery, Thu 08/17/2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Edgartown's Eisenhauer Gallery once again hosts a series of Music in the Square events featuring popular Island entertainers.  See full schedule below. Thursday, July 6 - 6 to 8 pm Music...

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ICE Savours at the MV Arena

MV Arena, Thu 08/17/2017, 6:00 pm

The Ice Arena holds its annual summer fundraiser, Ice Savours, on August 17, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Boathouse Field Club in Edgartown. Funds raised at the event will...

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Lego Club

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Thu 08/17/2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Take part in our challenge or create your own design. For children ages 4+.

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Robert Wilkins Book Talk: Long Road to Hard Truth

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Thu 08/17/2017, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Robert Wilkins Book Talk: Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture Wilkins has been intensely a part...

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4th Annual Jazz Night: 2017

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/17/2017, 6:30 pm

Thursday nights on the outdoor stage at Featherstone Center for the Arts.  Music starts at 6:30 pm • $10 for adults, $5 with Our Island Club...bring your own picnic!! Schedule...

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The Devolvers Play Opening Night at the Ag Fair

Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair, Thu 08/17/2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Devolvers, an up and coming Vineyard-based retro rock and soul band, plays the Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair stage opening night from 6:30 to 8 pm. The band features Annie...

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Open Pottery Studio (Adults Only)

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/17/2017, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Fee: $7.50 per hour, $25 per bag of clay, $ Glazing &...

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Gourmet Wine Dinners at The Terrace

The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn, Thu 08/17/2017, 7:30 pm

Thursday evenings at The Terrace this summer give oenophiles and everyday wine enthusiasts alike something to celebrate. The Terrace’s summer wine series features a guest sommelier joining diners for an...

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Ragamala Dance Company Dance Performs Nocturne

The Yard, Thu 08/17/2017, 8:00 pm

As is often the case in work rooted in diverse and often ancient cultures, the traditions and innovations within artistic practices - in this case, the South Indian dance form...

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The Vineyard Sound

Federated Church, Thu 08/17/2017, 8:00 pm

For over 20 years the Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as a group of...

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Vineyard Ghosts Walking Tours

Clock on Main St., Thu 08/17/2017, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lantern led treks through the streets, with ghost stories galore. Six person minimum, no tickets needed. Tours are weather permitting and subject to change. Please call or email ahead. Private...

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