The Week Ahead: Friday, June 16 through Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Week Ahead: Friday, June 16 through Thursday, June 22, 2017

June 16, 2017

Summer is on a roll on Martha’s Vineyard with the Week Ahead hosting not just one but two summer solstice celebrations – just so we don’t overlook the fact that summer has really started.  And if that’s not enough to drive this happy fact home, the Oak Bluffs Harbor will be hosting crowds of revelers at the annual Harbor Festival where all the summer smells, tastes and trimmings combine to create the perfect season opener.  For Father’s Day the Island rolls out a Bluegrass BBQ at the FARM Institute, 3rd Annual Father’s Day Car-B-Q Classic Auto Show at the Harbor View Hotel.  Visit our Calendar of Events for others ways to celebrate Dad and the Week Ahead.

Friday, June 16
39th Annual Bloomsday
You are invited to attend Arts and Society’s 39th annual Bloomsday –  presenting music, songs, drama, humor in the longest known celebration of the life and works of James Joyce.

Saturday, June 17
Oak Bluffs Harbor Festival
Oak Bluffs hosts its annual Harbor Festival celebrating summer with live music, food, arts, crafts on the harbor front. Free admission.

Sunday, June 18
The FARM Institute’s Father’s Day Bluegrass BBQ
Treat Dad to something different this year – BBQ & Bluegrass at the FARM! The party starts at 4pm when The PickPocket Allstars will get the crowd dancing.

Monday, June 19
The Vineyard Playhouse Presents: Monday Night Specials
The Vineyard Playhouse invites you to join them for its Monday Night Specials play reading  series.  This week:  Gene Play.

Tuesday, June 20
Summer Solstice Celebration!
Come join us in celebrating the Summer Solstice!  Local poets and musicians of all ages will read and perform as we usher in a new summer season!

Wednesday, June 21
Summer Solstice Celebration at the Gay Head Light
Celebrate the start of summer and the longest day of the year at the Gay Head Lighthouse.

Thursday, June 22
FILMUSIC Festival – Exploring Music and Culture through Film
The MV Film Society presents a weekend of feature films and musical performances that celebrate the convergence of music, culture, and film.



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