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Island Time, July 18-21: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Daisies sprout in the foreground of a color photo of the horse pasture at Sweetened Water Farm on Martha's Vineyard

Island Time, July 18-21: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

July 18, 2019

Here comes another summer weekend on the Vineyard! Sunflowers are blooming, sweet corn is ripening and the Island is at its liveliest, with arts and activities happening day and night. We’ve picked a few of the best events through Sunday—visit the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar to find out what’s going on every day, all summer long. Friday, July 19 […]

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Martha’s Vineyard Weddings Are Big Business, New Survey Shows

July 16, 2019

  A first-of-its-kind survey in the new issue of Island Weddings magazine shows that 42 percent of weddings that took place on Martha’s Vineyard in 2018 cost more than $75,000. Of those, 2 percent cost more than $200,000. Though not scientific, the survey confirmed that Vineyard weddings tend to be far more elaborate and expensive […]

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Bouquets of flowers at a farm stand.

Island Time 2: July 15-18

July 15, 2019

What’s up this week on Martha’s Vineyard? Plenty! Here are five suggestions for the next few days—watch for our Thursday newsletter with the weekend’s best bets, and check the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar to find out what’s happening every day. 1. The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society begins its summer concert series with Quartet San Francisco, Monday, […]

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Aerial view of State Beach each and bridge with jumpers splashing into the water

Island Time, July 11-14: The Summer’s Tale

July 11, 2019

Welcome to the sweet spot of summer on Martha’s Vineyard. Water temperatures have reached the mid-70s, the days are long and warm and whenever the humidity gets too high, a helpful thunderstorm or two will blow through to clear the air. On days like these, all Island roads lead to beaches. But there are plenty of other […]

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Island Time, July 8-11: A Walk in the Park

July 8, 2019

The first full week of July is packed with things to do—or you could just sit back and relax. Either way, here are five activities to consider over the next few days and we’ll be back Thursday with the weekend’s events. 1. The Tisbury Street Fair returns, Monday, July 8, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in […]

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Island Time, July 4-7: Go Fourth!

July 4, 2019

The glorious Fourth is here at last, when Island celebrations start early and go on long after the last embers from the fireworks have fallen into Edgartown Harbor. If you’re heading to Edgartown for the parade, or just the pyrotechnics after dark, keep in mind that parking will be closed at 3 p.m. on Main street, North […]

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Art-Hopping on MV: Granary Gallery, Field Gallery and North Water Gallery

July 1, 2019

Martha’s Vineyard was made for artists. The Island’s stunning seascapes, rural vistas and dramatic sunsets practically demand creative interpretation. And what better way to see the Island than through an artist’s eyes? The Granary Family of art galleries offers three unique windows into art appreciation, Island-style. These aren’t your grandmother’s galleries! Whether you’re a seasoned […]

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Island Time 2, July 1-4: Glorious July

July 1, 2019

Flags are flying and the Fourth of July is Thursday. We’ll be back later in the week to let you know more about holiday activities, but in the meantime, enjoy these five terrific things to do on Martha’s Vineyard this week. And check out the complete Gazette calendar for more activities. 1. The new play Sid & […]

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2019 Island Guide Now Available from the Vineyard Gazette

July 1, 2019

Just in time to plan your Martha’s Vineyard vacation, the 2019 Martha’s Vineyard Island Guide is available now from Martha’s Vineyard Magazine and the Vineyard Gazette Media Group. This year’s guide is bigger and better than ever, with 128 glossy pages including a complete listing of hotels and restaurants, helpful maps, dates for important summer events like […]

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