Island Time: Fall’s Big Weekend Makes a Splash
October 10, 2019
A three-day weekend is just what we need right now—a chance to relax and enjoy the season with family and friends. (Even if the weather doesn’t cooperate!) If you’re looking for things to do on Martha’s Vineyard over the next few days, we have some suggestions here, and you can find everything that’s happening on the Island all week long in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar.
Friday, Oct. 11 | What’s it worth?
Bring your family heirlooms and flea-market finds to the Martha’s Vineyard Museum in Vineyard Haven from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. for appraisals by experts from Skinner, Inc. who can tell you what they may be worth at auction. Proceeds will benefit the museum.
A new production of Thornton Wilder’s classic play Our Town opens at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse in Vineyard Haven tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Glow Bowling under the black lights starts at 9 p.m. at the Barn Bowl & Bistro in Oak Bluffs.
At 10 p.m., the Brothers Rye play the Port Hunter in Edgartown.
Saturday, Oct. 12 | Did someone say chocolate?
Up-Island Pottery in Chilmark holds an open house from 9 a.m. to noon with pottery wheel demonstrations and an end-of-season sale.
Norton Farm Stand in Oak Bluffs hosts an immersive honey beehive tour from 9 to 10:30 a.m. with protective gear provided.
In Oak Bluffs, Island artists are teaming up for an ART Yard Sale of artworks, supplies and art books from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and it’s all about chocolate at the annual Art of Chocolate Festival at Featherstone Center for the Arts, from noon to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow.
The first of two solo concerts of Bach’s cello suites begins at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury.
Sunday, Oct. 13 | Down on the FARM
Today, the FARM Institute in Edgartown holds an all-ages Fall FARM Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. And the Vineyard Artisans Festival returns to Grange Hall in West Tisbury for a one-day sale and exhibition by Island artists and artisans, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A Columbus Day 5K and Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Oak Bluffs School class of 2020 starts at 10:30 a.m. in Washington Park.
Cellist Benjamin Swartz talks about Bach’s suites at the First Congregational Church in West Tisbury from 3 to 4 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m., the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center screens the German film The Bra.
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