Island Time, May 28 – June 2: Passage to Summer

Island Time, May 28 – June 2: Passage to Summer

May 28, 2020

At last, we can bid farewell to an iffy spring and welcome the summer season. Restaurants are coming back to life — with curbside service for now, but that includes adult beverages — the air and water are warming, and the beaches are open. To find out what else is happening on Martha’s Vineyard this weekend and in the week to come, visit the The Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar. We’ve pulled a few best bets for you here.


Thursday, May 28 | Art encounter

The Field Gallery, Granary Gallery, and North Water Street Gallery continue a series of virtual, interactive events with gallery artists in their home studios. Today’s experience (1:30 pm) is a time-lapse of oils by Max Decker.

Friday, May 29  | Bite-sized

Starting at 7 p.m., watch on Zoom as Islanders present 20 slides, for 20 seconds each, on topics of interest as the Martha’s Vineyard Museum hosts another PechaKucha night online.

Saturday, May 30 | Sketching it

The Friends of the Chilmark Library are sponsoring a series of virtual sketching classes with art teacher Tiffiney Shoquist. Join the first one today at 12:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 31 | Eagle eyes

To become an osprey monitor and help preserve this beloved eagle of the sea, join the free, online Osprey Monitoring class with Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary from noon to 1 p.m. and learn about the species’ Island history.

Monday, June 1 | You can dance

Hey, now you can learn to dance in the comfort of your own home, thanks to The Yard’s virtual dance lessons. Adult Community Dance Class happens at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, June 2 | Grow up

The Oak Bluffs School Plant Sale has warm weather crops for your garden—tomatoes, eggplant, flowers, pumpkins, watermelon, cucumbers and more. Order online, pick up between noon and 4 p.m.
A virtual talk on farmers, chefs, and water protectors with Dr. Elizabeth Hoover
JUNE 6, 6 pm
Mark Alan Lovewell photo.

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