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January 27, 2022

You can feel it in the air — just a hint of lightness. Twilight is still hanging around at 5 p.m., farmers are starting greenhouse crops, and the calendar is beginning to bloom again with events. Featherstone reboots its art classes this week, yoga classes are popping up, and you can take a walk with […]

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Winter Wonderland: Island Time, January 13

January 13, 2022

Despite the (on-and-off) frigid temps, it’s nothing if not stunningly beautiful here on the Vineyard right now. Yes it’s winter, but sunsets are still glorious — maybe even more so — with a palate from rosy peach to smoky amber. On snow days, even scrub oaks and wind-worn pines look glamorous, lightly frosted with just […]

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Fresh Air: Island Time, December 30

December 30, 2021

If you’re looking for some fresh air on New Year’s Day (and who isn’t?), take a meander through Polly Hill Arboretum or Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary — both open sunrise to sunset. Take the kids to Island Alpaca’s open house, take yourself to the movies or the opera or go for a drive around Chappy. […]

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Good Tidings: Island Time, December 23

December 23, 2021

If your stockings are hung by the chimney with care, you’re good to go. If you’re like us and still have a bit of last-minute shopping to do, we’ve got some suggestions below. Once you get that all wrapped up, find a way to enjoy the peace of the weekend by participating in one of […]

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Santa’s Schedule: Island Time, December 16, 2021

December 16, 2021

We heard the first “snowy” Winter Wonderland in Vineyard Haven was a blast last week, so we’re hoping to make it over to Main Street this afternoon for the next white out! On Saturday, we’re excited to hit two special holiday markets up-Island — the Holiday Farmers’ Market at the Ag Hall and the Vineyard […]

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Winter Wonderland: Island Time, December 9

December 9, 2021

Downtown or up-Island, it’s all happening this weekend. Vineyard Haven’s “snowy” Winter Wonderland is on for tonight, Christmas in Edgartownevents are happening all weekend, and the Aquinnah Artisans Holiday Fair takes place on Saturday and Sunday. Concerts, films, light shows, markets and more offer holiday fun in every corner of the Island. Read on for highlights, […]

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The Eleventh Hour: Island Time, Nov. 11

November 17, 2021

Today the Vineyard honors its military veterans with a ceremony at Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs, beginning at 11 a.m. The Veterans Day federal holiday occurs on the same day and at the same time every year, because it was originally created to mark the end of World War I, which took place on the […]

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Down Time: Island Time, November 4

November 4, 2021

After an exciting week on the Vineyard – two storms, one frost, and a million leaves changing color practically overnight – we’re ready for some down time, preferably with sunny skies. We’re going to take advantage of guided hikes and other outdoor adventures and save our evenings for a round of great movies that are […]

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Spooky Season

November 3, 2021

Put those finishing touches on your costumes – or maybe finally settle on one! – because Halloween is here. And the calendar is chock full of events this weekend for people of all ages. Kids: the various libraries are the place to be with early Trick or Treating, a Halloween Party and even a Spooky […]

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Wine and Roses

October 21, 2021

A carpet of leaves on the cobblestones, the crisp outline of the Old Whaling Church against an azure sky, the low light sparkling on the harbor: Edgartown is dazzling right now. Take advantage of all the open parking spaces and stroll downtown with an eye to a bit of early holiday shopping. Be sure to […]

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