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Island Time, January 14-27: Lighter and Brighter

January 14, 2021

We’re already halfway through January, days are getting longer (and lighter!), and spending time outdoors on the Vineyard is a winter balm. Take a guided hike or just explore on your own. Or stay curled up inside by the fire and enjoy virtual Island Bingo or a virtual concert. For more activities, check out The […]

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Island Time, Dec. 31 to Jan. 5: Goodbye and Hello

December 31, 2020

A year like no other is drawing to a close at last. Whew! How will you say so long to 2020 and hello to 2021? We checked the The Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar for some appealing ways to ring out the old and get busy enjoying the new. Happy New Year!   Make a Wish […]

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Island Time, Dec. 24-30: Up on the Rooftop

December 24, 2020

Welcome to Christmas weekend on Martha’s Vineyard, a time to be merry and bright. After all, nothing’s stopping Santa! Mask up and head out for some last-minute shopping, then charge up your devices for virtual and outdoor Christmas church services, radio drama and a Minnesingers concert. The Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar has all the services, […]

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Island Time, Dec. 17-23: Let it Snow!

December 17, 2020

With Christmas Eve just a week away, there’s still time to fill out your gift list with local purchases at Island shops and pop-ups. Finished with shopping, or just need a break? Take in a movie, enjoy a filmed concert or explore the museum. Check out our tips for the days ahead, and find more […]

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Island Time, Dec. 10-16: Feeling Festive

December 10, 2020

This weekend it’s all about the lights and the trees. Hanukkah starts tonight. (Need latkes?) Christmas trees are on sale as long as they last at the American Legion Post in Tisbury and selling out fast at Island nurseries (get yours soon!). The Edgartown Lighthouse will be littomorrow night at 5:30 p.m. and Christmas in […]

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The Lights Are On: Island Time, Dec. 3-9

December 4, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard is giving the holiday season some extra love this year, with new decorations popping up alongside the beloved annual Christmas light displays. Even spots that are usually quiet in December, like Edgartown’s Dock street, are getting into the festive spirit with trees, lights and pop-up sales, while Vineyard Haven is making snow fall […]

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Island Time, Nov. 27 to Dec. 2: Holiday Island

November 27, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving! Today on Martha’s Vineyard, you can take a horse-drawn carriage ride, check out holiday gift shows and retail sales and get ready for a festive weekend of outings and shopping. Find everything that’s happening this holiday season in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar.   Jingle Through Edgartown Exploring Edgartown by horse and buggy […]

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Island Time, November 19-25: Open for Business

November 19, 2020

As Thanksgiving approaches, holiday shopping and special events are beginning to pop up around the Island, with safety protocols in place. Watch for extended hours and the return of some businesses that are usually closed for the season. Many local shops offer curbside pickup or reserved shopping times, so call ahead or visit their websites […]

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Chocolates and Meteors

November 12, 2020

Crisp nights filled with falling stars and breezy days of rustling leaves and autumn sunshine make November a wonderful time to explore Martha’s Vineyard. Our dark night skies provide a perfect setting for the Leonid and Northern Taurid meteor showers, and there’s plenty to do by day as well. Find everything that’s happening this week […]

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Island Time, November 5 – 11: Seeking Light

November 5, 2020

These lengthening nights make daylight adventures all the more precious. Thankfully, there’s plenty of the great outdoors to share on Martha’s Vineyard, along with big-screen movies, museum exhibits and live-on-Zoom music for when it’s time to head indoors. Find all your options in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar. Walkers Welcome This is a beautiful time […]

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