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Island Time, Dec. 5-8: Santa Arrives

December 5, 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays on Martha’s Vineyard. Decorations are up, shopping is underway, and even the weather cooperated this week with a pretty white blanket of snow. Options are dizzying for the weekend ahead, but we’ve made some picks to get you started. Find the full list of activities and […]

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Island Time, Nov. 28-Dec. 1: Feasts and Festivals

November 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you have a wonderful day, a delicious meal, and time to get outside for a walk on our beautiful Island. For the rest of the long weekend, you’ll have no trouble finding something fun to do, from farm festivals and shopping fairs to live music and great films. We’ve picked a […]

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Island Time, November 21-24: Gathering and Giving

November 21, 2019

The week before Thanksgiving is always a festive time on Martha’s Vineyard, with lots of ways to celebrate the seasons of gathering and giving. This weekend you can make a wreath and a holiday card, learn to dance and to mix herbal mocktails, shop pre-holiday bargains and take your pick of classical and modern opera […]

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November 15-17: Gift Shows, Benefit Concert, Pie Class!

November 15, 2019

If you don’t mind dodging a few raindrops, there are still plenty of good reasons to get out and about this weekend, from hot new films to a benefit concert featuring just about every musician on the Rock. The festive season on the Vineyard begins this weekend, too, with holiday gift shows, book signings, and […]

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November 7 – 10: Over the Moon and Stars

November 7, 2019

By day we are madly soaking up any rays of sun we can. Trips to Lucy for a walk on the beach. A stop at Chilmark Chocolates to stock up. Landing by the fire at the winter farmers’ market, and gathering our circle of friends in tight to bolster our winter-readiness. The early sunsets (4:30 […]

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red and green autumn leaves on the railing of a footbridge over Fulling Mill Brook.

Island Time: Trick or Treat!

October 31, 2019

Happy Halloween! Despite the postponement of Halloween festivities in Tisbury and Oak Bluffs, trick or treating will go on tonight at the the Martha’s Vineyard Museum from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. At the museum, admission is free and there will be candy in each gallery […]

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Autumn trees reflected in a still pond

Island Time: Autumn Adventures

October 24, 2019

It’s another festive Martha’s Vineyard weekend, with a food and wine festival in Edgartown, a film festival in Vineyard Haven and a fall festival in West Tisbury. And these are just some of the fun activities happening on Island over the next few days. See below for some of our picks, and find everything that’s going on in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard […]

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Island Time: Fall Festivals

October 17, 2019

It wouldn’t be an autumn weekend on Martha’s Vineyard without festivals, and the next few days are packed with activities celebrating pumpkins, live music, local artists, the end of this year’s fishing derby—and more! We’ve picked just a few of the many fun events coming up over the next few days—find them all in the Complete […]

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The stairway to the lantern room at Cape Pogue Light. Photo by Timothy Johnson

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 […]

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Island Time: The Best Days

October 3, 2019

October on Martha’s Vineyard is basically an extension of September, with slightly cooler weather and shorter days. Diehard swimmers are still taking their daily plunges, while kiteboarders soar on autumn winds and Island farmers keep on harvesting pumpkins, squash, tomatoes and corn. There’s plenty to do all weekend long, from Aquinnah to Chappaquiddick. Here are […]

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