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All Aboard! Island Time, Sept. 2

September 2, 2021

A three-day weekend on the Vineyard is summer’s last gift before we move into fall. It’s true that we have the Derby, the MV Oyster Fest, the Wind Festival and more to look forward to in the coming weeks, but they don’t quite have the laid-back vibe of digging your toes in the sand or […]

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The Fast Lane: Island Time, August 26

August 29, 2021

Hey there, have you heard it’s the last week of August? With summer speeding by, why not shift into slow motion this week to savor the beauty of the Island? Visit the newly completed Cooke House Legacy Gardens in Edgartown. Take a guided tour of Polly Hill Arboretum. Listen to live music in Ocean Park. […]

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The Fair! The Full Moon! The Flowers!

August 19, 2021

This weekend, our Oyster columnist Alex Bullen Coutts is going all in on the Fair (see below). We think she’s got the right idea, but we might also sneak in a few art shows, do some kayaking or hiking, and spend some time at the beach. But wait, there’s sunflower-picking to do, too! And what […]

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Going Fast: Island Time, August 12

August 12, 2021

Summer is certainly flying by! Have you done all the things you wanted to? With only a couple of weeks left in August, it’s time to start checking off the final items on your Martha’s Vineyard bucket list. Maybe that means exploring Cape Pogue Bay by kayak, taking a walk with an alpaca or — […]

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The Sea and The Stars: Island Time, August 5

August 5, 2021

Find a quiet spot this weekend to collect shells or sea glass, to have a picnic, to paddle a kayak or take an early morning swim. You’ll need to recharge in between all of the exciting events happening across the Island in the next few days – and weeks. The 2021 Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival […]

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Island Time, July 29: Cruising Through Summer

July 31, 2021

How is it that there are only a few days left in July? You may be thinking, “Where has summer gone?” But don’t worry – August is upon us and it is chock full of events and things to do. (T-minus 21 days until the Ag Fair!) If you’re looking for the perfect beach read […]

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Dive In: Island Time and The Oyster, July 22

July 22, 2021

The water is cool, the sand is warm, the beach is calling. Grab your sunscreen, because we’re going all outdoors this weekend. Beach Road Weekend is on in Veterans Park and tickets are still available. On Friday night we’ll eat our Grace Church Lobster Rolls in Owen Park and we’ll hit the Chilmark Flea and […]

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Something for Everyone: Island Time, July 15

July 15, 2021

Whether you’ve got small kids or rounds of house guests, you’re probably looking for some great out-of-the-house activities this week. Rain or shine (and how can it not shine, at least a little this weekend?), classes, markets, art shows, wine dinners, walking tours, farm visits — even a boat parade — should do the trick. […]

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Sum- Sum- Summertime: Island Time, July 8

July 8, 2021

We wouldn’t blame you if all you hoped for this weekend was some solid porch time, a cold glass of lemonade, and a good chat. But just in case you get restless, it is high summer on the Vineyard and that means markets, classes, events, and entertainment are filling up the calendar. See for yourself […]

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Island Time, July 1: The Magic Hours

July 2, 2021

Take a cue from the fireflies and the sunset watchers and enjoy your Vineyard summer evenings to the fullest this long holiday weekend (and all week long). As an antidote to the hot humid days, evening activities on the Island are multiplying. Vineyard Haven’s monthly street and shopping festival, First Friday, starts up again tomorrow. […]

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