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Island Time, July 3: The Big Weekend

July 2, 2020

Welcome to the holiday weekend! Despite a few changes in the usual Fourth of July lineup on the Vineyard, there’s still plenty to do. The Martha’s Vineyard Museum will open for outdoor browsing on Friday, art galleries are reopening, and beaches are beckoning. The Aquinnah shops are open and a modified parade is planned in Aquinnah (no parade in […]

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Island Time, June 18 – 21: Strawberries and Lobster Rolls

June 18, 2020

It’s truly summer on Martha’s Vineyard now. Umbrellas are popping up on the beaches, shops and galleries are reopening their doors and outdoor dining is the season’s latest trend. For local events and online happenings, the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar is a day-by-day list of things to do. We’ve looked there and beyond for these […]

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Island Time, June 4-10: Off to the Races

June 4, 2020

Welcome to summer, welcome to Island Time. We know you’re wondering what’s open and what’s closed on the Vineyard, what the beach rules are, whether the ferries are running regular service, what shops and restaurants are doing. To that end, this summer’s Island Time newsletter will provide you with regular links to updated Island information […]

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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 […]

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Island Time, May 21-28: Memorial Day On the Rock

May 21, 2020

Everywhere you look, Martha’s Vineyard is coming to life. Birds, cats, dogs, humans — everyone wants to get outside. We’ve even spotted the first bridge jumper of the season at the “Jaws” bridge at State Beach. So while it may be a different sort of Memorial Day weekend, we’ll all celebrate the traditional kickoff to […]

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Free Oysters and Open Golf: Island Time, May 14-20

May 14, 2020

The Island is greening up in fits and starts, beckoning us outside to walk, garden, comb the beach, or just toss the ball around this weekend. If you’re a golfer, you may want to practice your swing: Farm Neck Golf Club opens on Monday. And if you like oysters, you’ll definitely want to head to […]

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Island Time, May 7 – 13: May Days, Inside and Out

May 7, 2020

The full moon shines tonight, the weather is warming, nurseries and farmstands are open, and the virtual Vineyard is in full-swing. Be sure to take a walk this weekend to see the mayflowers and wild violets in bloom, but know that there’s plenty to do inside, too. More virtual events are popping up every day. […]

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Island Time, April 30-May 6: Virtual Spring on the Vineyard

April 30, 2020

Pinkletinks are singing, asparagus is sprouting, and Morning Glory Farm is opening its farmstand on Tuesday. The shoulder season is officially beginning on Martha’s Vineyard. While only essential businesses are open physically, more and more Island galleries and nonprofits are moving their events online for all to enjoy. There are more new events popping up […]

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Island Time, April 23-30: The Online Line-up

April 27, 2020

More Martha’s Vineyard events and activities are moving online just about every day, adding an extra dimension to Island life. You can find the latest additions in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar; our day-by-day picks are listed below. Thursday, April 23 | Bard’s birthday Island poets Fan Ogilvie and Arnie Reisman celebrate the birthdate of […]

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Island Time, April 16-22: Checking out the Arts Online

April 16, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard galleries, artists and performers are meeting their audiences online these days, with live concerts, community art shows and engaging, interactive arts challenges. Just check the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar to see all the different internet offerings. We’ve picked a few of our favorites here. Also, you can check out a list of what’s […]

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