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Have a Ball

November 2, 2023

Wherever your feet take you this weekend – from the Strand Jam on Friday night to the Barn Raisers Ball on Saturday night – enjoy the Island in all its fall finery. And don’t forget to turn your clocks back: daylight savings time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday. Then grab all the sunshine you […]

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Picture This

October 19, 2023

The spooky season on the Vineyard kicks off this weekend with something a little creepy for everyone: The Rocky Horror Picture Show plays at the Vineyard Drive-In Saturday night. The acclaimed opera Dead Man Walkingscreens at the Film Center on Saturday. You can take a cemetery walking tour or go to a book event with […]

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Falling For Fall

October 12, 2023

Radio, Radio Head for the Portuguese American Club on Friday, Oct. 13 for a lively benefit for WVVY — the Island’s volunteer-run, indie community radio station. For this homegrown fundraiser, Workman Song and Some Other Sin will play live music; the WVVY DJs are ready with a Friday night playlist; an art auction will take […]

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Between the Waters

October 5, 2023

Noepe, the name the Wampanoag people gave to Martha’s Vineyard, means “the land between the waters.” Over the next week, people across the Island will honor Noepe, perhaps as part of an Indigenous Peoples Daycommemoration, at harvest festivals, exploring a barrier beach, when fishing the derby or walking in the woods and noticing the changing […]

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September Skies

September 29, 2023

There’s something about the light in September – how it skims across the water, braces the clouds and emboldens the sunsets. While it’s putting on a show, it’s also sending us subtle messages of change: days are shorter, a storm may be coming and time is precious. So, make time to go fishing: The 78th […]

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Sky Light

September 28, 2023

The back-to-back storms in the last two weeks made the return of sunshine welcome this week. The Fall Equinox arrived on Saturday, the Harvest Moon will shine brightly tomorrow night, and as the calendar turns a page from September to October, we’re all looking for opportunities to be outdoors before cozy hibernation season sets in. […]

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Go Fish

September 21, 2023

Little kids have their own fishing derby this weekend. Big kids are scrambling to find the best spots in the ongoing Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby. And fly fisherwomen can take a class from Kismet Outfitters at the Edgartown Lighthouse on Saturday. It’s enough to make anyone want to pull on a pair […]

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Weather Wise

September 14, 2023

When the weather behaves, the third weekend in September on the Island is a perfect time for outdoor events like Tivoli Day, the Hospice Golf Classic, the George V. Tankard Jr. 5K Road Race/Walk and more. But this year, with tropical storm-force winds and rain potentially affecting activities and travel on the Island beginning Friday […]

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The Last Hurrah

August 31, 2023

The long holiday weekend begins today, a last hurrah for summer as the Vineyard segues to a glorious fall. Compared to the last few weeks filled with festivals, the fair, fireworks and more, the next several days offer the space and time for family gatherings, beach days, long hikes, art strolls and a little shopping. […]

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Hear, Here!

August 24, 2023

Right on the heels of the fair comes more excitement: Beach Road Weekend, the music festival bringing Mumford & Sons, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Patti Smith, Bon Iver, Leon Bridges and more acts to Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven starting on Friday, August 25 and running through Sunday, August 27. There are still some three-day […]

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