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Island Time, March 5-8: Spring Ahead!

March 5, 2020

We set our clocks ahead this weekend and the equinox is less than two weeks away. But on Martha’s Vineyard, spring is already stirring. Crocus and daffodil buds are peeking out of the soil, the red-winged blackbirds are back and all the songbirds are making music in the trees. Humans, too, are making music, along […]

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Island Time, Feb. 27-March 1: A Rare Leap Weekend

February 27, 2020

Feb. 29 comes just once every four years—but it hasn’t arrived on a Saturday since 1992, and won’t again until 2048. A weekend this rare deserves celebration, and Martha’s Vineyard offers plenty of ways to make it a memorable one. We’ve picked a few events and activities to consider over the next few days, and […]

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Island Time, Feb. 20-23: Wide-Open Weekend

February 21, 2020

School vacation starts Friday for Martha’s Vineyard families, many of whom will be heading off-Island as soon as they can get all the kids in the car. For the rest of us, it’s a wide-open Vineyard weekend with plenty to do by day and night. Here are a few suggestions for the days to come, […]

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Island Time, February 13-16: Romance & Revelry

February 13, 2020

When Valentine’s Day falls on the eve of a three-day weekend, there’s no better place to be than Martha’s Vineyard. The Island is full of romantic concerts, special meals and events both indoors and out. There’s even an over-21 prom on Saturday night! We’ve picked a few weekend activities for your consideration, and you can […]

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Island Time, February 6-9: Is this really February?

February 6, 2020

February on Martha’s Vineyard used to be, well, dull. Not anymore! This month, the Island is bustling with activity — nature hikes, pop-up dining, live music, fast-moving sports and much more. We’ve picked a few upcoming events to recommend for you, and remember you can find everything that’s happening in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar. […]

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Island Time, January 22-25: A Packed Weekend

January 23, 2020

Here comes another Martha’s Vineyard weekend full of interesting, entertaining, thought-provoking and just plain fun things to do on the Island: community meals, book talks, classes and lots of music. Here are a few suggestions for the next few days, and you can find everything that’s happening all week long by visiting the Complete Martha’s […]

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Island Time, January 16-19: Time to Remember

January 17, 2020

Monday’s holiday honors civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s a day designed to celebrate his legacy with activities that serve the community, and provides the first three-day weekend of the year. Several churches are planning special musical and other tributes, and there are plenty of opportunities this weekend for both service and […]

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Island Time, January 9-11: Full Moon Weekend

January 9, 2020

Friday brings us the first full moon and the second full weekend of 2020, along with a flurry of Island activities for all ages. Find them all in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar, and read on for our picks: Friday, Jan. 10 | Prowl for owls Selling seasonal vegetables and fresh eggs, the Winter Mobile […]

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Island Time, January 2-5: The Year Starts Here

January 2, 2020

And we’re off! We’ve crossed the starting line into 2020, but this first leg will be gentle as we enjoy the last days of holiday vacations. This is a good weekend to spend time with Island friends and neighbors before the kids go back to school. Take in a film, go bowling, hear some live […]

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Island Time, December 26-29: Time to Recharge

December 26, 2019

The after-Christmas lull is traditionally when we relax, reflect and recharge for the new year ahead. On Martha’s Vineyard, it’s also a time for outdoor hikes and indoor activities for all ages, from library storytimes to bowling, music and—of course—movies. You can find everything that’s happening on the Island in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar, […]

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