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Chasing the Sun: Island Time, March 10

March 10, 2022

Have you heard the good news? On Sunday, March 13, the sun will set at 6:46 p.m. That’s right, Daylight Savings is upon us! And as our days get longer and longer, the countdown towards spring becomes shorter and shorter (there have even been reports of pinkletinks!). Celebrate the time change by soaking up that […]

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Comings and Goings: Island Time, February 24

February 24, 2022

Two ferries passing in the night (or day) – that will be us next week. Some of you will be heading off-Island for the school vacation week, and some of you will be traveling over here from the mainland (smart move!) to enjoy a peaceful visit. The Island will be your oyster with wide-open trails […]

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Song of the Season: Island Time, February 10

February 10, 2022

If you listen carefully, there is music everywhere. Not just in the wind coursing through the oaks or the icy waves breaking up in the harbor. Not just in the caw-caw of crows or the hoots and cries of full-moon owls. But also on stage and on screen. Friday night, Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish […]

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Looking Up: Island Time, January 27

January 27, 2022

You can feel it in the air — just a hint of lightness. Twilight is still hanging around at 5 p.m., farmers are starting greenhouse crops, and the calendar is beginning to bloom again with events. Featherstone reboots its art classes this week, yoga classes are popping up, and you can take a walk with […]

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Winter Wonderland: Island Time, January 13

January 13, 2022

Despite the (on-and-off) frigid temps, it’s nothing if not stunningly beautiful here on the Vineyard right now. Yes it’s winter, but sunsets are still glorious — maybe even more so — with a palate from rosy peach to smoky amber. On snow days, even scrub oaks and wind-worn pines look glamorous, lightly frosted with just […]

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Fresh Air: Island Time, December 30

December 30, 2021

If you’re looking for some fresh air on New Year’s Day (and who isn’t?), take a meander through Polly Hill Arboretum or Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary — both open sunrise to sunset. Take the kids to Island Alpaca’s open house, take yourself to the movies or the opera or go for a drive around Chappy. […]

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Good Tidings: Island Time, December 23

December 23, 2021

If your stockings are hung by the chimney with care, you’re good to go. If you’re like us and still have a bit of last-minute shopping to do, we’ve got some suggestions below. Once you get that all wrapped up, find a way to enjoy the peace of the weekend by participating in one of […]

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Santa’s Schedule: Island Time, December 16, 2021

December 16, 2021

We heard the first “snowy” Winter Wonderland in Vineyard Haven was a blast last week, so we’re hoping to make it over to Main Street this afternoon for the next white out! On Saturday, we’re excited to hit two special holiday markets up-Island — the Holiday Farmers’ Market at the Ag Hall and the Vineyard […]

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Winter Wonderland: Island Time, December 9

December 9, 2021

Downtown or up-Island, it’s all happening this weekend. Vineyard Haven’s “snowy” Winter Wonderland is on for tonight, Christmas in Edgartownevents are happening all weekend, and the Aquinnah Artisans Holiday Fair takes place on Saturday and Sunday. Concerts, films, light shows, markets and more offer holiday fun in every corner of the Island. Read on for highlights, […]

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The Eleventh Hour: Island Time, Nov. 11

November 17, 2021

Today the Vineyard honors its military veterans with a ceremony at Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs, beginning at 11 a.m. The Veterans Day federal holiday occurs on the same day and at the same time every year, because it was originally created to mark the end of World War I, which took place on the […]

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