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Save the Dates: Summer 2019 Events on Martha’s Vineyard

March 20, 2019

Parades, fireworks, festivals and Illumination Night: Mark your calendars for this year’s big Martha’s Vineyard events. From free to fancy, there’s a celebration for every budget—and returning Island visitors may note some changes, including a spectacular new location for the annual Car-B-Q Classic and a new league for the Vineyard’s baseball team. April 13: The […]

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School’s Out, Fun’s In for February Vacation

February 25, 2019

Never fear, there’s plenty to do on the Island this week. Martha’s Vineyard schools are on vacation this week, like many others in Massachusetts. The Island has plenty of options for students to spend that free time, as well as an all-ages community lunch served at no cost Monday through Friday at local libraries. Consult […]

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Get Moving! Fitness Centers and Workout Classes on Martha’s Vineyard

February 18, 2019

Winter weather doesn’t have to keep you from working out on Martha’s Vineyard. Here are some fitness centers and indoor workout classes—plus one hardy running club—to help you stay in shape for all seasons. For an Island miles to sea in the cold Atlantic, Martha’s Vineyard actually has a lot of nice late-winter days when […]

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Shop Main Street, Vineyard Haven

January 1, 2019

Main Street in Vineyard Haven is lined with shops for all tastes and budgets. If you’re visiting, be sure to dial in an hour or two to browse the stores, which are all within walking distance of both the ferry terminal and the downtown bus stop. The newest addition to Main Street, Lennox & Harvey […]

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Take a Hike: 100 Trails on Martha’s Vineyard

December 29, 2018

Nature is not overrated. Whatever you do, don’t leave the Vineyard without a walk along one of dozens of trails that crisscross the Island. It’s true that the Vineyard doesn’t have mountains; so technically what we do on on the Island is walking, not hiking. But what we  lack in challenging terrain, we make up in […]

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Your Guide to Christmas Services on the Vineyard

December 5, 2018

Here’s a complete list of Christmas Eve and Christmas day services around the Island.   Christmas Eve   Chilmark Community Church, candlelight service with lessons and carols, 5 p.m., 9 Menemsha Crossroad, chilmarkchurch.org, 508-645-3100. Community Baptist Church, lessons, carols and lighting of candles, 5 p.m., Meetinghouse Way, Aquinnah, 508-693-1539. Faith Community Church, candlelight service, 5:30 […]

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Fall on the Vineyard: A Photo Gallery

October 23, 2018

The sky fractures into a thousand clouds. Sunsets—earlier and earlier—explode on the horizon. Distant storms churn the surf on the South shore. Sheep grow wooly, squirrels are frantic, and a lone skunk slinks across North Road at twilight. Tenacious montauk daisies bloom brightly against the cold gray of stone walls. While a typical fall scene […]

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Don’t Miss Tivoli Day, Saturday, September 15 in Oak Bluffs

September 13, 2018

  This weekend, Oak Bluffs celebrates the last beautiful days of summer with Tivoli Day, an open-air festival on Circuit Avenue that begins at 10 a.m. and runs through 6 p.m. With the street closed to traffic, the all-day block party fills the avenue with music, crafts, food, and lots of shopping opportunities. One of […]

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