The annual Feast of the Holy Ghost is this Saturday and Sunday, hosted by the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs, which calls the event “one of the major feasts of the Azorean people” on its website, Enjoy Portuguese cuisine, live music, games, and drinks from 5 pm through 12 midnight on Saturday; Sunday’s parade kicks […]
The Oak Bluffs Library’s annual book sale is this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Sponsored by the Library Friends of Oak Bluffs, hundreds of used fiction and nonfiction books, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks will be on sale at bargain prices to benefit the library. Sale hours are Thursday, July 17, from 10 am to 7 pm; […]
The lauded WIMP troupe, which wowed audiences at the Chicago Improv Festival and shared the stage with Jim Belushi last summer, are back for another season. This college-aged professional troupe delivers short-form and long-form improv based on audience suggestions. Doors open at 7:30 pm for an 8 pm show (rated PG-13) in the air-conditioned cabaret […]
The 31st Cottagers’ tour of historic homes in Oak Bluffs is entitled “Visions of the Vineyard.” The guided tours of five unique Vineyard houses ranging in style from Victorian to ultra-modern is Thursday, July 17, from 10 am to 3 pm. “The tour gives homeowners a chance to show off their homes and gives visitors […]
When: Monday, August 11, 2011 Where: The Grange Hall in West Tisbury Admission: Free Schedule 8:00-8:45 Morning Edition: Writing for Radio They say radio is the most visual medium. Find out how it’s done. Sean Corcoran, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Rob Rosenthal and Mindy Todd 9:00-9:45 Writing Children’s Books Like Lewis Carroll’s Alice, childrens book authors and illustrators often wonder, […]
Rick Bausman and the Drumming on the Beach Crew will perform on State Beach, halfway between Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, from 6:30 pm until sunset on Tuesday evenings through the summer. Watc from a picnic blanket or the waves. Donations are suggested. Visit drum-workshop.org for more information.
Weekends this summer will conclude with shrieks sounding from Edgartown’s Entertainment Cinemas as the Island’s claim to thriller fame hits the screen. Each Sunday at 6:30 pm, the theater will show Steven Spielberg’s 1975 classic, “Jaws,” which was filmed on Martha’s Vineyard. The film is rated PG.
The Garden Conservancy is giving six garden tours with the Open Days Program this Wednesday, July 9, beginning at 10 am. The self-guided tours feature the ocean views, manmade and natural ponds, Japanese maples, hydrangeas, and more of six private gardens in Chilmark, Edgartown, and West Tisbury. Tours can begin at Brookside Farm off Middle […]
The Vineyard Haven Band, which kicked off its season last weekend in Ocean Park, will be performing on the Island every Sunday night at 8 pm. The performances will alternate each weekend between Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs and Owen Park in Vineyard Haven, with special performances on the Fourth of July and Illumination Night. […]
The 43rd annual Tisbury Street Fair will take place this Tuesday, July 8. Live music, sidewalk sales, games, food and more will fill Main Street in honor of the town’s birthday, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Main Street will be closed to all vehicle traffic and parking.