Weekly Update – top news and noteworthy events, September 16

Last year's Tivoli Day. — Photo by Ralph Stewart

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More details on upcoming events:

Pancake Breakfast

Beginning at 8 am on Saturday, United Methodist Church of MV will serve breakfast of champions, including bacon, eggs, pancakes and sausages. $8 for adults and $5 for kids. All proceeds will go to support the Boston Avon Breast Cancer Walk.

Tivoli Day

On Saturday, from 11 am to 6 pm, Circuit Avenue will become a pedestrian walkway for this annual street festival. At 4:30, the first ever Brass Ring Challenge will take place at the Flying Horses carousel. See who can grab the most number of rings during the carousel ride and support the Jena Pothier Flying Horses Scholarship Fund. The fund was set up in memory of Jena Pothier who died in a car crash two years ago.

Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Shephard Fine Artspace in Oak Bluffs will host this year’s You Can’t Spell “mARTha’s Vineyard” without A-R-T Party. Chat and dine with local artists, such as Traeger DiPietro, Paul Karasik, Meg Mercier, Lucy Mitchell, Andrew Moore, Alison Shaw, Kara Taylor, Kenneth Vincent, David Wallis, Allen Whiting, Rez Williams and Marsha Winsryg. Contact the Museum to reserve your spot.

Lola’s Pajama Party

Close out the summer season in comfy style. Lola’s Restaurant invites everyone to come out for its end of the season party in their favorite pajama’s. Saturday night, they will serve buffet dinner from 8 to 10 pm, and afterward, DJ Steve will spin until midnight.

Abstract Show

The fourth annual Abstract art show at Louisa Gould Gallery in Vineyard Haven will stay open until September 27th.

Ballroom Sundays

Every Sunday, learn how to dance at the Oak Bluffs Senior Center. Lessons begin at 6 pm.

Peking Palace Delivery

Peking Palace in Falmouth now delivers to Martha’s Vineyard. Call the restaurant to place your order, and they’ll bring the meal over on the Patriot boat at 2:30, 3:45 and 5 pm every weekday. This week’s Good Taste article has the details as well.