Weekly Update – salsa dancing and Halloween costumes, October 21

— Photo by Ralph Stewart


Latin Dance Party: Starts at 6 pm at Brazilian Harbor Cafe (next to Tisbury Shell) in Vineyard Haven. With Island Salsa. 6 pm: dinner. 7 pm: free salsa class followed by open dancing. Sign-up: 508-645-2008.

Turn of the Screw: Theater production presented by Island Theatre Workshop. Begins at 8 pm at Katharine Cornell Theatre in Vineyard Haven. Play adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from novel written by Henry James. Starring Chelsea McCarthy, Lee Fierro, Don Lyons, Chris Roberts. $15; 2 for $25. For more information, call 508-693-4941. Also Saturday and Sunday nights.


Children’s Art Adventure: 9 am–12 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs. World Smile Day for ages 3-8 with Lani Carney. $45. Pre-register: 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.

Family Fun Day: 10 am–2 pm, Middletown Nursery, West Tisbury.

Storytime and Crafts: 10:30 am, Bunch of Grapes in Vineyard Haven. Susan reads “I Want My Hat Back” by John Klassen. Crafts follow. 508-693-2291; dawn@bunchofgrapes.com.

Halloween Costume Swap: 10:30 am–3 pm, Oak Bluffs Library, Oak Bluffs. Island-wide. Bring unwanted costumes before 6 pm. 508-693-9433; info@oakbluffslibrary.org.

Dockside BBQ Bash: 12–5 pm, Coop de Ville, Oak Bluffs. 2nd annual event. Music, beer promotions. $17. Restaurant closes Sunday. 508-693-3420.

October Beer Tasting: 6–9 pm, Portuguese-American Club, Oak Bluffs. Beers & appetizers. $20. 508-693-9875.


Daytrippers: 7 pm at Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center in M.V. Regional High School, Oak Bluffs. The Beatles cover band. Guests Jeremy Berlin, Wes Nagy & full horn section. Benefits Island Grown Initiative. $7-$15; $40 families.


Speakeasy Series: Geraldine Brooks will speak 5:30 pm about historic fiction writing. State Road Restaurant, West Tisbury. Benefits West Tisbury Library Foundation. Hors d’oeuvres & light refreshments. Series continues Nov. 29, Jan. 4. $300/series. Sign-up: 508-693-3489.