Weekly Update – Happy Thanksgiving! November 24

— File photo by Ralph Stewart

Post-Thanksgiving events on Martha’s Vineyard:


Turkey Burner Day: 7 am–5 pm, YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. 2nd annual event. Swim, group exercise classes, meals in cafe. Child watch available 8 am-4 pm. ymcamv.org. Free.

Antique Show & Sale: 9 am–3 pm, Grange Hall, West Tisbury. Multi-dealers show of treasures from historical cottages & abroad. Free admission/parking. 508-560-0136; 696-7979.

Vineyard Artisans Festival: 10 am–4 pm, Agricultural Hall, West Tisbury. Hand-made gifts, demonstrations & food. Representing over 100 island artists & artisans. $2 parking fee benefits scholarship fund for students at MVRHS. vineyardartisans.com.

Felix Neck Fall Festival: 11 am–3 pm, Felix Neck, Edgartown. Lightning generator, live birds of prey, face painting, crafts, hayrides & more. Music by the Flying Elbows. $3 members; $6 non-members; children under 3 free. Raindate 11/26. 508-627-4850.

Art & Ornament Holiday Open House: 12–5 pm, Old Sculpin Gallery, Edgartown. Artwork by Nina Gomez Gordon. 508-693-2052.


Cut Your Own Christmas Tree: 9 am–12 pm, Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary, West Tisbury. Sponsored by Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation. Bring gloves; cider & saws provided. 508-693-5207.

5K for KJ: 10 am, M.V. Regional High School, Oak Bluffs. 5K run through State Forest benefits Cross Country Scholarship Fund. Register at MVRHS cafeteria, 8-9:30 am. $20; $60 for family of 4.

Car Wash: 10 am–3 pm, West Tisbury Fire Station, West Tisbury. Car Wash to benefit MV Public Charter School’s 8th grade trip to Italy! $10 car wash, $25 full detail. 508-939-0576.

World Dinner and Dance Party: 5:30–9 pm, Chilmark Community Center, Chilmark. Benefit for Media Voices for Children & Coffee Kids from Kenyan Schoolhouse. Music by Dj Di and Kenyan Market. $25; $10 kids (6-18); $50 families. 508-693-0752.

MVRHS Class of 1981 Reunion: 7 pm, PA Club, Oak Bluffs. Bring an appetizer/finger food to share. Cash bar.


Ballroom Dancing: 5–7 pm, Senior Center, Oak Bluffs. Rhumba lesson with Christine & Tim. Couples or singles. $3. 508-696-8428.


Silent Film: West Tisbury Library, West Tisbury. “The Blue Angel.” Refreshments. Free. 508-693-3366.


Chilmark Soup Suppers: 5:30 pm, Chilmark Community Church, Chilmark. Conversation, Bananagrams, etc.