Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard


Jabberwocky Jubilee

Camp Jabberwocky, the oldest sleepover camp for persons with disabilities in the U.S., celebrates its 60th Jubilee and silent auction this Tuesday, July 16, at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs. From 7 to 9:30 pm, enjoy music, dancing, and surprises all for the benefit of the nonprofit. Admission is $20; $10 with Our Island Club card; $5 for children. For more information, email

Party for the pets

Spend an evening in a private garden in West Tisbury for the benefit of the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard this Sunday, July 14. From 5:30 to 7 pm, enjoy food and drinks, live and silent auctions, and live music by Mark Lovewell at Nina’s Garden located at 42 Look’s Pond Way in West Tisbury. Admission is a donation to the shelter. For more information, call Lisa Hayes at 508-627-8662.

Pizza night in Aquinnah

Orange Peel Bakery’s weekly Outdoor Brick Oven Pizza Party is not to be missed this summer. Every Wednesday from 5 to 8 pm, the bakery, located at 22 State Road in Aquinnah, provides all-you-can-eat dough, sauce, and cheese, and you bring your own toppings. Also enjoy live music by singer-songwriter Melanie Chaunce, and bring a lawn chair to enjoy the fire pit. Admission is $10 a person. For more information, call the bakery at 508-645-2025.

Local scholarship winner performs before Harlem Quartet

The highly praised and exciting Harlem Quartet will return to the Island on July 15 and 16 to kick off the 43rd consecutive season of concerts produced by the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS). The concerts will be in Edgartown’s Old Whaling Church on Monday, July 15, and Chilmark’s Community Center on Tuesday, the 16th. Both performances will start at 8 pm.

MVCMS president David Rhoderick along with artistic director Delores Stevens will present Olivia de Geofroy, recent scholarship winner and high school graduate, with her award at the beginning of Monday’s concert. Olivia will sing a song as a special treat.

For more information, visit or call 508-696-8055.

Jimmy Seas opening soon

Jimmy Seas Pan Pasta on Kennebec Avenue in Oak Bluffs reopens next week after a delay owner James Cipolla attributed to a break-in earlier this season.

Mr. Cipolla will host a pre-opening bash at Hooked in Oak Bluffs on Saturday night, according to a press release. Mike Martin and Los Rootsticks, along with special guest musicians will attend. All are welcome to join in on Saturday night. Music begins about 9 pm. For more information, call 508-696-8550.