Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival kicked off on Thursday

Schedule of events at a glance.

Is there a better way to spend a fall weekend on Martha's Vineyard than sampling great wine and local bites and beer at the MV Food and Wine Festival? Starts tonight with Fresh off the Farm at the Ag Hall, benefiting Island Grown Schools. – photo courtesy MVFWF

Fresh off the Farm:
Celebrating the Island’s Local Farms & Chefs
Featuring Good Night Louise, Dine Around with wines from around the world
Portion of proceeds to benefit Island Grown Schools
Agricultural Hall, West Tisbury
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | $50
Detailed info and tickets here.

Detailed info and tickets for all Friday events here.
Seminar: Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles!!
Sponsored by Drync
l’etoile, Edgartown
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | $50

Sommelier Throw Down!
Featuring 3 Master Sommeliers, Dan Michaud as Emcee & chef Rachel Klein
Grand Tent on Mayhew Lane, Edgartown
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | $60

Seminar: Sake 101 & o ya Pairings
Edgartown Yacht Club
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | $50

Seminar: Argentina vs Germany REMATCH
Featuring wine personality Mark Fine & Jacob Wirth Company
Grand Tent on Mayhew Lane, Edgartown
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | $50

Featuring chefs Nathan Gould (MV), Filippo Gozzoli (NYC), Robert Sisca (MA)
Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | $300
Nathan Gould: Chef’s Story.

The After Party!
Featuring after dinner drinks, 2 tix per person,
Island desserts, & a DJ
The Boathouse, Edgartown
8:00 p.m. | $40

All Saturday events, info and tickets here.
Seminar: Rock Star Adventure
Featuring cheese, charcuterie and wine pairings with Judy Klumick & Lisa Kaplan
Black Sheep, Edgartown
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | $50
Judy Klumick: Chef’s Story.

Seminar: Get BAD with Martha
Featuring brew master Jim Carleton &
architect Patrick Ahearn
Bad Martha Farmers Brewery, Edgartown
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | $50

Seminar: Raising the Steaks
with Chef Chris Coombs
Lure Grill, Winnetu, Edgartown
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | $50
Chris Coombs interview.

Seminar: Shucks, it’s Oysters!
Atlantic Fish & Chophouse, Edgartown
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | $50

Seminar: Farm to Plate
Featuring chefs Jan Buhrman and Jeremy Davis
The Port Hunter, Edgartown
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | $50
Jeremy Davis: Chef’s story.

Seminar: Architecture
Featuring architect Patrick Ahearn
The Christina Gallery, Edgartown
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | $50

Seminar: Chocolate & Wine
Featuring Not Your Sugar Mamas
Kelley House, Edgartown
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. | $50

Grand Tent on Mayhew Lane, Edgartown
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. VIP/Gold Pass
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Taste Ticket $125
Demo Chefs in this order:
Michael Betts
Chris Fischer
Jason Santos

Bryan Page Wine Dinner:
Featuring chefs Max Eagan & Dante de Magistris
Isola, Edgartown
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner | $185

Joseph Carr Wine Dinner:
Joseph Carr featuring chef Justin Melnick
The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn, Edgartown
7:00 p.m. | $185
Justin Melnick: Chef’s story, and wine cellar story.

Grand Sunday Brunch
Water Street Restaurant,
Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | $60
Water Street Chef Nathan Gould, Chef’s Story.