Gay Head Light to shine again

The Gay Head Lighthouse will be lighted up for the first time since its move. — Photo by Lisa Vanderhoop

There will be a community celebration of the relighting of the Gay Head Lighthouse in the Aquinnah Circle on Tuesday, August 11. The relighting will be the first since the lighthouse’s historic move. The celebration will begin at 5:30 pm, and will include refreshments and live music by the Black Brook Singers, Good Night Louise, and Isaac Taylor. The relighting will occur promptly at 6 pm, and the celebration continues until 8 pm, Aquinnah time. Free parking will be available in the beach parking lot and the western end of the Circle. Beginning Wednesday, August 13, the lighthouse will be open daily, 11 am to 4 pm, through Oct. 12.