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Benefit for Island homeless offers dancing and music from the Middle East

Nomad’s Oasis, a benefit for Island homeless, begins with a silent auction at 6:30 pm at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center in Vineyard Haven on Thursday, March 23. The hosts of the event are...

Stuff to do over February vacation

Saturday, Feb. 25 Fun and Games at MV Community Horse Center 10 am-11:30 am Family fun drop-in class for children ages 4 to 8 at MV Community Horse Center. Pony rides, obstacle courses, games, and more! Fee...

Le Patin Libre, dancing on ice

For the second year in a row, Le Patin Libre, the contemporary ice skating company from Montreal, will perform at the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena. The five-person troupe combines dance, figure, and competitive skating...

Celebrate Mardi Gras, support Island Children’s School

The Big Easy will come to the Harbor View Hotel on Saturday, Feb. 18, when Island Children’s School (ICS) hosts its first annual Mardi Gras fundraiser. Guests can have their fortunes told, sip on specialty...

Take a virtual tour of Cedar Tree Neck

“People love to see pictures of summer in winter. Especially when it’s cold out,” Adam Moore, executive director of Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation, told the Times on Friday. That’s just one of the reasons the...

New Years Eve Events

Though it only lasts a moment, how to begin a new year is never a small decision. Will you dance 2016 away, or celebrate with a feast? Will you raise a glass of champagne...

Photos: Islanders explore Moshup Trail

A woman wearing a bright pop of salmon bobbed along the pathway leading to Moshup Beach. Close behind, spots of red, magenta, and purple dutifully followed guides Julie Russell and Kristen Fauteux through the...

Oak Bluffs rings in the holiday season

Ready or not, December is here, and the holiday season is in full swing. The Oak Bluffs Association will spark your holiday spirit this Saturday, Dec. 3, with its annual holiday celebration. The all-day event...

Jellybone Rivers gets wiggles and giggles from Island children

It was standing —and  dancing— room only at the West Tisbury Library Saturday afternoon as Jellybone Rivers and The Maniacs of the Heart presented a rollicking children’s rock concert. The band, better known for appearing...

Felix Neck Fall Festival delights in its 36th year

Felix Neck held its 36th annual Fall festival on Friday. The festivities included hayrides from Sunnyside farms, face painting, live music by The Flying Elbows, wreath making, and arts and crafts. Hot dogs, apples,...

Felix Neck Fall Festival

If you've never been to Felix Neck, or if you haven't been in a while, this weekend will be a great time to check out all that the 200-acre wildlife sanctuary has to offer....

Over the river and ‘Into the Woods’

Students from Tisbury School got into the fairy tale spirit of the holidays last Friday and Saturday with a “junior” version of the smash musical play “Into the Woods.” Dylan Biggs and Alison Custer played...

West Tisbury poet laureate Emma Young hosts community poetry reading

Poets and poetry lovers are invited to the West Tisbury library this weekend for a celebration of verse. For the past few years, the library has hosted biannual open readings where Islanders are invited...

Monday Night Movies, and more, return to the Vineyard Playhouse

There's a lot going on at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse these days. While the summer season of theater ended on Oct. 8, the playhouse is once again keeping its doors open all winter with...

Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Straton returns to Martha’s Vineyard for one night only

It's been eight years since singer-songwriter Elizabeth Straton performed on Martha's Vineyard, the Island she called home for almost a decade. This weekend she's returning to her her favorite Island venue, the Katharine Cornell...

Photos: Halloween on Martha’s Vineyard

All over the Island, weekend festivities drew out ghosts, goblins, and all sorts of other costumed creatures. From trick-or-treating, to parties, to haunted hay rides and performances, there was plenty to do over Halloween...

Vineyard Haven library hosts reading of Sinclair Lewis’s topical play ‘It Can’t Happen Here’

Nobel Prize-winning American author Sinclair Lewis (1885 - 1951) had a number of axes to grind, and one of them was a hardly surprising denouncement of Adolf Hitler’s activities in Germany. In 1935, Lewis...

Halloweekend happenings

Carved pumpkins and stocked candy bowls can only mean one thing — let Halloweekend begin! There are plenty of options, and our one and only tip: Let’s all be adults and have a costume...

Vineyard Holiday Shop needs a home

For over 20 years, the Vineyard Holiday Shop, a pop-up holiday shop in Vineyard Haven, has been a beacon of business for local artists and crafters in the off-season. This year, however, they can’t...

Model A Fords visit Martha's Vineyard

The Model A Restorers Club of Massachusetts (MARCOM) visited Martha’s Vineyard for the Food and Wine Festival last weekend. MARCOM is marking 60 years as a club, celebrating the preservation, restoration, use, and enjoyment...