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Bowl for OB Police and scholarships

The Barn, Bowl and Bistro will hold a special fundraiser for the Oak Bluffs Police Department/Patrolman's Association this Sunday, Oct. 23, from 11 am until 4 pm. The tournament will include prizes from local restaurants...

Fossil Day unearths serious collectors on Martha’s Vineyard

The 6th annual Fossil Day brought collectors old and young out of their shells and into the Oak Bluffs Library on Thursday. Part of National Earth Sciences week, Fossil Day celebrates fossil collectors and...

Indulge at Food and Wine Fest this weekend

Celebrity chefs, TV personalities, and some of the nation's top wine and food experts will be on hand this weekend for the ninth annual Martha's Vineyard Food and Wine Festival. But the four-day event...

Morning Glory Farm puts on its annual pumpkin festival

Morning Glory Farm in Edgartown will hold its annual Pumpkin Festival this Saturday, Oct. 15, starting at 11 am. The day will be packed with free games and activities for the family, such as...

Paula Lyons honored in broadcast Hall of Fame

Paula Lyons wrote her senior college thesis in 1967 on “Jude the Obscure,” a Thomas Hardy novel, at the former Newton College of the Sacred Heart, now a part of Boston College. Writing about...

Mycotopia: A tour of the fungal wonderland at Menemsha Hills

Rainstorms and gray skies this past weekend drove some indoors, but on Sunday an enthusiastic group of Islanders roamed happily through the wet woods of Chilmark’s Menemsha Hills. Poison ivy and ticks be damned,...

Chocolate flows from the Featherstone fountain this weekend

If you think there's such a thing as too much of a good thing, then the upcoming Art of Chocolate Festival might not be your thing. But if you're less puritanical of mind and...

The annual Food and Wine Festival: A weekend as fresh as it gets

This year’s annual Food and Wine Festival will start next Thursday, Oct. 13, and continue through Sunday, Oct. 16. Enjoy four days and nights of unique-to-the-Island culinary experiences. Meet the local talent — the...

Vineyard Haven library hosts public debate screenings

Among the 84 million people who watched the first 2016 presidential debate last week was a group of viewers gathered at the Vineyard Haven library. 54 Islanders settled in to the library's comfortable viewing...

Song Exchange Project brings people together, one tune at a time

Roberta Kirn was walking along a dirt path through a Haitian village when she heard some faint humming in the distance. She noticed two girls up ahead carrying water from a nearby well and...

Live and learn, locally, at this year’s Harvest Festival

It's the biggest event of the season: a two-day family-friendly party that attracts thousands of visitors to West Tisbury's Agricultural Hall, featuring food, music, kids’ games, a harvest dinner, and dancing. And on top...

Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival will debut Saturday

Beer drinkers, rejoice. The craft-beer festival craze is finally coming to the Vineyard. This Saturday, Sept. 24, the first annual Martha's Vineyard Craft Beer Festival will take over Washington Park in Oak Bluffs. Beer,...

Antique enthusiasts exchange at the Grange

Updated: Friday, Sept. 23 2:30 pm. The “Grange Exchange,” the West Tisbury antiques show held at the Grange Hall every Friday, draws a crowd of shoppers, artisans, and antiques enthusiasts. Goods for sale include handcrafted...

Martha’s Vineyard Songwriting Festival brings a little Nashville to the Vineyard

When Matt Casey set out to produce the first Martha’s Vineyard Songwriting Festival (MVSF), he never imagined that it would rise to the level of success it has achieved. Now in its sixth year,...

The Martha’s Vineyard Wind Festival blows into town

The residents of the houses lining Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs may be used to looking out their front windows and spying a kite or two lazily looping through the sky, but on Sept....

Charlie Nadler lit up Alex’s Place with laughs

Island-born and -raised Charlie Nadler is making his mark as a standup comic in New York City, but he hasn't forgotten his roots. Every summer, Mr. Nadler, son of former TV comedy writers Marty...

Comedian Charlie Nadler will return to Alex's Place on Saturday

Oak Bluffs native Charlie Nadler will return to the stage at Alex's Place at the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard this Saturday, September 3, at 8 pm. For this year's annual show (all content is...

Eastern Europeans find a club of their own at the Loft

The Loft in Oak Bluffs is busy most nights of the summer season — but especially on Sundays. Since May, some of the almost 800 Serbian students working on J-1 visas pack the Loft...

Performance will channel Dr. King at Union Chapel

The organization Ordinary People Project will bring a unique performance to the Vineyard this weekend. On Saturday night, actor Gerald C. Rivers will present “An Intimate Evening with Dr. King,” a one-man show in...

Vineyard Vincyfest celebrates sister islands

On Saturday, August 27, from 12 to 7 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts will host the Vineyard VincyFest, a celebration of the historic relationship between St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Martha’s Vineyard....