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Not to be missed weekend events

Things to do ideas with your family for the long weekend.

Noteworthy events

All summer families have gathered under the Linden Tree in Vineyard Haven on Saturday evenings to enjoy a musical puppet show by Bella, a Brazilian-born performer who now lives on the Island.

The politics of humor: Scott Blakeman returns Sept. 2 & 3

Simple. Telling. Funny. Politics, current issues and everyday life are the stuff of Mr. Blakeman's comic work, on display at the Grange Hall.

First Martha’s Vineyard Wind Festival postponed to Sept. 3

On Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, the first M.V. Wind Festival will feature a day-long kite flying contest, along with other family events.

Latest fashion trends help Angel Flight Northeast raise money

What's hot: Fashion Takes Flight fundraiser previewed the MV Fashion Week and introduced the audience to the latest trends at local boutiques.

Weekly update – Aug. 18 ft. interview with Angel Flight NE

Fun for kids, parents and even your pooch. From the third annual dog parade to an American Idol style book pitch, a lot going on this weekend on MV.

Dress designer Chrysal Parrot opens Demi Monde in Vineyard Haven

This might very well be a breakout year for fashion designer/dressmaker Chrysal Parrot.

Photos: Ice Savours benefit for Martha’s Vineyard Arena

The annual benefit for the Martha's Vineyard Arena brought dozens of people to the Dreamland building in Oak Bluffs on Friday, Aug. 12.

Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest brings Damon Williams & Rudy Rush

If you're not laughing this summer, you haven't been getting out much.

Fashion Takes Flight fundraiser

Tonight, Aug. 18, a preview party for Martha's Vineyard Fashion Week will take place at Nectar's.

Johnny Cupcakes pop up shop in Edgartown

From a joke to a multi-million dollar business, Johnny Cupcakes has returned, temporarily, to owner Johnny Earle's childhood playground.

This week on Martha’s Vineyard – August 15

Lots of rain in the forecast Monday and Tuesday, but there are still numerous indoor activities going on.

This week on MV – Aug. 11 and interview with @BostonTweet

For locals and visitors, "things to do" ideas. For Twitter fans, BostonTweet might be a familiar name. He tells us about his day on the Vineyard.

Possible Dreams Auction raises $251,350

The Possible Dreams auction raised $251,350 for Martha's Vineyard Community Services. The money will help defray the $1 million in care given by MVCS.

Photos: Native American Artisans Festival in Aquinnah

On July 23, artisans specializing in Native American crafts & jewelry displayed their wares at the 5th annual Native American Artisans' Festival.

Island Grown Schools dinner at State Road Restaurant

On Sunday, June 5, State Road Restaurant hosted a fundraising dinner for Island Grown Schools (IGS), part of Island Grown Initiative (IGI).

Featherstone’s Fashion Show and Tea Party

It seemed like it was ladies' day at Featherstone Saturday, May 7, as more than 200 guests, almost all women, enjoyed the Garden Tea Party and Fashion Show that kicked off the annual Art of Flowers show.

Big Chili Contest gets even bigger

This year's annual Big Chili Contest held Saturday attracted a record crowd and raised approximately $35,000 for the Red Stocking Fund.

Vineyard Halloween in photos

With Halloween falling on a Sunday this year, there were ample parties at which to celebrate, starting Friday.

Fourth annual Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival

The fourth annual Martha's Vineyard Food and Wine Festival was enormous in both its size and its scope, and it seemed as though there was not an Island resource the organizers did not tap into.