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It’s a small world after all

Discover culturally rich, handmade products, including artwork, textiles, bags, dolls, jewelry, sculptures, baskets, olive products, and more, at the World Market in West Tisbury. It is organized by five Island-based nonprofits: Her Future Coalition,...

Virtual rockin’ on the porch

Whether you are enjoying a cookout on a deck, a picnic at the beach, or dinner in a kitchen, enhance the summer experience with music by tuning in to the Porch Concert Series. This...

At home on a painted farm

Living close to nature in a peaceful and beautiful setting where subtle changes are noticed, and insightful moments are deepened, is captured by local artist Valentine Estabrook. She spent time painting at Allen Farm,...

Dreams do come true

Going once ... going twice ... this unique dream-come-true package can be yours ... sold to the person sitting in a living room. Join the online fun of bidding for almost 30 fascinating on-Island...

Time travel in Oak Bluffs

Take a trip through history, and imagine the Oak Bluffs of long ago, and how much it has changed. Join local author Tom Dresser, and Allyson Malik, the director of Oak Bluffs library, on...

Mindfully wander at Mytoi

Discover the summer beauty of a Japanese-inspired garden on a guided walk along winding footpaths. The Trustees offer Mytoi Meander tours in Chappaquiddick, which are led by an arborist and horticulturist. As you learn...

A role of a lifetime

What is the role of a performing arts theater during a national or worldwide crisis? Explore this topic with others in the community through a special virtual presentation from the West Tisbury library. Carol...

Honeybees and you

Learn about the importance of honeybees and how threats to their existence are affecting the fruits, vegetables, and nuts that we eat. Through a special collaboration, the Chilmark library and Island Grown Initiative are...

See Edgartown in a new light

The Vineyard Trust offers three unique educational tours of picturesque Edgartown this summer. In addition to tours that highlight the architectural history of the town and its harbor, new this year is a two-hour...

Virtual talk with local author

Join an online book launch of Jennifer Smith Turner's novel, "Child Bride," which recently won the 'Best Fiction E-Book for 2020' award by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. Organized by the...

Peddled produce on the move

A mobile farmers market full of locally grown fruits, vegetables, and eggs is stopping at multiple locations four days a week during the summer. It is one of many services from Island Grown Initiative...

Get your sea legs ready

A family-friendly celebration of life by the sea is happening at the Oak Bluffs marina, along with a fishing tournament for up to 50 vessels. It is the seventh annual Oak Bluffs Bluewater Classic,...

Treasure trove of Island artists

In one Vineyard Artisans Festival location online, you can shop the sites of almost 50 Vineyard artisans, many of whom offer promotions, virtual studio tours, and mini workshops. The artist-designed products available include ceramics,...

July Fourth tradition continues

A peaceful space and the quiet time needed to grow as an artist — that is part of the important mission of Renaissance House in Oak Bluffs. This year they continue the annual tradition...

July Fourth parade to the Cliffs

Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Island community by cheering a parade of floats and listening to festive music. The procession will begin at 10 am on Moshup Trail, at the intersection of...

Variety is the spice of life

Shop for Island-grown produce, original artwork, fine crafts, handmade jewelry, summer flowers, specialty foods, and vintage finds in an open market near Oak Bluffs Harbor. It is like a farmers market, antique show, artisan...

Explore art at a new depth

Nurture your creative self through exploratory art classes that encourage positivity and growth. This is part of the calm, instructional approach of artist Jamie Tara O'Gorman, who is an elementary art teacher with a...

She sells seashells by the sea

Transform your grocery errands to a whole new experience by taking advantage of a unique opportunity waiting for you every weekend at a harbor. You can take a trip to the Dutcher Dock in...

Shop plants from ‘aster’ to ‘Zuk’

Bring the timeless beauty and calm presence of plants and flowers into your garden this summer. Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury is having a sale on specialty and native herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and...

Light up the Playhouse windows

Children of all ages can participate in a community art project that fills theater windows with colorful creations. The resulting "Window Lites" exhibit at the M.V. Playhouse in Vineyard Haven will be viewable by...