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Musicians come together for M.V. Skatepark

This Saturday, Oct. 10, DCLA/Dukes County Love Affair, Crooked Coast, and Taxidermists reconnect to raise money for the Martha’s Vineyard Skatepark. ​DCLA is a popular blues and hip­-hop–inspired rock quartet hailing from the Island....

Comedians raise money for animals

Dan Frigolette and Jordan Raybould come to the Harbor View Hotel to raise money for the Liberty Humane Society on Friday, Oct. 9. The two have been traveling coast to coast and doing what...

‘Made with Clay’ at the M.V. Museum

This weekend the Martha’s Vineyard Museum opens its latest exhibit, “Made with Clay: Pottery for Use and Beauty.” The display showcases items from the museum's collection that are often overlooked or hidden away. The...

Get your shop on at these Columbus Day weekend sales

There’s a lot going on this weekend. Fall festivals are popping up all over, as many businesses prepare to wind down. Another perk of the changing seasons? Sales. Now is your chance to get...

For the fun of fall: Seasonal festivals abound this weekend

Fall has arrived, and festival season is upon us. Here’s where to get your food and fun fix this Columbus Day weekend. Indulge in all things chocolate at Featherstone Featherstone will once again host the 12th...

P.A. Club benefit auction

The P.A. Club, the year-round haven in Oak Bluffs that is constantly catering to the public, be it by hosting weddings, funerals, reunions, and parties, or raising funds for the college scholarships they give...

For Willoughby Gallery, it’s time for the busy season

Edgartown’s Willoughby Gallery owner Rick Willoughby calls September and October “adult time.” “All the kids are back in school,” he says. “The Island has a slower pace, and the collectors start showing up.” That...

Samavesha Yoga Festival

Join a host of national and international yoga teachers as they come together on the Island for the annual Samavesha Yoga Festival, held at the Vineyard Arts Project in Edgartown. The six-day yoga festival...

Cycle Martha’s Vineyard

The Rotary Club of Martha's Vineyard hosts Cycle Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, Oct. 3. The recreational scenic ride offers a 100k and a 50k route. The 100k route circuits the Island traveling along the...

Iron on the Island at Featherstone

The second annual industrial art event Iron on the Island will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Featherstone Center for the Arts. From noon to 5 pm, participants can create their own cast-iron...

Annual Children’s Memorial Ceremony of Remembrance

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum will hold the 14th annual Ceremony of Remembrance at the Edgartown Lighthouse Children’s Memorial on Saturday, Sept. 26 (rain date Oct. 3), at 1 pm. The ceremony is an opportunity...

Legendary Jamaican reggae group Black Uhuru takes the stage at the Lampost

Black Uhuru, a Jamaican reggae group formed in 1972, initially as Uhuru (Swahili for “freedom”), will perform at the Lampost on Thursday, Sept. 24. The group has undergone several lineup changes over the years,...

Get ready for the 16th annual Living Local Harvest Festival

The two-day Living Local Harvest Festival (LLHV) takes place next Friday, Oct. 2, and Saturday, Oct. 3. The event brings together many exceptional people and entities who work together to promote sustainability on our...

Nick Page brings his community-building singing talents to the Island

A highly anticipated Community Sing event will take place this weekend on Saturday, Sept. 26, with special guest and song leader Nick Page. The regular Community Sing event, organized by Roberta Kirn, will feature...

Middletown Nursery hosts two day herb tasting, walk and talk

On Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20 from 1 to 3 pm, Middletown Nursery invites the public to “Herbal Tasting, Talk and Walk with Heidi Schmidt.” Founder of Vineyard Sound Herbs, herbalist, plant...

Featherstone prepares for M.V. Uke Fest, a first of its kind on the Island

Leave it to Featherstone Center for the Arts, the celebrated year-round community arts center, to host Martha’s Vineyard Uke Fest, a ukulele festival honoring the small guitarlike instrument, which takes place this weekend. While Featherstone...

Cape Pogue lighthouse living history

This weekend, on Saturday, Sept. 19, and Sunday, Sept. 20, travel to the Cape Poge Lighthouse and step back in time. Interact with the first, longest-serving lighthouse keeper and his family through this living...

Local firefighters bowling battle

The first ever annual Martha’s Vineyard firefighter bowling competition will take place this Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 pm at the Barn Bowl and Bistro at 13 Uncas Avenue in Oak Bluffs. Local firefighters...

Tivoli Day takes over Circuit Avenue Saturday

The Oak Bluffs Association will hold its 38th annual Tivoli Day celebration Saturday along Circuit Avenue  from 10 am to 6 pm. The festive end-of-summer celebration will include food, shopping, sales, raffles, strolling, and live...

Digitized stereoviews provide a glimpse at 19th century life on the Island

Island and seafaring life in 19th century Massachusetts, including Martha’s Vineyard, was widely documented by 3D photographers whose work has now been digitized. Bernard P. Fishman of Photoarchive3D is making them come alive for...