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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...

Time for the sixth annual Best Fest

The annual Best Fest returns for its sixth year, with another evening of musical entertainment and community activities in Oak Bluffs. The event kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 5 pm with live...

Author’s talk: Annie Cohen-Solal

On Saturday, Sept. 12, at 5 pm, join Annie Cohen-Solal as she reads from her new book “Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel.” The renowned French cultural historian and biographer explores Rothko,...

African art safari and family show

Painter Gretchen Baer invites you to the Cleopatra Lounge for an African Art Safari and Baer family art show on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 5 to 9 pm. See Gretchen's new wild animal paintings,...

Peace talk at the Vineyard Haven library

On Thursday, August 27, at 7 pm, the Vineyard Haven library will host a talk on “Why Peace Is Possible: Exploring the Anatomy of Violence and War,” featuring graduate of West Point and peace...

The Yard prepares for the Bang Group

This week the Bang Group will present two shows of rhythm-driven works at the Yard’s Patricia N. Nanon Theater in Chilmark. According to a press release, the Bang Group's performance will feature a variety of...

Lenny Clarke at the Lampost

Comedian Lenny Clarke and his “crazy train of comedy” return to the Lampost in Oak Bluffs this Sunday, August 30. Mr. Clark will be joined by Boston-based comedian Christine Hurley and Frank Santorelli, best...

Pizza benefit for the West Tisbury Church

This Tuesday, Sept. 1, the Flatbread Co. in Edgartown will host a benefit event for the West Tisbury Congregational Church. As summer winds down and excitement for the back-to-school season sets in, meet with...

Sixth annual Potters Bowl

Celebrate ceramics at Featherstone Center for the Arts this Sunday, August 23, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Potters Bowl. Purchase a bowl made by Vineyard ceramic artists and get free soup provided...

Time for the 154th Ag Fair

Updated Thursday, August 20, 10:30 am to include correction The most highly anticipated week of the summer has arrived. Thursday, August 20, kicks off four days of the annual Agricultural Fair, which will run daily...

Gallery in the Gardens, an art lover’s August haven in West Tisbury

As the Island energy soared toward a crescendo of hectic activity and frantic vacationing last weekend, the Gallery in the Gardens reception at Vineyard Gardens in West Tisbury offered a delightful oasis of color...