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An evening with Geraldine Brooks

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and West Tisbury resident Geraldine Brooks will participate in a Speakeasy Series on Wednesday, April 8, at 5:30 pm at State Road Restaurant, to benefit the West Tisbury Library Foundation. Ms....

Talking plants

Join Tim Boland, executive director at Polly Hill Arboretum, on Saturday, March 28, at the West Tisbury library at 2:30 pm for the first in a four-part series of talks, beginning with “Healing Fragmented...

Eat well and do good

Dine at Offshore Ale Co. on Thursday, March 26, anytime between 11:30 am and 8:30 pm, and 20 percent of the pretax dine-in food sale will go directly to Island Elderly Housing, as part...

Arts M.V. Annual Meeting

All members of the business community, creative economy, and general public are invited to attend the annual meeting of Arts Martha’s Vineyard on Monday, March 30, from 4:30 to 6 pm at the Martha’s...

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

The 15th annual Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival kicks off this evening, Thursday, March 19, at the Chilmark Community Center at 6 pm. The opening-night event includes a dinner prepared by Robert Lionette of Morning...

Seed-Starting Workshop

This weekend the FARM Institute is helping you get prepared for the upcoming growing season with a workshop on Saturday, March 21, from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Learn how to start your own seeds...

Jammin’ with Geoff

Join Geoffrey Dana Hicks at the Aquinnah Town Hall on Friday, March 20, from 7 to 11 pm for a night of live music and collaboration. Mr. Hicks is a world-renowned musician, and has...

‘Women LIVE’ at Pathways

Join Pathways in honoring International Women’s Day with their second annual “Women LIVE” event on Saturday, March 7, from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The evening will follow the theme of making art and...

‘King Lear’ at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

Shakespeare for the Masses returns with a lively rendition of King Lear this weekend, Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, March 8, at 3:30 pm, on the Patricia Neal Stage at the Martha’s...

Opera Club: ‘Eugene Onegin’

This Sunday, March 8, at 7 pm, the Edgartown library will host the latest meeting of its Opera Club, featuring Eugene Onegin, a three-act opera by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Filmed live at the Metropolitan Opera,...

Free screening of ‘Birdman’

The Vineyard Haven library continues to provide free screenings of Oscar-nominated movies, with the second installment on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 pm, featuring the four-time Oscar winner Birdman: The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance. The film,...

Get Fit in ’15 with boxing

As part of Oak Bluffs library’s Fit in ’15 initiative, a yearlong program designed to keep Islanders focused on their fitness goals all year, Matt Cancellare will be hosting a boxing workshop on Saturday,...

Intention candles at Featherstone

Mark your calendars for Monday, March 2. Featherstone will be hosting a cozy evening with Billie Jean Sullivan, making one-of-a-kind intention candles from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. The candles will be crafted using...

Chilmark Potluck Jam returns

The Chilmark Potluck Jam is the place to go for good food and good music this weekend. It’s back on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Chilmark Community Center, beginning at 6 pm. Some of...

Oscar night at the Film Center

This Sunday, Feb. 22, marks the 87th Academy Awards, and the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center is celebrating with an Oscar party of its own. Guests can enjoy a night of pageantry, tasty bites, and...

Stargazing at Felix Neck

Want to know more about the night sky? Join Mark Alan Lovewell at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary on Friday, Feb. 20, at 6 pm for stargazing. Beginners will learn the basics of astronomy while...

Going digital at Pathways

Thursday, Feb. 19, the Pathways Digital series begins with an evening honoring digital work in music and dance. Island singer and songwriter Alex Karalekas releases his latest album, created partly with a 2014 Honorarium...

Fat Tuesday in Oak Bluffs

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Offshore Ale Co. and The Ritz on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Offshore will offer a French Quarter–inspired menu and live music from 5 pm to 9 pm. The New Orleans–themed event...

A Wicked Good Winter Cabaret

Celebrate “Love & Valentines” this Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse with a Wicked Good Winter Cabaret, at 7:30 pm on the Patricia Neal Stage. The show features the talents of musical...

The Charles W. Morgan sails again

On Feb. 11 at 6 pm, Sail Martha’s Vineyard will host Matthew Stackpole at the Black Dog Tavern as he gives an illustrated overview of the Charles W. Morgan’s restoration and its amazing 38th...