💪 Long Weekend Update: 10/7-10/11
Fall festivals, Lady Fest, OB 5k, Artisans, First Friday, Fashion Show, Jazz
☀️ Weather Report: low 50s, highs in the 60s. bring a jacket!
What To Do This Weekend
⭐ Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby - ongoing
The annual derby attracts fishermen from all around the world. The tournament is run for and by fishermen and raises money for scholarships to Island high school graduates. Registration and participation is ongoing
🎟️ Mini Fall Film Festival @ Grange Hall - Fri-Sun / Info
Friday 10/7-Saturday 10/15.
⭐Vineyard Artisans Columbus Day Weekend Festival @ Grange Hall / Info
Saturday + Sunday, 10-4. Catch all your favorite Island artisans. Weaving, fine furniture, pottery, leather goods, oil paintings, pastels, mixed media, sculpture, wampum jewelry, hand knit items, clothing, photography, handmade books and much more. Indoors and outdoors, rain or shine.
⭐👨👩👧🥤First Friday Vineyard Haven @ Owen Park, 4-11p / Info
First Friday is an outdoor event with Music, Art, and Food. Artist Vendors, 4 to 6 p.m. Live Music, 4 to 9:30 p.m. Silent Disco After-Party 9 to 11 p.m. *last of the year
⭐🎟️ Emily Post Centennial Event @ MV Museum, 5:30, $20 / Tickets
🔄 👨👩👧🥤 West Tisbury Farmers Market @ Agricultural Hall, 9a-12p / Info
🔄 👨👩👧Fall into History at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens, 12-4p / Info
👨👩👧 🎟️ Fall Barnyard Buddies @ FARM Institute, $25 / Info
👨👩👧Fall on the FARM Festival @ FARM Institute, $10 / Info
Pumpkin picking in our patch, wagon rides to see Morning Glory’s cows, squash bowling, kid’s crafts, pumpkin decorating and lots of fun with our barnyard animals! Beer from Bad Martha and food available for purchase separately.
One small pumpkin is included per child’s ticket. Additional pumpkins can be purchased on-site based on availability. Pre-registration encouraged.
⭐👨👩👧🎵🆓Vineyard Gardens Harvest Festival @ Vineyard Gardens, 10a-3p / Free
Vineyard Gardens invites you to enjoy a festive atmosphere and a wonderful way to celebrate the harvest season! Nature projects will include little Jack Pumpkin bouquets, pine cone bird feeders and planting paper whites. Plant sales. Live music from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Food will include barbecued hot dogs and chili.
⭐👨👩👧🎵🆓LadyFest @ Circuit Avenue Oak Bluffs, 2-9p / Free
LadyFest, the annual female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and funds for CONNECT to End Violence, will return once again to downtown Oak Bluffs. The event features musical artists from many genres including rock, soul, electronic and pop and benefits CONNECT, the local non- profit which aims to reduce domestic and sexual violence and assist victims in need.
⭐Island Style Fall Fashion Show @ Edgartown Public Library, 4-5p / Info
Celebrate fall fashion with looks from three of the Island's top clothing designers: Angela Sison of Conrado, Randi Sylvia of Kenworthy and Gareth Brown of Rooey Knots. This season's essential Island looks will be strutting down the runway in our Program Room. Registration is requested. This program has been generously funded by the Friends of the Edgartown Free Public Library.
⭐Oak Bluffs Fall 5K @ Washington Park, OB, 9a / Sign Up
⭐ Pig Roast @ Coop de Ville with Johnny Hoy, 3-6p (postponed from last week)
🔄 👨👩👧 Oak Bluffs Open Market @ Washington Park, 10a-2p / Info
🔄 👨👩👧 🎵🐕🆓 Sundays in the Park Concert Series @ Ocean Park, 5:30p
⭐Second Sunday Jazz Concert @ West Tisbury Public Library, 2:30p / Info
The public is invited to a live, in-person jazz concert featuring the Eric Johnson trio with Tauras Biskis on drums and Hugh Burrows on electric bass.
⭐👨👩👧Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 @ Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, 4-5:30p / Info
Join us for the second annual Indigenous Peoples Day celebration on Nôepe, to acknowledge the Wôpanâak territory and presence. With Wôpanâak speakers, drumming, and info tables. Hosted by Sassafras Earth Education, with key note speaker David Two Arrows Vanderhoop and many others. Come and honor the First Peoples of this Island. It's time!
Last Weekend For
Covington, Noman’s, Biscuits, Giordano’s, Home Port, Jimmy Seas, Lucky Hanks
Indefinitely: Art Cliff Diner, Newes From America, Ocean View (all closed for renovation) Dilly’s Taqueria, Cardboard Box, Oyster Bar 02557 (permanently closing) La Soffitta, The Terrace
For the Season: Nancy’s, Blissed Out, Garde East, MV Salads, The Square Rigger, Aquinnah Shop, Sarah Browns, Chilmark Tavern
Save the Date
10/14 - Women in Film Festival @ MV Film Center / Info
10/16 - MV Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby Awards Ceremony @ Farm Neck Golf Club / Info
10/22 - Harvest Festival @ Agricultural Hall Grounds
10/29 - Halloween on Circuit Ave
🗺️ ICYMI / We shared an Ask Me Anything Roundup that featured questions about golf courses, food delivery, playgrounds and kids bike trails
📅 Key / 🔄 = Weekly Recurring Event 👨👩👧 = Family Friendly Event 🎟️ = Tickets Needed 🎵 = Live Music 🐕 = Dog Friendly 🎨 = Artisans ⭐=This Weekend Only