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🚚 Weekend Update: 11/17-11/19 - Events on Martha's Vineyard this Weekend
truckin mv, holiday markets start, library concerts, food specials
What To Do This Weekend
🎄 Island Made Holidays at Gayle Gardens, 10a-5p (daily until 11/27)
Showcasing favorite Vineyard artisans' goods: wreaths, holiday plants, local sea salt, jams and jellies, beaded and quahog shell jewelry, Island books, ceramics, wooden gifts, knitted items and more.
🎄 Featherstone's Annual Holiday Gift Show, 12p-4p (daily until 12/17)
Featuring many different island artisans, Featherstone is excited to host another year of the Holiday Gift Show! Come support your local artist community and shop
🎄World Market Holiday Shop at Capawock Theatre, 10a-6p (Sun too)
Holiday pop-up market featuring crafts from Haiti, India, Africa, Middle East and Guatemala.
🎤 Trivia Night at Black Dog Cafe, 6-8p
🎾 Dinks & Drinks! at Airport Fitness, 6-7:30p
Tuesdays and Fridays through 12/19, play pickleball and enjoy BYOB in our lounge! Hit your dinks, enjoy your drinks!
🍽️ Black Dog Chef Tasting Wine Dinner at 6p / info
Join us for a Chef's Tasting Wine Dinner featuring our favorite wines thoughtfully paired with our Chef's best cuisine. $75 per person includes welcome cocktail & four course dinner featuring Michael David Winery
🎤 Ocean Film Screening: Collision at PathwayARTS, 7-8:30p
PathwaysArts monthly free Ocean Film Screening for the 2023-2024 season begins with a full-length feature: Collision: Along with entanglement in fishing gear, collisions with commercial vessels is the number one cause of non-natural death in large whales. All ages welcome to enjoy this educational film. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
🎄Salt Rock Chocolates Pop-Up at Pandora’s Box, 11a-2p (Wednesdays and Saturdays through 12/20)
🍁West Tisbury Winter Farmers' Market at Agricultural Hall, 10a-1p
Enjoy the winter version of the West Tisbury Farmers' Market, held indoors at the Agricultural Hall.
👨👩👧 Truckin' MV at MVRHS, 10a-1p
Truckin’ MV encourages children of all ages to interact with and meet the “truckers” that drive some of the coolest vehicles on Martha’s Vineyard. Police cruisers, fire trucks, dump trucks, container trucks, excavators and many more types of vehicles will be on display. Come for the trucks but stay for the fun-filled activities that make this a family affair. Childrens' music, food, face painting, raffle tickets, and airbrush art will be available for purchase at the event. This is a free, all-ages event open to the public.
🎵Met Opera Live: X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X at MV Film Center, 12:55p
Anthony Davis’s groundbreaking and influential opera, which premiered in 1986, arrives at in cinemas on Nov. 18.
🎵Sounds of Autumn Concert Series: Lucas Ostinato Trio at Edgartown Public Library, 6:30-7:30p
Enjoy an enchanting combination of traditional Brazilian music and jazz with the Lucas Ostinato Trio.
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☀️Guided Walk at Phillips Preserve (Sheriff's Meadow Foundation), 10a-12p
Join Sheriff's Meadow Foundation for a walk through the pitch pine and oak woodlands of Phillips Preserve down to the shore of Lake Tashmoo at Aunt Rhoda’s Pond for a view of Wood Island. Guided walks are free and open to the public. Please use link to register.
🎵MV Chamber Music Society Concert at Edgartown Public Library, 4-6p
Join the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society for its annual Thanksgiving concert, featuring New England Conservatory ensemble Trio Gaia, with violinist Grant Houston, cellist Yi-Mei Templeman and pianist Andrew Barnwell. Composers whose works will be played include Gabriela Lena Frank, Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms.
🍽️ Food News of Note
We will add any closings to this section as we are made aware of them!
Last Days: L'Etoile last day 11/18
MoGlo Food Truck Pop-Ups: Sundays, 4-6:30p
Salvatore’s Eat Out Box: $45 three-course takeout special from 5-6:30 Thursdays
Square Rigger: $20 Pasta Night on Sundays, $10 Burgers on Mondays, 2/$10 Tacos on Thursdays
Town: Islander Sushi Night Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 15% off
Barn Bowl + Bistro: $9 Burgers on Tuesdays
Offshore Ale: Mondays 2-for-1 Entrees dine in only between 5-9p
Thanksgiving Pre-Orders: The Black Dog Cafe, S+S Kitchenette, Black Sheep, Catboat Coffee, Little House Cafe, Pie Chicks, Edgartown Meat + Fish, Juice by the Sea, Morning Glory Farm, The Larder. Reservations for dining available at Bettini.
📅 Save The Date
🍽️ November 20 - Noodle Night Pop Up at Tigerhawk
👨👩👧 November 22 - Family Hike at Wasque
👨👩👧 November 22 - Out and About at Native Earth Teaching Farm
🎄November 22-December 22 - Dickens Christmas Village opens at The Carnegie Heritage Center (Tuesdays-Saturdays 10a-4p)
☀️November 23 - Turkey Trot - Oak Bluffs 5K / info
🍁November 23 - Thanksgiving Weekend Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
🍁November 24 - 42nd Annual Felix Neck Fall Festival: Scat Happens
🎄November 24 - Holiday Oak Bluffs Open Market at Strand Theater
🎄November 24-26 - OB Family Scavenger Hunt pickup at Stefanie Wolf Designs
👨👩👧 November 24 - Misty Meadows Annual Open House
🍁November 24 - Vineyard Artisans Thanksgiving Weekend Festival
🍁Brickyard Hike and Explore at Menemsha Hills
🎵November 25 - Sounds of Autumn Concert Series: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish
☀️5K for KJ at MVRHS / sign up
🎄November 25 - Light Up Oak Bluffs
10a-3p - OB Holiday Open Market at The Strand (Fri + Sat 10-3p)
12-4p - Photos with Island Outfitters Santa
1-3p Vineyard Gazette Truck, Kids Games in Ocean Park
2-4p - Holiday Cookie Decorating at Offshore Ale
2-5p - Horse drawn carriage rides
2:30 + 6p - Live Music
6p - Lights On, 6:30 - Arrival of Santa / candy canes, hot cocoa, sweet treats, light up necklaces, reindeer antlers
🎄November 25 - Live Music: Chilmark Potluck Jam
🎄November 26 - Breakfast with Santa at Linda Jeans, 9-11a
🎄December 1 - First Friday Vineyard Haven at MV Museum
🎄December 2-3 - Aquinnah Artisans Holiday Fair
🎄December 2 - Wreath Making and Farm-Fresh Eggnog / sign up
🎄December 2 - Holiday Wreath Celebration at Polly Hill / info
🎄December 3 - Family Friendly Interactive Polar Express at MV Film Center / info
🎄December 7 - Annual Santa Fun Run with Amity Island Running Club
🎄December 7-10 - Christmas in Edgartown
12/8 - Holiday Cocktail Party at The Carnegie Heritage Center
12/8 - Toys for Tots at The Black Dog
12/8 - JK Designs Sip and Shop at Juniper
12/8 - Lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse
12/8 - Illuminate Mytoi
12/8 + 12/9 - Minnesingers’ Concerts at Old Whaling Church
12/8 + 12/9 - Old Sculpin Gallery Deck The Walls
12/9 - Christmas Faire at First Congregational Church of West Tisbury
12/9 - Buddy the Elf Breakfast Spaghetti Eating Competition
12/9 - The S'Mores, The Merrier at Candy Cane Lane
12/9 - Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt at The Carnegie Heritage Center
12/9 - Edgartown Village Market Holiday Faire
12/9 - Plum Hill School Annual Elves Fair
12/9 - Vincent House Open House
12/9 - Hospice Handmade from the Heart
🎄December 16 - West Tisbury Farmer’s Market at Ag Hall
For Save the Dates for November and Beyond, check out the full list in our App.