🫖 Weekend Update: 1/5-1/7 - Events on Martha's Vineyard
what you'll see this winter, a fun poll, and quiet weekend things
Thank you for being here in the off-season!
A *few* posts you can expect to see this Winter:
Full wedding planning and bachelorette guides
A big, thorough restaurant guide (new graphics, handy lists)
New MVacy Google Maps access for paid subscribers
Roundups galore - coffee, venues, lighthouses, bakeries, gardens, etc.
And of course, new business spotlights and opening date previews and lots of surprises…
I’ve made one recent change to my Substack, which is that posts older than 1 year are now available to paid subscribers only.
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What To Do This Weekend
Lunch Lecture: Yoga and Mindfulness with Jason Mazar-Kelly, 12p
Start your 2024 off right with January’s Lunch Lecture with Jason Mazar-Kelly. Jason, known by his moniker YogiJay, will delve into the practices of yoga and mindfulness, illuminating their transformative potential in supporting your mental health. Join us to gain insight into the therapeutic benefits of these practices, discover practical applications, and experience guided meditation. (Registration Closed)
Community Suppers at Grace Church, 5p
We Dance: Salsa Class and DJ Dance Party at PathwayARTS, 7p
Christina Montoya teaches a free salsa dance class followed by a salsa class practice beginning at 7:30. DJ dancing starts at 8 p.m. No experience necessary - all ages.
Dinks & Drinks at Airport Fitness, 6-7:30p
Artisanal Breads of the World with Vineyard Baker at FARM Institute, 10a
Travel the world through the lens of bread! Join Teri Culetto for these hands-on, bi-weekly Saturday morning workshops to learn the art of bread. Each participant will take home a loaf of their own making. On Jan. 6, we will make English muffins. Pre-registration required.
Met Opera Live: Nabucco at MV Film Center, 12:55p
On Jan. 6, ancient Babylon comes to life in a classic Met staging of biblical proportions
Live Music: BlueSwitch Blues Band at PA Club, 8p
Jump blues music and dancing. $10 cover charge.
Live Music: The Back Porch Trio at Black Dog Bakery, 5-7p
Barn Buddies at Ag Hall, 3p
Join the Family Center staff and other caregivers and their kids for a fun indoor program at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. We have bikes, trikes, scooters and all kinds of games for children ages 18 months to 8 years old. Bring the family!
Offering of Music and Light at Chilmark Community Church, 5-7p
Island artists and musicians present free Offering of Music and Light to brighten the darker days. Music, candle lighting, Refreshments. Free; all are welcome!
📅 Save The Date
January 11 - Coffee & Conversations at The Carnegie: The Art of Performance
January 12 - Interfaith Community Service in Honor of Rev. Martin Luther King and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel at MV Hebrew Center
January 12 - TBD Improv at Grange Hall
January 13 - VCS Winter Walk: Squibnocket Ridge
January 17 - Mastering Meat with Chef Charlie at Slough Farm
January 30 - Special Tour to Celebrate Polly Hill's Birthday
February 3 - Big Night Out at Grange Hall / tickets