🌳 Weekend Update: 4/27-4/30
spring cleanups, arbor day, shearing, locals events
What To Do This Weekend
Ocean Jewelry Workshop at WT Library, 3p
Women's Work Panel: Women in Business at OB Library, 5:30-7
Locals at Grange Hall, 7-9p Thursday + Friday nights
This two-night mini-festival features live performances by the Vineyard community. It’s an opportunity for performers to share a story, song, scene, or something else entirely. Join us for music, theater, dance, and even improv. Come celebrate the creative process, encourage first steps and new beginnings, and support your fellow Islanders as they take the stage and step into the spotlight!
Salvatore’s + MV Film Society Dinner + A Movie, 5p dinner + 7:30 movie
Bid for the Kids at Chilmark Community Center, 7p
Arbor Day: Tour, Tree Planting Demo and Tree Giveaway at Polly Hill, 12p
Independent Bookstore Day with Local Authors at Edgartown Books, 10a-6p
Meet four local authors who will be pleased to sign their books and speak to you!
Guided Walk in Aquinnah (Sheriff's Meadow Foundation) at Gay Head Cliffs, 10a
Homemade Bagels with Vineyard Baker at FARM Institute, 10a
Annual Shearing Day at Island Alpaca, 10a-3p
Wake Up the Garden Clean-Up Day at Mytoi Gardens, 10a-12p
Cars 2 at Strand Theatre, Noon + 3p (free)
Live Music: Strand Jam at Strand Theatre, 5-9
Last Chilmark Potluck Jam of the season, this time in a new location!
Island Community Chorus Spring Concert at Old Whaling Church, 7:30p
Bike MS, Ride the Vineyard in Oak Bluffs Info
Spring Clean-up Day and Member Potluck at Agricultural Hall, 10a-2p
Help us clean up the grounds for summer and enjoy a lunch fresh off the grill! We will provide all the mains; please bring a dessert or side to share. As always, we will be announcing the 2023 Agricultural Fair poster during the potluck!
Bonfire, Jam, Drumming, Dance and Potluck at Native Earth Teaching Farm, 4-8
Native Earth Teaching Farm will hold a bonfire with drumming and a potluck dinner. Drumming starts at 2 p.m., if you want to come early. Family friendly, drop in and leave whenever. No dogs, please.
Save The Date
May 5 - Moonlight Kayak Tour at Felix Neck
May 6 - Kentucky Derby Party at Alchemy
May 7 - Climate Action Fair at Ag Hall
May 12 - Mother’s Day Weekend in Edgartown, 40th Annual Bird-a-thon
May 15 - Martha’s Party Wedding and Event Conference
May 19 - Whitney Houston Fundraising Concert at the Strand
May 20 - MV Marathon + Half Marathon
May 27-28 - Vineyard Artisans Memorial Day Festival
May 28 - 5k Road Race, MV Soundfest
For Save the Dates for June and Beyond, check out the full list in our App.
This past week - Beach Road, John’s Fish Market, Fish House MV
Recently - Farm Neck Cafe, Back Door Donuts, Orange Peel Bakery, State Road, 19 Raw Oyster, Atlantic, Jimmy Seas, Red Cat, Lookout, Tigerhawk, Aalia’s Coffee, Murdick’s Edgartown, Fat Ronnie’s, Lilikoi Cafe (new), Black Sheep, Pie Chicks, Coop De Ville, Dairy Queen, Aquila
4/29 - Among the Flowers
5/4 - Larsens, Biscuits
5/5 - Mad Martha’s
5/9 - Detente