🇺🇸 Weekend Update: 5/25-5/29
MDW roundup of festivities!
Happy Unofficial Start to Summer, MV!
What To Do This Weekend
Martha's Vineyard Environmental Film Festival - full info here
Best of the Fest - Circuit Arts presents “best of” encore screenings from the recent MVFF at Grange Hall - full info here
Vineyard Artisans Memorial Day Festival - Grange Hall, 10a-4p daily
The only art show on Martha’s Vineyard exclusively featuring all Island artisans with handmade fine furniture, sculpture, clothing, fine art one of a kind jewelry, fine ceramics and so much more. Free parking and admission, catered food, many demonstrations, playground for kids.
Irish Repertory Theatre’s The Smuggler - at MV Playhouse, full info/tickets here
March to the Sea - Chilmark School, Tisbury School and Edgartown School _ will leave school and gather at the docks to observe Memorial Day
VCS Beach BeFrienders Monthly Beach Cleanup at Philbin Beach, 8a
Flying Horses Restoration Reveal 2023, 10am
Live Music Johnny Hoy + The Bluefish at Eisenhauer Gallery, 6-8p
Memorial Day Weekend Market at the P.A. Club, 10a-3p
Blessing of the Fleet at Menemsha Harbor, 9a
Music, reflection, prayers and blessings will be offered. The service will take place at the Menemsha Harbor Texaco Station. Refreshments following service. Rain or Shine.
29th Annual Memorial 5K Road Race for Hospice & Palliative Care of MV - starts at Summercamp Hotel, 10a - register online
MV Soundfest at The Cove, 12p-10p
Mark your calendars for a musical mashup of reggae, rock, soul and more. Gates open at 12 p.m., with live music starting shortly after! tickets here
Oak Bluffs Open Market at Washington Park, 10a-2p
Open Market is an ever- changing variety of locally grown produce, specialty foods, flowers, indie designers, artisans, antique and vintage dealers.
Sundays in the Park Concerts at Ocean Park, 5:30-7:30p
Ocean Park Bandstand in Oak Bluffs will begin May 28 with John O’Toole.
Memorial Day Parade at American Legion Post 257
The parade will step off from the post at 10:30 a.m. and proceed to the Avenue of Flags in Oak Grove Cemetery where the ceremony will be held.
Memorial Day Picnic at the Waterworks at Tashmoo Spring Building, 12-4p
Community Picnic at the Tashmoo Spring Building/Waterworks site. Music by the Flying Elbows, chalk art, grilling, kids' games. Bring your own picnic, ice cream provided by the town of Tisbury.
Save The Date
June 10 - Jorma Kaukonen in MV Concert Series
June 3: Annual Cross-Island Island Hike, Birds, Beers and Queers at Felix Neck
June 10: Oak Bluffs' Pride Parade and Events
June 15: Vineyard Preservation Trust's Taste of the Vineyard
June 15-17 - Edgartown Race Weekend
June 17: Oak Bluffs Harborfest
June 15–17: Edgartown Yacht Club Race Weekend Sailing Regatta
June 17-19: Juneteenth Jubilee Celebration of Joy and Culture
For Save the Dates for July and Beyond, check out the full list in our App.
Covington (5/24), Newes from America (5/24), Homeport (5/26), Nancys Restaurant
Recently - Seafood Shanty, L’etoile, Nancy’s Snack Bar, Port Hunter, The Terrace, Sandbar, Chilmark Tavern
OB: Flavors MV, MV Salads
Edgartown: Katama General Store, Katama Kitchen, Pelican Club
VH: Art Cliff, Garde East
Up Island: Outermost Inn (6/10)