Weekend Update: 6/10-6/12 🏳️🌈
First annual pride parade + celebration, plus some classic summer fun and lots of sunshine
Happy Pride, fam! Some fun events comin’ atcha 👊🏼
🗺️ ICYMI: We released our Activities and Experiences guide this week.
📆 Some Changes: This will be the last week that we include our “What’s recently opened” and “What’s closed” section as we shift into summer. I will also include occasional weekday events of note.
☀️ Weather Report: It should be a partly cloudy, with lows of 60 and highs of 75, with a chance of rain on Sunday.
What To Do This Weekend
🔄 = Weekly Recurring Event 👨👩👧 = Family Friendly Event 🎟️ = Tickets Needed
🎟️ Live Performance: Wish You Were Here @ Capawock Theater, 7p
An other-worldly, absurdist revue made of girl power and...
dance? theatre? comedy? Saturday night too. Tickets $20
🌈 OB Pride Kick Off Party @ The Ritz Cafe, 8p
🔄 West Tisbury Farmers Market @ Agricultural Hall, 9a-12p
🎵 Annual Remembering the Rosenthals Concert @ West Tisbury Public Library, 3p, Free
🌈 First Annual Pride Parade @ Oak Bluffs, 3-6p
Pride Parade starts at 3 p.m. by the Island Queen. Revelers include Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band, drag queens, nonprofits, Dykes on Bikes and more. The Parade ends in Ocean Park but the celebration continues at the bandstand with a dance party, with music by Funktapuss! Want to march in the Parade? It's open to anyone who identifies with the LGBTQ community or considers themselves allies.
🎟️ Island History Trivia Night @ Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 5:30p
Grab a friend and join us for Island history trivia night! Take a quick look at our exhibits to get in the mood, then settle in to test your memory in our expertly-curated trivia test. Prizes awarded to the winners! Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Fee includes materials and two drink tickets. Ages 21+ with ID. Tickets MVM Members: $15; Non-Members: $20.
🔄 Oak Bluffs Open Market @ Washington Park, 10a-2p
Enjoy Sundays in Oak Bluffs near the harbor by shopping for Island-grown produce, specialty foods, arts, crafts, handmade jewelry and vintage finds. Winston's Kitchen will be serving breakfast & lunch fare. Info
🔄 Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival @ Grange Hall, 10a-2p
A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations, weaving, fine furniture, pottery, stained glass, oil paintings, pastels, mixed media, sculpture, wampum jewelry, quilts, clothing, sea glass windows, handmade books and much more. Info
🌈 Drag Brunch @ Oyster Bar 02557, 10:30a - sold out
🎵 Community Sing @ Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, 5-6p
Sing songs from around the world with song leader Roberta Kirn. Free! All ages welcome!
Save The Date
June 17-19th / Juneteenth, Harborfest + Fathers’s Day Celebrations
✊🏿 Juneteenth Jubilee + Gospel Brunch, Calendar of Events + Tickets
🛥️ Harborfest @ Oak Bluffs Harbor, Sat 10a-6p
🍓Strawberry Celebration @ Morning Glory Farm, Sat 11a-3p
🚘 Father's Day Car-B-Q Classic Auto Show and Power Cruise, Sun 11a-1p
June 24-June 25 / Truth & Joy Festival ⭐
A free two-day festival that offers Islanders and visitors an opportunity to learn about island racial history and celebrate our rich, diverse cultures with art, music, food, and poetry. Tickets are free.
June 25 / Chilmark Flea Market Returns
What’s Recently Opened
What’s Still Closed
Not Yet: Home Port (6/17) The Quarterdeck, Slice of Edgartown, The Terrace, Little House Bakery Edgartown, Behind the Bookstore VH, The Larder, Woods
Will Not Open/Under Renovation: Ocean View Restaurant (closed all season due to fire), Sea Smoke BBQ (permanently closing), Larsen’s Fish Market (under renovation), Backyard Taco MV (under renovations), ArtCliff (under renovation). Kelley House, Newes from America and Pelican Club are all closed for the 2022 season due to renovation.
Did we miss something that opened this week, or do you know of an upcoming opening we should include? 🤔