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✊🏿 Weekend Update: 6/16-6/18
Juneteenth Jubilee, Edgartown Race Weekend, Harborfest, Strawberry Festival
Hello! We are over here entering week 3 of Parental Leave with lil’ Aria, and I had such a mom-brain that I published TWO roundups on accident on Monday. Sorry for the double-email! I hope you found them helpful!
This week is going to be BUSY- there is SO much happening. Enjoy the island at it’s best!
What To Do This Weekend
⭐🎨 Blooming Art at The Old Mill, all weekend starting at 10a
MV Garden Club transforms the Old Mill in West Tisbury into a gallery filled with the art of Vineyard artists displayed along with interpretive floral arrangements $10
✊🏿Black-Owned Business Directory 5-Year Anniversary Party at Nomans, 5-8p
⭐🎟️Blooming Bids for Kids (Charity Garden Party) at Field Gallery, 5-7p sold out
⭐🎟️MV Sharks vs. Mystic Schooners at MVRHS, 6:35p tickets
🔄Community Fitness Class at Owen Park, 8a
⭐'Round-the-Island Race at Edgartown Yacht Club, 8a Info
✊🏿Amistad Ship Tours at Tisbury Wharf, 10a-4p (Sunday too)
Tour the schooner Amistad, a replica of the historic ship that became famous after a group of enslaved Africans led a successful revolt and won their freedom in the U.S. Supreme Court, will drop anchor at Martha’s Vineyard for Juneteenth weekend. Free.
⭐👨👩👧 Children's Fair at Chilmark Church, 10a-12p
Fun activities and games for all. There will be arts and crafts projects, face painting, food, bouncy house, pony rides and more! Free for all ages.
⭐Guided Walk at Quansoo Farm at 10a
⭐👨👩👧 🎵🎨Harborfest at Oak Bluffs Harbor, 10a-6p
Music, food, artisans and entertainment all day. Kick off the summer season with this Island tradition!
Sandcastle Contest - North Bluff Beach 11-2
⭐Strawberry Festival at Morning Glory Farm, 10a-12:30p
Strawberries, treats, hayrides, games and more!
🔄👨👩👧🎨Chilmark Flea Market at 142 North Rd, 9a-2p
Outdoor flea market offering antiques, imports, vintage finds and high-quality handmade items from Vineyard artists. Free entry and parking.
🔄👨👩👧West Tisbury Farmers' Market at Ag Hall, 9a-12p
Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. Restrooms and parking available.
✊🏿👨👩👧🎵Annual Juneteenth Jubilee Cultural Festival at Trinity Park Tabernacle, 12:30-7p
Learn more about Martha’s Vineyard history; join for a fireside chat with Pulitzer Prize winner Nikole Hannah-Jones, and continue with cultural performances by Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Christian Sands; world-renowned actress Lynn Whitfield; founder of Rock Noire, musician/vocalist Grace Gibson; harpist Tulani, local performers Sean and Siren; and more.
Juneteenth Jubilee Cultural Festival is free and open to all.
Afterparty at 11 Circuit, 9-12:30p
✊🏿👨👩👧🎵Festive Juneteenth Picnic on the Lawn at Edgartown Library, 1-3:30
Chef Look will be cooking on the grill, serving up a family-style lunch accompanied by live music from Andrew Sue Wing, a Boston-based singer/songwriter, and guitarist specializing in R&B. This a family-friendly event and is free and open to the public.
⭐🎟️Taste of the Vineyard: Patrons Party and Auction at Dr. Daniel Fisher House, 5:30p / $375 tickets
✊🏿🎟️Juneteenth Celebration Screening of Spike Lee's The Original Kings of Comedy, at The Strand, 7:15p
⭐🎟️The 43rd Annual Bloomsday Celebration at Katharine Cornell Theatre, 8p /$25
Bloomsday Celebration of music, drama and humor based on the writings of James Joyce.
🔄👨👩👧🎨Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival at Grange Hall, 10a-2p
Weekly art show where the public can meet more than 70 Island 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.
Free parking, free admission, great food and a playground for kids.
🔄👨👩👧🎵🎨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
⭐👨👩👧Father's Day Tour of Shenandoah at Black Dog Wharf, 9a-5p / Free
⭐✊🏿 Juneteenth Jubilee Festival: The Impact of Black Media and Culture at Union Chapel, 12p
⭐✊🏿 🎟️NAACP Martha's Vineyard Branch presents Second Annual Taste of Juneteenth at PA Club, 6-9p / $50 tickets
A food sampling showcase of local BIPOC chefs, featuring soulfully inspired dishes that reflect the Black cultural experience, fused with diverse cultures and traditions.
More Juneteenth Events happening on Monday, June 19 - Check the Vineyard Gazette for details!
Save The Date
June 20 - Juneteenth Potluck at OB Library, 5:30p
June 21 - Chappaquiddick Community Center Potluck, 6-8p
June 22-25 - FILMUSIC Festival at MV Film Center tickets
June 22 - Strawberry Season in the FARM Kitchen, 10a-12p tickets
June 22 - Farmer Panel: Raising Livestock on MV, 5:30p info
June 23-24 - Howes House Annual Art Show and Sale, 12-4p
June 23 - Shabbat Dinner at Chabad, 6:30p
June 23-24 - The Campaign that Failed: A Theatrical Reimaging of Mark Twain’s Short Story at Tisbury Ampitheater, 6p tickets
June 24 - Sandglass Theater presents Feral at The Yard, 7-9p info
June 25 - Chappy Point to Point, 8:30a info
June 26 - 14th Annual Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard Garden Party at Daggett House, 5:30p tickets
June 28 - 1st Annual Martha's Vineyard Psychedelic Summit, 3p info
June 28 - The Fairfield County Children's Choir Show, 7p
June 29 - Black and White Show by Kin
June 30 - We Swim, We Talk, We Go To War at MV Playhouse, 7p tickets
June 30 - Songwriters for Elder Housing at Trinity Park Tabernacle, 7:30p tickets
July 1 - Vineyard Legacy Party
July 1 - Island Chorus Concert at Tabernacle, 8p
July 4 - Edgartown Parade + Fireworks
July 7-9 - Vineyard Cup Regatta info
July 8 - Tisbury Street Fair, 6:30p
July 23 - Possible Dreams Fundraiser
July 31-August 18 - MV Comedy Fest
Chilmark Flea Market - Wednesdays + Saturdays, 9a-12p
West Tisbury Farmers Market - Wednesdays + Saturdays, 9a-12p
Music in the Square at Eisenhauer Gallery, Thursdays, 6-8p
Vineyard Antique and Flea 2023 at Grange Hall - Fridays, 9a-3p
Vineyard Haven Band Summer Concerts at Ocean Park - Sundays, 7:30p
Musical Mondays at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Mondays, 6:30p
Johnny Hoy at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Fridays, 6:30p
Edgartown Village Market at Dr. Daniel Fisher House, Tuesdays, 9a-2p
Martha’s Vineyard Drive-In - Fridays + Saturdays, 8:30p
First Friday at Owen Park - First Fridays, 4-11p
Oak Bluffs Open Market at Washington Park, Sundays, 10a-2p
Sundays in the Park Concerts at Ocean Park, Sundays, 5:30-7:30p
For Save the Dates for August and Beyond, check out the full list in our App.