Weekend Update: 6/17-6/19 ✊🏿
Father's Day, Juneteenth and OB Harborfest!
Happy Father’s Day, especially to our MVacay Dad and Husband, Courtland on his first one as a father to our daughter Evy. You can catch us celebrating by doing his favorite thing - walking the stroller along State beach on our way to pick up a meatlovers pizza from Edgartown Pizza and a Reeses Blizzard from Dairy Queen.
🗺️ ICYMI: We released our Outdoor Dining Guide guide this week. Cheers!
☀️ Weather Report: It should be rain-free, with lows of 52 and highs of 69 on Saturday and a bit more overcast 65 on Sunday.
What To Do This Weekend
🔄 = Weekly Recurring Event 👨👩👧 = Family Friendly Event 🎟️ = Tickets Needed
🥼Bioblitz @ Long Point, 5p
The Martha's Vineyard Atlas of Life is planning an intensive survey of the wildlife of Long Point Wildlife Refuge. Running from 5 p.m. June 17 to 5 p.m. June 18, the event brings together wildlife experts and naturalists of all skill levels to study and celebrate the biodiversity. They'll use the "citizen science" platform iNaturalist to gather data and assist with identification. You can sign up in advance here to join a team for a half-day or full-day outing led by an expert naturalist. More Info
🎟️ 👨👩👧 Peter Pan and the Quest to Save Neverland (Play) @ Grange Hall, Thurs/Fri/Sat @ 6p, Sunday 2p Tickets $15
🧘 Restorative Sound Journey @ Peaked Hill Studio, 8:15p
Experience the healing vibrations of sound with Valerie Sonnenthal. Let the soothing frequencies re-tune your nervous system. Tickets, $18
🎨Howes House Annual Art Show and Sale @ 1042 State Road, 12-4, Sat 12-2
✊🏿 Juneteenth Jubilee - Several Events all Weekend Listed HERE
🔄 West Tisbury Farmers Market @ Agricultural Hall, 9a-12p Info
🛥️ 👨👩👧 Harborfest @ Oak Bluffs Harbor, 10a-6p Info
🍓 👨👩👧 Strawberry Celebration + Hay Rides @ Morning Glory Farm, 11a-3p
🎟️ Taste of the Vineyard: Patrons Party and Auction @ Daniel Fisher House, 5-10p / Sold Out
🔄 👨👩👧 Oak Bluffs Open Market @ Washington Park, 10a-2p
Saturday AND Sunday this week - 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
🎟️ 👨👩👧 MV Sharks vs. Mystic Schooners @ MVRHS Field, 6:35p, Tickets $8
🎟️ Bloomsday Celebration of James Joyce 2022 @ First Congregational Church of West Tisbury, 8p $25
🔄 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
✊🏿 Taste of Juneteenth @ PA Club, 6-9p
The Martha's Vineyard Branch of the NAACP presents our first annual Taste of Juneteenth. A food sampling showcase of local BIPOC chefs, featuring soulfully- inspired dishes that reflect the Black cultural experience, fused with diverse cultures & traditions Tickets $45
🚘 👨👩👧 Father's Day Car-B-Q Classic Auto Show and Power Cruise, 11a-1p
Vehicles will originate at the Edgartown Public Library where the power cruise will begin at 11:00 am down to the Winnetu Oceanside Resort. The fun continues, 11 am - 2 pm, at the Winnetu where there will be drinks, food, and fun for the whole family! Info
Save The Date
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
Restaurant Opening + Closures of Note
Larsen’s is back open daily 9a-7p. Home Port is back. Morning Glory Farm opened a food truck open daily with breakfast 6-10am on site.