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😂 Weekend Update: 8/11-8/13
comedy fest, chilmark road race, natural hair festival, jazz, deco soiree, kids fest, art show + more
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What To Do This Weekend
🔄👨👩👧🎨Vineyard Antique and Flea at Grange Hall, 9a-3p
🔄🎟️🎵Friday at Featherstone: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, 6:30p / tickets
🔄🎟️🎵 Vineyard Sound at Federated Church, 5-6p
🔄🎟️🎬👨👩👧The Vineyard's Drive-In: Marcel the Shell with Shoes On at 8:30p / tickets
🔄👨👩👧🎵Sunset Concert Series: Dukes of Circuit Ave at Trinity Park Tabernacle, 6-7:30p
⭐MV Comedy Fest- D.L. Hughley at The Strand, events all weekend / info
⭐Flower Crown Fun for Families at FARM Institute, 10a / info
⭐Fly Fishing Film Tour 2023 at Kismet Outfitters, 6p
⭐MVAAFF Continues this weekend - full schedule and info here
🔄👨👩👧🎨Chilmark Flea Market at 142 North Rd, 9a-2p
🔄👨👩👧West Tisbury Farmers' Market at Ag Hall, 9a-12p
🔄👨👩👧🎟️ Barnyard Buddies at FARM Institute, 9:30a / info
🔄🎟️🎬👨👩👧The Vineyard's Drive-In: E.T. The Extra-Terrestial at 8:30p / tickets
⭐ Chilmark Road Race, 10:30a / info
Since 1978, the Chilmark Road Race (5K) has been run along beautiful but oh-so-hilly Middle Road. Proceeds from the race are donated to the Town Affairs Council to assist in the operations of the Chilmark Community Center and make scholarships to year-round residents possible.
⭐ SOulFully Textured, A Natural Hair Festival at Waban Park, 11a-5p / info
An experience in and celebration of textured natural hair and embracing your full self.The festival is a family-friendly event designed to be fun, impactful and empowering. Festivalgoers enjoy an interactive day featuring cultural and educational workshops and coversations, a curated vendor marketplace, lawn games and more.
⭐ Soul of Sonoma on the Vineyard 2023 at Dr. Daniel Fisher House, 3-7p / info
Join us for an intimate tasting experience unlike any other setting on Martha’s Vineyard. Each table may seat up to 6 guests and attendees are also invited to stroll the lovely gardens during the event. Get your group together and enjoy an afternoon of wine tastings, great food, and much more. Wine lovers will sample wine from award-winning black- and women-owned wineries as they dine al fresco in the lush English Garden.
⭐ Jazz on the Vineyard at Island Alpaca, 5-8p / info
Presented by New Orleans & Company, this afternoon of jazz features Grammy nominee Somi and NEA Jazz Master Big Chief Donald Harrison.
This event is a fundraiser to benefit Student Achievement Through Opportunity.
⭐Meet the Reptiles at Felix Neck, 2-3p
This Island is filled with some amazing reptiles. What are reptiles? Are they slimy? Cold-blooded? We'll answer these questions and more while meeting some of Felix Neck's live reptile ambassadors! This program is free and all are welcome!
⭐Oak Bluffs Arts District Stroll on Dukes County Ave, 4-7p / info
Dukes County Avenue Art District galleries will open their doors and invite the public for art, socializing and entertainment
⭐A Summer Soiree: Deco Dreams at MV Museum, 6-9p / info
In an homage to our founding year, on August 12th the Museum will host a night of art deco glitz and glamour to enjoy with friends and loved ones. Dress in your best art deco-inspired fashion and sip on specialty cocktails, dance to live music from The Sultans, take artful shots in our photo booth, and explore the Museum’s exhibits after hours.
🔄👨👩👧🎨Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival at Grange Hall, 10a-2p
🔄👨👩👧🎵🎨Oak Bluffs Open Market at Washington Park, 9a-1p
🔄👨👩👧🎵Music in the Park - Concerts at Ocean Park, 5:30 and 7:30p
🔄Public Farm Tour at The Grey Barn, 10a
🔄🎟️🎵 Vineyard Sound at United Methodist Church, 7-8p
🔄🎵Sunday at Sea at Federated Church of MV, 8p
⭐ MVCMA Annual Children's Festival at The Tabernacle, 2-5p / info
The Children's Festival is back! Join us on the Tabernacle lawns for games and activities for kids of all ages.
⭐ Living Landmarks: Scrimshaw at The Carnegie Opening Reception, 4-6p
⭐ Anonymous Art Show and Fundraiser at Featherstone Center for the Arts, 5:30-7:30 / info
Anonymous Art is a fun and creative art show featuring 6"x6" works of art donated by local artists. All anonymously created artwork is for sale for $100 with both professional and novice artists participating. $25 admission to the event includes wine, beer and appetizers as well as your chance to win!
⭐ Comedy Night 2023 to Benefit Vineyard House at Old Whaling Church, 7p
Back by popular demand is headliner Monique Marvez, along with Greg Hahn and Special Guests! Tickets are available now - $50 in advance and $60 at the door.
Save The Date
August 14 - HBCU Arts Festival 2023 at Union Chapel / info
August 14 - Martha's Vineyard Soulfest Concert at MV Performing Arts / info
August 16 - Grand Illumination Night at Trinity Park / info
August 17 - Save the Date: Black Fashion Weekend / info
August 17-20 - 161st Annual Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair and Livestock Show / info
August 17-19 - Martha's Vineyard Festival of Laughs / info
August 17 - 50th Anniversary Hip Hop Tribute / info
August 18 - Oak Bluffs Fireworks
August 19 - 5K Run for Jabberwocky / info
August 22-24 - Black Economic Forum / info
August 23 - Cinema Circus at Grange Hall / info
August 25-27 - Beach Road Weekend at Veterans Memorial Park / info
September 1-3 - Vineyard Artisans 28th Annual Labor Day Festival at Ag Hall / info
September 9 - Martha's Vineyard Wind Festival at Ocean Park / info
For Save the Dates for September and Beyond, check out the full list in our App.