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🪁 Weekend Update: 9/8-9/10
wind festival, pow wow, potters bowl, international film festival
The post-Labor day calm is here and the sun is still out!
What To Do This Weekend
⭐Summer Soiree at Mariner Gallery, 6-9p
Visit the Mariner Gallery to view its collection of paintings, antiques and sculptures based in classical realism.
🔄👨👩👧West Tisbury Farmers' Market at Ag Hall, 9a-12p (Last Saturday of Season 10/28)
👨👩👧 ⭐ MV Wind Festival at Ocean Park, 10:30-3p / info
Enjoy a day in beautiful Ocean P ark. Bring a kite, buy a kite, or make a kite. Activities include kite making and kite flying for young and old. Free kite making workshops for kids from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Adult flying competitions 1 to 3 p.m. Prizes for kids and adults.
⭐ MV International Film Festival at MV Film Center (9/5-9/10) / info
Now in its 18th year! The recurring theme of the annual Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is “Other Places, Other People;” the festival’s purpose is to encourage attendees to think broadly (about how huge the world of film is) and deeply (about the universal concerns and desires that unite all people). About 90% of all film selections are non-U.S. productions, helping to fulfill the festival mission of promoting cross-cultural understanding through film. Sunday Also
⭐Annual Aquinnah Powwow at Aquinnah Circle at 11:30a (Sun also)
A Pow Wow is a Native American tradition that brings together many different tribes and communities. Pow Wows are cultural celebrations that include dancing, singing, socializing, crafts, arts, and food.
🔄👨👩👧🎵🎨Oak Bluffs Open Market at Washington Park, 10a-2p (Last one 10/8)
🔄👨👩👧🎨Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival at Grange Hall, 10a-2p (Last one 9/24)
🔄👨👩👧🎵Music in the Park - Concerts at Ocean Park, 5:30 (Last one 10/8)
🔄🎵Sunday at Sea at Federated Church of MV, 8p (Last one 10/22)
⭐ Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby BEGINS! / info
⭐ Potters Bowl at Featherstone Center for the Arts, 4-6p
Featherstone's annual Potters Bowl features local potters’ beautiful bowls created throughout the year that are donated for this special fundraiser. Patrons are able to select the handcrafted bowl of their choice and are served locally-made soup from Island restaurants and caterers (along with bread and desserts). It's an affordable, community focused event which also raises needed funds for the art center. $40 per bowl.
Notes of Note
We will add any closings to this section as we are made aware of them!
Nancy’s snack bar closes 9/24 and main restaurant closes 9/17
Home Port has closed it’s back door for the season
Garde East isn’t open for lunch for the rest of the season
Lucy Vincent has no guards for the remainder of the season
More updates here starting next week!
Save The Date
September 16 - Tivoli Day Celebration on Circuit Avenue, OB
September 16 - Jena’s Ring Challenge at the Flying Horses Carousel
September 17 - Kids Derby Day at OB Wharf
September 22 - A Night Called Retro at 11 Circuit, 9p
September 23 - Endless Summer Charity Gala at EYC / info
September 23 - Meet the Fleet at OB Public Library
September 23 - Little Shop of Horrors - Benefit Night at MVPAC / info
September 24 - Vineyard Haven Library 5K Run/Walk to the Chop and Fun Run / info
September 30 - Clamming 101 at Senge Pond / info
October 1 - Gay Head 10k / info
October 1 - 35th Anniversary of MV BIG Golf Fore Kids Tournament at Mink Meadows / info
October 7 - Vineyard Artisans 20th Annual Columbus Day Festival / info
October 7 - Music Movie Marathon at Strand Theatre
October 21 - Martha's Vineyard Brunch Run/Walk / info
For Save the Dates for September and Beyond, check out the full list in our App.