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Weekend Planner: June 9 - 10

A round up of great events happening on Martha's Vineyard this weekend

SATURDAY JUNE 9th

Arts, Film & Music

There will be a celebration of Rose Treat’s life today at . Enjoy stories, art, and music. Participants are invited to share their Rose Treat collages. 10 am. For more information, call Steve Lohman at 508-560-1141.

 

The presents tonight at the in Vineyard Haven. screens at 8 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes prior to screening time. $8/ $5 for film society members at the door only. Doors open at 7:30, film starts at 8 pm. A short introduction precedes the screening. For more information, visit mvfilmsociety.com or call 508-696-9369.

 

Tonight at see , DJ Topsytail and Supa Ricky Prime play at Hooked Island Fish House in Oak Bluffs. $10 and are available at ticketsmv.com. 9 pm. For information, call 508-685-4993.

 

Fundraisers

The Vineyard Committee on Hunger Bread Sale happens today under the Linden Tree on Main Street in Vineyard Haven. Donated baked goods welcome between 8:30 am - 10 am. All proceeds help to relieve hunger on the Island. 9 am - 2 pm.

 

Tonight there is a Benefit Dinner for Rick Vanderhoop at the in Aquinnah. Friends and family are raising money to assist with the cost of chemotherapy treatments for Rick Vanderhoop who has been fighting prostate cancer since 2007. Recently the potentially life-saving medications that are necessary to treat his illness have become unaffordable. Musicians Kate Taylor and Jennifer Clarke will perform, there will be a pig roast dinner, food by , The and the Aquinnah Shop. There will also be a silent auction. $50. Cash bar. 6 pm – 10 pm.

 

Kids & Family

Today is the 5th Annual Lighthouse Challenge brought to you by the Martha's Vineyard Museum, Trustees of Reservations and Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce. Tour the Island and visit the Vineyard's five beautiful and well-preserved lighthouses and the first order Fresnel Lens located on the Museum campus. Learn about maritime history while enjoying the beautiful vistas and scenic waters. $15 per person/$25 per family includes visits inside the East Chop, Edgartown and Gay Head lighthouses, the grounds at the West Chop Lighthouse, and admission to the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

The starts today at the in West Tisbury.  Fresh local produce, baked goods and more. 9 am - Noon.

Today at Saturday Art Adventure, it’s Beauty in Bloom for ages 3 to 8 with Lani Carney. $45. 9 am – Noon. For more information, call 508-693-1850 or visit featherstoneart.org.

 

Sports

Baseball returns to the Island today as the play their opening game against the Nashua Silver Knights at . will perform. Admission is free for little and junior leagues. 5 pm. For more information, visit mvsharks.com.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 10th

 

Arts, Film & Music

The Vineyard Artisans Festival takes place at the in West Tisbury today. Free parking, free admission. Rain or shine. 10 am - 2 p.m.

 

There are two Opening Receptions today at: in the Virginia Weston Besse Gallery and Across the Pond and Back in the Pebble Gallery Inas Al-soqi and Marshall Pratt. 4 pm – 6 pm. For more information, visit featherstoneart.org.

 

Kids & Family

Graduation takes place today at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs. 1 pm.

 

Nightlife

Tonight there is a Wedding Party at . There will be music, food and a cash bar. Wear your wedding outfit and get in free. 7 pm.

 

Sports

play the U.S. Military All Stars today at . Music provided by Mike Benjamin. Admission is free for veterans. 5 pm. For details, visit mvsharks.com.

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