Friday, May 10, 2013
Here are the dates to mark on your calendar for Martha's Vineyard in 2013 — including the opening of the MV Sharks baseball season, the 4th of July parade and fireworks, Illumination Night and the Agricultural Fair.
What's happening on Martha's Vineyard in 2013? Plenty! Here's a round-up of dates to remember for the months ahead. If you have something we should add, please tell us in the comments: Is there something we missed or got wrong? Do you have an event to add? Leave a comment below, and make sure you've posted your event in our calendar for all to see. It's a free service and Facebook login is available. Stay Patched in all year long! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on Twitter | Like Martha's Vineyard Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Start a blog and share your views.
Friday, March 22, 2013
When is Illumination Night? The Fair? Parades? Fireworks? Bass Derby? Here's where to find all the important dates for 2013 events on Martha's Vineyard.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
PJ Martinez came in first place in the 4th of July Run the Chop Challenge
Mudrick's Fudge sponsored their annual Run the Chop Challenge 5 mile road race yesterday that kicked off at the Tisbury School. About 430 people participated, with PJ Martinez coming first with a time of 28:57. The first woman to cross the finish line was Alex Doll from Bethesda Maryland. Although it was an exciting race with a lot of quick finishes, the purpose of the event was to raise money for Island kids. Volunteer Kathy O'Sullivan explained, "All proceeds from the race goes to kids' charities. So it's really cool. There's no expenses that we take out of the proceeds."
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Liquor stores on Martha's Vineyard expect large sales on the Fourth of July.
The Fourth of July is arguably one of the biggest holidays on the Vineyard. Cookouts, fireworks, and the Edgartown Parade draw crowds from around the country. Crowds that are ready to celebrate. So what does this mean for liquor stores on the island? An employee of Vineyard Wine and Spirits in Oak Bluffs, Chris, expects everying to sell out. "I mean, Christmas, Easter and the 4th of July...those are our three biggest days. The Fourth of July is probably our biggest." The most popular drink of choice is beer. "Beer. All beer. Corona...everything. Everything goes," he said. Manager of Vineyard Wine and Spirits, Vera-Jean Clements, is used to the social scene in Oak Bluffs. "The town gets crazy, but the town is crazy all summer anyway so you…
Happy Fourth of July Martha’s Vineyard!
1. For more information about Fourth of July festivities in Edgartown, click here. For a map of today’s parade route, click here. 2. Murdick's 5 Mile Run the Chop Challenge starts this morning at the Tisbury School. Proceeds go to the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program. Registration will take place from 7 am to 8:45 am ($5 Fun Race and $25 Classic) on race day. The first 250 registered runners will get free Run the Chop t-shirts. 8:30 am start for children 12 and under in the Fun Race and a 9 am start for the adults. For more information, visit runthechop.murdicks.com. 3. Flatbread Company offers an alternative to the parade tomorrow with their first Family Dance-O-Rama of the season. Join DJ Shizz on the Island's largest dance floor …
Friday, June 29, 2012
With car reservations sold out and long waiting lists, the Island looking at a very busy 4th of July week
Friday, June 29, 2012
According to NECN, the 4th of July week will see close to 80,000 people traveling to the Island. “The weather forecast is looking great and we typically carry about 80,000 passengers to Martha’s Vineyard during a typical fourth of July week,” said Wayne Lamson, general manager of the Steamship Authority. “At the moment everything is sold out for vehicle reservations through Wednesday,” said Lamson who encouraged passengers who don’t have a reservation to check for updates on the Steamship Authority website. For those travelers coming with bikes or on foot, there is no problem with passenger capacity.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Murdick's Fudge is sponsoring a 5 mile road race on the Fourth of July to support Martha's Vineyard kids.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Sonia Groff
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
When: July 4, 2012 8:30am Fun Run for kids ages 12 and under 9:00am Classic 5 mile Run the Chop Where: Tisbury School on Spring Street Entry Fee: $20 before July 4 $25 day of race $5 kids race Registration: 7am - 8:45am race day ** for pre-registation go to Murdick's Fudge