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.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Today is Columbus Day, here's a run down of what's open/closed
All municipal, state and federal offices and facilities will be closed. This includes schools, town halls, libraries and all Island post offices. Liquor stores: Open at the owner's discretion. Retail and convenience stores: Open at the owner's discretion. Restaurants and bars: Most will be open, but call ahead. It's up to the owner.
Friday, October 7, 2011
Festivals for chocolate, popcorn and apples and yoga, plus a Columbus Day Road Race, will keep you occupied over the long weekend.
Columbus Day Road Race The annual Columbus Day 5K Road Race and One-Mile Fun Run around East Chop takes place Sunday, October 9 at 10:30 a.m., with the road race beginning one half hour later. Pre-registration is $15, and takes place at the Wesley Hotel on Saturday, October 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. Same-day registration is $20. Popcorn Festival The Native Earth Teaching Farm is hosting a Popcorn Festival on Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring taste tests and plenty of popcorn for both animals and people. There will also be a demonstration of natural dyeing techniques used to color the farm's wool yarn with dyes made from local plants and fun fall games! Harvest Festival Vineyard Gardens will host an annual Harvest Festival …