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Martha's Vineyard is an Island located to the south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. The Island is made up of the 6 small towns of Aquinnah (formally known as Gay Head), Chilmark, West Tisbury, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Tisbury (which includes the village of Vineyard haven.

Traveling to Martha's Vineyard will require a boat, plane or the most popular way to cross the ocean is by ferry and the Steamship Authority is one of the most popular ferry service in the area.

Martha' Vineyard has been a favorite vacation destination for the rich and famous for generations including President Bill Clinton and the most recent high profile visitor has been President Barack Obama has the First Family. You don't need to be royalty to visit Martha's vineyard, with plenty of accommodations, restaurants and beaches to choose from.

Chappaquiddick is a small island attached to the Vineyard and is part of Edgartown, in July of 1969 U.S. Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy drove off the bridge that coneected the small Island which resulted in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne.

In 1974, Steven Spilberg spent the whole summer filming the movie Jaws on the island and waters of Martha's Vineyard. When the movie was released in the summer of 1975, it changed the way people entered the ocean for a swim forever.

Actor John Belushi is Buried on Martha's Vineyard in the town of Chilmark. Although his body was moved to a nearby location, his grave at Abel's Hill Cemetery remains a popular place for visitors.

When you visit the Island you will find many natural beauties to enjoy from biking and hiking to bird watching and taking photos of the Aquinnah Cliffs, or ever-changing beaches.

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Poucha Pond Self-Guided Kayak Tour


When: Jul 1, 2016 9 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Single Kayak: $20/hr; Double Kayak/Canoe: $30/hr; Paddleboard: $20/hr

(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09 )
kayak/Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals


When: Jul 1, 2016 9 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Single Kayak: $20/hr; Double Kayak/Canoe: $30/hr; Paddleboard: $20/hr

(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09 )
Kayak Discovery Tour


When: Jul 1, 2016 10 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $30; Nonmember Adult: $40; All Children: $18

(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10 )
Art on the Vine presented by The Agora Culture
Art on the Vine presented by The Agora Culture is set to transform Martha’s Vineyard with a one-day art exhibition featuring 25 contemporary multicultural artists, 100 available works, and educational panels for new and seasoned collectors. Art on the Vine is the first major multicultural arts event that brings together art appreciators, collectors, up-and-coming artists, institutions, and the merely curious for a one-of-a-kind cultural explosion. The event will take place at the distinguished Dr. Fisher House in Edgartown on August 16, 2016. 

When: Aug 16, 2016 3 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts (Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15 )
Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish
Our first night of the season at The Port hunter. Come early and eat their great food

When: May 29, 2016 10 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts (Sun, 29 May 2016 22 )
Design the Second Half of Your Life
Align with Your Heart: NEW POSSIBILITIES FOR MIDLIFE WOMEN Are you ready to listen to the beat of your heart? The heart is a vital and powerful muscle that not only keeps us alive but can add life to our years. When we listen to its beat, we experience more joy, real relationships and more work flow. Learn how working women in midlife have aligned with their heart to make decisions and navigate change in the second half of life. JOIN KELLEY CONNORS, WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT COACH, WRITER AND CONSULTANT, FOR PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON THIS TOPIC. Sunday, June 5 TH at the Harbor View Hotel | 11 AM –12 PM Kelley Connors is a health communications consultant, writer, speaker and midlife women’s coach. She is a trained health and wellness coach, and yoga teacher and has a Masters degree in Public Health from Boston University School of Medicine. She is talking to lots of women in midlife, and is writing a book on their journeys. Contact Kelley at Kelley@kc-health.com for more information. 

When: Jun 5, 2016 11 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts (Sun, 05 Jun 2016 11 )
The Jauntee
Age Limit: All Ages

The Jauntee



When: Jul 16, 2016 9 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 16 Jul 2016 21 )
Shorebird Tour


When: Jun 11, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $15; Member Child: $9; Nonmember Adult: $25; Nonmember Child: $15

(Sat, 11 Jun 2016 00 )
Capture the Landscape - Photography Workshop


When: Jun 18, 2016 10 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member: $32; Nonmember: $40

(Sat, 18 Jun 2016 10 )
DJ AP


When: May 30, 2016 10 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts (Mon, 30 May 2016 22 )
DJ AP


When: Jun 4, 2016 10 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Jun 2016 22 )
The Jauntee
Age Limit: All Ages

The Jauntee



When: Jul 15, 2016 9 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21 )
Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish
Port Hunter after Taste of the Vineyard....???!!!

When: Jun 16, 2016 10 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22 )
Beach Walks - Spring Series


When: Jun 26, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $5; Member Child: $3; Nonmember Adult: $10; Nonmember Child:$6

(Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00 )
Touch Tank Discovery


When: Jul 5, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member: Free; Nonmember: $5.

(Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00 )
Touch Tank Discovery


When: Jul 7, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member: Free; Nonmember: $5.

(Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00 )
Explore the Salt Marsh


When: Jul 6, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Child: $9; Nonmember Child: $15; Adults: FREE

(Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00 )
Roosevelt Dime
Age Limit: 21+

Roosevelt Dime



When: Aug 26, 2016 10 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Free to the public (Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22 )
Explore the Shore


When: Jul 1, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $20; Nonmember Adult: $25; All Children: $12

(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00 )
Explore the Shore


When: Jul 1, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $20; Nonmember Adult: $25; All Children: $12

(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00 )
Beachside Fun


When: Jul 1, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Child: $5; Nonmember Child: $10; Adults: FREE

(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00 )
Great Goldfish Day


When: Jul 8, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE

(Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00 )
kayak/Canoe/Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals


When: Jun 15, 2016 10 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Single Kayak: $20/hr; Double Kayak/Canoe: $30/hr; Paddleboard: $20/hr

(Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10 )
Vivian Male Live in Concert. -- 5th Anniversary Concert at Martha's Vineyard
Vivian Male is a dynamic and soulful entertainer whose  musical selections and renditions of smooth jazz, R&B, and pop adult contemporary music have earned her a loyal, broad-based following.  As a vocalist, her thoughtful interpretations draw you into her space and create an intimate setting for her audiences.  Vivian has delighted her Martha's Vineyard (MV) audiences during four SOLD OUT annual concerts. Vivian's CD, "Our Day Will Come" is an MV classic.  Her music is enjoyed across the United States, as well as internationally--from Europe to The Phillipines, and from Brazillj to South Africa,  Vivian was a featured vocalist for the New England Emmy Awards, and was inducted into Boston's "Steppin' Out" Hall of Fame with George Benson. Over the years Vivian has performed with recording artists Walter Beasley, Andre' Ward, Ray Greene, Armsted Christian, Frank Wilkins, and Tiny Tavares.  For this concert, the lineup is:  Rollins Ross - Music Director and keyboards, Daniel Day - bass, David Fuller - drums, Pat Loomis - saxophone,  and Antonio Loomis - guitar.  You also never know if Vivian will have a surprise guest! Vivian's new CD is in production.  At least a sneak preview is promised!  Don't miss this exciting, special 5th Anniversary MV VConcert!   Purchase tickets:  Advance, $35.  At door, $45. Vivian's website is: vivianmale.com  For questions, call 508-808-0300 Transportation from the concert to the 9:30 p.m. ferry is available for $12 cash by reserving a seat in advance at mvexecutivetransport@gmail.com.  Reference the Vivian Male Concert, along with your name, phone number, and number of seats needed.  _____________________

When: Aug 11, 2016 7 PM in Edgartown, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19 )
Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Conference
Topics of Interest: Dynamics of Katama Bay (Open Vs. Closed) Island-wide updates on coastal projects Impacts to natural resources Management issues Current research underway

When: Jun 6, 2016 9 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts (Mon, 06 Jun 2016 09 )
Shorebird Tour


When: Jun 4, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $15; Member Child: $9; Nonmember Adult: $25; Nonmember Child: $15

(Sat, 04 Jun 2016 00 )
Explore the Night Sky


When: Jun 4, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $5; Member Child: $3; Nonmember Adult: $10; Nonmember Child:$6

(Sat, 04 Jun 2016 00 )
2nd Annual Father's Day CAR-B-Q Classic Auto Show
Register now to enter your classic car in the 2nd Annual Father's Day Car-B-Q Classic. The Island's finest classic auto event begins with a power cruise and ends at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown, where the show and fun begins. Cars will be judged in several categories and winners receive trophies sponsored by VIti Auto Group. Enjoy ice cold beverages and hot barbecue cooked right on the spot, Check out the best rides on the Island and take in a photo exhibit of old Vineyard automobiles courtesy of Martha's Vineyard Museum Proceeds benefit The Fallen Firefighters Fund. Stay tuned for the season-ending Tisbury Firefighters Car Show -- Labor Day Sunday at the MV Regional High School!



When: Jun 19, 2016 9:15:00 AM to Jun 19, 2016 1 PMin Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: 35 - 35 USD (Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:15:00 )
Beach Walks - Spring Series


When: May 29, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $5; Member Child: $3; Nonmember Adult: $10; Nonmember Child:$6

(Sun, 29 May 2016 00 )
Cape Poge Lighthouse Tour


When: May 29, 2016 12 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member Adult: $20; Nonmember Adult: $25; All Children: $12

(Sun, 29 May 2016 00 )

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