A booklet circulated to members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) prior to a referendum over the latest plan to bring gaming to Martha’s Vineyard offers the first public details of what the 9,000-square-foot casino in Aquinnah might look like.
With the 154th annual Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair less than a week away, farmers across the Island are preparing goats and alpacas, tomatoes and berries to compete for blue ribbons.
The Aquinnah Cultural Center is hosting the exhibit Captured: 1614 curated by Plymouth 400, which commemorates the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Mayflower and the settlers’ relationship with the native populations.
The Gay Head Gallery sees itself as more than just a place to display art. Instead, Megan Ottens-Sargent, the gallery’s owner, has reinvented the space in the past few years to give it a mission. Specifically, one of environmental activism.
Visitors streamed into Menemsha on Thursday evening for a rare look inside the Island’s commercial fishing industry. The first event drew a young, vibrant crowd to the harbor, where most of the Island’s commercial fleet was docked and fishermen offered demonstrations in their trade.
The ninth annual Sand Sculpture Contest at South Beach, sponsored by the Edgartown Board of Trade, was held on Wednesday. A hippo and a shipwreck took top honors, but for creativity its was hard to beat the octo-minion.
After a friend expressed interest in their bike shop at Five Corners, Bob and Jeannette Breth thought they might take a few years off. Those plans were foiled by the opportunity to make Mr. Breth’s childhood dream come true and open an ice cream shop. Bernie’s Homemade Ice Cream and Fudge was born.
As the years have progressed, Elizabeth Eisenhauer's Eisenhauer Gallery has moved toward more contemporary art, although many of the paintings that she sells still have a nautical or seaside vibe to them.
Sally Taylor’s Consenses art exhibit debuted on the Vineyard in the summer of 2014 with a three day event held at the Grange Hall. This year the exhibit reopened on July 1 in a more permanent space at Midnight Farm.