Since 1958 the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs has been the host of the All-Island Art Show.

August 8, 2023

Island audiences — including families with small children — have flocked to Twelfth Night since it opened at the Tisbury Amphitheatre, leading the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse to extend its run through August 12.

August 7, 2023

Owners of vintage Land Rovers took over Katama to display their vehicles, trade stories, and take pictures.

August 7, 2023

Dock Dance shows are the place to be, and the mostly young crowd gathers on Tuesday evenings at Memorial Wharf in Edgartown.

August 7, 2023

The 2023 Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival was a three-day celebration of the written word, from journalism to novels to non-fiction books tackling a wide range of subjects.

August 7, 2023

To understand the place of August in the arc of the Vineyard year, you need only the simplest of tools. A calendar and a dictionary will do.

August 6, 2023

Meet the Fleet returned to Dutcher Dock in Menemsha inviting the public to interact with the fishing community, view Coast Guard drills, enjoy friendly competitions, sample seafood, and dance to Island bands. The event was hosted by the Martha's Vineyard Fishermen's Preservation Trust.

August 5, 2023

The arrival of the Blue Origin space capsule came via ferry, and then transported to Dennis P. Alley (Waban) Park in Oak Bluffs.

August 4, 2023

Now, as the midpoint of summer rushes toward us, it is apparent that the days are drawing in. Dawn is more grudging with its earliest light, and evening shadows grow long before we are quite ready for darkness to come.

July 30, 2023

July is prime season for shorebirds and summer residents. It is also the season for baby birds, and adult birds are busy bringing food to their young. Southbound migrants are also starting to appear.

July 25, 2023

The season grows with summer activities scheduled for everywhere and seemingly at once. The trick on the Vineyard at this time of year is to slow down enough to enjoy some of what the Island offers in summer. You cannot explore everything. But the fun is trying to.

July 23, 2023

Over the weekend, the Portugese-American Club hosted its annual Holy Ghost Festival. The parade and feast are favorites of Islanders of all backgrounds for their traditionals, great food, and plenty of entertainment for everyone.

July 17, 2023

Light music played along Dukes County avenue in Oak Bluffs on Saturday evening as the first arts district stroll of the season invited art lovers to slow down and enjoy the work of different artists and galleries located on the short stretch of road.

July 17, 2023

More than 16 catboats participated in the Catboat Rendezvous in the procession of sail — from the Katama Narrows, by Memorial Wharf and out to Edgartown Outer Harbor.

July 16, 2023

Dense fog blankets Island shorelines and fields every morning and later in the evening, softening edges on the Vineyard and captivating photographers with its ethereal beauty.

July 16, 2023

“Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in,” wrote Thoreau. “I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains.” Island summer, in its very evanescence, is a glimpse of eternity.

July 14, 2023