Blast Off in Oak Bluffs
The skies above Oak Bluffs will turn all manner of bright colors and shapes on Friday, August 16 at the annual Oak Bluffs fireworks.
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Illumination, Fair, Fireworks: Vineyard Hits High Notes of Summer
Julia Wells

With Illumination Night, the Agricultural Fair and Oak Bluffs fireworks all on the docket, this week marks the high point of traditional summer events on Martha’s Vineyard. It all begins at sundown tonight, with the 150th Grand Illumination.

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Oak Bluffs Fireworks Are a Blast
Friday's the night, August 17, when the skies above Oak Bluffs light up in color. The annual Oak Bluffs fireworks begin around 9 p.m., with a band concert starting at 8 p.m.
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Grand Illumination, Ag Fair, Fireworks

Illumination, the Agricultural Fair, the Oak Bluffs Fireworks, it’s all happening this coming week, the end of summer bonanza that keeps on giving.

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The Lasting Allure of Fire in the Sky
Ted Sutton

The key ingredient in fireworks was invented in the ninth century by the Chinese to ward off evil spirits.

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Oak Bluffs Fireworks Set for Sunday

The rescheduled fireworks are set to go off at dusk on Sunday, August 20, over Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs.

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New Sponsor Ignites Oak Bluffs Fireworks
Heather Hamacek

The fate of the iconic annual August fireworks show in Oak Bluffs is no longer in jeopardy: Summercamp, formerly the Wesley Hotel, has made a three-year financial commitment to the event.

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After 40 Years, Oak Bluffs Fireworks May Go Out With a Bang
Heather Hamacek

The 40th anniversary of the annual Oak Bluffs fireworks display will be the biggest yet, and may be the last.

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Oak Bluffs Fireworks Show Is Dazzling Display
Alison Mead

Blankets and beach chairs dotted Ocean Park by early afternoon on Friday as fireworks revelers marked their spots for the annual display.

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Fireworks Tonight, Plan Ahead for Increased Security
Olivia Hull

The annual fireworks show returns tonight with promise of a spectacular show, but also increased security.

“There are going to be some noticeable changes to events this year,” police chief Erik Blake informed the town selectmen at a recent annual summer taxpayers meeting.

The show attracts thousands to Ocean Park.

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