Events

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August

An Evening with David Sedaris

Location: Old Whaling Church, Edgartown

August 1, 2015

Tweaking the familiar until it warps, acclaimed author David Sedaris delivers laughs and insights with comedy from his peculiar American childhood, his strange career path, and his move to France as an expat. Held at the Old Whaling Church in historic Edgartown, the event is one not to be missed. 

 

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

Location: Island-Wide

Combining the laid back beach style of the island of Martha’s Vineyard, a passionate audience of film and culture enthusiasts with the buzz and excitement of a festival celebrating films from across the globe – The Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is presented by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society. The Film Society presents award-winning feature films, documentaries, animation, and shorts from around the world, paired with topical speakers throughout the year. We aim to bring together people of all ages, foster appreciation of the world’s diversity and stimulate discussion through the universal language of film.

Martha's Vineyard Book Festival

Location: The Vineyard

July 31- August 2, 2015

The Martha's Vineyard Book Festival features authors not only of national acclaim, but local heroes as well. With a diversity of genres, the event brings together some of the country's leading authors and local talent for two days of readings, panel discussions, author interviews, and book signings. The weekend-long, family-friendly event is free to the public, but the kickoff event on Friday, "Whatever Happened to Post-Racial America," is not.  

The Moth

August 7, 2015

This national radio show and podcast is dedicated to the art and craft of live storytelling, with unique voices and true stories showcasing a range of human experiences. This summer, The Moth will be hosting You Are Here: The Moth of Martha's Vineyard at the open-air space of the historic Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs. 

Harlem Fine Arts Show

Location: Harbor View Hotel

August 10-12, 2015

The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) is the largest traveling African Diasporic art show in the United States, currently touring New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, and Martha's Vineyard. Come view and/or purchase incredible works from acclaimed artists and visionaries including Frank Frazier, Verna Hart, and Jonathan Romain. 

African American Film Festival

Location: The Vineyard

August 10-15, 2015

Now in its 13th year, the Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival showcases some of the brightest and emerging film produced by and starring African Americans from around the globe. Feature films, documentaries, and short films - plus evening events and themed parties - make up the week-long event. 

Grand Illumination Night

Location: Oak Bluffs Campground Association

August 19, 2015

Enjoy the community sing and the unique beauty of each gingerbread cottage when illuminated only by paper lanterns. A Vineyard Classic

MV Agricultural Society Fair

Location: MV Agricultural Society

August 20, 2015

Rides, food, animals and the frying pan toss. The Dukes County Fair is an absolute must do for summer fun. One of the oldest Fairs in the nation.

October

MV Food and Wine Festival

Location: Town of Edgartown

October 15-19, 2015

The Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival (MVFWF), hosted by the Edgartown Board of Trade, has quickly grown into a world-class wine and culinary extravaganza on Martha’s Vineyard and has become a signature for the Town of Edgartown. Call hotel for details.

December

Christmas at Hob Knob

Location: Hob Knob

December 23-26

Visit Hob Knob for Christmas! Enjoy the beautiful decorations in downtown Edgartown, a nice Christmas morning fire, farm-to-table breakfast each morning and some quality time with family.

New Year's Eve

Location: Hob Knob

December 31- January 1

Enjoy the Edgartown nightlife and kickoff the New Year at Hob Knob!

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