Fun and food for a good cause. The Vineyard House Water Tasting by the Sea annual fundraiser on Thursday, August 8, benefits drug and alcohol abuse recovery.

Simone McCarthy

Seven writers share elemental Martha’s Vineyard experiences.

The Oak Bluffs fireworks don’t just fall from the sky. They’re only possible because of the tireless work of the Oak Bluffs Firemen’s Civic Association (OBFCA), the fundraising arm of the Oak Bluffs Fire Department.

Geoff Currier

The summer truly comes into swing in July, a month bursting with beach time and barbecues.

Simone McCarthy

May and June are the warm-up to summer on Martha’s Vineyard.

Alison L. Mead

Summer lingers into early fall, as warm waters and myriad social events persist.

Simone McCarthy

This month is the culmination of the Island’s delightful summer mayhem.

Simone McCarthy

When the Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF) opened its doors in August 2002, an audience of ten rattled around in the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School auditorium in Oak Bluffs.

Brooks Robards