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MARTHA’S VINEYARD MUSEUM

Situated in the historic district of Edgartown, the Martha's Vineyard Museum is the island's largest repository of cultural artifacts, historic photographs, archival accounts and genealogical records. Maintained by the Martha's Vineyard Historical Society, this distinguished and important museum brings the island's vibrant history to life. Please see the Hotel Concierge for more information, including directions to the museum.

THEATER

"The Fabulists" are an engaging troupe of Vineyard Playhouse actors and writers who perform entertaining adaptations and fresh, original acts for children every Saturday during the summer. Audience participation is highly encouraged, so make sure your kids are ready for their "close up."

FELIX NECK WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

With four miles of unspoiled trails featuring leafy green woodlands, rolling grassy meadows, natural spring ponds and a naturally-occurring "barrier beach," the Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary is an "open-air classroom," where lovers of nature can celebrate the beauty of this remarkable island.

MYTOI GARDEN

Located within the pine forest of Chappaquiddick - and easily reached from anywhere on Chappy - this Japanese-Style garden is like a stroll thorough serenity.

COLONIAL EDGARTOWN

Take a walk back through time along quaint tree-lined streets, white picket fences, and imposing mansions built by sea captains of yore.

POLLY HILL ARBORETUM

Named in honor of famed horticulturalist Polly Hill, this botanical garden - specifically devoted to trees - devotes over twenty acres of land to approximately 1700 fascinating species.

UP-ISLAND STONEWALLS

Originally serving as boundary markers, these man-made structures stand in beautiful contrast to the rolling hills and ocean views along the scenic byways of West Tisbury and Chilmark.

MARTHA'S VINEYARD LAND BANKS & OPEN SPACES

Attention hiking, biking and nature fans: the island's land banks and open spaces are flush with mile upon mile of scenic trails, natural spring ponds and open, grassy fields just begging for a kite-fly or a game of fetch.

FLYING HORSES CAROUSEL

Designated as a National Historic Landmark - and proudly holding the title of America's oldest "platform carousel" - The Flying Horses were handcrafted with real horsehair and genuine leather saddles in 1876, and made the journey to Martha's Vineyard in 1884. With a picturesque location in the heart of Oak Bluffs, this treasured carousel continues a century-old tradition of bringing joy to the children of tourists and residents alike. 

GINGERBREAD HOUSES

The Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, located in the town center of Oak Bluffs, offers visitors a colorful and curious "tableau." Here, hundreds of charming and vibrant gingerbread cottages adorn the local landscape - arguably the finest collective example of Carpenter Gothic style architecture on earth.

Adding to the allure of this magical place is the settlement's famous Tabernacle, an imposing structure that served for roughly thirty years (1835 - 65) as a gathering place reserved for Methodist Revivalist Meetings. Famous visiting dignitaries include Harriet Beecher Stowe and President Ulysses 5. Grant.

Upcoming Events

Nov 21

Raclette Night

Thursday, Nov 21st

Our Thursdays just got better - join us for Raclette Night every Thursday with Chef Patrice. Raclette, (a word derived from the French verb racler, meaning, "to scrape") is a traditional meal comprising of Alpine cheeses melted on the wheel and then scraped onto accompaniments, such as potato, vegetables, and meats. The Raclette dinner includes Creme Brûlée for dessert at $25 per person. Reservations recommended, please call 508-6276-3761. 

Nov 28

Grand Thanksgiving Buffet

Thursday, Nov 28th

This Thanksgiving, join us in Bettini for our Grand Thanksgiving Buffet with family and friends. With delicious options of Herb and Citrus Roasted Turkey, Classic Gravy, Cranberry Chutney or a Slow Baked New York Sirloin, Green Peppercorn, Sautéed Mushrooms, there's something for everyone. Best of all, enjoy breathtaking views of the Edgartown Lighthouse. Reservations are recommended, please call us (508) 627-3761. 

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Nov 29

23rd Annual Vineyard Artisans Annual Thanksgiving Weekend Festival

Nov 29 - 30

This largest holiday art show by Islanders, features many holiday gifts such as one of a kind winter hand-made sweaters, hand-made soaps, Island lavender, and fine crafts including leather and vintage material bags, wood butcher block cutting boards, and so much more. The best part of coming to the Vineyard Artisan Festivals is meeting the artists and listening to how they love there art and enjoy making these beautiful gifts. Great food and live music. A $2.00 parking fee is for the Vineyard Artisans Scholarship Fund, which awards several scholarships to graduating MV High School students for studies in the Arts each year.

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Nov 29

39th Annual Fall Festival

Friday, Nov 29th

The 39th annual Fall Festival is the celebration of fall on the Vineyard held the day after Thanksgiving. With hayrides, face-painting, live music, food, crafts for kids, live animals and
trail walks there is something for everyone and fun to be had by the whole family.

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Dec 5

Raclette Night

Thursday, Dec 5th

Our Thursdays just got better - join us for Raclette Night every Thursday with Chef Patrice. Raclette, (a word derived from the French verb racler, meaning, "to scrape") is a traditional meal comprising of Alpine cheeses melted on the wheel and then scraped onto accompaniments, such as potato, vegetables, and meats. The Raclette dinner includes Creme Brûlée for dessert at $25 per person. Reservations recommended, please call 508-6276-3761. 

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