Clarion Inn Marthas Vineyard
227 Upper Main St.
Edgartown, MA 02539
Phone: (508) 627-5161
Fax: (508) 627-3444
Vineyard Arts Project in Edgartown is a lovely studio facility dedicated to promoting the performing arts on the island. The facility boasts rehearsal studios, workshops, classes and performances during the summer months. There are also living quarters for visiting performers and artists on-site.
Head to this theater to catch the latest Hollywood flicks. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call.
Six miles of hiking trails meander through this 350-acre nature preserve. The well-marked trails lead visitors through open fields, woods, marshlands and beaches. Tree swallows, wood ducks, barn owls and osprey as well as other wildlife can be seen on the tour. Special programs are held throughout the year, including Sea Ducks at Squibnocket in Mar 30, 1p-3p, and a May plant sale; call for details. Park admission is USD4 for adults, USD3 for seniors and children under 13.
Martha's Vineyard Arena is a multi-sport arena located in Oak Bluffs. The structure primarily serves as a year-round skating and hockey facility, complete with Pro shop for all your skating needs. There are adult skating, hockey and free ice times as well as children's leagues and activities throughout the year. Check website for public skating schedule.
Carly Simon and a group of friends created this nightclub in 1979. Today, it has become a Vineyard landmark; many of the country's hottest comedians have jumped on the Roof stage. An eclectic group of musicians performing everything from reggae, folk and blues to swing music have also been featured at the club. Tickets may be purchased at various island outlets and the venue's box office. The club also features the Indigo Room where there is never a cover charge. The door generally opens at 8:30p.
The Meetinghouse is a community center for the arts. The goal is to bring the community together to support and encourage literary, visual and performing arts. The center offers free afternoon programs for young children as well as evening and weekend workshops for adults and teenagers. In addition, The Featherstone features concerts, gallery shows and exhibits, lectures and performances. Dates and times vary, but you may call for a schedule or check its Web site.
The historic Union Chapel with its unique octagonal cupola was built in 1870 by the architect Samuel Freeman Pratt and is located in the center of Oak Bluffs. The chapel is one of the favorite venues for weddings, performing arts, concerts and festivals.
According to the owners and locals, The Lampost is the oldest running nightclub in the United States. Due to its age, this massive building has a lot of character and quirkiness to make this a must see hot spot on the Vineyard. Live music, karoake, keno, DJ's, pool tournaments and trivia are all regularly held events at this dive bar/concert venue. Let down your hair and party like a local!
Since the time it was constructed in 1900, Dreamland MV has firmly established itself as one of the best event venues in the town of Oak Bluffs. This 5300 square foot (492.386 square meter) space is just as popular as a concert venue as it is for private functions, and has many excellent facilities on offer. Close to the ferry docks, this venue can accommodate a maximum of 500 people.
Martha's Vineyard Film Society is a fairly young nonprofit organization that aims at bringing the best in documentaries, classics, and foreign language films to a class of film-lovers who appreciate fine cinema. The works are screened at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center. The organization functions with the support of donations, and partly through ticket sales. One can register and avail of discounts on tickets, as well as receive notices on upcoming programs by email. A series of seminars and educational programs are also organized, for which one can volunteer.
Located on the second floor of the Tisbury Town Hall, the Katharine Cornell Theater is named for the great 20th-century stage actress who retired to Martha's Vineyard in the 1950s. Many of the performances are of Irish music and this small theater is the perfect intimate setting for these types of shows. There are only a handful of performances held here throughout the year, but each of them gets you in the spirit for the sounds of the Emerald Isle.
This non-profit film society is dedicated to screening the best in world cinema. Independent films, classics, documentaries are all screened here keeping in mind a diverse audience. They also show films that may not be shown in commercial theaters. You will find some of the most critically acclaimed films are screened here.