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October 2022

Fall into History at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2022

Cooke House Legacy Gardens, 51 School Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens to watch this living exhibit prepare for its winter hibernation, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, take a guided tour of the house and gardens, and enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft. Weather permitting. Drop in. $5 donation suggested.

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Historic Cemetery Walking Tours with Liz Villard

October 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States

The old burying grounds of Martha’s Vineyard are full of beautiful and unique gravestones commemorating Islanders of the past. What’s the significance of the urn or the rising sun? Why are some stones legible and others not? And what about those strange poems? Join special guest tour guide Liz Villard, Edgartown Cemetery Commissioner, to explore three of her favorite graveyards and let the stones speak for themselves on these historic and decidedly not-spooky walking tours. Thursday, October 13, 2:30pm: Old…

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Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History, taught by MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, is the perfect place to begin. The course includes college-level lectures, artifact study, gallery visits, and more. Thursdays, September 15 - October 27, 2022. No Class on Thursday, October 13. This course is at capacity. To join the waitlist, click here.    

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Fall into History at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2022

Cooke House Legacy Gardens, 51 School Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens to watch this living exhibit prepare for its winter hibernation, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, take a guided tour of the house and gardens, and enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft. Weather permitting. Drop in. $5 donation suggested.

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Historic Cemetery Walking Tours with Liz Villard

October 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States

The old burying grounds of Martha’s Vineyard are full of beautiful and unique gravestones commemorating Islanders of the past. What’s the significance of the urn or the rising sun? Why are some stones legible and others not? And what about those strange poems? Join special guest tour guide Liz Villard, Edgartown Cemetery Commissioner, to explore three of her favorite graveyards and let the stones speak for themselves on these historic and decidedly not-spooky walking tours. Thursday, October 13, 2:30pm: Old…

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Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History

October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History, taught by MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, is the perfect place to begin. The course includes college-level lectures, artifact study, gallery visits, and more. Thursdays, September 15 - October 27, 2022. No Class on Thursday, October 13. This course is at capacity. To join the waitlist, click here.    

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Fall into History at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2022

Cooke House Legacy Gardens, 51 School Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
+ Google Map

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens to watch this living exhibit prepare for its winter hibernation, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, take a guided tour of the house and gardens, and enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft. Weather permitting. Drop in. $5 donation suggested.

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Halloween on the Hill

October 31 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Calling all ghouls, ghosts, and goblins! Join MVM for a unique trick-or-treat experience! Don your costume and bring the family out to the MV Museum for frights and fun throughout our campus. We'll have everything you need to ignite your child’s imagination including spooky stories, multiple trick-or-treat stations inside the Museum, snacks, and a feel-good Halloween movie playing in the classroom.

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