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Clarion Folk on the Vineyard: LIVIN' OUR BEST LIFE

August 7-14, 2022


It's a Go! The Clarion has been accepted!

The official events for our group are:

Welcome Reception
Monday, August 8 from 5 - 7 pm
Cousen Rose Gallery, 71 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA

Beach Party
Wednesday, August 10 from 4 - 7 pm
Inkwell Beach, Oak Bluffs, MA

Summer Soiree – A White Party
Friday, August 12 from 6 - 10 pm
60 Pond View Drive, Oak Bluffs, MA 
(Attire: Island Chic)

Beach Days
Every day at the Inkwell Beach 11 am - 4 pm
Oak Bluffs, MA
(Clarion folk can gather at the Clarion banner)

 $75/person includes light refreshments of hors d’oeuvres, wine & cocktails for the Welcome Reception and White Party.

Click here to register for the events


Also on Martha's Vineyard during our time:

11th Annual Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest
The Strand Theater, 11 Oak Bluffs, Oak Bluffs, MA
Get your tickets now! They sell out quickly. Click here for the website.

Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival
Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, 100 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd, Oak Bluffs, MA
Get your tickets now! They sell out quickly. Click here for the website.

Hope to see you there.


The Vineyard Committee


Clarion Folk Facebook Group  Join our "Clarion Folk" Facebook Group for updates and announcements

WHere to stay on Martha's Vineyard

Martha's Vineyard Vacation Rentals

Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Vacation Rentals

Mansion House Martha's Vineyard

Vrbo - Vacation Rentals (Highly recommended by the Vineyard Committee)


Summercamp Hotel
70 Lake Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA (508.693.6611)

Housing Concierge:
Erin Leighton - Point B Realty (508.274.7955)
Leslie Look - MV Seacoast Properties (508.627.9201)

Vineyard Square Hotel (formerly Colonial Inn)
38 North Water Street, Edgartown, MA (800.225.6005)

The Winnetu
31 Dunes Road, Edgartown, MA (508.310.1733)

Oak Bluffs Hotel (formerly The Wesley Hotel)
70 Lake Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA (508.693.6611)

The Island Inn
180 Seaview Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA (508.693.2002)

Clarion Inn & Suites (Edgar Hotel)
227 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, MA (508.627.5161)

Sandpiper Rentals, Inc.
62 Winter Street, Edgartown, MA (508.627.6070)

Ocean Park Realty

Hotel Accommodations in Falmouth & Woods Hole, MA

When on island hotels and rental properties are not available, additional housing can be found in Falmouth, near the Woods Hole ferry. Requires a daily ferry ride to the Vineyard.

Inn on the Square
40 North Main Street, Falmouth, MA (877.597.8260)

Seaside Inn
263 Grand Avenue, Falmouth, MA (508.540.4120)

Town & Beach Motel
382 Main Street, Falmouth, MA (508.548.1380)

Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth
291 Jones Road, Falmouth, MA (508.540.2000)

Admiralty Inn and Suites
51 Teaticket Highway, East Falmouth, MA (508.548.4240)

Getting there

Here are some options to help with planning your visit to the Vineyard.

Ferry From Woods Hole, MA:
Many ferries daily from the Woods Hole dock in Falmouth to Martha’s Vineyard
Steamship Authority

Ferry From Quonset Point Rhode Island:
Take the Amtrak to Quonset, RI or drive. This ferry has daily trips back and forth to the island and has dockside parking for 10.00/day. In addition, the Quonset ferry is very close to the Amtrak station for trains traveling on the North East corridor.
Vineyard FastFerry

Ferry From New Bedford, MA:
This ferry makes hourly trips back and forth to the island and has parking across from the ferry. Conveniently located off 195, you’ll save over an hour of traveling.
NE FastFerry

Peter Pan/Bonanza Bus Lines
Buses from Hartford, New York and Boston to Woods Hole Ferry and Providence, RI
Peter Pan Bus Lines

Amtrak trains travel to the Ferry at Quonset, RI as well as to Providence, RI where Air or Ferry travel can be arranged.

For Automobile Rentals On Island

~Budget Rent A Car

Address: Yards from Steamship Ferry, 9 Oak Bluffs Ave #100, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
~Hertz Rent A Car

Address: 72 Airport Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
~Avis Rent A Car

Address: 71 Airport Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
~Island Auto Rental

Address: Harbor 12 &, 31 Circuit Avenue Extension, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Contact the Martha’s Vineyard Committee

Joe Pailin ’79
(267) 625-0748 

Melissa Audain-Pickett ’80
(412) 425-8877

Gail (Woodruff) Johnson ’79
(847) 366-8696 (mobile)
(847) 856-0963 (home)

Last Updated 6/28/22