The Town of Chilmark was founded in 1694 and is located in Dukes County on Martha's Vineyard.
Most of the land in Chilmark is dedicated to its residents and agricultural use. During the month of August the community has a Chilmark Road Race which is put together by volunteers who raise money for community purposes.
Visitors to Chilmark includes President Barack Obama has the First Family, but you should not only frequent it in the summer. During the fall season the weather is beautiful and the picture perfect ocean views make the town an amazing place to visit.
Saturday, August 29, 2015 The adventure includes in-depth tour of a working family farm, oyster and seafood education, breakfast and lunch at a bespoke location. 8:30am-2pm Late summer addition! We will start our day at North Tabor Farm in Chilmark with farmers Rebecca Miller and Mathew Dix who will take us behind the scenes of their family farm. Get your hands dirty, learning about the intricacies of growing highest-quality producefrom their popular greens, famous shiitake mushrooms and beautiful tomatoes and take away new knowledge how to select the best of what the soil has to offer throughout the growing season. We will then head to Menemsha Fishing Village to meet Mike Holtham of Menemsha Fish House and the fantastic storyteller and Wampanoag Fisherman Buddy Vanderhoop for an in-depth tour of fish/shellfish native to Martha's Vineyard. We will learn how to select perfect fish and the science and skill that it takes to farm a crop of oysters. Lets eat! We will join together at a perfect bespoke location around the Menemsha Docks for a feast prepared by Chef Nathan Gould of The Beach Plum Restaurant, celebrating with new friends the bounty from the days journey. Sign up to hold your spot - only 10 available. $350 pp
When: Aug 29, 2015 8 AM to Aug 29, 2015 2 PMin Chilmark, Massachusetts Cost: 350 - 350 USD (Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08 )
The House of the Seven Gables is pleased to announce A Gracious Host: Visiting the Gables through the Years, an engaging exhibition showcasing the vibrant history of visitation at The House of the Seven Gables. Journey through the past, and experience the history of one of America's most famous homes as it transformed from a residence into a cultural icon. Through informational panels and object based exhibits, guests will see the house as they never have before. Beginning April 2nd, 2015, A Gracious Host will focus on key moments in the history of tourism at The House of the Seven Gables. From the last residents of the house until today, this exhibition will enthrall visitors of all ages. For more than a century, The House of the Seven Gables has been one of the most iconic historic houses in America. Discover the beginnings of this historic treasure and how it came to be a popular tourist destination. April 2nd through August 31st, 2015 The exhibition included with purchase of general admission or grounds pass ticket. Admission to A Gracious Host is free for members. For more information, please visit www.7gables.org, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Apr 2, 2015 12 AM to Aug 31, 2015 12 AMin Chilmark, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00 )
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