Sunday night’s full moon is the largest of the year, only because it is the closest. The full moon is also near perigee, that part of its orbit when it is closest.
The Coogan family, owners of the nearby Wharf Pub and Restaurant, plan to open a restaurant named Rockfish at 11 North Water street in downtown Edgartown.
Henry Washington Hotchkiss of Fairhaven died August 2 after a long illness. He was 76.
Rev. Otis Moss III, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, will be Union Chapel’s guest preacher on Sunday, August 10, at 10 a.m., with an organ prelude at 9:40 a.m.
The Gay Head Gallery will present a reception and benefit for Defenders of Wildlife on Sunday, August 10, from 5 to 7 p.m.
On Sunday, August 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. the Field Gallery in West Tisbury will host a reception for artists Traeger di Pietro and Craig Mooney.
The Island Theater Workshop presents a benefit performance of Peter Pan on Friday, August 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center.
Locally raised and harvested foods are the focus in a champagne brunch and silent art auction on Sunday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ashley Medowski features her 13th Annual Art Show, Menemsha, Boats + Sea Life, on Sunday, August 10, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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