To all Aquinnah Residents Come & Be Heard!

Help shape the housing and zoning policies Aquinnah will adopt to create housing that is affordable for our families, elders, employees and children.
SAVE THE DATE September 19, 2016 at 6:30 - 9:30 in the Old Town Hall for the first of three interactive, facilitated workshops that will help us develop a Housing Production Plan. Full details are available here or contact
Food will be served!
Free community dinner at 6:30, workshop starts promptly at 7:00.

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Gay Head Lighthouse Tours 2016

Keep on Shining

ALL Tour Days OPEN 11am-4pm
$5 per Adult
Children Under 12, FREE

Open weekends starting Memorial Day

Thursday Evening for Sunsets
Starts June 30th
7-9pm to start then 6-8pm in August

Open Daily 11-4pm from July 1st till end of September, then weekends till October 16th

For more information, visit the Gay Head Lighthouse website.


AUGUST 24 - 27, 2016

Wednesday August 24, 2016
Sailors' Valentine Activity 11 AM - 4 PM

Join Aquinnah tribal member Janette Vanderhoop and make your own mini-Sailors' Valentine while learning the history of the Wampanoag people in the whaling industry.
$5 fee plus admission.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
House Tours 11 AM - 4 PM

Visit the Edwin Devries Vanderhoop Homestead, a 19th century Wampanoag farm home, now museum, that features 400 years of Wampanoag history, culture and arts. We offer tours of the house, permanent and changing exhibits, Native artists and speakers, lectures, and special events.

Friday, August 26, 2016
House Tours 11 AM - 4 PM

Saturday, August 27, 2016
House Tours 11 AM - 4 PM

Join Aquinnah tribal member Woody Vanderhoop as he demonstrates an old Gay Head art of layering the colored clay from the Cliffs in glass containers. This art was done from the mid 19th century as early tourism to Gay Head developed, and Woody carries it on today.
Free with admission.

"Our Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History" will be at the ACC until the end of September. Don't miss the opportunity to view this powerful exhibit on some little known history, including "Captured 1614" and the newer addition "The Messenger Runner".

For more information on all exhibits and programs, call (508) 645-7900, or email Regular admission fees are $5 adults, $3 seniors and children 12 and under.

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