Events

June 25 - July 1, 2017

Sunday, June 25

FILMUSIC Festival

The MV Film Society will be presenting a weekend of feature films and shorts that celebrate the convergence of music, culture, and film. Check back closer...

Pop-Up Dinner

Island Seafood Night with house made focaccia, smoked bluefish, mussels, steamers and whole fish with lettuce wraps. Email events@beachpluminn.com for...

Early Bird Doubles Tennis Tournament

To benefit Hospice of Martha's Vineyard. Call Mas Kimball or email him at maskimball@mac.com for more information.

FLY Yoga School Teacher Training

A journey for the soul, a long walk back to your nature, and re-evolution for your life. No formal yoga experience necessary and you do not have to want to...

Oak Bluffs Open Market

Enjoy Sundays in the park by the sea. The Oak Bluffs Open Market is an ever-changing fun mix of local produce, specialty foods, arts, crafts, antique and...

Union Chapel Speaker Series

Tsering Ngodup Yodsampa, Spiritual Teacher, Boddhi Boddhist Center of Martha's Vineyard & Interfaith Chaplain, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center West...

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations,...

LuLaRoe Open House

Robyn Bettencourt will have her LuLaRoe Clothing on display all weekend at Driftwood. Stop in and see what all the hype is about.

Sunday Worship

Many Paths - Gia Winsryg-Ulmer. Join us as our UU Explorers share the many paths they have explored this year: Spirit Play, Spirit of Adventure, Children’s...

A Walk Through Imagination

Potter Bill O’Callaghan and his wife, Robin Tuck, will lead a special tour on the opening day of their annual art installation, A Walk Through Imagination....

FILMUSIC Festival Childrens Event

Drumming with Rick Bausman. A hands on fully participatory exploration of musical instruments from around the world Rick will lead children through a fun,...

Jazz Brunch

With Rose Guerin and Jeremy Berlin.

MV Sharks vs. Bristol Blues

Enjoy the Island's own collegiate summer baseball team as they take on the Bristol Blues.

FILMUSIC Festival: Score

This documentary brings Hollywood's premier composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the...

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults who are familiar with ceramics to work on their own.

Opening Reception - Drawn: Black and White Show

Our new show, Drawn: Black and White, features works by local artists for sale.

Women's Pick-Up Soccer

For more information or to be added to the email list, contact Polina at sopolina@gmail.com.

Celebrating Ethiopia's Awra Amba

An evening celebrating Ethiopia's Awra Amba community, including film, food, and Ethiopian jazz singer Munit Mesfin, to raise funds for a solar-powered water...

Ballroom Dance

Come learn how to dance. All are welcome.

Salsa Class

Class from 7 to 7:30 p.m. followed by dancing to a variety of latin and ballroom music from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

FILMUSIC Festival: Song to Song

In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples chase success through a rock 'n' roll landscape of seduction and...

Jiggy Sunday

Music by City 1 Sound with Fada Singh and DJ D-Dub. 21+ event.

Showtime Karaoke

With Johnny Showtime every Sunday in the summer.

Monday, June 26

Camp Terra Mare

Camp Terra Mare provides a fun, safe experience for kids to learn new skills, build self-confidence and make lasting friendships, Each week features a...

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Camp

Each day campers are split up by age groups and led through numerous activities at the club in the gym, game room, technology center or the garden....

Outdoor Yoga

Join us for Vinyasa yoga, under the oak trees or in the tent by the Tabernacle. Vinyasa is a specific sequence of breath synchronized movements used to...

Martha's Vineyard Adventure Camp

Our half-day camp engages youth, ages 7 to 13, in a variety of outdoor experiences that are both fun and highly educational. Throughout camp, campers learn...

Martha's Vineyard Teen Adventure Camp

Our half-day camp engages teens, ages 14 to 16, in a variety of outdoor experiences that are both fun and highly educational. Throughout camp, campers learn...

Adventures in Art: Summer Art Camp

During each themed week long session, students will engage in creative exploration through painting, drawing, printmaking, and mixed media. The young artists...

Ceramics Art Camp

For ages 12 and older with Sabrina Kuchta. In this class we will focus on hand building techniques to explore 3d art, art in the round, and texture. We will...

Covering the Essentials of Watercolor

Mastering the technique of watercolor is unpredictable and challenging. Students will be guided through the creative process to find their self expression. ...

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Explore, Discover & Create Summer Art Camp

Children will be encouraged to observe the world around them and what better place than in the serene natural beauty of Martha’s Vineyard? Children will...

Exploring Japanese Paper Art: Day 1

Suminagashi Join us in the mindfulness practice of suminagashi—a Japanese form of paper marbling. It’s very much about the senses, about combining nature,...

Exploring Japanese Paper Art: Day One

Suminagashi Join us in the mindfulness practice of suminagashi—a Japanese form of paper marbling. It’s very much about the senses, about combining nature,...

Growers Camp

Full-day or half-day for 5- to 6-year-olds. Nurture those plants. Growers find out what life is like as a farmer by gathering eggs, taking care of animals,...

Harvesters Camp

Full-day or half-day for 7- to 9-year-olds. Use that knowledge! Harvesters are offered in-depth, hands-on experience in farming and environmental...

Homesteaders Camp

Full-day for 10- to 13-year-olds. To the top of the class! Homesteaders will fine-tune their hard-earned gardening and livestock skills while serving as...

IMP Camp

Come for a one week session to play improv games and experience the power of your creative choices. Without the pressure of a show kids can just come and...

Intensive Printmaking Workshops

With Allison Doherty. An hour longer than the one-day classes, these two-day workshops are for those who wish to fully immerse themselves in printmaking. ...

Kayak & Paddle Board Adventures

Paddlers will learn kayak and paddle board techniques through games and activities on the tidal pond of Sengekontacket. We explore hidden canals, navigate...

Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board Quests

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this self-guided tour. Rhyming “quest” clues (think: treasure hunt!) will help you uncover the story of the pond’s people,...

Magic Garden Summer Camp

For ages 3-5. Magic Garden Summer Camp highlights the process of painting. Classes are created in ways that are interactive, engaging and exciting. The...

Martha's Vineyard Sharks Drop-In Clinic

This clinic, taught by former Sharks player Brett Holmgren, will give kids the opportunity to learn from a pro. Best for ages 13 and younger. Camp is on a...

Sprout Camp

Half-day only for 4-year-olds. Start watering those seeds. Sprouts begin their farm camp experience by exploring the garden, hunting for bugs and plants,...

Summer Basketball Program

Through drills and pick-up games your ball player will be draining threes and sinking free throws in no time. Best for ages 6 to 13. Camp runs for 2.5...

Yoga Camp

Yoga mind and body, nature walks, singing bowls, play, arm balances, garden fun, outdoor art, decorate your yoga mat, recipes and garden to home and of...

Play with Me Playgroup

A facilitated playgroup with different planned activities to choose from such as books, dress up and arts and crafts. Families are invited to take part in a...

Art in the Stacks: Jennifer Langhammer

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library are pleased to present an exhibit of ceramic sculpture and drawings by Jennifer Langhammer. The exhibit will be on...

Farm Tour

Meet us in our farmstand for an hour long full farm tour. Learn about everything we do here whilst visiting the animals as we walk about the farm. No...

Farm Tour with Meadow Hayride

Explore the FARM with a guided tour. Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a...

Seashore Discovery

Meet amazing creatures of the sea. Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets and use a...

World Market Mondays

PeaceQuilts is collaborating with several other Island-based organizations working on women's empowerment projects in developing countries such as Haiti,...

Creature Feature

Young naturalists get an up-close look at the native animals of Martha’s Vineyard. The program combines a story, craft, and a look at the “creature” of the...

Story Time

With Elyce. Activity to follow.

Learn to Use Ebooks

Want to learn about ebooks, digital audiobooks, digital magazines and more? Our IT/Reference Librarian will be on hand to help you discover the wonderful...

Balance: Chi Kung, Yoga and Breath

Kanta Lipsky will lead a series of balance workshops. Attend one, some, or all dates. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows for movement. Workshops...

 MahJong

Meet in the CCC great room. Beginners welcome.

Tank Time

It’s feeding time at Felix Neck. Meet our resident snake, turtle, frogs, and the many creatures in our saltwater tank and learn about these animals during...

Kids Mixed Media Arts Drop-in Classes

For kids ages 7 to teens with Lauren Savoia. Registration recommended, space is limited. Themes: Mondays: 2-Dimensional Arts Tuesdays: Printmaking, Mixed...

Kickoff Party for World Market Mondays

Yummy edibles, champagne cocktail coolers, art from Africa, Haiti and India, silent auction and more. Ticket helps support women's empowerment project work...

Board Game Night

Come join the local Board Game Club that meets every Monday night in the upstairs space at The Barn. Anyone is welcome. Board games vary from week to week.

Musical Monday

Pack a picnic and a chair, and come enjoy music on the Featherstone Outdoor Stage. June 26: Jon Zeeman July 3: TBD July 10: Tristan Israel, Nancy Jephcote &...

Bingo

Cash prizes, intermission coffee, tea and snacks, and some good old fashion fun.

From Ancient Greece to (Ancient) Martha’s Vineyard: On the Nature of Sacred Sites

Jonathan Scott will give a talk and slideshow documenting his pilgrimage over the years to find the sacred character of sites in ancient Greece, megalithic...

Sunset Kayak Tours

Enjoy a breathtaking sunset tour on Sengekontacket Pond. Relax, unwind, and appreciate the painted sky while paddling the waters. As the sun sets, see the...

The Vineyard Sound

The Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as a group of ten...

Live Music: Spring Chicken

Mike Parker, Mike Benjamin, Phil daRosa, Giulia Casalino and Tom Major team up to form 'Spring Chicken', the Island's newest addition to the long list of...

Tuesday, June 27

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Camp

Each day campers are split up by age groups and led through numerous activities at the club in the gym, game room, technology center or the garden....

Morning Meditation & Labyrinth Walk

Come with your own intention and see what the labyrinth has to offer as you’re guided through this seated and walking meditation.

Open Center

Matha's Vineyard Community Services' MV Family Center invites parents and children to enjoy the Family Center during open hours.

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Exploring Japanese Paper Art: Day 2

Orizomegami Orizomegami is a centuries old technique of resist dyeing by folding, twisting, or crumpling kozo and other papers, binding and then dyeing them....

Exploring Japanese Paper Art: Day Two

Orizomegami Orizomegami is a centuries old technique of resist dyeing by folding, twisting, or crumpling kozo and other papers, binding and then dyeing them....

Growers Camp

Full-day or half-day for 5- to 6-year-olds. Nurture those plants. Growers find out what life is like as a farmer by gathering eggs, taking care of animals,...

Harvesters Camp

Full-day or half-day for 7- to 9-year-olds. Use that knowledge! Harvesters are offered in-depth, hands-on experience in farming and environmental...

Homesteaders Camp

Full-day for 10- to 13-year-olds. To the top of the class! Homesteaders will fine-tune their hard-earned gardening and livestock skills while serving as...

Intensive Printmaking Workshops

With Allison Doherty. An hour longer than the one-day classes, these two-day workshops are for those who wish to fully immerse themselves in printmaking. ...

Martha's Vineyard Sharks Drop-In Clinic

This clinic, taught by former Sharks player Brett Holmgren, will give kids the opportunity to learn from a pro. Best for ages 13 and younger. Camp is on a...

Sprout Camp

Half-day only for 4-year-olds. Start watering those seeds. Sprouts begin their farm camp experience by exploring the garden, hunting for bugs and plants,...

Tom Maley Life Drawing

New participants are welcome. This is a figure drawing session, open to the public. There is no instruction. Participants paint or draw as they wish.

Tuesday Discussion Group

Ongoing discussion group, free and open to the public, new members welcome.

Edgartown Walking Tour

To fully appreciate Edgartown, it needs to be explored by foot. Our knowledgeable guide will lead you down narrow brick paths, through Edgartown's past and...

Farm Tour with Meadow Hayride

Explore the FARM with a guided tour. Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a...

Fundamentals of Abstract Painting

With Carolyn Evans. In teaching the fundamentals of abstract painting, I intend to share my thoughts about the process of painting from beginning a work to...

Snake & Turtle Tuesdays

Reptiles are an amazing group of animals. Are they slimy? Cold-blooded? What makes a reptile a reptile? We’ll answer these questions and more while learning...

Stories and Songs

Come sing, dance, play music and have fun! A musical story hour meant for all ages.

Story Time

With Elyce. Activity to follow.

Howes House Writers

For all types of writing for personal use or publication. New members welcome. Bring a bag lunch or snacks to share.

"Looking Together" Arboretum Tour

Learn more about the Arboretum and its plant collections on guided walks led by knowledgeable staff and docents. These specialized tours are designed to...

Author Talk: Ross Gresham

Ross Gresham reads from his first, Vineyard-inspired mystery novel. Every summer, the vacation island of Nausset hires a temporary cop for the rush of...

Kids Mixed Media Arts Drop-in Classes

For kids ages 7 to teens with Lauren Savoia. Registration recommended, space is limited. Themes: Mondays: 2-Dimensional Arts Tuesdays: Printmaking, Mixed...

Baby’s 1st Year: Focus on Feeding

An open discussion group with Marney Toole, for expectant parents with a child up to the age of 1 year. Participants have an opportunity to share concerns...

Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop

Join us as we shun the plectrums and get our fingers greasy. Original fingerstyle guitar compositions are accompanied by a technical and inspirational...

VCS Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting of the VCS Board and Membership, featuring a presentation by Jesse Ausubel, Director of Rockefeller University’s Program for the Human...

Marine Discovery Tour

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. We may tow a plankton net and check...

Tick-Borne Illness Symposium

Learn about the diseases caused by ticks, how to prevent them, and how to treat them. A panel of medical experts will discuss what can be done now and what...

What Climate Change is Telling Us About the Past and Future

When it comes to shipwrecks, the archaeological past tells us about the present and where we can go in the future. How can a shipwreck be used to study a...

Live Jazz Music

With Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

Trivia Night

With Johnny Showtime. Prizes for first, second and third place winners. Teams can have up to six people.

Forever Young Book Club

A monthly YA book club for adults. Copies of this months book, The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock, will be available at the...

MV Sharks vs. Pittsfield Sun

Enjoy the Island's own collegiate summer baseball team as they take on the Pittsfield Sun. June 13 promotion: MV Hospital Night

Song Exchange Project

Roberta Kirn will share songs, photos and video from her "Song Exchange Project". This past winter the project took her to Kenya and Italy where she shared...

MV Signs Then & Now

A new Sign Language lesson airs three times weekly on MVTV, channel 13. Each lesson is about 20 mintues long. The series is designed to revive sign language...

The Vineyard Sound

For over 20 years the Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as...

(Outdoor) Literary Horror Films

Once a month this summer — Bring a blanket and a snack (we’ll provide the popcorn) and watch a literary spooky movie outdoors (weather permitting). Movies...

Wednesday, June 28

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Camp

Each day campers are split up by age groups and led through numerous activities at the club in the gym, game room, technology center or the garden....

Outdoor Yoga

Join us for Vinyasa Yoga, under the oak trees or in the tent by the Tabernacle. Vinyasa is a specific sequence of breath synchronized movements used to...

Chilmark Flea Market

The oldest outdoor venue on the Island, the Flea has evolved into a market like no other. High-quality handmade items from Vineyard artists and craftsmen,...

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Exploring Printmaking

With Allison Doherty. These one day classes will introduce new practices to those who want to try something new, or can be taken to reinvigorate a previously...

Growers Camp

Full-day or half-day for 5- to 6-year-olds. Nurture those plants. Growers find out what life is like as a farmer by gathering eggs, taking care of animals,...

Harvesters Camp

Full-day or half-day for 7- to 9-year-olds. Use that knowledge! Harvesters are offered in-depth, hands-on experience in farming and environmental...

Homesteaders Camp

Full-day for 10- to 13-year-olds. To the top of the class! Homesteaders will fine-tune their hard-earned gardening and livestock skills while serving as...

Japanese Bookbinding

You will learn the four traditional sewing patterns used in Japanese bindings and discuss some contemporary variations. You will complete one book in the...

Martha's Vineyard Sharks Drop-In Clinic

This clinic, taught by former Sharks player Brett Holmgren, will give kids the opportunity to learn from a pro. Best for ages 13 and younger. Camp is on a...

Sprout Camp

Half-day only for 4-year-olds. Start watering those seeds. Sprouts begin their farm camp experience by exploring the garden, hunting for bugs and plants,...

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. The market is dedicated to bringing local agricultural products to...

Memory Support Group

The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to...

Play with Me Playgroup

A facilitated playgroup with different planned activities to choose from such as books, dress up and arts and crafts. Families are invited to take part in a...

Coffee Time

Come read today’s paper, drink some complimentary coffee (courtesy of Tony’s Market), have some pastry, and chat.

Farm Tour with Meadow Hayride

Explore the FARM with a guided tour. Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a...

Fundamentals of Abstract Painting

With Carolyn Evans. In teaching the fundamentals of abstract painting, I intend to share my thoughts about the process of painting from beginning a work to...

Seashore Discovery

Meet amazing creatures of the sea. Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets and use a...

SampleMV: A Walking, Talking & Tasting Tour of Vineyard Haven

Join us for a walking food tasting and cultural tour in the heart of the Vineyard Haven Harbor's Cultural District. The rich history and renowned Island food...

Breast Feeding Cafe

In collaboration with the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, the YMCA will be hosting a weekly breastfeeding support group for mothers and expecting women who are...

Coffee & Computers

Join us for a free computer class on topics ranging from Microsoft Word to Facebook. Enjoy free coffee and pastries courtesy of Tony’s Market.

Memory Support Group

The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to...

Tick Borne Illness Discussion

Liz Sanderman, Public Health Nurse of Martha’s Vineyard, will lead a discussion about tick borne illness. Refreshments served.

Kids Mixed Media Arts Drop-in Classes

For kids ages 7 to teens with Lauren Savoia. Registration recommended, space is limited. Themes: Mondays: 2-Dimensional Arts Tuesdays: Printmaking, Mixed...

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for children who are familiar with ceramics to work on their own.

Island Food Pantry Open

For people coming more than once, please bring a letter of reference, written on letterhead, from clergy, medical staff, health care access or employer...

Union Chapel 2017 Speaker Series

Alexander Wolff will be discussing and reading from his book, The Audacity of Hoop: Basketball and The Age of Obama.

Build Club

Come in for a fun activity that will bring together creativity and creation. Best for ages 8 to 12.

Acupunture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

For war veterans, active duty Military members, first responders, abuse survivors (all forms), rape survivors, traumatic events of all kinds and Military...

Artist Talk: Fan Ogilvie

Hear artist and poet Fan Ogilvie read her poems and speak about her paintings. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Chilmark Public Library.

MV Toastmasters Club

MV Toastmasters is a chartered club of Toastmasters International, the world's leading resource for building public speaking skills through guided experience...

Mixed Fire Circle

Social and Environmental Justice meet in conversation on being allies.

Wild and Neat: Bridging the Gap Between Great Garden Design and Ecology

Claudia West is the ecological sales manager at North Creek Nurseries, a wholesale perennial grower in Landenberg, PA. Claudia is a sought after speaker on...

Community Worship

This is a free, Island-wide, non-denominational Christian community gathering to pray together and worship through music. Prayers will be led by a variety of...

MV Unity - We Pray Interfaith Community Worship

The people and the churches unite to pray for Martha's Vineyard.

Welcome Back Potluck

Come catch up with folks you haven't seen all winter. Please bring a dish for 6 or more. Conversation and appetizers from 6 to 6:30 p.m., dinner and dessert...

Book Talk & Signing: Jenny Allen

In her debut essay collection, Would Everybody Please Stop? Reflections on Life and Other Bad Ideas, Jenny Allen, the longtime humorist and performer...

Stranger in a Strange Land: Film Series

Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the new film from acclaimed director Jacques Audiard is a gripping, human tale of an immigrant’s...

Sunset Kayak Tours

Enjoy a breathtaking sunset tour on Sengekontacket Pond. Relax, unwind, and appreciate the painted sky while paddling the waters. As the sun sets, see the...

Live Music

With Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

MV Concert Series: Aimee Mann

Aimee Mann is an American rock singer-songwriter, bassist and guitarist. In 1983, she co-founded ‘Til Tuesday, a new-wave band that found success with its...

Thursday, June 29

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Beach Yoga

One hour, Vinyasa flow class on the beach. All levels welcome and mats can be provided.

Early Birders

The early bird gets the worm (or fish). Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to...

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Camp

Each day campers are split up by age groups and led through numerous activities at the club in the gym, game room, technology center or the garden....

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Growers Camp

Full-day or half-day for 5- to 6-year-olds. Nurture those plants. Growers find out what life is like as a farmer by gathering eggs, taking care of animals,...

Harvesters Camp

Full-day or half-day for 7- to 9-year-olds. Use that knowledge! Harvesters are offered in-depth, hands-on experience in farming and environmental...

Homesteaders Camp

Full-day for 10- to 13-year-olds. To the top of the class! Homesteaders will fine-tune their hard-earned gardening and livestock skills while serving as...

Martha's Vineyard Sharks Drop-In Clinic

This clinic, taught by former Sharks player Brett Holmgren, will give kids the opportunity to learn from a pro. Best for ages 13 and younger. Camp is on a...

Sprout Camp

Half-day only for 4-year-olds. Start watering those seeds. Sprouts begin their farm camp experience by exploring the garden, hunting for bugs and plants,...

Drawing from Nature

Join artist and nature enthusiast Genevieve Jacobs in a series of drawing classes focusing on the special landscape and plants of PHA. Genevieve says:...

Guided Kayak Tours

Join a Felix Neck naturalist for an adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Watch American oystercatchers, cormorants, and shore-birds feed and frolic. Explore the...

Farm Tour

Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a family with a few wee farmers eager to...

Farm Tour

Meet us in our farmstand for an hour long full farm tour. Learn about everything we do here whilst visiting the animals as we walk about the farm. No...

Farm.Field.Sea. Farmer and Chef for a Day

A tour of Morning Glory Farm and its famous strawberry fields, followed by an in-the-field cooking demo and a communal, local-as-it-gets farm lunch.

Figurative Drawing/Painting Class

The class offers an introduction to the principles and techniques of drawing the human form. We will focus predominantly on the figure, but will also...

Fundamentals of Abstract Painting

With Carolyn Evans. In teaching the fundamentals of abstract painting, I intend to share my thoughts about the process of painting from beginning a work to...

Moving Beyond Exercise: An Introduction to Nutritious Movement

Katy Bowman's Nutritious Movement offers a refreshing perspective, one that will change your relationship to your body and help you learn to see the...

Music and Memory Cafe

A weekly social gathering with live music, refreshments, and discussion. Welcoming environment for seniors, caregivers, anyone who struggles with memory...

Outdoor Playgroup

An open playgroup on Thursday mornings. Playgroups are held at a different Island park each week from late April until late Fall. Playgroups are sometimes...

SampleMV: A Walking, Talking & Tasting Tour of Vineyard Haven

Join us for a walking food tasting and cultural tour in the heart of the Vineyard Haven Harbor's Cultural District. The rich history and renowned Island food...

Creature Feature

Young naturalists get an up-close look at the native animals of Martha’s Vineyard. The program combines a story, craft, and a look at the “creature” of the...

Toddler Story Time

Active story time with alphabet, songs, rhymes, a book and and Mother Goose for children under three.

Book Babies

A lapsit storytime for pre-walking babies. Come to sing, listen to stories, and play.

Preschool Story Hour

Stories, songs, and Mother Goose for ages 3 and up.

Infant Massage

Martha’s Vineyard Family Center is pleased to offer Infant Massage with Fae Kontje-Gibbs. Fae is an Island mom and grandmom who has been working with bodies...

Garden Volunteer Work Day

Help our garden grow. Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about which plants provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for...

Kids Mixed Media Arts Drop-in Classes

For kids ages 7 to teens with Lauren Savoia. Registration recommended, space is limited. Themes: Mondays: 2-Dimensional Arts Tuesdays: Printmaking, Mixed...

My Life, My Health

This chronic condition self-management program is an evidence-based series of 6 classes that teaches participants how to self-manage the 80% of their health...

MV Signs Then & Now

A new Sign Language lesson airs three times weekly on MVTV, channel 13. Each lesson is about 20 mintues long. The series is designed to revive sign language...

Opening Reception: Elise Phillips

Featuring Elise Phillips along with all artists opener. "What Summer means to them?" Stop in to see the response.

Aquinnah Book Group

Please join us for for a lively discussion about Little Bee by Clive Cleave.

Islanders Read the Classics

Nancy Aronie, founder of the Chilmark Writing Workship, presents Be Here Now by Ram Dass.

Thirsty Thursday Group Run/Walk

Join the Amity Island Running Club every Thursday at Bad Martha Brewery in Edgartown for a group run where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start...

Opening Reception: Splash

Group exhibition featuring work under $3,000 from over 20 Eisenhauer Gallery artists. Music by Joanne Cassidy & Phil Darosa.

Jazz Night

Enjoy live music on the outdoor stage. Don't forget to bring a picnic. This week will feature Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

Author Talk: Jonathan White

As part of a major national tour (80+ events nationally), author Jonathan White will be speaking and signing his book Tides: The Science and Spirit of the...

Book Talk & Signing: Alexander Weinstein

Author Alexander Weinstein discusses Children of the New World: Stories. Selected by Electric Literature as one of the best short story collections of 2016....

Climate Change: Implications for Agriculture and the Built Environment

Eric Walberg from the Manomet science center will discuss our warming climate and the implications for agriculture and the built environment. What to expect...

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults who are familiar with ceramics to work on their own.

Trivia Night

With host Dan Cassidy. Come have fun, eat and drink, and win big prizes!

Ruth Childs

Featuring three solos by Lucinda Childs danced by Ruth Childs. Solos will be Pastime (1963), Carnation (1964) and Museum Piece (1965).

The Vineyard Sound

For over 20 years the Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as...

Friday, June 30

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Camp

Each day campers are split up by age groups and led through numerous activities at the club in the gym, game room, technology center or the garden....

Outdoor Yoga

Join us for Vinyasa Yoga, under the oak trees or in the tent by the Tabernacle. Vinyasa is a specific sequence of breath synchronized movements used to...

Alzheimer's Family Support Services

New services for families and caregivers of individuals with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Offering: counseling by appointment; Dementia care support groups;...

Approaching Painting

For the oil and acrylic artist who wishes to acquire more fundamental painting skills combined with design concepts. Through demos, lectures and critiques we...

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Exploring Printmaking

With Allison Doherty. These one day classes will introduce new practices to those who want to try something new, or can be taken to reinvigorate a previously...

Grange Exchange: Antiques/Vintage Show & Sale

Multiple Island dealers will be offering Island art, memorabilia, furniture, oriental rugs, jewelry, folk art, and tools.

Growers Camp

Full-day or half-day for 5- to 6-year-olds. Nurture those plants. Growers find out what life is like as a farmer by gathering eggs, taking care of animals,...

Harvesters Camp

Full-day or half-day for 7- to 9-year-olds. Use that knowledge! Harvesters are offered in-depth, hands-on experience in farming and environmental...

Homesteaders Camp

Full-day for 10- to 13-year-olds. To the top of the class! Homesteaders will fine-tune their hard-earned gardening and livestock skills while serving as...

Sprout Camp

Half-day only for 4-year-olds. Start watering those seeds. Sprouts begin their farm camp experience by exploring the garden, hunting for bugs and plants,...

Farm Tour

Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a family with a few wee farmers eager to...

Seashore Discovery

Meet amazing creatures of the sea. Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets and use a...

SampleMV: A Walking, Talking & Tasting Tour of Vineyard Haven

Join us for a walking food tasting and cultural tour in the heart of the Vineyard Haven Harbor's Cultural District. The rich history and renowned Island food...

Friday Morning Garden Party

Come play lawn games and drink tea and lemonade.

Toddler Time

A lively storytime designed for busy walkers. Includes a coloring page and free play.

 MahJong

Meet in the CCC great room. Beginners welcome.

Tank Time

It’s feeding time at Felix Neck. Meet our resident snake, turtle, frogs, and the many creatures in our saltwater tank and learn about these animals during...

Cheese Tasting & Experience

Stop by our farm to enjoy tasting and learning about our award-winning cheeses. Includes a short farm tour. No reservation required.

Friday Ceramics

With Sabrina Kuchta for ages 8 to teens. Please note: Wonderful objects will be created but they will need to be fired which takes an additional week.

Lego Club

It's Lego time. Join us for some building fun. For kids 6+.

Grace Church Lobster Rolls

Best of the Vineyard lobster rolls for sale. $20 for a lobster roll, chips and a beverage. Hotdogs for $3. Slice of pie for $4.

Battle In The Bluffs: Bowling Night

Join BITB basketball camp goers, staff, family and friends for a fun night of bowling.

Sunset Concert Series

With the Beetlebung Steel Band. Beginning our sophomore season, these concerts are a popular Friday evening event for dancing or just listening. Smoak...

Book Talk & Signing: Victor Emanuel

Victor Emanuel is widely considered one of America's leading birders. He has observed more than six thousand species during travels that have taken him to...

Live Music

With Haze & Dacey, an acoustic duo from Richmond, Virginia.

Preview: Dusty and the Big Bad World

A comedy by Cusi Cram. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo. Based on a 2005 scandal in the world of children's television, known as "Bustergate" - Dusty and the...

The Vineyard Sound

The Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as a group of ten...

Gold Pin Bowling

If the gold pin shows up as the head pin, and you bowl a strike, you instantly win one free bowling game and shoe rental, redeemable during a subsequent...

Summer Concert Series

With the Space Invaders at 10 p.m. and the Dock Dance Band at 11 p.m.

Saturday, July 1

51 for 51

51 black & white images of Martha’s Vineyard will be on view during this special exhibition. The show is work from fine art photographer and owner of 51art...

Battle in the Bluffs

Two day intensive basketball clinic for ages 8 to 12 (8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) and kids ages 12 to 17 (1:30 to 3:30 p.m.)

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Chilmark Flea Market

The oldest outdoor venue on the Island, the Flea has evolved into a market like no other. High-quality handmade items from Vineyard artists and craftsmen,...

Exploring Printmaking

With Allison Doherty. These one day classes will introduce new practices to those who want to try something new, or can be taken to reinvigorate a previously...

MV Signs Then & Now

A new Sign Language lesson airs three times weekly on MVTV, channel 13. Each lesson is about 20 mintues long. The series is designed to revive sign language...

Saturday Art Adventure

A Strawberry July. Start the 4th of July weekend with a watercolor strawberry lemonade sunrise or sunset, letting the paint brush dance. Capture a delicious...

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. The market is dedicated to bringing local agricultural products to...

Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour

Sit back and enjoy an over-sand vehicle adventure on the remote Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge and Wasque Point.* We'll look for wildlife - including osprey,...

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Edgartown Walking Tour

To fully appreciate Edgartown, it needs to be explored by foot. Our knowledgeable guide will lead you down narrow brick paths, through Edgartown's past and...

Examining the Evidence: A Climate Change Walk & Talk

This guided hike will take participants across the Sanctuary to see areas that have been impacted by climate and weather events. We will look at two ongoing...

Saturday Art 

With Lauren Savoia for children ages 7 to teens. Registration recommended, space is limited. June 24: Dreamcatchers July 1: Art and Nature July 8:...

Family Crafts

These age-appropriate crafts are free and open to the public. Please visit the WT Library's online calendar for weekly craft listings.

Preschool Story Time with Friends

Story time for children three and up with puppets and more.

Stories and Songs

Come sing, dance, play music and have fun! A musical story hour meant for all ages.

Summer Reading Kick-Off 2017

Meet your children's librarian. Jungle Jim will perform Mindcraft Madness beginning at 11 a.m., with a mix of balloon artistry, magic, comedy and improv.

 Support Group: Parents & Caregivers of Transgender Young People

This monthly drop-in group is designed to provide an open opportunity for parents and caregivers of trans and genderqueer young people to ask questions, get...

Island Alpaca Weekend Story Time

Bring your children for a 1/2 hour of story telling in the barn, and meet up close, one of our baby alpaca. Hosted by Island Alpaca staff, Alexis Hughes. ...

Summer Reading Kick Off with Jungle Jim

Boston-based entertainer Jungle Jim will present a program with a Minecraft theme featuring balloon artistry, magic, comedy and storytelling. Sponsored by...

Matty Ro Minerals Jewelry Show

Stop into Driftwood and meet one of or new local artists, Matty Ro Minerals. He will be in the store with his jewelry for a pop up show all day Saturday,...

MV Sharks vs. Wachusett Dirt Dawgs

Enjoy the Island's own collegiate summer baseball team as they take on the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs.

Songs from the Fields

Join us for a concert with Jim Thomas and the Spirituals Choir. This event features songs sung by African slaves in America between 1619 and 1865, along with...

Cheese Tasting & Milking Tour

Stop by our farm to watch the cows being milked, followed by a cheese tasting and a chance to learn all about our award-winning cheeses. No reservation...

MV Sharks vs. Wachusett Dirt Dawgs

Enjoy the Island's own collegiate summer baseball team as they take on the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs.

Artist's Reception: Julia Russell

Certain Slants of Light art exhibition on display through July 20.

Opening Reception: Celebrate

Featuring Carol Rowan, Suzanne Hill, Leslie S. Self, Brian Arthur, and Nick Paciorek.

Opening Reception: Lily Morris

Island native, Lily Morris' series explores a preoccupation with luxury culture, the beauty, and shortcomings of the perceived "American Dream." Her...

Annual Evening of Discovery

At the last gala before the Museum's big move, spend the evening one hundred years in the future. We invite guests to imagine what the Island and the world...

Summer Bounty Chefs' Dinner

A group of incredible chefs from all over the country will provide for you a culinary journey as they display their artistic creativity and masterful...

2017 Summer Exhibition

Please join us as we celebrate 20 years with Duane Alt, Sandi Blanda and John C. Traynor and the gallery's 40th anniversary. Marjorie Mason and Russell...

Stars + Stripes Unplugged

A private evening with Carly Simon + Friends. Featuring BBQ, beverages and beautiful music. All proceeds benefit the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard.

Ruth Childs

Featuring three solos by Lucinda Childs danced by Ruth Childs. Solos will be Pastime (1963), Carnation (1964) and Museum Piece (1965).

Comedy Fundraiser: Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Featuring New England Best Funny 4 Funds Comedians to benefit the Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center, offering equine assisted activities and...

Concert: Livingston Taylor

Livingston Taylor's annual concert is a Vineyard tradition. He will play hits from his huge catalog and, selections from his new CD "Safe Home."

Preview: Dusty and the Big Bad World

A comedy by Cusi Cram. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo. Based on a 2005 scandal in the world of children's television, known as "Bustergate" - Dusty and the...

Island Community Chorus Concert

Founded in 1996, The Island Community Chorus fosters the singing and enjoyment of choral music concerts. Under the astounding direction of Peter Boak, this...

Summer Concert Series

With the Chandler Blues Band at 9 p.m. and Electric Pie at 10:30 p.m.

June 25 - July 1, 2017