Events

July 15 - 21, 2018

Sunday, July 15

Vineyard Cup Regatta

Three days of sailing races, a harborside party in the Race Village on Tisbury Wharf in Vineyard Haven with locally sourced cuisine, live music, daily...

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...

Sunday Worship Service

With Rev. Brian Miller, Senior Pastor of the Dane Street Church in Beverly, MA. His sermon topic is, “A Prayer for Life's Journey”. The service is...

Union Chapel Sunday Service

With Rev. Susan Sparks, Madison Avenue Baptist Church, New York, New York.

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer docent.

Farm Visits

Visit a small working family farm with goats, sheep, poultry, and a farmstand shop too.

Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals

Explore the waters of Long Cove Pond by kayak or paddleboard. Watch for wildlife, paddle to waterlily cove, or just enjoy the tranquility of being on the...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Plein Air B Color

Plein Air A is required to take Plein Air B. The class will meet in The Pebble on Friday to talk about the plan for the workshop, discuss your goals for the...

Talk: Compassion

Karma Trinlay Rinpoche returns to Bodhi Path Buddhist Center for two weekends of teachings, plus a live lobster release.

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,...

Architectural Walking Tour

Tour focusing on the architectural history and landscapes of Edgartown. Starts at The Carnegie and ends at the Vincent House at 99 Main Street.

Sunday Worship

A Cricket in the Dhamma Room - Reverend Bill Clark. Have you ever been kept awake by a dripping faucet or the low hum of the air conditioning? Do you get...

Kenworthy Fashion Brunch

To celebrate Kenworthy's 5th year of business they will be throwing their first solo fashion show & brunch. Held at the beautiful Tisbury Pump House at the...

Edgartown Harbor Tour

Features the Old Sculpin, the catboat Edwina B., the Norton Boathouse and the Osborne Wharf Building.

Brewery Tours

Head Brewer Jacobi Reid discusses the brewing process at Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery.

Fiber Arts Afternoon

Knitting, spinning, felting - bring your project or try something new. No experience required.

Architectural Walking Tour

Tour focusing on the architectural history and landscapes of Edgartown. Starts at The Carnegie and ends at the Vincent House at 99 Main Street.

Sunday with Friends

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library are pleased to present an afternoon honoring local author Holly Nadler, whose popular books include Vineyard...

4th Annual Lobster Life Release

Bodhi Path will purchase lobsters which will be marked so if re-caught may not be sold. Karma Trinlay Rinpoche will lead a short blessing and then the...

Live Music: Garrett James

Garrett James plays live on the Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery patio and beer garden.

The World of the Troubadours and Trobairitz VIII: Poems, Songs, and Music From the 12th and 13th Century

Featuring the very best actors, singers, poets and musicians.

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only.

World Music Concert: The Harmony Band

The Polar Bears of Martha's Vineyard are hosting their annual World Music Concert with Spencer & The Harmony Band with vocalists Chantal Baptista and Jose...

Art Opening: Traeger di Pietro & Benjamin M. Johnson

Join us for an opening of new paintings from Traeger di Pietro and Benjamin M. Johnson. Shown here: detail from di Pietro's mixed-media piece, 8 Ball.

Island Grown's Mobile Market

Selling fresh, locally grown produce at reduced prices. Accepting cash, credit cards, SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP coupons. All are welcome.

Live Music: Workman Song

Presents Dirty Gospel Sundays with Sean McMahon.

Visit East Chop Lighthouse

The East Chop Lighthouse is open seasonally on Sunday evenings around sunset. A lighthouse keeper will be available and the doors will be open during...

MV Author Series: Lawrence O'Donnell

Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC host of 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell,' brings his extraordinary background in politics and entertainment to the 1968...

Summer Institute Film: Sammy Davis Jr., I've Gotta Be Me

From Emmy Award-winning director Samuel D. Pollard, here’s the first major film documentary to examine Davis’ vast talent and his quest for identity through...

Concert: Vineyard Haven Town Band

The Vineyard Haven Band is a 150-year-old tradition on the Island.

Jiggy Sunday

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

Karaoke

Staring Johnny Showtime and Handsome Dan.

Monday, July 16

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...

Guided Ocean Swimming Class

Learn to love ocean swimming. Dissolve fears, learning skills, loving the ocean. Personal trainer helps shape goals for in-water accompanied swims. Triune...

MV Hospital Golf Tournament

32nd Annual Martha's Vineyard Hospital Golf Tournament to benefit Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Vinyasa 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...

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

Approaching Painting

This class, with Eva Cincotta, combines demos, techniques and individual instruction to students on how to loosen up. Discover watercolor, oil and acrylic...

Art Show: Bill O’Callaghan

Bill O’Callaghan has been photographing his sculptural work in nature for a few years. Recently, he added people to have a little more fun. He made driftwood...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming “quest” clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the...

MV Sharks Drop-In Clinic

Mac Curran, a member of the Sharks for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 season and the all-time appearance leader for the Sharks, will lead the 2018 Youth Summer...

Nike Tennis Camp

Junior day camp for ages 9 to 18 with Connie McHugh, owner and director of Airport Fitness and Tennis, head coach at the high school for girls tennis from...

Soldering Stackable Rings

Want to learn how to solder? Try this 3 hour workshop with Cecilia Minnehan, from Cecilia Designs. You will be able to complete 1 of these rings in a 3 hour...

Practice Fitness Class

With Emily Phillips. Practice is a challenging, high-energy, and music-driven fitness class that includes cardio (HIIT), mobility, strength, balance, and...

Children's Art Classes

Your child will experience the fun and excitement of art. The large barn-like space on the second floor turns into a whirlwind of creative excitement. And...

Discovery Kayak Tour

Navigate through the salt marshes and coastal ponds of Cape Pogue in this discovery kayak tour. This tour gives you the perfect opportunity to explore the...

Play with Me Playgroup

Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being a child's first educator. This is a facilitated playgroup focusing on our monthly themes. There are...

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer docent.

Art in the Stacks: Lanny McDowell

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library are pleased to present an exhibit of “Avian Art Plus,” a photographic series by Lanny McDowell. The photographs...

Bible Study: Reverend Brian Miller

With Rev. Brian Miller. The topic is: “Psalms of Security”. All are welcome.

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...

Farm Tours

Come out and enjoy a walking tour of our farm. Learn the history of this important Chilmark farm and how we have brought it back to life. Tour starts at the...

Landscape Painting Workshop

Beginner through advanced painters welcome including high school students. Individualized instruction in oil, acrylic, water based medium and pastel. Taught...

Orchard Mile's Pop-Up

E-commcerce fashion platform, Orchard Mile, has opened a physical pop-up shop for the summer season in Martha's Vineyard. The shop features carefully...

Plein Air B Color

Plein Air A is required to take Plein Air B. The class will meet in The Pebble on Friday to talk about the plan for the workshop, discuss your goals for the...

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

Shop on the Vineyard while supporting social aid, job creation and self-help projects around the globe. Handmade artisan crafts, fashion, jewelry, art,...

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...

Musical Storytime

Ellen Allard is a Vineyard Haven favorite. She uses fingerplays, singing games and story songs while incorporating Early Childhood standards to make teaching...

Writing & Reading Workshop

For tweens and teens ages 9 to 14 with teacher Mathea Morais. Snacks, books, pencils and paper provided. Meets daily from July 16 to 20. Sign up required.

Daily Drop-In Crafts

Crafts for all ages. Kids under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Balance: Chi Kung, Yoga & Breath

With Kanta Lipsky. We will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance.

Island Grown Community Lunch Program

We will be serving free, nutritious lunches. All are welcome.

Lunch and Learn

The MV Family Center and Island Grown is collaborating this summber for a free nutrutious lunch along with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math...

 MahJong

Meet in the CCC great room. Beginners welcome.

Printmaking for Kids

For children ages 7 and older. These classes will introduce young artists to some printmaking techniques, while encouraging them to find their artistic...

Summer Guided Tours of the MBL

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) offers guided seasonal tours that include a visit to the Marine Resources Center for a look at the marine animals used...

Summer Writing Workshop: "Work in Progress" Teen Writing

Lara O'Brien will facilitate small groups with writing prompts that lead into your past, present and possibilites. Write to reveal more about yourself and to...

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...

Discovery Kayak Tour

Navigate through the salt marshes and coastal ponds of Cape Pogue in this discovery kayak tour. This tour gives you the perfect opportunity to explore the...

Summer Guided Tours of the MBL

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) offers guided seasonal tours that include a visit to the Marine Resources Center for a look at the marine animals used...

Island Alpaca Yoga

If you are an alpaca enthusiast and need to unwind, you will love experiencing yoga at Island Alpaca Farm. Even if you are a novice, or have never practiced...

World Market Mondays Speakers Series

Learn how effective Fair Trade Initiatives are reviving traditional agriculture and handcrafts in the West Bank, Palestine. Presented by West Tisbury...

Author Talk: Madeleine Blais

Madeleine Blais will be coming to the library for a special after-hours event to discuss her wildly popular book, To the New Owners.

Island Grown's Mobile Market

Selling fresh, locally grown produce at reduced prices. Accepting cash, credit cards, SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP coupons. All are welcome.

Beach Yoga

Join us for vinyasa flow on the beach with, Josey Kirkland. Take in the salt air and sound of the ocean during this outdoor yoga experience at Long Point....

Fireside Pop-Up Dinner

Join us for gourmet pop-up dinner in Aquinnah. Relax in a garden with live music and drinks then enjoy a four-course locally sourced dinner cooked in a giant...

Sheriff's Meadow Foundation Annual Summer Benefit

Mike and Lisa MacKenty of Edgartown will host Sheriff's Meadow's Summer Benefit at their beautiful land on Wintucket Cove of Edgartown Sheriff’s Meadow...

Teen Movie Night

On summer Mondays, the West Tisbury Library will screen teen films in the YA Room. Popcorn served. Check the library website for movie titles.

Trivia Monday

Take an MV summer evening and add beer, trivia with Johnny Showtime, and a beautiful outdoor patio. What you get is Monday evenings at Bad Martha all summer...

Family Movie Night

On summer Mondays, the West Tisbury Library will screen family friendly films in the Community Room. Popcorn served. Check the library website for movie titles.

LetGo Your Mind: Kids' Lego Workshop

LetGo Your Mind, a Summer STEM program, will lead a Lego robotics workshop for ages 8 to 12. Learn how to make a motorized spinner out of Legos. Sign up is...

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...

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.

Vineyard Haven Town Band Rehearsal

Weekly rehearsal for Vineyard Haven Town Band. Open to all.

MV Chamber Music Summer Concert Festival: Infinity Brass Quintet

The highly entertaining Infinity Brass Quintet returns to play Bach, McKee, Mozart, Piazzolla, Arnold, Montano, and Ellington. First of five weekly Festival...

MV Concert Series: The Capitol Steps

Make American Grin Again. The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. The...

TMVFF: Robin Williams - Come Inside My Mind

One of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians, Robin Williams had boundless energy, lightning wit, and a knack for creating unforgettable...

Vineyard Ghost Walking Tours

Hear spooky stories, learn about Island history and tour many landmarks. No reservations needed.

Tuesday, July 17

Beach Yoga

Enjoy a 1 hour vinyasa flow class on the Edgartown Lighthouse Beach. Abbie is a certified teacher and loves teaching in nature. All levels welcome and mats...

Bird Walks

Join Susan B. Whiting, co-author of Vineyard Birds and Vineyard Birds II and occasional author of the Vineyard Gazzette's Bird News Column. Meet and carpool...

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.

Vinyasa Yoga

Known for her rhythmic deliberate flows, Johanna Hynes's repertoire ranges from classes that are challenging and nuanced for the seasoned student to those...

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

Accelerated Summer Reading

Entering high school? Class of 2022? Join our high school preparatory summer reading. Contact Peg Regan by calling or email reganpeg@mac.com.

Beading

With Lucinda Sheldon. Learn the basic techniques of jewelry beading. Techniques taught include choosing appropriate stringing materials, finishing...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming “quest” clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the...

MV Sharks Drop-In Clinic

Mac Curran, a member of the Sharks for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 season and the all-time appearance leader for the Sharks, will lead the 2018 Youth Summer...

Yoga

With Sherry Sidoti. Enjoy a warm and welcoming environment for the teachings of yoga.

Children's Art Classes

Your child will experience the fun and excitement of art. The large barn-like space on the second floor turns into a whirlwind of creative excitement. And...

Discussion Group

Open discussion of local and world news, ideas, and events.

Flea & Fine Arts Markets

Vineyard artists will bring their jewelry, art, clothing and crafts, and spread their wares across the grounds of the Featherstone campus. Markets may be...

Gel Plate Monotypes

Warning: this printing process is highly addictive! Using a gelli plate—you will layer opaque and transparent colors, play with textures, stenciled patterns...

Tom Maley Life Drawing

This group met for many years at the home of Tom Maley and now they meet at Featherstone for two hours each Tuesday morning. New participants are welcome....

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer docent.

Bible Study: Reverend Brian Miller

With Rev. Brian Miller. The topic is: “Psalms of Insecurity”. All are 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...

Farm Tours at the Farm Hub

Learn about our hydroponic greenhouse, tour the property and shop at our farm stand.

Kids Craft

Children can make and decorate their own drums. For kids ages 3 and above.

Mac Help Desk

“Mac Pro” Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices. Drop in with or without your device and find help using, buying or even...

Move with Me

The MV Family Center invites you to join us at the Morgan Woods Playground for "Move with Me" outdoors, facilitated by Andressa da Costa, our bilingual...

Mytoi Discovery

Come explore Mytoi Garden and Chappaquiddick with The Trustees. First stop, the Chappy Ferry. Walk on to the Chappy Ferry and then enjoy a complimentary...

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 & Book Signing: Consie Berghausen

Children's author Consie Berghausen, of A Shark! Named Jamison, and her new release, Jamison A Shark Returns, will be coming for a story time and book...

Camp Ground Walking Tours

The historic cottages within the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association are well-known and well-loved for their unique charm. Don’t miss your chance to...

Daily Drop-In Crafts

Crafts for all ages. Kids under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-School Open Paint Group

Come free paint using our collection of finger paints and paintbrushes. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Chappaquiddick Rad Power Bicycle Tour

Enjoy an afternoon electric bike ride on the beautiful isle of Chappaquiddick. We start out by riding to the famed Japanese garden Mytoi. We then push on...

Island Grown Community Lunch Program

We will be serving free, nutritious lunches. All are welcome.

Adult Oils/Acrylics Class

Eva Cincotta is a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University with a B.S. in Education. She is a member of the Rockport Art...

Brewery Tours

Head Brewer Jacobi Reid discusses the brewing process at Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery.

Class: Martha's Vineyard Garden Club

MV Birding: How Things Have Changed with Susan "Soo" Whiting, bird columnist for the Vineyard Gazette. New members welcome.

Farmer for a Day

Put on your boots and get ready for some fun. Get a glimpse into the life of a farmer with some hands-on farm experience checking in and completing chores...

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only.

Summer Guided Tours of the MBL

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) offers guided seasonal tours that include a visit to the Marine Resources Center for a look at the marine animals used...

Collage Art Workshop

Michael Albert is a professional artist known for his cubist mosaic Cereal box collages. Come make your own Collage Art with boxes, during this afternoon...

Farm Tours at the Farm Hub

Learn about our hydroponic greenhouse, tour the property and shop at our farm stand.

Summer Guided Tours of the MBL

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) offers guided seasonal tours that include a visit to the Marine Resources Center for a look at the marine animals used...

Book Talk: A Tale of Two Theaters

Architect, photographer and author, Max Skjöldebrand will present his newly published book about the 2015 restorations of the iconic Capawock and Strand...

CCC Teen Basketball Pick-Up

Balls and Jerseys will be available. Feel free to stop by and jump in and play. No advanced sign-ups required. Come. play, have fun and meet new friends.

Henna

Come to the library and get your henna from Bridgette of Maple Mehndi. Everyone welcome. Space limited so call the library to sign up.

Island Grown's Mobile Market

Selling fresh, locally grown produce at reduced prices. Accepting cash, credit cards, SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP coupons. All are welcome.

Open Mic Night

Come be a part of a welcoming Island community of creative artists sharing their craft and connecting through individual and collaborative expression and...

Table Tennis Club

With the MV Table Tennis Club. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Youth Music Series

A rotating showcase of young talent. Including Nate D'Angelo, Robert Hanjian, Evan Xie, Ethan Depietro, Skylar Hall, Jake and Leah Hairston, Bella Giordano...

Jewels on the Wing: The Butterflies of Martha's Vineyard

The 70 recorded species of butterflies on Martha's Vineyard are as diverse as they are charismatic. Drawing on his extensive library of photographs and 20...

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...

Community Yoga

Lululemon offers free beginner-intermediate yoga. Grab your yoga mat and join your friends for this great community class.

MVYradio Summer Porch Concert Series

Enjoy the acoustic tunes of Caroline Sky. At just 16 years old, Ms. Sky has top-shelf vocals, uncommon songwriting insight and soulful instrumental...

Makers Table: Pop Up Dinner Series

Each event will have a different theme based on its location and food folks that we will be celebrating. Guests will check in and join the party to mingle,...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Acoustic Solo: John O'Toole

Every Tuesday during Taco Tuesday.

Book Talk: Thomas Dresser

Tom Dresser offers a book talk on his latest publication, Whaling on Martha’s Vineyard. The story is filled with anecdotes, drama and history of the whaling...

Drumming on the Beach

Performance on the beach. Bring a picnic and enjoy the music.

Sounds Like Summer: Music on the Library Lawn

With the Joel Harrison Trio. Harrison and his popular trio bring cool jazz standards to the summer night. Bring a blanket, bring a picnic, bring friends and...

Book Talk: Soul-errors

Phil Weinstein will speak about his new volume of essays, Soul-errors that speaks to our remarkable penchant for getting things wrong. It explores how our...

Dancehall: Azro Cady

The Yard is excited to welcome back Azro Cady for a second year. The NYC based rock and roll combo is driven by the songs of singer/guitarist Philip Hoffman...

Photographers Salon: Jeremy Dreisen

My parents got me a Kodak Instamatic camera when I was a little kid. I upped my game in high school when my father handed down his Minolta SRT-101 SLR camera...

Talk: Ticks & Tick-Borne Diseases on the Vineyard - What Every Resident and Visitor Should Know

Presentation by Richard Johnson and Michael Jacobs, MD. Learn about our 3 common tick species and the diseases they carry, how to reduce your chances of...

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...

Trivia

With Emily Hunsaker and Johnny Showtime.

 Tuesdays at Twilight: Siren Mayhew Concert

West Tisbury’s Siren Mayhew is an award-winning vocalist, pianist and composer. Join us for an evening featuring Ms. Mayhews original compositions and...

Family Movie Night

Tuck Everlasting, based on the classic novel by Natalie Babbitt. A thought-provoking Disney film that poses the question, “Would you want to live forever?”...

Sign Language Lessons

An MVTV Sign Language Series & Vineyard Library Collaboration is designed to revive sign language as a 2nd language on Martha’s Vineyard similar to how it...

Dock Dance

The Dock Dance Band plays every Tuesday over the summer at Memorial Wharf. Bring your friends and family to a free sunset rock-and-roll dance party on the...

MV Chamber Music Summer Concert Festival:  Infinity Brass Quintet

The highly entertaining Infinity Brass Quintet returns to play Bach, McKee, Mozart, Piazzolla, Arnold, Montano, and Ellington. First of five weekly Festival...

MV Concert Series: The Robert Cray Band

Open ears and an open mind are the essence of singer, guitarist and songwriter Robert Cray’s approach to writing, recording and playing music. He has created...

Stand Up Comedy

Big Apple comedy hits the Island as New York Comics Kevin Downey, Jr. from America's Got Talent and Tom Briscoe "So I Got Fired From That Job" join the...

Wednesday, July 18

Oak Bluffs Bluewater Fishing Classic

The bluewater fishing south of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island rivals big game fishing anywhere around the world. The OBBC encompasses an overnight...

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...

Guided Ocean Swimming Class

Learn to love ocean swimming. Dissolve fears, learning skills, loving the ocean. Personal trainer helps shape goals for in-water accompanied swims. Triune...

Vinyasa 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...

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

Accelerated Summer Reading

Entering high school? Class of 2022? Join our high school preparatory summer reading. Contact Peg Regan by calling or email reganpeg@mac.com.

Acrylic or Watercolor Painting

We have everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph that you would like to paint. Don't be afraid, join us...

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...

Drawing from Nature

Join artist and tree lover Lizzy Schule on PHA's campus for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover a different theme in landscape drawing...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming “quest” clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the...

MV Sharks Drop-In Clinic

Mac Curran, a member of the Sharks for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 season and the all-time appearance leader for the Sharks, will lead the 2018 Youth Summer...

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...

Practice Fitness Class

With Emily Phillips. Practice is a challenging, high-energy, and music-driven fitness class that includes cardio (HIIT), mobility, strength, balance, and...

Big Button Monotype Books

Learn to make a pamphlet stitched, big button book using gel printed monotypes as covers and assorted, interesting papers for interior pages. Use your own...

Children's Art Classes

Your child will experience the fun and excitement of art. The large barn-like space on the second floor turns into a whirlwind of creative excitement. And...

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

Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being a child's first educator. This is a facilitated playgroup focusing on our monthly themes. There are...

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer docent.

Bible Study: Reverend Brian Miller

With Rev. Brian Miller. The topic is: “Psalms of Hope”. All are welcome.

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...

Farm Visits

Visit a small working family farm with goats, sheep, poultry, and a farmstand shop too.

Mytoi Discovery

Come explore Mytoi Garden and Chappaquiddick with The Trustees. First stop, the Chappy Ferry. Walk on to the Chappy Ferry and then enjoy a complimentary...

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...

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

Our I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone and/or tablet that you need help with. Appointments...

Architectural Walking Tour

Tour focusing on the architectural history and landscapes of Edgartown. Starts at The Carnegie and ends at the Vincent House at 99 Main Street.

Family Book Series

Relax under the shade of a tree and enjoy summer with your family while listening to a story read from a nature-based children’s book by one of our...

Oak Bluffs Walking Tour

The best way to see Oak Bluffs is by foot. Join us for an informative and entertaining walk around this quaint and colorful town. Highlights of the tour...

Sensational Storytime

A 5 senses-themed storytime for kids 3 and above that ends with a craft.

Daily Drop-In Crafts

Crafts for all ages. Kids under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

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...

Island Grown Community Lunch Program

We will be serving free, nutritious lunches. All are welcome.

Lunch and Learn

The MV Family Center and Island Grown is collaborating this summber for a free nutrutious lunch along with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math...

Island Grown Community Lunch Program

We will be serving free, nutritious lunches. All are welcome.

Lunch at the Farm

Bring your lunch, then take a stroll around the farm. Pre-schoolers encouraged but not required. This informal meet-up goes year round when the weather is good.

Union Chapel Concert Series

Join the chapel every Wednesday for free noon concerts. This community event is free and open to all ages. This week's performance is with John Alaimo on...

Edgartown Harbor Tour

Features the Old Sculpin, the catboat Edwina B., the Norton Boathouse and the Osborne Wharf Building.

Edgartown Tree Tours

Join PHA Horticulturist/Arborist Ian Jochems for an informative and fun walking tour of the many glorious mature trees of Edgartown. In the midst of the...

Farmer for a Day

Put on your boots and get ready for some fun. Get a glimpse into the life of a farmer with some hands-on farm experience checking in and completing chores...

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor

With Lynn Hoeft. Working from photographs (or outside, weather permitting), we'll look at the best ways to paint skies, still and moving water, trees and...

Summer Guided Tours of the MBL

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) offers guided seasonal tours that include a visit to the Marine Resources Center for a look at the marine animals used...

Architectural Walking Tour

Tour focusing on the architectural history and landscapes of Edgartown. Starts at The Carnegie and ends at the Vincent House at 99 Main Street.

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...

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Children welcome with experienced adult...

Summer Guided Tours of the MBL

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) offers guided seasonal tours that include a visit to the Marine Resources Center for a look at the marine animals used...

Build Club

Come make and launch rockets with Matt Hayden. Ages 8 and above.

Island Grown's Mobile Market

Selling fresh, locally grown produce at reduced prices. Accepting cash, credit cards, SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP coupons. All are welcome.

All Things Mac/Technology Made Simple

With Karen Huff. Bring in your questions about your Apple device... be it iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Mac laptop. You can ask mostly anything about your new/old...

Concerts at the Carnegie: Beetlebung Steel Band

Spread a blanket beneath the giant pagoda tree and join us for the festive, rhythmic music of the Beetlebung Steel Band. This outdoor concert is sure to...

Open Studio: Barney Zeitz

Barney Zeitz will have an open studio to see the German church former synagogue windows. Five of the six windows are finished and the Permanent Endowment of...

Sip & Paint

Come enjoy an evening of fun and experience creating your 16 x 20 canvas. Price includes art supplies and a glass of wine. Appetizers will also be half off...

CCC Farmers Market & Crafts Fair

Locally grown produce and crafts on sale on the Chappaquiddick Community Center porch.

Honey Bee Hive Tours

Come along shoulder to shoulder with a bee keeper from the family owned Ginny Bee Honey Farms and explore the secret life of bees. With a small group of just...

Talk: Making Space - Boundary and Threshold

Architect Bruce MacNelly will offer a series of talks addressing some fundamental ways to think about architecture. This month's program is titled, "Making...

Island Grown's Mobile Market

Selling fresh, locally grown produce at reduced prices. Accepting cash, credit cards, SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP coupons. All are welcome.

Lecture: Design for Awakening - The Garden and Zen Design

Soto Buddhist monk Martin Mosko and writer/filmmaker Alxe Noden will present a lecture entitled “Design for Awakening." Mosko and Noden will compare the view...

Pizza Night

It might look like a private party, but don't let that dissuade you - it's not. Walk right up, drop your toppings off at the pizza table, say hello, and ease...

Theater: Hamlet

By William Shakespeare and directed by Brooke Hardman Ditchfield and Chelsea McCarthy.

All Families Touched by Adoption

Supporting pre-adoptive and adoptive families. Dinner and childcare are provided.

Cinema Circus

Join us for Cinema Circus: filmmaking activities, music, face painting, circus antics, performances, special guests, and more.

Goat Yoga

With Josey Kirkland. Must be 13 years old or older. Registration is required, email goatyogamv@gmail.com.

Hand Building

In this class with Sabrina Kuchta we will discuss and experiment with hand building techniques. No prior experience in ceramics is necessary; this class can...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Stand Up Paddle Board Qigong

Embark on a Stand Up Paddle experience like no other. Jump on board with MV Paddle Co. to explore the natural surroundings of tranquil Martha’s Vineyard...

 Summer Ice Cream Social

Indulge in delicious ice cream, catch up with old friends and meet some new ones. Contact the office if you wish to be a host.

An Evening with Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz is a scholar of United States constitutional law, criminal law and a professor emeritus of Harvard Law School. His latest book is, The Case...

Deep Dive French Cinema: Summer Film Series

A shepherdess (Emmanuelle Béart) is determined to avenge her father. The sequel to Jean de Florette is beautifully acted and a feast for the eyes. Directed...

Prime Time

Acoustic solo session with John O'Toole.

Concert: Judy Collins

Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes. Her impressive career has spanned...

Film Screening: Historic Movies of Martha's Vineyard

The Historic Movies of Martha’s Vineyard project, a pioneering and award-winning effort of the Vineyard Gazette, presents films shot on the Vineyard dating...

Community Sing

Fun for the entire family. Join us in the Tabernacle for Community Sing—a weekly campground tradition in its 100th year. The program includes a variety of...

MV Concert Series: The Mavericks

The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo...

TMVFF: Blindspotting

Collin (Daveed Diggs) and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles (Rafael Casal), work as movers and are forced to watch their old neighborhood become...

Vineyard Ghost Walking Tours

Hear spooky stories, learn about Island history and tour many landmarks. No reservations needed.

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

Enjoy the tunes of Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

Live Music: The Marotta Brothers Band

Join world renown drummers and brothers Jerry Marotta and Rick Marotta for an intimate night of drumming, music, and story telling as The Marotta Brothers...

Stand Up Comedy

Big Apple comedy hits the Island as New York Comics Kevin Downey, Jr. from America's Got Talent and Tom Briscoe "So I Got Fired From That Job" join the...

Thursday, July 19

'Round-the-Buoy Races

The ’RTB Races were added several years ago to add diversity to the regatta’s format and extend the fun of Race Weekend on its front end.

Bike & Brew Tour

Join us as we tour and taste at the two local craft breweries. Rad Powered Bicycle to Oak Bluffs along scenic State Beach, first stop Offshore Ale. After a...

Oak Bluffs Bluewater Fishing Classic

The bluewater fishing south of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island rivals big game fishing anywhere around the world. The OBBC encompasses an overnight...

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...

Vinyasa Yoga

Known for her rhythmic deliberate flows, Johanna Hynes's repertoire ranges from classes that are challenging and nuanced for the seasoned student to those...

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

Accelerated Summer Reading

Entering high school? Class of 2022? Join our high school preparatory summer reading. Contact Peg Regan by calling or email reganpeg@mac.com.

Introduction to the Art of Enameling

Beginner class with Lucinda Sheldon. Explore the beauty of enamels from powdered glass to brilliant color. Learn the different metals used in enameling, the...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming “quest” clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the...

MV Sharks Drop-In Clinic

Mac Curran, a member of the Sharks for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 season and the all-time appearance leader for the Sharks, will lead the 2018 Youth Summer...

Postcards to Voters

Help flip Congress from red to blue. Spend and hour or two writing postcards to voters. Join Jean Berman at her home on the Lagoon to write postcards to...

Yoga

With Sherry Sidoti. Enjoy a warm and welcoming environment for the teachings of yoga.

Children's Art Classes

Your child will experience the fun and excitement of art. The large barn-like space on the second floor turns into a whirlwind of creative excitement. And...

Family Camp: Nature's Nest

For the first time offered in the summer after your requests, this program is known as Nature’s Nest, a favorite amongst young Island families. We welcome...

Guided Kayak Tour

Join a Felix Neck naturalist for an adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural...

Island Alpaca Yoga

If you are an alpaca enthusiast and need to unwind, you will love experiencing yoga at Island Alpaca Farm. Even if you are a novice, or have never practiced...

Annual Book Sale

Huge, three-day book sale to benefit the Oak Bluffs Public Library — sponsored by the Library Friends of Oak Bluffs. Used books in all categories, for all...

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer docent.

Captain's Logbook

Whaling captains kept important records about life at sea in gorgeous marbleized leather log books. We’ll construct our own version and try writing a few...

Expanding the Concertina Book

What is a concertina book? It is another name for a folded structure that resembles an accordion. In this class you will learn how to expand the concertina...

Farm Tours

Come out and enjoy a walking tour of our farm. Learn the history of this important Chilmark farm and how we have brought it back to life. Tour starts at the...

Farm Tours at the Farm Hub

Learn about our hydroponic greenhouse, tour the property and shop at our farm stand.

Learn to Knit

With Rona Newmark. In this class we will take our very first steps onto the knitting world. Absolutely no experience needed. We will cover fundamental...

Move with Me

With the MV Family Center. Owen Park is both a beach and a playground, so please pack accordingly.

Music & Memory Cafe

A weekly social gathering with live music, refreshments, and discussion. Welcoming, inclusive environment for seniors, caregivers, and those with memory..