Events

December 4 - 10, 2018

Thursday, December 6

2018 Spirit of the Vineyard Award

The Spirit of the Vineyard Award is given annually to a person or organization who has served for one or more non-profit organizations on the Island, and...

Tuesday, December 4

Ace MV: Introduction to Marketing

What is thinking “outside-in”? How can you define and target your market segment? This course, led by Garrett Burt, is designed for professionals who want a...

Wednesday, December 5

Activity for Kids: Chain Reactions

Led by Hugh Phear. Come to the West Tisbury Library’s first chain reaction build session and build a Rube Goldbergesque-contraption. Come try your hand at...

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

Do you experience difficulty sleeping, sudden outbursts/anger, flashbacks, nightmares, depression, emotional numbness, easily startled/frightened, trouble...

Tuesday, December 4

Adult Community Dance Class

Move and groove with The Yard. The Yard’s Director of Island Programs and Education, Jesse Keller Jason, makes every(body) feel comfortable in this dance...

Thursday, December 6

Adult Crafts

Make your own creative Christmas cards.

Saturday, December 8

Adult Crafts

Decorate sugar cookies with royal icing. We'll practice piping, flooding, and feathering. For ages 12 and above. Sponsored by The Friends of the Vineyard...

Thursday, December 6

Advanced Knitting Skills

With Rona Newmark. This project-based class will focus on adding or refreshing more complex knitting skills, such as knitting in the round and cables. A...

Sunday, December 9

Advent Choral Evensong

The traditional Anglican choral Evensong is a sublimely beautiful and prayerful way to “get in the swing” of the season—bring your friends and family.

Wednesday, December 5

Advent Evensong

Please jooin us as we embrace the darkness and move into the light of Christmas. Today's theme is Longing and Preparing.

Tuesday, December 4

After School Club

Drop in after school for reading, crafts, and games.

Wednesday, December 5

After School Crafts

We'll feature a new project every week. For ages 9 and up.

Thursday, December 6

After School Gaming

Come in and use one of the library's Nintendo Switch consoles and try out different games. Ages 9 and up.

Friday, December 7

After School Knitting

With expert knitter Cindy Bonnell, for ages 9 and up. Pre-registration is strongly suggested.

Wednesday, December 5

After School Program

Have fun with books and crafts with Irene. Read some stories then do a fun craft related to the theme. Grades K to 5 welcome. Parents are welcome to...

Thursday, December 6

All-Island Elementary String Concert

One-hundred-forty-two enthusiastic, experienced string students from the Island elementary schools take the stage. Orchestras will perform and there will be...

Sunday, December 9

Amp Jams

A chance to check out the space, hang out with awesome local artists, jam with friends and foes, or just chill, talk shop and admire our nifty stage and...

Thursday, December 6

Amp Jams

A chance to check out the space, hang out with awesome local artists, jam with friends and foes, or just chill, talk shop and admire our nifty stage and...

Wednesday, December 5

Annual Meeting: Healthy Aging MV

Healthy Aging MV (formerly the Healthy Aging Task Force of the Dukes County Health Council) will host its Annual Meeting. The keynote speaker will be Bill...

Saturday, December 8

Aquinnah Artisans Holiday Sale

Original Wampum jewelry, pottery, dance-inspired clothing, art cards, Island-made salves and balms, Keepers of the Light DVD's, unique gifts, and much more....

Thursday, December 6

Art After School with Miss Lani

No Not Gigantisms - Rather Yes to Small Works of Art for kids in grades 2 to 7. Miniatures on canvases are great fun and they capture our brush strokes and...

Friday, December 7

Art After School with Miss Lani

Goldsworthy and Calder Sculptures that Excite and Unite Us for kids in grades K to 2. Let us grasp poultry wire, wind bent willow branches, red poppy...

Wednesday, December 5

Art Explorers

With Coral Shockey for ages 6 to 9. As Featherstone art explorers, children will be encouraged to not only observe the world around them, but also have the...

Thursday, December 6

Art Party: Felted Ornaments

Learn how to create felted Christmas ornaments using cookie cutters and provided materials. All skill levels welcome. For ages 14 and above. Sign up at the...

Saturday, December 8

Artisans Exhibition: L.A. Brown

L.A. Brown at various Island art events, including Featherstone Center for the Arts, which is open daily.

Artist Reception: “Through a Lens II” Photography Show

The public is invited to attend an opening reception for “Through a Lens II,” a community photography show on exhibit during the month of December at the...

Tuesday, December 4

Author Talk: Susan Klein & Alan Brigish

Susan Klein and Alan Brigish will present their newly released book, Joyce’s Way. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments served.

Wednesday, December 5

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Come sing songs, listen to stories and play with some fun soft toys. Best suited for babies and up until age 2.

Thursday, December 6

Baby's First Year

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

Saturday, December 8

Bake Sale Benefit

Homemade baked goods to benefit the W.T. School 6th grade class.

Sunday, December 9

Bake Sale Benefit

Homemade baked goods to benefit the W.T. School 6th grade class.

Monday, December 10

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.

Sunday, December 9

Friday, December 7

Tuesday, December 4

Thursday, December 6

Monday, December 10

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.

Thursday, December 6

Book Babies

A lap-sit storytime for pre-walkers. Songs, a story, and playtime.

Friday, December 7

Book Talk & Signing: Tom Shelby

Join us for a book talk and signing (and demonstration) with author and dog trainer Tom Shelby. In his new book Dog Training Diaries, lifelong dog trainer...

Wednesday, December 5

Book Talk: Pequod's Galley

Please join us for a book talk with Susan M. Larsen on her latest book, Pequod's Galley. Pequod's Galley is Susan Larsen's personal interpretation of...

Sunday, December 9

Book Talk: The Sabbath

Rabbi Caryn Broitman will discuss Abraham Joshua Heschel's book The Sabbath. It is a short but substantial book.

Saturday, December 8

Breakfast Club Running Group

This Beginner’s Group, know as the Breakfast Club, meets in the morning in front of the Y.

Wednesday, December 5

Build Club

Decorate for the holidays with awesome perler bead ornaments.

Saturday, December 8

Cape Cod Community College Meet-Up

Curious about taking a class this winter? Questions about enrollment or transportation? Come meet with current Cape Cod Community College students and staff....

Monday, December 10

Cape Light Compact Presentation

Free energy assessments for your home. Renewable energy power supply options. Cape Light Compact provides energy efficiency programs, a renewable power...

Friday, December 7

Thursday, December 6

Caregivers Support Group

A support group for caregivers caring for a loved one with a physical illness or dementia. The group provides a forum for caregivers to meet and connect with...

Saturday, December 8

Ceramic Exploration

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta for ages 7 and above. In this class, we will explore various techniques in hand building and wheel throwing. From...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas Concert

The choir, led by Music Director and Organist William Peek, will offer a program titled In the Time of Snow. The choir and soloists will be accompanied...

Christmas Tea & Raffle

There will be theme baskets, a 50/50 raffle, Christmas centerpieces, gift cards and grab bags for children.

Christmas at the Lighthouse

Join The Trustees in a winter wonderland lighthouse tour. Sit back and enjoy a guided over-sand vehicle ride along the barrier beach to the remote Cape Pogue...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas at the Lighthouse

Join The Trustees in a winter wonderland lighthouse tour. Sit back and enjoy a guided over-sand vehicle ride along the barrier beach to the remote Cape Pogue...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas at the Lighthouse

Join The Trustees in a winter wonderland lighthouse tour. Sit back and enjoy a guided over-sand vehicle ride along the barrier beach to the remote Cape Pogue...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Saturday, December 8

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Reading & Crafts

Gather in the Reading Room for a very special reading of Clement Clarke Moore's cherished holiday poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas during this free...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: A Godwink Christmas Vineyard Premier

Hosted by Island authors/executive producers, SQuire Rushnell and Louise DuArt A free screening of one of Hallmark Channel’s top movies of the 2018...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: A Vineyard Christmas

Shop local for the holidays at Jean Stone‘s book signing. The author will be at the market to sign and sell her latest novel, A Vineyard Christmas, a perfect...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: A Wild Holiday

Visit with live animals, identify bones, explore tracks and more as you learn how different animals survive winter.

Christmas in Edgartown: Animal Krackers for the Animal Shelter

The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard will be selling cat yummies and organic dog biscuit stocking stuffers. Join them between Edgartown Books and Past &...

Christmas in Edgartown: Arts & Crafts Festival

In its 26th year, this annual event features the work of over 40 Island artists and craftspeople. Fine art, jewelry, pottery, fiber art, chocolates,...

Christmas in Edgartown: Author Signings

Post-parade, local authors will custom sign purchases. Jean Stone with her book, A Vineyard Christmas, and Amelie Loyot with her book, Vanessa the Sea...

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Best of Chesca’s On The Porch

Don’t miss the samples and sales of your favorite Chesca’s sauces….Thai Chili Glaze, Maple Mustard Balsamic Vinaigrette and Dark Chocolate Sauce. Gift the...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Black Dog Best Buddies Holiday Photo Contest

Come to The Black Dog General Store with you and your dog dressed the same to enter the holiday-themed Look-Alike Contest. Doggie gift basket will be awarded...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Breakfast with Santa

Children get their photo taken with Santa and receive a gift. All proceeds go to the Jim Lambert Memorial Scholarship for Island students. Sponsored by the...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Chili Bar

Join the Edgartown Council on Aging for the annual Holiday Open House and Chili Bar. A crowd favorite and always a great way to start the festive weekend.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Christmas Crafts

A drop-in family craft to make your own wrapping paper in the Children’s Room. All supplies provided.

Christmas in Edgartown: Collecting the Spirit of Christmas

The Church will be open for those who wish to spend time with Jesus, and a collection box will be available for donations of baby necessities which will go...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Collecting the Spirit of Christmas

The Church will be open for those who wish to spend time with Jesus, and a collection box will be available for donations of baby necessities which will go...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Community Outreach Christmas Party

Open to all, include St. Andrew’s Community Outreach Party in your activities for the day. Enjoy free hot and cold beverages and many delicious treats and...

Christmas in Edgartown: Cookie Contest

It’s a fun way to raise money for parents who can not afford gifts for their children.

Christmas in Edgartown: Cookie Decorating

Rosewater Market & Takeaway presents an afternoon of cookie decorating. Decorate to your hearts desire. Every cookie sold goes to Angels Helping Animals.

Christmas in Edgartown: Dickens Christmas Carolers

Join in singing Traditional Christmas Carols with the Dickens Minstrel Singers in the Mini Park and around town on Saturday afternoon.

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Donaroma’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Stroll through Donaroma’s Nursery to enjoy and explore the Spirit of the Season on Friday and Saturday evening. Donations will be going to the Boys & Girls...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Donaroma’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Stroll through Donaroma’s Nursery to enjoy and explore the Spirit of the Season on Friday and Saturday evening. Donations will be going to the Boys & Girls...

Christmas in Edgartown: Dover’s Designs Trunk Show

Shop Dover’s Designs and your favorite Island jewelry for the most coveted holiday gifts.

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Dover’s Designs Trunk Show

Shop Dover’s Designs and your favorite Island jewelry for the most coveted holiday gifts.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Edgartown Patrolman’s Association Stuff-A-Bus

All toys will be donated to the Red Stocking Fund, which ensures the toys donated go to local families. We cannot accept electronic gifts (tablets, cell...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Elf on the Shelf Treasure Hunt

Explore downtown Edgartown with a holiday-themed self guided treasure hunt. Fun for all ages, solve the riddles to find your next business location. Once...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Girl Scout Cookies

Join the troop at the Mini Park to purchase your holiday treats.

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Good Tidings + Gift Wrapping

Spend a day in a Gazette Winter Wonderland. Take Polaroid and digital photos with your friends at the photobooth, snack on cookies and treats, warm up with...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Good Tidings + Gift Wrapping

Spend a day in a Gazette Winter Wonderland. Take Polaroid and digital photos with your friends at the photobooth, snack on cookies and treats, warm up with...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Haiti Art Sale

Looking for a unique Christmas gift? How about something made in Haiti, where the artists receive the proceeds as their only source of income. PeaceQuilts...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Holiday Crafts

Take a break from shopping and join Vineyard Vines for holiday crafts for kids. Sips and snacks will be served.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Holiday Open House

There will be samplings of farm food, s’mores by the fire, hay rides, a train village, gift drawings and raffles.

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Horse & Wagon Rides

Ride the horse-drawn wagon and sing carols while riding from the Mini Park around downtown.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Jingle Nell Rock

Swing by Nell to decorate a mermaid cookie and make your own commemorative shell ornament after the parade. Try your luck in our annual fortune cookie sale...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Kick Off to Christmas

Come kick-off Christmas in Edgartown with your favorite sales staff. The great employees of Backwater Trading Co. will be dressed to the nines and ready to...

Christmas in Edgartown: Late Night Lights

Let evening shop lights entice you in for our first annual CIE Late Night Lights on Main. To kick-off Christmas In Edgartown, stores will be open until 8...

Friday, December 7

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Meet Our Local Artist - Jay Swartz

Meet Jay Swartz and see her hand-etched glassware and Christmas ornaments.

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Minnesinger Concert

The Island’s premier high school choral group, the MVRHS Minnesingers, performs a concert of seasonal favorites at the magnificent Old Whaling Church. A...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Minnesinger Concert

The Island’s premier high school choral group, the MVRHS Minnesingers, performs a concert of seasonal favorites at the magnificent Old Whaling Church. A...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Mytoi Illumination

Experience Mytoi in a way you have never seen it before. Enjoy a magical stroll through our Japanese inspired garden, and witness it come to life at night.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Mytoi Illumination

Experience Mytoi in a way you have never seen it before. Enjoy a magical stroll through our Japanese inspired garden, and witness it come to life at night.

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Mytoi Illumination

Experience Mytoi in a way you have never seen it before. Enjoy a magical stroll through our Japanese inspired garden, and witness it come to life at night.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Nog On The Green

Toast the season with holiday favorites from Island Cocktail Company. Stay warm with hot apple cider, Egg Nog, and fresh Island donuts.

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Old Fashioned Carol Sing

Minister of Music, Peter R. Boak, will accompany us, and take requests of your favorite Christmas songs, and you will get to sing them. Music will be...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Ornament Making

Kid-friendly snowflake ornament making event. Make one beautiful beaded ornament and guests may make several if they’d like. Light refreshments will be served.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Photos with Santa

Follow Santa to the Kelley House right after the parade for photos in the historic Kelley House hotel lobby by the fireplace.

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Photos with Santa Whale

Bring the kids and join us for photos with Santa Whale with sips and snacks while you shop.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Picture Time with the Black Dog

Picture time with the the Black Dog of Martha’s Vineyard. Bring the kids for a photo with the Island’s favorite mascot while enjoying cookies and hot cocoa...

Christmas in Edgartown: Plum Hill Elves Faire

Children and families can make quality crafts, like our ever popular gingerbread houses. Enjoy a delicious warm lunch made by Island chefs and local...

Christmas in Edgartown: Pop In Tea Party

Warm up at Salte during a Holiday Tea Party with the owners of The Captain’s Daughters, a boutique tea brand from Provincetown, MA. Sip and shop our favorite...

Christmas in Edgartown: Quick Refresh

Swing by the Vineyard Square Hotel courtyard to enjoy chair mesages, paraffin dips, gift card deals and live music.

Christmas in Edgartown: ResortMan’s 2-Hour Holiday Island Tour

ResortMan’s 2-Hour Holiday Island Tour will introduce you to our 100 square mile Island by giving you the history both past and present of our 6 unique...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: ResortMan’s 2-Hour Holiday Island Tour

ResortMan’s 2-Hour Holiday Island Tour will introduce you to our 100 square mile Island by giving you the history both past and present of our 6 unique...

Christmas in Edgartown: Sunday Brunch

Treat yourself on Sunday morning. Celebrate the season with an amazing brunch at Alchemy.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: S’mores & More

Enjoy S’mores and a hot chocolate bar in a heated tent.

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Teddy Bear Trot 5K & Fun Run

The Teddy Bear Trot is a 5K run and walk through picturesque downtown Edgartown. The course begins at the Teddy Bear Suite and continues through town. Prizes...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: The Great Red Stocking Fund Chowder Contest

The Great Chowder Contest crowns the best clam and the best seafood or Island chowder made on Martha’s Vineyard. This is held for the benefit of The Red...

Christmas in Edgartown: Ugly Sweater Patio Party

Trim the tree and sip hot toddies by the fire pit, jump in our festive photo booth and vote for your favorite ugly sweaters. Prizes awarded for Best and...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Vineyard Trust’s Annual Cocktail Party

Celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas at the beautifully decorated Dr. Daniel Fisher House. Cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres catered by Buckley’s Gourmet...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Wine & Cheese Reception

Come join Rockland Trust for delicious food, music, give-aways, and of course wine and cheese.

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown: Wine Tasting

Come join Soigne for their annual wine tasting, cheese pairings, and get 10% off wines sampled.

Christmas in Edgartown: Wreath Making

Stop by Donaroma’s Nursery for a day of festive wreath making. $30 for dry wreaths, $40 for wet wreath or Boxwood tree. Call ahead to sign up.

Thursday, December 6

Coffee Klatsch: Knitting & Chess Meet-Up

Knitters are welcome to come work on their latest projects and peruse topical books, partake of our yarn exchange, or drop items in our knitted goods...

Wednesday, December 5

Coffee Time

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

Monday, December 10

Community Healing Qigong

Immerse yourself into an opportunity for optimal wellness as you flow through gentle moving meditation sequences designed to cultivate healing potential and...

Tuesday, December 4

Cooking Contest: Pea Soup

Think you have the best Pea Soup on the Island? We'll be the judge of that. Sign up today at the Circulation Desk or email oakbluffslibrary@gmail.com to...

Thursday, December 6

Cooking Demo: Holiday Appetizers

With Chef Tom Engley. Learn to make holiday appetizers that are sure to wow your guests this year.

Monday, December 10

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Sunday, December 9

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Wednesday, December 5

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Thursday, December 6

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Friday, December 7

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Tuesday, December 4

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Saturday, December 8

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Tuesday, December 4

Saturday, December 8

Friday, December 7

Thursday, December 6

DJ Mashup

With DJ Ricky Prime and DJ AP.

Saturday, December 8

Friday, December 7

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Tuesday, December 4

Discussion Group

Open discussion of exciting and often controversial topics.

Drop-in Knitting/Crochet

All skill levels welcome. Bring a project to work on, meet new friends and enjoy some good conversation. Have a pattern question or need help with your...

Wednesday, December 5

Dukes County Commission on Disabilities Work Group

Advise, review, provide research and information, coordinate with other groups to meet the needs of persons with disabilities in Dukes County.

E-Book Storytime

Traditional storytime with print picture books and e-book picture books using Overdrive. Songs, stories, and a craft. For ages 3 and above.

Tuesday, December 4

English Conversation Circle

Join this multi-lingual group as we explore everyday English words and local culture. Any level of English speaker and speakers of all languages are...

Falmouth Academy: Coffee & Tour

Come visit Falmouth Academy while classes are in session. Prospective families will receive a student-led tour of the school. Following the tour, prospective...

Saturday, December 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.

Family Qigonog: For Health & Wellness

Gather with loved ones of all ages for an opportunity to cultivate self healing capacity, harmonize body, mind, heart and spirit energetics and deepen family...

Wednesday, December 5

Featherstone Uke Jam

Come learn how to play the ukulele in a relaxed, fun atmosphere! Play along with the group and enjoy refreshments and lots of laughs. Just bring your uke, or...

Ferry Captains Appreciation Potluck

Our most popular potluck. Come show your appreciation for all the hard work these people do for us. Please bring a dish for at least 6 people. Hosted by the...

Sunday, December 9

Fiber Folks

Monthly get-together of hand-crafters: spinning, knitting, weaving, crochet, and more. Bring a project to work on. Meets on the second Sunday of each month...

Friday, December 7

First Friday VH

Head to Main street to support local community, shop local, meet the artists, eat and dance. Artists will be set up pop-up style in shops on Main street and...

Saturday, December 8

Free Range 5Ks

Free, weekly, professionally timed 5K in Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.

Friday, December 7

Friday Afternoon French

A facilitated lesson using the Mango Language program. We’ll do one chapter a week for a total of 10 weeks. Beginner level course.

Friday Night Magic

Join us as we play the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, on the first and third Fridays of the month.

Monday, December 10

Friendship Hour in Portuguese

Friendship Hour in Portuguese is an opportunity to connect with other parents in your native language. You can visit with old friends and meet new ones while...

Thursday, December 6

GST Body Conditioning Class

GST Body is a conditioning technique that uses self manipulation of fascia through traction and movement sequences. Build a strong balanced dynamic body....

Friday, December 7

Game Time

We have VR Wii, cards, board games, and laptops ready and waiting during this open gaming time. Bring a friend or come meet a new one. Ages 8 and above.

Sunday, December 9

Give Your Child the Gift of Christmas

Give your child the gift of Christmas, by letting them journey through the Advent Season. This four week exploration is for K to 8 children. The program...

Thursday, December 6

Glow Yoga

Come join Emily for bedtime Glow Yoga for children ages 4 to 8. Wear your pajamas and get ready to move and groove, with all things glow-in-the-dark....

Friday, December 7

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...

Good News Films From the Oceans: The Beautiful, Peaceful Pacific

PathwaysARTS presents a monthly "Good News from the Cceans" film night, featuring recent short films, documentaries and full-length films, produced by...

Wednesday, December 5

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...

Saturday, December 8

Handmade from the Heart

A holiday season fundraiser to benefit Hospice of Martha's Vineyard. Come browse and buy unique, handmade items, including jewelry, needlepoint, knitted...

Friday, December 7

Hanukkah Celebration

Service led by Rabbi Caryn Broitman. Special musical guests include Deborah Strauss, violin, and Eric Johnson, guitar. And Peter Boak conducting the Shirat...

Thursday, December 6

Hibernation Story Time

December's story time theme is hibernation. We will read stories that feature animals that hibernate.

Hike with Me

The MV Family Center invites you to "Hike with Me." We will meet at a different location twice each month through the winter to explore local family friendly...

Saturday, December 8

Holiday Gift Show

Open daily from Nov. 17 to Dec. 16. Gifts galore - including apparel and accessories, cards, calendars, dog goods, unique soaps, gift boxes, jewelry,...

Sunday, December 9

Holiday Hayrides

Vineyard Haven holiday hayrides, fun for the entire family.

Holiday Open House

With the Minnesingers performing their holiday favorites and Susan Klein will talk about Christmases past. Refreshments and door prizes.

Friday, December 7

Holiday Open House

Come one, come all. Open barn showing of local wood giftables. Shop, tour my workshop and enjoy cocktails and apps in good company.

Sunday, December 9

Wednesday, December 5

Hot Docs: A Film Series

Just short of dropping you into the ocean on a surfboard, filmmakers Stacy Peralta and Sam George's documentary serves as the definitive (and immersive)...

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter New Volunteer Orientation

All new volunteers must attend one orientation. You will be trained on your duties and responsibilites. There will always be 2 persons per shift and there...

Friday, December 7

Immigration Resource Center

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC) in partnership with the Immigration Resource Center of the Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and the Islands...

Monday, December 10

Wednesday, December 5

Intro to Computers

Become more comfortable with technology by taking this four part course. Participants will learn a basic foundation for using computers and the Internet....

Thursday, December 6

Intro to Computers

Become more comfortable with technology by taking this four part course. Participants will learn a basic foundation for using computers and the Internet....

Saturday, December 8

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...

Monday, December 10

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...

Wednesday, December 5

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...

Saturday, December 8

Island Insight Meditation

Meditation instruction and practice with guiding teacher Chas DiCapua. No experience needed, all are welcome. Insight meditation is a simple, yet profound...

Friday, December 7

Tuesday, December 4

Jeremy Driesen Photography

Jeremy Driesen Photography on display at The Simon Gallery through the end of 2018, featuring photography from Martha's Vineyard, Cuba, Buenos Aires, New...

Wednesday, December 5

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and...

Saturday, December 8

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and...

Monday, December 10

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain & injuries,...

Thursday, December 6

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain & injuries,...

Saturday, December 8

Tuesday, December 4

Kids Craft

Kids ages 8 and above can drop-in and make button pins and magnets using pictures from discarded books, puzzle pieces, wooden pieces, and more.

Thursday, December 6

Kids Crafts

Best suited for ages 5 and above. Please contact the library for craft, or visit our website or Facebook page.

Saturday, December 8

Kiln Fired Enameled Ornaments

In this two hour workshop with Lucinda Sheldon, from Lucinda Enamels, you will create your own handmade ornament and learn the fundamentals of jewelry...

Tuesday, December 4

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Wednesday, December 5

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Friday, December 7

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Thursday, December 6

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Monday, December 10

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Wednesday, December 5

Library Friends of Oak Bluffs

The Steering Committee meets each month to plan and carry out LFOB projects. We invite you to drop us a line, give us a call, or stop by one of our meetings.

Saturday, December 8

Library Friends of Oak Bluffs: Annual Holiday Open House

The Library Friends of Oak Bluffs invites everyone to celebrate the season. You'll find a buffet full of good food, friends, a snowflake craft and a visit...

Friday, December 7

Little Bird Music

Seasonal songs and movement for little ones.

Tuesday, December 4

Live Jazz Music

With Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

Saturday, December 8

Thursday, December 6

Live Music: Edbury All-Stars

Featuring Mike Benjamin, Kevin Medeiros, Johnny Hoy and a revolving door of Island favorites.

Wednesday, December 5

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

Enjoy the tunes of Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

Friday, December 7

Live Music: Workman Song

Presents Dirty Gospel Sundays with Sean McMahon.

Lobstahpalooza

Get a jump on your celebrations and join us for our first Lobstahpalooza dinner. Proceeds will be donated to The Red Stocking Fund. Email...

Lobstahpalooza

Get a jump on your celebrations and join us for our first Lobstahpalooza dinner. Proceeds will be donated to The Red Stocking Fund. Email...

Lobstahpalooza

Get a jump on your celebrations and join us for our first Lobstahpalooza dinner. Proceeds will be donated to The Red Stocking Fund. Email...

Wednesday, December 5

MBL Falmouth Forum - An Evening with Nathaniel Philbrick

Join bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick as he discusses his latest book, In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at...

Saturday, December 8

MV Dems Monthly Meeting

With guest speaker Sandy Milano, Chair of the CIDC - the Cape & Islands Democratic Council - Ms. Milano will talk about the 2018 midterm elections in...

Wednesday, December 5

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Thursday, December 6

Mediation Skills Workshops

Negotiation as the third stage of a mediation. Helping parties see each other's perspective. Tools, strategies and tips to help parties to negotiate....

Saturday, December 8

Mediation Skills Workshops

Qualities that promote successful mediations and qualities to avoid. Countering mediator bias. Reviewing 5 stages of mediation and the MVMP principles....

Friday, December 7

Mediation Skills Workshops

Introduction to Dukes County Court system. Mediation in Small Claims and District Civil Court. Managing a court referred mediation. The system of mediation...

Saturday, December 8

Meet the Maker: Martha's Vineyard Sea Salt

Meet Heidi Feldman, a farmer who harvests delicious sea salt from Vineyard waters. Learn how salt crystals are extracted from sea water, an age-old trade in...

Wednesday, December 5

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...

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...

Mending/Handstitching Workshop

Learn to hand stitch and repair your clothing. You'll learn basic hand stitches, sewing buttons, patching holes and ways to repair tears.

Thursday, December 6

Messy Play Group

This is a facilitated play group designed to let your child explore messy activities. Activities support children's social and emotional development.

Tuesday, December 4

Mindfulness Meditation

Meditation study group that uses guided meditation, silence and participant sharing to explore the principles and practices of mindfulness. All levels...

Mini and Me: Yogamotion

Kids ages 3 to 7 can bring their "favorite adult" to this yoga workshop led by Anne Caldwell of Yogamotion. Pre-registration required. Please call.

Monday, December 10

Monday Night at the Movies

Christmas in Connecticut, (1945). Directed by Peter Godfrey, with Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet and others.

Tuesday, December 4

Movie Night

Contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's wealthy family....

Thursday, December 6

Music & Memory Cafe

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

National Theatre Live: Antony and Cleopatra

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian...

Sunday, December 9

Nature Connection for Adults

Are you a teacher, coach, parent, or leader, looking to create meaningful experiences and improve connection with nature, yourself, and others? Nature...

Tuesday, December 4

Neighborhood Convention

Worship with the Rev. Roberta Williams. Program will be The Minnesingers.

Thursday, December 6

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

Open to writers of all kinds. No registration necessary, repeat attendance encouraged. Bring something to share.

Sunday, December 9

Offerings of Music and Light

Lia Kahler leads Island artists and musicians as they present to the community free Offerings of Music and Light to brighten the darker days in December....

Saturday, December 8

Wednesday, December 5

Open House: Bay State Wind

Bay Sate Wind, which is looking to develop an offshore wind project off the southern Massachusetts coast, invites the public to meet with members of its...

Sunday, December 9

Open House: Island Alpaca

Island Alpaca invites you to bring the family and your out-of-town guests for a unique experience, including a gift shop filled with locally grown garments,...

Friday, December 7

Open House: Island Alpaca

Island Alpaca invites you to bring the family and your out-of-town guests for a unique experience, including a gift shop filled with locally grown garments,...

Saturday, December 8

Open House: Island Alpaca

Island Alpaca invites you to bring the family and your out-of-town guests for a unique experience, including a gift shop filled with locally grown garments,...

Tuesday, December 4

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Sunday, December 9

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Thursday, December 6

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Friday, December 7

Open Pickle Ball

Airport Fitness will be hosting Pickle Ball on Friday nights for adults. Must register with the front desk by noon on Friday.

Sunday, December 9

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.

Wednesday, December 5

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...

Thursday, December 6

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.

Tuesday, December 4

Sunday, December 9

Opera Club

From the Royal Opera, John Copley's classic production of La Bohème, then in the repertory at Covent Garden for over forty years. This revival comes from...

Wednesday, December 5

Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

The PAC meets monthly to plan for upcoming programming. Dinner and childcare provided. Free with pre-registration.

Pickle Ball

Round robin open to the public.

Monday, December 10

Play with Me Playgroup

Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being their children's first teachers. A facilitated playgroup with planned activities to choose from with...

Thursday, December 6

Poetry Cafe

Hosted by Arnie Reisman with guest poets Justen Ahren, Margaret Emerson, Steve Ewing and Jennifer Smith-Turner.

Monday, December 10

Tuesday, December 4

Pre-School Open Paint Group

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

Monday, December 10

Pre-School Storycraft Storytime

Come join us for Pre-School Storycrafts best suited for ages 3 and above. Storytime will start with stories being read and will end with a short craft.

Preschool Art Program

Weekly art class designed to provide preschoolers a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and color their world through different art...