Events

December 5 - 11, 2018

Saturday, December 8

Friday, December 7

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...

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: 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...

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.

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

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

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...

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.

Winter Walk

In every season the Arboretum offers something of beauty and interest to visitors. At this time of year, plants display unique foliage color, textures,...

Wednesday, December 5

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

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

Young Adult Art Club

This program is aimed at the 12-and-up crowd, and will focus on a different art medium every month. On Dec. 5, the club will be painting holiday scenes with...

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...

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...

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...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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: 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: Dover’s Designs Trunk Show

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

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.

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.

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...

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.

SOLD OUT - Christmas in Edgartown: Scone Baking Class

Learn to bake the Hob Knob’s world-famous scones with Chef Paul. Hands on baking class and take home scones with recipes provided at the end of the session.

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.

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...

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....

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.

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.

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...

Build Club

Decorate for the holidays with awesome perler bead ornaments.

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...

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...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Advent Evensong

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

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.

Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

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

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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....

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...

Hibernation Story Time

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

Cooking Demo: Holiday Appetizers

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

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...

Adult Crafts

Make your own creative Christmas cards.

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...

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....

Table Tennis Club

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Christmas in Edgartown: Wine & Cheese Reception

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

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....

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...

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.

Poetry Cafe

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

Live Music: Edbury All-Stars

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

DJ Mashup

With DJ Ricky Prime and DJ AP.

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.

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...

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...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

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...

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...

After School Knitting

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

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...

Sparty

Fun, festive night with holiday mocktails, party favors, mini services and cheer. Raffle to support and Island charity.

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: 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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Christmas in Edgartown: Girl Scout Cookies

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

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.

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

Trunk Show: LiveWell Designs

Meet designer Claire O’Hare and shop her collection of signature cuff bracelets, mixed-metal chains, gemstone necklaces, earrings and more. Plus customers...

Vineyard Holiday Gift Shop

Featuring many of your favorite Island artisans and craftspeople...under one roof. Folk art, leather goods, jewelry, tree ornaments, stocking stuffers and...

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

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

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: 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...

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: Cookie Contest

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

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: S’mores & More

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

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: 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: 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: 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...

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...

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.

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: 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...

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...

Mediation Skills Workshops

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

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...

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.

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...

The Nutcracker Ballet

Annual screening of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker ballet. The visually splendid 2004 production is from the San Francisco Ballet, choreographed by Helgi...

Christmas in Edgartown: Meet Our Local Artist - Jay Swartz

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

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...

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...

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....

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.

Christmas in Edgartown: Wine Tasting

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

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...

The Hard Nut

A screening of the Mark Morris Dance Group’s hilarious, gender-bending, naughty rendition of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker called The Hard Nut. This film is for...

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...

Special Screening: Lobster War

Lobster War is an award-winning feature documentary about a conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since...

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: 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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Christmas in Edgartown: Dover’s Designs Trunk Show

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

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...

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.

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...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

Book Talk: The Sabbath

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

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...

Second Sunday of Advent

Please join us as we light the Second Candle of Advent, the Candle of Peace. All are welcome.

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...

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.

Holiday Hayrides

Vineyard Haven holiday hayrides, fun for the entire family.

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...

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...

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...

Christmas Tea & Raffle

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

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...

Visit Santa

Santa will be arriving by fire truck. Come and sit on his lap and talk with him. Cookies and refreshments will be provided.

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...

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...

Holiday Open House

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

Second Sunday Jazz Concert

Enjoy an afternoon of live music with jazz guitar duo, Eric Johnson and a special guest. Refreshments served.

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.

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...

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....

Sunday Worship

Traditional Candlelight Service - The Qualities of Christmas - Reverend Bill Clark. We will gather in the early evening for our traditional Candlelight...

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.

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...

Monday Night at the Movies

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

Tuesday, December 11

Healthy Agers Luncheon

Theme is Diabetes Prevention. Reduce your risk, transform your life. Join YMCA Fitness Instructors for a short talk about diabetes awareness, prevention and...

Drop-In Wellness Clinic

Island Health Care Nurse Lila Fischer will be available to check blood pressures and answer questions about medical concerns.

Ukulele Class

Deirdre Decarion’s Ukulele Workshop last month was such fun it’s back by popular demand. Ms. Decarion (of Featherstone’s “Uke Jam” fame) will give an...

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.

Concert: Pickpocket Bluegrass Band

Join us at the library for an afternoon of family-friendly, fun, free live music with the PickPocket Bluegrass Band. This performance will blend the heart of...

Girls Varsity Basketball

Watch the MVRHS girls varsity basketball team take on Monomoy Regional High School.

Aquinnah Book Group

Join us for a discussion of this warm and humorous historical novel, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Anne Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

Table Tennis Club

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

Cult Classic Movie Series

Enjoy a special holiday screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas. Not-so-jolly holiday crafts and festive treats will be yours for the making and taking....

Suzan Bellincampi: The Nature of Martha's Vineyard

Suzan Bellincampi's newly released book The Nature of Martha's Vineyard is a retrospective of her newspaper columns from the past two decades, illustrated...

Tuesday Writing & Poetry Series: MV Poets Collective

The weekly Tuesday Writing & Poetry series features open floor reading evenings, themed and dedicated sessions for island based groups for all forms of...

Wednesday, December 5

Talmud Class

With Rabbi Caryn Broitman. Everyone is welcome. No Hebrew or previous study required.

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...

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...

Coffee Time

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

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

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.

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 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...

After School Crafts

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

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...

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...

Learning Lab

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

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

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

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.

YA Board Game Night

Eyes dry from too much screen time? Hand-cramps from holding that controller for too long? Come to our program aimed at the 12-and-up crowd, YA Board Game...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Public Speaking Essentials

Learn and practice the ten basic public speaking skills in front of a supportive audience of fellow learners using a system with a proven success rate. Need...

Pickle Ball

Round robin open to the public.

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

Enjoy the tunes of Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

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...

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

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

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

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...

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...

Book Babies

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

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...

After School Gaming

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

Learning Lab

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

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...

Kids Crafts

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

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.

Story Time

Get comfortable in our cozy kids' area and hear stories from our new books.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

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

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...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

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....

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,...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Women's Writing Group

We will write to prompts and tackle everyday life issues, such as motherhood, grief, addiction, love and relationships. Come and write, pen to paper. Listen,...

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...

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,...

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

World Market Holiday Shop

Five local women raise money for women’s economic development in Haiti, Africa, India and Palestine have a pop up store this holiday season selling handmade...

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Little Bird Music

Seasonal songs and movement for little ones.

Learning Lab

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

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...

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.

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.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

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

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Friday Night Magic

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

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...

Live Music: Workman Song

Presents Dirty Gospel Sundays with Sean McMahon.

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.

Free Range 5Ks

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

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...

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...

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

S'more Love...for Endangered Species for ages 4 to 12. The cheetah in Iran, elephants in Moilori, black rhinos, jaguars in Mexico, giraffes…orangutans all...

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...

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 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,...

Tech Help Drop-In

Our Technology Librarian can (maybe) help with your device. Call to sign up for a 30-minute slot.

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

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.

Story Time

Get comfortable in our cozy kids' area and hear stories from our new books.

Artisans Exhibition: L.A. Brown

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

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,...

Bake Sale Benefit

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

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...