Events

December 9 - 15, 2018

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...

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,...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Self Care Sundays

By Bee Well. Please bring a pillow to sit on, a notebook and an open mind. Herbal tea will be served.

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...

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...

Christmas Tea & Raffle

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

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...

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...

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.

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...

Bake Sale Benefit

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

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...

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.

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.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

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

Yoga

A Slow Flow Yoga Class suited for every body. Connecting breath and movement with music to enhance the practice. This class is designed to meet you where you...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

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...

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...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

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,...

Womens Fire Circles

All welcome who identify as women.​ Once a month, Sassafras provides a space of support and sisterhood with nature connection at the center. Moving...

Throwing Pots

This intermediate/advanced class is for those who can already throw on the wheel but want to learn new shapes and how to work larger. Each week students will...

Monday Night at the Movies

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

Writers Read

This event features community members reading short original prose pieces. Fiction and nonfiction readings are welcome. Each reader is allotted eight minutes...

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.

Tuesday, December 11

Discussion Group

Open discussion of exciting and often controversial topics.

Mindfulness Meditation

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

Toddler Art Program

Set in a small art room environment with art exploration tables and painting easels. Caregivers are required to stay and encouraged to be present in the art...

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....

Swim with Me

Bring a towel, swim cap and grown up family member. Parent/guardian must accompany child in the pool. Please note children who are not yet toilet trained are...

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...

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...

Chilmark Library Used Book Sale

Hardcover/Audiobooks/DVD: $1. Paperbacks: 25 cents. First week full price, second week half price, last week free.

Stories and Songs

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

Tumble Time Storytime

There will be a traditional storytime and tumble time on all of our soft blocks and large tunnel. Best suited for ages 3 and above.

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...

Pre-School Open Paint Group

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

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.

Learning Lab

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

Radio Games

Radio Games with Laurel Redington of MVY Radio is a new after-school program created to engage our middle schoolers with each other and learn to communicate...

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...

After School Club

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

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...

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.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Table Tennis Club

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

Refuge Recovery

MVCS Island Counseling Center presents Refuge Recovery: a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as...

Live Jazz Music

With Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

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...

NAMI Family Support Group

Wherever you are in your journey with family and friends living with mental illness, our support groups will provide you with encouragement, hope, release,...

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...

Trivia

With Emily Hunsaker and Johnny Showtime.

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 12

Talmud Class

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

MV Substance Use Disorder Coalition Meeting

The Martha's Vineyard Substance Use Disorder coalition consists of community partners from across the Island who have come together to engage, advocate,...

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....

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...

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.

Chilmark Library Used Book Sale

Hardcover/Audiobooks/DVD: $1. Paperbacks: 25 cents. First week full price, second week half price, last week free.

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...

General Grief Support Group

For those grieving the loss of a loved one, you are welcome to attend this new monthly grief support group sponsored by HopeHealth MA. Grief counselor Guy...

Farm Tour & Holiday Cooking Class

This is a demonstration cooking class. Join Kitchen Porch Catering as we share delicious catering secrets for the upcoming holidays. We will begin at Morning...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

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...

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

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

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...

Farm Felted Holiday Ornaments

Join the Farm Institute at the Edgartown Library as they bring wool from their our own Cotswold sheep to craft a farm Holiday Ornament. Each participant will...

Learning Lab

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

Young Adult Book Group

This month's book selection is This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story, by Kheryn Callender. At the story's center is Nathan Bird, who has sworn off happy endings...

Build Club

Our annual gingerbread house decorating event.

Open House: Essential Oil

Come get some gifts and a refreshment and check out the amazing oils. We have hand soaps, body wash, sugar salt scrubs, immune booster roll ons, thieves...

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...

Architecture Talk

West Tisbury architect Bruce MacNelly will continue his series addressing fundamental ways to think about architecture. This month, Mr. MacNelly will discuss...

Friends of the Chilmark Library Holiday Party

Food, festivities, music, and crafts. All are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Chilmark Public Library.

All Things Mac Drop-In

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...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

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...

Advent Evensong

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

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.

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

Filmmaker Ethan Hawke's film is a warm and lucid portrait of musician Seymour Bernstein and his exceptional life and work. Please call the library for...

Islanders Read the Classics: Phil Weinstein

Philip Weinstein, the Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor Emeritus of Literature at Swarthmore College, will present a six-part seminar on Marcel Proust’s...

Pickle Ball

Round robin open to the public.

Trivia Night

MC’d by Dan Cassidy. Call and reserve your team a table.

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

Enjoy the tunes of Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

Thursday, December 13

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....

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 - Special Edition

Join us as we welcome "Gentle Sleep Coach" trained Rebekah Thomson.

Chilmark Library Used Book Sale

Hardcover/Audiobooks/DVD: $1. Paperbacks: 25 cents. First week full price, second week half price, last week free.

Hibernation Story Time

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

Book Babies

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

Dine To Donate

20% of food costs are donated to Felix Neck, or %10 donated and 10% off your bill if you present your Island Club Card/Rockland Trust Living Local Bank...

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...

Pop-Up: Aboveground Records

Cheap vinyl, T-shirts and sweatshirts. Featuring DJ Vincent Patricola from Detroit.

After School Gaming

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

Craft & Holiday Party

Make your own wrapping paper and celebrate the holiday season.

Holiday Bazaar

Featuring GillyB, Vaalbara, Tara Reynolds Art, Russell Carson glass, Elysha Joy Metals, Conrado clothing, Island Wampum, Austin Designs, Kenworthy, H. Falk...

Learning Lab

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

MVRHS Swim Meet

Join us to cheer on the MVRHS swimmers as they take on Sandwich High School in a dual competitive league swim meet.

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...

Author Talk: Regina Powers

Author Regina Powers will present her new book, What Color is Your Medicine? Come discover the 5 Elements of Chinese medicine as a gift for anyone who is...

Boys Varsity Basketball

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity basketball team take on Sturgis Charter School East.

Boys Varsity Hockey

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity hockey team take on Cape Cod Regional Tech HS.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Scholarship Fundraiser: Oak Bluffs Police Officers Association

Dine to Donate, kids police cruiser raffle and trivia with Handsome Dan.

Table Tennis Club

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

Art Night: Printmaking

Come have fun in the printmaking studio and experiment using paint, materials and a variety of interesting tools. Create monotype prints with a press or...

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,...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Tween Yogamotion

Tweens ages 8 to 12 can participate in this playful, yoga-based movement class and calm, focus, and stretch their thinking. Pre-registration required.

Vineyard Committee on Hunger Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Vineyard Committee on Hunger, an educational, advocacy, and fund raising organization. New members 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,...

We Stand Together/Estamos Todos Juntos Meeting

A nonpartisan community organizing group. Meets every other week on Thursday. For more information email westandtogethermv@gmail.com.

Be the Maker: Snowflake Ornaments

Make festive and colorful Christmas ornaments with sparkling and beautiful glass beads and embellishments during this drop-in workshop for adults and...

Winter Art Workshops

This winter, bring your art supplies and join artist Elizabeth Whelan for free evenings of drawing and painting. Each session Ms. Whelan will set up two...

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.

Live Music: Edbury All-Stars

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

Friday, December 14

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...

Chilmark Library Used Book Sale

Hardcover/Audiobooks/DVD: $1. Paperbacks: 25 cents. First week full price, second week half price, last week free.

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Little Bird Music

Seasonal songs and movement for little ones.

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was just elected as a new Dukes County Commissioner. At just eighteen years old, he is one of the youngest, if not the youngest Commissioner...

Book Talk: Wampanoag Tribe of Martha's Vineyard

A book talk and discussion of Native American presence on the Island since before Martha's Vineyard became an Island with Thomas Dresser.

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...

After School Knitting

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

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.

Glow Yoga for Tweens & Teens

With One Love Yoga instructor Emily LaPierre. This special yoga workshop includes all fun things that glow. Ages 9 to 17. Sign up required.

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.

Middle School Hangout

Free food and drinks. Play video games, pool and dance. For 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

We Dance

Lisa Gross curates dance video "Rosas Danst Rosas" with audience participation in recreating the movements, sitting in chairs. Christina Montoya and Madison...

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.

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...

Saturday, December 15

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...

Wire Wrapped Holiday Ornament

During this two hour workshop with Elysha Roberts from Elysha Joy Metals, you will learn how to: Use copper wire to make unique freeform shapesUse pliers,...

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...

Chilmark Holiday Flea Market

Join us for the holiday edition of our famous Summer Flea Market. Items for sale from Vineyard artisans and craftsmen including holiday crafts, jewelry,...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Mini Book Sale Free Day

Friends of the Library will be liquidating excess stock from their monthly mini book sales for the bargain price of free. Includes free books for children,...

Nail Clinic

For dogs and cats. No registration needed. First come first serve.

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...

Vineyard Artisans Annual Holiday Festival

You won’t want to miss this very special holiday fair, our last of the year. Many holiday gifts are available, just right for that special someone who...

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...

Chilmark Library Used Book Sale

Hardcover/Audiobooks/DVD: $1. Paperbacks: 25 cents. First week full price, second week half price, last week free.

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.

Special Story Time

Namaste, read by local author Eileen Sullivan.

Stories and Songs

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

Talk: Marine Mammals in Our Backyard

NOAA's Grace Simpkins presents a program for kids, families, and all ages. Learn about our local marine mammals and how they are studied, and participate in...

Gingerbread Houses

Kids and adults can decorate their own miniature gingerbread house. Pre-registration required.

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,...

Holiday Tabletop & Arrangement Workshop

Tis’ the season for dreaming up and executing beautiful holiday tables (with flowers, of course). Come spend some time in our beautiful greenhouse and learn...

Pop-Up: Arreis Designs & Goddess Blends

Sip, snack, and shop with Sierra Eilers of Arreis Designs and Morgan Stanley of Goddess Blends MV. Jewelry and essential oil blends, what could be better.

MET Opera Live: La Traviata

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling...

Open Gaming

Come play video games, board games, and table top games. Snacks provided

Bake Sale Benefit

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

Caroling Practice

Come practice singing carols for our foray into the community on Dec. 22. We’ll be spreading cheer and singing loud for all to hear. All ages.

Holiday Tabletop & Arrangement Workshop

Tis’ the season for dreaming up and executing beautiful holiday tables (with flowers, of course). Come spend some time in our beautiful greenhouse and learn...

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...

Holiday Trunk Show

With Amy Louise Cash Jewelry and Maidenwood Designs.

Book Launch: Benjy Meets Some Wild Animals

Local author Heidi Schultz will present her newly released children's book, Benjy Meets Some Wild Animals. Refreshments will be served.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Girls Varsity Hockey

Watch the MVRHS girls varsity hockey team take on Sandwich High School.

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Covers and originals performed by Rose Guerin, Stu Gardner, Josh Campbell, and Jemima James.

Live Nativity

The Christmas Story comes alive as we see its characters move into place while the Nativity Story is read from scripture. Enjoy the dramatic presentation,...

Art Opening: Alejandro Carreño

Alejandro Carreño's subjects surround us with beautiful metaphors in which the most imperative desires of the human being unite. Refreshments served.

The Office Holiday Party

Featuring complimentary snacks from The GOOD Farm, Santa, a raffle, punch, staplers and your high school music teacher Jan Wightman on the keyboard....

December 9 - 15, 2018