Events

October 23 - 29, 2021

Saturday, October 23

The flagship food, wine and drink festival of Martha's Vineyard, the MVF&W Festival stays rooted in the Island's rich tradition of farming and fishing,...

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

Join appraisers from Skinner, Inc. who will evaluate your prized objects in this exciting one-day-only event. Items may be consigned for sale by Skinner with...

Join Kaiut Yoga in person or virtually to experience biomechanically-based yoga, a floor-based practice that utilizes gravity to unwind chronic restrictions...

MV Signs Then & Now is a community project encouraging the revival of a signed-language community on MV, similar to the one that existed between late 1600s...

9am
MVTV
Stream Available

Head out to State Beach and volunteers will be there with everything with bags, gloves, coffee and donuts. The Friends of Sengekontacket and Island Spirit...

Spend your Saturday morning exploring the farm and meeting our friendly animals in this program for families. Some examples of activities could be egg...

Yoga at the Martha's Vineyard Museum

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV for an outdoor community-based all-levels yoga class. Classes are typically held outdoors, however, in case...

Week 1: wedging, wheel introduction and centering Weeks 2 to 4: throwing practice Week 5 to 6: glazing (fired work can be picked up during Open Pottery...

Explore the only wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick by open-air, over-sand vehicle as you trek through the dunes and along the sandy shores of Poucha Pond,...

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

Picasso immediately embarked on a phase of collage creating nearly a hundred in short succession. Collage is a projective technique that leads you to create...

The West Tisbury Library will be offering its back garden as a haven for fairies/trolls and their homes. It’s the 9th annual Lynne Whiting and Carol Brush...

Join the Family Center and the FARM Institute for a fun outdoor, educational story walk.

Weekly craft will be available on the Children's Porch (or until supplies run out). No sign-up required. The craft table will have limited space available....

Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

Teens, stop by the library to stretch your social muscles and learn about a new way to interact with friends and family. Each week, Game Master Chris will...

Explore and photograph our magical Island. A 4-week in-person workshop set in iconic Vineyard outdoor locations. This is a hands-on class for photographers...

Monotype by Issa Van Dyk

Visit to view the second open weekend of Spiritual Windows: Monotypes by Issa Van Dyk. Ms. Van Dyk's process is one of self discovery in times of personal...

Visit our beautiful historic house campus for family activities, garden tours and craft demonstrations. Suitable for all ages. Weather permitting.

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Take 20% off all stationery including holiday cards.

Climb up the wooden spiral staircase, up the ladder, and to the lightroom for autumnal views of the Muskeget Channel, Cape Cod and Nantucket. This...

Join the Block Island Seafood Company for a live cooking demonstration and hearty tasting. They’ll show you how to make their award-winning clam chowder and...

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir, which The...

Did you know that there are over 130,000 people living with dementia in Massachusetts? Many of them live lonely and isolated lives because of their...

Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

The public is invited to a live, in-person jazz concert. The performance will feature the Jeremy Berlin – Eric T. Johnson Jazz Duo. Masks required. Seating...

Chess is more popular now than ever. Are you looking for a partner, a challenge, a new move? All ages and abilities are welcome.

Marking the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death, the greatest exhibition ever held of his works took place in Rome. Exhibition on Screen was granted...

Bingo is back. Join the fun at our spooky Halloween Zoom Vineyard Bingo night. Play to win a gift certificate to Bunch of Grapes bookstore. Land on trick or...

Join Emily and Jennifer on Zoom for a fun Haunted Gingerbread House Contest. Kits are availble starting Oct. 17. Sign-up is required for the link.

Alma is a scientist at the famous Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In order to obtain research funds for her work, she is persuaded to participate in an...

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Funktapuss is a six-piece groove factory that churns out smooth, sweaty New England style funk.

Sunday, October 24

The flagship food, wine and drink festival of Martha's Vineyard, the MVF&W Festival stays rooted in the Island's rich tradition of farming and fishing,...

Breakfast is not a ticketed or reservation event and complimentary to our in house guests.

With Khaydroup. We will be following the same format as when we all come together to meditate in person. There will be 3 fifteen minute sessions, with the...

Expect health and safety protocols to follow: Masks must be worn at all timesUse of hand sanitizer upon entering the churchSign-in for contact...

Monotype by Issa Van Dyk

Visit to view the second open weekend of Spiritual Windows: Monotypes by Issa Van Dyk. Ms. Van Dyk's process is one of self discovery in times of personal...

Nearing two years into a global pandemic with stress, fear, pain and uncertainty impact all of our lives, our mental health is bound to be affected in ways...

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Take 20% off all stationery including holiday cards.

Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

Alma is a scientist at the famous Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In order to obtain research funds for her work, she is persuaded to participate in an...

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Sabrina Kuchta, this is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only, 18...

Propelled by coincidence and imagination, and guided by love’s gentle current, acclaimed director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (Happy Hour, Asako I & II, Drive My Car)...

Brothers Sean and Griffin McMahon provide as much music as they do comedic relief on this feel good night. Prepare to be impressed.

Monday, October 25

The enterance gate to the magical sculpture trail

Walk the enchanting Island Folk Pottery sculpture trail. Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the 1/4-mile trail meanders through a magical...

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the pond's people, places and...

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

Come to the Children’s Room all week to pick up a Halloween DIY Trick or Treat bag. Kids who arrive in costume on Saturday, Oct. 30 will also receive a...

This month’s film, The Witch (UK, 2016), is part folktale, part fairytale, and completely frightening. A horror film that generates dread and foreboding...

The West Tisbury Library will host an online balance series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the...

Art is all around us on the Featherstone campus. Join us as we investigate our campus and learn elements of art and mixed media during our art afternoon...

Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Tuesday, October 26

For the last decade Kate Patterson has been working at USA Today as the lead photo editor in news, Director of Photography and Managing Editor for Visual...

Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class, practitioners will be guided through seated and moving...

Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of Tai Chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among...

Join Kaiut Yoga in person or virtually to experience biomechanically-based yoga, a floor-based practice that utilizes gravity to unwind chronic restrictions...

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the pond's people, places and...

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

Join our weekly French conversation group. All levels are welcome. For more language learning support try Mango Languages, an online language-learning system...

Farm Tots is a farm-based playgroup for your little one. At the Farm Institute, we are excited to offer this new drop-off playgroup for ages 2.5 to 5. Your...

A year long series offering the opportunity for your child to discover, learn and socialize.

Come to the Children’s Room all week to pick up a Halloween DIY Trick or Treat bag. Kids who arrive in costume on Saturday, Oct. 30 will also receive a...

Art is all around us on the Featherstone campus. Join us as we investigate our campus and learn elements of art and mixed media during our art afternoon...

Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Local author Thomas Dresser will present his new travel book, Schlepping Around Martha's Vineyard. Come join us for this in-person book talk and learn about...

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Heather Capece will lead a weekly online watercolor class for teens and adults. This class has a new theme each week.

With Khaydroup. We will be following the same format as when we all come together to meditate in person. There will be 3 fifteen minute sessions, with the...

Let's take this opportunity to spice things up. Join our new group: Spice Club. A new take on a cookbook group, we meet virtually a Tuesday a month until...

PathwaysArts' Tuesday Writing & Poetry Series resumes with weekly virtual readings for all writers to join in, or for the community to listen in to and...

Throughout film history, movie audiences have been thrilled by the suspense, creepiness, and good old-fashioned "jump scares" that horror films offer. Learn...

MV Signs Then & Now is a community project encouraging the revival of a signed-language community on MV, similar to the one that existed between late 1600s...

7:30pm
MVTV
Stream Available

Hosted by Johnny Showtime.

Wednesday, October 27

Stroll Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary as you read poetry collection, Awakening, by naturalist EM Degenis. She has created a special series that focuses on...

For home-schoolers, pre-schoolers and their adults.

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the pond's people, places and...

Join Kristen and other caregivers every Wednesday for an hour walk.

Home Bound by Paul Beebe - ASMA

2nd annual showcase of nationally recognized maritime painters; Leonard Mizerek Fellow ASMA, Paul Beebe ASMA, Larry Johnston ASMA, Anthony Davis ASMA,...

A popular social media quote during the Covid-19 lockdown was, “We may not be in the same boat, but we’re all in the same storm.” We’ve each had unique...

10:30am
Virtual Event

The library will offer Senior Tech Help outside on the Children's Porch. There will be a 20 minute limit per tech help session. Bring your laptop or device...

Contact ccooney@clamsnet.org for casting assignment if you want to read a character. Audience members welcome. Join us as we do a table read from the...

Black Mountain College sprung up in the 1930s in the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, born in a time of crisis. The Nazis had shut down the Bauhaus, and...

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Join the Family Center with Melissa Alves to discuss sensory tips and activites to support emotional regulation.

We will be practicing "Chenrezig Sadhana and Commentary" in English (musical accompaniment by Wendelin Wagner and Sanford Garner,...

This online class teaches the fundamentals of chess as a strategy game that is the most popular game in the world. In one hour you will learn the basics of...

Propelled by coincidence and imagination, and guided by love’s gentle current, acclaimed director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (Happy Hour, Asako I & II, Drive My Car)...

The iconic Vineyard blues band featuring Johnny Hoy, Jeremy Berlin, Delanie Pickering and Kevin Medeiros.

Eclectic, high energy and a funky good time.

Thursday, October 28

Come hike at beautiful Menemsha Hills and read along on our fall StoryWalk®. This month's book is Breathe and Be by Kate Coombs, with illustrations by Anna...

The West Tisbury Library will host an online all-levels Kripalu Flow Class led by Jason Mazar-Kelly (Yogijay). Classes will meet virtually through Zoom. This...

Come learn about this special Vineyard landscape, its history, and its unique plants from a knowledgeable docent. Pre-register.

Join Kaiut Yoga in person or virtually to experience biomechanically-based yoga, a floor-based practice that utilizes gravity to unwind chronic restrictions...

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the pond's people, places and...

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

Join the Family Center for an interactive arts program for parents and kids ages 0 to 8 years old.

Come learn about this special Vineyard landscape, its history, and its unique plants from a knowledgeable docent. Pre-register.

Come to the Children’s Room all week to pick up a Halloween DIY Trick or Treat bag. Kids who arrive in costume on Saturday, Oct. 30 will also receive a...

Join Kim and other caregivers for Baby's First Year.

Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

Oct. 7: Fox finger puppet Oct. 14: Stick and leaf bug regrigerator magnet Oct. 21: Autumn leaves luminaria Oct. 28: Spooky spider wreath

The West Tisbury Library invites you to join Shanta Gabriel’s Empowering Well-Being class on Zoom. Attend one, some or all sessions. We live in a time when...

Drop in group for knitters of all skill levels with Helen Hall. Enjoy company and conversation as we work on our various projects. While this is...

Art is all around us on the Featherstone campus. Join us as we investigate our campus and learn elements of art and mixed media during our art afternoon...

Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

As Featherstone’s Art Explorers, children will be introduced to functional design, aesthetics and creative problem solving using form, shape and space as...

Join the Family Center for outdoor play and movement for families and kids ages 0 to 8 years old.

Kids can get their bodies moving on the library lawn, weather permitting, with Bonnie Kingsbury. This after school youth fitness program will offer healthy...

MV Signs Then & Now is a community project encouraging the revival of a signed-language community on MV, similar to the one that existed between late 1600s...

3:30pm
MVTV
Stream Available

Propelled by coincidence and imagination, and guided by love’s gentle current, acclaimed director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (Happy Hour, Asako I & II, Drive My Car)...

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Join the Amity Island Running Club for a group run (or walk) where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start together and then hang out at the...

With USCG Station Memensha. Mask required.

Khaydroup will answer questions about meditation practice. Feel free to join with or without questions.

With Khaydroup. We will be following the same format as when we all come together to meditate in person. There will be 3 fifteen minute sessions, with the...

Open Pottery Studio

Supervized by Nancy Blank, this is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only, 18...

The landscape of Martha’s Vineyard and its geological story are strongly intertwined. From the coastal beaches and sandbars of Katama, to the cliffs of Gay...

6pm
Virtual Event

This month’s book is There You Are by Martha’s Vineyard author Mathea Morais. She will make a special guest appearance in the second half of the book club.

Join Kim and other caregivers for a support group for survivors of pregnancy loss and/or stillbirth. Pre-registration required.

Alma is a scientist at the famous Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In order to obtain research funds for her work, she is persuaded to participate in an...

Friday, October 29

This year’s Gay Head 10K will be virtual, meaning you can run the race wherever you are, throughout the month of Oct. 2021. How about a 5K and a one mile...

Virtual Event

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limitied mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the pond's people, places and...

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Come to the Children’s Room all week to pick up a Halloween DIY Trick or Treat bag. Kids who arrive in costume on Saturday, Oct. 30 will also receive a...

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

The West Tisbury Library will host an online balance series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the...

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Sabrina Kuchta, this is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only, 18...

What is identity theft and how to avoid or detect a variety of different mail, phone and online scams. Presented by The Attorney General’s Community...

The old cemeteries of Martha’s Vineyard are full of beautiful and unique gravestones commemorating Islanders of the past. What’s the significance of the urn...

Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

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

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Alma is a scientist at the famous Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In order to obtain research funds for her work, she is persuaded to participate in an...

A free program for first time skaters with no prior experience. Session runs weekly Oct. 29 through Nov. 19.

Come explore various forms of art with beloved teacher and local artist, Val Estabrook. Throughout the series students will be exposed to sculpture, painting...

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) in partnership with the Martha’s Vineyard Museum will host the fifth annual Island Lore story-telling open...

Photo by Molly Coogan

A site-specific work of immersive storytelling and movement by Abby Bender and Jesse Jason in partnership with the MVFF. Breathe loudly and wake up. This...

Roll up the rug. Celtic duo Stanley & Grimm (fiddler Nikki Engstrom and singer-guitarist Sean Brennen) are back, performing an hour of live music via Zoom to...

Photo by Molly Coogan

A site-specific work of immersive storytelling and movement by Abby Bender and Jesse Jason in partnership with the MVFF. Breathe loudly and wake up. This...

A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city that brings to life a collection of stories...

Photo by Molly Coogan

A site-specific work of immersive storytelling and movement by Abby Bender and Jesse Jason in partnership with the MVFF. Breathe loudly and wake up. This...

October 23 - 29, 2021