Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

May 18 - June 16, 2022

Wednesday, May 18

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

The five-day event, May 18–22, marks the launch of the festival’s new home at the Grange Hall’s upstairs theater, which is currently being outfitted with...

Unitarian Universalist Society of MV Online Fundraising Auction 2022

Many amaing and unique items and experiences to bid on! You can view our auction at www.biddingforgood.com/UUSMV. Bidding available May 13-22. Good luck and...

6am
Virtual Event
Virtual: Chair Yoga & Meditation

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...

Curbside Crafts

Pick up the ingredients to make a playful craft.

Exhibit: Photographs by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee

As part of its Pandemic Haze series, the Oak Bluffs Library presents a new exhibit of photographs taken by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee. Highlights include photos...

Wake Up Wednesdays

Wake up on Wednesdays and head to the Oak Bluffs Library. We'll be here bright and early to wish you a good morning. with places to do work, read or meet...

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

Kayak Quest

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

Supportive Day Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts in-person programs offering music, art, history, exercise, conversation and socializing. Events take place on...

Virtual: Workplace Conflict Management

Join a cohort of Martha's Vineyard managers and supervisors in a virtual, weekly confidential cohort. Participants receive support and insight into their...

9am
Virtual Event
Exhibit: They Planted the Seeds: Creating Jewish Community on Martha’s Vineyard

This exhibition traces the Jewish community on the Island from its beginnings just after 1900, through the formation of the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center...

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, 18 years or older. Attendees must...

Salt Rock Chocolate Spring Pop-Up

Come visit us at our spring pop-up at Beetlebung Farm, South Road entrance (across from the Chilmark Library). Available Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to...

Tomato Plant Pop-Up Sale

Slip Away Farm offers a pop-up sale of tomato plants in 4-inch pots. They've been well loved, fed, and gently treated to ensure optimum summer garden...

Storytime

Join us for energetic, song-filled storytimes! Suggested for qges 0- 5. First come, first served.

Discovery Days @ The Library

Join the Family Center at the Edgartown Library for a different theme every week. Reading, exploring and talking.

Traditional Storytime

West Tisbury children’s librarian Mikaela will host a weekly traditional storytime. Families will listen to and enjoy books new and old with songs thrown in...

Digital Navigation Technology Assistance

Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email...

Exhibit: Fields of View

Works by Enrique Lopez Llamas, Carlos Reyes and Nana Wolke.

Exhibit: The Art of Flowers

This year the annual Art of Flowers show overlaps with the Vineyard’s first annual Climate Action Week (May 8 - 14). In support of the efforts and ideas...

Virtual Workshop: Meals & Memories with Moira Silva

In this generative course, writers will mine their memories to better understand their perspectives and discover techniques to liven up scenes by...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Painting the Landscape in Watercolor

Working primarily outside at Featherstone (or indoors in the classroom if the weather demands it), we’ll examine all the elements that contribute to a...

After school LEGO club at the Chilmark Library

Chilmark Public Library's LEGO club encourages children to learn while having fun! Creativity, problem solving, spatial reasoning, and teamwork are some of...

High School Jewelry Workshop: Crushed Stone Inlay

Students will work with a 1" x 1” square piece of sterling silver to construct a pendant, charm (or very special ornament!). This class covers design...

Wednesday Walk the Chop

Walk and Talk Book Club has become Wednesday Walk the Chop. Meet at the library and walk/run or any combination the West Chop loop. Course is not hilly and...

Play & Learn

Join Kristen on either of these days for a small indoor play group on Wednesdays. Pre-registration required.

Virtual Workshop: Build it; Build it Better: Poetry Workshop

In poet Donald Nitchie’s writing workshop, participants will have an opportunity to build a poem prompted and inspired by poetry that Donald will choose for...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: 892

Winner of a special jury award at Sundance, this searing drama stars John Boyega and the late Michael K. Williams in the true story of Brian Brown-Easley, a...

MV Modern Quilt Guild Meeting

Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild. Weekly meetings at the West Tisbury Library. Free and open to the public. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for...

Wednesday Night Movie Night

The Pawnee House announces the return of its Wednesday Night Movie Night series! To kick odd, we will be showing the hit 80's teen classic, The Breakfast...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Dirs. Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert | Adventure / Comedy / Sci-Fi / Fantasy | U.S.A. | 2022 | 2 hrs. 19 min. | Rated R | English, Mandarin, and Cantonese...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Mama Bears

This documentary is an intimate exploration of the lives of two “mama bears”—conservative, Christian mothers who have become fierce advocates for LGBTQ+...

Thursday, May 19

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

The five-day event, May 18–22, marks the launch of the festival’s new home at the Grange Hall’s upstairs theater, which is currently being outfitted with...

Unitarian Universalist Society of MV Online Fundraising Auction 2022

Many amaing and unique items and experiences to bid on! You can view our auction at www.biddingforgood.com/UUSMV. Bidding available May 13-22. Good luck and...

6am
Virtual Event
Exhibit: I Feel Pretty by Molly Glasgow

Photographer Molly Glasgow is showing 45 black and white still lives that are intimate portraits of the quiet moments she sees and captures. Her works are on...

Vinyasa Power Yoga (All Levels)

Camille Beauzile will be teaching a Vinyasa sequence that is therapeutic, creative, and powerful. Linking breath with movement, flowing into each pose. The...

Walk With Us!

Join us for a walk around East Chop! We'll start at the library's Pacific Avenue entrance at 8:15 a.m. Walk is approximately 4 miles and will take about an...

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

Kayak Quest

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

Peaked Hill Yoga

Peaked Hill Yoga is biomechanically based supporting healing from chronic pain while creating greater range of motion and resetting your nervous system. All...

Supportive Day Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts in-person programs offering music, art, history, exercise, conversation and socializing. Events take place on...

Exhibit: Photographs by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee

As part of its Pandemic Haze series, the Oak Bluffs Library presents a new exhibit of photographs taken by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee. Highlights include photos...

Exhibit: They Planted the Seeds: Creating Jewish Community on Martha’s Vineyard

This exhibition traces the Jewish community on the Island from its beginnings just after 1900, through the formation of the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center...

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, 18 years or older. Attendees must...

Tomato Plant Pop-Up Sale

Slip Away Farm offers a pop-up sale of tomato plants in 4-inch pots. They've been well loved, fed, and gently treated to ensure optimum summer garden...

Out & About

Join the Family Center and Sheriff's Meadow Foundation for fun and active trail adventures all over the island. Check flyer for information about which...

Virtual: Baby's First Year

Join Kim and other caregivers for a discussion and support group during baby's first year. Offered via Zoom as well. Please pre-register for Zoom link for...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Virtual: Memoir Workshop

The West Tisbury Library will host a five-week memoir workshop series online with Moira Silva on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on 4/7, 4/14, 5/5, 5/12...

Wiggle with the Words

Join Elyce in the Program Room for a movement-based storytime using fun props and interactive stories. This program is geared toward ages 1 to 5, but all are...

Range Runners (Wild Horses) Oil on Panel 24"x 48"

It's Wild, a solo exhibit of oil paintings of wildlife by Linda Besse. Open Friday, Sat and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., then daily starting on May 19.

Virtual Class: Building Wellness through the Chakras

Join Shanta Gabriel’s new eight-week online class series. Attend one, some, or all sessions. Meets May 19 through July 7. Free and open to the public. Please...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Exhibit: Fields of View

Works by Enrique Lopez Llamas, Carlos Reyes and Nana Wolke.

Exhibit: The Art of Flowers

This year the annual Art of Flowers show overlaps with the Vineyard’s first annual Climate Action Week (May 8 - 14). In support of the efforts and ideas...

Oak Bluffs School Annual Plant Sale

For Sale on Thursday: tomatoes, ground cherry, winter and summer squash, peppers, herbs, melons, cucumbers, okra, corn, marigolds, sunflowers, calendula and...

The Way Out book cover

MV Mediation is often asked, how can we manage the societal polarization? What does conflict resolution say about the present toxic divide? We are reading...

12pm
Virtual Event
Exhibit: Donna Straw, Upon Reflection

The Playhouse Gallery launches a new exhibit with works by painter Donna Straw. Available for viewing through May 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays...

Virtual: Vineyard Haven Book Club

Come enjoy a lively discussion in a casual atmosphere on Zoom. Book club selections include contemporary fiction and the occasional memoir or non-fiction....

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Beyond Borders: Shorts From Around the World

Genre-defying, boundary-breaking, visually spectacular, and fiercely imaginative, these live-action and animated short films from across the globe are...

Aquinnah Library Book Group

Join us outside on the library deck for a discussion of Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Kimmerer. Email aq_mail@clamsnet.org to register.

High School Jewelry Workshop: Crushed Stone Inlay

Students will work with a 1" x 1” square piece of sterling silver to construct a pendant, charm (or very special ornament!). This class covers design...

Hybrid : Gogyohka Flash As A Literary Form

Gogyohka is a five-line poem, based on the tanka and pioneered by the Japanese poet Enta Kusakabe. Gogyohka determines the length of the line by the breath,...

Kids Crafts in the Garden: Air Dry Clay

Join Jennifer in the garden to make Air Dry Clay creations. Weather permitting. Materials are provided and registration is not required but attendance will...

After School Club

After School Club is back at the Aquinnah Public Library, Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Come by for homework help, crafting, games and more.

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Black Voters Matter

Featured work-in-progress screening; discussion to follow with director Daresha Kyi An in-depth look at the history of the Black Voters Matter Fund and its...

Virtual Class: Chef Look Cooks: Balsamic Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Steak, and Salad

This month Chef Look will be making balsamic glazed sweet potatoes, steak, and (for the first time ever) a salad! To welcome in the warmer weather, Chef Look...

5pm
Virtual Event
Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Our Worlds Collide

Followed by a prerecorded discussion by Zoom with directors Jordan Barrow and Matt Edwards, film subject Amari Turner, and executive producer and Get...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival:ÂS NUTAYUNEÂN: CHKUWABONAKIK AKONUTOMAKONOL (WE STILL LIVE HERE: DAWNLAND STORIES)

Discussion to follow with the filmmakers and members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah. This is a showcase of narrative and documentary short films led by...

Peaked Hill Yoga

Peaked Hill Yoga is biomechanically based supporting healing from chronic pain while creating greater range of motion and resetting your nervous system. All...

Virtual Class: Mediation Qualification

Martha's Vineyard Mediation is holding the second section of its Mediation Qualification course. The class will cover mitigating impasse, biases and...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Class: You Should Be a Mediator--Intro to Mediation Advanced Course

This is the second section of Intro to Mediation and focuses on mediation complexity and dilemmas including court, diversity, impasse, and ethics....

Brazilian Family Resource Night

The Martha's Vinyeyard Public Charter School will host a Brazilian Family Resource Night. This is an opportunity for Brazilian families to access resources...

Live Music: Rose Guerin and Jeremy Berlin

Rose Guerin and Jeremy Berlin play jazz standards.

Wisdom, Strength, & Beauty

Informal talks and discussion on philosophy and practical psychology of Qabalah, Tarot, spiritual disciplines, personal alchemy,and the creative life...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: From the Hood to the Holler

Discussion to follow with director Pat McGee and film subject Charles Booker, This inspiring documentary follows Charles Booker as he campaigns to win the...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Navalny

This Sundance audience award and “festival favorite” winner is a fly-on-the-wall documentary thriller about the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny....

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Mama Bears

This documentary is an intimate exploration of the lives of two “mama bears”—conservative, Christian mothers who have become fierce advocates for LGBTQ+...

Friday, May 20

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

The five-day event, May 18–22, marks the launch of the festival’s new home at the Grange Hall’s upstairs theater, which is currently being outfitted with...

Unitarian Universalist Society of MV Online Fundraising Auction 2022

Many amaing and unique items and experiences to bid on! You can view our auction at www.biddingforgood.com/UUSMV. Bidding available May 13-22. Good luck and...

6am
Virtual Event
Virtual: Kripalu Flow Yoga Class

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...

Exhibit: I Feel Pretty by Molly Glasgow

Photographer Molly Glasgow is showing 45 black and white still lives that are intimate portraits of the quiet moments she sees and captures. Her works are on...

Forest Kindergarten at Sassafras Earth Education

Parents and scientists alike, are beginning to recognize what our ancestors already knew; the vital importance for young children to spend time outdoors, in...

Homeschool Spring 2022 at Sassafras Earth Education

Sassafras homeschool program meets weekly on Fridays for 8 weeks this fall (and continues in winter and spring). This is an all-outdoors program with...

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

Kayak Quest

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

Supportive Day Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts in-person programs offering music, art, history, exercise, conversation and socializing. Events take place on...

Oak Bluffs School Annual Plant Sale

For Sale on Thursday: tomatoes, ground cherry, winter and summer squash, peppers, herbs, melons, cucumbers, okra, corn, marigolds, sunflowers, calendula and...

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Martha's Vineyard Center For Living offers a support group for families and caregivers of individuals with dementia memory screening; support, counseling and...

Exhibit: Photographs by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee

As part of its Pandemic Haze series, the Oak Bluffs Library presents a new exhibit of photographs taken by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee. Highlights include photos...

Exhibit: They Planted the Seeds: Creating Jewish Community on Martha’s Vineyard

This exhibition traces the Jewish community on the Island from its beginnings just after 1900, through the formation of the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center...

Tomato Plant Pop-Up Sale

Slip Away Farm offers a pop-up sale of tomato plants in 4-inch pots. They've been well loved, fed, and gently treated to ensure optimum summer garden...

In-Person Storytime with Emily

Join Emily for a special indoor storytime with your little explorer! With this interactive and hands-on storytime, come enjoy songs, stories and a sensory...

Range Runners (Wild Horses) Oil on Panel 24"x 48"

It's Wild, a solo exhibit of oil paintings of wildlife by Linda Besse. Open Friday, Sat and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., then daily starting on May 19.

Garden Sing-a-longs with Little Bird Music

Laura Jordan of Little Bird Music will bring her seasonal songs and movement to the Farm Institute. We’ll gather in the Friendship Garden for a magical...

Music & Memory Cafe

The Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts a fun, hour-long lively sing-a-long with Island musicians and special guests. All are invited.

Virtual: Balance Class

The West Tisbury Library hosts an online Balance series led by Kanta Lipsky. This class explores ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase...

Container Garden Kit Giveaway

On four spring Fridays, the West Tisbury Library and Island Grown Initiative will be collaborating to make take-home container garden kits for the public....

Exhibit: Fields of View

Works by Enrique Lopez Llamas, Carlos Reyes and Nana Wolke.

Exhibit: The Art of Flowers

This year the annual Art of Flowers show overlaps with the Vineyard’s first annual Climate Action Week (May 8 - 14). In support of the efforts and ideas...

TMVFF: Nothing Compares

Charting singer Sinéad OʼConnorʼs phenomenal rise to worldwide fame, this documentary examines how she became a fearless trailblazer at the height of her...

Serving Hands Food Distribution

Monthly food distribution event for the island community.

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Cha Cha Real Smooth

A Sundance audience award winner, this comedy that brims with emotional honesty is also an unconventional love story about a young man, a teenager with...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Wild Journeys: Short Films of Adventure

These inspiring short films feature stories of ordinary people who find themselves on journeys they never imagined, alongside animal companions they will...

Movement for Children at Crossfit MV

Join the Family Center and Crossfit MV for some fun indoor healthy activites. For toddlers and pre-school children: toddlers meet Mondays 10:10 to 11 a.m....

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: From the Hood to the Holler

Discussion to follow with director Pat McGee and film subject Charles Booker, This inspiring documentary follows Charles Booker as he campaigns to win the...

MVM Nightlife: Modern Samplers

Embroidery used to be a common pastime…until it wasn’t. Then the pandemic brought it roaring back into fashion. Use our originals as inspiration and design...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Bad Axe

Followed by a prerecorded discussion via Zoom with director David Siev and film subjects. Cambodian- and Mexican-American filmmaker David Siev documents...

TMVFF: Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

In this feature adaptation of a beloved series of animated, mockumentary short films, Marcel is an adorable, one-inch-tall mollusk who lives with his...

Friday Night Magic: The Gathering Gaming

Come play Magic: the Gathering. Players of all skill levels are welcome. Bring your own food and drink as long as you clean up afterwards. Children under 14...

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot believes that we must develop a compelling vision of later life, one that does not assume a trajectory of decline after 50 but...

Springtime Melodies

A delightful cabaret featuring popular standards with Shelagh Hackett and Paul Munafo, accompanied by Jeremy Berlin. Springtime Melodies will be performed...

TMVFF: Klondike

Followed by a prerecorded discussion via Zoom with director Maryna Er Gorbach. Expectant parents Irka and Tolik navigate life in the city of Donetsk during...

Live Music: Workman Song

Workman Song performs music that draws together the threads of Bowie, Bruce, Buckley, Dylan, and the Dead.

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: You Resemble Me

Discussion to follow with director Dina Amer and producer Elizabeth Woodward. When two young sisters are separated, the older one loses her identity. In...

TMVFF: Gut Busters: Comedy Shorts

This collection of comical short films is a tribute to the absurdity of the current state of humanity. Come for the laughs, stay for the piercing societal...

Saturday, May 21

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

The five-day event, May 18–22, marks the launch of the festival’s new home at the Grange Hall’s upstairs theater, which is currently being outfitted with...

Unitarian Universalist Society of MV Online Fundraising Auction 2022

Many amaing and unique items and experiences to bid on! You can view our auction at www.biddingforgood.com/UUSMV. Bidding available May 13-22. Good luck and...

6am
Virtual Event
Exhibit: I Feel Pretty by Molly Glasgow

Photographer Molly Glasgow is showing 45 black and white still lives that are intimate portraits of the quiet moments she sees and captures. Her works are on...

Martha's Vineyard Marathon & Half Marathon

The Half Marathon starts at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School and runs the first 2 miles with the marathon and a total of 3 miles through the middle of...

Yoga at the Martha's Vineyard Museum

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV for an outdoor, community-based, all levels yoga class. In case of rain or cold temps, we will practice in...

Acrylic Painting with John Holladay

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph that you would like to...

Farm School at Native Earth Teaching Farm

All are welcome for farm chores, projects and art., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., weather permitting. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sliding...

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity....

Forest Kindergarten at Sassafras Earth Education

Parents and scientists alike, are beginning to recognize what our ancestors already knew; the vital importance for young children to spend time outdoors, in...

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

Peaked Hill Yoga

Peaked Hill Yoga is biomechanically based supporting healing from chronic pain while creating greater range of motion and resetting your nervous system. All...

Spring Bird Walk

Robert Culbert, Island birding expert and “Bird News” columnist for the Vineyard Gazette, will guide a birding excursion at one of his favorite avian “hot...

Barnyard Buddies

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

Exhibit: Martha's Vineyard Museum A-Z

For nearly one hundred years the Martha’s Vineyard Museum has collected, cared for, and shared artifacts, archives, and artworks that tell the story of this...

Exhibit: Photographs by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee

As part of its Pandemic Haze series, the Oak Bluffs Library presents a new exhibit of photographs taken by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee. Highlights include photos...

Exhibit: They Planted the Seeds: Creating Jewish Community on Martha’s Vineyard

This exhibition traces the Jewish community on the Island from its beginnings just after 1900, through the formation of the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center...

Historic Cemetery Tour with Tom Dresser

Join local historian Tom Dresser for a fun, informative & not-at-all-scary cemetery tour. We will meet outside at Pacific Avenue entrance (cemetery-facing...

Lagoon Pond Beach Clean-Up

Kids and adults are welcome to join in the neighborhood fun as we clean up Lagoon Pond. Win prizes by participating in the Lagoon Pond Scavenger hunt. Rain...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Bad Axe

Followed by a prerecorded discussion via Zoom with director David Siev and film subjects. Cambodian- and Mexican-American filmmaker David Siev documents...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Make People Better

Discussion to follow with director Cody Sheehy and producer Samira Kiani. This investigative documentary tells the inside story behind the world’s first...

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, 18 years or older. Attendees must...

Salt Rock Chocolate Spring Pop-Up

Come visit us at our spring pop-up at Beetlebung Farm, South Road entrance (across from the Chilmark Library). Available Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to...

Tomato Plant Pop-Up Sale

Slip Away Farm offers a pop-up sale of tomato plants in 4-inch pots. They've been well loved, fed, and gently treated to ensure optimum summer garden...

Storytime

Join us for energetic, song-filled storytimes! Suggested for qges 0- 5. First come, first served.

TMVFF: Big Feelings for Little Kids

This collection of short films explores the emotional range that every toddler experiences, from kindness and love to loneliness and fear. These films remind...

Adult Community Dance Class

This dance class welcomes adults, seniors and everyone in between. Instructor Jesse Keller Jason makes every(body) feel comfortable. Class begins with a...

Artist's Open Studio: Joan LeLacheur’s Ocean Jewelry

Visit Joan LeLacheur's open studio at 42 Old South Road in Aquinnah to see her Ocean Jewelry for men and women: bracelets, necklaces, earrings pendants,...

Chilmark Library in-person story time

Join Caroline at the Chilmark Library on Saturdays at 11 a.m. for an in-person story time. This event is free and open to the public but the stories and...

Range Runners (Wild Horses) Oil on Panel 24"x 48"

It's Wild, a solo exhibit of oil paintings of wildlife by Linda Besse. Open Friday, Sat and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., then daily starting on May 19.

Artists for Ukraine

The Galaxy Gallery and artists from across the Island support the people of Ukrainia through this art sale and fundraiser. Artworks created in an assortment...

Exhibit: Fields of View

Works by Enrique Lopez Llamas, Carlos Reyes and Nana Wolke.

Exhibit: The Art of Flowers

This year the annual Art of Flowers show overlaps with the Vineyard’s first annual Climate Action Week (May 8 - 14). In support of the efforts and ideas...

Spring into History at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens to see the buds and blooms of the learning loop, chat with a museum educator about historical horticulture, and...

TMVFF: Big Feelings for Big Kids

These short films grapple with big emotions: grief, pain, and empathy. They help our older children recognize that even in the darkest of times, happiness...

TMVFF: Resilience and Recognition

These short films from across the United States honor Black history, poetry, imagination, innovation, and creativity. Tickets available at:...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: On the Divide

Discussion to follow with director Maya Cueva, producer Elizabeth Woodward, and Women’s Centers president Elizabeth Barnes. Despite their differences,...

Met Opera Live: Lucia di Lammermoor

Broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera to our theater! Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted...

Bird Bingo Safari

Prowl with a twist! Grab a bingo board and join the Trustees of Reservations to explore Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge via oversand vehicle. We will look out for...

Exhibit: Donna Straw, Upon Reflection

The Playhouse Gallery launches a new exhibit with works by painter Donna Straw. Available for viewing through May 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays...

Book Signing: Janet Messineo, "Casting Into the Light"

Janet Messineo will be signing her book "Casting into the Light." "Terrific . . . affecting . . . categorizing this as a fishing book would be doing it a...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Beyond Borders: Shorts From Around the World

Genre-defying, boundary-breaking, visually spectacular, and fiercely imaginative, these live-action and animated short films from across the globe are...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Our Worlds Collide

Followed by a prerecorded discussion by Zoom with directors Jordan Barrow and Matt Edwards, film subject Amari Turner, and executive producer and Get...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust

Following the screening, Brad Lopes, a member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah and program director of the Aquinnah Cultural Center, will lead a land...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Make People Better

Discussion to follow with director Cody Sheehy and producer Samira Kiani. This investigative documentary tells the inside story behind the world’s first...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: The Territory

Followed by a prerecorded discussion with director Alex Pritz. Follow the Uru-eu-wau-wau Indigenous Surveillance Team as they defend their land against a...

Pasta Club with Katie Leaird

Participants will learn how to make their own pasta with farm fresh eggs with Katie Leaird. We’ll do a small tasting and each participant will take home a...

TMVFF: A Piece of Silver: A Multimedia Theatrical Experience

Mashpee Wampanoag writer and performer Siobhan Growing Elm Brown will be in residence before the festival, working on her new multimedia project. To develop...

TMVFF: Navalny

This Sundance audience award and “festival favorite” winner is a fly-on-the-wall documentary thriller about the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny....

TMVFFl: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Dirs. Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert | Adventure / Comedy / Sci-Fi / Fantasy | U.S.A. | 2022 | 2 hrs. 19 min. | Rated R | English, Mandarin, and Cantonese...

Live Music: The Rosie Show

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

TMVFF: Cha Cha Real Smooth

A Sundance audience award winner, this comedy that brims with emotional honesty is also an unconventional love story about a young man, a teenager with...

Light Up the Lagoon

Light up Lagoon Pond in dedication and commitment to the health and stewardship of hte pond. Bring any form of light to the water's edge or in a boat. We...

Sunday, May 22

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

The five-day event, May 18–22, marks the launch of the festival’s new home at the Grange Hall’s upstairs theater, which is currently being outfitted with...

Unitarian Universalist Society of MV Online Fundraising Auction 2022

Many amaing and unique items and experiences to bid on! You can view our auction at www.biddingforgood.com/UUSMV. Bidding available May 13-22. Good luck and...

6am
Virtual Event
Exhibit: I Feel Pretty by Molly Glasgow

Photographer Molly Glasgow is showing 45 black and white still lives that are intimate portraits of the quiet moments she sees and captures. Her works are on...

Yoga with YogiJay

Jason Mazar-Kelly leads a Sunday morning yoga class.

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

Collage Workshop: Power of 3

Led by Bricque Garber. Break out the pastel colors! Let's get together to dabble with colors, shapes and innovative play. For this workshop we will be...

Exhibit: Martha's Vineyard Museum A-Z

For nearly one hundred years the Martha’s Vineyard Museum has collected, cared for, and shared artifacts, archives, and artworks that tell the story of this...

Exhibit: They Planted the Seeds: Creating Jewish Community on Martha’s Vineyard

This exhibition traces the Jewish community on the Island from its beginnings just after 1900, through the formation of the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center...

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, 18 years or older. Attendees must...

TMVFF: Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

In this feature adaptation of a beloved series of animated, mockumentary short films, Marcel is an adorable, one-inch-tall mollusk who lives with his...

Tomato Plant Pop-Up Sale

Slip Away Farm offers a pop-up sale of tomato plants in 4-inch pots. They've been well loved, fed, and gently treated to ensure optimum summer garden...

TMVFF: Gut Busters: Comedy Shorts

This collection of comical short films is a tribute to the absurdity of the current state of humanity. Come for the laughs, stay for the piercing societal...

Covid Monologues with Jennifer Knight

Please join us in-person or online for discussion of the Covid Monologues, written during the pandemic by islanders, including and edited by Jennifer Knight.

Range Runners (Wild Horses) Oil on Panel 24"x 48"

It's Wild, a solo exhibit of oil paintings of wildlife by Linda Besse. Open Friday, Sat and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., then daily starting on May 19.

Virtual: Summer of Drawing 2021 with Elizabeth Whelan

Artist Elizabeth R Whelan and the VHPL are teaming up once again to fill your late-winter, early spring with art via Zoom. Join us every Sunday at 11 a.m....

Artists for Ukraine

The Galaxy Gallery and artists from across the Island support the people of Ukrainia through this art sale and fundraiser. Artworks created in an assortment...

Exhibit: The Art of Flowers

This year the annual Art of Flowers show overlaps with the Vineyard’s first annual Climate Action Week (May 8 - 14). In support of the efforts and ideas...

Recovery Sunday Sessions: Guest Speaker Tricia Bennett

Tricia Bennett speaks on recovering yourself and your life in a presentation titled "Shamanic Healing: The Four Stages of Recovering Yourself and Your Life."

TMVFF: Animals in the World, Shorts for Kids of All Ages

Animals in the jungle, in the zoo, in your house, or in the streets—these short films follow animals around the world as they interact with humans, other...

TMVFF: Klondike

Followed by a prerecorded discussion via Zoom with director Maryna Er Gorbach. Expectant parents Irka and Tolik navigate life in the city of Donetsk during...

TMVFF: Nothing Compares

Charting singer Sinéad OʼConnorʼs phenomenal rise to worldwide fame, this documentary examines how she became a fearless trailblazer at the height of her...

Book Signing: Phil Weinstein, "Soul-Error"

Soul-Error explores the ways in which, stubbornly yet creatively, we go through life misreading ourselves and our world. Heraclites claimed, long ago, that...

TMVFFl: Good Luck to You Leo Grande

Preceded by a prerecorded discussion via Zoom with director Sophie Hyde. In this refreshingly original film that explores the often still-taboo subjects of...

Barn Buddies

Join the Family Center at the Agricultual Hall for fun indoor activites including biking, trikes and scooters.

Community Sing

Sing songs from around the world with song leader Roberta Kirn! Free! All ages welcome!

TMVFF: The Territory

Followed by a prerecorded discussion with director Alex Pritz. Follow the Uru-eu-wau-wau Indigenous Surveillance Team as they defend their land against a...

TMVFF: Truth Tellers

Discussion to follow via Zoom with director Richard Kane and film subject Robert Shetterly. Both a story of artist and activist Robert Shetterly's portrait...

TMVFF: Cameras and Choreography: Dance Shorts

Island dancers and choreographers Abby Bender and Jesse Jason will be “dance emcees” for this program, performing between films. These nine short films...

TMVFF: Dance Party!

Celebrate the close of the 2022 MV Film Festival with a dance party.

Monday, May 23

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

Kayak Quest

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

Supportive Day Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts in-person programs offering music, art, history, exercise, conversation and socializing. Events take place on...

Tomato Plant Pop-Up Sale

Slip Away Farm offers a pop-up sale of tomato plants in 4-inch pots. They've been well loved, fed, and gently treated to ensure optimum summer garden...

Movement for Children at Crossfit MV

Join the Family Center and Crossfit MV for some fun indoor healthy activites. For toddlers and pre-school children: toddlers meet Mondays 10:10 to 11 a.m....

Little Sprouts Yoga & Mindfulness

The Little Sprouts Caregiver & Me classes are narrative storytelling yoga classes with an incorporation of free flowing creative movement, music and art....