Events

Saturday, October 19

Elin Hilderbrand Fan Weekend

Spend a fun fall weekend with best-selling author, Elin Hilderbrand in honor of her new book, Summer of '69, which is set on the Island. Enjoy quality time...

National Exercise Training Association Personal Trainer Exam

The workshop features 14 hours of interactive lectures and demonstrations presented by a qualified NETA instructor. Topics include exercise science,...

Acrylic Painting

​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...

Fall Electronics Disposal Day

Off-island disposal in an environmentally friendly way. A fundraiser to benefit the programs and services of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services. Recycle...

Healing for All in Hard Times

In conjunction with Grace Church, the Order of St. Luke is presenting a day of music, workshops, lunch, prayer and a healing service.

Native Seeds: Science, Collection and Cultivation

Seeds are a remarkable product of evolution; they provide a means for plants to travel great distances and cope with extreme climates. Seeds play a critical...

Open House: Oriental Martha’s Vineyard Lodge

What do George Washington, Richard Pryor, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Thurgood Marshall and 150 of the island’s own men have in common? They were all...

Big Button Monotype Books

Learn to make a pamphlet stitched, big button book using gel printed monotypes as covers and assorted, interesting papers for interior pages. Use your own...

Fall Barnyard Buddies

Spend your Saturday morning exploring the farm in this drop-in program. Hands on activites happen every half hour, starting at 9:30 a.m. and range week by...

Insight Meditation

Insight meditation is a simple, yet profound meditation practice that has the ability to transform how we experience the world. Through the cultivation of...

Fire Cider on the FARM

Join us as we prepare this healthy herbal brew with ingredients from our own Friendship Garden. Fire cider is an herbal tonic, traditionally made in the fall...

Flu Clinic

Wear a short-sleeved shirt for easier access to your arm. Bring your registration form. Bring your Insurance information (including Medicare). You do not...

Guided Walk

Explore the outwash plain of Quansoo Farm. Travel across the meadows, shrublands and forest of sculpted oaks that extend to the shores of Black Point Pond...

Inktober for Teens

Try Inktober – a month-long art challenge created by illustrator Jake Parker. Create a new ink drawing each day in October to improve your skill and develop...

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...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

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...

Brainstorm & Troubleshoot Your Halloween Costume

Not sure what you are going to be this year? Is your costume in need of some help? Does your ghost look like a lump? Come to the library to brainstorm and...

Cooking with Carolina: Shrimp 'n' Grits

Carolina demonstrates how to make classic southern-style Shrimp 'n' Grits. Cooking show format with tasting at the end.

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.

Kids Yoga Series

In this class we will practice yoga as it comes naturally to kids, through stories, games, and playful activities. We will explore traditional yoga poses,...

Library Friends Fabric & Fiber Sale

Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library will hold a Fiber & Fabric Sale to benefit the library. Yarns, fabrics and needles will be available at bargain prices....

Library Playdate

Come play at the library with toys and friends. Toddlers and pre-K aged children and their caregivers can join us for unstructured play and casual reading in...

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Storytime

Bring your little ones to enjoy stories with our Children's Librarian.

Cartooning Workshop

Our own Ryan Barr is teaching his 8-week long Cartooning Workshop. This class is intended for people interested in traditional and digital cartooning. Class...

Drop-In Crafts

Come get crafty with us. All supplies provided.

Pumpkin Festival

Rain or shine, our annual Pumpkin Festival is a free family celebration of the harvest. We’ll have all kinds of fun including games, hay rides, face...

CANCELLED - Nature & Outdoor Photography Workshops

Whether you use an iPhone or camera, or just enjoy being out in in nature, join photographer and writer, Michael Blanchard for a 3-module basic program on...

Comprehensive Volunteer Training

All that we do here at Misty is dependent on the generosity of our volunteers. Attendance at this (or a future) training is required for all interested in...

Costume Clinic

Get help planning and making your costume.

Oktoberfest

Will feature beer brewed by Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery with delicious German-themed food available for purchase. There will be festive music and games for...

Season Closing BBQ

Enjoy lawn games, food, music and fun.

A is for Apples

Fall in New England means apple everything. In this kid's cooking class we'll start by making our own apple cider using a hand turned press. We'll put that...

Open House: Solviva Tribal Rugs Gallery

Learn about the tribal mountain people of old Persia, and see the exquisite hand-knotted rugs they created several generations ago. Refreshments will be served.

Poetry Workshop

Love poetry? Curious about poetry? Perplexed by poetry? Join us for two instructive and inspiring poetry workshops led by Island poet Donald Nitchie....

Teen "Upside Down" Escape Room

Teens in grades 7 to 12 can attend this Stranger Things-inspired escape room. Two separate sessions are offered at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Space is limited;...

All-Ages Chess

All ages, all levels chess. Will include untimed chess, timed chess, speed chess, and blitz chess.

Digital Services Hour

E-books, audiobooks, streaming movies, and world languages are all available with your library card. Our tech savvy Assistant Director Rizwan Malik will be...

Dungeons and Dragons Adventurers League

Hosted by Keith Healy and Vivian Surprenant. For ages 13 to 18.

Teen "Upside Down" Escape Room

Teens in grades 7 to 12 can attend this Stranger Things-inspired escape room. Two separate sessions are offered at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Space is limited;...

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

Rock Concert for Kids: The Pinkletinks

The library will host a rock concert for kids and families featuring The Pinkletinks. The musicians will be performing a set of classic children's songs in a...

Cheese Talk & Tasting

Head out to the farm and learn about the cheese making process from udder to table. Enjoy watching our cows being milked and hear about what it takes to turn...

Ladyfest

Ladyfest is an annual music festival held on Circuit avenue in Oak Bluffs and presented by The Ritz Cafe. It was co-founded by Rose Guerin and Kelly Feirtag...

Ladyfest: Alisa Amador

Alisa Amador is one of the most exciting young singer/songwriters performing today. Her powerful songs, gorgeous, supple voice, and a stage presence that...

Ladyfest: The Outskirts

The Outskirts rock original garage and odd covers, and love Ladyfest. Jessie Leaman (Edbury All-Stars, Jaywalkers, Blue Yonder) writes the tunes and plays...

Ladyfest: Jhon Lucas + Carol

The pair begun performing together about 4 months ago, in restaurants and private events. She is from the South of Brazil and he is from the Southeast. Both...

Benefit for Bruce

If you have ever spent any time on Martha’s Vineyard, enjoyed a beverage in the bars of Edgartown or on the Oak Bluffs Harbor, or sailed the waters around...

Harvest Supper

Fundraising dinner to support the missions of the United Methodist Church of Martha's Vineyard. It will be a full turkey dinner with all the fixings prepared...

Ladyfest: Kate Taylor, Rose Guerin, Jemima James Trio

A few years ago, Kate and Jemima began singing harmonies together on Hazel Dickens songs. Rose and Jemima sang together at the Ritz and in living rooms. The...

Ladyfest: The Space Invaders

The Space Invaders are a fun island dance band consisting of the Lorna Ashe and Barbara Puciul-Hoy on lead vocals, Rob Myers on drums, Bob (Slimbob) Berosh...

Ladyfest: Sol Y Canto

Alisa Amador is joined by her parents, Rosi and Brian Amador, founders of the award winning Pan-Latin ensemble Sol y Canto, whose original songs are...

Our Town

A new production of the classic play by Thornton Wilder.

Special Screening: Jimmy Tingle's 20/20 Vision

Jimmy Tingle’s 20/20 Vision is a funny, thought provoking and hopeful look at contemporary life and politics through the experience of comedian, commentator...

Ladyfest: The Jaywalkers

The Jaywalkers deliver covers with a twist. Featuring the fabulous Barbara Puciul (Space Invaders, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish) and Jessie Leaman (Outskirts,...

Ladyfest: Auntie Em + the Bedspins

Featuring Emily Hunsaker, Greg Ruzsala, Phil McAndrews, + Josh Campbell. Formed in 2010, the band plays a wide range of cover tines. From The Doors and...

Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby

The annual Derby comes to an end. More informaiton on the Vineyard Gazette's Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby page.

Ladyfest: Bombshell

Nneka "Baby Girl" Grimes hails from Washington, D.C. and has been singing and writing songs since she could walk and talk. Nneka has a special gift for...

Ladyfest: DJ Lili + DJ AP

Pre-school teacher by day, freaky dancer by night. Aquarius. Always on time.

Saturday, October 19