Events

Saturday, May 25

Nature as Inspiration Environmental Film Festival

For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family Art Space in...

Annual Plant & Seedling Sale

Annuals, perennials, vegetable seedlings, and more. All lovingly grown in the Martha's Vineyard Garden Club's own greenhouse by our members in winter. We...

Honey Beehive Tours

Come along shoulder to shoulder with a bee keeper from the family owned Ginny Bee Honey Farms and explore the secret life of bees. With a small group of just...

Barnyard Buddies

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

Spring Plant Sale Opening Day

The Polly Hill Arboretum Visitor Center and Plant Sale Area open for the season on Memorial Day weekend. PHA staff will be on-hand Saturday to answer...

Annual Plant Sale

The Greenhouse's annual fundraiser Plant Sale begins on May 11 and goes on daily until June 22.

Artism for Autism

Bid and win some of the finest art the Island has to offer, donated by local artists and artisans. Join us for amazing artwork and hors d’oeuvres. Your...

Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour

Enjoy an over-sand vehicle adventure to the remote Cape Pogue Lighthouse. Climb the spiral staircase of the century-old wooden lighthouse and discover...

Garden Conservancy Open Days Garden Tour

Visit the Blueberry Ridge Garden in Chilmark, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine....

Hay Ride

Come and join us for a fun ride around the farm with our special visitors, Sonnyside Rides. They will bring their magnificent Percheron draft horses. No...

Island Food Pantry Open

For people coming more than once, please bring a letter of reference, written on letterhead, from clergy, medical staff, health care access or employer...

Opening: Nikki Sedacca Gallery

Nikki Sedacca Gallery is proud to open for the 2019 season in Edgartown. The intimate gallery sits in the heart of Nevin Square and will be open in May and...

Saturday Youth Spring Explore

A new adventure each week in a different Island location for ages 6 and up. Sassafras’ Saturday Youth program is an ongoing outdoor program during the...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

Vineyard Artisans Spring/Memorial Day Weekend

Opening show of the season. Come and see all the new work our Island artists have been working on all winter. Great food, free parking and admission, catered...

Visit Edgartown Lighthouse

Major renovations completed in 2007, including installation of a staircase to the lantern room, allow the interior of the Edgartown Light to be open to...

Workshop: Indoor Plant Propagation

Increase the number of your indoor houseplants via propagation, a fun, easy and very inexpensive way to fill your house with the plants you love. Lead by...

Architectural Walking Tour of Edgartown

This 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the hidden Village Green, the Vincent...

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.

Planting for Kids

Children can plant seeds in a 2-inch biodegradable planting pot. Held outside on our library lawn. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Kids Craft

Start with a toilet paper roll and finish with a robot.

Pop Up Show: Indian Hill Wampum & LuLaRoe Clothing

The season finally feels like it’s starting and we’re kicking it off with an Indian Hill Wampum and LuLaRoe Clothing pop up shop. Complimentary snacks and...

Toons & Draw

A weekly casual drawing hang out hosted by professional cartoonist Ryan Barr.

Workshop: Planted Containers

This workshop led by Kathy James of Vineyard Gardens, will focus on teaching you how to make your own beautiful and long blooming planted containers. You...

Art Opening: Joan Glodis

Art opening and tribute to the late artist Joan Glodis. Refreshments served. Ms. Glodis has always been an avid craftsperson. Eggery, miniatures, sewing are...

Knitternoon

Get out and knit, in a social way. Grab your current knitting (or handicraft) project and come in to the library for a social crafternoon.

Harbor Front Walking Tour

Highlights four of the Trust’s iconic maritime properties, the Osborne Wharf Building, Norton Boathouse, and Old Sculpin Gallery. Together, we will journey...

Archaeology I.D. Day

All are invited. Please bring any artifacts you may have discovered for expert identification and discussion. The archaeologists present will be happy to...

Dance the Yard

Celebrate opening day at Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge and the kick off to the summer 2019 season with a special garden stroll. The Yard will grace Mytoi with...

Environmental Film Festival: Inspiring Short Films

A program of inspiring short films with environmental themes. Featuring Burned followed by a Q&A with directors Alan Dater and Lisa Mertin. Burned tells...

All-Ages Chess

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

Architectural Walking Tour of Edgartown

This 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the hidden Village Green, the Vincent...

Author Talk: Thomas Dresser

Island historian Thomas Dresser offers a free book talk on his latest publication, Whaling on Martha’s Vineyard. Filled with anecdotes, drama and history of...

Cooking with Carolina: Enchiladas

Enchiladas may look complicated and intimidating, but they’re quick and easy to make once you know how. Join Chef Carolina and learn to make authentic...

Alpaca Yoga

One hour session of relaxing yoga, held in a pasture among our friendly alpaca with one or both of our yoga instructors Isabel Gillies and Elizabeth Kass.

Art Show Reception: Gabrielle Whitcombe

Come to the reception of a new show by Gabrielle Whitcombe. This show will be on display through May 31. Artist statement: As an artist, my intent is to...

Special Screening: Taking Root - The Vision of Wangari Maathai

The documentary, Taking Root, tells the dramatic story of the Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees bloomed...

Contemporary Poetry Book Club

Poets and poetry lovers, join us for a new monthly group. For those who find themselves saying “I want to read more poetry,” “I never set aside any time to...

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...

Portuguese Story Hour

Join us for stories in Portuguese geared toward preschool children.

The Art of Conservation: VCS High School Art Show

Join us for a special event honoring our Island’s talented young artists. The Art of Conservation, an art competition created by the Vineyard Conservation...

Environmental Film Festival: Artifishal

The road to extinction is paved with good intentions. Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the...

Grand Opening: Michael Blanchard Inspirational Photography

Crossroads Gallery has moved to the Arts District in Oak Bluffs. Join us for the Grand Reopening, featuring the work of Michael Blanchard Inspirational...

Fundraiser Spaghetti Supper

Come have spaghetti supper with Gretchen and celebrate the one-year anniversary of Gretchen's transplant and support the National Foundation for Transplants...

Opening Reception: Alison Shaw

Opening reception of an exhibit of Alison Shaw's all new color photographs, to kick off the summer season. Refreshments served.

Opening Reception: Sail in Summer Show

Annual group Memorial Day show featuring Paul Beebe, ASMA, Linda Besse, Teek Eaton-Koch, Nick Paciorek, Christie Scheele, Adam Waimon, Joanne Ponzo, Rick...

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...

Opening Reception: Hold Still

19th annual Memorial Day exhibition featuring Elizabeth Lennie. Music by Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Environmental Film Festival: Sea of Shadows

Sea of Shadows is a feature documentary thriller that follows undercover investigators, environmentalists, journalists, and the Mexican Navy on their...

Solo Show: Every Soul's a Cabaret...With Betsy

Written and performed by Elizabeth Parrish. Directed by Paola Styron. Musical direction by Mark Fifer.

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

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

Saturday, May 25