Events

Saturday, August 10

17th Annual MV African American Film Festival

The Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival also known as "The Summer's Finest Film Festival" is now entering its 17th year on...

Morning Beach Yoga

All levels. Bring your own mat or towel. Jameson encourages you to move with intention for the entirety of the class. By reminding you to focus on your...

Morning Yoga

All levels welcome, please bring your own mat. Jameson encourages you to move with intention for the entirety of the class. By reminding you to focus on...

Yoga in the Field

With Rachel Elion Baird. Full body breathing and asana postures in the beautiful field garden are structured with care to nourish the body and mind, bringing...

Chilmark Flea Market

The oldest outdoor Flea Market venue on the Island. The "Flea" has evolved into a market like no other. High quality hand made items from Vineyard artists...

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...

Junior Refuge Ranger Series

Roger that - step into the boots of a Long Point Wildlife Refuge ranger for a morning- or a few. Learn about the daily routines and special tasks for keeping...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga, a yoga of Biomechanics, serves the modern body and modern mind, to increase freedom of movement, working from the joints to maintain/return the...

Tabernacle Choir

If you love to sing, join the Tabernacle Choir, whether for a single Sunday or the entire season. No tryouts required. All are welcome.

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

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

Yoga on the Lawn

Guided by The Gatekeeper's Practice. Bring your own mat.

Yoga

Sherry Sidoti's vision is to provide a warm and welcoming environment for the teachings of yoga. Sherry is a true sharer, she moves people to move out of...

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...

Discovery Kayak Tours

Navigate the pristine waters of Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge - set out in Poucha Pond, paddle under Dike Bridge, up the Narrows, and greet Cape Pogue...

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...

Aquinnah Artisans Fair

Pottery, wampum, jewelry, clothing, knitted items, paintings, photography, stained glass, handmade body products, honey, baked goods and documentaries.

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our guided tours from a knowledgeable volunteer docent....

Black Doll Show & Sale

The Cottager's Inc. will be hosting their first Black Doll Show in honor of Richard Henry Boyd (1843-1922) who built the first Black doll factory for...

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...

Ceramic Event: Three Potters

Teacher, student and grandson, Washington Ledesma, Barbara Levitov and Donald O'Shaughnessy team up with a treasure of pottery pieces for one weekend only....

Farm Visits

Come visit our small farm with sheep, pigs, ducks, pygmy goats and more.

Fun & Games Day

Pony rides, obstacle course, hippy hops, giant maze, pony painting, scavenger hunt, horse-drawn carriage rides by Sunnyside Rides and more.

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...

Kids Craft

Kids can paint what they hear in a musical montage.

Oak Bluffs Cemetery Walk

Thomas Dresser will discuss a number of graves, recounting who the people were who are buried there. Postponed if there is inclement weather or a funeral...

Open House Tours: Misty Meadows

Stop by and get a 30-minute guided tour lead by one of our staff or volunteers. You will meet the herd, see our beautiful facilities and learn all about what...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

The Fabulists: Theater for Children

A troupe of adult actors and writers perform witty adaptations and fun new scripts for children on Saturdays during the summer. Perfect for the entire...

The Trustees Coastal Resilience: Cooking Demo & Coastal Strategy Presentation

Join The Trustees at The FARM Institute's new teaching kitchen for a "taste of the coast" cooking demonstration and short presentation about our new approach...

Trunk Show: Jahde Leather Atelier

Featuring Jahde Leather Atelier and their luxury, handmade leather goods.

Trunk Show: John Hardy

For over 40 years with techniques passed down for generations, John Hardy artisans have been making handcrafted jewelry inspired by Bali.

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...

Visit Gay Head Lighthouse

Runs daily from mid-June to mid-October. Closed when raining.

Woods Hole Science Stroll

More than a dozen organizations in Woods Hole, MA will offer exhibits, demonstrations, hands-on displays and children’s activities during the 2019 Woods Hole...

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...

Drag Queen Storytime

At this special storytime, Reina del Taco will be reading from a selection of her favorite children's books that celebrate difference, embrace diversity, and...

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.

Little Bird Music Class

Little Bird's focus in working with children through music is to allow them to experience it in a way that feels natural for them, drawing out their...

SOLD OUT - Chilmark Road Race

The first Chilmark Road Race stepped off in 1978. On Saturday, Aug 10 at 10:30 a.m. the tradition continues on the hills of Middle Road.

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Kids Craft

We will provide the lanterns and lights (while supplies last), as well as everything you need to transform your lantern into your favorite planet. Feel free...

MVAAFF: Central & Broadway

The film re-imagines The Great White Way as a diverse place where anyone can chase their dream and find fortune and fame regardless of race or sexual...

MVAAFF: Illegal

A traffic stop due to speeding takes a turn for the worse landing a mother and her 5 year old daughter in jail.

MVAAFF: Scars of Resilience

Through her journey with scoliosis, Ashley conquers her insecurity and resolves to help others by sharing her story.

MVAAFF: Unspoken

Caroline and Icy are bound and burdened by duty. The two women are connected by circumstance, living untold truths and heartbreak.

MVAAFF: Zhara and the Oil Man

Zahra, the daughter of a street merchant, fights to save her father’s struggling business in a changing Newark.

Trunk Sale

Objects and accents, curated home decor and furniture sale. Handmade Artisan collection.

Workshop: The Basics of Manifesting What You Want

The topic of the law of attraction and manifesting your best life is all the rage these days, but do you understand the formula to actually make that happen?...

Anime Club

Join us to talk about the anime you love while we enjoy some Japanese snacks and create some cool projects. Intended for teens 12 to 18.

Pop Up Shop: Bee Well Herbal Wellness

Come meet local Herbalist Susie Nedley. Learn more about natural herbal products and treat yourself to some self care.

WT Church Peach Festival

Enjoy peach shortcake, peaches with ice cream, Mad Martha’s special fresh peach ice cream, and our famous smoothies. Take home something delicious from our...

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...

Northeastern University Black Alumni Weekend: Lunch

Enjoy a beautiful Island vibe at this must-see golf course overlooking the ocean. Presidents Obama, Kennedy and Clinton have all played at this historic...

Beach Road Weekend

Friday night: Jaws film in concert performed by the Cape Symphony. Saturday: Featuring John Fogerty, Dispatch, Alejandro Escovedo, Mason Jennings and North...

House on the Vineyard Weekend: Legacy of Light Awards Soirée

The Greater Boston Morehouse College Alumni Association will host an intimate cocktail soirée. This exclusive event, emceed by Raymond Lambert, will...

MVAAFF: Dream Catcher

A six-year-old boy’s escape from loneliness into a fluid, watercolor-inspired world of dreams with nothing more than a dream catcher and his imagination!

MVAAFF: Flying Free - The Bessie Coleman Story

As a Black woman in America in 1921, no one would teach Bessie Coleman how to fly. She traveled to France and came home the first black person with an...

MVAAFF: Mezzo Piano

A hard of hearing violinist attempts to communicate with a female vocalist.

MVAAFF: The Rocket Ship

Seven year old Livy has seen her mother (Angie) deal with heart break and sadness too many times over; where in that she feels she has to do something.

MVAAFF: Watching The Storm

Following the Baltimore Uprising of 2015, African American Horologist Steven Richardson returns to his hometown to help foster the city’s youth by...

Trunk Sale

Objects and accents, curated home decor and furniture sale. Handmade Artisan collection.

All-Ages Chess

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

Live Music

Enjoy our lawn games, an incredible (gluten, dairy and vegan friendly) menu and an epic beer, wine and cocktail list. Bring the kids, bring the dog and the...

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...

Big World, Big Screen: International Film Series

A sweeping romantic historical drama, Never Look Away follows thirty years in the life of a great artist. Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck....

Let's Talk About Erosion

A shrinking beach before your eyes. Learn the causes and effects of coastal erosion while walking along the shore of Long Point. Then discuss the actions we...

MVAAFF Mosaic Genius Summer Series Book Tour & Film Screening

The Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival partners with the Oak Bluffs library to bring you the Mosaic Genius Summer Series Book Tour & Film...

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.

4-H Family Goat Day

Let the Kids on the Roof 4-H club members show you what they are learning about goats, what to feed them, how to hold a baby goat and more.

Adult Crafts

Decorate a lantern in time for Grand Illumination Night. For ages 12 and above. Sponsored by The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library.

Author Talk: Frye Gaillard

Author Frye Gaillard will present his new book on the Sixties, A Hard Rain: Our Decade of Hope, Possibility and Innocence Lost. Mr. Gaillard’s new book...

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...

Live Music: David Wolff

Local guitarist and singer plays live at the brewery.

MVAAFF: One Child Left Behind: The Untold Atlanta Cheating Scandal

In 2009, 1,176 Atlanta teachers were investigated for test cheating; 85 were indicted, 12 went to trial and 11 were found guilty on RICO charges, which are...

Soul of Sonoma on the Vineyard: La Vie en Rose

Now in its second year, Soul of Sonoma (SoS) on the Vineyard is becoming one of Martha’s Vineyard’s most anticipated annual premium wine and epicurean...

Youth Mediation

Youth between the ages of 13-20 - do you need help resolving a conflict? Martha's Vineyard Mediation Program Youth Mediators can help. We offer kindness and...

Exhibit Opening: Leslie Baker, Jed Devine & Barbara Kassel

Artist reception for three contemporary artists based on Martha's Vineyard. New oil and wax paintings on canvas by Leslie Baker. Her evolving Color Studies...

Live Music

Enjoy our lawn games, an incredible (gluten, dairy and vegan friendly) menu and an epic beer, wine and cocktail list. Bring the kids, bring the dog and the...

Reception: Historic Tales of Oak Bluffs

Reception for Skip Finley's new book, Historic Tales of Oak Bluffs. Free copy to the first 50 attendees. Sponsored by the Vineyard Gazette.

Theater: The Winter’s Tale

By William Shakespeare, directed by Brooke Hardman Ditchfield. Kings and shepherds, princes and princesses, love and magic, Sicilia and Bohemia, and a bear....

Vineyard Sound Show

An acapella concert featuring 10 talented boys from various New England colleges. Music typically covers Sam Cooke hits, Beatles classics, and various...

Book Signing: Yes She Can - 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers in the Obama White House

Join us for an event with the authors of New York Times bestselling, Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White...

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...

MVAAFF: Finding Justice

Finding Justice exposes inequality in black communities across America. The documentary series travels around the country to follow the heroes, leaders and...

Jazz On The Vineyard: An Evening with Lalah Hathaway

Join Jazz on the Vineyard for their 9th annual benefit concert to benefit Student Achievement Through Opportunity. SATO's mission is to address the...

Visit East Chop Lighthouse

The East Chop Lighthouse is open seasonally on Sunday evenings around sunset. A lighthouse keeper will be available and the doors will be open during...

Northeastern University Black Alumni Weekend: Black Alumni Reception

A black alumni summer gathering has become a tradition where Northeastern alumni of all ages congregate to reminisce, celebrate, and empower one another....

Opening Reception: Glenn Tunstull

Hudson River Valley artist, Glenn Tunstull, will exhibit his work in a show, titled, Personal Perspectives. Runs through Aug. 17.

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Night Golf

Open to all. Balls included. Call for more info.

Preview: Low Down Dirty Blues

Conceived by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, directed by Randal Myler. Welcome to Big Mama's Home of The Blues, where the party is just heating up. This...

Restorative Sound Journey

Peaked Hill Studio owner Valerie Sonnenthal offers Restorative Sound Journeys using Himalayan and Crystal Singing Bowls, Monochords, Chimes and other...

Special Screening: The Grateful Dead - Live at Giants Stadium

Special introduction by JerBear from MVY Radio’s “Shakedown Street.” This can’t-miss event features the previously unreleased complete June 17, 1991 concert...

MVAAFF: Spike Lee Joints

Academy Award® Winning Director Spike Lee as he plays Da Music, Videos and Clips from his Iconic “Spike Lee Joints.”

Erev Tisha b'Av Service

Traditional Chanting of Eicha (Book of Lamentations) and candle lighting service, led by Rabbi Jonathan Lipnkick. Tisha B’Av is a Fast Day of mourning to...

Glow Bowling

Join us for fun under the black lights.

House on the Vineyard Weekend: The "House" of Linen Party

This must-attend event will bring everyone together to close out the weekend with The "House" of Linen Party. Be sure to dress to impress at this linen...

Saturday, August 10