Events

Monday, August 5

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...

MV Documentary Week

Documentary films have become the conscience of the nation, providing a deeper study of contemporary, and often unnoticed, social issues. By using the unique...

Sunrise Cycle

Get your sweat on in this early morning cycling class with speed intervals, hill climbs and jumps to build endurance, strength and coordination.

Rooftop Yoga

Take your practice outside on our beautiful cupola deck. Connect with your breath, body and nature as you begin your day under the Vineyard sky. Weather...

Senior Strength

Designed for ages 55 and up, this supervised class takes place on our upper level strength equipment. The class also includes balance, core and flexibility...

MVAAFF: Morning Yoga

American Heart Association & Run&Shoot Filmworks present Morning Yoga.

Yoga

Join us for Vinyasa Yoga, under the oak trees or in the tent by the Tabernacle. Vinyasa is a specific sequence of breath synchronized movements used to...

Yoga on the Beach

With Rachel Elion Baird. Greet the morning on beautiful Lobsterville Beach. Full body breathing and asana postures are structured with care to nourish the...

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

ASALH Black & White Brunch Fundraiser

ASALH is the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. The guest speaker is Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, professor of law at John Jay...

Acrylic Painting: Focusing on Color and Design

With Donna Straw. ​Welcome to Summer Art Camp and working with acrylics. We are going to continue to explore color mixing, color theory and design. Camp...

Approaching Painting

This class, led by Eva Cincotta, combines demos, techniques and individual instruction to students on how to loosen up. Discover watercolor, oil and acrylic...

Ceramic Summer Art Camp

For ages 9 to 11 ​with Sabrina Kuchta. In this class we will focus on hand building techniques to explore 3D art, art in the round, and texture. We will...

Detox to Retox

Detox to Retox with guided practice by The GateKeepers Practice.

Digital Photography Art Camp

With Karen Gourley Lehman. ​In this fun workshop, students will explore and expand their creative photo image-making skills while learning how to use the...

Discovery Studio Summer Art Camp

For ages 12 and older. Discovery Studio features a different art medium, on a rotating schedule, class descriptions below: June 17-21: Digital Photography...

Explore, Discover & Create Summer Art Camp

For ages 6 to 8 ​with Charlotte Hall. Dare to explore, discover & create this summer. Children will be encouraged to observe the world around them and what...

Exploring Printmaking Art Camp

With Allison Doherty. ​This class supports the creativity, development and expression of young artists through the exploration of traditional and...

Hockey Camp

Myhro Hockey Performance is proud to present the Martha's Vineyard Hockey Camp. This camp will focus on the development of skating, shooting and scoring...

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...

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 Pond’s...

MV Sharks Drop-In Clinic

Mac Curran, a member of the Sharks for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 season and the all-time appearance leader for the Sharks, will lead the 2019 Youth Summer...

Magic Garden Summer Art Camp

For ages 3 to 5 ​with Coral Shockey. Join us as we share stories, negotiate nature, explore the elements of art, and mix media during art camp designed just...

Woven & Beaded Bracelets & Necklaces

In these beginner friendly classes, you will have the opportunity to create a different beaded piece of jewelry each week. The rotating class projects...

Yoga on the Lawn

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

Practice Class

Practice is a challenging, high-energy, and music-driven fitness class that includes cardio (HIIT), mobility, strength, balance, and natural movement. Focus...

A Papermaking Sampler

This beginners' class introduces pulling and decorating sheets of pulp for paper. Six vats of various pigmented and/or natural fibers will be available for...

Children's Art Classes

Your child will experience the fun and excitement of art. Classes meet Monday through Friday on the second floor studio, turning the large barn-like space...

Play with Me Playgroup

Parent/child activity with a focus on how children learn through play with the MV Family Center.

All Island Art Show

The All Island Art Show is a longstanding tradition on Martha’s Vineyard with its beginnings in 1956. Artists from all over the Island display their creative...

Bible Study

Today's topic: Study of the Parables of Jesus in Luke's Gospel, Part I. All are welcome.

Farm Tour with Meadow Hayride

Explore the FARM with a guided tour. Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a...

Kids Farm Experience

Bring the whole family and experience a little something different each week. Climb a tractor, chase a chicken, sketch a drawing of a baby lamb. Who knows...

Seashore Discovery

Meet amazing creatures of the sea. Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets and use a...

World Market Mondays Pop-Up Craft Fair

We begin our 3rd season selling crafts produced by economically empowered women and families from Haiti, Tanzania, India, Palestine, and Zambia.

Traditional Storytime

Come join Weezie for a children's traditional storytime. Come sing songs and listen to stories.

Daily Drop-In Crafts

For all ages; children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

MVAAFF: #Washed

Perplexed at how he went to sleep one day in his prime and woke up in the midst of a quarter-life crisis as a #Washed (up) “young professional”, Mark Fields...

MVAAFF: Engaged

An LGBT comedic drama that follows Darren, who keeps trying – and failing – to propose to his boyfriend Elliot.

MVAAFF: The German King

Set in 1914 at the start of World War I, The German King is the incredible true story of Rudolf Douala Manga Bell; a Cameroonian Prince who was raised in...

MVAAFF: The Vision of Ulysses Davis

“The Vision of Ulysses Davis: Portrait of a Savannah Woodcarver” is an ode to the life and work of prominent 20th century artist and master barber Ulysses...

Balance: Chi Kung, Yoga & Breath

With Kanta Lipsky. We will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance.

Community Lunches

Island Grown Initiative is serving free and nutritious lunches to all.

Lunch & Learn

Join the Martha's Vineyard Family Center in collaboration with Island Grown Initiative. IGI will serve a delicious, nutritious community lunch and the Family...

Art Show: Conversations in Art

Conversations in Art Show featuring paired artists: Leslie Baker and Anne Besse-Shepherd, Michael Rottman and Gavin Smith and Justen Ahren and Mila Lowe. Up...

 MahJong

Meet in the CCC great room. Beginners welcome.

Basketball Clinics

James Mortimer and friends will conduct an action packed hour of basketball basics, and advanced skill-work. Various experience levels and ages 7 and above...

MV Threshold Choir Rehearsal

We are one of 120+ international Threshold choirs who sing bedside to bring ease and comfort to those at the thresholds of living and dying.

MVAAFF: I'm Sorry

Award Winning Drama about a young African American man who spends his last free day before heading to prison apologizing to everyone near and dear to him for...

MVAAFF: While I Breathe, I Hope

While I Breathe, I Hope is a feature documentary film that explores what it means to be young, black, and Democrat in the American South through the...

Tank Time

It’s feeding time at Felix Neck. Meet our resident snake, turtle, frogs, and the many creatures in our saltwater tank and learn about these animals during...

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...

MVAAFF: Wheels

Wheels is a coming of age story about Max, a 19 year old from Brooklyn who wants to be a well known DJ. He has been the sole provider for his sick...

Pop-Up: Professional Henna Artist

With Maple Mehndi. First come, first serve. Great for all ages. Organic Henna, naturally fades from the skin after 7 to 10 days.

Mobile Market

Selling fresh and locally grown food to everyone. We gladly accept SNAP and WIC and SFMNP coupons. We also accept cash and credit card.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

World Market Mondays Speaker Series

Olive Branch Fair Trade founder Linda Cohen reads selected poems and essays written by members of "We Are Not Numbers" a young writers' collective in Gaza,...

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...

MVAAFF: Amazing Grace

The never before seen movie featuring Aretha Franklin recording the most successful gospel album of all time, Amazing Grace. Amazing Grace is crafted from...

Beach Yoga

Join us on the Vineyard's south shore for Vinyasa Flow on the beach with Josey Kirkland. Take in the salt air, sand, and sounds of the ocean during this...

Cirque Fit

This overall body conditioning class will combine stretching with a circuit training that will strengthen and tone the whole body. Learn techniques such as...

Mobile Market

Selling fresh and locally grown food to everyone. We gladly accept SNAP and WIC and SFMNP coupons. We also accept cash and credit card.

The King Is Dead

Our female-focused event highlighting four chefs of color 35 and under. Guests will enjoy a reception with free-flowing wine and spirits and a five-course...

Family and Teen Movie Night

The library will screen a family film in the Community Room and a teen movie in the Young Adult Room. Popcorn served. Please contact the library for movie...

The Mooncusser Speakeasy

This fun-raising event for the Martha’s Vineyard Museum combines classic cocktails of the twenties and delectable hors d’oeuvres with a classic soundtrack at...

Trivia Night

Join us for light-hearted, general knowledge trivia hosted by Johnny Showtime. $25 and $10 gift certificates* to Bad Martha to 1st and 2nd place. Space is...

MVAAFF: The Black Godfather

For decades, the world’s most high profile entertainers, athletes and politicians have turned to a single man for advice during the most pivotal moments in...

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...

Board Game Night

Come join the local Board Game Club that meets every Monday night in the upstairs space at The Barn. Anyone is welcome. Board games vary from week to week.

Harlem String Quartet

With Ilmar Gavilán, violin; Melissa White, violin; Jaime Amador, viola; and Felix Umansky, cello.

SOLD OUT - Doc Week: Pavarotti

From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years, Pavarotti is a riveting film that lifts...

Vineyard Haven Town Band Rehearsal

Weekly rehearsal for Vineyard Haven Town Band. Open to all.

MVFF: World at War

Just before sunset, join us for dinner overlooking Menemsha Harbor. Enjoy a spectacular view, and a locally sourced three-course meal, with our guests of...

Sunset Kayak Tours

Enjoy a breathtaking sunset tour on Sengekontacket Pond. Relax, unwind, and appreciate the painted sky while paddling the waters. As the sun sets, see the...

Cottage City Collective

Showcasing a different artist each week with Phil, Kevin, and Delanie on back up.

Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest

HBO presents The 9th annual Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest. Starring Damon Williams, George Wallace, Kym Whitley, Chris Spencer, Lavar Walker, AJ Jamal, Myra...

MV Old Skool Summer Reunion

With DJ Mystique and DJ Dolla Bill.

Old School Dance Party

90s R&B and Hip Hop dance party with DK Ceazzaleanno.

Monday, August 5