Events

Thursday, August 8

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...

Unleashing the Power of Your Hustle

COI Ladder Institute is excited to present its 6th annual Unleashing the Power of Your Hustle conference on Martha's Vineyard. This is an event for female...

Quick Fit

Get it done in 30 minutes. All over strength building workout comprised of compound movements with weights. Leave the sneaks at home; this class is performed...

Early Birders

The early bird gets the worm (or fish). Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to...

MVAAFF: Morning Yoga

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

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

With Johanna Hynes. Known for her rhythmic deliberate flows, Ms. Hynes's repertoire ranges from classes that are challenging and nuanced for the seasoned...

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...

Slow Flow Vinyasa Yoga

A strong and accessible vinyasa emphasizing alignment, breath, and mindfulness. Focus will be on building strength, improving balance, and developing calmness.

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...

Poolates

Pilates in the pool. A gentle yet effective way to workout, especially for those recovering from an injury.

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...

Knitting Skills

This multi-level class welcomes first time knitters as well as those with more experience. Projects will be tailored to your skill set, and are designed to...

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...

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...

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...

Family Guided Kayak Tours

Accompany a Felix Neck naturalist for an adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the...

Kids Can Cook Workshop

Join chef Jenny Devivo in this hands-on cooking class geared for children 6 and up! We'll learn basics like knife skills, kitchen cleaniness, and different...

Kiln Fired Enameling

Learn the art of enameling - glass on metal - and explore different enameling techniques during this weekly 3 hour class. You will create a piece of jewelry...

Salsa Suelta Cubana

Salsa Suelta Cubana is a form of Salsa dancing from Cuba that is danced without a partner. Often danced in small or larger groups, Salsa Suelta Cubana...

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....

Garden Hour

Island Grown Schools is happy to be returning again to the CCC this summer. The coordinators will lead our kids in a variety of activities that connect them...

Japanese Paper Marbling: Suminagashi

Join us in the mindfulness practice of suminagashi—a Japanese form of paper marbling. It’s very much about the senses, about combining nature, yourself and...

Landscape Watercolor

Join artist Lynn Hoeft for a series of watercolor classes focusing on the sights and scenes of Polly Hill Arboretum. This class will focus on landscape...

MVFF: Inwards

A weekly discussion series conceived and moderated by Diana Barrett, Ph.D., and Jake H. Davis, Ph.D. Join us as we take the conversation in a new direction....

MVM Discovery Days: Storytelling with Photography

Creating art inspired by our exhibitions, collections, and Island history, Discovery Days is a unique summer kids program featuring local artists, rotated on...

Move with Me

With the MV Family Center.

Music & Memory Cafe

A weekly social gathering with live music, refreshments, and discussion. Welcoming, inclusive environment for seniors, caregivers, and those with memory...

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

Open to writers of all kinds. No registration necessary, repeat attendance encouraged. Bring something to share.

Thursday Strings

Drop in. All welcome. Music for strings (and others). Bring guitar, fiddle, bass, banjo, mandolin or whatever you like to play.

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations,...

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...

Baby's First Year

This is an informal discussion and support group for people parenting infants (prenatal to 12 months.)

Creature Feature

Young naturalists get an up-close look at the native animals of Martha’s Vineyard. The program combines a story, craft, and a look at the “creature” of the...

Story Time on the Library Lawn

(We'll gather inside if the weather is disagreeable.) This story hour is geared toward preschool children, but all are welcome.

Book Babies

A lap-sit storytime for pre-walkers. Songs, a story, and playtime.

Camp Ground Walking Tours

The 150 year old colorful gingerbread cottages are a must-see in Oak Bluffs. Join a guided walking tour today through the beautiful grounds of the MVCMA....

Daily Drop-In Crafts

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

MVAAFF: Feathers

Elizier, an emotionally-dejected new enrollee at The Edward R. Mill School for Lost Boys, must overcome memories of a tragic past and the present hazing by...

MVAAFF: Four Points

Four average citizens have been selected by the newly elected tech-genius President of the United States to participate in a game that will determine the...

MVAAFF: It’s Snowing Outside

Abbie has just fallen in love with Corey, whose world is brand new to her. The night she discovers her father’s recent relapse from sobriety will shatter her...

Community Lunches

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

Brewery Tours

Brewer Calantoni Scarfone is on hand to explain the brewing process and equipment used at Bad Martha Brewery.

Expanding Our Power: Restoring the Right to Vote

Join Advancement Project National Office as we host a conversation between Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director of AP, and Desmond Meade, President of...

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...

Farmer for a Day

Put on your boots and get ready for some fun. Get a glimpse into the life of a farmer with some hands-on farm experience checking in and completing chores...

Garden Volunteer Work Day

Help our garden grow. Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about which plants provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for...

I-Robot Demo

Come meet some members of the iRobot team, hear them talk about what they do, and see the robots in action.

Knitting on the Porch

Join us for a leisurely afternoon of conversation, knitting, crocheting and other handmade crafts at the Moore Cottage, 43 Trinity Park. Bring your own...

MVAAFF: Delay of Game

In the wake of an NFL superstar’s suicide, coaches and families tackle the dangers and rewards of playing youth football.

MVAAFF: Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles

Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles is the story of legendary track and field TSU (Tennessee State University) coach Ed Temple and the incredible group of 40...

Open Printmaking Studio

Non-instructional time to create on your own in the Printmaking Studio.

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...

Piano Parlor

Piano players can sign up to serenade the library for up to 30 minutes each. Stop in to play a few pieces or simply enjoy the performances by our talented...

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.

Book Talk: In a Different Voice

This book was claimed to have started a revolution, making women’s voices heard, in their own right and with their own integrity. Published in 1982, it was...

Connect: An Acroyoga + Kirtan Experience

Experience the ethereal feeling of connection with acroyoga and Kirtan. During this workshop, you will discover new ways to connect with yourself and your...

MVAAFF: Greenleaf

On the very first Sunday after Harmony & Hope’s installation at Calvary, the Greenleaf family’s united front shatters. Grace attempts to lead the church’s...

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.

STEM Activity

Special STEM Activity with Solar System Ambassador, Marie Zahn. Ms. Zahn is an archaeologist currently working in the field of underwater archaeology and...

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...

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...

House on the Vineyard Weekend: Morehouse Experience

Interested in being a "Man of Morehouse?" The GBMCAA invites prospective students and their families to attend an information session about Morehouse...

Pop Up @ 29

Features the local talented jewelry designer H. Falk Desgins and the incredible handmade body products of Bluewave Body Co.

Summer Flower Workshop

Enjoy a late afternoon tour of our flower garden, flower arranging with Emily Coulter and a Grey Barn cheese tasting. Using flowers grown right here at The...

CCC Adult Basketball Pick-Up

Balls and Jerseys will be available. Feel free to stop by and jump in and play. No advanced sign-ups required. Come. play, have fun and meet new friends.

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...

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.

Summer Art Show

With featured artists Craig Mooney and Traeger di Pietro.

Summer Speaker: Ken Wentworth & Liz Witham

The filmakers will discuss the documentary they are producing on North Atlantic right whales.

Table Tennis

MV Table Tennis Club welcomes players of all ages and skill levels. Come and have fun, get exercise and learn new skills. Equipment provided.

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....

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...

MVAAFF: Just Mercy

A first look at scenes from the film Just Mercy and conversation with actor Michael B. Jordan and best selling author and criminal justice attorney Bryan...

Thirsty Thursday Group Run/Walk

Join the Amity Island Running Club every Thursday at Bad Martha Brewery in Edgartown for a group run where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start...

Thursday Farm Dinner

The farm will be bustling with activity as we host rotating chefs on Thursday nights throughout the summer for a locally centered meal featuring Farm...

Art Party: Illumination Lanterns

We'll be making festive lanterns using empty containers. All materials provided but please bring a hammer if you can. Adults only. Registration required.

Author Talk: Jocelyn Coleman Walton

The Place My Heart Calls Home is a memoir about a working-class African-American family’s summers on Martha’s Vineyard. The work evolved in response to the...

Family Board Game Night

Bring your family to play board games from our brand new board game section. Games for all ages.

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Opening Reception: Earth Wind Desire

A two person exhibition featuring the serene underwater figures of Hawaii based artist Carol Bennett and the exquitsite nautical themed paintings of French...

Summertime AMP Jams & Open Studio

All musicians are invited to create a magical masterpiece or make a musical mess.

When They See Us: A Conversation on Ending Mass Criminalization and the Carceral State

Join us in an intimate discussion hosted by the Greater Boston Morehouse College Alumni Association and the William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social...

#HealthyAdult: Pivot from Fantasy to Reality, Confusion to Clarity, Isolation to Connection

Join us for a special evening with Lori Jean Glass. We are excited to invite you to a conversation and presentation on how to create and maintain healthy...

An Illustrated Talk: The Giant Pandas of Chengdu

Adventure-traveler Alex Welles returns for another talk about his world travels illustrated with video and images. This time he'll captivate us with his...

Family Dance-O-Rama

Join DJ Shizz for a free, all-ages Family Dance-O-Rama. Family-friendly dance music, plus giveaways and free MV PhotoBus too. Sponsored by MVYradio and the...

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Show: Close Up

Making its debut on MVTV is Close Up, a new take on conventional question and answer interview shows. Designed to make viewers feel as if they...

Talk: The Science and History of Shipwreck Archaeology

With archaeologist Marie Zahn. The journey of an artifact from the past into the present. When it comes to shipwrecks, archaeologists have a potential time...

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...

Doc Week: The 5th Dementia

Q&A with director Serene Meshel-Dillman. The 5th Dementia is a diverse band featuring former professionals from a range of socioeconomic and educational...

Musical: Adventures in Wonderland

Island Theatre Workshop presents a brand new original musical take on a classic tale. Written and directed by Academy of Children’s Theatre Staff....

SOLD OUT - Summer Institute Speaker: Congressman Adam Schiff

Congressman Adam Schiff (D-California) has served in Congress since 2001 and is the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, which...

Trivia Night

With host Dan Cassidy. Come have fun, eat and drink, and win big prizes.

Wine Tasting & Silent Auction

Join us for this elegant evening made possible by MV Wine & Spirits and the Prince Street Cafe & Bakery. A fundraiser to benefit the Chappaquiddick...

Live Music: Edbury All-Stars

The Island's finest playing whatever they feel like. Permanent players include Johnny Hoy, Mike Benjamin, Willy Mason, Kevin Medeiros and Jessie Leaman. You...

MVAAFF: David Makes Man

Centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects who is haunted by the death of his closest friend and relied on by his hardworking mother to find a way...

MVFF: Eating up Easter

For centuries, the monolithic mo’ai statues and sensationalized "mysteries" of Easter Island, or Rapa Nui (as its aboriginal Polynesian people and language...

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...

Live Music: Funktapuss

Funktapuss is a six-piece groove factory that churns out smooth, sweaty New England style funk.

Roots Reggae

With Mike Martin y los Rootsticks.

Theme Party Thursday

Rose All Day with DJ AP. Come through and drink some Rose or just a Tito's and Soda, it makes no difference to us. Wear those Nantucket reds you have...

Thursday, August 8