Events

Friday, August 9

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...

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...

Beetlebung Babies

This year the CCC is trying something new, a before camp program for our youngest community members and their families. We will meet outside the tennis...

Full Circle Cycle

A moving meditation on the bike allowing participants to challenge themselves according to their own inner wisdom. The music will inspire and motivate you to...

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...

African American Literature, History, Music, Art & Sports

Major books, documents and autographs. Coretta KingLangston HughesRichard WrightJames BaldwinBooker T. Washington

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...

Grange Exchange: Antiques, Vintage, Modern Sale

Multiple Island dealers will be offering Island art, memorabilia, furniture, oriental rugs, jewelry, folk art, tools maps, historic artifacts and mid-century...

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...

Practice Class

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

Alex Cohen Youth Basketball Clinic

The CCC is honored to host the Alex Cohen Youth Basketball Clinic in memory and celebration of Alex Cohen who played and worked at the CCC before his...

Alpaca Walk & Talk

Pre-registration is required. Have a furry, fabulously fun alpaca walk with our delightful alpaca. Island Alpaca welcomes you to join us for our daily 1/2...

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...

Drawing from Nature

Join artist and tree lover Lizzy Schule on PHA’s campus for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover a different theme in landscape drawing...

Japanese Bookbinding

You will learn the four traditional sewing patterns used in Japanese bindings and discuss some contemporary variations. You will complete one book in the...

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....

Mac Help Desk

Need Mac help? “Mac Pro” Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices. Patrons can drop in with or without their devices and find...

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...

Trunk Show: Jahde Leather Atelier

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

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...

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Tai Chi & Tea

Qi Gong and Yang-style Taijiquan with Diane Crane. All skill levels are welcome.

Toddler Time

Songs and a story just for busy walking toddlers and their caregivers.

And Still We Rise: Race, Culture, Visual Conversations

Mariposa Museum presents this nationally touring exhibition of art quilts honoring 400 years of African American history from the Women of Color Quilters...

Book Talk: The Secret Life of the Skunk

Children's book author Laurence Pringle and local wildlife biologist Luanne Johnson will give a talk for all ages in honor of the newly released book, The...

Daily Drop-In Crafts

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

MVAAFF: LP

A loss and prevention officer have a sense of real regret after facing a moral decision.

MVAAFF: Mothers

After a promising teen is brutally murdered, his mother is determined to confront his accused killer in court.

MVAAFF: Spot - A True Period Piece

A group of female lawyers are sick of being shamed for their periods in the firm and decide to fight back.

MVAAFF: Stop

A traffic stop turns sinister when two black men encounter a small-town cop on a power trip.

MVAAFF: The Conqueror

Maintenance worker by day, pro-boxer by night, Jerome Conquest lives in the city of ‘Rocky’ and comes from one of Philadelphia’s most dangerous...

Mytoi Meander with an Arborist

Discover the beauty of our Japanese-inspired garden through the eyes of Massachusetts certified arborist and Mytoi Gardener Marc Fournier. Stroll the...

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....

Community Lunches

Island Grown Initiative will serve free, nutritious lunches.

Community Lunches

Island Grown Initiative will serve free and nutritious lunches.

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...

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...

House on the Vineyard Weekend: Beach Party

Nothing says summer like a day on the beach with family and friends. Join us for some fun in the sun. Bring your favorite beverages, beach blanket or chair,...

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: Chickens

Two racist cops try to cover up killing an unarmed black teen. Things don’t go as planned…

MVAAFF: Dressed Like Kings

‘Dressed Like Kings’ presents a compelling glimpse into a South African sub-culture unknown to most Westerners– oswenka (to swank); a tradition where men don...

MVAAFF: Influencers

An ambitious YouTuber must choose between her career goals, marriage and high risk pregnancy.

MVAAFF: King Ester

A transgender woman from a tough neighborhood fights to get out of New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina threatens to come to town.

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...

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...

MV Vegan Society Healthy Foods Giveaway

The Martha’s Vineyard Vegan Society Outreach Program was created to improve and increase the variety of foods available to the community, and create a...

Henna at the Library

Get your one of a kind henna tattoo with artist Char Rooney. Materials are limited, so please contact the library to sign up.

MVAAFF: The Remix - Hip Hop X Fashion

The story of how hip hop changed fashion, leading to the stratospheric and global rise of street wear.

Friday Fun Day

Whether you're kicking off your weekend at the end of the work week or looking for a a way to cool down on the way home from the beach, come by the farm and...

Game Time

We have VR Wii, cards, board games, and laptops ready and waiting during this open gaming time. Bring a friend or come meet a new one. Ages 8 and above.

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...

Book Talk & Signing: Braiding Sweetgrass

Robin Wall Kimmerer shares powerful lessons from her award-winning book. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Fridays on the Patio: Raw Bar & Brewery Sampling

Raw bar specials, craft beer tastings from local craft breweries, and wine and specialty cocktails.

Grace Church Lobster Rolls

Best of the Vineyard lobster rolls for sale. $20 for a lobster roll, chips and a beverage. Hotdogs for $3. Slice of pie for $4.

Littlest Fish Goes West: Going Away Party & Shopping Event

Join us for a special shopping event and going away party. Help me clear out my stock and party with me one last time before I head out to California....

Film: Jaws

Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, Jaws set the standard for edge-of-your seat suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever...

Art Opening: Carla Padvoiskis

Please join us at the farm for an evening of art and cheese with new works by Carla Padvoiskis. Her work currently consists of black and white, hand printed...

Book Signing: Casting into the Light

It took years - and many terrifying nights alone on the beach in complete darkness in search of a huge creature to pull out of the sea - for Janet Messino to...

Craft & Cruise

Join us for a Craft & Cruise adventure abroad the legendary Black Dog schooner Alabama. Enjoy a 3 hour cruise on a piece of true Martha's Vineyard culture....

Live Music: BlueSwitch

A wonderful evening of blues, on the lawn outside near the patio.

MVAAFF: Asia A

A recent spinal cord injury patient struggles to reconcile his sense of self-worth with his new reality as a paraplegic.

MVAAFF: Moving On

The day of his Dad’s funeral Steve receive s a phone call. Harry’s Diner: 9pm…Apparently things aren’t as simple as they seem.

MVAAFF: The Interview

Michael goes if for an important job interview only to find out that more than a job is on the line.

MVAAFF: Wonder

An 11 year-old kid growing up in “the hood” secretly dreams of trick-or-treating as Wonder Woman for Halloween.

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....

Trunk Show: Tybout

Join us for a trunk show featuring Martha's Vineyard native Ty Sinnett's debut collection of luxury handbags.

Teen Library Lock-In

Ages 12 and above get locked in the library after hours. Enjoy activities and pizza. Please choose one program date. Registration by a guardian required.

Northeastern University Black Alumni Weekend: Welcome to the Island Mixer

Had a long trip and a long week? Come join us for a drink to unwind. The Loft is a very casual sports bar with pool tables and good food. Start the weekend...

Sunset Concert Series

Popular Island musicians play on the Tabernacle Green. Tonight we welcome The Roundabouts. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic, or purchase your...

Talk: What Don’t We Talk About When We Focus on Israel's Security

Anat Hoffman will speak after a short Kabbalat Shabbat Service. Hoffman is an Israeli activist and is the director and founding member of Women of the Wall ...

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...

Book Talk & Signing: Alexandra Fuller

Bestselling author Alexandra Fuller returns to Bunch of Grapes with her highly anticipated new book Travel Light, Move Fast, the utterly original story of...

Doc Week: Mike Wallace is Here

With special guest Producer Peggy Drexler, PhD and Vineyard friends of Mike Wallace. Deemed the “enemy of the people” by our current president, journalism...

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....

Live Music: Philly D + The Round-Up

Phil daRosa starts your weekend with an array of special guests.

MBL Friday Evening Lecture: The Past and Future of Bioluminescence Research, in Light of the Contributions of Osamu Shimomura

Many organisms—from fungi to jellyfish to fireflies—have the seeming magical ability to make light from chemical reactions in their bodies, and this...

MVAAFF: Apollo

Helmed by Academy and Emmy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams, The Apollo chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of the New York City...

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...

Glow Bowling

Join us for fun under the black lights.

Friday, August 9