Events

Saturday, September 7

Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival

Combining the laidback beach style of the Island of Martha’s Vineyard with the buzz and excitement of a festival celebrating films from across the globe -...

CANCELLED - Vineyard Triathlon

Presented by Goodale Construction. We will stage our 4th annual event. We are particularly excited this year as we have partnered with Streamline Events, a...

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...

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...

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...

Beach Plum Harvest & Jam Class

Join us as we celebrate this special fruit. Beach plums are grown in sandy soils and are typically seen on beach dunes along the East Coast. Given the Farm's...

Fall 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...

Fall Plant Sale

Late summer and early fall is a perfect time to plant. Join us for our end-of-the-season plant sale; Arboretum staff will be on hand to answer questions and...

POSTPONED - Maritime Month: Kayak Safety

Join the Oak Bluffs Library and Island Spirit Kayak to get your feet wet and kick off our month of Maritime events, sponsored by the Library Friends, in...

CANCELLED - Examining the Evidence: A Climate Change Walk & Talk

This guided hike will take participants across the Sanctuary to see areas that have been impacted by climate and weather events. We will look at two ongoing...

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...

Dehumidifier Recycling Day

Get $30 for turning in your old, working dehumidifier. Recycle your working dehumidifier with the Sponsors of Mass Save and help the environment. All you...

Farm Visits

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

Tech Help Drop-In

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

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.

(Re)Making Vineyard Haven: Maritime Heritage Meets Rising Sea Symposium

Once among the busiest harbors in New England—a port of refuge and resupply for schooners and brigs in the coastal trade—Vineyard Haven is now the principal...

Library Playdate

Come play at the library with toys and friends. Toddlers and pre-K aged children and their caregivers can join us for unstructured play and casual reading in...

Pirate Story Walk

Read a pirate book on a walk from the library to the Pirate Adventures ship in the OB harbor. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Storytime

Bring your little ones to enjoy stories with our Children's Librarian.

Drop-In Crafts

Come get crafty with us. All supplies provided.

Exhibit: Our Story - 400 Years of Wampanoag History

The Our Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History returns to the Museum for the 4th year. The exhibit displays some very early history of the 17th century that...

POSTPONED - Martha's Vineyard Invitational

Hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High Cross Country team. With Brockton High School and Oliver Ames High School.

Wampanoag Tribe PowWow: Sovereignty

Traditional dance and drumming, traditional food and vendors. Gates open at 11 a.m. with the Grand Entry at 1 p.m. Rain or shine. In the event of rain,...

Be the Maker: Milk Paint Workshop

Come learn how fun and easy it is to transform your old, tired furniture into a new treasure for your home in this milk paint workshop with Anne-Marie Eddy...

CANCELED - Homeland Diversity: Inviting Mother Nature Back into Our Yards

Canceled due to weather conditions. Too many landscapes today consist mainly of lawn and very few trees and shrubs, supporting very little wildlife. The...

ASALH 104th Founder’s Celebration

Speaker: Caroline Jordan, Ph.D., Branch Member. William James (1872-1925), Morehouse Graduate – My Grandfather’s Legacy.

All-Ages Chess

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

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.

Kids Craft

Toddlers, come play with dough and develop fine motor skills. Squishing dough is a great way for toddlers to develop the muscles needed later to grip a...

Live Music: Mike Melendez

Mike Melendez performs live on the Bad Martha Farmers Brewery patio and beer garden.

Sunflower Sing-a-Longs

Join Little Bird Music in the Farm Institute's sunflower meadow. For six weeks, Laura Jordan of Little Bird Music will bring her seasonal songs and movement...

Art Reception: Kim McCarthy

This exhibit, titled Martha’s Vineyard Today, features colorful photographs of the natural beauty of the Island. Ms. McCarthy's photography will be on...

Women's Derby Fly Fishing Kick-Off

Practice your fly-fishing cast, knots and get Derby intel. No experience necessary and all equipment provided. After party and raffle at The Port Hunter....

Artist Reception

For this month's Saturday Stroll, the last of the season, we are featuring pastel artist Lowely Finnerty and ceramics artist Helayne Cohen. Stop in to see...

Arts District Stroll

Food, drink, live music (Missus Biskus), and lots of fantastic art, photography, apparel, ceramics, jewelry and more. At Alison Shaw Gallery, ART Gallery,...

MVIFF: Animation Shorts Showcase

A collection of some of the world’s best new short animated films from acclaimed animators curated by Bill Plympton. The MV International Film Festival will...

MVIFF: The Souvenir

A shy but ambitious film student (Honor Swinton Byrne) begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but...

Opening Reception: Alison Shaw

Featuring the "Best of 2019" color photos by Alison Shaw, including new seascapes and boat hulls. The reception will take place during the last Arts District...

Reception: Renee Balter

Artist Renee Balter will show one of her latest paintings, Slice of Life.

Live Music

Enjoy our lawn games, a (gluten, dairy and vegan friendly) menu and a beer, wine and cocktail list. Bring the kids, bring the dog and the whole squad.

Artist Reception

New work by Alejandro Carreño, Jack Yuen, Billy Hoff, Whitney Cleary and others.

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...

You Can’t Spell mARTha’s Vineyard Without A-R-T Party

Enjoy fine food and conversations with talented Vineyard artists at the annual Art Party as you explore how contemporary Island art helps preserve the...

Gemma Bond Dance

Through Gemma Bond Dance, ABT dancer and choreographer Gemma Bond has created new works for the ABT’s Choreographic Institute, Atlanta Ballet, New York...

MVIFF: Ash is Purest White

A tragicomedy initially set in the jianghu-criminal underworld-setting, Ash is Purest White is less a gangster movie than a melodrama. With a three-part...

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...

MVIFF: International Short Films Juried Competition

From over 350+ entries our festival selection committee has chosen 10 finalists. We will screen each short film and our jury will select the “Best Overall”...

Theater: 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...

Glow Bowling

Join us for fun under the black lights.

MVIFF: Midnight Family

In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent...

MVIFF: Non-Fiction

Juliette Binoche and Guillame Canet reunite with acclaimed director Olivier Assayas for this wry, slyly seductive tale of sex, lies, and literature. Set...

Saturday, September 7