Events

Wednesday, August 12

MV African American Film Festival

After extensive consultation with all of our partners we have decided to postpone the 2020 MVAAFF and pivot the festival to Oct. 6 to 10 in Denver, CO. The...

Virtual Exhibit: Sensational Art from Vineyard Artists

Featuring the work of Marston Clough, Nancy Shaw Cramer, Kate Feiffer, Barbara Kassel, Gwen Adams Norton and Sandy Pimentel. Each artist is exhibiting one...

Virtual Event
Outdoor Yoga

Led by Christina Simmons of Yoga on the Vine. Advance registration required.

Yoga on the Beach

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

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck by those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

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...

Felix Neck Nature Adventures

This summer we are able to offer unique experiences exploring the Sanctuary with groups of up to 9 people* and a personal naturalist guide. With expeditions...

Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Quests

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the pond’s people, places...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond Monday through Friday at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover...

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, also was bullpen coach in 2018-2019...

Mornings on the Farm

Camp may be cancelled but summer is not. Visit the farm and help care for your animal friends in these weekly sessions that run Monday through Friday...

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...

Virtual Practice

Led by Emily Phillips. Practice is a challenging, high-energy and music-driven fitness class that includes cardio (HIIT), mobility, strength, balance and...

Cape Pogue Kayak & Safari

Explore Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge by kayak discovering our pristine waters and the life within alongside a natural history guide. All kayak levels welcome....

Art Installation: Now

The art installation named NOW! will be on view at the MV Museum through the month of August. A commentary about our current circumstances with the...

Artist Exhibition

Featuring Rosalie Ripaldi Shane, Judith Howells, Anna Finnerty, Nancy Walton, Anne Grandin and Margaret Emerson.

Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour & Refuge Safari

Explore the only wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick by open-air, over-sand vehicle as you trek to the remote Cape Pogue Light. Learn the local and natural...

Children's Scavenger Hunts

Stop by the library to pick up a scavenger hunt checklist, or print one from our website, and search storefront windows on Circuit Ave. to find the images....

Gingerbread Cottage Tour

Today is the only opportunity this season to view the interior of several of these privately-owned cottages. Ticket price includes admission to six historic...

Sunset Paddle in Menemsha

There is no better way to see the beauty Martha’s Vineyard than by paddle board. Our guides are very knowledgable and passionate about the Island and will...

Entrance to the Island Folk Pottery Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the 1/4 mile trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical sculptures. A great...

Virtual Stars Zoom Camp

Join instructor Katherine Reid for an hour of theater fun. For ages 8 to 11. Please pre-register. We will send you an ID and password and your child can...

Architectural Walking Tour

Starting at The Carnegie, this 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the Village...

Virtual Traditional Storytime

Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly virtual traditional storytime. Just like in a regular storytime kids will be able to listen and enjoy...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Gilded Jungle Leaf Bowl by Jennifer C. McCurdy

Realistic paintings and fine art porcelian. Show up daily through Sept. 8.

Museum Docent Tour

Our trained docents are ready to take your family on a tour of the outdoor campus this summer. You must sign up for a tour at least 48 hours in advance....

Online Art Classes

With Island artist Elizabeth Whelan. May 13 - Botanical Drawing May 20 - Intro to Drawing the Human Head May 27 - Composition Tips & Tricks for Drawing and...

11am
Virtual Event
Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour & Refuge Safari

Explore the only wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick by open-air, over-sand vehicle as you trek to the remote Cape Pogue Light. Learn the local and natural...

Children's Craft Takeaway Bags

Stop by the library (lower parking lot) every Wednesday and request a children's craft bag to take away at our curbside window, then complete craft at home....

Virtual Stars Zoom Camp

Join instructor Katherine Reid for an hour of theater fun. For ages 12 to 14. Please pre-register. We will send you an ID and password and your child can...

Edgartown Harbor Front Walking Tour

This 45-minute tour begins at The Carnegie and highlights three of Vineyard Trust’s iconic maritime properties, the Osborne Wharf Building, Norton Boathouse...

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...

Music & Memory Zoom Cafe

The Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts a fun, hour-long lively sing-a-long with Island musicians. All are invited. Call or email...

Unleashing the Power of Partnerships Conference & Retreat

COI Ladder Institute presents, "Unleashing the Power of Partnerships 2020 Conference." It is for female founders, investors, strategic partners and community...

Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour & Refuge Safari

Explore the only wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick by open-air, over-sand vehicle as you trek to the remote Cape Pogue Light. Learn the local and natural...

Literary Edgartown Walking Tour

Discover Edgartown’s literary heritage from Herman Melville and Frederick Douglass to Oompa Loompas and a big red dog in a two-hour walking tour hosted by...

Museum Docent Tour

Our trained docents are ready to take your family on a tour of the outdoor campus this summer. You must sign up for a tour at least 48 hours in advance....

Anti-Racist Book Group

The West Tisbury Library is excited to announce our new Anti-Racist Book Group. This discussion group will meet on Zoom and is free and open to the...

3pm
Virtual Event
Teen Discord Gaming

Teens ages 12 to 18 can join Caitlyn virtually on Discord to play Jackbox Games. Play games like Drawful 2, Quiplash, Split the Room, and You Don't Know...

3pm
Virtual Event
Lobster Rolls - Chappy

Marion Harding’s original recipe. Order your yummy Lobster Rolls at the CCC Office by 1 p.m. Tuesday. Pick up 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

Online Book Talk: He Came in With It - A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness.

The West Tisbury Library presents an online book talk with Miriam Feldman in conversation with Tony Shalhoub. This is a live event that will meet on Zoom....

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Guided Paddle Board Tour

There is no better way to see the beauty Martha’s Vineyard than by paddle board. Our guides are very knowledgable and passionate about the Island and will...

Locking Down the World: Was It a Public Policy Disaster?

With Richard A. Shweder, Cultural Anthropologist, University of Chicago. The presentation is an invitation to discuss two related questions. Was locking...

5pm
Virtual Event
Writing Workshop: The Young Ones - How to Write Young Adult Fiction

The Outsiders. The Hate U Give. Walk into any bookstore and you will find an exciting array of young adult fiction that covers every genre—from contemporary...

MV Quilt Guild Online Meeting

The MV Modern Quilt Guild has gone virtual. Join them on alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays. The MV Quilt Guild is always open to new members. Email...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Concert: Vineyard Sound

The boys of summer are back, virtually. Stream here: https://www.vineyardsound.org/shows or https://www.facebook.com/VineyardSound.

7pm
Virtual Event
Community Sing

Fun for the entire family. Join us in the Tabernacle for a patriotic Community Sing—a weekly Camp Ground tradition for over 100 years. The program includes a...

Lobster on the loose!

Join Jelle Atema for a discussion on his research as a biologist interested in understanding social communication in lobsters. In his nearly 200 publications...

7:30pm
Virtual Event
Summer Drive-In: Born into the Gig

With a musical performance by Ben Taylor. Is it a blessing or a curse to be the child of a music star? This documentary takes us into the lives of five who...

Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of laughter with some of your favorite African American comedians on the "circuit".

Wednesday, August 12