Events

Thursday, August 20

Virtual Ag Fair: Staying Home on the Farm

The fair is such an integral part of summer and Island life. Cancelling it was so difficult for all of us. Maybe we could still celebrate all the great...

Virtual Event
Outdoor Yoga

Led by Lorrane Menezes of Yoga on the Vine. Advance registration required.

Virtual Yoga

Lead by Founder and Director of Yoga at The Yard, Mollie Doyle.

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...

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...

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...

Virtual Yoga

Led by Sherry Sidoti. Ms. Sidoti’s vision is to provide a warm and welcoming environment for the teachings of yoga to find us in our everyday lives. Sherry...

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....

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...

"Regatta Day" by Marjorie Mason

Vineyard Landscapes - The 2020 Collection by one of the Vineyard's favorite landscape artists, Marjorie Mason. Up daily all summer.

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 Teresa Yuan, Marston Clough, Gail Rodney, Nancy Beams and Katherine Grey.

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...

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...

Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair

The 159th annual Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair runs from August 20 through the 23 at the fairgrounds in West Tisbury. Rides, games, shucking and...

Supportive Day Zoom Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts weekly programs offering: music, exercise, conversation and socializing. For an invite and information call or...

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,...

Virtual Art Class for Kids: Pastels

Join us via Zoom as Heather instructs kids ages 7 to 14 how to use pastels. Some pastels will be available for pickup via curbside.

10am
Virtual Event
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...

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....

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....

Virtual Craft Class for Kids

Join us via Zoom for this crafty kids class. Heather will instruct kids ages 7 to 14 on various crafts throughout the summer.

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...

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...

Knitting on the Porch

Join us for a leisurely afternoon of conversation, knitting, crocheting and other handmade crafts. Bring your own supplies. All are welcome.

Online Book Club

This month's selection: The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandel. Email amcdonough@clamsnet.org for book club access.

1:30pm
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...

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....

Try Your Hand at Sign Language

No experience necessary. Weekly sign language lessons repeat and air 3 times each on MVTV Channel 13 on MV Signs Then & Now: Saturdays 9 a.m., Tuesdays 7:30...

Online Book Talk: Child Bride

The West Tisbury Library presents an online book talk with local author Jennifer Smith Turner in honor of her newly released book, Child Bride. This is a...

4pm
Virtual Event
The Plans To Replace Windemere Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Renee Lohman, President & CEO of Navigator Elder Homes of New England, will present the current plans to replace the existing Windemere Nursing &...

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...

Mobile Farmers Market

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with affordable produce and eggs grown on the Island. Our mission is to expand healthy food access for all in our...

Summer Speaker Series: Ann LeZotte

Ann LeZotte discusses her new book Show Me a Sign, based on the history of a deaf community in Chilmark in the early 1800s.

5pm
Virtual Event
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
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".

Thursday, August 20