Events

Saturday, December 11

5th Anniversary Event

5th Anniversary Event

Arts & Artisans, Annual

Celebrate our 5th anniversary with savings of 20% off the entire collection. At checkout, use code: ANNIVERSARYCELEBRATION

51art Gallery  
Silent Auction: First Congregational Church of West Tisbury

Silent Auction: First Congregational Church of...

Charitable Events

Log on to our silent auction to bid on some wonderful things: jewelry, art, dinners, theater tickets, a paddleboard, a day sailing trip, a boat trip to...

First Congregational Church of West Tisbury  
Virtual: Northeast Indigenous Artists Holiday Market

Virtual: Northeast Indigenous Artists Holiday...

Arts & Artisans, Festivals, Online

The Aquinnah Cultural Center is partnering with the Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance to once again to host the Northeast Indigenous Artists Holiday Market...

 
Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Painting 9am

Arts & Artisans, Classes & Instruction

​We have everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph that you would like to paint. Don't be afraid. Join us...

Featherstone Center for the Arts  
Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga 9am

Classes & Instruction

Join Kaiut Yoga in person or virtually to experience biomechanically-based yoga, a floor-based practice that utilizes gravity to unwind chronic restrictions...

Peaked Hill Studio  
MV Signs Then & Now

MV Signs Then & Now 9am

Classes & Instruction, Online

MV Signs Then & Now is a community project encouraging the revival of a signed-language community on MV, similar to the one that existed between late 1600s...

MVTV  
Stuff An Ambulance

Stuff An Ambulance 9am

Charitable Events, Annual

Help us fill an ambulance with unwrapped toys and donations for children in need on the Island. All proceeds benefit the Red Stocking Fund.

Oak Bluffs Fire-EMS Station  
Christmas Faire

Christmas Faire 9:30am

Charitable Events, Markets & Fairs

The theme is “An Island Christmas—a Celebration of Land and Sea.” We will have beautiful wreaths, swags and centerpieces for sale, with decorations from both...

First Congregational Church of West Tisbury  
Aquinnah Artisans Holiday Fair

Aquinnah Artisans Holiday Fair 10am

Arts & Artisans, Markets & Fairs

Created by Island Artisans. Food provided by Goldie's Rotisserie food truck along with Orange Peel Bakery. Ornament and card making craft table. Masks...

Gay Head Town Hall  
Art Show

Art Show 10am

Arts & Artisans, Openings & Exhibits

Ceramics and paintings by Gordon, Andrew and Hannah Moore at the all-new Moore Family Gallery.

Moore Family Gallery  
Christmas in Edgartown: Art & Crafts Festival

Christmas in Edgartown: Art & Crafts Festival 10am

Markets & Fairs, Annual

This annual holiday event features the work of some of our amazing Island artists and craftspeople. Benefiting Edgartown School Class of 2022.

Edgartown School  
Christmas in Edgartown: Dock the Halls

Christmas in Edgartown: Dock the Halls 10am

Kids, Festivals, Annual

Join us on a Dock Street for a holiday spectacular. Hop aboard the Polar Express for a magical train ride. Visit Santa in his workshop. Enjoy hot drinks, a...

Dock Street  
Christmas in Edgartown: Elves Faire

Christmas in Edgartown: Elves Faire 10am

Charitable Events, Kids, Festivals, Annual

This year's event will be mainly outdoors - gingerbread house decorating and take home holiday craft kits for sale. Soup and bread from Mo's Lunch. Retail...

Federated Church  
Christmas in Edgartown: Stuff-A-Bus

Christmas in Edgartown: Stuff-A-Bus 10am

Charitable Events, Annual

Help the Edgartown Police Department bring joy to Island families this season. Bring a gift to their annual Stuff-A-Bus event. All toys will be donated to...

Lower Main Street Parking Lot  
Christmas in Edgartown: Teddies Around Town Scavenger Hunt

Christmas in Edgartown: Teddies Around Town... 10am

Charitable Events, Kids, Annual

Elf on the Shelf is again joining forces with Teddies Around Town to make a fun, safe and meaningful self guided scavenger hunt with a cause. Find your...

Point B Realty  
Emergency Preparedness Zoom Event

Emergency Preparedness Zoom Event 10am

Classes & Instruction, Online

Join MV Commission's Climate Change Planner Elizabeth Durkee, Aquinnah CERT team member Forrest Filler, and other Island professionals for an informative...

Oak Bluffs Public Library  
Enameling: Holiday Gifts Enamel on Copper

Enameling: Holiday Gifts Enamel on Copper 10am

Arts & Artisans, Classes & Instruction

​Get ready for the holiday season by creating your own gifts and ornaments with Lucinda Sheldon. Enameling is an ancient art form applying powdered glass to...

Featherstone Center for the Arts  
Handmade From the Heart

Handmade From the Heart 10am

Charitable Events, Markets & Fairs, Annual

Island "makers" donate all kinds of handmade goods to be sold in a market inside the Dr. Daniel Fisher House during Christmas in Edgartown to benefit Hospice...

Dr. Daniel Fisher House  
Island Made Holiday Shopping

Island Made Holiday Shopping 10am

Markets & Fairs

Showcasing favorite Vineyard artisans' goods: wreaths, holiday plants, local sea salt, jams and jellies, beaded and quahog shell jewelry, Island books,...

Heather Gardens  
Open Gallery: Simon Gallery

Open Gallery: Simon Gallery 10am

Arts & Artisans

Featuring Peter Simon Photography and Ronni Simon Designs. Always open by appointment as well.

Simon Gallery  
World Market Holiday Pop-Up Shop

World Market Holiday Pop-Up Shop 10am

Markets & Fairs, Annual

Handmade artisan products, ​art, textiles, dolls, jewelry, crafts and more.

Capawock Theatre  
Wreath Making Workshop

Wreath Making Workshop 10am

Classes & Instruction

Wet, dry wreaths and boxwood tree workshop. Call to save your spot. Masks required.

Donaroma's Nursery  
Virtual: Nutcracker Ballet & Books

Virtual: Nutcracker Ballet & Books 10:15am

Books & Poetry, Performing Arts, Kids, Online

Miss Shannon will start class with some singing and stretching, basic ballet technique and creative movement games/exercises. There will be a focus on dances...

West Tisbury Public Library  
Big Book Sale

Big Book Sale 10:30am

Books & Poetry

Back and bigger than ever. We will have thousands of books and DVDs at bargain prices during regular library hours. Wednesday, Dec. 8 through Saturday, Dec....

Chilmark Free Public Library  
Family Craft Table

Family Craft Table 10:30am

Arts & Artisans, Kids

Weekly craft will be available on the Children's Porch (or until supplies run out). No sign-up required. The craft table will have limited space available....

West Tisbury Public Library  
Strolling in the Pastures with a Furry Friend, Leonardo!

Alpaca Walk & Talk 11am

Nature & Outdoors, Guided Tours, Kids

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle alpacas truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics...

Island Alpaca  
Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides 11am

Festivals, Annual

Harbor View Hotel and the Edgartown Board of Trade are offering a $100 promotional rate for horse drawn carriage rides during Christmas in Edgartown. This...

Harbor View Hotel  
Christmas in Edgartown: Parade

Christmas in Edgartown: Parade 11am

Festivals, Annual

Join us for the holiday magic on Main Street. Don’t miss the fun - floats, animals, music, dancers, kids, fire engines, and of course Santa. The parade will...

Downtown Edgartown  
Culinary Bazaar

Culinary Bazaar 11am

Markets & Fairs, Food & Drink

Come say hello to all your gastronomic friends in one place featuring prepared goods for your holiday gatherings. Featuring The Swimming Pig, Epicure, Macon...

Mad Martha's  
Early Works: Washington Ledesma

Early Works: Washington Ledesma 11am

Arts & Artisans, Openings & Exhibits

Uruguayan born painter Washington Ledesma, now a longtime resident artist on Martha's Vineyard, started making art at the age of 23 in 1967 Montevideo. His...

PathwaysARTS  
Merry Farm Pottery Holiday Sale

Merry Farm Pottery Holiday Sale 11am

Arts & Artisans

We will have a brand new kiln load of pots, along with a barrel of hot cider, a mountain of cookies and an overflowing well of goodwill and camaraderie.

Merry Farm Pottery  
Micro RPG Gaming

Micro RPG Gaming 11am

Kids

Teens, stop by the library to stretch your social muscles and learn about a new way to interact with friends and family. Each week, Game Master Chris will...

Edgartown Public Library  
Salt Rock Chocolate Co. Holiday Pop-Up

Salt Rock Chocolate Co. Holiday Pop-Up 11am

Food & Drink

Come visit us at our holiday pop-up to purchase pre-assorted boxes for your holiday festivities.

Pandora's Box  
Virtual Author Talk: Ann Clare LeZotte

Virtual Author Talk: Ann Clare LeZotte 11am

Books & Poetry, Clubs, Online

Ann Clare LeZotte will discuss her new book Set Me Free, in which Mary, a young deaf girl from 19th-century Chilmark, is called off-island on an important...

Aquinnah Public Library  
Christmas in Edgartown: Nativity Scenes

Christmas in Edgartown: Nativity Scenes 11:30am

Festivals, Annual

The Federated Church will host a display of traditional Creches or Nativity Scenes in their 1828 Meeting House.

Federated Church Meeting House  
Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides 11:45am

Festivals, Annual

Harbor View Hotel and the Edgartown Board of Trade are offering a $100 promotional rate for horse drawn carriage rides during Christmas in Edgartown. This...

Harbor View Hotel  
Boys Varsity Basketball

Boys Varsity Basketball 12pm

Sports

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity basketball team take on Oliver Ames High School.

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, Gym  
Christmas in Edgartown: Cookie Decorating

Christmas in Edgartown: Cookie Decorating 12pm

Festivals, Annual

We will have cookie kits available all weekend for take-home decorating or join us Saturday and decorate on-site with us. This event benefits Martha's...

Rosewater Market & Take Away  
Christmas in Edgartown: Edgartown Library Open House

Christmas in Edgartown: Edgartown Library Open... 12pm

Festivals, Annual

We’ll have refreshments, crafts, music throughout the afternoon, and a raffle as the Edgartown Library takes part in the Christmas in Edgartown...

Edgartown Public Library  
Christmas in Edgartown: Holiday Dog Show

Christmas in Edgartown: Holiday Dog Show 12pm

Festivals, Annual

Dress your for four-legged friend for the Holiday Dog Show. Stop by the Mini Park to enter your pal, take a photo, and continue on your merry way. Winner...

Mini Park  
Drop-In Holiday Card & Gift Tag Making

Drop-In Holiday Card & Gift Tag Making 12pm

Kids

Visit the Children's Room during our annual Open House and make a special holiday card or gift tag. This activity will also be available as a to-go...

Edgartown Public Library  
Holiday Gift Show

Holiday Gift Show 12pm

Arts & Artisans, Markets & Fairs

Celebrate the holiday season while supporting Island artists and Featherstone. The perfect holiday shopping destination with gifts for everyone (and...

Featherstone Center for the Arts  
Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides 12:30pm

Festivals, Annual

Harbor View Hotel and the Edgartown Board of Trade are offering a $100 promotional rate for horse drawn carriage rides during Christmas in Edgartown. This...

Harbor View Hotel  
Conservation & Consultation: Storing Your Heirlooms the Museum Way

Conservation & Consultation: Storing Your... 1pm

Classes & Instruction

All of us have family heirlooms, from linens and china to baseball bats and old tools, that need special care in storage. Join MVM curatorial staff for a...

Martha's Vineyard Museum  
Presentation: Wool Quilts & Forgotten Fabrics

Presentation: Wool Quilts & Forgotten Fabrics 1pm

Speaker/Panel, Arts & Artisans

Come join us for an in-person presentation on Depression-era quilts with Peggy Hart. Masks required. Ms. Hart is a production weaver and teacher. She...

West Tisbury Public Library  
Snowy Owl Prowl

Snowy Owl Prowl 1pm

Nature & Outdoors, Guided Tours

Rangers have spotted snowies, lets prowl. Traverse the refuge on the lookout for our favorite vistitor; we’ll set out on the barrier beach in pursuit of this...

Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge  
Teens Can Cook

Teens Can Cook 1pm

Classes & Instruction, Food & Drink, Kids

Calling all future chefs ages 12 to 18. Join Chef Jenny Devivo aka Up-Island Lunch Lady in this special holiday edition of Teens Can Cook: Holiday Treats....

FARM Institute  
Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides 1:15pm

Festivals, Annual

Harbor View Hotel and the Edgartown Board of Trade are offering a $100 promotional rate for horse drawn carriage rides during Christmas in Edgartown. This...

Harbor View Hotel  
Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife 1:15pm

Film

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their...

Edgartown Cinemas  
Encanto

Encanto 1:30pm

Film

A young Colombian girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.

Edgartown Cinemas  
Chess Club

Chess Club 2pm

Clubs

Chess is more popular now than ever. Are you looking for a partner, a challenge, a new move? Come and play at the library with a dedicated group of chess...

Oak Bluffs Public Library  
Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Christmas in Edgartown: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides 2pm

Festivals, Annual

Harbor View Hotel and the Edgartown Board of Trade are offering a $100 promotional rate for horse drawn carriage rides during Christmas in Edgartown. This...

Harbor View Hotel  
Time & Tide Holiday Pop-Up

Time & Tide Holiday Pop-Up 2pm

Arts & Artisans

Shop the beautiful handmade lightship bracelets and accessories from Island artists Time & Tide.

Point B Realty  
Jazz Concert: Eric T. Johnson & Pat Ryan

Jazz Concert: Eric T. Johnson & Pat Ryan 3pm

Music

The public is invited to a live, in-person jazz concert at the West Tisbury Library. Jazz guitar duo Eric T. Johnson and Pat Ryan will present a recital of...

West Tisbury Public Library  
Movie Screening: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Movie Screening: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King 3pm

Film

From the Dutch National Ballet, a delightfully ingenious adaptation of the beloved “Nutcracker” by Tchaikovsky, presented on the library’s big screen. All...

Edgartown Public Library  
Crossland’s Oak Bluffs Christmas Display

Crossland’s Oak Bluffs Christmas Display 4pm

Annual

Lights are on daily. A synchronized music light show (staring Dec. 3) takes place on Fridays and Saturdays. Tune radio to 88.5 FM.

Ocean Park  
Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife 4pm

Film

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their...

Edgartown Cinemas  
Julia

Julia 4pm

Film

Julia brings to life the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women....

Martha's Vineyard Film Center  
Minnesingers Annual Holiday Concert

Minnesingers Annual Holiday Concert 4pm

Music, Charitable Events

Benefit concert for the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School choral group, Minnesingers, and Vineyard Preservation Trust. This is the 30th year the...

Old Whaling Church  
Virtual Adult Craft: German Glass Glitter Workshop

Virtual Adult Craft: German Glass Glitter Workshop 4pm

Classes & Instruction, Online

Now adults can join in the crafty fun with their own version of a monthly Take and Make craft kit geared toward older hands. This month’s craft—snowflakes...

Chilmark Free Public Library  
Encanto

Encanto 4:15pm

Film

A young Colombian girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.

Edgartown Cinemas  
Girls Varsity Basketball

Girls Varsity Basketball 4:30pm

Sports

Watch the MVRHS girls varsity basketball team take on Carver High School.

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, Gym  
Annual Lights Display: Gatchell Christmas House

Annual Lights Display: Gatchell Christmas House 5pm

Annual

If you stop by, please bring a non-perishable food item or donation for the Island Food Pantry.

Gatchell House  
Virtual Cooking with Carolina

Virtual Cooking with Carolina 5pm

Classes & Instruction, Food & Drink, Online

Every Saturday night Carolina demonstrates how to make a new recipe from her home kitchen on Facebook Live.

Oak Bluffs Public Library  
Pasta Club

Pasta Club 5:30pm

Classes & Instruction, Food & Drink

Participants will learn how to make their own pasta with farm fresh eggs with Katie Leaird. We’ll do a small tasting and each participant will take home a...

FARM Institute  
Encanto

Encanto 6:45pm

Film

A young Colombian girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.

Edgartown Cinemas  
House of Gucci

House of Gucci 6:45pm

Film

When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel their legacy and triggers...

Edgartown Cinemas  
Live Music: Rosie's Ritzy Review

Live Music: Rosie's Ritzy Review 7pm

Music

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

The Ritz Cafe  
Being the Ricardos

Being the Ricardos 7:30pm

Film

Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Academy...

Martha's Vineyard Film Center  

Saturday, December 11