Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Saturday, October 8

Based on Dresser's Book: Ghosts of Martha's Vineyard

Author Thomas Dresser leads the intrigued with this curated, self-guided tour through the dark and mysterious streets of Edgartown. The tour explains...

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

West Tisbury Farmers Market

Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. Restrooms and parking available. The market is dedicated to...

Fall Barnyard Buddies

Spend your Saturday morning exploring the farm and meeting our friendly animals in this program for families! Some examples of activities could be egg...

ARTifact Class for Teens: Gravestone Carving & Grim Poetry

Old Island gravestones (for people and chickens) feature creepy art and grim poetry. Visit originals in the gallery for inspiration, then make your own clay...

Bass in the Grass MV

The Edgartown Board of Trade welcome the 5th annual Bass In the Grass fundraiser in honor of the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby. The...

Ceramics: Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Mark Bateman. Non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Attendees must have basic...

Edgartown Lighthouse Tours

The Edgartown Light stands perched at the mouth of the harbor, watching over beachgoers and sailors alike. Today, it seems as though the conical iron tower...

Exhibit: Grow, As We Are

Guest curated by The Bureau. Black Americans have been a part of Martha’s Vineyard’s historical legacy long before the Island was made a stop on the...

Exhibit: Let's Dance! 50 Years of The Yard

In 1973, choreographer Patricia N. Nanon had an idea: a colony for performing artists, nestled in the hills of Chilmark, devoted to providing the time,...

Exhibit: The Art of William Blakesley

For more than 50 years, William Blakesly documented the everyday lives of Vineyarders and summer tourists through his sketches, drawings, and paintings. In...

Exhibit: Unfreedom

None of us is wholly free. Our actions are limited by law, custom, and what Gandhi called “the small, still voice within.” The freedom of some individuals,...

Fall on the FARM Festival

Join us for some fall on the farm fun! Pumpkin picking in our patch, wagon rides to see Morning Glory’s cows, squash bowling, kid’s crafts, pumpkin...

Open Gallery: Simon Gallery

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

Vineyard Gardens Harvest Festival

Vineyard Gardens invites you to enjoy a festive atmosphere and a wonderful way to celebrate the harvest season! Nature projects will include little Jack...

Storytime!

Join us for a fun filled storytime with stories and songs. Stories are geared toward kids ages one and a half to five years old but all ages are welcome.

Adult Community Dance Class

This class welcomes adults, seniors, and everyone in between. Instructor Jesse Keller Jason makes every(body) feel comfortable in this dance class. The class...

Little Explorers Storytime

Join Emily for in-person storytime with your little explorer! With this interactive and hands-on storytime, come enjoy songs, stories and a sensory...

Move & Learn

Join the Family Center for an outdoor play group in our yard.

Salsa Suelta Cubana with Cristina Montoya

Back by popular demand! Known as Casino dancing in Cuba, this class will explore basic rhythms and movements of this style and related styles, as well as...

Carnegie Tours: Historic Tours of Edgartown

The Carnegie Heritage Center’s Historic Tour is a 60-minute guided walking tour of Edgartown. Learn about the Island’s rich maritime history– from the...

Children's Pinkletinks Concert

Families are invited to the Children’s Porch to see the Island’s popular kid rock band, the Pinkletinks, on Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. They’ll perform classic...

Exhibit: Artists You Should Know, Critic's Choice

Gwyn McAllister, art reporter and critic, is organizing a show for artists who she feels should have more exposure. This should be an exciting and surprising...

Exhibit: Fresh For Fall

Works by Jennifer McCurdy, Wooley Dutton, Nick Pacioreck and others.

Flying Horses Carousel

Ride the carousel and try to grab the brass ring at the Flying Horses, America's oldest carousel.

Ruel Gallery

The Ruel Gallery is open for its third season featuring paintings by Colin Ruel. New this season: his one of a kind oyster knives! Also featured is Nettie...

Girls Varsity Field Hockey

The MVRHS Girls Varsity Field Hockey team competes against Norwell High School

Girls Varsity Soccer

The MVRHS Girls Varsity Soccer team will compete against Milton High School.

Drop-in Crafts

Stop by the library to do some crafting! We have Perler beads, craft kits, and more.

Exhibit Opening Reception: Linda Thompson

Join Chilmark artist Linda Thompson at the opening of her latest exhibit celebrating the beauty of the island. The show runs until Oct. 26.

Exhibit: Buncha Hells

Winter Street Gallery presents Buncha Hells, a site-responsive installation by New York-based artist Gregory Kalliche. Featuring a single-channel video...

Fall into History at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens to watch this living exhibit prepare for its winter hibernation, chat with a Museum Educator about historical...

Cranberry Day Reading & Discussion with Jannette Vanderhoop

Join Jannette Vanderhoop for a reading of her children's book Cranberry Day in honor of the Wampanoag holiday. The reading will be followed by a talk and...

Author Book Signing: Skip Finley, Whaling Captains of Color,  America's First Meritocracy”

Many historic houses decorating author Skip Finley’s native Martha’s Vineyard were built by whaling captains. Whaling was the first American industry to...

Live Music: Casey Heyward at LadyFest

Casey Heyward will perform in Post Office Square as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and funds...

Live Music: Jodie Treloar Sampson at LadyFest

Jodie Treloar Sampson will play the South Circuit Stage (near The Ritz Cafe) as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that...

Live Music: Space Invaders at LadyFest

Space Invaders will perform at the North Circuit Ave stage. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and funds for CONNECT...

Live Music: Barbara Dacey at LadyFest

Barbara Dacey will perform on the Post Office Square Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness...

Cartooning workshop

Does your child love to draw or read graphic novels? Then sign them up for this six-week cartooning workshop with Ryan Barr! Your child will learn about...

Live Music: MVRHS Big Band and Jazz Combo at LadyFest

The MVRHS Big Band and Jazz Combo will perform at the North Circuit Stage. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and...

Live Music: Maryse Smith at LadyFest

Maryse Smith will play the South Circuit Stage (near The Ritz Cafe) as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises...

Panel Discussion: A Man who Changed the Vineyard

Please join us at the library for a conversation on the life and legacy of Dr. Milton Mazer, a psychiatrist and medical doctor whose groundbreaking work in...

Live Music: Jemima James

Jemima James will perform on the Post Office Square Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and...

Exhibit: Eleanor Hubbard

Open during MV Film Center hours, this exhibit showcases the work of Eleanor Hubbard. Eleanor Hubbard received an AAS from Bennett College in Millbrook,...

Live Music: Wolftrap at LadyFest

Wolftrap will play the North Circuit Stage at LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and funds for CONNECT to...

 Island Style Fall Fashion Show: Conrado, Kenworthy, and Rooey Knots

Celebrate fall fashion with looks from three of the Island's top clothing designers: Angela Sison of Conrado, Randi Sylvia of Kenworthy and Gareth Brown of...

Live Music: Emily Hunsaker at LadyFest

Emily Hunsaker will play the South Circuit Stage (near The Ritz Cafe) as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises...

New to Recovery Drop-In

Stop by The Red House with questions, for assistance, referrals, or just conversation.

Live Music: Barbarama at LadyFest

Barbarama will perform on the Post Office Square Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and...

Live Music: Missis Biskis at LadyFest

Missis Biskis will play on the Post Office Square Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and...

Live Music: Prune at LadyFest

Prune will play the North Circuit Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and funds for...

Live Music: Shawan Rice at LadyFest

Shawan Rice will play the South Circuit Stage (near The Ritz Cafe) as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises...

Live Music: Workman Song featuring Siren Mayhew at LadyFest

Workman Song, featuring vocalist Siren Mayhew, will play the North Circuit Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival...

Brazilian Night

Bring your music, your family and a picnic. The event is free but donations will be gratefully accepted.

Live Music: DJ Pretty Ninja at LadyFest

DJ Pretty Ninja will play the South Circuit Stage (near The Ritz Cafe) as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises...

Live Music: Lydia Fischer at LadyFest

Lydia Fischer will play on the Post Office Square Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and...

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish at LadyFest

Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish will play the North Circuit Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises...

Mini Fall Film Festival: Retrograde

Documentary directed by Matthew Heineman. U.S.A., 2022. Running time: 1 hr. 34 min. Followed by a prerecorded Q&A with director Matthew Heineman. From...

Live Music: Serendipity at LadyFest

Serendipity will play on the Post Office Square Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and...

Live Music: Rose Guerin at LadyFest

Rose Guerin will play the North Circuit Stage at LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and funds for CONNECT...

Live Music: Drag Show

Drag Show will perform on the North Circuit Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and funds...

Live Music: Dock Dance Band

The Dock Dance Band will perform on the North Circuit Stage as part of LadyFest. LadyFest is a female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness...

Saturday, October 8