Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Friday, May 20

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

The five-day event, May 18–22, marks the launch of the festival’s new home at the Grange Hall’s upstairs theater, which is currently being outfitted with...

Unitarian Universalist Society of MV Online Fundraising Auction 2022

Many amaing and unique items and experiences to bid on! You can view our auction at www.biddingforgood.com/UUSMV. Bidding available May 13-22. Good luck and...

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Virtual Event
Virtual: Kripalu Flow Yoga Class

The West Tisbury Library will host an online all-levels Kripalu Flow Class led by Jason Mazar-Kelly (Yogijay). Classes will meet virtually through Zoom. This...

Exhibit: I Feel Pretty by Molly Glasgow

Photographer Molly Glasgow is showing 45 black and white still lives that are intimate portraits of the quiet moments she sees and captures. Her works are on...

Forest Kindergarten at Sassafras Earth Education

Parents and scientists alike, are beginning to recognize what our ancestors already knew; the vital importance for young children to spend time outdoors, in...

Homeschool Spring 2022 at Sassafras Earth Education

Sassafras homeschool program meets weekly on Fridays for 8 weeks this fall (and continues in winter and spring). This is an all-outdoors program with...

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...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt!) will help you uncover the story of the...

Supportive Day Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts in-person programs offering music, art, history, exercise, conversation and socializing. Events take place on...

Oak Bluffs School Annual Plant Sale

For Sale on Thursday: tomatoes, ground cherry, winter and summer squash, peppers, herbs, melons, cucumbers, okra, corn, marigolds, sunflowers, calendula and...

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Martha's Vineyard Center For Living offers a support group for families and caregivers of individuals with dementia memory screening; support, counseling and...

Exhibit: Photographs by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee

As part of its Pandemic Haze series, the Oak Bluffs Library presents a new exhibit of photographs taken by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee. Highlights include photos...

Exhibit: They Planted the Seeds: Creating Jewish Community on Martha’s Vineyard

This exhibition traces the Jewish community on the Island from its beginnings just after 1900, through the formation of the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center...

Tomato Plant Pop-Up Sale

Slip Away Farm offers a pop-up sale of tomato plants in 4-inch pots. They've been well loved, fed, and gently treated to ensure optimum summer garden...

In-Person Storytime with Emily

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

Range Runners (Wild Horses) Oil on Panel 24"x 48"

It's Wild, a solo exhibit of oil paintings of wildlife by Linda Besse. Open Friday, Sat and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., then daily starting on May 19.

Garden Sing-a-longs with Little Bird Music

Laura Jordan of Little Bird Music will bring her seasonal songs and movement to the Farm Institute. We’ll gather in the Friendship Garden for a magical...

Music & Memory Cafe

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

Virtual: Balance Class

The West Tisbury Library hosts an online Balance series led by Kanta Lipsky. This class explores ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase...

Container Garden Kit Giveaway

On four spring Fridays, the West Tisbury Library and Island Grown Initiative will be collaborating to make take-home container garden kits for the public....

Exhibit: Fields of View

Works by Enrique Lopez Llamas, Carlos Reyes and Nana Wolke.

Exhibit: The Art of Flowers

This year the annual Art of Flowers show overlaps with the Vineyard’s first annual Climate Action Week (May 8 - 14). In support of the efforts and ideas...

TMVFF: Nothing Compares

Charting singer Sinéad OʼConnorʼs phenomenal rise to worldwide fame, this documentary examines how she became a fearless trailblazer at the height of her...

Serving Hands Food Distribution

Monthly food distribution event for the island community.

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Cha Cha Real Smooth

A Sundance audience award winner, this comedy that brims with emotional honesty is also an unconventional love story about a young man, a teenager with...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Wild Journeys: Short Films of Adventure

These inspiring short films feature stories of ordinary people who find themselves on journeys they never imagined, alongside animal companions they will...

Movement for Children at Crossfit MV

Join the Family Center and Crossfit MV for some fun indoor healthy activites. For toddlers and pre-school children: toddlers meet Mondays 10:10 to 11 a.m....

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: From the Hood to the Holler

Discussion to follow with director Pat McGee and film subject Charles Booker, This inspiring documentary follows Charles Booker as he campaigns to win the...

MVM Nightlife: Modern Samplers

Embroidery used to be a common pastime…until it wasn’t. Then the pandemic brought it roaring back into fashion. Use our originals as inspiration and design...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Bad Axe

Followed by a prerecorded discussion via Zoom with director David Siev and film subjects. Cambodian- and Mexican-American filmmaker David Siev documents...

TMVFF: Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

In this feature adaptation of a beloved series of animated, mockumentary short films, Marcel is an adorable, one-inch-tall mollusk who lives with his...

Friday Night Magic: The Gathering Gaming

Come play Magic: the Gathering. Players of all skill levels are welcome. Bring your own food and drink as long as you clean up afterwards. Children under 14...

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot believes that we must develop a compelling vision of later life, one that does not assume a trajectory of decline after 50 but...

Springtime Melodies

A delightful cabaret featuring popular standards with Shelagh Hackett and Paul Munafo, accompanied by Jeremy Berlin. Springtime Melodies will be performed...

TMVFF: Klondike

Followed by a prerecorded discussion via Zoom with director Maryna Er Gorbach. Expectant parents Irka and Tolik navigate life in the city of Donetsk during...

Live Music: Workman Song

Workman Song performs music that draws together the threads of Bowie, Bruce, Buckley, Dylan, and the Dead.

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: You Resemble Me

Discussion to follow with director Dina Amer and producer Elizabeth Woodward. When two young sisters are separated, the older one loses her identity. In...

TMVFF: Gut Busters: Comedy Shorts

This collection of comical short films is a tribute to the absurdity of the current state of humanity. Come for the laughs, stay for the piercing societal...

Friday, May 20