Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Saturday, May 21

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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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...

Martha's Vineyard Marathon & Half Marathon

The Half Marathon starts at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School and runs the first 2 miles with the marathon and a total of 3 miles through the middle of...

Yoga at the Martha's Vineyard Museum

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV for an outdoor, community-based, all levels yoga class. In case of rain or cold temps, we will practice in...

Acrylic Painting with John Holladay

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph that you would like to...

Farm School at Native Earth Teaching Farm

All are welcome for farm chores, projects and art., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., weather permitting. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sliding...

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity....

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...

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...

Peaked Hill Yoga

Peaked Hill Yoga is biomechanically based supporting healing from chronic pain while creating greater range of motion and resetting your nervous system. All...

Spring Bird Walk

Robert Culbert, Island birding expert and “Bird News” columnist for the Vineyard Gazette, will guide a birding excursion at one of his favorite avian “hot...

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...

Exhibit: Martha's Vineyard Museum A-Z

For nearly one hundred years the Martha’s Vineyard Museum has collected, cared for, and shared artifacts, archives, and artworks that tell the story of this...

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...

Historic Cemetery Tour with Tom Dresser

Join local historian Tom Dresser for a fun, informative & not-at-all-scary cemetery tour. We will meet outside at Pacific Avenue entrance (cemetery-facing...

Lagoon Pond Beach Clean-Up

Kids and adults are welcome to join in the neighborhood fun as we clean up Lagoon Pond. Win prizes by participating in the Lagoon Pond Scavenger hunt. Rain...

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...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Make People Better

Discussion to follow with director Cody Sheehy and producer Samira Kiani. This investigative documentary tells the inside story behind the world’s first...

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only, 18 years or older. Attendees must...

Salt Rock Chocolate Spring Pop-Up

Come visit us at our spring pop-up at Beetlebung Farm, South Road entrance (across from the Chilmark Library). Available Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to...

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...

Storytime

Join us for energetic, song-filled storytimes! Suggested for qges 0- 5. First come, first served.

TMVFF: Big Feelings for Little Kids

This collection of short films explores the emotional range that every toddler experiences, from kindness and love to loneliness and fear. These films remind...

Adult Community Dance Class

This dance class welcomes adults, seniors and everyone in between. Instructor Jesse Keller Jason makes every(body) feel comfortable. Class begins with a...

Artist's Open Studio: Joan LeLacheur’s Ocean Jewelry

Visit Joan LeLacheur's open studio at 42 Old South Road in Aquinnah to see her Ocean Jewelry for men and women: bracelets, necklaces, earrings pendants,...

Chilmark Library in-person story time

Join Caroline at the Chilmark Library on Saturdays at 11 a.m. for an in-person story time. This event is free and open to the public but the stories and...

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.

Artists for Ukraine

The Galaxy Gallery and artists from across the Island support the people of Ukrainia through this art sale and fundraiser. Artworks created in an assortment...

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...

Spring into History at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens to see the buds and blooms of the learning loop, chat with a museum educator about historical horticulture, and...

TMVFF: Big Feelings for Big Kids

These short films grapple with big emotions: grief, pain, and empathy. They help our older children recognize that even in the darkest of times, happiness...

TMVFF: Resilience and Recognition

These short films from across the United States honor Black history, poetry, imagination, innovation, and creativity. Tickets available at:...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: On the Divide

Discussion to follow with director Maya Cueva, producer Elizabeth Woodward, and Women’s Centers president Elizabeth Barnes. Despite their differences,...

Met Opera Live: Lucia di Lammermoor

Broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera to our theater! Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted...

Bird Bingo Safari

Prowl with a twist! Grab a bingo board and join the Trustees of Reservations to explore Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge via oversand vehicle. We will look out for...

Exhibit: Donna Straw, Upon Reflection

The Playhouse Gallery launches a new exhibit with works by painter Donna Straw. Available for viewing through May 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays...

Book Signing: Janet Messineo, "Casting Into the Light"

Janet Messineo will be signing her book "Casting into the Light." "Terrific . . . affecting . . . categorizing this as a fishing book would be doing it a...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Beyond Borders: Shorts From Around the World

Genre-defying, boundary-breaking, visually spectacular, and fiercely imaginative, these live-action and animated short films from across the globe are...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Our Worlds Collide

Followed by a prerecorded discussion by Zoom with directors Jordan Barrow and Matt Edwards, film subject Amari Turner, and executive producer and Get...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust

Following the screening, Brad Lopes, a member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah and program director of the Aquinnah Cultural Center, will lead a land...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Make People Better

Discussion to follow with director Cody Sheehy and producer Samira Kiani. This investigative documentary tells the inside story behind the world’s first...

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: The Territory

Followed by a prerecorded discussion with director Alex Pritz. Follow the Uru-eu-wau-wau Indigenous Surveillance Team as they defend their land against a...

Pasta Club with Katie Leaird

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...

TMVFF: A Piece of Silver: A Multimedia Theatrical Experience

Mashpee Wampanoag writer and performer Siobhan Growing Elm Brown will be in residence before the festival, working on her new multimedia project. To develop...

TMVFF: Navalny

This Sundance audience award and “festival favorite” winner is a fly-on-the-wall documentary thriller about the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny....

TMVFFl: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Dirs. Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert | Adventure / Comedy / Sci-Fi / Fantasy | U.S.A. | 2022 | 2 hrs. 19 min. | Rated R | English, Mandarin, and Cantonese...

Live Music: The Rosie Show

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

TMVFF: 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...

Light Up the Lagoon

Light up Lagoon Pond in dedication and commitment to the health and stewardship of hte pond. Bring any form of light to the water's edge or in a boat. We...

Saturday, May 21