Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Tuesday, July 12

Exhibit: Photographs by Tim Johnson

The Oak Bluffs location of Mocha Mott's will be featuring photographs taken by Tim Johnson -- known as the Island Light photographer for the Vineyard Gazette...

Yoga on the Beach

Join YogiJay and WholesomeMV for a 60-minute sunrise special of yoga, meditation, and breathwork at Lighthouse Beach in Edgartown. We will meet at the...

Morning Yoga with Mollie Doyle

A series bringing consciousness and ease to the body and mind. Class passes sold at the door. If you have any questions you can email Mollie at...

Morning Meditation and Labyrinth Walk

Come with your own intention and see what the labyrinth has to offer as you're guided through this seated and walking meditation. Registration is free and...

Balance in Nature

Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of tai chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among...

Climate Solutions Walk and Stroll

Take a self-guided walk around our Turtle Pond loop, learning different ways to take climate action at home and beyond. To provide access for all, we ask...

Guided Arboretum Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide....

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...

Poucha Pond Kayak or SUP Rentals

Explore Poucha Pond and the salt marshes of Chappaquiddick by kayak. Launch from Dike Bridge gatehouse. Last boat rental is at 3 p.m. Children 15 and under...

Still Life Charcoal Drawing Class with Katherine Gagnon

In this four-week course, instructor Katherine Gagnon will bring fresh energy and perspective to what can sometimes be seen as an overly academic/traditional...

Virtual: Conversation en Francais

Join our weekly French conversation group. All levels are welcome. For more language learning support try Mango Languages, an online language-learning system...

9am
Virtual Event
Adult Movement Class with Naomi Goldberg Haas

Created for the dancer coming back to the studio. The class integrates the thinking body with the emotional body. Barre work moves to standing center opening...

Breathing and Supported Stretching with Hallie Brevetti

This is an accessible, “no floor” style of yoga using seated and standing postures only. Thirty minutes are dedicated to exploring breathing techniques and...

On Our Way

Playgroup to discover, explore and socialize.

Stand Up Paddleboard Tours with Kismet Outfitters

Experience the beauty and serenity of the morning on Martha's Vineyard via paddleboard. Call 774-549-5921 or email lars@kismetoutfitters.com to RSVP.

Beading: The Art of Knotting with Lucinda Sheldon

Learn the art of knotting between beads and choosing the right beading technique for each kind of bead. Techniques include choosing appropriate stringing...

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...

Billy Hoff painting

A Gallery MV collaborates with Featherstone Center for the Arts for a month-long Contemporary Art Pop Up group exhibit, with paintings, photography, mixed...

Exhibit: Art Premiere: Alison Shaw, Heidi Lang and Anne Besse-Shepherd

Premiering works by artists Alison Shaw, Heidi Lang and Anne Besse-Shepherd.

Exhibit: Destiny Arianna, Beauty in Remembrance

Beauty in Remembrance is a weaving of works that are reminiscent of the beauty that lies within the act of carrying memories and one's legacy with pride.

Exhibit: Jeremy Brenner, Susan Convery, Mary Beth Dowlin, Laura Jemison and Barbara du Bois

Popular Martha's Vineyard Art Association artists at the Old Sculpin Gallery: Jeremy Brenner, Rosenfeld, Susan Convery, Mary Beth Dowlin, Laura Jemison, and...

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: Stan Murphy at 100

Across a career that spanned more than fifty years, Stan Murphy painted an Island in transition. He captured the Vineyard’s fishermen and selectmen and...

Exhibit: The Luminous Worlds of Omar Victor Diop

The astonishing photography of Senegalese artist Omar Victor Diop takes its departure from the tradition of West African studio portrait photography. In...

Farm Tour with Meadow Wagon Ride

Explore the FARM with a guided tour. Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What the cows at the farm like to eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass...

Flying Horses Carousel

Ride the carousel and try to grab the brass ring at the Flying Horses, America's oldest carousel. Since 1884, the Flying Horses Carousel has delighted...

Island Alpaca Yoga

Enjoy a 45-minute session of relaxing yoga, held in our pastures among our friendly alpaca with our instructor, Jason Mazar-Kelly (YogiJay). Bring your own...

Wildlife Encounters

This island is filled with some amazing animals. Who lives here? Are they slimy? Cold-blooded? What makes a reptile a reptile or a bird a bird? We'll answer...

All Ages Storytime

Led by Heather Capece. Join us for stories, songs, and puppets. Meets Tuesdays in July at 10:30 a.m.

Guided Arboretum Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide....

Lunch & Learn

Come join the Family Center for the STEM program and a free nutritious lunch from Island Grown Initiative, outdoors on Tuesdays and Fridays from July 12...

Move & Learn

Join the Family Center for a fun outdoor play group.

Nature Storytime

Relax under the shade of a tree and enjoy summer with your family while listening to a nature-based children’s book read by one of our volunteers. A simple...

Camp Ground Walking Tours

The 150-year-old colorful gingerbread cottages are a must-see in Oak Bluffs. Join a guided walking tour through the beautiful grounds of the MVCMA.

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...

Exhibit: Alison Shaw Gallery

Fine art prints of Alison's photographs -- new works and old favorites -- are on view in the gallery located in the Oak Bluffs Arts District.

Exhibit: David Schuster, Joyce Harvey and Magi Leland

View our new exhibit featuring works by David Schuster, mixed media; Joyce Harvey, boats and lighthouses in oil; and Magi Leland , oils.

Exhibit: Plein Air Show

One chosen vista from each town will be the subjects to be painted This gives all Island artists a chance to shine.

Exhibit: Spring into Summer Show

Memorial Day Group Show: Nick Paciorek, Teek Eaton-Koch, Deborah T. Colter, Mary Parkham, Wooley Dutton, Anne Grandin and Donna Blackburn.

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...

Exhibit: Connecting the Dots by Kate Feiffer

Kate Feiffer will be having a show of new work themed Connecting the Dots at The MV Film Society’s Feldman Family Artspace from June 20 through July 17, with...

Watercolor Class for Teens and Adults

Join the library's in-person watercolor class led by Heather Capece. Watercolor supplies will be provided. Sign up by emailing wt_mail@clamsnet.org.

Afternoon Art: Traditional Crafts

With Helen Hall, for ages 7+, Explore traditional summer camp arts and crafts including tie-dye, macramé, pot holder waving, and friendship bracelets — to...

Exhibit: Contrasting Seasons: Martha's Vineyard Summer and Winter

An exhibit featuring photographs by Michael Johnson. Michael Johnson was born in Harlem and heard his calling to the fine arts at an early age. As a youth...

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...

Women Reaching Book Club

For more information, please contact Anita Christian at 508-693-4302.

Stewartia Tour with Arboretum Director Tim Boland

Join PHA executive director Tim Boland for a Looking Together tour highlighting the stunning blooms and striking bark of stewartia trees! On this tour, Tim...

Aquinnah Library Book Group: The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

Join us on the library deck for a discussion of The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson. Email aq_mail@clamsnet.org to register.

IGI Mobile Market

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

MVM Education Intensives: Intro to MV History

If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History,...

Johnny Jump Up Flowers

Join IWYC as we take a foraging journey with Rebecca from Native Earth Teaching Farm. Families with youth ages 0-17 are welcome to attend. Light refreshments...

Exhibit Opening Reception: Beauty in Remembrance, Destiny Arianna

This new exhibit features works by artist Destiny Arianna. Beauty in Remembrance is a weaving of works that are reminiscent of the beauty that lies within...

Henna Tattoos Created by Maple Mehndi

Professional tattoos created by Maple Mehndi, on the lawn at Nomans MV! Cost for designs begins at $25.

double serving, lobster, roll and chips

Enjoy a generous portion of lobster in a container with a fresh roll and chips.

Evening Paddleboard Tours with Kismet Outfitters

Enjoy the golden hour while exploring the coast of Martha's Vineyard by paddleboard. RSVP by emailing lars@kismetoutfitters.com.

Intro to Wheel Throwing with Mark Bateman

Session 6. In this 4-week course, students learn the skill of centering and evenly distributing clay on a pottery wheel to make cups, bowls, and plates, as...

Virtual: MVLA Classics Online Reading Group

Read and Zoom with us! Join a group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays at 5 p.m. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Persuasion by Jane...

5pm
Virtual Event
Homemade Doughnuts with Melissa of Grey Barn and Farm

Learn the basics of puff pastry dough in this hands-on class with Melissa Ruttan, head baker at Grey Barn and Farm. This class will cover which ingredients...

Marine Discovery Tour

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with a Felix Neck naturalist to tour the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. Participants will have a chance to...

TWISTalk at Slough Farm

TWISTalks are women-centered conversations developed and facilitated by Adele Myers and Dancers in which women share, listen, laugh, and twist against the...

A Midsummer Night's Dream

An outdoor production of Shakespeare's classic tale. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo.

Drumming on the Beach

Join us for drumming on State Beach. Drumming on the beach is an opportunity for Rhythm of Life’s elite drummers to perform. Come dance and enjoy a...

Kenya Talk with 100 Humanitarians International

Join us for an inspirational hour as Jim Powel and Cindy Miller share their experiences in Kenya as they accompanied 100 Humanitarians International serving...

Meditation with Karma Trinlay Rinpoche

Karma Trinlay Rinpoche will lead meditation from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday July 12 and Thursday July 14. This is a great opportunity for beginners and seasoned...

Virtual: Writing About Nature

Nature writing can include something as brief as a whimsical poem about a crazy-looking bug, beautiful butterfly, or a colorful bird in your backyard -- or...

6pm
Virtual Event
Sounds Like Summer Music Series: The Jaywalkers

Enjoy live music on the library lawn! Bring a blanket and make it a picnic, or just come for the show. There's a different band weekly, and all shows are...

Moonrise Kayak Tour

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light—moonlight—as we celebrate each month's full moon. With a guide, kayak on the pond as the sun sets, stars twinkle, and...

Live Music: Vineyard Sound Weekly Concerts in Chilmark

An a cappella concert starring 10 East Coast college guys who gather on the Vineyard each summer to sing professionally!

Photographers Salon: Teresa Kruszewski

The Photographers Salon meets Tuesdays early July though mid-August at 7:00 pm and is free and open to the public. Guest on July 12 is Teresa Kruszewski....

Live Music: MV Concert Series: Dalton and the Sheriffs

Dalton & the Sheriffs has been many things over the past 11 years, from an acoustic act to pay the bills, to a nationally touring outfit of hired guns. But...

CnC Old Skool Dance Cafe

CnC Productions is back with Old Skool Dance Cafe at the PA Club, featuring DJ Smooth B, every Tuesday, starting July 5 until September 6.

Live Music: Karaoke

Sing your heart's favorites during karaoke. Hosted by Johnny Showtime.

Tuesday, July 12