Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Wednesday, July 20

DIY reusable canvas bag

Design your very own reusable canvas bag! Please join the Vineyard Conservation Society at the Vineyard Haven Library in an afternoon of crafting, and learn...

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...

Virtual: Virtual Chair Yoga

Virtual Chair Yoga will be held on Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class,...

7:30am
Virtual Event
Curbside Crafts

Pick up the ingredients to make a playful craft.

Meditative Morning Drumming

Choose between hundreds of percussion instruments from around the world and participate in an energetic and serene start to your day. No experience...

Wake Up Wednesdays

Wake up on Wednesdays and head to the Oak Bluffs Library. We'll be here bright and early to wish you a good morning. with places to do work, read or meet...

Yoga and Pilates Under the Tent

Join us for Yoga or Pilates, under the oak trees in the tent at the back of the Tabernacle. In our quiet surroundings, let our teachers guide you through a...

Acrylic Painting with John Holladay

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...

Chilmark Flea Market

The oldest outdoor flea market venue on the Island! The "Flea" has evolved into a market like no other. High quality hand made items from Vineyard artists...

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...

Get Back into the Swing of Tennis

This group organized by the Vineyard Haven Public Library is for people that want to practice fun tennis drills in a non-competitive environment. We will...

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...

Jewelry Making: Woven Necklace with Anita Musicant

In this beginner-friendly class, you will create a beautiful and intricately beaded necklace. Dress it up or down, make it one color or several – design your...

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...

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...

Writers’ Retreat: The Interplay of Writing and Meditation with Moira Silva

The world can be a noisy place. How can writers find their way into a dreamy, creative space so they can hear the stories already inside them? During this...

Kids Do Dance

Directed by dance educators and choreographers Deborah Damast and Daria Fitzgerald, Kids Do Dance enables children to develop their own original choreography...

Play & Learn

Join the Family Center indoors for a fun group every Wednesday.

Dance Class with Ronald K. Brown / EVIDENCE

Participate in this unique and exciting opportunity. Take a dance class from members of EVIDENCE, A Dance Company. Please bring a mask to this event. Yard...

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: Terry Crimmen, Steve Datz and Dan VanLandingham

Premiering works by artists Terry Crimmen, Steve Datz and Dan VanLandingham.

Exhibit: Catboats

Week-long art, artifact and archival photography exhibit honors the legacy of Manuel Swartz Roberts who built over 200 catboats in the the wooden shop that...

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: Meg Mercier and Brandon Newton

New exhibit featuring works by artists Meg Mercier and Brandon Newton.

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...

Farm Visits

Visit Native Earth Teaching Farm for self-guided tours, animal visits, and learning about native plants.

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...

Seashore Discovery

Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets! Wear clothing and shoes that can get wet and...

Virtual : Advance Care Planning with Healthy Aging MV

Sharing your wishes for end-of-life care can bring you closer to the people you love. It’s critically important. No guide and no single conversation can...

10am
Virtual Event
Discovery Days at the Library

Join Kristen for reading and activities at the Edgartown Library every Wednesday.

Multigenerational Family Gleaning!

Come join Emily at the Island Grown Farm for Multigenerational Family Gleaning led by Astrid of Island Grown Initiative! We will meet at the Island Grown...

Traditional Storytime

Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs...

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...

Digital Navigation Technology Assistance

Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email...

Exhibit: Abstraction

Group exhibition at Knowhere Gallery featuring Martha Mae Jones, Robert Hauck, Sarah Larsen, Wendy Weldon, and Mohamed Yakub.

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: Divine Feminine

Group exhibit at the Center of Knowhere Gallery featuring Andrea Grillo, Daryl Royster Alexander, Marion Wilson, Martha Mae Jones, Stephanie Danforth, and...

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.

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...

Virtual: Another Summer of Drawing with Elizabeth Whelan

Join artist Elizabeth R. Whelan for a series of 19 free, intermediate-level drawing classes. She will be focusing on technique, good starts for drawings and...

11am
Virtual Event
Open Pottery Studio at Featherstone

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Attendees must have basic knowledge and be...

Afternoon Art: Beaded Bracelets

Led by Anita Musicant. For ages 9. During this two-hour class, participants will have the opportunity to design their own memory wire bracelet. No sizing...

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...

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor with Lynn Hoeft

Working primarily outside at Featherstone (or indoors in the classroom if the weather demands it), we’ll examine all the elements that contribute to a...

After School Lego Club

Chilmark Public Library's LEGO club encourages children to learn while having fun! Creativity, problem solving, spatial reasoning, and teamwork are some of...

Mytoi Meander with Lindsay Allison

Discover and explore Mytoi Garden and learn of its Japanese influence. What influences do you see? Why is there such a garden on Chappaquiddick? Led by...

Wednesday Walk the Chop

Wednesday Walk the Chop meets at the Vineyard Haven Public Library and then walks/runs (or any combination thereof ) the West Chop loop. Course is not hilly...

Cinema Circus

Cinema Circus is back and better than ever! Join us every Wednesday evening from 4 to 6 p.m. for free filmmaking activities, a live circus show under the big...

Intermediate Wheel Throwing with Debbie Hale

Intermediate wheel is for students who have completed the four-week Beginner Wheel Throwing and would like to continue to hone their skills.

Virtual: Poetry Workshop

Poetry Drop-in classes where we read and discuss two or more poems, then use those poems as models for in-class writing exercises (which are then read out...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual: Poetry Workshop, led by Donald Nitchie

Poetry drop-in classes led by Donald Nitchie. We will read and discuss two or more poems, then use those poems as models for in-class writing exercises...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Fly Fishing Lessons with Kismet Outfitters

Learn the art of fly casting or brush off the cobwebs with Kismet's expert fly casters. All gear can be provided. The lessons take place at Edgartown...

Old Friends Talking The Midterm Blues, with Jounalists Bob Drogin and Tom Hamburger.

Bob Drogin and Tom Hamburger have been best friends for 50 years. Join us in conversation with these two illustrious journalists with storied careers as they...

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
Arboretum Talk: Columbus Botanical Garden

Join the arboretum for the annual Lisina & Frank W. Hoch Memorial Lecture. Like most public gardens across the U.S., the global pandemic drastically altered...

Cooking from the Island: Eating What’s Fresh and What’s Local with Chef Jenny Devivo

Join us for this farm to table cooking experience with chef Jenny Devivo! These classes will focus on the bounty of the season and the unique flavors of...

Goat Yoga

Yoga with goats! Email GoatYogaMV@gmail.com to register.

Live Music: Country Night with the Dukes Duo

Featuring Adam Natusch and Sam Rothberg from the Dukes of Circuit Ave.

Live Music: Dukes Duo of the Dukes of Circuit Ave at Nomans MV

Live music with Eric Warner and Maria Stukey of The Dukes of Circuit Ave. Rain or shine.

MV Modern Quilt Guild Meeting

Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild. Weekly meetings at the West Tisbury Library. Free and open to the public. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for...

Trivia Night

Join us for trivia every Wednesday, with our host Johnny Showtime!

Disability Pride Party

Celebrate Disability Pride Month with food, music, and dancing. Chef Look and McCaull Reid will be cooking up a delicious dinner, and DJ Smooth B is working...

Ecstatic Dance MV

Ecstatic Dance is a freeform movement journey, held in a safe and sacred container and facilitated by DJ FlavYa. The sound journey is 1-2 hours and includes...

Film Screening: Aftershock

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival presents this documentary directed by Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee. Shamony Gibson and Amber Rose Isaac died during...

Game Night

Come join the local Board Game Club that meets every Monday night in the upstairs space at The Barn. Anyone is welcome. Board games vary from week to week.

Kevin Flynn

Fear of Heights examines the American experience through the lens of his Irish immigrant family. Flynn’s father and grandfather were both steelworkers and...

The Summer Night Sky: Travel Among the Cosmos with Mark Alan Lovewell

The Summer Night Sky: Travel Among the Cosmos with Mark Alan Lovewell and the Libraries of Martha’s Vineyard. Join veteran stargazer Mark Alan Lovewell in...

Outdoor Summer Film Series: Rear Window

A newspaper photographer with a broken leg passes time recuperating by observing his neighbors through his window. He sees what he believes to be a murder,...

Wednesday, July 20