Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Saturday, August 13

MV African American Film Festival

The Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival also known as "The Summer's Finest Film Festival" is now entering its 20th year on...

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...

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...

All Levels Vinyasa Power Yoga with Colleen Macsuga

Colleen Macsuga will teach a Vinyasa class that is therapeutic, creative, and powerful. Vinyasa (a practice designed to help you heal while keeping you in...

Cape Poge Discovery Kayak Tour

Discover the saltmarsh and coastal ponds of Cape Poge Widllife Refuge with a natural history and engagement ranger in this guided discovery kayak tour. Grab...

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...

Exhibit: New Works by Rosalie Ripaldi Shane, Judith Howells, Eva Cincotta, Sharon McCann Daly, June Schoppe and Kurt Peterson

An exhibit of new works by Rosalie Ripaldi Shane, Judith Howells, Eva Cincotta, Sharon McCann Daly, June Schoppe and Kurt Peterson.

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...

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...

Union Chapel Day of Service

Day of Service Information: - Meet at the Tabernacle to carpool to three different locations (Food Pantry at PA Club, Slough Farm, Island Grown...

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...

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...

Honey Bee Hive Tours

Come along shoulder to shoulder with a bee keeper from the family-owned Ginny Bee Honey Farms and explore the secret life of bees. With a small group of just...

ARTifact Class for Kids: Japanese Lanterns

Just in time for Illumination Night, see original lanterns in our galleries and make your own paper Japanese lanterns to take home. Pre-registration is...

Computer Tech for Adults: Preserving Your Digital Assets

Organize and protect your photos. Learn how to store and share them, with software recommendations. Please join Paul Gentile of Senior2Senior, devoted to...

Ecstatic Dance with DJ FlavYa

Free form movement workshop — get great exercise, free your mind and body, and connect with yourself and others in vibrant health.

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: Andrew Moore, Through the Seasons

An exhibit of recent work in oil, watercolor and pencil. The exhibit will be on view through August 31.

Exhibit: Bruce Mathews

The unique shapes and colors of flowers, caught by fine art photographer Bruce Mathews of Vineyard Haven, will be on display for the month of August in the...

Exhibit: Craig Mooney and Jim Holland

New exhibit premiering works by artists Craig Mooney and Jim Holland.

Nanette Carter, Destabilizing #6, 2022

Curated by Adrienne L. Childs, Ph.D., Imagine is an exhibition that brings works by historical and contemporary African American women artists to...

Exhibit: Janice Frame

The Eisenhauer Gallery will show 16 works by Oak Bluffs-based artist and educator Janice Frame. From Janice's artist statement: "As an African-American...

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: 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: 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...

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...

Gay Head Lighthouse

Experience the history of the Gay Head Lighthouse at the Island's westernmost point and the first lighthouse constructed on Martha's Vineyard. Admission is...

Goat Yoga

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

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...

Long Cove Kayak & SUP Rentals

Discover the waters and natural history of Long Cove Pond as you paddle about on a self-guided tour. Rentals are available on the western side of Long Cove...

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...

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Come tour the FARM Institute’s one-acre sunflower field! Pick-your-own sunflowers are available now through mid-August. Each family admission includes up to...

Summer Pony Rides

Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center offers pony rides on Saturdays throughout the summer. $25 for each 15-minute ride. Register to select your spot.

The Fabulists: Theater for Children

A troupe of adult actors and writers perform witty adaptations and fun new scripts for children on Saturdays during the summer. Perfect for the entire...

Storytime

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

Chilmark Road Race

Since 1978, the Chilmark Road Race (5K) has been run along beautiful but oh-so-hilly Middle Road. Proceeds from the race are donated to the Town Affairs...

Drop-In Crafts

Drop by the Children's Room crafting area and create an all-ages, ocean-themed craft. Craft to change weekly. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an...

Family Craft Table

Drop in on Saturdays for our Family Craft Table in the Children’s Room.

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Come tour the FARM Institute’s one-acre sunflower field! Pick-your-own sunflowers are available now through mid-August. Each family admission includes up to...

Getting ready!

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle yhry truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics of...

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...

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...

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: Arrivals, Christie Scheele Solo Show

Louisa Gould says “Christie’s paintings are meditative and contemplative gems for your wall. Christie creates a soft-landing place for the viewer to breath,...

Exhibit: Oh Say Can You See Me

Maria-Lana Queen is a mixed media artist, born and raised in Washington, D.C., who uses her artwork to express her private thoughts on issues she is...

Exhibit: Remembering You

Visit this exhibit of new work by Charly Palmer. From the artist statement: "I started a journey 44 years ago. My desire was to be the best artist I could...

Exhibit: Small Works Show

New small works by gallery artists under $1,000: Ann Mallory, Doug Henry, Timothy Gillespie, Donna Blackburn, Suzanne Hill, Ann Rohzon, Rebecca Everett and...

Exhibit: Still Life and Light Show

Focusing on how light influences images and how it can be used to make art happen. From stained glass to still life paintings and the light of the universe....

Exhibit: Summer by the Sea Show

New works by Gallery Artists: Paul Beebe, Peter Batchelder, Wooley Dutton, Rick Fleury, Kate Huntington, Larry Johnston, Sean Roach, Jack Yuen and David...

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Come tour the FARM Institute’s one-acre sunflower field! Pick-your-own sunflowers are available now through mid-August. Each family admission includes up to...

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...

SOulFully Textured, A Natural  Hair Festival

This family-friendly event celebrates everything we love about our natural textured hair and illuminates the unique experiences of people of color who...

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Come tour the FARM Institute’s one-acre sunflower field! Pick-your-own sunflowers are available now through mid-August. Each family admission includes up to...

Sam McKinniss, Lobster Dinner, 2022

Discover contemporary visions of the sea in this new exhibition opening Saturday at Winter Street Gallery. Ranging from depictions of beach-dwelling snails...

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Come tour the FARM Institute’s one-acre sunflower field! Pick-your-own sunflowers are available now through mid-August. Each family admission includes up to...

Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical...

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Come tour the FARM Institute’s one-acre sunflower field! Pick-your-own sunflowers are available now through mid-August. Each family admission includes up to...

Cornell on the Vineyard: A Retrospective Look at People of Color in PWI

Cornell professors and scholars will discuss the significance of people of color attending predominantly white institutions such as Cornell, and the impact...

Exhibit: Perfect Waits: Allan Gerson’s Martha’s Vineyard Photography

Photographer Allan Gerson (1945–2019) explored the hidden structure and character of our natural and man-made environment. He compared his artistic method to...

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Come tour the FARM Institute’s one-acre sunflower field! Pick-your-own sunflowers are available now through mid-August. Each family admission includes up to...

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Come tour the FARM Institute’s one-acre sunflower field! Pick-your-own sunflowers are available now through mid-August. Each family admission includes up to...

All Ages Chess Club

Come join Chess Club at its new home at the Oak Bluffs Library! Chess is more popular now than ever. Are you looking for a partner, a challenge, a new move?...

Book Signing: Noel Foy and  Nicholas Roberto , Are You a Bird Like Me?

Meet Sky, a newly hatched bird who believes her nest is the “whole entire world”—until she falls out of it! Unable to fly, Sky sets out to find her parents....

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...

Exhibit: The Gretchen V. Feldman Collection

Open during MV Film Center hours, this exhibit showcasese the work of Gretchen Feldman. Gretchen Feldman, a former textile conservator, was born in 1934 in...

Live Music: Beethoven’s 27th Squared

Come to the library for a live performance featuring pianist Peter Halperin. This event is free and open to the public. Peter Halperin has been writing...

Beach Clean-Up

The Red House Recovery community will hold a beach clean-up.

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
Art Pop Up: Age of Aquarius

Enjoy artwork by Jackie and Gretchen Baer and music played by DJ Jamie Alley at the Cleopatra Lounge. Goddess wear encouraged.

Jazz On the Vineyard 11 featuring Will Downing and Samara Joy

The 11th Annual Jazz on the Vineyard (JOTV11) benefit concert for Student Achievement Through Opportunity (SATO) returns. The event ncludes an opening...

Live Music: Vineyard Sound on Saturdays at the Federated Church

Weekly concerts performed by an a cappella ensemble starring 10 East Coast college guys who gather on the Vineyard each summer to sing professionally!

Live Music: Tall Richard at Nomans MV

Join us for live music played by Tall Richard*. For a full schedule of live music events, visit NomansMV.com. * Subject to change

Sunset in the Sunflowers: A Dinner with Gavin Smith of Food Minded Fellow

Join Gavin Smith of Food Minded Fellow for a can’t-miss dining experience in the middle of the Farm’s one-acre sunflower field. Enjoy three courses of...

Artist Reception: Ekua Holmes

Meet collage artist Ekua Holmes and view her works on display at the Cousen Rose Gallery.

Film Screening and Discussion: Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

A discussion and catered reception with executive producer Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will follow the screening. Inspired by David Blight's Pulitzer...

The Vineyard's Drive-In: Black Panther

After the sudden death of his father, T’Challa becomes king of the hidden, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda. Faced with treachery and...

Peter Gross … Get Hypnotized

Live at the MV Film Center! Get Hypnotized is the funniest comedy hypnosis show you will ever see. Comedian and hypnotist Peter Gross creates a hilarious,...

Two Wings to Heaven: The Story of Bessie Coleman

This one-woman show tells Bessie's story from childhood through her graduation at the French aviation school with dialogue, song and movement. Eight...

Live Music: Rosie's Ritzy Review

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

MVAFF: Excerpts from Da Saga of Colin Kaepernick, a sneak peek with Spike Lee

A sneak peek at excerpts from academy-award winning director, Spike Lee’s upcoming documentary on Colin Kaepernick, who has never given a full, first-person...

Live Music: Workman Song

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

Saturday, August 13