Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Sunday, August 14

Yoga with YogiJay

YogiJay leads this Sunday morning class at the Chappy Community Center.

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...

Oak Bluffs Open Market

Enjoy Sundays in Oak Bluffs near the harbor by shopping for Island-grown produce, specialty foods, arts, crafts, handmade jewelry and vintage finds. ...

Pop Up Show at Up-Island Pottery

Here's a chance to bring home a memory from the Vineyard. Colorful pottery for home and table made and sold for 35 years on Martha's Vineyard. Meet 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...

Guest Preacher: Rev. Emma Brewer-Wallin

Sunday’s guest preacher, Rev. Emma Brewer-Wallin, is minister for environmental and economic justice of Southern New England Conference United Church of...

Sunday Services at The MVCMA Tabernacle

MVCMA services are held 9:30 a.m. on Sundays in July and August. ​Services are interdenominational and all are welcome. A LIVE stream is also available on...

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.

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...

Reverend Rob Hardies

On the occasion Rev. Rob Hardies' final sermon as the community's minister, and on the Sunday before Grand Illumination, he will reflect on what it means to...

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...

Sunday Service

With featured speaker Reverend Howard John Wesley. Union Chapel Sunday services will be held in-person and virtually for the 2022 season.

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations,...

MVBLM Logo

MVBLM Weekly Sunday Vigil Please join MVBLM every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for a vigil honoring Black and Indigenous people harmed by police and/or the criminal...

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...

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: Art Premiere for Heather Neill, Tamalin Baumgarten, Kenneth Vincent and Don Wilks

Premiering works by artists Heather Neill, Tamalin Baumgarten, Kenneth Vincent and Don Wilks.

Exhibit: Craig Mooney and Jim Holland

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

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...

Final Friends of West Tisbury Library Book Sale

Books by the Bag is back for this summer's final pop-up sale. All the gently-used books that fit into a paper grocery bag $15; recyclable shopping bag $20;...

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: 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...

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...

Organic Seaweed Art

Natural organic seaweed art made on handmade paper by local artist Corinna Kaufman. Come enjoy this rare Victorian art form. Private showings available.

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.

Indigo Vat Natural Dye Class

Bring something to dye indigo blue for our natural dyes weekly workshop! We will have some white goods for sale. Just watching is fine too!

Stamps and Scraffito Transfers with Sabrina Kuchta

No matter your preferred method for creating ceramics, hand building or wheel throwing, there’s infinite surface decoration techniques available to...

Book Signing: Lynn Matull-Gardner, Martha’s Vineyard in Flowers & Scenes, Volume 1

Martha's Vineyard in Flowers & Scenes is a celebration of the beauty of this beloved New England Island, located off the southern coast of Cape Cod,...

MVCMA's Annual Children's Festival

The Children's Festival is back! Join us on the Tabernacle lawns for games and activities for kids of all ages. Win prizes from our sponsors: Coop's Bait and...

Music on The Rock #2! Lutan Fyah, Dwight + Nicole, and more!

The event will feature a diverse lineup of talent including two nationally touring bands Lutan Fyah and Dwight and Nicole, along with local acts Luke...

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...

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...

Exhibit Opening Reception:Rosalie Ripaldi Shane, Judith Howells, June Schoppe, Eva Cincotta, Sharon McCann Daly and Kurt Peterson.

Meet popular Martha's Vineyard Art Association Artists at the Old Sculpin Gallery: Rosalie Ripaldi Shane, Judith Howells, June Schoppe, Eva Cincotta, Sharon...

Anonymous Art Show and Sale

Anonymous Art show and sale - A fun and creative art show and fundraising event. Anonymous Art features 6"x6" works of art donated by local artists. All...

Live Music: Jon Zeeman & Co. at Nomans MV

Join us for live music played by Jon Zeeman & Co.* See a full schedule of live music events by visiting NomansMV.com. * Subject to change.

Comedy Night

Sisco Kid Productions presents an evening of comedy featuring comedians Russ Oasis, Monique Marvez and Laura Michelle. All proceeds benefit Vineyard House....

Amor Towles

The Lincoln Highway was one of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2021, a Washington Post Best Book of the Year, one of Barack Obama’s favorite books of...

Vineyard Haven Band Summer Concerts at Ocean Park

Join the Vineyard Haven Band for its much-loved tradition of outdoor summer concerts! All are free and open to the public. Established in 1868, the...

Live Music: Holy Rock and Roll Revival

Brothers Sean and Griffin McMahon provide music and comic relief at this feel-good performance.

Live Music: MV Concert Series: Andy Frasco & the U.N.

Andy Frasco has been married to the music industry since before he could grow facial hair. At just sixteen, Frasco worked for labels like Drive-Thru Records...

Sunday, August 14