Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Friday, August 19

Virtual: Kripalu Flow Yoga

Class Description: Join Jason for an all-levels Kripalu flow focused on soothing the nervous system through a combination of movement, breathwork and...

7:30am
Virtual Event
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...

Yoga

Join us for yoga under the oak trees or in the tent at the back of The Tabernacle. Most teachers will teach a Vinyasa style yoga. It is a specific sequence...

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.

Family Drumming

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

Antique w

Weekly antique and collectible show: vintage woodworking tools, MV items, books, vintage clothing, art, rugs and furniture. Every Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at...

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...

Supportive Day Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts in-person programs offering music, art, history, exercise, conversation and socializing. Events take place on...

Yoga with Craig

Join us for morning yoga on our patio, surrounded by our beautiful gardens. What better way to start the weekend off on the right foot! Email...

Black Authors of the Vineyard

Meet and greet with Black authors Nicole Jane Edmonds, William Baker, James Thomas, Lorna Andrade, Virginia Stone, Jocelyn Coleman Walton, Constance Weet...

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Martha's Vineyard Center For Living offers a support group for families and caregivers of individuals with dementia memory screening; support, counseling and...

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...

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: 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...

Family Guided Kayak Tours

Join a Felix Neck naturalist for an exploration of Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural...

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...

Downward Facing Alpaca

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

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...

Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair

The 160th Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair runs from August 18 through the 21 at the fairgrounds in West Tisbury. Rides, games, shucking and fiddle...

Music & Memory Cafe

The Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts a fun, hour-long lively sing-a-long with Island musicians and special guests. All are invited.

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...

Vassar students with art from Haiti

A special pop-up sale to benefit the Vassar Haiti Project will be held in collaboration with island-based Haiti PeaceQuilts economic development...

In-Person Storytime with Emily

Join Emily for a special indoor storytime with your little explorer! With this interactive and hands-on storytime, come enjoy songs, stories and a sensory...

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...

Movement Open Studio

Explore intuitive moveent. Feel free to bring a snack to share and a donation for use of the space.

Open Painting Studio

This non-instructional time is for those who wish to paint amongst a group - to network and share ideas and techniques. Bring your own supplies, we provide...

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...

Writing and Reading Workshop for Young People

Writing and Reading Workshop for Young People, led by teacher Mathea Morais. For ages 9-14. Snacks, books, pencils and paper provided. Please pre-register...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Indian Museum

The Aquinnah Cultural Center Inc. is an independent non-profit organization whose purpose is to preserve the culture and history of the Aquinnah Wampanoag....

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...

Donation Day

Room to Grow and the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls club will be co-hosting a Collection Day and accepting donations of new and gently used baby 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: CONTRAST, Drawing and Abstract

This show celebrates the detail of drawing and the expressions of abstract art.

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: 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...

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...

Virtual: Balance Class

The West Tisbury Library hosts an online Balance series led by Kanta Lipsky. This class explores ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase...

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.

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...

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...

Join 8.18 & 8.19

Join The Conversations on both days! August 18, 1:30 p.m.: Let's discuss Black families, educational choices, and college admissions: how to get into top...

Author Talk: Vickie Suggs-Jones, Narratives From Women At Life’s 50-Yard Line

This book initiates an authentic conversation about midlife transition along with vulnerabilities including uncertainty, fear, loss or shame that may...

Grace Church Lobster Rolls

Grace Episcopal Church in Vineyard Haven will begin serving Lobster Rolls from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday nights beginning Memorial Day Weekend, May 27. ...

Deepen your Sun Salutation Practice with Martha Eddy

Join Martha Eddy (in person or online) to learn the fascinating interconnections between yoga poses, makeing space in the joints and awakening chakras. You...

Exhibit: Alejandro Carreño

Open during MV Film Center hours, this exhibit showcases the work of Alejandro Carreño. Alejandro Carreño was born in 1962 in Havana. At the age of 16, he...

4 Week Hand Building with Mark Bateman

Hand Building is a style of pottery that uses coiling, pinching and slab rolling to create anything your mind can imagine. Unlike wheel thrown pottery, it is...

Live Music: Black Dog Blues

Every Friday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., The Back Porch Trio entertains on the patio with authentic low volume, rhythmic blues music.

Discussion: Ukraine Update

Missionary Rev. Dr. Bill Devlin shares his recent experiences in the Ukraine. Join us for potluck, songs and stories.

Exhibit Opening Reception: 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...

Magic: the Gathering Game Night

Come play Magic: the Gathering at the Oak Bluffs Public Library! Players of all skill levels are welcome. This event takes place on the first and third...

Live Music: Featherstone Fridays with Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

On summertime Friday nights, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish take the stage of the Art Barn at Featherstone Center for the Arts. Enjoy music on the lawn while...

Live Music: Vineyard Sound at St. Andrew's Church

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

11th Annual Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest

The stage is set for the 11th annual Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest. This year's line-up features Damon Williams, Alonzo Bodden, Coco Brown, Chris Spencer,...

Live Music: Willy Mason

Willy Mason brings his original songs and blues/folk/rock sound to the P.A. Club in advance of a new European tour. Lucy Mayhew opens. $10 cover charge.

Oak Bluffs Fireworks

The annual Oak Bluffs Fireworks display will light up the sky at Ocean Park at approximately 9 p.m. Join us for the band concert before the fireworks, too....

Live Music: The Dukes of Circuit Avenue

Want to sing? Want to dance? This is where you should be.

Friday, August 19