Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Saturday, August 20

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...

Nature Yoga

Come enjoy the oceanscape and immerse in it’s restoring nature. All level with gentle poses, breathing, sound and deep observation. The practice opens the...

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...

Ready, Set, Go!

In-person on Saturday August 20: run, walk or roll 5K to support Camp Jabberwocky! Or join us between August 18-22nd virtually! We've teamed up to bring you...

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...

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...

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...

Artist Workshop: Mixed Media or Glass Decoupage with Jenn Sherr

Come learn a modern approach to decoupage and faux painting in this one day decoupage workshop. Get creative and transform a houseware object into a unique,...

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...

Computer Tech for Adults: Organize and protect your photos

Organize and protect your photos. Learn how to share and store 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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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.

Ayurveda 101: Exploring Lifestyle and Diet Practices to Cultivate Balance

Ayurveda, a natural system of medicine, originated in India more than 3,000 years ago. Based on the idea that disease is due to an imbalance or stress in...

Coast Guard Storytime

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Coast Guard and meet members of their team? Come join Mikaela and members of the Menemsha Coast Guard Station...

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.

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...

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....

Artist's Open Studio: Joan LeLacheur’s Ocean Jewelry

Visit Joan LeLacheur's open studio at 42 Old South Road in Aquinnah to see her Ocean Jewelry for men and women: bracelets, necklaces, earrings pendants,...

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: CONTRAST, Drawing and Abstract

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

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: 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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Exhibit: The Beauty of Nature by Rose D'Intino Gates

Paintings and prints on exhibit and for sale. Gallery open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m., by appointment, during show times, or by chance.

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: Jan Brogan, The Combat Zone: Murder, Race, and Boston's Struggle for Justice

Featuring Jan Brogan, award-winning author and journalist shortlisted for a 2022 Anthony Award and a 2021 Agatha Award. The Combat Zone is a true account 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...

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...

Nanauwe Vanderhoop Concert

Nanauwe Vanderhoop is a part of the Wôpanâak tribe, and her music reflects her connection to the Island, the earth and her ancestors.

Exhibit Opening Reception: CONTRAST, Drawing and Abstract

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

Live Music: MV Concert Series: Don McLean 50th Anniversary "American Pie" Tour

Singer/songwriter Don McLean's transition to international stardom began in 1971 with the release of "American Pie”. The song was recorded on 26th May 1971...

The Vineyard's Drive-In: Jaws

This screening will be introduced by Wendy Benchley, a marine and environmental conservation activist whose late husband Peter was the author and...

Anna Deavere Smith: Race in America: Accepting Difference, Standing Shoulder to Shoulder

Playwright, actress, activist, MacArthur Fellow and Pulitzer finalist Anna Deavere Smith will present a discussion titled Race in America: Accepting...

Artist Reception: Glenn Tunstull

Meet painter Glen Tunstall and view his oil and watercolor works at the Cousen Rose Gallery.

Live Music: Derek Bermel and the Jasper Quartet

Acclaimed composer and clarinetist Derek Bermel will collaborate with the next-generation Jasper Quartet string ensemble to perform a concert of the vibrant...

Live Music: Rosie's Ritzy Review

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Saturday, August 20