Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Sunday, August 21

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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. ...

Sunday Service: Reverend Kevin Murriell

With featured speaker Reverend Kevin Murriell. Union Chapel's 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...

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....

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 Benjamin M. Johnson, Max Decker and Judy Bramhall

Premiering works by artists Benjamin M. Johnson, Max Decker and Judy Bramhall.

Exhibit: CONTRAST, Drawing and Abstract

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

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...

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: Nicole (N.D.) Galland, On the Same Page

Joanna Howes is a Martha’s Vineyard native who left the Island at 18 and moved to New York City to become a writer. Now in her 30s, she reluctantly returns...

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...

Book Signing: Jean Stone, author of Vineyard Wedding

For fans of Debbie Macomber and Elin Hilderbrand, Jean Stone's "lovingly rendered" (Booklist) Vineyard novels are heartwarming beach reads set on beautiful...

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: Palette to Palate Show

Meet popular Martha's Vineyard Art Association Artists at the Old Sculpin Gallery: Palette to Palate Show, Teresa Yuan, and Jon Cohan.

Exhibit Opening Reception: Teresa Yuan, Deborah Hiatt and Jon Cohan

A reception to mark the opening of an exhibit featuring works by Teresa Yuan, Deborah Hiatt and Jon Cohan .

Live Music: MV Concert Series: The Blind Boys of Alabama

The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and 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: Bumpin Uglies

Bumpin Uglies are a band that have hoisted themselves up and forged their own path. The band’s latest release “Slow Burn” has caught fire among fans,...

Sunday, August 21