Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Sunday, August 28

Amity Shark Race

It's time to race your wooden shark fins and help support Felix Neck! The first "shark" to make it across Sengekontacket Pond and over the finish line wins...

Yoga with YogiJay

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

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...

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 Speaker: Rev. Cynthia Hubbard,  Navigator Homes Initiative

Rev. Cynthia Hubbard, priest associate at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, will be the guest preacher at the Federated Church. Though retired, Cynthia is very...

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: 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...

Rev. Vicky Hanjian

It has been said that the only thing constant in life is change. We talk about change of jobs, change of venue, change of scenery – – all the physical ways...

Intuitive Collage Workshops with Bricque Garber

Let’s get together and combine paper, bits & pieces and glue to reflect reality. We will work on 3 items. The process is fun and virtually foolproof. Each...

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. ...

making seaweed art

Corinna's goal is to inspire love of the ocean in children. One said it was one of the highlights of her summer. A fun, happy class by the seaside,...

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 moved to virtual meetings for the fall, winter and early spring. We now meet monthly on the first Sunday. Please visit MVBLM.org to sign up for...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Beckett & Walk Companion, Atticus

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle they 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: Brian Abbott and Adrian Smith

On view: steel sculptures by Brian Abbott and stone carvings by Adrian Smith.

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: AIRE MV

Art exhibtion featuring AIRE MV, on view at the Old Sculpin Gallery from August 27 through Sept. 2.

Exhibit: Gail Rodney, Marston Clough and June Schoppe

Art exhibtion featuring Gail Rodney, Marston Clough and June Schoppe, on view from August 27 through Sept. 2.

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.

Exhibit: Paintings by Allen Whiting

Paintings by Allen Whiting on view. New work will be mixed with surprises from the past.

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!

Beckett & Walk Companion, Atticus

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

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...

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...

Community Sing

Sing easy to learn songs and chants from around the world with song leader Roberta Kirn. All ages welcome. Free!

My Deck /Oils/Gail Rodney

AIRE MV, a group of Island artists painting in plein air, celebrates its 10th year with an art show at Old Sculpin Gallery.

Live Music: Holy Rock and Roll Revival

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

Sunday, August 28