Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Wednesday, August 31

Virtual: Virtual Chair Yoga

Virtual Chair Yoga will be held on Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class,...

7:30am
Virtual Event
Curbside Crafts

Pick up the ingredients to make a playful craft.

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...

Wake Up Wednesdays

Wake up on Wednesdays and head to the Oak Bluffs Library. We'll be here bright and early to wish you a good morning. with places to do work, read or meet...

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...

Acrylic Painting with John Holladay

We have everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph that you would like to paint. Don't be afraid! Join us...

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...

Exhibit: AIRE MV, Gail Rodney, Marston Clough and June Schoppe

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

Get Back into the Swing of Tennis

This group organized by the Vineyard Haven Public Library is for people that want to practice fun tennis drills in a non-competitive environment. We will...

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...

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...

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: Bruce Mathews, Flowers When No One's Looking

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: 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...

Farm Tour with Meadow Wagon Ride

Explore the FARM with a guided tour. Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What the cows at the farm like to eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass...

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...

Storytime

Join us for energetic, song-filled storytimes! Suggested for ages 0-5. First come, first served.

Traditional Storytime

Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs...

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...

Digital Navigation Technology Assistance

Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email...

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...

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...

Virtual: Another Summer of Drawing with Elizabeth Whelan

Join artist Elizabeth R. Whelan for a series of 19 free, intermediate-level drawing classes. She will be focusing on technique, good starts for drawings and...

11am
Virtual Event
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.

Rotary Club of Martha's Vineyard

Meets every Wednesday 12:10 p.m. at the PA Club. Enjoy lunch, fellowship and listen to weekly speakers. Visit MVRotary.com for more information. Zoom...

Farmer for a Day

Put on your boots and get ready for some fun! Get a glimpse into the life of a farmer with some hands-on farm experience checking in and completing chores...

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor with Lynn Hoeft

Working primarily outside at Featherstone (or indoors in the classroom if the weather demands it), we’ll examine all the elements that contribute to a...

After School Lego Club

Chilmark Public Library's LEGO club encourages children to learn while having fun! Creativity, problem solving, spatial reasoning, and teamwork are some 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...

Wednesday Walk the Chop

Wednesday Walk the Chop meets at the Vineyard Haven Public Library (200 Main street) then walks/runs (or any combination thereof) the West Chop loop. Course...

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...

Intermediate Wheel Throwing with Debbie Hale

Intermediate wheel is for students who have completed the four-week Beginner Wheel Throwing and would like to continue to hone their skills.

Fly Fishing Lessons with Kismet Outfitters

Learn the art of fly casting or brush off the cobwebs with Kismet's expert fly casters. All gear can be provided. The lessons take place at Edgartown...

Virtual: MVLA Classics Online Reading Group

Read and Zoom with us! Join a group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays at 5 p.m. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Persuasion by Jane...

5pm
Virtual Event
Cooking from the Island: Eating What’s Fresh and What’s Local with Chef Jenny Devivo

Join us for this farm to table cooking experience with chef Jenny Devivo! These classes will focus on the bounty of the season and the unique flavors of...

Goat Yoga

Yoga with Goats! Email GoatYogaMV@gmail.com to register.

Live Music: Dukes Duo of the Dukes of Circuit Ave at Nomans MV

Live music with Eric Warner and Maria Stukey of The Dukes of Circuit Ave. Rain or shine.

Live Music: Missis Biskis: Patio Music at the Chilmark Library

From Hank to Hendrix, Loretta to Lucinda, Missis Biskis hits all stops along the way on the Americana Highway. Come celebrate the culmination of Summer ’22...

MV Modern Quilt Guild Meeting

Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild. Weekly meetings at the West Tisbury Library. Free and open to the public. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for...

Patio Music: Missis Biskis Hits the Americana Highway

The Patio Music series at Chilmark Public Library presents Missis Biskis. From Hank to Hendrix, Loretta to Lucinda, Missis Biskis hits all stops along the...

Trivia Night

Join us for trivia every Wednesday, with our host Johnny Showtime!

Ecstatic Dance MV

Ecstatic Dance is a freeform movement journey, held in a safe and sacred container and facilitated by DJ FlavYa. The sound journey is 1-2 hours and includes...

Burning Patience

Burning Patience is based on Antonio Skármeta’s acclaimed book “El cartero de Neruda,“ which was made into the Academy Award-winning foreign film, Il Postino...

Game Night

Come join the local Board Game Club that meets every Monday night in the upstairs space at The Barn. Anyone is welcome. Board games vary from week to week.

MV Concert Series: Sol y Canto with Serendipity

Click the website link for more information and to purchase tickets.

Wednesday, August 31