Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Saturday, August 6

MV African American Film Festival

The Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival also known as "The Summer's Finest Film Festival" is now entering its 20th year on...

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...

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...

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...

Annual MVCMA Craft and Artisan Fair

Annual Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association Craft Fair at the Tabernacle, now in in its 39th year. Featuring photography, shell art, knitting and...

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...

MV African American Film Festival: Short Films

Screenings of six short films: Lift, To All My Darlings, Embarassed, This Old House, A Lisbon Affair, and Break Up in Love. Tickets available at...

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...

Barnyard Buddies

Spend your Saturday morning exploring the farm and meeting our friendly animals in this program for families! Some examples of activities could be egg...

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...

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: All Members Celebration Show and Ned Reade, watercolorist

Popular Martha's Vineyard Art Association artists at the Old Sculpin Gallery: All Members Celebration Show and watercolors by Ned Reade. Click the website...

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: Craig Mooney and Jim Holland

New exhibit premiering works by artists Craig Mooney and Jim Holland.

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...

Flower Fest

Flower power is back! Celebrate mid-summer by strolling through the Farm Institute’s 1-acre sunflower field, making a flower crown, or assembling a bouquet...

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.

In-person Computer Tech for Adults: How to Purchase a Computer

Join Paul Gentile of Senior2Senior, devoted to teaching technology to seniors. Visit his website: seniortwosenior.com to learn more. Please register for...

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...

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...

Saturday Stitchers: Modern Quilt Guild & More

Stitches are the fundamental elements of sewing, knitting, embroidery, crochet, and needle lace-making, whether by hand or machine. Practitioners of all...

Summer Open Houses at Misty Meadows

Four Summer Open House dates are on the calendar: Saturdays July 2 and 16, and August 6 and 27. Come have some fun and see what Misty is all about.

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.

Author Talk: A Vineyard Wedding by Jean Stone

Join us for a conversation with Jean Stone as she discusses her newest novel. The most recent addition to the Vineyard series, a kidnapping on peaceful,...

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...

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...

Children's Pinkletink Concert

Families are invited to the Children's Porch to see the Island’s popular kid rock band, the Pinkletinks. They'll perform classic children’s songs in a...

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: 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: Still Life and Light Show

Focusing on how light influences images and how it can be used to make art happen. From stained glass to still life paintings and the light of the universe....

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...

MV African American Film Festival: Eve’s Bayou: 25th Anniversary Screening

Presented by Lion's Gate and NYU. Director: Kasi Lemmons. Summer heats up in rural Louisiana beside Eve’s Bayou as the Batiste family tries to survive the...

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...

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...

The Black Party MV: Hosted by A Long Talk About the Uncomfortable Truth

Party With a Purpose! To that end, we at A Long Talk are hosting a party called “The Black Party”. If you’ve never heard of or attended a Black Party before,...

Exhibit: Perfect Waits: Allan Gerson’s Martha’s Vineyard Photography

Photographer Allan Gerson (1945–2019) explored the hidden structure and character of our natural and man-made environment. He compared his artistic method to...

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: Francesca Giacco, Six Days in Rome

Equal parts visceral and cerebral, Six Days in Rome is an ode to the Eternal City, a celebration of art and creativity, and a meditation on...

MV African American Film Festival Opening Reception

Join a reception kicking off the 20th annniversary of the Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival.

MV African American Film Festival: Loudmouth

Director/screenwriter: Josh Alexander. Features an appearance by Reverend Al Sharpton. Since bursting on the national political scene in New York City in...

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...

Dionis Coffin Riggs Day of Poetry

The West Tisbury Library presents the fourth annual Dionis Coffin Riggs Day of Poetry. This special event was established on her birthday of August 6 to...

Exhibit: The Gretchen V. Feldman Collection

Open during MV Film Center hours, this exhibit showcasese the work of Gretchen Feldman. Gretchen Feldman, a former textile conservator, was born in 1934 in...

Art Party Pop Up

Come see a splendid collaboration of talents, including L.A. Brown Photography, Rooey Knots and Marston Clough showing favorites!

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

Visit Joan LeLacheur's open studio pop-up in Oak Bluffs to see her Ocean Jewelry for men and women: bracelets, necklaces, earrings pendants, bolos, and...

Exhibit Opening Reception: Still Life and Light Show

Focusing on how light influences images and how it can be used to make art happen. From stained glass to still life paintings and the light of the universe....

Exhibit: OtherWorldly, Margot Datz's Annual Art Show

Margot Datz's annual art show Fantasy paintings inspired by other and inner worlds . One day only. Previews available; email margotdatz@gmail.com.

Oak Bluffs Arts District Stroll

Dukes County Avenue Art District galleries will open their doors and invite the public for art, socializing and entertainment. The Arts District Stroll is a...

Live Music: Vineyard Sound on Saturdays at the Federated Church

Weekly concerts performed by an a cappella ensemble starring 10 East Coast college guys who gather on the Vineyard each summer to sing professionally!

MV African American Film Festival: Reasonable Doubt

with Raamla Mohamed, creator, executive producer and showrunner; Emayatzy Corinealdi, actor; Michael Ealy, actor; and McKinley Freeman, actor.

Pasta Club with Katie Leaird

Participants will learn how to make their own pasta with farm fresh eggs! We’ll do a small tasting and each participant will cook up a batch of their own...

A Midsummer Night's Dream

An outdoor production of Shakespeare's classic tale. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo.

Exhibit Opening Reception: Cousen Rose Gallery

Join us for a reception celebrating a new exhibit featuring oil paintings by Rayhart and Michael Escoffery and fabric collages by Wanda Wiggins. Music will...

Live Music: The Flying Elbows

Bring a blanket, chairs, a picnic. Dance! The band will play upbeat, quirky, traditional American fiddle music and sing songs, often featuring animals. Ride...

The Vineyard's Drive-In: Star Wars: A New Hope

In this very first Star Wars film, Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi, a pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's...

Live Music: Verona Quartet

The Verona Quartet performs a strings-only program of works by Puccini, Ligeti and Beethoven. This concert is held in partnership with the Martha's Vineyard...

The Moth Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage returns to Martha's Vineyard for an evening of true stories, told live, without notes. The Moth celebrates the ability of stories to honor...

Two Wings to Heaven: The Story of Bessie Coleman

This one-woman show tells Bessie's story from childhood through her graduation at the French aviation school with dialogue, song and movement. Eight...

MV African American Film Festival: A Jazzman's Blues

Directed by Tyler Perry. A sweeping tale of forbidden love, A Jazzman's Blues unspools 40 years of secrets and lies soundtracked by juke joint blues in the...

Saturday, August 6