Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Sunday, August 7

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...

Yoga with YogiJay

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

Amity Island 5K & Fun Run

Lace up those running sneakers, and join Amity Island Running Club for their annual 5K and Fun Run on Sunday, August 7, starting at 8:45 a.m. Registration...

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...

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. ...

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...

David Berube and service dog, Vegas

On Sunday August 7, David Berube, former pastor of the Federated Church of Martha’s Vineyard, will speak about the value of service dogs to military veterans...

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...

 Sunday Service

With featured speaker Reverend Otis Moss III. Union Chapel Sunday services will be held in-person and virtually for the 2022 season.

Reverend Rob Hardies

Alice Walker said, “People come to church not to find God, but to share God.” This is the premise and the promise of Unitarian Universalism: That each of us...

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: Janice Frame

The Eisenhauer Gallery will show 16 works by Oak Bluffs-based artist and educator Janice Frame. From Janice's artist statement: "As an African-American...

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...

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...

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: Craig Mooney and Jim Holland

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

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: Short Films

This slate features short films **ck'em Right Back, Otis Dream, and American Justice On Trial.

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...

West Tisbury Pop-Up Book Sale

Gently used books - fiction, mystery, children's, trade paperbacks, cookbooks, Martha's Vineyard books, military and maritime, and art books. Payment by...

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...

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...

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!

​Hand Building Dinnerware Set with Sabrina Kuchta

In this four-week course students will use slab, pinching and/or coiling techniques to create a dinnerware set including: a dessert plate, dinner plate, soup...

Book Signing: Mark Zides, The #Pace Process For Early Career Success

The #PACE Process for Early Career Success will help you unlock the mindset, traits, and techniques needed to pursue your ideal career. Learn how to build a...

MV African American Film Festival: Shame of Chicago: The Color Tax

Directed by Bruce Orenstein. Shame of Chicago is a five-part documentary series that illuminates our buried past of how Chicago and its urban counterparts...

MV African American Film Festival:Visionary Women: A Conversation with the New Wave of Filmmaking Voices

Yara Shahidi, award-winning actress, producer, and star of the upcoming Amazon Studios’ film Sitting in Bars with Cake, will moderate a panel with acclaimed...

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!

Author Talk:  Phil Weinstein's Soul-Error

Join us for a reading, discussion, and book signing event with Phil Weinstein, the Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor of English Emeritus at Swarthmore...

Exhibit Opening: Imagine: Celebrating Black Female Creativity

Imagine is an exhibition that brings works by historical and contemporary African-American women artists to Martha’s Vineyard’s Featherstone Center for the...

The Verona Quartet

Members of the Verona Quartet hail from four different countries -- Canada, Britain, Singapore and the United States - and are now renowned on four...

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: All Members Celebration Show and Ned Reade, watercolorist

Artist reception for All Members Celebration Show, featuring over 40 artists, and watercolors by Ned Reade.

MV African American Film Festival: Aftershock

Directed by Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee. Shamony Gibson and Amber Rose Isaac were excited mothers-to-be whose deaths due to childbirth complications...

Sundays in the Park Concerts: Missis Biskis

Made possible by the Oak Bluffs Park Department.

Artist Pop Up: Ada Chic

The Ada Chic duo will be visiting Eisenhauer Gallery to show the handcrafted leatherworks it designs that are then crafted by women in Ghana. The women of...

Live Music: Jon Zeeman & Co. at Nomans MV

Join us for live music played by Jon Zeeman & Co.* See a full schedule of live music events by visiting NomansMV.com. * Subject to change.

Live Music: Romel Simms

Jazz saxophonist Romel Simms performs in the courtyard.

Summer Soiree to Benefit Hospice of MV

Cocktails, dinner, and a live and silent auction -- all to benefit Hospice of Martha's Vineyard.

Vineyard Haven Band Summer Concerts at Owen Park

Join the Vineyard Haven Band for its much-loved tradition of outdoor summer concerts! All are free and open to the public. Established in 1868, the...

Live Music: Holy Rock and Roll Revival

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

MV African American Film Festival: From Scratch

Inspired by the memoir, From Scratch is a cross-cultural love story that follows Amahle “Amy” Wheeler (played by Zoe Saldana) an American student studying...

Sunday, August 7