Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Monday, August 8

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...

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...

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...

Approaching Painting with Eva Cincotta

This class combines demos, techniques and individual instruction to students on how to loosen up. Discover watercolor, oil and acrylic painting approaches...

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...

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...

Family Drumming

Choose between hundreds of percussion instruments from around the world and participate in an energetic and serene start to your day. No experience necessary...

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...

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: Bruce Mathews

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...

Exhibit: Craig Mooney and Jim Holland

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

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...

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...

Movement for Wellness, with Tessa Permar

Tessa Permar has taught movement for over 15 years and draws from traditions of yoga, tai chi, Pilates, modern dance, acrobatics, Capoeira, and voice work....

Mural Mondays

Kids of all ages are welcome to drop in and explore our under-the-sea mural and learn about different sea creatures. “Adopt” a stuffed sea creature to take...

Seashore Discovery

Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets! Wear clothing and shoes that can get wet and...

Vintage Kuba Cloth from Democaratic Republic of Congp

Come to Grange Hall to purchase unique handmade crafts that enable women to support their families. We are six nonprofits supporting small communities in...

Little Sprouts Yoga at the Arboretum

The Little Sprouts Caregiver & Me classes are narrative storytelling yoga classes with an incorporation of free flowing creative movement, music and art....

Outdoor Drop-In Storytime

Come join Weezie for drop-in storytime outdoors in the library courtyard, weather permitting. Best for ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome. No registration...

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...

Curator Tour: Stan Murphy at 100 with Anna Barber

Join MVM Curator of Exhibitions Anna Barber for a personal look at Stan Murphy at 100. Anna will lead you on a deeper dive into the exhibit, share stories...

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...

Outdoor Drop-In Storytime

Come join Weezie for drop-in storytime outdoors in the library courtyard, weather permitting. Best for ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome. No registration...

Meditation in the Gardens

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly), WholesomeMV and the MV Museum for a wholesome series of meditations in the beautiful gardens at the historic Cooke house in...

Virtual: Balance Class

The West Tisbury Library hosts an online Balance series led by Kanta Lipsky. This class explores ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase...

Afternoon Art: Printmaking

Led by Allison Doherty. These classes will introduce young artists to some printmaking techniques while encouraging them to find their artistic voices. Safe...

Mac Help Desk

“Mac Pro” Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices on the West Tisbury Library porch. Drop in with or without your device and...

(Im)Provisions: Brain Food and Fun

Dive into the wonderful world of collaborative storytelling and creative thought with your peers. Work out your quick thinking brain waves and test the...

Music & Movement

Join the Family Center and other caregivers and their children for music and movement.

Beginner Wheel Throwing with Debbie Hale

In this beginners' ceramics class, students will learn techniques to create forms on the potter’s wheel - cups, bowls, vessels, etc. You will learn the...

Henna Tattoos

Join us in the Community Room on Mondays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18 for henna tattoos! Henna (lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna...

Improving your Dental Health with Dr. Lori Wilson, DDS, MPH, FACD

Oral Health is a key indicator of overall health, well-being, and quality of life. Oral diseases affect 3.5 billion people worldwide. What can you do daily...

Live Music: Violinist Bri Blvck's Birthday Bash

Join us as we celebrate the birthday of violinist Bri Blvck! DJ V Free will be spinning house classics and R&B. There will be guests DJs and musicians on...

Crafts from around the world  supporting artists and families

Hors d'oeurvres, wine, silent auction and music by Johnny Hoy and Delanie Pickering at the West Tisbury Grange Hall

Goat Yoga

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

Pondside Yoga

Join us on Martha’s Vineyard’s south shore, every Monday, for our Pondside Yoga series with YogiJay! Take in the salt air, the soothing lap of the pond, the...

The Iconoclast Dinner Experience

The Farm Institute is thrilled to partner again with our friends The Iconoclast Dinner Experience (IDE) for their Martha’s Vineyard event, “The King Is...

5-Point Ear Acupuncture Clinics

Vineyard Complementary Medicine's weekly clinics are offered at reduced prices to provide relief for many issues including stress relief, anxiety, detox from...

MV African American Film Festival: Biography: Bobby Brown.

The Boston Globe presents a special preview and conversation of Featuring Bobby Brown, executive producer, and Peggy Byrd, CMO Boston Globe Media, with...

Musical Mondays: Mike Benjamin

Musical Mondays return to Featherstoe Center for the Arts. Enjoy music on the lawn whiel supporting musical artists and our nonprofit arts center. Featured...

Online Writers Read

The West Tisbury Library will host its monthly Writers Read evening online through Zoom. This event, led by Niki Patton, features community members reading...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Live Music: Industry Night

The Ritz opens at 7 p.m. on Mondays for Industry Night. DJ AP spins tunes at 10 p.m.

Live Music: Vineyard Sound Weekly Concerts in Oak Bluffs

An a cappella concert starring 10 East Coast college guys who gather on the Vineyard each summer to sing professionally! Concert site for these weekly...

Vineyard Haven Town Band Rehearsals and Summer Performance Schedule

Band rehearsals are held every Monday (7:30 to 9 p.m.) at the Sailing Camp in Oak Bluffs. Open to any musicians who can read music, attend rehearsals, and...

MV Concert Series: Dukes County Love Affair with Killer Motorcycle

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

11th Annual Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest

The stage is set for the 11th annual Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest. This year's line-up features Damon Williams, Alonzo Bodden, Coco Brown, Chris Spencer,...

Monday, August 8