Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Saturday, September 10

International Film Festival: Other Places, Other People

The recurring theme of the annual Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is Other Places, Other People; the festival’s purpose is to encourage...

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...

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...

Based on Dresser's Book: Ghosts of Martha's Vineyard

Author Thomas Dresser leads the intrigued with this curated, self-guided tour through the dark and mysterious streets of Edgartown. The tour explains...

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...

West Tisbury Farmer's 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...

ARTifact Class for Kids: Quill & Ink

Come practice your best penmanship with quill and ink! We’ll visit the galleries to explore historical handwriting, then experiment with different ways that...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Powow

Annual Aquinnah powow. Singing, dancing, traditional crafts and food. Emcee: Aaron Athey. Arena director: Jonathan Perry. Head lady dancer: Sherae Miranda,...

Boat Scavenger Hunt

Explorers pick up a clue sheet at the Children’s Desk. Hunt inside the library for pictures of boats. Return the completed clue sheet for a small prize.

Exhibit: All Members Show

Art exhibit at the Old Sculpin Gallery, featuring works from more than 40 members of the Martha's Vineyard Art Association.

Exhibit: Grow, As We Are

Guest curated by The Bureau. Black Americans have been a part of Martha’s Vineyard’s historical legacy long before the Island was made a stop on the...

Exhibit: Inspiration, Portraits by Elizabeth R. Whelan

Island artist Elizabeth R. Whelan will present portraits of various Island community women who symbolize the inspiration we can be to each other. The...

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: Paintings by Beth Parker

During the month of September, the West Tisbury Public Library presents an exhibit of paintings by Beth Parker. The works are acrylic paint and sealed pastel...

Exhibit: The Art of William Blakesley

For more than 50 years, William Blakesly documented the everyday lives of Vineyarders and summer tourists through his sketches, drawings, and paintings. In...

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...

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,...

Martha's Vineyard Wind Festival

Bring a kite, buy a kite, or make a kite. Activities include kite making and kite flying for young and old. Free kite making workshops for kids from 10:30...

Talking Ticks with the Experts

Dick Johnson will discuss the different ticks and tick-borne illnesses prevalent on Martha's Vineyard, as well as the new alpha-gal red meat allergy. He will...

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...

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: Brian Abbott and Adrian Smith

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

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: Season in Review

Featuring collages by Ekua Holmes; oils by Magi Leland; drone photographs by Robin Gottesman; collages by Bricque Garber; collages reflecting a concern about...

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...

Exhibit: The Art Circle Show

This a group show featuring accomplished Island artists who have enjoyed their company and critiquing for more than 20 years. Their influence and support...

Small Spelling Song, from Songs for Sarah, by Irving Petlin. Pastel

A second three-day opportunity to view Irving Petlin Pastels created between 1988 and 2013. Visit his Island studio where he worked each summer for four...

Island Alpaca Yoga

Enjoy a 45-minute session of relaxing yoga, held in our pastures among our friendly alpaca with our instructor, Jason Mazar-Kelly (YogiJay). Bring your own...

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...

Drop-in Crafts

Stop by the library to do some crafting! We have Perler beads, craft kits, and more.

Exhibit: Buncha Hells

Winter Street Gallery presents Buncha Hells, a site-responsive installation by New York-based artist Gregory Kalliche. Featuring a single-channel video...

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.

Fall into History at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens to watch this living exhibit prepare for its winter hibernation, chat with a Museum Educator about historical...

Play Reading: Cut It Out by Jonah Lipsky

Join us at the library for a reading of Jonah Lipsky’s new play, Cut It Out. This new play is a story about artificial intelligence algorithms and the people...

Exhibit: The Beauty of Nature by Rose D'Intino Gates

Paintings and prints on exhibit and for sale. Gallery open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m., by appointment, during show times, or by chance.

International Film Festival: Utama

In the Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple has been living the same daily routine for years. When an uncommonly long drought threatens their entire...

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?...

Annual Fossil Day

Free public science educational event suitable for all ages. This is a drop-in and mingle event. Bring fossils to ask about or show to others. Or just come...

Book Signing: Elizabeth de Veer, The Ocean in Winter

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. "The Ocean in Winter" focuses on themes connected with mental health and surviving suicide loss. An...

Maya and Leo Meet!

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...

Film Screening with MVY Radio's Dave Kish

Join us at the library for a documentary screening about Sergio Mendes. Hosted by WMVY Radio’s Dave Kish. A Q&A and discussion will follow. Please contact...

Henna on the Deck

Join us on the library deck for henna with Bridgette of Maple Mehndi! Space is limited and registration is required. Email jmatejcek@clamsnet.org to register.

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...

International Film Festival: Bill Plympton's World of Animated Shorts

The MV International Film Festival will present a display of animated shorts with a showcase curated by Bill Plympton, an Oscar-nominated animator and...

Brazilian Night

Bring your music, your family and a picnic. 6-9 free, but donations gratefully accepted.

Image by Sean Roach

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...

Full Moon Kayak and Campfire

Enjoy the tranquility of Long Point Wildlife Refuge at night! Experience the sunset and the full moon rise from Long Cove Pond as we paddle our way to Lily...

International Film Festival: The Good Boss

The Good Boss takes place in and around the Blancos Básculas factory, where all things must be in balance at all times. There, the seemingly benevolent boss...

Live Music: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Eggy

Presented in the Vineyard Campout series. 21 and older only.

Live Music: The Rosie Show

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Saturday, September 10