Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Sunday, September 11

Bass in the Grass MV

The Edgartown Board of Trade welcome the 5th annual Bass In the Grass fundraiser in honor of the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby. The...

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...

Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby

For 77 years, "The Derby" has been a time to renew friendships, share a cup of coffee and create memories that fuel the winters exaggerated fishing stories.

Virtual: Maritime Reads

Have your cup of coffee while you listen to our Reference Librarian, Nina Ferry Montanile, read harrowing sea tales from our Maritime Collection. The...

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...

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...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Powow

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

Reverend Janet Newton

With Reverend Janet Newton. Cast your minds back to April 15, 2019. That day, images of a devastating fire consuming the iconic and ancient cathedral of...

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: 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...

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. ...

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,...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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.

International Film Festival: Dos Estaciones

Fifty-year old Maria Garcia is the owner of a once-majestic tequila factory struggling to stay afloat, and the final hold-over from generations of...

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!

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...

International Film Festival: Karaoke

Meir and Tova live a middle-class life in a sleepy suburb, plagued by an unspoken sense of disappointment and regret. When Itsik Marziano, a former...

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...

Exhibit Opening: William Blakesley Retrospsective

Please join us for the opening reception of the William Blakesley Retropsective. The show will include paintings and drawings covering several decades which...

International Film Festival: Closing Party and Film Screening

Celebrate the final night of films and bring another wonderful festival to a triumphant end. Following the Closing Night Film, Official Competition (Spain),...

Exhibit Opening Reception: Debra Gaines, Warren Gaines and Members Show

Meet popular Martha's Vineyard Art Association Artists at the Old Sculpin Gallery: Debra Gaines, Warren Gaines, and Members Show.

Sundays in the Park Concerts: The Outskirts

Made possible by the Oak Bluffs Parks Department.

Live Music: Jon Zeeman & Co. at Nomans

Join us for live music played by Jon Zeeman and his musical guests*. Check the full schedule of our music events at NomansMV.com. *Subject to change

Live Music: Holy Rock and Roll Revival

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

Sunday, September 11