Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Saturday, September 17

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...

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...

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...

Build a Becorn Workshop

Becorns are people made out of acorns and sticks. Artist David M. Bird will demonstrate how he creates Becorns, then it’s your turn to build a Becorn of your...

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: 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...

Guided Walk at Middle Road Sanctuary

The 100-acre Middle Road Sanctuary is located on the terminal moraine which marks the farthest advance of the last glacier roughly 18,000 years ago. Steep...

Historic Cemetery Tour with Tom Dresser

Join local historian Tom Dresser for a fun, informative & not-at-all-scary cemetery tour. We will meet outside at Pacific Avenue entrance (cemetery-facing...

Historical Horticulture Workshop: Heirloom Seed Saving

Don’t let your garden blooms go to waste! Whether veggies or flowers are your favorite, you can save seeds like gardeners have done for generations. Come...

Tivoli Day Celebration

An annual celebration of summer’s end on Circuit avenue, featuring live music, arts, crafts, great food and family fun.

Storytime!

Join us for a fun filled storytime with stories and songs. Stories are geared toward kids ages one and a half to five years old but all ages are welcome.

Foraging with Rebecca Gilbert

Grow your understanding of the natural world around you with Rebecca Gilbert, owner of Native Earth Teaching Farm and author of Weedy Wisdom for the Curious...

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: Celebrating the Sea

Living on an Island we have to respect and admire for the water world around us. This has given great inspiration to the many artists who will be presenting...

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...

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.

Eat Your Veggies! Salad Making Workshop

Want to eat more greens but think salads are boring? Think again! Highlighting local greens, tomatoes, and other vegetables, join us for a free salad making...

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: William Blakesley Retrospective

Curated by Barb Blakesley. William Blakesley (1921-2012) grew up in Ohio with a penchant for art. During first grade, a teacher recognized his potential and...

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...

21st Annual Ceremony of Remembrance

“Here where the sky and sea and sand come together, let us be thankful for the time we had together and continue to have in our memories and hearts.” Join...

Build a Becorn Workshop

Becorns are people made out of acorns and sticks. Artist David M. Bird will demonstrate how he creates Becorns, then it’s your turn to build a Becorn of your...

Printmaking and Carving Workshop

Join librarian Junior, trained in Fine Arts, for an afternoon of linoleum carving and print making. Bring your own 4 x 6 maritime or seaside themed drawing...

Virtual: Writing for Young People

Are you working on a picture book, middle grade, Young Adult story, or nonfiction for young people? Or, have you always wanted to? Join our monthly virtual...

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?...

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...

Author Talk with Rolf Diamant

Author Rolf Diamant will present his newly released book, Olmsted and Yosemite: Civil War, Abolition, and the National Park Idea. Books will be available to...

Exhibit: Eleanor Hubbard

Open during MV Film Center hours, this exhibit showcases the work of Eleanor Hubbard. Eleanor Hubbard received an AAS from Bennett College in Millbrook,...

11th Annual Potters Bowl

Featherstone's annual Potters Bowl features local potters’ beautiful bowls created throughout the year that are donated for this special fundraiser. Patrons...

Exhibit Opening Reception: Celebrating the Sea

Living on an Island we have to respect and admire the water world around us. This has given great inspiration to the many artists who will be presenting...

Vineyard Haven Writers Row Literary Walking Tour

A stroll through Vineyard Haven’s West Chop , illuminating stories of the great American writers, including Lillian Hellman, John Hersey, Art Buchwald and...

MVM Nightlife: Tavern Night at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

Come out and play in Edgartown! For one night only, the Cooke House will be transformed into a colonial-era tavern, complete with live music, dancing, parlor...

Film Screening and Discussion: Vengeance Is Mine

Introduced and followed by a discussion with lead actor Brooke Adams. On the heels of a divorce from her abusive and desperately manipulative husband, Jo...

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...

Live Music: The Rosie Show

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Saturday, September 17