Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Wednesday, September 7

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...

Virtual: Virtual Chair Yoga

Virtual Chair Yoga will be held on Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class,...

7:30am
Virtual Event
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.

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 and Pilates Under the Tent

Join us for Yoga or Pilates, under the oak trees in the tent at the back of the Tabernacle. In our quiet surroundings, let our teachers guide you through a...

Pelvic Floor Fitness

The pelvic floor integrates and stabilizes our bodies, We will learn how to restore elasticity/tone, strength and function to the pelvic floor. Both women...

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...

Exhibit: Debra & Warren Gaines and Members Show

Art exhibit featuring Debra and Warren Gaines and works from more than 40 members, on view September 3 through 9.

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...

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...

West Tisbury Farmers Market

Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. Restrooms and parking available. The market is dedicated to...

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...

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,...

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.

Traditional Storytime

Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs...

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...

Digital Navigation Technology Assistance

Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email...

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: 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...

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...

Virtual: Another Summer of Drawing with Elizabeth Whelan

Join artist Elizabeth R. Whelan for a series of 19 free, intermediate-level drawing classes. She will be focusing on technique, good starts for drawings and...

11am
Virtual Event
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.

Rotary Club of Martha's Vineyard

Meets every Wednesday 12:10 p.m. at the PA Club. Enjoy lunch, fellowship and listen to weekly speakers. Visit MVRotary.com for more information. Zoom...

Virtual: Hidden Collections with Bow Van Riper

The museum’s archives hold thousands of documents, postcards, maps, photographs, and other ephemera, safely housed in climate-controlled storage, with only a...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
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...

After School Lego Club

Chilmark Public Library's LEGO club encourages children to learn while having fun! Creativity, problem solving, spatial reasoning, and teamwork are some of...

Wednesday Walk the Chop

Wednesday Walk the Chop meets at the Vineyard Haven Public Library (200 Main street) then walks/runs (or any combination thereof) the West Chop loop. Course...

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...

IGI Mobile Market

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Intermediate Wheel Throwing with Debbie Hale

Intermediate wheel is for students who have completed the four-week Beginner Wheel Throwing and would like to continue to hone their skills.

International Film Festival: Hit the Road

Panah Panahi, son and collaborator of embattled Iranian master Jafar Panahi, makes a striking feature debut with this charming, sharp-witted, and deeply...

Meet and Greet with Painter Anne Grandin

A Meet and Greet with painter Anne Grandin at the Louisa Gould Gallery.

Virtual: Build it; Build it Better: Poetry Workshops

In poet Donald Nitchie’s writing workshop, participants will have an opportunity to build a poem prompted and inspired by poetry that Donald will choose for...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Fly Fishing Lessons with Kismet Outfitters

Learn the art of fly casting or brush off the cobwebs with Kismet's expert fly casters. All gear can be provided. The lessons take place at Edgartown...

Geraldine Brooks' Horse, To Benefit Vineyard Haven Library

Vineyard Haven Library Building Fund presents Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks in a discussion of her latest novel, Horse, based on the remarkable true...

Residents of Color and the Camp Meeting Association

At the Chilmark Library and virtually. Join Andrew Patch, president of the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, as he presents his ongoing research...

Virtual: MVLA Classics Online Reading Group

Read and Zoom with us! Join a group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays at 5 p.m. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Persuasion by Jane...

5pm
Virtual Event
Arboretum Talk: Immigrant Landscapes with Wambui Ippolito

Wambui Ippolito was the 2021 Best in Show award winner at the Philadelphia Flower Show, the largest show of its kind in North America. Born in Kenya, Ms....

Goat Yoga

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

Live Music: Dukes Duo of the Dukes of Circuit Ave at Nomans MV

Live music with Eric Warner and Maria Stukey of The Dukes of Circuit Ave. Rain or shine.

MV Modern Quilt Guild Meeting

Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild. Weekly meetings at the West Tisbury Library. Free and open to the public. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for...

Craft Nights

Come hang out in our living room to do craft projects, tell stories, and play music. Bring yours or try ours. Cost for all evening programs: $5/person, or...

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...

International Film Festival: Pink Moon

When, completely out of the blue, Iris is told by her father Jan that he has had enough of life and wants to die, she is forced to face the total absurdity...

Wednesday, September 7