Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Thursday, July 11

Henna for Teens

For Ages 12-18. How is Henna made? What are some basic design techniques? Each participant will have a chance to make a design on themselves or a friend. ...

Self Guided Labyrinth Walk

Come with your own intention and see what the labyrinth has to offer you.

Virtual: Kripalu Flow Yoga

All levels Kripalu flow focused on soothing the nervous system through a combination of movement, breathwork and meditation. This class is accessible to all...

7:30am
Virtual Event
Early Birders

The early bird gets the worm (or fish)! Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the Wildlife Sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. Bug spray...

Morning Pages Writing Workshop

Start the day with morning pages and writing prompts with Morning Pages author Kate Feiffer. Drop in for any or all of these mornings. Meets outside on the...

Team Work!

Youth Basketball clinic for boys and girls ages 9-16 focusing on skill developement including passing, shooting, ball handeling, and assiting in the unique...

Access-Able Guided Tour

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Freedom Chair: All-Terrain Wheelchair

This all-terrain trail wheelchair allows for independent trail adventures for those that may not otherwise be able to experience a kingfisher flying across...

Island Folk Pottery Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical wooded landscape populated with whimsical...

MVAA Art Exhibition: Howells, Cincotta, Dowlin, Pisini

M.V. Art Association members Judith Howells, Eva Cincotta, MB Dowlin, and Victor Pisini are showing their latest work at the Old Sculpin Gallery. Don't...

Pickleball Drop-In:  Intermediate Level

Two hours of drop-in for intermediate-level players. No reservations required.

Pirates Puzzle Escape Room

Play our fun and immersive escape room games and create new memories. Work with your team to solve a series of puzzles in our Jaws or Vineyard Mystery rooms....

Polly Hill Arboretum Tour

Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plant collections and current endeavors of the 72-acre hostorical and horticultural West...

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...

IGI Farm Tours

Come see the IGI farm in action and learn about regenerative agriculture, climate forward growing practices, the community garden, and more.

Slough Farm Tour

Experience Slough Farm! Join us for a guided tour where you'll learn about our sustainable farming practices, the many programs we offer and our commitment...

Elizabeth Langer Art Exhibit

Artist Elizabeth Langer's paintings and collages will be on display in the library's program room throughout the month of July. The exhibit will be available...

Exhibit: Clifford: Our Big Red Dog

Come and play with Clifford and Emily Elizabeth! Clifford the Big Red Dog has been delighting readers for over 60 years. This exhibit invites children and...

Exhibit: Eisenstaedt’s Martha’s Vineyard

One of the most respected photojournalists of the 20th century, Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995) captured countless iconic images, from a sailor kissing a...

Frame of Mind

Art Exhibit: Four artists of color offer an empowering experience of dolls, dreams, and divine inspiration. Featuring Janice Frame, Dr. Donald Hilliard Jr.,...

Gay Head Lighthouse

The Gay Head Lighthouse was the first lighthouse constructed on Martha’s Vineyard. In 1799 The Commonwealth of Massachusetts deeded two acres and four rods...

Individualized Instruction

Plein air painting on-site at secluded up-Island locations. Classes include lecture demonstrations, critiques, and individualized instruction. Open to all...

Permanent Jewelry with Forever MV

Come see how Forever MV, uses a mini-weld to create their permanent jewelry designs. make memories that celebrate the magic of Martha’s Vineyard! From chains...

Play Kitchen & Store

Come enjoy watching your children be creative and solve problems! Play is the primary way children learn and express themselves. For ages 2 to 6. Drop in...

Polly Hill Arboretum Tour

Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plant collections and current endeavors of the 72-acre hostorical and horticultural West...

Sailing to Freedom: Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad was not limited to land, but included a network of maritime routes along the Atlantic seaboard. This groundbreaking exhibition sheds...

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

When you visit our summer shows you are buying local fine art and crafts completely hand-made by Islanders.

Wildlife Encounters

This Island is filled with some amazing animals. Who lives here? Are they slimy? Cold-blooded? What makes a reptile a reptile or a bird a bird? We'llanswer...

Leonardo & Special Guest on Island Alpaca Walk

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...

Photographs from Martha's Vineyard, Paris and Prague

Karel Steiner was born in Prague, in the Czech Republic. He moved to the United States at the age of 16, and later settled in Paris, France. Karel had a...

Old Whaling Church

Step into three centries of Island history guided by Vineyard Preservation Trust educators. Tours begin at the iconic Old Whaling Church and end at the...

Virtual: Art History Series: Picasso’s Women

Women have served as important collaborators and muses throughout the history of art and that is especially true for the most celebrated artist of the...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Yoga For All With Christopher Simms

Christopher Sims, who has long given the gift of his Yoga teachings to the Inkwell Beach for many summers, has graciously offered his practice to our patrons...

Yoga In Recovery

Vinyasa yoga, free for those in or adjacent to recovery. Mats provided.

Exhibit: Beaches Show

The Vineyard offers many different beach experiences. Quiet and serene up-Island beaches to joining the early morning bathers at Inkwell Beach. Your choices...

Family Yoga

Nurture your family's mind, body, and spirit in a supportive and fun environment. So come join us, as we breathe, stretch, and grow together. Free and open...

MVYRADIO Open House

On Thursday, July 11th from 11am-3pm, join us at 489 State Road in West Tisbury for an MVYRADIO open house. Come tour the MVYRADIO studios, meet DJs, staff,...

Shades of Blue

Featuring Christie Scheele oil paintings and Suzanne Hill saggar-fired ceramics.

Certified Therapy Dog Visit: Meet Buster!

Families, children, and all ages are invited to the West Tisbury Library to meet Buster, certified therapy dog and member of the national organization,...

Exhibit: Rising Up! A Multi-Cultural Celebration of Stitched Fine Art

With guest curator Michele Beasley Maloney. The work displayed in Rising Up! A Multi-Cultural Celebration of Stitched Fine Art is the product of artists...

La Mezcla Community Pop-up Show

A polyrhythmic, San Francisco-based dance and music ensemble rooted in Chicana, Latina, and Indigenous traditions and social justice, La Mezcla was founded...

Recovery Dharma

Recovery Dharma offers a trauma-informed, empowered approach to recovery based on Buddhist principles. Our program is peer-led and non-theistic.

Farmer for a Day at TFI

Put on your boots and get ready for some fun! Get a glimpse into the life of a farmer with some hands-on farm experience checking in and completing chores...

Kismet Outfitters Weekly Board Demos

Each Thursday, Kismet Outfitters will have a live paddle boards demo station set up at the Edgartown Lighthouse. This is the perfect oppurtunity to get out...

Leonardo & Special Guest on Island Alpaca Walk

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...

Lego and Magna-tile Club

When playing with toys for building things, children learn while having fun. Creativity, problem solving, spatial reasoning and teamwork are skills your...

Opera Appreciation Lecture Series with Susan Grunthal

Join opera lover, singer, and educator Susan Grunthal for this lecture series delving into the fascinating history and music behind four operas, all...

Acro Yoga

Join Yogi Jay for Acro Yoga for beginners. Bring a friend or family member with you for this partnered activity. Each participant must be age 12+ and sign up...

Phoenix Jogging

A run/jog led by a Phoenix volunteer that begins at the Red House. The Phoenix is a national sober active community. The cost of membership is 48 hours of...

Ukulele Jam

Come join the Ukulele Jam at the West Tisbury Library! The Ukulele Jam is a group who likes to make music, sing and have a great time. Ukulele Jam formed...

Lost Landmarks and Hidden Histories with Bow Van Riper

A four-story hotel at the head of the Oak Bluffs steamer wharf . . . a horse-racing track near the current site of the high school . . . a lifesaving...

Workshop: Make your own Arboretum Herbarium Voucher

An herbarium is a collection of dried plant specimens used for scientific study. Join curator/assistant director Emily Ellingson for a hands-on journey...

A stream of newly expelled Palestinian refugees, mostly children and women, travels on foot

CeasefireMV presents a free, public screening of the acclaimed documentary 1948: Creation and Catastrophe at the Oak Bluffs Library. For further information...

Homemade Bagels with Vineyard Baker

Join Teri Culetto, the Vineyard Baker, for this hands-on workshop to learn the art of bagel making. Each participant will take home half a dozen...

Sail MV Annual Seafood Buffet and Auction

Sail MV provides more than $160,000 of scholarships to our summer program for island families each year. The Seafood Buffet & Auction is our main annual...

The 33rd Annual Seafood Buffet & Auction

To help Sail Martha’s Vineyard continue providing sailing education, year-round rowing, maritime studies, and high school racing, please join us Thursday,...

Black Dog Trivia Night

Prizes for the top three-placing teams. Maximum team size: six players. Email abattistini@theblackdog.com to reserve your table. Dinner specials and fall...

Evening Pickleball Drop-In: Advanced Level

Two hours of drop-in for advanced players. No reservations required.

Bodhi Path MV Meditation Hall

Bodhi Path of M.V. has group meditation on Sundays from 10 to 11 a.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. If you are new to meditation, you're...

The Art of Paul Lazes: Gallery Opening

Miner Family Gallery kicks off their Summer Show Series with The Art of Paul Lazes! Stop by the gallery on Beach Street Extension in Vineyard Haven on...

Author Talk: Frank Bruni - The Age of Grievance

Join us as we kick off the 2024 Author Series with NY Times opinion columnist Frank Bruni interviewed by NPR political correspondent Mara Liasson. In his...

Play Magic: The Gathering

Magic the Gathering has grown! Join the weekly Magic: The Gathering group on Thursdays around 7 p.m.! Drop in for some fun, plus meet new friends who love to...

Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story

This 2024 documentary was directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui. Running time: 1 hr. 46 min. Rated PG-13. Followed by a discussion with film subject...

Karim R. Lakhani

Karim Lakhani will speak on "Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?" He is the Dorothy and Michael Hintze Professor of Business Administration at Harvard...

Thursday, July 11