Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Saturday, July 20

Self Guided Labyrinth Walk

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

Pickleball Drop-In: Advanced Level

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

Bonsai Exhibit

From July 16-20, the West Tisbury Library will host an exhibit featuring the work of the Bonsai Club of Martha's Vineyard. These beautiful, live works of art...

Chilmark Flea Market

The oldest outdoor flea market venue on the Island! The "Flea" has evolved into a market like no other. High quality handmade items from Vineyard artists and...

Exhibit: Looking, by Nicholas Grassi

A solo exhibit of landscapes and windows by Nicholas Grassi will be on display at the Workshop Gallery from July 13 through 27. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on...

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...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and injuries,...

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....

Up-Island Pottery Open Studio Throwing Demonstrations

Candy Shweder of Up-Island Pottery will demonstrate how to throw a pot on the wheel.

Vinyasa Power Yoga (all levels)

A Vinyasa class that is therapeutic, creative, and powerful. Vinyasa (a practice designed to help you heal while keeping you in peak physical shape)...

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. Restrooms and free parking available. No dogs allowed. No smoking....

Yoga at the MV Museum

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of Wholesome MV every week at the Martha's Vineyard Museum for a community-based all-levels yoga class. Classes are...

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...

Annual Book Sale

Huge 3-day Book Sale to benefit the Oak Bluffs Public Library. Books in all categories for all ages: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biography, History, Cookbooks,...

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: 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...

Flying Horses Carousel

Ride the carousel and try to grab the brass ring at the Flying Horses, America's oldest carousel.

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...

Introduction to Butterflies

Come participate in a guided butterfly walk! We will be catching butterflies, learning basic identification skills, and how to best photograph butterflies....

Rebecca Gilbert at Native Earth Teaching Farm

Tours, animal visits (including baby goats!), community garden and nature exploration. Find all sorts of lovely farm animals, some of whom you're even...

Old Sculpin Gallery Celebrates 70 Years!  Special Member Exhibit

The Old Sculpin Gallery celebrates 70 years with a special exhibition: From Carpentry to Artistry: How a boat builder launched the Island’s first non-profit...

Photography Exhibit: BeFlowered by Libby Ellis at The Carnegie

Fresh from participating in a group exhibit at Saatchi Gallery in London, Libby Ellis’s new series of contemplative black-and-white photographic portraits of...

Pickleball Drop-In: Beginner Level

Two hours of drop-in for beginner-level Pickleball Players who understand game rules and scoring. No instruction provided. No reservations required.

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...

The Fabulists: Theater for Children

A troupe of adult actors and writers perform witty adaptations and fun new scripts for children on Saturdays during the summer. Perfect for the entire...

Baby and Toddler Storytime!

Bring your babies and toddlers to a play-based storytime geared especially for them. Great space for play afterwards! Tummy time for our smallest pals and...

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...

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...

Tumble Time Storytime

Come join us for some stories followed by tumble playtime on our soft big blocks and tunnels! Best for age 0-3.

17th Annual Native Artisans Market

Each year, the Aquinnah Cultural Center hosts the Native Artisan Market and festival to highlight Native artisans and showcase their work. Join us to shop...

Aquinnah Cultural Center - Wampanoag History Museum

Dive into the Past, Embrace the Present, and Celebrate the Future. Join us at the Aquinnah Cultural Center's Wampanoag History Museum for an immersive...

Children's Author Visit and Mushroom Tasting

Join us at the library as we host author and forager Melany Kahn for storytime and an interactive cooking demonstration. Melany will read her foraging...

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...

Kara Taylor Gallery

Featuring oil paintings and mixed media work by Kara Taylor with occasional pop-up guest artists. The outdoor meadow features site specific works: Stone...

Open Gallery: Simon Gallery

Featuring Peter Simon Photography and Ronni Simon Designs. Almost everything on sale!

Storytime

Come join us for classic and contemporary storybook read-alouds, as well as songs and games! Ideal for ages 3 to 6.

Catboats!  Photograph by Larry Glick

Don’t miss the breathtaking Parade of Sail at Memorial Wharf at 12 p.m., a spectacle that embodies the maritime spirit of Martha’s Vineyard. Wrap up the...

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...

Get zapped MV!

Visit Forever MV at this special pop-up event. We specialize in creating permanent and handcrafted jewelry that celebrates the magic of Martha’s Vineyard. We...

Bonsai Demonstration

MV Bonsai Club members Don Sibley and Dan Meleney will give a brief history and a personal take on the fascination of this “hobby” (“Obsession” would be a...

Exhibit: Paintings by Allen Whiting

Paintings by Allen Whiting on view at the Davis House Gallery. New work be mixed with surprises from the past.

Mindful Art

A freestyle arts hour for those in or adjacent to recovery: start new art projects, work on old ones, get into the Zen of coloring, etc. Materials supplied.

Introduction to Dragonflies and Damselflies

Come participate in a guided dragonfly/damselfly walk!! We will be catching dragonflies and damselflies, learning basic identification skills, and how to...

Mah Jong

Drop in for a pick-up game of Mahjong on Saturday afternoons this summer! No instruction provided, so best for experienced players. Please bring your...

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...

Author Talk: Black Homeownership on Martha’s Vineyard

Local authors Thomas Dresser and Richard Lewis Taylor will discuss their newly released book, Black Homeownership on Martha’s Vineyard: A History. Books will...

A Sustainable Harvest: Past, Present, and Future

Join us for a panel discussion about the island's food system! This talk will be facilitated by Dr. Jessica B. Harris (culinary historian and author of High...

Edgartown Books at The Carnegie: Chasing Beauty by Natalie Dykstra

The vivid story of Isabella Stewart Gardner—creator of one of America’s most stunning museums—an American original whose own life was remade by art. An...

Correllus State Forest Bioblitz

Last year’s Correllus bioblitz was an outstanding success, documenting more than 400 species; let’s do even better this year! Mothing event Friday night,...

Save the Date: Featherstone Gala

Join us on Saturday, July 20 for Featherston'e largest fundraiser of the year on the campus outside the Art Barn! Guests enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and...

Saving Real Organic

Come join us for a lively discussion on the future of food and organic farming. Real Organic Project's Dave Chapman, Linley Dixon and Hugh Kent of King Grove...

Much Ado About Nothing

Martha's Vineyard Playhouse presents its annual outdoor Shakespeare production. Directed by Mac Young.

Martha's Vineyard Icon Award Dinner honoring Dawn Porter

Join us for a special evening celebrating the outstanding work of Dawn Porter. We are honored to present her with Circuit Arts’ first Martha’s Vineyard Film...

Ben Shattuck in conversation with Ron Slate

Join us for an evening with award-winning writer Ben Shattuck, who will discuss his debut short story collection, The History of Sound: Stories with poet Ron...

Full Moon Sound Journey

Peaked Hill Studio owner Valerie Sonnenthal offers Restorative Sound Journeys using Himalayan and Crystal Singing Bowls, Monochords, Chimes, and other...

Miss Maybelline's Nocturnal Flights Of Fancy

A spirited centenarian and lifelong Oak Bluffs resident forges a friendship with an autistic teenaged neighbor. A stirring, poignant story about one woman’s...

Live Music: Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

The Boy and the Heron at the Vineyard's Drive-In at the YMCA

Hayao Miyazaki directed this animated adventure drama that was released in Japan in 2023. Running time: 2 hours, 4 minutes. Rated PG-13. Gates open at 7:30...

Light Up The Lagoon!

An exciting and beautiful evening to honor Lagoon Pond as scores of people of all ages head to the Lagoon shores with lanterns and flashlights to help us...

Saturday, July 20