Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Thursday, July 4

Self Guided Labyrinth Walk

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

Murdick’s Run the Chop Challenge

4 Mile Road Race and Kids' Fun Run! Murdick’s Run the Chop Challenge is a Vineyard tradition on the 4th of July! This race has been in existence for over 20...

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...

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...

Children's 4th of July Parade -- MVCMA

Parade flows down Clinton Ave. and around Trinity Circle, ending by the MVCMA Cottage Museum where a treat will be waiting! All are welcome. Line up on West...

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.,...

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...

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...

Exhibit: Double Threshold

Featuring Gertrude Abercrombie, Sam Anderson, Jared Buckhiester, Greg Carideo, Charlotte Edey, Olivia Erlanger, Victoria Gitman, Covey Gong, Camille Henrot,...

Exhibit: Mixed Media and Abstracts Show

Color, composition and texture form the basis of this eclectic show - featuring abstracts in all mediums. Textures that engage you and create an atmosphere...

Shades of Blue

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

Book Signing with Jean Stone, author of Up-Island Harbor

She’s coming back to the home she didn’t know she had… Maddie Clarke hasn’t been to Martha’s Vineyard in over 40 years, not since her mother died. But now...

Exhibit: Harriet Bernstein

About Harriet Bernstein, from the artist: "In the 1980’s, I lived in SoHo, NY. It was the big art boom that launched David Salle, Julian Schnable and others...

Live Reading: Frederick Douglass's What To the Slave is the Fourth of July?

Renaissance House, a retreat for writers of color and social justice, invites the public to participate in the reading of Frederick Douglass' powerful speech...

Recovery Dharma

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

Exhibit: Out of Paradise

Works by Marion Wilson, Sarah MacCoubrey, Ella Mahoney, Peter Edlund, and David Opdyke will be on display at the Floating Gallery.

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...

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...

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.

Music in the Square: Blueswitch Blues Band

Dance and swing to the Blueswitch Blues Band playing in the square.

Tribute To America Concert

The Tribute to America Concert features nationally-known Dan Clark , The Singing Trooper and his Wife , Mary Colarusso, a renowned opera singer performing...

Fourth of July Fireworks

Fireworks show starts at dusk at approximately 9 p.m. on the harbor. early for a good viewing spot.

Thursday, July 4