Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Thursday, August 1

Doc Week

Documentary films have become the conscience of the nation, providing a deeper study of contemporary, and often unnoticed, social issues. By using the unique...

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...

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...

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.

African Artists Summer Porch Sales

Last March I personally selected a limited number of handmade baskets, jewelry and cloth from the Mukuni Market stalls in Livingstone, Zambia to bring back...

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...

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...

Virtual Art History Series: The Quiet and Colorful World of Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer, who created the iconic painting “The Girl with the Pearl Earring,” is considered a world renowned Dutch Master of the 17th century. That...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Yoga In Recovery

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

Moving Stories Creative Movement for Kids

An untraditional storytime with creative movement and dance for kids, presented by Claire Page!

Anime Club!

For tweens/teens entering grades 6-9. Come by to watch and draw anime. We'll have our manga collection available and plenty of Japanese snacks!

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...

Exhibit: Our Natural World Show

Vineyard artists explore the flora and fauna that inhabit this island. From osprey and crows to mollusks and furry four-legged critters. An exhibit opening...

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...

Exhibit: Delita Martin, Sometimes My Blues Change Color

Please join us for an exhibit of artwork by Delita Martin, a celebrated master printmaker, marking a historic milestone as the inaugural African American...

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...

IGI Mobile Market

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The Market has three weekly stops, as part of IGI’s mission to...

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...

Meet the Fleet

Come celebrate and support our commercial fishing community and working waterfronts at our annual Meet the Fleet festival.​ Activities include: tours on...

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...

Delita Martin and SAAM Program Discussion

A program in collaboration with the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). Martin and Dalila Scruggs, SAAM's Augusta Savage Curator of African American Art,...

The Garden Party Invitation

The Martha's Vineyard Garden Club's Centennial Garden Party will be held at the former home of our founder, Mrs. Agnes Meikleham. Overlooking Edgartown...

IGI Mobile Market

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The Market has three weekly stops, as part of IGI’s mission to...

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...

Much Ado About Nothing

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

Music in the Square: Mike Benjamin Band

Come dance with us in the square while listening to the Mike Benjamin Band.

Author Talk: Joan Nathan - My Life in Recipes  and Ruth Reichl - The Paris Novel - in Conversation with Francis Lam

The 2024 MV Author Series welcomes Joan Nathan, esteemed author and culinary authority celebrated for her deep exploration of Jewish cuisine and food...

Film Screening: The Syanon Fix, Episode 1: Here Come the Dopefiends

This 2024 documentary was directed by Rory Kennedy. Running time: 1 hour. Rated TV-MA Followed by a discussion with director Rory Kennedy and writer Mark...

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...

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...

David Makovsky

David Makovsky will speak on "Israel, Gaza and the Middle East: What Lies Ahead?" He is the Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute and...

Thursday, August 1