Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Friday, August 2

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...

Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival 2024

Mark your calendar and plan to attend the 22nd annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival! The 2024 festival will take place August 2-10. For...

Self Guided Labyrinth Walk

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

MVCMA Yoga Under the Tent

Come join us Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8 a.m. for Yoga Under the Tent. There are a limited number of mats available to use, so bring your own yoga mat...

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,...

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: Beginner Level

Two hours of drop-in for beginner-level pickleball players who understand game rules and scoring. No instruction provided. 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....

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...

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...

Family Fishing with Oak Bluffs Library

Meet librarian Jonathan on the Oak Bluffs fishing pier. Equipment and supplies are provided. This drop-in event is intended for kids and their families. No...

First Friday VH Daytime Art Market

Meet and support local Martha's Vineyard artists at our new expanded artist market just a couple minutes' walk off the ferry. Enjoy live music and take-out...

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...

Guided Family Kayak Tours

Join a Felix Neck naturalist for an exploration of Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural...

Yogi-Jay with one of our Alpaca-Ambassadors, Leonardo!

Enjoy a 45-minute session of relaxing yoga, held in our pastures among our friendly alpaca with our instructor, Jason Mazar-Kelly (YogiJay). Bring your own...

Rev6 Vitality

Rev6 Vitality class is fun, challenging and only 30 minutes. Although seated, we use wobble cushions to challenge the hips and pelvis, plus wobble boards,...

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...

Virtual: Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Martha's Vineyard Center For Living offers a support group for families and caregivers of individuals with dementia memory screening; support, counseling and...

Yogapalooza

Fun with yoga, mindfulness, music and a story. Join friends at the Oak Bluffs Public Library and have fun moving through yoga poses. For ages 5-10 years old.

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...

Kinder Music with Eugenia

Eugenia, her son Aurelio, and her trusty yellow ukulele are ready to make magical summer music with kids and adults of all ages! Join us for a Kinder Music...

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...

Friday Kids Crafting

Drop in for a seasonal craft. Enjoy creating with your hands and meet new friends.

Open House

The Martha's Vineyard Center for Living's Open House is the time to sample our program: Island musicians, special guests and other activities. All are invited.

Toddler Time

Come join us for Toddler Time! Ideal for preschool ages but all are welcome. We'll read some great books, sing songs together, and have a great time....

Vineyard Haven First Friday Open House

Celebrate First Friday with lemonade, treats and view the Summer by the Sea Exhibit.

Henna w/Maple Mehndi / Bridgette Bartlett

Come join us at the Chilmark Library and experience the beautiful application of henna with Bridgette Barlett!

Virtual: Balance Class

On Mondays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m., the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to...

11:30am
Virtual Event
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...

Live Music Lunch Series

Garde East at Vineyard Haven Marina hosts a Live Music Lunch Series on the waterfront during First Fridays this summer! Take a stroll down Beach Road on...

Rev6 Vitality

Rev6 Vitality class is fun, challenging and only 30 minutes. Although seated, we use wobble cushions to challenge the hips and pelvis, plus wobble boards,...

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...

Grace Church Lobster Rolls

Best of the Vineyard Lobster Rolls on Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m., curbside pickup only. Our usual menu of lobster containers with two rolls on the side,...

Ice Cream Making on the Farm

Come join us in the farm kitchen to beat the warm weather and whip up your own ice cream! Participants will tackle every step of the ice cream making...

Making Nature Homes

Let's make Nature Fairy / Gnome Homes! Brainstorm and create your own nature home that you can enter into the Ag Fair's contest. The Blue Ribbon Series is...

Northeastern University: Black Alumni Weekend on the Vineyard

From Friday, August 2 to Sunday, August 4, join fellow Northeastern black alumni and friends on the Vineyard for a fun-filled weekend of bonding,...

Much Ado About Nothing

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

Live Music: Featherstone Fridays with Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

On summertime Friday nights, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish take the stage of the Art Barn at Featherstone Center for the Arts. Enjoy music on the lawn while...

Book Talk and Signing with Lee McColgan

Join us for a talk with author Lee McColgan, who will share his new book, A House Restored: The Tragedies and Triumphs of Saving a New England Colonial, a...

Film Screening: Meanwhile

This 2024 documentary was directed by Catherine Gund. Running time: 1 hour, 29 minutes. Followed by a discussion with director Catherine Gund and film...

Two gossiping ghosts

A guided walking tour with a lighthearted look at Edgartown's history. You will see elegant houses and historic sites, hear local myths and what really...

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...

The Vineyard's Drive-In: The Color Purple

This 2023 drama with music was directed by Blitz Bazawule. Running time: 2 hours, 21 minutes. Rated PG-13. Gates open at 7:15 p.m.; the film begins at...

Friday, August 2