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After School Program

Edgartown, Dec 9th - Jun 20th

Drop in program for kids in K-6th grades. Every school day, after school to 6pm. Kids choice of game room activities, sports and fitness, computers, art, and homework help. Bus transportation provided. >More...

After School Program


Winter Guided Birding Tours

Island-wide, Dec 21st - Apr 19th

Guided Birding Tours with Robert Culbert will be held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, from 1:00-3:30pm, rain or shine. Meet at the high school faculty parking lot to carpool to the birding hotspots to learn about the identification and ecology of Vineyard birds. >More...

Winter Guided Birding Tours


Walking Group

Oak Bluffs, Jan 21st - Apr 29th

Walking Group will be held at The High School on Tuesday and Friday evenings January through April. Benefit from walking with others by socializing, encouraging and motivating one another with their health and fitness goals. >More...

Walking Group


Opening Reception

Chilmark, Apr 5th - Apr 29th

Chilmark Library will present an exhibit of photographs predominately of Martha's Vineyard by Phyllis Dunn through the month of April. Opening reception - April 5, 3-5 pm. All are welcome. >More...

Opening Reception


Martha's Vineyard Art Association's 60th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit

Edgartown, Apr 9th - Oct 14th

Over the years the Old Sculpin Gallery has assembled a Permanent Collection of over 100 paintings by many of the Island’s most accomplished artists. In honor of 2014 marking the Association’s 60th anniversary, The MVAA’s Old Sculpin Gallery has assembled a Traveling Exhibit that will be visiting many areas of the Island. >More...

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Vineyard Haven Library Mini Book Sale

Vineyard Haven, Apr 19th

On Saturday, April 19th, 2pm - 4pm, the Vineyard Haven Library invites you to its Monthly Mini Book Sale.Proceeds benefit children's programs supported by the Friends of the Library. >More...

Mini Book Sale


VCS 22nd Annual Earth Day Beach Cleanup

Island-wide, Apr 19th

The highlight of Earth Day on Martha’s Vineyard has been the annual VCS sponsored Earth Day Beach Clean-Up when individuals and families gather to clean their favorite beach. After-party, begins at around noon at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown. >More...

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Vineyard Gardens Lecture: Vegetable Gardens

West Tisbury, Apr 19th

Spring has sprung and Vineyard Gardens welcomes you to its Educational Lecture Series presented each Saturday from 11 - 12. A question and answer period will be held at the end of each lecture and savings coupon for material related to lecture topics will be available that day. >More...

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Wee Farmers

Edgartown, Apr 19th - May 31st

Saturdays ages 2-5. The FARM Institute invites you to join us for a morning of discovery! It’s time to visit your animal friends and help plant the spring garden. Wee Farmers must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. >More...

Wee Farmers


Meditation and Discussion

Oak Bluffs, Apr 19th

No Fee Meditation is a simple yet profound practice that can change how we experience our life, relationships, and daily experience. Our Spring program at the YMCA will focus on creating a healthy mental and physical life in the midst of the everyday realities of daily living. >More...

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Comcast Cares Teen Beach Cleanup

Edgartown, Apr 19th

Teens volunteer to clean up the Bend-In-The-Road beach in honor of Earth Day. Meet at State Beach (Bend in the Road).Reception follows at Harborview Hotel. Transportation to the reception provided from the beach. >More...

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Trivia Challenge!

Oak Bluffs, Apr 19th

Join Alex's Place with special guest host’s James and Ryan for an all ages trivia challenge. All ages event. 18+ welcome. Free. Presented in partnership with the MV Youth Task Force Project Next. >More...

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Council of All Beings

West Tisbury, Apr 19th

The magical landscape of the Arboretum is a perfect place to reconnect with nature. On Saturday, April 19 join April Thanhauser and friends for a daylong workshop, A Council of All Beings. This experiential workshop, first developed in the late 80’s by environmentalist/deep-ecologists Joanna Macy and John Seed, is a communal ritual in which participants step aside from their human identity and speak on behalf of another life-form. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Easter Egg Hunt at the Edgartown Lighthouse

Edgartown, Apr 20th

In collaboration with the Harbor View Hotel, we invite families to participate in an Easter Egg hunt on the grounds of the hotel stretching down and around the Edgartown Lighthouse. The lighthouse will be open during the hunt. In the case of inclement weather, the hunt will happen inside the hotel. >More...

Easter Egg Hunt at the Edgartown Lighthouse


Annual Vineyard Gardens Easter Egg Hunt

West Tisbury, Apr 20th

Vineyard Gardens welcomes you to its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 pm SHARP. Search for what the Easter Bunny has hidden amount out beautiful spring plants and grounds. All are welcome! >More...

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Spring Cleanse with Jan Buhrman & Jon Bagnulo

Chilmark, Apr 20th - Apr 25th

Join nutritionist and food expert Jon Bagnulo and locavore educator and chef Jan Buhrman for a 5-day Spring Cleanse that will strengthen and invigorate you. 7 am - 7 pm. >More...

Spring Cleanse with Jan Buhrman & Jon Bagnulo


Lifeguard Certification Course

Oak Bluffs, Apr 21st

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding course provides entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. >More...

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Spring Break Camp

Oak Bluffs, Apr 21st

Children will explore new worlds with themed activities in our school break camp. This program is designed to provide working parents with quality childcare during school break weeks. Field trips, swimming, arts & crafts and more. Snack provided. >More...

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Oscar Nominated Film Series

Vineyard Haven, Apr 22nd

The Vineyard Haven Library invites you to its Oscar Nominated Film Series taking place Tuesdays at 7 pm. Featured in April will be Twelve Years a Slave, Gravity, The Dallas Buyers Club and American Hustle. Admission is free. This Week: American Hustle >More...

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Classical Guitar at Offshore Ale

Oak Bluffs, Apr 23rd

Live classical guitar performance at Offshore Ale in Oak Bluffs, 6-8 pm . Take a midweek break -- come enjoy great music and the welcoming atmosphere of this popular Island eatery and bar. >More...

Irish Music Offshore Ale


Arbor Day Celebration

West Tisbury, Apr 25th

Arbor Day is an annual observance celebrating the role of trees in our lives and promoting tree planting and care. What better way to celebrate Arbor Day than to join the staff of the Polly Hill Arboretum for an afternoon devoted to trees! Free Metasequoia sapling • family backpack tours • refreshments & free Admission. >More...

Arbor Day Celebration


Culinary & Garden Adventure with Jan Buhrman and Jon Bagnulo

Chilmark, Apr 25th - Apr 27th

Join Jan Buhrman and John Bagnulo as they team up again on Martha’s Vineyard, this time for a first ever unique offering – A 3-Day Intensive Gardening Class. >More...

Culinary & Garden Adventure with Jan Buhrman and Jon Bagnulo


Tablescaping with Louise Sweet

Vineyard Haven, Apr 25th

Flower and table arranging with Louise Sweet and Fresh Cuts by Flowers on the Vineyard. Bring home your own arrangement in a Juliska Caning Pot. Light food and drink. >More...

Tablescaping with Louise Sweet


Work for Wildlife Volunteer Day

Edgartown, Apr 26th

Work Hard, Eat Well-We will be hosting a barbecue lunch for the volunteers after the work day to celebrate all that was accomplished. help with Butterfly Garden Blitz, build a picnic table and Bittersweet Battle Royale. >More...

Pinkletink Pizza Party


Vineyard Gardens Lecture: Potting Vegetables for Your Garden

West Tisbury, Apr 26th

Spring has sprung and Vineyard Gardens welcomes you to its Educational Lecture Series presented each Saturday from 11 - 12. A question and answer period will be held at the end of each lecture and savings coupon for material related to lecture topics will be available that day. >More...

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Healthy Kids' Day

Oak Bluffs, Apr 26th

YMCA Healthy Kids’ Day is filled with fun, engaging and creative activities that foster healthy living, and is a part of the YMCA’s larger efforts to help more kids and families become physically active. All activities are free and open to the public! >More...

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Opening Reception-The Art of Graphic Design with Guest Curator: Karen Huff

Oak Bluffs, Apr 27th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of The Art of Graphic Design with Guest Curator: Karen Huff Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until May 7. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Holocaust Remembrance Day

Vineyard Haven, Apr 27th

Screening of There Was Once and prayer service in remembrance of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. 4-6:30 pm. Admission is free and all are welcome. >More...

Holocaust Remembrance Day


Dine to Donate @Sharky's Cantina

Edgartown & Oak Bluffs, Apr 29th

Eat in or Carry-out all day at Sharky's Cantina, Edgartown or Oak Bluffs, and a portion of food sales will go to benefit Featherstone Center for the Arts. Just remember to use your Sharky's card! >More...

Dine to Donate @ Sharky's Cantina


Grounds Volunteer Day

West Tisbury, May 1st

Individuals interested in volunteering on the PHA grounds are encouraged to join us on the first Thursday of the month from April through October from 9am to noon. Learn about our grounds and tree maintenance program and lend-a-helping-hand. Dress appropriately and bring gloves – necessary tools will be provided. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Kayak Quest

Edgartown, May 1st - Sep 30th

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. The rhyming Quest clues will help you uncover the story of the pond's people, places and wild-life. Your Quest ends after you find the hidden Quest box. Kayaks, paddles, lifejackets, and Quest materials are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Spring Sounds Sunset Walk

Vineyard Haven, May 2nd

Join Susie Bowman, Teacher/Naturalist for a quiet walk with a focus on pinkletinks and woodcocks. We will listen for the tiny frogs with the loud whistles and look for the "timberdoodles" - birds that do acrobatic courtship displays at dusk. 7:15-8:30 pm. >More...

Spring Sounds Sunset Walk


First Saturday Men’s Breakfast

Oak Bluffs, May 3rd

Trinity Parish House’s popular & free First Saturday Men’s Breakfasts held at 8:30 am on the first Saturday of every month from February 1 to June 7. Gather at the Trinity Parish House (across from the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs) to share good food, great conversation, and engaging speakers. Please come and bring a friend or two. >More...

Men's Breakfast


Vineyard Gardens Lecture: Lawn Care and Maintenance

West Tisbury, May 3rd

Spring has sprung and Vineyard Gardens welcomes you to its Educational Lecture Series presented each Saturday from 11 - 12. A question and answer period will be held at the end of each lecture and savings coupon for material related to lecture topics will be available that day. >More...

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"Culinary Arts Dinner"

Oak Bluffs, May 3rd

Save the Date: on May 3rd MVRHS students invite you to their "Culinary Arts Dinner" @ The Sweet Life Cafe. Two seatings: 5:45 and 8:15. $40 for a 4-course meal. Guest chef: Kevin Crowell of Detente and The Sweet Life Cafe. Sponsored by Island Grown Schools >More...

Culinary Arts Dinner


Kentucky Derby Party

Chilmark, May 3rd

Ladies and gentlemen don your fancy hat, sip Mint Julip's and sample southern cuisine while watching the horse race of the year! 5-9 pm. $7/admission raises funds for the League of Women Voters. >More...

Kentucky Derby Party


Horseshoe Crab Survey Training

Edgartown, May 3rd

Become a Citizen Scientist and be trained on how to count breeding horseshoe crabs and their nests. 9-11 am at the Felix Neck Wildlife Refuge. This is a free event. >More...

Horseshoe Crab Survey Training


Yoga Teachers' Immersion Program

Vineyard Haven, May 7th - May 11th

5-day immersion on Martha’s Vineyard was designed for those who have completed at least one 200-hour teacher training program, regardless of whether or not you actively teach in a studio or class setting.Trips to surrounding beaches and walking trails so included in our time together as will be swims, bonfires on the beach, sailing/kayaking or paddleboard adventure, outdoor puja/ceremony, tasty shared meals, conversation and sangha! >More...

Yoga Teachers' Immersion Program


Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival

Island-wide, May 8th - May 11th

Four-day event celebrating wine and food in homes and businesses throughout the Island. Wine tastings, restaurant events and The Local Wild Food Challenge are just some of the anticipated happenings. >More...

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Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival - Day 1

Island-wide, May 8th

Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival celebrates May 8th-11th. The 4-day event celebrates wine and food in homes and businesses throughout the Island. Day 1 includes: Rose Reception, Frog's Leap Wine Dinner and Man vs Wild Food. >More...

MVWineFestival


Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival - Day 2

Island-wide, May 9th

Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival celebrates May 8th-11th. The 4-day event celebrates wine and food in homes and businesses throughout the Island. Day 2 includes: Private Home Wine Dinner, and King of Cabernet Wine Dinner. >More...

MVWineFestival


Pink & Green Weekend

Edgartown, May 9th - May 11th

A weekend celebration of Spring and Mother's Day. Join us in Edgartown for activities, shopping, the Pink & Green Ball with live music, and Mother's Day brunches! >More...

Pink & Green Weekend


Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival - Day 3

Island-wide, May 10th

Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival celebrates May 8th-11th. The 4-day event celebrates wine and food in homes and businesses throughout the Island. Day 3 includes: Grand Tasting, VIP Grand Tasting, Silver Oak Wine Dinner and Private Home Wine Dinner. >More...

MVWineFestival


5th Annual Garden Party and Fashion Show.

Oak Bluffs, May 10th

Jump into spring at the 5th Annual Garden Party & Fashion Show. Flowers, and fashion will be the theme of the day, with light refreshments being served under our beautiful tent. Enjoy the Fashion Show and gorgeous grounds while supporting Featherstone Center for the Arts. Special sneak peek of the Art of Flowers Show is included in the days events. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Eat Wild!

Edgartown, May 10th

Martha’s Vineyard has a cornucopia of wild foods. Join Sanctuary Director Suzan Bellincampi and learn how to identify and prepare select wild edibles that can be found in your backyard and island neighborhood. >More...

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Kids: Pink and Green Weekend – Mother’s Day Cameo Cards

Edgartown, May 10th

As part of the Edgartown Board of Trade’s Pink and Green Weekend, we invite children to make the perfect Mother’s Day card for the special mom in their life. We’ll teach the art of making silhouettes in pink and green and use them to make cameo cards of each child. 10-11 am. >More...

 Kids: Pink and Green Weekend – Mother’s Day Cameo Cards


Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival - Day 4

Island-wide, May 11th

Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival celebrates May 8th-11th. The 4-day event celebrates wine and food in homes and businesses throughout the Island. Day 4 includes: Mother's Day Brunch. >More...

MVWineFestival


Opening Reception: The Art of Flowers with Guest Curator, Holly Alaimo

Oak Bluffs, May 11th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of : The Art of Flowers with Guest Curator: Holly Alaimo. Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until May 28. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Vineyard Gardens Mother's Day Festival

West Tisbury, May 11th

Vineyard Gardens welcomes you to its Mother's Day Festival 8 am. - 5 pm. Our beautiful spring plants will delight the whole family Special gifts for moms and all are welcome! >More...

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Spring Walk

Edgartown, May 13th

Join us for a guided walk on the Sanctuary to witness all of spring's offerings. With more transformation happening in May on the island than any other month, come discover how the natural world is intensifying with sound, scent, color and energy! 10-11 am. >More...

Felix Neck events


Book Launch: "Martha's Vineyard"

Edgartown, May 13th

Join Chief Curator Bonnie Stacy for the unveiling of “Martha’s Vineyard.” Selected images from the Museum’s extensive photograph collection, compiled over the course of more than 90 years, illustrate the history of the Island and represent an invaluable record of the Vineyard from the 1840s to the present day. >More...

Book Launch:


Moonrise Kayak

Edgartown, May 14th

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light, moonlight, as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, you will kayak on the pond as the sun sets and the moon rises. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Bird-a-thon

Edgartown, May 16th - May 17th

Bird-a-thon is Felix Neck’s annual fundraiser. It’s like a walk-a-thon, but sponsors pledge an amount of money per species of bird seen by our team. This birding bonanza is conducted over a 24-hour period and directly supports Felix Neck. >More...

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Vineyard Haven Library Mini Book Sale

Vineyard Haven, May 17th

On Saturday, May 17th, 2pm - 4pm, the Vineyard Haven Library invites you to its Monthly Mini Book Sale.Proceeds benefit children's programs supported by the Friends of the Library. >More...

Mini Book Sale


Exhibit Opening: Women and Crime

Edgartown, May 19th

Join the students in Corinne Kurtz's history class at the MVRHS as they exhibit the results of their research of female criminals in Vineyard history.Ss guest curators in the Spotlight Gallery, the class will present a timeline of Island women and the crimes they committed. >More...

Exhibit Opening: Women and Crime


Plants, People, and Opportunities

West Tisbury, May 21st

Volunteers are very important people at the Polly Hill Arboretum. As the Arboretum grows, volunteer opportunities grow as well. Join executive director Tim Boland and other PHA staff for this across-the-board introduction to the many ways you can become involved at the Arboretum. >More...

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Exhibit Opening: Sea Change: Martha's Vineyard in the 1960s

Edgartown, May 23rd

No other decade of the 20th century can be defined by change as much as the 1960s. From politics to music, the struggle for civil rights and landing on the moon, it was a time of volatility, excitement, and unease in America.Through objects, photographs, video and oral histories, see how this decade forever altered the Vineyard. >More...

 Exhibit Opening: Sea Change: Martha's Vineyard in the 1960s


Memorial Day Plant Sale

West Tisbury, May 24th

Help us celebrate the opening of our Visitor Center with our annual Memorial Day Plant Sale. Whether you’re a budding gardener or a seasoned veteran, our plant sale will have something for you. Arboretum staff have chosen and grown plants that are noted not only for their superior ornamental qualities but also for their adaptability to Martha’s Vineyard. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Wild Edibles: Plants & Mushrooms of the Vineyard

Vineyard Haven, May 24th

Martha’s Vineyard is home to over 75 species of edible wild plants. Join us for a weekend of programs with Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten. >More...

Felix Neck Events


MV Chamber Music Society Spring Concert

Vineyard Haven, May 25th

The MV Chamber Music Society Annual Spring Concert 4 pm at the MV Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven. Trio comprising oboist Gerard Reuter, hornist Paul Stevens and pianist Delores Stevens will perform the music of Beethoven, Poulenc, Reinecke and Telemann. >More...

 MV Chamber Music Society Summer concert festival


Wild Edibles: Plants & Mushrooms of the Vineyard

Edgartown, May 25th

Martha’s Vineyard is home to over 75 species of edible wild plants. Join us for a weekend of programs with Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Author Amy Reece Presents: “Regarding Jeffrey: A Tragicomedy of the 60s”

Edgartown, May 27th

Author Amy Reecep presents: “Regarding Jeffrey: A Tragicomedy of the 60s.” In conjunction with the ongoing exhibit “Sea Change: Martha’s Vineyard in the 1960s,” Amy Reece unveils how changes in society during the '60s influenced the younger generation. Books will be available for purchase/signing. >More...

 Author talk: Amy Reece presents “Regarding Jeffrey: A Tragicomedy of the 60s”


Reflections: Celebrating our MVAA Heritage

Edgartown, May 31st - Jun 6th

Celebrating our 60th Anniversary! Paying homage to our founding artists, pieces from the MVAA's permanent collection will be exhibited alongside current artist member works. Opening Reception: Sunday June 1st, 5-7pm. >More...

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Opening Reception-: Sculpture-Inside and Out

Oak Bluffs, Jun 1st

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of : Sculpture-Inside and Out. Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until June 18. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Eric Jay Dolin Presents “The History of American Whaling”

Edgartown, Jun 3rd

In preparation of the 38th voyage of the Charles W. Morgan and its visit to the Island, learn the history of whaling in America from Eric Jay Dolin, author of “Leviathan.” From the voyages of Captain John Smith to the last voyage of the Wanderer, explore the balance of risk vs. reward driven by scarcity as whalers pursued a natural resource in the ocean. >More...

Eric Jay Dolin Presents “The History of American Whaling”


Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 4th

North Shore Navigators take on the MV Sharks. $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm. >More...

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Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 5th

Nashua Silver Knights take on the MV Sharks. $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Grounds Volunteer Day

West Tisbury, Jun 5th

Individuals interested in volunteering on the PHA grounds are encouraged to join us on the first Thursday of the month from April through October from 9am to noon. Learn about our grounds and tree maintenance program and lend-a-helping-hand. Dress appropriately and bring gloves – necessary tools will be provided. >More...

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First Saturday Men’s Breakfast

Oak Bluffs, Jun 7th

Trinity Parish House’s popular & free First Saturday Men’s Breakfasts held at 8:30 am on the first Saturday of every month from February 1 to June 7. Gather at the Trinity Parish House (across from the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs) to share good food, great conversation, and engaging speakers. Please come and bring a friend or two. >More...

Men's Breakfast


Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 7th

Brockton Rox take on the MV Sharks. $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm. 2013 Championship Ring Night; Tad Gold Night >More...

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Fairy House Building

Edgartown, Jun 7th

“What would happen if you built a house for fairies to live in? Would they come visit?” Come help build a fairy village at Felix Neck and find out! Using all natural materials we will create an enchanted village for the fairies who reside in these woods. You are encouraged to bring your own collection of local and natural materials to share. >More...

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Compost Workshop

West Tisbury, Jun 7th

Learn how to turn every day household and yard waste into black gold that will transform your soil into rich, fertile earth. By utilizing the natural process of decomposition, organic materials often considered “waste,” such as grass clippings, food scraps, autumn leaves and even paper, can be recycled back into a rich soil conditioner. >More...

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Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 10th

Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. Mascot Race >More...

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Know Your Arboretum

West Tisbury, Jun 10th

Help us kick-off our summer lecture season with this fun and informative gathering. Join Arboretum staff for a wine and cheese reception followed by an update of recent activities at PHA. Learn about future garden plans, new plants, research projects, and upcoming events. No fee. >More...

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A Taste of the Vineyard Gourmet Stroll

Edgartown, Jun 12th

The Taste of the Vineyard is the kick-off to the Vineyard's summer social season. Sample the Island's best food, wine and hand-crafted beers from over 75 outstanding fine food and beverage participants. Then, dance to Jerry Bennett and the Sultans of Swing's 12 piece band. Tickets will go on sale in Mid-May >More...




Moonrise Kayak

Edgartown, Jun 12th

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light, moonlight, as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, you will kayak on the pond as the sun sets and the moon rises. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Classic Cars

Oak Bluffs, Jun 12th - Jun 14th

Starting on Thursday, June 12, members of the Boston Area Roadsters will again be arriving on MV for their annual gathering, now in its 21st year. Onlookers can appreciate the beautiful vintage autos gathered around the Wesley Hotel and Sunset Lake area in Oak Bluffs. >More...

Boston Area Roadsters


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 13th

Wachusett Dirt Dawgs take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. MV: Men & Women's Softball League Night...players free admission. >More...

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Community: Museum Summer Opening Party

Edgartown, Jun 13th

Celebrate the summer season with a reception on the lawn and the opening of “Martha’s Vineyard” in conjunction with MVM’s Chief Curator Bonnie Stacy's new book. The 18th century Cooke House will open for the season, as will the Charles W. Morgan exhibit in the Spotlight Gallery and a sneak preview from the upcoming premiere of Joe Forbrich's “The Whaleship Essex.” >More...

 Community: Museum Summer Opening Party


A Taste of the Vineyard Patron's Party and Gala Auction

Edgartown, Jun 14th

Celebrate Taste of the Vineyard at the Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust's at the Patrons' Dinner Dance and Auction. Feast on delectable hors d'oeuvres and savor fine beverages while catching up with old friends and previewing the auction. >More...




Farm. Field. Sea. An Island Culinary Adventure

Chilmark, Jun 14th

Know your food. At Farm. Field. Sea. you will experience first hand the creativity, inspiration, and passion of growing, fishing, harvesting, foraging and creating a simple, locally sourced meal. Celebrate MV's seafood, organic produce; wild edibles and pasture-raised meats. >More...

Farm. Field. Sea. An Island Culinary Adventure


Farm.Field.Sea. at The Beach Plum Restaurant

Menemsha, Jun 14th

Farm.Field.Sea. evening feast will benefit Island Grown Schools. Dinner open to the public. Come celebrate Martha’s Vineyard's thriving community of small farms; seafood from the Island's healthy oceans and ponds; brilliant varieties of quality, organic produce; fantastic wild edibles from the Island's woods and shores; pasture-raised meats; in a setting that is like nowhere else on earth. >More...

Farm.Field.Sea. at Morning Glory Farm


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Jun 14th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Children's Fair

Chilmark, Jun 14th

Games, pony rides and cupcakes to celebrate the beginning of summer. Free for all little children at the Chilmark Community Church 10 am to 12 noon. >More...

Children's Fair


Martha's Vineyard Restaurant Week

Island-wide, Jun 15th - Jun 19th

SAVE the DATE: Martha's Vineyard Restaurant Week - Sun. June 15-Thurs, June 19, 2014. Island Restaurants offer special multi-course menus - lunch and dinners - priced so that you can explore them all! >More...

Martha's Vineyard Restaurant Week


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 15th

Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. World Cup & Brazilian Night. Anyone with Brazilian heritage free admission. >More...

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Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Jun 16th - Jun 20th

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Salve Making Workshop

West Tisbury, Jun 17th

Holly Bellebuono of Vineyard Herbs returns for her popular salve-making workshop. A light and refreshing herb walk and class that will enable you to make pure healing salves using easy, all-natural ingredients. >More...

Salve Making Workshop


Spring Walk

Edgartown, Jun 17th

Join us for a guided walk on the Sanctuary to witness all of spring's offerings. A season full of transformation and vitality, see how the natural world has intensified with sound, scent, color and energy! 10-11 am. >More...

Felix Neck events


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Jun 17th - Jun 21st

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Staff Tour: Volunteer Kickoff

Edgartown, Jun 17th

Join the Museum staff and tour the current exhibits on display. Learn about upcoming events and ways to get more involved as the summer begins in our various departments. Refreshments will be served. New volunteers welcome! 3-4 pm >More...

Staff Tour: Volunteer Kickoff


Flatbread Benefit Night- Martha's Vineyard Art Association

Edgartown, Jun 17th

Join us Tuesday June 17th for our Flatbread Benefit Night!!! A percentage of All pizza sales (eat-in or take-out) goes to support our academic art scholarships awarded to local students. Raffles and Silent Auction too! >More...

Flatbread Benefit Night- Martha's Vineyard Art Association


Camp for a Day! - Mammal-rama

Edgartown, Jun 18th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! For ages 4 to 10 >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Soulful Apothecary

West Tisbury, Jun 19th - Jun 20th

Join herbalist Holly Bellebuono for a relaxing and joyful two days and one evening of creating meaningful medicine, learning the "old ways" of herbal healing, crafting pleasurable healing methods including honeys, elixirs, tonics, teas, infusions, and other tasty and lovely treats that soothe the soul and mend the body. >More...

Soulful Apothecary


Camp for a Day! - Water Worlds

Edgartown, Jun 19th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! For ages 4 to 10 >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


4th Annual Summer Solstice Celebration

Oak Bluffs, Jun 19th

Come join us for an evening of Poetry and Music Celebration on Featherstone’s outdoor stage (In case of rain, under the tent). Enjoy your picnic and a love of music, dance and the spoken word at this community event for all ages. Suggested $5 donation >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 19th

North Shore Navigators take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

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Edgartown Tree Tour

Edgartown, Jun 19th

Enough about the distinguished Federal and Greek Revival homes of Edgartown— have you experienced the tree tour?! Join collections and grounds manager Tom Clark for this informative and fun walking tour of the many glorious mature trees of Edgartown. I Call to pre-register and for carpool and meeting location. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Camp for a Day! -Rip-Roaring Raptors

Edgartown, Jun 20th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! For ages 4 to 10 >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 20th

Worcester Bravehearts take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Annual OB Harbor Festival

Oak Bluffs, Jun 21st

Celebrate Harbor Fest, OB's annual celebration with food, music and vendors displaying their wares. Stroll between the water's edge and the gingerbread cottages of Oak Bluffs. Everything from clothing & jewelry to artwork and beach supplies -- Harborfest has it all. 10 am - 5 pm. >More...

Harbor Festival Martha's Vineyard


Opening Reception: Black and white Photography with Guest Curator Sam Hiser

Oak Bluffs, Jun 22nd

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of :Black and white Photography with Guest Curator Sam Hiser. Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until July 9th. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 22nd

Pittsfield Suns take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


The Heritage & Healing Herbal Certification

West Tisbury, Jun 23rd - Jul 11th

A training program for those enamored with herbs and interested in learning the botany, history, culture, pharmacology & chemistry, and use of medicinal herbs. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Jun 23rd - Jun 27th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Jun 23rd - Jun 27th

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 24th

Seacoast Mavericks take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Sandplaind and Heathlands

West Tisbury, Jun 24th

First of 2 day workshop. We welcome back Sheriffs Meadow Director of Stewardship, Kristen Fauteux, and MV Land Bank ecologist, Julie Russell, for an in-depth study of Island plants and their habitats. Join them for this two day workshop to take a closer look at what makes the Vineyard’s sandplain grassland and coastal heathland communities so unique. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Flatbread Benefit Night

West Tisbury, Jun 24th

Benefit Night Tuesday June 24th Martha's Vineyard Little League & Babe Ruth Take Out or Eat In- percentage of all pizzas sales help support baseball on Martha's Vineyard. Silent Auction, Sox tickets with Boston Harbor Hotel package, 50/50 raffle and more. Takeout opens at 2pm, dining room at 4pm. >More...

Flatbread Benefit Night


Flatbread Benefit Night

West Tisbury, Jun 24th

Benefit Night Tuesday June 24th Martha's Vineyard Little League & Babe Ruth Take Out or Eat In- percentage of all pizzas sales help support baseball on Martha's Vineyard. Silent Auction, Sox tickets with Boston Harbor Hotel package, 50/50 raffle and more. Takeout opens at 2pm, dining room at 4pm. >More...

Flatbread Benefit Night


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Jun 24th - Jun 28th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Jun 24th

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper.A great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Sandplaind and Heathlands

West Tisbury, Jun 25th

Second day of 2 day workshop. We welcome back Sheriffs Meadow Director of Stewardship, Kristen Fauteux, and MV Land Bank ecologist, Julie Russell, for an in-depth study of Island plants and their habitats. Join them for this two day workshop to take a closer look at what makes the Vineyard’s sandplain grassland and coastal heathland communities so unique. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Chilmark Flea Market

Chilmark, Jun 25th - Aug 30th

In beautiful meadow off North Road in Chilmark. The oldest outdoor venue on the island, the “Flea” has evolved into a market like no other. High quality hand made items from Vineyard artists and craftsmen, antiques, imports, and vintage finds. Free parking >More...

Chilmark Flea Market


Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop

West Tisbury, Jun 26th

A special hands-on learning seminar about naturally healing acute wounds and chronic skin issues. We'll delve into making compresses, poultices, salves, oils, and we'll learn a wealth of information about herbs for cuts, scrapes, burns, lacerations, rashes, allergic reactions, eczema, psoriasis, and more. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Film & Music

Vineyard Haven, Jun 26th - Jun 29th

Music and film flow naturally together. Our second annual Film + Music Festival will bring you closer to the music you love, or introduce you to some you’ve never known. Enjoy a stimulating weekend, June 26-29 with: 8 films covering all genres of music, opening night reception, live music performances, post-screening Q&As. >More...

MV Film Society Movies


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 27th

Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Artist's Reception

Vineyard Haven, Jun 27th

Night Heron Gallery is Martha's Vineyard's only artist-owned and operated cooperative art gallery. This is our big summer opening reception featuring new work by all gallery artists. 6-8 pm >More...

Opening Reception


16th Annual Evening of Discovery

Vineyard Haven, Jun 28th

Join us at the MV Museum's 16th annual Evening of Discovery, being celebrated this year at our Vineyard Haven campus overlooking the harbor. Experience an atmosphere inspired by the Museum's latest exhibition, 'Martha’s Vineyard in the 1960s.' >More...

PechaKucha Night


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jun 28th

Seacoast Mavericks take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Propagating Plants from Cuttings

West Tisbury, Jun 28th

Join PHA curator Tom Clark to learn the basic science and techniques behind this seemingly magical way of producing woody plants. Following a brief lecture, participants will collect cuttings on the Arboretum grounds, and then return to the greenhouse to begin propagating. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Island Bounty: from Food to Art!

Edgartown, Jun 28th - Jul 4th

Everyone loves food and what better way to enjoy it than by celebrating it through art! Between the sea, farms, gardens, and even the Island’s unique eateries, this exhibition will showcase the various edible resources that both thrive on and are created in and around the Vineyard. Opening Reception: Sunday June 29th, 5-7pm >More...

Island Bounty: from Food to Art!


Special Event: 16th Annual Evening of Discovery

Vineyard Haven, Jun 28th

Join us for the 16th annual gala under a tent overlooking Vineyard Haven harbor. Experience an atmosphere inspired by the Museum's latest exhibition, “Sea Change: Martha’s Vineyard in the 1960s,” bid on silent auction items, and enjoy a fabulous buffet dinner all while supporting the Museum. 60’s attire encouraged, but not required. >More...

MVM events


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Jun 30th - Jul 4th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Jun 30th - Jul 4th

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Featherstone Flea and Fine Arts Market

Oak Bluffs, Jul 1st

Enjoy the beautiful Featherstone campus while browsing and shopping fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Free parking, no admission. Market begins at 9:30 am and ends at 2 pm. >More...

Featherstone Flea Market


Summer Festival of Poetry

Oak Bluffs, Jul 1st

Pathways Projects, Featherstone Center for the Arts and Noepe Center for Literary Arts is proud to present: The Pathways - Featherstone - Noepe Summer Festival of Poetry. On July 1st we will be welcoming guest poet Rachel Webster who will be reading from her latest book "September." >More...

Noepe Summer Festival of Poetry


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Jul 1st - Jul 5th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Jul 1st

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. A great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 2nd

Brockton Rox take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. "Art of Baseball" - sponsored by Featherstone; Camp Jabberwocky Night >More...

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Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 3rd

Wachusett Dirt Dawgs take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. Island Mascot Race. >More...

mv sharks


Grounds Volunteer Day

West Tisbury, Jul 3rd

Individuals interested in volunteering on the PHA grounds are encouraged to join us on the first Thursday of the month from April through October from 9am to noon. Learn about our grounds and tree maintenance program and lend-a-helping-hand. Dress appropriately and bring gloves – necessary tools will be provided. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Edgartown's Annual Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks

Edgartown, Jul 4th

Celebrate the Fourth of July with Edgartown's traditional 4th of July parade & fireworks. Enjoy the traditional parade then claim your seat on Memorial Wharf or any of the other harborfront locations for a resplendent display over the water. >More...

Fourth of July Fireworks


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 5th

Nashua Silver Knights take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 6th

Wachusett Dirt Dawgs take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. Benefits Hospice of Martha's Vineyard. >More...

mv sharks


Memory and Cognitive Thought

West Tisbury, Jul 7th

Delve into the edible and medicinal herbs that assist our brain function, exploring memory, cognitive thought, the endocrine system, and the nervous system. We'll learn about herbal tonics and natural methods of improving the memory, maintaining clarity of thought, focus, and optimum mental health. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Jul 7th - Jul 11th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Weather Rocks!

Edgartown, Jul 7th - Jul 11th

This full day intensive program for 7th and 8th graders focuses on weather and geology, offering hands-on activities, island-wide field explorations and an off island trip to Blue Hills Observatory in Milton, MA. Campers will learn to interpret the sky and read the landscape on and off island. John “the Weather Man” and “Rock Star” >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Annual Gala at Farm Neck

Oak Bluffs, Jul 7th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to our Annual Gala at Farm Neck Golf Club for a wonderful evening of Incredible Surprise Gift Balloons, a Silent Auction featuring restaurants, trips, parties, experiences, services, etc. Featherstone Center for the Arts will be serving heavy hors d'oeuvres, a raw bar, wine, beer and desserts. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Featherstone Flea and Fine Arts Market

Oak Bluffs, Jul 8th

Enjoy the beautiful Featherstone campus while browsing and shopping fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Free parking, no admission. Market begins at 9:30 am and ends at 2 pm. >More...

Featherstone Flea Market


4th Annual Photographers Salon

Oak Bluffs, Jul 8th

Open to All - An evening for photographers and photography lovers!Please join us for an evening where photographers present their work and give talks on their style, inspiration, and technical aspects of their work. They will display examples to give clarity to their talks. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Flatbread Pizza Night

Edgartown, Jul 8th

Join us at Flatbread Pizza at the Martha’s Vineyard airport for our benefit night. A portion of the evening pizza sales will benefit the Arboretum. Come enjoy a delicious wood fired pizza, meet some of the Arboretum staff, and enter a raffle for a Polly Hill grown plant. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Jul 8th - Jul 12th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Jul 8th

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. A great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Author Talk with Joan Bowman

Edgartown, Jul 8th

Hear Vineyard summer resident Joan Bowman’s fifty-year tale of coming to the Island—a story that includes joy and sadness, crisis and calm, enchantment and danger. Running through all the chapters, which are illustrated with photos from photographer Alison Shaw, is Martha’s Vineyard, a place that “seems to encourage intimate revelations that would not be forthcoming between us in our lives at home.” >More...

MVM events


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 9th

Torrington Titans take on the MV Sharks. Home game at the MV Regional HS starts at 7 pm. Halloween in July Dress-up and win prizes. $10 donation admission fee. >More...

mv sharks


Seeing Flowers

West Tisbury, Jul 9th

Join author Teri Dunn Chace for this illustrated talk based on her recent book, Seeing Flowers: Discover the Hidden Life of Flowers. Chace’s lyrical and illuminating essays complement the extraordinarily detailed floral images by photographer Robert Llewellyn. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Seafood Buffet & Auction

Vineyard Haven, Jul 10th

Join us for an evening overlooking the harbor with music, a fabulous seafood dinner and live and silent auction to benefit Sail Martha's Vineyard. 5:30-10 pm. $175/pp. >More...

Seafood Buffet & Auction


91st Annual Regatta

Edgartown, Jul 10th - Jul 12th

The Edgartown Yacht Club 91st Annual Regatta for One-Design Classes will be held at Edgartown, Massachusetts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 10, 11, 12, 2014. For more information and registration www.edgartownyc.org. >More...

91st Annual Regatta


Eradicating Invasive Plants

West Tisbury, Jul 10th

How to Eradicate Invasive Plants offers clear, easy-to-use solutions to manage these problem plants. Join author Teri Dunn Chace to learn how to recognize invasive plants and acquire eradication options — from simple organic approaches to the safest and most responsible ways to use chemicals. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Vineyard Cup Regatta

Vineyard Haven, Jul 11th - Jul 13th

Join Sail MV for three days of yacht racing and great parties: A regatta weekend with competetive races and fun parties will take place July 11-13, 2014. The public is invited to join the party! >More...

Vineyard Cup Regatta


Moonrise Kayak

Edgartown, Jul 11th

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light, moonlight, as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, you will kayak on the pond as the sun sets and the moon rises. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 12th

Worcester Bravehearts take on the MV Sharks. Home game at the MV Regional HS, Ken Goldberg Hawaiian Shirt Night Wear a Hawaiian shirt and win prizes. >More...

mv sharks


Moonrise Kayak

Edgartown, Jul 12th

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light, moonlight, as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, you will kayak on the pond as the sun sets and the moon rises. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Opening Reception: : The Art of the Cartoon with Guest Curator: Paul Karasik

Oak Bluffs, Jul 13th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of : The Art of the Cartoon with Guest Curator: Paul Karasik Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until July 30th. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Soulful Apothecary 1-Week Immersion

West Tisbury, Jul 14th - Jul 18th

Join herbalist Holly Bellebuono for a relaxing and joyful 1-week retreat on the island of Martha's Vineyard. We will come together in a small group of camaraderie for a few special days of creating meaningful medicine, learning the "old ways" of herbal healing. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Jul 14th - Jul 18th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Jul 14th - Jul 18th

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


KidsMakeDance Camp

Chilmark, Jul 14th - Aug 15th

Each weeklong choreographic workshop will challenge the children through fun, active dance classes building skill and technique, nurture the child's choreographic voice and individual artistic expression.Open to all levels of experience and ability. >More...

KidsMakeDance Camp


Calder Quartet

Edgartown, Jul 14th

Calder Quartet performing music by Mozart, Schubert and Janacek at the Old Whaling Church, Main Street, Edgartown, 8-10 pm. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). Sponsored by the MV Chamber Music Society. >More...

Calder Quartet


Featherstone Flea and Fine Arts Market

Oak Bluffs, Jul 15th

Enjoy the beautiful Featherstone campus while browsing and shopping fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Free parking, no admission. Market begins at 9:30 am and ends at 2 pm. >More...

Featherstone Flea Market


Herbal Healing: Stress & The Nervous System

West Tisbury, Jul 15th

Herbs can help our bodies and minds address our negative reaction to stress. In this workshop we will explore a variety of "nervine tonics" and stress-relieving herbs. Designed for the beginner, this class will be a tasty sensory festival and will empower you to make and use natural plants to support physical, mental and spiritual health. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


4th Annual Photographers Salon

Oak Bluffs, Jul 15th

Open to All - An evening for photographers and photography lovers! Please join us for an evening where photographers present their work and give talks on their style, inspiration, and technical aspects of their work. They will display examples to give clarity to their talks. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Walk Through Imagination

West Tisbury, Jul 15th - Aug 15th

We are pleased to welcome back potter Bill O’Callaghan and storyteller Robin Tuck for another version of A Walk Through Imagination. This year’s story, “The Message of the Butterflies” will lead you on a tour through the magical landscape at the Arboretum. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Jul 15th - Jul 19th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Jul 15th

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. A great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


"Painting the Vineyard": A Community Event with the Preservation Trust

Jul 15th - Jul 19th

Building on the overwhelming success of the 2013 “Paint Out” fundraiser, the MVAA's Old Sculpin Gallery is excited to team with the Preservation Trust and paint on-site at their popular locations around the Island. >More...

sculpin gallery events


Calder Quartet

Chilmark, Jul 15th

Calder Quartet performing music by Mozart, Schubert and Janacek at the Chilmark Community Center, 8-10 pm. Sponsored by the MV Chamber Music Society. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). >More...

Calder Quartet


Author Talk with Nis Kildegaard

Edgartown, Jul 15th

In 1891, sixteen Edgartown residents came together investing $5,000 to build the Harbor View Hotel in response to the town deteriorating around them. They created the largest hotel on the Island hoping to bring enough seasonal visitors in to bring the town back to life. In conjunction with the ongoing exhibit in the Spotlight Gallery, hear over 120 years of Harbor View history. >More...

MVM events


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 16th

Brockton Roxtake on the MV Sharks. $10 donation admission fee. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm. Christmas in July night. >More...

mv sharks


Not Tonight Deer!

West Tisbury, Jul 16th

Join garden designer, writer, and teacher Kerry Ann Mendez to learn how to cope with our substantial deer population. This informative talk will focus on perennials, shrubs, and annuals that are unappealing to deer and defensive tactics to hold deer at bay. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Botaniical Gardens in a Changing World

West Tisbury, Jul 16th

Join us when Dr. Gerry Donnelly, president of the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, shares his insights on the impact of public gardens on people and their communities. The Morton Arboretum addresses contemporary needs through initiatives related to plant collections, education, conservation, and visitor services. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Honeys & Elixirs Workshop

West Tisbury, Jul 17th

Yum! Herbal honeys are among the world's most loved way to take medicine, and for good reason--honey and herbs go hand in hand in flavor and health. This workshop will explore and taste different healing remedies made with honey, vinegar, and herbs. >More...

Honeys & Elixirs Workshop


Drawing from Nature

West Tisbury, Jul 17th

Develop the confidence and skill to render the wonders of the natural world with artist, illustrator, and nature enthusiast Genevieve Jacobs. Using simple materials and techniques, participants will throw caution to the wind and learn skills and principles that allow the inner artist to emerge! >More...

Drawing from Nature


Generations Picnic

Edgartown, Jul 18th

The Generations Picnic introduces the next generation of Island families to the work of the Preservation Trust and foster their commitment to our community. Fun-filled theme event features music, refreshments and activities for all ages. >More...




Featherstone Special Event: Susan Klein

Oak Bluffs, Jul 18th

Featherstone is proud to present World renown storyteller Susan Klein performing Folklore and Mythology from A Woman's Perspective Under the Summer Tent. Cost is $25 per person. >More...

Featherstone Event


Meals in the Meadow

Edgartown, Jul 19th

Party 'til the cows come home under a Big Sky tent and enjoy an amazing meal featuring TFI's meat & produce prepared by Buckley's Gourment Catering. Music by Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish will have even the weediest wallflowers kicking up their heels. >More...

Meals in the Meadow 2013


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 20th

Pittsfield Suns take on the MV Sharks. Home game at the MV Regional HS, $10 donation admission fee, 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Jul 21st - Jul 25th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Jul 21st - Jul 25th

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Quartet San Francisco

Edgartown, Jul 21st

Quartet San Francisco performing the music of Barber, Goodwin, Schickele, Williams, and Brubeck at the Old Whaling Church, 8-10 pm. Sponsored by the MV Chamber Music Society. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). >More...

Quartet San Francisco


Featherstone Flea and Fine Arts Market

Oak Bluffs, Jul 22nd

Enjoy the beautiful Featherstone campus while browsing and shopping fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Free parking, no admission. Market begins at 9:30 am and ends at 2 pm. >More...

Featherstone Flea Market


4th Annual Photographers Salon

Oak Bluffs, Jul 22nd

Open to All - An evening for photographers and photography lovers!Please join us for an evening where photographers present their work and give talks on their style, inspiration, and technical aspects of their work. They will display examples to give clarity to their talks. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 22nd

Torrington Titans take on the MV Sharks. Home game at the MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Jul 22nd - Jul 26th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Jul 22nd

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. A great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Quartet San Francisco

Chilmark, Jul 22nd

Quartet San Francisco performing the music of Barber ,Goodwin, Schickele, Williams, and Brubeck at the Chilmark Community Center, 8-10 pm. Sponsored by the MV Chamber Music Society. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). >More...

Quartet San Francisco


Lecture with Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Edgartown, Jul 22nd

In conjunction with the ongoing exhibit “Sea Change: Martha’s Vineyard in the 1960s” join activist and journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault as she details the Civil Rights Movement. Hunter-Gault will reflect on how the Vineyard got involved in the national efforts including the founding of the local NAACP chapter.Reception to follow. >More...

MVM events


Art a la Carte

West Tisbury, Jul 23rd

The Yard hosts Art a la Carte, an evening of dance, dining and delight at the grange Hall in West Tisbury, from 5:30 - 9 pm. Admission is $175 or 2 for $300 and all proceeds support The Yard. >More...

Art a la Carte


Martha's Vineyard Garden Tour

West Tisbury, Jul 23rd

Down dirt roads and hidden behind stone walls are some spectacular Vineyard gardens; join us for this special tour to visit a few. This year we visit gardens in Indian Hill, Tashmoo, and West Chop. Lunch, transportation, and afternoon refreshments provided. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Tea Blending Workshop

West Tisbury, Jul 24th

Fragrant and smooth...tasty and healthy...herbal tisanes and infusions are heavenly ways to nourish your body, greet a friend, and enjoy the tastes of Mother Nature. In this small workshop you'll get hands-on instruction in blending a variety of roots, seeds, leaves, flowers, and barks to create delicious and healthy blends. >More...

Salve Making Workshop


Herbal Tea Blending

West Tisbury, Jul 24th

Come learn the art of tea blending with Holly Bellebuono of Vineyard Herbs, sample her delicious signature teas, and enjoy an afternoon tea-time of healing camaraderie. Learn which herbs taste best and how to make them the most effective. Sure to be fun and very relaxing. Please pre-register, space is limited. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Lecture with James Lengyel

Edgartown, Jul 24th

Join MV Land Bank Executive Director James Lengyel as he takes us through this important decade in Vineyard conservation history begun in the 1960s and details the effects we are still feeling today. Reception to follow. >More...

MVM events


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 25th

Brockton Rox take on the MV Sharks. Home game at the MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


'Round-the-Island Race

Edgartown, Jul 26th

In the morning, the fleet sails between Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket along the east beach of Chappaquiddick. By midday, they are in the open Atlantic Ocean with views of the south coast of the Vineyard. In the afternoon, rounding the gorgeous cliffs of Gay Head, the fleet sail up Vineyard Sound. Open to PHRF, IRC, Classic, Multihull, Cruising Class Yachts, and One-Design classes, the race is a highly competitive but fun race for all participants. >More...

'Round-the-Island Race


Possible Dreams Auction

Edgartown, Jul 27th

Save the date: Martha's Vineyard Community Service's Possible Dreams Auction will be held this year at Winnetu Oceanside Resort. Event will take place 3:45 - 7 pm. Admission is $25. What's your dream? >More...

Possible Dreams Auction


Intro to Herbal Medicine

West Tisbury, Jul 28th - Aug 1st

Join herbalist Holly Bellebuono for this fd in deepening a connection with plants and the natural world--this week-long immersion is packed with herbal medicine know-how. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Healing the Digestion

West Tisbury, Jul 28th

Explores the many herbs suited to easing the digestion and improving symptoms, and we'll cover these in detail and learn how to use them and how to combine them for the best results. >More...

Soulful Apothecary


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Jul 28th - Aug 1st

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Jul 28th - Aug 1st

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Featherstone Flea and Fine Arts Market

Oak Bluffs, Jul 29th

Enjoy the beautiful Featherstone campus while browsing and shopping fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Free parking, no admission. Market begins at 9:30 am and ends at 2 pm. >More...

Featherstone Flea Market


Women's Health

West Tisbury, Jul 29th

Explore the intriguing systems of our bodies that make women so special: the botany, anatomy and pharmacology through which countless cultures around the world have maintained harmony and vibrancy. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


4th Annual Photographers Salon

Oak Bluffs, Jul 29th

Open to All - An evening for photographers and photography lovers!Please join us for an evening where photographers present their work and give talks on their style, inspiration, and technical aspects of their work. They will display examples to give clarity to their talks. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 29th

Worcester Bravehearts take on the MV Sharks. $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


This Book Was a Tree

West Tisbury, Jul 29th

Join author Marcie Cuff for this fun, interactive talk based on her book, This Book Was a Tree: Ideas, Adventures, and Inspiration for Rediscovering the Natural World. Cuff, concerned about our disconnect with the natural world, wanted to offer people a way to become reacquainted with the Earth—to look at the world with fresh eyes. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Jul 29th - Aug 2nd

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Jul 29th

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. A great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...



CardioVascular Health

West Tisbury, Jul 30th

A single day within the Introduction to Herbal Medicine 1-Week Immersion, this class will focus on strengthening cardiovascular health using safe and effective herbs and foods. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Jul 30th

Seacoast Mavericks take on the MV Sharks. MV Regional HS, $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid

West Tisbury, Jul 31st

This day-long workshop will explore a wide variety of natural skin remedies and will teach how to use them in a clear, fun and engaging way. A true hands-on workshop where you leave feeling empowered, fulfilled and inspired. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Drawing from Nature

West Tisbury, Jul 31st

Develop the confidence and skill to render the wonders of the natural world with artist, illustrator, and nature enthusiast Genevieve Jacobs. Using simple materials and techniques, participants will throw caution to the wind and learn skills and principles that allow the inner artist to emerge! >More...

Drawing from Nature


A Plant Pilgrimage in Taiwan and Vietnam

West Tisbury, Jul 31st

Learn about today’s world of plant collecting as Andrew Bunting and Scott McMahan chronicle their adventures on recent collecting trips in the wilds of Taiwan and northern Vietnam. They will describe their adventures searching for species of hydrangeas, magnolias, maple, ferns, and rhododendrons, including Rhododendron nakaharae, one of the parents of Polly’s North Tisbury Azaleas. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Seize Your Beauty Fashion Show

Vineyard Haven, Jul 31st

Enjoy the styles of Martha's Vineyard's noted fashion designer Stina Sayre. Stina Sayre Design's "Seize Your Beauty" Fashion Show will showcase her 2014 designs for summer and fall as well as benefit Friends of Family Planning Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Seize Your Beauty Fashion Show


Opera at Featherstone

Oak Bluffs, Aug 1st - Aug 3rd

Save the date: Comic opera in a tent with terrific singers from NYC at Featherstone Center for the Arts presented by Wendy Taucher Dance Opera Theater, 6-8 pm, benefitting Island Theater Workshop Opera Rocks Project. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Herbs for the Respiratory System

West Tisbury, Aug 1st

An intensive, packed 3-hour class dedicated to learning about the world's best herbs for healing the respiratory system. Because some herbs have very distinct and noticeable effects there is much information and experience throughout many cultures for treating respiratory ailments with plants. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Special Event: Seasonal Appraisal Day with Skinner, Inc.

Edgartown, Aug 1st

Join appraisers from Skinner, Inc. who will evaluate your prized objects in a summer version of this popular off-season event. Items may be consigned for sale by Skinner with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Museum. Reservations required. Members may begin making reservations on July 7th; non-members, July 14th. >More...

MVM events


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Aug 2nd

Torrington Titans take on the MV Sharks. $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm.Island Mascot Race >More...

mv sharks


Farm.Field.Sea. at Morning Glory Farm

Edgartown, Aug 2nd

At Farm. Field. Sea. you will experience first hand the creativity, inspiration, and passion of growing, fishing, harvesting, foraging and creating a simple, locally sourced meal. On August 2, the Athearn family invite you into the inner workings of Morning Glory Farm, sharing their famous food ethos – grow food you believe in, create community and share knowledge of how food travels from soil to plate. >More...

Farm.Field.Sea. at Morning Glory Farm


Opening Reception: : The Featherstone Printmakers' Show

Oak Bluffs, Aug 3rd

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of : The Featherstone Printmakers' Show. Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until August 20th. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Aug 3rd

Nashua Silver Knights take on the MV Sharks. $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm. Host Family Appreciation Night >More...

mv sharks


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Aug 4th - Aug 8th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Aug 4th - Aug 8th

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


All Beethoven Music Performance

Edgartown, Aug 4th

Timothy Fain (violin) and William De Rosa (cello) performing an all Beethoven program of music, 8-10 pm at the Old Whaling Church. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). Sponsored by the MV Chamber Music Society. >More...

All Beethoven Music Performance


Featherstone Flea and Fine Arts Market

Oak Bluffs, Aug 5th

Enjoy the beautiful Featherstone campus while browsing and shopping fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Free parking, no admission. Market begins at 9:30 am and ends at 2 pm. >More...

Featherstone Flea Market


4th Annual Photographers Salon

Oak Bluffs, Aug 5th

Open to All - An evening for photographers and photography lovers!Please join us for an evening where photographers present their work and give talks on their style, inspiration, and technical aspects of their work. They will display examples to give clarity to their talks. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Aug 5th

Pittsfield Suns take on the MV Sharks. $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Aug 5th - Aug 7th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Aug 5th

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. A great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


All Beethoven Music Performance

Chilmark, Aug 5th

Timothy Fain (violin) and William De Rosa (cello) performing an all Beethoven program of music, 8-10 pm at the Chilmark Community Center. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). Sponsored by the MV Chamber Music Society. >More...

All Beethoven Music Performance


American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation

West Tisbury, Aug 6th

Join author Eric Rutkow as he traces the history of the United States through our trees in this talk based on his book, American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation. Discover that the history of trees in America is no less remarkable than the history of the United States itself. $10/$5 for PHA members. >More...

Drawing from Nature


17th Annual Water Tasting by the Sea

Chilmark, Aug 7th

Sip still and sparkling waters, savor scrumptious foods and sweets, and enjoy the view from the shore of an exclusive waterfront estate. Silent auction, raffle and live music complete the event to benefit Vineyard House, 5:30-7:30 pm. >More...

Vineyard House


Honeys & Elixirs Workshop

West Tisbury, Aug 7th

Yum! Herbal honeys are among the world's most loved way to take medicine, and for good reason--honey and herbs go hand in hand in flavor and health. Workshop will explore and taste different healing remedies made with honey, vinegar, and herbs. >More...

Honeys & Elixirs Workshop


Women's Herbal Immersion

West Tisbury, Aug 7th - Aug 10th

In this 4-day immersion we'll explore the intriguing systems of our bodies that make women so special: the botany, anatomy and pharmacology through which countless cultures around the world have maintained harmony and vibrancy. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Pregnancy & Childbirth

West Tisbury, Aug 7th

In this workshop we'll sample a variety of herbal goodies and remedies that impact women's reproductive and hormonal health. You'll develop confidence taking the information home to use in your own life. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Collegiate Baseball: Sharks Home Game

Oak Bluffs, Aug 7th

North Shore Navigators take on the MV Sharks. $10 stadium seats (limited), $6 Adults, $5 Seniors & $4 Child. Home game at the MV Regional HS, 7-9:15 pm. >More...

mv sharks


Grounds Volunteer Day

West Tisbury, Aug 7th

Individuals interested in volunteering on the PHA grounds are encouraged to join us on the first Thursday of the month from April through October from 9am to noon. Learn about our grounds and tree maintenance program and lend-a-helping-hand. Dress appropriately and bring gloves – necessary tools will be provided. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Drawing from Nature

West Tisbury, Aug 7th

Develop the confidence and skill to render the wonders of the natural world with artist, illustrator, and nature enthusiast Genevieve Jacobs. Using simple materials and techniques, participants will throw caution to the wind and learn skills and principles that allow the inner artist to emerge! >More...

Drawing from Nature


Menstruation & PMS

West Tisbury, Aug 8th

In this workshop we'll sample a variety of herbal goodies and remedies that impact women's reproductive and hormonal health. You'll develop confidence taking the information home to use in your own life. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


12-Metre Regatta

Edgartown, Aug 8th - Aug 10th

The Edgartown Yacht Club Twelve Metre Regatta for Classic Vintage, Classic Traditional, Modern and Grand Prix Twelve Metre Class Yachts will be held in the waters off Edgartown, Massachusetts on the island of Martha's Vineyard on Saturday and Sunday, August 8, 9 and 10, 2014 at 11 am. >More...

12-Metre Regatta


Menopause & the Crone Years

West Tisbury, Aug 9th

In this workshop we'll sample a variety of herbal goodies and remedies that impact women's reproductive and hormonal health. You'll develop confidence taking the information home to use in your own life. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Shorebirds by Kayak

Edgartown, Aug 9th

Sengekontacket Pond is a seasonal paradise for shorebirds. Paddle with our shorebird biologist and look for the birds of summer. Meet at Felix Neck. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Bliss, Moksha & Sacred Herbs

West Tisbury, Aug 10th

In this workshop we'll sample a variety of herbal goodies and remedies that impact women's reproductive and hormonal health. You'll develop confidence taking the information home to use in your own life. >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Moonrise Kayak

Edgartown, Aug 10th

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light, moonlight, as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, you will kayak on the pond as the sun sets and the moon rises. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Aug 11th - Aug 15th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Aug 11th - Aug 15th

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Moonrise Kayak

Edgartown, Aug 11th

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light, moonlight, as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, you will kayak on the pond as the sun sets and the moon rises. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Salem Piano Quintet

Edgartown, Aug 11th

Salem Piano Quintet performing the music of Glazunov. Mozart, Faure and a World Premiere by Thomas Oboe Lee, 8-10 pm at the Old Whaling Church. Sponsored by the MV Chamber Music Society. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). >More...

MVCMS concerts


Community: Martha’s Vineyard Medal Award Ceremony

Edgartown, Aug 11th

Join the Museum staff and board for the Museum Annual Meeting to review 2013. The 2014 Martha’s Vineyard Medal winners, honoring leaders in the community who have had an outstanding commitment to preserve the history, arts, and culture of the Island, will be introduced with a reception to follow. >More...

MVM events


Featherstone Flea and Fine Arts Market

Oak Bluffs, Aug 12th

Enjoy the beautiful Featherstone campus while browsing and shopping fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Free parking, no admission. Market begins at 9:30 am and ends at 2 pm. >More...

Featherstone Flea Market


4th Annual Photographers Salon

Oak Bluffs, Aug 12th

Open to All - An evening for photographers and photography lovers!Please join us for an evening where photographers present their work and give talks on their style, inspiration, and technical aspects of their work. They will display examples to give clarity to their talks. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


FARM Institute Flatbread Benefit Night

Edgartown, Aug 12th

Join the FARM Institute August 12 from 4 to 10 pm to eat some delicious pizza for a great cause! Flatbread will donate a portion of all pizza sales (both takeout and dine-in) back to the FARM Institute! >More...

FARM Institute Flatbread Benefit Night


Soulful Apothecary

West Tisbury, Aug 12th

Join herbalist Holly Bellebuono for a relaxing and joyful workshop to learn the basics of making medicines from the kitchen. Explore the arboretum grounds and learn the “old ways” of herbal healing and crafting. We will sample healing honeys, elixirs, tonics, infusions, and more. Please pre-register, space is limited >More...

Drawing from Nature


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Aug 12th - Aug 16th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Aug 12th

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. A great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Featherstone Special Event: Susan Klein

Oak Bluffs, Aug 12th

Featherstone is proud to present World renown storyteller Susan Klein performing Folklore and Mythology from A Woman's Perspective Under the Summer Tent. Cost $25 per person >More...

Featherstone Event


Salem Piano Quintet

Chilmark, Aug 12th

Salem Piano Quintet performing the music of Glazunov. Mozart, Faure and a World Premiere by Thomas Oboe Lee, 8-10 pm at the Chilmark Community Center. Sponsored by the MV Chamber Music Society. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). >More...

MVCMS concerts


Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic; Past, Present, and Future

West Tisbury, Aug 13th

Join Buddy Huffaker, President of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, to explore the origins of conservation along with the current and future challenges for true sustainability.The audience will also participate in an interactive exercise that will help them develop their own Land Ethic. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Soulful Apothecary

West Tisbury, Aug 17th - Aug 18th

Join herbalist Holly Bellebuono for a relaxing and joyful two days and one evening of creating meaningful medicine, learning the "old ways" of herbal healing, crafting pleasurable healing methods including honeys, elixirs, tonics, teas, infusions, and other tasty and lovely treats that soothe the soul and mend the body. >More...

Soulful Apothecary


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Aug 18th - Aug 22nd

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Aug 18th - Aug 22nd

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Carol Wincenc and Jay Campbell in Concert

Edgartown, Aug 18th

Carol Wincenc (flute) and Jay Campbell (cello) performing the music of Bach, Frank, Villa-Lobos, Kuhlau, and Heggie, 8-10 pm at the Old Whaling Church. Sponsored by MV Chamber Music Society. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). >More...

MVCMS concerts


Featherstone Flea and Fine Arts Market

Oak Bluffs, Aug 19th

Enjoy the beautiful Featherstone campus while browsing and shopping fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Free parking, no admission. Market begins at 9:30 am and ends at 2 pm. >More...

Featherstone Flea Market


Summer Festival of Poetry

Oak Bluffs, Aug 19th

The Pathways - Featherstone - Noepe Summer Festival of Poetry On August 19th welcomes guest poet Azure Antoinette Called "the Maya Angelou of the Millennial generation," Azure Antoinette is a poet, spoken word artist, freelance photographer, and youth and arts advocate whose performance poetry explores the ways social media is reshaping humanity. >More...

 Summer Festival of Poetry


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Aug 19th

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. Aa great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Carol Wincenc and Jay Campbell in Concert

Chilmark, Aug 19th

Carol Wincenc (flute) and Jay Campbell (cello) performing the music of Bach, Frank, Villa-Lobos, Kuhlau, and Heggie, 8-10 pm at the Chilmark Community Center. Sponsored by MV Chamber Music Society. $35 ($30 with Island Club card). >More...

MVCMS concerts


Grand Illumination

Oak Bluffs, Aug 20th

Gather at the MV Camp Meeting Association's Tabernacle for a sing-along followed by the annual Grand Illumination when the hundreds of lanterns hung on gingerbread cottage porches are lit. >More...

Grand Illumination


153nd Annual Agricultural Society Fair

West Tisbury, Aug 21st - Aug 24th

Come to the Fair!! It just wouldn't be a Vineyard summer without the Ag Fair! The four-day fun begins Thursday, August 21 at 10 am -11 pm on the fairgrounds in West Tisbury. >More...

Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society


Drawing from Nature

West Tisbury, Aug 21st

Develop the confidence and skill to render the wonders of the natural world with artist, illustrator, and nature enthusiast Genevieve Jacobs. Using simple materials and techniques, participants will throw caution to the wind and learn skills and principles that allow the inner artist to emerge! >More...

Drawing from Nature


Fireworks at Ocean Park by the Sea

Oak Bluffs, Aug 22nd

Enjoy a sensational fireworks display at Ocean Park by the sea in Oak Bluffs. Known for it’s sea views and distinctive architecture, Ocean Park provides the perfect setting for an evening of fireworks and music. >More...

Oak Bluffs Fireworks


5th Annual Potters Bowl

Oak Bluffs, Aug 24th

Featherstone is excited to present the 5th Annual Potters Bowl! A wonderful afternoon where you purchase an island artist made bowl for $30.00 and get free soup, roll and dessert. Bring Friends and Dine under the Featherstone tent. All bowls will be rinsed out to take home. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Opening Reception: : The 5th Annual Art of Ceramics Show with Guest Curator: Washington Ledesma

Oak Bluffs, Aug 24th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of: The 5th Annual Art of Ceramics Show with Guest Curator: Washington Ledesma. Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until September 10. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Edgartown, Aug 25th - Aug 29th

Explore the nature of Martha's Vineyard in the forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats on our 350 acre wildlife sanctuary. Our camps incorporate outdoor games, nature activities, hikes, stories, crafts and more! >More...

Nature Camp at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary


Girl Empowered Camp 2014

West Tisbury, Aug 25th - Aug 29th

Following on our successful Girl Empowered 1-Day Retreat last year, we're now offering a full week of day camp for girls ages 11-15 (and counselor opportunities for older girls!). >More...

Healing the Skin & Herbal First Aid Workshop


Seashore Discovery

Edgartown, Aug 25th - Aug 29th

Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach, where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets, and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs and other pond wildlife. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and don't forget your hat, sun-screen, and mosquito repellent. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Aug 26th - Aug 30th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Marine Discovery Tour

Oak Bluffs, Aug 26th

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with Captain John and a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper.Aa great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean at sunset while discovering underwater wildlife. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Edgartown Tree Tour

Edgartown, Aug 28th

Enough about the distinguished Federal and Greek Revival homes of Edgartown— have you experienced the tree tour?! Join curator Tom Clark for this informative and fun walking tour of the many glorious mature trees of Edgartown. Call to pre-register and for carpool and meeting location. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Exhibit Opening: Moore and Moore and Moore

Edgartown, Aug 29th

Although a little tongue and cheek, the title declares that the talent just keeps coming generation after generation. This exhibition reveals the connections and relationships of three artists: landscape painter Nelson Augustus Moore, his great-great grandson, realist painter Andrew Gordon Moore, and Andrew’s daughter, artist Hannah Moore. See works by all three in a celebration of Moore’s. 5-7 pm. >More...

MVM events


Our Golden Age

Edgartown, Aug 30th - Sep 5th

Celebrating our 60th Anniversary! Given the various mediums our members use, and taking cues from the early European Master’s, this show devoted to portraits, landscapes, and still lifes promises to be an exciting one! Opening Reception: Sunday August 31st, 5-7pm >More...

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Community: Archaeology ID Day

Edgartown, Aug 30th

Bring your archaeological finds from the Vineyard and around the world to the Museum for experts to identify, examine, and discuss. Our panel of distinguished archaeologists including Jim Richardson, Jim Tuck, Dick Burt, and Duncan Caldwell will reveal their hidden secrets about your objects. >More...

MVM events


Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival

Vineyard Haven, Sep 4th - Sep 7th

Combining the laid back beach style of the island of Martha’s Vineyard, a passionate audience of film and culture enthusiasts with the buzz and excitement of a festival celebrating films from across the globe – an amazing experience not to be missed. >More...

 Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival


Drawing from Nature

West Tisbury, Sep 4th

Develop the confidence and skill to render the wonders of the natural world with artist, illustrator, and nature enthusiast Genevieve Jacobs. Using simple materials and techniques, participants will throw caution to the wind and learn skills and principles that allow the inner artist to emerge. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Martha's Vineyard Wind Festival

Oak Bluffs, Sep 6th

This September 6th come enjoy a day that is still full of summer breezes. Bring a picnic and enjoy spending time with friends and family in beautiful Ocean Park on Martha's Vineyard. Events include kite making and model sailboat racing for children, and kite flying and frisbee games for young and old. >More...

Martha's Vineyard Wind Festival


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Sep 6th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Moonrise Kayak

Edgartown, Sep 8th

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light, moonlight, as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, you will kayak on the pond as the sun sets and the moon rises. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Moonrise Kayak

Edgartown, Sep 9th

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light, moonlight, as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, you will kayak on the pond as the sun sets and the moon rises. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets are all included. >More...

Felix Neck Events


37th Annual Tivoli Day

Oak Bluffs, Sep 13th

Vineyard's most popular late summer festival. always the second Saturday after Labor Day. Antique bicycles on display, music,food,shopping, arts, crafts, raffles. Strolling and sales galore. Fun for the whole family. No cars on Circuit Ave. until 7 pm. Pedestrian and stroller friendly. >More...

37th Annual Tivoli Day


Fall Plant Sale

West Tisbury, Sep 13th

Join us for our end-of-the-season plant sale. Arboretum staff will be on hand to answer questions and offer advice on the many Island natives which are suitable for our Vineyard climate. In addition Michael Talbot of Talbot Ecological Land Care on Cape Cod will discuss ways to have an attractive, functional landscape that also protects and even enhances the environment of the Cape and the Islands. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Vineyard-’Scaping: Bringing Nature to the Home Environment

West Tisbury, Sep 13th

Did you know your landscape can be easier to maintain, even as you add color, beauty and interest year-round? Learn how to gradually or dramatically transform your outdoor living spaces into reflections of the natural world, while attracting birds, butterflies and other wildlife. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Guided Kayak Tour

Edgartown, Sep 13th

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American Oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha's Vineyard. >More...

Felix Neck Events


Opening Reception: : The - Pastel Show

Oak Bluffs, Sep 14th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of: The Pastel Show. Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until October 5. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Drawing from Nature

West Tisbury, Sep 18th

Develop the confidence and skill to render the wonders of the natural world with artist, illustrator, and nature enthusiast Genevieve Jacobs. Using simple materials and techniques, participants will throw caution to the wind and learn skills and principles that allow the inner artist to emerge! >More...

Drawing from Nature


Lecture: Moore and Moore and Moore

Edgartown, Sep 18th

Join artist Andrew G. Moore, Museum Executive Director David Nathans, and Chief Curator Bonnie Stacy for a conversation about the new exhibit “Moore and Moore and Moore.” Three generations of artists within one family. Enjoy a wide-ranging discussion brought to life with anecdotes known only to family members themselves.Reception to follow. >More...

MVM events


Edible and Medicinal Plants of Martha’s Vineyard

West Tisbury, Sep 20th

Join author, research botanist, and teacher Arthur Haines for this field class to identify and gather wild plant foods and medicines in the early fall season. Learn how traditional people around the world incorporate wild plants in their diet for health and variety. Please pre-register, space is limited. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Community: 13th Annual Ceremony of Remembrance

Edgartown, Sep 20th

The public is invited to this annual dedication ceremony for family and friends of children memorialized at the base of the Edgartown Lighthouse in the Children’s Memorial. Rain date Sept. 27. Ceremony begins at 1 pm. >More...

MVM events


Acorns: From Tree to Table

West Tisbury, Sep 21st

Research botanist and teacher Arthur Haines will introduce students to methods of preparing acorns for food. Details concerning acorn collection will be noted as well as some botanical characteristics of oaks that are relevant to foragers. A freshly made acorn food will be enjoyed at the end of the class. Please pre-register, space is limited. >More...

Drawing from Nature


Rhode Island Garden Tour

West Tisbury, Sep 24th - Sep 26th

Join us for a visit to southeastern Rhode Island. This historic area is rich with diversity, natural beauty and culture. We will be based in the Narragansett Bay town of Bristol for two nights. Thursday we travel to Little Compton to visit three spectacular private gardens, with lunch included. Friday we have a special tour at nearby Blithewold Gardens concluding with a boxed lunch at the mansion. >More...

Drawing from Nature


4th Annual Artists Studio Tour

Oak Bluffs, Sep 27th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to the Fourth Annual Artists Studio Tour: This self-guided tour is an excellent way to learn more about our Island artists. With one on one discussions and small demonstrations, this tour will give you insight into the artists’ creative process. An inspiring Saturday for everyone and we hope you join us! >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Community: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Edgartown, Sep 27th

The Museum is participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day for a third straight year. On this day, over 1,300 museums across the country open their doors for free in a celebration of culture and learning. Log onto www.smithsonian.com/museumday to print out your ticket and enjoy the Museum from 10 am – 5 pm >More...

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Grounds Volunteer Day

West Tisbury, Oct 2nd

Individuals interested in volunteering on the PHA grounds are encouraged to join us on the first Thursday of the month from April through October from 9am to noon. Learn about our grounds and tree maintenance program and lend-a-helping-hand. Dress appropriately and bring gloves – necessary tools will be provided. >More...

Pollly Hill Events


Annual Cycle Martha's Vineyard

Island-Wide, Oct 4th

Cycle Martha's Vineyard is a recreational ride on the scenic island of Martha's Vineyard. The 100k route circuits the island traveling along the Atlantic Ocean, Nantucket Sound and rolling farmland. The 50k route also offers breathtaking views of Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. All roads are paved. >More...

Third Annual Cycle Martha's Vineyard


11th Annual Art of Chocolate Preview Part

Oak Bluffs, Oct 10th

Please join us to celebrate Featherstone’s 11th Annual Art of Chocolate Festival and to honor our
 Art of Chocolate founders: Jeanne and Malcolm Campbell. With an evening dedicated to nothing but chocolate, we hope you join us for an all you can eat chocolate fest. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


7th Annual MV Food & Wine Festival

Edgartown, Oct 16th - Oct 19th

Join us for Martha’s Vineyard premier food and wine event. Enjoy wines from around the world and foods prepared by chefs from Martha’s Vineyard and New England. Indulge in locally grown produce from sea and Island farms and enjoy world class entertainment. >More...

MV Food & Wine Festival 2013


24th Annual Crop Walk

Vineyard Haven, Oct 19th

Join us for our annual 6-mile walk from Vineyard Haven to Oak Bluffs and back, or any part there of. Benefits Island Food Pantry and the hungry world. Registration at 1:40 pm at St. Augustine's VH. Walk begins at 2 pm. >More...

22nd Annual Crop Walk


Opening Reception: : Eat Your Art Out: Art Inspired by Food

Oak Bluffs, Oct 19th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of: Eat Your Art Out: Art Inspired by Food. Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until November 5. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Farm. Field. Sea. An Island Culinary Adventure

Chilmark, Oct 25th - Oct 26th

Know your food. At Farm. Field. Sea. you will experience first hand the creativity, inspiration, and passion of growing, fishing, harvesting, foraging and creating a simple, locally sourced meal. Celebrate MV's seafood, organic produce; wild edibles and pasture-raised meats. >More...

Farm. Field. Sea. An Island Culinary Adventure


Opening Reception: Personal Altars 2

Oak Bluffs, Nov 9th

Featherstone Center for the Arts invites you to attend our Opening Reception of: Personal Altars 2. Refreshments from 4-6 pm. The show continues daily 12-4 pm until November 19. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


12 Annual Holiday Gift Show Preview Part

Oak Bluffs, Nov 21st

Tis the season for holiday parties, but a holiday party where you can get a head start on you shopping is a plus! Featherstone welcomes you to our 12th Annual Holiday Gift Show Preview Party! With dozens of Vineyard artists offering affordable artistic gifts priced from $5 - $250, we are sure you can find something for someone or yourself too. >More...

Annual Gala at Farm Neck


Solstice Fires - Music - Potluck

Aquinnah, Dec 21st

A celebration of Nature, Music and True North to rekindle the fire within: 4:30 Lighting of Fires and Torch Walk 5 pm PotLuck Dinner 6 pm Live Music by youth, teens, adults 7pm Dance to Latin, World, R & B >More...

Solstice Fires - Music - Potluck

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