Featured Events

Bird Language Workshop with Jon Young

Bird Language Workshop with Jon Young 8/1 8:00am

Outdoors, Classes & Instruction

This is a 4-hour workshop with Jon Young on how birds reveal the secrets of the natural world.

Aquinnah Private Venue  
Breakfast and Speaker

Breakfast and Speaker 8/1 8:30am

Speaker/Panel, Food & Drink

Come and have a free breakfast with eggs, sausage, muffins, casseroles and more. Ms. Jean Baird will share her adventures of being an "English teacher” in...

Trinity Worship Center  
Annual Book Sale

Annual Book Sale 8/1 9:00am

The Friends of the West Tisbury Library welcome your tax-deductible donation of used books in good condition for their annual book sale. Sunday all books...

West Tisbury School  
Chilmark Flea Market

Chilmark Flea Market 8/1 9:00am

Markets & Fairs, Arts & Artisans

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

Chilmark Flea Market  
Dropping in on Rousseau

Dropping in on Rousseau 8/1 9:00am

Arts & Artisans, Classes & Instruction, Kids

Ages 3-11. Use ink to create printing plates of animals and foliage prints. Class led by Miss Lani. No snack is provided. Please pack your child a healthy,...

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Children's Studio  
Edgartown Walking Tour

Edgartown Walking Tour 8/1 9:00am

Outdoors, Guided Tours

Appreciate Edgartown as a knowledgeable guide leads you down narrow brick paths. Learn about the evolution of Edgartown from a colonial settlement to a...

Old Whaling Church, Outside  
Guided Birding Tour with Robert Culbert

Guided Birding Tour with Robert Culbert 8/1 9:00am

Guided Tours

Rain or shine. Meet at the high school faculty parking lot and carpool to the birding hotspots to learn about the identification and ecology of Vineyard...

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, Faculty Parking Lot  
Martha's Vineyard Book Festival

Martha's Vineyard Book Festival 8/1 9:00am

Speaker/Panel, Books & Poetry, Festivals

Held every other summer, the Martha's Vineyard Book Festival brings together top authors for two days of lectures, panel discussions and other...

Harbor View Hotel  
MVCMA Craft Fair

MVCMA Craft Fair 8/1 9:00am

Arts & Artisans, Markets & Fairs

Wonderful hand-crafted and designed items including jewelry, cards, jams and jellies, shell art and much more.

Trinity Park Tabernacle  
West Tisbury Farmers' Market

West Tisbury Farmers' Market 8/1 9:00am

Arts & Artisans, Markets & Fairs

Popular outdoor market features locally grown produce and locally made goods. Every Saturday. The market is dedicated to bringing local agricultural...

Grange Hall  
Guided Kayak Tour

Guided Kayak Tour 8/1 9:30am

Kids, Outdoors, Guided Tours

Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting kayak adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson's Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American...

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary  
Saturdays at Sengekontacket

Saturdays at Sengekontacket 8/1 9:30am

Outdoors, Kids

This one-hour program sponsored by Friends of Sengekontacket explores a different aspect of Sengekontacket Pond each week. Meet at Little Bridge in Oak...

Sengekontacket Pond  
Women In Sports - MVBF

Women In Sports - MVBF 8/1 9:30am

Speaker/Panel, Books & Poetry, Festivals

Women In Sports: On the Field and in the Media. A discussion between Ginny Gilder, Bob Ryan, and Kenneth Shropshire; Moderated by Corinne Field. Held...

Harbor View Hotel  
Art in the Stacks: Margaret Emerson

Art in the Stacks: Margaret Emerson 8/1 10:00am

Arts & Artisans

Exhibit of paintings by Margaret Emerson that are expressionist in style, reflecting her local surroundings and the inner feelings that inspire her...

Vineyard Haven Public Library  
Open Studio

Open Studio 8/1 10:00am

Arts & Artisans

Studio visit to see where Joan Lelacher's wampum jewelry and mosaic tiles originate.

Studio  
Teaching Farm Open Hours

Teaching Farm Open Hours 8/1 10:00am

Outdoors

Stop by for farm tours, animal visits and rural skills classes.

Native Earth Teaching Farm  
The Fabulists: Theater for Children

The Fabulists: Theater for Children 8/1 10:00am

Outdoors, Performing Arts, Kids

A troupe of dedicated Martha's Vineyard Playhouse actors and writers perform witty adaptations and fun new scripts for children. Incorporating improvisation...

Tisbury Amphitheater  
Free Kids Yoga Class

Free Kids Yoga Class 8/1 10:15am

Classes & Instruction

Laura Edelman will be teaching yoga classes for kids ages 4 to 8. These free yoga classes are limited to 15 participants per session. Please pre-register at...

West Tisbury Public Library  
Learn to Knit

Learn to Knit 8/1 10:30am

Classes & Instruction

Would you like to learn to knit? Do you knit but need some help with a stalled project? Bring your project and your questions. If you’re new to the craft,...

Edgartown Public Library  
Life on the Water - MVBF

Life on the Water - MVBF 8/1 10:30am

Speaker/Panel, Books & Poetry, Festivals

A discussion between John Benditt, Liza Klaussmann, Peter Nichols, Jennifer Tseng; moderated by Paul Schneider.

Harbor View Hotel  
Stories and Songs

Stories and Songs 8/1 10:30am

Kids

Storytime every Tuesday and Saturday.

Chilmark Free Public Library  
African Crafts

African Crafts 8/1 11:00am

Arts & Artisans, Charitable Events

The African Artists Community Development Project (AACDP) hosts an African Crafts Sale. The AACDP is a non-profit organization based on Martha's Vineyard. ...

Marsha Winsryg's Home  
Make Wobble Ninjas to Battle!

Make Wobble Ninjas to Battle! 8/1 11:00am

Kids

Join us for a drop-in craft -- we'll be making Wobble Egg Ninjas! Ages 4 plus suggested.

Aquinnah Public Library  
Marvelous Marvin

Marvelous Marvin 8/1 11:00am

Performing Arts, Kids

Bugging Out is all about bugs. In rhyme, Marvin teaches about fascinating bug habits, bug archaeology and the importance of bugs to humans.

The Yard  
Oak Bluffs Walking Tour

Oak Bluffs Walking Tour 8/1 11:00am

Outdoors, Guided Tours

Entertaining walk around this quaint and colorful town. Visit the popular Gingerbread Cottages, Union Chapel, Ocean Park and the Flying Horses. Reservations...

Tourist Information Booth  
The New Community Food Movement - MVBF

The New Community Food Movement - MVBF 8/1 11:30am

Speaker/Panel, Books & Poetry, Festivals

The Future of Local & Seasonal Cooking at Home and Across America. A discussion between Ali Berlow, Laurie David, Chris Fischer, Corky Pollan, Steve...

Harbor View Hotel  
Saturday Afternoon Wine Tastings

Saturday Afternoon Wine Tastings 8/1 12:00pm

Food & Drink

The Terrace will host wine tastings with some of New England’s top talent on select Saturdays throughout the summer. This week with David Mitchell of Mise...

The Terrace at the Charlotte Inn  
Science Circus Arts Workshop with Marvelous Marvin

Science Circus Arts Workshop with Marvelous Marvin 8/1 12:00pm

Classes & Instruction, Kids

The workshop begins with a 20 minute lecture/demonstration. on the science behind how to use the circus arts props. Student will learn how to juggle balls,...

The Yard