Photo courtesy of Candy Shweder
Thursday, Oct. 7
Chilmark Bank, oil paintings by Ruth Major, fish sculptures by Janet Messineo. Show runs through Oct. 15.
Friday, Oct. 8
West Tisbury Free Public Library, 4 pm, Artist's Reception for JoAnne Scotford Rice. Her full range of styles and media will include ink drawings, paintings, photography. The show, a collection of retrospective work, will run through October.
Saturday, Oct. 9
Island Elderly Housing Artists and Crafts Show, 1 to 3 pm, Community Room of Woodside Village 2. The artists and craftsmen living at Island Elderly Housing, Inc. (IEH) will display paintings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, needlepoint, books, and other crafts. IEH on Vineyard Haven/Edgartown Road, opposite the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School. 508-693-5880 ext. 12.
Chilmark Public Library, 3 to 5 pm, painter Linda Thompson artist reception. Exhibition of Vineyard landscapes and Brooklyn streetscapes. Show runs through October 28 during library hours. South Road, Chilmark. 508-645-9095.
Candy Shweder's Pottery Barn, 4 to 6 pm, Open Studio and pottery wheel demonstration. Fulling Mill Road, Chilmark. Wine and cheese artist reception. 4th annual demonstration by Ms. Shweder marks the end of her summer season. Middle Road to Fulling Mill Road (follow balloons).
Sunday, Oct. 10
The Grange Hall, 10 am to 4 pm, Vineyard Artisans Columbus Day Festival. vineyardartisans.com.