Friday, Oct. 7

Old Sculpin Gallery 10 am–6 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Art Association’s By the Sea group show runs Friday–Monday. 60+ Island artists represented. Edgartown. 508-627-4881.

Yates Gallery 11 am–7 pm. Runs through Monday, Oct. 10. New Paintings by Josh Yates. Yates Gallery in the old church at 335 Lambert’s Cove Rd. 401-261-0851.

Art of Chocolate Festival Preview Party 7–9 pm, Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. S’Mores & More. 8th annual party. $50. Show continues through Oct. 9, 12 noon–4 pm. 508-693-1850;

Saturday, Oct. 8

North Water Gallery 10–11:30 am, meet the artist & book signing with Ray Ellis. 27 North Water St., Edgartown. 508-627-6002.

Old Sculpin Gallery 10 am–6 pm, Impressionist painter Meg Mercier hosts open studio on the third floor. Sponsored by Martha’s Vineyard Art Association. Dock St., Edgartown.

Washington Ledesma Gallery 11 am–5 pm, Original small pen and ink drawings & hand-drawn tee-shirts. Runs through Monday, Oct. 10. 5 Murrant Avenue off Sea Glen. 508-693-1823.

Island Elderly Housing Art Show 1–3 pm, the Community Room at Woodside Village II. 60B Village Road in Oak Bluffs, across from the M.V. Regional High School.

Chilmark Library 3–5 pm, Marianne Neill’s recent gouache paintings. Runs through the end of the month on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Dragonfly Gallery 5–6:30 pm, Oak Bluffs. Retrospective Exhibit of Island painter Nancy Furino. Benefits M.V. Drive for Life and M.V. Animal Shelter. 508-693-8877.

Shephard Fine ArtSpace 6:30–8 pm, Oak Bluffs. Retrospective exhibit of Island painter Nancy Furino. Benefits M.V. Drive for Life & M.V. Animal Shelter. 508-693-8001.

Sunday, Oct. 9

The Groovy Sue Gallery 2 pm–6 pm. Multi-media works by Suesan Stovall. Refreshments. 9 Spruce Avenue in Oak Bluffs, near New York Avenue and Chestnut. 323-842-1076.

Artisans Festival 10 am–4 pm, The Grange Hall, West Tisbury.

Monday, Sept. 10

Shindig Gallery 10 am–4 pm. Island paintings and woodwork by Rich Lacus, paintings by Ed Winarski. 201 Upper Main St., Edgartown.