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Love your planet

This is Climate Preparedness Week, organized by Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) and Massachusetts libraries. The webinars include “Resilient Agriculture: Climate Impacts on Our Food Systems,” “The Economics of Climate Change,” and “The...

Modern art on MV

Brighten up your week at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center; works by Island artist Steve Lohman are on display until Sept. 28. The exhibit is appropriately called "That's All Folks," inspired by family-favorite cartoon...

Watch and learn

This one’s for all you film fanatics; the Edgartown library is hosting a movie of the month in place of its usual in-person movie series. Watch “The Conformist,” a ’70s Italian film, free through...

Rising with the moon

Join author Alice Early in discussing her awardwinning debut novel, "The Moon Always Rising," which tells the story of a woman from the highlands of Scotland who starts a new life on a Caribbean...

Oktoberfest with an Island twist

Celebrate Oktoberfest and enjoy German food and beverages that are traditionally served during this popular event in Europe. Seaweed's restaurant in Oak Bluffs is preparing Island-grown sausage and roast chicken, house-made soft pretzels, mustard,...

Develop an artist’s eye

View artistic images of the 2018 and ’19 Agricultural Fairs taken by professional photographers, and ponder the meaning or story behind them. In this exploratory, "Learning to Look" gallery tour from the West Tisbury...

Crafty in a book studio

Have fun being creative in a papermaking and book arts studio nestled in the woods of West Tisbury. Seastone Papers offers group workshops, private sessions, and individual studio time. For September, instructor Sandy Bernat...

Merrily row your boat

Set sail for a journey through ocean-themed programs and activities as the Oak Bluffs library celebrates maritime month. Enjoy a maritime cooking class, a seaworthy book group, a name-that-item mystery show, and local history...

A knight of poetic music

Enjoy a live concert by singer David Behnke and pianist David Rhoderick as they perform Robert Schumann's German Romantic song cycle, "Dichterliebe" (A Poet's Love). They will treat you to the original version composed...

Horses and humans

Enjoy a newly released documentary about the Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center in West Tisbury. This short film from MVFF Productions not only shows the beautiful property where horses and humans come together, but...

Bushes and butterflies

From the comfortable and cool environment of your home, take a virtual stroll through a beautiful and colorful garden that has been cultivated for almost 40 years. The summer tour will be led by...

Tours and tastings

Experience the beautiful sights and edible delights of a certified organic dairy farm through a group tour and a cheese tasting. The Grey Barn and Farm in Chilmark offers this chance to look behind-the-scenes...

Jazz after sunset

From the comfort of your home, enjoy an evening of jazz from Joel Harrison in a special concert. He will play a mix of jazz standards, original music, folk songs such as "We Shall...

Art on the SSA

Children in grades K-12 are invited to participate in the fifth annual Sail Into Imagination art contest, sponsored by the Steamship Authority. The drawing or painting should include a ferry, as well as elements...

Yoga at Long Point

Unwind on a sandy beach at the end of a summer day, and enjoy doing mindful yoga moves in a natural environment. This blissful experience will be led by Jason Mazar-Kelly ("YogiJay"), at the...

Simon Gallery super sale

Discover a huge selection of Peter Simon's photographs of famous musicians and other legendary people going back to the 1960s, as well as Martha's Vineyard landscape images, and much more from Simon Gallery. Many...

Heart and humor at festival

Inspirational stories, illuminating discussions, author talks, and meaningful cartoons can be found at this summer's M.V. Jewish Book Festival. Hear about the message of civil rights pioneers and what it means for our time,...

Candlestick in the library

Join novelist Jeannette de Beauvoir in creating an improvisational comedy mystery. Audience members can supply the victim, the protagonist, the sidekick, the red herring, and the murderer. Will everyone weave together a spooky story...

Virtual Ag Fair

Enjoy a uniquely designed Ag Fair this year, and celebrate the Island's agricultural history, in this much-loved summer tradition. Although it is virtual, you can still explore many familiar things from August 20 to...

Art speaks volumes

Giving thanks to local nonprofits that support positive change is the mission of an art exhibit that includes paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, literature, and more. The series of rotating shows, called "Vol. 1," is...