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She sells seashells by the sea

Transform your grocery errands to a whole new experience by taking advantage of a unique opportunity waiting for you every weekend at a harbor. You can take a trip to the Dutcher Dock in...

Shop plants from ‘aster’ to ‘Zuk’

Bring the timeless beauty and calm presence of plants and flowers into your garden this summer. Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury is having a sale on specialty and native herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and...

Light up the Playhouse windows

Children of all ages can participate in a community art project that fills theater windows with colorful creations. The resulting "Window Lites" exhibit at the M.V. Playhouse in Vineyard Haven will be viewable by...

Sweet sounds with seawater

On a quiet evening as the day begins to settle, spend some time at the beautiful Lambert's Cove Beach with others in the community, and discover that among the sand and sea is a...

Visit the Farmers Market this weekend

The Island’s oldest and largest farmers market features the best local seasonal produce, as well as homemade bread, savory condiments, fresh honey, fruit jams, beautiful flowers, artisan chocolates, sweet desserts, and unique gifts. All...

Relax on the beach at Long Point

Take a peaceful stroll through an open field with views of coastal ponds and colorful wildflowers, and then relax on a sandy beach on the south shore. This special place is the Trustees' Long...

Quality time with the alpacas

Spend some time with adorable and gentle creatures all gathered together at their home on a farm, and all of your stress may just melt away. They are waiting for you to visit them...

Piano concert with Margin Alexander

On an evening before sunset, you will have the chance to listen to unique piano music in which a story is deeply woven with each piece. Through the Oak Bluffs library, composer and pianist...

Paddle your way to scenic treasure

Experience the Island from a new perspective, and see beautiful views that are not possible on land. By exploring the waterways, you can discover places that are only reachable by a boat with paddles...

Reach out with M.V. Center for Living

Stay connected with the Island's senior community through a variety of programs online or by phone. The M.V. Center for Living offers group activities for ages 55 and over, such as virtual chats, yoga...

‘Walk Your Way’ for mental health

Help promote the importance of maintaining a healthy mindset for yourself, and support the mental health of your family, friends, and community. One way is to participate in 'Walk Your Way,” an event developed...

Discover spring magic at Mytoi

Mindfully wander along winding footpaths that are nestled among a uniquely designed garden and a tranquil pond. At this special time of year, the Mytoi garden on Chappaquiddick is not to be missed. As...

Season of art with Elizabeth Whelan

Discover your inner artist, find inspiration for a project, or further develop your technique by joining a special weekly workshop with acclaimed artist Elizabeth Whelan. Through the Vineyard Haven library, she is hosting a...

An evening of music with Adele Dreyer

Virtually enter a concert hall from the comfort of your home, and relax as you listen to soothing classical music. In a special performance arranged with the Edgartown library, pianist Adele Dreyer will play...

Foraging fun at the Community Greenhouse

Experience a bounty of Island-grown, organic vegetables, herbs, and flowers that are sure to help in planning a special Memorial Day picnic or cookout. The M.V. Community Greenhouse, a volunteer-run members’ nonprofit, is having...

Inside the art studio with Granary and sister galleries

Glimpse the creative process of a visual artist and watch a blank canvas come to life in the 'pARTicipate at home' curated series. These interactive experiences from the Granary, Field, and North Water galleries...

Featherstone tour of Island-inspired art

Enter a virtual gallery and explore how visual artists from around the world interpret photographs of Martha's Vineyard scenery. Featherstone's latest exhibit, “Martha's Vineyard: The Way We See It,” is curated by Moira Fitzgerald...

Fly away with Avian Improv

Experience the calming, meditative effects of improvised music combined with images of nature. Avian Improv is a captivating audiovisual slideshow that features bird photography by Lanny McDowell and unrehearsed piano music by David Stanwood....

Painting with Elizabeth Whelan

Discover your inner artist, find inspiration for a project, or further develop your technique by joining a special workshop with acclaimed artist Elizabeth Whelan. Through the Vineyard Haven library, she is hosting Zoom sessions...

DIY with Island Grown Schools

Stay connected with nature through garden-themed activities and educational resources. The Island Grown at Home website includes gardening videos, recipes, arts and crafts projects, storybooks, and tips about plants and bugs. Learn how to...