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August 2021

Colonial Life in the Kitchen Garden

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 4, 2021

Cooke House Legacy Gardens, 51 School Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Visit the newly planted kitchen garden area of the Cooke House Legacy Gardens and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities. Each Friday from 10am-noon, you can make a museum memory to take home, explore the garden with our Connect the Dots tour, and watch an interactive historic craft demonstration (craft changes weekly). All ages welcome! Weather permitting. $5 for members, $10 for non-members; family cap of $15. No pre-registration required. Cash only. 

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Outdoor Yoga at MVM with YogiJay

August 7 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 7, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) every Saturday at the MV Museum for a fun-filled morning of outdoor yoga accessible to all levels. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy a sweet practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on the island. To register, click here.

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ARTifact Workshop: Graces

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Do you enjoy working with your hands and learning something new? Our new mini-workshop series is a great way for older kids to try out different exhibit-inspired crafts. Each class lasts two hours and gives participants a bit of the museum and a lot of crafting! Games and amusements in the past were cleverly designed to teach the player something while still being fun. The “three graces” were a popular lawn game that helped with hand-eye coordination and developing “graceful”…

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#MVMementos

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 2, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Remember your visit to the Martha’s Vineyard Museum with a simple souvenir you get to make yourself! Free with museum admission. Best for ages 3+. No pre-registration required. 

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History Unfolded: At Sea: Stories from the Vineyard’s Whaling Past

August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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In conjunction with the Museum's exhibition Tomorrow's History: 175 Years of the Vineyard Gazette, this program series takes a deep dive into some of the Island's most compelling stories. Join Museum colleagues and friends as they explore a different topic each week, offering deeper insight into our Island's rich history. Today we aim to protect them, but not long ago we were whale hunters, crossing the world's oceans to chase them down. At its peak in the 19th century, whaling…

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Film Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker Stanley Nelson: A Place of Our Own

August 10 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Since the late 19th century, affluent African Americans have built summer communities to rest, socialize, and expose their children to a positive vision of black life. Some resorts, like Idlewild, Michigan; Cape May, New Jersey; and Fox Lake, Indiana, have fallen into decline. But other locations, including Sag Harbor, Long Island; Highland Beach, Maryland; American Beach, Florida, and perhaps the best known, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, continue to attract growing numbers of African Americans of means. A Place of Our…

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22nd Evening of Discovery

August 12 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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We hope to celebrate safely with everyone while adhering to strict CDC, state, and local health guidelines. Please check back as we work through details.

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Play with the Past at the Cooke House Legacy Gardens

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 4, 2021

Cooke House Legacy Gardens, 51 School Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Pass some time the way Vineyard children did in years gone by - playing in the garden! Try a variety of toys and amusements from centuries ago in the Cooke House Legacy Gardens. Free to all. No pre-registration required. Weather permitting. 

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Colonial Life in the Kitchen Garden

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 4, 2021

Cooke House Legacy Gardens, 51 School Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
+ Google Map

Visit the newly planted kitchen garden area of the Cooke House Legacy Gardens and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities. Each Friday from 10am-noon, you can make a museum memory to take home, explore the garden with our Connect the Dots tour, and watch an interactive historic craft demonstration (craft changes weekly). All ages welcome! Weather permitting. $5 for members, $10 for non-members; family cap of $15. No pre-registration required. Cash only. 

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Outdoor Yoga at MVM with YogiJay

August 14 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 7, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) every Saturday at the MV Museum for a fun-filled morning of outdoor yoga accessible to all levels. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy a sweet practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on the island. To register, click here.

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