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October 2021

Happening at MVM: MV Oyster Fest

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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The Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Fest (MVOF) is a mission-based festival that aims to drive long-term local, regional, and national awareness of Martha's Vineyard and Massachusetts-farmed oyster and native fish profiles. Founded by Nevette Previd of Farm.Field.Sea., the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group (MVSG), and John Clift of the MV Wine Festival and purveyor of Vintage MV Wine & Spirits and 19 Raw, the festival gathers oyster farmers, the who’s who in the beverage industry, the area’s best chefs, and a fantastic…

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MVM Education Intensives: Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 18, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, this eight-week MVM Education Intensive is the perfect place to begin. The course includes readings, slides, and video-recorded lecture materials for you to study at your own pace before the weekly group meeting with instructor Bow Van Riper, MVM Research Librarian. The in-person sessions will include discussion, artifact study, gallery visits, and more! Enrollment fee provides access to all online…

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Virtual Program: Hidden Collections with Bow Van Riper

October 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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The Museum’s archives hold thousands of documents, postcards, maps, photographs, and other ephemera, safely housed in climate-controlled storage, with only a few examples used in temporary exhibitions. The stories they tell are the stories of Martha’s Vineyard: nuanced, complicated, romantic, colorful, and challenging. Join MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper as he takes you behind the scenes and introduces artifacts that seldom see the light of day and the fascinating stories that they hold. Free and open to all. Click…

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Outdoor Yoga with YogiJay

October 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until October 31, 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 Sunday 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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Fall into History at the Cooke House Legacy Gardens

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Cooke House Legacy Gardens, 51 School Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Visit our beautiful historic house campus for family activities, garden tours, and craft demonstrations. Suitable for all ages. Suggested donation $5.  Weather permitting.

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MVM Education Intensives: Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 18, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, this eight-week MVM Education Intensive is the perfect place to begin. The course includes readings, slides, and video-recorded lecture materials for you to study at your own pace before the weekly group meeting with instructor Bow Van Riper, MVM Research Librarian. The in-person sessions will include discussion, artifact study, gallery visits, and more! Enrollment fee provides access to all online…

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SOLD OUT – Historic Cemetery Walking Tours with Liz Villard

October 15 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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The old cemeteries of Martha’s Vineyard are full of beautiful and unique gravestones commemorating Islanders of the past. What’s the significance of the urn or the rising sun? Why are some stones legible and others not? And what about those strange poems? Join special guest tour guide Liz Villard, Edgartown Cemetery Commissioner, to explore three of her favorite graveyards and let the stones speak for themselves on these historic and decidedly not-spooky walking tours. Friday, October 15: Old Westside Cemetery,…

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Outdoor Yoga with YogiJay

October 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until October 31, 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 Sunday 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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Fall into History at the Cooke House Legacy Gardens

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Cooke House Legacy Gardens, 51 School Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Visit our beautiful historic house campus for family activities, garden tours, and craft demonstrations. Suitable for all ages. Suggested donation $5.  Weather permitting.

Find out more »

MVM Education Intensives: Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 18, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
+ Google Map

If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, this eight-week MVM Education Intensive is the perfect place to begin. The course includes readings, slides, and video-recorded lecture materials for you to study at your own pace before the weekly group meeting with instructor Bow Van Riper, MVM Research Librarian. The in-person sessions will include discussion, artifact study, gallery visits, and more! Enrollment fee provides access to all online…

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