Friday, August 29

(All day)

Abstract 8 Art Show, Louisa Gould Gallery, 54 Main street, Vineyard Haven. Call 508-693-7373 or visit louisagould.com

8:00 am

Trip to Six Flags theme park, leaves SSA Vineyard Haven terminal at 8 a.m. Cost, $85, includes round trip ferry and bus, all-inclusive admission to park.

9:00 am

Antiques Show is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. Free parking and admission. Call 508-560-0136.

Approaching Oil and Acrylic Painting with Eva Cincotta, 9 a.m. to noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts. $50.

Seastone Kids, accordion books, for ages 7 to 12, 9 a.m. to noon, Seastone Papers, 53 Christiantown Road, West Tisbury. $65. Create books that open like accordions.

12:00 pm

Programs on the Lawn at Edgartown library, noon, every Friday. Call 508-627-4221 or visit edgartownlibrary.org

2:00 pm

Friday Ceramics for Children ages 7 to 12, with Nancy Blank, 2 to 4 p.m., Featherstone Center for the Arts. $30.

4:00 pm

Improv Workshop for Kids with Siobhan Beasley for ages 6 and up, 4 to 4:45 p.m., Oak Bluffs library. No preregistration required.

Lobster Rolls at Grace Episcopal Church, Woodlawn avenue and William street, Vineyard Haven. Every Friday, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Cost $17/roll. Phone ahead for large orders, more than six.

5:00 pm

Author Talk: Athearn Family with Morning Glory's Farm Food: Stories from the Fields, Recipes from the Kitchen, 5 p.m., Edgartown Books, Main street.

5:30 pm

Vineyard Artisans Festival, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Agricultural Hall, West Tisbury. Free parking. Over 100 local artist vendors and food by Truly Scrumptious.

7:30 pm

Theatre: Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing, 7:30 p.m., Patricia Neal Stage at Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church street, Vineyard Haven. New England premiere.

8:00 pm

Dance the Yard, 8 p.m., Patricia N. Nanon Theatre at the Yard, Chilmark. Presented by Alison Manning and Jesse Keller. General admission, $25; $15 for students, seniors and active military.

Ghosts of Vineyard Haven walking tour, 8 p.m., meet outside Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, Main street. $10/person, $5 children 8 and under. No reservations. Schedules subject to change.

Community Open  Stage, 8 p.m., Alex's Place at YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs. Everyone welcome to perform at Island's open mic night.

Saturday, August 30

9:00 am

Master Class: Performing Inside Out with director/choreographer/author Wendy Taucher, 9 to 11 a.m., The Anchors, Daggett street, Edgartown. $25 suggeted, pay what you can.

West Tisbury Farmers' Market is from 9 a.m. to noon at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. Local produce, flowers and live music.

Guided Birding Tour with Robert Culbert, 9 to 11:30 a.m., rain or shine.

9:30 am

Saturdays at Sengekontacket Pond, meet at Little Bridge in Oak Bluffs (State Beach) pond side, 9:30 a.m. One hour program led by Felix Neck naturalist. All ages. Free. Call 508-627-4850.

10:00 am

Vineyard Artisans Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Agricultural Hall, West Tisbury. Free parking. Over 100 local artist vendors and food by Truly Scrumptious.

Margot Datz Community Show, 10 a.m., Old Sculpin Gallery, Dock street, Edgartown. Runs through Sept. 5.

Our Golden Age, Martha's Vineyard Art Association member-themed show, 10 a.m., Old Sculpin Gallery, Dock street, Edgartown. Show runs through Sept. 5.

The Fabulists with Vineyard Playhouse actors and writers performing fun new scripts for children, 10 a.m., Tisbury Amphitheater at the Tashmoo Overlook, Vineyard Haven.

10:30 am

Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m., every Saturday, Edgartown library. Call 508-627-4221 or visit edgartownlibrary.org

11:00 am

Dance the Yard, 11 a.m., family-friendly matinee; 6:30 p.m., Patricia N. Nanon Theatre at the Yard, Chilmark. General admission, $25; $15 for students, seniors and active military.

Family Craft Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., West Tisbury library. Drop in crafts free and open to all ages.

Edgartown Walking Tour meets at 11 a.m. in front of Old Whaling Church, Main street. Tour picturesque whaling village and downtown Amity of Jaws fame. Tickets, $12.50; ages 6 to 12, $7.

12:00 pm

Crafts for Kids, noon to 3 p.m., Aquinnah library. Call 508-645-2314. 

1:00 pm

Essentials of Watercolor Painting with Eva Cincotta, 1 to 4 p.m., Featherstone Center for the Arts. $50.

7:30 pm

Theatre: Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing, 7:30 p.m., Patricia Neal Stage at Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church street, Vineyard Haven. New England premiere.

Sunday, August 31

10:00 am

Vineyard Artisans Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Agricultural Hall, West Tisbury. Free parking. Over 100 local artist vendors and food by Truly Scrumptious.

5:00 pm

Exhibit: Our Golden Age celebrates 60th anniversary of Martha's Vineyard Art Association. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m., Old Sculpin Gallery, Edgartown. Exhibit runs through Sept. 5.