Friday, August 1

(All day)

Book Sale, Friends of the West Tisbury Library annual sale and fundraiser. Call 508-693-3366 or visit westtisburylibrary.org

9:00 am

Appraisal Day with Skinner Inc., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Martha's Vineyard Museum, School street, Edgartown. Have your prized objects evaluated. Reservations required.

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.

10:00 am

African American Cultural Festival, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Hartford Park, Oak Bluffs. Raindate Aug. 2. Venders, dancing, lectures and more. Sponsored by The Cottagers of Martha's Vineyard.

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: John Hough Jr. with his book, Little Bighorn, 5 p.m., Edgartown Books, Main street. Call 508-627-8463 or visit edgartownbooks.com.

Shakespeare Out-of-Doors presents The Three Musketeers, 5 p.m., Tisbury Amphitheater, State Road, Vineyard Haven. Directed by Scott Barrow. Tickets available at the door, cash only.

5:30 pm

Classical and Sacred Music, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Trinity Worship Center, Camp Ground, Oak Bluffs. Local musicians play. Free. No structured program, no sermon. Everyone welcome. Call 508-693-4424. 

6:00 pm

Opera at Featherstone, Mozart Flute (Magic Included) presented by Wendy Taucher. Gala event opening night, August 1. Prices and showtimes vary.

Hebrew Center Beach Service, 6 p.m., State Beach between the bridges, Camp Jabberwocky parking area. No reservations required. Bring your own beach chair.

7:00 pm

Forever Young Book Club, for adults who read young adult books. Last Tuesday of each month. 7 p.m., Oak Bluffs library. Call 508-693-9433.

The Vineyard Sound a cappella musical group, 7 and 9 p.m., St. Andrew's Church, Winter street, Edgartown. Every Friday. Call 508-627-5330.

7:30 pm

Musical Play: Search: Paul Clayton, 7:30 p.m., Patricia Neal Stage at Vineyard Playhouse. A wiki-folk musical experience in two acts. True story of one of Bob Dylan's early musical mentors.

8:00 pm

Musical: Spring Awakening, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center at regional high school, Oak Bluffs. Set in 19th-century Germany, tale of teen discovery. Benefitting MVCS and Youth Task Force.

Film: E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, 8 p.m., Owen Park, Vineyard Haven. Bring family down for a night under the stars. Free for members. Part of the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival.

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 2

(All day)

Farm. Field. Sea. at Morning Glory Farm, Edgartown, with chef Robert Lionette and Honeysuckle Oyster Farm. All day or dinner only. Celebrate small farms, healthy oceans and ponds.

9:00 am

Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Camp Ground, Oak Bluffs. Browse arts and crafts for sale from large variety of vendors. Call 508-693-0525.

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

Chilmark Flea Market is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday through the end of August. Arts, crafts, antiques and imports. Located at 142 North Road. Call 508-645-9216.

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

Children's Story Hour with David Kirk and Oh So Brave Dragon, 10 a.m., Edgartown Books, Main street. Call 508-627-8463 or visit edgartownbooks.com.

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

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

Afternoon with David Sedaris, 1 p.m., Performing Arts Center. Celebrating re-release of Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls. Visit ticketmaster.com

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

5:00 pm

Exhibit: Close at Hand, photographs by Mariana Cook, opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Exhibit runs through August 18. A Gallery, 8 Uncas avenue, Oak Bluffs.

Shakespeare Out-of-Doors presents The Three Musketeers, 5 p.m., Tisbury Amphitheater, State Road, Vineyard Haven. Directed by Scott Barrow. Tickets available at the door, cash only.

7:00 pm

Sharks Baseball Game, 7 p.m., Shark Tank at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School. Torrington Titans take on Sharks. $10 stadium seats, $6 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children.

7:30 pm

Musical Play: Search: Paul Clayton, 7:30 p.m., Patricia Neal Stage at Vineyard Playhouse. A wiki-folk musical experience in two acts. True story of one of Bob Dylan's early musical mentors.

8:00 pm

Evening with David Sedaris, 8 p.m., Old Whaling Church, Edgartown. Celebrating re-release of Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls. Visit ticketmaster.com

Sunday, August 3

(All day)

Featherstone Printmakers' Show, Featherstone Center for the Arts.  Call 508-693-1850 or visit featherstoneart.org.

9:00 am

Oak Bluffs Open Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Washington Park. Local produce, arts, crafts, antiques, music and more. Call 508-939-1076. 

10:00 am

Vineyard Artisans Festival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grange Hall, West Tisbury. Free parking. Fifty local artist vendors and food by Truly Scrumptious.

Poetry Workshop with Leslie Prosterman, 10 a.m. to noon, Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center, 130 Center street, Vineyard Haven. Study sacred and secular poetic transformation. Call 508-693-0745. 

12:00 pm

Cinema Circus, noon to 6 p.m., West Tisbury library. Filmmaking workshops, feature films, short films, face painting, circus shows and food. Free. Part of the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival.

4:00 pm

Advanced Open Pottery Studio, adults only, 4 to 6 p.m., Featherstone Center for the Arts. $5 per hour. Call 508-693-1850 or visit featherstoneart.org.

7:00 pm

Sharks Baseball Game, 7 p.m., Shark Tank at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School. Nashua Silver Knights take on Sharks. $10 stadium seats, $6 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children.

7:30 pm

Author Lecture Series: Andre Dubus III and his collection of four novellas, Dirty Love, 7:30 p.m., Chilmark Community Center. Books available.

Summer Institute Film Series: The Outrageous Sophie Tucker, 7:30 p.m., Martha's Vineyard Film Center, Tisbury Marketplace. Documentary explores early days of iconic vaudeville superstar.

Cindy Kallet Benefit Concert for Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, 7:30 p.m., Grange Hall, West Tisbury. Members, $20; nonmembers, $25. Tickets at the door, $30. Call 508-627-4850. 

8:00 pm

Vineyard Haven Band Concert, 8 p.m., Owen Park, Vineyard Haven.