Special Events

These one-of-a-kind events offer you an opportunity to engage with politicians, celebrities, and the great minds of our time.  Buy your tickets early and get ready for an evening you won’t soon forget. Venues include the Tabernacle and Performing Arts Center in Oak Bluffs and the Chilmark Community Center.

Very Good Girls

Special Event - SATURDAY, JULY 12
8:00 PM at the Chilmark Community Center
With writer and producer Naomi Foner

Vineyard resident Naomi Foner assembles a star-studded cast that includes Ellen Barkin, Richard Dreyfuss, Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Demi Moore, and Peter Sarsgaard for this heartfelt coming-of-age story. Tickets & Info.




Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

Dinner and a Movie- WEDNESDAY, JULY 16
7:00 PM Dinner, 8:00 PM Movie
Chilmark Community Center
With former Congressman Barney Frank, his husband Jim Ready and directors Sheila Canavan & Mike Chandler

The quick-witted and often cantankerous Barney Frank was the first openly gay congressman in the United States. Tickets & Info.




Fed Up

Special Event- FRIDAY, JULY 25 
8:00 PM at the Performing Arts Center, Oak Bluffs
With producers Katie Couric and Laurie David

Newscaster Katie Couric guides us through this eye-opening film that exposes the food industry and chronicles the lives of three obese children struggling to lose life-threatening weight. Tickets & Info.




Freedom Summer

Special Event - MONDAY, AUGUST 18 
8:00 PM at the Tabernacle, Oak Bluffs
With director Stanley Nelson and panel of special guests hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

This stirring film by award-winning documentarian and Vineyard resident Stanley Nelson delves deep into that paramount time during which more than 700 student activists transformed the segregated state of Mississippi. Tickets & Info.