Weekly Update – fall festivals and upcoming events, October 13

Weekly Update – fall festivals and upcoming events, October 13

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Watch the video for a quick summary of this week’s top headlines and upcoming events.

Thursday

National Fossil Day: 4–7:30 pm, Oak Bluffs Library, Oak Bluffs. With Fred Hotchkiss. Bring fossils and see collection. Free. 508-693-9433; smurphy@clamsnet.org.

Friday

15th Anniversary Party: 5:30–8 pm, Vineyard Tennis Center Workout & Spa, airport, Edgartown. Refreshments, hors d’oeuvres. Free. 508-696-8000.

Speed Dating: 7 pm, Sharky’s Cantina, Edgartown. Meet Island singles. Hosted by Plan-It Martha’s Vineyard. speeddatingmv.com.

Theater: “Hot Tickets” 7:30 pm, The Vineyard Playhouse, Vineyard Haven. A collection of short plays. vineyardplayhouse.org.

Saturday

Kids Clothing & Book Swap: 9:30 am–1:30 pm, West Tisbury School, West Tisbury. Most items for kids grades K-6. All free. Leftovers donated to charity.

Family Fun Day: 10 am–2 pm, Middletown Nursery, West Tisbury. Pumpkins, pony rides, refreshments. Free. 508-696-7600.

Pumpkin Festival: 11 am–3 pm, Morning Glory Farm, Edgartown. Hay rides, games, hay maze, food, pumpkin carving contest, more.

Sunday

Local Wild Food Challenge: 4 pm, M.V. Rod & Gun Club, Edgartown. 2nd annual event. Prizes. localwildfoodchallenge.com.

Opening Reception: The Art of Personal Alters 4–6 pm, Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. Show runs through Nov. 2. 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.