Click picks: Editor's event picks for the week
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Farm fun at Morning Glory
This Saturday, Oct. 13, from 11 am to 3 pm, Morning Glory Farm's ninth annual Pumpkin Festival will offer up live music, children's activities such as a hay maze and pony rides, farm tours, and plenty of food.
The festival marks the second annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. There are three age categories, and pumpkins are due October 12 between 4 and 6 pm or October 13 between 8 and 9:30 am. Prizes will be awarded at 12 noon.
For more information, visit morninggloryfarm.com or call the farm, located in Edgartown, at 508-627-9003.
Rock Auction time
Support the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School on Saturday, Oct. 13, at its annual Rock Auction at Flatbread. From 6 to 11 pm, dance to 60s tunes, bid on more than 100 silent and live auction items including a week in St. John and raised garden beds built to order, and enjoy pizza and salad. Admission is $25. For more information, call 508-693-9900.
Seaweed: The new vegetable?
Slow Food Martha's Vineyard and the M.V. Shellfish Group think so, and are hosting an event at the Beach Plum Inn in Chilmark this Thursday, Oct. 11, dedicated to the healthful food that grows in and cleans our waters.
The fun starts at 6 pm with a dinner prepared from cultured seaweeds by Kitchen Porch. Then from 7 to 8 pm, Paul Dobbins of Ocean Approved will give a presentation, "Kelp Farming in New England." Admission is $20; $15 for Slow Food Members, and is BYOB and BYOP (plates, flatware, glasses).
For more information, email Jan Buhrman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited.