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The ninth annual pumpkin festival is this Saturday at Morning Glory Farm in Edgartown.
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The ninth annual pumpkin festival is this Saturday at Morning Glory Farm in Edgartown.

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.

For more information, email Jan Buhrman at jan@kitchenporch.com. Seating is limited.