Local meat fest, an owl prowl, and a look at Tisbury's past
File photo by Ralph Stewart
Sausage making and Meat Ball
This Saturday, the Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society hosts two fundraisers at the hall in West Tisbury: a Sausage Making Workshop from 10 am to 1 pm with Jefferson Munroe of The Good Farm, and The Meat Ball, an all-you-can-eat sausage dinner and dancing with music by The Daytrippers. The workshop is $45. The ball, from 6 to 10 pm, is $25; $40 for two; $10 children 12 and under. Bring your own place settings and drinks. Call 508-627-7007 to sign up for the demo.
Hoo's out there?
Join naturalists at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary this Friday, Feb. 22, for a full moon walk to look, listen, and learn about owls. Observe the resident barn owls in the owl cam and out on the trails, then warm up with hot chocolate and tea at the Nature Center. The event is from 6 to 7:30 pm, and is $5; free for members. Call 508-627-4850 for more information.
Dig into the past
On Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2 pm, Liz Villard presents a look at the Island's past through the gravestones of those who lived it. She'll talk about local personalities from the earliest settlers to whaling captains, and will illustrate her talk with her photographs of local cemeteries. The talk starts at 2 pm at the Vineyard Haven Library, and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 508-696-4211 or visit vhlibrary.org.