Editor’s choice: Upcoming events

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Pig out for West Tisbury fifth graders

The West Tisbury School fifth graders are raising money for their class trip on the Shenandoah by hosting a pig and chicken roast this Saturday, Oct. 20. From 1:30 to 4:30 pm at Runamok Farm, located at 400 Lambert’s Cove Road in West Tisbury, enjoy food, live music, games, a raffle, and silent auction. BYO beverages, plates and utensils, and a side to share. Admission is $15; $40 for families.

Fossil fun

National Fossil Day is this Thursday, Oct. 18, and everyone is invited to the Oak Bluffs Library to celebrate. Bring fossils to show to others, view a display with fossils from the M.V. Museum, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Galadriel’s, and private collections, and discuss them with experts. Drop in to the all-ages event from 4 to 7:45 pm. For more information, call Fred Hotchkiss at 508-693-3122 or visit MPRinstitute.org.

Harvest time

This Saturday, Oct. 20, Vineyard Gardens in West Tisbury celebrates its annual Harvest Festival from 11 am to 3 pm. Take a garden tour, enjoy hot dogs, chili, cornbread, and caramel apples, and bring the kids for activities. Locally grown pumpkins will be for sale. Admission is free. For more information, call 508-693-8511.