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Gifts that bring one a bit closer to nature, from bird feeders to orchids.
A great way to burn off turkey and battle turpitude, the annual festival at Felix Neck helps Islanders bid adieu to Thanksgiving.
For years, Christina Napolitan's lunches have been a special part of the Charter School day.
On Sunday's blustery grey afternoon, Featherstone Center for the Arts was an oasis of warmth, creativity, and community.
The Regional High School was bustling last Thursday night as students poured in for an enticing array of ACE MV classes.
Easy to make but hard to replicate, compost boosts garden growth. And it's free!
Vineyarders love a down-home outdoor celebration and the annual Harvest Festival Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, is one of the best.
For the last four years, Grace Church has celebrated the turn of the seasons with an outdoor service, with food to follow.
A special place at the mouth of Edgartown Harbor honors children, both from the Island and far away, whose lives ended way too soon.
Vineyard, the Agricultural Fair, and art was the lucky combination that landed Jivonne Alley the honor of being 2011 Fair Poster Artist.
To honor the 150th Fair this year, organizers have incorporated several special events. Including a parade two days before The Fair.
The Island opens its heart to more than two dozen off-Island children and young adults living with HIV/AIDS.
Angel Grace celebrated her 10th birthday Sunday with cake, ice cream, and a batch of little friends.
Now that the Obamas have flown off, Earl has blown over, and another too-busy summer winds down, Islanders look forward to a peaceful autumn.
A festive, reverent, and fun ecumenical service and celebration takes place at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs this Sunday, Sept.
The annual Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society Fair is a treasure trove of attractions, something to please visitors of every age and inclination.
Many fairgoers still have warm memories of the Fiddle Contest at the old fairgrounds.
Meet Spirit and Willow, the golden couple of the weekend.
Bringing together fleece-producing animals and the dedicated folks who transform that fleece into yarn and fine fabrics seems like a natural attraction for a traditional agricultural fair.
No matter how many pizzas, hotdogs, and ice cream cones get devoured, nor how many motorcycle rides, carousel spins, group hugs and dodge ball games bring shrieks of joy, the most important thing about Camp Safe Haven is community.