Vineyard runners took home top medals in the second annual Gay Head 10K held Sunday morning, beginning with Edgartown native Jamie Smadbeck who crossed the finish line first with a time of 40:18. Mr. Smadbeck and his fiancee ran in memory of her mother, who recently died of lung cancer.
Visitors sporting rain boots and slickers turned out for Saturday’s Living Local Harvest Festival at the Agricultural Hall. The festival celebrated all things local with booths and lectures showcasing local food and educational programs.
In August, Cable network HGTV revealed the Vineyard as its location for the 19th annual Dream Home giveaway and sweepstakes. The grand Cape Cod-style home in Katama was completed last month, and a drawing for the home will be held in May 2015.
With the distant ocean as a backdrop, members of tribal communities from throughout New England gathered at the Aquinnah Circle this weekend for the 10th annual Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) powwow.
Mytoi Garden on Chappaquiddick is quietly resplendent in late summer, with sunlight filtering through tall pitch pines onto the green leaves of floating water lilies. A few of the Japanese maples are beginning to show their brilliant red leaves. Fall is on its way.