The first wind festival took place in 1967. There were numerous prizes including best kite, highest kite and longest flying kite.

Mary Jane Carpenter shares the history behind five West Chop homes on Saturday, Sept. 13.

On Sunday, Sept. 14, mezzo-soprano Lia Kahler will perform at the Chilmark Community Church. She will perform spirituals, arias and solo works.

Quiet, dignified, powerful, with long lashes depicted in all their delicate detail. A horse from Sable Island comes to life in your dining room.

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare yourselves for the fifth annual Best Fest. Best of what? Best of everything creative, musical and downright groovy.

On Saturday and Sunday, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) will celebrate its 10th annual Island Pow Wow at the Aquinnah Circle.

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Arts Briefs

Ann Smith, the executive director of Featherstone Center for the Arts, was the recipient of the Tourism Award for Martha’s Vineyard.

This weekend the 26th annual Family Planning Art Show transforms the Agricultural Hall into a community art gallery.

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha’s Vineyard is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Creative Living Award.

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