Three Days Instead of Four, Fair Still Delivers
Tropical storm Henri may have cut the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair short by a day, but it did little to dampen the enthusiasm and dedication of the Island community.
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Agricultural Fair Beckons One and All
Poultry judging, the dog show, horse pull, skillet toss, knitting competitions and carnival rides will all return next week when the 159th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair gets under way.
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Agricultural Fair Poster Honors Memory of Emma Hall
The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society has unveiled the winning poster for the fair this summer honoring Emma Hall, a longtime fair volunteer who died this winter in a motor vehicle accident.
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Agricultural Fair Will Return in August
The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair will return for its 159th year this August, reviving a revered Island summer institution after cancellation last year, Agricultural Society trustees announced Tuesday.
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Fair Music Award-Winners Posted
Let's Go to the Fair, by Mark Alan Lovewell, was named the Ag Fair theme song in the fair's first-ever awards for recorded music.
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Ag Fair Auction Goes Live
The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society’s online auction has an anonymous matching donor.
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Fair Posters, Shirts Made Available
T-shirts and posters for the 2020 Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair can be purchased online and picked up at the farmers market or shipped.
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All Virtual Roads Lead to the Fair
Maia Coleman
The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society will hold its annual August fair virtually this year in an online event the weekend of August 20.
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Ag Fair Plans Virtual Events in August
Will Sennott
The 159th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair will be held virtually, on a date to be announced, society leaders announced Monday.
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Was Island Institution: After 84 Year Island Fair to Be Discontinued This Year at Least
Vineyard Gazette

After eighty-four consecutive years of existence the Dukes County Agricultural fair will be discontinued, for this year at least. State premiums have been cut to a minimum, and the receipts normally expected from the gate and other sources of revenue are not expected to be sufficient to cover expenses. Such was the announcement made by George G. Gifford, secretary of the association, yesterday. Charles G. Norton is the president of the association.

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