Spirit of Thanksgiving Overflows at Weekend Food Donations
Aaron Wilson
Island churches, nonprofit organizations, Stop & Shop and countless volunteers teamed up to provide over 400 Thanksgiving meals to Vineyard families in need this past weekend.
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Still Busy, But Thanksgiving Travel Patterns Shift This Year
Noah Asimow
Thanksgiving week is shaping up to be a busy one on the Vineyard, as visitors appear to be coming early and staying longer, advance booking data from the SSA shows.
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Going Beyond the Myth This Thanksgiving
Maia Coleman
Historian David Silverman and Wampanoag tribe member David Vanderhoop unpacked the true story of the first Thanksgiving in a conversation hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Museum.
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Holiday Meal Origins Hold Some Hard Truths
Will Sennott
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, two members of the Wampanoag Tribe held a gathering on Saturday entitled The Thanksgiving Myth Busted.
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The Thanksgiving Myth Busted
On Saturday, Nov. 16 Sassafras Earth Education will host a potluck conversation entitled The Thanksgiving Myth Busted.
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Turducken Time
Suzan Bellincampi
Every year, around this time, an unusual creature makes an appearance.
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Volunteers Give Thanks by Giving Back at Family to Family Program
Connie Berry

On Friday afternoon, about a half dozen high school football players arrived at the First Baptist Church in Vineyard Haven. Prayer time before the big game? No, they were there to help distribute food for the Family to Family program which helps local families in need receive a Thanksgiving meal.

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Road Trip and Remembrance
Lynne Irons
My weekend garden activities were cut short this past week. Violet and I took a day trip to Boston. We were privileged to hear a concert at Symphony Hall with Itzhak Perlman.
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Drumstick or Thigh?
Suzan Bellincampi
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, one that commemorates survival through a hard season, friends and family spending time together, communities rallying around and supporting those in need, and food, food, food!
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Talking Thanksgiving Turkey
Susan B. Whiting
Now that you have made many decisions about your Thanksgiving turkey, let me tell you a thing or two about the bird you are going to demolish.
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