Vineyard Gazette
Wednesday of last week was a great day for the Vineyard.
Agricultural Fair
West Tisbury History
Maia Coleman
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.
Agricultural Fair

2015

Fair excitement begins with the annual unveiling of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair poster.

2014

There are three Jacob sheep across from me, big, gray and alert with curling horns.

The 153rd Agricultural Fair was one for the books. “Everywhere you looked, there was a good crowd,” said fair manager Eleanor Neubert.

On Thursday hundreds of visitors answered the call of the 153rd Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair, flooding through the white picket fences off Panhandle Road, eager to hit the midway, visit the livestock barn and, of course, grab some fried dough.
The painted sign by the Agricultural Hall has been up for weeks. The annual Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair begins its four-day run next Thursday.

There will be no racing pigs this year, but there will be a motorcycle contest. And poultry farmers take note: your prize-winning hens, roosters and pullets must pass a health test this month in order to be entered in the fair.

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