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Makes a great stocking stuffer!
An updated and expanded fourth edition of VCS’ popular Walking Trails of Martha’s Vineyard
will be in stores
An indispensable resource for hikers, bikers and birders, the guide makes a wonderful gift for anyone who loves to explore and discover the Island of Martha’s Vineyard.
Get yours at:
The Bunch of Grapes Book Store, Edgartown Books, Alley's General Store, Cronigs, Brahmhall and Dunn, Riley's Reads and, after the holidays, on our website:
Save The Date
VCS WINTER WALK at Windy Gates!
Sunday, January 9, 1:00 pm
Space is lilmiitted for the January walk at Windy Gates, please RSVP by email to Signe Benjamin at;
for a complete VCS Winter Walk schedule
Fact of the Week
Globally, the number of people who are overweight has surpassed the number of people who are undernourished. More than one billion people are overweight, 800 million are undernourished.
Edgartown, 4:15 pm.
$4/Member $8/Nonmember per person.
Take a guided walk within the Sanctuary as the moon rises over Sengekontacket Pond. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight.
for more information.
In Season Recipes
Buttery Sugar Cookies
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
Bake 6 to 8 minutes in preheated oven. Cool completely.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour (or overnight).
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into shapes with any cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.