• Nantucket Film Festival Turns 21

    For more than two decades, Nantucket has been the venue for a festival designed to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting. This week through June 27, screenwriters, actors, producers, agents, and fans will gather on our island for the 21st Annual Nantucket Film Festival. Films that have premiered at …

    Nantucket Film Festival, 2016
  • Walk the Walk, Then Talk the Talk

    Three years ago staff and volunteers at A Safe Place Nantucket first asked men on the island to strap on some heels, buckle up some boots, or slip into some stilettos and walk a mile to raise awareness and funds to help combat domestic violence. This Sunday, June 26 at …

    Walk a Mile in Her Shoes | Nantucket, MA
  • Mending the World

    by Robert P. Barsanti Every Sunday, at 11:30, I realize I am late for church. I come by this feeling honestly. My family came to St. Marie Goretti’s late as a regular habit, so much so that the Pastor had the wise idea that if he made my father a …

    Quaker Meeting House | Nantucket, MA
  • Island Geocaching – Family Excursions

    ~ by Corinne Muffly, Educator ~ This is the first in a series of articles dedicated to helping parents find places and activities on Nantucket to enjoy with their children. In the age of technology, I believe it’s appropriate to begin our family excursions with geocaching. What exactly is geocaching? …

    Nantucket Geocaching | Family Excursions
  • Those Amazing Flying Machines – Dirigibles

    ~ by Amy Jenness ~ For centuries Nantucket mariners used the ocean as a global superhighway that took them away on business ventures to almost every continent. But when the United States entered World War I, the island’s culture of the sea shifted to the sky. The months around the …

    Dirigibles and Nantucket
Bottle Shock

Pairing Wine with Films

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ Wine has played an integral part in numerous hit films. Whether it is a story that revolves around life in a vineyard, as part of a romantic comedy of wine drinkers. or a …

Strawberry Festival, Bartlett's Farm | Nantucket, MA

Strawberry Fest

Last week pick-your-own strawberry season started at Bartlett’s Farm. This week, the farmers at Bartlett’s will celebrate this sweet red harbinger of …

Nantucket Film Festival, 2016

Nantucket Film Festival Turns 21

For more than two decades, Nantucket has been the venue for a festival designed to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting. …

Quaker Meeting House | Nantucket, MA

Mending the World

by Robert P. Barsanti Every Sunday, at 11:30, I realize I am late for church. I come by this feeling honestly. My …

limerick

Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton …