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What’s New on Nantucket, August 2017

Back on Old South Wharf According to Coco Chanel, “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls”— jewelry designer Jackie Robinson is happy to oblige. Robinson’s magnificent jewelry designs focus on these gems of the sea, in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors: South Sea, Tahitian, Japanese Akyoa, and …

Nantucket Supper Club at The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

What’s New on Nantucket, Dine & Dance the Night Away

There’s a fun, unique throwback event on Nantucket this summer for all to enjoy…The Nantucket Supper Club. Presented by ReMain Ventures and The Nantucket Hotel, this new event is offered every Thursday evening from 7:30 to 11 pm through August 24 in The Nantucket Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. Guests can delight …

Ticks on Nantucket

The Low Down on What’s Up with Ticks

by Dr. Sarah T. Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Ticks have become a fact of life for islanders and visitors. Once an uncommon occurrence, deer (or black-legged) ticks that carry Lyme’s disease are now found in more than half the counties in the …

Downtown Island Ambassador Program | Nantucket

Be an Island Ambassador

This summer, Nantucket’s Visitors Services Center, a division of the Deparment of Culture and Tourism will continue its exciting volunteer opportunity with its Downtown Island Ambassador Program. Volunteers (ages 15 and up) from the community will walk throughout historic downtown Nantucket where large numbers of out-of-town visitors spend the day …