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Scallop Shell Wreath | Nantucket, MA

Scallop Shell Craft Ideas

~by Cara Godlesky~ Even before you set up your Christmas tree or decorate your home for the holidays, getting the family together to make decorations can be fun for all ages. Family scallop season started October 1 with the commercial season ramping up from November 1. Whether you harvest and …

Yesterday's Island 2016 Photo Contest Winners

Share Your Photos, Win a Prize

We’ve had so many requests to extend the deadline for our annual photo contest that we’ve decided to make it official. Sunday, September 17 is now the deadline to enter the 2017 Nantucket Photo Contest. For more than two decades, this popular contest has been a terrific way for you …

Egg & Friends | Nantucket, MA

A Happy Place for Kids: EGG and Friends

Egg hatched in 2003 when designer Susan Lazar created a lifestyle brand with a “soul”—one that focuses on the love that exists between parents and their children and celebrates the bond that connects all families. Designed around the needs of stylish mothers and their children, Egg clothing is made with …

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 …