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Mitchell’s Book Corner | Nantucket, MA

Celebrating 50 Years

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Mitchell’s Book Corner, and they are celebrating throughout the season. On Thursday, June 28, they’ll kick-off the fun with a day of local author signings, giveaways, refreshments, and Mitchell’s memories. Mitchell’s opened its doors at 3pm on June 28, 1968, and according to …

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

Smart, Witty, and Viciously Funny

by Suzanne Daub The laughs start at rise, from the moment wide-eyed Gus enters the posh upstairs bedroom of a Manhattan townhouse, staggering under an armload of coats from the famous partygoers “downstairs.” He unceremoniously dumps them on the bed, then wanders starstruck through the room. The expressions and physical …

Nantucket Book Festival | Nantucket, MA

Book Fest Brings Readers & Writers Together on-Island

Now in its seventh year, the Nantucket Book Festival has established itself as a major summer destination for book lovers with impressive and eclectic line-ups of award-winning authors. The three-day festival begins this Friday, June 15, with author readings, panel discussions, book signings, and social gatherings that will continue through …

Beach Books and Beverage

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie June is the start of the season on our fare isle. Recent college grads and international students drive their bikes recklessly, trying to find their way as they arrive to this foreign destination for their new-found summer jobs. Bright red parking tickets begin popping up …

Shipwreck Stories, Egan Maritime Institute | Nantucket, MA

Shipwreck Stories

“You have to go out, but you don’t have to come back…” Thursday, June 21, Nantucket actors and musicians will bring island’s valiant lifesaving stories to life with dramatic readings set against the backdrop of the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Shannon Gallery and original 1914 Massachusetts Humane Society surf …

Theatre Workshop | Nantucket, MA

Take It from the Top

Aspiring actors ages 10 and older (up to college-age) will have the opportunity to develop skills through music, dance, and acting at a special workshop this July offered by Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. Participants will learn the latest Broadway material from Mean Girls, Sponge Bob Squarepants, Hamilton and more by …

Nantucket Wine Festival | Nantucket, MA

Wine, Food, and Fun!

by Carl Oscar Olson There are certain events on Nantucket that mark the time of the year and the change of the season. The Daffodil Festival is undoubtedly the start of spring on the island, while Race Week and The Boston Pops a clear sign that the busy season is …