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Michael Melford on Nantucket

National Geographic Photographer, Michael Melford

National Geographic Photographer, Michael Melford will be Guest of Honor at The Nantucket Red-Tie Soirée, the Maria Mitchell Association’s Largest Fundraiser. Michael Melford, an award-winning photographer who has worked with National Geographic for more than 30 years, will be the special guest at this year’s Red Tie Soiree on July 10. …

The Beach Boys on Nantucket

The Beach Boys on Nantucket

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Beach Boys will join the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra as the special musical guest for the annual Boston Pops on Nantucket concert on August 12 to benefit Nantucket Cottage Hospital. For five decades, The Beach Boys has recorded and performed the music that …

Fairwinds Counseling Center | Nantucket

AC Recycling Event Benefits Fairwinds

National Grid has scheduled a two-day event for dropping off old, working air conditioning units, Friday, June 9, 12:30 to 4:30 pm, and Saturday, June 10, 9 am to 1 pm, at the Town of Nantucket’s Planning & Land Use Services parking lot at 2 Fairgrounds Road (the Ferry Connector …

Sustainable Nantucket Community Farm

Nurturing New Nantucket Farmers

by Cara Godlesky Prior to the boom of the whaling industry, Nantucket was a sheep herding and farming community. The first settlers on the island were small groups of farmers and wool manufacturers who hunted small game and fished, according to the Nantucket Historical Association. Today, our economy migrated far …

Plein Air Painting Festival | Nantucket, MA

Clean Lines and Plein Air

This week the Artists Association of Nantucket is celebrating two things Nantucket has plenty of: clean lines and fresh, open air. From June 9 through June 26, AAN is hosting an exhibition called Clean Lines on the Horizon, in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. An …

Nantucket Preservation Month

Nantucket’s Golden Age

Nantucket Preservation Trust (NPT) is kicking off Nantucket’s Preservation Month with a new three-day symposium from June 6 to 8 called Nantucket’s Golden Age: Architecture – Interiors – Historic Landscapes. The symposium will take place at various island venues and feature nationally recognized architectural critic and educator, Paul Goldberger, as …