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Photo Contest | Nantucket, MA

Share Your Photos, Win a Prize

September 15 is the deadline to enter the 2018 Yesterday’s Island Photo Contest. For more than 23 years, this popular contest has been a terrific way for residents and visitor to share images of Nantucket Island. Any season, any view, any time period (we love the old photos) are accepted, …

Swim Across America | Nantucket, MA

Swim Supports Cancer Care

Medical research has shown that giving and volunteering improves the physical and mental health of the giver. On Nantucket, there is no better opportunity to improve your health status than to participate in the island charity event: Swim Across America. The Swim returns to Jetties Beach on Saturday, August 25 …

Gallery Openings | Nantucket, MA

Gallery Openings

This Friday and Saturday, August 10 and 11, there are several downtown gallery and studio openings you don’t want to miss! Start your Friday evening with a visit to 2 Union Street, where from 5 to 7 pm you can enjoy conversation and shopping at open studios with three independent …

Pop Up Science | Nantucket, MA

Be Surprised by Science

They say the world is your classroom, so let the island of Nantucket feed your brain all summer long. Thanks in part to a generous grant from the Nantucket Community Foundation’s ReMain Nantucket Fund, the Maria Mitchell Association is sending a Pop Up Science cart around the island all summer …

Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum | Nantucket, MA

Free Family Day on August 7

The fun family program presented by Egan Maritime will be free to all on Tuesday, August 7 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum located at 158 Polpis Road. Family Day has been an annual family program during July and August since the museum …

Footloose | Nantucket, MA

Playful and Wildly Energetic

by Suzanne Daub I’ve never seen the movie Footloose, so I didn’t know what to expect from the current Theatre Workshop’s stage adaptation. What I got was an entertaining evening and a story with more substance than many musicals I’ve seen. Thanks to a talented and charismatic cast, skilled directing …

Nantucket by Design | Nantucket, MA

NHA Event Brings Renowned Designers to the Island

Limited tickets are still available at press time for the Nantucket Historical Association’s Nantucket by Design events that continue through this Saturday, August 4. This exciting event of design-related programming is the NHA’s major summer fundraiser and celebrates creative and inspirational design across many fields and disciplines with a design …