Interwoven Stories | Nantucket, MA

Nantucket Stitching Gam Begins Oct. 1

The Artists Association of Nantucket and the Nantucket Atheneum kick off a one year community-based stitching and textile project at the Atheneum’s Great Hall at 1 pm on Sunday, October 1. During this “socially-engaged embroidery” project, participants are asked to create a work that celebrates their experience of Nantucket. It …

September Silence

The Silence of September

by Robert P. Barsanti The radio rolled out with Presidential shenanigans, a new iPhone in California, and an update on the latest hurricane before it muttered out the September “Beach and Boating Forecast” and the tides for the day. Then I shut it off. Instead of the radio and the …

Nantucket's Climate Resiliency

Nantucket’s Climate Resiliency

by Sarah Treanor Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation In the wake of storms like Harvey, Irma, and now José, we are often left to think about our own community. What would we do in those situations? How will Nantucket respond? Are we prepared …

Artists Association of Nantucket

People’s Choice & a Pop-Up Exhibit

A festive autumn reception from 6 to 8 pm on Friday September 29 opens the popular Artists Association of Nantucket’s (AAN) People’s Choice Exhibition in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. “Having just celebrated the 20th season in our 19 Washington Street gallery location, we are …

Dune Restaurant | Nantucket, MA

Best Bites of 2017

Here are our choices for “Best Bites” at Nantucket Restaurants for 2017: these are our favorite dishes among those we tasted during our Featured Restaurant visits this season – appetizers and entrees that we’d love to have again. Some of these dishes that we enjoyed during July and August were …

Nantucket Island Fair | Nantucket, MA

Fun in the Field

Nantucket Island Fair is an annual family event with all the trimmings of a traditional country fair, with a little island flair thrown in. Head on out to the seaside Tom Nevers Field from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 to enjoy the …

Nantucket Elder Expo

Explore Creative Aging at Elder Expo

from 10 am to 1 pm in Nantucket High School, 10 Surfside Road. The event is free. Dozens of participating vendors will provide creative ideas for aging, with solutions in housing, safety, health and fitness, finances, continuing education, volunteer opportunities, arts and entertainment, and caregiving. Some will offer demonstrations and …

Loines Observatory | Nantucket, MA

Nighttime Wonders

The Maria Mitchell Association (MMA), Nantucket’s Science Center, has announced Open Nights at the Loines Observatory for the upcoming fall season. There will be two open nights each month starting Monday, September 25 and Tuesday, September 26 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Open Nights in October will be Monday, October …

Our Piece of the Pie

by Robert P. Barsanti On a crystalline Saturday for brides, I crashed a wedding. I had known the groom well in the days when I was able to collect his homework, assign him lunch detentions, and wonder if he would go to the prom. In the stretch of years after …