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Strawberry Festival, Bartlett's Farm | Nantucket, MA

Strawberry Fest

Last week pick-your-own strawberry season started at Bartlett’s Farm. This week, the farmers at Bartlett’s will celebrate this sweet red harbinger of summer with their annual Strawberry Festival on Monday, June 27. From 11 am to 3 pm, in the big field next to the Bartlett’s market, will be face …

Nantucket Film Festival, 2016

Nantucket Film Festival Turns 21

For more than two decades, Nantucket has been the venue for a festival designed to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting. This week through June 27, screenwriters, actors, producers, agents, and fans will gather on our island for the 21st Annual Nantucket Film Festival. Films that have premiered at …

Diane Rehm at the Nantucket Book Festival

Bookends at the Nantucket Book Festival

The 5th annual Nantucket Book Festival, held this year from June 17 to 19, is offering a new “Bookends Package” featuring an opening night Authors Dinner with a cocktail hour, buffet, and what promises to be stimulating conversation, in a ticket that includes a closing morning Breakfast with U.S. Poet …

Fair & a Festival in One Weekend

The weekend of September 19 and 20 is when islanders will celebrate the harvest of land and of sea, with both the Nantucket Maritime Festival and the Nantucket Island Fair being held this same weekend. Nantucket Maritime Festival is held from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 19 …

Nantucket Film Festival

Nantucket Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago, Jonathan and Jill Burkhart founded the Nantucket Film Festival to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting. This week through June 29, screenwriters, actors, producers, agents, and fans will gather on Nantucket for the 20th year of NFF. Throughout this year’s festival, NFF will commemorate the late …

2014 Nantucket Cranberry Festival

What New Englander doesn’t love cranberries? Nantucketers are no exception. Island residents have cultivated cranberries for over 150 years, and today, the island is home to two cranberry bogs, including one of the nation’s only organic bogs. In celebration of this tart, tradition-steeped red berry, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation (NCF) …