Currently browsing tag

festivals

Nantucket Music Festival | Nantucket | MA

Music Will Fill the Air at New Festival

• by Sarah Teach • August on Nantucket is about to get cooler. The inaugural Nantucket Music Festival (NMF), slated for August 2-3, will welcome a stellar music lineup, 3,900 festival goers and a boatload of good vibes. The event’s oceanside location at Tom Nevers Field will provide an unparalleled …

Nantucket Comedy Festival

The Fun Continues

This is the week to “laugh your ACK off” as top comedians from around the country come to our island for the Sixth Annual Nantucket Comedy Festival.  The festival opened Wednesday, July 17, and continues night and day through Saturday, July 20.  As of press time, tickets are scarce for …

Dance Festival

Dance Fest Keeps Audiences on Point

The 6th Annual Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival celebrates ballet with two spectacular performances featuring star dancers from the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and the Miami City Ballet. Lead by Artistic Director and noted choreographer Benjamin Millepied, the festival brings the best of ballet to Nantucket each year. …

Nantucket Comedy Festival

A Boatload of Laughs

For four days in July, the country’s top comedians visit Nantucket Island, bringing a boatload of laughs to the six-year-old Nantucket Comedy Festival. This year’s festival, directed by festival founder and comedian Kevin Flynn, delivers celebrity wit and fun, peeks behind the scenes with award-winning creators of comedy, and inspiring …

Fourth of July

How to Have Fun on the Fourth

Nantucket’s famous July 4th festivities are a full day of old-fashioned fun.  If this is your first time enjoying our island celebration, it helps to keep a few things in mind: Leave your car at home.  With Main Street and some side streets closed to traffic, parking will be difficult.  …

Nantucket Film Festival

NFF Turns 18

In 1996, brother and sister team Jonathan and Jill Burkhart founded the Nantucket Film Festival to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting.  This week through June 30, screenwriters, actors, producers, agents, and fans will gather on Nantucket for the 18th year of NFF. Mystelle Brabbée, who has been the …

Plein Air Festival

Plein Air Painting Festival June 29-30

Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is hosting the second annual Plein Air Nantucket, open to all outdoor painters on Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30. The two-day painting festival will conclude with an exhibition of the art and the presentation of the Frank Swift Chase Awards at 6 pm …