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Holiday Small Works Show | Artists Association of Nantucket

Holiday Small Works Art Show on Nantucket

The holiday season is festive on Washington Street during November and December, as the Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) opens their annual holiday show with two celebrations. Their annual Holiday Small Works exhibition opens Friday, November 27, with an evening reception from 5:30-7:30 pm, and just one week later, on …

Tony Sarg | Nantucket, MA

America’s Puppet Master, Tony Sarg, On Nantucket

by Amy Jenness On November 24, 1927, Anthony Frederick Sarg, self-described as “America’s Puppet Master, ” debuted his giant, inflatable float of Felix The Cat during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City and began a holiday tradition that continues today. A German-American, born in Guatamala to a …

IOD World Champions rounding the mark. Photo by Alice Breed

IOD World Championship on Nantucket This Week

photos by Alice Breed The International One-Design Class was conceived to build, maintain and race a fleet of “One-Design Yachts, distinctive in appearance and performance, using one-design racing, and especially to develop the competitive capacities of both helmsmen and crews under the fairest and most equal conditions.” Through Friday, September …