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Nantucket: The MusACKal | Nantucket, MA

Live Theatre Going Strong

August is coming to a close, but live theatre on Nantucket is still going strong through this month the rest of the year! This Friday, August 23 at 7:30 pm, the curtain goes up on White Heron Theatre Company’s production of Fireflies by Tony-nominated playwright Matthew Barber (Enchanted April). The …

2018 Winner William Valaitis | Nantucket, MA

Enter the Photo Contest

September 12 is the deadline to enter the 2019 Yesterday’s Island Photo Contest. For more than two decades, this popular contest has been a terrific way for residents and visitors to share their images of Nantucket Island. Any season, any view, any time period (we love the old photos) are …

Fine Art Sale One Day Only

The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum’s Fine Art Sale will be held this Saturday, August 24, from 9 am to 12 noon at the Land Bank park on the corner of Francis and Union Streets. Throughout the year, fine art has been gathered from estates and private donors across the island. …

Nantucket Sounds | Nantucket, MA

By Land & By Sea

By land & by sea, join Egan Maritime for two unforgettable evening programs with American Troubadour Bill Schustik. On Thursday, August 15, at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, Schustik will take patrons on a musical adventure into the soul of New England and the sea. Then, on Friday, August 16, …

Swim Across America | Nantucket, MA

Making a Splash to Help Cancer Care

Nantucket Swim Across America will hold its eighth annual swim next Saturday, August 24. This annual open water swimming event brings more than 500 people to Jetties Beach at 8 am to either volunteer or dive into the warm waters of Nantucket Sound. Since 2012, the Swim has raised more …

Lion King Jr. | Nantucket, MA

Theatre with a Focus on Kids

by Catherine Macallister For Laura Gallagher Byrne, there are memories that capture what it’s like to be a part of the Dreamland Stage Company: a young actress playing the iconic Peter Pan flying through the open window into the Darlings’ room for the first time, cast parties marking the end …

Epernay | Nantucket, MA

Pops Picnic Sensations

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay August has arrived and with that is one of the most anticipated Nantucket events of the summer. Boston Pops on Nantucket has celebrated over two decades as the major fundraising event to support the general operations of Nantucket Cottage Hospital. This year’s special …

Nantucket by Design | Nantucket, MA

The Best in Design on Nantucket

by Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence While many visitors travel to Nantucket for beautiful beaches, charming cobblestone streets, and rose-covered cottages, the island also holds a special place of significance in our country’s cultural history. From entrepreneurs in the colonial whaling industry to civil rights leaders and the many artists who …