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Nantucket Entertaining, Nantucket Events

Fun on the Fourth

The 4th of July on Nantucket is filled with fun activities this year. The day’s events will be different from what you may recall pre-pandemic, but there will still be lots of old-fashioned fun finished off with fireworks! Starting at 8:30 am and continuing till 12:30 pm, the Nantucket Farmers […]

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NHA’s Hadwen House Reopened for 2022

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will welcome visitors back to their stunning property on upper Main Street: the Hadwen House. This historic property features several exhibitions, including one focused on Nantucket lightship baskets for the second year since the NHA’s formal affiliation with the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. On the […]

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The Art of Walking

At 9 am this Friday, June 17, the first author talk of the 2022 Nantucket Book Festival will feature a conversation between Ben Shattuck and Nathaniel Philbrick about walking, retracing journeys, finding a nation, and finding yourself. Both authors explored these themes in recent books: Shattuck in Six Walks: In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau and Philbrick in his Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy. 

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Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

A Whale of a Story

History is a gift. Good or bad, right or wrong, it shows us where we came from and, if we’re wise enough to pay attention and listen to it, where not to tread again. And in spite of all the schooling, all the television and movies, and all the stories passed down from our elders, there are still pieces of our past that, to many, remain undiscovered. 

Nantucket Entertaining, Nantucket Events

A Mind-Bending Hilarious Comedy

THEATRE REVIEW: METEOR SHOWER
Rarely have we seen a live theatre production that had us laughing nonstop yet left us pondering for more than a day on the psychological meaning behind it. We’re still wondering, and we might just go see Meteor Shower a second time for another 90-minute hit of humor and to confirm our suspicious about the serious theme.

Island Science, Nantucket Events

Science Showcase for Nantucket

For many people on Nantucket—visitors and year-rounders—when asked why they love the island, they answer by talking about the natural beauty, open spaces, and bountiful moorlands. The historic charm of our downtown may be enough for some, but it’s escaping the hustle and bustle of town and getting into the open conservation lands that really enchants people.

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Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Watch Art Made & Meet the Authors

Artistic endeavors are being celebrated across our island this June as two festivals overlap in dates: one festival honoring art and another that salutes those who write and those who love to read. The Artists Association of Nantucket’s Plein Air Festival begins on Tuesday, June 14 and continues through Sunday, […]