The smash comedy hit in London and New York, Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit continues to entertain audiences at Nantucket’s White Heron Theatre. The plot follows fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles, who has remarried but finds himself haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, Elvira. Clever, insistent, and well-aware […]
Baritone David Wolfe is the headline performer this week at Nantucket Musical Arts Society’s third concert of its stellar 2023 summer season. Wolfe will perform at 7 pm this Tuesday, July 25 in Saint Paul’s Church, 20 Fair Street, the Society’s new venue for its summer series, now in its […]
The annual Nantucket Comedy Festival, which brings top comedic talent to Nantucket Island opens this Thursday, July 13 at 7 pm with Ladies of Laughter, featuring nationally headlining female comedians, including Maureen Langan, Christine Hurley, Erin Jackson, Erin Maguire. This event is for ladies and gentlemen, so make it a […]
This Saturday, July 16, the Nantucket Historical Association will host its annual summer fundraiser, Baskets & Bubbly, to support the island’s iconic craft of Nantucket lightship baskets with a Celebration Under the Whale at the Whaling Museum.
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket continues to bring its gleeful production of the mixtape musical Rock of Ages to the Bennett Hall Stage. A touch cheesy and a whole lot of fun, this Broadway hit will have you tapping your feet and joining in on your favorite tunes. Rock of Ages […]
This weekend the Artists Association of Nantucket is hosting two new exhibitions: a special juried art show in their Big Gallery downtown and their annual July Sidewalk Art Show in the Atheneum Garden. Friday, June 30, a new art exhibit opens in the Artists Association of Nantucket Big Gallery, upstairs […]
Egan Maritime Institute is again partnering with Tall Ship Lynx this year to bring on-the-water experiences to Nantucket students, along with public programs during the summer season that welcome visitors and residents. The Tall Ship Lynx is an educational sailing vessel dedicated to hands-on educational programs that teach the history […]
The Nantucket Film Festival is back for its 28th consecutive year, jam-packed with various films for all ages and genres.
From the Dreamland Theatre to Siasconset, the island will be teeming with award-winning documentaries, internationally acclaimed films, family-friendly fun, and opportunities to hear from some of your favorite screenwriters and actors. The Festival runs from June 21 to 26, and the island will indeed be buzzing with exciting festival events.
Nantucket is known for beautiful gardens and window boxes and for its philanthropy. On Thursday, June 22, a charity auction offer many chances to combine both when Blooming Bids for Fairwinds is held at Bartlett’s Farm. Now in it’s 23rd year this annual event auctions artfully one-of-a-kind decorated designer garden planters and window boxes created and donated by our island’s top landscapers, nurseries, florists, and gardeners to benefit Nantucket’s counseling center.