Nantucket Events

Swim Across Nantucket
Nantucket Events

Swim for a Cause

The annual swim to raise money for the Nantucket Cottage Hospital Oncology Department and the Palliative and Supportive Care of Nantucket (“PASCON”) is back on Jetties Beach this Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 8 am. Swim Across America – Nantucket is celebrating its tenth year on the island this year. […]

Baskets & Bubbly
Nantucket Events

Baskets & Bubbly In-Person and Online

Tickets are still available for the Nantucket Historical Association’s (NHA) Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum (NLBM) annual summer fundraiser: Baskets & Bubbly. In addition to the Garden Party there will be an online auction for nine days. Karen Butler and Jackie Kupper again chair this year’s fundraiser for their second year.  […]

Time Traveler’s experience.
Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

Be a Time Traveler

Families have a new way to explore Nantucket history with the Nantucket Historical Association’s new Time Traveler’s experience. The beautifully designed threepiece set includes a printed passport, coloring book, and journal and is intended to guide families to an adventure at of the NHA’s Historic Sites, which will be open […]

Stand Up & Learn
Nantucket Events

Connecting the Island with Laughter

Fifteen years ago comedian Kevin Flynn saw the need to inspire Nantucket’s youth after a rash of teen suicides here in 2007. Knowing there is healing power in laughter, he spearheaded an educational program designed to teach students how to perform stand-up, and he provided comedy lessons. Flynn’s program, called […]

See Monsters of the deep
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Fun & Magical Evening

Play Review: See Monsters of The Deep
There was little reason to smile during the first half of 1937: the Great Depression was grinding on, unemployment was at 14%, the Hindenburg burst into flames attempting to moor in New Jersey, and Amelia Earhart had vanished. And on Nantucket Island, a sea monster lurked around our shores. Despite the country’s turmoil, this mysterious creature drew national attention. Reporters and newsreel photographers reported the sightings.