Nantucket Events

Nantucket Book Festival; Mary Bergman and Tiya Miles
Nantucket Events

Four Days of Celebrating Books

The Nantucket Book Foundation will host more than 20 published authors from June 15 to 18, for its annual Book Festival. The four-day festival offers a stellar schedule of in-person talks, forums, gatherings, and celebrations of writers and readers is scheduled. Most events are free, with a few special events […]

Luke Russert Book Cover
Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

Sharing His Journey of Grief & Discovery

This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, author Luke Russert will discuss his newly published memoir Look for Me There: Grieving My Father, Finding Myself at 12 noon in the Great Hall of the Nantucket Atheneum. It’s a book for and about fathers and sons, grief and healing, reflection and discovery, and it explores Russert’s travels— physical and emotional—during the years following the death of his father, Tim Russert.

Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

A Whirlwind of Mayhem at TWN

It’s Paris in the 1960s, and perpetual bachelor Bernard has a swinging flat and 3 flight attendants all engaged to him without knowing about each other. Bernard’s life gets bumpy when his friend Robert comes to stay, and complications plus a new, speedier Boeing jet disrupt his careful relationship schedule. […]

Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

In the Open Air

Artists on Nantucket, professional and those who have just learned to paint, will participate in the Artists Association of Nantucket’s 12th annual Plein Air Nantucket. This festival starts on Tuesday, June 13 and continues through Sunday, June 18, with special gatherings and an awards ceremony. It offers many opportunities for […]

Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

AAN Opens Two New Exhibits May 26

Main Street’s flower-filled fountain… boats bobbing in Nantucket harbor… longer days and moon-lit bays… our island’s beautiful early summer afternoons: see them all expressed on canvas in the Artists Association of Nantucket’s new exhibit Nothing But Blue Skies. The exhibition opens on Friday, May 26 in the Cecelia Joyce & […]

Nantucket Daffodil Festival 2023
Nantucket Events

Highlight of Nantucket’s Daffodil Festival

From the very beginning, the Nantucket Garden Club’s Daffodil Flower Show has been the centerpiece of our island’s annual Daffodil Festival. It all started nearly half a century ago in May of 1975, when the Nantucket Garden Club, encouraged by member Jean MacAusland, organized the first Nantucket Daffodil Show. Sanctioned […]

Steve Tornovish with Fish
Exploring Nantucket, Nantucket Events

Spring Training

You’ve waited all winter, dreaming of getting back out there for the new season. You’ve relived moments from the past season, moments of success, of failure, dreaming endlessly of what could have been. But that was then, this is now. It’s time for the 2023 fishing season to get going.