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Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
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Family Day at the Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum

In addition to surfing and sailing lessons, fashion camp, theater performances and harbor cruises, the Nantucket Autism Speaks Resource Center has partnered with the Egan Maritime Institute this summer to offer two opportunities at the Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum for families of individuals with any special need.  Sunday, July 14 […]

Rusted Root
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Rusted Root Plays at The Box July 16 & 17

Beloved for their live performances, Rusted Root hits the ground running with a new slew of live dates to support their brand new release The Movement.  They’ll play The Chicken Box on Nantucket on Tuesday, July 16 and Wednesday, July 17.  The Movement. commemorates their 20th year as a band […]

theatre Workshop of Nantucket
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TWN Opens “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket brings us Clark Gesner’s 1967 musical comedy based on Charles Schultz’s beloved comic strip “Peanuts,” You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. The show has been twice nominated for a Grammy, first in 1968 in its original form, and again in 2000 for the Broadway revival. The […]

Fourth of July
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How to Have Fun on the Fourth

Nantucket’s famous July 4th festivities are a full day of old-fashioned fun.  If this is your first time enjoying our island celebration, it helps to keep a few things in mind: Leave your car at home.  With Main Street and some side streets closed to traffic, parking will be difficult.  […]

For Love of the Island
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The Conservation Foundation’s Golden Jubilee

What’s 50 years old and is the Grey Lady’s knight in shining armor? The Nantucket Conservation Foundation, a nonprofit that owns and maintains nearly one third of the island! Since 1963, the dedicated members of the Foundation have worked tirelessly to conserve and maintain Nantucket’s natural habitats; and this year […]

Nantucket Film Festival
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NFF Turns 18

In 1996, brother and sister team Jonathan and Jill Burkhart founded the Nantucket Film Festival to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting.  This week through June 30, screenwriters, actors, producers, agents, and fans will gather on Nantucket for the 18th year of NFF. Mystelle Brabbée, who has been the […]

Plein Air Festival
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Plein Air Painting Festival June 29-30

Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is hosting the second annual Plein Air Nantucket, open to all outdoor painters on Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30. The two-day painting festival will conclude with an exhibition of the art and the presentation of the Frank Swift Chase Awards at 6 pm […]

Dianne Panarelli Miller
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Plein Air Painter Reception

Dianne Panarelli Miller is an award winning Boston based “Plein Air Painter” of color and light and is a signature member of the New England Plein Air Painters and a “Copley Master.”  Her approach combines the classic atelier training of the “Boston School,” a mastery of technique with her own […]

Sidewalk Art Show
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Art in the Garden: Sidewalk Art Show

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is holding its annual Sidewalk Art Show this Wednesday, July 3, 10 am to 3 pm in the garden of the Nantucket Atheneum, downtown on India Street. Paintings, sketches, textiles, and sculpture will be among the varied art on display.  More than twenty of […]