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The Sky's the Limit Camp
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Sky’s the Limit for Island Kids

Plans are taking flight for “The Sky’s the Limit,” Nantucket’s annual aviation camp, which is being sponsored by the Nantucket Flying Association (NFA.) This one-week experience, set for June 24 through June 28, from 9 am to 5 pm, will have many new activities, including an Evening with the Astronomer […]

Alexa Hampton
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Designer Royalty

The Nantucket Historical Association’s second annual Designer Luncheon will feature special guest Alexa Hampton on Thursday, July 18 at 11:30 am in the Great Harbor Yacht Club, 96 Washington Street, Nantucket. “The Nantucket Historical Association is so pleased to welcome Alexa Hampton to the island this summer,” says Anne Marie […]

Summer Camps on Nantucket
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Summer Fun for Kids

There’s much more for children to do during summer vacation than just go to the beach—several island organizations offer programs to engage your children in activities that are educational and fun.  Here is a sampling of classes and workshops that  kids can attend for a few days or a full […]

Artists Association of Nantucket
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AAN Applauds Community Art

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to host its annual Artists Open Exhibition from May 31 through June 10. An opening reception will be held on Friday May 31, 6-8 p.m. in the Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington St.  This exhibition is open to the community-at-large […]

John Austin Nantucket
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Art & History Meet

On Friday, May 24, from 5 to 7 pm, the Artists Association of Nantucket and the Nantucket Historical Association will celebrate the opening  of John Austin: One Artist’s Nantucket. This collaborative exhibition will be held in the Whitney Gallery at the NHA Research Library, 7 Fair Street, and features works […]

Flags
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Honoring Our Country’s Heros

Nantucket Holiday for Heroes, a grassroots association which strives to both honor and recognize our wounded warriors for their incredible service to our country, is holding its first event during Memorial Day Weekend, with a Wounded Warrior sailing team aboard the boat The Tyrone for Figawi. Additional summer season events […]

Sidewalk Sale
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Alfresco Art

Freshly mowed grass, a boat-filled harbor, fragrant flowers, and colorful art – spring on Nantucket! The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to invite the public to its first 2013 Sidewalk Art Show on Saturday, May 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the garden of the Nantucket Atheneum, […]

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Passing the Corkscrew

• by Sarah Teach • Twenty-thirteen marks the first year that the effervescent Nantucket Wine Festival is under the ownership of seasonal island resident and Boston real estate magnate Mark Goldweitz. Since its 1997 inception, the festival has been owned and operated by its founder, Denis Toner, a long-time Nantucket […]

Nantucket Wine Festival
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Wine Fest Pairs Students and Chefs

• by Sarah Teach • This year, the Nantucket Wine Festival organizers are pairing young Nantucketers who dream of pursuing culinary careers with the professional chefs who come to the island for the festival.  Bob Buccino, Nantucket High School’s Culinary Arts teacher, is thrilled that some of his students will […]

2013 Nantucket Daffodil Festival
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New Daffy Fun

We all love Daffodil Weekend on Nantucket for the wonderful memories it has given us over the years. This year, there’s even more to love! Break out the magnifying glasses and fingerprint dust, and gather your favorite people for a daffy-themed scavenger hunt with prizes that will rock your summer! […]