Nantucket Events

Nantucket Events

Here Comes the Sun

To herald the return of spring, the Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to announce the Here Comes the Sun exhibition, which will open with a reception on Friday, April 12, 5–7 p.m. in the Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. This exhibition runs concurrently with Junior […]

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Lola Burger Relaunching at The Rotary

In late April 2013, Lola Burger will be reopening in a new location at the Milestone Rotary! The wait is over for their amazingly delicious signature burger, hand-packed with fresh certified Black Angus beef topped with aged cheddar, red onion compote, and foie gras sauce on a toasted English muffin.  […]

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Valentines Day on Nantucket

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is hosting an open house on Thursday, February 14 in celebration of Valentine’s Day and the exhibition “I Left My Heart on Nantucket.” The gallery will be open 11 am to 5 pm and a 5% discount will be given with each art purchase. […]

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“A Comedy of Manners without the Manners”

•  by Sarah Teach  • Nantucket’s own White Heron is officially flying. Nantucket’s newest theatre company presents French playwright Yasmina Reza’s Broadway hit God of Carnage, winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play. Reza’s script manages to entwine slapstick with the subtle, refined humor allowed by the fact that banter […]

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Special Shopping Online

Nantucket Christmas Stroll Weekend offers many opportunities to start and maybe even finish your holiday shopping. Johnston’s Cashmere is offering unbelievable prices on Scottish cashmere at both their flagship store at 4 Federal Street and their special pop-up store at 33 Main Street! Think $149 on cashmere tops that are […]

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Holiday Wonderland

A magical winter wonderland of wreaths and trees transforms the architectural spaces of the Nantucket Whaling Museum into an enchanted holiday forest throughout Nantucket’s winter holiday season. Beginning with the NHA Festival of Wreaths, a free community event held the week of Thanksgiving in the Peter Foulger Gallery of the […]

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Fall Festivals

Fall is festival season on Nantucket, and fall 2012 is gearing up to be quite a memorable season! This year brings brand new additions to the Arts Festival, along with good old Nantucket fun at our beloved Cranberry Festival, and many exciting autumn happenings to anticipate. Countless creative people have […]

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Arts Fest Evening of Intimate Theatre

by Sarah Teach Join the Theatre Workshop for an intimate evening of interactive theater in one of Nantucket’s most beautiful historic homes during the Nantucket Arts Festival. Special performances of “Highlights from Romeo & Juliet” will be held at 6:30 pm on Monday and Tuesday, October 1 and 2 at […]

Maritime Festival
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Celebrating Life by the Sea, Maritime Festival

by Sarah Teach Living on an island, our lives are rich with bounty from the sea. One way that we celebrate the joy of living here is by experiencing the time-honored maritime activities enjoyed by generations of islanders before us. The Egan Maritime Institute has organized a day packed with […]

Greater Light
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Four Centuries of Domestic Life

by Amy Roberts Nantucket’s architecture provides great insight into the history of domestic life over nearly 400 hundred years. A walk along the historic downtown streets reveals captivating and contrasting architectural elements that echo the lives of island residents. From the colonial settlement era of the seventeenth- century to the […]