Nantucket Events

Maria Mitchell Birthday Celebration
Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

Happy Birthday Maria

The night sky above Nantucket is not like most places. Celestial bodies seem to shine differently here, thirty miles out to sea and surrounded by the dark waters of the Atlantic. We are far enough away from big city light pollution, and the air is clearer. On a clear night, this island boasts some of the best stargazing human eyes can behold. 

Made on Nantucket Trunk Show
Nantucket Events

Sunday Funday Trunk Shows

Artist Kathleen A. Duncombe is well-known on Nantucket for her expertise in art and collections—she has been a respected part of the island art scene for more than a quarter century. Her shop, Made on Nantucket at 20 Old South Wharf, is filled with original art, prints, photography, jewelry, art […]

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.  […]