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Tony Wu
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Hot Tickets

Tickets are now on sale for two Nantucket events that are sure to be sell-outs:  an evening with acclaimed underwater diver and photographer Tony Wu, hosted by the Nantucket Historical Association on July 8, and the ever-popular Boston Pops on Nantucket concert, hosted by the Nantucket Cottage Hospital on August […]

Sussex Garden
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A Rare View of Private Gardens

On Thursday, June 20, from 10 am to 4 pm, the public is invited to visit six private gardens on Nantucket Island, during the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program.  Admission to each garden is $5.  The Open Day is rain or shine, and no reservations are required. A portion of […]

Six Degrees of Separation
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Six Degrees of Spectacular

• by Sarah Teach • It was 1983 when the brilliant and accomplished young con man was chewing his way through the Upper East Side’s upper crust. Nineteen-year-old David Hampton turned the same trick several times over: he’d visit a wealthy household masquerading as a college friend of that family’s […]

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 […]