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Nantucket Island Fair | Nantucket | MA
Nantucket Events

Fun in the Field – Nantucket Island Fair

• by Sarah Teach • The Nantucket Island Fair brings together many of the best parts of Nantucket: family, friends, community spirit, the fruits of islanders’ summer of labor. And, of course, a beautiful shoreline. This annual family event has all the trimmings of a traditional country fair, with a […]

Name that Tortoise | Maria Mitchell Association | Nantucket | MA
Island Science, Nantucket Events

Naming Contest Results Are In!

Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) has announced the winning names of their annual critter-naming contest. This year, participants went to bat to name a rare calico lobster and an African tortoise. From 149 choices, MMA’s staff selected the name Mze (pronounced M-zay) for their Bell’s hingeback tortoise. “Mze is a Swahili […]

Young Peoples Writing Contest
Nantucket Events

Writing Contest Challenges Young Authors

Nantucket’s past is full of exciting adventures and intriguing tales.  From June 22 through July 23, young writers have the opportunity to explore the island’s history and to use their imaginations to write stories that could win one of several prizes.  The Antiques Depot is kicking off their annual Antique […]