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Nantucket Comedy Festival
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A Boatload of Laughs

For four days in July, the country’s top comedians visit Nantucket Island, bringing a boatload of laughs to the six-year-old Nantucket Comedy Festival. This year’s festival, directed by festival founder and comedian Kevin Flynn, delivers celebrity wit and fun, peeks behind the scenes with award-winning creators of comedy, and inspiring […]

Young Peoples Writing Contest
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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 […]

Nantucket Wine Festival
Nantucket Events

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 […]