The ultimate activities guide for June 22 – 28, 2018.
Get ready to laugh the night away at the Nantucket Film Festival All-Star Comedy Roundtable with Ben Stiller. With special participation from Stiller, actors and comedians Thomas Middleditch of Silicon Valley and Ben Schwartz of Parks and Recreation take the stage to tickle your funny bone. Kicking off their national tour, the two will perform a special version of their improv show, Middleditch and Schwartz. And while the show is sold-out, you can still hop in the rush line!
Say ‘bonjour’ to author and blogger Sharon Santoni during her book signing for her entertaining guide My French Country Home. This is a can’t-miss event for the avid bookworm and lover of all things ‘rustic chic’. For more information, click here.
Take part in a candid discussion about gender inequality in the entertainment industry. Hosted by Ophira Eisenberg, this event will feature famous names such as Miranda Bailey, Sera Gamble, Alysia Reiner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Nancy Schwartzman. For tickets and more information, click here.
Coastal communities are in a current battle against vanishing shorelines as a result of the impacts of climate change and rising seas. Join former UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station director, Dr. Sarah Oktay, as she presents the film Rising Tides and leads a discussion about possible solutions for coastline erosion. For more information, click here.
The Nantucket Stitching Gam, Interwoven Stories, is a yearlong community project that encourages participants to create an embroidered narrative that illustrates an aspect of their Nantucket experience. The finished works of all participants will be displayed as an exhibit at the 2018 Nantucket Arts Festival, Sept. 28 – Oct. 8. The workshop is free of charge and all materials are provided by the Artists’ Association of Nantucket. For more information, click here.
Summer Concert Series is the first event of the season for the Almanack Arts Colony (AAC). Reed Foehl and Stewart Lewis, famous for their songwriting, storytelling and musicianship, have prepared a unique music experience for everyone who loves intimate performances. After the concert, guests will enjoy drinks and light bites over conversation in the beautiful barn. For more information and tickets, click here.
Are you ready for another exciting night at the Box? Southern California band, The Brevet, is coming to Nantucket for the first time ever touring their upcoming record LEGS. Their latest hit, “Locked and Loaded”, will have you on your feet and clamoring for more. Buy your tickets here.
8. Summer Decks: DJ Series 2018 featuring Peter Ahern
Wednesday, June 27
6:00 pm @ The Dreamland
Experience the majestic view from the Dreamland’s Harborview terrace with their premiere DJ series kicking off on June 27th with Peter Ahern. Enjoy food, a cash bar and local music while taking in the harbor and sunset views. Ahern has been entertaining the island for over 15 years, so stop by and find out why! For tickets and more information, click here.
9. Book Talk with David Baron
Wednesday, June 27
7:00 pm @ Nantucket Atheneum
Come out to the Nantucket Atheneum to hear author David Baron tell his page turning tale of ambition, failure and triumph. American Eclipse, which tells the story of pioneering 19th century scientists, James Craig Watson, Maria Mitchell and Thomas Edison, is a memorable story with Nantucket ties and a great summer read. For more information, click here.
Come celebrate Mitchell’s Book Corner’s 50th anniversary at their birthday kickoff party. Commemorate the milestone with a day of author signings, giveaways, refreshments and Mitchell’s memories. So, come out and share in the special book day a must for any avid book reader or lover of all things Nantucket. For more information, click here.