N TOP TEN: June

The Ultimate Activities Guide for the Month of June



food1. FOOD
Nantucket Restaurant Week || June 1-7
What better way to spend the first week of June than by sampling plates at all your favorite Nantucket restaurants? Three course dinners will range from $25 to $45 per person. Visit NantucketRestaurantWeek.com for more information.

2. SPORTS
Access Nantucket’s 1st Annual Bike Nantucket || June 13
Time to get outside and get those pedals cranking! Access Nantucket is promoting health and wellness with this fun and family-friendly event. Open to cyclists of all ages and skill levels! For more information, visit BikeNantucket.org.

shoe3. FASHION
3rd Annual Beauty & the Beach Fashion Show || Galley Beach || June 14
Sun, sand, models and cocktails. Need we say more? The 3rd Annual Beauty & the Beach Fashion Show presented by Galley Beach, Nantucket blAckbook, David M. Handy Events, and RJ Miller Salon benefits the Nantucket New School. Reserve your seat today by calling Galley Beach.

4. EDUCATION
Nantucket Book Festival || June 19-21
More than thirty authors will congregate on island for a weekend of talks, signings, and brunches, and will wrap up with the Sunday Cisco Brewers pig Roast. Tickets are available now at NantucketBookFestival.org.

tickets5. ENTERTAINMENT
Nantucket Film Festival || June 24-29
The Nantucket Film Festival celebrates 20 years on island with a week of the top feature-length films, documentaries and short films making the festival circuit this year. Our advice? Get your ticket package early and don’t miss Late Night Storytelling or the Screenwriters Tribute. Visit NantucketFilmFestival.org for more information.

6. ART
Artists Association of Nantucket’s 4th Annual Plein Air Festival Exhibition || June 21 @ 5 P.M.
Keep an eye out for local Nantucket painters working along the shore and harbor from Steps Beach all the way to Great Point from June 18-21. The festival will culminate in an exhibition of the week’s work at the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery on the 21st. Visit NantucketArts.org for more information.

mic7. COMEDY
Daniel Tosh: The Great Nor’Easter Tour of 2015 || Dreamland Theater || June 21 @ 7 and 9:30 P.M.
After the rough winter we had, it seems only fitting that comedian Daniel Tosh blows through the island with his Great Nor’Easter Tour of 2015. This one-night-only event is for mature audiences only, but is sure to have you laughing! Visit NantucketDreamland.org for more information.

8. FAMILY
Strawberry Festival || Bartlett’s Farm || June 27 from 9 A.M. – 4 P.M.
Join Nantucket’s oldest and largest family-owned farm for their first ever Strawberry Festival, complete with pony rides, contests, and cooking demonstrations. No registration needed, just an appetite for all things strawberry!

bike9. CHARITY
Iron Team Relay || June 21
Break a sweat for a good cause with the 35th annual Nantucket Iron Team Relay. Go solo or join a team to run, swim, paddle and bike to raise money for the Mentoring Youth Nantucket. Visit Mentoringyouthnantucket.org to sign up.

10. BONUS
Figawi || May 23-25
Although Figawi falls in the month of May, we’d be remiss not to mention the Memorial Day weekend boat race extravaganza that kicks off the summer! I mean, who the Figawi to leave that out?

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