N TOP TEN: July 6 – 12, 2018

The ultimate activities guide for July 6 – 12, 2018.


1. Nantucket Yoga Festival
Friday, July 6 – Sunday, July 8
All Day @ Bartlett’s Farm

Stretch the mind, body, and soul at the Nantucket Yoga Festival, featuring classes taught by centenarian yoga legend Tao Porchon-Lynch, guided meditations, and innovative companies devoted to movement and mindfulness. Learn more and purchase tickets for the festival here.


2. Daddy Long Legs Opening Night 
Friday, July 6
7:30 pm @ White Heron Theatre

This Drama Desk-nominated story of an orphan girl who goes to college in 1908 financed by an unexpected benefactor is perfect for the whole family. Combining enthralling music and witty dialogue, this show is not to be missed this summer. Purchase tickets online here.



3. Opera East Performance 

8:00 pm on Friday, July 6 @ the Nantucket Music Center
6:00 pm on Saturday, July 7 @ Masonic Lodge

Starring renowned Met Opera tenor Clay Hill, soprano Sara Duchovnay and pianist Barbara Pdoguski, Opera East is a fundraising event featuring the sensational talent of these celebrated performers. On Friday, enjoy “Bubbly and Bellinis” before heading to the First Congregational Church for the performance. And on Saturday, spend the evening with Clay, Sara and Barbara as they perform pieces from their personal song books along with cocktails and eclectic food provided by Nantucket Catering Company. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 


4. An Evening with Livingston Taylor
Sunday, July 8
7:00 pm @ The Dreamland

American singer-songwriter and folk musician Livingston Taylor is just one of the many exciting performers hitting the Dreamland stage this summer. Having recorded his first album at the age of 18, Taylor has continued to create inspiring and introspective music, from touching ballads to full orchestra performances. For tickets and more information, click here


5. Nantucket Red Tie Soirée to benefit the Maria Mitchell Association 
Sunday, July 8
7:00 – 10:00 pm @ Sankaty Head Golf Club

Dress to impress in your Nantucket Red best and get ready for a fun-filled evening! Enjoy an open bar, delicious food, oysters from Spanky’s Raw Bar and tunes from the Perry Rossi Band, all benefiting Nantucket’s own Maria Mitchell Association. Tie down a ticket to this fabulous event here.


6. Nantucket Cares Clambake
Monday, July 9
5:00 – 8:30 pm @ Nantucket Hotel

Nantucket Cares is dedicating its 2018 season to helping those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico so help support the cause by attending their New England Style Clambake this July 9th. Sip handcrafted cocktails at the open bar and enjoy a full clambake put on by the Breeze Restaurant, all while supporting an important island community like our own. All proceeds from the auction will go directly to the victims and schools devastated by hurricane Maria. Purchase tickets and find more information here.


7. Page-to-Stage with Lesley Stahl
Tuesday, July 10
5:00 pm @ The Dreamland

As part of its Page to Stage Series, The Dreamland Theater proudly presents award-winning journalist and author — and former N Magazine cover star — Lesley Stahl, who will be interviewed by fellow journalist and Nantucket seasonal resident David Gregory. Purchase tickets to this newsworthy event here.




8. Busty and the Bass
Tuesday, July 10 + Wednesday, July 11
10:00 pm @ The Chicken Box

Featuring a unique combination of two vocalists, a horn section and a diverse range of musical genres, Canadian electro-soul and hip-hop band Busty and the Bass are coming to the Box! Their newest album, set for release in September, synthesizes a swirling mixture of funk, soul, rock, and hip-hop and more that is sure to provide a one-of-a-kind performance. Dance over to this high-energy live show and purchase tickets here.


9. Nantucket Comedy Festival

Wednesday, July 11 – Saturday, July 14
All Day @ The Dreamland

Featuring famous names such as comedian Stephen Wright, the Nantucket Comedy Festival is known for being a laugh factory. There’s something to tickle everyone’s funny bone, including the Comedy SmACKdown: Boston vs. New York, the Ladies Who Lunch & Laugh Event, and the Stand Up & Learn Kids Comedy Performance. Purchase passes and find out more information here.



10. Nantucket Supper Club
Thursday, July 12
7:30 – 10:30 pm @ Nantucket Hotel’s Grand Ballroom.

Enjoy a night out on the town at the second-annual Nantucket Supper Club Series. Enjoy a four-course meal followed by live music and dancing for an elegant and entertaining evening. Bonus: there is a separate Kid’s Deck Activity Program offered so parents can have their own fun! For tickets and more information, click here

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