The ultimate activities guide for the week of October 4 – 10, 2019.
The Nantucket Arts Festival is celebrating its 25th year with quite an incredible line-up! Events include an art exhibit featuring over 100 professional and amateur artists, concerts, plays, leectures, readings, new videos and more. Produced by Nantucket Arts Council. For more information, click here.
Be the first to hear the reading of this new play based on the feature film of the same name! Actor, director, and playwright John Shea starred in the 2012 film version of The Trouble with the Truth, and worked on writing the theatrical stage version over the winter. Now, see Shea in action with fellow local actor (and N Magazine stylist) Sarah Fraunfelder as they bring the story to life at Bennett Hall this Friday night for one night only. Admission is free! For more information, click here.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence. This important annual fundraiser is a family and community friendly walk, and donations are encouraged to help A Safe Place empower survivors and provide support for victims of domestic abuse. For more information on the walk, click here.
Enjoy two decades worth of dynamic sound and signature style from The Dusty 45s! Along with playing a few of their own classic hits, the band will pay homage to many artists, such as Herb Alpert, Johnny Cash, and Louis Armstrong. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
No need to turn on your shark tracker this weekend – we know they’ll all be at the Dreamland hungry for new business ideas! This public “shark tank” inspired event will feature Nantucket entrepreneurs of all ages, who will pitch a panel of judges to compete for cash and a feature in N Magazine. For more information, click here.
Join celebrated chef Kathleen Sanderson for a fall cooking class that will sure to harvest a bounty of delicious eats! The menu includes charred carrot soup, roasted filet of beef with roasted garlic and burgundy glaze, creamy roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spiced wine poached pears, and more! For tickets and more information, click here.
It’s your last chance to see this classic film come alive on stage! This funny and touching tale tells the story about the delicate and sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers both old and new. For tickets and more information, click here.
As you plan your upcoming winter vacation, don’t forget to pre-order Elin Hilderbrand’s latest novel What Happens in Paradise to take with you to the beach! This follow-up to her 2018 hit Winter in Paradise is sure to be a page-turner and have you dreaming of the tropics in no time. For more information, click here.
Step into a dystopian world right here on Nantucket. This production, based on the classic novel by Lois Lowry, will be a hit for book-lovers and theater-goers alike. Without a doubt, this play is sure to give everyone a little bit of nostalgia and appreciation for their childhood memories. For tickets and more information, click here.
Meet Italian born Iris Di Cicco, New England Regional Manader of Zonin Italian Wines, as you enjoy a taste of wines from Tuscany. From historical chianti Classico Reserva to refreshing Vermentino, and many treats in between, you will also enjoy a sampling of Italian cheese selections to pair with the tasting. For more information, click here.