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Six Days of Dance

The Nantucket Dance Festival returns on July 9 to 14 with a diverse lineup of world-class artists.  For 2024, Co-Artistic Directors Lauren Lovette and Lauren King are incorporating live music and expanding the repertoire of dance styles, including tap, ballroom, and street dance as well as ballet, to create an […]

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Metropolitan Opera Brings Moby-Dick to Nantucket

The Nantucket Historical Association and Nantucket Dreamland will co-host a program featuring a unique preview highlight sampling of The Metropolitan Opera’s 2025 production of Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer’s MOBY-DICK on Tuesday, July 30, in the Dreamland Theater on Nantucket Island. This one-night-only prelude will feature the inside story of the opera’s […]

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Posthumous Honorary Diploma for African American Activist & Abolitionist

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is partnering with the Museum of African American History Boston & Nantucket, the Town of Nantucket, and Nantucket Public Schools to present a posthumous honorary Nantucket High School diploma to Nantucket native and education advocate, Eunice Ross (1823-1895), during the 2024 graduation ceremonies June 14.   “This year marks the […]

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Sea Monster Returns to Nantucket Island

In August of 1937, Nantucket Island was abuzz: a sea monster was swimming in our waters and walking along our shores, leaving huge three-toed prints in the sand. News wires went out, and articles were published across the country speculating about the strange beast. Island fisherman Bill Manville claimed to […]

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A Wine Journey One Glass at a Time

This weekend the annual Nantucket Food & Wine Festival draws hundreds of wine enthusiasts and fine dining connoisseurs to Nantucket Island.  While the many NWF ticketed events promise to tantalize taste buds and delight oenophiles, Current Vintage is inviting the public to attend an intriguing series of ten free tastings […]