Bridging the Gap between young professionals and the Nantucket non profits, The Nautican Foundations Annual Summer Soiree has been toasting and celebrating the islands youth while raising almost $20,000 every year for worthy non-profits.  Come with blACKbook as we take a tour bACK at the past 8 years… and get ready to celebrate with Nautican Foundation on August 8th with the 8th annual Summer Soiree!



1st Summer Soiree 2008

2008

LOCATION: Private Residence

CHARITY BENEFIT: International Fund For Animal Welfare

Screen Shot 2015-07-21 at 1.20.44 PM

The first annual Summer Soiree in 2008 raised money for International Fund for Animal Welfare. It was held on Saturday, July 19, 2008 under a tent at a private home in Polpis Harbor. Local DJ, DJ Bri Guy spun tunes for the inaugural Summer Soiree while attendees enjoyed handmade cocktails and hors d’oeuvres by Dean Miller Catering Co.

SEE THE PHOTOS



2009 SUMMER SOIREE

2009

LOCATION: The Whaling Museum

CHARITY BENEFIT: International Fund For Animal Welfare

2009-2

Summer Soiree 2009 to benefit International Fund for Animal Welfare was held on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at The Whaling Museum. Nantucket local Billy Voss played live music for the first portion of the event and then got behind the turntables to get the crowd moving. Guests mingled underneath the Whaling Museum’s giant whale skeleton while enjoying cocktails by Cisco Brewers and light bites by Dean Miller Catering Co.



2010 SUMMER SOIREE

2010

LOCATION: Cornfields at Moors End Farm

CHARITY BENEFIT: Sustainable Nantucket 

2010-2

Summer Soiree 2010 to benefit Sustainable Nantucket was held on Saturday, July 24, 2010 under a tent in the cornfields at Moors End Farm. Orange Crush band kept the crowd on the dance floor with 80’s music all night long while attendees enjoyed beer, wine and cocktails, and hors dóeuvres by Simply with Style Catering. Nantucket-based artisans showcased and sold their products and a silent auction offered items donated by generous local businesses.



2011 SUMMER SOIREE

2011 Final 7-28

LOCATION: The Field on 61 Sparks Ave

CHARITY BENEFIT: The Nantucket Boys + Girls Club 

Screen Shot 2015-07-28 at 7.40.51 AM

Summer Soiree 2011 to benefit Nantucket Boys & Girls Club was held on Saturday, July 23 under a tent on the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club playing field. Freeballin’ kept the crowd dancing all night with everyone’s favorite covers. Guests enjoyed delicious cocktails with mixers donated by Stop & Shop and Twelve Beverage and hors dóeuvres and dessert by A Taste of Nantucket. Attendees also bid on items from the silent auction including a Mount Gay Figawi hat and Chicken Box Gold Pass.

SEE THE PHOTOS



2012 SUMMER SOIREE

2012

LOCATION: Field at 61 Sparks Ave 

CHARITY BENEFIT: Nantucket Boys & Girls Club

2012-2

Summer Soiree 2011 to benefit Nantucket Boys & Girls Club was held on Saturday, July 21 under a tent on the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club playing field. Freeballin’ kept the crowd dancing all night with everyone’s favorite covers. Later in the evening, Joshua Tree, a U2 cover band and island favorite, came on stage for a surprise performance. Knockaround Sunglasses provided shades for everyone to wear at the event.Guests enjoyed an open bar with the BONOBOS “Grahamslacker” specialty cocktail and hors dóeuvres by Mark and Eithne Yelle of Nantucket Catering Company.

SEE THE PHOTOS



2013 SUMMER SOIREE

2013

LOCATION: Ocean Wings Hanger 

CHARITY BENEFIT: Nantucket Community Sailing

2013-2

Summer Soiree 2013 to benefit Nantucket Community Sailing was held on Saturday, July 20 at the Ocean Wings Hangar at Nantucket Memorial Airport. The 6th annual event, at the most unique venue to date, attracted Nantucket locals and visitors alike. Animal Years band and DJ LayZBoy entertained the crowd in front of a backdrop of Nantucket Community Sailing videos on a huge blow-up screen and kept everyone moving with a mix of covers and original songs. Attendees enjoyed an open bar sponsored by Cisco Brewers and Clement Rhum and passed hors d’óeuvres by Dean Miller Catering Co. Highlights of the evening included the BONOBOS instagram photobooth, silent auction and Ocean Wings plane on display on the airport tarmac.

SEE THE PHOTOS



2014 SUMMER SOIREE

2014

LOCATION: Nantucket Community Sailing Boat Barn

CHARITY BENEFIT: Nantucket Community Sailing

2014-2

On July 26, 2014, the 7th annual Summer Soiree raised awareness and funds for Nantucket Community Sailing. The event was held at the brand new Nantucket Community Sailing Boat Barn, a facility built to house and repair NCS’s sailboat fleet. Local band Perfect Day and DJ Goody provided musical entertainment in the form of upbeat covers and electronic beats. Guests danced amongst neon lights and sipped on cocktails, beer and wine donated by Cisco Brewers and Stop & Shop and enjoyed light bites by Dean Miller Catering Co. Sail to Sable dressed the women of the event committee and other generous sponsors included Harborview Place, One Orange, Sail Loft, J. Pepper Frazier Real Estate and Blowfish for Hangovers, which was definitely a “lifesaver” after a long night of fun for a great cause.

SEE THE PHOTOS



And now… for the 2015 Summer Soiree on AUGUST 8th!

Get your tickets now! The $125 tickets are almost sold out, will increase to $150 this week!

GET YOUR TICKETS!

follow along on the fun with their Social Media at #SummerSoiree15 and below on their social media channels!

 

[social facebook=”https://www.facebook.com/pages/21-Broad-a-Nantucket-Boutique-Hotel/203386559839271″ twitter=”https://twitter.com/NauticanFoundation” instagram=”http://instagram.com/NauticanFoundation”]

@