It’s definitely starting to feel like summer out here! What goes better with the hot weather? Our HOT LIST.  So to make the most of your time on Nantucket, here’s your cheat sheet to the next week!


Julie Miles at SALT this weekend!

July 20th ~ July 23rd

 Champagne reception Friday from 5-7 pm All the jewelry is handmade with LOVE and inspired by her appreciation and zest for life after surviving Stage 4 Cancer "Each piece is not only a visual treat but a passionate testament from Julie's heart of the inner peace she has found during this transcending chapter in her life. Julie Miles Pearls adorn celebrities on The Red Carpet including Katie Couric, Maria Shriver, Kyle Richards and Angela Bassett."
Enjoy bubbles + pearls at a champagne reception Friday evening, from 5-7 pm. All of the jewelry is handmade with LOVE by Julie Miles. Her inspiration drives from her pure appreciation and zest for life after surviving Stage 4 Cancer. Here’s what SALT has to say, “each piece is not only a visual treat, but a passionate testament from Julie’s heart, showing the inner peace she has found during this transcending chapter in her life. Julie Miles’ Pearls pop on The Red Carpet, worn by Katie Couric, Maria Shriver, Kyle Richards and Angela Bassett.”
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Miss blACKbook, shown here with Julie Miles, says, “make sure to head to SALT this Friday to meet this incredibly talented and inspirational woman!”


St. Jude Nantucket Garden Harvest

Thursday, July 21st

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Join us for the second annual Nantucket Garden Harvest to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Guests will taste signature dishes from Nantucket’s premier chefs, while supporting the amazing kids of St. Jude. Last year, more than 150 guests gathered for the inaugural event, helping to raise over $150,000. This year, the goal is set to raise $200,000 for the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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Plus…our favorite master of ceremonies, Jenny Johnson will be there too!

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Rose All Day + Cheese Party

Friday, July 22nd from 12-7

"Rosé All Day" Wine & Cheese tasting, featuring rosé from around the world! There will be a new rosé to taste each hour 12-4...Tasting of Five or more rosé wines + cheese & charcuterie pairings 4-7. See our Rosé Selection of over 30 Rosé Wines & Bubbles...Join us to Drink Pink!! Friday, July 22, 12-7 currentVintage.
Our friends at currentVintage always know how to kick off the weekend! This Friday, Drink Pink with cV for “Rosé All Day”, a Wine & Cheese tasting, featuring rosé from around the world! From 12:00-4:00pm, there will be a new rosé to taste on the hour. This comes to a grand total of tasting five (or more) rosé wines. Then, from 4:00 – 7:00pm, bring on the cheese – cue the moo – with endless charcuterie, yippee!! Don’t forget to peek around, they have an amazing selection of over 30 Rosé Wines & Bubbles.


Full Monty Premieres with TWN!

Friday, July 22nd at 7PM

The Full Monty, based on the film of the same name, sets the story in Buffalo, NY, as six unemployed steelworkers bond over their failures and strengths with their strip act. Will they go “the full monty?” We’ll find out this summer.
Watch the story of The Full Monty, based on the film, unfold as as six unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, NY bond over their failures and strengths with their strip act. Question is, will they go “the full monty?” We’ll find out this summer. This crowd favorite opens up on Friday night and is sure to be a big hit on the cobblestones!
THIS JUST IN!! This previously sold-out event has 10 available tickets that have recently been released by previous ticket holders. Join us for this once in a lifetime event starring three-time Academy Award winner and nineteen-time Academy Award nominee Meryl Streep. Celebrating TWN's 60 years of theatre on island, this special benefit cabaret on Saturday, July 30th at the Nantucket Hotel and Resort will feature theatre songs and stories starring Streep, John Shea, TWN’s Artistic Director Emeritus, actor/director Joe Grifasi, and talent from our TWN stage. These tickets will not last long, get yours immediately!
THIS JUST IN!! This previously sold-out event now has 10 tickets available!! This is a MUST SEE, once in a lifetime event, starring Meryl Streep, three-time Academy Award winner, nineteen-time Academy Award nominee. Celebrating TWN’s 60 years of theatre on island, this special benefit cabaret, showing on Saturday, July 30th at the Nantucket Hotel and Resort, will feature theatre songs and stories, starring Streep, John Shea, TWN’s Artistic Director Emeritus, actor/director Joe Grifasi, and local talent from our TWN stage. These tickets will not last long, get yours ASAP!

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HAIL CLASSIC NEPTUNE!

Friday, July 22st

 Hail! Cassius Neptune fuses art rock with jazz and R&B. Playful interpretations of pop standards and today's hits are paired with intricate, groovy original songs. The trio brings together acoustic instruments with three-part harmony singing. The band has been compared to acts across the gamut from The Mamas and the Papas and Passenger to Thundercat and Erykah Badu. Lead vocalist Kylie Jo Stern brings together Lauryn Hill's sense of soul with Fiona Apple's sense of humor. Guitarist and ukulelist Aaron Pigue and Wilson Stern call to mind the stylings of David Grisman, Joe Pass, Jerry Garcia, and Django Reinhardt. “Check out my student's awesome band Hail! Cassius Neptune. Some really awesome proggy stuff going on here, with counterintuitive riffs, odd times, awesome vocals and guitar and bass work! Enjoy!” -John Ferrara, Consider the Source Hail! Cassius Neptune has performed with: Beats Antique, Dubconscious, Papadosio, Little Tybee, the Mantras, Consider the Source, ComeBack Alice, and Flat Land. H!CN has preformed at: Purple Hatters Ball, Barn Burner Fest, Snaggy Mountain Music Festival, Forever Summer.

Friday Night, join ATLAS at 10PM for Hail! “Cassius Neptune fuse art rock with jazz and R&B. Playful interpretations of pop and today’s hits are paired with original, intricate and groovy songs. The trio blends acoustic instruments with three-part harmony singing. The band has been compared to acts across the gamut like, The Mamas and the Papas, Passenger, Thundercat and Erykah Badu. Lead vocalist, Kylie Jo Stern, brings together Lauryn Hill’s sense of soul with Fiona Apple’s sense of humor. Guitarist and ukulelist Aaron Pigue and Wilson Stern call to mind the stylings of David Grisman, Joe Pass, Jerry Garcia, and Django Reinhardt.” FREE and no cover!

and local favorite LADY V will be spinning at ATLAS on Saturday night starting at 10PM... bonus... NO COVER!
and local favorite LADY V will be spinning at ATLAS on Saturday night starting at 10PM… bonus… NO COVER!


Museum After Dark

Saturday, July 23rd

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The second annual Museum After Dark is this Saturday! This unique event brings together the next generation in a one-of-a-kind setting for a night of celebration, benefiting the Nantucket Historical Association. While VIP is sold out, there are still a handful of General Admission Tickets left, priced at $95/person for a 9:30 P.M. entry. There will be all-night dancing to DJ Pete Ahern of Audio Architechs and cocktails & bites, inspired by your favorite late night snacks in the great hall of the Whaling Museum!

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Buck-A-Shuck at Grey Lady

Friday ~  Monday

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Got a buck? Have a shuck! Come slurp the day away on the Grey Lady Patio for an extended Buck a Shuck weekend. Enjoy the delicious raw bar, Friday to Monday, from 4pm to 6pm, with the exception of Sunday, which will be hosted 2pm – 5pm due to brunch!

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Restorative Workshop with Dharma Yoga

Sunday July 24th

Relax. Renew. Restore. Take some time for you. You deserve it. Sheri and Joann will guide you through a series of gentle supported postures to activate the parasympathetic nervous system. Here the body can find deep rest and connect to a heightened state of physical and emotional well being.Gentle yoga movements will release tension and realign the body's energy. A deep meditative state is facilitated as the body and mind surrender into bliss.
We all need a little ME time. Between long treks on the beach for open spots, finding a parking spot in town, and just the daily hustle and bustle of island, it adds up. So join us on Sunday for a time to relax, renew and restore. Sheri and Joann will guide you through a series of gentle, supported poses to activate the parasympathetic nervous system and release tension to realign energy. The body can find deep rest and connect to a heightened state of physical and emotional well being. A deep meditative state is facilitated as the body and mind surrender into bliss. Take some time for you, you deserve it. Click below for tickets.

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ShePartakes on ACK

Monday, July 25th

In celebration of its 40th year operating on Nantucket we are thrilled to host our Summer ShePartakes Luncheon at Straight Wharf Restaurant. Straight Wharf, a storied establishment with a stunning view of Nantucket Harbor has long been the hardest reservation to secure during the season and has touched generations of Nantucketers and the Summer Residents of the Island. We'll be joined with Straight Wharf's Opening Chef, Marian Morash, as well as several other women who are integral to telling the Straight Wharf Story. Marian, a lifelong Summer resident has worn many hats. From helming the production kitchen for Julia Child's The French Chef to penning the The Victory Garden Cookbook, Marian raised her girls within the restaurant walls while maintaining her love and passion for celebrations.
ShePartakes Says… “In celebration of its 40th year on Nantucket, we are thrilled to host our Summer ShePartakes Luncheon at Straight Wharf Restaurant. SWR, a storied establishment with a stunning view of the Nantucket Harbor, has long been the hardest reservation to secure during the season. It has touched generations of Nantucketers and Residents of the Island. We’ll be joined by SWR’s Opening Chef, Marian Morash, as well as several other women, each integral pieces of the Straight Wharf Story. Marian, a lifelong Summer resident, has worn many hats from helming the production kitchen for Julia Child’s The French Chef to penning the The Victory Garden Cookbook. Marian raised her girls within the restaurant walls, while maintaining her love and passion for celebrations.”


Galactic at the BOX!

Tuesday July 26th + Wednesday July 27th

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Can we get a drumroll please…NOLA is bACK on ACK for the 5th year running with GALACTIC on stage at the legendary Chicken Box on Tuesday + Wednesday next week!

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Dress Up For Design at Shari’s Place

Thursday, July 28th

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Join the blACKbook team as we welcome SHARI’S PLACE to the neighborhood with a opening party to benefit Nantucket By Design week with the Nantucket Historical Association! We will be showcasing haute looks to rock throughout the August 2nd to 7th events and toasting with libations, music and lots of blACKbook fun! Open to all blACKbook fans from 4:30PM to 7:30PM at their new location on 13 Centre Street!


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