N TOP TEN: JULY 12 – 18, 2019

The ultimate activities guide for the week of July 12 – 18, 2019.


1. Kids’ “Island Comedy Cup” Nantucket vs. Martha’s Vineyard
Friday, July 12
5:00 pm @ The Dreamland

Head over to the Dreamland to laugh your ACK off and see one of Stand Up & Learn’s amazing events for the Nantucket Comedy Festival! This year, Stand Up & Learn will start a new annual event to showcase kids’ talents and what they have learned in their workshops. It’s sure to be a night of hilarious rivalry and fun. For more information and to buy tickets, click here.


2. Nantucket Yoga Festival
Saturday, July 12 – Monday, July 14
Various Times @ Bartlett’s Farm

Celebrate the mind, soul and body with the best wellness experts and healthy living guides at the Nantucket Yoga Festival. Events include an opening night celebration, workshops and classes held at Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, and a vendor area for participants on Saturday and Sunday. For tickets and more information, click here. 


3. Comedy SmACKdown! Boston vs. New York
Saturday, July 13
7:00 pm @ The Dreamland

There is no better way to end the Nantucket Comedy Festival than watching comics from Boston and New York fight it out on stage. Featuring six national headlining comedians and Emmy Award-winning ESPN sports anchor Bob Ley, you definitely want to get your tickets before it sells out! For tickets and more information, click here. 


4. DreamBelievers
Sunday, July 14
6:00 pm @ The Dreamland

Show your support for Nantucket’s nonprofit film and cultural center by coming to DreamBelievers. Featuring performances, award presentations, food, drinks, and even a silent disco, this night is sure to be a wild time! For tickets and more information, click here. 


5. Nantucket Red Tie Soirée
Sunday, July 14
7:00 – 10:00 pm @ Maria Mitchell Association (4 Vestal Street)

Get black, white, and red all over and join the Maria Mitchell Association for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11! Fly by in your tie for a raw bar and the Perry Rossi Band. For more information and to buy tickets, click here.


6. Book Signing with Katharine Stanley-Brown Abbott and Bobbi McPeak
Monday, July 15
10:30 am – 12:00 pm @ Mitchell’s Book Corner

Get your copy of Cobblestones and Ice Cream Cones, Nantucket in Rhymes signed by author Katharine Stanley-Brown Abbott and illustrator Bobbi McPeak. This book of poetic prose is perfect for any age and can be enjoyed by the whole family! For more information, click here.


7. Linda Loring Nature Foundation Wayside Ribbon Cutting
Monday, July 15
4:00 – 5:00 pm @ 110 Eel Point Road

Enjoy the view near Fisher’s Landing with a new interpretive sign put in place by The Linda Loring Nature Foundation (LLNF)! The new piece highlights the globally rare sandplain grasslands habitat and several species that are unique to the landing’s 108-acre landscape. For more information about the ribbon-cutting, click here.


8. Nantucket Garden Festival
Tuesday, July 16 – Thursday, July 18
Various Times and Locations

Show off your green thumb at Nantucket’s 11th annual Garden Festival. This fundraiser for Nantucket Lighthouse School includes workshops, beautiful garden tours and exciting family activities. For tickets and more information, click here.


9. Social Media Workshop
Wednesday, July 17
5:00 – 6:00 pm @ The Nantucket Chamber of Commerce Office

Give your business aa social media boost with this hour-long workshop, hosted by the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce! Learn tricks and tips to improve your social media game, understand where your brand is going, and ask any other tricky tech questions you may have. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


1. Beckstoffer Wines Tasting
Thursday, July 18
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ Epernay Wine & Spirits

Discover how the wines of Napa Valley have long been shaped by the winegrowing Beckstoffer family. Host Nicole Cribbins, Brand Ambassador for Tuck Beckstoffer Wines of California, will entertain and delight you with stories of how this winery came to be, along with samples of their most eclectic selections.