N TOP TEN: July 20 – 26, 2018

The ultimate activities guide for July 20 – 26, 2018.


1. Jackie Rogers Trunk Show
Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22
10:00 am – 4:00 pm @ The Summer House

Calling all savvy style-lovers! Jackie Rogers will debut her new fashion collection ‘Mademoiselle’ on Nantucket this weekend. The former Chanel model learned to design clothing from Coco Chanel herself, and her influence is present in Jackie’s new line. The collection emphasizes draping and sculpture, highlighting the elegance of the female body. For more information, click here


2. Art with Blooms Opening
Friday, July 20
5:00 – 9:00 pm @ Various Galleries

Watch out for flower power! Join the Nantucket Garden Club for some floral fun and journey through Nantucket art galleries during the Art With Blooms opening event. The evening includes a cocktail party and a tour of all 19 participating galleries. Admire each floral installation and vote on your favorite. For more information, click here


3. White Heron Private Lives Opening Night Benefit
Friday, July 20
5:30 pm @ White Heron Theater

Passion, laughter, romance, anger and love will set the stage for White Heron’s newest play Private Lives, featuring three Tony-nominated actors. On opening night, be the first to experience top caliber performances, and some of the most advanced set, lighting, and sound design ever put on by White Heron Theater. Afterwards, enjoy a late-night supper club cabaret at the Whaling Museum featuring performances by Celia Keenan-Bolger and other stars. For more information and to buy tickets, click here


4. Nantucket Triathlon & White Shark Party
Saturday, July 21
6:30 am @ Jetties Beach + 11:00 am @ Cisco Brewers

The Nantucket Triathlon is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer and it’s going to be bigger than ever! Bringing together both locals and visitors alike, the race promotes healthy lifestyles and puts Nantucket on the map as a sports center. After reaching (or cheering at) the finish line, head to the post-race White Shark Party at Cisco Brewers, and keep an eye out for surprises from Costa Sunglasses, YETI, and Southern Tide. Tickets to the White Shark Party are $50, include two drink tickets and a free t-shirt, and can be found here


5. DreamBelievers Celebration
Sunday, July 22
6:00 pm @ The Dreamland Theater

Here’s to the dream believers! Commemorating 10 years since the reimagining of the Dreamland Theater, the DreamBelievers soirée will celebrate all that the theater has become and the people who helped get it there. Make your way down the VIP carpet to the Main Theater to enjoy a brief history on Dreamland, performances by two-time Tony Award Winner Christine Ebersole and the children’s theatre, and then head upstairs for dinner and dancing! For tickets and more information, click here


6. Broadway at the Dreamland
Monday, July 23
7:30 pm @ The Dreamland Theater

It’s showtime! Two-time Tony Award winner and War Paint Broadway actress Christine Ebersole will take the Dreamland’s stage for a one-night-only opportunity to see behind the curtain of a Broadway actress’s life. Hear insightful, behind-the-scenes stories of Ebersole’s career in an on-stage unscripted chat hosted by Sirius XM Star (and longtime theater vet) Seth Rudetsky. For tickets and more information, click here



7. Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival
Monday, July 23 – Saturday, July 28
All day @ Various Locations

Dance your heart out at the eleventh annual Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival. Benefiting the beloved island library, this festival comprises five days of free events and culminates in two featured performances from professional dance companies. Tickets can be purchased online here.  


8. Matisyahu 
Tuesday, July 24 + Wednesday, July 25
10:30 pm @ The Chicken Box

Tickets are selling quickly for this Jewish reggae phenomenon’s first concert on the rock, so grab them while you can! Known for his smash hit “One Day” featured in NBC advertising for the Olympic Games, this one-of-a-kind rock star’s show is sure to be the talk of the town. Purchase tickets online here



9. Farm Fresh Feast
Wednesday, July 25
5:30 pm @ SN Educational Community Farm

Dig in! The Farm Fresh Feast is Sustainable Nantucket’s biggest fundraiser of the summer. A celebration of Nantucket’s flourishing local food system and community, the event will kick off with a cocktail party, followed by a locally-sourced gourmet dinner. After the feast, hit the dance floor to enjoy music from Peter Watrous and his Jazz trio. To find out more, click here


10. Second Wind with Nathaniel Philbrick 
Thursday, July 26
6:30 pm @ the Unitarian Church

Catch your breath and ride your second wind straight into an evening with local author Nat Philbrick. Known for authoring In the Heart of the Sea, Philbrick will be hosting a conversation and reception for his newly reprinted book Second Wind. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience the lecture, reception and a book signing, so get your pens ready. For more information and tickets, click here

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