N TOP TEN: JULY 26 – AUGUST 1, 2019

The ultimate activities guide for the week of July 26 – August 1, 2019.


1. Opening Reception for Anne Marie Bratton
Friday, July 26
5:00 – 7:30 pm @ Susan Lister Locke Gallery, 28 Easy Street

Celebrate local art at the Susan Lister Locke Gallery this weekend! Check out strikingly realistic drawings and paintings by the talented Anne Marie Bratton, an artist based in Texas and Nantucket. If you’re still looking for more after the event, don’t worry – her works will be exhibited the rest of the summer. For more information, click here.


2. Book Signing with Marsha Hall Brown
Saturday, July 27
10:30 am – 12:00 pm @ Mitchell’s Book Corner

Calling all dog lovers! Marsha Hall Brown, author of The Essence of Setters: An In-Depth Study of the Four Setters, and Show Dogs Escape to the Sea Shore will be at Mitchell’s Book Corner this Saturday. For kids and adults alike, it’s sure to be tail wag worthy. For more information, click here.



3. On the Isle Gala
Saturday, July 27
7:00 – 10:00 pm @ ‘Sconset Casino & ‘Sconset Chapel

Put on your dancing shoes and head over to the 20th anniversary of the On The Isle Gala. With two musical performances in the Casino and Chapel, a live band, drinks, and a dessert reception, this is a night that you do not want to miss! For tickets and more information, click here. 


4. Kids Craft with Summer Sitters and Pearl Street Swim
Monday, July 29
9:00 am – 12:00 pm @ 29 Centre Street

Looking for something to get your kids out of the house in the morning? Join Summer Sitters and Pearl Street Swim’s joint nautical-themed event. This free drop-in event includes fun crafts and snacks your kids will love. For more information, click here. 


5. Dreamland Conversations with Maureen Orth
Tuesday, July 30
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ The Dreamland

Get up close and personal to the inner workings of celebrity life with Maureen Orth, author of Vulgar Favors and The Importance of Being Famous. Orth has written about the murder of Gianni Versace along with various other celebrity lives and scandals, focusing on how and why they fascinate us. It’s sure to be a red carpet event! For more information and to buy tickets, click here.


6. Ribbon Cutting for William Raveis Real Estate
Tuesday, July 30
5:00 – 6:00 pm @ 12 Oak Street

Toast with William Raveis to celebrate the opening of their new space! The ribbon cutting ceremony will follow with touring of the new space, as well as refreshments. For more information, click here.


7. Rossini Club Cocktail Reception & Gala
Wednesday, July 31
5:30 pm @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Come out and enjoy an evening of chamber music, cocktails, and dinner. The Rossini Club first began as a one-time fundraiser for a chamber music concert, but it has now evolved into a three-week concert series that takes place every summer on Nantucket! For tickets and more information, click here.


8. Orchid Terrarium Making Workshop 
Thursday, August 1
9:30 – 11:30 am @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Learn how to make a beautiful Orchid Terrarium with a special collaboration with Meg duPont of Rockfarm Gardens. No green thumb neccessary, but bring a large, glass vessel and some creativity with you! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


9. Nantucket by Design – The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show Preview Party
Thursday, August 1
6:30 pm @ Nantucket Boys & Girls Club (VIP entry at 5:30 pm)

Enjoy cocktails and light bites while getting exclusive first access to the Nantucket Summer Antiques Show! Over 30 fine antiques dealers from the United States & abroad will be featured, and tickets are $250 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


1. Cheers to Charities Wine Tasting Event
Thursday, August 1
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ Epernay Wine & Spirits

Join the wine experts at Epernay on Thursday for an evening of sipping and service! Meet and greet with their charitable partners, hear more about the causes they support, and taste delicious wines selected by the Epernay sommeliers. 10% of sales during the event will be donated to the respected local charity. For more information, click here

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