N TOP TEN: JUNE 14 – 20, 2019

The ultimate activities guide for the week of June 14 – 20, 2019.


1. NBF: Author Dinner
Friday, June 14
8:00 – 10:00 pm @ Brant Point Grill

Drink, eat, and enjoy the company of some of your favorite authors at the Brant Point Grill! Presented by the White Elephant Hotel, this event is sure to be a delicious dining experience and all proceeds help to fund the Nantucket Book Festival. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


2. NBF: Book Festival After Party with Lemon Press
Friday, June 14
10:00 pm – 11:55 pm @ Lemon Press

There is no better way to end Festival Friday than at the Lemon Press After Party! Talk about your favorite books and authors while enjoying drinks and dessert with friends. For tickets and more information, click here. 


3. NBF: Elliot Ackerman with Robert Cocuzzo
Saturday, June 15
11:00 am – 11:45 am @ Atheneum Great Hall

Enter the “human story of war” with combat Marine veteran and author Elliot Ackerman. This Saturday he will be discussing his books Waiting for Eden and Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning with N Magazine editor Rob Cocuzzo. With both fiction and nonfiction stories to tell, Ackerman’s tales of war will have you on the edge of your seat. For more information, click here.


4. NBF: Rebecca Makkai with Tim Ehrenberg
Saturday, June 15
12:00 – 12:45 pm @ Methodist Church

Join Pushcart prize-winning author Rebecca Makkai and Tim Ehrenberg as they discuss Makkai’s hit book, The Great Believers. The heartwarming tale intertwines the stories of two characters, 30 years apart, as they navigate life through the 1980’s AIDS epidemic and the modern world. For more information, click here.


5. NBF: CRU Oyster Bar Cookbook Launch Party
Saturday, June 15
5:00 – 6:30 pm @ CRU

Head over to CRU to taste tiny bites and sips with owners Erin Zircher, Jane Stoddard, and Carlos Hidalgo as they celebrate the launch of their very own cookbook. The CRU Oyster Bar Nantucket Cookbook has some of our favorite dishes from the renowned restaurant and is a little piece of Nantucket you can take home with you. Signed copies of the book will be available at the event! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


6. NBF: Book Signing with Julie Loria
Saturday, June 15
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ Brix Wine Shop

Get your head (and your diet) in the game with author Julie Loria, the favorite meal-maker among professional MLB players! Loria will be at Brix this Saturday to share recipes and autograph copies of her new cookbook. Stop by for one of her mini quinoa burgers, sweet potato hummus, or cheesy spinach and broccoli frittata egg bites! To purchase Julie’s book, click here


7. NBF: Charles Graeber Interview with Robert Cocuzzo
Sunday, June 16
10:00 – 10:45 am @ Atheneum Great Hall

Join N Magazine editor Robert Cocuzzo as he interviews Edgar Award-nominated author Charles Graeber about his new book, The Breakthrough. Learn how a new scientific discovery in genetic code may possibly bring the fight against cancer to an end – a discovery that won a 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine. For more information, click here and to read our preview interview with him click here


8. Business After-Hours with Bartlett’s Farm
Tuesday, June 18
10:00 pm – 12:30 am @ Bartlett’s Farm Garden Center

Enjoy Bartlett’s Farm’s 3rd Annual Rosé in the Roses event this Tuesday, complete with a rosé wine tasting and networking with other businesses! Entry is free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, click here.


9. An Evening of Shipwreck Stories & Sea Shanties
Wednesday, June 19
5:30 – 7:30 pm @ The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Ever wondered what shipwrecks are really like? Come listen to the dramatic stories of shipwrecks along with upbeat sea shanties with Egan Maritime. Tickets are $30 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information and tickets, click here. 


10. Epernay Wine & Spirits Pink Wine Mixer 
Wednesday, June 19
6:00 – 8:30 pm @ Island Kitchen

Pick out pink drinks and pair them with a light dinner for an unforgettable wine tasting with Epernay Wine & Spirits. With over 50 rosés to try, a commemorative wine glass will be provided to ensure that you can sip as many as you’d like. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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