Nov
16
Sat
2019
Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents: Jessica Casciano & Andrew Della Volpe @ The Dreamland
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm

The Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents Jessica Casciano & Andrew Della Volpe

Executive Director Kevin Flynn and nationally headlining comedians Jessica Casciano & Andrew Della Volpe will be on island to entertain local audiences and conduct Stand Up & Learn, a comedy education program for people aged 8–18.

 

MORE ABOUT THE COMICS

Jessica Casciano

With her petitte stature Jessica is sure to take audiences to all new comic heights. When it comes to making people laugh – Jessica measures up! Don’t be fooled by her petite stature this gal delivers BIG laughs! Her energy and strong presence are sure to lift audiences to all new comic heights. Jessica was a semifinalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, Sam Adams Light Contest, and was chosen to be showcased by Marshall ‘s “Women In Comedy”. She was also showcased as one of Mix 98.5’s Funniest People in New England and won WFNX’s Yuks 4 Buks Contest. If you’re looking for an evening of fun you MUST see Jessica! Leave your worries at the door and the laughs to her!!!

Andrew Della Volpe

Andrew Della Volpe is a standup comedian from Boston. Since graduating from Colby College in 2017, Andrew has performed on a nearly nightly basis throughout New England and Boston. In just two years Andrew has become one of the fastest rising talents in the city performing at the legendary Nick’s Comedy Stop, The Comedy Scene at Patriot’s Place, The Woohaha Comedy Club and regularly at John Harvard’s in Harvard Square and South Boston’s Capo Supper Club. This summer, Andrew appeared in The Hampton Beach Comedy Festival, and this past spring he opened for Theo Von’s three sold out shows over two nights at the Chevalier Theatre and Wilbur Theatre. Andrew got his start working as an intern at Sacha Baron Cohen’s Four by Two Films.

To sign up for or find out more about Stand Up & Learn Kids workshops, please email Alyssa Corry,  info@nantucketcomedyfestival.org

Nov
20
Wed
2019
Knitting and Crocheting Circle @ Nantucket Atheneum
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Knitting and Crocheting Circle @ Nantucket Atheneum

Knitting and crocheting is a textual art form with a broad array of styles and techniques. The Nantucket Atheneum hosts a knitting and crocheting group year round. This circle of needlery comrades continues the ancient art style to create works for decoration, donate, and display. All sessions are free, open to the public and all levels of knitters and crocheting are welcome.

Nov
21
Thu
2019
Alz MeetUp @ Nantucket Atheneum
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us at Nantucket’s first Alz Meet Up for some tea and conversation!

Alz Meet Ups are social events that offer a fun and comfortable way for you to meet up with other people living with mild Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia in your community.
Get out, get active and get connected!

Registration is required. Call 617-393-2100 during normal business hours.

Nov
26
Tue
2019
Have Dice – Will Adventure: Game Night at the Atheneum @ Nantucket Atheneum
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Have Dice – Will Adventure is a clarion call to the island’s gaming community. Do you enjoy games like Dungeons & Dragons, Pandemic, or Ticket to Ride? Looking to meet new people to game with during Nantucket’s long winter? Join Game Masters Mike Alvarez and Skyler Lendway as their share their first-hand knowledge on running adventures around the table with fellow islanders. Meet up with tabletop gamers and form new adventuring parties with your friends, family, and neighbors.

All ages welcome. Children under 16 must be accompanied by and adult.

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Hypno Havoc-Comedy Hypnotist Show @ The Dreamland
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm

Hypnotist William Parker delivers a highly interactive, totally hilarious show that you’ll never forget…unless, of course, he suggests that you forget!  30 Volunteers embark on the wildest time of their lives, discovering the power of hypnosis and their own imagination. You’ll question reality as William helps you unlock the full power of your amazing unconscious mind.  You’ll hallucinate in full high definition, believe the person beside you is a major celebrity, and maybe even win a million bucks in the Dreamland Nantucket Dance Off.  The only question is…can you handle the Havoc?

“They say you only use 10% of your brain, Hypnotist William Parker is here to hijack the other 90.”  Glen E. – Business Owner

William Parker has an unbelievably unique background that he brings to every event.  William has performed around the world for countless celebrities, professional athletes, and politicians, and has amazed crowds by the thousands.

“How is this possible?”Steve S.- Guest on Norwegian Cruise Lines

William continues to build great relationships with top brands all over the world! He has worked with Wal-Mart, Johnson & Johnson, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and many more.

William Parker is a master hypnotist and NLP practitioner, and has been fortunate to learn his craft from some of the greatest hypnotists of the modern era. 

Dec
10
Tue
2019
Have Dice – Will Adventure: Game Night at the Atheneum @ Nantucket Atheneum
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Have Dice – Will Adventure is a clarion call to the island’s gaming community. Do you enjoy games like Dungeons & Dragons, Pandemic, or Ticket to Ride? Looking to meet new people to game with during Nantucket’s long winter? Join Game Masters Mike Alvarez and Skyler Lendway as their share their first-hand knowledge on running adventures around the table with fellow islanders. Meet up with tabletop gamers and form new adventuring parties with your friends, family, and neighbors.

All ages welcome. Children under 16 must be accompanied by and adult.

Dec
19
Thu
2019
Alz MeetUp @ Nantucket Atheneum
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us at Nantucket’s first Alz Meet Up for some tea and conversation!

Alz Meet Ups are social events that offer a fun and comfortable way for you to meet up with other people living with mild Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia in your community.
Get out, get active and get connected!

Registration is required. Call 617-393-2100 during normal business hours.