Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jun 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Learn about insects, “bugs”, and other creepy-crawlies through making your own curated and preserved collection to take home. Insects are the most abundant group of animals on the planet and provide unique opportunities to study … Continue reading "Build Your Own Insect Collection"
Jun 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Learn about insects, “bugs”, and other creepy-crawlies through making your own curated and preserved collection to take home. Insects are the most abundant group of animals on the planet and provide unique opportunities to study … Continue reading "Build Your Own Insect Collection"
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this gathering is an opportunity for beginners to learn and advanced readers to share their skills and receive readings. … Continue reading "Tea & Tarot"
Jun 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life . Free for teens grades 6-12 No experience required … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
This 3-day workshop explores narrative and storytelling as it exists within the fields of art and design. It is about storytelling for artists and designers, how the ‘story” is created, what it conveys, and how … Continue reading "Class: Steven Faerm, ‘Design and The Narrative’"
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
Interwoven Stories is a yearlong community project that encourages participants to create an embroidered narrative that illustrates an aspect of their Nantucket experience. This session will be held at the Nantucket Historical Association’s 1800 House, … Continue reading "Interwoven Stories Workshop"
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jul 11 – Jul 14 all-day
Top comedic talent comes to Nantucket for this annual festival.
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
This 3-day workshop explores narrative and storytelling as it exists within the fields of art and design. It is about storytelling for artists and designers, how the ‘story” is created, what it conveys, and how … Continue reading "Class: Steven Faerm, ‘Design and The Narrative’"
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
The Nantucket Comedy Festival is the premier fundraising event for the Stand Up & Learn™ Education Program. Provided free of charge throughout the year to students ages 8-18, Stand Up & Learn™ workshops teach kids … Continue reading "Stand Up & Learn Kids’ Comedy Performance"
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Join us for comedy, laughs and more surprises as we continue our kickoff of the 11th Annual Nantucket Comedy Festival with the “Laugh Your ACK Off” Party! This rousing showcase features local and national comedy … Continue reading "“Laught Your ACK off” Comedy Showcase"
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm White Elephant Hotel Ballroom
Back by popular demand, our third annual Ladies Who Lunch & Laugh event will once again provide an afternoon of hilarious comedy entertainment along with a fabulous lunch and perhaps a cocktail or two. So … Continue reading "NCF: Ladies who Lunch & Laugh"
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Always a Nantucket Comedy Festival favorite, Ladies Night features national headlining comediennes who arrive on Nantucket with plenty of funny to share. Armed with quick wits, sharp pencils and rapid fire delivery, these veterans of … Continue reading "Ladies Night"
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
Come along for some belly laughs as we celebrate the best of America’s Funniest Home Videos with Emmy-winning producer Vin Di Bona, who joins us to share the backstory of the longest running primetime entertainment … Continue reading "A Celebration of America’s Funniest Home Videos"
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Two comedy giants come together for the first time in this truly once in a lifetime event! Steven Wright and Ron White take the stage for our annual Friday Night Lights show. One of the … Continue reading "Friday Night Lights with Steven Wright & Ron White"
Jul 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Be part of an intimate dinner gathering at a beautiful private Nantucket residence with all of the comedians of the 11th Annual Nantucket Comedy Festival. This event is for Patron Pass holders only. It is … Continue reading "Patron Party with Comics of the 11th Annual NCF"
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
A live on-stage taping of the hilarious Opie Radio podcast. Opie Radio is the original podcast for discovering new comics, varying viewpoints and hilarious commentary. Opie has been synonymous with irreverent and hilarious radio for … Continue reading "Opie Radio Podcast Show"
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
The crowning event of every Nantucket Comedy Festival: The SmACKdown! Multiple Emmy Award-winning sports reporter Bob Ley is the longest tenured on-air anchor at ESPN – and the longest tenured umpire of the Nantucket Comedy … Continue reading "Boston vs. NY Comedy Smackdown"
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 1800 House
Interwoven Stories is a yearlong community project that encourages participants to create an embroidered narrative that illustrates an aspect of their Nantucket experience. Free kits containing an 8.5 X 11 fabric ‘page’, embroidery thread, needle … Continue reading "Interwoven Stories Workshop"
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm Bennett Hall
The Nantucket Emerging Artists Theatre Lab (NEATL) is a six-day theatre developmental lab that brings early-career playwrights, directors, and actors to Nantucket to create brand new plays on island and share this work with Nantucket … Continue reading "Nantucket Emerging Artists Theatre Lab"
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Organized by the Nantucket Island School of Design & the Arts (NISDA) at Jetties Beach. Pre-registration to participate.
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm Bennett Hall
The Nantucket Emerging Artists Theatre Lab (NEATL) is a six-day theatre developmental lab that brings early-career playwrights, directors, and actors to Nantucket to create brand new plays on island and share this work with Nantucket … Continue reading "Nantucket Emerging Artists Theatre Lab"
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
Interwoven Stories is a yearlong community project that encourages participants to create an embroidered narrative that illustrates an aspect of their Nantucket experience. This session will be held at the Nantucket Historical Association’s 1800 House, … Continue reading "Interwoven Stories Workshop"
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day
A wonderful week of parties, lectures, and activities. For tickets and details:508-228-1894
Aug 4 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Scott is a three-time Grammy winning producer with Rounder Records. Learn the basics and how to play one complete blues song. A student-grade harmonica will be provided to each participant to keep. Come learn with … Continue reading "Scott Billington Harmonica Workshop"
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Summer resident Jane Condon is back again with two of her favorite comedian friends. This year Jane gave her third commencement speech (Wilson College, May 13, 2018) and appeared in multiple fundraisers, benefits and theatres. … Continue reading "Jane Condon & Friends Comedy Show"
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Nantucket’s favorite comedian returns for 2 nights only!
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Nantucket’s favorite comedian returns for 2 nights only!
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Sep 15 @ 3:02 pm The Dreamland
All proceeds from this show benefit MUSACK.Org. Founded by Emmy award winning Nantucketer, Donick Cary, MUSACK provides musical instruments, instruction, and scholarships/grants to students on Nantucket and all over the world. To learn more about … Continue reading "MUSACK & The Dreamland Present: Tig Notaro"
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm Methodist Church
Improv Workshop with Jasper Young
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
Nantucket Comedy Festival Brings Funny Guys to Nantucket Christmas Stroll Night time performance follows workshop for kids Nantucket Comedy Festival brings four funny guys to Nantucket during the island’s annual Christmas Stroll Weekend to perform … Continue reading "A Little Nantucket Comedy Stroll"
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Thursday at Nantucket Culinary with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar.
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Thursday at Nantucket Culinary with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar. TACOS: Carnita Carne Asada Vegetarian Made to order – $15 / plate of three. … Continue reading "Open Mic with David Hayes"
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Thursday at Nantucket Culinary with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar. TACOS: Carnita Carne Asada Vegetarian Made to order – $15 / plate of three. … Continue reading "Open Mic with David Hayes"
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents Stand Up & Learn Thursday, Friday & Saturday, January 17–19, the Nantucket Comedy Festival presents the first Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series of the new year. … Continue reading "Stand Up & Learn Kids Show"
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
The Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents Dave Russo & Graig Murphy Saturday, January 19, 7:00 p.m. The Nantucket Comedy Festival presents the 2019 Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series. Executive Director Kevin … Continue reading "Stand Up & Learn Pro Show: Graig Murphy"
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Thursday at Nantucket Culinary with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar. TACOS: Carnita Carne Asada Vegetarian Made to order – $15 / plate of three. … Continue reading "Open Mic with David Hayes"
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm White Heron Theatre
Laugh with comedy troupes from Middlebury College, Skidmore College, Cinema Sarah Lawrence, and nationally acclaimed comic, Terry Withers. Presented free of charge by Kingdom County Productions in The White Heron Theatre, 5 North Water St. … Continue reading "Live on Stage: Improv Comedy Festival"
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, April 4–6, the Nantucket Comedy Festival presents our popular Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series. Executive Director Kevin Flynn will be on island to conduct the workshops … Continue reading "Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents: Stand Up & Learn Kids Comedy Show"
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Saturday, April 6, 7:00 p.m. The Nantucket Comedy Festival presents the 2019 Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series. Executive Director Kevin Flynn, Producer Karen Morgan and nationally headlining comedians Mark Riccadonna … Continue reading "Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents: Mark Riccadonna & Dave Ratigan"
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
“The Mouth of Old South” Brian Glowacki returns home to the Dreamland on Friday April 26th to raise money for the Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund. He’s been spreading his brand of mischief all … Continue reading "A Night of Comedy with: Brian Glowacki"
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Stop in at Bartlett’s Farm and BUILD YOUR OWN Terrarium with the help and guidance of our Garden Center Staff. Choose from a wide variety of glass, whimsical air plants, succulents and other accents to … Continue reading "DIY Terrarium Workshop"
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am Bartlett's Farm
Learn how to keep your senior or anxious pet more comfortable with reiki, massage, acupuncture, and the benefits of CBD oil. Demonstrations, tips & techniques to practice at home. Free: donations will benefit Nantucket Island … Continue reading "Holistic Pet Workshop"
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Only the best and brightest comedians excel in the long run in this business. Our Friday Night Lights show features veteran comics who truly deserve to be called legends, having honed their skills for decades … Continue reading "Friday Night Lights: Legends of Comedy"
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Dreamland
EXCITING NEW EVENT! We kick off the 12th Annual Nantucket Comedy Festival with a new show dedicated to something we can all use – a night of love and laughter! And who better to steer … Continue reading "Comedy Kickoff: Love & Laughter"
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
ANOTHER EXCITING NEW EVENT! The Nantucket Comedy Festival is the premier fundraising event for Stand Up & Learn™, an education program for kids ages 8-18. It’s why we are all here! This show features some … Continue reading "Stand Up & Learn™ Kids’ Comedy Showdown: Nantucket vs. Martha’s Vineyard"
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
The Nantucket Comedy Festival wraps up with the biggest comedy kahuna of them all – the New York vs. Boston Comedy SmACKdown! This annual competition has literally achieved epic status throughout the comedy world. Each … Continue reading "Comedy SmACKdown! Boston vs. New York"