Artist in Residence Debra Lee ValeriIf you like to laugh, you don’t want to miss Nantucket Comedy Festival 2019, July 11th through the 13th. That’s not all the exciting news, though. We’re also pleased to announce that the Carlisle House Inn will be hosting an Artist in Residence between June 9th and the 14th!

Artist In Residence – Debra Lee Valeri

June 9th to the 14th, 2019
The Carlisle House Inn is excited to announce our upcoming Artist In Residence – Debra Lee Valeri!

Debra Lee Valeri is an oil painter known for her Maine Coast inspired land and seascapes. She has won several Best of Show and First Place awards. Her work can be seen in many collections around the country.

Debra Lee Valeri graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1982 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration. She is an elected member of the Guild of Boston Artists, the Oil Painters of America, Allied Artists of America, and many local art organizations.

Visit Meadowbrook Studio online to learn more about Debra Lee Valeri. Then come meet her and see her incredible work during her artist’s residence at our Nantucket bed and breakfast, The Carlisle House Inn!

Nantucket Comedy Festival

Nantucket Comedy Festival 2019Dreamland Theater – 17 South Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Visit the Comedy Festival website for tickets and more information. You can also visit the festival on Facebook and Twitter.
This year’s event promises such big comedy names as Kerri Louise, Jimmy Dunn, and Neko White!

Nantucket’s annual comedy festival has been bringing top comedic talent – and fans of side-splitting comedy – to the island since 2007. The festival is the main fundraising event for Stand Up & Learn, Nantucket’s year-round, comedy education program.

The festival offers comedy for everyone, with shows rated from G to R. Looking for family-friendly fare? Grab a seat at the Kids’ Comedy Showdown. Prefer your comedy a little bit spicier? Attend Friday Night Lights or the Comedy SmACKdown, the annual competition between comedians from Boston and New York.

The year’s list of participating comedians includes: Vic Henley, Tom Cotter, Kerri Louise, Chuck Nice, Don Gavin, Jimmy Dunn, Cory Kahaney, Jack Gallagher, Dan Crohn, Kendra Cunningham, Jimmy Shubert Comedian, Carmen Lynch, Chris Distefano, and Neko White.

Nantucket Comedy Festival Schedule

Thursday, July 11 –
Comedy Kickoff: Love & Laughter – 7pm

Friday, July 12 –
Stand Up & Learn™ Kids’ Comedy Showdown: Nantucket vs. Martha’s Vineyard- 5pm
Friday Night Lights: Legends of Comedy – 7pm
Private Dinner with the Comedians – 9pm

Saturday, July 13 –
Comedy SmACKdown! Boston vs. New York – 7pm