Nantucket Garden Festival 2019Nantucket Garden Festival 2019 is just around the corner, on July 16th through the 18th, and that’s not all. July also sees Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival 2019, which is scheduled for July 22th through the 27th. Summer is definitely here!

Nantucket Garden Festival 2019

July 16-18
The 11th Annual Nantucket Garden Festival celebrates island gardening through creative workshops, garden tours, and a Garden Soiree. The festival focuses on the importance of sustainability, conservation and gardening ethics for the long-term health of the island.

The annual Garden Soirée (July 17, 6pm to 9pm), is the centerpiece of the festival.
Come celebrate in the historic garden of the famed Middle Brick at the annual Garden Soirée! This year’s evening features a curated art show, floral installation, and mood-setting music by DJ Billy Voss. Food will be provided by Island Kitchen, with a raw bar by Yoho, plus garden-inspired cocktails and sommelier selected wines.

Other highlights for this year’s festival include:
Keynote Address by Eliot Coleman, acclaimed organic farming expert – Tuesday, July 16th, 9am to 11am
Fifteen Heirloom Varieties That Belong in Your Garden with Lee Buttala – Tuesday, July 16th, 2pm to 3pm
Growing and Cooking the Year-Round Harvest with Barbara Damrosch – Wednesday, July 17, 11:30am to 1:30pm
Floral and Tablescape Design Demo with Dawn Kelly of Soirée Floral – Thursday, July 18, 9am to 11am

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Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival 2019

Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival 2019July 22-27
If you like dance you do NOT want to miss the 12th annual Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival! This beloved annual event brings the best of ballet to the island every year.

Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival 2019 brings four days of free dance programs for all ages to Cape Cod, culminating in two evening performances. 2019’s schedule promises such world class stars from the New York City Ballet, LA Dance Project, Miami City Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet.

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Nantucket Lodging

Get a taste of the real Cape Cod with a stay in the historic former home of a Nantucket whaling captain: The Carlisle House Inn! Soak up Nantucket’s genuine island hospitality from the comfort of one of our 13 rooms and suites. You’ll also marvel at the convenient location of our historic Cape Cod inn, not to mention the rejuvenating offerings of our Nantucket Breakfast Bar. Book your stay at the Carlisle House Inn today!