Coming Up on Nantucket 2.23.09

BENEFITS & NON-PROFIT EVENTS

Ms. Mantucket
Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 6:00pm at Faregrounds Restaurant

Sixth annual, hosted by Bob Gardner and Bob Thompson. Contestants include Bill Puser, Dan Drake, Jeff Beamish, Jr., Bob Bates, Tris Gauvin, Kevin Mohler, Mark Latter, Hartley Batchelder, Tony Disavano, Tristam Marks, Frank Hanlon, and Norm Berthelette. Tickets $50. Benefits the Rotary Club Student Scholarship Fund.


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CONCERTS

Classical Duo: Monumental Classical, Romantic and Contemporary Compositions
Sunday, March 8, 4:00 pm, Coffin School

Leon Hovsepian, piano, and Armen Ghazaryan, violin. Presented by the Nantucket Arts Council, as part of the Winter Concert Series.

VISUAL ARTS

Sixty Years Ashore: A George Thomas Retrospective Opening Reception
Saturday, March 14, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Artists Association of Nantucket, 19 Washington Street

An exhibition celebrating the artistic life of George Thomas by The Artists Association of Nantucket. George Thomas joined the AAN at age fifteen, and is now in his 60th year as a member. George has had several careers as an artist: photographer, printmaker, art teacher, watercolorist,
and pastel painter. Relying on a combination of works borrowed from private collectors, from the AAN Permanent Collection, and from George’s personal archives, the show will span all six decades of his artistic life. The show runs March 14-29, 2009 and is free to the public.

CUISINE

First Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational
Saturday, February 21, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Bartlett’s Farm

Make your best grilled cheese sandwich using grills we provide. Compete for prizes in two categories, basic (bread, cheese and one condiment) and wicked fancy (anything more than basic.) Pain D’Avignon breads and a wide selection of cheeses available. In the Hayloft. To enter or for more information, email mj@bartlettsfarm.com. Free to enter.

SPEAKERS & DISCUSSIONS

Jennifer Brooks, “The Unitarian Church at 200 Years”
Thu, Feb 26, 2009 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm at Whaling Museum

Presented by the Nantucket Historical Association, as part of the “Food for Thought” Series. Free; bring your lunch. 508-228-1894, ext. 0, or http://www.nha.org.

“The Village of New Guinea in the Nation of Nantucket: Ten Years Later”
Sunday, March 1, 2009, 3:00 pm, African Meeting House

Doug Charron will speak about his Nantucket forebears, their connection with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, of which he is an enrolled member. Mr. Charron is a descendent of the Nantucket Pompey Family. Mr. Charron will also comment on his ancestors from Virginia; the struggle for school integration in Virginia in the 1950s; and the significance of the inauguration of President Obama two hundred years after the birth of Abraham Lincoln. Frances Karttunen, Moderator.

James Lansing, “The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum”
Thu, Mar 5, 2009 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm at Whaling Museum

Presented by the Nantucket Historical Association, as part of the “Food for Thought” Series. Free; bring your lunch. 508-228-1894, ext. 0, or http://www.nha.org.

Patty Roggeveen, “The Dreamland Theater”
Thu, Mar 12, 2009 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm at Whaling Museum

Presented by the Nantucket Historical Association, as part of the “Food for Thought” Series. Free; bring your lunch. 508-228-1894, ext. 0, or http://www.nha.org.

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