Category Archives: Benefits

New School Harvest Bash

The New School Harvest Bash took place on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at the Nantucket New School, with an 80s theme, and celebrating their 25th anniversary with dinner and dancing in 80s attire. Photos by Gene Mahon. More at MahonAboutTown.com.

Santa Claus Pub Crawl on Nantucket

The 3rd Annual Santa Claus Pub Crawl took place on Sunday, December 5, 2010, starting at Cisco Brewery and ending at the Box, a benefit for Inky Santa. Photos by Gene Mahon. More at MahonAboutTown.com.

Nantucket Turkey Plunge

The ninth annual Nantucket Atheneum’s Cold Turkey Plunge took place on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at Children’s Beach. Vice President Joe Biden and his son Beau, just back from Iraq, were just two of the hundreds of colorful participants, although very few in the crowd knew they were there. Both the Vice President and Beau jumped into the water, and then obliged anyone who came by to greet them. This is part 1 of 2. Photos by Gene Mahon. More events at MahonAboutTown.com.

Nantucket Festival of Trees

The Nantucket Historical Association’s Festival of Trees Preview Party took place on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the Whaling Museum, featuring eighty-eight decorated trees designed by community members, local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists, artisans, and schoolchildren. Photos by Gene Mahon, assisted by Amanda Morgan. More events at MahonAboutTown.com.

Nantucket Boys & Girls Club Summer Groove

Nantucket Boys & Girls Club Summer Groove 2

The Nantucket Boys & Girls Club Tim Russert Summer Groove took place on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club. This year the honoree was Maureen Hackett, with music by the Soul Sound Revue. Photos by Gene Mahon. More at MahonAboutTown.com.

Nantucket Boys & Girls Club Summer Groove 3

Nantucket Boys & Girls Club Summer Groove 4

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