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Put Nantucket
on Your Bucket List
Fun Things To Do on the Island in in August
Nantucket
rests a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a mere thirty miles off the the the the coast of of of Cape Cod yet it it seems a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a world apart from from the the the the rest rest of of of Massa- chusetts The island’s rich history as as a a a a a a prosperous whaling port is is is never far from mind as as you stroll the cobblestone streets past historical buildings that once housed whaling captains Visit the island for a a a a a a a a a a day or or or stay longer if time per- mits and and explore Nantucket’s significance in in in history experiencing the the unique flow of island living From the the rose covered cottages of the the the quaint village ‘Sconset to the the the nation’s oldest operating windmill there is something about Nantucket
that will fascinate and inspire every visitor 1 CLIMB THE TOWER First Congregational Church
508-228-0950 - - - 62 Centre Street
The First Congregational Church
sits high on on on Beacon Hill above Centre Street
overlooking the town of Nantucket
and the the harbor From the the church tower on a a a a a clear day you can see for miles! A small 3 TAKE A A A BIKE TOUR
OF THE ISLAND Nantucket
Bike Tours
508-367-1976 - - - 31 Washington Street
Paved bike trails crisscross the island and and its relatively level landscape makes for a a a a a a a pleasant ride even for inexperienced cyclists Nantucket
Bike Tours
provides bikes helmets and experienced guides who
give a a a fabulous overview of the island d2 ENJOY THE THE BEACH
BOYS
AND THE THE BOSTON POPS ORCHESTRA AUGUST 12 givenantuckethospital partners org/pops
On Saturday August
12th The Beach Boys will join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for a a a a a night of music dancing and fireworks at one of Nantucket’s best beaches The annual concert is is the largest single fundrais-
er for Nantucket
Cottage Hospital that brings thousands of people together at Jetties Beach for an an unforgettable night of entertainment onation is required to to climb the tower 88 • August
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