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TGIF2 Thank Goodness It’s Festival Friday!

June 7, 2019 by Tim Ehrenberg
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Thank Goodness It’s Festival Friday!

Who doesn’t love a Friday? After a long week of work, it’s the perfect time to treat yourself and someone special to a night out on the town. Friday night (June 14th) of our Festival weekend is an exciting evening of events.

First is our Author Dinner at the Brant Point Grill from 8 PM – 10PM presented by the White Elephant Hotel and Jill Karp (honorary Chairperson.)

Imagine enjoying a sumptuous buffet dinner overlooking the harbor while rubbing elbows with almost 30 of your favorite authors. The Dinner, presented by The White Elephant Hotel, is the perfect ending to a day filled with inspiring author conversations. As the only event designed to fundraise for the Book Festival, your ticket purchase helps to keep over 75% of our events free and open to everyone.

The Author Dinner is one of my favorite events of the Festival. I have had the best conversations with authors while in the comfort of the gorgeous Brant Point Grill. Nothing is better than enjoying a meal with a group of people who love books and reading.

It is an amazing feat that we get to offer most of our events for free to the Nantucket community, but we do need your help. Not only is the Author Dinner a fabulous evening, but it is also a way to give back to the Nantucket Book Foundation and its main event – The Nantucket Book Festival. It ensures we can continue to bring these amazing authors and their stories to our shores year after year.

Help us keep it free by purchasing tickets to the author dinner here

Thank you to Jill Karp and the White Elephant for their generous sponsorship of this event.

NEW this year is the Festival After Party sponsored by Lemon Press and The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce.

It may have been a full day, but the party has just begun! Head over to the Lemon Press Restaurant to enjoy dessert, beverages, and conversations about your favorite books and authors. It’s the perfect way to finish Festival Friday! Ticket also includes 2 drinks.

Lemon Press is one of the hottest new restaurants on Nantucket Island, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and nightlife. I eat the LP Chop Salad at least 3 times a week for lunch. Lemon Press is about encompassment. Their mission is to simply give the community access to healthy informational and nutritional tools in order for you to unlock your full potential. The space is fresh, beautiful, and the perfect place to introduce this newest Festival event. We were thrilled to partner with Lemon Press.

This is sure to be one fun night with fascinating authors and stimulating literary conversation, delicious dessert and drinks, in a fresh and modern atmosphere.

Thank you to the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce and Lemon Press for their sponsorship of this event.

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See you on Friday, June 14!