NHA to Host A Night of Holiday Magic for Island Families

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will be hosting, A Night of Holiday Magic, one of its festive community traditions for island families. This program will be held on Saturday, December 17, from 5 am-8 pm at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street, and will be FREE to all attendees.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer a program like this in the evening for families to enjoy after workday hours. The museum is filled with such wonder and magic this time of year, and this program makes for a great opportunity for families to experience it,” says Niles Parker, Gosnell Executive Director.    

Attendees are invited to participate in ornament crafting, enjoy various musical and dance performances by Nantucket students of all ages, and explore over eighty community-crafted trees that will be on display throughout the museum for the Festival of Trees.  Holiday treats and warm beverages will also be served.

The NHA is delighted to bring back this beloved annual event, this year collaborating with organizations including the Atheneum and Nantucket Conservation Foundation to put on a community program that will bring families across the island together amid the winter holidays. We warmly invite all to join us at the Whaling Museum for an evening of merriment and cheer with your island neighbors,” says Jocelyn Wong, Community Outreach Coordinator.    


The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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