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Figawi 2015

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, May 20, 2015

 

Head to Nantucket this Memorial Day Weekend to experience Figawi 2015 - one of the premier sailboat races on the east coast. 

"The 44th Annual Figawi Race Weekend is recognized as a top sailing event not only on the east coast but is known nationally as well as internationally. Figawi Race Weekend kicks off the the Cape Cod and Nantucket summer season. Entries include sailors from several states 240+ boats (including 30 power boats) and over 3,000 sailors and visitors, as well as locals, attend this event.

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Daffodil Festival Weekend in Nantucket

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Apr 26, 2013

coolcars"From early April to mid-May,  daffodils grace Nantucket's roadsides, gardens and shop windows. This blossoming is the focal point of the Annual Daffodil Festival that goes from April 26 to the 28. The Annual Daffodil Festival is a full-scale celebration of winter’s thaw, joyous for both islanders and visitors alike. Come wear your daffy hat, watch the car parade, have a tailgate picnic and welcome spring! 

The Daffodil Festival’s grand event held on Saturday is the Annual Antique Car Parade, featuring over 100 daffodil-bedecked vintage cars. After winding through town the cars make their way across the island to charming Siasconset. Once there, participants join residents and visitors for the Annual Daffodil Tailgate Picnic. What better way to herald the arrival of spring than an al fresco lunch on the lush lawns of this picturesque village. Picnic fare ranges from elaborate gourmet cuisine served on fine china to box lunches and burgers." The weather is supposed to be really nice this weekend so check it out if you feel like going for a drive! 

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