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P.O. Box 626, Nantucket, MA 02554  
© 2015 Yesterday's Island, Inc.

There are 35 events for
Saturday 30th of May 2015
8:00 AM
Wing Day All Day at Easy Street Cantina
A basket of 16 jumbo wings for $10.95; half basket for $6.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.
8:00 AM
ACK Clean Team
Help clean up various parts of Nantucket. Today is: Surfside Beach, meet at the Surfside Beach parking lot, Surfside Road. www.ackcleanteam.org.
8:30 AM
Nantucket's Historic Mansions and America's Oldest Windmill
Join the 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on this brisk, two mile, 45 minute nonstop roundtrip exercise walk with historic commentary. Down breathtaking streets and lanes. $15. Cash Only. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, in front of bank. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
9:00 AM
Natural History Discovery Tour
Join a guided oversand adventure tour and discover the wonders of this remote Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge and Great Point. Pickup at 33 Washington Street or at the Wauwinet Gate House. Repeated at 1 pm. Private tours (8 people) by appointment. 508 228 6799. www.thetrustees.org/ccwr.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Spotlight Series Artist Talk
Spotlight Artist is Ellen Metzger O'Shea. Hear her discuss her work during this free, informal talk in the Artists Association Gallery, 19 Washington Street.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Four Centuries Domestic Tour
A unique collaborative walking tour with the Curator of the Mitchell House, and Nantucket Preservation Trust's Executive Director and Nantucket Historical Association's Education Staff that looks at the changes in domestic life over four centuries and how it shaped homes, buildings, neighborhoods, and land use. Reservations necessary visit www.mariamitchell.org. Participants should meet at the Oldest House on Sunset Hill (tour will end on Main Street). $10
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seal Cruise
A Nature's Lovers Dream! A cruise to Historic Great Point to see and learn about seals and birds with Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Harbor Tour & Ice Cream Cruise
Enjoy complimentary Ice Cream on a relaxing, narrated tour of Nantucket's Inner Harbor with Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com. Also at 11:15, 1:00 & 2:15
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. Departs again at 1 pm and 4 pm. $45 pp, 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Library Lego Challenge
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Register for only one session per month. For children ages 5-10, www.nantucketatheneum.org , held at The Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street
10:30 AM
Fifty Shades of Fabulous: The Story of Nantucket
Led by the 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on this 3/4 mile, 90 minute stroll presents the dynamic story of "the most important small town in American History". $20 Adults, $15 Seniors (65+) and Teens (13+) and $5 Kids (7-12) Cash Only. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, besides bank steps. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
"Stove by a Whale" Exhibition
Stove by a Whale: 20 Men, 3 Boats, 96 Days, is this season's major exhibition in the Nantucket Historical Association's Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Open daily. Author Nathaniel Philbrick's book In the Heart of the Sea is based on these true events.
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
"The Mighty Misty Monster"
The Nantucket Historical Association presents "The Mighty Misty Monster" exhibition, "Moby-Dick" embroidered narratives from artist Susan Boardman. Free with museum admission. Held at The Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Downtown Walking Tour
Walk the Old Historic District with an NHA guide and learn about the people, places, and events that transformed Nantucket from a remote island outpost, to the whaling capital of the world, to a resort destination of international acclaim. Tour leaves from Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street
11:30 AM
Brunch with a Free Squeeze
Good Food, Good Spirits, Good Company! Brunch with a Free Squeeze! Held at The Brotherhood of Thieves, 23 Broad Street!
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Saturday Brunch
Enjoy a glorious view while you savor a delicious Brunch at TOPPER'S at The Wauwinet, 120 Wauwinet Road. Reserve Now! 508-228-8768
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Minecraft Club
Join our Minecraft club! Our club is different in that we use the MinecraftEdu game, which allows for all players to be in one world at the same time. The worlds we choose will vary as the club unfolds. Different worlds may focus on building things, solving problems, facing a particular challenge, survival, or more. Many times participants will have multiple goals and need to work together as a team to find solutions. Space is limited, call to register 508-228-1110. Held at the Atheneum Learning Lab, 1 India Street
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Sail Aboard the Endeavor
?Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. Departs again at 4 pm. $45 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
1:30 PM
4EZ Payments Performs
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
2:00 PM
Notorious Nantucket Walking Tour
Hear the hidden history of Nantucket they dare not tell you on any other tour, on this 2/3 mile, 80 minute stroll. For ages 13 and up. $20 Adults & $15 Seniors (65+) & Teens. Cash Only. No reservations necessary. Meet on the corner of Main Street & Centre Street, in front of the bank. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
"In the Heart of the Sea" Walking Tour
Explore the world of the Essex and its Nantucket crew, focusing on the survivors and their lives on the island in later years. Visit locations related to the crew and learn about the vital role that whaling played in the economy and social structure of 19th century Nantucket. Tour leaves from The Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street
3:00 PM
Movie: Far from the Madding Crowd
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Harbor Tour & Ice Cream Cruise
Enjoy complimentary Ice Cream on a relaxing, narrated tour of Nantucket's Inner Harbor with Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com. Also at 5:15
4:00 PM
Adult Open Stick
Pick up hockey for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. $45 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
4:00 PM
Movie: Avengers: Tomorrowland
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Breeze Bar & Cafe and Kids Deck Dining!
Dine as a family, then after your children are through eating, drop them off at our supervised program. Our energetic and engaging counselors will entertain them with myriad activities - while you enjoy some adult time during the remainder of your meal or a cocktail on our outdoor deck by our cozy fire pits, at The Nantucket Hotel & Resort, 77 Easton Street. Reservations 508-228-4730 OR fb@thenantuckethotel.com
6:00 PM
Lecture: "New England's Mythic Fisherman"
Historian Jonathan Olly will explore the myth and reality of New England's fishing communities. From the romanticized icon of the "old sea salt" to the struggle for representation facing today's fishermen. Fee for NHA Members / $10 Non-Members, held at The Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street.
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
New England's Mythic Fishermen
Historian Jonathan Olly will explore the myth's and reality's of New England's fishing communities. From the romanticized icon of the "old sea salt" to the struggle for representation facing today's fishermen. Held at Whaling Museum, Gosnell Hall, 13 Broad Street. Free for Members & $10 Ea.
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunset Cruise
Bring your family and friends, grab your favorite beverage and come witness one of the best Sunsets in the world. Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com. (Daily trip time may change with the setting sun)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Enjoy watching the sun set over one of the world's most magnificent harbors. Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. $55 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
7:00 PM
Movie: Avengers: Poltergeist
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:30 PM
Movie: San Andreas
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
8:30 PM
The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk
The Original Nantucket Ghost walk begun in 1998, Nantucket's first & oldest Ghost Walk features 5 of the island's most famous haunted locations. Led by the original guide, it is one mile long and lasts 80 minutes. No reservations necessary, $20. Adults, $15 Seniors (65+) & Teens and $5 Kids (7-12). Cash Only. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, in front of bank. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
DJ Video Dance Party
Video Dance Party with DJ Bri Guy at The Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street