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P.O. Box 626, Nantucket, MA 02554  
© 2014 Yesterday's Island, Inc.

There are 28 events for
Friday 28th of November 2014
9:00 AM
Adult Open Stick Hockey at Nantucket Ice
Pick up hockey at Nantucket Ice. Full gear required. 1 Backus Lane.
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Birding Field Trip
Meet at the LLNF at 110 Eel Point Road, and then carpool to various island hotspots in search of whatever birds we target. Dress appropriately for the wind and weather. 508-325-0873. $10.
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Thanksgiving Weekend Open House
See the exquisite pearl jewelry of designer Diana Kim England alongside wonderful estate jewelry and sailor's valentines at Jewelers Gallery, 21 Centre Street.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Holiday Cheer
Stop by Sweet Liddle and Emilly Brooke Rubin Jewelry Design at 40 Centre Street for some holiday cheer.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Festival of Wreaths
An annual Nantucket tradition, the Festival of Wreaths mark the start of the island's winter holiday season. Visit the wreath display and see more than 80 beautifully decorated wreaths in the Whaling Museum's Peter Foulger Gallery, 13 Broad St. Free admission.
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Artisans Market Thanksgiving Show
Local Nantucket artisans with handmade arts, crafts, candies & food gifts, Preservation Hall, upstairs at 11 Centre Street. www.SustainableNantucket.org
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Cookie Decorating
Decorate cookies for the holiday with your family in the Nantucket Cookie Company at Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad sts. 508-228-5418.
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Thanksgiving Special
Lobster Newburg, Clam Chowder, Fresh Nantucket Bay Scallop Roll & more at Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad sts. 508-228-5418.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Whaling Museum Open
Nantucket Whaling Museum is open this weekend. Special events include: the film: Nantucket; Whale Hunt Presentation; Gallery Tour; The Essex Gam; check nha.org for times and details. Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street.
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Holiday Celebration at Sosebee Studio & Fine Art Gallery
Meet artists Deb and Doug Sosebee, and join them for holiday refreshments and cheer! Enter their drawing to win a limited edition canvas giclee. Jewelry and artwork on sale. Sosebee Fine Art Studio & Gallery at 8 Washington Street. 508 228 0014.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Celebration on Straight Wharf
Join the merchants and artists on Straight Wharf for refreshments, giveaways, and fun to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend.
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Book Signing with Cheryl Barnes
The author of "Nat, Nat, the Nantucket Cat Goes to the Beach" will be on hand at Mitchell's Book Corner to meet readers and sign copies. 54 Main Street.
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Old South Wharf Raffle
Enter to win a basket filled with holiday gifts from the craftspeople, artists, and shops on Old South Wharf. Free tickets in the shops of Old South Wharf. Drawing at 4 pm on Stroll Saturday.
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
It's fish fry Friday! Buffet also includes pizza, salad bar, nachos, buffalo wings or onion rings and mozzarella sticks. $11.95. Salad bar can also be purchased alone for $9.95 and includes items such as grilled chicken, shrimp, avocado, spinach, and real bacon. Check the calendar of events in this publication for each weekday buffet menu. Easy Street Cantina at corner of Easy and Broad Sts. 508-228-5418.
1:00 PM to 2:50 PM
Public Skating at Nantucket Ice
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. Backus Lane.
2:00 PM
CINDERELLA by Rodgers & Hammerstein
This Tony Award-winning musical promises to delight audiences with the enchantment that only a true fairytale can bring. Be transported back to childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including In My Own Little Corner, Impossible/It's Possible and Ten Minutes Ago. Cinderella is both hilarious and romantic, a charming musical experience for audiences of every age. Presented by Theatre Workshop Nantucket in Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street. Box office: 508-228-4305 www.theatreworkshop.com
2:00 PM
Thanksgiving Giveaway Drawing
We're open Thanksgiving weekend, and you can enter To Win A Nantucket Key Ring In Sterling Silver Designed By Susan Lister Locke. One winner will be chosed from all of the Facebook entries submitted through Saturday, November 29 on Sunday, November 30 at The Susan Lister Locke Gallery. How to Enter: 1. Like us on Facebook (SusanListerLockeJeweler) 2.Comment with your Name & Email Address
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Book Signing with Barbara White
The author of "Live to the Truth: the Life and Times of Cyrus Peirce" will be on hand at Mitchell's Book Corner to meet readers and sign copies. 54 Main Street.
4:30 PM
Earth Got The Blues Performs
Live music at Cisco Brewery, 5 Bartlett Farm Rd.
5:00 PM
Annual Tree Lighting and Community Caroling
More than 150 fir trees will be illuminated by the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce and its volunteers, followed by traditional community caroling. Join us at the top of Main Street. www.nantucketchamber.org. 508-228-1700.
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Holiday Small Works Exhibition Opening
Enjoy holiday cheer and the artwork featured in AAN's Holiday Small Works Show at the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street.
6:00 PM
CINDERELLA by Rodgers & Hammerstein
This Tony Award-winning musical promises to delight audiences with the enchantment that only a true fairytale can bring. Be transported back to childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including In My Own Little Corner, Impossible/It's Possible and Ten Minutes Ago. Cinderella is both hilarious and romantic, a charming musical experience for audiences of every age. Presented by Theatre Workshop Nantucket in Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street. Box office: 508-228-4305 www.theatreworkshop.com
6:00 PM to 7:20 PM
Disco Skate Night at Nantucket Ice
Public Skating with disco lights. $5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. Great activity for all ages! Call for additional skating sessions 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
6:30 PM
Film Screening: "Like Water for Chocolate"
Special screening of this classic film in The Dreamland Theatre, 17 South Water Street. Tickets $5.
7:00 PM
The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk
An eerie, 80 min., 1 mile evening stroll featuring the most famous haunted locations in Nantucket town. Gather at Federal & India sts., by the Atheneum fence. $15; $10 for teens & 65+; $5 for ages 7-12; under 7 free. 508-332-0953. Cash only. No reservations necessary.
7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Live Music at Kitty's
Featuring Jacob Butler & Sara Farley, 4 West Creek Road. 508-325-0781.
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Free Stargazing Night
Join Maria Mitchell's professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, & galaxies. Loines Observatory at 59 Milk Street Ext., weather permitting. All are welcome. Free admission. Donations are encouraged.
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
$9 Bar Menu
SeaGrille's bar menu items are just $9 every Friday & Saturday from 9 to 10 pm. 508-325-5700. 45 Sparks Ave.