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Our Nantucket Calendar of Events is the most up-to-date listing of Nantucket special events, island festivals, Nantucket concerts, theater, entertainment, exhibits, lectures, art shows, antiques shows, and all Nantucket activities! The calendar is updated several times a week, year-round.

There are 16 events for Tuesday 3rd of May 2016
9:15 AM
Ara's Tours
Experience Nantucket with Ara's Tours. Reserve your seat by calling or texting 508-228-1951. Repeated at 12:15 pm, 2:15 pm, & later.
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Music in the Morning
Join Lizza Obremski for fun and engaging songs, singing games and movement activities aimed at teaching musical skills to the very young. For ages 2 - 7. Space is limited. Tickets available the day of the program when library opens. Held at The Nantucket Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street.
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hospital Thrift Shop Open for Donations
Start your Spring Cleaning early! The Thrift Shop is now open to accept donations! 17 India Street.
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Spring Storewide Sale
Save 25-50% storewide at Pageo, 46 Main Street.
10:00 AM
Van Tour of Nantucket
See Nantucket by van with Gail, a 6th generation Nantucketer. Tours depart from 25 Federal Street. 508-257-6557. Repeated at 1 pm and 3 pm.
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Shake things up and keep grooving for life. The Zumba Gold DVD is 45 minutes of easy to follow, exhilarating dance fitness moves. You'll learn exciting new dances like salsa, meringue, flamenco and cumbia, while you strengthen your body and energize your mind. Call the Saltmarsh at 508-228-4490 or sign up at the front desk.
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Whaling Museum Hours
The Whaling Museum will be open from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. 13 Broad Street, 508-228-1894
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
Soup & Sandwich + Nachos, Pizza & Salad Bar. Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy St. & Broad St. 508-228-5418
2:00 PM
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 and Centre street, by bank steps. Arrive 10 minutes early. 508-332-0953
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mother - Daughter Book Club
A club designed for students grades 3-5 and their mothers. Each month we will meet to discuss the current book selection, share some snacks, and occasionally pair our discussion with a craft project. Held at The Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street. Please register.
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Family Art Drop-In for Ages 2 to 5
Our youngest artists and their caregivers will explore various art media and elementary art fundamentals in a relaxed and inspiring setting. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Artists Association Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive. $5 per child per day.
4:30 PM
Aldous Collins Band Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
SUPTA Yoga and Souping at Annye's
Enjoy a yoga class with Supta Yoga and then a Souping Chat with Annye and Mandy from Annye's Whole Foods. Hear all about Souping benefits, cleanses, taste samples of the soups, and get a souping coupon. 9 Amelia Drive
7:00 PM
Movie: Barbershop: The Next Cut
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:30 PM
Flashback Film Series - Top Gun
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom. This Weeks Flashback is rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
8:30 PM
The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk - Town Route
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, by bank. Arrive 10 minutes early. 508-332-0953
Sunrise: 05:36:49 AM
Sunset: 07:37:32 PM
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2016 Annual Events

April 29-May 1, Daffodil Festival

May 18-22, Wine Festival

June, Nantucket Preservation Month

June 17-19, Book Festival

July 3 - Independence Day Fireworks

July 4 - Independence Day Downtown Celebration

June 18-23, Dance Festival

June 22-27, Film Festival

July 13-16, Comedy Festival

August 13, Boston Pops

Oct. 8, Cranberry Festival

Dec. 2-4, Stroll Weekend

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