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There are 40 events for
Saturday 25th of April 2015
7:00 AM to 9:30 AM
?Daffodil Flower Show Entries Accepted
?Exhibitors may bring their daffodil show entries this morning. No late entries will be accepted. Judging will be 9:30 am to 2 pm on Saturday. Sponsored by the Nantucket Garden Club, Member of the Garden Club of America and by the American Daffodil Society.
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Arbor Day
Pick up your own free tree seedling from the Nantucket DPW while supplies last. Nantucket Landfill, 188 Madaket Road.
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.
8:30 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 to 4:00 PM
Daffodil Festival Scavenger Hunt
Hunt around Nantucket Town to answer questions in this Daffy Scavenger Hunt. Answer all 20 questions correctly, and be entered into a drawing for one of three prizes. Scavenger Hunt Clue Brochure is available at the Chamber Office, Zero Main St. 2nd fl. on Saturday from 9 AM-4 PM. Answers must be returned by the deadline. To enter after Chamber hours, put your booklet in the lock box at Zero Main. $10/ team of up to 6. 508-228-3643. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce event
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Yoga at Greater Light with Sheri Perelman
Join Yoga at the Greater Light, 8 Howard Street. Throughout April 2015, start your Saturday with relaxing and restorative morning yoga lessons featuring instructors from Dharma Yoga Nantucket. Each class gives attendees the opportunity to practice their poses while surrounded by the peaceful historic atmosphere of Greater Light. All skill levels are welcome, but space is very limited. Please bring your own mat. To register, visit or call 508-228-1894. $20 per session
9:00 AM
Magic Giant Daffodil Garden
See the "garden" created by island children, who made a giant daffodil or a cluster of not-quite-giant flowers, and "planted" them along the Milestone Road by the entrance to the Wannacomet Water Company and along the Daffodil Parade route. Organized and sponsored by the Nantucket Arts Council.
9:30 AM
Daffodil Festival Antique Car Parade
Staging for the antique car parade begins at 9:30 am, walk among these classic cars and enjoy the daffodil decorations. The parade begins at 12, when the cars will drive through downtown and then proceed out to Sconset for a tailgate picnic.
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sale at Blue Beetle
Celebrate Daffy at our spring sale with 50% to 75% off select items. Plus our Festive Daffodil Festival Fascinators and an exclusive Pandora-style Daffodil Charm Bead are here, only at Blue Beetle, 12 Main Street.
9:45 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
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Daffodil Festival Brunch
Eggs Benedict, Steak & Eggs, Bourbon French Toast, and more, along with our famous Bloody Mary's. The Restaurant at Miacomet Golf, 12 W. Miacomet Rd. 508-325-0333.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Daffodil Sale
Island Weaves is celebrating Daffodil Weekend with 25% off all handwoven goods! Visit the weavers at 20 Old South Wharf and witness the magic of a working floor loom and bring home an heirloom at a very special low price.
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Daffodil Festival Charm Special
Receive 20% off the Sign Charms from The Nantucket Sign Collection in silver or gold at the Susan Lister Locke Gallery, 28 Easy Street 508-228-2132
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
The Clothesline Project
The Clothesline Project is a visual display that bears witness to the violence against women and children. The Clothesline Project is comprised of T-shirts designed by survivors of abuse and those who have lost loved ones to it. The shirts are hung on a clothesline display to: Honor survivors and memorialize victims, Help with the healing process for survivors and people who have lost a loved one to violence & Educate, document, and raise society's awareness about the crimes of violence against women and children. Held at Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India Street
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Daffodil Weekend Book Sale
Daffodil Weekend Used Book Sale. We have hundreds of previously enjoyed books and media for all ages at great prices! Hardcover books $2, Soft cover Books and Media $1. Held at the Atheneum Gallery, 1 India 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.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Book Signing: "The Daring Daughters of Nantucket Island"
Welcome historian Jascin N. Leonardo Finger signing copies of her new book. Held at Mitchell's Book Corner, 54 Main Street.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Daffodil Festival Sale & Our New S&K Collection
Shop the new S&K Collection of vintage bakelite with a contemporary twist at Made on Nantucket, 18 Old South Wharf. They are also offering a selection of other spring sale items to benefit CatTrap Nantucket.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Daffodil Weekend Special at Pageo Jewelers
Daffodil Weekend Special! Take $25 off The Nantucket Watch! Must have coupon from Issue #1 of Yesterday's Island/Today's Nantucket. Sale at Pageo, 46 Main Street!
10:15 AM
Daffodil Festival Children's Parade
For children of all ages & their families. Kids bring bikes, trikes, scooters, wagons, skateboards, baby carriages, or other self-propelled vehicles decorated for Daffodil Weekend. Youngsters under 10 should be accompanied by an adult, and ALL kids on bicycles must wear helmets. Children's Beach, Harbor View Way. 508-228-1700. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce event
10:30 AM
Daffodil Festival Weekend Hat Pageant
Open to men, women, and children. Parade around Children's Beach, Harbor View Way with your fun, beautiful, and outrageous Daffy hats. In case of rain, meet in the Nantucket High School auditorium, 10 Surfside Road. 508-228-1700. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce event
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Book Signing: "Nantucket Five Spot" by Steven Axelrod
Please welcome mystery writer Steven Axelrod signing copies of his newest Nantucket thriller Nantucket Five-Spot. Held at Mitchell's Book Corner, 54 Main Street
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. It explores the sinking of the Nantucket whaleship Essex by a whale in 1820, with interactive displays, multimedia elements, and historic artifacts. Author Nathaniel Philbrick's book In the Heart of the Sea is based on these true events. A major motion picture based Philbrick's book will premiere in December 2015.
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!
12:30 PM
Annual Daffy Dog Parade
All friendly and leashed dogs are welcome to participate, daffy costumes & decorations strongly encouraged. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place, must be registered to win. Registration from 10 am-12 pm at the corner of Main & Federal Streets. Parade begins in front of Ralph Lauren. Suggested donation $5, proceeds benefit Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals. A Nantucket Daffodil Festival event
12:30 PM
Met Live: Cavalleria Rustucana / Pagliacci
Opera's most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Alvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Pagliacci. Rae Smith (War Horse) has designed the moodily atmospheric 1900 village square setting of Cavalleria, which transforms to a 1948 truck stop for the doomed vaudeville troupe of Pagliacci. Eva-Maria Westbroek (Cav) and Patricia Racette (Pag) sing the unlucky heroines, and Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium. Showing at The Dreamland Main Theatre, 17 South Water Street. Child/Senior $18 & Adult $20
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Daffodil Festival Tailgate Picnic
Set up your picnic along Main Street, Sconset and enjoy this celebration of spring. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce event
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
The Daffodil Marketplace
Island Business & organizations offer activities, displays, merchandise and food sales at Children's Beach, Harbor View Way. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce Event.
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. Please use the sign up hand at right to register. Space is limited. This club and 3D Printer club happen at the same time, so any student can participate in both. No experience necessary! Come to the library and use one of the most interesting new technologies for creation. Held at the Atheneum Learning Lab, 1 India Street
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
The Nantucket Garden Club's 41st Annual Community Daffodil Flower Show
The 41st Community Annual Daffodil Show approved by the American Daffodil Society will be held at Bartlett's Farm at 33 Bartlett Farm Road! There are entry classes for horticulture, flower arrangements & photography. Free to the Public, Donations Welcome! On Saturday only there will be a free shuttle bus from The Greenhound on Washington Street during show hours.
2:00 PM
Movie: Home
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
3:00 PM
Into the Heart of the Seas: The History of Whaling on Nantucket
Led by the 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on this 90 minute walking tour features the thrilling story of the industry that made our island world famous. $20 Adults, $15 Seniors (65+) and Teens (13+) and $5 Kids (7-12) Cash Only. Meet in front of the Gazebo, Harbor Square at the foot of Straight Wharf. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Apres Tailgate Epernay Style
Whether it's apres tailgate or en route to view your first sunset of the season at Steps Beach, join us as we sip into spring. Discover your new favorite white wines of the season in this debut lineup of show stoppers. Held at Epernay. 1 N Beach Street, near the White Elephant and the Nantucket Hotel. Parking in Back. 508.228.2755
4:30 PM
Perfect Day Performs
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
4:30 PM
Movie: Woman in Gold
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Opening of Small Works, Big Cause
A small works photography exhibit in the Gallery at The HandleBar Cafe, 15 Washington Street. Presented by Photographers Alliance of Nantucket. PAN, is a group of professional photographers who live on Nantucket year round. All of our proceeds from this exhibition will benefit The Claudia Kronenberg Scholarship Fund. Exhibit continues through May 7.
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
The Bob Lehman Trio
The Bob Lehman Trio performs standards, popular, light jazz, oldies and Rock & Roll. Bob Lehman vocalist, Diane T. Lehman pianist, Erik Wendelken Bass & Nick Hayden drums. Wine and Cheese reception too! Held at the Nantucket Community Music Center, 56 Centre Street, 102 Parlor. $20 Tickets!
7:00 PM
Movie: The Longest Ride
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:30 PM
Movie: Furious 7
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
8:45 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 (13+), 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