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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. Visit often to plan your island vacation on Nantucket.

There are 42 events for Sunday 2nd of August 2015
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions
Thar She Blows! Guaranteed Sightings on this thrilling offshore adventure! Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com.
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Meditation
Mindful Meditation with Brendon Jellison at Children's Beach Bandstand, Harbor View Way. Free Event.
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Whaling History Boat Tour
Cruise through Nantucket Harbor aboard the Minke, before the hustle and bustle of the day begins. Learn what the waterfront was like in the 1800's during the magnificent whaling era, and see some landmarks that still exist from that time. Complimentary coffee and a gift included in ticket price. Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com.
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Harborside Sunday Brunch
Buffet Brunch with Waffles & Pancakes, omelets, raw bar, carving station. Kid's Corner with chicken tenders, PBJ, pizza and an ice cream cart. Held at Brant Point Grill, 50 Easton Street. Reserve now! 508-325-1320
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, 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
NHA Antiques & Design Show of Nantucket
A wonderful week of parties, lectures, and activities. Managed by the prestigious Antiques Council, this annual show is one of the most highly regarded antiques events on the East Coast. Held under the big tent at Bartlett's Farm. For tickets and details: 508-228-1894
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Trunk Show - Katherine Hooker London
Shop summer and fall 2015 ready to wear Collections by Katherine Hooker. Held at Johnston's Cashmere, 4 Federal St. 508 228 5450
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Bloody Mary Bar at Met on Main
Design your own Bloody Marys with our large selection of add-ins, mixers, garnishes, heat & tang. Met on Main, 38 Main Street.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Whaling Museum Hours
Summer hours for the Nantucket Island Whaling Museum are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. 13 Broad Street. 508-228-1894
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday Brunch
Eggs Benny, our Famous Bloody Mary's & a view of the Golf Course! Held at The Restaurant at Miacomet, 12 West Miacomet Road!
10:30 AM
Nantucket Bike Tour - Town
Pedal through town center and around various historical locations. We provide the bikes helmets, water bottles and interactive, passionate guides to help you enjoy the ultimate island experience. Please book your tour in advance at www.nantucketbybike.com or call 508-825-5362. Meet at 31 Washington Street.
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
NHA Historic Sites Open for the 2015 Season
The Fire Hose Cart House, The Greater Light, Old Mill, and the Oldest House open for the season weather permitting.
11:15 AM to 12:45 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!
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. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
1:00 PM
Aldous Collins Band
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Hands-On History for Kids
Crafts for kids + caretakers in the Discovery Room at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Each craft is designed to encourage participants to visit the Whaling Museum and explore the historical significance of the artifacts and souvenirs that Nantucketers carried home from their journeys aboard whaleships. Sundays: Whaleboats & Whale Stamps. Free with museum admission or NHA membership.
2:00 PM
Nantucket Bike Tour - Town & Cisco Brewery
Pedal through town center, around various historical locations and even out to Cisco Brewery! We provide the bikes helmets, water bottles and interactive, passionate guides to help you enjoy the ultimate island experience. Please book your tour in advance at www.nantucketbybike.com or call 508-825-5362. Meet at 31 Washington Street.
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Walking Tour - In The Heart of the Sea
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 to 5:00 PM
Apres la Plage
Enjoy snacks and light menu items with summery cocktails in the peaceful garden and back patio of Fifty-Six Union, 56 Union Street. 508-228-6135
3:00 PM
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket Presents - Into the Woods
I wish, two words that have inspired some of the greatest fairy tales of our time, comprise the theme in Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's musical, Into the Woods. A baker and his wife, a girl in a red cape, a boy with magic beans and a maiden longing to escape her life of servitude, all seek to make their dreams come true. Showing at Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street. Tickets available www.theatreworkshop.com
3:00 PM
Movie: Paper Towns
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
3:30 PM
Earth Got the Blues
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
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 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. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
4:00 PM
Coastal Clamming
Join Shearwater Excursions for a local experience. A quick boat ride takes you to their secret clamming location! You dig em, you keep em! Private trips only. 508-228-7037 for details and exact time.
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Evening at the Whaling Museum
Join the NHA for Late Night at the Whaling Museum every Sunday now through August 31! A special late-night screening of Nantucket, a film by Ric Burns, will screen at 5:30 pm at The Whaling Museum 13 Broad Street. Members Free, Adults $10 & Ages 6-17 $5
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sean Lee Performs Live
Local live music at Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street.
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Complimentary Kids' Deck Program at Breeze Bar & Cafe
Enjoy our popular and complimentary Kids' Deck activity program this summer! Dine as a family during our family seating times from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Then after your children are through eating, drop them off at our supervised and fun 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 with fire pits. The Kids' Deck activity program is geared to children ages 3 (and toilet trained) to preteen. The Nantucket Hotel & Resort, 77 Easton Street. Reservations 508-228-4730 OR fb@thenantuckethotel.com.
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Julia Newman Performs Live
Live music at Jetties Beach Bar & Restaurant at 4 Bathing Beach Road.
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Sunday Night Band Concerts
Free concert on Sunday evenings at Children's Beach, Harbor View Way. Food & beverages sold at Children's Cafe. Free Event. This week: 4EZ Payments
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dinner With Live Piano Music at Breeze Cafe
End your weekend on a high note! Have fun dining outdoors on the patio and take in live piano music by Matt Hutchinson at Breeze Bar & Cafe. Located at The Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton Street, Downtown. For Reservations, call 508-228-4730 or e-mail Noel Middleton, Food & Beverage Manager at fb@thenantuckethotel.com.
6:00 PM
Movie: Peter and John
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
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)
6:30 PM
Movie: Minions
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
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. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
8:00 PM
The Raven's Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket's Past
The Raven's Night Walk is a haunted history tour of Nantucket Town. During our walk, you will hear about Nantucket's incredible history and the ghostly tales of it's past. We visit the houses that have stories to tell and you will view the mysterious pictures from Nantucket's most haunted places. Keep your eyes open, expect the unexpected, as we embark upon our ghostly adventure. Meet at The Hub located at the intersection of Main and Federal Streets. Adults $20, Seniors & Teens $15, Children $10. Reservations Required for Saturday 508-257-4586
8:30 PM
The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk - Cemetery Route
A 1 and 1/3 Mile, 90 minutes walk featuring the Old North Burial Ground, the Oldest House and Nantucket's 2 most haunted hotels. $20. Adults, $15 Seniors (65+), Teens and $5 Kids (7-12) & Under 7 Free. Cash Only. No reservations necessary. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, in front of bank, at 8:20 PM. 508-332-0953
8:30 PM
Movie: Southpaw
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
8:45 PM
Movie: Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
10:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Annual Summer Contest Karaoke
Karaoke Summer Long Contest. The finals are on Labor Day Weekend with over $2000 in cash prizes! Held at the Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street.
Sunrise: 05:40:41 AM
Sunset: 07:52:37 PM
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Get Fit on the Beach

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