Open Menu Events Calendar
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 12 events for Tuesday 9th of February 2016
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Adult Open Stick Hockey
Pick up hockey for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 10 Backus Lane. $20
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Free Winter Walking Club
Organized by Saltmarsh Senior Center and held in the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club. Wear walking shoes in the building to help preserve the new floors. Donations welcome.
12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Public Skating at Nantucket Ice
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. 1 Backus Lane.
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Free Winter Discovery Days
Explore the history of Nantucket, play games, hear stories, and create crafts to take home. The program is free for Nantucket elementary-age children and their families. Children must be accompanied by adult companions. The Discovery Room, Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St.
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Clay Wheelthrowing for Ages 10 to 12
Explore clay wheelthrowing in this challenging but fun multi-level class. Beginners will be introduced to the basics such as centering, cylinders, and small bowls. Intermediate students will continue building their skills and developing ideas while exploring more challenging techniques. Food-safe surface treatments will also be introduced. Artists Association Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive. Tuition fee $220; materials fee $50
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Mixed Media - Mouse House
Students age 8 to 12 will explore a variety of materials and artistic styles to create a unique, miniature fantasy world...thinking outside the box and learning to repurpose materials in new and creative ways. Artists Association Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive. Tuition fee $165; materials fee $30
4:00 PM
Prime Rib Take Home Dinner Special
Every Tuesday Bartlett's Farm is offering specially priced prime rib! It's sliced to order and ready to take home! $16.99 per pound with 2 sides. Bartlett's Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road. While it lasts.
4:30 PM
Jacob Butler Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Burger Night at Kitty's
Burgers+Fries or Chicken Sandwich+Fries, each for $5 while they last at Kitty Murtagh's, West Creek Road. 508-325-0781
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Class: Nantucket Oceanography with Dr. Sarah Oktay 5 of 5
Oceanography with a focus on Nantucket. Each week we will cover a basic core understanding of oceanography, learning about the currents, geology, coastal regions, biology and chemistry and how it relates to our climate and atmosphere. Dr. Sarah Oktay is the UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station director and current president of the Organization of Biological Field Stations. Se holds a Ph.D. in chemical oceanography from Texas A&M university at Galveston. The class will be conducted in five sessions. Free Admission, held at The Atheneum Learning Lab, 1 India Street.
5:30 PM
3 for $25
Special three-course dinner for $25 offered in addition to the regular menu at Fifty-Six Union. New selections nightly for the 3 for $25. Reservations: 508-228-6135. 56 Union Street.
7:10 PM
Women's Hockey at Nantucket Ice
New players, beginners welcome & Full Gear Required. For info email Nantucket Ice, 10 Backus Lane.
Sunrise: 06:45:27 AM
Sunset: 05:03:47 PM
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