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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 12 events for Friday 20th of January 2017
7:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Full Continental Breakfast Buffet
Enjoy meats & cheeses, fruit, muffins, and more at The Breeze in the Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton Street. 508-228-4730
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Adult Open Stick
Open Stick for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 10 Backus Lane. $20
11:30 AM
Fried Chicken Platter Special All Day at AK's
Friday Special: Buttermilk fried chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, gravy, + biscuit for $14.99 all day at AK Diamonds, 16 Macy's Lane.
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Celebrate the Earth & All Her Children
"The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory," Howard Zinn. Join us to celebrate the Earth and all her children in front of the post office downtown.
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.
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Winter Wonderland Pinecones
Drop in to the Saltmarsh between 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm to make this lovely door hanging to welcome the winter weather with a little cheer. All materials and supplies will be provided, but if you have some pretty ribbons in whites or blues or silver, bring them to the class. We will have an assortment of pinecones as well, but if you have some bring them to share as well. Enjoy a cup of hot cider as you work on this fun project. $2. The Saltmarsh Center, 81 Washington Street, Call to Register 508-228-4490
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles
Developed by Thich Nhat Hanh, pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity that parents can do with their children to introduce them to meditation. It is designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way that touches on their interconnection with nature. Practicing pebble meditation can help relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and can help children deal with difficult emotions. Each participant will create their own meditation set and learn the simple practice of using them. All materials will be provided. Pre-registration required: 508-228-1110 x 103.
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Half-Price Appetizers
Half-price appetizers Tues-Sun afternoons at AK Diamonds, 16 Macy's Lane.
4:00 PM
Whole Roasted Chicken Take Home Dinner Special
Every Friday Bartlett's Farm is offering specially priced roasted chicken dinner, hot and ready to take home with 2 sides -- while it lasts. $15.99 ea. Bartlett's Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road.
4:30 PM
Foggy Roots Performs Live
Nantucket Island's Roots Reggae Band, live at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: Before We Visit the Goddess
The World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group meets September - May and is open to all. Free admission. Held at The Atheneum Learning Lab, 1 India Street
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Dinner at The Breeze
Chase away the chill: have dinner by the glowing fire pits on the glass-enclosed terrace at The Breeze in the Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton Street. Serving Thursday-Saturday in January. 508-228-4730
Sunrise: 07:03:53 AM
Sunset: 04:39:38 PM
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2017 Annual Events

April 28-30, Daffodil Festival

May 17-21, Wine Festival

June, Nantucket Preservation Month

June 16-18, Book Festival

June 24-29, Dance Festival

June 21-26, Film Festival

July 4 - Independence Day Downtown Celebration
& Fireworks

July 12-15, Comedy Festival

August 12, Boston Pops

Oct. 7, Cranberry Festival

Dec. 1-3, Stroll Weekend

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