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P.O. Box 626, Nantucket, MA 02554  
© 2015 Yesterday's Island, Inc.

There are 28 events for
Sunday 24th of May 2015
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
Figawi Race Weekend
Recognized as a top sailing event in the Northeast, and around the World , the annual Figawai Race Weekend is considered to be the official kick off to the Nantucket summer season among the sailing community. Thousands of sailing lovers and visitors from all over the country make this event a fun weekend to enjoy Nantucket.
9:00 AM
Natural History Discovery Tour
Join a guided oversand adventure tour and discover the wonders of this remote Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge and Great Point. Pickup at 33 Washington Street or at the Wauwinet Gate House. Repeated at 1 pm. Private tours (8 people) by appointment. 508 228 6799. www.thetrustees.org/ccwr.
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 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 11:30 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 pp, 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Special Memorial Day Worship Service
A special Memorial Day Worship Service with Patriotic Songs and a Memorial Day Litany will be held at Methodist Church, 2 Centre Street. Open to public & Free for all.
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!
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. Open daily. Author Nathaniel Philbrick's book In the Heart of the Sea is based on these true events.
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
"The Mighty Misty Monster"
The Nantucket Historical Association presents "The Mighty Misty Monster" exhibition, "Moby-Dick" embroidered narratives from artist Susan Boardman. Free with museum admission. Held at The Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street
11:15 AM to 12:15 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
Memorial Day Parade
The parade begins at the American Legion Hall, 21 Washington Street, continues to the Civil War Monument on upper Main St., on to Prospect Hill Cemetery, and back to the Legion for a reception.
1:00 PM
Perfect Day Performs
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
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 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
1:45 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 & Centre Street, besides bank steps. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
"In the Heart of the Sea" Walking Tour
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
Movie: Far from the Madding Crowd
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
3:30 PM
Earth Got The Blues Performs
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
3:30 PM
Movie: Avengers: Tomorrowland
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
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
Notorious Nantucket Walking Tour
Hear the hidden history of Nantucket they dare not tell you on any other tour, on this 2/3 mile, 80 minute stroll. For ages 13 and up. $20 Adults & $15 Seniors (65+) & Teens. Cash Only. No reservations necessary. Meet on the corner of Main Street & Centre Street, in front of the bank. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
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 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
6:00 PM
Movie: Avengers: Poltergeist
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: Avengers: Tomorrowland
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 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
8:30 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 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