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 27 events for Saturday 3rd of October 2015
6:45 AM
Wing Day at Easy Street Cantina
A basket of 16 jumbo wings for $9.95; half basket for $5.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
ACK Clean Team
Help clean up various parts of Nantucket. This week is Madaket Road, meet at the Sanford Farms parking lot.
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Yoga at Greater Light with Megan DuBois
Join Yoga at the Greater Light, 8 Howard Street. Start your 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
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Spotlight Series Artist Talk
Hear Spotlight Artist Sharon Farrell Robinson discusses working in oils during this free, informal talk in the Artists Association Gallery, 19 Washington 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
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Daring Daughters of Nantucket
Join the curator of the Mitchell House for a walking tour concerning the lives of Maria Mitchell and Nantucket's famous and infamous women, as well as the lesser known women of our island. Learn why whaling, Quakerism, and the isolation of an island afforded these women opportunities that women elsewhere in America at the time were not afforded. Members $10 & Non-Members $15, held at The Maria Mitchell Science Center, 33 Washington Street
10:45 AM
Glorious 'Sconset
A 2/3 mile, 90 minute historic walk through the radiant, beautiful village of Siasconset. $20 adults, $15 for seniors (65+) and teens, $5 Kids (7-12). Cash only. No reservations necessary. Catch the 10:15 am bus at the Greenhound Depot on Washington Street for 20 minute ride to Siasconset. Meet guide at rotary bulletin board. 508-332-0953.
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, Old Gaol and the Oldest House open for the season weather permitting.
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Whaling History 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
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
12:55 PM
Met Live: Trovatore
Soprano Anna Netrebko's dramatic and vocal skills are on full display in her next new role at the Met--Leonora, the Verdi heroine who sacrifices her own life for the love of the gypsy troubadour. Tenor Yonghoon Lee sings the ill-fated Manrico, baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky is his rival, and mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick is the mysterious gypsy with the troubled past. Angela Meade sings Leonora in later performances. Marco Armiliato conducts Sir David McVicar's Goya-inspired production. The Dreamland Theatre, 17 South Water Street. Tickets $20, $18 for students, seniors and children.
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Seal Cruise
A Nature's Lovers Dream! A cruise to Historic Great Point to see and learn about seals and birds with Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or
1:00 PM to 2:00 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
2:00 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
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Maker Space for Teens - 3D Print Club
Nantucket Atheneum has a 3D printer, and we think a club is a great way to allow island teens to experience the power of 3D printing. We will meet twice a month to work on projects. We will be using Tinkercad - a friendly browser based program that uses simple tools to create 3D objects. Best of all you can save your designs not only for 3D printing but for export into Minecraft as well! When you are ready to print (No illegal or dangerous objects will be approved fro printing), Nantucket Atheneum charges $.10 per gram, including rafts and supports, for all 3D printed objects, so most small objects cost $1 - $2. Held at The Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street. Please register at
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
2:15 PM to 3:15 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
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
4:30 PM
Aldous Collins Band Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:00 PM
Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week
Participating Nantucket restaurants will offer specially priced meals and three-course dinners.
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 7:00 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 (Daily trip time may change with the setting sun)
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Parlor Concert at NCMC
August Watters and Marc Woodward, world-renowned fast-picking mandolin virtuosi present a foot-stomping program of roots music and classic country Americana. Tickets $20. Nantucket Community Music Center, Centre Street.
7:00 PM
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket Presents - Steel Magnolias
Robert Harling's first play was met with immediate critical and popular acceptance in its premier production by New York's WPA Theatre and went on to become a major film success. A group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor set the scene for a play that is hilarious and touching. Showing at Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street. Tickets available
7:30 PM
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket Presents - I of the Storm
I of the Storm, a Solo Riff. This unmatched performance by Richard Hoehler is a definite must see. Showing at Centre Stage, 2 Centre Street. Tickets available
8:30 PM
The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk - Town Route
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 10 minutes early. 508-332-0953
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
DJ Video Dance Party
DJ Video Dance Party at The Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street
Sunrise: 06:42:55 AM
Sunset: 06:15:38 PM
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