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

There are 24 events for
Tuesday 26th of May 2015
9:00 AM
Adult Open Stick
Morning pick up hockey for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
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 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.
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Free Music Program with Mollie
Music program with local cellist Mollie Glazer for children 2-7 years of age. Fun and engaging songs, singing games and movement activities that teach musical skills. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 children, each with one caregiver. Tickets available at the Weezie Desk when the library opens. Atheneum Gallery, 1 India St.
10:30 AM
Great Writers on Nantucket
Hear how Melville, Hemingway, Steinbeck and others were inspired by this magical island on this 2/3 mile, 90 minute stroll. $20 Adults, $15 Seniors (65+) and Teens & $5 Kids (7-12). Cash Only. No reservations necessary. Meet at the Corner of Federal St. & India St. outside the Atheneum fence. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
Soup & Sandwich + Nachos, Pizza & Salad Bar. Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy St. & Broad St. 508-228-5418
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
12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Public Skating
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. Backus Lane. nantucketice.org
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
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 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
4:30 PM
Freevolt Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
History Class: Media, Politics & Popular Culture
Dr. Kathryn Brownell, American history professor at Purdue University, offers this course. Exploring moments of media, politics & popular culture. Held at The Atheneum Learning Lab. 1 India Street, Free Admission.
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
ELL - English Conversation Circle
Practice conversational English in a casual, friendly group setting. The Conversation Circle is free, open to English language learners. Led by literacy volunteer in the Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India 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)
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.
7:00 PM
Movie: Mad Max: Fury Road
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:30 PM
Movie: Avengers: Tomorrowland
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
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