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

There are 27 events for
Sunday 26th of April 2015
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Arbor Day
Pick up your own free tree seedling from the Nantucket DPW while supplies last. Nantucket Landfill, 188 Madaket Road.
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
Daffodil 5K Race
The 5k race begins and ends at Codfish Park under the pedestrian bridge in the historic village of 'Sconset on Nantucket Island. The course winds through quaint Sconset Village, along Baxter Road and the Sconset Bluff and finishes with a gorgeous view of the Atlantic and a fast downhill finish. $35 to participate. Nantucket Triathlon Club www.nantuckettriathlonclub.org
9:00 AM
Magic Giant Daffodil Garden
See the "garden" created by island children, who made a giant daffodil or a cluster of not-quite-giant flowers, and "planted" them along the Milestone Road by the entrance to the Wannacomet Water Company and along the Daffodil Parade route. Organized and sponsored by the Nantucket Arts Council.
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Daffodil Festival Scavenger Hunt
Hunt around Nantucket Town to answer questions in this Daffy Scavenger Hunt. Answer all 20 questions correctly, and be entered into a drawing for one of three prizes. Scavenger Hunt Clue Brochure is available at the Chamber Office, Zero Main St. 2nd fl. on Saturday from 9 AM-4 PM. Answers must be returned by the deadline. To enter after Chamber hours, put your booklet in the lock box at Zero Main. $10/ team of up to 6. 508-228-3643. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce event
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sale at Blue Beetle
Celebrate Daffy at our spring sale with 50% to 75% off select items. Plus our Festive Daffodil Festival Fascinators and an exclusive Pandora-style Daffodil Charm Bead are here, only at Blue Beetle, 12 Main Street.
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Daffodil Festival Brunch
Eggs Benedict, Steak & Eggs, Bourbon French Toast, and more, along with our famous Bloody Marys. The Restaurant at Miacomet Golf, 12 W. Miacomet Rd. 508-325-0333.
10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
The Nantucket Garden Club's 41st Annual Community Daffodil Flower Show
The 41st Community Annual Daffodil Show approved by the American Daffodil Society will be held at Bartlett's Farm at 33 Bartlett Farm Road! There are entry classes for horticulture, flower arrangements & photography. www.nantucketgardenclub.org Free to the Public, Donations Welcome!
10:00 AM
Van Tour of Nantucket
See Nantucket by van with Gail, a 6th generation Nantucketer. Tours depart from 25 Federal Street. 508-257-6557. Repeated at 1 pm and 3 pm.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Daffodil Festival Sale & Our New S&K Collection
Shop the new S&K Collection of vintage bakelite with a contemporary twist at Made on Nantucket, 18 Old South Wharf. They are also offering a selection of other spring sale items to benefit CatTrap Nantucket.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Daffodil Weekend Special at Pageo Jewelers
Daffodil Weekend Special! Take $25 off The Nantucket Watch! Must have coupon from Issue #1 of Yesterday's Island/Today's Nantucket. Sale at Pageo, 46 Main Street!
10:30 AM
Vernal Pool Walks
Meet at Conservation Foundation Parking Lot on Wauwinet Road & join the Nantucket Land Council for an exploration of vernal pools at Squam Swamp. On a discovery walk led by Resource Ecologist Emily MacKinnon you'll learn about vernal pools, bodies of water that form during the Spring and provide essential habitat to a variety of species. Discover some of the unique animals that call these temporary bodies of water home. pre-registration required: 508-228-2818 OR nlc@nantucketlandcouncil.org
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. It explores the sinking of the Nantucket whaleship Essex by a whale in 1820, with interactive displays, multimedia elements, and historic artifacts. Author Nathaniel Philbrick's book In the Heart of the Sea is based on these true events. A major motion picture based Philbrick's book will premiere in December 2015.
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 to 2:50 PM
Public Skating
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. Backus Lane. nantucketice.org
2:00 PM
Into the Heart of the Seas: The History of Whaling on Nantucket
Led by the 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on this 90 minute walking tour features the thrilling story of the industry that made our island world famous. $20 Adults, $15 Seniors (65+) and Teens (13+) and $5 Kids (7-12) Cash Only. Meet in front of the Gazebo, Harbor Square at the foot of Straight Wharf. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
3:00 PM
Movie: Cinderella
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
3:30 PM
Sara Farley Performs
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
It's All About the Bubbles
Keep Calm and Drink Sparkling Wines. Join us for a bubbly good time pre-brunch as we indulge in a variety of sparkling wine styles from different regions and combinations of grape varieties around the world. Held at Epernay. 1 N Beach Street, near the White Elephant and the Nantucket Hotel. Parking in Back. www.epernayfinewine.com. 508.228.2755
4:00 PM
Adult Open Stick
Pick up hockey for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
4:00 PM
Notorious Nantucket
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
Movie: While we're Young
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
6:30 PM
Movie: While we're Young
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:00 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 (13+), 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
7:00 PM
Movie: Woman in Gold
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
8:45 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 (13+), 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