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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 26 events for Saturday 21st of October 2017
6:30 AM
A Taste of Tokyo
Join Chef Sean Durnin for a one-of-a-kind live cooking demonstration where the flavors will instantly transport you to Japan. in the Nantucket Culinary Center, 22 Federal Street. Tickets $125 at Nantucketculinary.com, 508-228-2665
7:00 AM
Wing Day at Easy Street Cantina
A basket of 16 jumbo wings for $12.95; half basket for $8.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.
8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Annual Free Health Fair
The annual Health Fair offers an array of healthcare services, including screenings, informational sessions, demonstrations and educational materials. Throughout the morning, Nantucket Cottage Hospital staff, island wellness leaders and experts from Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare will be available to meet with attendees. Free mammograms for uninsured or under-insured women over 40; call 508-825-8250. Held in the Nantucket Yacht Club, 1 South Beach Street.
8:00 AM
Stump Swamp Guided Walkabout
A guided wilderness hike on the Stump Swamp/Norwood Farm trail with 2 island ecosystems, a shrub swamp wetland and island moors dotted with kettle holes. Registration required: NantucketWalkabout.com
8:00 AM
ACK Clean Team
Help clean up various parts of Nantucket. Meet in town at Handlebar Cafe or at Dionis Beach.
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Saturday Mornings with S.T.A.R.
This is a developmentally play based playgroup open to children with identified needs and typically developing children ages birth to 4. In a supportive atmosphere, we sing, dance, and play while focusing on age appropriate gross/fine motor skills, expressive, and receptive language and social skills. Free but due to space limitations, registration is required: 508-325-5276 or tinas@nantucketstar.com
9:00 AM
Spin to Sconset Bike Tour
A moderate 20 mi. bike tour to Siasconset Village. Reservations: 508-825-5362 or nantucketbybike.com
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Whaling Museum Open
?Nantucket's world-class museum devoted to Nantucket history at 13 Broad Street, 508-228-1894
10:00 AM
Historic Mansions of Main Street and the 1746 Windmill
A 2-mi, 45 minute nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past historic mansions of Nantucket. $15, cash only. Meet at corner of Main & Centre sts by bank steps 10 minutes early. No reservations required. 508-332-0953
10:30 AM
Town View Bike Tour
An easy 5 mi. tour thru Nantucket Town down old whaling streets & seeing quintessential sights. We have a few secrets only to be seen with your Nantucket Bike Tour guide. Reservations: 508-825-5362 or nantucketbybike.com
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Book Signing with Christopher Price
Meet the author of "Drive for Five: The Remarkable Run of the 2016 Patriots" at a book signing in Mitchell's Book Corner, 54 Main Street.
11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Nantucket Historical Assn. Downtown Walking Tour
Walk the Old Historic District with an NHA guide and learn about the people, places, and events that transformed Nantucket from the whaling capital of the world to a resort destination of international acclaim. Tours depart from the Whaling Museum lobby 13 Broad Street, and are offered rain or shine. No reservations - first come, first served.
12:55 PM
NT Live: Yerma Encore
Showing in The Dreamland Theatre, 17 South Water Street.
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Makerspace for Teens - Franken-Toys
De-construct and re-construct stuffed animals, dolls, and toys to create your own Franken-Toy. Cute and cuddly OR creepy and gross, you decide. All tools and materials will be supplied. Free to teens grades 6 to 12. Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street.
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Tour the Brewery
No reservations for public tours; they are on a first come first serve basis. Tours last anywhere from 45 to 90 minutes. Tours cover the operating procedures and methods of a functional winery, brewery and distillery. The tour price includes a tasting glass and you will be able to sample two wines from Nantucket Vineyard, two beers from Cisco Brewery and two spirits from Triple Eight Distillery. To sign up for a tour, plan accordingly and arrive before the tour starts. Go to the wine bar at Nantucket Vineyard in the Cisco Brewers courtyard to sign up, check in, sign a liability waiver, and pay.
2:00 PM
To the Brewery! Bike Tour
A moderate 7 mi. tour: cycle out to Cisco with scenic stops along the way, tour the brewery, & savor a locally brewed beverage. We'll help arrange a cab to get you home- this tour ends at the brewery. Reservations: 508-825-5362 or nantucketbybike.com
2:00 PM
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. Meet at corner of Federal & India sts by Atheneum fence 10 minutes early. No reservations required. 508-332-0953
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Nantucket Historical Assn. Downtown Walking Tour
Walk the Old Historic District with an NHA guide and learn about the people, places, and events that transformed Nantucket from the whaling capital of the world to a resort destination of international acclaim. Tours depart from the Whaling Museum lobby 13 Broad Street, and are offered rain or shine. No reservations - first come, first served.
4:00 PM to 5:20 PM
Adult Open Stick
Open Stick for adults -- first paid 20 players: $25. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 10 Backus Lane.
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tour the Brewery
No reservations for public tours; they are on a first come first serve basis. Tours last anywhere from 45 to 90 minutes. Tours cover the operating procedures and methods of a functional winery, brewery and distillery. The tour price includes a tasting glass and you will be able to sample two wines from Nantucket Vineyard, two beers from Cisco Brewery and two spirits from Triple Eight Distillery. To sign up for a tour, plan accordingly and arrive before the tour starts. Go to the wine bar at Nantucket Vineyard in the Cisco Brewers courtyard to sign up, check in, sign a liability waiver, and pay.
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jamie's Junkshow Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sean Lee Performs Live
Local live music at Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street.
5:00 PM
Polpis Harbor Sunset Walkabout
Hear how a massive chunk of glacial ice formed Polpis Harbor, how salt marshes evolved on Nantucket, what lives in them and how Native Americans & European settlers used natural resources in & around Polpis Harbor for their survival. Get a gull's eye view of Nantucket Harbor and Coatue, and learn how the island's main harbor came to be. Registration required: NantucketWalkabout.com
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Public Skating at Nantucket Ice
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals at Nantucket Ice, 10 Backus Lane. 508-228-2516.
7:00 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 or $15 for 65+ & Teens. $5 ages 7-12. Cash Only. Meet at corner of Main & Centre sts by bank steps 10 minutes early. 508-332-0953
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
DJ Brian
Party with DJ Brian at The Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street
Sunrise: 07:03:19 AM
Sunset: 05:46:26 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 21-26, Film Festival

July 4 - Independence Day Downtown Celebration
& Fireworks

July 12-15, Comedy Festival

July 18-20, Nantucket Garden Festival

July 24-29, Dance Festival

August 12, Boston Pops

Oct. 7, Cranberry Festival

Dec. 1-3, Stroll Weekend

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