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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. Visit often to plan your island vacation on Nantucket.

There are 55 events for Tuesday 7th of July 2015
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Yoga on the Bandstand
Yoga with Bettina Broer, held at Children's Beach Bandstand, Harbor View Way. Fee charged/class
8:00 AM
Open Stick Hockey at Nantucket Ice 9th Grade and Up
Hockey players from 9th grade thru adult are welcome. Morning pick up hockey at Nantucket Ice. Full gear required. 1 Backus Lane.
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Whaling History Tour
Learn about one of the most exciting times in Nantucket History. Complimentary coffee included. Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com.
8:30 AM
Nantucket In Bloom
A brisk, non-stop exercise walk with historic commentary past the most beautiful houses and gardens of Nantucket town. 2 mile, 45-50 minutes. $15 Cash Only! Meet at corner of Main and Centre, in front of bank, at 8:20 AM. 508-332-0953
8:50 AM to 3:00 PM
Discovery Camp - Full and Half Day Programs
Discovery Camp - Full and Half Day Programs for ages 3.5 - 12! Fun and adventure for all ages. Several programs and age groups to choose from. These programs are very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org OR call 508-228-9198 for Times, Prices and Locations. Prices Vary for Individual Programs
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cyanotype Pillows
Create a pair of unique pillows using a historic photographic process. Members $100 & Non-Members $150 pre-registration required, call 508-228-1894. Held at NHA 1800 House 4 Mill Street
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Feeding Frenzy
Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages. This program is very popular, limited to 15, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Maria Mitchell Aquarium, 28 Washington Street $5 Members & $10 Non-Members
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Children's Creative Movement
Children's Creative Movement on the bandstand with Marjory Trott, held at Children's Beach, Harbor View Way. Fee charged/class
9:00 AM
Children's Adventure: Become A Pirate Adventure aboard the Endeavor
Join Pirate Robin aboard the ship Endeavor and learn about the legends of the most infamous pirates. During your voyage, you will learn all about the pirate life and in the process, become Pirate Hunters. Our adventure will end with a pirate map and a search for treasure. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at The Endeavor's Slip # 1015 on the Straight Wharf. For Reservations please call The Endeavor 508-228-5585
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Free Greenhouse Tour
Take a morning walking tour of the greenhouse. You'll visit the impressive house where our tomatoes are grown, marvel in the simple beauty of the organic salad greens and savor the smells in our herb greenhouse. Meet in front of the market and wear comfortable shoes. Bartlett's Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road. Who's Your Farmer?
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Science Explorers for ages 6-8 - Timing is Everything
Study phenology with the flora and fauna of the Linda Loring Nature Foundation. We'll look at the timing of things like flowering, fruiting, nesting and hatching. Activities will help us keep track of when things happen and contribute to our knowledge of this amazing property. Held at The Linda Loring Nature Foundation, 110 Eel Point Road. Program is limited. $10 Members & $50 Non-Members (per session)
9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Where's Waldo Local
Collect Stamps and signatures in your \"Find Waldo Local in Nantucket\" Passport to turn in and win coupons and to be entered to win a larger prize drawn July 31, 2015 at the Waldo Party at Mitchell's Book Corner, 54 Main Street
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 12:00 PM
Marine Ecology Field Trip
What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in their shapes, colors, and habits. This program is part of a long term research project is interesting for adults and children alike. Limited to 30 people, so Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Meet at Maria Mitchell Aquarium, 28 Washington Street. $10 Members & $20 Non-Members
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Nantucket Girls
Nantucket was a unique place for girls and women in Maria's day. With so many husbands and fathers at sea, island women worked outside the home running shops and Nantucket girls stayed in school longer than their brothers. Come learn what life was like for Nantucket women as we visit some of the sites where they worked, learn about some of their famous exploits, and create some art and crafts projects based on what we learn. $35 Member/$45 Non-Members. Register at mariamitchell.org or 508.228.2896. Mitchell House, 2 Vestal St.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tan-Abate Festival OR Star Festival
Tan-Abate Festival or Star Festival is a Japanese Festival celebrated on the 7th day of the 7th month. Stop by for a free copy of it's history and directions to make Tan-Abate Crafts, at The Toy Boat, 41 Straight Wharf
10:00 AM
Nature Walk
Free Guided Nature Walks for the whole family at UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station, 180 Polpis Rd. Other times by appointment: 508-228-5268
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, 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
10:30 AM
Nantucket Bike Tour - Town
Pedal through town center and around various historical locations. We provide the bikes helmets, water bottles and interactive, passionate guides to help you enjoy the ultimate island experience. Please book your tour in advance at www.nantucketbybike.com or call 508-825-5362. Meet at 31 Washington Street.
10:45 AM
'Sconset in Bloom
A 3/4 mile, 90 minute historic walk past the rose covered cottages of Nantucket's most beautiful village. $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 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
11:15 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
1:00 PM
Downtown Tree Walk
Join Nantucket Land Council for this free and educational walk through town to learn about Nantucket's majestic elm trees and how they have been preserved through the centuries. Pre-registration required: 508-228-2818.
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 Shearwaterexcursions.com.
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
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. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Hands-On History for Kids
Crafts for kids + caretakers in the Discovery Room at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Each craft is designed to encourage participants to visit the Whaling Museum and explore the historical significance of the artifacts and souvenirs that Nantucketers carried home from their journeys aboard whaleships. Tuesdays: Arrowheads & Coral Necklaces Free with museum admission or NHA membership.
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Stitching Gam
Bring your needlework project to this informal weekly gathering in the Nantucket Corner at the Whaling Museum. Free admission. 13 Broad Street.
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Minecraft Club
Join our Minecraft club! Our club is different in that we use the MinecraftEdu game, which allows for all players to be in one world at the same time. The worlds we choose will vary as the club unfolds. Different worlds may focus on building things, solving problems, facing a particular challenge, survival, or more. Many times participants will have multiple goals and need to work together as a team to find solutions. Space is limited, call to register 508-228-1110. Held at the Atheneum Learning Lab, 1 India Street
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Marker Space for Teens - Book Clock
Make and decorate a working clock from a discarded book. All tools and materials will be supplied. Free for teens ages 12-18. Held at The Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street. Please register at www.nantucketatheneum.org
2:00 PM
Nantucket Bike Tour - Town & Cisco Brewery
Pedal through town center, around various historical locations and even out to Cisco Brewery! We provide the bikes helmets, water bottles and interactive, passionate guides to help you enjoy the ultimate island experience. Please book your tour in advance at www.nantucketbybike.com or call 508-825-5362. Meet at 31 Washington Street.
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
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Meet the Animals
The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close. Ages 4-12. Limited to 12 children so, Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Meet at MMA Science Museum Corner of Milk & Vestal Streets $5 Members & $10 Non-Members
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Apres la Plage
Enjoy snacks and light menu items with summery cocktails in the peaceful garden and back patio of Fifty-Six Union, 56 Union Street. 508-228-6135
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. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
4:30 PM
Learn to Skate Class for Children
Summer Session. Nantucket Ice, 10 Backus Lane. All Levels, beginners to advance. Pre-register at nantucketice.org or call 508-228-2516. Some drop ins allowed.
4:30 PM
Cold Chocolate Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
4:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Sunset Sails with Nantucket Community Sailing
Sail aboard a 35' keelboat for a beautiful evening sail in Nantucket's Harbor and out into the sound. Crew members 60 and older are welcome. You may take part in sailing or sit back and relax. Meet at the sailboat at Children's Beach dock on Harbor View Way. Call the Saltmarsh Center 508-228-4490 for details. 6 People limit so sign up quickly!
5:00 PM
Children's Ghost Hunt in Nantucket Town
Join Robin and her raven, Edgar, as you embark upon her ghostly adventure. Put on your ghost hunter hats as we stop by the houses that have stories to tell. Learn what to look for and how to become a Ghost Hunter. Bring whatever tools you may need for our adventure. The ghost hunt is educational, exciting and lots of fun. Adults, Seniors & Teens $15, Children $10. Reservations Required 508-257-4586. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
5:30 PM
Joe Mallen Hockey Training Clinic
Geared towards high school players. Skill development and game strategy. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane. 508-228-2516
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Breeze Bar & Cafe and Kids Deck Dining
Dine as a family, then after your children are through eating, drop them off at our supervised program. Our energetic and engaging counselors will entertain them with myriad activities - while you enjoy some adult time during the remainder of your meal or a cocktail on our outdoor deck by our cozy fire pits, at The Nantucket Hotel & Resort, 77 Easton Street. Reservations 508-228-4730 OR fb@thenantuckethotel.com. The Kids' Deck activity program is geared to children ages 3 (and toilet trained) to pre-teen.
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Yellowred (Female pop/folk duo) Performs Live
Live music at Jetties Beach Bar & Restaurant at 4 Bathing Beach Road.
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dinner with Live Music at Breeze Cafe - Sean Lee
Outdoor dining in the summer is the best! Enjoy a memorable dinner with Live Music at The Breeze Bar & Cafe Patio at The Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton Street
6:00 PM
Movie: Inside Out
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Free Yoga for Teens
Free! Open to all! No pre-registration, so you can drop in as your schedule allows. Mats are provided. All levels welcome. Taught by Marjory Trott at the Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India Street.
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 to 7:30 PM
ELL - English Conversation Circle
Let's Talk! 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 Learning Lab, 1 India 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. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
7:30 PM
White Heron Theatre: The Gin Game
This Pulitzer Prize-winning play uses a card game as a metaphor for life. Weller Martin is playing solitaire on the porch of a seedy nursing home. Enter Fonsia Dorsey, a prim, self righteous lady. They discover they both dislike the home, but that they do enjoy gin rummy, so they begin to play and to reveal intimate details of their lives. Their secrets become weapons used against one another. Showing at Dreamland Studio Theatre, 17 South Water Street. Tickets at www.whiteherontheatre.org
Sunrise: 05:18:35 AM
Sunset: 08:12:18 PM
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