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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 22 events for Sunday 1st of May 2016
8:00 AM
Sunday Bird Walk
About 2-1/2 hours of birding. All levels welcome. Dress for the weather & wear appropriate shoes. Meet at Nantucket High School parking lot, 10 Surfside 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, by bank steps. 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. $40 to participate; $20 for age 14 and younger. Nantucket Triathlon Club nantuckettriathlonclub.org or www.runreg.com/nantucket-daffodil-5k
9:15 AM
Ara's Tours
Experience Nantucket with Ara's Tours. Reserve your seat by calling or texting 508-228-1951. Repeated at 12:15 pm, 2:15 pm, & later.
10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
42nd Annual Community Daffodil Flower Show - Closing Day
The 42nd Community Annual Daffodil Show approved by the American Daffodil Society will be held at Bartletts Farm at 33 Bartlett Farm Road! There are entry classes for horticulture, flower arrangements & photography. Nantucket Garden Club. nantucketgardenclub.org Free to the Public, Donations Welcome!
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Rainbow Fleet Raffle
Stop by and purchase a raffle ticket to win a Set of The Toy Boat's handmade Rainbow Fleet. Tickets $1 ea. OR 12 for $10. All Proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund, Winners will be notified. Tickets at The Toy Boat, 41 Straight Wharf
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Daffodil Fairy
Stop by for a chance to win a handmade fairy dressed in a Daffodil outfit. No Charge to enter. Held at The Toy Boat, 41 Straight Wharf
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Happy May Day
Stop by for, The Toy Boats May Day Crafts page. Pick up at The Toy Boat, 41 Straight Wharf
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 Weekend Sale
Up to 50% off all merchandise in Nantucket Boat Basin Authentic Shop, 33 Straight Wharf.
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Vintage Wine Yard Sale
Map this tasting event on your Sunday scavenger hunt as we are doing some Spring Cleaning ourselves! Epernay's Sommeliers will be on hand to open bottles for you to sample that will be available at Garage Sale prices. Epernay Wine & Spirits, 1 North Beach Street, near The Nantucket Hotel and The White Elephant. epernaywines.com
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Whaling Museum Hours
The Whaling Museum will be open from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. 13 Broad Street, 508-228-1894
11:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Spring Sell Off
Huge savings at Freedman's of Nantucket to make room for new inventory, 14 Centre St.
12:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Big Hug Dumpling Cart
Delicious handmade dumpling, available in both Pork & Vegetarian options at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
1:00 PM
Ami Yares Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
2:00 PM
Movie: Zootopia
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
2:30 PM
Movie: The Jungle Book
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
3:30 PM
Jeff Tuohy Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
4:00 PM
Notorious Nantucket Walking Tour
Discover the hidden history of Old Nantucket that they dare not tell you anywhere else on this 2/3 mile, 80 minute walking tour. For ages 13 and up. $20 Adults & $15 Seniors (65+) & Teens. Cash Only. No reservations necessary. Meet on the corner of Main Street and Centre Street, by bank steps. Please arrive 10 minutes early. 508-332-0953
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. Adults, $15 Seniors (65+) & Teens and $5 Kids (7-12). Cash Only. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, by bank. Arrive 10 minutes early. 508-332-0953
7:00 PM
Movie: The Boss
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:30 PM
Movie: Barbershop: The Next Cut
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
Sunrise: 05:39:18 AM
Sunset: 07:35:26 PM
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2016 Annual Events

April 29-May 1, Daffodil Festival

May 18-22, Wine Festival

June 17-19, Book Festival

July 3 - Independence Day Fireworks

July 4 - Independence Day Downtown Celebration

June 18-23, Dance Festival

June 22-27, Film Festival

July 13-16, Comedy Festival

August 13, Boston Pops

Oct. 8, Cranberry Festival

Dec. 2-4, Stroll Weekend

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