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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 40 events for Thursday 3rd of September 2015
6:30 AM to 7:50 AM
Public Skating for Early Birds
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. Backus Lane. nantucketice.org
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
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Whaling History Boat Tour
Cruise through Nantucket Harbor aboard the Minke, before the hustle and bustle of the day begins. Learn what the waterfront was like in the 1800's during the magnificent whaling era, and see some landmarks that still exist from that time. Complimentary coffee and a gift included in ticket price. Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com.
8:30 AM
Historic Mansions of Main Street and the 1746 Windmill
A 2 mile, 45 minute, non-stop exercise walk, with historic commentary. Down breathtaking streets and lanes most visitors never find. $15. Cash Only. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, in front of bank steps. Arrive 10 minutes early. No reservations required. 508-332-0953
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 to 1:00 PM
Make a Seashell Coat Rack 2 of 2 Classes
Create a custom coat rack using seashells and reclaimed window shutters. Using an old shutter, students will affix a variety of both large and small seashells to design and create their own custom coat rack. Drawer knobs and hooks will be provided for students to further customize their one-of-a-kind coat rack. All materials provided. Maximum class size: 6, held at The 1800 House, 4 Mill Street. Members $150 & Non-Members $200
10:00 AM to 12:00 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.
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 5:00 PM
Whaling Museum Hours
Summer hours for the Nantucket Island Whaling Museum are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. 13 Broad Street. 508-228-1894
10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Bead Trunk Show
Thousands of Beads, Gemstones, Charms, Glass and Freshwater Pearls. Held at Akimbo Beads and Things, 119b Pleasant Street. 508-901-5032
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
10:30 AM
Inside the Graveyards Walk: Footprints to the Past
On our walk, we will step back in time and visit the final resting places of interesting people who left a footprint on Nantucket Island. Each gravestone has a story to tell and your guide will tell their stories. Our walk will visit gravestones in two cemeteries: The Old North Burial Ground and the New North Cemetery. Meet at the Pacific Bank which is located at the top of Main Street. Adults $20, Seniors & Teens $15 & Children $10. Reservations required: 508-257-4586.
10:45 AM
Glorious 'Sconset
A 2/3 mile, 90 minute historic walk through the radiant, beautiful village of Siasconset. $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 4:00 PM
NHA Historic Sites Open for the 2015 Season
The Fire Hose Cart House, The Greater Light, Old Mill, Old Gaol and the Oldest House open for the season weather permitting.
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Appraisal Day
John Sylvia, licensed appraiser and expert on Nantucket Folk art and antiques will be at the museum to provide appraisals of your lightship basket or marine artifact. You can bring up to three hand carried items for appraisal. Held at The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, 49 Union Street. FREE to Members / Non-Members $5
11:15 AM to 12:45 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 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
Pirate Walk to the Lighthouse: Tales of Pirates, Shipwrecks & Ghost Ships
Join Pirate Robin on a walk to the Brant Point Lighthouse. During our walk, you will hear tales of infamous pirates who sailed past our shores, shipwrecks, and the mysterious ghost ships of New England. Meet at The Nantucket Hotel located at 77 Easton Street. Adults $20, Seniors & Teens $15 and Children $10. Reservations Required: 508-257-4586.
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Jacob Butler Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
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
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
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
4EZ Payments Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
WINE CLUB: Monthly Pick-Up Party
The first Thursday of every month, you are invited to sample four wines that are being featured in one of our two Wine Club selections
5:00 PM
Mites Hockey Open Stick
Supervised drop in hockey for skaters born in 2007 or younger. Full equipment. Nantucket Ice, Backus Lane. 508-228-2516
5:00 PM
Wine & Cheese on the Wine Deck
A 45 minute tasting of 8 wines, including our reserve reds on the Wine Deck of Nantucket Vineyard, overlooking the Cisco Brewers Courtyard. Learn how we make great wine 30 miles at sea. $25 per person or $40 with a cheese plate served by the Lobster Trap. wineguy@ciscobrewers.com 415-548-0374, reservations recommended, especially for cheese.
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
LVA Beginner's English
Beginner's English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner's English class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no preregistration is required. 508-228-1110 ext. 113 Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
LVA Intermediate / Advanced English Class
Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no preregistration is required. 508-228-1110 ext. 113. Atheneum Learning Lab, 1 India Street
6:00 PM
Squirts and Peewee's Open Stick Hockey
Supervised drop in hockey for skaters born between 2003 - 2006. Full equipment. Nantucket Ice 508-228-2516
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Live Music by Sean Lee at Breeze Cafe
Savor the summer breezes! Enjoy dinner outdoors on the patio accompanied by live acoustic guitar music with Sean Lee at Breeze Bar & Caf
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
Bantam and Midgets Open Stick Hockey
Supervised drop in hockey for skaters with date of birth from 1998 to 2001. Full equipment. Nantucket Ice. Backus Lane. 508-228-2516
7:00 PM
Movie: Shaun the Sheep Movie
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:30 PM
Movie: No Escape
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:30 PM
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket Presents - Other Desert Cities
In this riveting drama, by award-winning playwright Jon Robin Baitz, Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs after a six-year absence to celebrate Christmas with her parents, her brother, and her aunt. Announcing that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history, Brooke draws a line in the sand and dares them to cross it. Showing at Centre Stage, 2 Centre Street. Tickets available www.theatreworkshop.com
8:00 PM
The Raven's Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket's Past
The Raven's Night Walk is a haunted history tour of Nantucket Town. During our walk, you will hear about Nantucket's incredible history and the ghostly tales of it's past. We visit the houses that have stories to tell and you will view the mysterious pictures from Nantucket's most haunted places. Meet at The Hub located at the intersection of Main and Federal Streets. Adults $20, Seniors & Teens $15, Children $10. 508-257-4586
8:30 PM
The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk - Cemetery Route
A 1 and 1/3 Mile, 90 minutes walk featuring the Old North Burial Ground, the Oldest House and Nantucket's 2 most haunted hotels. $20. Adults, $15 Seniors (65+), Teens and $5 Kids (7-12) & Under 7 Free. Cash Only. No reservations necessary. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, in front of bank, at 8:20 PM. 508-332-0953
9:15 PM
Movie: Straight Outta Compton
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
9:45 PM
Movie: The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Tricky Dicks Perform Live
Live music at NIXS Brew Pub, 15 South Water Street
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Karaoke
Every Thursday night at the Rose & Crown, 23 S. Water St.
Sunrise: 06:12:33 AM
Sunset: 07:06:38 PM
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Take a Seat Raffle at Nantucket's Dreamland Theatre

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