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

There are 31 events for
Friday 29th of May 2015
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
Adult Open Stick
Morning pick up hockey for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
9:00 AM
Natural History Discovery Tour
Join a guided oversand adventure tour and discover the wonders of this remote Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge and Great Point. Pickup at 33 Washington Street or at the Wauwinet Gate House. Repeated at 1 pm. Private tours (8 people) by appointment. 508 228 6799. www.thetrustees.org/ccwr.
9:00 AM
Adult Open Stick
Morning pick up hockey for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
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 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 pp, 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
10:30 AM
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. No reservations necessary. Meet at the Corner of Federal St. & India St. outside the Atheneum fence. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
Fish Fry (Grilled Sword & Fried Pollock) + Nachos, Pizza & Salad Bar. Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy St. & Broad St. 508-228-5418
11:00 AM 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
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. Open daily. Author Nathaniel Philbrick's book In the Heart of the Sea is based on these true events.
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
"The Mighty Misty Monster"
The Nantucket Historical Association presents "The Mighty Misty Monster" exhibition, "Moby-Dick" embroidered narratives from artist Susan Boardman. Free with museum admission. Held at The Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street
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 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 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
1:45 PM
Fifty Shades of Fabulous: The Story of Nantucket
Led by the 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on this 3/4 mile, 90 minute stroll presents the dynamic story of "the most important small town in American History". $20 Adults, $15 Seniors (65+) and Teens (13+) and $5 Kids (7-12) Cash Only. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, besides bank steps. Arrive 5 minutes early. 508-332-0953
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
"In the Heart of the Sea" Walking Tour
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
3:00 PM
Popsicles & Basic Skills Level 1-3 Skating Class
Recommended for beginners ages 4 and up or those with little experience. Pre-register at Nantucket Ice. 508-228-2516.
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 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
4:30 PM
Lance Mountain Dance Party
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:00 PM
Basic Skills Level 4-8 & Free Skate Levels 1-6 Skating Class
Develop and master basic skills advancing to gliding turning, edges, beginning jumps and spins. Refine skills and progress to advanced jumps & spins. Pre-register at Nantucket Ice, Backus Lane. 508-228-2516.
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sean Lee Performs Live
Local live music at Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street.
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
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
AAN - Artists Open Exhibition
Gallery Opening held at Artists Association Gallery, Open to all artists on Nantucket, contains the Cellography show, 19 Washington Street
6:00 PM to 7:20 PM
Disco Skate Night at Nantucket Ice
Public Skating with disco lights. $5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. Great activity for all ages! Call for additional skating sessions 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
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
Rumors by Neil Simon
Rumors: tall tales of explanations that often mix truth and untruth; gossip; hearsay. You'll find more than one "rumor" in Neil Simon's classic farce. From the moment the host shoots himself in the head (a flesh wound) to the arrival of the police searching for his missing wife, this anniversary party engages its eight guests in a relentless game of truths and sidesplitting hilarity. Held at Bennett Hall, Box Office 508-228-4305
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 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
NCMC Jazz Band Swing into Spring Dance
Enjoy a night out listening and dancing to the music of The Nantucket Community Music School's Jazz Band. Swing into Spring is at the Nantucket Yacht Club on South Beach Street. Light food and beverage available. $25/Ticket
8:30 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 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
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
DJ Video Dance Party
Video Dance Party with DJ Bri Guy at The Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street