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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 8 events for Thursday 26th of November 2015
8:30 AM
Thanksgiving 5K Run
The Brant Point Runners hold their annual Thanksgiving 5K run before the Atheneum's annual Cold Turkey Plunge at Children's Beach. Meet at The Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton Street.
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Annual Cold Turkey Plunge
Join us for the annual Cold Turkey Plunge, a fund raiser for the Weezie Library For Children's programs and services. Hundreds of people will take a dip in the harbor promptly at 10 am and raise money by getting their family, friends and coworkers to sponsor them. Prizes will be awarded for best costume, most money raised and largest group participation. Children's Beach, Harbor View Way.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Whaling Museum Hours - Closed for Thanksgiving!
13 Broad Street. 508-228-1894
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Rainbow Fleet Raffle & Marbel-ous Marble Contest
Stop by The Toy Boat to enter to win a set of hand carved Rainbow Fleet. Tickets $1 to benefit the Scholarship Fund! While you are there, don't forget to guess how many marbles are in the jar and win Marbel-ous prizes (no charge). Located at 41 Straight Wharf, 508-228-4552
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The Babe Patterson Thanksgiving Dinner
All are welcome; donations accepted. Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings served in the American Legion Hall, 21 Washington Street. Need a ride? Call 508-325-6677.
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Thanksgiving Dinner at Fifty-Six Union
Traditional holiday fare as well as other tasty selections, including Nantucket Bay Scallops. Fifty-Six Union, 56 Union St. 508-228-6135
2:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Thanksgiving Feast at Breeze
Celebrate with family and friends at The Nantucket Hotel's lavish Thanksgiving buffet, complete with all the trimmings, in our Grand Ballroom! Live piano music by Molly Glazer from 2 to 4:30 pm; live guitar music by Sean Lee from 4:30 to 7 pm, antique fire truck rides, and fun activities for children. Seatings from 2 to 6:30 pm. $62 per adult; $29 per child (ages 5-12); Free for under age 5. Beverages, tax & gratuity additional. 77 Easton Street. Reservations required: 508-228-4730 or
4:30 PM
Whiskey Business featuring Tom Booze Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
Sunrise: 06:45:26 AM
Sunset: 04:10:22 PM
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