Dec 19 @ 8:00 am
Duration 3 Hours About Smith’s Point, Nantucket’s westernmost sand extremity is a great hike to see gray seals during the winter, see nesting piping plovers, least terns and American oystercatchers during the summer and catch … Continue reading "Smith’s Point Hike"
Dec 19 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Nantucket Atheneum
Every Wednesday morning we offer Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English. For more information please call 508-228-1110 ext. 113.
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Nantucket Whaling Museum has exhibit and program space that connects the 1847 Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory and the 1971 Peter Foulger Museum. There is the soaring Gosnell Hall Whale Hunt Gallery, … Continue reading "Whaling Museum Is Open"
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Although Polpis Harbor is part of Nantucket Harbor, with its own narrow channel leading into it and two distinct coves or, lobes, this former kettle hole definitely feels like its own … Continue reading "Polpis Harbor Hike"
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Family Resource Center
Lego Time at Nantucket Family Resource Center Play and build with Legos! Lego building blocks are provided, but feel free to bring your own to use; open to all ages. Details and registration, call 508-815-5115 … Continue reading "Lego Time at Nantucket Family Resource Center"
Dec 19 @ 3:30 pm The Dreamland
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge … Continue reading "Movie: Widows"
Dec 19 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Dec 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Culinary
For the month of December, join Chef Greg in a 3-part series of hands-on cooking classes. For the third class, learn how to prepare a few holiday sides that will surely impress your guests at … Continue reading "Holiday Table Hands-On Cooking Class: Holiday Sides"
Dec 19 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
With the purchase of 2 dinner entrees of $25 each or more, you can stay that night in the luxurious Nantucket Hotel for just a $35 cleaning fee. Includes full use of all resort amenities, … Continue reading "Islanders Stay Free at Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Bring a favorite poem to share with the group. Each participant will read their poetry selection and then engage in a discussuion about it. The World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group is facilitated by Molly … Continue reading "World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: Poetry"
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
This film has a 88% percent positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. With unprecedented access to pivotal artists and the white-hot market surrounding them, The Price of Everything dives deep into the contemporary art world, holding … Continue reading "Film for Thought: The Price of Everything"
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives.
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm The Dreamland
Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.
Dec 20 @ 7:00 am – 7:40 am Nantucket Ice
Adult Coffee Skate/Ice-R-Cise
Dec 20 @ 8:00 am
Duration 2 Hours About Combining elements of the Lost Farm and Gardner Farm hikes, this is a longer loop hike at approximately 2.5 miles, which helps you explore plant succession on globally threatened habitat known … Continue reading "Gardner Farm-Lost Farm Loop Hike"
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Nantucket Whaling Museum has exhibit and program space that connects the 1847 Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory and the 1971 Peter Foulger Museum. There is the soaring Gosnell Hall Whale Hunt Gallery, … Continue reading "Whaling Museum Is Open"
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Shawkemo Hills offers a hiking experience through a portion of the island dramatically shaped by the last glacier to cover most of North America. From a high spot on this hike, … Continue reading "Shawkemo Hills Hike"
Dec 20 @ 1:30 pm Saltmarsh Senior Center
Bring a favorite holiday mug or small container to Saltmarsh Center to fill it with holiday greens. $3 materials fee. Space limited, so call to register: 508-228-4490.
Dec 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Nantucket Ice
Free after school skating Ages 4 – 5th grade Registration required
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Add a little sparkle and spritz to whatever you may be celebrating! Learn what makes a wine sparkle so shiny and bright as you taste a line-up of bubblies made from different grape varieties and … Continue reading "Merry Spritzmas Sparkling Wine Tasting"
Dec 20 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Cowpunky Country
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
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 class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
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 … Continue reading "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Dec 20 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives.
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am
Duration 2 Hours About Sitting on 90 acres at the north end of Hummock Pond on its east side, like Gardner Farm immediately south, Lost Farm’s former vegetable fields have given way to shrubs and … Continue reading "Lost Farm Sanctuary Hike"
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am Nantucket Ice
First 20 paid players. Pick up hockey, full gear required.
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Pickleball Drop-in sessions at the Boys and Girls Club whenever school is in session. $5 guest fee to the NBGC.
Dec 21 @ 9:45 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and stories with her amazing animal friends. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 2-7. Space is limited. Tickets are available the day of the program when the … Continue reading "Nanpuppets"
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Nantucket Whaling Museum has exhibit and program space that connects the 1847 Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory and the 1971 Peter Foulger Museum. There is the soaring Gosnell Hall Whale Hunt Gallery, … Continue reading "Whaling Museum Is Open"
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:20 pm Nantucket Ice
 
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Natural Science Museum
The Research Center will be open for select hours during the week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research of their own, … Continue reading "Research Center Open Hours"
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Two island ecosystems, a shrub swamp wetland and island moors dotted with kettle holes makes for fascinating hike through a section of the island molded by 500 feet of ice bearing … Continue reading "Stump Swamp/Norwood Farm Hike"
Dec 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Nantucket Ice
Free after school skating Grades 1st – 12th Registration required
Dec 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
The MMA Biological Collections and the Edith F. Andrews Ornithology Collection are an important resource for scientists and visitors alike. Come to this free drop-in program at the new Research Center at 2 Vestal Street. … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Dec 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
Dec 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Do you want to give gifts to friends and family but are short on cash? We can help you with that! Come and make some hot chocolate mix to put in a jar, decorate it, … Continue reading "Makerspace for Teens-Holiday Gifts and Cards"
Dec 21 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
With the purchase of 2 dinner entrees of $25 each or more, you can stay that night in the luxurious Nantucket Hotel for just a $35 cleaning fee. Includes full use of all resort amenities, … Continue reading "Islanders Stay Free at Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Enjoy treats and a beverage as you browse for books at the Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India Street.
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am Natural Science Museum
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals and tropical fish when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their feeding ecology and how the seasons affect … Continue reading "Very Hungry Vertebrates"
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Nantucket Whaling Museum has exhibit and program space that connects the 1847 Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory and the 1971 Peter Foulger Museum. There is the soaring Gosnell Hall Whale Hunt Gallery, … Continue reading "Whaling Museum Is Open"
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary on Federal Street will host a marketplace (great for last minute shopping needs!) with local vendors. We will also have a gift wrapping station where you can have your purchases wrapped for a … Continue reading "Funds for Food"
Dec 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:50 pm Nantucket Ice
Minimum equipment: Skates, stick, gloves, helmet
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"