Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Have you ever wondered why we put salt on the roads in the winter? Together we will explore the chemistry of ice and salt and make tasty ice cream along the way! Space is limited … Continue reading "Ice Cream Making"
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Become an engineer for the day with this robot building class! Practice programming a rover, learn about how robots are used by scientists, and build your own robot to take home! Space is limited and … Continue reading "Robot Building"
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Feb 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Discover how different animals are adapted to survive the harsh winter conditions! In this program we will become nature detectives and explore Nantucket looking for signs of animal activity! Space is limited and registration is … Continue reading "Animal Tracking"
Feb 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Mar 7 @ 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their … Continue reading "Owl Prowl"
Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Mar 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket High School Gymnasium
Join the Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket Community School, and other local exhibitors for a day of science fun for the entire family. This year’s event will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and activities … Continue reading "Sixth Annual Science Festival"
Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am
Join the MMA on Saturday, April 4th for our spring-themed Family Nature Outing! We will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Lover’s Lane parking lot of the Nantucket State Forest and together we will explore … Continue reading "Spring Family Nature Outing"
Apr 4 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their … Continue reading "Owl Prowl"
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The 3rd Annual Flower Power Party kicks off the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce’s Daffodil Weekend. Co-hosted with N Magazine, the event includes live music, hors d’oeuvres and festive libations, a photo booth, and prizes for … Continue reading "The Flower Power Party"
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Visit town early to view the beauteously bedecked vintage cars line up on Main Street. (Drivers are often garbed in themes costume!) Cote on your favorites “People’s Choice” ballots are available outside the Chamber office … Continue reading "46th Annual Daffodil Festival Weekend Antique Car Parade & Tailgate Picnic"
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am Childrens Beach
Fun for children of all ages and their families! Decorate your bicycle, wagon, skateboard, baby carriage or other self-propelled vehicles with a Daffodil theme, or simply come decked out in your best Daffy gear! Ribbons … Continue reading "46th Annual Daffodil Festival Children’s Parade"
Apr 25 @ 10:45 am Childrens Beach
Show off your creativity with a festively decorated, Daffodil-themed hat (elegant or goofy… it’s all fabulous fun!) and join the Pageant! Open to men, women, & children. Ribbons awarded in adult & children’s categories. Start … Continue reading "46th Annual Daffodil Festival Hat Pageant"
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am Childrens Beach
Grab your picnic lunches and head to Children’s Beach for an original performance of Lizza Obremski’s phenomenal Nanpuppets to delight all ages. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event.
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm Top of Main Street
Nantucket Music Center’s drumline will be performing at the top of Main Street. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event
Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm
All friendly, leashed pooches are welcome to participate! (Daffy costumes & decoration strongly encouraged.) 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prizes awarded; must be registered to win. Register ahead of time from 10:00 AM to 12:00 … Continue reading "10th Annual Daffy Dog Parade"
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
May 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
May 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their … Continue reading "Owl Prowl"
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Jun 6 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their … Continue reading "Owl Prowl"
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"