Oct 10 @ 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"
Oct 10 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Departure times: 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM; 2 hour cruise Experience the natural beauty of Great Point and learn about our Gray seal colony.
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children 3 years and older. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 15 attendees. Tickets available at the Weezie desk 30 minutes before start of program.
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring taco bar plus salad bar, and an assortment of pizza, nachos, fried rice, grilled veggies, wings, onion rings, and more. $13.95. Salad Bar alone: $9.95 Corner of Easy Street & Broad.
Oct 10 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
Oct 10 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
See the remaining historic landmarks form the Whaling Era while you sip your morning coffee or tea. Call 508-228-7037.
Oct 10 @ 12:45 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Our eighth hike and the newest one starting with the 2016 season, the Linda Loring Nature Foundation’s publicly accessible property is on the south side of Eel Point Road on the … Continue reading "Linda Loring Nature Foundation with Nantucket Walkabout"
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Community Pool
Due to inclement weather, Egan Maritime’s Sea of Opportunities’ annual Cardboard Boat Race has been moved to the Nantucket Community Pool. The eighth grade students will race their seaworthy cardboard vessels at the pool on Thursday, October … Continue reading "Annual Cardboard Boat Race *Inclement Weather Changes"
Oct 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Fifty years after winning the Pulitzer Prize, To Kill a Mockingbird remains a beloved bestseller and quite possibly the most influential American novel of the 20th Century. Nearly one million copies are sold each year … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird"
Oct 10 @ 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"
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A one-of-a-kind chance to visit one of the oldest intact fish houses on Old North Wharf and purchase some historic art from the Artist Association of Nantucket’s unique collection. Historic art in an historic island … Continue reading "AAN Gallery Reception: Collector’s Showcase"
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Time varies with the setting sun, so call ahead. Copy: Bring along your favorite beverages and enjoy some of the finest sunsets around on this relaxing cruise. Call 508-228-7037.
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Meet Italian born Iris Di Cicco, New England Regional Manager of Zonin Italian Wines, as you enjoy a taste of wines from Tuscany.  From historical Chianti Classico Reserva to refreshing Vermentino, and many treats in between, … Continue reading "Tuscan Treats Wine Tasting"
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Methodist Church
Free workshop with Jasper Young
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
An 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 almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
This fall, the worldwide phenomenon DOWNTON ABBEY, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the … Continue reading "Movie: Downton Abbey"
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Dreamland
Jonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas … Continue reading "Dreamland Stage Company Presents The Giver"
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
Funnyman and national treasure Kevin Flynn is back on the White Heron Stage with his one-man show.
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am
Duration 2 Hours About Formerly a vegetable farm along the east of side of Hummock Pond, the Land Bank’s Gardner Farm property runs along Hummock Pond, a glacial meltwater river bed that once ran roughly … Continue reading "Gardner Farm Hike"
Oct 11 @ 8:30 am
A 2-1/2 mile, 55 minute nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Cash Only
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
A paddleball sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a Wiffle … Continue reading "Pickleball"
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Community School
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring fish fry plus salad bar, and an assortment of pizza, nachos, fried rice, grilled veggies, wings, onion rings, and more. $13.95. Salad Bar alone: $9.95 Corner of Easy Street & Broad.
Oct 11 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
Oct 11 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
See the remaining historic landmarks form the Whaling Era while you sip your morning coffee or tea. Call 508-228-7037.
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
David Lazarus will demonstrate the art of scrimshaw
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Methodist Church
Ann Colgrove will play piano and organ in the Nantucket United Methodist Church
Oct 11 @ 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"
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
This fall, the worldwide phenomenon DOWNTON ABBEY, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the … Continue reading "Movie: Downton Abbey"
Oct 11 @ 2:00 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"
Oct 11 @ 2:30 pm The Dreamland
Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The … Continue reading "Movie: Judy"
Oct 11 @ 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"
Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm The Dreamland
Get ready to snap your fingers! The first family of Halloween, the Addams Family, is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and … Continue reading "Movie: The Addams Family"
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Methodist Church
Members of Nantucket Ballet perform selections from their spring performance of Cinderella.
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Time varies with the setting sun, so call ahead. Copy: Bring along your favorite beverages and enjoy some of the finest sunsets around on this relaxing cruise. Call 508-228-7037.
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone fictional story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of … Continue reading "Movie: Joker"
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Gemini Man is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move.
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Dreamland
Jonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas … Continue reading "Dreamland Stage Company Presents The Giver"
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
A moving and funny story of one man’s relationship with his tough, Irish Catholic steelworker roots. Starring Kevin Flynn on the White Heron Stage with his one-man show.
Oct 11 @ 8:15 pm The Dreamland
“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone fictional story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of … Continue reading "Movie: Joker"
Oct 11 @ 8:30 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk features 5 of the island’s famous haunted locations. Led by the original guide, it is 1 mi. long & lasts 80 min.
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Surfside Beach parking lot.
Surfside Beach parking lot. The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"