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"
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am
About Graded relatively flat by glacial meltwater running out over the coastal plain to the ocean 75 miles away when the landmass that would become Nantucket was nothing more than a wide, low ridge of … Continue reading "Smooth Hummocks"
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
All day every Saturday a basket of 16 jumbo wings for (16-18 wings) $12.95; half basket (8-10 wings) for $8.95.
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Downtown on Cambridge & North Union Streets
Sustainable Nantucket’s Farmers and Artisans Market is designed to support and strengthen our traditional industry of agriculture; to support the local economy and encourage entrepreneurs; to help keep downtown vital and to enhance our experience … Continue reading "Farmers & Artisans Market"
Oct 12 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm
A series of mini-concerts played on historic pipe organs in churches on Nantucket. Start at: 9:15am in St. Mary’s Our Lady of the Isle, 3 Federal Street. 10 am in First Congregational Church Summer Sanctuary, … Continue reading "Annual Organ Crawl"
Oct 12 @ 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 12 @ 10:00 am
A 2 Mile, 45 min. nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beatutiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. $15 cash only. Meet at Federal & India Street by atheneum fence 10 min early. … Continue reading "Historic Mansions of Main Street and America’s Oldest Windmill"
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Atheneum
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per … Continue reading "Library LEGO Challenge"
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of Christmas on Nantucket
Oct 12 @ 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 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Harbor Cottages of NISDA
Meet sculptor Matt Oates
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Sankaty Head Lighthouse
The lighthouse will be open for tours to the top. Children must be at least 6 years old, and those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear suitable shoes for climbing—for safety, no … Continue reading "Open Day at Sankaty Head Lighthouse"
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Milestone Cranberry Bog
The Nantucket Cranberry Festival is a popular event among adults and children alike – the Foundation’s Milestone Cranberry Bog is transformed into the most unique and beautiful of Festival grounds for this special event. Visitors … Continue reading "The Nantucket Conservation Foundation’s 16 Annual Cranberry Festival"
Oct 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 12 @ 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 12 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
When teenage Yi (Chloe Bennet, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai, she and her mischievous friends, Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Peng (Albert Tsai), … Continue reading "Movie: Abominable"
Oct 12 @ 2:30 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Celebrating short films inspired by Nantucket
Oct 12 @ 4:30 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 12 @ 4:30 pm
Duration 2 Hours About After hiking through kettle and kame terrain in the moors learning about frost bottoms and when to pick beach plums with Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace, soak up the best view … Continue reading "Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike"