Oct 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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"
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Trick or treat at the Whaling Museum Discovery Center and create a spooky craft before the downtown Halloween parade.
Oct 31 @ 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 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
What pairs well with Halloween candy?  Lots of inky, juicy red wine does (especially when your candy is chocolate!) Feel free to come in costume to this treat of a ghoulish tasting, featuring heartier style red … Continue reading "Bring Out The Boos Wine Tasting"
Oct 31 @ 5:45 pm Brant Point Coast Guard Station
Join the men & women of Nantucket’s Brant Point Coast Guard station for a scary Halloween evening of fright. Arrive at dusk; best for ages 13 and older. Entry fee is donation to the Nantucket … Continue reading "Haunted House at the Brant Point Coast Guard Station"
Oct 31 @ 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 31 @ 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"
Nov 1 @ 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"
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am Nantucket Ice
First 20 paid players. Pick up hockey, full gear required.
Nov 1 @ 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"
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Community School
Nov 1 @ 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.
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:20 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
Nov 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"
Nov 1 @ 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"
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm
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"
Nov 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Nantucket Ice
Free after school skating Registration required
Nov 1 @ 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"
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Family Resource Center
Join us at the Center every Friday from 3:00-4:00 for energetic, engaging, and fun story times that will facilitate early literacy and give you ideas for new ways to engage your child and foster a … Continue reading "Story Time"
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Ice
 
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Constance Rinaldo, Co-Founder of the Biodiversity Heritage Library will be the Keynote speaker to kick off the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Research Conference. The title of her talk is “Free and Open Access to Biodiversity Literature: … Continue reading "Keynote: Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Research Conference"
Nov 1 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm Nantucket Ice
Wear rubber soled shoes & warm clothes.
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am
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"
Nov 2 @ 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.
Nov 2 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
The 8th Biennial Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Conference will feature a full day of research presentations and posters on the overall biodiversity of Nantucket, Tuckernuck, Muskeget and surrounding waters. This event is generously funded by the … Continue reading "Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative 8th Biennial Research Conference"
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am Nantucket Ice
Minimum equipment: hockey skates, gloves, helmet with cage, stick
Nov 2 @ 12:55 pm The Dreamland
Two of opera’s most thrilling dramatic sopranos, Christine Goerke and Nina Stemme, reprise their fierce portrayals of the title princess. Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes the podium to conduct Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s final masterpiece, … Continue reading "MET Live: Turnadot"
Nov 2 @ 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"
Nov 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:50 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
Nov 2 @ 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"
Nov 3 @ 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"
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Nantucket Ice
Minimum equipment: hockey skates, gloves, helmet with cage, stick
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Sand, gravel and boulders laid down by the last glacier during the Wisconsinan Glacial Stage was not the first layer of foundation for Nantucket; an ocean bottom created during the Sangamonian … Continue reading "Sankaty Bluff Hike"
Nov 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:50 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
Nov 3 @ 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"
Nov 4 @ 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"
Nov 4 @ 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"
Nov 4 @ 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"
Nov 4 @ 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 the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Nov 5 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Nantucket patients can receive a flu shot at the Nantucket Cottage Medical Group physician practice inside the new hospital by taking advantage of the following walk-in flu shot clinics. These clinics are open to all … Continue reading "Fall Flu Shot Clinics at Nantucket Cottage Hospital"
Nov 5 @ 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"
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am Nantucket Ice
First 20 paid players. Pick up hockey, full gear required.
Nov 5 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and engaging songs, singing games, and movement activities aimed at teaching musical skills to the very young. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 1-7. Space is limited. … Continue reading "Music in the Morning"
Nov 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
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"
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate