Sep 30 – Oct 6 all-day
Participating Nantucket restaurants will be offering three – five course dinners from $25 to $50. It is the perfect opportunity to taste something new or to dine with an old favorite.
Oct 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 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"
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Community School
Oct 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
David Lazarus will demonstrate the art of scrimshaw
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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"
Oct 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"
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Oct 4 @ 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 4 @ 6:30 pm Methodist Church
Trio a la Francaise will perform
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us for the 22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival, a worldwide event where more the 100,000 people from six continents watch and vote for their favorite short film. For more information, visit the Manhattan Short … Continue reading "Manhattan Short Film Festival"
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm Methodist Church
Visual Art Exhibit featuring works by dozens of Nantucket artists.  Theme: Re-Imagining the Real: Shifting Our World View.  Exhibit will continue through October 13
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm Bennett Hall
BY DAN GORDON, BASED ON THE NOVEL BY LARRY MCMURTRY AND ON THE SCREENPLAY BY JAMES L. BROOKS Challenges in life and love test the resilience of a mother-daughter relationship in Dan Gordon’s adaptation of … Continue reading "Terms of Endearment"
Oct 4 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Tom Nevers Navy Base. Meet at the baseball field.
Tom Nevers Navy Base.  Meet at the baseball field.  Entire area needs help. The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 5 @ 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"
Oct 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Childrens Beach
This is right around the corner. Join us at Children’s Beach starting at 0900 for family fun and activities along with our walk. All shoes welcome! Check out our website for more information!
Oct 5 @ 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 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Join Kelly Simmons signing copies of “Where She Went.”
Oct 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 5 @ 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 5 @ 2:45 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"
Oct 5 @ 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 5 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Oct 5 @ 4:45 pm
Duration 2 Hours About With the backdrop of the sun setting over Nantucket Harbor and Coatue, learn from Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace how geological forces formed Nantucket and Polpis Harbors, discover the salt marsh … Continue reading "Polpis Harbor Sunset Hike"
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm Methodist Church
Members of Nantucket Writers group perform poetry, song, and short stories
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Oct 5 @ 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 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
An evening of music by long-time collaborators Pierce Pettis and David Webb. Pierce Pettis began his long career as a writer/artist at the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Alabama and later as a staff … Continue reading "Concert: Pierce Pettis & Dave Webb"
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm Bennett Hall
BY DAN GORDON, BASED ON THE NOVEL BY LARRY MCMURTRY AND ON THE SCREENPLAY BY JAMES L. BROOKS Challenges in life and love test the resilience of a mother-daughter relationship in Dan Gordon’s adaptation of … Continue reading "Terms of Endearment"
Oct 5 @ 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 6 @ 8:00 am
Experience Nantucket’s natural beauty on this hike of Land Bank land from Sconset to Madaket. Since its creation in 1983 at Annual Town Meeting, Nantucket Land Bank has been acquiring, holding, and managing open spaces … Continue reading "Cross-Island Hike"
Oct 6 @ 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 6 @ 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 6 @ 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 6 @ 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.