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 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.
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Join Elin Hilderbrand signing copies of Book 2 in her St. John trilogy ~ “What Happens in Paradise.”
Oct 6 @ 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 6 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Although Polpis Harbor is part of Nantucket Harbor, with its own narrow channel leading into it and two distinct coves or, lobes, this former kettle hole definitely feels like its own … Continue reading "Polpis Harbor Hike"
Oct 6 @ 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 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Oct 6 @ 4:30 pm
Duration 3 Hours About Catch an amazing sunset at the westernmost extremity of Nantucket in sight of Tuckernuck Island with Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace. Walk back on the beach under the rising moon and … Continue reading "Smith’s Point Sunset Hike"
Oct 6 @ 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 6 @ 6:00 pm
Mellow American jazz and popular standards. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres served.
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Roger Waters, co-founder, creative force and songwriter behind Pink Floyd, presents his highly anticipated film, Us + Them, featuring state-of- the-art visual production and breath-taking sound in this unmissable cinema event. Filmed in Amsterdam on … Continue reading "Concert Film: Roger Waters Us + Them"
Oct 6 @ 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 7 @ 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"
Oct 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
Mini-Mornings at the museum is geared for children ages 2-5. Each program will begin with a story time session. Children will then have an interactive experience with an object from the NHA’s collection related to … Continue reading "Mini Mornings at the Museum"
Oct 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 10:30 am
Hear how Melville, Hemingway, Steinbeck and others were inspired by this magical island on this 2/3 mile, 90min stroll. Meet at Federal & India Street by Atheneum fence 10 min early. No reservations required.
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring chef-carved roast beef, 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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.