Oct 9 @ 8:00 am
Duration 3 Hours About Smith’s Point, Nantucket’s westernmost sand extremity is a great hike to see gray seals during the winter, see nesting piping plovers, least terns and American oystercatchers during the summer and catch … Continue reading "Smith’s Point Hike"
Oct 9 @ 8:30 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 10:30 am
Hear the history of Old Nantucket they dare not tell you anywhere else on this 2/3 mi, 80 min walking tour for ages 13+
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring burger & chicken 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Methodist Church
Jennifer Maxwell will play piano
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President of the Chamber of Commerce
Oct 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 2:00 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Methodist Church
Mollie Glazer will play piano in the Nantucket United Methodist Church
Oct 9 @ 4:30 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This 5-week introductory course to public speaking is perfect for anyone, who wants to feel more comfortable speaking in front of people. It will help you overcome fear, learn basic skills, and practice in a … Continue reading "Public Speaking and Presentation Skills"
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join local creatives Allison and Emma for a free craft supply pop-up ‘shop” focusing on upcycled materials. We will have all kinds of found and donated crafting materials available in a take-what-you-need ‘shopping” experience. Free … Continue reading "Creative ReUse Pop Up Swap"
Oct 9 @ 6:30 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 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Knitting and crocheting is a textual art form with a broad array of styles and techniques. The Nantucket Atheneum hosts a knitting and crocheting group year round. This circle of needlery comrades continues the ancient … Continue reading "Knitting and Crocheting Circle"
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Atheneum’s Knitting and Crocheting Circle continues its gam sessions on Wednesday evenings. Join the group for a session or become weekly participants. The group will continue making hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves to be … Continue reading "Knitting and Crocheting Circle"
Oct 9 @ 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 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Populations of the endangered Northern long-eared bat have been decimated all across New England due to the devastating effects of White-nose Syndrome. On Nantucket, however, our bats seem to be healthy and stable. Join Danielle … Continue reading "Lecture: Danielle O’Dell, ‘Bats on Nantucket’"
Oct 9 @ 8:30 pm
A 1-1/3 mile, 90 min eerie strool featuring the Old North Burial Ground, Oldest House & Nantucket’s 2 most haunted hotels. Since 1998 led by the original guide. Cash Only. Meet at Main & Centre … Continue reading "The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
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 @ 1:00 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 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"