Nov 13 @ 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"
Nov 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Nov 13 @ 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 13 @ 1:30 pm The Dreamland
“Doctor Sleep” is the continuation of Danny Torrance’s story 40 years after the terrifying events of Stephen King’s The Shining. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan … Continue reading "Movie: Doctor Sleep"
Nov 13 @ 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 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come make some tissue paper process art! Simply place the pieces of tissue paper you want to use on a piece of photo paper, spray with water, and then peel the tissue paper off to … Continue reading "Makerspace for Kids: Bleeding Tissue Paper Art"
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
Pain and Glory tells of a series of reencounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered: his childhood in the 60s, when he … Continue reading "Movie: Pain & Glory"
Nov 13 @ 3:30 pm The Dreamland
Swifty the Arctic Fox (Jeremy Renner) works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service, but he has much bigger dreams. He yearns to become a Top Dog, the Arctic’s star husky couriers. To … Continue reading "Movie: Arctic Dogs"
Nov 13 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Community School Parlor, First Floor
As your child’s first and most important teacher you are in the position to provide her/him with daily opportunities to enrich literacy in their lives. Join former children’s librarian Susan Richards to learn how to … Continue reading "Raising A Reader"
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 1800 House
Its time to make some holiday gifts!  Make two miniature versions of the ever popular Sailors Valentine.  Using a 3″ cherry box create a composition using shells, beads and natural materials.  Bring along any small treasure … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine Ornament with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
Our film is about the human side of the emerging technology that will power self-driving vehicles. It will consider questions much greater than the technical: What is control, and who do we become as we … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Autonomy"
Nov 13 @ 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"
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
This film has a 92% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and … Continue reading "Movie: The Lighthouse"
Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Department of Public Works - Administration Offices
Households and very small commercial generators of hazardous waste can bring their hazardous waste to the Department of Public Works – Administration Offices, located at 188 Madaket Road, two driveways after the Landfill entrance. When … Continue reading "Hazardous Waste Collection Day"
Nov 14 @ 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"
Nov 14 @ 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.
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 14 @ 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 14 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery and Finley … Continue reading "Movie: Playing with Fire"
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Our film is about the human side of the emerging technology that will power self-driving vehicles. It will consider questions much greater than the technical: What is control, and who do we become as we … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Autonomy"
Nov 14 @ 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 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Join in the celebration of our Chief Tasting Officer Kirk’s Birthday! Let’s toast him by drinking some of his favorite wines (or other adult libations of his choice), listening to his favorite tunes (Grateful Dead, … Continue reading "Free Aged to Perfection Wine Tasting"
Nov 14 @ 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"
Nov 14 @ 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 14 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in FORD v FERRARI, based on the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), … Continue reading "Movie: Ford v. Ferrari"
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Special teen night for Nantucket Boys & Girls Club members in 6th grade and older. 61 Sparks Avenue.
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
This film has a 92% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and … Continue reading "Movie: The Lighthouse"
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm The Dreamland
“Doctor Sleep” is the continuation of Danny Torrance’s story 40 years after the terrifying events of Stephen King’s The Shining. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan … Continue reading "Movie: Doctor Sleep"
Nov 15 @ 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"
Nov 15 @ 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 15 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and stories with her amazing animal friends. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 2-7. Space is limited. Tickets are available the day of the program when the … Continue reading "Nanpuppets"
Nov 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 5:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Music, silent and live auctions, hors d’oeuvres, and a 50/50 raffle with a $20 suggested donation. Call Meredith at (508) 317-7679 for more information. This fund offsets travel costs our islanders incur while traveling for … Continue reading "27th Annual Marla Ceely Lamb Fundraiser"
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come play with Liz and Ellen as we learn new ways to bind books together. No experience required, all tools and materials will be supplied. Bring your ideas for future book binding workshops! FREE admission … Continue reading "Book Binding Workshop"
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Bring your favorite Thanksgiving dish or other dish to share at this pot luck dinner in the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club. Parents vs. kids dodgeball, face painting, bingo, arts & crafts and more. 61 … Continue reading "Thanksgiving Family Fun Night"
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Special teen night at the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club for students in 8th grade and older. 61 Sparks Avenue.
Nov 16 @ 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 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
A continuous reading of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. We need readers! If you are interested in reading a 10 – 15 minute segment, Sign up at the front desk beginning Oct. 15. The reading is in … Continue reading "Moby-Dick Marathon"
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am
Explore the southernmost end of the Foundation’s popular Sanford Farm property, which is home to some of Nantucket’s rarest plants and animals. This area, which is also rich in cultural history, offers spectacular views of … Continue reading "Free Walk: Ram Pasture"
Nov 16 @ 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: Turandot"
Nov 16 @ 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 16 @ 1:00 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
The Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents Jessica Casciano & Andrew Della Volpe Executive Director Kevin Flynn and nationally headlining comedians Jessica Casciano & Andrew Della Volpe will be on island to entertain local audiences and conduct … Continue reading "Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents: Jessica Casciano & Andrew Della Volpe"