Nov 18 all-day Our Island Home
Volunteers from the library read to residents at Our Island Home.
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am
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"
Nov 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 1:00 pm
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 18 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows all the useful ways your iPhone can help make life easier. She’ll show participants how to send texts, use the calendar, create reminders, Facetime with family, even identify the stars in … Continue reading "iPhone Introduction for beginners"
Nov 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Back by popular demand…crepe paper flowers just in time for the holidays! We will learn (or practice if you’ve been with us before on this) the basics of creating paper flowers. Create enough for a … Continue reading "Class: Mixed Media Tuesday: Paper Flowers For Your Holiday Table"
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
When sweet Northern college kid Bill (Ralph Macchio) and his buddy Stan (Mitchell Whitfield) are picked up and thrown into the slammer in a hick Southern town, at first it looks like no big deal. … Continue reading "Our Favorite Films: My Cousin Vinny"
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Nantucket Short Play Festival group meets once a week to table read plays submitted from around the country to its annual contest. Once all the plays are read, the group votes on the top … Continue reading "Short Play Festival"
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Tea & Tarot"
Nov 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come join the fun as we use paper, tape, and other common materials to build a helicopter which will be set in motion powered by a wound rubber band. This program is for children ages … Continue reading "STEM for Kids: Rubberband Powered Helicopter"
Nov 20 @ 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 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
In this session, Panchy continues a discussion on the examination of the clauses of the First Amendment that refer to religion. Participants will discuss the ideas present at the adoption of the Bill of Rights … Continue reading "Class: Peter Panchy"
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 1800 House
Make a custom set of 10 cards using simple printing techniques and letterpress words.  these colorful beauties are prefect for a holiday greeting or any time of year. Maximum class size: 10
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
In the Kenyan bush, a small-time ivory dealer fights to stay on top while forces mobilize to destroy his trade. When he turns to his younger cousin, a conflicted wildlife ranger who hasn’t been paid … Continue reading "Film for Thought: When Lambs Become Lions"
Nov 20 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us at Nantucket’s first Alz Meet Up for some tea and conversation! Alz Meet Ups are social events that offer a fun and comfortable way for you to meet up with other people living … Continue reading "Alz MeetUp"
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
In the Kenyan bush, a small-time ivory dealer fights to stay on top while forces mobilize to destroy his trade. When he turns to his younger cousin, a conflicted wildlife ranger who hasn’t been paid … Continue reading "Film for Thought: When Lambs Become Lions"
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
This is performed in the Noël Coward theatre and is an adaptation from the well known film. This story revolves around aspiring actress Eve Harrington (Lily James). Tattered and forlorn, Eve shows up in the … Continue reading "NT Live: All About Eve"
Nov 21 @ 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 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Join us and author Betsy Tyler for a special book launch for this new NHA publication. A lecture, light bites and refreshments, as well as a book signing will take place. This beautifully illustrated, 256-page … Continue reading "A THOUSAND LEAGUES OF BLUE book launch"
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Want to know what the Sommeliers + Staff drink?  Now is your chance to find out and drink with them!  Enjoy a taste of what is in our cellars as we share our favorite fall … Continue reading "Fall Staff Favorites: Free Wine Tasting"
Nov 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
The adventures continue as Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister Anna embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. They are joined by friends, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven.
Nov 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
The adventures continue as Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister Anna embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. They are joined by friends, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven.
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm Bennett Hall
Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of … Continue reading "Matilda"
Nov 22 @ 9:45 pm – 10:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski for Circle Time! Songs, simple games, and guest appearances from Lizza’s puppet friends of Nanpuppets! Intended for ages 1 to 3 but babies and older kids are welcome to join in the … Continue reading "Circle Time with Lizza"
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Who says you can’t find a bargain on Nantucket? This once a year shopping extravaganza cannot be missed. Furnishings for every room in the house, table top accessories, kitchen items, lamps, art, antiques, outdoor furniture, … Continue reading "Annual Yard Sale!"
Nov 23 @ 12:55 pm The Dreamland
Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking … Continue reading "MET Live: Akhnaten"
Nov 23 @ 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"