Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Who doesn’t love a snow globe? We will have jars, small items, and ‘snow’ available for you to create your own to keep or give as tiny gifts. All tools and materials will be supplied. … Continue reading "Makerspace for Teens-Snow Globes"
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
Get into the holiday spirit with The Nutcracker Suite presented by the Nantucket Ballet. Share the magic and beauty of this beloved children’s ballet with your loved ones! The Nutcracker Suite presented by the Nantucket … Continue reading "Nantucket Ballet; The Nutcracker Suite"
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
To honor and celebrate the memory of Chef Joseph Kellers beloved canine companion Como, he is hosting a fundraiser for his favorite island organization, Offshore Animal Hospital. Come to Company of the Cauldron for a … Continue reading "Fundraiser for Offshore Animal Hospital"
Dec 14 @ 2:30 pm Nantucket Music Center
Join The Murphys of Cape Cod for a Set and Ceili Workshop in the Nantucket Community Music Center, 56 Centre Street. $20. Register at 508-228-3352 or nantucketcommunitymusiccenter.org
Dec 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"
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
As an ode to the ocean, local farms, and the seasons, meet + greet Chef Erin Zircher, author of CRU Oyster Bar’s Nantucket based cookbook.  Alongside, enjoy a wine tasting showcasing a selection of French … Continue reading "Home for the Holidays: Cookbook Signing & Tasting with Chef Erin Zircher"
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
Get into the holiday spirit with The Nutcracker Suite presented by the Nantucket Ballet. Share the magic and beauty of this beloved children’s ballet with your loved ones! The Nutcracker Suite presented by the Nantucket … Continue reading "Nantucket Ballet; The Nutcracker Suite"
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This popular family event features holiday carols, seasonal treats and child-friendly crafts in the Whaling Museum among the Festival of Trees displays. Holiday Magic is a community event, free for all children and NHA members … Continue reading "Night of Holiday Magic"
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 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.
Dec 14 @ 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"
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Nantucket High School Winter Semi-Formal Dance for grades: 9-12. Tickets: $5, tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Held in the Nantucket Historical Association’s Whaling Museum.
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
You better watch out…Santa Claus is coming to our Sunday Brunch at The Nantucket Hotel on December 15th! We’re offering an a la Carte holiday Brunch Menu with many Christmas specials at our Breeze Restaurant … Continue reading "Christmas Stroll Brunch with Santa"
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm First Congregational Church
In celebration of the season, the NCMC Community Chorus presents a wintery program featuring selections from Randall Thompson’s Frostiana; a rare collection of Robert Frost’s transcendentalist poetry set to music by one of the twentieth … Continue reading "First Frost: Christmas in Nature Holiday Concert"
Dec 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"
Dec 15 @ 4:30 pm Mary P. Walker Auditorium, Nantucket High School
The famous Cape Symphony Holiday Pops comes to Nantucket for the first time with a Christmas extravaganza especially tailored for the entire island community. The Dreamland presents the entire Cape Symphony and members of the Chatham Chorale along with special … Continue reading "Holiday Pops on Nantucket- The Dreamland presents the Cape Symphony Holiday Concert"
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm First Congregational Church
the NCMC Community Chorus will perform a Holiday Concert featuring Frostiana: Seven Country Songs, as well as some Christmas classics spanning several generations, at the First Congregational Church, 62 Centre Street. “Frostiana” was composed by … Continue reading "Holiday Concert"
Dec 16 @ 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"
Dec 16 @ 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"
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 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"
Dec 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"
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Saltbox
RJ Turcotte, Resource Ecologist with the Nantucket Land Council, will give a talk titled: “Nantucket’s Least Wanted: The European Green Crab.” The Nantucket Land Council has been tracking the invasive European green crab in Nantucket’s … Continue reading "Science Pub"
Dec 16 @ 6:30 pm CPS Cageteria
Nantucket High School Music Department presents Holiday Musical Dessert Cabaret Featuring The Accidentals & the Naturals Ticket price includes entertainment plus a dessert and beverage served to you. Take chances in our Chinese auction in … Continue reading "Holiday Musical Dessert Cabaret"
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm CPS Cageteria
Nantucket High School Music Department presents Holiday Musical Dessert Cabaret Featuring The Accidentals & the Naturals Ticket price includes entertainment plus a dessert and beverage served to you. Take chances in our Chinese auction in … Continue reading "Holiday Musical Dessert Cabaret"
Dec 17 @ 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"
Dec 17 @ 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 "**CANCELED** Music in the Morning"
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm
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"
Dec 17 @ 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"
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per … Continue reading "Library LEGO Challenge"
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Paint, drink, and be merry at the last Pints & Paints before Christmas. $35 per adult (must be 21 or older to attend). Reserve a place by calling 508-325-5929. At Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm … Continue reading "“Fra-gile, Must Be French”"
Dec 17 @ 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"
Dec 17 @ 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"
Dec 18 @ 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"
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
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Dec 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"
Dec 19 @ 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"
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
An island tradition features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists and children. The Whaling Museum is transformed into a festive winter wonderland for the month of December. Open in the Whaling Museum, … Continue reading "Annual Festival of Trees"
Dec 19 @ 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.
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 19 @ 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"
Dec 19 @ 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"
Dec 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"
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Get supersized this holiday season by enjoying a selection of wines poured from large format bottles.  Suitable for parties of all sizes, these bottles are sure to make a big impression not only based on … Continue reading "Mag-nificent for the Holidaze Tasting"