Create a one of a kind decorative mirror using seashells from around the world. Many of the techniques used in sailors valentines are transferable, and there is plenty of room for expanding creative ideas. Your finished … Continue reading "Shell Mirror with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
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"
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"
Annual Art Auction benefiting both the Marla Ceely Lamb Fund and Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket. Original works by 40+ artists featured. Sealed silent bidding begins at noon Thursday and winning bids announced Saturday … Continue reading "10th Annual Art Show"
Inaugurated in 2018, we dedicate our first Thursday of every month wine tasting to giving back to our community. Join us to meet and greet with our amazing charitable partners, hear more about their causes … Continue reading "Cheers to Charities Wine Tasting Event"
Ho, ho, ho! Enjoy a sip of Santa’s favorite wines as we spread some holiday cheer at our monthly fun-draiser for a local non-profit. This month, we benefit Inky Santa’s Toy Drive, an organization supporting … Continue reading "Cheers to Charities: Inky Santa’s Toy Drive"
The Festival of Trees is the NHA’s highly anticipated holiday tradition that kicks off the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce’s Stroll weekend and transforms the Whaling Museum into a festive winter wonderland for the entire month … Continue reading "Festival of Trees 26th Preview Party"
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"
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"
This delightful new play by Mark Shanahan, premiered in 2018 at White Heron Theatre, as an adaptation of the Charles Dickens holiday classic. Music, drama and quick-change artistry help tell the story of whaling captain … Continue reading "A Nantucket Christmas Carol 2019"
Now in its 46th year, the Chamber-sponsored Christmas Stroll Weekend is an enchanting, magical tribute to the wonderment of bygone Christmases. Join us December 6th through December 8th.
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"
The museum will re-open for the weekend with an expanded gift shop featuring the work of local weavers and museum members. It is the perfect opportunity to see of so many contemporary artists for sale … Continue reading "Ninth Annual Basket Festival & Sale"
Your Christmas Stroll experience will be merrier when you partake of our special holiday a la Carte, All-Day Stroll Menu in the Grand Ballroom at The Nantucket Hotel from 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. A … Continue reading "Day Christmas Stroll Dining & Live Music at The Nantucket Hotel"
Join us on The Nantucket Hotel’s Front Porch from 12:00 (Noon) to 3:00 p.m. for some live entertainment while you watch the Stroll revelers go by. Warm and cozy blankets are included and a light … Continue reading "Christmas Stroll Live Entertainment on The Nantucket Hotel’s Front Porch"
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"