Dec 30 @ 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 30 @ 8:50 am – 1:00 pm
Join the MMA this winter break as we explore animal extremes in the natural world! Come discover how bio luminescence works in the deepest parts of the oceans, how Artic terns survive the longest migration … Continue reading "Winter Discovery Camp"
Dec 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 31 @ 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"
Dec 31 @ 8:50 am – 1:00 pm
Join the MMA this winter break as we explore animal extremes in the natural world! Come discover how bio luminescence works in the deepest parts of the oceans, how Artic terns survive the longest migration … Continue reading "Winter Discovery Camp"
Dec 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 2019 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 12:00 am The Nantucket Hotel
It’s Back! Join us outside The Nantucket Hotel for our complimentary New Year’s Eve “Anchor Drop.” We’ll be celebrating and counting down to 2020 by dropping an anchor off the top of the Hotel. Offered … Continue reading "New Year’s Eve Anchor Drop at The Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 31 2019 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 12:30 am The Nantucket Hotel
It’s our Eighth Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration! Join us for a fun evening, waving good-bye to 2019 and saying hello to 2020 in our Grand Ballroom on December 31st. This year’s theme is “Under … Continue reading "Gala, Under the Sea New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance (or Dance-Only) Party at The Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 31 @ 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"
Jan 1 @ 8:50 am – 1:00 pm
Join the MMA this winter break as we explore animal extremes in the natural world! Come discover how bio luminescence works in the deepest parts of the oceans, how Artic terns survive the longest migration … Continue reading "Winter Discovery Camp"
Jan 2 @ 8:50 am – 1:00 pm
Join the MMA this winter break as we explore animal extremes in the natural world! Come discover how bio luminescence works in the deepest parts of the oceans, how Artic terns survive the longest migration … Continue reading "Winter Discovery Camp"
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Cisco Brewers
You too can become a Cisco expert! Hop on a tour led by one of our highly trained guides and learn about Cisco Brewers, Triple Eight Distillery, and Nantucket Vineyard’s history and products! In the … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
Jan 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
You too can become a Cisco expert! Hop on a tour led by one of our highly trained guides and learn about Cisco Brewers, Triple Eight Distillery, and Nantucket Vineyard’s history and products! In the … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
Jan 3 @ 8:50 am – 1:00 pm
Join the MMA this winter break as we explore animal extremes in the natural world! Come discover how bio luminescence works in the deepest parts of the oceans, how Artic terns survive the longest migration … Continue reading "Winter Discovery Camp"
Jan 3 @ 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.
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am
Join us as we explore the open fields, hidden forests and sphagnum bogs of this spectacular property adjacent to Squam Swamp. Located off Quidnet Road, this former farmland was used by the Foundation for a … Continue reading "Free Walk: Squam Farm"
Jan 4 @ 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.
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Join us for a night of trivia! Sign ups at 5pm and game begins at 5:30pm. Runs until 7pm. Teams up to 6 people. Great prizes that change every week!
Jan 7 @ 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"
Jan 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
This event is 21+ adults. $35 per person. Lindsay provides instruction, paints, brushes, canvas… everything you need to create a masterpiece! Painting begins at 5:30pm ((sharp)) so please show up close to 5:00pm to set … Continue reading "**CANCELED** Pints & Paints"
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Island Tunes is a booked showcase for Nantucket singers / songwriters to develop their skills, while putting on a fun and interesting show for our guests.
Jan 7 @ 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"
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Nantucket Chief of Police
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, “Richard Jewell” is a story of what happens when what is reported as fact obscures the truth. “There is a bomb in Centennial Park. You have … Continue reading "Movie: Richard Jewell"
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back … Continue reading "Movie: Little Women"
Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players … Continue reading "Movie: Jumanji: The Next Level"
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back … Continue reading "Movie: Little Women"
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
American composer Richard Charles Rodgers (1902 – 1979) was one of the most significant composers of the 20th century whose work significantly impacted popular music. The first creative to win an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar … Continue reading "Class: The Musical Genius of Richard Rogers"
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Emma Young and Calin Duke will teach you how to sew on a machine, and you will walk away with a pillow cover made from a button-up shirt! We will also use the sleeves to … Continue reading "Sustainable Sewing Class: Button-Up Pillow Covers."
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help. As the Ochoas try to make a living in this cutthroat … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Midnight Family"
Jan 8 @ 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"
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron’s journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences.
Jan 8 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, “Richard Jewell” is a story of what happens when what is reported as fact obscures the truth. “There is a bomb in Centennial Park. You have … Continue reading "Movie: Richard Jewell"
Jan 8 @ 8:30 pm The Dreamland
In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players … Continue reading "Movie: Jumanji: The Next Level"
Jan 9 @ 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"
Jan 9 @ 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.
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Natural Science Museum
Join the MMA as we read and discover together in Tales for Tots, our new program designed especially for the young explorer in your family! Each session we will read a classic nature or science … Continue reading "Tales for Tots"
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help. As the Ochoas try to make a living in this cutthroat … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Midnight Family"
Jan 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Nantucket Ice
Free after school skating Registration required
Jan 9 @ 2:30 pm The Dreamland
Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned … Continue reading "Movie: Knives Out"
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm The Dreamland
The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron’s journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences.
Jan 9 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Ice
Gate Admission applies
Jan 9 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back … Continue reading "Movie: Little Women"
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 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 "**CANCELLED** Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Beginner’s English Class"
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 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 "**Cancelled** Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Intermediate/Advanced English Class"