Dec 6 @ 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 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Atheneum
A story and craft program for toddlers ages 18-36 months. This week we’ll be featuring birds in our stories and making pinecone bird feeders to take home. Free admission. All materials will be provided. No … Continue reading "A Special Winter Toddler Time"
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 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 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Straight Wharf
Sail Aboard the Endeavor, Departure times: 10 AM, 1 PM, and 4 PM, plus a Sunset sail. 90 Minute Sail Capt. James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket’s maritime history & waterfront sights.  Call for … Continue reading "Sail Aboard the Endeavor"
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am Gallery, 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 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Nantucket Whaling Museum has exhibit and program space that connects the 1847 Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory and the 1971 Peter Foulger Museum. There is the soaring Gosnell Hall Whale Hunt Gallery, … Continue reading "Whaling Museum Is Open"
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
A story and craft program for children 3 years and older. Today we will be reading Eve Bunting’s The Night Tree and making pinecone bird feeders to take home. All supplies will be provided. No … Continue reading "A Special Winter Preschool Story Time"
Dec 6 @ 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 6 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now … Continue reading "NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra (Live)"
Dec 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Nantucket Ice
Free after school skating Ages 4 – 5th grade Registration required
Dec 6 @ 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 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Get social this holiday season while giving bACK to your community. Bring a friend and a non-perishable food item to celebrate the season of giving at our monthly “Cheers to Charities” wine tasting event. A … Continue reading "Cheers to Charities: Wine Tasting Social Benefit"
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
The second installment of the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ series set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander.
Dec 6 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers.
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm Bennett Hall
From the musical theatre genius of the Meredith Willson (The Music Man) comes the musical version of the holdiay classic. Susan Walker’s mother Doris is in charge of staging the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Susan’s … Continue reading "Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical"
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, light heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago.
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm Straight Wharf
Watch the sun set from the water during this evening sail. Time might vary with sunset: 508-228-5585 for exact departure time and tickets. Endeavorsailing.com , Slip #1015, Straight Wharf
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
A delightful adaptation of the classic Dickens tale…
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am
Duration 2 Hours About Shawkemo Hills offers a hiking experience through a portion of the island dramatically shaped by the last glacier to cover most of North America. From a high spot on this hike, … Continue reading "Shawkemo Hills Hike"
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Pickleball Drop-in sessions at the Boys and Girls Club whenever school is in session. $5 guest fee to the NBGC.
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 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 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Straight Wharf
Sail Aboard the Endeavor, Departure times: 10 AM, 1 PM, and 4 PM, plus a Sunset sail. 90 Minute Sail Capt. James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket’s maritime history & waterfront sights.  Call for … Continue reading "Sail Aboard the Endeavor"
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Nantucket Whaling Museum has exhibit and program space that connects the 1847 Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory and the 1971 Peter Foulger Museum. There is the soaring Gosnell Hall Whale Hunt Gallery, … Continue reading "Whaling Museum Is Open"
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Natural Science Museum
The Research Center will be open for select hours during the week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research of their own, … Continue reading "Research Center Open Hours"
Dec 7 @ 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 7 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Dec 7 @ 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. FREE admission with registration.
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm Union Lodge - F&AM
In this one-hour, one-woman play, actor Andrea Gallo and director Laura Gallagher Byrne bring Maria Mitchell’s words to life on the stage. The play, written by Barbara Duffy, will close out the 200th birthday year … Continue reading "Look to the Stars: An Evening with Maria Mitchell"
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm Bennett Hall
From the musical theatre genius of the Meredith Willson (The Music Man) comes the musical version of the holdiay classic. Susan Walker’s mother Doris is in charge of staging the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Susan’s … Continue reading "Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical"
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
A musician helps a young singer find frame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over … Continue reading "Movie: Beautiful Boy"
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm Straight Wharf
Watch the sun set from the water during this evening sail. Time might vary with sunset: 508-228-5585 for exact departure time and tickets. Endeavorsailing.com , Slip #1015, Straight Wharf
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
A delightful adaptation of the classic Dickens tale…
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
It’s time to dust off those “beautiful” holiday sweaters and come join us at the Rose & Crown for our annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. Plenty of holiday cheer and cash prize for ugliest holiday … Continue reading "Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party"
Dec 7 @ 9:00 pm The Dreamland
American Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair.
Dec 7 @ 9:30 pm The Dreamland
An intimate look at the life and work of Greek-American opera singer Maria Callas, as told in her own words.
Dec 7 @ 9:45 pm The Dreamland
A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Christmas Fair & Market in Nantucket High School to benefit the senior class.10 Surfside Road
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bring a new, unwrapped toy or a nonperishable goods to Nantucket High School during December Delight to be given to a Nantucket family in need. 10 Surfside Road
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am Natural Science Museum
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals and tropical fish when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their feeding ecology and how the seasons affect … Continue reading "Very Hungry Vertebrates"
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 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 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Refreshments and entertainment through town, plus double red tickets given for each $25 spent at participating merchants. Sponsored by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce. Shop local!
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Straight Wharf
Sail Aboard the Endeavor, Departure times: 10 AM, 1 PM, and 4 PM, plus a Sunset sail. 90 Minute Sail Capt. James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket’s maritime history & waterfront sights.  Call for … Continue reading "Sail Aboard the Endeavor"
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Nantucket Whaling Museum has exhibit and program space that connects the 1847 Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory and the 1971 Peter Foulger Museum. There is the soaring Gosnell Hall Whale Hunt Gallery, … Continue reading "Whaling Museum Is Open"
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm White Elephant Village Ballroom
handcrafted holiday items and heirloom quality gifts, an art auction featuring local artists, delicious seasonal fare, a holiday Bake Shop, craft activities for children, music and more. In the White Elephant Village Ballroom, 19 North … Continue reading "Yuletide Fair"
Dec 8 @ 10:15 am – 4:00 pm
Shop on-island this holiday season! Participating businesses will have refreshments or entertainment in their locations and will give out 2 red tickets for every $25 spent. Organized by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce.
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The studios and shops at 2 Union are open for holiday shopping: Jessica Hicks Jewelry, Jennifer Greenwood, Gray Lady Smoke Shop. Gift boxes on sale in Gray Lady Smoke Shop, while they last!