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 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!
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Winter Green Swag Building Workshop Join Hilary Armour, Bartlett’s Farm Garden Center Manager, as she demonstrates the process while you enjoy hot soup and half a sandwich in our heated greenhouse. After the demonstration, you … Continue reading "Winter Green Swag Building Workshop"
Dec 8 @ 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"
Dec 8 @ 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 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
No matter how far you roam, there is no place like “Home for the Holidays” on Nantucket. Join us to celebrate Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce’s Double Red Ticket Day. Sip while you shop for … Continue reading "Home for the Holidays Chamber Tasting Event"
Dec 8 @ 4:00 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 8 @ 4:30 pm The Yoga Room
Laughter yoga combines breathing, childlike playfulness, and assorted exercises to promote physical and emotional benefits in the body. Join Lizza Obremski for Laughter Yoga at The Yoga Room on Saturday, December 8th at 4:30pm. This … Continue reading "Laughter Yoga"
Dec 8 @ 4:30 pm The Dreamland
A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm
This class benefits the Inky Santa Toy Drive. All levels are welcome in this Dharma class set to holiday carols and illuminated by candlelight. In lieu of a class fee, donate what you can in … Continue reading "8th annual Candlelight and Carols Holiday Yoga Class"
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
American Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair.
Dec 8 @ 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 8 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
A delightful adaptation of the classic Dickens tale…
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm The Dreamland
A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am
Duration 2 Hours About Sitting on 90 acres at the north end of Hummock Pond on its east side, like Gardner Farm immediately south, Lost Farm’s former vegetable fields have given way to shrubs and … Continue reading "Lost Farm Sanctuary Hike"
Dec 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 11:00 am The Dreamland
An intimate look at the life and work of Greek-American opera singer Maria Callas, as told in her own words.
Dec 9 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Order your football season treats at Bartlett’s Farm every Sunday and whenever the Patriots play. Half- and whole racks of ribs with coleslaw and cornbread and chicken wings with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing. … Continue reading "Ribs & Wings"
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm
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 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 56 Centre Street, 106 Early Childhood Playroom
Preparing for birth, informed consent, breathe and move through labor, and what to expect in the early days with your baby. $10. Register at www.NantucketCommunitySchool.org or call 508-228-7285, ext. 1166
Dec 9 @ 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 holiday classic with your loved ones! The Nutcracker Suite presented by the Nantucket … Continue reading "The Nantucket Suite"
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This popular family event features holiday carols, seasonal treats and child-friendly crafts in the Whaling Museum among the festive of the Festival of Trees. This community event is free for all children and NHA members … Continue reading "Holiday Magic"
Dec 9 @ 2:00 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 9 @ 2:00 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 9 @ 3:00 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 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:45 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Dec 9 @ 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 holiday classic with your loved ones! The Nutcracker Suite presented by the Nantucket … Continue reading "The Nantucket Suite"
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.
Dec 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
American Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair.
Dec 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 1:00 pm
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"
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm Summer Street Church
This Nantucket Community Center Concert features the Student Holiday Ensemble, performing in the Summer Street Church, Summer Street. 508-228-3352
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
A musician helps a young singer find frame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.