Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
From early April to mid-May, over three million daffodils of every color, shape and size will bloom on Nantucket. This blossoming, and the arrival of spring itself, is the focal point of celebration during Daffodil … Continue reading "Daffodil Festival Weekend"
Apr 27 all-day Mitchell’s Book Corner
Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day by stopping by to see what’s NEW on the shelves at Mitchell’s and Bookworks this season as well as some special deals on audio books, book swag, and MORE!
Apr 28 @ 8:30 am
A 2-1/2 mile, 55 minute nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. No reservations necessary.
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Codfish Park
This 5k road race begins and ends at Codfish Park in the historic village of ‘Sconset on Nantucket Island. The course winds through the village center, along Baxter Road and the ‘Sconset Bluff and finishes … Continue reading "2019 Nantucket Daffodil 5K"
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am
The dynamic story of Nantucket, led by the 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl this 3/4 mile, 90 min. stroll.
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
A Community Event The Forty-Fifth Annual 2019 Nantucket Daffodil Show. “Shells and Bells” The Public is invited. Admission is Free. Free shuttle Saturday only from 10 Washington Street across from Greenhound starting at 1:45 pm. … Continue reading "Nantucket Daffodil Show “Shells and Bells”"
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am The Dreamland
Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from … Continue reading "Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical"
Apr 28 @ 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"
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Not all rosé wines are created equally… Luckily it doesn’t take a degree to discern the differences among them. Find out the how to solve the mystery of pink wines with Chief Tasting Officer (aka … Continue reading "Think Pink, Clink Pink, Drink Pink"
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am
Named “Nantucket’s Serengeti” due to its undeniable visual similarity to the plains of eastern Africa, this stunning 400 acres of scrub oak shrubland constitutes the southern portion of our largest property, the Middle Moors. In … Continue reading "Winter Walk with Ranger Allen"
Apr 28 @ 12:45 pm Maria Mitchell Association
The Maria Mitchell Association and the Nantucket Conservation Foundation host a walk in Squam Swamp with noted mycologist, Lawrence Millman. The group will learn about the fungi that lives here on Nantucket and explore the … Continue reading "Free Fun Fungi Walk"
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from … Continue reading "Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical"
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm
Hear how Melville, Hemingway, Steinbeck and others were inspired by this magical island on this 2/3 mile, 90min stroll. Meet at Federal & India Street by Atheneum fence 10 min early. No reservations required.
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
The famed New Black Eagle Jazz Band formed in 1971 and has played its signature New Orleans jazz, blues, and gospel music in hundreds of venues. The band, varying in number from six or more … Continue reading "“New Black Eagle Jazz Band” in Concert"
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from … Continue reading "Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical"
Apr 28 @ 6:00 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
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
“The Mouth of Old South” Brian Glowacki returns home to the Dreamland on Friday April 26th to raise money for the Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund. He’s been spreading his brand of mischief all … Continue reading "A Night of Comedy with: Brian Glowacki"
Apr 28 @ 8:45 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk features 5 of the island’s famous haunted locations. Led by the original guide, it is 1 mi. long & lasts 80 min.
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am
A 2 Mile, 45 min. nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beatutiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. $15 cash only. No reservations required.
Apr 29 @ 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"
Apr 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Our Island Home
Bring your kids from brand new to 4-year-olds for this drop-in program at Our Island Home, 9 East Creek Road. Studies show the benefits of intergenerational connections and the joy it brings to everyone. The … Continue reading "Our Island Kids"
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Using traditional hand-drawn techniques and materials, as well as our digital lab, students will create their own imaginative comic strips. We’ll explore how different panels and shots can be used to make fun and creative … Continue reading "Comics – Ages 10-14 with Nicci Aguiar"
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Chalk pastels are one of the most fun, fast, and forgiving mediums to work with. In this 8 week class Jenna will be sharing her love for pastels and teaching students basic concepts and techniques … Continue reading "Teen Pastels- Ages 14-18 with Jenna Darkow"
Apr 29 @ 6:00 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
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Explore the potter’s wheel in this challenging, but fun, class. Taylor will demonstrate all of the basic steps needed to create your own functional vessels on the pottery wheel. Wedging, centering, and … Continue reading "Wheelthrowing with Taylor Cullen"
Apr 30 @ 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 2-7. Space is limited. … Continue reading "Music in the Morning"
Apr 30 @ 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"
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm
The dynamic story of Nantucket, led by the 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl this 3/4 mile, 90 min. stroll.
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
Apr 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various sculpture and hand-building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination.
Apr 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Our youngest artists will explore various art media and elementary art fundamentals in a relaxed and inspiring setting.
Apr 30 @ 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"
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Every Tuesday at The Corner Table Cafe join Chris Harding for a casual knitting gathering.
Apr 30 @ 6:00 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
May 1 @ 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"
May 1 @ 9:00 am
A 2 Mile, 45 min. nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beatutiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. $15 cash only. No reservations required.
May 1 @ 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"
May 1 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Housing Nantucket
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Join us for this interactive new course where students will “visit” different countries and time periods while they study the artists associated. Student’s art will reflect these artists’ technique and style.
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics, while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various sculpture and hand-building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination.
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Our Island Home
Lizza is back at Our Island Home. She will be doing her music show for a multi-generational audience. Residents, family members and children from the community are welcome. All children must be accompanied by an … Continue reading "Nanpuppets Music Show"
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join local creatives Allison and Emma, along with Sustainable Nantucket and 100 Mile Makers, in a craft supply pop-up ‘shop” focusing on upcycled materials. We will have all kinds of found and donated crafting materials … Continue reading "Creative Craft Supply Reuse Pop Up"
May 1 @ 6:00 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
May 1 @ 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"
May 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Chalk pastels are one of the most fun, fast, and forgiving mediums to work with. In this 4 week class, Jenna will be sharing her love for pastels and teaching students basic concepts and techniques … Continue reading "Pastels with Jenna Darkow"
May 2 @ 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"
May 2 @ 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"
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Free lecture on Bohemians in the Garden in the Nantucket Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Open to the public.