May 11 @ 8:00 am Polpis Road, meeting at Don Allen
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
Full basket (16 wings) for $12.95; half basket is $8.95. Corner of Easy Street & Broad.
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am The Handlebar Café
An opportunity for newish dads to gather and talk about parenting. Bring the little ones: juice & water will be available. Handlebar Cafe, 15 Washington Street.
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
A unique and extremely popular collaborative walking tour with the Curator of the Mitchell House, the Nantucket Preservation Trust’s Executive Director, and the Nantucket Historical Association’s Education Staff that looks at the changes in domestic … Continue reading "Four Centuries Domestic Tour"
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
A lovely morning of tea, desserts and gifting for Mother’s Day. Plant a live pansy in a beautiful china tea cup of your choice to give to Mom. This event is perfect for children and … Continue reading "Mother’s Day Tea for Two workshop"
May 11 @ 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 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
See the remaining historic landmarks form the Whaling Era while you sip your morning coffee or tea. Call 508-228-7037.
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Commonwealth
Commonwealth is hosting a FREE Clothing Swap today. Bring in your gently used clothes and accessories and shoes to swap with other participants. Enjoy a complimentary mimosa while you swap and shop! 12 Oak Street … Continue reading "Commonwealth Clothing Swap"
May 11 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 11 @ 12:55 pm The Dreamland
Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, … Continue reading "MET Live: Dialogues des Carmelites (Live)"
May 11 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers.
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Time varies with the setting sun, so call ahead. Copy: Bring along your favorite beverages and enjoy some of the finest sunsets around on this relaxing cruise. Call 508-228-7037.
May 11 @ 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
May 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm UU Meeting House
Meet on the steps of the UU Meeting House at 11 Orange Street on Mother’s Day for a walk through town in support of all genders, orientations, faiths and abilities in this practice of beloved … Continue reading "Mother’s Day Walk"
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Join local teacher and sommelier Ieva Aldins for an all levels* yoga class designed to make your body feel good. After yoga, we will pop some bubbles and enjoy a delicious brunch. Treat yourself and … Continue reading "Mamasté: Mother’s Day Yoga Brunch and Bubbles"
May 12 @ 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 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
See the remaining historic landmarks form the Whaling Era while you sip your morning coffee or tea. Call 508-228-7037.
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Hotel
Treat your Mom to Brunch in the Grand Ballroom at The Nantucket Hotel on Mother’s Day. Our new Executive Chef, Albert Cannito has created a scrumptious, Prix Fixe Brunch Buffet Menu the entire family will … Continue reading "Mother’s Day Brunch at The Nantucket Hotel"
May 12 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Matthew Hutchinson presents a special mother’s day concert of solo jazz piano. Hutchinson is known for his elegant, sophisticated and swinging renditions of American Songbook classics, Hutchinson offers his interpretations of classic compositions such composers … Continue reading "Mother’s Day Concert: Matt Hutchinson"
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Time varies with the setting sun, so call ahead. Copy: Bring along your favorite beverages and enjoy some of the finest sunsets around on this relaxing cruise. Call 508-228-7037.
May 12 @ 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
May 13 @ 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 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
See the remaining historic landmarks form the Whaling Era while you sip your morning coffee or tea. Call 508-228-7037.
May 13 @ 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"
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring chef-carved roast beef, plus salad bar, and an assortment of pizza, nachos, fried rice, grilled veggies, wings, onion rings, and more. $13.95. Salad Bar alone: $9.95 Corner of Easy Street & Broad.
May 13 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 13 @ 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"
May 13 @ 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"
May 13 @ 6:15 pm – 7:35 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
May 13 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
The Dreamland is pleased to present a new digital restoration of Sergey Bondarchuk’s seven-hour-plus adaptation of Tolstoy’s magnificent novel. Winner of the 1969 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Bondarchuk’s War and Peace sets the … Continue reading "Special Screening: War and Peace Pt. 2, Natasha Rostova"
May 13 @ 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"
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Time varies with the setting sun, so call ahead. Copy: Bring along your favorite beverages and enjoy some of the finest sunsets around on this relaxing cruise. Call 508-228-7037.
May 13 @ 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
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am Nantucket Ice
First 20 paid players. Pick up hockey, full gear required.
May 14 @ 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"
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont offers a mixed bag of iPhone and iPad tricks and tips that will allow you to get the most from your smart phone. Janie will cover phone settings that allow you to … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone Mixed Bag"
May 14 @ 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 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
See the remaining historic landmarks form the Whaling Era while you sip your morning coffee or tea. Call 508-228-7037.
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring soup & sandwich plus salad bar, and an assortment of pizza, nachos, fried rice, grilled veggies, wings, onion rings, and more. $13.95. Salad Bar alone: $9.95 Corner of Easy Street & Broad.
May 14 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Ice
Parent/Tot Skate
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
May 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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.
May 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
For Relatives raising grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins. If you are raising your grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, or your siblings, you are not alone. This group can provide information and resources, as well as support. Join … Continue reading "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren"
May 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us as we learn to carve a simple block (soft carving material not wood) and discover the joys of making patterns with simple lines and shapes. We will make gift tags and small gift … Continue reading "Mixed Media Class: Simple Block-Printed Gift Tags & Enclosures"
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:50 pm Nantucket Ice
Minimum equipment: Skates, stick, gloves, helmet
May 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for those who are starting from scratch or those who wish to reinforce their foundational knowledge. … Continue reading "Beginner Tea & Tarot"