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"
May 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 8:30 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
NHA members are invited to join Nantucket Historical Association staff for a behind-the-scenes look at the collections with Amelia Holmes, associate director of the Research Library. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. RSVP: 508-228-1894, … Continue reading "Member Morning at the Research Library"
May 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring burger & chicken bar 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
May 15 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Director of the Conservation Foundation
May 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm White Elephant
Don’t miss the opening pop of Champagne and raise your glass to toast The 23rd Annual Nantucket Wine and Food Festival! Join us for the Welcome Reception at The White Elephant on Wednesday evening to … Continue reading "Nantucket Wine & Food Welcome Reception"
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Writer’s ToolBox is a fun, stress-free way to work on your writing in a supportive atmosphere. Each session will focus on an aspect of writing and writers of all genres and levels are welcome. … Continue reading "The Writer’s ToolBox: Where Are We? How Place Enhances The Story"
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 6:50 pm Nantucket Ice
Adult Learn to Skate Registration required, drop-ins welcome
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The United States Bill of Rights comprises the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution which spell out Americans’ rights in relation to their government. The Bill of Rights guarantees civil rights and liberties … Continue reading "Class: Peter Panchy, The Bill of Rights In America Today"
May 15 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
An Egyptian leper embarks on a road trip to find his birth family, accompanied by an orphaned boy. The unlikely duo head southward to Qena after the former’s wife dies, away from the leper colony … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Yomeddine"
May 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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