May 13 – May 17 all-day
For over twenty years, the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival has brought distinguished winemakers and chefs together for a world-class epicurean celebration. Over the course of five days, the island comes alive with prestigious tastings, … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Nantucket Wine and Food Festival"
May 15 – May 16 all-day Online
This year, the Maria Mitchell Association and Mass Audubon’s Nantucket Sanctuaries will be teaming up to participate in the Mass Audubon state-wide Bird-At-Home-A-Thon from 6PM on Friday, May 15 through 6PM on Saturday, May 16. … Continue reading "At-Home-A-Thon"
May 15 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and stories with her amazing animal friends. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 2-7. Space is limited. Tickets are available the day of the program when the … Continue reading "**Cancelled** Nanpuppets"
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm online
Join us for the show and tell portion of the weekly challenge Friday at 3:00 pm! You can connect to the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/727229309 You can also dial in using … Continue reading "Weekly Challenge: Show and & tell with Maria Mitchell"
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
A Virtual Community Awareness Program for Individuals and Families who suffer from the Impact of Addiction featuring Janina Kean. Janina Kean is an internationally recognized expert in the management and treatment of behavioral health and … Continue reading "Virtual Community Awareness Program on Addiction"
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, Zoom
Get your cards read by a member of the Atheneum’s Tea & Tarot group. The readings are free and last 20 minutes. They will be conducted in private with one tarot card reader using Zoom’s … Continue reading "Online: Community Tarot Reading"
May 18 all-day online
Weekly online Educational Challenge and show and tell. https://www.mariamitchell.org/learn-discover/athome
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Visual Arts Center
Drive through the open air parking lot at the Artists Association Visual Arts Center at 24 Amelia Drive, and view works for sale from the safety of your car. Info on how to buy will … Continue reading "Drive Thru Art Fair"
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am online
Janie Hobson Dupont leads a session on these topics: What tech is essential and what is cool and fun? Your Digital Legacy – steps to take now to protect it Pitfalls and workarounds for iMessages … Continue reading "Online iPhone Class: Tech Essentials, Digital Legacy & Troubles With Texting"
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Danica Connors will lead this session using online teleconferencing technology. Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. … Continue reading "Tea & Tarot"
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am online
Join Rachel for a thumb troubleshooting class that includes a strengthening and stretching routine for Thumbs as well as demonstrating techniques for median nerve glide. Tools for support will be discussed. There will be plenty … Continue reading "Online Wellness Workshop with Rachel Dixon: Common Thumb Issues"
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join discussion facilitator Kristin Guay for a conversation about Alex Michaelides mystery The Silent Patient. Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand … Continue reading "Book Discussion Group: The Silent Patient"
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join Janet Forest and Amy Jenness of the adult programs dept., and Lincoln Thurber, of the reference department, for an informal discussion about books they have just read. Amy and Janet have been reading classic … Continue reading "Reader Roundtable: What are you reading?"
May 21 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 21 @ 6:00 pm online
Join Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie + Certified Sommelier Kirk Baker of Epernay Wine & Spirits invite you to join them for their free Virtual Wine Tasting held Thursday nights at 6 pm on FB + … Continue reading "Virtual Wine Tasting"
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. There will be three categories of between 10 and 12 questions. Some are True/False, some are answers you pick from a list and some you just … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
May 21 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 22 @ 9:00 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
May 22 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 22 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm online
The Nantucket Atheneum’s Daniel Griffin will interview Vince Murphy, Coastal Resilience Coordinator with the Town of Nantucket Natural Resources Department, on Nantucket’s present, future and past in all things coastal resiliency. Vince is the A … Continue reading "Online: The Nantucket Perspective: Our Island Future Amongst The Rising Sea"
May 22 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 23 @ 9:00 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
Nantucket Lighthouse School is hosting a plant sale at 1 Rugged Road, offering 🌱Celery 🌱Kale 🌱Kohlrabi 🌱Radishes 🌱Salad greens 🌱Edible flowers 🌱Herbs 🌱Strawberries 👉All plants were grown organically. 💯 Sales benefit the Lighthouse School.   Payments … Continue reading "Nantucket Lighthouse School is hosting a plant sale"
May 23 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 23 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 23 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 24 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 24 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 24 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 25 all-day online
Weekly online Educational Challenge and show and tell. https://www.mariamitchell.org/learn-discover/athome
May 25 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 25 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 25 @ 4:59 pm – 5:59 pm
The Nantucket Atheneum’s Amy Jenness will interview photographer Eileen Powers, who talks about her Can You Make Hair For Me? project. When she was diagnosed with Lymphoma in 2018, Eileen asked friends and colleagues to get creative and make hair … Continue reading "Online Conversation: Eileen Powers, Can You Make Hair For Me? Project"
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
May 25 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Online
Janie Hobson Dupont leads a discussion on the fun and convenient features in the latest iPhone update(13.4.1), which include Swipe to Type, Go Dark, message reminders, personalizing reactions, how to look where you are going, … Continue reading "Online Class: The Latest iPhone Update & Find My Phone"
May 26 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online, Zoom
Island Tunes, Nantucket local songwriters group, will perform a virtual concert playing their original music. To join the concert click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85156910281
May 27 @ 9:00 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Online
Join Rachel for a discussion on best practices for easing the impact of seasonal allergies. She will offer information on lowering your allergy load by making changes to your environment, adding in some natural and … Continue reading "Wellness Workshop with Rachel Dixon: A Strategy For Seasonal Allergies"
May 27 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online
This is a fun, relaxed session where we tackle 3 or 4 writing prompts. Facilitator Amy Jenness will offer the group a series prompts in a variety of genres and participants have 15 minutes to … Continue reading "Online Writer’s Group"
May 27 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Online
Join Atheneum Children’s Associate Cody Penotte for craft time! She will demonstrate step-by-step instructions for making cherry blossoms from egg cartons. This class is tailors to adults and children accompanied by adults to help with … Continue reading "Online Class: Making Cherry Blossom from Egg Cartons"
May 28 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online
Facilitated by Matt Daniels, LMHC A program to support Dads & father figures. Studies show that children grow up happier and healthier with nurturing fathers in their lives. This group is designed for Dads and … Continue reading "Dads’ Group"