May 24 @ 8:00 am
About Graded relatively flat by glacial meltwater running out over the coastal plain to the ocean 75 miles away when the landmass that would become Nantucket was nothing more than a wide, low ridge of … Continue reading "Smooth Hummocks"
May 24 @ 10:00 am Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently … Continue reading "Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois"
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Haddon Hall
Nantucket Community School, in collaboration with A Safe Place, is offering Tai Chi for Wellness classes in 56 Centre St., Haddon Hall. Tai Chi is a non-strenuous, complete body exercise consisting of a series of … Continue reading "Free Tai Chi for Wellness"
May 24 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite … Continue reading "Movie: The White Crow"
May 24 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Sand, gravel and boulders laid down by the last glacier during the Wisconsinan Glacial Stage was not the first layer of foundation for Nantucket; an ocean bottom created during the Sangamonian … Continue reading "Sankaty Bluff Hike"
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Summer is coming! Start dreaming of days on the water. Use paint to decorate a ceramic box shaped like a sailboat. All tools and materials will be supplied. FREE for teens grades 6-12.
May 24 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, … Continue reading "Movie: Pokemon: Detective Pikachu"
May 24 @ 3:30 pm The Dreamland
A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent … Continue reading "Movie: Disney’s Aladdin"
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
May 24 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
The story follows Dever and Feldstein’s characters, two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never … Continue reading "Movies: Booksmart"
May 24 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite … Continue reading "Movie: The White Crow"
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
A dynamic exhibition open to all Island artists. Exhibition includes our annual Cellography Exhibition of cell phone photography.
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent … Continue reading "Movie: Disney’s Aladdin"
May 24 @ 7:00 pm Bennett Hall
California Suite is a 1976 play by Neil Simon. Similar instructure to his earlier Plaza Suite, the comedy is composed of four playlets set in Suite 203-04 of The Beverly Hills Hotel. In Visitor from … Continue reading "California Suite by Neil Simon"
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us for a screening of A Weaverly Path, a stunning portrait of famed weaver Silvia Heyde and a presentation of local Nantucket weavers work. Karin Sheppard of Island Weaves, Hillary Anapol and members of … Continue reading "Film & Presentation: A Weaverly Path Screening and Nantucket Weavers"
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 7:30 pm The Dreamland
The story follows Dever and Feldstein’s characters, two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never … Continue reading "Movies: Booksmart"
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm White Elephant Brant Point Grill
Live Music in the Brant Point Grill Lounge in The White Elephant.
May 24 @ 8:15 pm The Dreamland
In this third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick (Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a … Continue reading "Movie: John Wick 3"
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Sanford Farm parking lot, cleaning Madaket Road
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 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
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 25 @ 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"
May 25 @ 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 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Departure times: 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM; 2 hour cruise Experience the natural beauty of Great Point and learn about our Gray seal colony.
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Atheneum
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per … Continue reading "Library LEGO Challenge"
May 25 @ 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 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
The Museum will be open daily: Monday through Saturday: 10am to 5pm Sunday: Noon to 5pm
May 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm TOPPER'S at The Wauwinet
A delectable brunch along the waters of Nantucket Bay in Toppers at the Wauwinet. 
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
May 25 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Combining elements of the Lost Farm and Gardner Farm hikes, this is a longer loop hike at approximately 2.5 miles, which helps you explore plant succession on globally threatened habitat known … Continue reading "Gardner Farm-Lost Farm Loop Hike"
May 25 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent … Continue reading "Movie: Disney’s Aladdin"
May 25 @ 2:30 pm The Dreamland
The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, … Continue reading "Movie: Pokemon: Detective Pikachu"
May 25 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
The story follows Dever and Feldstein’s characters, two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never … Continue reading "Movies: Booksmart"
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
May 25 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent … Continue reading "Movie: Disney’s Aladdin"
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Enjoy breathtaking Nantucket Harbor views and signature cocktails with family and friends. 21 years or older. Call 508-228-7037.
May 25 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite … Continue reading "Movie: The White Crow"
May 25 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
In this third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick (Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a … Continue reading "Movie: John Wick 3"
May 25 @ 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 25 @ 6:45 pm
Duration 2 Hours About With the backdrop of the sun setting over Nantucket Harbor and Coatue, learn from Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace how geological forces formed Nantucket and Polpis Harbors, discover the salt marsh … Continue reading "Polpis Harbor Sunset Hike"
May 25 @ 7:00 pm Bennett Hall
California Suite is a 1976 play by Neil Simon. Similar instructure to his earlier Plaza Suite, the comedy is composed of four playlets set in Suite 203-04 of The Beverly Hills Hotel. In Visitor from … Continue reading "California Suite by Neil Simon"
May 25 @ 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.