May 26 – May 27 all-day
This weekend, MMA birders and friends, including MMA Field Ornithologist Ginger Andrews, will scour the island to record as many bird species as possible in a 24 hour period starting at 5 PM May 26, … Continue reading "2019 BIRD-A-THON"
May 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 11:00 am 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 12:00 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 27 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley (Academy Award (R) winner Dame Judi Dench), lives in contented retirement. Then suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s shockingly arrested by MI5. For Joan has … Continue reading "Movie: Red Joan"
May 27 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Sitting on 90 acres at the north end of Hummock Pond on its east side, like Gardner Farm immediately south, Lost Farm’s former vegetable fields have given way to shrubs and … Continue reading "Lost Farm Sanctuary Hike"
May 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 3:30 pm The Dreamland
In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley (Academy Award (R) winner Dame Judi Dench), lives in contented retirement. Then suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s shockingly arrested by MI5. For Joan has … Continue reading "Movie: Red Joan"
May 27 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
May 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Enjoy the traditional dancing of these spirited young people.  Guaranteed to bring a smile to all!
May 27 @ 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 27 @ 6:00 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 27 @ 6:30 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 27 @ 7:00 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 28 @ 8:00 am
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 28 @ 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 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows participants how to take better photos using their iPhone and iPad. Janie covers close-up techniques using HDR photography, using the grid tool, burst mode, focus techniques, portrait mode, composition and editing. … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone Photography"
May 28 @ 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 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"
May 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Although Polpis Harbor is part of Nantucket Harbor, with its own narrow channel leading into it and two distinct coves or, lobes, this former kettle hole definitely feels like its own … Continue reading "Polpis Harbor Hike"
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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 28 @ 3:00 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
May 28 @ 4:00 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join Rev. Linda and Gary Simmopns as they explore their recent trip to Casa del Migrante and Instituto Madre Assunta in Tijuana, Mexico. Gary’s photos will grace this exploration of heart and mind learned from … Continue reading "Presentation: Rev. Linda Simmons & Gary Langley, ‘Lessons from Tijuana’"
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Do you feel busy all day, but can never get everything on your to-do list checked off? How often do you look back on your day and don’t know where your time went? Maybe you … Continue reading "Time Management Toolkit"
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join Jennifer Carlson and learn to ‘Write Your Own Story.” Learn about Jennifer’s publishing journey as she guides you wish on your own writing goals. Opportunities for optional creative writing during the workshop will be … Continue reading "Memoir Writing Workshop: ‘Write Your Own Story’ with Jennifer Carlson"
May 28 @ 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 changing fortunes … Continue reading "Special Screening: War and Peace Pt. 4, Pierre Bezukhov"
May 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 7:30 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 28 @ 8:00 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 29 @ 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 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"
May 29 @ 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.