Jun 12 @ 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"
Jun 12 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 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.
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages. This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Departure times: 10:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:15 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Aquarium
What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in … Continue reading "Marine Ecology Field Trip"
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Join us for a special collaboration with Meg duPont of Rockfarm Gardens! Learn how to make a beautiful Orchid Terrarium. All you need is a large, glass vessel and some creativity! There will be a … Continue reading "Orchid Terrarium Making Workshop"
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Outdoor painting festival with new wet works hung for sale each day at the AAN Gallery. Quick Paint June 14, 1-3:30 along Washington Street beach. Frank Swift Chase Awards at the June 16 closing reception, … Continue reading "Plein Air Paint Out, Brant Point"
Jun 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"
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
Jun 12 @ 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.
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
Jun 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
Jun 12 @ 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"
Jun 12 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people … Continue reading "Movie: The Tomorrow Man"
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Make your own jungle snake! We will be painting snakes using forks, bubble wrap, and other materials to make new kinds of marks and create a jungle scene for it to live in out of … Continue reading "Makerspace for Kids: Jungle Snakes"
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate … Continue reading "Movie: Godzilla: King of Monsters"
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Join us for a special collaboration with Meg duPont of Rockfarm Gardens! Learn how to make a beautiful Orchid Terrarium. All you need is a large, glass vessel and some creativity! There will be a … Continue reading "Orchid Terrarium Making Workshop"
Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime … Continue reading "Movie: The Secret Life of Pets 2"
Jun 12 @ 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.
Jun 12 @ 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: A Tense Exchange – Experimenting with Past, Present & Future Verb Tenses"
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 6:50 pm Nantucket Ice
Adult Learn to Skate Registration required, drop-ins welcome
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate … Continue reading "Movie: Godzilla: King of Monsters"
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
Juliette Binoche and Guillame Canet reunite with acclaimed director Olivier Assayas for this wry, slyly seductive tale of sex, lies, and literature. Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, Non-Fiction traces the … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Non-Fiction"
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Only the best and brightest comedians excel in the long run in this business. Our Friday Night Lights show features veteran comics who truly deserve to be called legends, having honed their skills for decades … Continue reading "Friday Night Lights: Legends of Comedy"
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About After hiking through kettle and kame terrain in the moors learning about frost bottoms and when to pick beach plums with Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace, soak up the best view … Continue reading "Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike"
Jun 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.
Jun 12 @ 7:30 pm The Dreamland
In DARK PHOENIX, the X-MEN face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious … Continue reading "Movie: X-Men: Dark Phoenix"
Jun 12 @ 9:00 pm The Dreamland
ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. … Continue reading "Movie: Rocketman"
Jun 12 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Open Nights at Loines Observatory"
Jun 13 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am Nantucket Ice
Ice-R-Cise Drop-ins welcome
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am
Duration 2 Hours About Shawkemo Hills offers a hiking experience through a portion of the island dramatically shaped by the last glacier to cover most of North America. From a high spot on this hike, … Continue reading "Shawkemo Hills Hike"
Jun 13 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 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.
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages. This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jun 13 @ 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.
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Departure times: 10:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:15 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Aquarium
What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in … Continue reading "Marine Ecology Field Trip"
Jun 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"
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring taco 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.
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Join museum staff members Andrea Wulffleff and Allison Levy for a look at early basket maker, Rowland Folger and the early days of lightship baskets. This program is free for museum members. There is a … Continue reading "Rowland Folger"
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm Nantucket Yacht Club
“Where were you the summer of ‘69?” Throw on your bell bottoms, Pucci dress, or tie-dye and join Elin Hilderbrand and Robin Kall (host of Reading with Robin)as they immerse themselves in the spirit of … Continue reading "Elin Hilderbrand with Robin Kall: Summer of ’69 – Sponsored by Caroline Ellis"
Jun 13 @ 12:45 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Our eighth hike and the newest one starting with the 2016 season, the Linda Loring Nature Foundation’s publicly accessible property is on the south side of Eel Point Road on the … Continue reading "Linda Loring Nature Foundation with Nantucket Walkabout"
Jun 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
Jun 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Saltmarsh Senior Center
Father’s Day music with Paul Connors. Country music by Hnak Williams. Cowboy music by Alan Lomax, Gene Autry & Roy Rodgers.
Jun 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Quaker Meeting House
Internationally acclaimed author, historian, Nantucket resident, and sailor Nat Philbrick, in conversation with Mindy Todd, producer and host of WCAI’s The Point, will discuss his third book about the American Revolution. In the Hurricane’s Eye: … Continue reading "Nat Philbrick with Mindy Todd"
Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Juliette Binoche and Guillame Canet reunite with acclaimed director Olivier Assayas for this wry, slyly seductive tale of sex, lies, and literature. Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, Non-Fiction traces the … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Non-Fiction"
Jun 13 @ 2:30 pm The Dreamland
A testament to the immense complexity of nature, The Biggest Little Farm follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land.