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.
Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm First Congregational Church
The sub-title to Ella Wall Prichard’s Reclaiming Joy is “a primer for widows,” and that’s exactly what this book does. While it acknowledges the overwhelming grief one feels at the loss of a spouse, the … Continue reading "Ella Wall Prichard with Janet Schulte – Sponsored by Baylor University Press"
Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jun 13 @ 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 13 @ 5:30 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 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Jun 13 @ 6:00 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 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Welcome back Kathleen Sanderson, chef and instructor at many New England cooking schools including Natirar, Kings Cooking Studio, Mumford’s Culinary Center, Classic Thyme, Adventures in Cooking, and the The Kitchen Shoppe. In honor of Nantucket … Continue reading "“Julie and Julia” Cooking Demo with Kathleen Sanderson of Natirar Cooking School"
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Ice
Adult Public Skate
Jun 13 @ 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"
Jun 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.
Jun 13 @ 8:00 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 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
Join several of this year’s authors in a comfortable after-hours setting, while enjoying your favorite beverage. Admission is free; cash bar.
Jun 13 @ 9:00 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 14 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on a unique birding experience. Birds are an important part of Nantucket’s ecosystem and the island is known as an excellent birding spot. The trips will visit birding … Continue reading "Early-Bird Bird Expedition"
Jun 14 @ 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"
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – Jun 16 @ 8:00 pm
The Nantucket Book Festival kicks off the summer with a stellar roster of authors who will appear June 14-16 at the annual event, now in its eighth year. For three days, book lovers will gather … Continue reading "Nantucket Book Festival"
Jun 14 @ 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 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am Nantucket Ice
First 20 paid players. Pick up hockey, full gear required.
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Story Times in multiple languages on the half-hour; plus authors from Nantucket and New England gathering under the Garden tent to talk with readers about their books. Find the perfect gift for the child in … Continue reading "Children’s Storytimes and Authors"
Jun 14 @ 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 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Methodist Church
Founder of the List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies and Senior Fellow at the USC Annenberg Center, Johnson discusses The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century, a book that … Continue reading "Kirk Wallace Johnson"
Jun 14 @ 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 14 @ 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"
Jun 14 @ 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 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am Methodist Church
Orange Prize winning author of The Song of Achilles and now New York Times best-selling Circe, Madeline Miller is a classicist with a contemporary sensibility. Once you dive into her world, you will never think … Continue reading "Madeline Miller"
Jun 14 @ 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 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"
Jun 14 @ 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 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm The Dreamland
Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, for the first time, the opportunity to produce this one-of-a-kind musical has been given to The Nantucket Dreamland. The African … Continue reading "Dreamland Stage Company Presents Disney’s The Lion King"
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am Methodist Church
The Longmire series of books about Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear are set in contemporary Absaroka County, Wyoming. Rich with landscape, characters, and history of the West, these mysteries have entertained and enlightened Johnson’s … Continue reading "Craig Johnson"
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Featuring fish fry 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.