Jun 13 – Jun 18 all-day
Tuesday–Sunday, June 12–17 Plein Air Paint Out, Brant Point, June 13, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Frank Swift Chase Awards and Reception, Sunday, June 17, 6 p.m. Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington … Continue reading "Plein Air Nantucket"
Jun 19 all-day
Learn about the beautiful and historic species of trees that line Nantucket’s downtown streets.  These Nantucket Land Council tours are led by both the Executive Director Cormac Collier and the Resource Ecologist Emily Molden.  Their combined … Continue reading "Downtown Tree Tour"
Jun 19 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 8:30 am
See historic landmarks from the whaling history days. 1-hour trip; coffee included. $50pp. Kids younger than 2 ride free. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
Create a quaint Nantucket scene in a variety of threads and stitches Stitch Nantucket’s icon, Brant Point. This maritime scene is stitched with a variety of threads, beads and stitches. Please bring scissors and your … Continue reading "Brant Point Needlework Ornament with Ana Ericksen"
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am Bartlett's Farm
Take a Free tour at Bartlett’s Farm! Go behind the scenes to where the magic happens. See the tomato houses, learn about our organic growing operation, and be amazed at all the things that happen … Continue reading "Farm Tours"
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Students will hand weave a traditional shaker style basket that is not only beautiful but useful. You will use reed for weaving and finish your basket with a hand carved hardwood handle. Choose a shape … Continue reading "Hand Woven Shaker Style Basket with Taylor Cullen"
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
This is the perfect opportunity to visit and photograph two of Nantucket’s lighthouses – Brant Point and Sankaty Head. Learn about the history of each, while capturing impressive images along the way. Other stops on … Continue reading "Nantucket Island Tour"
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am Wauwinet Gate House
A guided oversand adventure tour. Discover the wonders of the remote Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge & Great Point. Pickup at 33 Washington St or Wauwinet Gate House. 508 228 6799. thetrustees.org/ccwr – Repeated at 1 pm.
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
Students will explore the block printing process from design to print. Using a quick collage technique, students will create form and shape that can be used as inspiration for your block. Students will create several … Continue reading "Printed Pattern: For Paper & Textiles with Mary Emery & John Carruthers"
Jun 19 @ 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"
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am
See Gray Seals in their natural habitat, experience the beauty of Great Point from the water. Great for all ages; perfect photo ops. 2-hour trip. Tickets $95pp at 508-228-7037 or at shearwaterexcursions.com
Jun 19 @ 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 19 @ 10:00 am
See historic landmarks from the whaling history days. 1-hour trip; coffee included. $50pp. Kids younger than 2 ride free. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour introduces participants to Nantucket, both past and present. It tells the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour is 60 minutes long and has five … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour"
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am Nantucket Bike Tours
A timeless tour to some of Nantucket’s hidden gems, beautiful sights, and historical locations. Travel with us through the Town of Nantucket, peeking down the Old Whaling streets and quintessential sights. Highlights Old Mill Steps … Continue reading "Town View Bike Tour"
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Leave the heavy camera at home and learn how to compose and capture interesting images on your phone. With a few pre- and post-shooting pointers and a brief lesson in editing with Google’s Snapseed app … Continue reading "iPhone Tour"
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am The Dreamland
 
Jun 19 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  1pm, 2:15pm, 4pm, & 5:15pm
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This 2-hour walking tour will take us through town and its surrounding areas depending on the time of day and conditions. Photograph historic homes and beautiful window boxes, capture the picket fences and cobblestone streets … Continue reading "Around Town Tour"
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  1pm, 2:15pm, 4pm, & 5:15pm
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm
See Gray Seals in their natural habitat, experience the beauty of Great Point from the water. Great for all ages; perfect photo ops. 2-hour trip. Tickets $95pp at 508-228-7037 or at shearwaterexcursions.com
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come walk the narrow streets of ‘Sconset with us and photograph some of the most picturesque cottages and beautiful gardens on the island. We’ll tour the town area, follow with a walk along the Bluff, … Continue reading "Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour"
Jun 19 @ 1:30 pm Hadwen House
This tour visits three historic homes and gardens, exploring two centuries of life and architecture on Nantucket. The 60-minute tour offers a glimpse into the lives of some of the people that have occupied the … Continue reading "Historica House & Garden Walking Tour"
Jun 19 @ 2:00 pm
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"
Jun 19 @ 2:00 pm Nantucket Bike Tours
7 miles | moderate We think the best thing to do while on Nantucket is … BIKE. However, in a close second is spending time at Cisco Brewery. This family friendly environment and outdoor watering … Continue reading "To The Brewery! Bike Tour"
Jun 19 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  4pm, & 5:15pm
Jun 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Learn about insects, “bugs”, and other creepy-crawlies through making your own curated and preserved collection to take home. Insects are the most abundant group of animals on the planet and provide unique opportunities to study … Continue reading "Build Your Own Insect Collection"
Jun 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties
Join us at Jetties Beach as we experience the beautiful marine life of Nantucket’s waters! Our guides will teach you proper snorkeling techniques and animal handling skills. They will point out and share their knowledge … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
Jun 19 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at 5:15pm
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
 
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rose & Crown
Live Music at this downtown hot spot!
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm
TWILIGHT WALK TO THE GRAVEYARD Our walk will take us back in time to the final resting places of interesting people who left a footprint on Nantucket. Each gravestone has a story to tell, and … Continue reading "Twilight Walk to the Graveyard"
Jun 19 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com .
Jun 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
After a fun day on Island, come out with us to enjoy beer, wine, and our signature cocktails while you take in the gorgeous sights in Nantucket Harbor. For tickets call 508-228-7037 or go to … Continue reading "Cocktail Cruise aboard the Shearwater"
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
The waters of the Gulf of Maine and northwest Atlantic Ocean have the dubious distinction of have the fastest warming ocean surface water temperatures in the world! This affords us a “front row seat” for … Continue reading "“Nantucket: A Front Row Seat for Climate Change Impacts” with Rich Delaney, CEO Center for Coastal Studies"
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 2.5-hour tour will take us to different locations in Madaket to photograph beaches, birds, piers, lakes and inlets as they change color during Nantucket’s epic sunsets. Learn about adjusting your ISO and white balance … Continue reading "Madaket & More at Sunset"
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
 
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm
Bring a beverage & snack and enjoy the sunset over the water. Time varies with sunset: call 508-228-7037 for departure time and tickets.
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm The Dreamland
The Nantucket Film Festival and the Dreamland are proud to welcome back the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO) for a live performance of their new, original score to Universal Pictures’ The Man Who Laughs (1928). … Continue reading "Berklee Performing The Man Who Laughs (1928)"
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm
THE RAVEN’S NIGHT WALK: GHOSTS OF NANTUCKET’S PAST The Raven’s Night Walk is a haunted history tour of Nantucket Town. During our walk you will hear Nantucket’s fascinating history and the ghostly tales of it’s … Continue reading "The Raven’s Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket’s Past"
Jun 19 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 20 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
Live music at the Rose & Crown
Jun 20 – Jun 25 all-day
2018 Nantucket Film Festival screenings, talks, & events at various locations around town.
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Linda Loring Nature Foundation
Weekly Wednesday Bird Walk with Seth Engelbourg, LLNF Naturalist Educator and Program Manager. Meets at 7:45am at the LLNF parking lot, 110 Eel Point Rd.
Jun 20 @ 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"