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 @ 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"
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 10:00 am
Step back in time and learn about the island’s historic homes and the people who lived in them. 508-228-1387
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Nantucket Ice
Public Skate
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 1:00 pm
THE WHALESHIP ESSEX: A NANTUCKET TRAGEDY The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex is a one-woman walking play that depicts the lives of Captain George Pollard, Jr., First Mate Owen Chase, and Cabin Boy Thomas Nickerson…and … Continue reading "The Whaleship Essex: A Nantucket Tragedy"
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 2:00 pm
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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
 
Jun 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
We believe that an understanding of programming languages is increasingly important in the modern world and that it’s both better and easier to learn these skills early. This week we’ll be exploring the potential of … Continue reading "CoderDojo :Scratch"
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Meet + Greet with Italian superstar, 26th generation winemaker from her family’s iconic winery estates in Tuscany, Alessia Antinori. Taste the wines of Marchesi Antinori that value tradition and respect for the territory in which … Continue reading "Meet & Greet with Italian Winemaker Alessia Antinori"
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Rose & Crown
Live Music at this downtown hot spot!
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Atheneum’s Knitting and Crocheting Circle continues its gam sessions on Wednesday evenings. Join the group for a session or become weekly participants. The group will continue making hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves to be … Continue reading "Knitting and Crocheting Circle"
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
Each summer, the Maria Mitchell Association hosts scientists and research experts on a wide variety of scientific topics. Tonight’s talk will be lead by Dr. Philip S. Muirhead who is an assistant professor in the … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series – Dr. Philip S. Muirhead"
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 7:15 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"
Jun 20 @ 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 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association 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 the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jun 20 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 21 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
Live DJ at The Rose & Crown
Jun 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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.