Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
In this workshop learn the fundamentals of blacksmithing from the tools and process to finished piece. Work with a forge and practice basic skills, such as drawing out a point on an iron bar, twisting, … Continue reading "Introduction to Blacksmithing with Nick Vincent"
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm Bennett Hall
Week Long Intensive Throughout the week, we offer practical theatre training from Broadway professionals which culminates in a fun and exciting showcase for family and friends. Our focus is to educate students through theatrical training … Continue reading "Take It From The Top; Week Long Kids Theatre Workshop"
Jul 16 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm Straight Wharf
Trips at 7am, 10am, 1 pm, 4 pm Enjoy a true island experience: fish with the best, Captain Fred Tonkin! All equipment provided (and lessons, if needed).  Your catch will be cleaned & packaged for … Continue reading "Sports Fishing on the Herbert T"
Jul 16 @ 7:00 am First Congregational Church
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Very limited on-site parking for handicapped. The Poulenc Trio is an American chamber music ensemble of oboe, bassoon and piano. This rare combination makes their third appearance on our Series. … Continue reading "The Poulenc Trio in Concert"
Jul 16 @ 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"
Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am 21 Quidnet Road, Barn
Keep your temple in tip top shape with an energetic walk with sisters in the hood.
Jul 16 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Join the Nantucket Land Council and the Nantucket Conservation Foundation for a 2 hour educational tour of one of Nantucket’s great ponds – Hummock Pond. Explore first hand the incredible biodiversity of Nantucket’s unique Great … Continue reading "Kayaking the Great Ponds of Nantucket – Hummock Pond"
Jul 16 @ 8:30 am
A 2 mile, nonstop, morning exercise walk, with historic commentary past the most beautiful gardens and yards of Nantucket town.
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Explore a new way to re-imagine and honor those treasured ocean finds! Students will design and finish three beautiful mixed- media “shellscape” collages arranged in silver-plated pendants using miniature shells and shell pieces. Learn two … Continue reading "A Trio of Shellscape Pendants with Shaari Horowitz"
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Slip #1015
Join pirate Robin aboard the sailing ship Endeavor and learn about the legends of the most infamous pirates. During our voyage, you will learn all about the pirate life, and in the process, become Pirate … Continue reading "Children’s Adventure: Become a Pirate Hunter Aboard the Endeavor"
Jul 16 @ 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"
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
The Nantucket “Crewel Whale” is an NHA exclusive design done on linen twill with DMC cotton and silver thread. This design gives you the choice of stitching the model of interpreting the “Whale” in your … Continue reading "Nantucket Crewel Whale : Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Lighthouse School
Eliot Coleman, acclaimed organic farming expert, helped start the organic food movement with “The New Organic Grower” published over 30 years ago. He continues to lead the way, pushing the limits of the traditional harvest … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Nothing is Impossible Keynote Address by Eliot Coleman"
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm Childrens Beach
A wonderful assortment of free family-friendly games and activities for everyone including: Spikeball, musical chairs, kite making, hula hoops & jump rope, badminton, volleyball and kickball!
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Maria Mitchell Association
For Ages 3-5 Must be accompanied for entire program by an adult caregiver Join the curator of the Mitchell House as we read a story about Maria or the time in which she lived, take … Continue reading "Story time with the Mitchells"
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Every Tuesday starting July 9 through August 13, children are invited to join the Museum staff for an hour educational program. A specialized age-appropriate tour will be offered along with other select activities. 158 Polpis … Continue reading "Weekly Children’s Program at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum"
Jul 16 @ 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"
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Hinchman House Natural Science Museum
The Hinchman House Natural Science Museum, will house exhibits and activites related to Apollo 11. Stop by the Museum and check out newspapers printed in 1969 and reporting about the event, an original Apollo 11 … Continue reading "Apollo 11 exhibit"
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows you how to use the Google toolbox to full advantage. In this class you will learn how to share and append documents in Google Drive and use Google Docs to create … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, Google Docs & Google Drive"
Jul 16 @ 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.
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Bartlett's Farm
Join us in the Bartlett Farm Garden Center and make your own pollinator feeder. Learn about pollinators why they are important and what you can do to help. $15. All materials provided.
Jul 16 @ 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"
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am The Nantucket Hotel
Join Pirate Robin on a walk to the Brant Point Lighthouse. During our walk, you will hear tales of infamous pirates who sailed past our shores, lost sailing ships, and pirate treasure. On our treasure … Continue reading "Children’s Pirate Walk and Treasure Hunt"
Jul 16 @ 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"
Jul 16 @ 10:45 am
A 2/3 mi, 90 minute historic walk through the village of Sconset. Catch the 10:15 bus at the Washington St. Depot for 20 min ride to Sconset.
Jul 16 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm 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.
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
Informed by collective decades of horticultural experience and shared philosophical inclination, in their talk, Taylor Johnston and Ed Bowen of Issima Nursery will address the questions – Ought a cutting garden merely be defined by … Continue reading "Nantuket Garden Festival: The Cutting Garden Re-Imagined with Taylor Johnston and Ed Bowen of Issima"
Jul 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Visual Arts Center
This introductory class gives our youngest artists and their caregivers an invitation to explore an array of mixed media in a creative environment. This class is by the week; sign up for one, two, or however … Continue reading "Family Art Class for Ages 2-5"
Jul 16 @ 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"
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm Hadwen House
Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful garden of Hadwen House with tea and light bites. Family Friendly!
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm
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"
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new … Continue reading "Movie: Toy Story 4"
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
The former director of Seed Savers Exchange and co-editor of The Seed Garden shares the stories of some of his favorite heirloom varieties and makes the case for why we should still be growing these … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Fifteen Heirloom Varieties, Their Stories and Why they Belong in Your Garden with Lee Buttala"
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
Join Katie Hemingway, owner of Grass Roots Gardens, for a guided tour of Nantucket gardens. Participants will meet at the Nantucket Lighthouse School and visit properties via a tour van, allowing guests to see a … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Garden Tour with Katie Hemingway of Grass Roots Gardens"
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
Join us for an enchanting afternoon garden tea party. The event will begin with children (and a parent or caregiver) crafting whimsical floral crowns. A magical tea party and scavenger hunt, created by Nantucket Lighthouse … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Mommy & Me Garden Tea Party"
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Tour the Vestal Street Observatory Free for Members Purchase a property pass for access to our aquarium, natural science museum, Mitchell House, and the Vestal Street Observatory Tour. Adults – $10 Children – $8
Jul 16 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties Beach
Members $65 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 … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
Jul 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Natural Science Museum
The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close.
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join our Minecraft club! Our club is different in that we use the Minecraft for Education game, which allows for all players to be in one world at the same time. The worlds we choose … Continue reading "Minecraft Club"
Jul 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Nantucket Ice
Registration required, $20 per class or $160/8 weeks
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rose & Crown
Live Music at this downtown hot spot!
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new … Continue reading "Movie: Toy Story 4"
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 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.
Jul 16 @ 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.
Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Come participate in a presentation of the Harvard Business School case study on the American whaling industry, led by one of the authors.  The American whaling industry, born on Nantucket, was one of the first to … Continue reading "Short Lays on Greasy Voyages: Whaling and Venture Capital, with Jonas Peter Akins"
Jul 16 @ 6:00 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
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Free yoga class with certified yoga instructor Brittany Young for yogis in grades 6-12. No reservation required, but class size is limited to first 15 students. This is an after hours program, please use the … Continue reading "Yoga for Teens"