Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day
Get your passport at Mitchell’s Book Corner.
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – Aug 3 @ 11:30 am AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore creative possibilities of all kinds in this summer favorite! Different themes are explored each week, so join us for more than one week of fun. Art Camp may include: drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, sculpture, … Continue reading "Art Camp: Ages 6-8"
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
If you have ever admired the precision of this beautiful work don’t miss this opportunity to work with Nantucket’s Miniature Basket Maker! Learn to make the staves, weave and finish this mini beauty. Previous basket … Continue reading "Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank"
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – Aug 3 @ 11:30 am AAN's Visual Arts Center
Drawing, painting, printmaking, and collage will be explored using expressive drawing techniques, layering, and found objects in new ways. When you emphasize imagination and the element of surprise you can learn fearless creativity and make … Continue reading "Mixed Media Collage: Ages 9 to 12"
Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 3:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore traditional hand building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination. Clay Camp is different from week to week, join us for … Continue reading "Clay Camp: Ages 6 to 9"
Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 3:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Capture, edit, and print! Students will learn skills in composition, editing and printing their own photographs. Digital photography, light painting, sun photography and inkjet printing will be explored. Notes: Weekly Workshops are designed for students … Continue reading "Digital Photo: Ages 10 to 14"
Jul 31 @ 9:30 am – Aug 3 @ 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a true kitchen experience for kids 9 and up. We’ve … Continue reading "Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 31 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 1 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
Live music at the Rose & Crown
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day
A wonderful week of parties, lectures, and activities. For tickets and details:508-228-1894
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day Oldest House
For the third year New York School of Interior Design students will reimagine select rooms in the Oldest House. Included in All-Access and Historic Sites admission.
Aug 1 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am Childrens Beach
Fee based class http://nantucketyogawithaview.com/
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Jetties Beach
Work out on Jetties with author and fitness TV personality Tom Holland. Cardiovascular drills, strength exercises, plyometric and agility stations, team events and much more. ALL FITNESS LEVELS WELCOME. $40 day/$175 week/$300 two weeks. Sign … Continue reading "20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp"
Aug 1 @ 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.
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am Town Pier
Guaranteed Sightings. Learn about and see Humpback, Finback, and Minke Whales and possible other sightings include Basking Sharks, White Sided Dolphins, Sea Turtles, and birds. On-Board naturalist on this 6-hour off-shore trip, with approx. 1-1/2 … Continue reading "Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions"
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Learn the traditional Japanese art of fish printing. Create appealing and colorful images on paper through the traditional Japanese art of Gyotaku: “gyo” fish + “taku” rubbing. This form of nature printing dates from the … Continue reading "Gyotaku: The Art of Fish Printing with Chris Bonelli"
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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.
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Students of all levels will paint a landscape or seascape from a favorite photograph in this unique three-day workshop. Explore the landscape palette that has been passed on through artists over the … Continue reading "Outside In: Painting Landscapes in the Studio"
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Childrens Beach
Fee based class (rates & time vary by age) http://www.marjorytrott.com/www.Marjory_Trott.com/Home.html
Aug 1 @ 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! Check our calendar later this month for details on … Continue reading "Games & Activities at Children’s Beach"
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a true kitchen experience for kids 9 and up. We’ve … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Based on Pretend Soup by MOLLIE KATZEN and other fun, kid-friendly cookbooks, these 2-hour classes are filled with creative ways for kids 4 – 8 y/o to participate in the cooking process. Each student will … Continue reading "The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o"
Aug 1 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Our Story and Craft program is for children 4-10 years of age. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Each week we will be reading a specially selected book and … Continue reading "Story & Craft: What the Ladybug Heard"
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am White Heron Theatre
August 1st, 10am performance is presented with support from Autism Speaks as a Sensory Friendly Performance. The house lights will remain on and the students will take to the stage before the show to introduce … Continue reading "A Midsummer Night’s Dream"
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Every Wednesday starting July 11 and going through August 15, Children are Invited to join the museum for a two hour educational program for children. A specialized age-appropriate tour will be offered along with other … Continue reading "Children’s Program at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum"
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 11:30 am Cisco Brewers
Nanpuppets are a group of hand puppets from Nantucket Island that are handmade and performed by Lizza Obremski. They provide educational entertainment for all age groups and are without a doubt a whole lot of … Continue reading "Nanpuppets"
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Hop aboard our antique fire truck for a complimentary tour through Town and ride to Breeze restaurant for lunch and your favorite cocktail on our indoor/outdoor Breeze Terrace. Departs from the Steamship Authority Wharf daily … Continue reading "Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch"
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lower Vestal Street
Join the free public celebration of Maria Mitchell on her 200th Birthday. This year, the birthday starts with a children’s parade starting in town and continuing on Main Street to the Maria Mitchell Association on … Continue reading "Maria Mitchell’s 200th Birthday Party"
Aug 1 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President, Habitat for Humanity Nantucket, Update
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Nantucket Ice
 
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Jan Glitzenstein leads a weekly writing group which is open to the public. The group invites aspiring writers of all genres t share and discuss their original compositions. For additional information, call Jan at 508-228-2574.
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. The studio course will introduce the basics of classical portraiture techniques used by the old masters of Rome and Paris. Students may work using charcoal, conte crayon and basic drawing materials. Tonal … Continue reading "Drawing the Classical Portrait with Lisa Sawlit"
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Step off the beach and onto the Front Porch of The Nantucket Hotel for our fun Beer Garden! Lift a mug of German and locally crafted beer or enjoy fine wines by the glass or … Continue reading "Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel"
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Greater Light
Join Nantucket artist and photographer Beverly Hall as she brings alive the spirit of Hanna Monaghan in this free theatrical series in the Greater Light Garden. Hanna and Gertrude Monaghan, the sisters who transformed Greater … Continue reading "Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light"
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join Nantucket artists of all levels to paint or sketch at a different outdoor location each week. Weather permitting. Materials not provided.
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers