Aug 15 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 16 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
Karaoke at the Rose & Crown
Aug 16 @ 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"
Aug 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"
Aug 16 @ 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 "21th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp"
Aug 16 @ 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"
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us on this thrilling six hour excursion to see some of the largest mammals on earth!
Aug 16 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am Nantucket Paddle Tennis Courts
A paddleball sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a Wiffle … Continue reading "Pickleball"
Aug 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"
Aug 16 @ 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"
Aug 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
Mini-Mornings at the museum is geared for children ages 2-5. Each program will begin with a story time session. Children will then have an interactive experience with an object from the NHA’s collection related to … Continue reading "Mini Mornings at the Museum"
Aug 16 @ 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"
Aug 16 @ 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"
Aug 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"
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Do you find yourself spending time and energy on things that you don’t want to do simply because you don’t know how to say ‘no’? Do you find yourself over-committed and under-appreciated and not sure … Continue reading "Setting Boundaries and Saying No with Grace"
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Surfside Sisters
Aug 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"
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Come have fun at the Maria Mitchell Association’s Pop-Up Science cart. Pop-Up Science provides family oriented science experiments every Wednesday and Friday on the bricks in the Atheneum garden, unless it’s raining in which case … Continue reading "Pop-Up Science"
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Oldest House
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Historic games crafts … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Oldest House"
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Oldest House
Learn about early Wampanoag life at the Oldest House with Plimoth Plantation educators.
Aug 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
Aug 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.
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm The Dreamland
Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever — High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading … Continue reading "Movie: Dora and the Lost City of Gold"
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Childrens Beach
Children’s Beach, located at the end of Harbor View Way, is the perfect park for families and children. During July and August, the Town of Nantucket’s Culture & Tourism department sponsors games and activities for … Continue reading "Tie-Dye Clinic"
Aug 16 @ 12:30 pm The Dreamland
Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy’s inspirational dream … Continue reading "Movie: Maiden"
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
The flightless angry birds and the scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level in The Angry Birds Movie 2! When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in … Continue reading "Movie: Angry Birds 2"
Aug 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"
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Do you love pizza? Make a pillow that looks like your favorite food! Add sauce, cheese, and the toppings of your choice and bring home a slice. All tools and materials will be supplied. No … Continue reading "Makerspace for Teens – Pizza Pillow"
Aug 16 @ 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"
Aug 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
Aug 16 @ 2:30 pm The Dreamland
The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather … Continue reading "Movie: The Farewell"
Aug 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"
Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN is a heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner). Through his bond … Continue reading "Movie: The Art of Racing in the Rain"
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm White Heron Theatre
What is A Nantucket Mixtape? The Mixtape is a Student Company showcase that explores societal themes through music and dance. If you love being moved by the performing arts, you simply must experience the power … Continue reading "White Heron Student Company presents The Nantucket Mixtape, Vol. 3"
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Chief Legal Analyst for CNN Jeffrey Toobin is the bestselling author of The Oath, The Nine, Too Close to Call, A Vast Conspiracy, and The Run of His Life, which was made into the critically … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations presents: Jeffrey Toobin"
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Waypoint Marine
Join Egan Maritime aboard Tall Ship Lynx with renowned troubadour Bill Schustik for an evening of traditional folk music that weaves storytelling, rich history, and theatrical performance together. It will be a musical adventure into … Continue reading "Nantucket Sounds: American Troubadour Bill Schustik aboard Tall Ship Lynx"
Aug 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.
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rose & Crown
Live music at the rose & Crown
Aug 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.
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
Step off the beach and onto the Front Porch of The Nantucket Hotel for our fun Pinot, Live Music & Fire Pits event! Lift a glass of your favorite Pinot (or other fine wine) or … Continue reading "Front Porch Pinot, Live Music & Fire Pits"
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, the film stars Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison … Continue reading "Movie: The Kitchen"
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:50 pm Nantucket Hotel
Enjoy our complimentary Kids’ Deck S’mores program! Dine as a family at Breeze Restaurant at The Nantucket Hotel. Then, after your children are through eating, they can join our Kids’ Deck team members for free, … Continue reading "Complimentary Kids’ Deck S’mores Program at Breeze Restaurant"
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy’s inspirational dream … Continue reading "Movie: Maiden"
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm Methodist Church
400 years in 70 hysterACKal minutes!
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Robert Foster Fine Art
Meet island artists Anne Rose and Elizabeth Congdon and see their work in Robert Foster Fine Art, 8 India Street.
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
Free fun and festive reception in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. The exhibition will be on display through Monday, September 2
Aug 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
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm Mary P. Walker Auditorium, Nantucket High School
Come watch the movie, WOODLAWN, and hear from Hank Erwin of the movie. Hank is an author, former senator, son of a war hero, and friend to some of football’s most legendary coaches and players. … Continue reading "Woodlawn the True Story"
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm Bennett Hall
It’s 1959, and Rydell High School’s senior class is in rare form. The too-cool-for-school “Burger Palace Boys” are stealing hubcaps and acting tough and their gum-snapping, chain-smoking “Pink Ladies” are looking hot in bobby socks … Continue reading "Grease by Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs"