Aug 17 all-day
The MA Legislature has designated August 17th and 18th of this year as the 2019 Sales Tax Holiday weekend. No sales tax is to be charged on non-business purchases made on that weekend of single items priced … Continue reading "Sales Tax “Holiday”"
Aug 17 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 18 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
Live music at this downtown hot spot!
Aug 18 all-day
The MA Legislature has designated August 17th and 18th of this year as the 2019 Sales Tax Holiday weekend. No sales tax is to be charged on non-business purchases made on that weekend of single items priced … Continue reading "Sales Tax “Holiday”"
Aug 18 @ 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 18 @ 8:00 am
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"
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Centre Street Bistro
A sweet and savory selection at this downtown chef-owned Nantucket Classic.
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us on this thrilling six hour excursion to see some of the largest mammals on earth!
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am Cliffside Beach next to Galley Restaurant
All are welcome to this contemporary Christian service with open communion around a campfire. Cliffside Beach next to Galley Restaurant. Presented by First Congregational Church.
Aug 18 @ 9:30 am Brant Point Lighthouse
Gather at Brant Point Lighthouse to watch the iconic and colorful Rainbow Fleet Parade that heralds the start of the Opera House Cup.  INSIDER TIPS: go early and bring coffee and croissants, parking can be … Continue reading "Rainbow Fleet Parade"
Aug 18 @ 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 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm White Elephant
Brunch at Brant Point Grill has been voted year after year the Best Brunch on Nantucket by Inquirer & Mirror readers. Our brunch does not disappoint with waffle, pancake, omelet, raw bar and carving stations. … Continue reading "Sunday Brunch at Brant Point Grill"
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am 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 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Right the Whale
Aug 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm TOPPER'S at The Wauwinet
A delectable brunch along the waters of Nantucket Bay in TOPPER’S At the Wauwinet.
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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 18 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), a loyal agent of America’s Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Jason Statham), a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015’s Furious 7, the … Continue reading "Movie: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw"
Aug 18 @ 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 18 @ 1:30 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 18 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Sitting on 90 acres at the north end of Hummock Pond on its east side, like Gardner Farm immediately south, Lost Farm’s former vegetable fields have given way to shrubs and … Continue reading "Lost Farm Sanctuary Hike"
Aug 18 @ 2:00 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 18 @ 4:30 pm The Dreamland
1987. When music fanatic Javed discovers the illustrious back catalogue of The Boss his world is turned upside down; already a creative soul his passion for music and writing is set alight by the songs … Continue reading "Movie: Blinded by the Light"
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rose & Crown
Live Music at the Rose & Crown
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Based on the runaway bestseller, Where’d You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years … Continue reading "Movie: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?"
Aug 18 @ 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 18 @ 6:00 pm Childrens Beach
Children’s Beach, located at the end of Harbor View Way, is the perfect park for families and children. During the summer, the Town of Nantucket’s Culture & Tourism department sponsors games and activities for everyone.
Aug 18 @ 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 18 @ 6:00 pm
Duration 3 Hours About Catch an amazing sunset at the westernmost extremity of Nantucket in sight of Tuckernuck Island with Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace. Walk back on the beach under the rising moon and … Continue reading "Smith’s Point Sunset Hike"
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
47 Meters Down: Uncaged follows the diving adventure of four teenage girls (Corinne Foxx, Sistine Stallone, Sophie Nélisse, and Brianne Tju) exploring a submerged Mayan City. Once inside, their rush of excitement turns into a … Continue reading "Movie: 47 Meters Down: Uncaged"
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 7:30 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 18 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature film is a story that takes place in Los Angeles in 1969, at the height of hippy Hollywood. The two lead characters are Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), former star of a … Continue reading "Movie: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"
Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
Karaoke at the Rose & Crown
Aug 19 @ 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 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"
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
With respect to traditional valentine patterns, students will learn the skills needed to create an eight-sided star with floral center. In addition you will use a three-dimensional technique that will add a modern twist to … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch"
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and stories with her amazing animal friends. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 2-7. Space is limited. Tickets are available the day of the program when the … Continue reading "Nanpuppets at the Atheneum"
Aug 19 @ 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.
Aug 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"
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Writer’s ToolBox is a fun, stress-free way to work on your writing in a supportive atmosphere. Each session will focus on an aspect of writing and writers of all genres and levels are welcome. … Continue reading "The Writer’s ToolBox: Less & Less Is More – Finding Perfect Words"
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
In collaboration with Waypoint Marine, Egan Maritime is delighted to offer a 45 minute historic harbor cruise. Enjoy being on-the-water while also learning about Nantucket’s wharves and working waterfront. 10am, Monday mornings starting July 8 … Continue reading "Whale Oil and Wash-Ashores: Nantucket’s Working Waterfront"
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am 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 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Radical Inclusion