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 @ 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 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Radical Inclusion
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Join the Maria Mitchell Association for an exploration of the animal world through high energy, educational dance! We will explore and expand our different sea creature choreography every week. Members: Free Free with admission to … Continue reading "Zoological Zoomba"
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 at Cisco Brewery"
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Popular kids craft program returns! Kids ages 7 – 14 can spend the morning making colorful, woven, bangle bracelets or a woven kaleidoscope lighthouse. No previous weaving experience necessary. Please make sure to sign up … Continue reading "Youth Weaving Workshop"
Aug 19 @ 2:00 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 19 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Although Polpis Harbor is part of Nantucket Harbor, with its own narrow channel leading into it and two distinct coves or, lobes, this former kettle hole definitely feels like its own … Continue reading "Polpis Harbor Hike"
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Arrive 10 minutes prior to sailing with appropriate wind attire DEPARTING FROM SLIP 1011 (ACROSS FROM THE HY-LINE OFFICE) CALL 508-228-6888 TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT Made possible through the generosty of Landmark House & Shearwater … Continue reading "SHEARWATER EXCURSIONS HARBOR ICE CREAM CRUISE FOR SENIORS"
Aug 19 @ 2:30 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 19 @ 3:00 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 19 @ 3:30 pm Nantucket Town Pier
All tours begin at 3:30pm (**July 19 tour begins at 3pm), last approximately 2 hours, and are open to the public. Join the Nantucket Land Council for an exciting and educational afternoon aboard Shearwater Excursions … Continue reading "Oyster Farm Harbor Tours"
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm Visual Arts Center
The meeting will comprise of a review of the audited financial statements and endowment report; an update of the association’s Strategic Plan; and a review of the AAN’s multi-layered programming. Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia … Continue reading "AAN Annual Meeting"
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rose & Crown
Live Music at this downtown hot spot!
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
This is a free event. Tickets required for entry. Join the Nantucket Select Board at The Dreamland, on the evening of Monday August 19th at 530pm for a free-to-the-community information and question session.
Aug 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Each week in July and August the Nantucket Musical Arts Society offers a free, informal talk one day before a scheduled concert. They feature musicians playing excerpts from the works they will perform, as well … Continue reading "NMAS Meet The Artist: Vivian Choi & Fei-Fei Dong"
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
Join us all summer long for our old-fashioned New England Clambake, which is offered rain or shine on Monday evenings in our indoor/outdoor Terrace at Breeze restaurant. We’re serving up scrumptious clambake fare with all … Continue reading "Old-Fashioned New England Clambake with Live Music at Breeze Restaurant"
Aug 19 @ 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 19 @ 6:30 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 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Best selling author John Burnham Schwartz offers a personal story in his novel The Red Daughter about Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva who comes to America in 1967. In the book, Peter Horvath, a young … Continue reading "Author Talk: John Burnham Schwartz, ‘The Red Daughter’"
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm Bennett Hall
Presented by Season Producers Kay and Peter Bernon, Max and Pamela Berry and Produced by Chris and Winnie Mortenson, Bill and Laura Buck, Judy Seinfeld, Martin House Inn, and Nantucket Prime For one night only … Continue reading "Liz Callaway is back"
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Live music on the Whaling Museum Roofwalk with Foggy Roots presented by Fisher Real Estate.
Aug 19 @ 7:30 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 19 @ 8:00 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 19 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join our 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 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Open Nights at Loines Observatory"
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 7:00 am First Congregational Church
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Very limited on-site parking for handicapped. The final concert is a two-piano duet featuring favorites Vivian Choi and Fei-Fei Dong. For the first time in 40 years, Adie McAuley’s newly … Continue reading "Vivian Choi and Fei-Fei Dong. in Concert"
Aug 20 @ 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"