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"
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
In this three day workshop we will be working with indigo dye on fabric using a variety of techniques to create patterns, including shibori, stitching resists, pole wrapping, and batik. The allure of this dye … Continue reading "Blues & Hues: Indigo Workshop with Sayzie Carr"
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am Research Center
Join the Maria Mitchell Association for a fun filled morning of STEM challenges using LEGO robotics. Capture the future of programming with this technology. Ages 8 and up. Adults must be present.
Aug 20 @ 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"
Aug 20 @ 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"
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Class instructor Janie Hobson Dupont offers a beginner class on how to use your iPhone. In this class Janie begins at the beginning. Topics inclde: Bossing Siri Around, Make your phone easier to see, Send … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone For Beginners"
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 10:00 am
Come take a tour of the Surfside Wastewater Treatment Facility and see where the behind-the-scene magic happens-you’ll be surprised at the end result! Please wear closed toed shoes. Meet at 81 South Shore Rd.
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 pm Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Turn your beach shells from drab to fab! Join the Maria Mitchell Association as we collect and decorate local shells behind the Aquarium along the harbor. During this program, attendees will learn about the organisms … Continue reading "Decorating Seashells by the Seashore"
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Aug 20 @ 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"
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 2:00 pm Hadwen House
Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful garden of Hadwen House with tea and light bites. Family Friendly!
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 2:00 pm
Duration 2 Hours About Sand, gravel and boulders laid down by the last glacier during the Wisconsinan Glacial Stage was not the first layer of foundation for Nantucket; an ocean bottom created during the Sangamonian … Continue reading "Sankaty Bluff Hike"
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 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.
Aug 20 @ 2:30 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 20 @ 3:00 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 20 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Join David Gregory and friends, Mike Barnicle of MSNBC and Chief Political Correspondent for CNN, Dana Bash as they handicap the democratic field, assess President Trump’s chances for reelection and take your questions. *All sales … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations Presents: The Race of a Lifetime – The Fight for The White House 2020"
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rose & Crown
Live Music at this downtown hot spot!
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 5:30 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 20 @ 5:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
 
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Work on your public speaking and hone your skills at thinking on your toes. Come join us in a relaxed atmosphere for fun improv and theater games. We will make … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Aug 20 @ 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 20 @ 6:00 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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"
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Lecture Title: NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory: 20 years of the X-ray Sky in Sharp Focus! Belinda J. Wilkes is a Senior Astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) in Cambridge, MA, and current director of … Continue reading "Lecture: Belinda J. Wilkes, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory"
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm
Join Susan Burns for a night of laughter with Scott Blakeman, Nancy Shane, and Amy Sitller on Centre Stage, 2 Centre Street (side entrance to the Methodist Church). Tickets at the TWN Box Office, 50 … Continue reading "Susan Burns Comedy Extravaganza"
Aug 20 @ 7:30 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 20 @ 8:00 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 20 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
Live music at the Rose & Crown
Aug 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us on this thrilling six hour excursion to see some of the largest mammals on earth!
Aug 21 @ 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 21 @ 9:00 am Bartlett Farm
Gardening with Native Plants Talk at Bartlett’s Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road.