Aug 1 – Aug 9 all-day Online
Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum’s Baskets & Bubbly Auction is going virtual for 2020! The Baskets & Bubbly event is a top fundraiser for the museum. All proceeds raised will go a long way in helping … Continue reading "Virtual Baskets & Bubbly Auction"
Aug 4 – Aug 10 all-day
Join the Nantucket Land Council Associates for an island-wide (and beyond) #trashtag (and socially distanced) beach cleanup from August 4-10. The Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup with a twist. … Continue reading "NantucketTrashtag Beach Cleanup"
Aug 5 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 5 @ 8:30 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Sea Nantucket
Want to try kayaking but aren’t sure where to start? Follow one of MMA’s instructors and explore the island from the water! We will teach participants basic kayaking strokes and safety procedures, explore the creeks … Continue reading "Family Kayaking"
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This Week’s Art Grab & Go craft is a coral reef kit! Suggested for ages 7+. Paint and glue needed, but not included. Pick one up on the Weezie Porch today from 10:00AM-2:00PM while supplies last!. Extend … Continue reading "Art Grab & Go Bag: Coral Reef"
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Cindy Pease Roe, Ocean Preservationist, Environmental Educator, Founder of non-profit UpSculpt, and Schmidt Ocean Institute Artist-in-Residence will be exhibiting her fantastic wildlife creatures created from recycled marine debris. Ongoing demonstrations by the artist outside the … Continue reading "Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by the folks at Give Us a Story! When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Paper Plate Whales (and Snails!)"
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Explore the natural world through the lens of your inner artist! We will go for a short walk and practice closely observing things in the natural world which inspire us. Then we will create some … Continue reading "Nature Art & Exploration"
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
Andrew Buckley, creator and host of Hit and Run History will discuss and show clips from his recent film ‘Stephano: The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck.’ The production follows the Gumshoe Historians as they track … Continue reading "Online Conversation: Andrew Buckley, The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck"
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, Zoom
Come and listen to the MMA’s astronomy students as they present their research conducted while taking part in this summer’s Research Experience for Undergraduates internship program funded by the National Science Foundation.
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Aug 6 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Cindy Pease Roe, Ocean Preservationist, Environmental Educator, Founder of non-profit UpSculpt, and Schmidt Ocean Institute Artist-in-Residence will be exhibiting her fantastic wildlife creatures created from recycled marine debris. Ongoing demonstrations by the artist outside the … Continue reading "Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sara Campbell
Enjoy an extra 60% off already-reduced sale apparel plus discounts on jewelry and accessories at our Nantucket store, 5 South Beach Street.
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by the folks at Give Us a Story! When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Paper Plate Whales (and Snails!)"
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
What makes a forest different from a field? Through a combination of exploration, close observation, and games we will investigate the natural habitats around us. Together we will learn what a habitat is, how to … Continue reading "Habitat Hike"
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Online
Weekly trivia games for teens, using Zoom and Kahoot. Test your knowledge with all things trivia! Multiple choice and true/ false questions. Open to all teens entering 6-12th grades. Email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for login information.
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm
Nantucket Preservation Trust is hosting a virtual fete for August 2020 that features exclusive hour tours of award-winning and historic Nantucket properties and live Q&As with the homeowners.  The tours will be available to view … Continue reading "“There’s No Place Like Home” August Fete"
Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Aug 6 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, take a solo … Continue reading "Stars & Senses Night Hike"
Aug 7 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 7 @ 8:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Cindy Pease Roe, Ocean Preservationist, Environmental Educator, Founder of non-profit UpSculpt, and Schmidt Ocean Institute Artist-in-Residence will be exhibiting her fantastic wildlife creatures created from recycled marine debris. Ongoing demonstrations by the artist outside the … Continue reading "Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s Paper Craft Grab & Go craft are these Magical Water Blossoms! Suggested for ages 7+. Template provided, but you will need to supply your own scissors, markers, and bowl of water. Pick one up … Continue reading "Paper Craft Grab & Go Bag: Magical Water Blossoms"
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sara Campbell
Enjoy an extra 60% off already-reduced sale apparel plus discounts on jewelry and accessories at our Nantucket store, 5 South Beach Street.
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by the folks at Give Us a Story! When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Paper Plate Whales (and Snails!)"
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Aug 8 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Cindy Pease Roe, Ocean Preservationist, Environmental Educator, Founder of non-profit UpSculpt, and Schmidt Ocean Institute Artist-in-Residence will be exhibiting her fantastic wildlife creatures created from recycled marine debris. Ongoing demonstrations by the artist outside the … Continue reading "Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sara Campbell
Enjoy an extra 60% off already-reduced sale apparel plus discounts on jewelry and accessories at our Nantucket store, 5 South Beach Street.
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Aug 8 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join internationally acclaimed artistic Giovanni Decunto at an Artists Reception and Charity Auction to benefit the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club. The event will be held at 21 Broad Street and limited to 10 visitors … Continue reading "Celebrating America with Giovanni Decunto"
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm
For 24 years our community has come together on Jetties Beach to support Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Join us all in spirit on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 7 pm for a free celebratory broadcast of … Continue reading "Boston Pops for Nantucket"
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Aug 9 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 9 @ 8:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sara Campbell
Enjoy an extra 60% off already-reduced sale apparel plus discounts on jewelry and accessories at our Nantucket store, 5 South Beach Street.
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Aug 9 @ 7:15 pm Childrens Beach
Musician Jordan Graves will perform on the Bandstand Stage at Children’s Beach. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner, and get ready to dance!  Wear a mask and social distance.  Presented by the … Continue reading "Free Sunday Outdoor Concert"
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Aug 10 all-day Online, Zoom
Join us to share what you and others have been cooking up this summer season. Get tips and tricks for navigating the kitchen. We’ll also share what are our favorite local ingredients. Where to find … Continue reading "Yummy Monday – Recipe Swap and Favorite Local Ingredients"
Aug 10 @ 8:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 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"
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Cindy Pease Roe, Ocean Preservationist, Environmental Educator, Founder of non-profit UpSculpt, and Schmidt Ocean Institute Artist-in-Residence will be exhibiting her fantastic wildlife creatures created from recycled marine debris. Ongoing demonstrations by the artist outside the … Continue reading "Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA for this program designed especially for the young explorer in your family! Each session we will read a nature or science related book, then meet one of the MMA’s animal friends, and … Continue reading "Nature Story Hour"