Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – Aug 10 @ 11:30 am AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore creative possibilities of all kinds in this summer favorite! Different themes are explored each week, so join us for more than one week of fun. Art Camp may include: drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, sculpture, … Continue reading "Art Camp: Ages 6-8"
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm 1800 House
Nantucket’s history is like none other. Seemingly frozen in time, the island’s rich history has created an environment full of iconic landmarks and sights. This drawing workshop explores the iconic sites and history of Nantucket … Continue reading "Drawing Nantucket History: Collaboration with AAN with Steven Farem"
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – Aug 10 @ 11:30 am AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the outdoors through art! Students will be guided to nearby outdoor locations to explore sketching and painting the natural world, as well as exploring perspective. Notes: Weekly Workshops are designed for students entering grades … Continue reading "Plein Air Draw & Paint: Ages 9 to 12"
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 10 @ 3:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Using the program ClipStudio students will explore the process of creating comics digitally. Learning the templates and tools the program has to offer, students will explore how to draw and color their own fun comic … Continue reading "Digital Comics: Ages 10 to 14"
Aug 7 @ 12:00 am – 2:30 am Waypoint Marine
Sail Through the Centuries: 400 Years, Nantucket and the Sea Join us to hear an expert historian guide you through four centuries of Nantucket history. Hear amazing stories illustrating the unfailing connection between the island … Continue reading "Lynx sails"
Aug 7 @ 7:00 am – 7:50 am Nantucket Ice
First 20 paid players. Pick up hockey, full gear required.
Aug 7 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 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 7 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am Childrens Beach
Fee based class http://nantucketyogawithaview.com/
Aug 7 @ 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 "20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp"
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am Waypoint Marine
Shipwreck Tales and Shanty Sail Fun for the whole family! Sail aboard the Tall Ship Lynx to hear stories of dramatic shipwrecks and daring rescues. Sing along to lively sea shanties geared toward young audiences, … Continue reading "Lynx sails"
Aug 7 @ 8:30 am
See historic landmarks from the whaling history days. 1-hour trip; coffee included. $50pp. Kids younger than 2 ride free. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Explore the potter’s wheel in this challenging, but fun, class. Tracy will demonstrate all of the basics steps needed to create your own functional vessels on the pottery wheel. Wedging, centering, and … Continue reading "Morning Wheelthrowing"
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
This is the perfect opportunity to visit and photograph two of Nantucket’s lighthouses – Brant Point and Sankaty Head. Learn about the history of each, while capturing impressive images along the way. Other stops on … Continue reading "Nantucket Island Tour"
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am Wauwinet Gate House
A guided oversand adventure tour. Discover the wonders of the remote Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge & Great Point. Pickup at 33 Washington St or Wauwinet Gate House. 508 228 6799. thetrustees.org/ccwr – Repeated at 1 pm.
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Learn to bring new dimension to your paintings by incorporating photo collage and mixed media. Students will work in oil and/or acrylic mediums. This experimental workshop is open to all levels of … Continue reading "Painting with Collage & Mixed Media with Sherre Wilson-Liljegren"
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am Slip #1015
Pirate Robin entertains with stories about Nantucket’s most infamous pirates as we cruise through Nantucket Harbor. After the voyage we will follow our map in search of treasure. Best for ages 3-7; adult must accompany … Continue reading "Pirate Adventure aboard the Endeavor for Ages 3- 7"
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
In this class students will learn several different stitches using fibers such as silk, metallic, nylon and rayon. The stitches you use will add dimension and texture to your canvas. Add some fun embellishments and … Continue reading "Rainbow Fleet Needlepoint with Elaine Aidonidis"
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Design a painting with watercolors and gouache Create a custom design using stencils with Nantucket motifs and text as a border. We will use handmade stencils to assist those who are drawing-phobic. Stencil paper will … Continue reading "Whimsical Seaside Painting with Elizabeth Mumford"
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Childrens Beach
Fee based class (rates & time vary by age) http://www.marjorytrott.com/www.Marjory_Trott.com/Home.html
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. This one-day workshop is designed to develop and hone skills in color identification; mixing from primaries and mixtures; matching color; and creating dynamic and harmonious color compositions. Color-mixing exercises that build upon … Continue reading "Color Mixing for Artists with Christie Scheele"
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm Childrens Beach
A wonderful assortment of free family-friendly games and activities for everyone including: Spikeball, musical chairs, kite making, hula hoops & jump rope, badminton, volleyball and kickball! Check our calendar later this month for details on … Continue reading "Games & Activities at Children’s Beach"
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a true kitchen experience for kids 9 and up. We’ve … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Based on Pretend Soup by MOLLIE KATZEN and other fun, kid-friendly cookbooks, these 2-hour classes are filled with creative ways for kids 4 – 8 y/o to participate in the cooking process. Each student will … Continue reading "The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o"
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – Aug 10 @ 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a true kitchen experience for kids 9 and up. We’ve … Continue reading "Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Join Egan Maritime for a family friendly program full of crafts and activities for all ages. Parting snack provided. This program is free and open to all thanks to the generous support of Ritchie, Katie … Continue reading "Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum"
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
No iPads? No computer games? Just how did a child of the nineteenth century fill her or his free time? Join us for a morning of parlor tricks, illusions, pinhole cameras, and kaleidoscopes as we … Continue reading "Illusions and Mind Games"
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am
See Gray Seals in their natural habitat, experience the beauty of Great Point from the water. Great for all ages; perfect photo ops. 2-hour trip. Tickets $95pp at 508-228-7037 or at shearwaterexcursions.com
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 10:00 am
See historic landmarks from the whaling history days. 1-hour trip; coffee included. $50pp. Kids younger than 2 ride free. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour introduces participants to Nantucket, both past and present. It tells the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour is 60 minutes long and has five … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour"
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am The Dreamland
Disney High School Musical JR
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am Nantucket Bike Tours
A timeless tour to some of Nantucket’s hidden gems, beautiful sights, and historical locations. Travel with us through the Town of Nantucket, peeking down the Old Whaling streets and quintessential sights. Highlights Old Mill Steps … Continue reading "Town View Bike Tour"
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Leave the heavy camera at home and learn how to compose and capture interesting images on your phone. With a few pre- and post-shooting pointers and a brief lesson in editing with Google’s Snapseed app … Continue reading "iPhone Tour"
Aug 7 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  1pm, 2:15pm, 4pm, & 5:15pm
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Hop aboard our antique fire truck for a complimentary tour through Town and ride to Breeze restaurant for lunch and your favorite cocktail on our indoor/outdoor Breeze Terrace. Departs from the Steamship Authority Wharf daily … Continue reading "Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch"
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This 2-hour walking tour will take us through town and its surrounding areas depending on the time of day and conditions. Photograph historic homes and beautiful window boxes, capture the picket fences and cobblestone streets … Continue reading "Around Town Tour"
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  1pm, 2:15pm, 4pm, & 5:15pm
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm
See Gray Seals in their natural habitat, experience the beauty of Great Point from the water. Great for all ages; perfect photo ops. 2-hour trip. Tickets $95pp at 508-228-7037 or at shearwaterexcursions.com
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come walk the narrow streets of ‘Sconset with us and photograph some of the most picturesque cottages and beautiful gardens on the island. We’ll tour the town area, follow with a walk along the Bluff, … Continue reading "Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour"
Aug 7 @ 1:30 pm Hadwen House
This tour visits three historic homes and gardens, exploring two centuries of life and architecture on Nantucket. The 60-minute tour offers a glimpse into the lives of some of the people that have occupied the … Continue reading "Historica House & Garden Walking Tour"
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Step off the beach and onto the Front Porch of The Nantucket Hotel for our fun Beer Garden! Lift a mug of German and locally crafted beer or enjoy fine wines by the glass or … Continue reading "Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel"
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm
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 7 @ 2:00 pm Nantucket Bike Tours
7 miles | moderate We think the best thing to do while on Nantucket is … BIKE. However, in a close second is spending time at Cisco Brewery. This family friendly environment and outdoor watering … Continue reading "To The Brewery! Bike Tour"
Aug 7 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  4pm, & 5:15pm
Aug 7 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties
Join us at Jetties Beach as we experience the beautiful marine life of Nantucket’s waters! Our guides will teach you proper snorkeling techniques and animal handling skills. They will point out and share their knowledge … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Join our Minecraft club! Our club is different in that we use the Minecraft.edu game, which allows for all players to be in one world at the same time. The worlds we choose will vary … Continue reading "Minecraft Club"
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at 5:15pm