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64th Annual Garden Club House Tour
64th Annual Garden Club House Tour
Aug 8 all-day
64th Annual Garden Club House Tour
Get a glimpse of many historic and new homes and gardens on the island. Each year a different neighborhood is selected…from ‘Sconset to Monomoy to Brant Point. The Garden Club members provide exquisite flower arrangements … Continue reading "64th Annual Garden Club House Tour"
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12:00 am Art Camp: Ages 6-8 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Art Camp: Ages 6-8 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
Art Camp: Ages 6-8 @ 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"
12:00 am Drawing Nantucket History: Collaboration with AAN with Steven Farem @ 1800 House
Drawing Nantucket History: Collaboration with AAN with Steven Farem @ 1800 House
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drawing Nantucket History: Collaboration with AAN with Steven Farem @ 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"
12:00 am Plein Air Draw & Paint: Ages 9 to 12 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Plein Air Draw & Paint: Ages 9 to 12 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
Plein Air Draw & Paint: Ages 9 to 12 @ 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"
12:00 am Digital Comics: Ages 10 to 14 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Digital Comics: Ages 10 to 14 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
Digital Comics: Ages 10 to 14 @ 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"
12:00 am Rainbow Fleet Needlepoint with Elaine Aidonidis @ 1800 House
Rainbow Fleet Needlepoint with Elaine Aidonidis @ 1800 House
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
Rainbow Fleet Needlepoint with Elaine Aidonidis @ 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"
12:00 am Whimsical Seaside Painting with Elizabeth Mumford @ 1800 House
Whimsical Seaside Painting with Elizabeth Mumford @ 1800 House
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
Whimsical Seaside Painting with Elizabeth Mumford @ 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"
12:00 am Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ 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"
12:00 am Crown Tuesday DJ Party @ Rose & Crown
Crown Tuesday DJ Party @ Rose & Crown
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Crown Tuesday DJ Party @ Rose & Crown
Live music at the Rose & Crown
7:30 am Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Aug 8 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Fee based class http://nantucketyogawithaview.com/
8:00 am 20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp @ Jetties Beach
20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp @ Jetties Beach
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp @ 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"
8:00 am Bird walk @ Linda Loring Nature Foundation
Bird walk @ Linda Loring Nature Foundation
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Weekly Wednesday Bird Walk with Seth Engelbourg, LLNF Naturalist Educator and Program Manager. Meets at 7:45am at the LLNF parking lot, 110 Eel Point Rd.
8:00 am Smith’s Point Hike
Smith’s Point Hike
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am
Smith's Point Hike
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"
8:00 am Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions @ Town Pier
Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions @ Town Pier
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am
Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions @ Town Pier
Guaranteed Sightings. Learn about and see Humpback, Finback, and Minke Whales and possible other sightings include Basking Sharks, White Sided Dolphins, Sea Turtles, and birds. On-Board naturalist on this 6-hour off-shore trip, with approx. 1-1/2 … Continue reading "Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions"
8:30 am Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
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
9:00 am Form & Content: Landscape Painting Intensive with Christie Scheele @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Form & Content: Landscape Painting Intensive with Christie Scheele @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Form & Content: Landscape Painting Intensive with Christie Scheele @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Designed for students with landscape painting experience. In this workshop we will focus on finding your unique voice. The formal considerations of shape, edge, line, directionality, composition, surface, and color will be discussed; as well … Continue reading "Form & Content: Landscape Painting Intensive with Christie Scheele"
9:00 am Nantucket Island Tour
Nantucket Island Tour
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Nantucket Island Tour
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"
9:00 am Natural History Discovery Tour @ Wauwinet Gate House
Natural History Discovery Tour @ Wauwinet Gate House
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am
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.
9:00 am Yoga, Circus Yoga, & Dance(sing) @ Childrens Beach
Yoga, Circus Yoga, & Dance(sing) @ Childrens Beach
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga, Circus Yoga, & Dance(sing) @ Childrens Beach
Fee based class (rates & time vary by age) http://www.marjorytrott.com/www.Marjory_Trott.com/Home.html
9:30 am Games & Activities at Children’s Beach @ Childrens Beach
Games & Activities at Children’s Beach @ Childrens Beach
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Games & Activities at Children's Beach @ 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"
9:30 am Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ 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"
9:30 am The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o @ Nantucket Culinary
The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o @ 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"
9:45 am Story & Craft: Pebble A Story About Belonging @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Story & Craft: Pebble A Story About Belonging @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 8 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am
Story & Craft: Pebble A Story About Belonging @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Our Story and Craft program is for children 4-10 years of age. Children under the age 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Each week we will be reading a specially selected book and creating … Continue reading "Story & Craft: Pebble A Story About Belonging"
10:00 am Children’s Program at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum @ Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Children’s Program at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum @ Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Program at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum @ Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Every Wednesday starting July 11 and going through August 15, Children are Invited to join the museum for a two hour educational program for children. A specialized age-appropriate tour will be offered along with other … Continue reading "Children’s Program at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum"
10:00 am Class: How to Deal & Cope with Change @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Class: How to Deal & Cope with Change @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Class: How to Deal & Cope with Change @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Sometimes we make change happen and sometimes change happens to us. Whether we like it or not, change is a part of life. In this workshop we will discuss how we deal and cope and … Continue reading "Class: How to Deal & Cope with Change"
10:00 am Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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"
10:00 am Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
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
10:30 am Downtown Walking Tour @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Downtown Walking Tour @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am
Downtown Walking Tour @ 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"
10:30 am High School Musical, Junior – Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
High School Musical, Junior – Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am
High School Musical, Junior - Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
Disney High School Musical JR
10:30 am Town View Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
Town View Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am
Town View Bike Tour @ 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"
11:00 am iPhone Tour
iPhone Tour
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
iPhone Tour
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"
11:00 am The 64th Annual House & Garden Tour “A Sconset Experience”
11:15 am Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 8 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
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
11:30 am Nanpuppets @ Cisco Brewers
Nanpuppets @ Cisco Brewers
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am
Nanpuppets @ 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"
12:00 pm Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch @ The Nantucket Hotel
Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch @ The Nantucket Hotel
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm
Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch @ 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"
12:15 pm Rotary Speaker: Master Chief Chris Swiatek @ Fairgrounds Restaurant
Rotary Speaker: Master Chief Chris Swiatek @ Fairgrounds Restaurant
Aug 8 @ 12:15 pm
Rotary Speaker: Master Chief Chris Swiatek @ Fairgrounds Restaurant
Officer in Charge,” Coast Guard Station, Brant Point.
1:00 pm Around Town Tour
Around Town Tour
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Around Town Tour
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"
1:00 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
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
1:00 pm Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:20 pm
Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
 
1:00 pm Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour
Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour
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"
1:30 pm Historica House & Garden Walking Tour @ Hadwen House
Historica House & Garden Walking Tour @ Hadwen House
Aug 8 @ 1:30 pm
Historica House & Garden Walking Tour @ 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"
1:30 pm Writing Group @ Nantucket Atheneum
Writing Group @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Writing Group @ Nantucket Atheneum
Jan Glitzenstein leads a weekly writing group which is open to the public. The group invites aspiring writers of all genres t share and discuss their original compositions. For additional information, call Jan at 508-228-2574.
2:00 pm Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel @ The Nantucket Hotel
Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel @ The Nantucket Hotel
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel @ 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"
2:00 pm Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light @ Greater Light
Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light @ Greater Light
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light @ Greater Light
Join Nantucket artist and photographer Beverly Hall as she brings alive the spirit of Hanna Monaghan in this free theatrical series in the Greater Light Garden. Hanna and Gertrude Monaghan, the sisters who transformed Greater … Continue reading "Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light"
2:00 pm Smooth Hummocks
Smooth Hummocks
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm
Smooth Hummocks
About Graded relatively flat by glacial meltwater running out over the coastal plain to the ocean 75 miles away when the landmass that would become Nantucket was nothing more than a wide, low ridge of … Continue reading "Smooth Hummocks"
2:00 pm To The Brewery! Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
To The Brewery! Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm
To The Brewery! Bike Tour @ 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"
2:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 8 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
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
3:00 pm Free Drop-In: Landscape Sketch & Paint
Free Drop-In: Landscape Sketch & Paint
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Drop-In: Landscape Sketch & Paint
Join Nantucket artists of all levels to paint or sketch at a different outdoor location each week. Weather permitting. Materials not provided.
3:00 pm JFK @ Cisco Brewers
JFK @ Cisco Brewers
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
JFK @ Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
3:30 pm CoderDojo :Scratch @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
CoderDojo :Scratch @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
CoderDojo :Scratch @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
We believe that an understanding of programming languages is increasingly important in the modern world and that it’s both better and easier to learn these skills early. This week we’ll be exploring the potential of … Continue reading "CoderDojo :Scratch"
3:30 pm Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Aug 8 @ 3:30 pm
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
4:00 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
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
5:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 8 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com .
5:30 pm Cocktail Cruise aboard the Shearwater
Cocktail Cruise aboard the Shearwater
Aug 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Cocktail Cruise aboard the Shearwater
After a fun day on Island, come out with us to enjoy beer, wine, and our signature cocktails while you take in the gorgeous sights in Nantucket Harbor. For tickets call 508-228-7037 or go to … Continue reading "Cocktail Cruise aboard the Shearwater"
6:00 pm Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant @ The Nantucket Hotel
Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant @ The Nantucket Hotel
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant @ The Nantucket Hotel
Enjoy our complimentary Kids’ Deck 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, supervised … Continue reading "Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant"
6:00 pm Fireside Chats at Hadwen House with Dr. Catherine Shannon: Irish Immigration and the Creation of ‘A Greater Ireland’ @ Hadwen House
Fireside Chats at Hadwen House with Dr. Catherine Shannon: Irish Immigration and the Creation of ‘A Greater Ireland’ @ Hadwen House
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fireside Chats at Hadwen House with Dr. Catherine Shannon: Irish Immigration and the Creation of ‘A Greater Ireland’ @ Hadwen House
Part of the Hadwen House Fireside Chats Lecture Series In this presentation, the patterns of Irish Immigration to the United States that were unleashed by the Great Irish Famine, or An Gorta Mor, beginning in … Continue reading "Fireside Chats at Hadwen House with Dr. Catherine Shannon: Irish Immigration and the Creation of ‘A Greater Ireland’"
6:00 pm FOOTLOOSE @ Bennett Hall
FOOTLOOSE @ Bennett Hall
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm
FOOTLOOSE @ Bennett Hall
When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the rigorous local … Continue reading "FOOTLOOSE"
6:00 pm History Class: Peter Panchy, What Would The Founding Fathers Say? @ Nantucket Atheneum
History Class: Peter Panchy, What Would The Founding Fathers Say? @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
History Class: Peter Panchy, What Would The Founding Fathers Say? @ Nantucket Atheneum
If the architects of the U.S. Constitution were to come back to contemporary America in 2018, what would they think of our current form of government? How close does today’s form of democracy mirror what … Continue reading "History Class: Peter Panchy, What Would The Founding Fathers Say?"
6:00 pm Sean Lee @ Rose & Crown
Sean Lee @ Rose & Crown
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live Music at this downtown hot spot!
6:00 pm Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm
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
6:30 pm Creative Brain Balance with Patience Killen @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Creative Brain Balance with Patience Killen @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Creative Brain Balance with Patience Killen @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Creative Brain Balance: a fun way to unleash your natural creativity and become your personal best! Support your health and productivity through art and play solutions. No experience necessary – in fact it’s just fine … Continue reading "Creative Brain Balance with Patience Killen"
6:30 pm Film For Thought: Hearts Beat Loud @ The Dreamland
Film For Thought: Hearts Beat Loud @ The Dreamland
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm
Film For Thought: Hearts Beat Loud @ The Dreamland
This film has a 88% percent positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Widower and aging Brooklyn hipster Frank starts a band with his teenage daughter Sam just before she leaves home to attend college in California. … Continue reading "Film For Thought: Hearts Beat Loud"
6:30 pm Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike
Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm
Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike
Duration 2 Hours About After hiking through kettle and kame terrain in the moors learning about frost bottoms and when to pick beach plums with Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace, soak up the best view … Continue reading "Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike"
6:30 pm Summer Cooking with Kathleen Sanderson from Natirar Cooking School @ Nantucket Culinary
Summer Cooking with Kathleen Sanderson from Natirar Cooking School @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Summer Cooking with Kathleen Sanderson from Natirar Cooking School @ Nantucket Culinary
Welcome Kathleen Sanderson, Chef and instructor at many New England cooking schools including Natirar, Kings Cooking Studio, Mumford’s Culinary Center, Classic Thyme, Adventures in Cooking, and the The Kitchen Shoppe. Kathleen is preparing a hands-on … Continue reading "Summer Cooking with Kathleen Sanderson from Natirar Cooking School"
7:00 pm Madaket & More at Sunset
Madaket & More at Sunset
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Madaket & More at Sunset
This 2.5-hour tour will take us to different locations in Madaket to photograph beaches, birds, piers, lakes and inlets as they change color during Nantucket’s epic sunsets. Learn about adjusting your ISO and white balance … Continue reading "Madaket & More at Sunset"
7:00 pm Nantucket Curling Club @ Nantucket Ice
Nantucket Curling Club @ Nantucket Ice
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Nantucket Curling Club @ Nantucket Ice
 
7:00 pm Science Speaker Series @ 33 Washington Street Facility
Science Speaker Series @ 33 Washington Street Facility
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Science Speaker Series @ 33 Washington Street Facility
Each summer, the Maria Mitchell Association hosts scientists and research experts on a wide variety of scientific topics. Speaker will be released closer to the date.
7:00 pm Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Bring a beverage & snack and enjoy the sunset over the water. Time varies with sunset: call 508-228-7037 for departure time and tickets.
7:30 pm Broadway @Dreamland: Megan Hilty @ The Dreamland
Broadway @Dreamland: Megan Hilty @ The Dreamland
Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm
Broadway @Dreamland: Megan Hilty @ The Dreamland
Dreamland & Mark Cortale present Broadway @ Dreamland Tony Nominated Star of Wicked & NBC’s Smash MEGAN HILTY with Sirius XM Star SETH RUDETSKY as music director/host Tony nominated star of Wicked, Noises Off and … Continue reading "Broadway @Dreamland: Megan Hilty"
7:30 pm Noel Coward’s Private Lives @ White Heron Theatre
Noel Coward’s Private Lives @ White Heron Theatre
Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm
Noel Coward's Private Lives @ White Heron Theatre
Private Lives is a 1930’s comedy of manners in three acts by Noël Coward. It concerns a divorced couple who, while honeymooning with their new spouses, discover that they are staying in adjacent rooms at … Continue reading "Noel Coward’s Private Lives"
9:00 pm Open Night at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory
Open Night at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory
Aug 8 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Open Night at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association 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 the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
10:00 pm Dj Mandy @ Rose & Crown
Dj Mandy @ Rose & Crown
Aug 8 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
Dj Mandy @ Rose & Crown
Live DJ at The Rose & Crown