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 @ 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 @ 9:30 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 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 8 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
Live music at the Rose & Crown
Aug 8 all-day
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"
Aug 8 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am Childrens Beach
Fee based class http://nantucketyogawithaview.com/
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Linda Loring Nature Foundation
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.
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 8:00 am 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"
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 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"
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am 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"
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 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"
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am 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"
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 10:30 am The Dreamland
Disney High School Musical JR
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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"
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Officer in Charge,” Coast Guard Station, Brant Point.
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Nantucket Ice
 
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm 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.
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 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"
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm
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"
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join Nantucket artists of all levels to paint or sketch at a different outdoor location each week. Weather permitting. Materials not provided.
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm 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"