Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Old Mill
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Learn about how … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Old Mill"
Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Cowpunky Country
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Oldest House
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Historic games crafts … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Oldest House"
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Old Mill
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Learn about how … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Old Mill"
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Mark Carapezza presents an evening of original music. He will also talk about his charming environmental art project, Wishes From Nantucket, and its follow-up, Wishes From Rishikesh, which will go into production this September. Come learn about this … Continue reading "Concert: Mark Carapezza – Wishes From Rishikesh, India"
Jun 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Rossini Club is excited to present a special event of particular significance to Nantucket’s history. In a program dedicated to fantastical depictions both real and imagined, the chamber group will be performing composer George … Continue reading "Concert: The Rossini Club, The Voice Of The Whale"
Jul 1 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 2 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Oldest House
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Historic games crafts … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Oldest House"
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Listen for the sound of the trumpets playing Reveille announcing that the Fourth of July Main Street Festivities are ready to start. All Events start at 10 am. Dunk Tank, Watermelon Eating Contests, Face Painting, … Continue reading "Independence Day Festivities on Main Street"
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Old Mill
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Learn about how … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Old Mill"
Jul 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Come to Children’s Beach for traditional games for children ages 6-12, including tug-o-war, 3-legged race, wheelbarrow race, sack race, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Nantucket & Department of Culture and Tourism.
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Oldest House
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Historic games crafts … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Oldest House"
Jul 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 5 @ 9:00 pm Jetties Beach
Fireworks display shot off from a barge off of Jetties Beach. If you need a ride to Jetties Beach, catch the Wave in front of the Whaling Museum on Broad Street. — bus will depart … Continue reading "Nantucket Independence Celebration Fireworks"
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Old Mill
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Learn about how … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Old Mill"
Jul 6 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Jamie McLean is a triple threat. As a guitarist for New Orleans royalty Aaron Neville and Dirty Dozen Brass Band he’s toured the globe playing fiery guitar everywhere from Madison Square Garden to Japan’s Fuji … Continue reading "Jamie McLean Duo"
Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Jamie McLean is a triple threat. As a guitarist for New Orleans royalty Aaron Neville and Dirty Dozen Brass Band he’s toured the globe playing fiery guitar everywhere from Madison Square Garden to Japan’s Fuji … Continue reading "Jamie McLean Duo"
Jul 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Join Mystic Seaport’s Don Sineti at the Whaling Museum for a family evening of sea chanteys, whaling ballads, and Americana folk classics. Sing along to patriotic tunes as Sineti delights audiences of all ages with … Continue reading "Sea Songs and American Classics on the Roof, with Don Sinetti"
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Oldest House
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Historic games crafts … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Oldest House"
Jul 10 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
A New England native, Bill became involved with the Boston-Cambridge folk scene in the early 1960’s. Singing mostly his own songs, he has become one of the most popular and durable singers on the folk … Continue reading "Concert: Bill Staines"
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Old Mill
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Learn about how … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Old Mill"
Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Cowpunky Country
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Oldest House
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Historic games crafts … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Oldest House"
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Old Mill
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Learn about how … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Old Mill"
Jul 13 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 15 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Enjoy an evening of live music on the rooftop with light bites and refreshments.
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
The former director of Seed Savers Exchange and co-editor of The Seed Garden shares the stories of some of his favorite heirloom varieties and makes the case for why we should still be growing these … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Fifteen Heirloom Varieties, Their Stories and Why they Belong in Your Garden with Lee Buttala"
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
Join Katie Hemingway, owner of Grass Roots Gardens, for a guided tour of Nantucket gardens. Participants will meet at the Nantucket Lighthouse School and visit properties via a tour van, allowing guests to see a … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Garden Tour with Katie Hemingway of Grass Roots Gardens"
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
Join us for an enchanting afternoon garden tea party. The event will begin with children (and a parent or caregiver) crafting whimsical floral crowns. A magical tea party and scavenger hunt, created by Nantucket Lighthouse … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Mommy & Me Garden Tea Party"
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lighthouse School
In this hands-on workshop, children will explore how to use island-grown dried and pressed botanicals (flowers and leaves) to create beautiful and unique artwork. Using their new plant press and other tools (included in the … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Pressed and Dried Botanical Art for Kids with Bee Shay"
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Pocket Park Corner of Fair and Main
Lindsay Curry, owner of Mohr Gardening, will lead participants on an inspiring tour of town gardens, varying in size and scope About Lindsay: Lindsay’s first gardening jobs were the seemingly endless chores assigned by her … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Town Garden Tour with Lindsay Curry of Mohr Gardening"
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Oldest House
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Historic games crafts … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Oldest House"
Jul 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Nantucket Yacht Club
Eating well doesn’t depend on a supermarket stocked with any ingredient you could want, any day of the year. It depends on ingredients of the highest quality – fresh, well-grown, and enjoyed at their flavorful … Continue reading "Nantucket Garden Festival: Growing and Cooking the Year-Round Harvest with Barbara Damrosch"
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Old Mill
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Learn about how … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Old Mill"
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Cowpunky Country
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am Nantucket Atheneum
Hugh Hanley is back with his wonderful mix of silly songs, finger plays, folk songs, and rhymes. Hugh offers a developmentally appropriate, active, play-oriented music experience. Free admission. Bring a blanket to sit on! In … Continue reading "Children’s Garden Concert featuring Hugh Hanley: Circle of Songs"
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Oldest House
Join in the interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids and families. Features at the sites will be changing all summer so you will want to come back more than once. Historic games crafts … Continue reading "Summer Fest at the Oldest House"