Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director, Nantucket Preservation Trust
Aug 21 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Climate Change Challenge Dr. Melilo will summarize the climate changes and impacts already observed and those projected for the future. He will also discuss ways that society can respond to ongoing climate change. No … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Jerry Melilo"
Aug 22 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Cowpunky Country
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come play with Liz and Ellen as we learn new ways to bind books together. No experience required, all tools and materials will be supplied. Bring your ideas for future book binding workshops! FREE admission … Continue reading "Book Binding Workshop"
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close. … Continue reading "Meet the Animals"
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of The Nine and Eden
Aug 24 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us for an evening classical piano solos that feature compositions by Wolfgang Mozart (1756 – 1797), Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828), Philip Glass (b. 1937), and Ned Rorem (b. 1923). Titled, ‘Youth and Age,” … Continue reading "Piano Recital: Stephen Porter, Youth & Age – Works by Mozart, Schubert, Glass and Rorem"
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us for an evening classical piano solos that feature compositions by Wolfgang Mozart (1756 – 1797), Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828), Philip Glass (b. 1937), and Ned Rorem (b. 1923). Titled, ‘Youth and Age,” … Continue reading "Piano Recital: Stephen Porter, Youth & Age – Works by Mozart, Schubert, Glass and Rorem"
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Aug 26 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Enjoy an evening of live music on the rooftop with light bites and refreshments.
Aug 27 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Wilda recently fell in love with Herman Melville’s use of the language, his psychological and political insights, and his interesting characters. She took a continuing education class on Moby-Dick at The Newberry Library in Chicago … Continue reading "Author Talk: Wilda Morris, Pequod Poems, Gamming With Moby Dick"
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President of Holiday for Heroes
Aug 28 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Coastal whaling was introduced to the Azores by New Englanders, and the earliest whaling vessels to ply the waters of the Azores were most likely from Nantucket and New Bedford. This lecture, with UMass-Amherst professor … Continue reading "Translating Azorean Coastal Whaling from English to Portuguese and Back to English…While Remaining Portuguese, with Professor Francisco Cota Fagundes"
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Vermont author Chris Tebbetts will read from his new YA novel, Me, Myself, and Him, and share some discussion about the writing process, followed by a Q&A. This novel, described as ‘wildly ingenious” by Booklist … Continue reading "Author Talk: Chris Tebbetts, Me, Myself & Him"
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
Dr. Niezrecki is Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, the Director of the Center for Wind Energy at UML (www.uml.edu/windenergy), and also the Director of the National Science Foundation-Industry/University … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Dr. Christopher Niezrecki"
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:51 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Local photographer Jeff Allen will provide some tips and tricks for getting just the right photo of your baskets for social media and printed works. This program is free for museum members. There is a … Continue reading "Photographing Your Basket"
Aug 29 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Since 2007, Anne Martindale and Richard Busch have been performing mellow American jazz and popular standards. They specialize in songs by such greats as Rodgers & Hart, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Ray Noble, George Shearing, … Continue reading "Concert: Ann Martindale & Richard Busch"
Aug 31 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Sep 2 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Sep 3 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Sep 3 @ 7:32 pm The Dreamland
Dreamland & Mark Cortale Present Broadway @ Dreamland: AUDRA MCDONALD with SETH RUDETSKY Audra McDonald with Seth Rudetsky as music director and host, in the Broadway @ Concert Series: Historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra … Continue reading "Dreamland & Mark Cortale Present Broadway @ Dreamland: AUDRA MCDONALD with SETH RUDETSKY"
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Have you ever wondered where the basket makers of old were living and plying their trade? Mary Bergman from the Nantucket Preservation Trust will take us on a virtual walking tour of basket makers homes. … Continue reading "A Virtual Walking Tour"
Sep 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Cowpunky Country
Sep 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Join Egan Maritime at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum for an evening of fireside shipwreck stories. Member Ticket: $30 Non Member Ticket: $40 Register online using the button on the left, or email Membership and … Continue reading "Fireside Shipwreck Stories at the Museum"
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Sep 6 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Editor of N Magazine Rob Cocuzzo will appear at The Dreamland in conversaton with journalist Natalie Jacobson. Join local author Robert Cocuzzo as he debuts his second book, The Road to San Donato. The longtime editor … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations Presents: Rob Cocuzzo"
Sep 9 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Sep 11 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Before rattan was used for lightship baskets, it was used for caning chairs. Liz Coffin will demonstrate techniques used to create and restore these beautiful pieces of furniture. This program is free for museum members. … Continue reading "Chair Caning"
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Cowpunky Country
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"