Jun 26 @ 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 26 @ 5:00 pm South Church
Goodell, author of The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World and Rolling Stone contributing editor, will speak in the South Church, 11 Orange Street.
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Peter Panchy leads a discussion about Immigration in the U.S., both in history and in present day. This is the third session in an ongoing series. Panchy will present an overview and lead a discussion … Continue reading "Class: Peter Panchy, A Continuing Conversation On Immigration"
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
The Milky Way vs. Andromeda: When Galaxies Collide Our sun is one of 100s of billions of stars that make up our Milky Way Galaxy. This lecture will take you on a tour of our … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Dr. Laura Prichard"
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 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Stephen Yelon is an amateur basket maker and an educational psychologist who has published research on learning, creativity and accomplishment. Join Steve as he explains how and why Mr. Reyes developed the Friendship Basket purse … Continue reading "The Legend of José Formoso Reyes: A Story of Innovation"
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 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"
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
On November 23, 1968, near the end of a turbulent and memorable year, there was a football game that would also prove turbulent and memorable: the season-ending clash between Harvard and Yale. Both teams entered … Continue reading "Author Talk: George Colt, ‘The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968’"
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Astronaut Dan Bursch will share his experiences as a member of the fourth expedition to the International Space Station from December 2001 to June 2002. He faced several challenges while off the planet for 6 … Continue reading "Expedition 4 to the International Space Station"
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 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Quaker Meeting House
Join us for an illustrated talk on United Tastes: The Making of the First American Cookbook and Northern Hospitality: Cooking by the Book in New England, followed by refreshments (including a sample item from “the … Continue reading "United Tastes: The Making of the First American Cookbook, with Keith Stavely and Kathleen Fitzgerald"
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
Jo Ruxton is a passionate campaigner for the oceans, her career in conservation began in the ‘80’s when she started the first marine program for WWF in Hong Kong, where she lived for 14 years. … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Jo Ruxton"
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 @ 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 @ 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 8 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Bret Baier currently serves as FOX News Channel’s (FNC) chief political anchor and anchor of “Special Report with Bret Baier” (weeknights 6-7PM/ET), the top-rated cable news program in its timeslot and consistently one of the … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations presents: Bret Baier"
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
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 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Award-winning journalist Doug Bock Clark discusses his book The Last Whalers, which The New York Times calls, “immersive, densely reported, and altogether remarkable.” The Last Whalers chronicles three years in the life of an Indonesian tribe that hunts sperm whales with … Continue reading "Life with the World’s Last Hunter-Gatherer Whaling Tribe"
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
The Dark Side of the Universe Most of the Universe is composed of dark ingredients that can’t be seen directly by telescopes. This talk will describe how “Gravitational lensing”, the bending of light rays by … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Dr. Lindsay King"
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Known for her whimsical designs and attention to detail, celebrated scrimshander Lee Papale will talk about her lengthy and successful career. This program is free for museum members. There is a $7 charge for non-members.
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 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 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 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Each week in July and August the Nantucket Musical Arts Society offers a free, informal talk one day before a scheduled concert. They feature musicians playing excerpts from the works they will perform, as well … Continue reading "NMAS Meet The Artist: Poulenc Trio"
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Unitarian Church
Apollo 11: Quest to the Moon Join us for a tour of the Apollo 11 photographs gleaned fro the files of the Air and Space Museum.
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 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Come participate in a presentation of the Harvard Business School case study on the American whaling industry, led by one of the authors.  The American whaling industry, born on Nantucket, was one of the first to … Continue reading "Short Lays on Greasy Voyages: Whaling and Venture Capital, with Jonas Peter Akins"
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 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
Building Climate Change Resilience on Nantucket and Across the Commonwealth This talk will cover how the climate is expected to change over the rest of the century, both on the Cape and Islands and across … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Katie Theoharides"
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 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"
Jul 20 @ 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 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
As former White House press secretary, Ari Fleischer was the primary spokesperson for President Bush. He served as spokesman during the historic presidential recount, September 11th, two wars and the anthrax attack. His best-selling book, … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations presents: Ari Fleischer"
Jul 24 @ 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 25 @ 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 26 @ 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 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"
Jul 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Each week in July and August the Nantucket Musical Arts Society offers a free, informal talk one day before a scheduled concert. They feature musicians playing excerpts from the works they will perform, as well … Continue reading "NMAS Meet The Artist: Greta Feeney & Griffin MacMahon"
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Maureen Orth is an award winning journalist, a Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair Magazine, and the founder of the Marina Orth Foundation which promotes advanced learning in technology and English for over 1200 students. Orth … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations presents: Maureen Orth"