May 18 @ 8:00 am Madaket Beach, meeting at the parking lot facing the water
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Our Island Home
Bring your kids from brand new to 4-year-olds for this drop-in program at Our Island Home, 9 East Creek Road. Studies show the benefits of intergenerational connections and the joy it brings to everyone. The … Continue reading "Our Island Kids"
May 22 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Peter Christoph, a wildlife photographer, speaker, and author from Lancaster, MA., delivers stunning photographs of his favorite owls combined with stories that entertain, educate and inspire the audience. He’ll discuss the secrets he uses to … Continue reading "Owls of New England With Peter Christoph"
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Free lecture on Conservation Restrictions and Your Nantucket Property by Cormac Collier and Emily Molden in the Nantucket Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Open to the public.
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Sanford Farm parking lot, cleaning Madaket Road
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
May 29 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
White Heron Theater
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Dionis Beach and Eel Point Road. Let’s meet at the white rock which directs us to that Beach’s parking lot.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the curator of the Mitchell House and the Prospect Hill Cemetery Association historian for a short talk about stone monuments and their conservation. The class will then move to the Prospect Hill Cemetery where … Continue reading "Preserving the Monuments of Our Ancestors: How to Properly Clean Historic Gravestones"
Jun 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Our Island Home
Bring your kids from brand new to 4-year-olds for this drop-in program at Our Island Home, 9 East Creek Road. Studies show the benefits of intergenerational connections and the joy it brings to everyone. The … Continue reading "Our Island Kids"
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President of The Homestead
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Nantucket Yacht Club
Fun night of cocktails, dinner, and bidding for Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket. Advance reservations with underwriting support available immediately. General tickets on sale April 9th. Tickets can be purchased: Tickets can be purchased … Continue reading "26th Annual Dreamcatcher Dinner & Auction"
Jun 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Our Island Home
Bring your kids from brand new to 4-year-olds for this drop-in program at Our Island Home, 9 East Creek Road. Studies show the benefits of intergenerational connections and the joy it brings to everyone. The … Continue reading "Our Island Kids"
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Homestead of Nantucket, with dinner, dancing, silent auction. Tickets $100 at 508-228-1135
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Have a collection of lightship baskets but aren’t sure how to display them? Join local interior designer, Melanie Gowen, as she walks you through some of her favorite decorating techniques using these iconic pieces.
Jun 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Rachael Freeman, Environmental Coordinator for the Nantucket Landbank, will discuss plans for an arboretum located on the Reyes Family property in Polpis. This program is free for museum members. There is a $7 charge for … Continue reading "Reyes Pond"
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Bond, Bubbles and Bordeaux… What better way to celebrate Nantucket Film Festival than with a James Bond thriller theme of a wine tasting? Join Guest Sommelier Amber Cantella, Luxury Real Estate Specialist with Great Point … Continue reading "Sommelier Selections with Guest Sommelier Amber Cantella"
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
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 – 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 27 @ 5:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Join us at Nantucket Culinary as we are proud to host two of the Nantucket Arts Council’s “Arts Celebration” events: French Cuisine and Culture: Berets, Brie and Bordeaux: The Wine & Cheese pre-concert reception held … Continue reading "Arts Celebration! A Fundraiser for the Nantucket Arts Council"
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Jun 30 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Dreamland
4:30 p.m. Cocktails 5:30 p.m. Live Auction and Program featuring Anthony Anderson. Moderated by Actor, Kevin Flynn 6:30 p.m. Dine around dinner by Nantucket Catering Company and dancing with musical beats by The Hess Twins … Continue reading "Night in White"
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 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Maria Mitchell Association
For Ages 3-5 Must be accompanied for entire program by an adult caregiver Join the curator of the Mitchell House as we read a story about Maria or the time in which she lived, take … Continue reading "Story time with the Mitchells"
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 @ 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 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Steps Beach off of Lincoln Circle
Special Event: meet at Steps Beach off of Lincoln Circle and be sure the area is spotless before the festivities. The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am meet at Nobadeer Beach (end of Nonantum Avenue)
Meet at Nobadeer Beach (end of Nonantum Avenue) to be sure the revelers have left it pristine. If it is, we will decamp to Jetties Beach. Command decision to be made on the spot. The … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
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 @ 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 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Learning by doing is the philosophy of Nantucket’s Maria Mitchell Association, our non-profit partner for this month’s Cheers to Charity wine tasting event. The same can be said in the vineyard with Cush Donelan pouring … Continue reading "Cheers to Charities Wine Tasting: Maria Mitchell Association"
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Milestone Road and Nobadeer Farm Road.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
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 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Maria Mitchell Association
For Ages 3-5 Must be accompanied for entire program by an adult caregiver Join the curator of the Mitchell House as we read a story about Maria or the time in which she lived, take … Continue reading "Story time with the Mitchells"
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 @ 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"