Jan 1 @ 11:00 am
New Year’s Day is a wonderful time of change, growth and renewal. What better practice than yoga to set your frame of mind and embody your intentions? This class is the perfect blend of movement … Continue reading "Free New Year’s Day Yoga Class"
Jan 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Cottage Hospital
As NCH prepares to open the doors of their new hospital, the public is invited for a near peek. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served.
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am Bartlett's Farm
Easter Egg Hunt for Ages 6 and younger. The egg hunt starts in the Bartlett Farm Garden Center. All participants get a prize. Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available from 10 am till … Continue reading "Easter Egg Hunt for Ages 6 and younger."
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Bring the kiddos out for the most epic Easter egg hun on the island. We will start the hunt in the Garden Center at 10 am. All participants get a prize. Egg hunt is for … Continue reading "Free Easter Egg Hunt"
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
One of the best opportunities to launch or expand your collection of Nantucket art is at Spring Sweep. Artist members may bring an unlimited number of pieces to this popular silent auction. The deals go … Continue reading "Spring Sweep Silent Auction"
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
Join us for a Lavish Easter Brunch Grand Buffet! Celebrate Easter in the Grand Ballroom at The Nantucket Hotel with your family and friends. In addition to our scrumptious Holiday Brunch Buffet Menu, we’ll be … Continue reading "Easter Brunch Grand Buffet at The Nantucket Hotel"
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Saltmarsh Senior Center
On Thursday, April 25th at 4:30 PM the Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs (NCEA) will be dedicating the new foyer at the Saltmarsh Senior Center honoring the Nantucket Senior Citizens of the Year from 1988-2018. … Continue reading "Saltmarsh Senior Center Foyer Dedication"
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Handlebar Café
ANNOUNCING THE 2019 SMALL WORKS, BIG CAUSE SHOW AT THE HANDLEBAR CAFE This year’s Small Works, Big Cause show will open with a gallery reception on Friday, April 26th from 5-7pm at the Handlebar Cafe. … Continue reading "Small Works Big Cause 2019 Grand Opening"
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
A lovely morning of tea, desserts and gifting for Mother’s Day. Plant a live pansy in a beautiful china tea cup of your choice to give to Mom. This event is perfect for children and … Continue reading "Mother’s Day Tea for Two workshop"
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Join local teacher and sommelier Ieva Aldins for an all levels* yoga class designed to make your body feel good. After yoga, we will pop some bubbles and enjoy a delicious brunch. Treat yourself and … Continue reading "Mamasté: Mother’s Day Yoga Brunch and Bubbles"
Jun 14 @ 4:00 pm
Events will kick off Friday evening with a Captain’s Welcome Reception on Old South Wharf. Saturday teams will complete in a one day multi-species inshore fishing tournament for the top title in categories such as … Continue reading "Father’s Day Fishing Tournament"
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am Methodist Church
NanPuppet Show in front of the Methodist Church at corner of Main & Centre Streets.
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am
Bike Decorating Contest (including tricycles and wagons) on Federal St.
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm Main Street
The water fight between Town of Nantucket’s Fire Department and the Boynton Lane Reserves at high NOON. Again this year, the Department of Culture and Tourism and the Town of Nantucket are asking those individuals … Continue reading "Independence Day Water Fight on Main Street"
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Childrens Beach
live music on the bandstand at Children’s Beach
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties Beach
Tattoos & Tootsie Pops. KanJam, Cornhole. Tug O’ War at 2. Noon-4. Free BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic) Sponsored by Counterculture Nantucket: Family Friendly Fun for Folks of All Ages.
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Enjoy an evening with cocktails and dinner while watching the Fourth of July fireworks from the best view in town.
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Jetties Beach
Sponsored by Jesus Camp Nantucket Come as you are. No prerequisites required. BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic)
Jul 13 all-day Great Harbor Yacht Club
The Artist Association of Nantucket will honor beloved Nantucket artist Carol Keefe at the annual Summer Art Auction and Gala on July 13. The annual event will be held at the Great Harbor Yacht Club … Continue reading "2019 Summer Art Auction & Gala"
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
The elegant surroundings of the Great Harbor Yacht Club are the perfect venue to sip champagne and enjoy good food and company. The auction features Nantucket’s favorite auctioneer, Rafael Osona, who will auction one-of-a-kind lightship … Continue reading "Baskets and Bubbly Champagne Luncheon and Auction"
Sep 7 @ 12:15 pm – 3:00 pm Meet Santa at Straight Wharf and follow him to the Jared Coffin House!
Gather at Straight Wharf to watch Santa arrive via Coast Guard cutter, and join Santa’s parade as it travels up Main Street and across Centre Street to the Jared Coffin House. (Santa will be traveling … Continue reading "Santa Claus Arrives"
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Top of Main Street
Children young and old have long been enchanted by our mysterious Talking Tree, beautifully decorated for Stroll by local designer David M. Handy of Handy & Dallaire Events.  Nestle close to its branches and listen….will … Continue reading "Magical Talking Tree"
Oct 25 @ 5:45 pm Brant Point Coast Guard Station
Join the men & women of Nantucket’s Brant Point Coast Guard station for a scary Halloween evening of fright. Arrive at dusk; best for ages 13 and older. Entry fee is donation to the Nantucket … Continue reading "Haunted House at the Brant Point Coast Guard Station"
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am
Meet in the parking lot of the Nantucket State Forest to explore the spooky side of nature, searching for bugs and spiders under logs, pretending to be witches with homemade broomsticks, and listening for the spookiest … Continue reading "Free Halloween Themed Family Nature Outing"
Oct 26 @ 5:45 pm Brant Point Coast Guard Station
Join the men & women of Nantucket’s Brant Point Coast Guard station for a scary Halloween evening of fright. Arrive at dusk; best for ages 13 and older. Entry fee is donation to the Nantucket … Continue reading "Haunted House at the Brant Point Coast Guard Station"
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Join the “mad scientists” of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation for a showcase of spooky species found on Nantucket. Bat origami and horseshoe crab painting. Candy & prizes when you wear your Halloween costume to the … Continue reading "Spooky Science at Cisco"
Oct 31 @ 5:45 pm Brant Point Coast Guard Station
Join the men & women of Nantucket’s Brant Point Coast Guard station for a scary Halloween evening of fright. Arrive at dusk; best for ages 13 and older. Entry fee is donation to the Nantucket … Continue reading "Haunted House at the Brant Point Coast Guard Station"
Nov 7 @ 11:30 am – 9:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Your Christmas Stroll experience will be merrier when you partake of our special holiday a la Carte, All-Day Stroll Menu in the Grand Ballroom at The Nantucket Hotel from 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  A … Continue reading "Day Christmas Stroll Dining & Live Music at The Nantucket Hotel"
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Bring your favorite Thanksgiving dish or other dish to share at this pot luck dinner in the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club. Parents vs. kids dodgeball, face painting, bingo, arts & crafts and more. 61 … Continue reading "Thanksgiving Family Fun Night"
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Skip the Line and register early at the Atheneum! Stop by the Atheneum Wednesday, November 27th 9:30am- 2:30pm to pick up your Plunge t-shirts and Bracelets. Early Registration $30 Day of Registration $50 Kids under … Continue reading "Cold Turkey Plunge Pre-Registration"
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Childrens Beach
This year marks the 18th Cold Turkey Plunge, where hundreds of swimmers brave the icy harbor waters on Thanksgiving morning to support the Weezie Library for Children. Thanks to the many plungers and business supporters, … Continue reading "18th Annual Cold Turkey Punge"
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Thanksgiving Tidings! Join us for a bountiful Thanksgiving Buffet Feast on November 28th – complete with all the trimmings – in our Grand Ballroom! Enjoy live music from 12:00 (Noon) – 7:00 p.m. by Mollie … Continue reading "Bountiful Thanksgiving Buffet Feast"
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm
Over 150 balsam trees line Main Street and surrounding byways. Watch them count down with Town Crier to their illumination. A chorus of traditional carols ensues, led by Nantucket High School’s a cappella group, the … Continue reading "Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony"
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 6 – Dec 8 all-day
Now in its 46th year, the Chamber-sponsored Christmas Stroll Weekend is an enchanting, magical tribute to the wonderment of bygone Christmases. Join us December 6th through December 8th. 
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Blue Beetle
Dress to impress with your holiday worst, stop by the Blue Beetle in your best Ugly Christmas Sweater between 10:00am – Noon, we will snap your picture and enter you to win $100 Gift Card. … Continue reading "“It’s About to get Ugly!”"
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 6 @ 11:30 am – 9:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Your Christmas Stroll experience will be merrier when you partake of our special holiday a la Carte, All-Day Stroll Menu in the Grand Ballroom at The Nantucket Hotel from 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  A … Continue reading "Day Christmas Stroll Dining & Live Music at The Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Join us on The Nantucket Hotel’s Front Porch from 12:00 (Noon) to 3:00 p.m. for some live entertainment while you watch the Stroll revelers go by. Warm and cozy blankets are included and a light … Continue reading "Christmas Stroll Live Entertainment on The Nantucket Hotel’s Front Porch"
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Commonwealth
Come shop an exclusive Mel the Clothing Trunk Show at Commonwealth! These handmade sequined jackets and tees will add some bling to your day and will take your Christmas Stroll outfit to the next level!12 … Continue reading "Trunk Show at Commonwealth"
Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Relax on The Nantucket Hotel’s Front Porch before your Stroll dinner on Friday from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Join us for some live music by acoustic guitarist Sean Lee. Warm and cozy blankets are included and … Continue reading "Christmas Stroll Live Music on The Nantucket Hotel’s Front"