Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
Discuss whether Nantucket should have a mayor, the impact of climate change on our island, and many more issues facing Nantucket when the Select Board come together at The Dreamland, South Water Street. This event … Continue reading "Nantucket 2030 and Beyond"
Feb 6 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of the Nantucket Dreamland Foundation
Feb 13 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of the Nantucket Historical Association
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket High School
This evening of love songs is a fund-raiser for Nantucket High School’s select chorus The Accidentals & Naturals. Admission is just $5. Students will sing love songs as solos and in small groups. For an … Continue reading "Valentine Cabaret"
Feb 20 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Town of Nantucket Fire Chief
Feb 27 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Prevention and Outreach Coordinator at Fairwinds
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Conservation Foundation
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
A free community lecture by author and educator Debby Irving about her personal journey from a childhood protected by the privilege of being white to her transformative adult work as a racial justice educator. Held … Continue reading "Waking Up White"
Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Nantucket Site Director of Health Imperatives
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Superintendent of Nantucket Public Schools
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Town Manager
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Director of the Department of Public Works
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Follow the Green Road! Jess Georges, the founder of Green Road Refill, will be speaking about simple ways we can steer ourselves in the direction of reducing our plastic footprint. The current plastic problem is … Continue reading "Lecture: Jessica Georges, ‘Living Green & Green Road Refill’"
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Remain Nantucket
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Sustainable Nantucket
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Station Mgr. and Sr Producer Channel 18 Rotary Interact Clubs work in Puerto Rico this winter
May 1 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Housing Nantucket
May 8 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Shellfish Biologist for Town of Nantucket
May 15 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Director of the Conservation Foundation
May 22 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
May 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Enjoy the traditional dancing of these spirited young people.  Guaranteed to bring a smile to all!
May 29 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
White Heron Theater
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President of The Homestead
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Join museum staff members Andrea Wulffleff and Allison Levy for a look at early basket maker, Rowland Folger and the early days of lightship baskets. This program is free for museum members. There is a … Continue reading "Rowland Folger"
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.
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm Hadwen House
Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful garden of Hadwen House with tea and light bites. Family Friendly!
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janny Scott is the author of The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father and A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother. In The Beneficiary, A warmly felt tale of an American family’s fortunes, journalist … Continue reading "Constance Laibe Hays Memorial Lecture: Janny Scott, The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father"
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 – 10:00 pm Surfside Beach
Sponsored by Jesus Camp Nantucket Come as you are. No prerequisites required.
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
Ten years ago tech journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg stated that the Internet, as the world knew it, was over. The two predicted that smartphones would change everything. In the decade that followed, the … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Kara Swisher, What’s Next? The Internet’s Newest Iteration"
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 16 @ 2:00 pm Hadwen House
Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful garden of Hadwen House with tea and light bites. Family Friendly!
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The popular series Outlander has introduced American audiences to daily life in 18th-century Scotland and to the Jacobite cause. The National Trust for Scotland, that country’s largest conservation charity, cares for many of the historic sites that … Continue reading "Lecture: Derek Alexander, Ye Jacobites by Name: Recent Archaeology in Scotland’s Glencoe and Glenfinnan"
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm White Elephant
Jon B. Alterman is the Zbigniew Brzezinski chair in global security and geostrategy and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Prior to joining CSIS in 2002, he … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Jon Alterman, ‘Modernity, Saudi Style’"
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 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket High School Auditorium
World-class dancers from renown companies perform contemporary and classical works. Tickets from $45-85 nantucketatheneum.org to purchase tickets
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket High School Auditorium
World-class dancers from renown companies perform contemporary and classical works. Tickets from $45-85 nantucketatheneum.org to purchase tickets
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
In his 10th session in the Hawaiian Legislature, Representative Chris Lee currently serves as the Chair of the Committee on Judiciary (JUD). He previously chaired the Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection (EEP), and was … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Rep. Chris Lee, ‘Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Pledge for 2045’"
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Founders of Addiction Solutions
Aug 6 @ 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"
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm Hadwen House
Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful garden of Hadwen House with tea and light bites. Family Friendly!
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
COO of Southern Airways Express
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Life in Bulgaria
Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Join Egan Maritime at the Museum with renowned troubadour Bill Schustik for an evening of traditional folk music that weaves storytelling, rich history, and theatrical performance together. It will be a musical adventure into the … Continue reading "Bill Schustik: An American Troubadour"
Aug 20 @ 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"
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm Hadwen House
Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful garden of Hadwen House with tea and light bites. Family Friendly!
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Lecture Title: NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory: 20 years of the X-ray Sky in Sharp Focus! Belinda J. Wilkes is a Senior Astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) in Cambridge, MA, and current director of … Continue reading "Lecture: Belinda J. Wilkes, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory"
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director, Nantucket Preservation Trust
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Dr. Melillo 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 the ongoing climate change challenge. Long-term records from … Continue reading "Lecture: Jerry Melillo – Which World? – Climate Change, Climate Choices"