May 2 @ 6:15 am – 7:20 am Nantucket Ice
Theater on Ice
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Join us for an afternoon of Nantucket poets reading from their work. The program begins with short readings from Kathy Butterworth, Bobby Frazier, Amy Jenness, Mary Ellen Redmond, John Stanton and Lucretia Shattles Voight and … Continue reading "Poetry Reading: Running On The Waves* Featuring Monica Flegg"
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this gathering is an opportunity for beginners to learn and advanced readers to share their skills and receive readings. … Continue reading "Tea & Tarot"
May 9 @ 6:15 am – 7:20 am Nantucket Ice
Theater on Ice
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
As we approach Nantucket’s 2018 Wine and Food Festival, Nantucket Culinary will host an intimate preview weekend highlighting wineries of cultural significance. Before you drift away to thoughts of wineries overseas, we are excited to … Continue reading "Wine Dinner with PONZI vintner, Anna Maria Ponzi"
May 16 @ 6:15 am – 7:20 am Nantucket Ice
Theater on Ice
May 19 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Come watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exchange wedding vows at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Palace. Put on your best hat, most posh frock and bring a union jack to wave at the happy … Continue reading "Royal Wedding Viewing Party"
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this gathering is an opportunity for beginners to learn and advanced readers to share their skills and receive readings. … Continue reading "Tea & Tarot"
May 23 @ 6:15 am – 7:20 am Nantucket Ice
Theater on Ice
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teens grades 6-12 are welcomed to the Atheneum for some book talk, Teen program ideas, trivia and prizes, and pizza. All are welcome! Contact Ellen at eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for information and RSVP.
May 25 – May 28 all-day
Watch for notification of the annual parade downtown to honor our veterans
May 30 @ 6:15 am – 7:20 am Nantucket Ice
Theater on Ice
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
The Nantucket Cottage Hospital and the Community Foundation of Nantucket host a session for the 13 Healthy Nantucket grant recipients to report on their activities. Free admission
Jun 23 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Please clean out your medicine cabinets and bring all expired or unwanted medications. Please keep medications in original containers. You may remove your name and prescription number or staff will do it for you on-site.
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 23 @ 10:00 am – Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
A week of programs related to ballet, including many free events for all ages and ticketed professional performances on July 27 and 28. Presented by the Nantucket Atheneum.
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day
A wonderful week of parties, lectures, and activities. For tickets and details:508-228-1894
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lower Vestal Street
Join the free public celebration of Maria Mitchell on her 200th Birthday. This year, the birthday starts with a children’s parade starting in town and continuing on Main Street to the Maria Mitchell Association on … Continue reading "Maria Mitchell’s 200th Birthday Party"
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm First Congregational Church
Kids Games; Lunch (lobster rolls!); Silent Auction; Golden Elephant and Divine Consign Sales; Tower Climb; Entertainment (Nan Puppets), & More!
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Aug 8 all-day
Get a glimpse of many historic and new homes and gardens on the island. Each year a different neighborhood is selected…from ‘Sconset to Monomoy to Brant Point. The Garden Club members provide exquisite flower arrangements … Continue reading "64th Annual Garden Club House Tour"
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Music Center
Explores how stigma & barriers to treatment prevent those w/ addiction from getting well. Defines co-occurring psychiatric disorders & evidence -based treatments.
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm Nantucket Music Center
Examines how a family interacts & becomes out of control when a loved one suffers from addiction & co-occurring disorders.
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Star of the Sea Hostel
Let Nantucket come together. Take a break from the summer hustle and break bread in communal harmony at Star of the Sea Hostel, 31 Western Avenue in Surfside. Picnic tables, volleyball, bonfire, entertainment. Bring a … Continue reading "Pot Luck Supper at Star of the Sea"
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Old Mill
Grab the family and join us at the Old Mill for an afternoon of activities celebrating the history of Nantucket harvests! Highlights of this event include tours of the Old Mill, old-fashioned games, and autumn … Continue reading "19th Annual Harvest Fair at the Old Mill"
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come get your cards read in a mini reading with Kathy Richen.
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Vendors for local holiday shopping, live music, food, drinks, auctions, all in the Bartlett Farm Greenhouse, Bartlett Farm Road. $20 donation at the door, with proceeds benefitting Fairwinds Counseling Center of Nantucket.
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm Jared Coffin House Garden
Held in the garden of the Jared Coffin House with a reception following at Dune. A special event marking the beginning of the holiday season. Scallop shells are provided to write names of those we … Continue reading "Annual Tree of Remembrance Service"
Jan 20 @ 12:55 pm The Dreamland
The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, igniting heated passions and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love. La Bayadere is one of the … Continue reading "Bolshoi Live: La Bayadere"
Feb 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Nantucket Culinary
Senator Julian Cyr and State Representative Dylan Fernandes will available to speak to constituents at the Nantucket Culinary Center (22 Federal Street) from 4:30-5:30pm. No appointment necessary. Come grab a cup of Joe and chat … Continue reading "Coffee With Your State Reps. – Sen. Julian Cyr & Rep. Dylan Fernandes"
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"
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!
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"
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 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 16 @ 2:00 pm Hadwen House
Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful garden of Hadwen House with tea and light bites. Family Friendly!
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
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 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"