Events

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Nantucket Restaurant Week
Nantucket Restaurant Week
Oct 3 all-day
Participating Nantucket restaurants will be offering three – five course dinners from $25 to $50. It is the perfect opportunity to taste something new or to dine with an old favorite.
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7:00 am Sports Fishing on the Herbert T @ Straight Wharf
Sports Fishing on the Herbert T @ Straight Wharf
Oct 3 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Trips at 7am, 10am, 1 pm, 4 pm Enjoy a true island experience: fish with the best, Captain Fred Tonkin! All equipment provided (and lessons, if needed).  Your catch will be cleaned & packaged for … Continue reading "Sports Fishing on the Herbert T"
8:00 am Smooth Hummocks
Smooth Hummocks
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am
Smooth Hummocks
About Graded relatively flat by glacial meltwater running out over the coastal plain to the ocean 75 miles away when the landmass that would become Nantucket was nothing more than a wide, low ridge of … Continue reading "Smooth Hummocks"
9:45 am Toddler Time @ Nantucket Atheneum
Toddler Time @ Nantucket Atheneum
Oct 3 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
10:00 am Great Point Eco Tour and Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Great Point Eco Tour and Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Great Point Eco Tour and Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Departure times: 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM; 2 hour cruise Experience the natural beauty of Great Point and learn about our Gray seal colony.
10:00 am Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sail Aboard the Endeavor, Departure times: 10 AM, 1 PM, and 4 PM, plus a Sunset sail. 90 Minute Sail Capt. James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket’s maritime history & waterfront sights.  Call for … Continue reading "Sail Aboard the Endeavor"
10:30 am Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Oct 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
10:30 am Preschool Story Time @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Preschool Story Time @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Oct 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children 3 years and older. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 15 attendees. Tickets available at the Weezie desk 30 minutes before start of program.
11:00 am Easy Street Cantina All-You-Can-Eat Buffet @ Easy Street Cantina
Easy Street Cantina All-You-Can-Eat Buffet @ Easy Street Cantina
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Easy Street Cantina All-You-Can-Eat Buffet @ Easy Street Cantina
Featuring taco bar plus salad bar, and an assortment of pizza, nachos, fried rice, grilled veggies, wings, onion rings, and more. $13.95. Salad Bar alone: $9.95 Corner of Easy Street & Broad.
11:15 am Ice Cream Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Oct 3 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Ice Cream Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
11:15 am Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions @ Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions @ Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
Oct 3 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions @ Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
See the remaining historic landmarks form the Whaling Era while you sip your morning coffee or tea. Call 508-228-7037.
12:45 pm Linda Loring Nature Foundation with Nantucket Walkabout
Linda Loring Nature Foundation with Nantucket Walkabout
Oct 3 @ 12:45 pm
Linda Loring Nature Foundation with Nantucket Walkabout
Duration 2 Hours About Our eighth hike and the newest one starting with the 2016 season, the Linda Loring Nature Foundation’s publicly accessible property is on the south side of Eel Point Road on the … Continue reading "Linda Loring Nature Foundation with Nantucket Walkabout"
1:30 pm Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Oct 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour tells about the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour has 5 stops ending at the NHA’s Quaker Meeting House. Learn about the rise & … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour with Nantucket Historical Association"
2:00 pm Film for Thought: Cold Case Hammarskjold @ The Dreamland
Film for Thought: Cold Case Hammarskjold @ The Dreamland
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm
In 1961, United Nations secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane mysteriously crashed, killing Hammarskjöld and most of the crew. With the case still unsolved 50-plus years later, Danish journalist, filmmaker, and provocateur Mads Brügger (The Red Chapel, … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Cold Case Hammarskjold"
2:30 pm Movie: Downton Abbey @ The Dreamland
Movie: Downton Abbey @ The Dreamland
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm
This fall, the worldwide phenomenon DOWNTON ABBEY, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the … Continue reading "Movie: Downton Abbey"
3:00 pm Buckle and Shake @ Cisco Brewers
Buckle and Shake @ Cisco Brewers
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Buckle and Shake @ Cisco Brewers
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3:00 pm Cisco Brewers – Public Tour @ Cisco Brewers
Cisco Brewers – Public Tour @ Cisco Brewers
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cisco Brewers - Public Tour @ Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
5:00 pm Cheers to Charities: Fall French Selections benefiting Nantucket Wheelers @ Epernay Wine & Spirits
Cheers to Charities: Fall French Selections benefiting Nantucket Wheelers @ Epernay Wine & Spirits
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cheers to Charities: Fall French Selections benefiting Nantucket Wheelers @ Epernay Wine & Spirits
Welcome a new season at this tasting of Fall French Selections with Carl McCoy of fine wine importer Frederick Wildman & Sons.  Ten percent of sales during the event will be donated to our non-profit partner … Continue reading "Cheers to Charities: Fall French Selections benefiting Nantucket Wheelers"
5:00 pm Movie: Abominable @ The Dreamland
Movie: Abominable @ The Dreamland
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm
When teenage Yi (Chloe Bennet, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai, she and her mischievous friends, Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Peng (Albert Tsai), … Continue reading "Movie: Abominable"
5:00 pm Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Time varies with the setting sun, so call ahead. Copy: Bring along your favorite beverages and enjoy some of the finest sunsets around on this relaxing cruise. Call 508-228-7037.
5:30 pm Movie: Hustlers @ The Dreamland
Movie: Hustlers @ The Dreamland
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm
Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
6:00 pm LVA – Beginner English Class @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
LVA – Beginner English Class @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
LVA - Beginner English Class @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
6:00 pm LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
LVA - Intermediate/Advanced English Class @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
6:00 pm Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm
Watch the sun set from the water during this evening sail. Time might vary with sunset: 508-228-5585 for exact departure time and tickets. Endeavorsailing.com , Slip #1015, Straight Wharf
7:00 pm Terms of Endearment @ Bennett Hall
Terms of Endearment @ Bennett Hall
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm
Terms of Endearment @ Bennett Hall
BY DAN GORDON, BASED ON THE NOVEL BY LARRY MCMURTRY AND ON THE SCREENPLAY BY JAMES L. BROOKS Challenges in life and love test the resilience of a mother-daughter relationship in Dan Gordon’s adaptation of … Continue reading "Terms of Endearment"
7:30 pm Movie: Downton Abbey @ The Dreamland
Movie: Downton Abbey @ The Dreamland
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm
This fall, the worldwide phenomenon DOWNTON ABBEY, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the … Continue reading "Movie: Downton Abbey"
8:00 pm Movie: Joker @ The Dreamland
Movie: Joker @ The Dreamland
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm
“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone fictional story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of … Continue reading "Movie: Joker"