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8:00 am Smooth Hummocks
Smooth Hummocks
May 24 @ 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"
10:00 am Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois @ Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois @ Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
May 24 @ 10:00 am
Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently … Continue reading "Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois"
10:00 am Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
May 24 @ 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"
11:15 am Ice Cream Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
May 24 @ 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
May 24 @ 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.
1:00 pm Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
1:00 pm Foggy Roots @ Cisco Brewers
Foggy Roots @ Cisco Brewers
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Foggy Roots @ Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
1:00 pm Free Tai Chi for Wellness @ Haddon Hall
Free Tai Chi for Wellness @ Haddon Hall
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nantucket Community School, in collaboration with A Safe Place, is offering Tai Chi for Wellness classes in 56 Centre St., Haddon Hall. Tai Chi is a non-strenuous, complete body exercise consisting of a series of … Continue reading "Free Tai Chi for Wellness"
2:00 pm Movie: The White Crow @ The Dreamland
Movie: The White Crow @ The Dreamland
May 24 @ 2:00 pm
Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite … Continue reading "Movie: The White Crow"
2:00 pm Sankaty Bluff Hike
Sankaty Bluff Hike
May 24 @ 2:00 pm
Sankaty Bluff Hike
Duration 2 Hours About Sand, gravel and boulders laid down by the last glacier during the Wisconsinan Glacial Stage was not the first layer of foundation for Nantucket; an ocean bottom created during the Sangamonian … Continue reading "Sankaty Bluff Hike"
3:00 pm Makerspace for Teens – Painted Ceramics @ Nantucket Atheneum
Makerspace for Teens – Painted Ceramics @ Nantucket Atheneum
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Summer is coming! Start dreaming of days on the water. Use paint to decorate a ceramic box shaped like a sailboat. All tools and materials will be supplied. FREE for teens grades 6-12.
3:00 pm Movie: Pokemon: Detective Pikachu @ The Dreamland
Movie: Pokemon: Detective Pikachu @ The Dreamland
May 24 @ 3:00 pm
The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, … Continue reading "Movie: Pokemon: Detective Pikachu"
3:30 pm Movie: Disney’s Aladdin @ The Dreamland
Movie: Disney’s Aladdin @ The Dreamland
May 24 @ 3:30 pm
A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent … Continue reading "Movie: Disney’s Aladdin"
4:00 pm Concrete Jungle @ Cisco Brewers
Concrete Jungle @ Cisco Brewers
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Concrete Jungle @ Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
5:00 pm Movies: Booksmart @ The Dreamland
Movies: Booksmart @ The Dreamland
May 24 @ 5:00 pm
The story follows Dever and Feldstein’s characters, two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never … Continue reading "Movies: Booksmart"
5:00 pm Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
May 24 @ 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: The White Crow @ The Dreamland
Movie: The White Crow @ The Dreamland
May 24 @ 5:30 pm
Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite … Continue reading "Movie: The White Crow"
6:00 pm Artists Open, and Cellography Reception @ Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
Artists Open, and Cellography Reception @ Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artists Open, and Cellography Reception @ Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
A dynamic exhibition open to all Island artists. Exhibition includes our annual Cellography Exhibition of cell phone photography.
6:00 pm Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
May 24 @ 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
6:30 pm Movie: Disney’s Aladdin @ The Dreamland
Movie: Disney’s Aladdin @ The Dreamland
May 24 @ 6:30 pm
A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent … Continue reading "Movie: Disney’s Aladdin"
7:00 pm California Suite by Neil Simon @ Bennett Hall
California Suite by Neil Simon @ Bennett Hall
May 24 @ 7:00 pm
California Suite by Neil Simon @ Bennett Hall
California Suite is a 1976 play by Neil Simon. Similar instructure to his earlier Plaza Suite, the comedy is composed of four playlets set in Suite 203-04 of The Beverly Hills Hotel. In Visitor from … Continue reading "California Suite by Neil Simon"
7:00 pm Film & Presentation: A Weaverly Path Screening and Nantucket Weavers @ Nantucket Atheneum
Film & Presentation: A Weaverly Path Screening and Nantucket Weavers @ Nantucket Atheneum
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for a screening of A Weaverly Path, a stunning portrait of famed weaver Silvia Heyde and a presentation of local Nantucket weavers work. Karin Sheppard of Island Weaves, Hillary Anapol and members of … Continue reading "Film & Presentation: A Weaverly Path Screening and Nantucket Weavers"
7:30 pm Movies: Booksmart @ The Dreamland
Movies: Booksmart @ The Dreamland
May 24 @ 7:30 pm
The story follows Dever and Feldstein’s characters, two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never … Continue reading "Movies: Booksmart"
8:00 pm Sean Lee @ White Elephant Brant Point Grill
Sean Lee @ White Elephant Brant Point Grill
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Sean Lee @ White Elephant Brant Point Grill
Live Music in the Brant Point Grill Lounge in The White Elephant.
8:15 pm Movie: John Wick 3 @ The Dreamland
Movie: John Wick 3 @ The Dreamland
May 24 @ 8:15 pm
In this third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick (Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a … Continue reading "Movie: John Wick 3"