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Nantucket Race Week
Nantucket Race Week
Aug 11 all-day
Nantucket Race Week
Nine days of regattas, awards ceremonies, and parties hosted by Nantucket Yacht Club and Great Harbor Yacht Club to benefit Nantucket Community Sailing. Nantucket Race Week is proud to be a Clean Regatta as certified … Continue reading "Nantucket Race Week"
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12:00 am Dj Morejuice @ Rose & Crown
Dj Morejuice @ Rose & Crown
Aug 11 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Dj Morejuice @ Rose & Crown
Live DJ at The Rose & Crown
7:30 am Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Aug 11 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Fee based class http://nantucketyogawithaview.com/
8:00 am ACK Clean Team @ Tom Nevers Road at Milestone Road
ACK Clean Team @ Tom Nevers Road at Milestone Road
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am
ACK Clean Team @ Tom Nevers Road at Milestone Road
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
8:00 am ACK Clean Team @ The Handlebar Café
ACK Clean Team @ The Handlebar Café
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am
ACK Clean Team @ The Handlebar Café
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
8:00 am Stump Swamp/Norwood Farm Hike
Stump Swamp/Norwood Farm Hike
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am
Stump Swamp/Norwood Farm Hike
Duration 2 Hours About Two island ecosystems, a shrub swamp wetland and island moors dotted with kettle holes makes for fascinating hike through a section of the island molded by 500 feet of ice bearing … Continue reading "Stump Swamp/Norwood Farm Hike"
8:30 am Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 8:30 am
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
See historic landmarks from the whaling history days. 1-hour trip; coffee included. $50pp. Kids younger than 2 ride free. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com
9:00 am Nantucket Island Tour
Nantucket Island Tour
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Nantucket Island Tour
This is the perfect opportunity to visit and photograph two of Nantucket’s lighthouses – Brant Point and Sankaty Head. Learn about the history of each, while capturing impressive images along the way. Other stops on … Continue reading "Nantucket Island Tour"
9:00 am Natural History Discovery Tour @ Wauwinet Gate House
Natural History Discovery Tour @ Wauwinet Gate House
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am
A guided oversand adventure tour. Discover the wonders of the remote Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge & Great Point. Pickup at 33 Washington St or Wauwinet Gate House. 508 228 6799. thetrustees.org/ccwr – Repeated at 1 pm.
9:45 am Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs. @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs. @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 11 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am
Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs. @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Creative movement class for children 10 mos. – 3yrs. old with yoga and dance instructor Marjory Trott. Free admission. Class is limited to first 15 children. Each child should be accompanied by one parent or … Continue reading "Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs."
10:00 am Healing Your Gut with Dr. Sarah Williams and Carole Murko @ Nantucket Culinary
Healing Your Gut with Dr. Sarah Williams and Carole Murko @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Healing Your Gut with Dr. Sarah Williams and Carole Murko @ Nantucket Culinary
18th century French philosopher, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once said, “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” Our gut rules our health. Our ancestors knew this. But industrialized food, antibiotic-pumped cows, … Continue reading "Healing Your Gut with Dr. Sarah Williams and Carole Murko"
10:00 am Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
10:00 am NanPuppets @ Childrens Beach
NanPuppets @ Childrens Beach
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
NanPuppets @ Childrens Beach
Nanpuppets are a group of hand puppets from Nantucket Island that are handmade and performed by Lizza Obremski. They provide educational entertainment for all age groups and are without a doubt a whole lot of … Continue reading "NanPuppets"
10:00 am Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am
Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
See Gray Seals in their natural habitat, experience the beauty of Great Point from the water. Great for all ages; perfect photo ops. 2-hour trip. Tickets $95pp at 508-228-7037 or at shearwaterexcursions.com
10:00 am Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Aug 11 @ 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"
10:00 am Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
See historic landmarks from the whaling history days. 1-hour trip; coffee included. $50pp. Kids younger than 2 ride free. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com
10:30 am Dance(sing) Movement: 3-6 year olds @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Dance(sing) Movement: 3-6 year olds @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Dance(sing) Movement: 3-6 year olds @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Creative movement class for children 3-6 year olds with yoga and dance instructor Marjory Trott. Free admission. Class is limited to first 15 children. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before program begins
10:30 am Downtown Walking Tour @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Downtown Walking Tour @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am
Downtown Walking Tour @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
This tour introduces participants to Nantucket, both past and present. It tells the events in Nantucket’s history that have made the island what it is today. The tour is 60 minutes long and has five … Continue reading "Downtown Walking Tour"
10:30 am High School Musical, Junior – Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
High School Musical, Junior – Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am
High School Musical, Junior - Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
Disney High School Musical JR
10:30 am Town View Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
Town View Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am
Town View Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
A timeless tour to some of Nantucket’s hidden gems, beautiful sights, and historical locations. Travel with us through the Town of Nantucket, peeking down the Old Whaling streets and quintessential sights. Highlights Old Mill Steps … Continue reading "Town View Bike Tour"
11:00 am iPhone Tour
iPhone Tour
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
iPhone Tour
Leave the heavy camera at home and learn how to compose and capture interesting images on your phone. With a few pre- and post-shooting pointers and a brief lesson in editing with Google’s Snapseed app … Continue reading "iPhone Tour"
11:15 am Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  1pm, 2:15pm, 4pm, & 5:15pm
11:30 am Saturday Brunch at Wauwinet @ TOPPER'S at The Wauwinet
Saturday Brunch at Wauwinet @ TOPPER'S at The Wauwinet
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
A delectable brunch along the waters of Nantucket Bay in TOPPER’S At the Wauwinet.
12:00 pm Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch @ The Nantucket Hotel
Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch @ The Nantucket Hotel
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm
Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch @ The Nantucket Hotel
Hop aboard our antique fire truck for a complimentary tour through Town and ride to Breeze restaurant for lunch and your favorite cocktail on our indoor/outdoor Breeze Terrace. Departs from the Steamship Authority Wharf daily … Continue reading "Free Fire Truck Ride to Breeze Restaurant for Lunch"
1:00 pm Cisco Brewers – Public Tour @ Cisco Brewers
Cisco Brewers – Public Tour @ Cisco Brewers
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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"
1:00 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  1pm, 2:15pm, 4pm, & 5:15pm
1:00 pm iPhone Tour
iPhone Tour
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
iPhone Tour
Leave the heavy camera at home and learn how to compose and capture interesting images on your phone. With a few pre- and post-shooting pointers and a brief lesson in editing with Google’s Snapseed app … Continue reading "iPhone Tour"
1:00 pm Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
1:00 pm Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm
Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
See Gray Seals in their natural habitat, experience the beauty of Great Point from the water. Great for all ages; perfect photo ops. 2-hour trip. Tickets $95pp at 508-228-7037 or at shearwaterexcursions.com
1:00 pm Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour
Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour
Come walk the narrow streets of ‘Sconset with us and photograph some of the most picturesque cottages and beautiful gardens on the island. We’ll tour the town area, follow with a walk along the Bluff, … Continue reading "Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour"
1:30 pm Historica House & Garden Walking Tour @ Hadwen House
Historica House & Garden Walking Tour @ Hadwen House
Aug 11 @ 1:30 pm
Historica House & Garden Walking Tour @ Hadwen House
This tour visits three historic homes and gardens, exploring two centuries of life and architecture on Nantucket. The 60-minute tour offers a glimpse into the lives of some of the people that have occupied the … Continue reading "Historica House & Garden Walking Tour"
2:00 pm Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel @ The Nantucket Hotel
Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel @ The Nantucket Hotel
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel @ The Nantucket Hotel
Step off the beach and onto the Front Porch of The Nantucket Hotel for our fun Beer Garden! Lift a mug of German and locally crafted beer or enjoy fine wines by the glass or … Continue reading "Front Porch Beer Garden at The Nantucket Hotel"
2:00 pm To The Brewery! Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
To The Brewery! Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm
To The Brewery! Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
7 miles | moderate We think the best thing to do while on Nantucket is … BIKE. However, in a close second is spending time at Cisco Brewery. This family friendly environment and outdoor watering … Continue reading "To The Brewery! Bike Tour"
2:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at  4pm, & 5:15pm
2:45 pm Gardner Farm Hike
Gardner Farm Hike
Aug 11 @ 2:45 pm
Gardner Farm Hike
Duration 2 Hours About Formerly a vegetable farm along the east of side of Hummock Pond, the Land Bank’s Gardner Farm property runs along Hummock Pond, a glacial meltwater river bed that once ran roughly … Continue reading "Gardner Farm Hike"
3:00 pm Cisco Brewers – Public Tour @ Cisco Brewers
Cisco Brewers – Public Tour @ Cisco Brewers
Aug 11 @ 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"
4:00 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com . Also at 5:15pm
4:00 pm Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
4:30 pm Boston Pops Concert on Nantucket @ Jetties Beach
Boston Pops Concert on Nantucket @ Jetties Beach
Aug 11 @ 4:30 pm
The annual Boston Pops on Nantucket concert is consistently rated the “Best Summer Event on Nantucket.”  Special guest performers.  Showtime starts at 7 p.m. with gates opening at 4:30 p.m. at Jetties Beach.
5:00 pm Sean Lee @ Rose & Crown
Sean Lee @ Rose & Crown
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sean Lee @ Rose & Crown
Live Music at the Rose & Crown
5:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Enjoy ice cream & relax during a tour of Nantucket Harbor. 1-hour tirp. Tickets $45pp at 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com .
5:30 pm Cocktail Cruise & Raw Bar aboard the Shearwater
Cocktail Cruise & Raw Bar aboard the Shearwater
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Cocktail Cruise & Raw Bar aboard the Shearwater
After a fun day on-island, come out with us to enjoy beer, wine, our signature cocktails, and a raw bar while you take in the gorgeous sights in Nantucket Harbor. For tickets call 508-228-7037 or … Continue reading "Cocktail Cruise & Raw Bar aboard the Shearwater"
6:00 pm Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant @ The Nantucket Hotel
Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant @ The Nantucket Hotel
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant @ The Nantucket Hotel
Enjoy our complimentary Kids’ Deck program! Dine as a family at Breeze Restaurant at The Nantucket Hotel. Then, after your children are through eating, they can join our Kids’ Deck team members for free, supervised … Continue reading "Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant"
6:00 pm Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Aug 11 @ 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 Madaket & More at Sunset
Madaket & More at Sunset
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Madaket & More at Sunset
This 2.5-hour tour will take us to different locations in Madaket to photograph beaches, birds, piers, lakes and inlets as they change color during Nantucket’s epic sunsets. Learn about adjusting your ISO and white balance … Continue reading "Madaket & More at Sunset"
7:00 pm Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
7:00 pm Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Bring a beverage & snack and enjoy the sunset over the water. Time varies with sunset: call 508-228-7037 for departure time and tickets.
8:00 pm Comedy with Kevin Flynn @ White Heron Theatre
Comedy with Kevin Flynn @ White Heron Theatre
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
Comedy with Kevin Flynn @ White Heron Theatre
Nantucket’s favorite comedian returns for 2 nights only!
10:00 pm Dj Mikey @ Rose & Crown
Dj Mikey @ Rose & Crown
Aug 11 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 12 @ 12:00 am
Dj Mikey @ Rose & Crown
Live music at this downtown hot spot!