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Nantucket Green Crab Week
Nantucket Green Crab Week
Aug 11 all-day
Nantucket Green Crab Week
Join the Maria Mitchell Association and the Nantucket Land Council during the 1st Annual Nantucket Green Crab Week, August 10th – 15th to learn more about this threat, participate in citizen science research, and learn how to collect, … Continue reading "Nantucket Green Crab Week"
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9:00 am Beach Biology Field Trip
Beach Biology Field Trip
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Beach Biology Field Trip
Did you know that some Nantucketers love to eat mole crabs? Join aquarium staff to learn about the fascinating biology, ecology, and geology that make Nantucket’s beaches so unique. We will discover shells and bones of over 15 … Continue reading "Beach Biology Field Trip"
9:00 am Historic Transferware: Set of Platters with Ramekins with Mary Emery Lacoursiere @ 1800 House
Historic Transferware: Set of Platters with Ramekins with Mary Emery Lacoursiere @ 1800 House
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Historic Transferware: Set of Platters with Ramekins with Mary Emery Lacoursiere @ 1800 House
Using historic imagery create a set of unique platters with ramekins that are prefect for entertaining.  This traditional method of surface decoration yields amazing results.  Your pieces will be kiln fired, making them food safe … Continue reading "Historic Transferware: Set of Platters with Ramekins with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
9:00 am Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank @ 1800 House
Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank @ 1800 House
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank @ 1800 House
If you have ever admired the precision of this beautiful work don’t miss this opportunity to work with Nantucket’s Miniature Basket Maker!   Learn to make the staves, weave and finish this mini beauty. Previous basket … Continue reading "Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank"
9:30 am Family Snorkeling @ Jetties Beach
Family Snorkeling @ Jetties Beach
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Family Snorkeling @ Jetties Beach
Join us at Jetties Beach as we  experience the beautiful marine life of Nantucket’s waters!  Our guides will teach you proper snorkeling techniques and animal handling skills.  They will point out and share their knowledge … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
10:00 am Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery @ Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery @ Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery @ Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Cindy Pease Roe, Ocean Preservationist, Environmental Educator, Founder of non-profit UpSculpt, and Schmidt Ocean Institute Artist-in-Residence will be exhibiting her fantastic wildlife creatures created from recycled marine debris. Ongoing demonstrations by the artist outside the … Continue reading "Cindy Pease Roe showing in Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
10:00 am Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats @ Nantucket Atheneum
Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats @ Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Me and My Cat? by Satoshi Kitamura – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Elijah Wood. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Cardboard Cats"
11:00 am Beach Biology Field Trip
Beach Biology Field Trip
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Beach Biology Field Trip
Did you know that some Nantucketers love to eat mole crabs? Join aquarium staff to learn about the fascinating biology, ecology, and geology that make Nantucket’s beaches so unique. We will discover shells and bones of over 15 … Continue reading "Beach Biology Field Trip"
11:00 am Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
7:00 pm Nantucket Tempo: Femme Fatales in German Opera @ Online, Zoom
Nantucket Tempo: Femme Fatales in German Opera @ Online, Zoom
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nantucket Tempo: Femme Fatales in German Opera @ Online, Zoom
What is the nature of love? Rapture? Obsession? Manipulation? In the opening years of the twentieth century, Richard Strauss’s scandalous opera Salome was first premiered to sharply divided controversy. Originally based on a play by Oscar Wilde, Salome was … Continue reading "Nantucket Tempo: Femme Fatales in German Opera"
7:00 pm Online Conversation: Peter Baker & Susan Glasser @ Online
Online Conversation: Peter Baker & Susan Glasser @ Online
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Online Conversation: Peter Baker & Susan Glasser @ Online
Peter Baker is the chief White House Correspondent for the New York Times. Susan Glasser is a New Yorker columnist and founding editor of Politico Magazine. The pair are married partners as well as writing partners and … Continue reading "Online Conversation: Peter Baker & Susan Glasser"
8:00 pm Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"