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9:30 am Little Bit of Sunshine Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch @ 1800 House
Little Bit of Sunshine Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch @ 1800 House
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Learn many of the basic techniques used in creating a Sailors Valentine.  This class is designed with a simple pattern with a  large single flower center in a 6” valentine box. It has been designed … Continue reading "Little Bit of Sunshine Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch"
11:00 am Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Aug 20 @ 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"
2:00 pm Habitat Hike
Habitat Hike
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Habitat Hike
What makes a forest different from a field? Through a combination of exploration, close observation, and games we will investigate the natural habitats around us. Together we will learn what a habitat is, how to … Continue reading "Habitat Hike"
3:00 pm Teen Trivia Online 3:00-3:45 PM @ Online
Teen Trivia Online 3:00-3:45 PM @ Online
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Teen Trivia Online 3:00-3:45 PM @ Online
Weekly trivia games for teens, using Zoom and Kahoot. Test your knowledge with all things trivia! Multiple choice and true/ false questions. Open to all teens entering 6-12th grades. Email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for login information.
6:00 pm Disturber of Tradition Book Launch @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Disturber of Tradition Book Launch @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Disturber of Tradition Book Launch @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Three launch events including a book discussion and signing with author Barbara White and opportunity to see new exhibition, The Road from Abolition to Suffrage. In this first full-length biography, White draws on extensive new research, … Continue reading "Disturber of Tradition Book Launch"
7:00 pm 2020 NCMC Parlor Concert Series @ Online, YouTube Live
2020 NCMC Parlor Concert Series @ Online, YouTube Live
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm
2020 NCMC Parlor Concert Series @ Online, YouTube Live
Mollie Glazer, cello, Isaiah Williams, piano, Joe Hammer, organ Thursday, August 20, 6pm, YouTube Live
8:00 pm Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Aug 20 @ 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"
9:00 pm Stars & Senses Night Hike
Stars & Senses Night Hike
Aug 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stars & Senses Night Hike
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, take a solo … Continue reading "Stars & Senses Night Hike"