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9:00 am Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere @ 1800 House
Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere @ 1800 House
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere @ 1800 House
Create your own Nantucket Floor cloth design using Lee Papale’s timeless iconic wildflower island design, a Nantucket map, compass rose or any other image that you wish.  Many stencil designs to choose from to create … Continue reading "Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
11:00 am Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Aug 27 @ 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 27 @ 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"
2:00 pm ’Sconset Walking Tour @ Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
’Sconset Walking Tour @ Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm
’Sconset Walking Tour @ Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Learn about the unique fishing settlement at the eastern edge of the island. The 75 minute tour focuses on the early “whalehouses” as well as the village’s boom as a seaside resort and actors colony at … Continue reading "’Sconset Walking Tour"
3:00 pm Teen Trivia Online 3:00-3:45 PM @ Online
Teen Trivia Online 3:00-3:45 PM @ Online
Aug 27 @ 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.
5:30 pm Nantucket Tick Talk @ Online, YouTube Live
Nantucket Tick Talk @ Online, YouTube Live
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
“Nantucket Tick Talk: 50 years of Nantucket Fever and What We Have Done About It” will be live-streamed. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChuqDh5fvDiVNqtoAfK9sQQ Dr Sam Telford will talk about Nantucket’s unique place in our understanding of tickborne disease transmission. … Continue reading "Nantucket Tick Talk"
8:00 pm Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Aug 27 @ 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 27 @ 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"