Events

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Virtual Baskets & Bubbly Auction @ Online
Virtual Baskets & Bubbly Auction @ Online
Aug 5 all-day
Virtual Baskets & Bubbly Auction @ Online
Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum’s Baskets & Bubbly Auction is going virtual for 2020! The Baskets & Bubbly event is a top fundraiser for the museum. All proceeds raised will go a long way in helping … Continue reading "Virtual Baskets & Bubbly Auction"
NantucketTrashtag Beach Cleanup
NantucketTrashtag Beach Cleanup
Aug 5 all-day
NantucketTrashtag Beach Cleanup
Join the Nantucket Land Council Associates for an island-wide (and beyond) #trashtag (and socially distanced) beach cleanup from August 4-10. The Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup with a twist. … Continue reading "NantucketTrashtag Beach Cleanup"
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6:00 am #NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup
#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup
Aug 5 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
9:30 am Family Kayaking @ Sea Nantucket
Family Kayaking @ Sea Nantucket
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Kayaking @ Sea Nantucket
Want to try kayaking but aren’t sure where to start? Follow one of MMA’s instructors and explore the island from the water! We will teach participants basic kayaking strokes and safety procedures, explore the creeks … Continue reading "Family Kayaking"
10:00 am Art Grab & Go Bag: Coral Reef @ Nantucket Atheneum
Art Grab & Go Bag: Coral Reef @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Art Grab & Go Bag: Coral Reef @ Nantucket Atheneum
This Week’s Art Grab & Go craft is a coral reef kit! Suggested for ages 7+. Paint and glue needed, but not included. Pick one up on the Weezie Porch today from 10:00AM-2:00PM while supplies last!. Extend … Continue reading "Art Grab & Go Bag: Coral Reef"
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 5 @ 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: Paper Plate Whales (and Snails!) @ Nantucket Atheneum
Story & Craft Grab & Go: Paper Plate Whales (and Snails!) @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Story & Craft Grab & Go: Paper Plate Whales (and Snails!) @ Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by the folks at Give Us a Story! When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Paper Plate Whales (and Snails!)"
11:00 am Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Aug 5 @ 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 Nature Art & Exploration
Nature Art & Exploration
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Nature Art & Exploration
Explore the natural world through the lens of your inner artist! We will go for a short walk and practice closely observing things in the natural world which inspire us. Then we will create some … Continue reading "Nature Art & Exploration"
7:00 pm Online Conversation: Andrew Buckley, The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck @ Online
Online Conversation: Andrew Buckley, The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck @ Online
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Online Conversation: Andrew Buckley, The True Story of Shakespeare's Shipwreck @ Online
Andrew Buckley, creator and host of Hit and Run History will discuss and show clips from his recent film ‘Stephano: The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck.’ The production follows the Gumshoe Historians as they track … Continue reading "Online Conversation: Andrew Buckley, The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck"
7:00 pm Virtual Science Speaker Series: REU Student Astronomy Research @ Online, Zoom
Virtual Science Speaker Series: REU Student Astronomy Research @ Online, Zoom
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Virtual Science Speaker Series: REU Student Astronomy Research @ Online, Zoom
Come and listen to the MMA’s astronomy students as they present their research conducted while taking part in this summer’s Research Experience for Undergraduates internship program funded by the National Science Foundation.
8:00 pm Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route
Aug 5 @ 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"