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12:00 am Art Camp: Ages 6-8 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Art Camp: Ages 6-8 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 12:00 am – Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Art Camp: Ages 6-8 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore creative possibilities of all kinds in this summer favorite! Different themes are explored each week, so join us for more than one week of fun. Art Camp may include: drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, sculpture, … Continue reading "Art Camp: Ages 6-8"
12:00 am Drawing Nantucket History: Collaboration with AAN with Steven Farem @ 1800 House
Drawing Nantucket History: Collaboration with AAN with Steven Farem @ 1800 House
Aug 7 @ 12:00 am – Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Drawing Nantucket History: Collaboration with AAN with Steven Farem @ 1800 House
Nantucket’s history is like none other. Seemingly frozen in time, the island’s rich history has created an environment full of iconic landmarks and sights. This drawing workshop explores the iconic sites and history of Nantucket … Continue reading "Drawing Nantucket History: Collaboration with AAN with Steven Farem"
12:00 am Plein Air Draw & Paint: Ages 9 to 12 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Plein Air Draw & Paint: Ages 9 to 12 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 12:00 am – Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Plein Air Draw & Paint: Ages 9 to 12 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the outdoors through art! Students will be guided to nearby outdoor locations to explore sketching and painting the natural world, as well as exploring perspective. Notes: Weekly Workshops are designed for students entering grades … Continue reading "Plein Air Draw & Paint: Ages 9 to 12"
12:00 am Digital Comics: Ages 10 to 14 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Digital Comics: Ages 10 to 14 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 12:00 am – Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Digital Comics: Ages 10 to 14 @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Using the program ClipStudio students will explore the process of creating comics digitally. Learning the templates and tools the program has to offer, students will explore how to draw and color their own fun comic … Continue reading "Digital Comics: Ages 10 to 14"
12:00 am Lynx sails @ Waypoint Marine
Lynx sails @ Waypoint Marine
Aug 7 @ 12:00 am – 2:30 am
Lynx sails @ Waypoint Marine
Sail Through the Centuries: 400 Years, Nantucket and the Sea Join us to hear an expert historian guide you through four centuries of Nantucket history. Hear amazing stories illustrating the unfailing connection between the island … Continue reading "Lynx sails"
7:00 am Adult Open Stick @ Nantucket Ice
Adult Open Stick @ Nantucket Ice
Aug 7 @ 7:00 am – 7:50 am
Adult Open Stick @ Nantucket Ice
First 20 paid players. Pick up hockey, full gear required.
7:00 am Early-Bird Bird Expedition @ Maria Mitchell Association
Early-Bird Bird Expedition @ Maria Mitchell Association
Aug 7 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Early-Bird Bird Expedition @ Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on a unique birding experience. Birds are an important part of Nantucket’s ecosystem and the island is known as an excellent birding spot. The trips will visit birding … Continue reading "Early-Bird Bird Expedition"
7:30 am Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Aug 7 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Yoga on the Bandstand with Bettina Broer @ Childrens Beach
Fee based class http://nantucketyogawithaview.com/
8:00 am 20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp @ Jetties Beach
20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp @ Jetties Beach
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp @ Jetties Beach
Work out on Jetties with author and fitness TV personality Tom Holland. Cardiovascular drills, strength exercises, plyometric and agility stations, team events and much more. ALL FITNESS LEVELS WELCOME. $40 day/$175 week/$300 two weeks. Sign … Continue reading "20th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp"
8:00 am Shawkemo Hills Hike
Shawkemo Hills Hike
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am
Shawkemo Hills Hike
Duration 2 Hours About Shawkemo Hills offers a hiking experience through a portion of the island dramatically shaped by the last glacier to cover most of North America. From a high spot on this hike, … Continue reading "Shawkemo Hills Hike"
8:30 am Lynx sails @ Waypoint Marine
Lynx sails @ Waypoint Marine
Aug 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Lynx sails @ Waypoint Marine
Shipwreck Tales and Shanty Sail Fun for the whole family! Sail aboard the Tall Ship Lynx to hear stories of dramatic shipwrecks and daring rescues. Sing along to lively sea shanties geared toward young audiences, … Continue reading "Lynx sails"
8:30 am Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 7 @ 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 Morning Wheelthrowing @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Morning Wheelthrowing @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Morning Wheelthrowing @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Explore the potter’s wheel in this challenging, but fun, class. Tracy will demonstrate all of the basics steps needed to create your own functional vessels on the pottery wheel. Wedging, centering, and … Continue reading "Morning Wheelthrowing"
9:00 am Nantucket Island Tour
Nantucket Island Tour
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 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.
9:00 am Painting with Collage & Mixed Media with Sherre Wilson-Liljegren @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Painting with Collage & Mixed Media with Sherre Wilson-Liljegren @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Painting with Collage & Mixed Media with Sherre Wilson-Liljegren @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Learn to bring new dimension to your paintings by incorporating photo collage and mixed media. Students will work in oil and/or acrylic mediums. This experimental workshop is open to all levels of … Continue reading "Painting with Collage & Mixed Media with Sherre Wilson-Liljegren"
9:00 am Pirate Adventure aboard the Endeavor for Ages 3- 7 @ Slip #1015
Pirate Adventure aboard the Endeavor for Ages 3- 7 @ Slip #1015
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am
Pirate Robin entertains with stories about Nantucket’s most infamous pirates as we cruise through Nantucket Harbor. After the voyage we will follow our map in search of treasure. Best for ages 3-7; adult must accompany … Continue reading "Pirate Adventure aboard the Endeavor for Ages 3- 7"
9:00 am Rainbow Fleet Needlepoint with Elaine Aidonidis @ 1800 House
Rainbow Fleet Needlepoint with Elaine Aidonidis @ 1800 House
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Rainbow Fleet Needlepoint with Elaine Aidonidis @ 1800 House
In this class students will learn several different stitches using fibers such as silk, metallic, nylon and rayon. The stitches you use will add dimension and texture to your canvas. Add some fun embellishments and … Continue reading "Rainbow Fleet Needlepoint with Elaine Aidonidis"
9:00 am Whimsical Seaside Painting with Elizabeth Mumford @ 1800 House
Whimsical Seaside Painting with Elizabeth Mumford @ 1800 House
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Whimsical Seaside Painting with Elizabeth Mumford @ 1800 House
Design a painting with watercolors and gouache Create a custom design using stencils with Nantucket motifs and text as a border. We will use handmade stencils to assist those who are drawing-phobic. Stencil paper will … Continue reading "Whimsical Seaside Painting with Elizabeth Mumford"
9:00 am Yoga, Circus Yoga, & Dance(sing) @ Childrens Beach
Yoga, Circus Yoga, & Dance(sing) @ Childrens Beach
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga, Circus Yoga, & Dance(sing) @ Childrens Beach
Fee based class (rates & time vary by age) http://www.marjorytrott.com/www.Marjory_Trott.com/Home.html
9:30 am Color Mixing for Artists with Christie Scheele @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Color Mixing for Artists with Christie Scheele @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Color Mixing for Artists with Christie Scheele @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. This one-day workshop is designed to develop and hone skills in color identification; mixing from primaries and mixtures; matching color; and creating dynamic and harmonious color compositions. Color-mixing exercises that build upon … Continue reading "Color Mixing for Artists with Christie Scheele"
9:30 am Games & Activities at Children’s Beach @ Childrens Beach
Games & Activities at Children’s Beach @ Childrens Beach
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Games & Activities at Children's Beach @ Childrens Beach
A wonderful assortment of free family-friendly games and activities for everyone including: Spikeball, musical chairs, kite making, hula hoops & jump rope, badminton, volleyball and kickball! Check our calendar later this month for details on … Continue reading "Games & Activities at Children’s Beach"
9:30 am Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a true kitchen experience for kids 9 and up. We’ve … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
9:30 am The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o @ Nantucket Culinary
The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o @ Nantucket Culinary
Based on Pretend Soup by MOLLIE KATZEN and other fun, kid-friendly cookbooks, these 2-hour classes are filled with creative ways for kids 4 – 8 y/o to participate in the cooking process. Each student will … Continue reading "The Kids’ Table – culinary creations for kids to 4 – 8 y/o"
9:30 am Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up @ Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a true kitchen experience for kids 9 and up. We’ve … Continue reading "Weekly Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
9:45 am Music in the Morning @ Nantucket Atheneum
Music in the Morning @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 7 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am
Music in the Morning @ Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and engaging songs, singing games, and movement activities aimed at teaching musical skills to the very young. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 2-7. Space is limited. … Continue reading "Music in the Morning"
10:00 am Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum @ Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum @ Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum @ Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Join Egan Maritime for a family friendly program full of crafts and activities for all ages. Parting snack provided. This program is free and open to all thanks to the generous support of Ritchie, Katie … Continue reading "Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum"
10:00 am Illusions and Mind Games @ Maria Mitchell Association
Illusions and Mind Games @ Maria Mitchell Association
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Illusions and Mind Games @ Maria Mitchell Association
No iPads? No computer games? Just how did a child of the nineteenth century fill her or his free time? Join us for a morning of parlor tricks, illusions, pinhole cameras, and kaleidoscopes as we … Continue reading "Illusions and Mind Games"
10:00 am Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 Downtown Walking Tour @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Downtown Walking Tour @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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
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 7 @ 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 Around Town Tour
Around Town Tour
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Around Town Tour
This 2-hour walking tour will take us through town and its surrounding areas depending on the time of day and conditions. Photograph historic homes and beautiful window boxes, capture the picket fences and cobblestone streets … Continue reading "Around Town Tour"
1:00 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 7 @ 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 Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Nantucket Seal Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 Stump Swamp/Norwood Farm Hike
Stump Swamp/Norwood Farm Hike
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm
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"
2:00 pm To The Brewery! Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
To The Brewery! Bike Tour @ Nantucket Bike Tours
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 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
2:30 pm Family Snorkeling @ Jetties
Family Snorkeling @ Jetties
Aug 7 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Snorkeling @ Jetties
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"
3:00 pm Flightschool @ Cisco Brewers
Flightschool @ Cisco Brewers
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Flightschool @ Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
3:00 pm Minecraft Club @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Minecraft Club @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Minecraft Club @ Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
Join our Minecraft club! Our club is different in that we use the Minecraft.edu game, which allows for all players to be in one world at the same time. The worlds we choose will vary … Continue reading "Minecraft Club"
4:00 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 7 @ 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
5:00 pm Jacob Butler @ Rose & Crown
Jacob Butler @ Rose & Crown
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jacob Butler @ Rose & Crown
Live Music at this downtown hot spot!
5:00 pm Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Movie: Christopher Robin @ The Dreamland
Aug 7 @ 5:00 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.
5:00 pm Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:20 pm
Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
 
5:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 7 @ 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 aboard the Shearwater
Cocktail Cruise aboard the Shearwater
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Cocktail Cruise aboard the Shearwater
After a fun day on Island, come out with us to enjoy beer, wine, and our signature cocktails while you take in the gorgeous sights in Nantucket Harbor. For tickets call 508-228-7037 or go to … Continue reading "Cocktail Cruise aboard the Shearwater"
5:30 pm Food, Music & Panel Discussion @ Nantucket Atheneum
Food, Music & Panel Discussion @ Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Food, Music & Panel Discussion @ Nantucket Atheneum
In a public presentation, MIT biologist Dr. Kevin Esvelt, Johns Hopkins bioethicist Dr. Ruth Faden, Harvard immunologist Dr. Duane Wesemann and Tufts infectious disease expert Dr. Sam Telford will discuss Mice Against Ticks, a community-guided … Continue reading "Food, Music & Panel Discussion"
5:30 pm High School Musical, Junior – Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
High School Musical, Junior – Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm
High School Musical, Junior - Live, On-Stage! @ The Dreamland
Disney High School Musical JR
6:00 pm Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant @ The Nantucket Hotel
Complimentary Kids’ Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant @ The Nantucket Hotel
Aug 7 @ 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 FOOTLOOSE @ Bennett Hall
FOOTLOOSE @ Bennett Hall
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm
FOOTLOOSE @ Bennett Hall
When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the rigorous local … Continue reading "FOOTLOOSE"
6:00 pm Oil Painting with Ken Layman @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Oil Painting with Ken Layman @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oil Painting with Ken Layman @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Join celebrated artist Ken Layman as he teaches his approach to painting. Open to traditional and contemporary painters. No matter where you are in your exploration of painting, use this time to … Continue reading "Oil Painting with Ken Layman"
6:00 pm Sailors’ Scuttlebutt Lecture Series: “The International One-Design, 80 Years Young” with John Burnham @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Sailors’ Scuttlebutt Lecture Series: “The International One-Design, 80 Years Young” with John Burnham @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sailors’ Scuttlebutt Lecture Series: “The International One-Design, 80 Years Young” with John Burnham @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Part of the Sailors Scuttlebutt Lecture Series in collaboration with Nantucket Community Sailing “The International One-Design, 80 Years Young” The iconic International One-Design sailboat has sailed thousands of races and has been the subject of … Continue reading "Sailors’ Scuttlebutt Lecture Series: “The International One-Design, 80 Years Young” with John Burnham"
6:00 pm Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Aug 7 @ 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
6:00 pm Wheelthrowing @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Wheelthrowing @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wheelthrowing @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the potter’s wheel in this challenging, but fun, class. Taylor will demonstrate all of the basics steps needed to create your own functional vessels on the pottery wheel. Wedging, centering, and throwing small forms … Continue reading "Wheelthrowing"
6:00 pm Yoga for Teens @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Yoga for Teens @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yoga for Teens @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Free yoga class with instructor Marjory Trott for yogis in grades 6-12. No reservation required, but class size is limited to first 15 students.
6:30 pm Nantucket Collectors Auction @ Nantucket Unitarian Church
Nantucket Collectors Auction @ Nantucket Unitarian Church
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm
NANTUCKET COLLECTIBLES & ARTWORK: Collection Nantucket related paintings, prints, maps, hotel signs & memorabilia incl. artwork by JB Reid; Paul Longenecker; David Lazarus; George McCord (3); E. Congdon; Doris Beer (3 of Nantucket); Salavatore Colacicco … Continue reading "Nantucket Collectors Auction"
6:30 pm Printmaking with David Lazarus @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Printmaking with David Lazarus @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Printmaking with David Lazarus @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Join us and explore a range of different printmaking processes. Students will explore several types of printmaking and will also learn how to combine printmaking methods to create multiple, unique images. Processes … Continue reading "Printmaking with David Lazarus"
7:00 pm Gone Fishing with Chef Blake Swihart @ Nantucket Culinary
Gone Fishing with Chef Blake Swihart @ Nantucket Culinary
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Gone Fishing with Chef Blake Swihart @ Nantucket Culinary
Join Chef Blake Swihart of Natirar Cooking School for this fish-focused dinner demonstration. Perfect for summer and adapted for those who want to learn how to cook fish and those who just want to enjoy … Continue reading "Gone Fishing with Chef Blake Swihart"
7:00 pm Madaket & More at Sunset
Madaket & More at Sunset
Aug 7 @ 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 Night at the Museum @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Night at the Museum @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm
Night at the Museum @ Nantucket Whaling Museum
A grand party immersed in Nantucket history to honor Janet and Rick Sherlund. VIP entry at 6:30 pm. Attire: summer cocktail blue & white. Tickets $250 at nha.org.
7:00 pm Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Aug 7 @ 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.
7:30 pm Hongni Wu in Concert @ First Congregational Church
Hongni Wu in Concert @ First Congregational Church
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm
Hongni Wu in Concert @ First Congregational Church
Messo-soprano Hongni Wu, winner of this year’s Metropolitan Opera National Auditions, will perform accompanied by pianist Jeremy Chan. Hongni Wu will make her Royal Opera debut in the 2018/19 Season as Flora (La traviata) and … Continue reading "Hongni Wu in Concert"
7:30 pm Noel Coward’s Private Lives @ White Heron Theatre
Noel Coward’s Private Lives @ White Heron Theatre
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm
Noel Coward's Private Lives @ White Heron Theatre
Private Lives is a 1930’s comedy of manners in three acts by Noël Coward. It concerns a divorced couple who, while honeymooning with their new spouses, discover that they are staying in adjacent rooms at … Continue reading "Noel Coward’s Private Lives"
8:00 pm An Evening with David Sedaris @ Mary P Walker Auditorium
An Evening with David Sedaris @ Mary P Walker Auditorium
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm
 
8:00 pm Author Talk, Anne Fadiman, ‘The Wine Lover’s Daughter: A Memoir’ @ Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Author Talk, Anne Fadiman, ‘The Wine Lover’s Daughter: A Memoir’ @ Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Author Talk, Anne Fadiman, 'The Wine Lover's Daughter: A Memoir' @ Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Anne Fadiman examines her relationship with her father with her characteristic wit and feeling. Clifton Fadiman was a celebrated multihyphenate and lover of wine. A renowned literary critic, editor, and radio host, Clifton was born … Continue reading "Author Talk, Anne Fadiman, ‘The Wine Lover’s Daughter: A Memoir’"
8:00 pm Movie: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again @ The Dreamland
Movie: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again @ The Dreamland
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm
Movie: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again @ The Dreamland
Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie learns about her mother’s past while pregnant herself.
8:30 pm Movie: Mission: Impossible Fallout @ The Dreamland
Movie: Mission: Impossible Fallout @ The Dreamland
Aug 7 @ 8:30 pm
Movie: Mission: Impossible Fallout @ The Dreamland
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.
10:00 pm Crown Tuesday DJ Party @ Rose & Crown
Crown Tuesday DJ Party @ Rose & Crown
Aug 7 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Crown Tuesday DJ Party @ Rose & Crown
Live music at the Rose & Crown