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Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week
Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week
Sep 26 all-day
Participating Nantucket restaurants will offer specially priced meals and three-course dinners through September 30, 2018.
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12:00 am Color Meditation Workshop with Loretta Domaszewski @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Color Meditation Workshop with Loretta Domaszewski @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Sep 26 @ 12:00 am – Sep 27 @ 12:00 am
Color Meditation Workshop with Loretta Domaszewski @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
In this class Loretta will explore the characteristics of our five senses with color symbolism, through an intuitive approach to painting. Students will explore color by creating beautiful textures and transparencies through guided non-representational paintings, … Continue reading "Color Meditation Workshop with Loretta Domaszewski"
7:45 am Adult Coffee Skate @ Nantucket Ice
Adult Coffee Skate @ Nantucket Ice
Sep 26 @ 7:45 am – 9:00 am
Adult Coffee Skate @ Nantucket Ice
Come skate early and enjoy a Free cup of coffee!
8:00 am Bird walk @ Linda Loring Nature Foundation
Bird walk @ Linda Loring Nature Foundation
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Weekly Wednesday Bird Walk with Seth Engelbourg, LLNF Naturalist Educator and Program Manager. Meets at 7:45am at the LLNF parking lot, 110 Eel Point Rd.
8:00 am Smith’s Point Hike
Smith’s Point Hike
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am
Smith's Point Hike
Duration 3 Hours About Smith’s Point, Nantucket’s westernmost sand extremity is a great hike to see gray seals during the winter, see nesting piping plovers, least terns and American oystercatchers during the summer and catch … Continue reading "Smith’s Point Hike"
8:30 am Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Sep 26 @ 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 Nantucket Island Tour
Nantucket Island Tour
Sep 26 @ 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"
9:45 am Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs. @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs. @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Sep 26 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am
Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs. @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Creative movement class for children 10 mos. – 3yrs. old with yoga and dance instructor Marjory Trott. Free admission. Class is limited to first 15 children. Each child should be accompanied by one parent or … Continue reading "Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs."
10:00 am Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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"
11:00 am All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet at Easy Street Cantina @ Easy Street Cantina
All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet at Easy Street Cantina @ Easy Street Cantina
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am
All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet at Easy Street Cantina @ Easy Street Cantina
Wednesday is Burger Bar (Chicken Burgers, too) All Buffets are $12.95 and includes 20 item salad bar (salad bar alone $9.95), and an assortment of Buffalo wings, Pizza, Nachos, Fried Rice, Grilled Veggies, Onion rings, … Continue reading "All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet at Easy Street Cantina"
11:00 am iPhone Tour
iPhone Tour
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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 Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
Public Skating
12:15 pm Rotary Speaker: Vincent Murphy @ Fairgrounds Restaurant
Rotary Speaker: Vincent Murphy @ Fairgrounds Restaurant
Sep 26 @ 12:15 pm
Rotary Speaker: Vincent Murphy @ Fairgrounds Restaurant
Vincent Murphy, Ecologist, Department of Natural Resources
1:00 pm Around Town Tour
Around Town Tour
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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 Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour
Sconset Cottage, Garden & Bluff Tour
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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"
1:30 pm Writing Group @ Nantucket Atheneum
Writing Group @ Nantucket Atheneum
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Writing Group @ Nantucket Atheneum
Jan Glitzenstein leads a weekly writing group which is open to the public. The group invites aspiring writers of all genres t share and discuss their original compositions. For additional information, call Jan at 508-228-2574.
2:00 pm Lost Farm Sanctuary Hike
Lost Farm Sanctuary Hike
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm
Lost Farm Sanctuary Hike
Duration 2 Hours About Sitting on 90 acres at the north end of Hummock Pond on its east side, like Gardner Farm immediately south, Lost Farm’s former vegetable fields have given way to shrubs and … Continue reading "Lost Farm Sanctuary Hike"
2:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Sep 26 @ 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
3:15 pm Dance(sing) Movement: 3-6 year olds @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Dance(sing) Movement: 3-6 year olds @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Sep 26 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Dance(sing) Movement: 3-6 year olds @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Creative movement class for children 3-6 year olds with yoga and dance instructor Marjory Trott. Free admission. Class is limited to first 15 children. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before program begins
3:30 pm Oyster Farm & Harbor Tours
Oyster Farm & Harbor Tours
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Oyster Farm & Harbor Tours
All tours begin at 3:30pm and last approximately 2 hours and are open to the public. Private tours also available, please email meg@nantucketlandcouncil.org for more information. Join the Land Council for an exciting and educational … Continue reading "Oyster Farm & Harbor Tours"
3:30 pm Oyster Farm Harbor Tours
Oyster Farm Harbor Tours
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm
Oyster Farm Harbor Tours
Join the Land Council for an exciting and educational afternoon aboard Shearwater Cruises Shearwater 47′ power catamaran with Captain Blair Perkins, NLC Executive Director Cormac Collier, Resource Ecologist Emily Molden, and Oyster Farmer Simon Edwardes … Continue reading "Oyster Farm Harbor Tours"
4:00 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Sep 26 @ 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 Learn to Skate: Parent/Tot; Popsicles & Basic Skills 1-2 @ Nantucket Ice
Learn to Skate: Parent/Tot; Popsicles & Basic Skills 1-2 @ Nantucket Ice
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Learn to Skate: Parent/Tot; Popsicles & Basic Skills 1-2 @ Nantucket Ice
Learn to Skate: Parent/Tot Popsicles & Basic Skills 1-2
5:00 pm Movie: Crazy Rich Asians @ The Dreamland
Movie: Crazy Rich Asians @ The Dreamland
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm
Movie: Crazy Rich Asians @ The Dreamland
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.
5:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Sep 26 @ 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 .
5:15 pm Polpis Harbor Sunset Hike
Polpis Harbor Sunset Hike
Sep 26 @ 5:15 pm
Polpis Harbor Sunset Hike
Duration 2 Hours About With the backdrop of the sun setting over Nantucket Harbor and Coatue, learn from Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace how geological forces formed Nantucket and Polpis Harbors, discover the salt marsh … Continue reading "Polpis Harbor Sunset Hike"
5:30 pm World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: ‘No Turning Back’ @ Nantucket Atheneum
World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: ‘No Turning Back’ @ Nantucket Atheneum
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: 'No Turning Back' @ Nantucket Atheneum
This astonishing book by the prize-winning journalist Rania Abouzeid tells the tragedy of the Syrian War through the dramatic stories of four young people seeking safety and freedom in a shattered country. Abouzeid brings readers … Continue reading "World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: ‘No Turning Back’"
6:00 pm Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sep 26 @ 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 The Cocktail Hour @ Bennett Hall
The Cocktail Hour @ Bennett Hall
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour @ Bennett Hall
by A.R. Gurney September 13 – October 7 Tuesday to Thursday, & Saturday @ 6pm. Sunday* @ 3pm. Winner of the Lucille Lortel Award as Best Off-Broadway Play. The time is the mid ’70s, the … Continue reading "The Cocktail Hour"
6:30 pm Film for Thought: The Bookshop @ The Dreamland
Film for Thought: The Bookshop @ The Dreamland
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm
Film for Thought: The Bookshop @ The Dreamland
England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir … Continue reading "Film for Thought: The Bookshop"
7:00 pm Concert: Restless Leg Syndrome @ Nantucket Atheneum
Concert: Restless Leg Syndrome @ Nantucket Atheneum
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Concert: Restless Leg Syndrome @ Nantucket Atheneum
Come and hear the melodious sounds of husband and wife duo Michael and Charity-Grace Mofsen, who will be joined by local artists for an evening of acoustic music. Restless Leg Syndrome blends a mixture of … Continue reading "Concert: Restless Leg Syndrome"
7:00 pm Madaket & More at Sunset
Madaket & More at Sunset
Sep 26 @ 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 Tokyo Ramen Demonstration and Dinner with Sushi Sean @ Nantucket Culinary
Tokyo Ramen Demonstration and Dinner with Sushi Sean @ Nantucket Culinary
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tokyo Ramen Demonstration and Dinner with Sushi Sean @ Nantucket Culinary
Join Chef Sean Durnin for a one-of-a-kind Tokyo ramen demo where the flavors will instantly transport you to Japan. Sean, a graduate of Tokyo Sushi Academy in Tsukiji, Tokyo and proprietor of Sushi Sean 11:11, … Continue reading "Tokyo Ramen Demonstration and Dinner with Sushi Sean"
8:00 pm Movie: Life Itself @ The Dreamland
Movie: Life Itself @ The Dreamland
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
Movie: Life Itself @ The Dreamland
As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpectd twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.