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12:00 am Brant Point Duck Decoy with Bill Sarni @ 1800 House
Brant Point Duck Decoy with Bill Sarni @ 1800 House
Sep 5 @ 12:00 am – Sep 6 @ 12:00 am
Brant Point Duck Decoy with Bill Sarni @ 1800 House
The class will be carving a traditional style decoy. The decoy will be done in the style used on Nantucket off Brant Point and along the New England Coast. We will study the bird and … Continue reading "Brant Point Duck Decoy with Bill Sarni"
8:00 am Bird walk @ Linda Loring Nature Foundation
Bird walk @ Linda Loring Nature Foundation
Sep 5 @ 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 5 @ 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"
8:00 am Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions @ Town Pier
Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions @ Town Pier
Sep 5 @ 8:00 am
Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions @ Town Pier
Guaranteed Sightings. Learn about and see Humpback, Finback, and Minke Whales and possible other sightings include Basking Sharks, White Sided Dolphins, Sea Turtles, and birds. On-Board naturalist on this 6-hour off-shore trip, with approx. 1-1/2 … Continue reading "Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions"
8:30 am Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Whaling History Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Sep 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 Working in Wax: Encaustic Techniques Re-Imagined with Annie Darling with Annie Darling @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Working in Wax: Encaustic Techniques Re-Imagined with Annie Darling with Annie Darling @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Working in Wax: Encaustic Techniques Re-Imagined with Annie Darling with Annie Darling @ AAN's Visual Arts Center
All levels welcome. Learn how to create beautiful works of art with abandon using Annie’s unique encaustic technique. This class provides a fun, critique-free environment where you will be guided through the process of creating … Continue reading "Working in Wax: Encaustic Techniques Re-Imagined with Annie Darling with Annie Darling"
9:45 am Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs. @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Dance(sing) Movement: 10mos. -3yrs. @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Sep 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 iPhone Tour
iPhone Tour
Sep 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Public Skating @ Nantucket Ice
Public Skating
1:00 pm Around Town Tour
Around Town Tour
Sep 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 Gardner Farm-Lost Farm Loop Hike
Gardner Farm-Lost Farm Loop Hike
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm
Gardner Farm-Lost Farm Loop Hike
Duration 2 Hours About Combining elements of the Lost Farm and Gardner Farm hikes, this is a longer loop hike at approximately 2.5 miles, which helps you explore plant succession on globally threatened habitat known … Continue reading "Gardner Farm-Lost Farm Loop Hike"
2:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Sep 5 @ 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
3:00 pm Dub Apocalypse @ Cisco Brewers
Dub Apocalypse @ Cisco Brewers
Sep 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dub Apocalypse @ Cisco Brewers
Live music at Cisco Brewers
3:15 pm Dance(sing) Movement: 3-6 year olds @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Dance(sing) Movement: 3-6 year olds @ Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Sep 5 @ 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
3:34 pm Film for Thought: Nebraska (2013) @ The Dreamland
Film for Thought: Nebraska (2013) @ The Dreamland
Sep 5 @ 3:34 pm
Film for Thought: Nebraska (2013) @ The Dreamland
This film has a 91% percent positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Director Alexander Payne (Sideways, The Descendants) takes the helm for this black and white road trip drama starring Bruce Dern as a tempestuous Missouri … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Nebraska (2013)"
4:00 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Sep 5 @ 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
4:00 pm Movie: Alpha @ The Dreamland
Movie: Alpha @ The Dreamland
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm
Movie: Alpha @ The Dreamland
In the prehistoric past, a young man struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe during a buffalo hunt. He finds a similarly lost wolf companion, and starts a friendship that would change … Continue reading "Movie: Alpha"
4:30 pm Movie: Mission: Impossible Fallout @ The Dreamland
Movie: Mission: Impossible Fallout @ The Dreamland
Sep 5 @ 4:30 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.
5:15 pm Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Ice Cream Cruise & Harbor Tour with Shearwater Excursions
Sep 5 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 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"
5:45 pm Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike
Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike
Sep 5 @ 5:45 pm
Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike
Duration 2 Hours About After hiking through kettle and kame terrain in the moors learning about frost bottoms and when to pick beach plums with Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace, soak up the best view … Continue reading "Shawkemo Hills Sunset Hike"
6:00 pm Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor @ Straight Wharf
Sep 5 @ 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
6:30 pm Thai Cooking with Kwan – Dinner and Demo @ Nantucket Culinary
Thai Cooking with Kwan – Dinner and Demo @ Nantucket Culinary
Sep 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Thai Cooking with Kwan – Dinner and Demo @ Nantucket Culinary
One of the many great things about the culinary world is how diverse the professional field is. Different cultures, experiences and educational training gives us the opportunity to indulge in food made with passion. Here, … Continue reading "Thai Cooking with Kwan – Dinner and Demo"
7:00 pm Madaket & More at Sunset
Madaket & More at Sunset
Sep 5 @ 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 Science Speaker Series @ 33 Washington Street Facility
Science Speaker Series @ 33 Washington Street Facility
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Science Speaker Series @ 33 Washington Street Facility
Each summer, the Maria Mitchell Association hosts scientists and research experts on a wide variety of scientific topics. Speaker will be released closer to the date.
7:30 pm Evanston Salt Costs Climbing @ White Heron Theatre
Evanston Salt Costs Climbing @ White Heron Theatre
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm
Evanston Salt Costs Climbing @ White Heron Theatre
Evanston Salt Costs Climbing. World premiere of a new play by promising young playwright Will Arbery. Workshopped at Ojai Playhouse and our new play festival last fall, this is a co-production with Los Angeles’ New … Continue reading "Evanston Salt Costs Climbing"
8:00 pm FEAST: Every Year I Grow Again – An Interactive Dinner Series @ Nantucket Culinary
FEAST: Every Year I Grow Again – An Interactive Dinner Series @ Nantucket Culinary
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
FEAST: Every Year I Grow Again – An Interactive Dinner Series @ Nantucket Culinary
Hungry to know where your food comes from? Join us for an interactive dining experience to celebrate the September harvest. Guided by the voices of the farmers, fishers, foragers, brewers, and beekeepers behind your food, … Continue reading "FEAST: Every Year I Grow Again – An Interactive Dinner Series"
8:00 pm Movie: Mile 22 @ The Dreamland
Movie: Mile 22 @ The Dreamland
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm
Movie: Mile 22 @ The Dreamland
An elite American intelligence officer, aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of the country.
8:00 pm The Raven’s Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket’s Past
The Raven’s Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket’s Past
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm
The Raven’s Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket’s Past
THE RAVEN’S NIGHT WALK: GHOSTS OF NANTUCKET’S PAST The Raven’s Night Walk is a haunted history tour of Nantucket Town. During our walk you will hear Nantucket’s fascinating history and the ghostly tales of it’s … Continue reading "The Raven’s Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket’s Past"