Events

Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
All day, a basket of 16 jumbo wings for $12.95; half basket for $9.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm 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"
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 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.
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Virtual Discussion: Palaces For The People"
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
During Climate Change Awareness Month, join Dr. Jen Karberg and Neil Foley on a walk to explore how sea level rise and climate change is already impacting natural areas on our island. Using the salt … Continue reading "Climate Change Awareness Walk"
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Discussion: Neighborhood by Neighborhood – Mapping Our Resilience"
Sep 26 all-day
Last summer our little island of Nantucket lost one of its own. Vitali was one of the most generous and charismatic people many of us have met. When Vitali unexpectedly passed away while kayaking, this … Continue reading "Fishing For V- Scholarship Surfcasting Tournament"
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am The Handlebar Café
Resume our meeting at The Handlebar Café (across from the bus/NRTA depot) to pick up supplies. 8:00 a.m. each Saturday, rain or shine, for one hour. The Clean Team is a group of over four … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
The market runs from early June to mid October, downtown Nantucket along Cambridge and North Union Streets, weather permitting. Face-coverings are required; check in at Federal Street entrance, between St. Mary’s Church and the US … Continue reading "Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market"
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
During Climate Change Awareness Month, join Dr. Jen Karberg and Neil Foley on a walk to explore how sea level rise and climate change is already impacting natural areas on our island. Using the salt … Continue reading "Climate Change Awareness Walk"
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Discussion: The Economics Of Climate Change With Madhavi Venkatesan"
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Cisco Beach. Meet in the parking lot at the end of Hummock Pond Road.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am Online
If you are feeling tension and tightness in your upper back, join Rachel Dixon for strategies to release and loosen a tight upper back. Rachel will use a combination of demonstrations, handouts and discussion. There … Continue reading "Online Class: Strategies for a Tight Upper Back with Rachel Dixon"
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Stop by the Weezie porch to pick up this week’s STEM project – Straw Rockets. Kids will have fun coloring, cutting out and assembling their colorful rockets. Once built, they can experiment with how different … Continue reading "STEM Grab & Go Bag: Straw Rockets"
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, Zoom
The Atheneum welcomes you to participate in the ‘Spice Challenge.’ Participants can pick up a sample spice packet from the Atheneum, and use the spice in a recipe or however you like. We will meet … Continue reading "Yummy Monday: Spice Challenge!"
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Rose & Crown
Guided painting at the Rose & Crown that includes a canvas, all paint materials, and a talented instructor.  Cost to join us is $20 per person AND, in addition, the purchase of food is necessary. … Continue reading "Bites & Brushes"
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 29 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Online, Zoom
Join Lizza Obremski on ZOOM for fun and engaging songs, singing games, and movement activities aimed at teaching musical skills to the very young. Appropriate for ages 1-7. Just click on the following link to … Continue reading "Music in the Morning"
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Online
Tune in to a virtual lecture with Dr. Valerie Paley in conversation with scholars of notable Nantucket women from the 18th to early 20th centuries. Dr. Valerie Paley is vice president, director of the Center for … Continue reading "NHA University Virtual Lecture"
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Discussion: How Repair Events Can Transform Our Throwaway Culture"
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Discussion: The Linked Fight For Racial Justice and Climate Change"
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
All day, a basket of 16 jumbo wings for $12.95; half basket for $9.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 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.
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.  If you need a chair to … Continue reading "Chair Caning Clinic with Liz Coffin"
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Rose & Crown
Guided painting at the Rose & Crown that includes a canvas, all paint materials, and a talented instructor.  Cost to join us is $20 per person AND, in addition, the purchase of food is necessary. … Continue reading "Bites & Brushes"
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.  If you need a chair to … Continue reading "Chair Caning Clinic with Liz Coffin"
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.  If you need a chair to … Continue reading "Chair Caning Clinic with Liz Coffin"
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
All day, a basket of 16 jumbo wings for $12.95; half basket for $9.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.  If you need a chair to … Continue reading "Chair Caning Clinic with Liz Coffin"
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 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.
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Rose & Crown
Guided painting at the Rose & Crown that includes a canvas, all paint materials, and a talented instructor.  Cost to join us is $20 per person AND, in addition, the purchase of food is necessary. … Continue reading "Bites & Brushes"
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Oct 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
All day, a basket of 16 jumbo wings for $12.95; half basket for $9.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 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.
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Danielle O’Dell, a Nantucket Conservation Foundation ecologist, has been studying the island’s bat population and offers an overview on what kind of bats live on Nantucket, how they are faring as well as a look … Continue reading "Online Presentation, Danille O’Dell, An Update on Nantucket Bats"
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm The Old Mill
More information to come.
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Rose & Crown
Guided painting at the Rose & Crown that includes a canvas, all paint materials, and a talented instructor.  Cost to join us is $20 per person AND, in addition, the purchase of food is necessary. … Continue reading "Bites & Brushes"
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
All day, a basket of 16 jumbo wings for $12.95; half basket for $9.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 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.
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Voter Registration Deadline
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Rose & Crown
Guided painting at the Rose & Crown that includes a canvas, all paint materials, and a talented instructor.  Cost to join us is $20 per person AND, in addition, the purchase of food is necessary. … Continue reading "Bites & Brushes"
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
All day, a basket of 16 jumbo wings for $12.95; half basket for $9.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. At Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy & Broad Streets.