Events

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 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This sale will include collectibles, costume jewelry, artwork, china, and kitchen items. Cash and checks only. Masks and Social distancing required All proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
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 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s Story & Craft Grab & Go Bag Project is Craft Stick Alligators! Listen to the story Snappsy the Alligator by Julie Falatko online at https://www.storylineonline.net/books/snappsy-the-alligator/ (or by clicking on the blue ‘i’) and … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Craft Stick Alligators"
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 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s free Art Grab & Go project is a 3-D Carousel Horse you can assemble and decorate! You will need white glue, scissors, and your coloring supplies of choice. Suggested for ages 7+. Younger … Continue reading "Art Grab & Go Bag: 3-D Carousel Horse"
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 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s free Paper Craft Grab & Go project is an origami owl finger puppet! Fold your owl out of paper and doodle patterns to decorate. Each owl only takes one piece of paper, so … Continue reading "Paper Craft Grab & Go Bag: Origami Doodle Owls"
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Polpis Road at the small parking area that overlooks Sesachacha Pond.
Mass Audobon’s Sam Kefferstan will lead us to a new area that needs assistance.  We will be able to access shoreline and Polpis Road itself in that far eastern section. The Clean Team is a … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
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 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
The Atheneum welcomes you to participate in the ‘Spice Challenge.’ Participants can pick up a cardamom 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: Cardamom"
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 6 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Online
In this two part class (second session on October 13) Janie offers a broad overview of the many ways to use an iPhone. The class is intended for anyone new to using an iPhone or … Continue reading "Online Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone For Beginners Part 1"
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 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
Join four veteran mystery writers as they discuss their new works and all that goes into writing a mystery series. Archer Mayor writes the acclaimed Joe Gunther series, with the 31st book (The Orphan’s Guilt) just released. The … Continue reading "Online: Stone Cold Mystery Writers Panel: Archer Mayer, Paul Munier, Sarah Stewart Taylor, Julia Spencer-Fleming"
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 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s free Paper Craft Grab & Go project is a chameleon with a tongue that moves! You will need, scissors, glue, a pencil, and a black marker or pen. Suggested for ages 7+. Younger … Continue reading "Paper Craft Grab & Go Bag: Chameleon"
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am meet at the entrance to Bartlett Farm to clean the roads leading to Ladies’ Beach and the beach itself.
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"
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
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 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Online
In the second part to iPhone For Beginners, Janie covers messages, adding pictures, dictating your messages and sending emojis. She discusses iPhone updates and why they are important and reviews Apple ID and its password … Continue reading "Online Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone For Beginners Part 2"
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 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am meet at Tom Nevers Old Navy Base/Playing Fields.
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"
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm The Old Mill
More information to come.