Events

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 @ 9:00 am
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Buffets all come with main entrée, salad bar, fresh veggies, chef’s rice, chicken wings, and more for just $14.95.  Eat-in or to-go. All served behind plexiglass and plated at customers instructions by our attendant. You point … Continue reading "All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet: Mexican Theme with Beef, Pork Chicken, Vegetarian Beans"
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
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 1 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Oct 2 @ 8:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
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 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Buffets all come with main entrée, salad bar, fresh veggies, chef’s rice, chicken wings, and more for just $14.95.  Eat-in or to-go. All served behind plexiglass and plated at customers instructions by our attendant. You point … Continue reading "All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet: Friday Fish Fry with Breaded Cod, Grilled Swordfish, Chowder"
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
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 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
All day, a basket of 16 jumbo wings for $12.95; half basket for $8.95: buffalo, barbecue, teriyaki, or plain. Huge Bucket of Wings also available: approx. 40 wings for $39.95 At Easy Street Cantina, corner … Continue reading "Wing Day at Easy Street Cantina"
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Oct 4 @ 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 5 @ 8:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
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 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Buffets all come with main entrée, salad bar, fresh veggies, chef’s rice, chicken wings, and more for just $14.95.  Eat-in or to-go. All served behind plexiglass and plated at customers instructions by our attendant. You point … Continue reading "All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet: Roasted Top Round"
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
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 Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
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 am
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Buffets all come with main entrée, salad bar, fresh veggies, chef’s rice, chicken wings, and more for just $14.95.  Eat-in or to-go. All served behind plexiglass and plated at customers instructions by our attendant. You point … Continue reading "All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet: Jerk Chicken"
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
Oct 6 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
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 @ 8:30 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
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 @ 9:00 am
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Buffets all come with main entrée, salad bar, fresh veggies, chef’s rice, chicken wings, and more for just $14.95.  Eat-in or to-go. All served behind plexiglass and plated at customers instructions by our attendant. You point … Continue reading "All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet: Steak Tips"
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
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 @ 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 @ 9:00 am
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Easy Street Cantina
Buffets all come with main entrée, salad bar, fresh veggies, chef’s rice, chicken wings, and more for just $14.95.  Eat-in or to-go. All served behind plexiglass and plated at customers instructions by our attendant. You point … Continue reading "All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet: Mexican Theme with Beef, Pork Chicken, Vegetarian Beans"
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm
As we have had to cancel the Nantucket Cranberry Festival this year, we are pleased to offer instead a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry … Continue reading "Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tour"
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 8 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"