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September 2019

Nantucket Yoga Retreat

September 27 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
Shimmo, Shimmo
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$500
nantucket yoga festival

Join Anna Paiva & Ciara Desmond, owner of Wicked Om Yoga, for a 5 day/ 4 night retreat at a stunning property on Nantucket. Offering 1-2 daily yoga practices, morning meditation and journaling sessions, 2 workshops, group excursions and plenty of free time to explore the beauty of Nantucket with an amazing group of yogis.

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Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week

September 30 - October 6
Nantucket United States + Google Map

Experience exceptional food, wine and Nantucket hospitality in Nantucket's acclaimed culinary establishments for prix fixe menus

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October 2019

Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Terms of Endearment

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$47
nantucket theatre workshop terms of endearment

Join the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket for their upcoming fall production of Terms of Endearment, a funny and touching story about the delicate and sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both old and new.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Terms of Endearment

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$47
nantucket theatre workshop terms of endearment

Join the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket for their upcoming fall production of Terms of Endearment, a funny and touching story about the delicate and sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both old and new.

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Nantucket Arts Festival

October 4
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Terms of Endearment

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
$47
nantucket theatre workshop terms of endearment

Join the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket for their upcoming fall production of Terms of Endearment, a funny and touching story about the delicate and sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both old and new.

Find out more »

Nantucket Arts Festival

October 5
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Terms of Endearment

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
$47
nantucket theatre workshop terms of endearment

Join the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket for their upcoming fall production of Terms of Endearment, a funny and touching story about the delicate and sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both old and new.

Find out more »

Nantucket Arts Festival

October 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Nantucket Arts Festival

October 7
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Nantucket Arts Festival

October 8
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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CC Island Golf Classic

October 9 - October 10
Miacomet Golf Course, 12 W Miacomet Rd
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$880
Nantucket Golf Tournament

The 2019 edition of the prestigious Island Classic, a 36-hold PRO-3AM, conducted by the Cape Cod PGA Chapter of the NEPGA. Round 1 will take place at Miacomet Golf course at 12:30 pm on October 9th. Round 2 will take place at Sankaty Golf Course at 8:30 am on October 10th.

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Nantucket Arts Festival

October 9
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Nantucket Arts Festival

October 10
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

Find out more »

Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Egan Maritime Institute Annual Cardboard Boat Race

October 10 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket maritime events

Egan Maritime's Sea of Opportunities' eighth grade Oceanography and Maritime Studies students will race their seaworthy cardboard boats at Children's Beach.

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Rafael Osona Auction Preview

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
American Legion Hall, 21 Washington Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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osona auction nantucket

Rafael Osona Auctions deliver high quality Antiques and Art to discriminating buyers, in a selling arena built on decades of solid relationships, expertise and personalized service.

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Nantucket Arts Festival

October 11
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

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Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Rafael Osona Auction Preview

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
osona auction nantucket

Rafael Osona Auctions deliver high quality Antiques and Art to discriminating buyers, in a selling arena built on decades of solid relationships, expertise and personalized service.

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Cranberry Festival

October 12
Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Come out and watch the berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming, participate in the family activities or just kick back and enjoy the music and the spectacular autumn scenery. $20 Parking 220 Milestone Road Nantucket MA 02554

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Nantucket Arts Festival

October 12
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

Find out more »

Nantucket Inshore Classic

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

Nantucket Anglers Club, 1 New Whale Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $100
nantucket island inshore classic fishing competition

Join Nantucket Anglers’ Club for a month-long fishing tournament open to all local and visiting anglers. The competition commences with an opening kick-off evening featuring a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and an auction. Talented fishermen might even hook a prize at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony! This event raises money for the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund.

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Nantucket Shorts Festival

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dreamland Theater, 17 South Water Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Free
nantucket shorts festival island film making

Celebrating and encouraging filmmaking on Nantucket by organizing and executing the annual Nantucket Shorts festival.

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Rafael Osona Auction

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
American Legion Hall, 21 Washington Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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osona auction nantucket

Rafael Osona delivers consistent high quality Antiques and Art to discriminating buyers in a selling arena built on decades of solid relationships, confidentiality and personalized service.

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9th Annual Nantucket Half Marathon

October 13
Nantucket United States
9th Annual Nantucket Half Marathon

Join us at the Nantucket Half Marathon for a great event. Race distances include: ½ Mile, Half Marathon, Kids’ Run, Road Race. This race is one of the most scenic Half Marathon courses on the East Coast!

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Nantucket Arts Festival

October 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Methodist Church, 2 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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2019 arts fest nantucket

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work. Events include an art exhibit featuring professional and amateur artists, music concerts, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers.

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Cobblestones & Cranberries

October 13
nantucket shopping event

The first annual Cobblestones & Cranberries event is a local shopping event supporting the Nantucket community. Visitors and locals will shop to earn entry to prize drawings!  

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Free Admission for Residents Day at Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, 158 Polpis Rd.
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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free local admission day nantucket shipwreck museum

On the last day of the 2019 season, October 14, Museum admission is FREE to all Nantucket locals! Local islanders with a valid Nantucket drivers license, utility bill, or proof of employment will enjoy FREE admission to the Museum on Monday, October 14.

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Halloween Parade

October 31 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maint St, Main St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket halloween parade

Adults and children alike enjoy the annual Halloween Parade. Dress up in costume and join the family-friendly fun. Kids can go door-to-door on Main Street and collect treats from local businesses.

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November 2019

Nantucket Music Center Performance

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nantucket Music Center, 56 Center Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Free

An Annual Showcase Series of NCMC's phenomenal talent from our teaching faculty and friends. Thursday, November 21st: Graeme Durovich, violin, and Nigel Goss, bass and piano.

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Festival of Wreaths

November 26 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
Nantucket Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Nantucket Festival of Wreaths

Celebration to kick off the holiday season! Enjoy wreaths of all shapes and sizes by local businesses, non-profits, schools, and organizations. A silent auction takes place where visitors can bid on their favorite wreath, all proceeds going toward the NHA.

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Turkey Plunge

November 28
Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Annual Nantucket Atheneum fundraiser for the Weezie Children’s Library featuring hundreds of spectators and swimmers who brave the cold water.

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A Nantucket Christmas Carol

November 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
White Heron Theatre, 5 North Water Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$69 – $79

This delightful play by Mark Shanahan premiered in 2018 at the White Heron Theatre, as an adaptation of the Charles Dickens holiday classic. Music, drama and quick-change artistry help tell the story of the whaling captain Ebenezer Scrooge in this beloved Nantucket holiday favorite.

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Nantucket Noel

November 29, 2019 - January 8, 2020
Nantucket United States + Google Map

Holiday festivities begin the day after Thanksgiving with the annual Christmas tree lighting and community caroling. Locals and visitors alike gather at the top of Main Street at dusk (5pm) to watch more than 100 Christmas trees light.

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December 2019

Festival of Trees

December 4 - December 31
Nantucket United States + Google Map
Nantucket Sea Festival of Trees

A great holiday tradition for the island of Nantucket! Community crafted trees designed by local businesses, non-profit organizations, artists and children. Walk into a winter wonderland at the Whaling Museum with touches of Nantucket all around. Festival of Trees is known as being the most-anticipated event on the island beginning during the week of Stroll, all the way through the end of December.

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Christmas Stroll

December 6 - December 8
Nantucket United States + Google Map

Imagine cobblestone streets lined with glittering fir trees, strolling carolers in Victorian garb and Santa and Mrs. Claus greeting wide-eyed children. This picture-perfect backdrop is what makes Christmas Stroll Weekend a truly enchanting experience.

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Ninth Annual Basket Festival and Sale

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, 49 Union St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Free
lightship baskets nantucket

The museum will re-open for the weekend with an expanded gift shop featuring the work of local weavers and museum members. It is the perfect opportunity to see the work of so many contemporary artists for sale in one place. A portion of the proceeds benefits the museum.

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Nantucket Grown Dinner at Pi Pizzeria

December 14 @ 5:30 pm
Pi Pizzeria, 11 West Creek Rd.
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$115
Pi Pizza Home Grown dinner

Join us for a festive meal to benefit Sustainable Nantucket. Enjoy local fare and celebrate Nantucket’s chefs, farms and growers. Includes a multi-course family-style dinner including wine and gratuity. Cocktails are available at the cash bar.

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New Year’s Celebration

December 30, 2019 - January 2, 2020
Nantucket United States + Google Map

A week-long celebration with special promotions given throughout the community and highlighted with a New Year’s Eve Ball at the Nantucket Hotel.

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