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July 2019

Schoolama 5 Concert

July 23 @ 5:30 pm - July 24 @ 7:30 pm
Nantucket Lobster Trap, 23 Washington St.
Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554
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Free

Nantucket's own Shchoolama 5 unites with The Nantucket Lobster Trap's 1$ Oyster Night to bring you a night of musical seafood field excitement.

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Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival

July 24 - July 28
Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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The Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival is a major fundraising event for the Atheneum, which must raise 60 percent of its budget through special events and private donations.

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Yoga With A View

July 24 @ 7:30 am - July 28 @ 8:30 am
Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Childrens Beach Yoga Nantucket

Bettina Broer started practicing yoga in 1978 & has been teaching it for the past twenty-some years. Adults $20, teens $15, kids $10 and mats $2.

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Sustainable Nantucket’s Farm Fresh Feast

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Walter F. Ballinger Educational Community Farm, 168 Hummock Pond Rd.
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Sustainable Nantucket Farm Fresh Feast

An evening under the stars, celebrating the bounty of the season. Start with cocktails and appetizers while you explore the farm, then sit down for a locally grown dinner prepared by Nantucket Culinary; finally dance the night away while enjoying desserts from Nantucket bakeries. Dinner tickets $250, Cocktail tickets $75, Dessert & Dancing tickets $35.

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The Weir

July 25 @ 7:30 pm - August 17 @ 9:30 pm
White Heron Theatre, 5 North Water Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$69 – $79
The Weir Nantucket Play

A “weir” is a spillway on a stream or small river. Sometimes it allows a trickle, and other times a deluge. This aptly describes the stories you will hear in this local Irish pub where friends and strangers meet to warm up.

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Tie-Dye Clinic

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 16, 2019

Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$5
nantucket tye-die clinic

June 28 - August 16 every Friday at Children's Beach from Noon-1:00pm. Bring a $7 per shirt or $5 if you bring your own.

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On the Isle’s 20th Anniversary Gala Evening

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
‘Sconset Casino & ‘Sconset Chapel, 10 New St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$150
On the Isle’s 20th Anniversary Gala Evening

Two simultaneous performances, 45 minutes each. Guests will be assigned to one of the venues to start, and switch to the other venue at intermission. Enjoy a glass of bubbly during intermission. Guests will gather for a dessert reception under the stars and dance the night away to a Swing-era Big Band.

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Sunday Night Concert

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Arlene Natalie Wedding 89

Island Tunes #2. A showcase for Nantucket singers and songwriters to develop their skills while putting on a fun and interesting show.

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Coq Au Vin at Gaslight

July 28 @ 10:30 pm - July 29 @ 1:00 am
Gaslight, 3 N Union St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Free
Coq Au Vin band nantucket wedding band

Coq au Vin is a fresh and unique revivalist musical ensemble specializing in the performance of a spicy mélange of Gypsy jazz, French, Spanish, Klezmer and Latin American music, as well as American blues standards. Listeners are quickly transformed to revelers as they are transported to a vintage American speakeasy or Parisian café one minute, and the streets of Havana the next. Coq au Vin is available in several different arrangements ranging from a trio to the full seven-piece band.

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Jazz on The Rocks w/ Matt Hutchinson

July 30 @ 5:30 pm - July 31 @ 7:30 pm
Nantucket Lobster Trap, 23 Washington St.
Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554
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Free
Jazz Pianist Matt Hutchinson

Nantucket's own Jazz band takes the stage at The Nantucket Lobster Trap bringing on special guest, New York jazz pianist, Matt Hutchinson. With plenty of room for dancing, $1 Oysters, and live music; this will be a night you can't miss.

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Coq Au Vin at Gaslight

July 31 @ 10:30 pm - August 1 @ 1:00 am
Gaslight, 3 N Union St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Free

Coq au Vin is a fresh and unique revivalist musical ensemble specializing in the performance of a spicy mélange of Gypsy jazz, French, Spanish, Klezmer and Latin American music, as well as American blues standards. Listeners are quickly transformed to revelers as they are transported to a vintage American speakeasy or Parisian café one minute, and the streets of Havana the next. Coq au Vin is available in several different arrangements ranging from a trio to the full seven-piece band.

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August 2019

Nantucket by Design

August 1 - August 3
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Multiple locations and times listed below   Featuring designer panels, cocktail parties (get acquainted with key national trend-setters in design), and a festive gala at the magical Oldest House property on Sunset Hill featuring dinner, games, music and dancing!   Thursday, August 1 at 11 am Design Luncheon at White Elephant Village Ballroom Thursday, August 1 at 6 pm Summer Antiques Show Preview Party at Nantucket Boys and Girls Club Friday, August 2 at 7 pm All-Star Private Dinners at NHA…

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Nantucket Summer Antiques Show

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, 61 Sparks Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Nantucket Summer Antiques Show

The show will consist of 32 carefully selected fine antiques dealers from the US and abroad offering antiques in every category that are sure to thrill collectors.

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Tie-Dye Clinic

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 16, 2019

Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$5
nantucket tye-die clinic

June 28 - August 16 every Friday at Children's Beach from Noon-1:00pm. Bring a $7 per shirt or $5 if you bring your own.

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UN-LEASHED: Animal Wonderland

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$250
Katie and Family Year of the Dog

Photography Katie Kaizer Now in its eighth year, UN-LEASHED, formerly PAWS for the Cause, has quickly grown into one of Nantucket's most-anticipated events of the summer. This year's theme, "Animal Wonderland," will take guests on an extraordinary journey, while raising funds for homeless animals, humane education, and the many outreach and advocacy programs of Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals (NiSHA).

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Sunday Night Concert

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket event summer 2019 calendar

Restless Leg Syndrome. Husband and wife duo Michael and Charity-Grace Mofsen blend a mixture of country, jazz, and traditional music into a jam-like session

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August 5 @ 8:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm
White Heron Theatre, 5 North Water Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$30 – $60
Brian Glowacki & Friends Comedy Night

Join Brian, a “lovable lunatic from the mean streets of Nantucket”, as he shares personal experiences that give the audience a glimpse into his life through stories of his family, his relationships, and his interactions with some interesting characters he’s met along the way.

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Jazz on The Rocks w/ Jason Sullivan

August 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nantucket Lobster Trap, 23 Washington St.
Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554
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Free
nantucket music Jazz Jason Sullivan

Nantucket's own Jazz band takes the stage at The Nantucket Lobster Trap bringing on special guest, New York jazz pianist, Matt Hutchinson. With plenty of room for dancing, $1 Oysters, and live music; this will be a night you can't miss.

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65th Annual House & Garden Tour

August 7
Brant Point, Brant Point
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$70

The Annual House and Garden Tour has become the venue to have a glimpse of many historic and new homes and gardens on the island. All proceeds support Nantucket conservation, scholarships, and community projects. This year’s theme is “A Summer Day on Brant Point”. Rain or Shine. Complimentary tea and gift boutique at US Coast Guard Station Brant Point. Round-trip shuttle service from Federal Street to Brant Point beginning at 10:45 am.

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Coq Au Vin at Gaslight

August 7 @ 10:30 pm - August 8 @ 1:00 am
Gaslight, 3 N Union St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Free

Coq au Vin is a fresh and unique revivalist musical ensemble specializing in the performance of a spicy mélange of Gypsy jazz, French, Spanish, Klezmer and Latin American music, as well as American blues standards. Listeners are quickly transformed to revelers as they are transported to a vintage American speakeasy or Parisian café one minute, and the streets of Havana the next. Coq au Vin is available in several different arrangements ranging from a trio to the full seven-piece band.

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4th Annual Dragonfly Fundraiser

August 8
Great Harbor Yacht Club, 96 Washington Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$150

An event to inspire change with mental illness on Nantucket. Dragonfly will donate net proceeds to Fairwinds – Nantucket Counseling Center & NAMI Cape Cod & the Islands.

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Pirates & Mermaids! Sail with Nanpuppets aboard Tall Ship Lynx

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Waypoint Marine Boat Launch, Straight Wharf, Straight Wharf
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$50
Good Cause for Nantucket

Join Egan Maritime and Nanpuppets aboard Tall Ship Lynx for an enchanting morning sail with Nantucket’s favorite puppets, Millie the Mermaid, Clarence the Clam, Wanda the Whale and many more. Dress as your favorite pirate, mermaid or maritime character to enjoy this fanciful adventure at sea. Snacks provided.

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Tie-Dye Clinic

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 16, 2019

Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$5
nantucket tye-die clinic

June 28 - August 16 every Friday at Children's Beach from Noon-1:00pm. Bring a $7 per shirt or $5 if you bring your own.

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23rd Boston Pops on Nantucket

August 10
Jetties Beach Nantucket, MA 02554 United States + Google Map

The Boston Pops Nantucket concert benefits Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Experience outstanding music followed by a stunning fireworks show on one of Nantucket’s most popular family beaches. Special guests The Spinners will join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra this year. General Admission: $30 for adults, $10 for kids.

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Nantucket Race Week

August 10 - August 18
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Nantucket Race Week is nine days of regattas, awards ceremonies and parties. Race Week is hosted by Nantucket Yacht Club and Great Harbor Yacht Club to benefit Nantucket Community Sailing.  

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Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, 158 Polpis Rd.
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Nantucket Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum

Join Egan Maritime at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum for a family-friendly program full of crafts and activities for all ages. Parting snack provided. The Nanpuppets will perform at 11:30AM. Free.

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Tie-Dye Clinic

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 16, 2019

Children’s Beach, Harbor View Way
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$5
nantucket tye-die clinic

June 28 - August 16 every Friday at Children's Beach from Noon-1:00pm. Bring a $7 per shirt or $5 if you bring your own.

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Nantucket Sounds: American Troubadour Bill Schustik aboard Tall Ship Lynx

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Waypoint Marine Boat Launch, Straight Wharf, Straight Wharf
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$75
Nantucket Sounds on Lynx Schustik

Join us aboard Tall Ship Lynx with renowned troubadour Bill Schustik for an evening of traditional folk music that weaves storytelling, rich history, and theatrical performance together. Enjoy this special experience on the water as the sun sets in Nantucket harbor.

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Tim Russert Summer Groove

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, 61 Sparks Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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  For the past 17 years the event has evolved to become a highlight of the summer by featuring a fabulous evening of fine food and drinks and a festive dance party.

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47th Opera House Cup Regatta

August 18
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$400

The Opera House Cup Regatta was the first all-wooden, single-hulled classic boat regatta on the East Coast and attracts some of the finest sailboats in the country.

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The Great Point Circle Annual Lighthouse Celebration

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Coskata-Coatue Wildelife Refuge, 107 Wauwinet Rd
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$150
The Great Point Circle Annual Lighthouse Celebration

Grab your beach chair and join us for a festive reception featuring island-inspired fare and guided tours of the Great Point Lighthouse. Limited shuttle service is available. Children 12 or under are free.

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August 23 @ 8:00 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm
White Heron Theatre, 5 North Water Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$69 – $79
Fireflies Nantucket Play

“Fireflies” debuted at White Heron in 2017 as part of our collaboration with the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. It’s the story of Eleanore, a respected lady in her small Texas town, and a drifter handyman, Abel, who causes quite a stir by flickering in and out of Eleanore’s life.

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Nantucket Sounds: Music with Susan Berman & Ray Saunders aboard Tall Ship Lynx

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Waypoint Marine Boat Launch, Straight Wharf, Straight Wharf
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$75
Nantucket Sounds on Lynx Berman

Join local singer and songwriter Susan Berman and her partner Ray Saunders for an unforgettable sunset cruise aboard Tall Ship Lynx. They will perform original island-inspired songs enhanced by lively historical narratives.

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September 2019

Painting Out of Doors: The Structure of Perception

September 4 @ 8:00 am - September 6 @ 5:00 pm
Artists Association of Nantucket, 24 Amelia Dr.
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$823.50
Painting Out of Doors The Structure of Perception

Three immersive days will offer an intense engagement with the processes of seeing and how that translates into making a painting or drawing. Focus will be on elements of design, color, and the clear organization of visual thought.  

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Nantucket Slam – Catch the Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - September 10 @ 5:30 pm
Waypoint Marine Boat Launch, Straight Wharf, Straight Wharf
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$500 – $5000
Nantucket SLAM cystic fibrosis

We are inviting recreational and avid anglers with or without their own boats to join us for two days of competitive fishing for: Bluefish, Striper, Bonito and Albie. Three categories are offered: Fly, Spin/Plug and Trolling. This is a catch and release tournament.

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Nantucket Island Fair

September 14 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 4:00 pm
Tom Nevers Fairgrounds, Tom Nevers Field
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Nantucket Island Fair

Head over to Tom Nevers Fairgrounds to see animals, try island-grown produce, and enjoy fun and friendly competitions in a country fair setting. Live music and food. It is a wonderful time to reconnect as the hustle and bustle of summer comes to a close.

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Nantucket Grown Dinner at Straight Wharf Restaurant

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Straight Wharf Restaurant, 6 Harbor Square
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$115
straight wharf nantucket

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

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Nantucket Yoga Retreat

September 27 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
Shimmo, Shimmo
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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$2000 – $2650
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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Scallopers Ball

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Nantucket Yacht Club, 1 S Beach St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Nantucket Scallopers Ball

The Scallopers Ball is a unique community event sponsored by the Nantucket Shellfish Association that celebrates the start of scalloping season. Good company, a silent auction, lively music and dancing and loads of delicious seafood provided by local fisheries.

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Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week

September 30 - October 6
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Experience exceptional food, wine and Nantucket hospitality in Nantucket's acclaimed culinary establishments for prix fixe menus

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October 2019

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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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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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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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

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
A Nantucket Christmas Carol

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
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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
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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
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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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