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Plan activities for your stay on Nantucket and stay up-to-date on all of the exciting happenings our island has to offer all year long with our calendar of events.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic some Nantucket events for spring and early summer 2020 have been cancelled,
or have shifted to a virtual event through digital channels.
Please check back with us for updates to events and happenings further into the season.

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March 2020

Family Scavenger Hunt

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Organized by Nantucket Conservation Foundation, this free community event is a self-guided, self-paced exploration of highlighted Nantucket Conservation Foundation properties. Register at nantucketconservation.org Instructions packet will be emailed or available for pick up at the Foundation office (118 Cliff Rd) starting on February 21st. Prizes available for completion of the scavenger hunt! Only from Saturday, February 22nd - Monday, March 9th! *Featuring new properties for 2020!

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One Book One Island Community Reading Event

March 6 - March 15
Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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Copies of this year’s selection, The Overstory by Richard Powers, can be picked up at: Annye’s Whole Foods Nantucket Atheneum Inquirer & Mirror Salt March Senior Center Nantucket Chamber of Commerce Nantucket Historical Association Administration Offices Bookworks Mitchell’s Book Corner One Book One Island programs will take place between March 6 and March 15, 2020. About The Overstory: Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Overstory spans multiple  timelines and senses of place. It begins with what seems…

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April 2020

Nantucket Community School Bear Hunt

April 1 - April 30
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A great activity to get kids out of the house! Drive around the island and look for the teddy bears in windows. Use Nantucket Community School's checklist and map and see how many bears you can find.  

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Barnaby Bear Story Time

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

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Children will love to partake in story time with Nantucket author Wendy Rouillard as she reads aloud from one of her popular Barnaby Bear picture books, and a special appearance from Barnaby himself is a highlight! Join in the fun on YouTube.

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May 2020

Nantucket Solo Run for Hope

May 1 - May 3

The Nantucket Triathlon Club and Monument Running Group are hosting a virtual “Nantucket Solo Run for Hope” on May 1, 2, and 3 with three different run distances 5k, 10k and Half Marathon, plus a 5k walk. You can run this race from anywhere in the world. The beneficiary of the Solo Run for Hope is Swim Across America – Nantucket which supports on-island cancer treatment and patient care through the Nantucket Cottage Hospital Oncology Department and PASCON, the Island’s palliative care provider. All of these nurses…

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Barnaby Bear Story Time

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

nantucket kids story times barnaby bear

Children will love to partake in story time with Nantucket author Wendy Rouillard as she reads aloud from one of her popular Barnaby Bear picture books, and a special appearance from Barnaby himself is a highlight! Join in the fun on YouTube.

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Barnaby Bear Story Time

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

nantucket kids story times barnaby bear

Children will love to partake in story time with Nantucket author Wendy Rouillard as she reads aloud from one of her popular Barnaby Bear picture books, and a special appearance from Barnaby himself is a highlight! Join in the fun on YouTube.

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Nantucket Lighthouse School Plant Sale

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Saturday, May 23  is the first Nantucket Lighthouse School plant sale of the year! At the Lighthouse School at 1 Rugged Road. From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The sale will be offering many culinary plants, all plants were grown organically!

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June 2020

PASCON Dreamcatcher Sunset Hour

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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A virtual event in support of Palliative and Supportive Care of Nantucket (PASCON). Featuring local talent, sunset dedications, and testimonials. Donations will receive an invitation via Zoom. Visit website for more details and information on donations.  

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Nantucket Book Festival

June 18 @ 8:00 am - June 21 @ 5:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 public health precautions, the 9th annual Nantucket Book Festival, scheduled for June 18-21, has developed a "virtual festival" with opportunities to hear from the event's featured authors through the event's "At Home with Authors" program. About the Nantucket Book Festival: Nantucket has a storied literary culture, and we feel the time has come to celebrate and share it. Discover panels, discussions, and other events with range of authors- from those atop national best-sellers list to beloved local…

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Film Festival

June 23 @ 8:00 am - June 29 @ 5:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 the 2020 Nantucket Film Festival's June dates are being postponed.  The committee will monitor the impact of COVID-19 around the world and locally and will make an announcement with further information in the coming weeks. About Nantucket Film Festival: A five-day international film festival, taking place each June on Nantucket. Enjoy documentaries, screenwriter panels, fascinating narratives, and more!

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