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					    Spring on Nantucket Calendar of Events
             including the Annual                     Daffodil Festival Weekend - April 23 - 25
                                          April 1 - MAy 31, 2010
            Sponsored & Organized by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce
             This calendar of island events was compiled for your convenience by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce.
             It includes all listings available at press time. For confirmation & program details, please contact event coordinators.

  ThursdAy, April 1 - sundAy, April 4                                    April 8 - Food for Thought Lecture: Corey Sandler. 12 - 1 PM.
                                                                         Discussion of The Cape Cod Canal, New York City Subway &
April 1 - Food for Thought Lecture: Historic Hotels.                     more. Free. Bring your lunch! Nantucket Historical Association,
12 -1 PM. Mark Avery discusses Nantucket’s historic hotels.              Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.
Free. Bring your lunch! Nantucket Historical Association,
13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.                                  April 9 - Arts Program Student/Faculty Exhibition. 6 PM.
                                                                         Artists Association of Nantucket, Joyce & Seward Johnson
April 1 - 4 - Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead                     Gallery, 19 Washington St. www.nantucketarts.org. 508-228-0722.
Hunt- A Sacred Tradition Exhibit. 11 AM - 4 PM.
Photography of Bill Hess, Arctic carvings in ivory & building            April 9 - Family Night: Storyteller Li Min Mo. 6:30 - 7:30 PM.
of an umiak. Nantucket Historical Association, Peter Foulger             Asian folk tales & Chinese children’s songs & nursery rhymes.
Gallery, Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St. www.nha.org.                       Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St. www.nantucketatheneum.org.
508-228-1894.                                                            508-228-1110.
April 3 - Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 9:30 AM. Kids under 12                 April 9 - Storyteller Li Min Mo: Night River. 8 - 9 PM.
are welcome! Candy for all! Special prizes for finding the gold          One-woman show of a Chinese immigrant’s struggles & hope.
& silver eggs. Rain or shine! Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, 61            Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St. www.nantucketatheneum.org.
Sparks Ave. www.nantucketboysandgirlsclub.org. 508-228-0158.             508-228-1110.
April 3 - Farm Chef Series. 10 AM. Featuring Sarah Leah                  April 10 - Farm Chef Series. 10 AM. Featuring Mark Yelle of
Chase of Coastal Goods. Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett             Nantucket Catering. Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett Farm
Farm Rd. www.BartlettsFarm.com. 508-228-9403.                            Rd. www.BartlettsFarm.com. 508-228-9403.
April 3 - Ukulele Workshop with Tim Sweeney.                             April 10 - Lecture: Yankee Whaling in the Western Arctic.
12 -1:30 PM. Explore different Ukulele techniques & styles               1 PM. Bob Hellman lectures. Free for members or with museum
with a professional! All levels: $15. Nantucket Community                admission. Nantucket Historical Association, Whaling Museum,
Music Center, Preservation Institute, 11 Centre St.                      13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.
www.NantucketCommunityMusicCenter.org. 508-228-3352.
                                                                         April 10 - Wine & Cheese Tasting at The Cellar. 3 - 6 PM.
April 3 - Open House Wine & Cheese Tasting. 12 - 6 PM.                   Join us for a complimentary sampling of wine & cheese.
Welcome The Cellar’s 6th season with samplings of                        The Cellar, 1 Windy Way. www.TheCellarNantucket.com.
Easter wines & cheeses. The Cellar, 1 Windy Way.                         508-228-9123.
www.thecellarnantucket.com. 508-228-9123.
                                                                         April 10 - Chamber Music Concert. 4 - 5 PM. Music of
April 3 - A Reexamination of the Patience Cooper Trial.                  Beethoven, Schubert & Mendelssohn featuring young pianist
3 - 4 PM. Dr. Robert Johnson lectures on the 19th century                Junyi Fitzgibbon. Nantucket Community Music Center, St. Paul’s
Patience Cooper Trial. African Meeting House, 29 York St.                Church, 20 Fair St. www.nantucketcommunitymusiccenter.org.
www.maah.org. 508-228-9833.                                              508-228-3352.
April 3 - Ukulele Concert. 4 - 5 PM. Concert featuring Tim               April 10 - Concert: Aoife Clancy with Erik Wendelken &
Sweeney & NCMC’s Ukulele Band. Nantucket Community                       Chuck Colley. 7 - 9 PM. Clancy continues the family legacy with
Music Center, Preservation Institute, 11 Centre St.                      Irish and contemporary music. Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.
www.NantucketCommunityMusicCenter.org. 508-228-3352.                     www.nantucketatheneum.org. 508-228-1110.
April 3 - 4 - Easter Raffle. Send your name & address                    April 10 - Swing Into Spring. 8 -11 PM. Dance to local favorite
to win a beautiful bunny! The Toy Boat, Straight Wharf #41.              Miss Fairchild. Raffle & prizes. Tickets $25. Nantucket AIDS
www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.                                        Network, Rose & Crown, So. Water St. www.NantucketAids.org.
                                                                         508-228-3955.
  MOndAy, April 5 - sundAy April 11                                      April 10 - Free Yoga Seminar. Time TBA. Free 4 week Yoga
April 5 - 11 - Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead                    Seminar Series on Saturdays. Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett
Hunt- A Sacred Tradition Exhibit. 11 AM - 4 PM. See April 1.             Farm Rd. www.bartlettsfarm.com. 508-228-9403.

April 7 - Wine on Wednesday at The Cellar! 5 - 7 PM.                     April 11 - Concert: Bon Voyage to the Accidentals & Naturals.
First & third Wednesday monthly. Delicious. Fun. Educational.            2 - 3 PM. High school a cappella singers perform prior to their
The Cellar, 1 Windy Way. www.thecellarnantucket.com.                     European tour. Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.
508-228-9123.                                                            www.nantucketatheneum.org. 508-228-1110.
                    SponSored & organized by the nantucket iSland chamber of commerce
                                              508-228-1700 • www.nantucketchamber.org
                                                                                     The 36th Annual
MOndAy, April 12 - ThursdAy, April 22                                Nantucket Chamber of Commerce’s
April 12 - 22 - Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead               Daffodil Festival Weekend Begins!
Hunt- A Sacred Tradition Exhibit. 11 AM - 4 PM. See April 1.           FridAy, April 23 - sundAy, April 25
April 15 - NHA Food for Thought Lecture. 12 - 1 PM.                Organized by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce, the
The transition from visitor to resident Gam. Free. Bring your      Annual Daffodil Festival is a special weekend celebrated at the
lunch! Nantucket Historical Association, Whaling Museum,           end of April. Enjoy the Antique Car Parade & Tailgate Picnic,
13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.                              Window Decorating Contest, Daffy Hat Pageant, Children’s
                                                                    Parade, Daffy Dog Parade, Daffodil Flower Show & countless
April 17 - Lifestyle Series Talk: Nantucket Bee Company.           other activities! Daffodil Festival Weekend is fun for the whole
10 AM. Dave Berry discusses beekeeping, hive set-up & honey                    family & the perfect welcome to spring!
collection. Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett Farm Rd.
www.bartlettsfarm.com. 508-228-9403.                                                  Friday, April 23
April 17 - St. Paul’s Garden Sale. 10 AM - 2 PM. Shrubs,           10 AM. Claire Murray Free daffodil rug raffle! Enter
perennials, garden accessories & gently used garden tools. St.     to win a hand-hooked daffodil round rug in periwinkle blue &
Paul’s Church. 20 Fair St.www.stpaulschurchnantucket.org.          yellow. Claire Murray Nantucket, www.ClaireMurray.com.
508-228-0916.                                                      508-228-1913.
April 17 - Wine & Cheese Tasting at The Cellar. 3 - 6 PM.          10 AM - 5 PM. rainbow Fleet raffle. Win a set of hand
See April 10.                                                      carved Rainbow Fleet boats. Benefits Scholarship Fund. The Toy
April 17 - Lecture: American Voices In Iraq. 7 - 8 PM.             Boat, Straight Wharf #41. www.thetoyboat.com. 508-227-4552.
Violinist Marc Thayer speaks about his three summers spent         10 AM - 6 PM. Win a daffodil Basket! Enter to win a
teaching Iraqi youths. Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.             beautiful Nantucket wall basket filled with daffodils!
www.nantucketatheneum.org. 508-228-1110.                           Nantucket Lite Candle & Soap Co., 14 So. Water St.
April 18 - Violin and Piano Duo. 4 PM. Musicians Robert            www.nantucketlite.com. 508-228-8494.
Berhman & Marc Thayer perform. Nantucket Arts Council,             10 AM - 6 PM. hat decorating party! Join in the 15th season
First Congregational Church, Centre St.                            celebration. The Peter Beaton Hat Studio, 16.5 Federal St.
www.nantucketartscouncil.org. 508-325-8588.                        www.PeterBeaton.com. 508-228-8456.
April 19-25 - Vacation Destination Days: Passport to               11 AM - 5 PM. Celebrating spring Exhibition. Featuring
History. Explore historic Nantucket places through letterboxing.   fine American paintings from 19th, 20th & 21st centuries. Pierce
Clues available at the Whaling Museum & Nantucket Atheneum.        Galleries, Inc., 5 South Water St. www.piercegalleries.com.
Nantucket Historical Association, 13 Broad St. www.nha.org.        508-228-1789.
508-228-1894.
                                                                             12 PM. daffodil Festival Weekend Window
April 21 - Wine on Wednesday at The Cellar! 5 - 7 PM.                        decorating Contest. Merchants are encouraged to
See April 7.                                                                 beautify their store windows with an original Daffodil
April 21 - Film: The People Speak. 7 - 8 PM. ‘09 documentary                 Festival theme. Ribbons for Most Creative & Most
based on Howard Zinn’s work. Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.       Traditional are awarded at 4 PM. Sponsored by the Nantucket
www.nantucketatheneum.org. 508-228-1110.                           Island Chamber of Commerce, Zero Main St.
                                                                   www.NantucketChamber.org. 508-228-1700.
April 22 - Food for Thought Lecture. 12 - 1 PM. The Gift of
the Whale: Traditional Whaling off the North Slope of Alaska.      3 - 6 PM. daffodil Wine Tasting at The Cellar. Celebrate
Free. Bring your lunch! Nantucket Historical Association,          Daffodil! Come sample picnic wine & cheese. The Cellar,
Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.            1 Windy Way. www.thecellarnantucket.com. 508-228-9123.
April 22 - A Passion for People: 40 Years of Nantucket             3 - 6 PM. nantucket handmade - Artisans Collective
Exhibition Opens. 4 PM. A half century of portrait                 show. A collection of handmade crafts & art created by island
photography by Beverly Hall. Open library hours through            artisans. Nantucket Artisans Collective, Preservation Hall,
December. Nantucket Historical Association, NHA Research           11 Centre St. 508-221-8343.
Library, 7 Fair St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.
                                                                   4 - 5 PM. Moby dick Walking Tour. 1-mile walk, visiting
April 22 - Open Night at Loines Observatory. 9 - 10 PM.            sites that inspired the book & character of Ahab. $10 per person.
View the Moon, planets, stars & more with astronomers. Maria       Nantucket Walking Tours, meets at Harbor Square, foot of
Mitchell Association, Loines Observatory, 59 Milk St. Ext.         Straight Wharf. 508-332-0953.
www.mmo.org. 508-228-9198.
                                                               4 - 6 PM. Brant point Grill Opening party. Come celebrate
April 22 - Celebrate Earth Day! Send a seed packet for the     the start of the 2010 season at the Brant Point Grill! Music
Children’s Garden & be entered to win a handmade flower press. & complimentary hors d’oeuvres. White Elephant Hotel,
The Toy Boat, Straight Wharf #41. www.thetoyboat.com.          50 Easton St. www.BrantPointGrill.com. 508-325-1320.
508-228-4552.


                  SponSored & organized by the nantucket iSland chamber of commerce
                                         508-228-1700 • www.nantucketchamber.org
                     Daffodil Festival Weekend
5 - 7 PM. Friday daffodil Open house. Gallery open house             10 AM - 5 PM. nantucket handmade - Artisans
to welcome spring! South Wharf Gallery, 3 India St.                  Collective show. See April 23.
www.southwharfgallery.com. 508-228-0406.
                                                                     10 AM - 5 PM. daffodil Crafts at The Toy Boat. Stop by
5 - 7 PM. Theatre Workshop of nantucket Auditions.                   for a free copy of a Daffodil Crafts page. The Toy Boat, Straight
Time TBA. Auditions for the upcoming production of Dinner            Wharf #41. www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.
with Friends. Location TBA. www.theatreworkshop.com.
508-228-9001.                                                                       10:45 AM. Annual daffodil Festival Weekend
                                                                                    daffy hat pageant. Show off your creativity!
6 - 8 PM. Artist reception: Barbara insalaco.                                       Festively decorate a daffodil-themed hat - from
Paintings of the Seasons features landscapes, still life, oils & pastels.           elegant to goofy - & come join the pageant! Open
The Gallery at Four India, 4 India St. www.galleryatfourindia.com. to men, women & children! Ribbons awarded in Adult &
508-228-8509.                                                             Children’s categories. Sponsored by the Nantucket Island
                                                                          Chamber of Commerce, Children’s Beach Bandstand,
6 - 8 PM. Fresh starts Exhibition. Artists Association of                 Harborview Way. www.NantucketChamber.org. 508-228-1700.
Nantucket, Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington St.
www.nantucketarts.org. 508-228-0294.                                      11 AM - 5 PM. Celebrating spring Exhibition. See April 23.
6 - 9 PM. Off shore Art - Open studio Celebration. Come                         12 PM. Annual daffodil Festival Weekend
join 6 local island artists for viewing & refreshments! Off Shore               Antique Car parade. Car staging begins at 9:30
Art, 19 York St. www.facebook.com/pages/OFF-SHORE-ART                           AM. Parade starts by taking a right onto Centre St.,
508-228-3832.                                                                   down Broad St., a right onto So. Water St. & back up
                                                                     Main St. before taking a left on Orange St., through the Rotary,
7 - 8:30 PM. The nantucket Ghost Walk. Popular 1-mile                out Milestone Road to ‘Sconset. Cars will line up on Main St. in
stroll to the Island’s most haunted sites. $10 per person.           ‘Sconset for viewing & the Tailgate Picnic.
Nantucket Walking Tours. Meets at Centre & Main sts.
508-332-0953.                                                                  12:30 PM. 3rd Annual daffy dog parade. Is
                                                                               your dog in the daffodil spirit? Enter your Daffy-
9 - 10:30 PM. Open night at loines Observatory. View the                       themed dog in this fun parade! Pre-registration
Moon, planets, stars & more with astronomers. Maria Mitchell                   required on the corner of Federal and Main sts the
Association, Loines Observatory, 59 Milk St. Ext. www.mmo.org.       morning of April 24. Prizes and ribbons will be awarded to the
508-228-9198.                                                        Best Daffodil-themed pups in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. All dogs
                 Saturday, April 24                                  must be leashed and play well with others. Sponsored by the
                                                                     Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce and the Nantucket
8:30 - 9:30 AM. hidden nantucket Walking Tour. 2-mile                MSPCA. www.NantucketChamber.org. 508-228-1700.
walk through narrow streets & rarely discovered hidden parks.        12:30 - 2:30 PM. Country Village real Estate daffodil
$10 per person. Nantucket Walking Tours, Meets at Centre &           party. Stop by for food, fun, & refreshments! Country Village
Main sts. 508-332-0953.                                              Real Estate, 10 Main St., ‘Sconset. www.countryvillagere.com.
           10 AM. Annual daffodil Festival Weekend                   508-228-8840.
           Children’s parade. 10 AM Staging. 10:15 AM Start.                  1- 3 PM. Annual daffodil Festival Weekend
           Fun for children of all ages & their families. Decorate            Tailgate picnic. Bring along your picnics & blankets
           your bicycle, wagon, skateboard, baby carriage or                  & watch the antique cars vie for top tailgate picnic
other self-propelled wheeled conveyance with a Daffodil theme.                honors! Sponsored by the Nantucket Island Chamber
Cookies, lemonade & ribbons for all! Children under 10 should        of Commerce, Main St. ‘Sconset. www.NantucketChamber.org.
be accompanied by an adult & all children on bicycles must           508-228-1700.
wear a helmet. Sponsored by the Nantucket Island Chamber
of Commerce & White Elephant Hotel, Children’s Beach,                2 - 3 PM. leslie linsley’s decoupage demonstration.
Harborview Way. 508-228-1700. www.NantucketChamber.org               Leslie will demonstrate how to decoupage plates & boxes.
                                                                     Leslie Linsley Nantucket, Zero India St. www.leslielinsley.com.
10 AM. Claire Murray daffodil rug raffle! See April 23.              508-325-4900.
10 AM - 2 PM. st. paul’s Garden sale. Shrubs, perennials,            2 - 5 PM. 36th Annual daffodil Flower show. Show entries
garden accessories & gently used garden tools. St. Paul’s Church,    in horticulture, arrangement & photography. Nantucket Garden
20 Fair St. www.stpaulschurchnantucket.org. 508-228-0916.            Club & American Daffodil Society, The Coffin School,
10 AM - 4 PM. nantucket Atheneum used Book sale.                     4 Winter St. 508-325-0618.
Hundreds of books in all genres. Proceeds benefit the library.       3 - 5 PM. Complimentary Wine Tasting. Sample new &
Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St. www.nantucketatheneum.org.           exciting wines for spring cuisine & gift-giving. Epernay,
508-228-1110.                                                        1 N. Beach St. www.EpernayWines.com. 508-228-2755.
10 AM - 5 PM. rainbow Fleet raffle. See April 23.                    4 - 5 PM. Moby dick Walking Tour. See April 23.
10 AM - 5 PM. Off shore Art - Open studio Celebration.
See April 23.
                  SponSored & organized by the nantucket iSland chamber of commerce
                                         508-228-1700 • www.nantucketchamber.org
6:30 - 10 PM. spring down the house. Join us for an              May 1 - Nantucket Cottage Hospital Health Fair.
evening of dinner, drinks & dancing! Small Friends on            8 - 11 AM. Annual health & wellness fair with screenings &
Nantucket, Sconset Casino. www.SmallFriendsNantucket.org.        educational info. Nantucket Cottage Hospital, 57 Prospect St.
508-228-2770.                                                    www.NantucketHospital.org. 508-825-8250.
7 - 8:30 PM. The nantucket Ghost Walk. See April 23.             May 1 - Lifestyle Series Talk: Nantucket Conservation
                                                                 Foundation. 10 AM. Jim Lentowski presents an overview with
                 Sunday, April 25                                time for discussion & questions. Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm,
                                                                 Bartlett Farm Rd. www.BartlettsFarm.com. 508-228-9403.
8:30 - 9:30 AM. hidden nantucket Walking Tour.
See April 24.                                                    May 1 - Lecture on Toxicology Study & the Bowhead Whale.
                                                                 1 PM. John Pierce Wise Sr., Ph.D. discusses study of the bowhead
10 AM. Claire Murray Free daffodil rug raffle!                   whale. Nantucket Historical Association, 13 Broad St.
See April 23.                                                    www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.
10 AM - 4:30 PM. 36th Annual daffodil Flower show.               May 1 - Pruning Hydrangeas on Nantucket. 1 - 3 PM.
See April 24.                                                    Hands-on pruning workshop with Mal Condon. $20. Hydrangea
                                                                 Farm Nursery, 86 Madaket Rd.www.hydrangeafarm.com.
10 AM - 5 PM. rainbow Fleet raffle. See April 23.                508-221-8281.
11 AM - 5 PM. Celebrating spring Exhibition.                     May 1 - Wine & Cheese Tasting at The Cellar. 3 - 6 PM.
See April 23.                                                    See April 10.
12 -12:30 PM. Theatre Workshop daffy Weekend
                                                                 May 1 - Luna Fest. 5 - 9 PM. Enjoy an evening of women’s
Getaway raffle! Winner of getaway basket raffle announced!
                                                                 short films to benefit breast cancer awareness. Nantucket Theatre
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, Cheryl Fudge Fashion,
                                                                 Workshop, Location TBA. www.theatreworkshop.com.
29 Federal St. www.theatreworkshopcom. 508-228-9001.
                                                                 508-228-4305.
4 - 5 PM. Moby dick Walking Tour. See April 23.                        MOndAy, MAy 3 - sundAy, MAy 9
7 - 8:30 PM. The nantucket Ghost Walk. See April 23.             May 3 - 9 - Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead
                                                                 Hunt- A Sacred Tradition Exhibit. 11 AM - 4 PM. See April 1
   MOndAy, April 26 - sundAy, MAy 2
April 25-31 - Peeper Celebration! 10 AM - 5 PM. Stop by          May 5 - Wine on Wednesday at The Cellar! 5 - 7 PM.
for a free handout & learn about Spring Peepers! The Toy Boat,   See April 7.
Straight Wharf #41. www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.        May 5 - Cinco de Mayo Salsa Celebration. Time TBA.
April 26 - May 2 - Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead Stop in for a salsa competition & salsa dance lessons! Bartlett’s
Hunt- A Sacred Tradition Exhibit. 11 AM - 4 PM. See April 1. Ocean View Farm, Bartlett Farm Rd. www.bartlettsfarm.com.
                                                             508-228-9403.
April 26 - Rainbow Fleet Raffle. 10 AM - 5 PM. See April 23.
                                                             May 6 - Nantucket Advocate for Children Dinner.
April 29 - NHA Food for Thought Lecture - Beverly Hall.      5:30 - 10 PM. Join in celebrating nominated guests. Families
12 PM. Discussion on Forty Years of Nantucket Portraits      welcome! Nantucket Community School, White Elephant Hotel,
exhibit. Free. Bring your lunch! Nantucket Historical        50 Easton St. www.nantucketcommunityschool.org.
Association, Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St. www.nha.org.       508-228-7285.
508-228-1894.
                                                             May 8 - Garden Series: Orchid Presentation. 10 AM.
April 29 - Junior Artists Exhibition: Elementary School      Nick Mancieri of A&P Orchids returns for this popular
Students. 3 - 6 PM. Artists Association of Nantucket,        presentation. Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett Farm Rd.
Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington St.            www.bartlettsfarm.com. 508-228-9403.
www.nantucketarts.org. 508-228-0294.
                                                             May 8 - Wine & Cheese Tasting at The Cellar. 3 - 6 PM.
April 30 - Film: Hand Made Nation. 7 - 9 PM.                 See April 10.
Documentary chronicling rising popularity in crafts and
artisan-made goods. Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.          May 8 & 9 - Mother’s Day at the Toy Boat. 10 AM - 5 PM.
www.nantucketatheneum.org. 508-228-1110.                     Kids, stop by and pick up a free Make-Your-Own-Mother’s-Day-
                                                             Card. The Toy Boat, Straight Wharf #41. www.thetoyboat.com.
May 1 - Happy May Day! 9 AM - 5 PM. Stop by for a free       508-228-4552.
May Day Crafts page. The Toy Boat, Straight Wharf #41.
www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.                            May 9 - Mother’s Day Bloody Mary Brunch.
                                                             10 AM - 3 PM. Celebrate Mom with a delicious brunch! $48-
May 1 - Concert: The Dave St. Band. 7 - 9 PM.                adults. $24-kids & 12 under. Brant Point Grill, 50 Easton St.
Unplugged rock songs featuring rich three & four-part        www.whiteelephanthotel.com. 508-325 1320.
harmonies. Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.
www.nantucketatheneum.org. 508-228-1110.                     May 9 - Junior Artists Exhibition: Middle & High School
                                                             Students. 6 - 8 PM. Artists Association of Nantucket, Joyce &
                                                             Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington St.
                                                             www.nantucketarts.org. 508-228-0294.

                 SponSored & organized by the nantucket iSland chamber of commerce
                                       508-228-1700 • www.nantucketchamber.org
      MOndAy, MAy 10 - sundAy, MAy 16
                                                                       May 19 & 23 - Win a Nantucket Kite! 10 AM - 6 PM.
May 8 -14 - Nantucket Preservation Week at the Toy Boat.               Stop in to win your own Nantucket Kite with carrying
10 AM - 5 PM. Stop by & pick up a free handout identifying the         bag! Nantucket Lite Candle & Soap Co., 14 S. Water St.
patterns of Nantucket Shingles. The Toy Boat, Straight Wharf #41.      www.nantucketlite.com. 508-228-8494.
www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.
                                                                       May 19 - 23 - Nantucket Wine Festival. Nantucket’s
May 10 -16 - Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead                    favorite food and wine event. Don’t miss it!
Hunt- A Sacred Tradition Exhibit. 11 AM - 4 PM. See April 1.           www.NantucketWineFestival.com. 508-228-1128.
May 12 - Acquisitions Evening. 6 - 7 PM. Recent acquisitions           May 20 - Nantucket Wine Festival’s Annual Harbor Gala.
showcased & discussed. Nantucket Historical Association,               6 - 10 PM. Featuring restaurants & wineries. White Elephant
13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.                                Hotel, 50 Easton St. www.nantucketwinefestival.com.
May 12 - Author Talk: Jamie Cat Callan. 7 - 9 PM. Author of            508-228-1128.
French Women Don’t Sleep Alone, Callan shares her passion for          May 20 & 21 - Open Night at Loines Observatory.
writing & France. Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.                      9 - 10:30 PM. See April 22.
www.nantucketatheneum.org. 508-228-1110.
                                                                       May 20 - 23 - Theatre Workshop Presents Our Town.
May 13 - 15 - Theatre Workshop Presents Our Town.                      Thursday & Saturday: 7:30 PM. Friday: 8:30 PM.
Thursday & Saturday: 7:30 PM. Friday: 8:30 PM. Thornton Wilder’s       Sunday: 3 PM matinee. See May 13.
classic story of life & living. The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket,
Methodist Church, 2 Centre St. www.TheatreWorkshop.com.                May 21 - ‘Sconset Architectural Walking Tour. 4 PM.
508-228-9001.                                                          Explore Siasconset architecture including centuries old
                                                                       cottages, gardens & paths. Nantucket Preservation Trust,
May 14 - Special Tour of Gosnold Center. 11 AM - 12 PM.                2 Union St. www.nantucketpreservation.org. 508-228-1387.
View preserved artifacts at the NHA’s climate controlled storage
facility. Must pre-register. Nantucket Historical Association,         May 21 - Escape Artists: Art From Travels Exhibition.
89 Bartlett Rd. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.                             6 - 8 PM. Spotlight on work by Buzz Williams. Artists
                                                                       Association of Nantucket, Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery,
May 14 - Main Street Architectural Walking Tour. 2 PM.                 19 Washington St. www.nantucketarts.org. 508-228-0294.
Learn about 300 years of architecture! Tour approximately one hour.
Nantucket Preservation Trust, 2 Union St.                           May 21 - Larkin Wines Dinner. 6 - 10 PM. Napa Valley’s
www.nantucketpreservation.org. 508-228-1387.                        Sean Larkin pairs wines for a special six-course dinner.
                                                                    Brant Point Grill, 50 Easton St. www.BrantPointGrill.com.
May 15 - Garden Series: Deer Free Gardens. 10 AM.                   508-325-1320.
Chris Hestwood discusses perennials & annuals deer will avoid.
Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett Farm Rd.                       May 21 - Pride Vineyard Wine Dinner. 6:30 PM. Join Pride
www.BartlettsFarm.com. 508-228-9403.                                Vineyards of Napa/Sonoma California for a six-course wine
                                                                    tasting dinner. TOPPER’S at The Wauwinet, 120 Wauwinet
May 15 - Blazing Paddles Dinner & Auction. 6 PM. Annual             Rd. www.wauwinet.com. 508-228-8768.
student scholarship dinner & auction. Rotary Club of Nantucket,
Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Rd. www.nantucketrotary.org.         May 21 - 23 - Masterworks Exhibition. 11 AM - 5 PM.
                                                                    Featuring 19th century American paintings. Pierce Galleries,
May 15 & 16: Weekend Harbor Tour/Ice Cream Cruises.                 Inc., 5 South Water St. www.piercegalleries.com.
3 - 4 PM. Share in the fun & ice cream on a narrated inner Harbor   508-228-1789.
Tour. Shearwater Excursions, Straight Wharf #1011.                  May 22 - Garden Series: Stop & Smell the Roses! 10 AM.
www.explorenantucket.com. 508-228-7037.                             Liz Morcone presents everything needed to have an island
May 16 - Brant Point Grill’s Charity Brunch. 10 AM - 2 PM.             rose garden. Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett Farm Rd.
BPG hosts this annual Brunch to sponsor local charities.               www.BartlettsFarm.com. 508-228-9403.
White Elephant Hotel, 50 Easton St. www.brantpointgrill.com.           May 22 - National Maritime Day. 10 AM - 5 PM. Stop by
508-325-1320.                                                          for a free copy of a nautical flag chart. The Toy Boat, Straight
                                                                       Wharf #41. www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.
       MOndAy, MAy 17 - sundAy MAy 23
                                                                         May 22 - Ames Fellowship: Update on the Boston-
May 17 - 22 - International Pickle Week. 10 AM - 5 PM. Stop              Higginbotham House. 3 - 4 PM. Teresa Bulger gives an
by for a free pickle & register for a chance to win a copy of The Pickle update on her recent research. African Meeting House,
Patch Bathtub. The Toy Boat, Straight Wharf #41.                         29 York St. www.maah.org. 508-228-9833.
www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.
                                                                         May 22 - Miner Family Vineyards Wine Dinner. 6:30 PM.
May 17 - 23 - Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead                     Miner Family Vineyards joins Chef Daniels for six-course
Hunt- A Sacred Tradition Exhibit. 11 AM - 4 PM. See April 1.             dinner. TOPPER’S at The Wauwinet, 120 Wauwinet Rd.
                                                                         www.wauwinet.com. 508-228-8768.
May 18 - International Museum Day. 10 AM - 5 PM. Enjoy FREE
admission to Whaling Museum! Nantucket Historical Association,           May 22 - Wine Festival Wine & Auction Dinner. 7 PM.
13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.                                  All proceeds benefit the NHA. Call for tickets. Nantucket
                                                                         Historical Association, White Elephant Hotel, 50 Easton St.
May 19 - Wine on Wednesday at The Cellar. 5 - 7 PM. See April 7. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.

                  SponSored & organized by the nantucket iSland chamber of commerce
                                        508-228-1700 • www.nantucketchamber.org
May 22 & 23 - Weekend Harbor Tour/Ice Cream Cruises.                May 28 - Visions of Her: Portrait Photography by Nantucket
3 - 4 PM. See May 15.                                               Youth Opening. 6 - 8 PM. Modern images of Nantucket women
                                                                    taken by island teens. Nantucket Historical Association, Whaling
May 22 - 25 - Memorial Day Rainbow Fleet Raffle.                    Museum, 13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.
10 AM - 5 PM. Win a set of hand carved Rainbow Fleet boats.
Proceeds benefit Scholarship Fund. The Toy Boat, Straight           May 28 - Celebrate the Season. 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Wine &
Wharf #41. www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.                        refreshments in the garden before Shabbat services. Congregation
                                                                    Shirat HaYam, Unitarian Meeting House, 11 Orange St.
May 23 - National Lucky Penny Day. 10 AM - 5 PM. Drop               508-228-6588.
off your extra pennies to be donated Boston Children’s Hospital.
Funds will be matched to double the luck! The Toy Boat,             May 28 - Rabbi or Rose. 7:30 - 9 PM. Pluralistic Jewish
Straight Wharf #41. www.thetoyboat.com. 508-228-4552.               Shabbat Service followed by Oneg Shabbat. Congregation Shirat
                                                                    HaYam, Unitarian Meeting House, 11 Orange St. 508-228-6588.
May 23 - Tasting the Wines of Israel. 5:30 - 7 PM. Limited
tickets. $50 members & $95 non-members. Congregation                May 28 - 31 - 39th Annual Figawi Race Weekend.
Shirat HaYam, Epernay, 1 North Beach St. 508-228-6588.              Internationally recongized sailing event from Hyannis to
                                                                    Nantucket and back with 240+ boats. www.figawi.com.
May 23 - Wine Festival Brunch. 10 AM - 3 PM. A special
way to toast the end of the Wine Festival! Brant Point Grill,       May 29 - Rafael Osona Estate Auction. 9:30 AM. Featuring
White Elephant Hotel, 50 Easton St. www.BrantPointGrill.com.        fine art, jewelry, carpets, sterling, Nantucket Baskets & more.
508-325-1320.                                                       Rafael Osona, American Legion Hall, 21 Washington St.
                                                                    www.RafaelOsonaAuction.com. 508-228-3942.
     MOndAy, MAy 24 - MOndAy, MAy 31
                                                                    May 29 - Garden Series: Proven Winner Presentation. 10AM.
May 24 - 31 - Hidden Nantucket Walking Tour. 8:30 AM.               Heather Poire speaks in conjunction with Garden Center
See April 24.                                                       Certified Training. Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett Farm Rd.
May 24 - 31 - Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead                www.BartlettsFarm.com. 508-228-9403.
Hunt- A Sacred Tradition Exhibit. 11 AM - 4 PM. See April 1.        May 29 - Artist Talk. 10:30 - 11:30 AM. Cynthia Kirkwood
May 25 - Great Writers on Nantucket Walking Tour.                   talks about her work. Interaction welcome! South Wharf Gallery,
10:30 AM - 12 PM. Hear how Nantucket inspired Hemingway,            3 India St. www.SouthWharfGallery.com. 508-228-0406.
Steinbeck, Melville and others. $10 per person. Nantucket           May 29 - How Does Your Garden Grow? 1 - 3 PM. Meet the
Walking Tours, meets at Federal & India sts. 508-332-0953.          gardener & view the replicated late 17th-century kitchen garden.
May 26 - Notorious Nantucket Walking Tour. 7:45 - 9:15 PM.          Nantucket Historical Association, Oldest House, 16 Sunset Hill.
Explore historic “real Nantucket” including bordellos, con-men      www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.
& opium dens. $10 per person. Nantucket Walking Tours, meets        May 29 - Figawi Wine Tasting at The Cellar. 3 - 6 PM. Kick off
at Main & Centre sts. 508-332-0953.                                 the summer season with a tasting of unique products. The Cellar,
May 27 - 29 - Theatre Workshop Presents Our Town.                   1 Windy Way. www.thecellarnantucket.com. 508-228-9123.
Thursday & Saturday: 7:30 PM. Friday: 8:30 PM. See May 13.          May 29 - Brant Point Grill’s Après Beach Party. 3:30 - 5:30 PM.
May 27 - 30 - The Nantucket Ghost Walk. 7:45 - 9:15 PM.             Start the beach season right with music & drinks! Brant Point
See April 23.                                                       Grill, 50 Easton St. www.brantpointgrill.com. 508-325-1320.

May 28 - 31 - Fine Contemporary Paintings Exhibition.               May 29 - Sidewalk Art Show #1. Time TBA. Artists Association
10 AM - 6 PM. Works by Joseph McGurl, Geoffrey Smith,               of Nantucket, Nantucket Atheneum Garden, 1 India St.
Zhen-Huan Lu, Cindy House & more. Pierce Galleries, Inc.,           www.nantucketarts.org. 508-228-0722.
5 So. Water St. www.piercegalleries.com. 508-228-1789.              May 29 - 31- NHA Walking Tours. Mondays - Saturdays:
May 28 - Lightship Basket Museum’s 2010 Exhibit Opening.            11:15 AM & 2:15 PM. Sundays: 2:15 PM. 80-minute interpretive
10 AM - 4 PM. New exhibit From Folk Art To Fine Art opens           tours of downtown Nantucket. $10 adults, $4 children. Nantucket
for the season. Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, 49 Union St.     Historical Association, Departs from Whaling Museum,
www.nantucketlightshipbasketmuseum.org. 508-228-1177.               13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.

May 28 - Moby Dick & Nantucket Walking Tour.                        May 29 - 31 - Nantucket Historic Sites Open Daily. 12 - 4 PM.
10:30 AM -12 PM. Hear about how Nantucket inspired the              Tickets available at sites or in the Whaling Museum. Nantucket
greatest novel of all time. $10 per person. Nantucket Walking       Historical Association, 13 Broad St. www.nha.org. 508-228-1894.
Tours, Meets at Harbor Square/Straight Wharf. 508-332-0953.         May 29 - 31 - Weekend Harbor Tour/Ice Cream Cruises.
May 28 - ‘Sconset Architectural Walking Tour. 4 PM.                 3 - 4 PM. See May 15.
Explore Siasconset architecture including centuries old cottages,   May 30 - Easement Tour. 1 - 3 PM. The architectural integrity
gardens & paths. Nantucket Preservation Trust, 2 Union St.          of this property is protected for perpetuity. Nantucket
www.nantucketpreservation.org. 508-228-1387.                        Preservation Trust, 2 Union St. www.nantucketpreservation.org.
May 28 - Opening Reception - Cynthia Kirkwood.                      508-228-1387.
6 - 8 PM. Vibrant stylized figures & flowers. First show of 2010!   May 31 - Memorial Day Celebration. Come welcome summer
South Wharf Gallery, 3 India St. www.southwharfgallery.com.         at the farm! Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, Bartlett’s Farm Rd.
508-228-0406.                                                       www.BartlettsFarm.com. 508-228-9403.

                   SponSored & organized by the nantucket iSland chamber of commerce
                                           508-228-1700 • www.nantucketchamber.org
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      Nantucket Spring Restaurant Week                                                     Nantucket Island
                          June 7 - 13                                                      Chamber of
                Nantucket Film Festival                                                    Commerce 2010
                         June 17 - 20                                                      Official Guide
             Nantucket Comedy Festival                                                       The 2010 Official Guide
                                                                                             is a comprehensive, full
                          July 27 - 31                                                       color directory with
                                                                                     everything you need for your
            Sandcastle & Sculpture Day                                    visit to Nantucket, including information
                           August 21                                      on accommodations, arts & antiques,
                                                                          dining, shopping recreation, transportation
                                                                          and more! Dozen of color images highlight
                                                                          narrative segments and special Nantucket
                                                                          events.

                                                                                              Nantucket:
                                                                                              Seasons of an
   Be a visiting celebrity and honored guest for a weekend of fun                             Island
 and special take-home memories during the acclaimed Nantucket
  Daffodil Festival on New England’s most historic and famous Far                              Bring home Nantucket
  Away Island. Share a private brunch for you and your group with                              as a souvenir of your
   Nantucket resident and best-selling novelist Elin Hilderbrand.
                                                                          travels or to preview the island for a first
  This exclusive, one-of-a-kind package for four, puts you and your
 fellow travelers in the spotlight during Nantucket’s famed Daffodil      time visit. The video (approx. 40 minutes)
   Festival weekend from Friday, April 23 - Sunday, April 25, 2010.       includes stunning images of the island
   As guests of Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce and its              seasons, festivals, activities & more
    hundreds of members, your group will see the Island and               with informative narration and musical
        meet its people in ways rarely possible for visitors.
                                                                          accompaniment! $19.95 on VHS or DVD.
       Enjoy bursts of spring as thousands of daffodils brighten
   Nantucket’s yards and roadways during the island’s 36th Annual
   Daffodil Festival, where you’ll take a special place in a decorated
 antique car in the head of the festival’s famed Antique Car Parade.
You’ll don caps and badges to help judge festival events and take part                       Collectible Pins
 in the colorful Tailgate Picnic (with provided lunch) that follows in
           the quaint Nantucket Island village of ‘Sconset.                                  Help support Daffodil
     Throughout the weekend, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look                             Festival & Christmas
  at Daffodil Festival events and much more. You’ll walk Nantucket’s                         Stroll by purchasing
    historic cobblestone streets, step inside the Island’s outstanding
   historic sites and tour its lively and informative museums. You’ll                        collectible 1” hard
  be guided through these rare Nantucket experiences by informed,                            enamel pins. Perfect as
in-the-know natives, year-rounders, Island leaders & local celebrities.
                                                                                             gifts or keepsakes!
   You’ll spend three days and two nights at the Island’s venerable
and atmospheric Jared Coffin House and dine in some of the Island’s
 finest restaurants, all as our guests. And a bag of special Nantucket
                      goodies awaits your arrival.
  Your weekend culminates on Sunday afternoon when your group
                                                                              Nantucket Island Chamber
   enjoys a private brunch and book signing with nationally-known                  of Commerce
 romance novelist Elin Hilderbrand—her latest novel The Castaways
stayed on The New York Times best sellers list for weeks—as she caps            Zero Main Street • 2nd Floor
   off your weekend with insider stories of Nantucket’s wealthy and
                         creative luminaries.                             508-228-1700 • info@nantucketchamber.org
                  Visit www.NantucketChamber.org                                www.NantucketChamber.org
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