The Ultimate Activities Guide for June 5 – 11, 2015
1. Celebrate National Donut Day at Downyflake
Friday, June 5
You don’t need to be off-island in the land of Dunkin Donuts or Krispy Kreme in order to celebrate National Donut Day! Head over to Nantucket’s very own Downyflake and enjoy a fresh, warm, hand-made donut!
2. Sunny Wood Designs Artist Reception
Friday, June 5 || 6 – 9 P.M. || Samuel Owen Contemporary Art Gallery
Local artist and craftsman, Sunny Wood, will be showcasing his incredible hand-carved, painted and finished whales made from reclaimed wood! Enjoy taking a look at these masterful works while enjoying drinks by Cisco Brewers and music by Audio Architechs.
3. Closing Weekend of Restaurant Week
Saturday, June 6 – Sunday, June 7
Where will you be dining for Closing Weekend of Nantucket Restaurant Week? We can’t say enough about the Pork Short Rib Hamonado at The Proprietors!
4. Perfect Day Band at The Box
Saturday, June 6 || The Chicken Box
Nantucket’s own beach-rock party band, Perfect Day, will be kicking off the first Saturday in June at the Box! All you need is a pair of flip flops and a couple dance moves!
5. 80s Theme Brunch
Sunday, June 7 || 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. || Proprietors Bar & Table
Throw on your neon spandex, crimp that hair, and head over to Proprietors to enjoy their famous brunch while grooving to 80s tunes! As if you needed another reason to go, bartender extraordinaires Anna and John will be donning their best 80s workout gear… (HINT: think Richard Simmons)
6. David Poland & the String Trio from Delaware
Sunday, June 7 || 2 P.M. || Nantucket Atheneum
The Atheneum offers more than just books! Head over on Sunday afternoon and enjoy a lively concert of roots, bluegrass and swing music. Free admission!
7. Go Green Day at Annye’s Whole Foods
Tuesday, June 9 || Annye’s Whole Foods
In honor of Nantucket Preservation Trust Month, the team at Annye’s is going green! Stop by Annye’s on Tuesday and enjoy 20% off all produce, a green lunch menu, raffles, giveaways and more!
8. Aldous Collins Band at The Box
Wednesday, June 10 – Thursday, June 11 || The Chicken Box
Winners of the New England Music Award’s Best In State – New Hampshire Award and the Live Act of the Year Award, the Aldous Collins Band will take over the Box for two nights! This is a don’t-miss for all you music lovers.
9. FREE Class at Go Figure Barre Studio ACK
Wednesday, June 10 || 6:15 P.M. || Go Figure Barre Studio
Our friends at Go Figure Barre Studio are offering a free class in honor of Nantucket Preservation Trust Month!
10. Nantucket Book Festival Prep
The Nantucket Book Festival is fast approaching, so we suggest you get yourself over to Mitchell’s Book Corner and check out their “Festival Authors” section! N Magazine recommends “My Salinger Year” by Joanna Rakoff!