The ultimate activities guide for the week of May 31 – June 6, 2019.
Based on the best-selling novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda: the Musical is a theatrical tour de force that has entertained audiences all over the world – and it’s coming to Nantucket this Fall! Audition to be part of the magic this weekend. Calling for actors of all ages, there will be a singing, dancing, and acting audition. For more information, click here.
Looking for something active to do with your family this weekend? The Color Splash Run is something that everybody will enjoy. Run or walk through numerous color splash zones along the 2 mile course. Just be sure to wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little colorful! For more information and ticket prices, click here.
3. Nantucket Ballet: Cinderella
Saturday, June 1 + Sunday, June 2
1:00 – 4:00 pm @ White Heron Theatre Company
Dance the night away at this Nantucket fairytale featuring dancers of all ages – perfect to entertain your kids or tiny tot friends! Two performances allow for everyone to experience the magic, no matter your Saturday schedule. The classic storyline is sure to be a hit, and the best part is that you will get home long before midnight. For more information and to buy tickets, click here.
Experience the music and memorabilia of the ’50s & ’60s with this old-fashioned diner experience, hosted by the Saltmarsh Senior Center. Diner food will consist of hamburgers, hot dogs, potato chips, coke, root beer floats and Dixis Cups for dessert. Optional donations to the NCEA will be gratefully accepted at the door! For more information, click here.
5. Clean Up Beach Tour
Sunday, June 2
8:00 am @ Nobadeer Beach
Give bACK to Nantucket by helping to clean up trash at Nobadeer this weekend! Join Nantucket blACKbook and Cisco Brewers for the coolest clean-up around town. The trash you collect will be used in the 4th annual Cisco Trashion Show in July to raise awareness about recycling and protecting our environment. For more information on how you can help get the beaches ready for summer, click here.
Wash away your worries with a weekend full of wellness! This event features some of the island’s favorite healthy businesses like Lemon Press, The Yoga Room, and Young’s Bicycle Shop. Locations will host open houses with giveaways, sample foods and classes, and educational talks. For tickets and more information about the crawl, click here.
Nantucket presents a week full of culinary celebration! Enjoy a variety of traditional meals from the island, complete with three to five course dinners from $25 to $50 at participating restaurants. For more information, visit Restaurant Week’s website here.
8. June Business After Hours with the Homestead
Tuesday, June 4
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ The Homestead of Nantucket
Socialize, network, and participate in fun 50/50 raffles at the Homestead of Nantucket. You won’t want to pass on this great opportunity to share your business ideas with the community while enjoying Spanky’s Raw Bar! Be sure to bring your business cards, your best elevator pitch, and your appetite. For more information, click here.
Head over to Mitchell’s Book Corner this upcoming week and take a look at Rebecca Makkai’s newest novel, The Great Believers. Makkai will be at the Nantucket Book Festival this June. Not to worry if you haven’t read the book, all are welcome! For more information, or to purchase the novel, click here.
Come celebrate the joys of literature with this five-star wine tasting, hosted by Epernay Wine & Spirits! Enjoy a taste of Laurent-Perrier Champagne, poured by the bubbly VP of Sales Camille Cox. Must be 21 or older to attend. For more information and ticket prices, click here.