The ultimate activities guide for October 7 – 13, 2016.
Looking for some new duds to wear this fall when you start your Nantucket Club or Westmoor winter membership? CORE has you covered and starting today you will receive at least 15% off every purchase at the annual fishbowl sale. Stop by their store on North Beach Street open now until December 31st and enjoy a special discount at check out.
2. 25th Annual Pipe Organ Crawl
Saturday, October 8
9:15 A.M. @ Starting at St. Mary’s Church
Stroll around downtown Nantucket as part of the 25th annual pipe organ crawl, hearing six historic organs and enjoying a coffee break along the way. The suggested donation is $20 but the experience is priceless.
3. Elin Hilderbrand Book Signing
Saturday, October 8
10:30 A.M. – 12 P.M. @ Mitchell’s Book Corner
The queen of the Nantucket beach read is back in action with the final installment of her Winter Street trilogy, Winter Storms. Get your copy here and swing by Mitchell’s to have it signed by Hilderbrand herself.
Nothing beats the beautiful autumn views of the bogs, so head down Milestone Road and enjoy live music by Four Easy Payments, games for kids, and hay rides in one of the most unique spots on island. There will also be delicious food and, of course, plenty of cranberries to purchase.
Who else is ready for 8 great films on the 8th? The 4th annual Nantucket Shorts Fest will feature 2-10 minute films by both experienced and first-time filmmakers and is a fantastic event for the whole family. For tickets and more information click here.
6. Bernie Swain Author Talk
Sunday, October 9
5 – 6:15 P.M. @ The Atheneum
Summer resident and Washington Speakers Bureau founder Bernie Swain will be discussing leadership and his new book, What Made Me Who I Am. From Doris Kearns Goodwin to Colin Powell, Terry Bradshaw to Tom Brokaw, and Tony Blair to Dave Barry, there are plenty of lessons to be had. Admission is free.
Looking for some new Nantucket art to add to your collection? Support the Artists Association of Nantucket at their annual Wet Paint-Fresh Works live and silent auction dinner. The bidding will kick off at 5 P.M. with cocktails and dinner served at 6:30. For tickets and more information, call (508) 228-0722.
The Dreamland will once again be hosting a free and open to the public live stream debate event in the Main Theater, and all you have to do is reserve your spot here. Bonus: a voter registration table will be set up for Nantucket residents who may need to register.
Opening a bottle of your favorite wine doesn’t need to be difficult… So forget the pomp and circumstance that comes with extracting a cork from a wine bottle. Our friends at Épernay think drinking wine should be fun and easy, so swing by as they demystify the screwtop closure and show that a cork doesn’t always necessarily make for a better wine.
Want to enjoy a delicious meal and give back at the same time? Join The Ships Inn for dinner tonight and proceeds from the nights’ sales will go to help with the exterior restoration of Nantucket’s Saltmarsh Senior Center. Call (508) 228-0040 and make your reservation today!