The ultimate activities guide for September 9 – 15, 2016.
1. “Hanging on to Summer” Wine Tasting
Friday, September 9
4 – 7 P.M. @ currentVintage
Labor Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t head over to currentVintage and sip on some delicious, summery wines from the South of France and pretend it’s still July…
Once again, AAN members and non-members alike have come together to create an exciting 10×10 open show showcasing some of their favorite works in small format. Drop by the gallery for a sip and a nibble before you head to dinner and support our local artists.
Join Theatre Workshop of Nantucket for a reading of the 1979 play (and 1981 film for which Henry Fonda won both a Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actor) On Golden Pond. This beautiful tale of family dynamics and aging is not to be missed! Buy your tickets here.
Nothing says autumn like spending a couple hours on a farm. Bartlett’s Farm is celebrating everyone’s favorite farm-grown crop with its first annual Tomato Festival! PYO tomatoes, hayrides, a salsa contest (the condiment, not the dance), and much, much more.
5. Mister Rogers and Me
Saturday, September 10
6 P.M. @ The Dreamland
Join Director Benjamin Wagner for a special, one-time benefit screening of his award-winning documentary Mister Rogers and Me. Wagner, who grew up summering next door to Fred Rogers, interviews the likes of Tim Russert, Susan Stamberg, Linda Ellerbee and more in this exploration of Mister Rogers’ legacy. Buy your tickets here.
Honor the red, white and blue at this wonderful event benefitting American Dream grants, awards and recipients. America’s MusiCorps Band will perform and an auction will take place. For more information, click here.
Kick off the tournament at the Nantucket Anglers Club with hors d’oeuvres, a raw bar, raffle and Chinese auction before the real fun begins. All proceeds from this fishing tournament go to benefit the Nantucket Anglers’ Club Scholarship Fund. Find more information here.
Comedienne and actress Amy Stiller will perform for one night only in her semi-autobiographical show about a “struggling young woman, striving to emotionally survive as the only non-famous person in a very famous family.” For tickets and more information, click here.
9. An Evening with Michael Tougias
Thursday, September 15
5 P.M. @ The Dreamland
Join Egan Maritime Institute and Michael Tougias, author of The Finest Hours, for a special cocktail party, film screening and Q&A. This gripping film about the 1952 Coast Guard rescue off the coast of Chatham, MA is sure to have you on the edge of your seat! Seating is limited, so RSVP now to Kristin at 508-228-2505.
10. Casual Encounters: DRINKmaple Dinner
Thursday, September 15
7 P.M. @ Atlas
DRINKmaple, the maker of the nation’s leading maple water, will be on island teaming up with Atlas for a 4-course meal paired with specialty DRINKmaple and DRINKmelon cocktails. To reserve your space, call 508-825-5495.