N TOP TEN: APRIL 26 – MAY 2, 2019

The ultimate activities guide for April 26 – May 2, 2019.


1. Dunlovely Flower Crown Class
Friday, April 26
11:45 am – 1:00 pm @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Looking for the perfect piece to top off your outfit for the Flower Power Party or Daffy Day? Colleen of Dunlovely Floral Design has you covered. Join her Friday afternoon (or Saturday morning 9:45 – 11:00 am) for mimosas and lite bites while you make your very own flower crown! All materials included. For tickets and more information, click here


2. Sustainable Wines with “Flower Power” Tasting
Friday, April 26
4:00 – 6:00 pm @ Epernay Wine & Spirits

Kick off your Daffy Weekend with a two hour Happy Hour at Epernay! Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie will be on hand to describe the world of sustainable vinos, including what it means for a wine to be labeled organic, biodynamic, or ecologically sound. For more information, click here


3. Flower Power Party
Friday, April 26
6:00 – 8:30 pm @ The Whaling Museum

Put on your best blooming outfit and grab your favorite dance partner because N Magazine and the Nantucket Historical Association’s 2nd Annual Flower Power Party is BACK! Enjoy delicious bites by Island Kitchen, groovy live music from Bearstronaut, a flowery photo booth, and more! For tickets and more information, click here


4. Independent Bookstore Day
Saturday, April 27
All Day @ Nantucket Bookworks and Mitchell’s

Mitchell’s got a make-over, local author Jim Sulzer will be signing copies of his new book Crisis The Card People 3 on Saturday April 27 from 10:30am – 12pm, special book gifts and book swag available only on the day. Show your support for your Island Indies and stop by to celebrate Indie Bookstore Day! For more information, click here


5. 45th Annual Daffodil Festival Weekend Antique Car Parade
Saturday, April 27
5:30 – 7:00 pm @ Main Street and ‘Sconset

Saturday is the star of Daffodil Weekend, and it kicks off at 9:30 am on Main Street. Stroll around to see the cars before they head out to Sconset, and then, it’s tailgate time! Make your way to the east end of the Island to take in all the decorative tailgates set up along Main Street in Sconset. Don’t forget to wear your yellow! For more information about the Festival, click here


6. 45th Annual Daffodil Festival Children’s Parade
Saturday, April 27
10:15 am @ Children’s Beach

If the car parade is for the adults, the Children’s Parade is the place to be for the 18 and under crowd. Kids will cruise by the water’s edge on their decorated bicycles, wagons, and skateboards. Parents, you’ll want to take pics of this! For more information, click here


7. 9th Annual Daffy Dog Parade
Saturday, April 27
12:30 pm @ Children’s Beach

We can’t forget about man’s best friend, can we? After the Children’s Parade, stick around for Fido’s time to shine. Prizes will be awarded for best decorated dog, but please remember to bring a leash for your furry friend. For more information, click here


8. Bearstronaut at Cisco Brewers
Saturday, April 27
3:00 – 7:00 pm @ Cisco Brewers

After they take the stage at the Flower Power Party on Friday night, follow Bearstronaut as they make their way to the Brewery! The band (who are regulars on Jimmy Kimmel Live!) is known for their synthpop style and groovy dance tunes. For more information on Bearstronaut, click here.  


9. Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical 
Saturday, April 27 – Sunday, April 28
Various Times @ The Dreamland

When 8-year-old Lily Polkadot moves to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway, she has a difficult time fitting in at school. It isn’t long before her classmate Sky appreciates her differences and begins a friendship with the young brave girl. Inspired by Civil Rights pioneer Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine, this musical teaches us all a colorful and compassionate history lesson. For tickets and more information, click here


10. Nantucket Daffodil 5K 
Sunday, April 28
9:00 am @ Codfish Park in ‘Sconset

Cap off the 45th Annual Daffodil Festival with this fun and short 5K run. Organized by the Nantucket Triathlon Club, this family-friendly race begins and ends in Codfish Park. $50 cash reward will be given to the first overall male and female finisher! To register and find more information, click here.  

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