N TOP TEN: February 2016

The Ultimate Activities Guide for February 2016

Core1. Core SALE
Saturday, February 6, 9 – 5, and Sunday, February 7, 10-4, Core (1 N. Beach St.)

Get all your favorite athleisure and workout gear at 50 – 75% off! Brands include lululemon, Mara Hoffman, Beyond Yoga, and more. After hitting this sale, we have no doubt you’ll be hitting the gym.

cisco-logo2. Sara Farley at Cisco Brewers
Mondays, 4:30 – 7 P.M., Cisco Brewers

Have a case of the Mondays? The talented Sara Farley will make you forget all about it when she performs at Cisco Brewers this month. Stop by after work and enjoy a good brew and good tunes!

Winter Warmer3. Winter Warmer
Sunday, February 7, 12 – 4 P.M., Nantucket Boys & Girls Club

Join the Children’s House of Nantucket for an afternoon of family-friendly fun, complete with food by the Languedoc, a cash bar, live music courtesy of Lance Mountain, games, crafts and more! Tickets are available at the door for $25/adult and $15/child and benefit the school.

546615_205011419613864_1622711381_n4. The Lovely SALE
Friday, February 12 – Saturday, February 13, 9 – 5 P.M., The Lovely (11 Washington St.)

It’s February and everything must go! One of the island’s chicest boutiques will be having a two-day BLOWOUT sale in advance of their winter renovations. Swing by The Lovely where all winter clothing will be 50-85% off and summer 60-90% off.

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5. Valentine’s Concert with Woodford Line
Friday, February 12, 6 – 7:30 P.M., Nantucket Community Music Center

Jake and Janette Vohs will celebrate Valentine’s Day by performing a special parlor concert with a mix of original songs, country, rock, blues and more. For more information and tickets, click here.

Screen Shot 2016-02-01 at 11.07.53 AM6. Falconry Talk & Demo with Tom Mulholland
Saturday, February 13, 10 – 11 A.M., Bartlett’s Farm

Join Bartlett’s Farm, Tom Mulholland, and his two birds Shaka Zulu and Houdini for a morning of falconry! That’s right, you’ll be able to see these two beautiful birds in action flying over Bartlett’s field. Coffee, tea, and farm-baked goodies will be provided, and all attendees will receive a 10% off coupon to use in the market. Bring the kids for some fun (and get your grocery shopping for the week out of the way at the same time!)

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7. Food for Thought: Irish Songs of the Sea with Paul Connors
Thursday, February 18, 12 – 1 P.M., Whaling Museum

Join the NHA and musician Paul Connors for a special Food for Thought presentation. And don’t forget to warm up your singing voice, because audience members will be invited to sing along to the variety of Irish and Scottish folk songs with Paul!

NHA winter discovery

8. Winter Discovery Days Extended Hours
Monday, February 22 – Friday, February 26, 1 – 5 P.M., Whaling Museum Discovery Room

Need a place to take the kids during school vacation? The NHA’s Winter Discovery Days program will be extending it’s hours to 1 – 5 P.M., so swing by the Whaling Museum for a free afternoon of crafts, games, stories and more. Tickets not required, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

Screen Shot 2016-01-20 at 1.55.56 PM9. Food for Thought: NHA Oral History Showcase with Jacob Horton
Thursday, February 25, 12 – 1 P.M., Whaling Museum

Join the NHA’s new Oral History Fellow Jacob Horton as he profiles collectors of oral history on Nantucket during the 20th century and provides details on the NHA’s latest initiative, the Volunteer Oral History Club. Horton began as the NHA’s first Oral History intern in September 2014. During that time, his main focus was collecting interviews with first-generation immigrants who had made Nantucket their home. He holds a Master of Arts in Oral History from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from UCLA.

As You Like It10. National Theatre Live: “As You Like It”
Thursday, February 25, 2 P.M. and 7 P.M., The Dreamland

Shakespeare’s comedy of transformation and love comes to the National Theatre for the first time in 30 years, so don’t miss your chance to see it broadcast on the big stage right here on Nantucket. To buy your tickets, click here.

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