The ultimate activities guide for November 11 – 17, 2016.
Join Annye and Simon Shurey of Ruby Wines Inc. for a special Thanksgiving-inspired wine tasting in advance of everyone’s favorite foodie holiday. Walk away from the event with a 20% off mix-and-match case of the perfect pairings for your meal and the confidence to talk about what you’re pouring with your Thanksgiving guests. Cheers.
Support the Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund at the 24th annual benefit dinner at Faregrounds Restaurant and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, music by the Off Shore Blues Band, and excellent silent and live auction items. Donations will go to subsidize resident cancer patients with the necessary travel costs they incur while they require chemo and radiation therapies.
WHO is excited for the Maria Mitchell Association’s new night-birding experience event, the Owl Prowl?! Join the MMA’s field ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, and visit island sites known to play home to owls in hopes of seeing one of these beauties. Transportation is provided from 4 Vestal Street so all you have to do is show up. Register here.
Cocktails, four courses of culinary delights, and live jazz music performed by Nantucket’s own ACKtivators? We think that sounds like the perfect way to spend a November night. With a focus on local island and Vermont farms to compliment Barr Hill gin and vodka cocktails, this is a dinner not to be missed. Make your reservation now by calling 508.825.5495.
Who’s ready to dance? If you are, you’re in for a treat as band You Scream I Scream reunites for a fast and furious show at “The Cow Barn,” located at 6 Arrowhead Drive. Grab your friends and some beer and meander over for some good music and good times.
There seems to be no better a time to celebrate diversity, so head to the Whaling Museum for a celebration of the island’s diverse cultures as the NHA opens its doors for free. Tours will be offered in more than five languages and refreshments will be served all day long.
A newly concocted collaboration between the Artists Association of Nantucket and Atlas, don’t miss the first installment of this series: Olive & App Plates. For just $50, students will be guided through various clay projects with local ceramicists while enjoying cocktails and appetizers. To sign up, email Lori@nantucketarts.org.
8. Mumford & Sons
Tuesday, November 15
7:30 P.M. @ The Dreamland
See Mumford & Sons grace the stage at The Dreamland, on screen that is. “Dust and Thunder” chronicles Mumford & Sons’ numerous concerts in South Africa, selling out more than 85,000 tickets. Airing new songs and performing old favorites, this exciting evening of music is not to be missed. Buy your tickets here.
With another season down, it’s time for the women of Petticoat Row to gather and celebrate! And they invite all Nantucket women to join them and re-connect with the smart, strong and vivacious female community members for an evening of heavy apps and a cash bar. The suggested donation is only $15 and there will be a door prize.
Join Chef Margolis and Sarah Lean Chase for an evening of Thanksgiving meal planning and prep. And what’s that? You get to taste all of the menu items? Yes please. Sign up here.