N TOP TEN: November 2 – 8, 2018

The ultimate activities guide for November 2 – 8, 2018.


1. Think Different Film Series: Ido Portal – Just Move
Friday, November 2
6:00 – 7:30 pm @ The Atheneum

Make moves this Friday night to go see Just Move, a documentary about fitness revolutionary Ido Portal. He started training in martial arts and Capoeira as a teen and has gone on to develop a new kind of fitness craze called the Movement Culture. His methods and philosophy became a global phenomenon in 2015 when he started training UFC fighter Connor McGregor. This screening is free! For more information, click here


2. “Cooking from the Book” with Chef Greg
Friday, November 2
6:30 – 9:30 pm @ The Nantucket Culinary Center

Join Chef Greg for a night of Persian cuisine that is sure to tickle your tastebuds. He’ll be putting his own spin on a few recipes from the cookbook “A Taste of Persia” by Naomi Duguid. Travel to destinations like Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran and Kurdistan, all without leaving the table. Chef Greg will demonstrate various kitchen techniques and give smart cooking tips while he prepares a multi-course meal right in front of your eyes. For tickets and more information, click here


3. Nantucket New School Harvest Bash
Saturday, November 3
6:00 – 8:00 pm @ Great Harbor Yacht Club

Get ready to boogie and bid for charity at the Nantucket New School’s Harvest Bash! Dress in your 70’s disco finest and head down to GHYC for a night of dinner, dancing, and live music by 3rd Bay Project. Enjoy festive libations and a delicious meal, all while supporting one our of treasured Island schools. For tickets and more information, click here


4. 5K Run for Robin 
Sunday, November 4
10:00 am @ VFW Post 8608

Stretch your legs and prep your pump-up playlist for the Harvey Foundations 4th Annual Run for Robin. This fundraiser is in honor of Robin Harvey, who was tragically struck by a car and killed while training for the Boston Marathon. To honor her, this race pays tribute to her beautiful life and raises money for the foundation, which has given over $55,000 in scholarship money in the past 4 years. To register and find more information, click here


5. Midterm Elections
Tuesday, November 6
7:00 am – 8:00 pm @ Nantucket High School

This election has been called the most important election of our lives, and the results will have an impact even on our little island 30 miles out to sea. Exercise your right to vote and let your voice be heard – Every. Vote. Counts. To find out more about who is running in the state of Massachusetts and the motions you’ll be voting on, click here


6. Pool Tournament
Wednesday, November 7
7:30 pm @ The Chicken Box

This is the one place on island where a shark is welcome – a pool shark, that is. Chalk up your cue, practice your bank shot, and get ready to rack up the points. This exciting double elimination tournament happens every Wednesday in the off-season, and there are both cash and end-of-season prizes. Who knows, you may even see Kourtney Kardashian playing for keeps. For more information about the Box, click here


7. Food for Thought Lecture – Walking Past Fear: A 33-Day, 518-Mile Pilgrimage Through Spain
Thursday, November 8
12:00 – 1:00 pm @ The Whaling Museum

Need to get away, or at least out of your head in all this election craziness? Journey through Spain’s many cultural wonders with writer Rebecca Chapa. The curious explorer walked the ancient Way of Saint James route and found many surprising things along the way, including things about herself. For more information, click here


8. Ladies Night at Bartlett’s Farm
Thursday, November 8
5:00 pm VIP Hour, 6:00 – 8:00 pm @ Bartlett’s Farm

Play that Shania Twain song, grab your gals and head out to Bartlett’s to celebrate the 10th Annual Ladies Night! This year the event will benefit Fairwinds Counseling Center, and will feature signature cocktails, passed apps, a photo booth, live music, and access to purchase unique items from over 40 local vendors. Are you singing yet?! “Let’s go girls.” For more information, click here


9. Epernay Tasting: Rosé Revisited 
Thursday, November 8
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ Epernay Wine & Spirits

Who says you need a warm, sunny day to drink rosé? Not the case with these all season, all weather pink beauties that are just right for the festive holidays soon to come. Enjoy a selection of Epernay’s blush colored fall favorites perfect for any time of the year. For more information, click here


10. Sous Chef Series: A Fall Dinner with Jack Nugent and Dave Rinaldi 
Thursday, November 8
7:00 pm @ The Nantucket Culinary Center

Support budding talent and enjoy a multi-course dinner paired with drinks prepared by local sous-chefs Jack Nugent and Dave Rinaldi of The Proprietors Bar & Table. The mouth-watering menu will include fennel and dill lonzino with shaved butternut candied pepitas, seared bay scallops and beet tuille with smoked apple soubise and tripe-red wine jus and… well, you’ll just have to go to find out the rest! For tickets and more information, click here



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