The ultimate activities guide for November 9 – 15, 2018.
Groove on over to Cisco Brewers this weekend to hear That One Eyed Kid (aka Josh Friedman) croon all afternoon. The Boston-based singer songwriter is known for his skill at layering acoustic and electronic instruments, as well as having quite a set of pipes. If you head out on Sunday, remember to wear your patriotic best to honor Veterans Day. For more information, click here.
Get out your translator and take-off for Tuscany this weekend at Ventuno. As part of their Sunday Supper series, the favorite Italian eatery will be featuring fettuccini ai fegatini, cacciucco, ribollita, and torta co’bischeri (or in English, the makings of an incredible Italian supper). Wash down the 4-course meal with a special $40 bottle of Marchesi di Barolo Barbera, and have yourself a feast. The whole delicious dinner is only $35, and seating is limited, so get there early. Buon appetito! For more information, click here.
Help fight hunger and take home a beautiful piece of pottery at this year’s Empty Bowls event. Hosted by the Artists Association of Nantucket, this special evening is part of the Empty Bowls Project, an international initiative aimed at helping to end hunger on a local level. No entry fee is required, but 200 pottery bowls will be available for purchase, and buyers will then have their bowl filled with a choice of delicious soups prepared by Bartlett’s Farm. All proceeds will go to the Nantucket Food Pantry and the Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach. For more information, click here.
Want to step up your host or hostess game? This is the perfect way to get in the festive mood for the holidays, and prep your party skills before having friends and family over. Join some of Nantucket’s best party planners and vendors to learn how to throw an awesome seasonal fete. Brix Wine Shop will also be doing a wine tasting! For more information, click here.
Before the days of iPhones and documenting every moment of our lives, Photographer Garry Winogrand took pictures of mundane things before it was cool to do so. This documentary takes a look at the life of the compulsive street photographer and his career between the 1950s and 1980s. Though he had an untimely death at the age of 56, he left behind a trove of photographs that captured so many facets of America. For more information, click here.
If it’s Wednesday night and it’s the off-season, it’s pool night at the Box. Compete for cash prizes and try to steer clear of the double elimination. With end-of-season prizes on the line, it’s time to sharpen your skills and chalk your cue! For more information about the Box, click here.
Fear not: it’s definitely safe to wade into the waters of this lecture. Seascape Ecologist Bryan Legare of the Center for Coastal Studies will discuss how sharks are an integral part of the ecosystem as both apex and mesh predators. Bring a bagged lunch and get ready to dive deep into the world of this misunderstood ocean giant. For more information, click here.
Miracle on 34th Street arrives just in time for the holidays at the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket! This treasured tale of magic, love, trust, and family is based on the movie of the same name and brings Santa Claus to life in a whole new way. After the premiere, join the cast and crew for an opening night party at the Nantucket Hotel. For tickets and more information, click here.
Different night, different holiday party, different wine, right? Head to Epernay to sample a collection of crowd-pleasing bottles (that fit in your gift giving budget) so you always have something on hand to bring to the next party. Gift giving made easy for you and impressive for your host, too! For more information, click here.
Chef Doug Ferrell of the Culinary Institute of America will be back in the kitchen to whip up tasty eats when Keepers reopens this Thursday. The popular mid-island restaurant is owned by Fog Island Cafe is known for its menu of tried-and-true favorites, including boneless chicken under a brick and lobster salad sliders. For more information, click here.