The Ultimate Activities Guide for October 23 – 29, 2015
Start warming up your vocal chords for a double-header of sing-along fun at the Box. Maxxtone will take the stage with their vast arsenal of covers, as well as their own originals. Get grooving!
It’s fun for the whole family at Bartlett’s Farm’s Pumpkin Carving and Painting Party. Grab the perfect pumpkin from Bartlett’s garden center and head up to the Hayloft to customize your orange friend. And guess what? You won’t have to clean up the mess!
Join the Artists Association of Nantucket for a morning Spotlight Series Artist Talk! This week, JoAnne Welch will discuss her multi media work – oils, collage, photography and more! This event is free to the public so don’t miss out.
Enjoy a wonderful evening of food, drink, games and music at this year’s 5th annual Nantucket Boys & Girls Club Community Fall BBQ! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to support an important local organization, all while having fun! Get your tickets here before they sell out.
The Dreamland will be broadcasting the Bolshoi’s intimate and emotionally intense interpretation of the beloved drama, Giselle, and transporting a Nantucket audience direct to Moscow! This treasure of romantic ballet is one of the oldest and greatest in classical repertoire, touching upon the great romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy and ultimate redemption through the power of love. Get your tickets here.
The third in Sustainable Nantucket’s series of locally grown and prepared dinners, join the crew of Ventuno Restaurant for a special evening of delicious food and fantastic company! To purchase your ticket at the table, click here.
The holidays will arrive on island early this year when New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer releases her newest book “A Very Nantucket Christmas: Two Holiday Novels.” Head over to Mitchell’s Book Corner and pick your copy up… and stay tuned for info on a Stroll Weekend 2015 book signing party!
In anticipation of Halloween, the NHA and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket are joining forces to bring you an evening of spooky stories at the NHA’s recently-restored Old Gaol historic property! Listen to scary tales told by costumed actors in a one-of-a-kind historic setting. Tickets are $5/child and can be purchased at the door.
Join the NHA for their last October Food for Thought Lunch as they bring in Sara Boyce and Chip Webster! The topic this week? Comparing our little island Black Rock City, Nevada, home to the Burning Man Festival. Both are communities planned and organized around core philosophies and both offer exceptional art, draw people from around the world, and are home to roughly 70,000 people at full capacity. Bring your bag lunch and enjoy!
Don’t be scared that these wines are so dark and inky… they are full of life! Take a trip around the world as Épernay highlights four distinctive reds from different regions around the globe. Don’t forget to take a couple bottles home for your All Hallows’ Eve celebrations!