N TOP TEN: October 23 – 29, 2015

The Ultimate Activities Guide for October 23 – 29, 2015

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1. Maxxtone Show
Friday, October 23 – Saturday, October 24 || The Chicken Box

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!

Screen Shot 2015-10-14 at 10.13.41 PM2. Pumpkin Painting & Carving Party
Saturday, October 24 || 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. || Bartlett’s Farm

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!

Screen Shot 2015-10-14 at 10.15.48 PM3. Spotlight Series Artist Talk: JoAnne Welch
Saturday, October 24 || 10 – 11 A.M. || Artists Association Gallery

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.

Screen Shot 2015-10-13 at 5.52.42 PM4. Community Fall BBQ
Saturday, October 24 || 5 – 8 P.M. || Fields of Nantucket Boys & Girls Club

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.

Giselle Poster Feed Image5. Bolshoi Ballet Presents: Giselle
Sunday, October 25 || 1 P.M. || The Dreamland

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.

Screen Shot 2015-10-14 at 10.18.13 PM6. Nantucket Grown Dinner
Monday, October 26 || 6 P.M. || Ventuno Restaurant

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.

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Tuesday, October 27 || Mitchell’s Book Corner

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!

Screen Shot 2015-10-14 at 10.19.32 PM8. Spooky Stories at Old Gaol
Wednesday, October 28 || 6 P.M. || Old Gaol, 15R Vestal Street

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.

unnamed9. Food for Thought: Sara Boyce & Chip Webster
Thursday, October 29 || 12 – 1 P.M. || The Whaling Museum

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!

Hallow'one Reds tasting10. Hallow’ine Reds Tasting
Thursday, October 29 || 5 – 7 P.M. || Épernay Wine & Spirits

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!

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