N TOP TEN: September 24 – October 1, 2015

The Ultimate Activities Guide for September 25 – October 1, 2015



12-Angry-Women-with-TWN-logo1. Twelve Angry Women
Friday, September 25 || 7 P.M. || Quaker Meeting House, 7 Fair Street

It’s your last chance to catch the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket and the Nantucket Historical Association’s production of “Twelve Angry Women,” a staged reading based on Reginald Rose’s iconic courtroom drama “Twelve Angry Men.” Revolving around the deliberation of a female jury over a homicide trial, “Twelve Angry Women” chronicles the journey from agreement to chaos through the introduction of reasonable doubt. Get your tickets here and witness the one of the most thrilling trial stories ever to take the American stage.





Print2. 2015 Manhattan Short Film Festival
Friday, September 25 || 7 – 9:30 P.M. || Nantucket Atheneum

The 18th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival is coming to Nantucket! Join more than 100,000 film lovers in over 250 cities across six continents who will gather in cinemas, museums and universities to view and vote for short films from around the world! Get your tickets here. (NOTE: Busy Friday night? You can catch the films again on September 30th and October 2nd!)





Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 10.56.05 AM3. TNP: A Celebration of Ideas in Film
Saturday, September 26 || 5:30 P.M. || Dreamland

Didn’t buy a pass to The Nantucket Project this year? No problem! Head to the Dreamland and enjoy a series of short idea films created by a number of Award-winning directors and inspired by talks delivered at The Nantucket Project. Through documentary, animation, and poetry, these shorts will take you from Africa to Japan to the corridors of power in Washington, D.C. The series will challenge your perspectives and invite you to see the world in a new way! This event is FREE but advance tickets are required. Reserve yours here.





bluesbbq4. Nantucket Blues BBQ
Saturday, September 26 || 11 A.M. – 8 P.M. || VFW, 22 New South Road

Great music, great food, great company. That’s what you can expect at the 2nd annual Nantucket Blues BBQ! Get your tickets online in advance here or pay $55 at the gate.





Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 10.57.54 AM5. Shuck It for Nantucket
Sunday, September 27 || 1 – 5 P.M. || CRU

Join the Nantucket blACKbook, CRU Oyster Bar, and the Nantucket Natural Resources Department for a Sunday Funday for a good cause as they raise awareness for and benefit the Nantucket Oyster Shell Recycling Program. So head over to CRU, enjoy some of the ocean’s finest oysters, tunes from DJ Pete Ahern, and Cisco’s 5th Bend Oyster Stout!





Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 10.59.40 AM6. Nantucket Restaurant Week
Monday, September 28 – Sunday, October 2

Before you know it, restaurant signs will read “Closed until Stroll,” so fill up on your favorite dishes from Nantucket’s top eateries while you still can! Click here to see a list of participating restaurants and start making those reservations!





Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 11.00.50 AM7. Bartlett’s Farm Full Moon Dinner
Monday, September 28 || 6 – 8:30 P.M. || Bartlett’s Farm

Round up a group of friends and prepare to bask in the splendor of the full moon while enjoying a freshly harvested, family style dinner at one of Nantucket’s most beloved farms. Click here to see the evening’s menu and purchase your tickets. Act quick because this dinner is selling out!





Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 11.02.30 AM8. National Coffee Day
Tuesday, September 29

From The Handlebar to The Bean, Lemon Press to The Hub, Island Coffee Roasters to The Green, there’s no shortage of delicious coffee spots here on Nantucket! So you have plenty of options for where you’d like to celebrate this holiday of all holidays! (Or, take a coffee tour of the island and support all of these wonderful local businesses!)





nbs_logo_mainheader19. Recreational Bay Scalloping Season Begins
Thursday, October 1

Grab your waders, rake, and basket and hit the bay to collect some of Nantucket’s most prized natural delicacies! Family scalloping season kicks off on October 1st and you have exactly one month before the commercial scallopers join in the fun. P.S. Don’t forget to get your license!





Screen Shot 2015-09-25 at 8.51.42 AM10. Fall Harvest Wine Club Party
Thursday, October 1 || 5 – 7 P.M. || Épernay Wine & Spirits

Mark your calendar to celebrate the Fall Harvest at our Wine Club Pick-Up Party! Not a Wine Club member yet? No problem! Come attend this complimentary event and taste two wines from each of our two levels of wine clubs paired with some delicious small bites.

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