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P.O. Box 626, Nantucket, MA 02554  
© 2014 Yesterday's Island, Inc.

There are 24 events for
Wednesday 3rd of September 2014
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Hatha Yoga Classes
Enjoy relaxing yoga class early in the morning with Kripalu-ceritified instructor Bettina Broer. Now in her 25th year, Broer concentrates on using postures to center and calm the mind. For more information contact bettina at 508 498 7475. Children's Beach, Harbor View Way.
8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Birding Field Trip
Meet at the LLNF at 110 Eel Point Road, and then carpool to various island hotspots in search of whatever birds we target. Dress appropriate for the wind and weather. 508-325-0873. Free for members, $5 for non-members.
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions
Enjoy the thrill of a lifetime seeing whales in their natural habitat. Sightings guaranteed! 508-228-7037. Trips depart from the Town Pier. Straight Wharf, Slip #1011.
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Morning Coffee Cruise
Start your day on Nantucket with a relaxing harbor cruise. Complimentary coffee & muffin. $38. Offered daily by Shearwater Excursions, ExploreNantucket.com, 508-228-7037. Straight Wharf, Slip #1011.
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Dance (Sing) Movement and Yoga for Children
Join Marjorie Trott in her 20th year of teaching yoga classes specifically designed to encourage creative expression in children of all ages. For more information contact Marjorie at 508 228 4209 or mtrottdance@aol.com Children's Beach, Harbor View Way.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Harbor Tour & Ice Cream Cruise
Enjoy ice cream on a narrated tour of the inner harbor with Shearwater Excursions, Straight Wharf #1011. www.ExploreNantucket.com. Reservations: 508-228-7037. $38. Also at 11:15 am, 1, 2:15, 4, 5:15 pm.
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. Departs again at 1 pm and again later in the afternoon. $40 per person. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
10:30 AM
Widows Walk: The Remarkable Women of Nantucket
Did you know that a sea captain could be away for as long as five years? What was a Nantucket woman to do? Some accompanied their husbands on whaling voyages, while the others became involved in astronomy, the Temperance Crusade, the struggle for women's suffrage, the Abolitionist movement, and the Underground Railroad. What remarkable women! Join us on our walk to hear their stories. Meet outside the Jared Coffin House, corner of Centre and Broad Streets. Adults $20. Seniors & Teens $15. Reservations required: 508-257-4586.
11:00 AM to 2:50 PM
Public Skating at Nantucket Ice
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. Backus Lane.
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Outdoor Walking Tour of Downtown Nantucket
Learn about people, places, & events that transformed Nantucket. $10. Tour departs from Whaling Museum, rain or shine, 13 Broad St.
12:00 PM
Rotary Club Meeting
The weekly meeting of Nantucket's Rotary Club, at Faregrounds Restaurant, 27 Fairgrounds Rd.
1:00 PM
Great Expectations: The History of Nantucket
Join us as we walk though Nantucket's past. Hear all about the founding settlers, the impact of Quakerism, whaling as a global economy, the effect of three wars, and the tragedy of the whaling ship Essex. Meet at The Hub, corner of Main and Federal Sts. Adults $20. Seniors & Teens $15. Children $10. Kids under 6 free. Call 508-257-4586 for details.
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. Departs again later in the afternoon. Call for time. $40 per person. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
2:15 PM to 3:30 PM
Historic House Walking Tour
Visit 2 NHA Historic Houses. $10 adults, $4 ages 6-17, free to NHA members. Rain or shine daily. Departs daily from the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St.
4:00 PM
Tour with Master Brewer
Learn all about the process at Cisco Brewery, 5 Bartlett Farm Road, 508-325-5929.
4:30 PM
4 EZ Payments Performs
Live music at Cisco Brewery, 5 Bartlett Farm Rd.
5:00 PM
Children's Ghost Hunt in Nantucket Town
Join Robin and her raven, Edgar, as we embark upon our ghostly adventure. Put on your ghost hunter hats as we stop by the houses that have stories to tell. Learn what to look for and how to become a Ghost Hunter. Bring whatever tools you may need for our adventure. The ghost hunt is educational, exciting and lots of fun. Meet at The Hub, corner of Main and Federal Sts. Adults $15. Children $10. Kids under 6 free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations required: 508-257-4586.
5:00 PM
Synchronized Skating Tryouts at Nantucket Ice
Anyone interested in trying out for the Island Waves Synchronized Skating Team for the 2014-2015 season, please come to tryouts. For further info, contact Belinda at Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane. 508-228-2516
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Knitted Gifts
Join Nancy Tyrer and Liz Flanagan on Wednesday nights in September to use yarn to make some simple gifts for your family and friends. Each night we will learn a new project or embellishment to enhance your knitting and personalize your gifts. This week: I Cord. If you already have a project going and want to work on that instead..join us! Bring double pointed size 7 needles. Atheneum Main Floor Reading Area, 1 India St.
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Enjoy watching the sun set over one of the world's most magnificent harbors. Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. $50 per person. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunset Cruise
Nothing beats a Nantucket sunset! Bring your favorite beverage and join us $55.00 per person or $550.00 for the whole boat. Shearwater Excursions, Straight Wharf #1011. www.ExploreNantucket.com. 508-228-7037. Time may vary slightly.
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Documentary Film: 'Bears'
"Bears" is a documentary film that follows a year in the life of a brown bear family. Shot in Alaska's majestic Katmai National Park and Preserve, the film showcases the breathtaking beauty of the wilderness and the bear's struggle to survive. Rated G. 78 Minutes. Free Admission. Atheneum Great Hall, I India St.
7:30 PM
THE LAST 5 YEARS by Jason Robert Brown
A stunning musical that ingeniously chronicles the five year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up . . . or from break-up to meeting, depending on how you look at it. Presented by Theatre Workshop Nantucket in Centre Stage, 2 Centre Street. Box office: 508-228-4305 www.theatreworkshop.com
8:00 PM
The Raven's Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket's Past
Come on a haunted history tour of Nantucket Town! Hear about Nantucket's incredible history and the ghostly tales of its past. We will visit the houses that have stories to tell, and you will view the mysterious pictures from Nantucket's most haunted house. Keep your eyes open, expect the unexpected, as we embark upon our ghostly adventure. Meet at The Hub, corner of Main and Federal Sts. Adults $20. Seniors & Teens $15. Children $10. Kids under 6 free. For details, call 508-257-4586.