N TOP TEN: April 28 – May 4, 2017

The ultimate activities guide for April 28 – May 4, 2017.

1. Barnaby’s Place Grand Opening
Friday, April 28
3:30 P.M. @ Nantucket Bookworks

A café just for kids? You heard right! Barnaby’s Place will be opening up inside Nantucket Bookworks complete with healthy snacks and space to meet, read, and create. Swing by for an after-school treat and pick up Barnaby’s newest Passport Coloing Book.



2. The Daffodil Thrill
Friday, April 28
6 – 8 P.M. @ Samuel Owen Gallery

Drinks from Cisco Brewers and a special Daffy photo booth are the perfect combination to kick off the weekend. Join N Magazine and Samuel Owen Gallery as they celebrate Daffodil Weekend with an evening of new art and the new magazine!



3. Daffodil Dinner
Friday, April 28
6 – 8:30 P.M. @ Bartlett’s Farm

There’s no better place to celebrate spring than Bartlett’s Farm and they’ll be jump-starting the season with one of their popular farm dinners. From butternut caprese salad and seared halibut to local veggies and lemon cheesecake, your tastebuds aren’t going to know what hit them. For more information, click here.


4. Daffodil Parade
Saturday, April 29
9:30 A.M. @ Main Street

Spring into the season with Nantucket’s brightest weekend, the 43rd annual Daffodil Festival. The Chamber of Commerce will rev up the weekend with an antique car parade through downtown, ending in ‘Sconset with a tailgate picnic. For more information, click here.



5. 43rd Annual Community Daffodil Flower Show
Saturday, April 29
2 – 5 P.M. @ Bartlett’s Farm

Stop and smell the flowers at the 43rd annual Daffodil Flower Show. Highlighting some of Nantucket’s most iconic structures, such as Brant Point Lighthouse and the Old Mill, this year’s theme by the Nantucket Garden Club is sure to be a flowery favorite. For more information, click here.



6. Apres Tailgate Party
Saturday, April 29
3:30 P.M. @ Topper’s at the Wauwinet

Looking for something to do after the ‘Sconset Daffy crowd packs up? Head to nearby Wauwinet where Topper’s will be throwing an apres tailgate party not to be missed. With live entertainment, wine flights, a special Daffy snack menu, and lawn games, this is the perfect way to keep the party going.



7. Daffodil 5k Race
Sunday, April 30
9 A.M. @ ‘Sconset

Put your best foot forward this spring and participate in this year’s Daffodil 5K race. The race will start and end in ‘Sconset’s quaint Codfish Park, winding you past the beautiful homes of Baxter Road and the ‘Sconset Bluff. To register, click here.



8. Before the Blush Bash
Sunday, April 30
3:30 P.M. @ Cisco Brewers

Are you craving the warm, lazy days of summer holding a glass of cold rosé in your hand? So are we! Join the Blush Bash ladies for some pink drinks and oysters while grooving to the Foggy Roots at Cisco and let’s kick the 2017 rosé season into gear. And if you haven’t done so already, be sure to buy your Blush Bash tickets here.


9. Pints and Paints
Tuesday, May 2
5:30 P.M. @ Cisco Brewers

Grab a friend and make your way to Cisco for an evening of cold pints and cool paints. For just $30, this festive weekly gathering is open to all levels, the only requirement is that you’re 21+ and not afraid to get a little paint on you!



10. Whiskeys of the World
Wednesday, April 3
7 – 9 P.M. @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Join Chef Greg at the Nantucket Culinary Center and get an education in the world of whiskey while enjoying home-made dishes that pair perfectly with this favorite liquor. This event is limited to 24 people and tickets are selling fast so be sure to reserve your space here.


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