N TOP TEN: January 2016

The Ultimate Activities Guide for January 2016

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1. Juicy Chat with Joanna
Monday, January 4, 7 P.M., Nantucket Bookworks

The New Year often brings with it new resolutions to focus on health and wellness. So head over to Nantucket Bookworks for an evening discussion of juicy practices and how you can be a healthier and happier you in 2016.

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2. Critical Thinkers Book Club
Wednesday, January 6, 7 P.M., Nantucket Bookworks

Looking for an open-minded and thoughtful group of people to discuss books with on island? You’ve found it. The “Critical Thinkers Book Club” will be gathering to discuss the first half of their current pick, “Fun House,” which is a graphic memoir by cult favorite comic artist Alison Bechdel.

Screen Shot 2016-01-04 at 8.41.52 AM3. 3E Entrepreneur Escape
Friday, January 8 – Sunday, January 10, Harborview Nantucket

Calling all entrepreneurs + aspiring entrepreneurs! Join the 3E team for a 3-day retreat focusing on three core areasL work, wealth, and well-being. With an outstanding line-up of speakers and presenters, attendees will be privy to cutting edge ideas, all while enjoying the endless amenities of the Harborview Nantucket. For more information and to sign up, click here.

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4. “Wayne from Maine” Children’s Performance
Saturday, January 9, 5:30 P.M., Great Harbor Yacht Club

Coming all the way from Kittery, Maine, “Wayne from Maine” will be on island for a special interactive children’s performance organized as a benefit concert for local Nantucket organizations. Bring the kids out for an evening of song and dance! Suggested donation at the door.

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5. “American Ride” Country Music Tribute Concert
Saturday, January 9, 7:30 P.M., Great Harbor Yacht Club

Get your live music fix at the “American Ride” Country Music Tribute Concert hosted by the GHYC. Suggested donation at the door will go to support local island nonprofits, and note that this is a 21+ event.

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6. Flashback Film Series: “The Goonies”
Monday, January 11, 6 P.M. Pre-party @ Handlebar Café, 7:30 P.M. Film @ The Dreamland

Follow along with a group of misfit kids as they search for buried treasure in a subterranean cavern and make an unexpected friend along the way. For $25 you can gain access to the FBF Pre-party, complete with libations and bites from Atlas BBQ & Fish House. Buy your tickets here.

Screen Shot 2016-01-04 at 9.08.40 AM7. A Weekend with Elin Hilderbrand
Friday, January 15 – Sunday, January 17, The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

Due to popular demand, The Nantucket Hotel is bringing back a weekend with best-selling author Elin Hilderbrand. Spend a special two or three-day weekend with Elin on her island of Nantucket and enjoy a private tour of the Island with Elin, showcasing many of the locations and sites used in her books, and an exclusive first reading from her newest book “Here’s To Us” which is set to be published June 2016. Click here for more information and to sign up.

Screen Shot 2016-01-04 at 9.13.53 AM8. #SoStowe Girls Getaway Weekend
Friday, January 22 – Sunday, January 24, Field Guide boutique hotel, Stowe, VT

Ladies who love Nantucket, this is the weekend for you! Join the one and only Nantucket blACKbook, Holly Finigan, for a curated girls getaway weekend in the quaint town of Stowe, VT. You’ll stay at the new Field Guide hotel, drink and dine at some of Stowe’s hot spots, snowshoe at the Trapp Family Lodge, unwind with some restorative yoga, and much, much more. For more information and to register for the weekend, click here.

Screen Shot 2016-01-04 at 9.18.46 AM9. Blue and White Ball
Saturday, January 23, 6 – 10 P.M., Nantucket VFW

Join the Nantucket community in supporting our Nantucket High School student athletes and come out for the Blue and White Ball! Attire is casual but there will be plenty of spirit, light bites, music, a silent auction, cash bar. Buy your tickets here for $25 or at the door for $30.

Screen Shot 2016-01-04 at 9.20.11 AM10. Bolshoi Ballet: “The Taming of the Shrew”
Sunday, January 24, 12:55 P.M., The Dreamland

French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy tailored specifically to the Bolshoi dancers, and achieves a magnetic two hours of breathtaking, nonstop dance unlike any other, portraying the Bolshoi’s audacity and energy in a completely new way. Buy your tickets here.

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