N TOP TEN: July 22 – 28, 2016

The ultimate activities guide for July 22 – 28, 2016.

annye1. Annye’s Whole Foods’ Benefit Day
Friday, July 22
9 A.M. – 6 P.M. @ Annye’s Whole Foods

Stop by Annye’s Whole Foods to wish Annye a happy birthday and shop for a good cause! To celebrate her birthday and show support for the hardworking hospital staff, 10% of proceeds at the store on Friday will go towards Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s fundraising campaign for the new hospital.

2. Rosé All Day
Friday, July 22
12 – 7 P.M. @ current Vintage

You read that right: currentVintage will actually be pouring rosé all day on Friday. Between 12 and 4, stop by to try a different rosé each hour. From 4 to 7, rosés will be perfectly paired with cheese and charcuterie. Stop by ready to say, “rosé si’l vous plait!”

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 1.32.01 PM3. Opening Night: The Full Monty
Friday, July 22
6 P.M. @ Bennett Hall

What happens when six men lose their jobs as steelworkers? They form their own strip-tease act, of course. The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket presents The Full Monty, based on the film of the same name. Follow the dynamic lives of these men as they come together and perform the show of their lives and see if they go “full monty!” Purchase your tickets here.

4. Hail! Cassius Neptune Performs
Friday, July 22
10 P.M. @ Atlas

Celebrate the start of the weekend with a night of music at Atlas that you do not want to miss. “Hail! Cassius Neptune” is a trio band that will play groovy originals along with fun interpretations of pop hits, meaning not a soul will be excluded from the dance floor.

5. Museum After Dark
Saturday, July 23
8 P.M. @ The Whaling Museum

Celebrate Nantucket’s next generation of leaders at the 2nd annual Museum After Dark party, benefiting the Nantucket Historical Association. VIP admission gets you into a cocktail party on the Whaling Museum’s rooftop deck, while general admission invites you to the Great Hall for cocktails, snacks and dancing. Learn more and buy your tickets here.

ShePartakes SWR6. ShePartakes Luncheon
Monday, July 25
12 – 2 P.M. @ Straight Wharf Restaurant

As a way to highlight and support women in the food, wine, hospitality and service industries, non-profit organization SheGives is on Nantucket to celebrate Straight Wharf Restaurant’s 40th anniversary. SWR’s opening chef, Marian Morash, learned the ways of cooking directly from Julia Child and it’s time to reunite and celebrate her success! Tickets are available here.

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 1.35.53 PM7. Cooking from the Garden
Monday, July 25
6:30 – 9 P.M. @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Start in the garden and move into the kitchen in this unique cooking class experience. Chef Aran Goldstein, head chef of Saltbox Farms in Concord, MA will bring his enthusiasm for fresh farm to table cooking as he guides the class in cooking delicious dishes like gazpacho and swiss chard risotto. Buy tickets and find out more here.

8. NHA Summer Sunset Series
Monday, July 25
7 – 10 P.M. @ The Whaling Museum

Overlooking all of town, you don’t want to miss a chance to catch the sun setting over the harbor from the Whaling Museum’s rooftop deck. Accompanied by light bites and music from Nantucket’s own Audio Architects, this is bound to be an unforgettable summer evening. Buy your tickets here while you still can!

Olympia Dukakis9. Olympia Dukakis’ “Rose” Performance
Monday, July 25
7:30 P.M. @ White Heron Theatre Company

Golden Globe and Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis will grace the White Heron Theatre stage as she brings Broadway to Nantucket in her one-woman show, “Rose.” This play-length monologue follows the life of 80-year old Rose, who acts as the messenger for explaining post-World War II Jewish life. Although she is teaching a lesson, the comedy shines through her life lessons. For tickets, click here.

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 1.30.39 PM10. An Evening with David Sedaris
Thursday, July 28
8 P.M. @ Nantucket High School’s Walker Auditorium

America’s pre-eminent humorist, David Sedaris, will tune in to Nantucket for his second Nantucket Summer Series! Author of the collections of personal essays “Naked”, “Me” and “Dress your Family in Corduroy and Denim,” don’t miss this chance to attend an all new reading of his works (and stick around for a book signing). Tickets are available here.

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