N TOP TEN: June 1 – 7, 2018

The ultimate activities guide for June 1 – 7, 2018.


1. Nantucket Spring Restaurant Week
June 4-10 at Participating Restaurants

Indulge in all that the island’s restaurants have to offer by enjoying a new spot or dining at a long-time favorite during Nantucket Spring Restaurant Week. With three to five course dinners ranging in price from $25 to $48, there will be no shortage of exceptional culinary experiences to choose from. Click here for more information.


2. Book Signing with James Sulzer
Saturday, June 2
10:30 am – 12:00 pm @ Mitchell’s Book Corner

Devastated by the mysterious disappearance of his scientist father, Paul discovers that a deck of cards they used to play with can talk and move. Paul and the card people grapple with a power-hungry inventor whose weapons threaten to destroy the world. Written by Nantucket Island native James Sulzer, this middle-grade adventure novel is perfect for all young readers who are coming of age. Click here for more information. 



3. Cheese-Making Class
Saturday, June 2
11:00 am – 12:30 pm @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Grab your crackers and a side of prosciutto! The Nantucket Culinary Center will host the master-cheese-maker Elisabetta Hitchcock for a live cooking demonstration on Saturday. Tickets are $25 and will include a tasting and culinary skills that are sure to impress your friends. Click here for more information. 


4. 25th Annual Dreamcatcher Dinner and Auction
Sunday, June 3
6:00 pm @ The Nantucket Yacht Club

Dance the night away at the 25th annual Dreamcatcher Dinner and Auction at the Nantucket Yacht Club. Sip on drinks, enjoy a delicious dinner and bid on incredible prizes like Hamilton tickets and a round of golf at Sankaty Head Golf Club. All proceeds benefit Palliative and Supportive Care of Nantucket. For more information and tickets, click here


5. STRAWS Film Presentation 
Monday, June 4
5:00 – 6:00 pm @ The Dreamland

Learn about the growing plastic pollution crisis, how plastic straws have a devastating impact to our landfills and oceans, and most important, find out how to #StoptheStraw in this presentation of the short film STRAWS. Meet filmmaker Linda Book for a discussion and Q&A after the film. Tickets are free in addition to a free giveaway! For more information, click here




6. “Pelagic Megafauna: Underwater Photography and Videography from Around the World” with Eric Savetsky
Tuesday, June 5
6:00 – 7:00 pm @ Whaling Museum

See the world below the ocean’s surface through the eyes of an avid and experienced naturalist. Join Eric Savetsky, a long-time explorer and underwater photographer and videographer, for a lecture showcasing his in-depth documentation of life in the open ocean. Tickets are available for purchase from the Nantucket Historical Association here


7. When Greek Revival Washed Ashore
Tuesday, June 5
6:00 – 7:00 pm @ Nantucket Atheneum Great Hall

If you’ve noticed symbols of Greek Revival architecture around the island, have no fear… your attention to these details do not make you a “Doric”! Dive deep into the Greek aesthetic and its utilization on island with trained architect and historic preservationist Marsha Fader in an interactive lecture at the Nantucket Atheneum. For more information click here


8. It’s Only A Play Opening Night
Wednesday, June 6
6:00 pm @ Bennett Hall

The curtain will go up at Bennett Hall for the latest production by the Theater Workshop of Nantucket. It’s Only a Play by Terrence McNally is a hilarious show-within-a-show about the comedy of Broadway. For more information and tickets, click here


9. The Weight Band
Wednesday, June 6
8:00 pm @ The Dreamland

Enjoy a live music show put on by The Weight Band and musical guests the King Harvest Horns. Featuring former members of the Band, you’ll hear old favorites like “The Weight”, “Ophelia”, and “Up on Cripple Creek. Participate in a special VIP meet and greet reception with the artists before the show in the Harborview room starting at 6:30PM. For more information, click here



10. Sound Healing Meditation and Workshop with Diane Mandle
Thursday, June 7
6:00 pm @ Mitchell’s Book Corner

Internationally recognized Sounds True recording artist, author, and sound healing practitioner Diáne Mandle will conduct a transcendent sound healing meditation followed by an introduction to the symbolism, tasks and healing properties of the Himalayan sacred sound instruments. The event will also include a reading from her new book on Tibetan bowl sound healing: Ancient Sounds for a New Age. Click here for more information on her healing workshops.

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