N TOP TEN: MAY 10 – 16, 2019

The ultimate activities guide for the week of May 10 – 16, 2019.


1. Mother’s Day Tea for Two
Saturday, May 11
10:00 am @ Bartlett’s Farm

Celebrate Mom with a little quality time together! Bartlett’s Farm is offering a special morning of tea, desserts, and gifting for Mother’s Day. Plant a pansy in a china tea cup of your choice, and enjoy delicious treats as you garden. $10 per planted tea cup pansy. For more information, click here


2. Mamasté: Mother’s Day Yoga, Brunch, and Bubbles
Sunday, May 12
8:30 am – 1:00 pm @ Nantucket Culinary Center

This one is for the mama bears who double as yogi bears. Start the morning with a stretch session courtesy of local yoga teacher Ieva Aldins, and then chow down on a delicious celebratory brunch! Tickets include the class, brunch, drinks, and tip. For tickets and more information, click here


3. Reopening of the Hospital Thrift Shop
Monday, May 13
10:00 am @ 17 India Street

Everyone’s favorite second-hand store is opening for the season with two reasons to celebrate: the Nantucket Cottage Hospital just reopened thanks in part to their many contributions, AND it’s going to be their 90th year in business! Come sift through an incredible assortment of vintage clothing, antique furniture, decorative items and homeware. For more information, click here


4. Lunch & Learn with Moirar Leveille
Wednesday, May 15
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm @ Lemon Press

Take time out of your busy work schedule this week to focus on your self and your goals – you deserve it! Moirar Leveille of Mind Time Coaching will be at Lemon Press this Wednesday to help attendees set self care goals for a healthy and successful summer season. Guests are welcome to bring a lunch or purchase food at Lemon Press. For more information, click here


5. NWF: Welcome Reception
Wednesday, May 15
5:00 – 7:30 pm @ White Elephant

Celebrate the opening of the 23rd annual Nantucket Wine and Food Festival with N Magazine and the festival’s many colorful luminaries! Enjoy cocktails by Woodford Reserve Bourbon, pose for N’s photo booth, and soak in the overall merriment of the beginning of Nantucket’s most delectable five days of the year. For tickets and more information, click here


6. Epernay: Aperol Spritz Headquarters
Thursday, May 16 – Sunday, May 19
All Day @ Epernay Wine & Spirits

Stop by Epernay anytime during Nantucket Wine Fest weekend to experience the official Aperol Spritz Headquarters! Grab a refreshing taste of the citrus favorite between events, or enjoy one as you make your way to any of the tents. For more information, click here


7. NWF: Christian Moreau Grand Cru Luncheon 
Thursday, May 16
12:00 – 2:00 pm @ White Elephant at the Residences, 19 N Water Street

The ‘King of Chablis’ is coming back to the Rock! Spend time with master vintner Christian Moreau as he pours his family’s Grand Cru “Les Clos” from seven vintages, 2003 through 2009. Chef / author Anita Lo and celebrity chef Linkie Marais will create a sumptuous 3-course luncheon to accompany these magnificent wines. For tickets and more information, click here


8. NWF: Knights of the Wine Table – The Future of Wine
Thursday, May 16
2:00 – 3:30 pm @ The Westmoor Club

Join wine educator and writer Kevin Zraly, The New York Times wine critic and curenrt “wine voice” Erric Asimov, and Executive Wine Editor of Food & Wine Magazine Ray Isle to learn about what’s newxt in the world of wine. Lingua Franca winemaker and Master Sommelier Larry stone will be on hand to moderate. For tickets and more information, click here


9. NWF: Harbor Gala
Thursday, May 16
6:00 – 8:00 pm @ White Elephant

Let the fun begin! It’s the unofficial opener to the summer season and the very official first major event for the 23rd Nantucket Food and Wine Festival. Award-winning winemakers and celebrated chefs will be offering their best work while guests mix and mingle with luminaries. General admission tickets are already sold out but VIP tickets are still available! For tickets and more information, click here


10. NWF: Gala After Party – Southern Style
Thursday, May 16
9:00 pm – 12:00 am @ The Nantucket Hotel

Y’all better make your way over to the Nantucket Hotel after the Harbor Gala on Thursday night – we hear there’s gonna be a shindig! Enjoy a taste of the south with cocktails from Woodford Reserve and live music (Texas-style). Expert Southern chefs will be on-hand to deliver top-notch southern hospitality. For tickets and more information, click here

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