N TOP TEN: MAY 3 – 9, 2019

Written By: Nantucket Magazine

The ultimate activities guide for the week of May 3 – 9, 2019.


1. Drug Take Back Day
Saturday, May 4
8:30 am – 1:00 pm @ Island Pharmacy

Help keep the younger island population safe by bringing your expired or unwanted medications to Island Pharmacy this Saturday. Keep the medications in their original containers, but remove your name and prescription number. Need help with that part? Staff on-site can do it for you. For more information, click here.



2. Nantucket Medical Cannabis Evaluation Clinic
Saturday, May 4
10:00 am – 4:00 pm @ Nantucket Inn

Think you might be a good candidate for medical marijuana? Join MedWell Health & Wellness and ACK Natural this Saturday to find out. A doctor will be on-site to evaluate patients and tell you more about your treatment options. By appointment only. For more information, click here.


3. Kentucky Derby Party at or, The Whale
Saturday, May 4
5:00 pm @ or, The Whale

They’ve only been open a week but it’s off to the races for the crew at or, The Whale! Join the gang for a festive Kentucky Derby Party complete with copper mugs, mint juleps, and TVs to watch the most exciting two minutes in sports. For more information, click here



4. Kentucky Derby Party at Nautilus
Saturday, May 4
5:30 pm @ Nautilus

You’ll have to jockey for a seat at Nautilus’ cozy and lively bar to watch the big race this Saturday! Don your best hat and enjoy some southern hospitality as the bartending team whip up mint juleps and a host of bourbon creations. For more information, click here



5. May the 4th Be with You
Saturday, May 4
7:00 pm @ The Chicken Box

Star Wars fans, break out your lightsabers – this one’s for you! The Nantucket Sports & Therapeutic Accessible Recreation (S.T.A.R.)’s annual gala is Stars Wars themed and is sure to be an out-of-this-world good time. Dalton and the Sheriffs will be on hand to play some tunes and attendees will be able to participate in a raffle to win a new gas grill. For more information, click here


6. Cisco De Mayo 
Sunday, May 5
All Day @ Cisco Brewers

It’s one of the most fun days of the year at Cisco Brewers – Cisco De Mayo! Grab a festive Ciscochelada and enjoy tunes from Tricky Dicks. After this fun Sunday fiesta, you’re sure to need a good long siesta. For more information, click here


7. TWN Staged Reading: California Suite
Sunday, May 5
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ Bennett Hall

Add a little drama to your Sunday afternoon with Theatre Workshop of Nantucket’s staged reading of their upcoming production of Neil Simon’s comedy stage play “California Suite.” For more information about TWN, click here


8. Extraordinary Nantucket Women
Sunday, May 5
3:00 pm @ The Whaling Museum

Here’s to strong women – may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them… and may we listen to their stories. Join 15 extraordinary local women to hear their tales of hard work, triumph, failure, and learning all along the way. Speakers include Executive Directors, business owners, artists, doctors, teachers, and more. For tickets and more information, click here


9. Libation Celebration
Thursday, May 9
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm @ Epernay Wine & Spirits

Bring some silver or linen wine labels to keep with tradition and celebrate 12 years at Epernay’s annual anniversary wine tasting party! Raise a glass (and nibble on some delicious artisanal cheeses) to “cheers” for a glorious summer and another fun ride around the sun at Epernay. For more information, click here


10. CRU Opening Night
Thursday, May 9
5:00 pm @ CRU

Fresh on the release of their mouth-watering new cookbook, CRU is ready to reopen for the 2019 season with a bang! Come for a Crucomber, stay for a lobster roll, and enjoy the best view in town. For more information, click here

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