N TOP TEN: November 30 – December 6, 2018

The ultimate activities guide for November 30 – December 6, 2018.


1. AAN Cool Yule Holiday Party
Friday, November 30
5:30 – 7:30 pm @ Cecelia Joyce 7 Seward Johnson Gallery

Bring home a new beauty to hang above the mantel at the AAN Cool Yule holiday Party. The festive fete highlights the work of the AAN’s 260 members and will feature mini masterpieces from the Holiday Small Works exhibition. For more information, click here


2. Santa Claus Arrives
Saturday, December 1
11:45 am @ Straight Wharf

Santa Claus is coming to town! Head to Main Street to hear the town crier ring in Stroll weekend, join in the merry holiday spirit, and see the big man in the red suit himself. For more information, click here


3.  Susan Lister Locke Stroll Soiree 
Friday, November 30 + Saturday, December 1
Friday 5:00 – 7:00 pm / Saturday 3:30 – 5:30 pm @ The Susan Lister Locke Gallery

Join Santa and a sleigh-full of jewelry at the Susan Lister Locke Gallery this weekend! Old Saint Nick will be stopping by to take pictures, and surprise sales will be happening all weekend. For more information, click here


4. Sentient Jet Festive Warming Hut
Saturday, December 1
All Day @ 17 Main Street

Take a break from the cold in the warm and cozy warming hut provided by Sentient Jet. The festive gathering space will include a soup and chowder bar and a custom hot cocoa bar, including chocolate airplanes, gingerbread cookies, mini marshmallows, sprinkles and whipped cream! The best part? Donations for the treats go to the Boys & Girls Club. For more information, click here


5. Icarus Jewelry Trunk Show
Saturday, December 1 + Sunday, December 2
All Day @ Res Ipsa

Get decked out to deck the halls with jewels from Icarus. These special handmade pieces will be available during their trunk show at Res Ipsa, and the artists will be there too! You can even meet with them to create a one-of-a-kind gem for the holidays. For more information, click here


6. Sip, Snacks & Stroll at Calista West
Saturday, December 1
3:00 – 6:00 pm @ Calista West, 34 Centre Street

Frost yourself in a new piece of jewelry while you snack on frosted treats! Calista West will be hosting a festive afternoon to celebrate the launch of Bespoke Proposals. Enjoy 20% off jewelry purchases and special giveaways. For more information, click here


7. Straight Wharf Paseo de Navidad
Friday, November 30 – Sunday, December 2
11:30 am – 1:00 am @ straight wharf restaurant

Who says it’s too cold outside –  SWR is bringing the Mexican heat! The popular bar and eatery is reopening this weekend with a special Mexican-themed menu, featuring limited-edition cocktails and their famous taquitos. For more information, click here

8. Book Signings 

Saturday, December 1
All Day @ Mitchell’s Book Corner + Nantucket Bookworks

Get those pens ready, we’re about to give you the full breakdown of noteworthy authors signing their books this weekend. At Mitchell’s Book Corner, you’ve got Kathy Richen 10-11am, Peter Saverine 11am-12pm, Renee Pembroke 12-1pm, Nancy Thayer 1-2pm, Nathaniel Philbrick 2-3pm, and Elin Hilderbrand 4-5pm. Over at Nantucket Bookworks, Barnaby Bear author Wendy Rouillard will be on hand from 11am-5pm to sign her books at Barnaby’s Place. For more information, click here


9. Meet Santa at the Brewery
Sunday, December 2
11:00 am – 2:00 pm @ Cisco Brewers

Rounding out Santa’s busy schedule this weekend is a stop at Cisco Brewers! The top toy-maker will be available for pictures for a donation of $10, which will go to support Small Friends on Nantucket. Bonus: children will receive a holiday gift bag! For more information, click here


10. Cru Apres Ski Brunch
Friday, November 23
10:00 am @ Children’s Beach

No chairlift necessary for this Après Ski party! Wear your warmest winter wear for CRU’s famous stroll Fest, and then make sure you stretch before shredding the dancefloor with tunes by DJ Ryan Brown. For more information about Cru, click here

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