N TOP TEN: SEPTEMBER 20 – 26, 2019

The ultimate activities guide for the week of September 20 – 26, 2019.


1. Fridays for Future Global Climate Strike
Friday, September 20
7:45 am @ Town Building

In over 150 countries people are stepping up this week to support young climate strikers and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Fight for your future and your planet’s future at Nantucket’s chapter of the Global Climate Strike. For more information on the strike and how it started, click here


2. Plant-Based Mock/Cocktail Party
Friday, September 20
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Join Kyleen Keenan from “Not Your Sugar Mama’s” and Native Shoes for an evening worthy of a champagne toast! The best part? Everything included in this class is plant-based and safe for your animal friends –  cheers to that! For tickets and more information, click here


3. Family Fun Day
Saturday, September 21
11:00 am – 2:00 pm @ Camp Richard

This event lives up to its name – a fun-filled day for the whole family! Enjoy live music, a BBQ, guided nature walks, a scavenger hunt, camp games, horseshoes, 3 legged-race, pumpkin ring toss, and more! Open to all ages and activities are free, with a donation encouraged to the Nantucket Land Council. For more information, click here


4. Sip & Script: A Modern Calligraphy Class
Saturday, September 21
1:00 pm @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Cross your T’s and dot your I’s all the way to this fun and interactive class! Sip & Script Calligraphy experts will be on hand to teach you the basics of artistic handwriting. Class includes a beginner’s calligraphy kit (two nibs, black ink pot, 2 letter guides, tracing paper and straight pen holder), all Paper Source writing materials, light appetizers, and wine/cocktails. For tickets and more information, click here


5. Be Part of History
Saturday, September 21
5:00 pm @ American Legion

Honor the veterans in our community at this historic event! Sip cocktails with Jamie Howarth on the piano and then devour a dinner of steak & shrimp with lobster sauce. After dinner there will be dancing with ECliff and the Swingdogs. Tickets are $100 and $50 for Veterans. For more information click here, and for tickets click here. 


6. Book Signing with Rob Cocuzzo
Sunday, September 22
10:30 am – 12:00 pm @ Mitchell’s Book Corner

Take an adventure through Italy all from the comfort of your own home in Rob Cocuzzo’s latest book The Road to San Donato. This tale of a father and son’s cycling journey will excite you with every turn of the bike handle. For more information on the book signing, click here


7. See You Later Alligator
Sunday, September 22
4:30 pm @ The Chicken Box

What once began as a farewell to the summer crowd (often wearing a certain croc-adorned polo) has now become an annual tradition to say thank you to all those who come for the high season. Come one, come all to the Chicken Box for live music, raw bar, hamburgers and hot dogs. For more information about the Chicken Box, click here


8. Nantucket Chamber Annual Member & Awards Celebration
Monday, September 23
5:30 – 9:00 pm @ The Dreamland

The Nantucket Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Annual Member Celebration at the Dreamland this Monday. Celebrate the island’s biggest accomplishments, such as Achievement of Merit, Small Business of the Year, and more! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


9. Sustainable Nantucket NantucketGrown Dinner
Wednesday, September 25
6:00 pm @ Straight Wharf Restaurant

Reasons to go to the next NantucketGrown dinner: 1. You’ll be eating delicious fare from SWR. 2. You’ll be supporting local growers, harvesters, fishermen, and chefs. And 3. Did we mention you’ll be enjoying scrumptious Straight Wharf food?! Those all sound like great reasons to us! For tickets and more information, click here


10. Italian Harvest Wine Tasting 
Thursday, September 26
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ Epernay Wine & Spirits

Italy is a great idea no matter the time of year, but Harvest Season might just the best of the best. Enjoy fall favorites poured by Mike Curran, New England Regional Manager of fine wine importer Frederick Wildman & Sons – you’ll be singing “That’s Amore!” in no time! For more information, click here