Summer is upon us and the calendar is filling up. Here's a list of upcoming events the weekend of June 3rd – 5th.
Friday, June 3rd ~ 11am – 12pm
Take a tour of the replicated 17th century kitchen held at the Oldest House on Sunset Hill. You will learn about the plants grown and how they were used in Colonial times. Free to NHA members and $6 for Historic Sites Pass. For more information, visit http://www.nha.org/sites/oldesthouse.html.
Friday, June 3rd 6pm – 8pm
Opening Reception: Ballot voting by the public will determine the People's Choice Award winners for 2011.
Friday, June 3rd ~ 9:30am, Saturday, June 4th ~ 9:30am & 1:30pm & Sunday, June 5th 9:30am & 1:30pm
Learn about the fascinating flora and fauna that call Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge home on a guided 2.5 hour 4×4 over-sand vehicle tour. You will also have the opportunity to climb the Great Point Lighthouse for a bird's eye view. For details and tickets, call 508-228-6799 or visit www.thetrustees.org/ccwr.
Friday, June 3rd ~ 8:30pm, Saturday, June 4th ~ 7:30pm & Sunday, June 5th 3:00pm
Seafarer, a darkly humorous tale of friendship, redemption and betting against the odds is being presented by the Nantucket Theatre Workshop. It will be held at the Methodist Church at 2 Centre Street. For more information, call 508-228-4305 or visit www.theatreworkshop.com.
Saturday, June 4th ~ 8am
Meet at the Grand Union and then spend just one hour cleaning up various parts of Nantucket. Bring your friends and neighbors and come rain or shine! For more information, visit www.ackcleanteam.org.
Saturday, June 4th ~ 9am – 10am
Everyone is encouraged, children and adults, to dress as pirates and mermaids and parade down Straight Wharf and then return to the Toy Boat for treasures. All are welcome and there is no charge.
Saturday, June 4th ~ 3pm
Graduation will be at the NHS at 10 Surfside Road. Congratulations to the class of 2011.
Saturday, June 4th ~ 7pm – 8pm
Jess Clemons music has been featured on several compilations, including MVY Radio's Fresh Produce Volume 5 and she won the 2008 Burlington Acoustic Singer/Songwriter Contest and placed 2nd in the Flat Rock Musical Festival's Songwriter Contest. Jess will be performing at the Nantucket Atheneum at 1 India Street and the concert is free.
Saturday, June 4th ~ 11am & Sunday, June 5th ~ 11am
Take a grand tour of hte Observatory at the Maria Mitchell Association at the Natural Science Museum located at the corner of Milk and Vestal Streets. For more information, call 508-228-9198, visit www.mmo.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, June 5th ~ 8am – 11am
Nantucket Bird Club Walk
Birders of all levels are welcome to meet at Nantucket High School parking lot, 10 Surfside, to go on a 2+ hour bird walk. Dress for the weather. For more information, call 508-228-1693.
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