21 Nov 2019

Weekend Events: Cultural Events!

Are you almost ready for some turkey? Thanksgiving is just a week away and the island is bustling with ACKtivities for locals and visitors alike. Lee Real Estate is close to launching its Guide to an Island Thanksgiving so be sure to check back tomorrow. In the meantime, check out these events happening in the next few days before the big Thanksgiving events kick off mid-next week.


Friday, 11/22, 7pm @ Bennett Hall

Calling all musical fans! The opening night of Theater Workshop‘s production Matlida: The Musical is Friday night. The Tony Award winning musical is based on the children’s classic by Roald Dahl and is captivating for all ages. Get your tickets here. Can’t make it for opening night? The production will be running from November 22nd through December 14th.

Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum Yard Sale

Saturday 11/23, 9am – 3pm & Sunday 11/24, 10am – 2pm @ Bartlett’s Farm

The annual Yard Sale put on by the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum is one of the can’t miss shopping events of the year! There is something for everyone – kitchen items, furniture, clothing, gardening items and more! Some of the best bargains of the year can be found at this event, so don’t miss out. Head down to Bartlett’s Farm to check it out.

Festival of Wreaths Preview Party

Tuesday 11/26, 5:30pm to 7:30pm @ Nantucket Whaling Museum

We’re itching to kick off the holiday season and what better event than the Festival of Wreaths Party. The Nantucket Historical Association puts on the Festival of Wreaths at the Whaling Museum the week of Thanksgiving to benefit the NHA’s year-round community outreach efforts. The preview party kicks off the week on Tuesday November 26th. Come to the party and get a sneak peak at all the wreaths and place your silent auction bids on your favorite ones. Enjoy a cocktail and some light bites to kick off the holiday week. Tickets available here.

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