N TOP TEN: December 22 – 28, 2017

The ultimate activities guide for December 22 – 28, 2017.


1. Perfect Day Performs
Friday, December 22
4 P.M. @ Cisco Brewers

It’s the perfect day… to kick off Christmas weekend with some live music and frosty brews at the Brewery! Toast the season with your friends and let local band Perfect Day lull you into thinking its summer with their beach rock party tunes.



2. Last Look for Locals
Saturday, December 23
10 A.M. – 2 P.M. @ Nantucket Culinary Center

For all you last-minute shoppers looking for the perfect gift or stocking stuffer, mosey over to Nantucket Culinary Center for a special sip and shop featuring local vendors, free treats, and a cash bar. Happy shopping!




3. Live Porch Entertainment
Saturday, December 23
5 – 7 P.M. @ The Nantucket Hotel

Join Sean Lee and Bobby McGuire for live music, holiday libations, and light bites on the Nantucket Hotel’s front porch this Christmas weekend. Cozy blankets will be provided, just bring your holiday spirit.





4. Fireside Dining
Saturday, December 23
@ Atlas

Baby, it’s cold outside… but it’s nice and warm beside the roaring fire at Atlas! Looking for a night out this weekend? This is the spot for a cozy atmosphere, delicious winter menu, and some of the best drinks around.




5. Holiday Flashback: Elf
Sunday, December 24
1 P.M. @ The Dreamland

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear.” If you’re looking for a little holiday cheer this Christmas Eve, head over to the Dreamland for a one-day-only holiday flashback showing of everyone’s favorite, “Elf.” Tickets are available here.




6. Red Ticket Drawing
Sunday, December 24
3 P.M. @ Main Street

Who will win this year? You’ve been collecting them all season, so bundle up and get to Main Street for the annual Holiday Red Ticket Drawing. Note that ticket holders must be present to win, so don’t skip this exciting event!




7. Christmas Eve Caroling
Sunday, December 24
Post-Red Ticket Drawing @ Unitarian Church

Fa la la la la! Who is ready to spread some holiday joy? Warm up your vocal chords and join the masses after the Red Ticket Drawing for a festive evening of caroling with the Unitarian Church.





8. Christmas Day Dinner
Monday, December 25
4 – 8:30 P.M. @ The Nantucket Hotel

Exhausted from all the gift-opening and Christmas revelry? Skip the kitchen and head to The Nantucket Hotel this Christmas and enjoy their holiday three-course prix fixe dinner featuring bay scallops, prime rib, squash risotto and more. With live music by Mollie Glazer and Isaiah Williams, you’ll certainly be feeling the holiday spirit.




9. Film for Thought: Bending the Arc
Wednesday, December 27
6:30 P.M. @ The Dreamland

“A feel-good documentary that’s literally about making people feel good,” “Bending the Arc” tells the story of renowned organization Partners in Health and doctors and humanitarians, Jim Yong Kim, Ophelia Dahl, and Paul Farmer, as they work to bring innovative health care to impoverished nations. For tickets and more information, click here.




10. Bubbles Beyond Borders
Thursday, December 28
4 P.M. @ Épernay Wine & Spirits

Join Épernay for a festive and delicious end-of-year bubbly tasting and get your sparkling stash in order in time for New Year’s Eve! Sip on selections from Italy, Spain, California, and take a sampling home with you to get through winter.