N TOP TEN: June 2 – 8, 2017

The ultimate activities guide for June 2 – 8, 2017.


1. Day at the Beach Fly Tournament
Saturday, June 3
5:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Rise and shine with the sun this weekend for the first annual Day at the Beach Fly Tournament hosted by the Nantucket Tackle Center and Fishing Nantucket with Captain Matt Reinemo. Create a team, pick the best spot and cast a line off the shore for a fun-filled day of competition, followed by an awards reception at the Sea Grille Restaurant. For tickets and more information, click here.



2. PASCON Dreamcatcher
Sunday, June 4
6 P.M. @ The Nantucket Yacht Club

Kick off the summer at the 24th annual PASCON Dreamcatcher event hosted at the Nantucket Yacht Club. Auction items include a vacation to Los Cabos resort and access to the Four Seasons at Hermitage Ski Club, among many others. Bidding and tickets support PASCON. For tickets and more information, click here.



3. Nantucket Restaurant Week
Monday, June 5

Nantucket Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to taste at the top spots on the island before the summer rush. Enjoy prix fixe menus at twenty participating restaurants and get your fill. For a list of participating restaurants, click here.



4. Nantucket’s Golden Age
Tuesday, June 6 – Thursday, June 8

Join the conversation about conservation at Nantucket Preservation Trust’s three-day symposium. Local and nationally-recognized architects will lead lectures and tours highlighting the island’s historic architecture, award-winning beaches, and conservation lands. For tickets and more information, click here.



5. Spring Meal
Tuesday, June 6
7 – 9:30 P.M. @ Nantucket Culinary Center

Ever wonder how chefs manage to prepare the perfect clam dish to satisfy your taste buds? Find out how to create your own clam-masterpiece at the Nantucket Culinary Center with personal chef Roz Hatch and Bruce Beni. The meal will consist of a local farm green salad, clam casino, Bruce Beni’s famous clam linguine and strawberry shortcake. For tickets and more information, click here.



6. An Evening of Shipwreck Stories
Wednesday, June 7
5:30 – 7:30 P.M. @ Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

This Wednesday, join the folks of the Egan Maritime Institute for dramatic shipwreck tales, sea shanties and appetizers at the annual Evening of Shipwreck Stories. Learn about the history that inspired the galleries within the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum and relive a little piece of the past at this entertaining event. For tickets and more information, click here.



7. Film for Thought: Buster’s Mal Heart
Wednesday, June 7
6:30 P.M. @ The Dreamland

This week’s Film for Thought at Dreamland Theater is “Buster’s Mal Heart,” a bold thriller about a hotel concierge turned to an eccentric mountain man played by Emmy Award winner Rami Malek. Come out and piece together this mystery with friends, family and all the snacks Dreamland has to offer. For tickets and more information, click here.



8. Opening Night: “Fully Committed”
Wednesday, June 7
7 P.M. @ Centre Stage

Be the first to see the Theater Workshop of Nantucket’s debut of “Fully Committed” this Wednesday at Centre Stage. Watch one actor perform 40 characters in a humorous ode to the vagaries of the Manhattan restaurant scene written by Becky Mode. The show will begin this week and continue through July 1. For tickets and more information, click here.



9. Behind the Scenes Farm Tour
Thursday, June 8
9 A.M. @ Bartlett’s Farm

Switch up the scenery for your morning walk this Thursday and head over to Bartlett’s Farm for a free, one-hour behind-the-scenes tour of the farm. The tour consists of visits into their various greenhouses, history of the farm and knowledge about how all of the produce within the farm are grown. For more information, click here.




10. Out of the Box: Unpacking Nantucket Stories
Thursday, June 8
6 P.M. @ The Whaling Museum

Join the Nantucket Historical Association this Thursday evening for a special behind-the-scenes tour of their newest exhibition, “Out of the Box: Unpacking Nantucket Stories.” Robyn & John Davis Chief Curator Michael Harrison will give guests an impression of the treasured artifacts on display, as well as reveal the stories of over four centuries of Nantucket’s inhabitants. For tickets and more information, click here.