N TOP TEN: October 27 – November 2, 2017

The ultimate activities guide for October 27 – November 2, 2017.


1. Breakfast Club Spooky Bike Tour
Saturday, October 28
9 – 11 A.M. @ Lemon Press

Cycle into the Halloween spirit this Saturday with this week’s Breakfast Club. Join Holly of the Nantucket blACKbook in costume for this Spooky Bike Tour starting at Lemon Press and touring the island.





2. Chili Contest
Saturday, October 28
11:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. @ Charlie Noble

Add some spice to your Saturday with Inky Santa’s 5th Annual Chili Contest hosted at Charlie Noble. Sample the island’s tastiest recipes to support Inky’s Santa Toy Drive, dedicated to fulfilling children’s wishes during the holiday season.




3. Community Haunted House
Saturday, October 28
5 – 7 P.M. @ Nantucket Boys & Girls Club

Join the Boys & Girls Club and the Nantucket Fire Department in an evening filled with spook, scare, and Halloween spirit for the annual Community Haunted House Party. Free and welcome to all, this costume-clad family event will offer games and prizes for anyone who dares.



4. Foggy Roots
Saturday, October 28
10 P.M. @ Atlas

Get down with Nantucket’s very own reggae band, Foggy Roots, this Saturday at Atlas. The island-native, island-inspired band will perform well-known hits by bands like Toots and the Maytals for a yet another energetic, unforgettable night.



5. Restorative Yoga with Live Sound Healing
Sunday, October 29
10:15 A.M. @ Dharma Yoga

Renew, release, and realign your body’s energy in Joann Burnham’s restorative yoga class meant to elevate physical and emotional health by simply letting go. Find deep relaxation and meditation through a guided series of supported postures met with soothing sounds by Dan Shaw on the handpan. To sign up, click here.




6. Sushi Sunday
Sunday, October 29
@ Lola 41

Rid your Sunday Scaries with a taste of raw goodness at LoLa 41. Every week, Nantucket’s favorite bistro will be serving up two-for-one sushi rolls in addition to its classic staples.





7. Theatre Discussion: FIT
Monday, October 30
5:30 – 6:30 P.M. @ The Atheneum

Explore the controversy surrounding reproductive rights with the creators behind White Heron’s upcoming workshop performance, FIT. In addition to discussing the art and techniques of theatrical composition, playwright Gwen Kingston and creative producer Marina Morrissey will shine a light on a series of pressing questions.




8. Barnaby’s Halloween Party
Tuesday, October 31
3:30 – 5 P.M. @ Nantucket Bookworks

Join author Wendy Rouillard and Nantucket Bookworks for friendly festivities at Barnaby’s Place this Tuesday. This Halloween special will feature snacks, activities, and a costume contest.





9. Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton
Wednesday, November 1
6:30 P.M. @ The Dreamland

Dive into the life of legendary maverick Laird Hamilton, the innovator who transcended the sport of big wave surfing for the past four decades. Take Every Wave, a 2017 NFF spotlight film, portrays Hamilton’s fearlessness to conquer the unthinkable in a dangerous yet necessary, way in order to push surfing to new limits. For tickets and more information, click here.



10. Ladies Night
Thursday, November 2
6 – 8 P.M. @ Bartlett’s Farm

Celebrate the joy of friendship at Bartlett’s 9th annual Ladies Night in love and support of the Liz Morcone de Souza Memorial Fund. New this year, Bartlett’s will host Sunflower Hour from 5 to 6 p.m. to offer early birds a first look at the items brought by over forty local vendors. For tickets and more information, click here.