Daily Archives: May 29, 2008

Coming Up on Nantucket Beginning 5/29/08

Arts and social events for Friday (5/30) through Thursday (6/5):


BENEFITS and NON-PROFIT EVENTS

The Big Brothers Big Sisters 28th Annual Iron Teams Relay takes place this Sunday, June 1, beginning at 8:00 am. Teams and individuals can race in one or more legs including beach and road running, a paddle, a swim and a 19 mile bike ride. The race ends at the Chicken Box with an after party and awards ceremony.

MSPCA Flea (and Tick) Market is this Sunday, June 1, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at the MSPCA.
Details.

The Pan Mass Challenge TeamNantucket Fundraiser is Wednesday, June 4, 5:00 pm at Jetties Beach. The Pan Mass Challenge is a two-day 192-mile bike ride from Sturbridge to Provincetown. TeamNantucket: Scott Thomas, Don Kolp, Meghan Canning, and Scott Allan. Details.


THEATER

Nantucket Theatrical Production’s Short Play Festival entitled “Imagination’s Run Wild”, is comprised of 3 one-act plays by winners of the 2007 Nationwide Short Play Festival and Competition. For this last weekend, curtain is 7:30 PM on Friday May 30th, and Saturday May 31st.
Upstairs Performance Space, Methodist Church. Tickets – $10. Details.


NIGHT LIFE & CONCERTS

At the Box, Superhoney plays through Saturday, the 29th-31st. Then it’s Miss Fairchild on Monday and Tuesday (2nd and 3rd).

The AM Group, last year regularly at the Rose & Crown, now spins every Saturday night at the Muse through October, with “Drop: Local Flavor from Local DJ’s” House music. Details. Video.

At the Rose & Crown, it’s Poker Night on Monday’s, Trivia Quiz Night every Tuesday (at 7 pm), 80′s Video Dance Party on Wednesday, Karaoke on Thursday (9 pm), Disco Night on Friday, Top 40 Video Dance Party on Saturday, and the 2008 Summertime Karaoke Contest on Sundays.


SPEAKERS & GAMS

Essex Gam, the Globe Gam, and History Charades. Wednesday, June 4, at 7:00 pm at the Whaling Museum.


WALKS AND TOURS

For Nantucket Preservation Month, The Nantucket Preservation Trust presents an Architectural Walking Tour of Sconset: Friday, May 30th at 4 pm. Details.


NANTUCKET BIODIVERSITY INITIATIVE

The Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative (NBI) is a partnership between Nantucket conservation organizations, government agencies, and visiting and on-island scientists and naturalists in documenting the biodiversity of the islands and adjacent waters of Nantucket, and monitoring and conserving that biodiversity.
Download Week’s Schedule
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MOVIES

How to Cook Your Life is a cooking class with zen priest and chef Edward Espe Brown. Friday, May 30, 7 pm at the Atheneum. Details.

Amandla: A Revolution In Four Part Harmony is a documentary about protest music in South Africa and the struggle against apartheid. Monday, June 2, 2008, 7:00 pm at the Atheneum. Details.

At the Starlight:

Sex and the City: Friday – Saturday (5/30 – 5/31)

For times, go to the Arts & Social Calendar.


WINE TASTING

Every Saturday, 4 to 6:00 pm at The Cellar. The focus changes weekly, and tastings are complimentary.


See the Arts & Social Calendar for additional details on the events listed above.

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