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Tuesday 26th of September 2017
Current Nantucket Time - 08:29:41 AM
Nantucket Sunrise: 06:36:10 AM
Nantucket Sunset: 06:26:35 PM
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Upcoming events on Nantucket today.
7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Early-Bird Bird Walks
Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews will take you on a boutique birding experience. Birds are an important part of Nantucket's ecosystem and the island is know as an excellent birding spot. After a brief visit to the Museum's ornithology collection, you will head out to some of the best birding areas around town. MMA Natural Science Museum, Corner of Milk & Vestal Streets Preregistration required 508-228-9198 $45; MMA Members $30
8:00 AM
Nantucket Walkabout Hike: Shawkemo Hills
A hiking experience through a portion of the island dramatically shaped by the last glacier to cover most of North America. From a high spot on this hike, see and learn about the formation of Coatue, Great Point, the Haulover, Nantucket Harbor and inner harbor shores. And from a low spot along the trail, sometimes called a frost bottom because frost prevails only at these lowest of island elevation when it does nowhere else on Nantucket, discover how the glacier shaped the hills and dells kames and kettles in geologic terms of this north central part of the island. Registration required:
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Whaling History Tour
Enjoy complimentary coffee while you cruise through Nantucket Harbor and hear stories from the Whaling Era. Shearwater Excursions. Reservations: 508-228-7037 or
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