Past Meetup

Nantucket Fun Week 8/24-8/30

This Meetup is past

8 people went

Price: $825.00 /per person

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Rejuvenate in one of the most relaxing places in New England!

Spend a great time in beautiful, quaint Nantucket with a group of fun and fabulous people.

Special last minute rates and dates!
$575 (3 nights), $725 (4 nights) $825 (5 or 6 nights)
Change the amount in the payment box when you RSVP then send Jacki an email with your arrival date.

We are renting a fabulous house with lots of bedrooms and bathrooms and is only a ten minute walk from down town. This is the third year in a row offering this trip and it is always a huge hit! My favorite trip of the year!

You are free to do your own thing. Usually people will break out into groups according to interest (i.e. beach, biking, shopping, island tours, museums, etc.). We then all get together in the evening for dinner and entertainment. There will be group activities offered throughout the week which you may choose to participate in if you like. For the most part, it's pretty laid back and you are free to do whatever you want whenever you want.

The house has everything you need from beach and bath towels, beach chairs, linens, cooking utensils, etc.

First 7 people to respond will get a single room! After that, it will be double occupancy (2 twin beds in each room).

Please note that there are stairs to all bedroom floors.
First come first serve. Nicer rooms get assigned in order of payments received.
For room shares - we will match you with a roommate if you need one.
Cancellation Policy
Before 8/7/13 - You will get a full refund minus a $25 processing fee.
After 8/7/13 - You will get a full refund minus a $100 cancellation fee.
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Ferry Transportation Options ($35 to $77 round trip)
It's recommended to get a one way ticket, as you may decide to take a different boat returning.
Steamship Traditional Ferry - $35 round trip ($17.50 one way) - 2 1/4 hrs
Steamship Fast Ferry - $35 one way ($67 round trip) 1 hr
Hyline Traditional Ferry - $22.50 one way ($45 round trip) less than 2 hrs - click on the Traditional Tab when you go to this site
Hyline Fast Ferry $77 round trip ($38.50 one way) 1 hr
Note that there is a $20 parking fee per car, per day in Hyannis. It's a good idea to carpool and share this expense. You do not need reservations for the traditional ferries, but you do for the fast ferries.
More good info...
There are grocery stores nearby for food shopping. Most usually shop for their own breakfast items to have in the house. You can also choose to purchase lunch items for packing a lunch for the beach. Feel free to cook your own meals for dinner too if you like. Most usually go out for dinner.
Getting Around the Island - It's very easy to get around the Island
There are taxis and buses that can take you pretty much any place you want to go. We are in walking distance of town and for a dollar or two the buses will take you to the beaches on the Island. Car and scooter rentals are also available. The bus stops are very close to the house.
Suggested Itinerary - subject to change - all events are optional.
You are always free to do whatever you like.
Saturday, August 24
9:15 am – 11:30 am Ferry
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch in town
2 pm – 6 pm Free Time – on own (shop in town, unpack, food shop, walk, beach, etc.)
6 pm – Dinner at Starlight Café Uprooted Hootenany

Sunday, August 25
3 pm – 5:30 pm Jeff Ross at Cisco Brewery
6 pm – 8 pm Dinner at Rose & Crown – Live Music Equinox
8:30 pm Nantucket Comedy Improv ($10)
Monday, August 26
3:30 pm – Meet at house to depart for Cisco Brewery
4:00 pm – Brewery Tour for those who want to attend
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Timbukblues Perform Live Music at Cisco
7:00 pm – Dinner at Jetties Beach (Lorna & PJ play 6-10pm)
Tuesday, August 27
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Tai Chi Class ($10 Atheneum Garden, 1 India St)
7:15 pm – Dinner in Town (i.e. Tavern upstairs outside? Or other..)
9 pm – Open Mic at Muse

Wednesday, August 28
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Timbukblues at Starlight Café
6:00 pm – 10 pm Billy Voss Live Has opened for Dave Matthews Band - Jetties Beach
5 pm – 7 pm Late Night at the Museum, Whaling Museum, $10 galleries and exhibitions open – screening of Nantucket 6 pm “Nantucket”
Thursday, August 29
4 pm – 7 pm Tony Lee Thomas at Cisco Brewers***** a must - he is great!!!
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM Karaoke Rose & Crown for those who can stay up!