Nantucket usually has an attractive crowd of bar-hoppers making the scene around town. You'll find good singles scenes at the Boarding House and The Club Car, which are reviewed earlier as restaurants, or Slip 14 on South Wharf at 14 Old South Wharf (tel. 508/228-2033; www.slip14.com). Live music comes in many guises on Nantucket, and there are a number of good itinerant performers who play at different venues. Meanwhile, it may be Reggae Night at The Chicken Box, 16 Daves St. (tel. 508/228-9717; www.thechickenbox.com), when the median age of this rocking venue rises by a decade or two. For a fun, down-low bar outside of town, try the Muse, 44 Surfside Rd. (tel. 508/228-1471). Cover about $5.
Theatre buffs will want to spend an evening at the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, 2 Centre St. (at the Methodist Church; tel. 508/228-4305; www.theatreworkshop.com). This shoebox-size theater assays thought-provoking plays as readily as summery farces. The season runs 8 months, well into the fall. Tickets are $25. You can catch the children's productions ($12) from mid-July to mid-August.
Movies -- Nantucket has one first-run movie theater: Starlight Theatre & Cafe, 1 N. Union St. (tel. 508/228-4435; www.starlightnantucket.com). The Siasconset Casino, 10 New St., Siasconset (tel. 508/257-6661), shows films Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday in season for $5.
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