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Thursday, June 29, 2017 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 10, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 10, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 (All day)

Wander the island and experience awe-inspiring site-specific installations by artists-in-residence made exclusively from found objects and native plant life. Download the Boston Harbor Islands phone app to listen to exclusive artist interviews discussing the pieces on display.

Peddocks Island, Boston Harbor
Free Event
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:00am

Explore America’s birth as a global economic power in the 19th century through the prism of one family’s inspiring stories of adventure, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and civic leadership. Long considered the jewel of Milton, this majestic Greek revival mansion was built in 1833 and contains the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family including China trade heirlooms and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Historic Preservation work has recently been completed. The museum is open to the public for tours at 11am and 2pm on Thursdays and Saturdays.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to children under 5.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Join Al Bina of the Quincy Quarry & Granite Workers Museum to learn about the efforts underway to restore the mill and to establish a museum to show the history of quarrying and stonecutting and show its relationship to the industrilization as it relates to Quincy. Built in 1894, the mill used giant lathes to turn granite into columns, spheres & works of art. 

Thursday, June 29, 2017 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

The Quincy Young Professionals are co-hosting with South Shore Young Professionals to bring you the best event of the year for networking south of Boston, at one of the best golf hangouts in the world. Special guest entertainment Jason Cardinal. You won't want to miss this gathering! Advance registration recommended.

333 Ricciuiti Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-689-1900
Price: 
Admission is FREE for all QYP members, $20 for non-members.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Restore Christian Church for their annual summer Block Parties. These events are entirely free and include yard games, inflatables, free food, and live music. Each party is open to the public from 6-8pm. 

527 South Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

Take a theatrical journey through the last 10 years in the life of the Sixth President of the United States John Quincy Adams in a rousing one man dramatic performance based on the President’s own diaries. Following the one hour performance, the show’s creator/actor Jim Cooke will host a talk-back session and docents will provide complimentary tours of the Adams Crypt; final resting place of the Adams Presidents and First Ladies. This event is co-sponsored by Discover Quincy and the Quincy Historical Society,

1306 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1290
Free Event
Friday, June 30, 2017 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 10, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee.

Friday, June 30, 2017 (All day)

Wander the island and experience awe-inspiring site-specific installations by artists-in-residence made exclusively from found objects and native plant life. Download the Boston Harbor Islands phone app to listen to exclusive artist interviews discussing the pieces on display.

Peddocks Island, Boston Harbor
Free Event
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:15am

Come view the work of 60+ local artists and enjoy an entertainment lineup led by House DJ’s Stenny & Steve Miller. Cash Bar.

The Woodward School
20 Greenleaf Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-5610
Free Event
Friday, June 30, 2017 -
11:30am to 5:30pm

Celebrating its 35th season! One of the oldest farmers markets in Massachusetts, vendors at Quincy's Farmers Market work family farms, some over 100 years old. More than a market, it's a true piece of Americana featuring local small business and entrepreneurial ventures, family activities, and music. All of the produce is local and picked within 24 hours of sale. Many of the varieties of fruits and vegetables, Heirloom tomatoes and peppers, heritage apples, are not available at supermarkets.  Open Fridays, 11:30am-5:30pm, rain or shine from June 23 to November 17, 2017.

Vietnam Veterans Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Friday, June 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Discover Quincy's Pop Up Art Gallery is a chance for the public to see how a collaboration of local artists have transformed Wesner Hall in Quincy Center into an art gallery featuring the work of 70 local artists. Art is available for sale. Free admission and cash bar. Each week features a lineup of local entertainment. Details coming soon!

The Woodward School
20 Greenleaf Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-5610
Free Event
Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day)

Parade begins at the Hollis School, 482 Washington Street. Fair and fireworks at Braintree High School, 128 Town Street. Parade starts at 11:45 a.m. Games and rides begin at 2:00 p.m. Live entertainment all day. Fireworks at 10:00 p.m.
The rain date is Sunday, July 2, 6-10PM with DJ music and kids games starting at 6 PM and fireworks at 10 PM.

Free Event
Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 10, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day)

Wander the island and experience awe-inspiring site-specific installations by artists-in-residence made exclusively from found objects and native plant life. Download the Boston Harbor Islands phone app to listen to exclusive artist interviews discussing the pieces on display.

Peddocks Island, Boston Harbor
Free Event

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