Events for Jul 16 2017

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Sunday, July 16, 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 15, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, July 16, 2017 (All day)

The 31st Annual Lipton Cup Regatta, sponsored by Squantum Yacht Club, is held in accordance with Massachusetts Boating and Yacht Clubs Association. Featuring junior sailing in the N-10/Turnaboat, Optimist and Laser fleets and adult racing in the 210, Club 420, Hustler, Laser, Multihulls, Rhodes 19 and Thunderbird Classes. Regatta is a Mass Bay Sailing Association qualifier and the District 7 women's Laser Radial Championship. Spectators can view races during this two day regatta anywhere along Quincy Shore Drive.

646 Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-770-4811
Price: 
Registration fee for regatta participants.
Sunday, July 16, 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
Sunday, July 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

The Blue Hill Adventure & Quarry Museum leads this guided hike of the Quincy Quarries Reservation includes visit to the first commercial railway in America, the Granite Railway Incline (1828) and the Lyons Turning Mill (1893). This six mile tour is recommended for intermediate to advanced hikers. Departs at 10am and expected to return at 3pm. Advance registration required. To register, call 781-326-0079 or email, and provide name, phone number, and number of participants. 

Price: 
$12 donation and advance reservations required.
Sunday, July 16, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Wakefield Estate, which includes over 22 acres of formal gardens, orchards, woodlands and wetlands, is a beautiful place for an informal stroll.

1465 Brush Hill Road
Milton, MA 02186
Price: 
$5, free to children under 12. Special events have alternate rates.