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.
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.
This guided hike, led by the Quarry Hills and Adventure Museum, explores the Quincy and Milton areas of the Blue Hills Reservation. This three mile tour is recommended for intermediate hikers. To register, call 781-326-0079 or email and provide name, phone number and number of participants. Meeting place to be determined.
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.
Life Community Church welcomes all to their free family event at DCR Wollaston Beach which will feature carnival games, face painting, inflatables, crafts, and much much more. Families can picnic on the beach, or purchase food from Daddy's Fried Dough and local restaurants. In addition, everyone is encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs for the showing of Moana at sundown. Don't miss it!
Every Saturday evening, excluding holiday weekends, New England Wildlife Center sponsors the Catbird Café; the South Shore’s longest running open mic, playing original music. The Catbird Café is hosted by Steve Martin and his wife Cathy Donlon. Steve is a well-known musician throughout the region and brings a thematic consistency between the care of wildlife and music. Participants in the Catbird Café range in age from young elementary school students to octogenarians, from singing families to poets and belly dancers. Sign up to perform starts at 4:30 and performing starts at 5:00 p.m.
Come cheer on Quincy's hometown semi-pro football team, the Quincy Militia versus Marshfield Hurricanes. Teams belong to the Eastern Football League. Food and merchandise concessions are open. Kick-Off at 7:00 p.m. Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
$10 for adults and teens. $5 for children ages 6-12. Free for children under 6 years old. Free for all Veterans; please show an ID along with your VA Health Card, Separation Papers or DD214 at the gate entrance.