Events for Aug 12 2017

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Saturday, August 12, 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
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 9:00am

This guided bike tour rides through Quincy from the easternmost tip at Nut Island to the highest elevation at the Chickatawbut Overlook. Ride departs at 9:00 a.m. from Bernazzani School.


Saturday, August 12, 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
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to children under 5.
Saturday, August 12, 2017 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm

Meriel Marina Bay Hosts
MMB By The Sea: Boardwalk Expansion Celebration

August 12th event to feature vendors, food trucks, live entertainment and beer garden

552 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617.431.6150
Free Event
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 5:00pm

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.

New England Wildlife Center
500 Columbian Street
Weymouth, MA 02190
Phone: 781-682-4878
A $2 donation is requested to help pay for the cost of the program.  
Saturday, August 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

In this Eastern Football League (EFL) football game, the Marshfield Hurricanes travel to Quincy to meet the Quincy Militia. Gate opens at 6 p.m. The Q-Zone Food and Merchandise Concession Stands are open at all Home Games. The Militia will travel to Marshfield on September 9.

850 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253
Adult/Teen = $10 Kids (Ages 6 to 12) = $5 Children (Ages 5 and under) = Free Veterans: Free Admission (Veterans: Please show us your valid ID, and one of the following: VA Health Card, Separation Papers, or DD214 at the gate.) Thank you for serving our country!
Saturday, August 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in areas throughout the United States. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller!

120 Quarry Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617 472-5900
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 8:30pm to Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Dreamland's silent disco social clubs take dance parties to the next level. Enjoy 3 stations of music transmitted wirelessly to colored LED headsets. Don't like what's playing? Change the station! Volume too loud? Turn it down! Want to chat with someone? Take off your headsets and it will be nice and quiet.

Dreamland breaks down social barriers by providing glow bracelets to partygoers:

Green = Single and looking to mingle.
Blue = Looking to make new friends / please say hi :)
Red = Do not disturb
Rainbow = LGBTQ