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Tuesday, July 25, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

South Shore School of Theater Juniors (ages 7-12) produce Getting to Know... The King & I on Friday, July 28 at 7pm and Saturday, July 29 at 2pm.

Eastern Nazarene College, Cove Fine Arts Center
23 East Elm Ave
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-745-3000
Price: 
$10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Tickets are available for purchase at the door.
Saturday, July 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
Saturday, July 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.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 (All day)

JM Productions presents a series of summer entertainment departing from Quincy's Squantum Point Park at Marina Bay. 

Squantum Point Park
Haul Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-727-5290
Price: 
$47.50 per person
Saturday, July 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

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.

Chickatawbut Hill
Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-698-1802
Price: 
$12 donation. Advance reservations required.
Saturday, July 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.
Saturday, July 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 9:00pm

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!

Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-727-5290
Free Event
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

South Shore School of Theater Juniors (ages 7-12) produce Getting to Know... The King & I on Friday, July 28 at 7pm and Saturday, July 29 at 2pm.

Eastern Nazarene College, Cove Fine Arts Center
23 East Elm Ave
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-745-3000
Price: 
$10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Tickets are available for purchase at the door.
Saturday, July 29, 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
Price: 
A $2 donation is requested to help pay for the cost of the program.  
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

Come cheer on Boston's hometown professional lacrosse team, the Boston Cannons versus Florida Launch. Teams belong to Major League Lacrosse. Food and merchandise concessions are open. 

65 North Harvard Street
Allston, MA 02134
Price: 
Ticket prices vary.
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

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.

850 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253
Price: 
$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.
Sunday, July 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
Sunday, July 30, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Dear Friends,

Let's get together for a cookout at Houghton's Pond near the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton!
This event will be from 11am-4pm on Sunday July 30th.

We will be located at Picnic Site #5. This is near the small parking lot off Blue Hill River Road. Not the main parking lot near the playground.

You can arrive anytime, and stay however long you'd like. The address is 850 Hillside St in Milton. Route 93 / Exit 3.

840 Hillside Street
Milton, MA 02186
Free Event
Sunday, July 30, 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.

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