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Saturday, July 22, 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.

Tuesday, August 8, 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
Wednesday, August 9, 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
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Home to the Weymouth Historical Society,the homestead houses a genealogical library with Weymouth records from the 1600’s, a shoe shop which is original to the homestead, a military room with memorabilia from the Revolutionary War through World War I, and a carriage house with antique sleighs, farming and ice harvesting tools. Open Wednesdays 9am - 1pm , excluding holidays or by appointment.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm

Fourth annual summertime concert series outside of Stop & Shop Headquarters. Entertainment varies weekly. Live music, reggae, pop, country, folk, dixie land, etc.

Stop and Shop Plaza, 1385 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Free Event
Thursday, August 10, 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, August 10, 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, August 10, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Unleash your creative side! You and your friends can gather in the beautiful gallery space of Milton Art Center to paint, sip, socialize and be inspired under the direction of one of our local artists!Join us for Paint Night on the second Thursday of each month. No painting experience is necessary. You will be in a fun-filled environment and will create your own masterpiece that you can take home and proudly display! Online registration only, no tickets will be sold at the door. (48 hour cancellation policy. No refund, can attend next session only.)

Friday, August 11, 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, August 11, 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
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
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to children under 5.
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
Price: 
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
Price: 
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
Price: 
$60-$79

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