Events for Sep 16 2017

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, September 17, 2017 (All day)

The signature event of the Quincy Art Association is one of the best family oriented art shows in and around Boston and the South Shore. The ArtsFest offers a juried and members’ show featuring over 500 pieces of artwork and photography presented by some of the most talented artists in the area. Our juried photography show boasts black & white, color, digitally altered, and digitally painted photographs. Our photography exhibit features many fine photographers, including members of the South Shore Camera Club. Artwork is available for purchase.

1 Merrymount Parkway
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 9:00am

This guided bike tour shows riders new routes through the back streets of the Merrymount, Adams Shore and Houghs Neck neighborhoods to connect our city by bike. Ride departs at 9:00 a.m. from Merrymount School, 8 Agawam Road.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

The goal of A New Way Recovery Center is to bring an awareness of the importance of taking care of our Body, Mind, and Spirit and to celebrate Recovery Month with our community. 

85 Quincy Avenue, Suite B
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-302-3287
Free Event
Saturday, September 16, 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, September 16, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Open for tours limited Saturdays from 11am to 3pm during 2017;May 21, June 3 and 17, July 8 and 22, August 5  and 19, September 2 and 16. The earliest surviving home of the Quincy family, this house was built in 1686 by Edmund Quincy and greatly expanded and remodeled in 1706 displaying the evolution of colonial architecture. The house welcomed Benjamin Franklin as a guest and had frequent visits from young lawyer John Adams. The childhood home of Dorothy Quincy, who became Mrs.

34 Butler Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-742-3190
Price: 
Free, donations appreciated
Free Event
Saturday, September 16, 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, Fridays, and Saturdays.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to members
Saturday, September 16, 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, September 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join the Braintree Historical Society and Sustainable Braintree for a Farm to Table Dinner on the lawn at the Thayer House. Live Music. Cocktails. Cash Bar. Food prepared with fresh vegetables from the Farmers Market. 
The Thayer House will be open for tours.

Advance tickets required. Purchase online, call the Braintree Historical Society at 781-848-1640 or pick up at Braintree Town Hall Town Clerks office.

Menu:
Appetizers- Stationary Table Fruit and Cheeses, Butternut Squash Soup Shooters, and Stuffed Mushrooms

31 Tenney Rd
Braintree, MA
Phone: 781-848-1640
Price: 
Tickets are $60 per person.