Events for Oct 14 2017

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Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:30am

The Shining Sea Bikeway follows the original route of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad that used to run from Buzzards Bay, through North and West Falmouth, around Woods Hole and into Falmouth Station. Enjoy a leisurely ride with us and stop for coffee before the return ride. Ride departs at 8:30 a.m. from the North Falmouth Trailhead on the Cape Cod Shining Sea Bikeway.

Shining Sea Bikeway
North Falmouth Trailhead
Falmouth, MA 02543
Free Event
Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

The Quincy Fire Department will be having an Open House on Saturday, October 14th at Fire Headquarters at 40 Quincy Avenue between 9am and Noon to help celebrate Fire Prevention Week. There will be a vehicle extrication demo with the Heavy Rescue Company, an Aerial Ladder demo, and other demonstrations along with additional equipment and apparatus that the citizens and children can enjoy and learn more about.

40 Quincy Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1040
Free Event
Saturday, October 14, 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, October 14, 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, October 14, 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, October 14, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

The USS Salem is transformed into a destination haunted attraction from the creator of Fright Dome; ranked #2 haunt in the country by the Travel Channels and #3 by USA Today. Attraction stays open until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. 

549 South Street
Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-479-7900
Price: 
Admission prices vary. $29.99 and up.