Events for Oct 21 2017

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Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00am

President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor. Adams said, "I walk every fair day, sometimes 3 or 4 miles."President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor. An effort to inspire local residents to walk in the historic footsteps of Adams and get healthy, this free three mile walking tour meets once Saturday a month at 8am mid-May through October. 2017 dates May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, and October 21, 2017. 

Vietnam Veterans Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Saturday, October 21, 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 21, 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 21, 2017 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Come out and have fun at the first ever Snug Harbor Harvest Festival. You can decorate pumpkins,face painting,ganes prizes food a bouncy house and more. Also explore city trucks including the Norfolk County Sherifffs Department command center get fingerprints while visiting with McGruff the crime dog or sit to watch the K-9 demo. Fun for all ages and admission is free.

333 Palmer Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Saturday, October 21, 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 21, 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.