Events for Dec 9 2017

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Saturday, December 9, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Families can enjoy extra holiday cheer with special activities while they tour the Eustis Estate, which is decorated for a Victorian Christmas celebration. Join Historic New England educators in the kitchen for drop-in craft workshops to make snowman ornaments. Head upstairs to the library for holiday storytime at 12:30 p.m.

Included with museum admission. Recommended for families with children ages 5 to 12. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Included with museum admission.
Free Event
Saturday, December 9, 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, December 9, 2017 -
11:00am to 7:00pm

The Discover Quincy Holiday Pop Up Shop will be open daily from Wednesday, December 6 through Sunday, December 17 from 11am - 7pm at 1534 Hancock Street, formerly Payless Shoe Source. The shop features the works of 60+ local artisans including Art, Jewelry, Crafts, Gifts, Ceramics, Glass, Fiber and Woodwork. Parking is available in the Hancock Lot and shop can easily be accessed by walkway adjacent to Kelly's Cellar or park in the Messina Lot at the intersection of Hannon Parkway and Hancock Street.

1534 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-471-1700
Free Event
Saturday, December 9, 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, December 9, 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.