Events for Mar 23 2018

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Friday, March 23, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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
Friday, March 23, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Hearing the stories of despair in Ireland in 1846-47, brothers Captain Robert Bennet Forbes and John Murray Forbes were stirred into action. With help from local dignitaries, area residents and the United States Government, they amassed 800 tons of provisions, broke a sailing record, and saved thousands of lives. Come see the artifacts and historic accounts from their incredible philanthropic mission during the height of the Great Potato Famine. Exhibition open January  27 - May 19, 2018.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to members
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:00pm

IRNE Award winning cabaret artist Jan Peters celebrates The Johnny Mercer Songbook backed by the stellar Tom LaMark. Mercer, a Great American Songbook legend, penned such hits as Accentuate The Positive, One for My Baby, Moon River, Blues In The Night and Something’s Gotta Give. Ticket price includes show, lunch, tax/gratuity and coffee/tea. Cash Bar. Doors open at 11:30 am. For reservations, please call Common Market Restaurants 617-773-9532.

Common Market Restaurants
97 Willard St
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-9532
Price: 
$39