Events for Jul 14 2018

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Saturday, July 14, 2018 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 16, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee. Click here to review the 2018 schedule of events. 

Saturday, July 14, 2018 (All day)

The 32nd Annual Lipton Cup Regatta, sponsored by Squantum Yacht Club, is held in accordance with Massachusetts Boating and Yacht Clubs Association. Featuring junior sailing in the N-10/Turnaboat, Optimist and Laser fleets and adult racing in the 210, Club 420, Hustler, Laser, Multihulls, Rhodes 19 and Thunderbird Classes. Regatta is a Mass Bay Sailing Association qualifier and the District 7 women's Laser Radial Championship. Spectators can view races during this two day regatta anywhere along Quincy Shore Drive.

646 Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-770-4811
Price: 
Registration fee for regatta participants.
Saturday, July 14, 2018 (All day)

Board the “Music Queen” for a three hour cruise of Boston Harbor offering a 1970's-80's dance party hosted by an Elton John Tribute act, catering by Craig's Cafe and a cash bar. Matinee includes buffet. Sunset includes passed hors d'evours.  Only $47.50 per person, limited space available. Boarding begins thirty minutes prior to departure. 

Squantum Point Park
Haul Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-727-5290
Price: 
$47.50 per person
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
8:00am to 8:45am

Immerse yourself in nature during our outdoor morning meditation. Caddy Park is a beautiful spot is on the southern end of Quincy Shore Drive. You’ll find us inside the park near the marsh. (See the map below for more details)

This class is an beginner level introduction to the basic elements of mindfulness meditation. The session will include meditation practices such as breath awareness and noting. Each class will include brief instruction followed by a 30 minute seated meditation.

You’ll want to register in advance as space is limited!

Remember to bring:

Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

The Adams National Historical Park offers tours of the Presidential Birthplaces and Peace Field daily from April 19 - November 10. During open season, the Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All Guided Tours begin at the Visitor Center. The first tour starts at 9:15 a.m. and the final tour starts at 3:15 p.m. and leave every hour. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Weekends in particular can be very busy, so the earlier you can be there the better!

 

Visitor Center
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1177
Price: 
Individual Entrance Fee - $10.00 ~ The entrance fee is for all visitors age 16 and older. Children under 16 are free.
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
9:30am to 11:30am

Meet at Adams National Park Visitor Center, 1250 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169 

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Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory, located at the top of a scenic mountain range south of Boston, is a unique American institution. Founded in 1885 by Abbott Lawrence Rotch as a private scientific center for the study and measurement of the atmosphere, it was the site of many pioneering weather experiments and discoveries. The earliest kite soundings of the atmosphere in North America in the 1890s and the development of the radiosonde in the 1930s occurred at this historic site.

1 Observatory Service Road
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-0562
Price: 
$4 adults, $2 for ages 5-17, free for children under 5. In depth tours: $8 adults, $5 for ages 5-17, members and seniors
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Join us on Sat., July 14 from 10am-2pm as we celebrate the Neponset River and the beautiful parks and pedestrian paths along the shore, along with the natural salt marshes and wetlands that support more than 200 species of birds, fish and other wildlife.

This is a FREE, family-friendly, public event. We encourage you to bring a blanket and a picnic, and spend the day!

This year, we’re partnering with PADDLEBOSTON : NEPONSET RIVER to offer free kayaking from 10am-noon. In addition, there will be music, food, and children’s activities.

DCR Neponset II Park
Boston, MA 02186
Phone: 781-575-0354 x307
Free Event
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Having served a distinguished 10 year career as flagship of the US Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean and the Second Fleet in the Atlantic, the USS Salem served as host to such notables as the US Ambassador to Spain, John D. Lodge; the Honorable Thomas S. Gates, Undersecretary of the Navy; Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, USN, Chief of Naval Operations; the Shah of Iran; the President of Lebanon and the King and Queen of Greece. Although Salem never fired her mighty guns in anger, her very presence served as a stimulus for peace during those troubled times that came to be called the Cold War.

549 South Street
Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-479-7900
Price: 
Admission is $10 for adults, $8 senior citizens, and children ages 4 - 12 years. Children 3 and under are free.
Saturday, July 14, 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
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

The Church of the Presidents is the only building in the United States to house the final resting place of two Presidents. President John Adams, First Lady Abigail Adams, their son President John Quincy Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams are interred in the family crypt underneath the front entrance to the building.

1306 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-0062
Price: 
Donations accepted.
Free Event
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Boaters gather off Peddocks Island for this floating music festival on Boston Harbor. Raft-up, or drop anchor, and enjoy live music from three Rock 'N Blues groups aboard the band boat. Bands to be announced.

No cost, no registration required. Just come and enjoy the music while you have some summer fun with MarineMax Russo!

Peddocks Island, Boston Harbor
Free Event
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Board the Valkyrie and spend time on Spectacle Island. Departs from Squantum Point Park, Marina Bay at 10:500 a.m. and the return departs at 2:50 p.m. arriving back in Quincy on Saturdays in June, July, and August.  Advance tickets recommended.

Squantum Point Park
Haul Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-727-5290
Price: 
Round Trip: $20 adults, $15 seniors, $13 children
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 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, July 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

In this Eastern Football League (EFL) football game, the Worcester Mass Fury travel to Quincy to meet the Quincy Militia. Gate opens at 6 p.m. The Q-Zone Food and Merchandise Concession Stands are open at all Home Games.

Home Field, Creedon Field, 33 Hunt Street ~ Kick off at 7:00 p.m.

Creedon Field
33 Hunt Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Price: 
Adult/Teen = $10 Kids (Ages 6 to 12) = $5 Children (Ages 5 and under) = Free Veterans: Free Admission (Veterans: Please show us your valid ID, and one of the following: VA Health Card, Separation Papers, or DD214 at the gate.) Thank you for serving our country!