The signature event of the Quincy Art Association is one of the best family oriented art shows in and around Boston and the South Shore. The ArtsFest offers a juried and members’ show featuring over 500 pieces of artwork and photography presented by some of the most talented artists in the area. Our juried photography show boasts black & white, color, digitally altered, and digitally painted photographs. Our photography exhibit features many fine photographers, including members of the South Shore Camera Club. Artwork is available for purchase.
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!
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.
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.
With the arrival of fall comes the return of seasonal beers, cozy flannels, and of course – Sunday football. While your home team’s victory is most important on game days, enjoying the day and all of fall’s glory at the perfect tailgate is a close second. That’s why every Sunday through the NFL season, Victory Point in Marina Bay invites you to throw on your flannels or jerseys and head to the dockside establishment for Victory Sundays, an all-American football party complete with all the game watching necessities of a tailgate paradise.