Events for Oct 14 2018

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Friday, October 12, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, November 17, 2018 (All day)

The self-guided exhibition of 77 images will be on display in Quincy from Oct. 12 to Nov. 17 and is free of charge. The photographs can be viewed Mondays through Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. at Old City Hall, 1305 Hancock Street. The exhibition was recently on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., and will travel across the U.S.

1305 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1000
Free Event
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

Open: September 28-29 and October 5-7, 12-14, 18-21, 25-28, 31 and November 2-3. **Please visit https://www.ghostshipharbor.com/dates-times for exact hours of operation.** For more information, please call 617-935-0444 ext. 1 or email.

549 South Street
Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-479-7900
Price: 
Admission prices vary. $34.99 - $69.99
Sunday, October 14, 2018 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for the 10th Annual Cause 4 Paws 5k road race and 1 mile dog walk on October 14! This family and pet-friendly event will be emceed by Boston25 News' Heather Hegedus and will include many fun activities. Medals will be awarded in multiple race categories. 

There will be a costume contest for both our four- and two-legged participants; a vendor fair with over 15 booths; a demonstration by Quincy Police Department’s K-9 unit; and a dog agility course for your four-legged friend(s) to complete.

Squantum Point Park
Haul Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-727-5290
Price: 
Registration Fees vary, $15+
Sunday, October 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.
Sunday, October 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
Sunday, October 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
Sunday, October 14, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

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1102 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-5610
Free Event
Sunday, October 14, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

As First Lady to the 2nd President of the United States and mother of the 6th President, Abigail Adams is one of the most respected and influential women of the early revolutionary period of American history. Built in 1685, the Abigail Adams Birthplace was home to this exceptional woman for the first twenty years of her life until she married John Adams in 1764. It has survived two relocations and restoration work was recently completed. The birthplace is maintained by the Abigail Adams Historical Society and open for tours the second Sunday of the month from May to November.

180 Norton Street
Weymouth, MA 02191
Phone: 781-277-1271
Price: 
$5.00 per adult, $1.00 each for children under 12
Sunday, October 14, 2018 -
1:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

Victory Point
332 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171