Events for Oct 27 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
Saturday, October 27, 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
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:45am

The Harry Potter Extravaganza - Year 14 Triwizard Tournament includes three magical contests, magical classes, and a chance to walk the halls of #HogwartsQuincy Campus with faculty & staff, be sorted into your House, and attend a Magical Treats Feast! Fun for the whole family!

40 Beale Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-773-3319
Price: 
$25/family of 4 or $8/person if registered before midnight on October 13. Late registration is $30/family of 4 or $10/person.
Saturday, October 27, 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, October 27, 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Silent Auction including an authenticated 2013 Baseball signed by Red Sox Player, Xander Bogaerts.
Raffle Baskets, Homemade Apple Pies available that day, but to be certain place your order by October 18th.
Cabot Cheese, Knits, Cards, Candy, Fudge, Wooden Toys, Fair Trade items.
Book Signing for , "Carina the Carousel Horse at Paragon Park' by Author Ann Suzedell. Proceeds from book sales go to the Friends of the Paragon Carousel.

444 Washington Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-6424
Free Event
Saturday, October 27, 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, October 27, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Second Annual Fall Craft Fair
Free Admission!! Craft Vendors, Raffles, and food. Great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping! Vendors include Caryn’s Corner, Life Expressions Décor, Handcrafted Creations by M. A., Piper Dee Naturals, Gramma’s Boredom Wreaths, McCluskey’s Furniture, Quilts, knitted items, jewelry, flameless candles, handmade pocketbooks and bags, and much more! For more information call 617-376-1245.

440 East Squantum Street
Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-376-1506
Free Event
Saturday, October 27, 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, October 27, 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, October 27, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

The Beechwood Knoll School PTO invites you to join them for their annual Beechwood Knoll School Fall Festival Fundraiser from 11am till 4pm. Lots of activities for the kids including Carnival amusement, face painting, pony rides, cake walk etc.
The silent auction planned for this year is by far the best one yet, with beautiful gift baskets, vacation packages, Celtic and Red Sox tickets, restaurant gift cards and so much more. Please drop by and give us your support.

225 Fenno Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Saturday, October 27, 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, October 27, 2018 - 5:00pm

Join the Houghs Neck Community Council as we celebrate our Good Neighbors. Family style turkey dinner by Simply Good Catering. For tickets or to place an ad, please contact Eileen at 617-479-4107 or email
 

The Cerone Family ~ Good Neighbor
Meredith Earnest & Jill Hockney ~ Civic Contributions
Richard "Ted" Miller ~ Heroism

The event is held at the St. Thomas Aquinas Hall adjacent to Most Blessed Sacrament Church on Darrow Street.

1015 Sea Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-479-9200
Price: 
$15
Saturday, October 27, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm

Proceeds benefit the QPCC New Sanctuary Piano Fund.

Tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite.com.

444 Washington Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-6424
Price: 
Adult Tickets can be purchased online for $15 per person.