Events for Dec 7 2018

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Friday, December 7, 2018 -
11:00am to 7:00pm

The Discover Quincy Holiday Pop Up Shop will be open daily from Friday, November 30 through Saturday, December 22 from 11am - 7pm at 1534 Hancock Street, formerly Payless Shoe Source. The shop features the works of 70+ local artisans including Art, Jewelry, Crafts, Gifts, Ceramics, Glass, Fiber and Woodwork. Some of Quincy's favorite retailers Caryn's Corner, Purefections, Ginger Betty's Bakery and Coffee Break Cafe and many of our non-profit organizations like the Quincy Historical Society and Houghs Neck Community Council are participating.

1534 Hancock Street
Former Payless Shoe Source
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-639-1117
Free Event
Friday, December 7, 2018 (All day)

Kick off the holiday season with "What Christmas Means to Me", a one-stop shopping, dining and musical event, that perfectly blends standard carols, musical parodies, and smart-seasonal sketches.
Choice of three performances: Thursday, December 6 at noon ~ Friday, December 7 at noon ~ Saturday, December 8 at 8pm. Advance reservations recommended as shows frequently sell out.

Common Market Restaurants
97 Willard St
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-9532
Price: 
$39 Matinee includes lunch, tax and gratuity with a cash bar ~ $25 Evening with cash bar
Friday, December 7, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

The Adams Academy, built of Quincy granite, is an early and important example of Gothic revival architecture in America. Endowed by John Adams as a preparatory school for boys, it was built on the site where the legendary patriot John Hancock was born. Now home to the Quincy Historical Society whose museum showcases the city’s history from Native American times up through the early 21st century and archives are a major resource for information on local and area history.

8 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1144
Price: 
Donations accepted.
Free Event
Friday, December 7, 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, December 7, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join Curator Laura Johnson for a special tour of the special exhibition, Head to Toe: Hat and Shoe Fashions from Historic New England. Consider these accessories from multiple perspectives. Celebrate their beauty while confronting the social history they represent, and discuss the intersection of fashion and its influence on society.

Advance tickets required. Please call 617-994-6678 for more information or buy online.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$5 Historic New England members $10 nonmembers (in addition to museum admission)
Friday, December 7, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Join us for a spectacular evening of food, fun and fundraising at Interfaith Social Services' 21st annual Feed the Hungry Gala on December 7. 

The event includes a gourmet dine-around experience, wine and beer showcases, carnival-style games, door prizes, an amazing variety of live and silent auction packages, and live entertainment, including a special performance by the Aldous Collins Band. 

100 Quarry Hills Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-689-1900
Price: 
$150
Friday, December 7, 2018 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Friday, December 7, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. and 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Forbes House Museum, 215 Adams Street, Milton, Mass.

Wakefield Estate, 1465 Brush Hill Road, Milton, Mass.

Eustis Estate, 1424 Canton Avenue, Milton, Mass.

Join this second annual exclusive progressive tasting event through three historic mansions in Milton: Forbes House Museum, the Wakefield Estate, and the Eustis Estate. Each house will be decorated for the holidays drawing inspiration from the holiday traditions of New England.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$110 Historic New England, Wakefield Estate, or Forbes House members $125 nonmembers