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 2019 schedule of events.
The History and Visitors Program at the Church of the Presidents offers guided tours of the historic United First Parish Church and the crypt of the Adams Presidents Monday – Saturday 11 am – 4 pm, and Sundays Noon – 4 pm.
This four-day festival features authentic Greek food and desserts, cash bar, traditional dancing and live music, raffles, guided tours of the church, children’s activities, bouncy houses, games, and prizes. It is open to everyone with FREE admission and parking.
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.
Self guided tour of Houghs Neck homes with proceeds to the HN Garden Club community beautification and World War 2 memorial projects.
Tickets available and pick up tour maps on day of tour at Nut Island Community Room, 149 Sea Ave, 9:30am -12:30pm. Refreshments, Boutique and Raffle. Tickets $25 in advance/$30 day of tour. For tickets/information call Carol at 617-471-2886 or Patti at 617-471-9771. Tickets can also be purchased at Bernie's General Store, 1147 Sea St, Quincy.
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.
Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), a leading global marine conservation organization is hosting the 2nd Annual New England Whale Festival on Saturday, June 22nd.
Event kicks off with a beach clean up at Wollaston Beach, Quincy Shore Drive. From 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., join Cisco Brewers and Friends of Wollaston Beach to collect trash and marine debris to make the beach a nicer, safer place and improve the coastal ecosystem.
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.
Sit and enjoy the splendid view of Boston as our top-notch line up of musicians fill the airwaves with some of your favorite tunes. There will be lots of food, fun and music throughout the day and evening at this free event. We will have our own 9 hole mini golf. A giant sandbox will keep the young ones occupied while you enjoy the music. Play a game of corn hole or some of our other old fashioned games. A giant inflatable slide combo, a favorite from last year will be on hand. Music kicks off at 3pm with many local Milton and Quincy artists. Check website for performance lineup.