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.
Thursday, June 27, 2019 (All day) to Friday, June 28, 2019 (All day)
2019 CANNONS SUMMER CAMP:
Join Cannons Attackman Mark Cockerton Head Coach Sean Quirk, Offensive Coordinator Ben Rubeor & others at Veterans Memorial Stadium for our first session of our Cannons Summer Camp! The day will consist of positional skills & drills, team concepts and scrimmages with a chance for autographs and more!
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.
The City of Quincy offers free guided walking tours, seasonally, starting inside Old City Hall. A walk through Quincy Center takes you on a voyage through time from the earliest colonial days, to the era of the Adams, Quincy and Hancock families, and to Quincy's decades of the national center of granite quarrying and building. Adams and Hancock Streets in Quincy Center are part of one of the oldest roads in America.
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.
Join us for a public reading of Frederick Douglass' Fourth of July address. Afterwards, Kevin Dua, the 2017 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year, will lead a moderated discussion. Food and drink will be provided. Sponsored by the Forbes House Museum, Courageous Conversations toward Racial Justice, and Celebrate Milton!