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.
Eight South Shore Yacht Clubs make up the Quincy Bay Race Week Association and the 81st Annual Regatta starts with the Inside Line Racing for junior sailors in the N-10, Optimist and Laser fleets on July 18 and 19 at Quincy Yacht Club, 1305 Sea Street. Adult racing on the Outside Line features 210, Club 420, Hustler, Laser, Multihulls, Rhodes 19 and Thunderbird Classes on July 20 and 21 is at Squantum Yacht Club, 646 Quincy Shore Drive. Spectators can view from various locations along Quincy shoreline.
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.
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.
Celebrating Father's Day and families! Experience the beauty of the boardwalk, local vendors, music, games, and much more! This event series will take place one Sunday a month on the boardwalk of the award winning Meriel Marina Bay.
Make your Sunday a Funday and come down to the Boardwalk adjacent to Meriel Marina Bay for live music and entertainment, goods from local vendors, and exciting events for you and your furry friends! Join us from 12-4 with your dogs in tow for a day of fun perfect for the whole family. Admission is FREE, public parking is available and the Boardwalk is also accessible by the water ferry and the Red Line.
Soprano, Annicia Smith, will be presenting a recital of Early Music, Operatic Arias, German Lieder, and African-American Spirituals, that invoke the range of human emotive capabilities. Light food reception to follow to meet the artist!