5 Things to do in Hingham This Weekend


5 things to do this weekend in Hingham MA and other towns south of Boston is brought to you by  top Hingham Realtor Alice Pierce

Please see the time and date summary at the end of the listings.

1) Evening Under the Stars

South Shore Conservatory’s Evenings Under the Stars Festival Orchestra Presents “Let the Celebration Begin!” on Saturday, July 9th at 7 PM. This is the concert series first event to celebrate their 20th anniversary season.

This is a lovely open air summer concert held in the Jane Carr Amphitheater at One Conservatory Drive in Hingham. This Saturday’s presentation features the works of Beethoven, Gershwin, and Shostakovich among others. The second half of the concert features the Pops theme an American in Paris, the 1812 Overture and of course, Stars and Stripes forever. Maestro Palmer is celebrating his 20th season conducting and this also features two-time SSC Concerto Competition Winner Karen Ji of Hingham. Tickets purchased before the day of the concert are $40 for pavilion and $25 for lawn seating, and those purchased at the door are $5 more. There is no charge for children under three.

Tickets may be purchased on the South Shore Conservatory website page or by calling 781-749-7565, ext. 22.  Visit the South Shore Conservatory general website for more information about all programs and events.

2) Church Fair on the Green

On Friday, July 8th and Saturday July 9th come to Marshfield for the First Congregational Church annual summer fair at 1981 Ocean Street from 10 AM until 7 PM. There promises to be a multitude of various activities, vendors and activities so just drop by.

For up to date information please visit the First Congregational Church of Marshfield Facebook page or the Church Fair on the Green Facebook page

3) Cohasset Junior Triathlon

On Saturday, July 9th, children ages 6 to 14 are invited to participate in a safe, fun triathlon just for kids. Park at the South Shore Music Circus, 130 Sohier Street, for the race starting at 7:00 AM. The triathlon and activities wrap up by about 11:30 AM. Registration fees range from $35 to $90 and the event is limited to 400 children. Online registration is on the Cohasset Junior Triathlon website and must have been completed pre-event.  Feel free t0 text Bill Burnett at 617-515-5929 to see if there are any spots left in the event.


4) Family Wompatuck Hike

On Sunday, July 10, come to Wompatuck State Park for this family friendly, father-led hike called “Hike it Baby Dad’s Hike.” Starting at 10:00 AM join other families to have an easy hike and wrap up by a 11:00 AM. This is a free event open to all families and individuals. The Hike it Baby is an initiative to encourage getting outdoors and walking one mile every day for 30 days.

For more information, please visit the Hike it Baby Dad’s Hike Facebook group page and join the group.

5) Hull Artists Open Studios

The Hull Artists Open Studios is always a great way to see the entirety of Hull and the 7 miles of coastline. Saturday and Sunday, July 9th and July 10th, come pick up your map for this wonderful FREE event and enjoy the variety of Hull artistic talents. Visiting is from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM both days, rain or shine. Pick up your maps at Gallery Nantasket, Gallery Nantasket, 121 Nantasket Avenue in Hull.

For a ton of information please visit the Hull Artists website or email HAOpenStudios@gmail.com


Hingham Event: Evenings Under the Stars
Date: SAT
Time: 7 PM
Place: Jane Carr Amphitheater

Marshfield Event: Church Fair on the Green
Date: FRI & SAT
Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Place: 1981 Ocean Street

Cohasset Event: Cohasset Junior Triathlon
Date: SAT
Time: 7 AM – 11 AM
Place: 30 Sohier Street

Hingham Event: Family Hike
Date: SUN
Time: 10 AM – 11 AM
Place: Wompatuck State Park

Hull Event: Hull Artists Open Studios
Date: SAT & SUN
Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Place: 121 Nantasket Avenue




Enjoy all the positives of the south shore of Boston. Feel free to contact Alice Pierce through her Coldwell Banker Hingham website, email or telephone 781-724-7622 about articles, community information for Hingham, MA, Cohasset, MA, Hull, MA, Norwell, MA and any other south shore towns.




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