5 Things to do in and Around Hingham This Weekend


5 Things to do in and Around Hingham This Weekend

Brought to you by Hingham Realtor Alice Pierce


There is a lot going on right here in Hingham MA this weekend so pick one or two Hingham events and enjoy your weekend.

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

1) End of Summer Classic Road Race in Bare Cove Park

If you are someone who enjoys road races, here is an evening road race happening right here in Hingham, MA. The End of Summer Classic Road Race is on Friday, August 26th at 6:30 pm in Bare Cove Park. This is a five mile route entirely within Bare Cove Park in Hingham, Massachusetts. Bare Cove Park is a conservation area making for a nice, run with no concern for cars. The course itself is a mostly flat course on paved roads. All registration proceeds benefit improvements to the park. T-shirts are given to first 100 overall registrants, and there is a post-race event featuring music, appetizers, and a free beer (21 plus) under the big top at Raffaels at the South Shore Country Club. Registration fee is $40.

For more information please visit the End of Summer Road Race website.


2) Stewardship Saturday at World’s End in Hingham

On Saturday, August 27th be a steward at World’s End in Hingham, MA. Starting time is 9:00 am and this runs until 2:30pm. Come join other park stewards at World’s End to help improve the habitats by digging in and also learn about local flora and fauna. You will learn about ecology, natural history, native birds, bugs, trees, and flowers of the Boston Harbor Islands. Wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants, socks, and sturdy shoes – no sandals. Bring lunch and a reusable water bottle. Tools will be provided. This event will run rain or shine, but may be cancelled due to severe weather. Some of the tasks, or really, labor might include: data collection, clearing vegetation, debris or trash collection, consolidating cut material into bags or piles, carrying materials, planting, trail clearing or light maintenance. Be aware that you might be asked to use hand tools, carry moderate weight, work in varied terrain, dense brush, thorns, poison ivy, and/or ticks. Please come prepared.

For more details feel free to call 617-223-8106 or visit the World’s End Hingham website.


3) Friday Farm Dinner at Turkey Hill in Hingham, MA

Tonight, August 26th, starting at 5:00 pm come enjoy a family style dinner on top of Turkey Hill in Hingham MA. The menu features a seasonal menu of fresh food grown or raised at Weir River and other local farms. The ticket price of $48 for adults and $16 for children (non-members are $60 for an adult and $20 per child) includes family style dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, dessert, games, live music anda beautiful view from on top of Turkey Hill. Feel free to bring your own beer or wine. Menu:

Dinner: (Vegetarian option available on request)
Lasagne Bolognese w/ Farm Tomatoes and Herb Bechamel
Summer Farm Vegetable Saute w/ Garlic and Herbs
Weir Farm Green Salad
Kids Menu: Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce

Vegetarian and Gluten Free Menu available on request: Grilled Vegetable Stacks w/ Cannellini
Bean Filling, Pesto and Roasted Tomato Sauce

Local Fruit Crisp w/ Spiced Whipped Cream

For more information call 781-740-7233 or visit the Turkey Hill website.


4) 149th Marshfield Fair

The 149th Marshfield Fair continues its run through Sunday, August 28th on the Marshfield Fairgrounds each day from noon until 10:00 pm. 62 acres of exhibits, learning, vendors, music, food and fun. It is one of the few fairs left featuring 4-H competition. Art exhibits, agricultural displays, music of multiple genres and the favorite demolition derby and tractor pulling all happen alongside the rides and vendors. Tickets to get in are $10 per person and children under 6 get in for free.

For more information please visit the Marshfield Fair website or download the PDF file of the entire schedule of activities here.

5) Summer Concert at Glastonbury Abbey

The Atlantic Symphony Orchestra is gracing the great lawn at Glastonbury Abbey this Sunday, August 28th at 4:30 in the afternoon. This concert features the Atlantic Symphony Chamber Players, Chelsea Basler, soprano; Xixi Zhou, pianist; and special guest, Border Road II. Savor these last days of summer by bringing along a picnic, beach chair or blanket and take in the sounds of all the musical varieties. The cost of admission is $25 for adults/seniors, $10 for people under the age of 20. You can get your tickets at the door, by calling 781-331-3600, or online by visiting the Atlantic Symphony website. For more information about the multiple Hingham events held at Glastonbury Abbey please check the Glastonbury Abbey Events page on their website.




Hingham Event: Bare Cove Road Race
Date: Friday
Time: 6 PM
Place: Bare Cove Park

Hingham Event: Stewardship Outdoors
Date: Saturday
Time: 9 AM
Place: World’s End

Hingham Event: Turkey Hill Dinner
Date: Friday
Time: 5 PM
Place: Turkey Hill

Marshfield Event: Marshfield Fair
Date: through Sunday
Time: noon – 10 PM
Place: Marshfield Fairgrounds

Hingham Event: Glastonbury Abbey Concert
Date: Sunday
Time: 4:30 PM
Place: Glastonbury Abbey






Summer in Hingham MA is an ideal time to start looking for homes and learning about Hingham’s neighborhoods and their distinctive characteristics. One of the best Realtors in Hingham, Alice Pierce, is the ideal person to show you around Hingham, Cohasset, Scituate, Hull and all of the South Shore towns.

Not only is Alice Pierce a Hingham resident, but she has lived here all of her life and raised her family here, so give her a call at 781-724-7622, anytime. Alice Pierce can also be reach by emailing her, or through her Coldwell Banker real estate website.

Enjoy all the positives of the south shore of Boston. Feel free to contact Coldwell Banker Realtor Alice Pierce through her 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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