5 Things to Do This Weekend Around Hingham
Fall events on the South Shore of Boston MA is brought to you by Hingham real estate agent Alice Pierce of Coldwell Banker.
1) Hingham 92nd Historic House Tour 2016
This Sunday, October 2nd, marks one of Hingham’s most loved events – the 92nd Historic House Tour. The Hingham House Tour will feature 8 private homes, 3 public buildings, an historic cemetery meeting house, an early 17th tavern and the Pat Roche Home, formerly the Thayer Estate and Friends’ Home. Each stop along the tour will feature a vintage car, and there will be a short presentation at the tavern where to learn about each home’s specific history. The tour begins at 11:00 am and lasts until 5:00 pm. Advance tickets are $35, and $40 on the day of the tour itself. There are several locations to purchase tickets: Hingham Public Library, Hingham Centre Pharmacy, Whitney Gordon Jewelry, Heritage House, La Petite Maison, and AZ Studio..
The list of homes on the 92nd Historic House Tour 2016 are as follows:
1) 22 Merrill Street
2) 7 Merrill Street
3) South Lane
4) 29 High Street
5) 31 High Street
6) 35 High Street
7) 47 Fearing Road
8) 155 Downer Avenue
9) 8 North Street
10) High Street Cemetery Meeting House
11) 86 Turkey Hill Lane
For more information please visit the Hingham Historical Society website.
2) Kyle Lemire Dog Walk
Kyle Lemire was a native of Scituate, MA who lost his life in a motorcycle accident at age 28. He was a young man whose love of the outdoors lives on through this 3rd memorial event held in his name. The 3rd annual Kyle Lemire Dog Walk will be held on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 starting with registration at the entrance of Wompatuck State Park in Hingham, MA at 9:00 AM. His family and friends remember him as a kind-hearted young man who loved sharing his passion for the outdoors. The walk itself is a 3.2 mile, family and dog friendly event that takes place on paved trails of Wompatuck. The registration fee is $25 to benefit the academic scholarship in his name and includes a long sleeved T-Shirt.
For more information please visit the Kyle Lemire website.
3) Blessing of the Animals
On Saturday, October 1st, Glastonbury Abbey invites you to bring your pet, of any species, to be blessed by Abbot Thomas O’Connor at 10:30 AM. All creatures great and small, leashed, caged or under control are invited. Meet on the Great Lawn at Glastonbury Abbey but please park in the lower park lot. If you have any questions feel free to call Joan at 781-749-2155 ext. 300.
For more information please visit the Glastonbury Abbey website.
4) Holly Hill 5K Trail Run and 1 Mile Fun Run
On Saturday, October 1st, come to Holly Hill Farm in Cohasset for their 9th annual “Discover the Woods” 5K Trail Run and 1 Mile Fun Run. The course takes you through 140 acres of woods and rolling hills that surround the growing fields of the farm, past open meadows, grassy field edges, a brook, and a pond with terrain of gravel paths, grass, rocks, tree roots, wooden bridges and mud! The run begins at 10 AM and is followed by the 1K run at 11:00 AM. Pre-register online or at the race itself for $30 for the 5K or $20 for the mile run. Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the Frank H. White Scholarship Fund created in memory of Frank White, who founded the Friends of Holly Hill Farm in 2002. The scholarship fund makes visits to Holly Hill Farm possible for children whose families need financial assistance. The Friends of Holly Hill Farm provides education programs to thousands of school children, adults, and families every year through farm field trips, summer camps, nature walks, organic gardening and other workshops. The farm also hosts cooking programs, yoga on the farm, outreach programs in schools, and farm to table dinners.
5) Indian Head River Hike
Sunday, October 2nd at 1:00 PM come to Hanover for a 4.5 mile walk exploring some of the trails along the Indian Head River. The Hanover and Hanson Town Open Space Committees and Wildlands Trust is hosting the walk which will explore trails along the Indian Head River. Starting at the historic site of Luddam’s Ford in Hanover, walkers will head north along the rail bed next to the river where old hobo markings can be seen, and return via the Hanson/Pembroke side of the Indian Head River through Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve. Parking is at Luddam’s Ford Park, Elm Street in Hanover.
Hingham Event: Historic House Tour
Time: 11 – 5
Place: 21 Lincoln Street
Hingham Event: Kyle Lemire Dog Walk
Time: 9 – 1
Place: Wompatuck State Park
Hingham Event: Blessing of the Animals
Place: Glastonbury Abbey
Cohasset Event: Holly Hill Run
Time: 10 AM
Place: Holly Hill Farm
Hanover Event: Indian Head River Walk
Time: 1 PM
Place: Luddam’s Ford Park
Fall is just is an ideal time to start looking for homes in Hingham MA. There is no better Realtor to show you what the South Shore of Massachusetts has to offer than top South Shore real estate agent Alice Pierce. Alice is native to Hingham MA and can talk to you about Hingham’s neighborhoods and their distinctive characteristics, as well as Cohasset, Hull, Scituate, Norwell, Hanover, Marshfield, Duxbury and all of the South Shore towns.
You can also call her cell phone at 781-724-7622 anytime, night or day.