Things to do in and around Plymouth
The Spire Center for Performing Arts presents eclectic entertainment at 25 1/2 Court St. in downtown Plymouth. The Spire is handicap accessible; parking is available street side and in public lots in close proximity. For more information, to order tickets online or to learn more about The Spire, call 508-746-4488, visit www.spirecenter.org, or follow the Spire Center for Performing Arts on Facebook. Sept. 27: Parsonsfield, 8 p.m., $25; Sept. 28: Giacomo Gates, 8 p.m., $25
The Evening Garden Club will hold its second annual Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at 108 Standish Ave. The proceeds go towards scholarships, beautification and programs.
Duxbury Food & Wine Festival will host the Festival Grand Tasting 3-6 p.m. Sept. 28 at Duxbury Beach Park, 260 Gurnet Road. Tickets are $60 per person or $95 per couple. The event will be held rain or shine. The tasting includes sampling of international wines, and small plates from area chefs and restaurants. Attendees can enjoy live music throughout the afternoon. All money from the events will go to the charity, Crossroads. For more information and to order tickets, visit http://duxburyfoodandwinefestival.com.
Survivor Tails Animal Rescue will host Oktopawfest from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at Independent Fermentations Brewing. Attendees can meet dogs and pet vendors and enter raffles. Enjoy music by David James Duo from 1-4 p.m. and Robert Paluzi from 4 to 5 p.m. Attendees can also make their own sauerkraut for $5. Food vendors will also be available and $1 from every pint sold goes to STAR. Personal dogs are welcome but must be leashed and in control.
Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra will present “Symphonic Spectacular!” for its opening night show at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Memorial Hall, 83 Court St. Composer Paul Dukas drew his inspiration the poem by Goethe that popularized by Walt Disney’s film “Fantasia.” Guest organist Ian Watson joins the Phil for this production. Tickets $25, $50 and $60 and are available online at http://plymouthphil.org or by calling 508-746-8008. Tickets will be sold at the venue door one hour prior to the concert, based on availability. Memorial Hall is fully accessible.