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Send your event information by email to scalendar@wickedlocal.com. Listings information must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include the time, date, location, street address and town of the event. If possible, provide a contact phone number and website.

 

Friday, Sept. 27

Marshfield Farmers’ Market: 1-5 p.m., Fridays through Oct. 4, Marshfield Fairgrounds grandstand, 140 Main St., Marshfield. At least 30 vendors, organic and conventional local farm products, hot/cold prepared food, artisans, free kids’ activities, free parking/admission. Open rain or shine, grounds are stroller/wheelchair friendly. For information: 781-635-0889, marshfieldfarmersmarket.org.

Adult Prom Night: 6:30-11 p.m., Alden Park Bar and Grill, 160 Colony Place, Plymouth. Dancing and live music entertainment provided by Soul City Band. Nominate your favorite glam guests for Prom King or Queen and watch as three couples are voted onto the Prom Court. Tickets $100, available at adultpromnight.eventbrite.com. VIP tickets guarantee a seat at the bar and a special swag bag for $200. Group tickets for eight guests or more are $75 each. Your ticket includes passed hors d’oeuvres, food stations and a complimentary glass of spiked punch. For information: 2themoonandback.org.

Church Hill Coffeehouse: 7:30 p.m., Church Hill United Methodist Church, 11 Church St., Norwell. Musician Mark T. Small will perform. His CD was named Best Acoustic Blues Album in 2014 and his recordings have reached the top 20 on national music charts. He also won the 2016 Boston Blues Challenge. Admission $10. Desserts and coffee available for purchase. For information: 781-826-4763 or 781-582-7784, or chumcnorwell.wixsite.com/chumcnorwell/events.

Classic Vibe: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Saturday, Sept. 28

Household hazardous waste collections: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hull DCR Lot G (skating rink), George Washington Blvd. at Rockland Circle, Hull. Held by South Shore Recycling Cooperative. For details, including acceptable materials and authorization/payment requirements, go to southshorerecycling.org and click on “Hazardous Waste,” go to your Town Hall for a flyer, or call 781-329-8318.

Arts by the Bog Festival: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Flax Pond, Cranberry Farm, 58 Pond St., Carver. Artists, craftspeople and artisans will display and sell their handmade items. Inexpensive children’s craft activities, cranberry harvest photo ops, count the cranberry contest and bog tours of dry harvesting. Music by bluegrass group, Rocky Run Band. Food by the Berry Guys Deli of South Carver. Free admission and free parking. For information: 508-866-2162.

Quincy ArtsFest: Sept. 28-29, Adams Field, 1 Merrymount Parkway, Quincy. Juried art show, free Quincy Symphony Orchestra concert (1 p.m. Sept. 28), hayride, pony rides, moon bounces and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29. For information: quincyma.gov/govt/depts/park_forestry/programs/artsfest.htm.

King Richard’s Faire: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 31-Oct. 20, at 235 Main St., Carver. The New England Renaissance festival offers performers, artisans, games and rides, food and drink and more. Open holiday Mondays, Sept. 2 (Labor Day) and Oct. 14 (Columbus Day). Admission $17 for children ages 4-11; $34 each adult (age 12 and up). Kids 3 and under admitted free. For information: 508-866-5391, https://kingrichardsfaire.net.

Cross-stitching: noon to 4 p.m., Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Duxbury. In a collaboration with the Alden House, a free sampler display and cross-stitching activity will be held for families. For information: 781-934-6634, artcomplex.org.

“Truly Eleanor”: 2 p.m., Humanities Center, Weymouth High School, 1 Wildcat Way, South Weymouth. Weymouth Public Libraries welcomes back Delvena Theatre, with a three-person, live performance. Eleanor Roosevelt shares some of her most private and meaningful moments in the first installment of a three-part series. Register. For information: 781-340-5002, weymouth.ma.us/library.

Duxbury Food & Wine Festival Grand Tasting: 3-6 p.m., Duxbury Beach Park, 435 Gurnet Road, Duxbury. $60 per person; $95 per couple. For information: duxburyfoodandwinefestival.com.

Original play: 4-6 p.m., First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St., Duxbury. “How ‘King Caesar’ Got His Nickname,” written for the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society by Patrick Browne, based on real historical events that took place from 1799-1803 at Duxbury's Town Meeting, will be performed by several DRHS thespians. Suggested donation $10 per person. RSVP required. For information: 781-934-6106, colson@duxburyhistory.org.

Blue Boat Coffeehouse: 6-9 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 330 First Parish Road, Scituate. The coffeehouse is teaming up with the national Concert Across America to End Gun Violence. This event will highlight the local talent of both adults and youth while raising funds. Suggested donation is $5. Baked goods and other refreshments will be available for purchase with proceeds going to South Shore Women’s Resource and Advocacy Center. For information: 781-545-3324, firstparishscituate.org.

Music at Sanctuary Hall: 8 p.m., 1320 Commercial Street, East Weymouth. Jake Armerding will perform music from his latest album, "Sweet Octave." Opening will be Andy and Judy, a singer-songwriter duo from Pembroke. Coffee and homemade desserts available. Doors open at 7.Tickets online or at the door. General admission $20. For information: 781-974-3503, musicatsanctuaryhall.org.

Classic Obsession: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Sunday, Sept. 29

Draw the Line: Sept. 15-Jan. 12, Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Duxbury. Stop by and see the first drawing exhibit to be held at the museum in more than 20 years. For information: 781-934-6634, artcomplex.org.

Quincy ArtsFest: Sept. 28-29, Adams Field, 1Merrymount Parkway, Quincy. Juried art show, free Quincy Symphony Orchestra concert (1 p.m. Sept. 28), hayride, pony rides, moon bounces and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29. For information: quincyma.gov/govt/depts/park_forestry/programs/artsfest.htm.

 

Monday, Sept. 30

Sacred Heart golf tournament: 1 p.m.., Country Club of Halifax, 100 Country Club Drive, Halifax. Shotgun start, 18-hole classic. Entry fee per person is $135 ($540 per foursome), which includes lunch, cart and gift bag. The tournament will be followed by cocktails and a raffle/auction. For information, email Beth Eddy at beddy@sacredheartkingston.com.

Call for playwrights: Theatre One is seeking 10-minute plays from Massachusetts and Rhode Island playwrights for the April 17-18 festival at the Alley Theatre, 133 Center St., Middleborough. Deadline is Dec. 1. No hard copies. Print of all scripts must be submitted on PDF format or Word doc. Submit your new work to theatreoneproductions@yahoo.com or pegholzemer@yahoo.com. For information: facebook.com/theatreone.

"Mass Memories Roadshow: Marshfield": 7-8:30 p.m., Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield. Photo/video screening and history-sharing. See vintage photos of Marshfield neighborhoods and reminisce with the participants. Take your own stories to share while munching popcorn and sipping lemonade. Free; no tickets required. For information: 781-834-5535, ventresslibrary.org. 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Non-Fiction Book Group: 6-7:30 p.m., Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield. This month’s discussion on “The Swerve” by Stephen Greenblatt. For information: 781-834-5535, ventresslibrary.org.

AlzTalks: 6:30 p.m., Laura Center for the Arts, 97 Mill St., Hanover. South Shore Conservatory, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, presents a free South Shore talk about “Changes in Memory: When to be Concerned and What to do About Them.” Featured speaker Margaret O’Connor, PhD., will share information on memory loss and different types of dementia, early detection, progress in clinical trials, risk factors and lifestyle interventions. Free, but registration is encouraged. To register, call 800-272-3900 or visit alzmassnh.org/alztalks.  

 

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Weymouth Market: 3:30-5:30 p.m., first Wednesday every month, Weymouth High School, Gold Cafeteria, 1 Wildcat Way, Weymouth. Free food for every Weymouth resident. Provide your own reusable grocery bag. For information, Jeremy Angelos: 781-335-7589.

Network Voice Toastmasters meeting: 6:45-8:45 p.m., Fogg Library, 1 Columbian St., South Weymouth. Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The NVT club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. For information: networkvoice.toastmastersclubs.org.

Pallet painting party: 7-9 p.m., Rockland Bar & Grill, 323 Union St., Rockland. Pine 2 Posh will provide instruction, materials and design for you to distress, stain, paint and customize your piece of wooden art. Cost: $55. For information: 781-816-2027, pine2posh.com.

Duxbury Camera Club meeting: 7 p.m., Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury. Speakers will be Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift who will discuss infrared photography. Learn how to select the right camera system for your needs, as well as the pros and cons of mirrorless cameras and DSLRs, and the benefits of full spectrum camera systems. For information: duxburycameraclub.org. 

 

Thursday, Oct. 3

Meet the Author: 7 p.m., Humanities Center, Weymouth High School, 1 Wildcat Way, South Weymouth. Raymond Sinibaldi will discuss his two newest books about the Kennedys: “Jackie's Newport” and “John F. Kennedy: From Florida to the Moon.” Register by calling 781-340-5002 or online at weymouth.ma.us/library.

 

Friday, Oct. 4

Marshfield Farmers’ Market: 1-5 p.m., Fridays through Oct. 4, Marshfield Fairgrounds grandstand, 140 Main St., Marshfield. At least 30 vendors, organic and conventional local farm products, hot/cold prepared food, artisans, free kids’ activities, free parking/admission. Open rain or shine, grounds are stroller/wheelchair friendly. For information: 781-635-0889, marshfieldfarmersmarket.org.

“Midsummer Night’s Dream” performances: Oct. 4-6, 10-13, 17-20, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; shows at 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $30. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com.

 

Saturday, Oct. 5

Community pancake breakfast: 8-10 a.m., First Church in Pembroke, 105 Center St., Pembroke. Pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Short stack (two pancakes and two sausages) $3; and super stack (four pancakes and four sausages) $5. Tickets at the door. Held first Saturday from September to June.

Household hazardous waste collections: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hanover/Norwell/Rockland, Hanover Transfer Station, 118 Rockland St. (Rt. 139), Hanover. Held by South Shore Recycling Cooperative. For details, including acceptable materials and authorization/payment requirements, go to southshorerecycling.org and click on “Hazardous Waste,” go to your Town Hall for a flyer, or call 781-329-8318.

Fall barn sale: 9 a.m. to noon, Bare Cove Fire Museum, off 9 Fort Hill St., building #52, Hingham. Dishes, books, toys, pictures, furniture and more. For information: 781-749-0028, barecovefiremuseum.org.

Birthday party open house: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant, 31 Bare Cove Park Drive, Hingham. Hingham Light is turning 125. Enjoy refreshments and fun family activities, tour the facility, learn about home and electric car rebate programs and pick up tips on how to save energy and reduce your electric bill. View electric car demos, explore the trucks and equipment, and meet the crew that keeps Hingham’s power running. For information: 781-749-0134.

King Richard’s Faire: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 31-Oct. 20, at 235 Main St., Carver. The New England Renaissance festival offers performers, artisans, games and rides, food and drink and more. Open holiday Mondays, Sept. 2 (Labor Day) and Oct. 14 (Columbus Day). Admission $17 for children ages 4-11; $34 each adult (age 12 and up). Kids 3 and under admitted free. For information: 508-866-5391, https://kingrichardsfaire.net.

Walk Round Pond: 2 p.m., Mayflower Street Duxbury. Led by Tony Kelso, town historian; and John Galluzzo, naturalist and historian. Tickets: $10 Duxbury Rural and Historical Society members; $15 non-members. Parking and gathering at the Mayflower Street parking lot, east side. Reservations are required and tickets are limited. For information: 781-934-6106, duxburyhistory.org.

Homegrown String Band: 2 p.m., Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield. Free. Light refreshments served. For information: 781-834-5535, ventresslibrary.org.

SSFMC concert: 7 p.m., South Shore Folk Music Club at First Parish Duxbury, 842 Tremont St., Duxbury. Featuring Paul Rishell and Annie Raines. Tickets $22 per member, $24 per non-member. Tickets online or at the door. For information: ssfmc.org.

“Midsummer Night’s Dream” performances: Oct. 4-6, 10-13, 17-20, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; shows at 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $30. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com.

Foreigners Journey: 7:30 p.m., Memorial Hall, 83 Court St., Plymouth. The sounds of two ‘80s bands; Foreigner and Journey. To benefit Plymouth North and South High Schools music programs. Tickets $25-$45. For information, 413-341-7410, memorialhall.com.

 

Sunday, Oct. 6

Kingston Farmer’s Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., first Sunday, May through October, Kingston Collection, parking lot in front of Bar Rustic, 101 Kingston Collection Way, Kingston. Shop at the market and support local farmers, producers and artisans. For information: kingstoncollection.com.

Open for tours: 1-4 p.m., Abigail Adams Birthplace, 180 Norton St., North Weymouth. The structure was built in 1685 and home to Abigail Smith Adams for the first 20 years of her life and where she married John Adams in 1764. Visits are by guided tour only. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children under 12. For information: rememberabigail.org.

Guided tours: 1-4 p.m., Daniel Webster Estate, 238 Webster St., Marshfield. Docent guided tours of the estate, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tour the 1880 Victorian mansion, the Carriage House and Webster's Law Office. Free admission but donations are gratefully accepted. For information: thedanielwebsterestate.org.

“Midsummer Night’s Dream” performances: Oct. 4-6, 10-13, 17-20, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; shows at 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $30. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com.

Diana Fanning concert: 4 p.m., Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Duxbury. Fanning has toured as a solo pianist and chamber musician throughout the United States and in England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Holland, the Czech Republic, Canada and Germany. For information: 781-934-6634, www.artcomplex.org.

Lucie Blue Tremblay concert: 4:30 p.m., North Congregational Church, 38 Plymouth St., North Middleborough. The singer/songwriter from Canada brings her bilingual heritage to life in songs that celebrate love, strength, truth, peace and honor. Tickets $20; can be reserved by calling and will also be available at the door. For information: 774-766-0055. 

 

Monday, Oct. 7

Harvest Moon Feast: 6-9 p.m., Mill Wharf Restaurant, 23 Mill Wharf Plaza, Scituate. Sample dishes from South Shore restaurants, listen to jazz, enjoy music by the Lance Van Lenten Jazz Quartet. Complimentary wine and beer tastings. Cash bar also available. $70 per person advance sale tickets; $80 per person at the door. For information: 781-659-8168, nsrwa.org/event/2019-harvest-moon-feast.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 9

SSC Coffee Break Concert Series: 11 a.m., Laura’s Center for the Arts, 97 Mill St., Hanover. Today: “Music from the Movies,” which features South Shore Conservatory educator/performers Holly Jennings, voice; Sarah Troxler, piano; and Jesse Stiglich, percussion. Free. Complimentary coffee, tea, water, light snacks and fruit. For information: 781-421-6162, ext. 204, sscmusic.org.

Classic Book Group movie and potluck: 4-7 p.m., Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield. This month’s choice is “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving. Take in a hearty appetizer or dessert with a Halloween theme. Book discussion over food, then movie viewing. For information: 781-834-5535, ventresslibrary.org. 

“Won't You Be My Neighbor?" film: 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, corner of Route 1A and Winter Street, Norwood. See a documentary about the life and work of public television pioneer Fred Rogers, whose show, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," was beamed daily into homes across America for more than 30 years. The film is suitable for children ages 10 and up. For information: 781-762-3320, firstcongregational-norwood.com.

South Shore Folk Music Club: 7 p.m., First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St., Duxbury. Coffeehouse featuring Frank Albani, with Steve Lamb opening. Open mic before and after the break. Sign up at the door for an 8-minute open mic slot. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door, members $9. Advance tickets available at https://southshorefolkmusicclub.org/event-3524667. For information: ssfmc.org.

Contemporary Book Group: 7-8 p.m., Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield. This month’s book for discussion is “Abundance” by Sena Jeter Naslund. For information: 781-834-5535, ventresslibrary.org.

 

Thursday, Oct. 10

Kayak Explorations: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., meet at Union Street Canoe Launch in Marshfield for a morning paddle on the North River guided by teacher/naturalist Doug Lowry. Preregister. $48/$43 member adult. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

Coffee Talks: 10-11 a.m., Thursdays, Oct. 10-Nov. 14, Scituate Town Library, 85 Branch St., Scituate. Refreshments will be provided. Today: Guest speaker Gregor Smart, curator, KBLIC, will present “Introduction to the Services of the Kirstein Business Library and Innovation Center at Boston Public Library.” Free. For information: 781-545-8727, scituatetownlibrary.org.

Author Talk: 5-8 p.m., Zen Den, 392 Washington St., Norwell. Max Lugavere, New York Times best-selling author of “Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life,” will speak about the critical link between the brain and the food you eat. The discussion will be moderated by Michael P. Murphy and Mary-Kim Garrity, Zen Den co-owners and founders. Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased at: eventbrite.com/e/max-lugavere-upgrade-yourself-genius-foods-event-tickets-60782314539.

“Midsummer Night’s Dream” performances: Oct. 4-6, 10-13, 17-20, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; shows at 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $30. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com.

 

Friday, Oct. 11

“Midsummer Night’s Dream” performances: Oct. 4-6, 10-13, 17-20, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; shows at 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $30. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com.