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Dennis: In 1982, Bruce Springsteen released “Nebraska,” a sparse, haunting solo album of 10 songs — stories of everyday people facing challenges in life — showing that folk music is alive and timeless, not just a collection of dusty, old-timey songs. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of this classic, Jonathan Hall will perform “Nebraska” in its entirety, with guitar, harmonica, and vocals. Friday, 8 p.m. Cape Cod Chat House, 593 Route 6A. Free. 508-694-7187, www.capecodchathouse.com.
Westwood: Peri Smilow has been called a Jewish combination of Joan Baez and Pete Seeger. Enjoy an evening of his music Sunday, 7 p.m. Temple Beth David, 7 Clapboardtree St. $25, $18 students, $10 children. 781-769-5270.
Easton: For Super Hero Day, kids are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite super heroes and take part in special activity stations. Children can create a mask to conceal their true identities and fuel up for crimefighting at a smoothie bar. Stop by the Roche Bros’ Kids’ Club Table to meet the Danger Rangers and sample some snacks. Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Children’s Museum in Easton, 9 Sullivan Ave. $9.50. 508-230-3789, childrensmuseumineaston.org.