This is our pick of the best of the burbs.
Chatham: Civil War Weekend is back. The 9th Battery Massachusetts Volunteers will set up a replica encampment on the Atwood House front lawn. The 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry group will also take part in the front yard encampment. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Atwood House Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Road. $6, $3 ages 8-18, 7 and under free. 508-945-4112, www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org.
Dedham: The Dragonfly Theater presents its first production of the summer, “The Princess Voice.” When a young princess has no voice can she rule a kingdom? Follow the princess as she accomplishes the tasks to break the curse. Saturday, noon, 2, and 4 p.m. Also July 21. Historic Fairbanks House, 511 East St. Tickets are free, but donations acccepted. dragonflytheater.net.
Plymouth: On July 18, the curtain will rise on Plimoth Plantation’s third season of live Shakespeare repertory theatre. Enjoy a seven-week run of “Hamlet” and “The Taming of the Shrew” in the Museum’s Shelby Cullom Davis Gallery. Wednesday 8 p.m. Through Sept. 1. Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave. $17. 508-746-1622, www.plimoth.org/shakespeare.