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Hingham: At the Ron Della Chiesa Oktoberfest, Michael Dutra & the Strictly Sinatra Band pay tribute to Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack. Friday, 8 p.m. Raffael’s, 274 South St. $35. www.MusicNotNoise.com.
Hingham: South Shore Conservatory opens its Concert Series with a musical trip chronicling the evolution of our nation. Beginning with the Bay Psalm Book from the 17th century and ending with rock from the 21st century, Pilgrim’s Progress shepherds audiences through a historical repertoire performed by SSC faculty. Oct 21, 4 p.m. South Shore Conservatory, One Conservatory Drive. Free. 781-749-7565, www.sscmusic.org.
Mansfield: The Mary Maguire Band (Mary Maguire, Jeff Horton, and John Tibert) harmonizes in such genres as folk, bluegrass, and swing. Saturday, 8 p.m. Rose Garden Coffeehouse, the Congregational Church. $14. 508-699-8122, rosegardenfolk.com.
Weymouth: Join “Ghosts of Boston: Haunts of the Hub” author Sam Baltrusis as he navigates more than 300 years of the city’s history. Monday, 7 p.m. Tufts Public Library, 46 Broad St. Free. 781-337-1402, www.weymouth.ma. us/library.