Hingham: “A Taste of Tuscany” is a fun and informative tasting event that explores a selection of wines paired with cuisine from Italy. Chef de cuisine Jim Caputo has selected dishes that reflect Tuscan Italian flavors to complement the wines of the evening. Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Alma Nove, 22 Shipyard Dr. $35 per person, plus gratuity. 781-749-3353, www.almanovehingham.com.
Hull: The Charlie Keating Band features Charlie “Slideman” Keating on guitar, vocals, and slide, Lenny Turnquist on bass, and Tim Sweeney on drums. Friday, 8 p.m., Paragon Grill and Surf Lounge, 45 Hull Shore Dr. Free. 781-925-4500.
Plymouth: A free Academy Awards Party and Costume Contest features a live telecast and other fun. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite star and compete in a ¾contest for prizes. Sunday, 6 to 10:30 p.m., Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave. 508-746-1622, www.plimoth.org.