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Dedham: “Under Two Flags: The Navy in the Civil War” is a lecture by historian and author William Fowler, a professor at Northeastern University. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Dedham Historical Society, 612 High St. $5. 781-326-1385,

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Duxbury: South Shore Conservatory’s Conservatory Concert Series presents “Mountains to Prairies: Music from our American Roots,” focusing on three genres of music. Improvisation or in-the-moment music making will be a huge component of this concert. Sunday, April 21, 4 p.m. South Shore Conservatory of Music, 64 Saint George St. Donations. 781-749-7565,

Kingston: Come to the yearly fund-raiser benefitting the Community Center of St. Bernard’s Parish in New Orleans, and shake it to the Cajun tunes of Grand Bois at a Mardi Gras party. Saturday, 6-11 p.m. Jones River Trading Co., 42 Elm St. $40 single/$75 double if ordered in advance; $5 more at door. www.jones­

Marshfield: Victorian Tea Party includes a tour of the Queen Anne-style Victorian home. Tea served throughout the afternoon and accompanied by a three-course meal to include scones and seasonal breads, tea sandwiches, and desserts. Call for reservations. Sunday, April 21, 2-4 p.m. Daniel Webster Estate & Heritage Center, 238 Webster St. $15. 781-834-0548,

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