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Dedham: Jessica Bitely, preservation specialist with the New England Document Conservation Center, discusses “Preserving Family Treasures.” Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Dedham Historical Society, 612 High St. $5. 781-326-1385, www.dedhamhistorical.org.
Marshfield: Enjoy hayrides, hay mazes, live owls and farm animals, live bluegrass, artisan demonstrations, and shop for locally made crafts at Farm Day. The event also features games and crafts for kids. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Winslow Cemetery Road. $7, under 4 free. 781-837-9400, www.massaudubon.org.
Quincy: The Quincy Park Department’s Environmental Treasures program is offering a tour that will feature the remains of the first operational blast furnace in the country, a monument to Solomon Willard, the architect of the Bunker Hill monument, and a cemetery that includes the graves of Civil War heroes, a famous boxer, a person who died in the Indian wars, and Quincy granite workers whose artistry is displayed on their monuments. Meet in church parking lot. Saturday, 10 a.m. St. Mary’s Church, 115 Crescent St. Free. www.quincyma.gov.