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Concord: Pianists Leslie Amper and Randy Hodgkinson will perform all four movements of Charles Ives’s “Concord Sonata” and baritone Robert Honeysucker will sing “Tom Bowling.” Friday, 7:30 p.m., at the First Parish of Concord, 20 Lexington Road. $20. 978-369-9602, www.thoreausociety.org
Waltham: Historic New England and Pizzi Farm present “Back to the Future” on a big screen in the garden of the Lyman Estate on Thursday, at 8:30 p.m. Come early to walk the landscape or have a picnic. From 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. explore the first floor of the 1793 mansion or shop at the historic greenhouses. 185 Lyman St. Free. 617-994-5912, www.historicnewengland.org
Watertown: The Boston Swing Dance Network holds a monthly dance, which starts with a beginners’ lesson (included in the price of admission). Music will be provided by the Memphis Rockabilly Band, Saturday, 7:45-11:30 p.m., at the Armenian Cultural Center, 47 Nichols Ave. $18, $15 students and seniors. Bostonswingdance.com