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Easton: The Easton Grange 196 and The Easton Shovel Town Cultural District present “A Country Barn Dance” with caller Linda Leslie accompanied by piano and fiddle. Children ages 10 and up are welcome. Saturday, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Oakes Ames Memorial Hall, 3 Barrows St. $20, $10 children, $50 family of four or more.

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Plymouth: Sampe is ground corn, much like grits, and was a dietary staple of both the Pilgrims and Native Wampanoag people. Plimoth Plantation will host a Sampe Fest in celebration of the first season of the Plimoth Grist Mill. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave. Free with admission: $6, $4.50 for children ages 6-12. 508-746-1622,


Plymouth: The Plymouth Philharmonic presents “Classically Romantic.” Steven Karidoyanes conducts Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto, Schubert’s Symphony No. 3, and other works. Saturday, 8 p.m. Plymouth North High School Performing Arts Center, 41 Obery St. $20-$50.

Sharon: The Sharon Concert Band presents “La Dolce Vita” featuring popular Italian favorites in an array of styles including classical, opera, and jazz. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sharon Middle School, 75 Mountain Road. Free. 781-784-1560,

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