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Dedham:The Dedham Music Association presents the Parkway Concert Orchestra performing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “Pastorale,” Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy, and “Zigeunerweisen” (Gypsy Airs) with violinist Markus Placci. Band students from Dedham High and Middle schools will perform New World Symphony by Antonin Dvorák. Sunday, 3 p.m. Dedham Middle School, 70 Whiting Ave. $10; $8 seniors, $5 under 12. www.ParkwayConcertOrchestra.org.
Norwell:Explore maple history, culture, and production at a Maple Festival. Enjoy the process from start to finish as you help tap the trees for sap and then watch how it is boiled into syrup. The day will include scheduled woodland walks for tapping, sweet treats, and fun crafts and activities. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., South Shore Natural Science Center, Jacobs Lane. $8. 781-659-2559, www.ssnsc.org.
Plymouth: Seven Times Salt is a Boston-based early music ensemble specializing in repertoire of the 16th and 17th centuries. They will be presenting “A Brave Barrel of Oysters: Music of Samuel Pepys’ London” with excerpts from the famed 17th-century diarist Samuel Pepys, and performed on historical instruments. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave. $15. 508-746-1622, sevenxsalt.eventbrite.com.