: “Memories: Celebrating South Shore Conservatory’s 40th Anniversary in Song’’ is a musical snapshot of Broadway favorites from the conservatory’s 40-year history, performed by its voice and instrumental faculty. Audiences can relive memories from beloved musicals such as “Phantom of the Opera,’’ “Mamma Mia,’’ “Mary Poppins,’’ “Godspell,’’ and “Cats.’’ Saturday, 7 p.m. Jane Carr Amphitheatre at South Shore Conservatory, One Conservatory Drive. $35 for pavilion and $20 for lawn seating in advance, $25 lawn seating at the door. 781-749-7565, www.sscmusic.org
: Acclaimed British author Alex Kershaw will discuss World War II, how it impacted the lives of those who fought in it, and how it affected them for the rest of their days. Kershaw is the author of several popular books about World War II, notably the New York Times bestsellers “The Bedford Boys’’ and “The Longest Winter.’’ Friday, 7 p.m. Historic 1699 Winslow House, 634 Careswell St. $ 15. 781-837-5753, www.winslowhouse.org
Marshfield: At Irish Night, the Winslow House honors the culture, history, and tradition of the Irish on the South Shore. There will be an Irish session band, Irish food and libations, and a commemoration of the ethnic past of those who settled along the “Irish Riviera.’’ Saturday, 7 p.m. Historic 1699 Winslow House, 634 Careswell St. $10. 781-837-5753, www.winslowhouse.org
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