On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the second Sail MV dinner/lecture takes place at the Black Dog Tavern beginning at 6 p.m.

Assistant professor Andrew Lipman of Barnard College and Columbia University will discuss his book, The Saltwater Frontier, which describes the contest between colonists and seafaring Native Americans for command of the American coast.

For reservations call 508-696-7644. Cost is $25.