PICK OF THE DAY
From hairbrush to roots
This Memphis-born singer-songwriter has come a long way since her days at Graceland when Dad watched her sing into a mirror with a hairbrush at age 3. Lisa Marie Presley celebrates her new rootsy release, “Storm and Grace,” produced by T Bone Burnett. 3 p.m. $29.
The Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston. 800-745-3000. www.thewilbur.com
Happy 200th Millbury gets a musical boost celebrating its 200th birthday with the first of five outdoor concerts by the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra. Fireworks and soprano Jane Shivick perform at this Independence Day-themed concert featuring pieces by American composers. 8 p.m. (rain date June 17; series runs through
July 27). Free. Windle Field, downtown Worcester. 508-754-1234. www.masymphony.org
A non-ABBA Fernando You might not associate Acton with Brazilian pop, samba, jazz, and bossa nova, but it all happens Saturday night when the Fernando Holz Band stops by the Acton Jazz Cafe.
7 p.m. $10 online, $12.50 at the door. Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Road, Acton. 978-263-6161. www.actonjazzcafe.com
Jam and jam again If you need more than one show of traditional West African drumming (plus dancing and food), scoot from one venue to another for “African Jam II.”The two dinner shows feature the Dukpah Drum and Dance Company, which invites the kids to participate. 4:30 and 7 p.m. $12, $5 kids under 6. Fellowship Hall of Christ Congregational Church UCC, 1350 Pleasant St., Brockton (4:30 p.m.); Messiah Baptist Church, 80 Legion Parkway, Brockton (7 p.m.). 774-240-5649. www.brocktonucc.org
Raising awareness Cardboard cutouts called “Flat Daddies” and “Heroes on a Stick” help spouses, kids, and parents of Americans serving in the United States Military. New York directors Nara Garber and Betsy Nagler attend the screening of their documentary “Flat Daddy,” which follows four families for a year. 6:30 p.m. (refreshments at 5:30 p.m.). Free (reservations required). Plymouth Public Library, 132 South St., Plymouth. 508-830-4250.
Make your way Bring the kids to this exhibit by Nancy Schön because they’ll be able to sit on a few of the life-size animal sculptures by the “Make Way for Ducklings” artist. The Kolbo Fine Judaica Gallery exhibit also includes maquettes (today’s favorite word: small models) of Schön’s Ducklings and the Tortoise and Hare, plus works created during the artist’s time in Israel. June 17 reception from
2-6 p.m. (through Aug. 17). Kolbo Fine Judaica Gallery,
437 Harvard St., Brookline. 617-731-8743. www.kolbo.com
Liza with a z Russian actress Chulpan Khamatova and Bolshoi Theater soloist Andrei Merkuriev perform an updated version of this classic love story with all the key ingredients — seduction, betrayal, and social conflict. “Poor Liza” is based on Nikolay Karamzin’s novel about a peasant girl and the nobleman who chases and chucks her. June 17 at p.m. $55-$95. John Hancock Hall, 180 Berkeley St.,