This is our pick of the best of the burbs.
Newburyport: Arthur Miller’s “Incident at Vichy” will be presented in a staged reading. This deeply intimate exploration of personal betrayals committed by French collaborators in the early days of the Nazi occupation reflects contemporary issues of civil rights and war crimes. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 7 p.m. Actors Studio of Newburyport at the Tannery, 50 Water St. $10. 978-465-1229, www.newburyportacting.org.
Somerville: Sarah and the Tall Boys is a Chicago-based Americana band specializing in original country/blues. Lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and lyricist Sarah Potenza-Crossman fronts bass player Ian Crossman, pedal-steel player Gabriel Stutz, lead guitarist Dan Allen, and drummer Jason Smart. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Johnny D’s Restaurant & Music Club, 17 Holland St. 617-776-2004, www.johnnyds.com.
Wenham: The 40th annual Wenham Family Festival and Craft Fair features more than 50 of the region’s best artisans — some old and many returning — offering unusual hand-crafted items, family activities, and the museum galleries. Bring your best-loved doll to the doll clinic to schedule repair appointments. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. 978-468-2377, www.wenhammuseum.org.