This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to www.boston.com and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.
Beverly: “Dealers’ Choice: Selections from the American Songbook” features pianist Dan Murphy, singer Maureen Pilot, and bassist Pierre LeMieux in 20th-century American song classics. Selections might include material from WWII, the jazz period, movie and show tunes, and/or classic love songs. Monday, 9:30 a.m. Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Free. 978-921-6062, www.beverlypubliclibrary.org
Lynn: Roger Hodgson of Supertramp is recognized as one of the most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time. As the legendary voice, writer, and arranger of most of Supertramp’s greatest hits that led to more than 60 million record sales, he gave us enduring songs like: “Give a Little Bit,” “Dreamer,” “It’s Raining Again,” “Take the Long Way Home,” “The Logical Song,” “Breakfast In America,” and “Fool’s Overture. ““Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Lynn Auditorium, 3 City Hall Square. Tickets: $49, $59, $69, $89. Call 781-581-2971.
Marblehead: “Transitions: An Evening of Tap Dance” features young performer and choreographer Ryan P. Casey, a “So You Think You Can Dance” contestant and YoungArts award winner. The show features thoughtful and humorous tap choreography alongside poetry, cinematography, Vaudeville, hip-hop, and contemporary dance, as well as a variety of music from Dave Brubeck and Dinah Washington to Randy Newman and the theme song to the television show “The Office.” Sunday, 4 p.m. Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School St. $25. www.mltlive.com/2012/08/transitions-an-evening-of-tap-dance/
Somerville: Once de Los Muertos features Taza chocolate chicken mole, tomatillo pork verde, handmade tortillas, Ocean Ave Pops corn paletas and other ofrendas. Skeletal servers will sate you before you hit the dancefloor with Mariachi Estampa de America. Friday, 6 p.m. Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave. $45. 617-718-2191, http://cuisineenlocale.bigcartel.com/product/once-de-los-muertos-day-of-the-dead