Globe North Best Bets

This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Danvers: The Boston Jewish Film Festival presents the comedy “Dorfman,” starring Sara Rue and Elliot Gould. Monday, 7 p.m. Hollywood Hits Theatre, 7 Hutchinson Drive. $12, $10 seniors and students. 978-777-4000.

Lowell: Lowell City of Lights Parade and Holiday Celebration features family activities, music, and a hot chocolate competition as well as a holiday parade with floats and marching bands. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Downtown Lowell, Merrimack and Palmer streets. Free. 978-970-4257,


Peabody: Fellswater, Boston’s dynamic Celtic music ensemble, performs in the Peabody Institute Library’s concert series. The all-instrumental group plays a wide range of music from traditional to modern compositions, drawing from the heritage of all the Celtic nations. Monday, 7 p.m. Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St. Free. 978-531-0100,

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Woburn: Woburn Festival on the Common features face painting, petting zoo, ice sculpture demos, singing hayrides on horse-drawn carriages, and live performances. Nov. 24, 3-7 p.m. Woburn Center, 371 Main St. Free. 781-721-4545, or check Woburn’s Festival on the Common on

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