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.


North Andover: “Angels, Bells and Kings” features six octaves of handbells and 13 ringers. Sunday, 4 p.m., Rogers Center for the Arts, Cullen Avenue and Walsh Way. $20, $15 students and seniors; $15/$13 in advance. 978-837-5355, www.neweng­


Salisbury: The 2011 NRBQ studio album “Keep This Love Goin” and the new CD “We Travel the Spaceways” show NRBQ’s musicianship. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Ocean Front North. $25. 978-462-5888,

Topsfield: Crafts and Cranberries Craft Fair features wine tasting and shopping at Alfalfa Farm Winery. The tasting room becomes a holiday craft fair featuring local crafters’ jewelry, candles, woodworking, makeup, and more. The tasting room will offer recent favorites as well as mulled wine and wine cocktails. Sunday, 1-5 p.m., Alfalfa Farm Winery, 267 Rowley Bridge Road. Tastings are for people over age 21 with proper identification, and cost $8.

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