This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to www.boston.com.
Andover: Come out of hibernation and Dishcrawl. This restaurant tour features four eateries. Tuesday, 7 p.m. Downtown Andover. $45. www.dishcrawl.com/northshoretour.
Marblehead: Mike The Bubble Man will amaze the audience with tricks, and will even put volunteers inside their own giant bubbles. Saturday, 11 a.m. Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School St. $10. 310-941-3788, http://mikethebubbleman.brownpaper tickets.com.
North Andover: Antje Duvekot is the rare singersongwriter who can “write about the social and the personal in the same breath,” says folk icon Ellis Paul. Her CD, “New Siberia” made the top 10 album of 2012 in a nationwide survey of folk DJs. Saturday, 8 p.m. Crossroads Coffeehouse, 3 Great Pond Road. $20. 978-687-3960, http://www.crossroads-coffeehouse.org/
Peabody: Taste of the North Shore features restaurants, entertainment, and auctions to benefit the 2013 North Shore Cancer Walk/Run. Billy Costa will host. Friday, 6-9 p.m. Acura of Peabody, 233 Andover St. $60. 888-825-7965, http://nsmcgiving.partners.org/taste.