This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to www.boston.com.
Beverly: Voices of Hope performs “Jesus Christ Superstar” to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. May 11, 8 p.m. Doors open 7 p.m. for silent auction. $35-$75. 978-232-7200, www.nsmt.org
Burlington: Bay Colony Brass is a large brass ensemble. uniting virtuoso performers and arrangers. It combines traditions of the British Brass Band with American brass ensemble, wind band, and orchestra. Friday, 7:30 p.m. St. Malachy Church, 99 Bedford St. Free. 781-272-5111, www.baycolonybrass.org
Manchester: Cape Ann Symphony presents “Heroic Music for Mother’s Day” featuring Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings and a Beethoven symphony. Saturday, 8 p.m. Manchester Essex Regional High, 36 Lincoln St. $35; $30 elders; $20 ages 19-24; free 18 and under. 978-526-2022, www.capeannsymphony.org
Medford: Nine members of Ring 122 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians . Saturday, 4-6 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, 160 High St. $10; $25 family. http://gracemedford.org/index.php