Globe South 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.


Avon: Jumpin’ Juba mixes blues from Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans with roots-y rock and roll, jazz, calypso, and Latin flavors. Steve Hurl’s guitar playing draws from great acoustic blues finger-pickers, and from string benders of the 1950s. They perform in Avon’s Summer Concert Series. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Curtis Park, North Main Street. Free www.steve­


Dedham: The 41st annual Bay State Antique Auto Club Antique Auto Show features more than a thousand vehicles on display, car corral and trading bee, food court, music, and tours of the estate mansion. Free off-site spectator parking and shuttle bus. Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Endicott Estate, 656 East St. $5.


Norwell: “Through the Garden Gate Tour” is one of the longest -running garden tours on the South Shore. This summer tradition includes spectacular gardens in Scituate, Norwell, Hanover, Pembroke, and Marshfield. The self-guided tour is a perfect summer adventure where participants can also enjoy artists painting en plein air and music from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. South Shore Natural Science Center, Jacobs Lane. $25, $20 advance. 781-659-2559,

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