This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to www.boston.com and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.
Dedham: Lee Yates and Lydia Willsky discuss “Discovering Treasures in the Dedham Historical Society Collections.” Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Dedham Historical Society, 612 High St. $5, members free. 781-326-1385, www.dedhamhistorical.org.
Hanover: Julia Hawkes is dead and John Costely is accused of her murder. It’s 1874 and there is “Murder, Mystery and Mayhem” at the Stetson House. Travel room by room through the Stetson House and listen as storytellers and actors reveal the facts and twists of this case. Saturday, 8 p.m. The Stetson House, 514 Hanover St. $10, $7 members. 781-826-9575, www.facebook.com/events/347918668636116/.
Hingham: Author Joe McKendry will speak about his new book “One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of the World.” The book explores the story of this fascinating New York City intersection. Thursday, 7 p.m. Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St. Free. 781-741-1405, www.hinghamlibrary.org.