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.
Cohasset: The Cohasset Fall Fest 2012 features street drawing, chair massages, beer and wine tasting, live music, digging for treasure, face painting, pumpkin carving contest, pet costume contest, and visits to the Cohasset Historical Society buildings. Saturday, 2 p.m. Cohasset Village, S. Main St. Free.
Hingham: South Shore Model Railway Club Show and Open House features the club’s operating layout, dealer tables, a “White Elephant Table” and demonstrations of model railroad construction. Saturday and Sunday. South Shore Model Railway Club, Bare Cove Park Drive. $5, $3 seniors and ages 5-12 with an adult. 781-740-2000, www.ssmrc.org.
Plympton: Help chase away the gathering dark evenings at Poetry Night. Share a favorite poem or simply relax and enjoy the rhythm of the words. Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Plympton Public Library, 248 Main St. www.plymptonlibrary.org.