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.
Marshfield: Author Walter Stahr presents “Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man.” William Henry Seward, who was governor of New York and an outspoken senator, as secretary of state and Abraham Lincoln’s closest adviser during the Civil War, had a substantial role in military, political, and personal affairs of the president. Sunday, 3 p.m., 1699 Winslow House & Cultural Center, 634 Careswell St. $5. 781-837-5753, www.winslowhouse.org.
Plymouth: The Cars and Copters Charity Car and Helicopter show is returning to the Plymouth Airport for its fifth annual event to benefit The Jimmy Fund. The show drew more than 1,800 cars and 20 helicopters last year and will be even bigger and better this year. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Plymouth Municipal Airport, 246 S. Meadow Road. $10 per car. 508-746-2020, www.facebook.com/CarsAndCopters.
Rockland: The Blue Moon Coffeehouse kicks off a new season of shows with the band Cold Chocolate, which is creating a unique sound in the world of Americana: bluegrass and roots music fused with a dash of funk. Saturday, Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m., The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, 45 Webster St. $7 at the door, children 12 and under free. 781-585-4556, www.thebluemooncoffeehouse.com.