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.
Bridgewater: AutumnFest is a longstanding tradition in Bridgewater, and is organized by the Bridgewater Business Association. This family day includes sampling products and services association members have to offer, delicious food and treats from local eateries, music, crafts, live demonstrations, and lots of activities for kids. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bridgewater State University, 40 School St. Free. 508-531-1359, www.autumnfest.net
Dedham: Author and historian Kate Clifford Larson presents “The Assassin’s Accomplice: Mary Surrat and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln.” Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Dedham Historical Society, 612 High St. $5. 781-326-1385, www.dedhamhistorical.org.
Norwood: The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue is dedicated to preserving and performing the music of the 1950s. Saturday, 8 p.m. Norwood Theatre, 109 Central St. $26-$29. www.norwoodstage.com.