Globe West: Best bets



Concord: Verrill Farm hosts a pancake breakfast in the greenhouse, featuring hotcakes, local maple syrup, bacon, sausage, and beverages, Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, at 11 Wheeler Road. $7.50, $4.50 children under age 10. 978-369-4494, www.verrillfarm.com.

Concord: Theoretical physicist and author Alan Lightman discusses his new book, “Mr g: A Novel About the Creation,’’ Sunday, 3 p.m., at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St. Free. 978-369-3465, www.concordbookshop.com.


Framingham: Children accompanied by an adult can take in a puppet show about winter survival, make a “track-finder’’ and hike through woods, over a brook, and beside a meadow looking for signs of animal activities, and enjoy a hot drink and a craft project Sunday, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at the New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road. $9-$11. 508-877-7630, www.newenglandwild.org.

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Watertown: The George Russell Jr. Trio will be joined by vocalist Lynette Gittens for a show at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St. $18, $15 students. 617-923-0100, www.arsenalarts.org.

Weston: Pianist Igor Lovchinsky will perform a concert of works by Prokofiev, Liszt, and Rachmaninov on Sunday, 3 p.m., at Weston Public Library, 87 School St. Free. 781-893-3312, www.westonlibrary.org.

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