Best bets of things to do west of Boston April 1-5


Framingham: Explore the benefits of living wall technology, and how to incorporate green facades into your landscape or home in a workshop Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road. $29. 508-877-7630, www.newenglandwild.org/learn.


Waltham: At the 20th annual Waltham Food and Wine Festival, sample creations by the city’s best chefs while sipping fine wines and placing bids on silent auction items, with music provided by the Waltham Philharmonic and Krazy Kulo of JAM’N 94.5 serving as emcee, Thursday, 6-9 p.m., at the Westin Waltham Boston hotel, 70 Third Ave. $50, $45 advance. www.crmi.org/events.

Wellesley: Alloy Orchestra, a three-man ensemble that creates musical scores for classic silent films, will accompany “Man with a Movie Camera,’’ a 1929 avant-garde documentary by Dziga Vertov, Monday, 8 p.m., in Jewett Auditorium at Wellesley College, 106 Central St. Free. www.wellesley.edu.

Weston: Spirit Fiddle, featuring champion fiddler Robin Warren and guitarist Brian Clancey, performs a wide variety of energetic music Sunday, 3 p.m., at Weston Public Library, 87 School St. Free. 781-893-3312.

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