This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more listings, go to www.boston.com .
Holliston: The Mudville Madrigal Singers ensemble presents a holiday concert of a cappella music from the Renaissance to the present Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Holliston Historical Society building, 547 Washington St. Free. 508-429-8657.
Natick: Singer-songwriter Patty Larkin, who has redefined the boundaries of folk-urban pop music for 25 years, performs Friday at the Natick Center for Arts, 14 Summer St., with special guest Vicki Genfan opening the 8 p.m. show. $28, $25 students and seniors. 508-647-0097, www.natickarts.org.
Natick: Join an Owl Prowl under the stars Friday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, 280 Eliot St. Ages 16 and older; preregistration is required. $12, $15. 508-655-2296, www.massaudubon.org.
Weston: Holiday Family Day with Postage Stamps, with such activities as decorating Christmas tree ornaments and holiday stamp hunts, is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History, 235 Wellesley St. $8, seniors $5, children $3. 781-768-8367, www.spellman.org.