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.
Acton: Local young magician Rupayan Neogy will showcase a variety of tricks designed to confound and amaze the audience, in an interactive performance geared toward families, at noon Sunday at the Discovery Museums, 177 Main St. 978-264-4200, www.discoverymuseums.org.
Brookline: Brookline Music School faculty member Scott Pittman will host a weekly installment of his Open Mic Night, which includes a full drum set, amplifiers for bass, guitar and keyboard, and two microphones for use by performers of all ages and skill levels, Thursday at 7 p.m. in Cafe Nicholas, 1632 Beacon St. Free. 617-739-1114, www.bmsmusic.org.
Concord: Family Dances, a collaboration between the New England Folk Festival Association and the Folk Arts Center of New England, will feature live music from a variety of cultures and traditions, and instruction for ages 5 and older Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Scout House, 74 Walden St. $5; $25 family maximum. 978-369-3455, www.facone.org.
Concord: Celebrate El Dia de Los Reyes — the Spanish festival for Epiphany, the Day of the Kings — through arts and crafts encompassing such beautiful things as a jeweled Three Kings Crown on Sunday, 3 p.m., at the Barefoot Books Studio, 89 Thoreau St. For ages 2 and older; $4. 978-369-1770, www.barefootbooks.com.