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.
Holliston: Enjoy the distinctive sound of the Maeve Gilchrist Trio, combining Celtic harp with American jazz, while sampling gourmet desserts, appetizers, tea and coffee in the 1728 Coffee House’s cabaret setting at the First Congregational Church of Holliston, 725 Washington St. Proceeds will benefit the church’s International Mission Project. $12, $10 advance. 508-429-8608.
Newton: The Highland Glee Club will present its annual spring concert, directed by David Tiedman in a variety of songs including madrigals, sea songs, and spirituals, Sunday, 3 p.m., in the War Memorial Auditorium at City Hall, 1001 Commonwealth Ave. $20, under 18 free. 617-796-1000, www.highlandgleeclub.com.
Newton: The Laurel & Hardy Society of Boston presents an evening of musical comedies — Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in four featurettes, plus Buster Keaton, the Three Stooges, Joe McDoakes, vaudevillians Pat Rooney Jr. and Herman Timberg Jr., and a vintage serial chapter — Monday, 7:45 p.m., at the Union Church in Waban, 14 Collins Road. Tickets $10. www.bratsofboston.com.
Watertown: Open Arts Day, a celebration of community for adults and children, will feature performances by New Repertory Theatre and Watertown Children’s Theatre, music, quilting demonstration, three art exhibitions, and workshops in painting, printmaking, and pottery on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St. Free. 617-923-0100, www.arsenalarts.org.