Concord: The Verrill Farm Strawberry Festival features pick-your-own berries, strawberry shortcake, hay rides, pony rides, a strawberry dessert recipe contest, a yard sale, music by John Fitzsimmons, and Dan Grady’s Marvelous Marionette Medley on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 11 Wheeler Road. 978-369-4494, www.verrillfarm.com.
Harvard: Fruitlands Museum kicks off its 100th anniversary year with a celebration featuring free admission and a list of special events, including music, craft activities, artist demonstrations, trail walks, and children’s activities, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 102 Prospect Hill Road. 978-456-3924, ext. 292; www.fruitlands.org.
Natick: The ABBA tribute band Arrival (below) performs Friday at 7 p.m. in the next installment of the Violet Jam concert series at the Verve Crowne Plaza, 1360 Worcester St. $25, $20 in advance. 508-416-1364, www.violetjam.com.Milva DiDomizio can be reached at email@example.com