Globe North Best Bets

This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more infor­m-­ation, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Ipswich: Christmas Caroling by Candlelight is an evening of singing traditional Christmas carols led by a parish choir and held in a candlelit historic church. Sunday, 7 p.m., St. John the Russian Orthodox Church, 16 Mt Pleasant Ave. Free. 978-380-6499,


Portsmouth: Phyzgig South Festival features a wide array of performers — jugglers, magicians, mimes, clowns, and more — in a variety show format, with a different group each day. Wednesday through Sunday, 2 p.m., Pontine Theatre, West End Studio Theatre, Portsmouth, N.H. $15. 603-436-6660,

Woburn: The Saxyderms, New England’s largest saxophone ensemble, present a Christmas concert. Saturday, 1 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 60 Forest Park Road. Free. 781-933-4600,

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