Best Bets

Globe North Best Bets

This is our pick of the best

of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts

and crafts, and other


goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


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Lynn: The World Folk Festival features Women of the World and other local music and dance groups. Saturday, 2-8 p.m. Heritage State Park, 154 Lynnway. Free. 781-595-8701,

Newburyport: Allyn Gamble and Steve Faria and friends present a concert Friday and Saturday, Actors Studio of Newburyport at The Tannery, 50 Water St. $35. 978-465-1229,

Rockport: Rockport Music presents “Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Bizet, Carmen.” Richard Eyre’s hit production stars Elina Garanca as the seductive gypsy of the title, opposite Roberto Alagna as the obsessed Don José. Tuesday 7 p.m. at Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St. $15 (Reserved Seating). 978-546-7391,

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