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.


Andover: Dance Prism begins its 31st season with a production of the legendary classic ballet “Swan Lake,” the story of a prince’s love for a princess cast in the guise of swan by the spell of a sorcerer. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. J. Everett Collins Center for the Performing Arts, 80 Shawsheen Road. $24, $18 children and seniors. 978-623-8642,


Stoneham: In a new adaptation of the classic tale “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” Jekyll undertakes experiments aimed at separating the best parts of his personality from the worst. Through Nov. 10. Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main St. $40-$50. 781-279-2200,



Swampscott: Think that item gathering dust may be valuable? Kaminski appraiser Mary Westcott will be at an Antique Appraisal Day. The price for appraisals will be $10 per item, or three for $25. Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Swampscott Public Library, 61 Burrill St. 781-596-8867,

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