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.


Andover: At “Witches of Andover,” learn more about the witch cases of Andover in 1692. Learn what town had more witches accused than Salem, and why so many were accused. Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m., The Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court. $3. 978-623-8321,


Somerville: Muertos III: Cuisine en Locale’s Third Annual MassMex Fiesta, is a Day of the Dead fiesta featuring farm-to-table MassMex cuisine, live music, custom cocktails, and spooky side show antics. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Anthony’s Function Hall, 156 Highland Ave. $35, $50 VIP.



Lowell: Ronan Tynan of the Irish Tenors performs Sunday, 2 p.m., Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 E. Merrimack St. $39 & $49. 978-454-2299,

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North Andover: The Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra presents 15-year-old piano soloist Kadar Qian in a fall concert. Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Rogers Center for the Arts, Cullen Avenue and Walsh Way. $20; Seniors and Students $15; Children age 4-12 $5. 978-837-5355,

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