Globe South 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.


Canton: Known as the nation’s premier tribute band to U2, Joshua Tree plays all your favorite U2 songs ­— both hits and lesser-known songs — and will keep you dancing all night long. Friday, 8 p.m. Irish Cultural Centre of New England, New Boston Drive. $15. 781-821-8291,

Milton: Owl Eve is a family event featuring a candlelit stroll outside around the museum’s grounds to see humorous owl-themed skits performed by the Not-Quite-Nocturnal Players. Inside the museum’s exhibit hall you’ll be able to get close to real owls. Saturday, 6:30-9 p.m. Blue Hills Trailside Museum, 1904 Canton Ave. $6, registration recommended. 617-333-0690,


Westwood: Matthew Fritz conducts the Parkway Concert Orchestra in Antonín Dvor ák’s Symphony No. 9 and selections from Symphonie Espagnol by Édouard Lalo, featuring violinist Joung Hoon Song. Sunday, 3 p.m. Temple Beth David, 7 Clapboardtree St. $15; $10 seniors and students; free under 12. 781-769-5270,

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