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.


Brockton: Tony V, comedian, actor, and writer, headlines a comedy show. Opening for Tony will be one of the rising talents of the Boston comedy scene. The evening also features a silent and live auction. Saturday, 8 p.m. Temple Beth Emunah, 479 Torrey St. $15, $12 advance. 508-583-5810,

Easton: Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day-themed activities for kids, including Gaelic crafts, exploding rainbows, and Irish food. Lads and lassies who show off their Irish pride in green clothing will receive a lucky treasure from the front desk. Through March 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s Museum in Easton, 9 Sullivan Ave. Free with $7.50 admission. 508-230-3789,


Walpole: Sharon Concert Band plays traditional music from Ireland, Scotland, and England. Guests include Dunleavy Shaffer School of Irish Dance, tenor Robert Caldeira Jr., narrator Dan Rea of WBZ Radio. The program includes Leroy Anderson’s “Irish Suite,” Percy Grainger’s “Molly on the Shore,” and Bill Whelan’s “Riverdance.” Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Raffael’s Banquet Facility, 1601 Main. $15-$39. 508-668-8071,

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Westwood: Vanessa Trien (above) and the Jumping Monkeys will play two shows to benefit St. John’s Nursery School in Westwood. Saturday, 9:30 and 11 a.m. First Parish Hall, Westwood, 340 Clapboardtree St. $8, under 1 free.

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