This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to www.boston.com and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.
Easton: Explore the simple tools and traditional techniques used to make Windsor chairs and stools. Participants in this course will make a stool using the same tools and construction methods used in making Windsor chairs. Wednesdays through April 17, 7 p.m. $200, $15 materials. The Green Woodshop, 143 Washington St. 617-347-1715, www.greenwoodshop.com.
Milton: Jeremy Lyons, slide guitarist, singer and songwriter, plays in and with American music traditions. His “Delta-Silly” is roots music for children. With charm and irreverent humor, Lyons entertains the whole family, introducing a new generation to American folk music. Saturday, 4 p.m. Milton Art Center, 334 Edge Hill Road. $5, $15 maximum per family. miltonfava.tumblr.com/JeremyLyons.
Randolph: The Taste of the South Shore is a festive annual event that brings the best of the area’s restaurants together for an evening of celebration to support the South Shore YMCA’s Send a Kid to Camp appeal. This year’s event will also feature a wine and beer tasting called the Toast of the South Shore. Thursday, 6-10 p.m. Lombardo’s, 6 Billings St. $125. 781-986-5000, www.ssymca.org/donations.