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.
Hanover: The South Shore Charter Public School Auction featuring Taste of the South Shore is an evening of culinary treats by local chefs and school parents. Auction items include art, jewelry, restaurant gift certificates, sporting events, fitness and spa services. Friday, 6 to 10 p.m. The Elms, American Elm Ave. $25 in advance and $30 at the door. www.sscps.org.
Hingham: South Shore Conservatory and Barnes & Noble in Hingham will host Performathon 2013, the school’s annual student fund-raising event, a performance marathon that offers conservatory students the opportunity to hone their performing skills as they help raise money for the conservatory’s Scholarship Fund. Friday, 4:30 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 96 Derby St. Free. 781-749-3319, www.sscmusic.org.
Norwell: The Company Theatre presents “Chicago the Musical.” Set in the roaring ’20s, “Chicago” paints the town red in vaudeville style and the iconic choreography of Bob Fosse. This sharp-edged satire with a dazzling score won six Tony Awards and the Oscar for Best Picture. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Through April 28. The Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive. $34 to $36. 781-871-2787, www.companytheatre.com.Event organizers: submit items at www.boston.com/addevents.