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.


Duxbury: Step inside Duxbury’s homes on the annual Spring House Tour organized by the Duxbury Newcomers’ Club. The self-guided tour starts at the Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House and showcases a select group of beautiful private homes. The tour requires driving and walking. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House, 479 Washington St. $25, $30 day of tour.

Hingham: At A Taste of Hingham, sample chowders, signature dishes, ice cream, sweets and more from dozens of Hingham’s restaurants and food shops. Enjoy live music, free horse-drawn hayrides, and fun for all ages at the 8th annual street fair to benefit the Hingham Food Pantry and 18 other South Shore charities. Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Hingham Square, 140 North St. $15, $30 family. 781-635-2344,


Quincy: The Quincy Symphony Orchestra concludes its 59th season with a tribute to President Abraham Lincoln. The orchestra will be accompanied during the Pops-style concert by Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch, who will narrate the symphonic adventure, “A Lincoln Portrait,” which recounts the equal rights declarations Abraham Lincoln brought forth in his presidential administration. Saturday, 8 p.m. Lloyd Hill Center for the Performing Arts at Quincy High School, 75 Russell Park. $25.

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