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.
Brockton: Noted Gershwin interpreter Jack Brent will perform works of Gershwin and others. This is a benefit concert with proceeds going towards the restoration of the building’s exterior. A reception will follow the concert. Sunday, 3 p.m., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 900 Main St. $20, $15 students and seniors. 508-586-9021, www.firstevlutheran.org.
Easton: The Brockton Symphony’s “From Russia With Love” features works of Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, and Tchaikovsky with soloist Seho Young, winner of the 2012 Feinberg Youth Competition. Sunday, 3 p.m., Oliver Ames High School Auditorium, 100 Lothrop St. $15 to $20, under 12 free. 508-230-3210, www.brocktonsymphony.org.
Quincy: The Rhythm Room, a Grammy-nominated band, integrates world drumming with guitar, horns, vocals, and keyboard to bring audiences on a journey through music for all ages. Friday, 7 p.m., The Woodward School for Girls, Wesner Hall, Performing Arts Center, 20 Greenleaf St. $20. 617-773-5610, www.thewoodwardschool.org.
Sandwich: The second annual PumpkinFest features hand-blown glass pumpkins of all sizes crafted by prominent glass artisans, displayed on bales of hay. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main St. Free admission. 508-888-0251, www.sandwichglassmuseum.org.
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