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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.

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Newton: BC bOp!, Boston College’s instrumental and vocal jazz ensemble, celebrates its 25th anniversary with performances featuring a special guest artist, jazz trumpeter Wayne Bergeron, on Friday at 8 p.m., and Saturday, 3 and 8 p.m., in Robsham Theatre, 140 Commonwealth Ave. 617-552-4800, www.bc.edu/bands.

Newton: An intimate concert of classical guitar music played by students from the New England Conservatory studying under renowned guitarist Eliot Fisk unfolds in a cozy setting, with light refreshments, Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington St. Free. 617-796-1450, www.historicnewton.org.

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Newton: The Midwinter Coffeehouse, a benefit for the Day Middle School PTO, ushers in early spring with live folk and acoustic music featuring award-winning singer/songwriter Oen Kennedy as emcee, and performances by Eric Moore, Rob Siegel, and Barb Cassidy on Saturday, 7 p.m. at First Unitarian Society in Newton, 1326 Washington St. Ages 21 and older; $20 in advance, $25 at door. www.daypto.org.

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Wayland: College a capella ensembles — the Dartmouth Cords, UMass Lowell’s Hawk­apella, Boston University’s Terpsichore — will join high school student groups — the Madrigals, Muses, and T-Tones — in a benefit concert Saturday, 7:30 p.m., at Wayland High, 264 Old Connecticut Path. $15. www.whsarts.org.

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