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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.


Acton: “Essence of India,” an outdoor event with Indian classical and folk music and dance presented by Indian and American artists, as well as yoga, art and craft workshops, and booths featuring food, jewelry, and spices from many Indian states, takes place Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m., at NARA Park, 25 Ledge Rock Way. Free.

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Arlington: The Frequently Asked Questions Circus, a troupe from Montreal made up of friends, classmates, and co-workers who have the dream of creating a new American circus company, performs “Now You Know’’ at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Arlington Center for the Arts, 41 Foster St. $15; $12 ages 12 and under. 781-648-6220,

Waltham: The Solstice Sackbuts, a chamber trio with a repertoire that extends from medieval and Renaissance music to modern pop and jazz, using a brass instrument derived from the medieval slide trumpet, performs Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Waltham Farmers Market, Main and Moody streets. Free. 781-893-0361,

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