Natick: If the weather cooperates, the Perseids meteor shower and summer star constellations will be featured in “Summer Stars and Meteors,’’ a program for ages 12 and up, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, 280 Eliot St. $12-$15; preregistration is required. 508-655-2296, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.massaudubon.org.
Shirley: Jon Anderson, one of the most recognizable voices in progressive rock as the lead vocalist for Yes and the creative force behind such complex pieces as “Close to the Edge,’’ “Awaken,’’ and especially “The Gates of Delirium,’’ performs Thursday, 8 p.m., at the Bull Run Restaurant, 215 Great Road. $46 advance; $50 day of show. 978-425-4311, www.bullrunrestaurant.com.
Waltham: The city Arts Council’s Concerts on the Common series continues with the Soft Touch Band at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the Waltham Common, on Main Street between Moody and Elm. Rain date is Thursday. Free. www.walthamarts.org.
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