LOWELL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA,”Shakespeare & Company,” Friday, Nov. 15, 8 p.m., Pawtucket Congregational Church, 15 Mammoth Road, Lowell; $10 suggested donation; refreshments and raffles; www.Lowellphilharmonic.org.
MERRIMACK VALLEY IDOL, Singing competition finals featuring nine of the region’s top vocalists, dinner, silent and live auctions, cash bar, presented by Quota International of Andover, Saturday, Nov. 9, 6 to 10 p.m., Wyndham Hotel, 123 Old River Road, Andover; tickets $80; Louise Hadad, email@example.com or Elaine Pescatore, 978-470-3515, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHILLIPS ACADEMY, Symphony and Chamber Orchestras perform Sunday, Nov. 10, 3 p.m.; Music Department presents the Academy Concert Bands and ensembles, Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.; both events free and open to public; Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover; 978-749-4260 or e-mail email@example.com.
DISNEY JR. “Alice in Wonderland Jr.,” presented by Andover Youth Services TheatreWorks, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m., World War I Auditorium at Doherty Middle School, 50 Bartlet St., Andover; tickets $10 at Learning Express, 32 Park St., Andover; Andover Youth Services, 37 Pearson St.; or by emailing Kim Sousa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROCK MUSICAL, Merrimack College Onstagers Dramatic Society presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” Thursday, Nov. 14, and Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 16, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; general admission $12; seniors, students, employees, $10; www.merrimack.edu/community/rogers, 978-837-5355.
SHAKESPEARE, Northern Essex Community College’s Top Notch Players performs William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” Thursday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 10, 3 p.m.; Chester W. Hawrylciw Theater, Spurk Building, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill; tickets $10, $8 students/senior citizens, www.mvarts.info.
GARDEN TRELLIS, Spade & Trowel Garden Club of Andover monthly meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m., featuring social gathering and workshop and instruction on how to construct a garden trellis; West Parish Church Hall, 129 Reservation Road, Andover; public invited; 978-681-1890.
HAM AND BEAN SUPPER, West Parish Church hosts a Ham and Bean Supper, Saturday, Nov. 9, 5 to 6:30 p.m.,129 Reservation Road, Andover; suggested donation $10 adults, $5 children; 978-475-3528.
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