Sunday, Oct. 7
Happy Hearts Choral Group’s “Rock Around the Clock” Show, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Tickets $5. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. 978-983-8825.
Massachusetts Instrumental & Choral Conductor’s Association (MICCA) Performance Festival, 1 p.m. on the Andover High School field. Hosted by the Andover Marching Band, under the direction of Joseph Wright. Five bands and their color guards, from the surrounding region, will compete and demonstrate their performance skills. Open to the public. Support the AHS Marching Band. Refreshments will be available.
Free Classical Music Concert, 2 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, 51 Lawrence St. Lynne Wilby and Christine Petrucci will give a four-hands piano performance featuring the music of Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak and Debussy. A reception will follow. Presented by the Friends of the Lawrence Public Library and supported by the Catherine McCarthy Memorial Trust and the White Fund. 978-683-8222.
Third annual car show & craft fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Amvets Post No. 147, 576 Primrose St., Haverhill. Features door prizes, give-aways, raffles, music and food. Rain date is Oct. 14. Free admission, free coffee and cocoa and free flags while they last. Tables for the craft fair that will be held in the upstairs hall are $25 each. Call 978-914-4817 to reserve a table. Proceeds benefit veterans charities sponsored by the Sons of Amvets. 978-374-9807.
Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28
“The Art of Icon Painting” workshops, 1 to 4 p.m. at Nichols Village, 54 Main St., Groveland. With Marina Forbes, Russian icon maker, teacher and lecturer. The hands-on studio workshop is for students interested in learning how to create traditional Russian icons. The program will include a discussion and demonstration of traditional materials and methods of icon making. Students will create their own icons using a combination of traditional and contemporary materials and methods. No painting experience is required. Experienced artists are also welcome. 603-332-2255, email firstname.lastname@example.org, MarinaForbes.com.