“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.” Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, Ferrini Dramatics Center, 775 Bay Road, Hamilton. Directed by Chris Shailor. $10/students and seniors, $12/adults. 978-468-0400.
“HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES.” Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 4, 2:30 p.m., Mary Weld Pingree Center for the Arts, Pingree School, 573 Highland St., Hamilton. Theatrical adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s novel. Suitable for all ages. $10 suggested donation. Handicapped-accessible. 978-468-4415.
THOMPSON CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES. Mia Chung and Alina Polyakov, Friday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m., Phillips Music Center, Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham. Pianists Chung and Polyakov, longtime colleagues on the Gordon piano faculty, perform a concert of music for two pianos, featuring a newly commissioned work by the distinguished composer-in-residence, Carol Barnett. $20/general, $10/seniors. www.gordon.edu/event.cfm?iEventID=1779.
“ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE.” Saturday, Nov. 3, 7 and 9 p.m., Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School St. Live improv comedy. Must be 18 and over to attend, or accompanied by a parent or guardian. $15/general seating. Purchase tickets at www.MLTLive.org or at The Spirit of ’76 Bookstore on Pleasant Street in Marblehead.
U2CHARIST CONCERT. Saturday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle Congregational Church, UCC, 50 Washington St., Salem. Fourth annual show features live music by U2 performed by local musicians, including Salem High School’s a cappella group WitchPitch? Free admission; donations of nonperishable food benefits local food pantry. Monetary donations benefit Heifer International, an organization that fights extreme world poverty by bringing agricultural education and livestock to communities throughout the world. Handicapped-accessible. 978-744-3164 or www.tabernaclechurch.org.
“CONCERTS IN THE BARN” MUSIC SERIES. Sunday, Nov. 4, 4 p.m., Gould Barn, 1 Howlett St., Topsfield. Topsfield Town Library’s series kicks off with The Rich Greenblatt Group, a jazz quintet playing original compositions performed by a solid band of Berklee professors and special guest saxophonist Allan Chase. Seating is limited; doors open at 3:30 p.m. Admission is free; refreshments served. email@example.com or 978-887-9137.