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North Andover: The Fairy Tale Players Children’s Theater presents “Rumpelstiltskin” on Saturday, 9:30 and 11 a.m., in the Parish Hall at St. Paul’s Church, 396 Main St. Visit with characters before and after the performance. $5. www.fairytaleplayers.org.
North Chelmsford: The Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra performs works of Beethoven, Mozart, Sibelius, Weber, Vivaldi, and Villa-Lobos. Saturday, 2 p.m. Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Road. $10 suggested donation. 978-251-0533, www.lowellphilharmonic.org.
Westford: Pianist Max Levinson was recently awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant. His all-Beethoven program includes the “Moonlight” and “Appassionata” sonatas. A preconcert talk with Levinson begins at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Parish Center for the Arts, 10 Lincoln St. $15, $12 seniors, $8 teens/college students; $5 Children under 12; Free for piano students under 12 with an attending adult. 978-692-6333, westford.com/pca.