Chelmsford: Every Saturday, the Java Room’s jazz brunch features legendary jazz pianist Harvey Diamond and bassist Jon Dreyer playing the American Songbook and jazz standards. Saturday, 11 a.m. Java Room, 14 Littleton Road. No cover. 978-256-0001, music.jondreyer.com
Lowell: The Siracusa Project is a local band from Wilmington rocking out both covers and originals in several musical genres. They are playing Friday, 10 p.m. Garcia Brogan’s Cantina, Pub, & Restaurant, 131 Middlesex St. 978-446-0005, garciabrogans.com
North Andover: New England Ringers’ holiday concert features 15 ringers, 6 octaves of handbells, and 7 octaves of chimes. Program includes many holiday favorites including “The Nutcracker Suite,’’ “We Three Kings,’’ “Christmas Fantasy,’’ and “Stille Nacht.’’ Sunday at 4 p.m. Rogers Center for the Arts, Walsh Way and Cullen Ave. $10 - $15. 978-837-5355, www.newenglandringers.org
Portsmouth: About 30 female artists and craftswomen from Maine and New Hampshire display their high-quality and beautifully handcrafted pottery, handbags, glasswork, hand-woven clothing and accessories, home accents, stained glass, and sculptural ceramic art at the Designing Women Fine Art and Craft Show. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Frank Jones Center, Route 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, N.H. Suggested $2 door donation to benefit A Safe Place. www.designingwomen.org
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