FRIDAY, NOV. 6
MUSIC WITH THE MAIAS. 7 p.m., The Family Connection. 8 p.m., Tim Maia. The Boys and Girls Club of Bristol Family Center, 255 West St., Bristol. $20. 21 plus with food and drink for sale. BBGC.org/events.
A CAPPELLA GROUPS FROM CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY. Divisi and TGFI. 7:30 p.m. Preceded by 6:15 p.m. dinner. Divisi is an all male group celebrating its 10th anniversary. TGFI is an all female a cappella group from CCSU. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. (860) 712-3536.
SPIRIT SHAKER. Old Well Tavern, Tariffville Road, Simsbury.
SATURDAY, NOV. 7
MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA BY KEN FERRIS AND FRIENDS TO CELEBRATE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NEW ENGLAND CAROUSEL MUSEUM. 6 p.m. Held in conjunction with the ACE Awards where Mark Mazzarella and Rick Fitzsimons will be honored. Performers will include Ferris, Richard Guerriere, Patricia Gray, Mary Lynn Gagnon, Caleigh Lozito, Maria Salice, Kim Hazleton, Tony Dipietro, and Jordon Boss. All will be accompanied by Stacy Cahoon, Richard Theriault, and Greg Caputo. Tickets are $50. A reserved table of eight is $400. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org
SUNDAY, NOV. 8
‘JETHRO TULL, THE ROCK OPERA.’ Performed by Ian Anderson. 7 p.m. Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket. $40, $60. Foxwoods.com.
THE LAUREL DOUBLE REED ENSEMBLE. Part of the Music Series of the Congregational Church of Burlington. 3 p.m. The Congregational Church of Burlington, Route 4, Burlington. Free. Made possible by the Main Street Community Foundation, the James R. Parker Trust, Farmington Bank-FSB Foundation. (860) 582-8116.
NEW BRITAIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 3 p.m. A concert featuring works, “About Space.” Presented collaboration with Central Connecticut State University’s Copernicus Observatory and Planetarum. Included will be a multi-media performance of an odyssey through time and space based on the children’s book, “Icarus: At The Edge of Time.” CCSU’s Welte Hall, Ella Grasso Boulevard, New Britain. $20 for adults, free for students. www.NewBritainSymphony.org, email@example.com, (860) 826-6344.
MONDAY, NOV. 9
HARTFORD CHORALE OPEN REHEARSAL. 7 to 10 p.m. Richard Coffey will be rehearsing the Faure “Requiem” and Handel’s “Messiah” for the Dec. 3 to 6 performances with the Hartford Symphony. Choral directors, high school and college students, voice teachers, church musicians and anyone interested in learning more about the chorale and its full scholarship interns are welcome. Free admission. Refreshments. St. James’s Episcopal Church, 1018 Farmington Ave., West Hartford. firstname.lastname@example.org, (860) 547-1982.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11
BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE VETERANS DAY CONCERT. 7 p.m. Concert will debut The Ensemble Singers, members of the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble singing with the band. Solo singers include Catie Calo, Liz Wilson, and Blaise Tramazzo. Also will feature a tribute to the 70th Anniversary of the end of World war II and the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Bristol Vetereans Council will provide an Honor Guard to present the colors. Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Free. Monetary donations accepted. Portion of proceeds go to Bristol Veterans Council. (860) 965-7178. BristolBrassandWind@hotmail.com.
‘TO END ALL WARS: SONGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.’ 7 p.m. With historian and musician Rick Spencer. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free. Register. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org
THURSDAY, NOV. 12
THE TENORS. 7:30 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $29.50. VIP meet and greet package also available. Bushnell.org
DAVINA AND THE VAGABONDS. The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden.
FRIDAY, NOV. 13
SPIRIT SHAKER. Hungry Tiger, Charter Oak Street, Manchester.
SUNDAY, NOV. 15
THE PLAINVILLE WIND ENSEMBLE. 2 p.m. “Legacy of Honor: From Gettysburg to Stockbridge.” In honor of veterans and those currently serving in the Armed Forces. Sponsored by Central Connecticut State University Veterans Affairs Department. Guests include Cyndi Simms of FoxtCT TV and Mark Channon of WWUH radio. CCSU’s Welte Hall, Ella Grasso Boulevard, New Britain. Free with donations of new unwrapped toys accepted at the door for local Marines Toys for Tots. Parking in adjoining garage is free. PlainvilleWindEnsemble.com.
NOW thru NOV. 7
HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 and 8 p.m. “Bold Beethoven.” The Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $36. $10 for students with ID. (860) 987-5900, HartfordSymphony.org