‘STARMITES.’ Performed by PCS Youth Theater. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Cast of 50 performers, ages 8 to 15, from Bristol, Farmington, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington. “Starmites” is a musical sci-fi adventure. Plainville High School auditorium, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. $15. Tickets available from any cast member.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10
‘SHERLOCK HOMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND.’ 1 p.m. Presented by the East Haddam Stage Company. A live reconstructed “radio” show using the 1930 script that William Gillette used for the first radio broadcast of a Sherlock Holmes story. Four actors play seven characters and produce the sound effects for this “old time” radio play. Followed by a retrospective on Connecticut’s William Gillette as Sherlock Holmes and Q&A. No charge. RSVP. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023. Sponsored by the friends of the Bristol Public Library.