Chelsea: Apollinaire Theatre is the venue for an intimate staging of “Uncle Vanya,’’ starring John Kuntz in the title role. Through Jan. 15. Thursday-Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m. Chelsea Theatre Works, 189 Winnisimmet St. $30. 617-887-2336, www.apollinairetheatre.com.
Peabody: The Carrtunes Dixieland Concert features a variety of New Orleans favorites. Monday, 6-9 p.m. Donn Carr School of Music, Main St. $10. 978-531-9262, www.donncarr.com.
Winchester: The Golden Gates Russian Youth Dance Troupe presents a concert of traditional song and dance. The program includes songs, rituals, folk stories, and games with elements or movement and traditional dances from Russia and Ukraine. that have been carefully researched. Friday, 7 p.m., Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church, 34 Dix St. Free-will offering.
Winchester: ”The Joy of Getting Things Done” is a presentation by Linda L. King that stresses management of life’s logistics and overcoming personal inertia. The goal is a realistic approach to make positive changes in your life. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington St. Free. www.winpublib.org