FOOD FOR FOBA. On Tuesday, Dec. 24, 15 percent of the receipt for a dine-in or take-out order for lunch or dinner at Not Your average Joe’s will be donated to the Friends of Beverly Animals. Promotion available only at 45 Enon St., North Beverly. Prior to placing the order, participants should inform their waiter or cashier that they wish to support FOBA with their order. firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-922-7190.
Music & caroling
ACOUSTIC CONCERT. Thursday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., 17 Cox, 17 Cox Court, Beverly. Acoustic concert featuring Dreamtigers, Aisha Burns and Colin Bugbee. email@example.com, 978-712-8858.
FIRESIDE NOEL. Saturday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., Community House of Hamilton and Wenham, 284 Bay Road, Hamilton. The New England Tenors, featuring three tenor voices, will perform a selection of popular Christmas and holiday songs. Tickets cost $15 (plus $1.52 service fee) at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/433610, or $18 at the door. 978-468-4818.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT. Saturday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 88 Elliott St., Danvers. As part of the Christ the Redeemer’s monthly Three Cords Coffeehouse series, the local trio Maeve will perform a Christmas Concert with an opening performance by Michael Pritzl of The Violet Burning. Beverages and snacks available for purchase. Free. www.ctr-anglican.org.
PAUL MADORE CHORALE CONCERT. Saturday, Dec. 21, 8 p.m., Sainte Anne’s Church, 290 Jefferson Ave., Salem. The Paul Madore Chorale, accompanied by an orchestra, performs “Stella Natalis” and “Joy to the World,” two contemporary works by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins. $25 general, $22 senior citizens age 60 and over and students age 18 and under. Purchase tickets at the door. 978-887-3298, 978-774-7981 or www.paulmadorechorale.org.
GIFT OF LIGHT AND CHRISTMAS CAROLING. Sunday, Dec. 22, 5 to 9 p.m., along Dearborn Street, Dearborn Lane, Lee Street and Moulton Avenue, Salem. The luminaria will be lit along Dearborn Street, Dearborn Lane, Lee Street and Moulton Avenue from 5 to 9 p.m. No parking on the aforementioned streets between 4:30 and 9:30 p.m. A holiday get-together and singalong with refreshments will take place in the Greenlawn Cemetery Chapel from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Bring flashlights. Donations of food are welcome. In case of snow, rain or high winds, the event will be postponed to Dec. 22 from 5 to 9 p.m. www.facebook.com/groups/FriendsofGreenlawn/.