THEATER PERFORMANCE. Saturday, Nov. 2, 10:15 a.m. to noon, Abbot Library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Marblehead Little Theatre’s Youth Repertory Experience Players will perform a series of well-loved children’s stories from popular children’s authors, such as Robert Munsch and Maurice Sendak, which have been adapted to entertain and educate. Program suitable for ages 2 to 12, but all ages are welcome. 781-631-1481, www.abbotlibrary.org.
“WISHING ON A STARRY NIGHT.” Friday, Nov. 1, 6 to 11 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. Bella Sera Bridal of Danvers hosts a fashion fundraiser to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Event includes dinner, dancing, a fashion show, raffles, and a silent and live auction. Lori Grande, co-host of JW and Lori in the Morning on WKLB Country 102.5, will emcee. Tickets and details available at 978-774-4077, or www.bellaserabride.com.
NORTH SHORE FASHION NIGHT. Friday, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., Marian Court College, 35 Little’s Point Road, Swampscott. Fashion night features five runway shows, food tastings, popup shows, signature cocktails and a DJ. Attire is creative chic. $50 ticket, available at www.mariancourt.edu.
NOT A FRIGHT IN SIGHT. Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. Jeannie Mack performs songs and hand plays for babies and toddlers about pumpkins, trick-or-treating, jack-o’-lanterns, spiders and silly witches. Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint. www.flintlibrary.org, 978-774-8132.
“DRACULA’S GUEST.” Salem Theatre Company presents a journey into terror on Thursday, Oct. 31. Shows are 45 minutes and begin at 5, 7 and 9 p.m., in the STC Theater, 90 Lafayette St., Salem. Tickets cost $15. 978-790-8546, salemtheatre.com.
TRICKS, TREATS & TREASURES. Thursday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 34 Chestnut St., Salem. Take a stroll up historic Chestnut Street and join the sea chantey-singing Salem pirates for tricks, treats and treasures at Historic New England’s Phillips House on Halloween night. Family-friendly event is free and takes place during Salem’s official trick-or-treating hours. 978-744-0440, historicnewengland.org.