BREAST FRIENDS WALK. Sunday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m., Devereux Beach, Marblehead. The 3-mile Breast Friends Foundation Walk Around The Neck Fundraiser begins at Devereux Beach and travels around Marblehead Neck. All proceeds support breast cancer education, awareness, support, and research. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. $20 adult, $10 child. Takes place rain or shine. www.breastfriendsfoundation.org.
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT X. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 6 to 9 p.m., Smith Barn at Brooksby Farm, Felton Street, Peabody. The Trustees of the Peabody Institute Library and the Peabody Institute Library Foundation will host a cocktail party fundraiser with music, food and conversation under the stars. $20 ticket. Proceeds support programs, collections and services provided by the Peabody Institute Library. Purchase tickets at the Main, South or West Branch libraries, or at https://peabodylibrary.eventbrite.com.
ROOMFUL OF BLUES. Friday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., Peabody City Hall, Wiggin Auditorium, 24 Lowell St., Peabody. Peabody Cultural Collaborative presents a concert by Roomful of Blues, a five-time Grammy-nominated blues band. Members of the Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Jazz Band will open. Doors open at 7 p.m. $25 general admission ticket, available at http://pcc-presents-roomfulofblues-eac2.eventbrite.com/; Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, 24 Main St.; Peabody City Hall, 24 Lowell St.; or ArcWorks Community Art Center, 22 Foster St. www.facebook.com/PeabodyCulturalCollaborative.
THOMPSON CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES: POLYAKOV, RAYKHTSAUM AND ESKIN. Friday, Oct. 4, 8 p.m., Phillips Recital Hall, Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham. Gordon piano faculty member Alina Polyakov joins Boston Symphony violinist Aza Raykhtsaum and principal cellist Jules Eskin in a concert featuring music for violin, cello and piano. $20 general, $10 senior citizens. www.gordon.edu.
ME&THEE COFFEEHOUSE. Friday, Oct. 4, 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 28 Mufgord St., Marblehead. Me&thee coffeehouse presents a concert by Melissa Ferrick with Anne Heaton opening. Tickets cost $22 in advance, $25 at the door. 781-631-8987, www.meandthee.org.