CASTLE HILL SUMMER PICNIC CONCERT SERIES: DIGNEY FIGNUS. Thursday, July 18, 7 to 9 p.m., Castle Hill, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich. Americana music. Gates open at 5 p.m. for picnicking and close once capacity is reached. Admission is at the gate only; $30 per car, $20 per car for members of The Trustees of Reservations, $10 for walk-ins. www.thetrustees.org or 978-356-4351.
MAHI SUMMER MUSIC SERIES. Thursday, July 18, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., aboard the Hannah Glover, accessible at 23 Congress St., Salem. Cuban son, salsa and rumba-flamenco performed by Los Sugar Kings. Event features live music, beer, tropical cocktails and grilled food. $19/person, or $15 per person in groups of five or more with advance purchase. Event for ages 21 and up. Tickets and details at 978-825-0001 or www.mahicruises.com.
SUNDAYS IN PATTON PARK CONCERT SERIES. Sunday, July 21, 5 to 7 p.m., Patton Park, Route 1A, Hamilton. The 2013 Summer Concert series features Don’t Call Me Shirley, performing contemporary and classic hits from 1950 to present day. In case of rain, concert will be canceled. Free. www.communityhouse.org.
MUSIC AT EDEN’S EDGE 2013 CONCERT SERIES. Monday, July 22, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody; and Tuesday, July 23, 2 p.m., Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. The theme for July is “High Jinks and Summer Scapes — A String Trio, A Bassoon Quartet, and Assorted Escapades.” Violinist Joshua Peckins, bassoonist Neil Fairbairn, cellist Velléda C. Miragias and violist Maria Benotti will perform music by Ludwig van Beethoven, François Devienne, Eugène Bozza and Henry Purcell. Free admission. Families with young children encouraged to attend afternoon performance on July 23. Reserve seats at 978-531-0100, ext. 10.
2013 SUMMERSING. Monday, July 22, 8 p.m., Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem. Come and sing the classics with guest soloists, guest conductor Max Hobart and a volunteer orchestra as part of Paul Madore Chorale’s 2013 SummerSing. No rehearsals necessary; all parts welcome. Choral scores will be available. Admission is a suggested donation of $10/adults, and $8/seniors ages 60 and up and students. www.paulmadorechorale.org.