Evensong, 4:30 p.m., Salem’s First Church, 316 Essex St., Salem. The Boston Boys Choir presents Christmas Tradition. Part of Dickens North of Boston Branch’s second annual “Christmas with Dickens: A Day of Bygone Revelry.” $15/online, $20 at the door. All net proceeds benefit Salem’s First Church. http://www.dickensnorthofboston.com/dickens_005.htm.
An Evening of Victorian Delights, 6:30 p.m., Salem’s First Church, 316 Essex St., Salem. Historical duet performance in Victorian costume featuring Larry Young and Suzanne Powers. Event highlights Dickens’ favorite 19th-century music and original compositions. Presentation includes fiddle music, song, and Sir Roger Coventry dance for everyone. Light reception included. $25/online, $30 at the door. Proceeds benefit Salem’s First Church. http://www.dickensnorthofboston.com/dickens_013.htm.
Sunday, Dec. 9
Fair Trade Advent Fair, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Maple Street Church, Social Hall, 90 Maple St., Danvers. The third annual fair features handcrafts by local artists and from around the world: jewelry, ornaments, textiles and original artwork. Also, various organizations will be represented. Sponsored by the World Service Committee of Maple Street Church. All proceeds support the crafters. 978-774-4510.
Annual Chanukah Run-A-Latke, 10 a.m., Chabad Community Shul, 44 Burrill St., Swampscott. Chabad North Shore’s annual Chanukah Run-A-Latke, a family 5K run and Chanukah party. All are welcome to attend the community-wide event. Chanukah programming will be available for kids while adults run. Attendees can race, eat latkes and donuts, and help build a huge Lego menorah. Register at the door or online at www.nsjewish.com, or raceit.com.