CLAIRE DICKSON CONCERT. Monday, Oct. 22, 7 to 8 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, Sutton Room, 82 Main St., Peabody. Dickson, winner of five Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards for jazz and blues vocals, will perform with Michael McLaughlin, piano, and Greg Loughman, bass. www.libraryinsight.net/eventdetails.
FREE FAMILY ARTS DAY. Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Star House, 323 Rear Elliott St., Beverly. Enjoy a day of creativity and fun. Event includes mask making, storytelling with Tony Toledo, music, puppetry, food and more. Family members of all ages welcome. Free; space is limited. 978-203-9195 or email@example.com.
SOAP EXHIBIT. Thursday, Oct. 18, 5 to 8 p.m., 100 Cummings Center, Suite 106H, Beverly. Montserrat College of Art’s student-run Bear Gallery will host the second reception for the invitational group show titled “SOAP: Series of Artists Present Work,” of current work from selected students and alumni. On view through Nov. 1. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.montserrat.edu/galleries.
ANNUAL FALL SHOW. Opening reception, Friday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., Danvers Art Association, 105 Elliott St. Opening reception for Danvers Art Association’s “Gallery 62” juried show, featuring oil, acrylics, watercolors, photography, jewelry and crafts. All items made by Danvers Art Association members and are available for purchase. Award ribbons will be given in all categories. Show continues Oct. 20 and 21 from noon to 4 p.m. Free admission. www.danversart.org.
“OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS” OPENING. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m., Family Discovery Gallery, Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. Visitors can play in the set of a New England farmhouse, learn about horses, sleighs and wagons, and dress in period costumes. www.wenhammuseum.org or 978-468-2377.
“GIVE US YOUR BEST SHOT.” Marblehead Arts Association’s fifth annual photography show on view through Sunday, Oct. 28, at 8 Hooper St. The show features works from both members and nonmembers of MAA. Submitted images were juried for prizes. 781-631-2608 or www.marbleheadarts.org.