MEMBERS EXHIBIT OPENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION. Friday, March 15, 6 to 8 p.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. To celebrate the opening of “Pop Goes the Book! Favorites From the Elaine Schofield Collection.” Discover the art of pop-up books in an engaging exhibit featuring books that mold, fold and pop. Tour the exhibit with museum exhibit curator Jane Bowers and meet award-winning author and illustrators Ed and Rebecca Emberley of Ipswich and local pop-up book collector Elaine Schofield of Danvers. 978-468-2377 or www.wenhammuseum.org.
PAINT-ALONG DEMONSTRATION. Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 p.m., Middleton Senior Center, 39 Maple St. Middleton Arts Association presents guest artist Bob Marcelino, who is known for his oil painting with beeswax. Participants should bring their own supplies, including a small container for beeswax, which will be provided. Free admission. Handicapped-accessible. 978-774-9466.
JIM FALCK CLOSING RECEPTION. Wednesday, March 20, 4 to 6 p.m., Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St., Beverly. For Montserrat alumnus and faculty member Falck’s self-titled exhibition, which includes paintings and sculptural ceramic pieces. Exhibit on view through March 22 at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-921-4242, ext. 1208.
“PORTRAITS-PEOPLE-PETS.” Beverly Guild of Artists exhibit on view through Saturday, March 30, at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Features more than 50 pieces of artwork, including a variety of paintings and photographs, by 19 guild members. On view during library hours.
BOSTON ARTISTS ENSEMBLE CONCERT. Friday, March 15, 8 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, East India Marine Hall, East India Square, Salem. The closing concert of the season features works by Mendelssohn and Brahms. Program opens with the traditional “mystery piece” by an unannounced composer. $23/members, $27/nonmembers, $12/students. Tickets available in advance at 978-745-9500, ext. 3011, or at the door. pem.org/calendar.
MARJI ZINTZ AND JULIAN BAPTISTA IN CONCERT. Saturday, March 16, 7:30 p.m., Universal Coffee House, First Universalist Society of Salem, 211 Bridge St., Salem. Zintz is a solo vocalist, arranger and acoustic guitarist, and Baptista is an acoustic singer-songwriter from Salem. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.; music starts at 7:30 p.m. $15/adults, $7.50/students and seniors, free/children 5 and under. Refreshments available. email@example.com or 978-744-3224.