A HARVEST MOON CELEBRATION. Sunday, Sept. 30, 5 to 7 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St. Celebration includes beer, wine, cider and light refreshments under a harvest moon. Casual dress. $25/Athenaeum members in advance, $30/nonmembers; $30 at the door. Ticket includes one complimentary beer or glass of wine. $15 of ticket price is tax-deductible. Proceeds benefit Athenaeum’s collections and educational programs. In case of rain, celebration will move indoors. Reserve a spot. email@example.com or 978-744-2540.
Music and theater
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Friday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 29, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sea Change Theatre Company, Dane Street Church, 10 Dane St., Beverly. Beverly’s newest theater company presents Oscar Wilde’s play. $12/adult, $10/students and seniors. www.seachangetheatre.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-500-3885.
BOSTON ARTISTS ENSEMBLE CONCERT. Friday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem. Boston Artists Ensemble concert presents Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Opus 70, No. 1, “Ghost,” and Mendelsohnn Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Opus 66. Concert features violinist Sharan Leventhal, cellist Jonathan Miller and pianist Randall Hodgkinson. $27/general, $12/students; additional discounts available. Tickets available at the door or 617-964-6553.
A CAPPELLA CONCERT. Saturday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., Ipswich Performing Arts Center, Middle/High School, 134 High St. North Shore A Cappella and Overboard will perform as a fundraiser for the arts booster group for the middle and high school fine arts programs. Sponsored by IMADA. $15/adults, $10/students and seniors, $40/family of two adults and two students. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Purchase tickets at Conley’s Drug Store, 146 High St.; Zumi’s Espresso & Ice Cream, 40 Market St; or www.imada.org.
POPS CONCERT. Saturday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., Asbury Grove Tabernacle, off Asbury Street, corner of Highland and Asbury streets, Hamilton. The Dane Street Band will perform. $5 donation at the door; free for kids. 978-468-4605.
ST. MICHAEL’S COMMUNITY CONCERT. Saturday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., St. Michael’s Polish Society, 15 Endicott St., Peabody. The Lee Hawkins Band will perform. $5 admission charge. 978-977-2770.