CAMBRIDGE SOCIETY FOR EARLY MUSIC CONCERT. Saturday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m., at the Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem, and Sunday, Sept. 30, 4 p.m., at Ascension Memorial Church, 31 County St., Ipswich. First concert of the 2012-2013 Chamber Music by Candlelight series. Concert features Wieland Kuijken, Eva Legêne and Arthur Haas performing music composed before about 1790 with historically appropriate instruments in an intimate space. $30/general, $25/seniors and Salem Athenaeum members, free/children and students with ID. Tickets at door; cash or check only. Credit card sales at www.csem.org.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES. Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 to 6 p.m., Peabody Street Park, 15 Peabody St., Salem. Features Happy Accident. Free. www.junglerhythm.com/concert-series-schedule/cat_listevents/-.html.
JEFF SAVLON CD RELEASE CONCERT. Sunday, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m., STC Theater, 90 Lafayette St., Salem. Salem Theatre Company Music & More Series will host party for Savlon’s “Sad Songs and Moon Expeditions.” Tickets cost $10 for the concert. www.salemtheatre.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-790-8546.
Children and families
CHILDREN’S LEGO CLUB. Friday, Sept. 28, 3:30 p.m., Boxford Town Library, 10 Elm St., Boxford. For children in kindergarten and older. Use Legos to build something around the theme of ancient Egypt. Free. 978-887-7323.
FALL STORY TIME AND CRAFT. Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to noon, Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Hear stories about apples, harvests and leaves, then make a craft to take home. For children ages 2 and up. Free. www.hwlibrary.org.
RUBBER DUCK RACE. Saturday, Sept. 29, noon, Porter River, adjacent to Pope’s Landing, 10 Harbor St., Danvers. The Danvers Kiwanis Club’s 19th annual race will provide scholarship funds for local college students. Race winners receive $1,500/first prize, $500/second prize, $300/third prize and prizes for 10 runners-up. Pre-race festivities start at 11:30 a.m. danverskiwanis.org.
FULLISH MOON PADDLE. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield. Paddle down the Ipswich River guided by the moonlight. Watch for ducks, herons and other birds, bats, water insects, and possibly mammals. Stop on the river’s islands for a campfire and snacks. Meet in front of Visitor’s Center. All equipment will be provided. Participants should have some previous canoeing experience. Led by Carol Decker and Scott Santino. $28/Audubon members, $32/nonmembers. A confirmation with a list of what to bring will be sent. Register at 978-887-9264 or email@example.com.