THURSDAY, JULY 26
LIVE Latin music & picnic, Grupo Fantasia will perform at Castle Hill, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich, 7 to 9 p.m. Their repertoire includes the Merengue, Salsa, Mariachi, Cuban and Latin jazz dance music and more. The Castle Hill gates will open at 5 p.m. for picnicking. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early. Space is limited and the gates will close once capacity is reached. Admission is at the gate only—$30/car or $20/car for members of The Trustees of Reservations. There is a 6 person per car maximum; each additional passenger will be charged $5. Motorcycles are $10 and walk-ins $5. Weather cancellations (if necessary) will be announced by 3 p.m. concert-day; thetrustees.org, 978-356-4351.
DUELING PIANOS WITH HONKY CATs, 7 to 11 p.m., a high-energy, interactive and all-request driven rock & roll event featuring Jon Abrahms from the Billy Joel-inspired Broadway play "Movin' Out" and pianist extraordinaire Bill Conner, Surfside Deck, Salisbury Beach, 25 Broadway, surfside5.com or call 978-463-9222.
FRIDAY, JULY 27
LIVE MUSIC, former lead-singer of the Temptations and Spinners and Grammy-winner, G.C. Cameron. With four singers and a live band, audiences will be grooving to Motown hits such as The Way You Do the Things You Do, My Girl and Get Ready, 8 p.m., Stoneham Theater, Main Street, Stoneham; 781-279-2200, stonehamtheatre.org.
LIVE BANDS ON THE DECK, featuring Mugsy, 9 p.m., Surfside Deck, Salisbury Beach.
SATURDAY, JULY 28
Don White Live, 8 p.m., Cape Ann Community Cinema, 21 Main St., Gloucester, $15 (members $12.50): capeanncinema.wordpress.com/978-309-8448.
LIVE MUSIC, former lead-singer of the Temptations and Spinners and Grammy-winner, G.C. Cameron, 3 and 8 p.m., see July 27 listing.
SUNDAY, JULY 29
CAR SHOW, the North Shore Concours d'Elegance, some of the most unique automobiles and motorcycles in the country with brands such as Duesenberg, Packard, Delahaye, Ferrari, Rolls Royce, etc., Misselwood, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; firstname.lastname@example.org.