Peabody: The 3rd annual Taste of the North Shore features samples from several of the finest North Shore restaurants, entertainment, and auctions to benefit the 2012 North Shore Cancer walk/run. TV news veteran Kim Carrigan will serve as auctioneer. Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. Acura of Peabody, 233 Andover St. $50. 888-825-7965, www.eventbrite.com.
Salem: The Peabody Essex Museum celebrates a 200-year legacy of cultural exchange with India with its annual Sensational India! festival. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Peabody Essex Museum, E India Square Mall. 978-745-9500, www.pem.org.
Somerville: Theatre@First presents “Pride & Prejudice,’’ an original adaptation of the beloved Jane Austen novel. The story follows Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy as they find love despite differences of class and temperament. Saturday, 2 p.m. Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Sq. $12-$20. 617-625-5700, www.theatreatfirst.org.
Somerville: The Roots Attached Revue Showcase is Sunday, 3 p.m., at Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave. $8, $5 for students & seniors. 617-718-2191, www.artsatthearmory.org.