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Hamilton: Green Meadows Farm in Hamilton invites children of all ages to a hayride with Santa. Activities include a tour of the organic farm and ornament making at a craft table. Saturday, noon-3 p.m., Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St. Free. 978-468-2277, www.gmfarm.com.
Marblehead: Maeve Music, a trio of female vocalists, will present a holiday concert with songs, carols, and scripture readings. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Church of St. Andrew, 135 Lafayette St. $15. 781-631-4951, www.standrewsmhd.org.
Salem: The Paul Madore Chorale will present a Christmas concert with traditional Christmas music and sing-along carols. The featured soloist will be Giovanni Formisano, tenor. The chorale will be joined by the Bell Ringers of Saint Anne, directed by Joseph Stella. Sunday, 3 p.m., St. Anne’s Church, 290 Jefferson Ave. Donations. 978-744-1930, www.paulmadorechorale.org.