Beverly: “From Summer Estates to College Campus’’ is an exhibit of the historic Gold Coast estates owned by Endicott College. These estates were built as summer homes for some of Boston’s most prominent families. The exhibit focuses on family relationships through the generations, the stories about the estate owners and their families, and the acquisition and uses of the properties by Endicott College. Nov. 7-Dec. 16. Endicott College’s Archive & Museum Gallery, Endicott College. Free. www.endicott.edu.
North Andover: The Cercie Miller Jazz Quartet features Miller on sax, Bob Savine on drums, bass player Dave Savine, and pianist Tim Ray. In its 23d season, Crossroads Coffeehouse is an all-age, alcohol-free venue operated by volunteers from the North Parish UU Church. Saturday, 8 p.m. Crossroads Coffeehouse, 3 Great Pond Road. $15. 978-687-3960, www.crossroadscoffeehouse.org.
Salem: Violinist/violist Yura Lee, a co-recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2007, performs with the Boston Artists Ensemble. Enjoy Boccherini Quintet in D, Opus 29, No.1; Brahms String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat, Opus 18; and Schoenberg “Verklärte Nacht,’’ Opus 4. Friday, 8 p.m. Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square Mall. $24, Students $12. 978-745-9500, www.pem.org
Somerville: With his acoustic guitar, Tony McManus has extended the parameters of contemporary Celtic music. Ranked by peers and predecessors as one of the best guitarists in the world, McManus draws on traditions from the entire Celtic diaspora - Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, Galicia, Asturias, Cape Breton, Quebec - along with still further-ranging flavors, such as jazz and east European music. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave. $16. 617-718-2191, http://artsatthearmory.org
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