The Loft in Oak Bluffs will host an event on Jan. 8 from 7 to 10 pm to raise funds for the Oak Bluffs School’s eighth-grade trip to Philadelphia and New York City. Musicians Mike Benjamin and Johnny Hoy will provide a soundtrack to the evening. Tickets are $20; attendees must be 21 or over. Proceeds will help the eighth graders pay to see Broadway shows, visit Times Square, the Constitution Center, and the Franklin Institute, as well as other attractions and historical walking tours. For more information, contact Eve Heyman at the Oak Bluffs School: 508-693-0951.