WENHAM MUSEUM SPECTRUM EXPRESS. Sunday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Families with members on the autism spectrum are invited to enjoy the model trains and museum galleries at a special time. Take a break, have a gluten- and dairy-free snack, and view the special model train artifacts in Burnham Hall. Sponsored by the Danversbank Charitable Foundation, Inc. General admission. www.wenhammuseum.org, 978-468-2377.
FALL RUMMAGE SALE. Friday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to noon, First Baptist Church gymnasium, 221 Cabot St., Beverly. Sale includes clothes for all ages and sizes, housewares, books, kitchen items and sports equipment. Saturday is Bag Day; all items that fit in a small or large bag cost a small price. Handicapped-accessible. Rain or shine. All proceeds support the mission work of the church. 978-922-3295, www.fbcbeverly.org.
YARD SALE. Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, 2 Dane St., Beverly. Features books, toys, white elephant tables, snack bar, and more. In case of rain, the sale will take place indoors. 978-927-1066.
CARDBOARD CHALLENGE. Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to noon, Phoenix School, 89 Margin St., Salem. In partnership with the Imagination Foundation. The challenge is a worldwide celebration of creativity and imagination where everyone is challenged to design and create using cardboard and recycled materials. Inspired by the short film “Caine’s Arcade.” Event open to everyone. Registration and details at www.phoenixschool.org.
EXHIBIT RECEPTION. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2 to 4 p.m., Abbot Public Library, Virginia A. Carten Gallery, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Reception for The Magic of Lines, featuring mixed media paintings by graphic and fine artist Grigor Grigoryants. Exhibit on view through Oct. 24. 781-631-1481, www.abbotlibrary.org.
STORY TRAILS: MAXED OUT. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2 to 3 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem. Be inspired to draw outside the lines with “Art & Max” by David Wiesner. Program for children ages 5 to 8 with adult. 978-745-9500, PEM.org.