FISH TALES FROM THE FISH HOUSE LECTURE. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m., Swampscott Yacht Club, second floor of the Fish House at Fisherman’s Beach, 425 Humphrey St., Swampscott. Fourth Fish Tales from the Fish House lecture features Swampscott artists Sonja Grondstra and Judy Trujillo talking about their work creating jewelry and art with the sea glass and pottery pieces they collect on the beach. Some of Grondstra’s jewelry and Trujillo’s artwork will be on display and available for purchase. Door prize will be awarded. Cash bar will be open. Free; reservations requested at 781-962-5587.
THE GABLES LECTURE. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m., The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St., Salem. The House of the Seven Gables’ rescheduled lecture features Dr. Louise Swiniarski. The lecture will focus on Elizabeth Palmer Peabody and her international connections. $10/members, $15/nonmembers. Reserve a spot by calling 978-744-0991, ext. 104.
BOB’S BALLROOM DANCE. Saturday, Nov. 24, 7 to 11 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 96 Main St., Peabody. Complimentary dance lesson at 7 p.m. $15/general, $12/seniors ages 60 and over. Bob’s Ballroom Dances are held the last Saturday of each month, except in December. Robertbeloff@comcast.net or 978-281-2365.
FINZ SEAFOOD AND GRILL. Friday, Nov. 23, 9 p.m. to midnight, Danny Heath Trio. 76 Wharf St., Pickering Wharf, Salem. 978-774-8485.
GULU-GULU. Nov. 23, 8 p.m., Quill; Nov. 24, 8 p.m., Noel Snow. 247 Essex St., Salem. 978-740-8882.
HARDCOVER CAFE. Nov. 23, Sandy Casey. 15A Newbury St. (Route 1 north), Danvers. 978-774-1223.
HOWLING WOLF TAQUERIA. Nov. 23, Lois Lane and the Daily Planets; Nov. 24, Clay Ventre and the Bond Girls; Nov. 25, 6 to 8 p.m., Steve Spungin. All shows are 10 p.m. to midnight unless otherwise noted. 76 Lafayette St., Salem. 978-774-9653 or www.feedyourwolf.com.
IN A PIG’S EYE. Nov. 23, 4 to 7 p.m., Blues Jam, 9 to 11:30 p.m., Andrew Gravel Project; Nov. 24, Vein; Nov. 25, 7 to 10 p.m., Eric Reardon and Friends; Nov. 26, Open mike with Dave Bailin; Nov. 27, Zig Zag Poetry; Nov. 28, Grateful Ted and Pete Tentindo. All events 9 to 11:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 148 Derby St., Salem. 978-741-4436.