CLAFLIN-GERRISH-RICHARDS HOUSE TOURS. For 17th-Century Saturdays, Saturday, Sept. 7, 11:30 a.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Tour Wenham Museum’s 17th-century Claflin-Gerrish-Richards House and discover how New England families lived from the first period to the Victorian era. Nonmember admission, $8/adults, $6/children. 978-468-2377; wenhammuseum.org.
SUNSET SIDEWALK HISTORY WALK. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 6 p.m., departs from the corner of Cabot Street and Broadway, Beverly. A sunset sidewalk history walk along Broadway, Beverly’s “showplace” 19th century downtown street. Although their uses have changed, 18 former mansions of prominent men and women still stand on Broadway. Sponsored by the Beverly Historical Society and narrated by local historian and author Ed Brown. $5 suggested donation per person to benefit the society; free/children and society members. B.H.S., 978-922-1186.
DAYTIME BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP. Thursday, Sept. 5, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Beverly Public Library, Sohier Room, 32 Essex St., Beverly. Group will discuss “The Marriage Plot” by Jeffrey Eugenides. New members welcome; no registration needed. Handicapped-accessible. Discussion titles available at checkout desk; ask reference staff for availability of alternate formats. 978-921-6062 or email@example.com.
TEEN THINK TANK MEETING. Thursday, Sept. 5, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., South Hamilton. The library’s teen advisory board for patrons ages 11 to 17 improves the programs and services designed specifically for teens. Collaboration includes selecting books, music and movies for the young adult section; brainstorming and creating programs and special events for young adults; and helping with the library’s teen space and web page. Kim Claire, young adult librarian, at 978-468-5577, ext. 14, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW BOOK DISCUSSION. Thursday, Sept. 5, 7 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem. Dickens North of Boston will kick off this year’s featured discussion book, “A Tale of Two Cities.” New members welcome; annual fee is $15. Plans for third Christmas with Dickens will also be discussed, and apricot tart will be served. 978-979-0574, www.dickensnorthofboston.com.