Pop-up book sale
Find a bargain at the Friends of Abbot Public Library pop-up Sale, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. All paperbacks and children’s books will be $1, and there will be a selection of special books at discounted prices. www.abbotlibrary.org, 781-631-1481.
Party in the street
Celebrate summer at “The Block” summer street party on Saturday, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., on Cabot Street in downtown Beverly. Walk around, meet up with friends and listen to live music. Food, beer and wine will be sold by local restaurants set up on the street during the festival. Live bands will perform all night. Admission is $5 at the gate, cash only. No pets. Bring ID if you plan to drink. 978-922-8558, www.beverlymainstreets.org.
For kids of all ages
The sixth annual Salem Summer Jam, a free youth festival hosted by Fly Kidz, is set for Sunday, noon to 9 p.m., at Salem Willows, 167 Fort Ave. There will be a 40-foot bouncy house, a watermelon eating competition, live music, special performances, games and more. Download free tickets at www.salemsummerjam.com.
More block party fun
The Peabody Essex Museum throws a Summer Block Party Saturday, 3 to 10 p.m., in downtown Salem. Enjoy live music, food trucks and a beer garden. The Creative Collective vendor fair begins at 3 p.m., and the block party starts at 6 p.m. at Armory Park and Essex Street. Free; museum will be open. www.pem.org.
A taste of summer
Marini Farm’s Corn Fair is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m., at 259 Linebrook Road, Ipswich. A family fun event with inflatables, a rope maze, giant slide, hayrides and more. Visit the farm’s animal pen and the Marini Farmstand and bakery. $10 per person, free for children under 2. marinifarm.com.