Calling all Judith Ripka fans: The company’s sample sale is in town Thursday through Sunday. Sterling silver and 18-karat gold jewelry will sell for 50-70 percent below original retail prices. (Sale prices start at $200.) The sale happens Thursday and Friday at the Newton Marriott, 2345 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, and Saturday and Sunday at the Quincy Marriott, 1000 Marriott Drive, Quincy. Find more details at www.judithripka.com/jrsamplesale.html.