Author visit: Westwinds Bookshop and Duxbury Free Library are hosting author Lee Woodruff next Sunday, 2 p.m., at the library. Woodruff will read from and sign copies of her book, “Those We Love Most.” Free tickets are available at the library and bookstore for those who wish to reserve a spot. 781-934-2721, ext. 108.
Merrie Market: The Old Ship Meeting House is holding its “Merrie Market” Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 107 Main St. Wreaths, toys, gift baskets, and baked goods for sale and a silent auction. 781-925-1969.
Theater auditions: The Un-Common Theatre Company is holding auditions for its Young Performers production of “Disney’s Mulan Jr.” on Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Mansfield YMCA. Students in grades 1-6 are welcome. The show will be performed March 15-17. Auditions by appointment only. To reserve a spot, e-mail email@example.com stating name, grade, age, e-mail, and phone number.
Holiday fair: The Soule Homestead holiday fair is Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 46 Soule St. Baked goods, handcrafted items, live music, food and free children’s craft activities. Santa will be stopping by between 10 a.m. and noon. 508-947-6744.
Teapot show: The James Library Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition by two ceramic artists who make teapots and tea cups. Free opening reception is Friday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with artists Anne Conte and Jeanne Wiley. The gallery is open during library hours. 781-659-7100 or www.jameslibrary.org.
Open house: Curry College plans an open house at its Plymouth campus Thursday 1 p.m.-7 p.m. The campus offers graduate and undergraduate degrees; 8-week courses meet one evening a week. 508-747-2424, www.curry.edu/cegrad.
Nativity: Hough’s Neck Congregational Church is setting up a free living Nativity scene next Sunday 5:30 p.m. It will feature residents and animals in representative scenes; guests move to each scene as the Christmas story is told. 617-479-8778.