Tea, a book and me: Independence Associates Inc. of downtown Brockton will host the Brockton Library Foundation on Thursday, from 1 to 4 p.m., for a free “pop up” gallery exhibit of Haitian Artists in conjunction with Brockton Arts, Inc. Visitors are welcome to view the art, have tea, and get a free book as part of the Brockton Main Library’s 100th anniversary celebration. 508-584-6919.
Author visit: Dr. Nick Trout, author of the novel “The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs” will visit the Duxbury Free Library Thursday at 7 p.m. for a reading and a book signing as part of Westwinds Bookshop and The Duxbury Free Library Night Light series. Trout is a surgeon at Angell Animal Medical Center and the author. For free tickets or information, call the library at 781-934-2721, ext. 108, or Westwinds Bookshop at 781-934-2128.
Candy Land Day: Join the Children’s Museum in Easton for Candy Land Day on Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Crafts and activities inspired by the Candy Land game will be offered throughout the day. The cost for this special program is admission plus $2.50. Admission is $7.50 per person; members and children under 1 are free. 508-230-3789 or www.childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Farmers’ market: The Original Easton Farmers’ Market returns for its 15th season to the new location at the Depot Street turnout Tuesday. The market operates Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 508-230-0641.
Arts festival: North River Arts Society will celebrate the 37th annual Festival of the Arts on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Village of Marshfield Hills (Old Main Street). The free two-day festival will offer juried art, sculpture, and photography exhibits; a juried artisans’ sale; an arts sale; the work of local artists; a children’s tent, and a food tent. Free parking and shuttle from Eames Way School available; rain or shine. www.northriverarts.org or 781-837-8091.
Herb and plant sale: The Old Bridgewater Historical Society will hold its annual herb and plant sale Saturday, (rain or shine) at 8 a.m. on the grounds of the Keith Parsonage House. Come for annuals, perennials, shrubs, heirloom vegetables, potted containers, and members’ garden specimens. The Keith House Café will have fireside beverage, baked goods, and live music. 508-223-7207.
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