Back to school: South Shore Plaza will host its annual Back At It event Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The event for “tweens” (ages 12-16) will feature back-to-school fashion and styling demonstrations, beauty tips, giveaways, and prizes to attendees. Vendor displays will allow attendees to see stores, programs, and products that could be beneficial for students in middle school and high school. 781-843-8201.
Sidewalk sale: Bill Hogan of Hogie’s Hobbies, along with local merchants and organizations, is holding a sidewalk sale Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain date scheduled for Friday. 508-584-6919.
Sailboat launch: The “Merry Wing” sailboat re-launch will be celebrated at the Jones River Landing on Saturday at noon. A potluck reception will be followed by a dedication and launching ceremony at 2 p.m. on the high tide. This Duxbury Duck is one of a historic class of vessels, with restoration going on since 2008. www.jonesriver.org or email@example.com.
Shakespeare series: The Plimoth Players return for their fourth season with “Much Ado About Nothing” on Wednesday at 8 p.m. The play will be performed on Wednesday and Friday nights, alternating with “As You Like It” on Thursday and Saturday nights throughout August. Tickets are $12 for Plimoth Plantation members and $17 for the general public. www.plimoth.org/shakespeare.
Homebuyers workshop: NeighborWorks Southern Mass. will offer two workshops for first-time homebuyers at the Winter Gardens apartment complex this month. The first two-part workshop will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m. The workshops will give participants an opportunity to meet and hear from real estate brokers, insurance agents, attorneys, and loan originators. Registration is $20 per person. www.nwsoma.org or 617-770-2227.
Band concert: WestwoodWinds, Westwood’s first community concert band, will hold its fourth summer concert on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Westwood High School’s cafeteria courtyard. More than 30 musicians ranging from teenagers to retirees will perform. In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the WHS Auditorium. The concert is free and open to all. firstname.lastname@example.org.