Podcast: Rocks Village Memorial Association’s Yard Sale This Weekend Offers Bonus Tours

Furniture, vintage items and modern kitchen tools, hand-sewn quilts, artwork and more are among the finds when the Rocks Village Memorial Association’s yard sale takes place this Saturday and Sunday to support restoration of the Hand Tub House. Association member Christine Kwitchoff, a recent guest on WHAV’s “Win for Breakfast” program, says the yard sale features items donated over the summer including such oddities as the 16-foot metal and wood sign from the former Haverhill Music Center. Shopping or not, she says, there’s another reason to stop by. “Something that we will be doing, during the sale, both on Saturday and on Sunday, will be giving tours of the second floor of the building. Not many people have been up there yet, and we’re excited to open that to the community, Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the day of the sale, Saturday, Sept.

Haverhill Art Walk Saturday Brings Back Pub Crawl, Music, Art and More to Downtown

Haverhill Art Walk returns to the downtown Riverfront Cultural District this Saturday as it highlights local businesses and underused spaces with an alleyway artist market, live music and a “Pub Walk.”

Family-friendly programming includes hula hooping, an interactive paint tent, henna, screen printing with mural artist Kevin Angulo, music by Fake Leather Jacket and Drag Queen Story Hour with Dottie Ave, activating Railroad Square. Array of Trades hosts the Artist Market in neighboring alleyways accompanied by a lineup of acoustic musicians. The “Pub Walk” portion takes place in the early evening hours with restaurants The Peddler’s Daughter, The Tap, Casa Blanca and G’s hosting pop-ups and demonstrations by local artists. G’s also hosts the 6 p.m. Destination Downtown Art Walk toast. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated with Mariachi, Tango and Salsa music in Washington Square.

Free Tour of Historic Bradford Burial Ground Takes Place Saturday

Buttonwoods Museum volunteer Doug Jenkins conducts a tour this Saturday of Haverhill’s first site listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The Bradford Burial Ground, founded in 1665, is steeped in history. Now owned by the city, veterans from the King Philip’s War of 1675 through World War II are buried there. The tour is free and no registration is required. Those interested should meet at the Salem Street entrance Saturday, Sept.

Tribute to Artist ‘Tomaso’ Schena with his Work Saturday at Plaistow Historical Society

A beloved local artist, who passed away this spring, will be remembered tomorrow with an exhibit at the Plaistow Historical Society. Thomas Schena, better known as Tomaso, died following a brief illness in May at the age of 43. Many of his works of art, on loan from his fans, will be on display Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 5 p.m.at the Historical Society, 127 Main St., Plaistow, N.H. Historical Society volunteer Samantha Subatch was a guest recently on WHAV’s “Win for Breakfast” program, and said Schena met his subjects at local restaurants. “It’s so special because you didn’t really ask for a drawing.

Art in Bloom Designer Cindy Knight Provides Atkinson Garden Club Demonstration

Cindy Knight, a member of the Atkinson Garden Club and a Museum of Fine Arts’ Art in Bloom designer will recreate six to eight of her designs during the next open meeting of the Atkinson Garden Club. A drawing will take place for some of the designs with proceeds benefiting the garden club scholarship and community beautification projects. The meeting takes place Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m., at the Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main St., Atkinson, N.H. Admission is $10 and light refreshments will be served.

Haverhill River Bards’ Fall Poetry Nights Begin Tonight with Paulette Demers Turco

Tonight marks the start of Haverhill River Bards’ series of fall poetry nights with poet Paulette Demers Turco reading from her newly released book “Shimmer.”

Published poets begin each night with a reading followed by an open mic where audience members may sign up to share their own poetry, prose and other literary arts. The event is sponsored by Creative Haverhill and takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at HC Media Studio 101, 2 Merrimack St., Haverhill. The select Wednesday poetry series is free and registration is not required.

English Language Learners Circle Meets Monday Nights at Haverhill Public Library

English Language Learners are invited to practice conversing in English with native speakers. The English Speakers of Other Languages conversation circle meets Mondays this month, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Milhendler Room at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. No registration is necessary. For more information visit haverhillpl.org under Calendar of Events.