Saturday, Sept. 21
“Shop, Stroll, Explore,” presented by Essex Cultural District and Merchants Group, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., along Essex River Causeway. Rain date: Sept. 22, noon to 4 p.m. Celebrates Essex’ diverse community of antiquers, artisans, historians and foodies. www.visitessexma.com or Facebook.
Monday, Sept. 23
Third annual Christopher Cutler Rich Golf Tournament to benefit Cape Ann Animal Aid, Bass Rocks Golf Club, Gloucester. Day of golf, followed by celebration dinner with awards, prizes and live auction. Players receive take-home gift and compete for top prizes and a special hole-in-one contest for a new car. To register, visit www.CapeAnnAnimalAid.com or call 978-283-6055, ext. 23.
Saturday, Sept. 28,
Essex River Cultural District’s new Historic Essex Walking Tour 3 to 4 p.m., Essex Ship Building Museum, 66 Main St., Essex. Take a walk through time, over 300 years of Essex history through photos and stories on our self-guided tour.
Saturday, Oct. 5
Cursillo ultreya and pot-luck, St. John’s Church, Essex. Pot-luck at 5 p.m., ultreya at 6 p.m. All welcome and need not have been on a cursillo encounter weekend. 978-879-3655.