The Ipswich Museum's Whipple House, 1 South Village Green, Ipswich, will host a 17th Century Saturday event on Saturday, August 7. The herb workshop has been canceled but from 11 to 1, musicians Michael Hamill and Sarah McManaway will play 17th century English music with two violas da gamba in the garden. Between 11 and 3, woodwright Jim Whidden will demonstrate timber frame construction at the site of the 17th century authentic reproduction Alexander Knight House.
Price: Lawn activities free. Tours: members free, non-members $7 for one house or $10 for both Heard and Whipple Houses.
For more information visit www.ipswichmuseum.org or call 978-356-2811,