“Hidden History at Gedney House”: 10-11:30 a.m. June 15, Gedney House, 21 High St., Salem. Cost: $10, Historic New England members and Salem residents; $15, nonmembers. For information: 978-744-0440; http://HistoricNewEngland.org. Historic New England and University of Massachusetts- Boston graduate student Madison Vlass will look back at Salem’s Italian immigrant history. Advance tickets are recommended.
Sonorium: 8 p.m. June 20, Salem Access TV, 285 Derby St. Cost: $10. For information: http://sonorium.net. Sonorium is a series of experimental music in Salem, and this edition will feature Slack, Lani Asuncion, Jim Strong and Negation.
“Ghost Stories of New England”: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through June 29, SATV Studio, 285 Derby St., Salem. Cost: $5. For information: 978-777-2711. Heritage Films will present “Ghost Stories of New England,” with continuous 30 minute shows on a walk-in basis. The public is invited to screen ghost films and observe dowsing demo.
“POP! Goes The Gables”: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September, The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St., Salem. Cost: http://7Gables.org/events. The exhibit is a retrospective of how The House of the Seven Gables has influenced pop culture. Photographs, film clips, comic books and objects from The Gables’ collection will be on display.
“A Passion for American Art: Selections from the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Collection”: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, through Dec. 1, Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem. Cost: $20, adults; $18, seniors; $12, students. For information: 866-745-1876; http://pem.org. This is the first time this collection has been displayed at a museum. The exhibition includes 33 paintings and sculptures, 125 pieces of decorative art and more than 30 pieces of furniture. Carolyn and Peter Lynch’s range of interests, from the 17th century to contemporary artists and craftsmen, is represented.