1. The Dwight-Derby House will be open for tours for First Thursday, on Thursday, Sept. 5. The hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. for just $2 a person. The house, a National Register of Historic Places property, is a fine example of a mid-century 1700s home, in a setting that has not been altered much since. And the Shoppe also will be open for shopping. The Shoppe features original artwork, handmade decor, and wearable items made by local artists.
2. In addition to the tours and shopping, the Dwight-Derby House will host the fourth of its Kitchen Concert Series on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. It will feature Medfield’s stellar pianist and jazz vocalist Jeri Bergonzi and accomplished bassist Barry Smith.
4. Medfield Schools Superintendent Jeff Marsden will prepare an evaluation of a major initiative in digital technology in the schools this year, and report back to the School Committee. The program includes requiring students in 9th grade to bring a tablet computer to school. Medfield Schools reopen on Tuesday.