Library event -- 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Library. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, author of “Farewell to Manzanar” will talk about her book and experiences as a young child at a WWII Japanese American detention camp; 926-2031.

Clockwork social -- 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Preservation Square, 300 Lane Street, Yreka. Costume Ball with Victorian/Jules Verne type technology theme. Dancing and performance by Mountain Gypsies Belly Dancers. Refreshments. Tickets at the door: $5. Proceeds go to Yreka Preservation.