THURSDAY, OCT. 16

  • MAJOR DONOR WORKSHOP 101: 9:30 a.m. to noon. Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. $35 with discounts available. (504) 569-9070. www.thefundingseed.com.
  • PUMPKIN PATCH: 10 a.m. to dusk, First Baptist Church of Chalmette, 305 E. St. Bernard Hwy., Chalmette. (504) 277-2939. Ends Oct. 31.
  • BIG BOOK SALE FOR FRIENDS OF THE JEFFERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., The Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Also Oct. 17, 18, and Oct. 19 from noon to 5 p.m. (504) 455-2665. friendsofjeffersonlibrary.org.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. For $25, customers can purchase a share of local produce. Walk-ins welcome. (504) 483-7037. www.hollygrovemarket.com.
  • SACRED TO THE MEMORY — MOURNING TOURS: 12:30 p.m., Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Homes, 820 St. Louis St., New Orleans. $30. (504) 525-9735. www.hgghh.org.
  • PUMPKIN PATCH: 2 p.m., St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 2216 Metairie Road, Metairie. Ends Oct. 31.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:15 p.m., Chalmette National Cemetery, 8606 W. St. Bernard Hwy., Chalmette. (504) 281-0510. www.nps.gov/jela/chalmette-national-cemetery.htm.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET MID-CITY: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., Mid-City Farmers Market, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • MARKETPLACE AT ARMSTRONG PARK: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., 901 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Food, music and arts and crafts market. (504) 684-5410. icdnola.org.
  • YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Benson Cancer Center, Ocshner Medical Center, 1515 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson. Open to all cancer survivors. (504) 842-3910. Also Thursdays 6 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. www.ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yoga.

FINANCIAL LITERACY COMMUNITY NIGHT: 6 P.M.-8 P.M., LOUISIANA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 420 JULIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. TIPS AND BEST PRACTICES FROM REGIONS BANK EXPERTS. (504) 266-2412. WWW.LCM.ORG.

“FRENCH QUARTER FABLES” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 P.M., NADINE BLAKE, 1036 ROYAL ST., NEW ORLEANS. AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR DALT WONK SIGNS HIS BOOK. (504) 529-4913. WWW.NADINEBLAKE.COM.

  • ANGOLA AND GUANTANAMO, ART AND INCARCERATION: 6 p.m., Jones Hall 204, Tulane University. Presentation to accompany The Guantanamo Public Memory Project, a traveling exhibit though Oct. 30. stonecenter.tulane.edu/articles/detail/1629/The-Guantnamo-Public-Memory-Project.
  • CENTURY CLUB GALA: 6 p.m., The Crazy Lobster, Riverwalk Marketplace, 200 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans. Benefit for Ozanam Inn with food, music, raffle. $100. (504) 523-1184, ext. 13. www.ozanaminn.org.
  • COOKING WITH CANCER-FIGHTING FOODS: 6 p.m., Café NOMA, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Touro Infirmary cooking demonstration and tasting event. (504) 897-8500. www.touro.com.
  • ALGIERS KIWANIS: 6 p.m., Aurora Tennis and Swim Club, 5244 Gen. Meyer Ave. Rep. Chris Leopold (R-Belle Chasse) to speak. (504) 391-0667.
  • “THE PEOPLE AND PLACES OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN NEW ORLEANS”: 6:30 p.m., St. James AME Church, 222 N. Roman St., New Orleans. Dr. Raphael Cassimere speaks. (504) 482-0312. louisianalandmarks.org.
  • NIX HOSTS AUTHOR: 6:30 p.m.-8p.m., Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave. Local author Michael Patrick Welch is joined by friends for an evening of words, music and video. (504) 596-2630. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org.
  • NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVAL OPENING, “BLACK AND WHITE”: 7 p.m., Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe Ave., New Orleans. The opening of the New Orleans Film Society’s festival starring Oscar winners Octavia Spenser and Kevin Costner, shot in New Orleans. Director Mike Binder and others scheduled to attend. (504) 309-6633. www.neworleansfilmfestival.org.
  • “HOPE AND NEW ORLEANS”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave, Metairie. Sally Asher will discuss and sign her book about New Orleans streets named for WWII veterans. (504) 889-8143. www.jplibrary.net.

FRIDAY, OCT. 17

  • FALL & CHRISTMAS CRAFT BOUTIQUE: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, 5122 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie. Also Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (504) 454-0764. www.gsucc.net.
  • LAKEVIEW GOLDEN COMMUNITY LUNCHEON: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Church Unitarian Universalist, 6690 Fleur de Lis Ave., New Orleans. Arthur Johnson and the Chosen Few to perform. $5 donation. (504) 484-0885. www.lscnola.org.
  • WESTWEGO FARMERS AND FISHERIES MARKET: Noon, Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. (504) 341-9803.
  • TREME CULTURE FEST: Noon to midnight, Treme Community Center and various locations, 900 N. Villere St., New Orleans. Continues Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. www.tremeculturefest.com.
  • OKTOBERFEST: 4 p.m.-11 p.m., 415 Williams Blvd., Rivertown, Kenner. Presented by Deutsches Haus. Also Oct. 24-25. (504) 522-8014. www.oktoberfestnola.com.
  • BOO AT THE ZOO: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., Halloween celebration for children 12 and younger features a haunted house, entertainment, train rides, games and prizes. Also Oct. 18, 24, 25. $17, under 1 free. (504) 581-4629. www.auduboninstitute.org.
  • FESTIVAL OF THE LAKE: 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 312 Lafitte St., Mandeville. Also Oct. 18, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (985) 626-5671. www.festivalofthelake.com.
  • VINO ON THE BAYOU: 5:30 p.m., Pitot House Museum, 1440 Moss St. New Orleans. Wine, music and food on the banks of Bayou St. John, sponsored by the Louisiana Landmarks Society. (504) 482-0312. louisianalandmarks.org.
  • CRESCENT CITY BLUES & BBQ FESTIVAL: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Lafayette Square Park, 540 St. Charles Ave. Also Oct. 18-19, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (504) 558-6100. www.crescentcitybluesfest.com.
  • COCHON DE LAIT FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. to midnight, St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 4921 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie. Traditional cochon de lait on Sunday. Also, Oct. 18, noon to midnight, and Oct. 19, noon to 10 p.m. (504) 888-0703. www.steddy.org.
  • ANDOUILLE FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. to midnight, St. John Community Center, 2900 Hwy. 51, LaPlace. Also Oct. 18, 11 a.m. to midnight, and Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (985) 652-9569. www.andouillefestival.com.
  • SLIDELL FOOD & FUN FEST AND CRAFT FAIR: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1050 Robert Blvd., Slidell. Also Oct. 18, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Oct. 19, noon to 6 p.m. (985) 643-6124. www.saintmmchurch.org/slidell-food-fun-fest-.
  • VIOLET OYSTER FESTIVAL: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2621 Colonial Blvd., Violet. Also Oct. 18, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Oct. 19, noon to 9 p.m. (504) 682-7070. www.olol-church.com/oyster_festival.htm.
  • THE ORIGINAL PINETTES AT CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD: 6 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. $10 includes three beverages. (504) 523-4662. www.hnoc.org.
  • BEETHOVEN AND BLUE JEANS: 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church Kenner, 1400 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra opening night, including a world-premiere performance of Stephen Danker’s Concerto for E-Flat Clarinet. $20. (504) 523-6530. www.lpomusic.com.

SATURDAY, OCT. 18

  • CAMELIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Griffith Park, 333 Erlanger St., Slidell. (985) 640-7112. camelliacitymarket.org.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, 700 Magazine St., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873. www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan. (985) 764-9762.
  • GRETNA FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 300 Huey P. Long Avenue, Gretna. Gretnafarmersmarket.com.
  • KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Heritage Park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. (504) 468-7211.
  • HELPING MOTHERS HEAL: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family Center of Hope, 4422 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. All-day conference oriented to those who have lost loved ones to violence. $35. (504) 891-3264. www.fchnola.com.
  • MANDEVILLE TRAILHEAD MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mandeville Trailhead Amphitheatre, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. (985) 845-4515. www.mandevilletrailheadmarket.com.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 922 Teche St., Algiers. www.oldalgiersharvestfreshmarket.com.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS WALKING TOUR: 10 a.m., departs from rear gates of Old US Mint, 400 block of Barracks Street. By Friends of the Cabildo. $25, by advance registration only. (504) 523-3939, www.friendsofthecabildo.org.
  • AIRBORNE SCHOOL FAMILY WORKSHOP: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Design, build and test parachutes, plus learn about the Normandy drop zones and target practice with a model glider. For kids 8-12. Advance ticket required. $9 per child, 1 adult for every 3 children. (504) 528-1944, ext. 304. nationalww2museum.org.
  • LOUISIANA IRIS SALE: 10 a.m. to noon, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. Select from 100 cultivars of locally grown irises to benefit the Greater New Orleans Iris Society. Free. (504) 866-2381, www.louisianairisgnois.com.
  • COMMUNITY HOUSING AND RESOURCE FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Pilgrims church and School, 1228 Arts St., New Orleans. Free with information and assistance on housing, utilities, finances, clothing, employment and youth activities. (504) 884-0829 or (504) 948-0808.
  • FRIENDS OF THE NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. www.friendsnola.com.
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Explore and learn about war history through a hands-on program. (504) 528-1944. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • OCH ART MARKET: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Indoor and outdoor market showcasing arts and crafts, flea market finds, food, and refreshments. Free. (985) 250-0378, www.ochartmarket.com.
  • “EXTRAVETTEGANZA” ALL-CORVETTE CAR SHOW: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bayou Country General Store, 1101 E. Howze Beach Road, Slidell. Proceeds benefit the Metropolitan Center for Women and Children. $40 per Corvette. Registration 8:30 a.m. www.gnocc.com.
  • LOUISIANA MEGA MATCH PET ADOPTION DAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, LA/SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans. Partnering with Jefferson SPCA, Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society and Companion Animal Alliance of Baton Rouge, plus area PETCOs. Reduced adoption fees. (504) 368-5191. www.louisianamegamatch.com.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. For $25, customers can purchase a share of local produce. Walk-ins welcome. (504) 483-7037. www.hollygrovemarket.com.
  • BOO CARRE HALLOWEEN AND HARVEST FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., French Market, New Orleans. Music, food, trick or treating for kids, pumpkin sales, games and more in Dutch Alley and the Farmers Market. (504) 522-2621. www.frenchmarket.org/event/boo-carre-halloween-harest-festival-3.
  • PUMPKIN CARVING: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Drive, Algiers. Brittany Smith with lead crafting workshop on carving. (504) 596-2614. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org.
  • NOLA EAST FRIENDS FEST: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Joe Brown Park, 5601 Read Blvd., New Orleans. Music, health screenings, food vendors, arts and crafts. Free.
  • INTERNATIONAL FEST: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Port of New Orleans, Port of New Orleans Place. An outdoor event to celebrate different parts of the world and showcase entertainment, cuisine, arts and more. Proceeds benefit the local American Cancer Society chapter. (504) 304-8198. thesocialrenaissance.com/internationalfest.
  • SWAP MEET NOLA: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Margaret’s Church, 3525 Bienville St., New Orleans. An all-in-one farmers market, bakers market, arts and crafts market and flea market. (504) 813-5370. www.swampmeetnola.com.
  • SECRET GARDENS OF THE VIEUX CARRE: Noon to 4 p.m. 1000 Bourbon St., New Orleans. The Patio Planters sponsor a tour of seven gardens on Saturday and seven more on Sunday. $20, children free. (504) 529-9755. www.patioplanters.org.
  • “SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY”: Noon to 5 p.m. Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The Women’s Business Resource Center of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans sponsors. Shop and make connections. (504) 620-9647. www.ashecac.org.
  • OKTOBERFEST: 1 p.m.-11 p.m., 415 Williams Blvd., Rivertown, Kenner. Three weekends of fun to celebrate the German tradition, presented by Deutsches Haus. Also Oct. 24-25. (504) 522-8014. www.oktoberfestnola.com.
  • “GERTRUDE JEKYLL AND THE COUNTRY HOUSE GARDEN”: 2:30 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Landscape historian and author Judith Tankard explores Jekyll’s gardens and theories. $30 (800) 913-6565, ext. 201. www.longuevue.com.
  • POETRY AND FLUTE: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Drive, Algiers. Poet Marcus Page will read, accompanied by flute. (504) 596-2614. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org.
  • BIG EASY ROLLER GIRLS SEASON CLOSING DOUBLE HEADER: 5 p.m., UNO Human Performance Center, UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Big Easy Crescent Wenches vs. Mississippi Rollergirls, then Big Easy AllStars vs. Gotham Girls’ Manhattan Mayhem. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. www.bigeasyrollergirls.com.
  • NORTHSHORE CRUISE NIGHT: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Coscino’s Italian Grill, 1809 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville. Northshore Mustang Club, open to all cars. www.northshoremustangclub.com.
  • WINE, WHEEL & WELD: 5-8 p.m., Xavier University Art Village, 3520 Pine St., New Orleans. A joint fundraiser with the Ashe Cultural Arts Center, featuring wine, music and opportunities to create pottery while watching Xavier artists in action. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • ANBA DLO VII HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL AND PARADE: 6 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Festival in partnership with the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and Foundation. Featuring more than 14 bands. Must be 18. (504) 940-1130. www.anbadlofestival.org.
  • CRUISE NIGHT: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Buddies Diner, 2560 Williams Blvd., Kenner. (504) 468-9988.
  • CRUISE NIGHT: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Brewsters, 8731 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. Antique Auto Club of St. Bernard. (504) 279-1858.
  • CRUISE NIGHT: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Budget Saver Food Market, 1951 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Over the Hill Gang Street Cruisers. (504) 912-0262.
  • “O WHAT A NIGHT” GALA: 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. An evening of Southern art, cuisine and music. Silent and live auctions of established and emerging artists. $500. (504) 539-9616. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • GHOULWILL BALL: 8 p.m.-11 p.m., The Parish at House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana fundraiser, “Ghoulwill goes Hollywood.” Celebrity costuming encouraged, with live music, food and a costume contest. Patrons $100; $50. ghoulwill-ball.eventbrite.com.
  • JAX BREWFEST: 9 p.m., Jackson Brewery Bistro Bar, 620 Decatur St., New Orleans. Sample local kraft beers and enjoy live entertainment. (504) 333-6914. www.jaxnola.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 19

  • 71ST YEAR CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 11:30 a.m., Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church No. 2, 2601 Jackson Ave. The Rev. Darrick R. Johnson and the Mount Kingdom Baptist Church will be special guests. (225) 644-0170.
  • YOUNG CHEF COMPETITION: noon, Emeril’s, 800 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. The kick-off to a four-city event sponsored by Ment’or to inspire excellence in young culinary professionals. Four will compete while guests participate in seminars, canapés and award presentation. $50; VIP $75. www.mentorbkb.org/2014-young-chef-competition-new-orleans.
  • MAH JONGG TOURNAMENT: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Beginners and experienced players compete in ancient Asian game for prizes. $35 registration. (504) 897-0143. www.nojcc.org.

BEETHOVEN AND BLUE JEANS: 2:30 P.M., SLIDELL MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM, 2056 SECOND ST., SLIDELL. LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA OPENING NIGHT, INCLUDING A WORLD-PREMIERE PERFORMANCE OF STEPHEN DANKER’S CONCERTO FOR E-FLAT CLARINET. $20. (504) 523-6530. WWW.LPOMUSIC.COM.

  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Soprano Vickie Thomas is joined by Albinas Prizgintas on the organ and piano in a program of Verdi, Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Gershwim and Prizgintas. (504) 522-0276. www.trinityartistseries.com.

SOME ENCHANTED EVENING GALA: 5 P.M., CONGREGATION SHIR CHADASH, 3747 W. ESPLANADE AVE., METAIRIE. AUCTION, MUSIC, KOSHER DINNER AND RAFFLE OF A DREW BREES-SIGNED FOOTBALL. BENEFITS THE JEWISH COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL. $90. (504) 887-4091. WWW.JCDSNOLA.ORG.

  • 91TH ANNIVERSARY FOR ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC CHURCH: 5-8 p.m., Crystal Palace Ball Room, 725 Gretna Blvd., Harvey. $40 (504) 361-8835. www.josephites.org/parish/la/asc.

MONDAY, OCT. 20

  • GENEALOGY PUBLISHING WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. New Orleans Public Library, 219 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Mini-workshop aimed at genealogy buffs and family historians on getting their work published. (504) 596-2560. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org.
  • GOLF FORE LIFE TOURNAMENT: 10 a.m., English Turn Golf and Country Club, One Clubhouse Drive, New Orleans. The four-person scramble benefits Louisiana Right to Life. $125 per golfer. (866) 463-5433.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. For $25, customers can purchase a share of local produce. Walk-ins accepted. (504) 483-7037. www.hollygrovemarket.com.
  • WESTWEGO FARMERS AND FISHERIES MARKET: Noon, Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. (504) 341-9803.
  • SACRED TO THE MEMORY — MOURNING TOURS: 12:30 p.m. Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Homes, 820 St. Louis St., New Orleans. The tours include St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. $30. (504) 525-9735. www.hgghh.org.
  • SINGLE MALT IRISH WHISKEY TASTING: 6 p.m., The Irish House, 1432 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Try a rotating sample of whiskeys under the guidance of a local expert. $25. (504) 595-6755. www.theirishhouseneworleans.com.
  • VIEUX CARRE COMMISSION FOUNDATION’S FALL FETE: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Muriel’s Jackson Square, 801 Chartres St., New Orleans. $75. (504) 342-4760. www.vccfoundation.org.
  • WHERE Y’HAT HAT SALE BENEFIT: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Pearl Wine Co., 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Benefits the annual St. Catherine’s Day Hat Parade. www.hatnola.com.

TUESDAY, OCT. 21

  • THIRD TUESDAY IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, City Park. Join members of the Master Gardeners and Greater New Orleans iris Society as they plant and dig irises. Free. (504) 866-2381, www.louisianairisgnois.com.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway St., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • KINDER GARDEN - CREEPY CRAWLIES IN THE GARDEN: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Hands-on intro to gardening for toddlers to 3. $10 members, $12 nonmembers. (504) 293-4722. www.longuevue.com.

HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M., 8301 OLIVE ST., NEW ORLEANS. (504) 483-7037. WWW.HOLLYGROVEMARKET.COM.

  • SANKOFA MOBILE MARKET: 11 a.m. to noon, Lower Ninth Ward Senior Center, 5234 Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. (504) 872-9214. www.sankofanola.org.
  • “WHAT IS NEW ON THE RACKS” FASHION EVENT: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Encore Shop, 7814 Maple St., New Orleans. The kickoff for five days of in-store specials highlighting the sale of fall clothing and accessories to benefit the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. Continues through Friday, Oct. 25.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:15 p.m., Chalmette National Cemetery, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (504) 281-0510. www.nps.gov/jela/chalmette-national-cemetery.htm.

FALL INTO FASHION PATRON PARTY: 5:30 P.M.-8:30 P.M., 100 AUDUBON BLVD., NEW ORLEANS. BENEFITS THE LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA THROUGH THE ENCORE SHOP. $50.(504) 861-9028. SYMPHONYVOLUNTEERS.ORG/ENCORE-SHOP.

  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1320 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. (504) 522-0276. www.albinas.org.
  • “STANDING IN THE SHADOWS (NO MORE)” QUILTING WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Ashe Cultural Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Exhibited in March and April. (504) 569-9070.

“AFRICAN SLAVES AND CATHOLIC LIBERATORS, WHY BAD THINGS WENT UNNOTICED BY GOOD PEOPLE:” 7 P.M., AUDUBON ROOM, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY’S DANNA CENTER, 6363 ST. CHARLES AVE., NEW ORLEANS. LECTURE BY DR. JAMES GAFFNEY. RECEPTION AT 6:15 P.M. (504) 865-3943. CHN.LOYNO.EDU/RELIGIOUS-STUDIES/YAMAUCHI-LECTURES.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. By museum admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Covington Trailhead at E. Lockwood and N. New Hampshire Streets, Covington (985) 892-1873.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. (504) 483-7037. www.hollygrovemarket.com.
  • PINK VOLLEYBALL GAME: 4 p.m., Ourso Athletic Center, Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., New Orleans. Game to benefit The Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital. (504) 866-5260. www.ursulineneworleans.org.
  • IRISH DANCE WORKSHOP: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., The Irish House, 1432 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. $20. RSVP damian.irishhouse@gmail.com (504) 595-6755. www.theirishhouseneworleans.com.
  • NEW ORLEANS BEER: 6 p.m., Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Authors Jeremy Labadie and Argyle Wolf-Knapp give a history of brewing, followed by tastings from Abita and NOLA Brewing. $25. (504) 568-6993. www.crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-museum/museum-sites/the-old-us-mint/index.
  • BREWS FOR THE BEAT: 7 p.m., Ritz-Carlton New Orleans, 921 Canal St., New Orleans. Beers from NOLA Brewing Company are paired with a four-course menu. $65 (504) 524-1331. www.ritzcarlton.com.
  • BEER DINNER: 7 p.m., Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak, 215 Bourbon St., New Orleans. A five-course menu to highlight selections from New Belgium Brewery. $65. (504) 525-6022. www.galatoires33barandsteak.com.