Saturday

  • CREOLE FARMERS’ MARKET GRAND OPENING: 11 a.m., St. John the Baptist Parish, 5793 La. 18, Wallace.
  • ST. LUCY MASS: 4 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. In honor of St Lucy of Syracuse, the patron saint of eye diseases The St Lucy relic will be offered for veneration immediately after Mass.

Sunday

  • KIRK FRANKLIN PRESENTS GOSPEL BRUNCH: 10 a.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St.
  • CHRISTMAS AT ST STEPHEN’S: 4 p.m., St Stephen Church, 1025 Napoleon Ave. Performances by Phyllis Treigle and Melissa Brocato; mezzosoprano Elizabeth Evans; tenors Kevin Rouchell and Bart Folse; the Good Shepherd Choir; and organist Brian Morgan, director of music at St Stephen’s. Sunday, Dec. 21
  • BLUE CHRISTMAS SERVICE: 6 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 1534 Seventh St., Slidell. This service is especially designed for those dealing with a loss of any kind. The memories of loved ones will be honored. The service is open to anyone of any faith, including those who have never joined a church.