Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Andrew Ward reads a list of submitted grievances Saturday, Dec.8, 2012, during Freretstivus, a take-off of Seinfeld's Festivus, at the Freret Street Market in New Orleans.

1. Freret Market’s Freretstivus

When: Dec. 13, noon-4 p.m.

Where: Freret Street at Napoleon Avenue

Details: Inspired by the “Seinfeld” Festivus holiday, Freretstivus includes stations for the airing of grievances and “re-gifting” unwanted gifts. Also on tap are arts, crafts and flea market vendors, lots of food, live music and a visit from the Big Easy Roller Girls.


2. Piety Street Market’s ‘Yule-a-Palooza’

When: Dec. 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St.

What: Local vendors from Etsy, the e-commerce site, join others for vintage goods, flea market finds, art and food. There’s live music and a gift-wrapping station provided by the review site Yelp.

3. Arts Market of New Orleans

When: Dec. 13-14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Palmer Park, S. Carrollton Ave. at S. Claiborne Ave.

Details: Jury-selected fine art and other original work, kids activities, food, live music.