THURSDAY, DEC. 4

  • HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS $12 ADOPTIONS: Though Dec. 31. Louisiana SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans. Adult dogs, cats and kittens. Also, Special Delivery program for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Hanukkah or Kwanza $75. (504) 368-5191. www.la-spca.org.
  • INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WWII: Through Saturday. National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. 70th anniversary of WWII conference series. (877) 813-3329, ext. 257. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • BRIDGE LESSONS: 9 a.m., Wes Busby Bridge Center, 2709 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. (504) 889-0869.
  • MORNING BIRDING: 9 a.m., Bayou Segnette State Park, 7777 Westbank Expressway, Westwego. Ranger-led activity. (504) 736-7140. www.lastateparks.com.
  • METAIRIE PARK COUNTRY DAY HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Metairie Club Gardens, Old Metairie. Six homes (308 Woodvine Ave., 401 Park Road, 401 and 600 Iona St., 414 Northline St. and 421 Vincent Ave.) on self-guided tour with entertainment along the way. $25. (504) 931-6366. www.mpcds.com/hometour.
  • BEAUREGARD-KEYES HOUSE CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 1113 Chartres St., New Orleans. Historic French Quarter home in holiday dress through December. (504) 523-7257. www.bkhouse.org.
  • HERMANN-GRIMMA AND GALLIER HISTORIC HOUSES HOLIDAY DRESS: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Tuesdays; Saturday noon to 3 p.m. 820 St. Louis St. and 1132 Royal St., New Orleans. Holiday décor and historical information through the holiday season. (504) 274-0746. www.hgghh.org.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. For $25, customers can purchase a share of local produce. Walk-ins welcome. (504) 483-7037. www.hollygrovemarket.com.
  • WORKPLACE WELLNESS LUNCHEON: Noon, Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • RANGERS CHOICE TALK: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Wednesdays through Sundays. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10. www.nps.gov/jela.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:45 p.m., Chalmette National Cemetery, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. Tuesdays through Saturdays. (504) 281-0510. www.nps.gov/jela/chalmette-national-cemetery.htm.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET MID-CITY: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Mid-City Farmers Market, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • MARKETPLACE AT ARMSTRONG PARK: 3 p.m. to 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. to 6 p.m., Benson Cancer Center, Ochsner Medical Center, 1515 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. Open to all cancer survivors. (504) 842-3910. Also Thursdays 6 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. www.ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yoga.
  • CATHEDRAL CONCERTS — ELLIS MARSALIS: 6 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. (504) 522-5730. www.fqfi.org.
  • CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays. New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, New Orleans. The annual spectacle of millions of lights for the holiday season opens to the public and runs through Jan. 3. $8. (504) 483-9415. www.celebrationintheoaks.com.
  • LUNA FETE VIDEO MAPPING INSTALLATION: 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. through Saturday. Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Arts Council initiative contemporary art experience. (504) 523-1465. www.artsneworleans.org.
  • LAFRENIERE PARK LIGHTS UP THE HOLIDAYS GALA: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Park Foundation Center, Lafreniere Park, 3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie. Food, music and switching on the park’s annual light display. Proceeds benefit the foundation. $65 or $100 per couple. (504) 887-5993. www.lafrenierepark.org.
  • BEETHOVEN AND BLUE JEANS YULETIDE CELEBRATION: 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1400 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Anderson, Bach, Gruber, Waldteufel and singalongs. $20 and up; $10 for students. (504) 523-6530, ext. 2. www.lpomusic.com.

FRIDAY, DEC. 5

  • PLAQUEMINES PARISH FAIR AND ORANGE FESTIVAL: Through Sunday. Historic Fort Jackson, La. 23, Buras. Citrus celebration includes music, food, contests, pageants, races and more. (504) 405-8535. www.orangefestival.com.
  • CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends through Christmas. Throughout downtown Covington. Shopping events, musicians, refreshments and door prizes. www.covla.com.
  • MOTHER’S CIRCLE: 10 a.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Exclusively for mothers who have lost a child to gun violence. (504) 658-4993. www.ashecac.org.
  • HOLIDAY HOME AND COURTYARD TOURS: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, through Jan. 4. The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Period holiday décor at founder’s home. $5. (504) 523-4662. www.hnoc.org.
  • NEWCOMB ART DEPARTMENT HOLIDAY STUDIO SALE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., also Sunday noon to 5 p.m.; Newcomb Art Gallery, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Art, ornaments and gifts. (504) 865-5327.
  • CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA ARTS AND CRAFTS EXPO: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Sunday. St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds, 1304 N. Columbia St., Covington. More than 500 vendors from the region. $5. (985) 796-5853. www.steinhauerproductions.com.
  • WESTWEGO FARMERS AND FISHERIES MARKET: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. (504) 341-9803.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Art on the Spot, music by Jayna Morgan and The Sazerac Sunshine Band, Prospect.3 lecture, book signing by Dr. Nia Terazakis, “Artful Feast,” and artist perspective with Amy Guidry. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • CAREY STREET CRAWL: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., 2200 block of Carey Street, Olde Towne Slidell. Food, arts and crafts, activities for the family. www.facebook.com/CareyStreetCoalition.
  • HOLIDAY IN THE PARK: 5:30 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, through Jan. 1. Lafreniere Park, West Napoleon Avenue entrance, Metairie. Displays, music, “Story Time” performances and “Snow Day” Dec. 13. (504) 838-4389. www.lafrenierepark.org.
  • CHRISTMAS UNDER THE STARS: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., also Saturday and Dec. 12-13; Griffith Park, 333 Erlanger St., Slidell. Lights, Parade of Trees, entertainment and Santa and Mrs. Claus. (985) 646-4375.
  • WACNO HOLIDAY SOIREE: 6 p.m., Performing Arts Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. World Affairs Council of New Orleans annual event. (504) 300-9144. www.wacno.org.
  • HOLIDAY MOVIES ON THE MISSISSIPPI: 6:30 p.m., Riverwalk’s Spanish Plaza, Canal Street at the river. Free showing of “The Polar Express.” (504) 561-8927. www.canalstreetholiday.com.
  • AMAZING ACRO-CATS: 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, through Dec. 21. All Ways Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Performing felines present “Meowy Catmas” with portion of proceeds to Jefferson SPCA. (504) 218-5578. www.theallwayslounge.net.
  • UNO HOLIDAY WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. (504) 280-6381.
  • SIDRA BELL DANCE NEW YORK: 7:30 p.m., also Saturday. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. ReVUE pushes societal boundaries and eludes traditional expectations of dance. $35 in advance; $40 at door. (504) 528-3805. www.cacno.org.
  • JOEL OSTEEN: 7:30 p.m., Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans. “A Night of Hope” with Joel and Victoria Osteen. (866) 448-7849. www.smoothiekingcenter.com.
  • KRAMPUS GRAS: 10 p.m., Siberia, 2227 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Parade, live music, costume contest to benefit New Orleans Musicians Assistance Fund. $12 advance; $15 door. (504) 265-8855. www.krampusgras14.brownpapertickets.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 6

  • CAMELLIA 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.
  • KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Heritage Park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. (504) 468-7211.
  • YMCA CORPORATE CUP — SECOND LINE FOR LITERACY: 8:30 a.m., 1 Palm Drive, City Park, New Orleans. 5K with teams of four, individuals and kids’ half-mile event. (504) 568-9622. www.ymcaneworleans.org.
  • GRETNA FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 300 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna.
  • GIRLS ON THE RUN FALL 5K: 9 a.m., Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Race and birthday celebration of organization. (504) 272-7786. www.gotrnola.org.
  • VINCE VANCE KIDS HOLIDAY SINGALONG AND DANCE PARTY: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., also Sunday and Dec. 13-14. Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant, 841 Bienville St., New Orleans. Breakfast with Santa, music and cheer. (504) 267-9332. www.deanies.com.
  • ART MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. Variety of artisans display and sell work. (985) 892-8650. www.covla.com/cultural_arts_and_events.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 922 Teche St., Algiers. www.oldalgiersharvestfreshmarket.com.
  • VISUAL PRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ISLENOS OF ST. BERNARD: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Whitney Presentation Room, Thomas Hall, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. University Honors Program students present service learning projects. (504) 865-3845. calendar.loyno.edu.
  • CONCOURS DE CROISSANT: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Alliance Francaise de la Nouvelle-Orleans competition for best croissant in three categories. $10 adults; $5 students. (504) 568-0770. www.af-neworleans.org/events.
  • FRIENDS OF THE NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Also, Wednesday.
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. War history through a hands-on program. (504) 528-1944. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • ST. NICHOLAS DAY FAIR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., French Market, Dutch Alley between Dumaine and St. Philip Streets, New Orleans. Family event with St. Nicholas, second-line parade, crafts and activities and music. (504) 522-2621. www.frenchmarket.org.
  • LE MARCHÉ DES FÊTES: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans, The holiday market features more than 30 vendors offering one-of-a-kind and handmade items. $5. (504) 482-0312, www.louisianalandmarks.org
  • MARCHE D’HIVER WINTER MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lycee Francaise de la Nouvelle-Orleans, 5401 S. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. Marketplace at French school. (504) 620-5500. www.lfno.org.
  • TEDDY BEAR TEA: 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays through Christmas. Mezzanine Ballroom, Roosevelt Hotel, 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans. Tea and snacks with Santa Claus in his workshop, while Mrs. Claus reads holiday stories. (504) 335-3129. www.therooseveltneworleans.com.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St., New Orleans. Indoor/outdoor market. (504) 269-3982.
  • TREE OF RECOVERY: 11 a.m., Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Hanging of ornaments by Bridge House/Grace House in honor or memory. (504) 821-7288. www.bridgehouse.org/events/tree-of-recovery.
  • WRITE TO WELLNESS CELEBRATION READING: 11 a.m., Rosa Keller Library, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans. Authors read works from workshop for breast cancer patients, survivors and families. (504) 596-2660. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org.
  • 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.swapmeetnola.com.
  • HOLIDAY HOP PUB CRAWL: Noon to 6 p.m., St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans. Benefit for Ronald McDonald House begins at Evangeline Lounge, 1753 St. Charles Ave. www.itrulycare.com/events/2014-holiday-hop.
  • FESTIVAL OF TREES FAMILY FUN DAY: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Louisiana Children’s Museum, 420 Julia St., New Orleans. Pajama party holiday events include ornament making, cookie decorating, scavenger hunt through the museum’s ensemble of trees. Patron’s brunch at 10 a.m. $15; $12 for members; $200 for patron table of six. (504) 523-1357. www.lcm.org.
  • BROTHER MARTIN HOME TOUR: Noon to 3 p.m. tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. boutique. St. Catherine of Siena Melancon Center, Metairie Road at Bonnabel Boulevard, Metairie. Six homes in Old Metairie on Dorrington Boulevard and Tokalon Place. $20 advance; $25 day of the tour. (504) 284-6700. jgandolfi@brothermartin.com.
  • KREWE OF JINGLE PARADE: 1 p.m., Central Business District, New Orleans. Annual street promenade with floats, bands and surprises. Begins at Lee Circle, up St. Charles Avenue to Canal Street, down Canal to U-turn at North Peters Street, up Canal to Baronne Street to end at Howard Avenue. (504) 561-8927. www.canalstreetholiday.com.
  • JEAN LAFITTE — HISTORY AND MYSTERY: 1 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Discover the backstory of the only pirate to have a national park named after him. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10. www.nps.gov/jela.
  • CAJUN HOLIDAY TEA WITH PAPA NOEL: 1:30 p.m. boarding, also Dec. 13, 14, 20. Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, 1 Poydras St., New Orleans. Holiday events and team while cruising the Mississippi River. Reservations required. $59 adults; $39 children. (504) 524-6265. www.creolequeen.com.
  • “THE NUTCRACKER”: 3 p.m. (children’s matinee), 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. Destrehan High School, 1 Wildcat Lane, Destrehan. River Region Ballet production. Matinee abbreviated performance followed by Sugar Plum Party. $20 advance; $25 door. (504) 322-5363. www.rrpa.org.
  • MERRY MADISONVILLE PARADE: 4 p.m., Madisonville. Parade begins at Maritime Museum (133 Mable Drive), winding through town to end at Town Hall (403 St. Francis St.). Santa Claus arrives and opens his workshop. (985) 845-9824. www.madisonvillechamber.org.
  • DECK THE RAILS CHILDREN’S EVENT: 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St. Santa, entertainment and showing of “Elf.” Blankets, movie snacks encouraged. (985) 892-1873. www.covla.com/cultural_arts_and_events.
  • ALGIERS BONFIRE AND CONCERT: 5 p.m., Algiers Point Ferry Landing, 1 Morgan St., New Orleans. Bands, food trucks, kid events and the bonfire. (504) 362-6436. www.algiersbonfire.com.
  • HOLIDAY OF LIGHTS: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., also Saturday and Dec. 12-13. Tammany Trace, 21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville. Kids Town with rides, entertainment and Santa. (985) 867-9490. www.tammanytrace.org.
  • FABULOUS ’40S MONTESOIREE: 7 p.m., The New Orleans Cooking Experience, 1519 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Benefit for Cathedral Montessori School. $50 in advance; $65 door. (504) 455-1210. www.cathedralmontessori.com.
  • OAK ALLEY PLANTATION ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BONFIRE PARTY: 7 p.m., Oak Alley Plantation, 3645 La. 18, Vacherie. Dinner, dancing, bonfires on the levee and beignets for this outdoor fundraiser for the plantation’s foundation. $130. (800) 442-5539. www.oakalleyplantation.com.
  • USHER: 7:30 p.m., Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans. The UR Experience tour brings multitalented entertainer. $47.80 and up. (866) 448-7849. www.smoothiekingcenter.com.
  • CIRQUE DE NOEL: 7:30 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. Cirque de la Symphonie and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra combine with fantastic sights and holiday sounds. $20. (504) 523-6530. www.lpomusic.com.
  • LOYOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m., Roussel Performance Hall, Communications/Music Complex, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Guest Russian cellist Tanya Anisimova. (504) 861-5888. www.calendar.loyno.edu.
  • ART AGAINST AIDS: 8 p.m., Club XLIV, Champions Square, LaSalle Street, New Orleans. Art gala, auction, music and food for NO/AIDS Task Force. $75. (504) 821-2601, ext. 256. www.noaidstaskforce.org.
  • NOLA POLAR EXPRESS 2014: 8 p.m., Freret Street Publiq House, 4528 Freret St., New Orleans. Benefit for CASA. $5 with an unwrapped new toy; $10 without. (504) 826-9912. www.publiqhouse.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 7

  • BRUNCH WITH SANTA AND HIS ELVES: 10 a.m., also Dec. 14, 20 and 21, and Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Bourbon Orleans Hotel, 717 Orleans St., New Orleans. Live music, Mrs. Claus, activities, more. Reservations required. $55 adults; $29 children (504) 571-4672. www.bourbonorleans.com.
  • KAYAKING THE BAYOU: 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Trips down Bayou Castine. Gear provided by Massey’s. (985) 626-1238. www.northlakenature.org.
  • BEETHOVEN AND BLUE JEANS YULETIDE CELEBRATION: 2:30 p.m., Slidell Municipal Auditorium, 2056 Second St., Slidell. Anderson, Bach, Gruber, Waldteufel and singalongs. $20 and up; $10 for students. (504) 523-6530, ext. 2. www.lpomusic.com.
  • CHRISTMAS AT LOYOLA: 3 p.m., Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Holiday music featuring chamber orchestra, chorale and chamber singers and brass ensemble with singalong. (504) 861-5888. www.calendar.loyno.edu.
  • NOLA CHESS CLUB: Noon, Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Free and open to the public. www.nolachessclub.yolasite.com.
  • “THE NUTCRACKER SUITE”: 3 and 6 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Local dancers from New Orleans Ballet Association and New Orleans Recreation Development Commission Center for Dance present the holiday classic. $5. (504) 522-0996. www.nobadance.com.
  • LOS ISLENOS CHRISTMAS: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Los Islenos Museum, 1357 Bayou Road, St. Bernard. Music, decorations at historical site. (504) 494-5848. www.losislenos.org.
  • MAGNUM MYSTERIUM — A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION: 4 p.m., National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Ursuline Academy, 2701 State St., New Orleans. Musica da Camera with Vox Feminae. (504) 895-1972. www.nomdc.org.
  • CAROLING ON THE GREEN: 5 p.m., Gretna United Methodist Church, 1309 Whitney Ave., Gretna. Nonperishable food donations requested. (504) 366-6685. www.gretnaumc.org.
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. (504) 522-0276. www.trinityartistseries.com.
  • NEW ORLEANS CIVIC SYMPHONY WINTER CONCERT: 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Works by Tchaikovsky, Greig and von Suppe. (504) 554-3748. nocivicsymphony.org.

MONDAY, DEC. 8

  • NEIGHBORHOODS SUMMIT RESOURCES FAIR: Noon to 1 p.m., Professional Schools Building, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Professional development conference for Orleans Parish neighborhood associations and members. (504) 283-8822. www.dillard.edu.
  • CATHEDRAL CONCERTS — RACHEL VAN VOORHEES: 6 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Harpist for LPO. (504) 522-5730. www.fqfi.org.
  • TAI CHI CLASS: 6 p.m., NOMA Sculpture Garden, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. East Jefferson Wellness Center classes outside or in the museum. $5. (504) 456-5000. www.noma.org.

TUESDAY, DEC. 9

  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway St., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • 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 9th Ward Senior Center, 5234 Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. (504) 872-9214. www.sankofanola.org.
  • CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CHOIR: 11:30 a.m., through Dec. 19 at various times. Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St., New Orleans. (504) 523-3341. www.hotelmonteleone.com.
  • CHRISTMAS WITH COCO — HOLIDAY TEA AND TOUR: 1:30 p.m., also Dec. 11, 16. Longue Vue House and Garden, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Tea, tours and Chanel in The Shop at Longue Vue. Reservations required. $40. (504) 293-4701. www.longuevue.com.
  • CATHEDRAL CONCERTS — TIM LAUGHLIN: 6 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. (504) 522-5730. www.fqfi.org.
  • 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., Ashé Cultural Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Exhibited in March and April. (504) 569-9070.
  • “A CHRISTMAS STORY”: 7:30 p.m., also Wednesday, The Theatres at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., New Orleans. Viewing of classic holiday movie. (504) 581-2540. www.thetheatres.com.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10

  • 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.
  • NOONTIME TALK: Noon, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Photorealism discussion. (504) 456-5000. www.noma.org.
  • ART CLASS: Noon to 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Clever, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. $25 includes supplies, wine and food. (504) 483-6314. www.cbwines.com.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., French Market Farmers Market, 1235 N. Peters St., New Orleans. (504) 522-2621. www.frenchmarket.org.
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET WEST BANK: 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., 12715 U.S. 90, St. Charles Plaza Shopping Center, Luling. (504) 782-8517. www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
  • HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 801 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. Music, food and vendors. (504) 535-4486. www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org.
  • CATHEDRAL CONCERTS — HELEN GILLET AND FRIENDS: 6 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. (504) 522-5730. www.fqfi.org.
  • FUN UNDER THE FRESCOES: 6 p.m., St. Alphonsus Church, 2025 Constance St., New Orleans. Holiday show with Pfister Sisters. $15 (504) 524-8116. www.stalphonsusneworleans.org.
  • PUB QUIZ: 6 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Six rounds of play. (504) 528-1944. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE LOSS: 6:30 p.m., NAMI New Orleans, 1538 Louisiana Ave., New Orleans. Support group meeting. Call or email before attending. (504) 410-7025. survivors.nola@gmail.com.
  • PUB QUIZ: 7 p.m., Irish House, 1432 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. (504) 595-6755. www.theirishhouseneworleans.com.