SATURDAY, SEPT. 27
- DAYLILY SOCIETY TALK: 9:30 a.m. to noon, East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Sarah Bertrand, of the LSU AgCenter, discusses “New Daylily Species,” sponsored by the South East Louisiana Daylily Society. Free. email@example.com.
- YARD TO TABLE WORKSHOP: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., ReFresh Community Room, 300 N. Broad St. Learn how to grow mustard and collard greens, broccoli and lettuce from seed. Sponsored by AARP and Green Light New Orleans. Free by calling (877) 926-8300 to reserve. (504) 485-2164 for more information.
- ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne). Market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465
- BIRD WATCHING IN CITY PARK: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Couturie Forest, departs from trailhead on Harrison Avenue. Mark Meunier leads a group through the forest, pointing out bird habits and calls. Bring binoculars. $10 by advance registration. (504) 483-9473, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 30
- “LETTUCE” FALL INTO HERBS: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., St. Tammany Parish Library, Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd., Slidell. The St. Tammany Master Gardeners host the event, which includes talks and demonstrations of beekeeping and growing micro-herbs, plus sales of herbs, garden gloves and used garden books. Free. (985) 875-2635.
THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, OCT. 2 TO OCT. 4
- CEMETERY & HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUM TOUR: 12:30 p.m., departs from Basin Street Station, 501 Basin St. The Hermann-Grima House and Save Our Cemeteries team up to present a tour of St. Louis No. 1 cemetery plus the Hermann-Grima House, which features it annual 19th century funerary and mourning customs tour. $30. (504) 525-5661.
THURSDAY, OCT. 2
- YARD TO TABLE WORKSHOP: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Drive. Learn how to grow mustard and collard greens, broccoli and lettuce from seed. Sponsored by AARP and Green Light New Orleans. Free by calling (877) 926-8300 to reserve. (504) 485-2164 for more information.
SATURDAY, OCT. 4
- FRERET MARKET: Noon to 5 p.m., Freret at Napoleon. Outdoor market offers more than 90 vendors of food, art, crafts, live music and flea market finds. Free. www.freretmarket.org.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8
- HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Lakeview Grocery parking lot, 801 Harrison Ave. Outdoor market features food, arts and crafts, activities for children, live music, and more. Free. www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org.
SATURDAY, OCT. 11 & SUNDAY, OCT. 12
- CITY PARK FALL GARDEN FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, New Orleans Botanical Garden. Plant and garden products for sale, children’s activities, food and refreshments, educational talks. $8. (504) 658-6900.
SATURDAY, OCT. 11
- PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St. Indoor and outdoor market offers festive array of creative art, jewelry, crafts, vintage clothes, collectibles and more. Sno-balls and food available. Free. (504) 269-3982, email@example.com.
FAUBOURG ST. MARY TOUR: 9 A.M., DEPARTS FROM MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE WWII MUSEUM. EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF NEW ORLEANS’ CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT WITH A WALKING TOUR SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE CABILDO. $25 BY ADVANCE REGISTRATION ONLY. (504) 523-3939, WWW.FRIENDSOFTHECABILDO.ORG.
SUNDAY, OCT. 12
- NEW ORLEANS MUSIC HISTORY TOUR: 9:30 a.m., departs from rear gates of Old U.S. Mint, on Barracks Street. Led by Friends of the Cabildo’s trained guide. $25, advance registration only. (504) 523-3939, www.friendsofthecabildo.org.
SATURDAY, OCT. 18
- GERTRUDE JEKYLL & THE COUNTRY HOUSE GARDEN: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Longue Vue House & Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. Landscape historian and author Judith Tankard explores Jekyll’s gardens and her legendary theories on color, planting and design. $35 by advance registration. (800) 913-6565, ext. 201, www.royal-oak.org/lectures.
- 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.
BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS WALKING TOUR: 10 A.M., DEPARTS FROM REAR GATES OF OLD U.S. MINT, 400 BLOCK OF BARRACKS STREET. IN ADVANCE OF THE BICENTENNIAL OF THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS, THE FRIENDS OF THE CABILDO HOST A WALKING TOUR OF PLACES IMPORTANT IN THE BATTLE. $25, BY ADVANCE REGISTRATION ONLY. (504) 523-3939, WWW.FRIENDSOFTHECABILDO.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.
SATURDAY, OCT. 18 & SUNDAY, OCT. 19
- SECRET GARDENS OF THE VIEUX CARRÉ: Noon to 4 p.m., 527 St. Philip St. Annual self-guided tour of French Quarter courtyards and patios presented by Patio Planters. $20. (888) 756-6250, www.patioplanters.org.
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.
SATURDAY, OCT. 25
- ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne). Market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465.
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