SATURDAY

  • PALMER PARK ARTS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park, South Carrollton at South Claiborne. Shop for handmade arts and crafts at this monthly market that also features food and music. Presented by the Arts Council. Free. www.artsneworleans.org.
  • BACKYARD GARDENING WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., 2435 Charbonnet St. Learn the basics of how to build a wooden box frame and start seeds for flowers and vegetables. Free. erin@gardenonmars.com.

SUNDAY

  • NOLA DESIGNER COSTUME BAZAAR: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Twenty of New Orleans’ designers, hatters, costumers and mask-makers showcase and sell one-of-a-kind carnival costumes. Presented by the Threadhead Cultural Foundation. Free. (504) 504-4113, creemccree@gmail.com.

TUESDAY

  • NEW ORLEANS ROSE SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m., Whitney Bank Room, 1441 Metairie Road. “Spring Care of Roses” will be the topic when the Rose Society holds a meeting. Free. (504) 368-6885.

SATURDAY, FEB. 13

  • GARDENING IN TIGHT SPACES: 9 a.m. to noon greenhouse open, 10 a.m. talk, Parkway Partners, 1137 Baronne St. Emily Mickley-Doyle of SPROUT NOLA presents on gardening in small spaces. At the greenhouse: fruit and citrus trees; palms; LA Super Plants including columbine, Amazon dianthus, Frostproof gardenia and drift roses; vegetable starts; greens; and herbs. Free. (504) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org.

SUNDAY, FEB. 14

  • BASIC PLANT HEALTH: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Southbound Gardens, 4221 S. Robertson St. Learn about pests and their organic management and how to fertilize in a natural and healthy way within our limited urban and economic confines. $10. (504) 352-1750, theurbanfarmstead@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17

  • GEN TRIMBLE - AFTON VILLA GARDENS: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., New Orleans Botanical Garden, Pavilion of the Two Sisters, City Park. Genevieve Munson Trimble recounts the story of the 40-year garden restoration project at St. Francisville’s Afton Villa, in celebration of the release of “Afton Villa: The Birth and Rebirth of a Nineteenth Century Louisiana Garden” by the LSU Press. Free.

THURSDAY, FEB. 18

  • ESSENCE OF STYLE DESIGN SYMPOSIUM: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St. Longue Vue House and Gardens hosts a luncheon and lecture by Suzanne Rheinstein, author of “Rooms for Living: A Style for Today with Things from the Past.” $125. (504) 293-4723, www.longuevue.com.

FRIDAY, FEB. 19, AND SATURDAY, FEB. 20

  • NEW ORLEANS ARCHITECTURE SYMPOSIUM: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St. The 2016 Williams Research Center Symposium “Perspectives on New Orleans Architecture: Past, Present, Future” offers a keynote address and daylong program of talks by architects, historians and preservationists about architectural practice and its effects on New Orleans. $40 to $75 on or before Jan. 29, $50 to $85 after. (504) 523-4662, www.hnoc.org.

TUESDAY, FEB. 23

  • SPRING GARDEN FEVER: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Journey Fellowship Church, 30042 N. Dixie ranch Road, Lacombe. The St. Tammany Master Gardener Association and the LSU AgCenter present a day of talks on topics including southern gardens, lawn care, plants for 2016 and English gardens,. $20. (985) 875-2635, wafton@agcenter.lsu.edu.