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. email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org.