• SATURDAY, APRIL 26
  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Palmer Park. Market featuring art, crafts, food, and music. Kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465 or www.artscouncil neworleans.org
  • LAST SATURDAYS AT THE FARM STAND: 9 a.m. – noon, Grow Dat Youth Farm, City Park, 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. Market featuring fresh produce, iced tea made with mint from the farm, baked goods and music. Free. (504) 598-2743, sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org
  • KINDER GARDEN AT HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 1 to 2 p.m., Hollygrove Market, 8301 Olive St. Program in gardening for children from 18 months to 3 years old, sponsored by Longue Vue and the Keller Family Foundation. Free. (504) 293-4721, www.longuevue.com
  • CREATING BONSAI FROM GARDEN CENTER STOCK: 9 a.m., Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden. Workshop on bonsai featuring Jim Osborne. $35, pre-registration required. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org
  • SUNDAY, APRIL 27
  • GRETNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOME TOUR: 1 p.m., 209 Lafayette St. Seven homes and one church in historic Gretna on display. $12. (504) 362-3854.
  • SUNDAY, MAY 4
  • PASS CHRISTIAN TOUR OF HOMES: 2 to 5 p.m., Pass Christian, Miss. Featuring five historic homes on East scenic Drive and East Beach Blvd., sponsored by the Pass Christian Historical Society. $30. (228) 452-0161, www.passhistory.org
  • THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, MAY 8 AND 9
  • GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA FLOWER SHOW & BOUTIQUE: Thursday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – noon, Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St. Displays of floral arrangements by garden clubs from across America, plus 30 vendors selling art, clothing, and jewelry. Free. (504) 269-4895, www.gcamerica.org
  • FRIDAY, MAY 9
  • AT HOME IN THE VIEUX CARRÉ: 5:30 to 7 p.m., 721 Gov. Nicholls St. Featuring a tour of an elegantly furnished home, handsome courtyard, and refreshments, all sponsored by the Vieux Carré property owners, residents and associates. $10. (504) 581-7200, www.vcpora.org
  • NATIONAL PUBLIC GARDENS DAY TOURS: 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m. Free guided tours of the New Orleans Botanical Garden, by paid admission to the graden. $6. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nobg.org
  • SATURDAY, MAY 10
  • TREMÉ HOME TOUR: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., headquarters at St. Anna’s, 1313 Esplanade Ave. Self-guided tour of renovated homes in historic Faubourg Tremé. $20. (504) 312-9202, www.hfta.org
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St. Celebrating wetlands day with nutria fur fashion, a Cajun band, plus swamp-inspired arts and crafts. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com
  • SUNDAY, MAY 11
  • OLD MANDEVILLE HOME TOUR: 2 to 5 p.m., 605 Carroll St. Mother’s Day tour featuring Creole and centerhall houses in Mandeville historic district. $20. omha@oldmandevillehistoricassociation.org
  • FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, MAY 16 TO 18
  • BAYOU BOOGALOO: Friday 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9:15 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Bayou St. John. Mid-City/Faubourg St. John festival featuring music, foods, arts, crafts, and a rubber duck derby. Free. www.bayouboogaloo.com
  • SUNDAY, MAY 18
  • FAUBOURG MARIGNY HOME TOUR & FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. festival, Noon to 4 p.m. tour, Washington Square Park, 700 Elysian Fields Ave. Festival featuring arts market, music, kids’ activities, food, and more; home tour featuring bed and breakfasts. Free festival, $20 home tour. (504) 948-1859, www.faubourgmarigny.org
  • BEHIND THE WALLS OF THE VIEUX CARRÉ TOUR: 4 to 7 p.m., French Quarter. A selection of fascinating homes and courtyards in the Vieux Carré, to benefit the Friends of the Cabildo. $40. (504) 523-3939, jason@friendsofthecabildo.org
  • FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, MAY 30 AND 31, JUNE 1
  • ORCHID SOCIETY SHOW AND SALE: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m., Lakeside Shopping center, 3301 Veterans Hwy., Metairie. Hundreds of orchids and products for growing them on sale by knowledgeable growers. Free. www.neworleansorchidsociety.org