SATURDAY, DEC. 26-WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30

  • WILLIAMS RESIDENCE HOLIDAY TOUR: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St. The two-story brick townhouse, built in 1889 and restored in the 1940s, was owned by THNOC’s founders General L. Kemper and Leila Williams. Filled with antiques and art collected by the couple in their wide travels, the house was occupied by the Williams family from 1946 through 1964. $5. (504) 523-4662, www.hnoc.org

SATURDAY, JAN. 2

  • FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 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

SATURDAY, JAN. 9

  • DAY LILY SOCIETY MEETING: 9:30 a.m. to noon, Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Join members of the South East Louisiana Daylily Society for their monthly event. Free. eehollan@bellsouth.net
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Enjoy this indoor/outdoor market offering vintage, flea, art, crafts and more. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com

FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, JAN. 15 TO 17

  • SECOND ANNUAL NOLA HOME SHOW: Noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The three-day event offers a multitude of exhibitors and vendors focused on home improvement, lawn and garden, home décor, beautification and more. $11. (504) 733-0088, www.nolahomeshow.com

SATURDAY, JAN. 16

  • IRIS SOCIETY EVENT: 9 a.m. to noon, Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Eileen Hollander presents a PowerPoint on “Nutrient Management: How to Fertilize to Meet Plants’ Needs.” She will also demonstrate how to take a soil sample and distribute soil test kits. Sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Iris Society. Free. eehollan@bellsouth.net

SATURDAY, JAN. 23

  • OLD HOUSE STORIES: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., 1822 Clio St. Tour a recent renovation and learn about the history of the centerhall home from Sally Reeves, archivist with the Notarial Archives, architectural historian, and author Sally Reeves. Presented by the Preservation Resource Center. $10. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org
  • GARDENING WINTER SYMPOSIUM: 8:30 a.m. to noon, New Orleans Museum of Art Auditorium, City Park. Join members of the Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans and the LSU AgCenter at the annual winter gardening symposium, featuring talks by Linda Pollard (dwarf vegetables), Greg Cooper (organic fertilizers), and Kathryn Fontenot (AgCenter publications on spring vegetable gardening). Admission includes entry to the museum and a chance to win designer containers. $25 by registration. www.mggno.org/symposium
  • CAMELLIA CLUB ANNUAL SHOW: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. camellia sales, 2 to 4 p.m. show, Theodore Roosevelt Middle School, 3315 Maine St. Kenner. There will be 150 camellia plants on sale and a vast array of display-worthy blooms at this annual event of the Camellia Club of New Orleans, Inc. The public is invited to enter their camellia blooms, which will be accepted from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. that day. Free. (504) 616-4378, npiazzajr@gmail.com

SATURDAY, JAN. 30

  • PALMER PARK ARTS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park, S. Carrollton at S. 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