SATURDAY, NOV. 15

  • HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION CONFERENCE: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Maison Dupuy Hotel, 1001 Toulouse St. Rose lovers from around the world attend this conference which features walking tours, rose sales, lectures, auctions, bus tours and evening programs. $110 for Saturday lectures only. www.heritagerosefoundation.org.
  • 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.
  • FAUBOURG LAFAYETTE HOME TOUR: Noon to 4 p.m., starts at 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. The Faubourg Lafayette Neighborhood Association sponsors a tour of eight historic homes in Central City, including open houses at six community gardens and viewing of three Prospect.3 art installations. Free. (504) 920-1718, faubourglafayette@gmail.com.
  • CENTRAL CITY FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 1600 and 1700 blocks of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. The festival is a street party with music and food, including Big Freedia and a twerking episode. Free. www.ochaleyblvd.org.
  • 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. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com.

TUESDAY, NOV. 18

  • 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 work in the garden. Free. (504) 866-2381, www.louisianairisgnois.com.
  • ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m., Lakeview Presbyterian Church, 5914 Canal Blvd. Mac Rivenbark, of Mac’s Orchids, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, speaks on “Exotic Dendrobiums of Asia.” Free. www.neworleansorchidsociety.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 21

  • AT HOME IN THE VIEUX CARRÉ: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., 1111 Bourbon St. Visit with French Quarter residents and tour a historic home at this event, sponsored by VCPORA. Light refreshments and food. $10 or free with membership purchase. (504) 581-7200, info@vcpora.org.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 29 AND NOV. 30

  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne). Market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465.

THURSDAY, DEC. 4

  • COUNTRY DAY HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 401 Park Road. Six elegant homes in Old Metairie on Iona, Vincent, Woodvine and Park welcome visitors to view their interiors and holiday finery. $20. (504) 931-6366, www.mpcds.com/hometour.

SATURDAY, DEC. 6

  • LE MARCHÉ DES FÊTES: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St. The holiday market features more than 30 vendors offering one-of-a-kind and handmade items. $5. (504) 482-0312, www.louisianalandmarks.org.
  • 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.
  • BROTHER MARTIN HOME TOUR: Noon to 3 p.m. tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. boutique, St. Catherine of Siena Melancon Center, Metairie Road at Bonnabel. Six homes in Old Metairie on Dorrington Boulevard and Tokalon Place will open their doors for the Ladies of the Shield annual holiday home tour. $20 advance, $25 day of the tour. (504) 284-6700, jgandolfi@brothermartin.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 13

  • LAWN-LESS: 9 a.m. to noon, plant sale; 10 a.m. talk, Parkway Partners, 1137 Baronne St. Learn from Marc Pastorek how to replace your lawn with sedges and native grasses so you can live pesticide and herbicide free. Free. (504) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org.
  • 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. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 13 AND SUNDAY, DEC. 14

  • PRESERVATION RESOURCE CENTER HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., headquartered at Trinity Episcopal Church, Bishop Polk Hall, 1329 Jackson Avenue. Self-guided tour of seven elegant Garden District homes dressed in holiday finery. Admission: $40 in advance, $45 day of the tour. More info: (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.
  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne). The two-day holiday market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465.

SUNDAY, DEC. 14

  • HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING WORKSHOP: Noon, Pistil & Stamen flowers, 1400 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Join Denise Richter and Megan McHugh at their flower garden and take home a holiday wreath you make yourself while enjoying hot drinks. $35. pistilandstamenflowers@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 20

  • 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. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 21

  • PATIO PLANTERS HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., starts at French Quarter Gem & Lapidary, 527 St. Philip St. Five French Quarter residences plus the historic Gallier House are dressed in their finery and welcome visitors. The tour is a prelude to the annual caroling event in Jackson Square. $20. (888) 756-6250, www.patioplanters.org.
  • ONGOING CEMETERY & HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUM TOUR: 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday, 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 Cemetery No. 1 plus the Hermann-Grima House, which features its annual 19th century funerary and mourning customs tour. $30. (504) 525-5661.
  • MOURNING AND BURIAL CUSTOMS TOUR: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Fridays, Pitot House Museum, 1440 Moss St. Meet at the Pitot House then walk to the cemetery to learn about 19th century burial customs and notable New Orleanians interred there. Return to the Pitot House for a tour that highlights mourning customs. $30. (504) 482-0312.

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