THROUGH FEB. 8

RITES, RITUALS, REVELRY: 11 a.m., Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St. Guided tour of the Williams Residence explores Carnival traditions. $5, hnoc.org

SATURDAY

NEW ORLEANS CAMELLIA SHOW: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Theodore Roosevelt Middle School, 3351 Maine St., Kenner. Camellia Club of New Orleans stages its 78th annual exhibition. Plants available for purchase at noon. Free. (504) 616-4378, npiazzajr@gmail.com

PALMER ARTS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne). Free. artsneworleans.org

CAMELLIA HILL OPEN HOUSE: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mizell’s Camellia Hill, 12497 Josephs Road, Folsom. Stroll the grounds of the nursery and explore hundreds of camellias. Free. (985) 796-4304

SUNDAY

CAMELLIA HILL OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mizell’s Camellia Hill, 12497 Josephs Road, Folsom. Stroll the grounds of the nursery and explore hundreds of camellias. Free. (985) 796-4304

COSTUME BAZAAR: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude. Threadhead Cultural Foundation presents costumes by artists. Free. creemccree@gmail.com

TUESDAY

HISTORY OF THE BABY DOLLS: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St. Dianne Honore discusses the Baby Doll tradition. Free, reservations recommended. (504) 523-4662, wrc@hnoc.org

WEDNESDAY

GAY CARNIVAL: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St. Howard Phillips Smith discusses and signs the book “Unveiling the Muse: The Lost History of Gay Carnival.” Free, reservations recommended. (504) 523-4662, wrc@hnoc.org

FEB. 3

WORLD ACCORDING TO GRUMPY: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. lecture, 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., book signing, New Orleans Botanical Garden, Pavilion of Two Sisters. Longue Vue and the Botanical Garden welcome nationally known Steve Bender — aka the Grumpy Gardener — as he talks about gardens and discusses his new book. $20 lecture. scapley@nocp.org

FREE TREE SEEDLINGS IN MANDEVILLE: 9 a.m., Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. Mandeville’s Park and Parkways Commission offers free trees. Free. (985) 624-3104.

FEB. 22

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TALK: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Freeman Auditorium, Tulane University. Join the Louisiana Architecture Foundation in welcoming Gunny Harboe, a Wright expert, who will discuss “The Restoration of Unity Temple.” Free with reserved tickets. gunnyharboe.brownpapertickets.com

FEB. 24

NOLA TREE GIVEAWAY: 8 a.m. to noon, Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center, 2200 Lafitte Ave. nolatreeproject.org

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