SATURDAY

  • ANNUAL TREE GIVEAWAY: 9 a.m. to noon, Parkway Partners, 1137 Baronne St. Parkway Partners hosts it annual tree giveaway, featuring dozens of tree varieties that grow well in our climate. Free. (505) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org
  • THE TREES AND ME: 3 to 5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, Rm. 252, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Learn about the benefits of growing trees in the urban landscape, various species to plant, and how to plant for best results. Sponsored by Groundwork New Orleans. Free. (504) 208-2771
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m., 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in Central City where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com
  • HOLLADAY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1123 Lamanche St. The Lower 9 Collaborative presents a holiday market featuring unique vendors, live music, and festive libations. Free (504) 460-2689
  • TREES AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT: 3 to 5 p.m., Common Ground Tree Farm, 1515 Jourdan Ave. Guest speakers Susannah Burley (Parkway Partners) and Thom Pepper (Common Ground Relief) explain how trees help manage storm water and reduce pollutants. Learn how to plant and care for trees. Free with RSVP. http://treesandstormwater.eventbrite.com

SATURDAY, NOV. 28

  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne). The market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465, www.artsneworleans.org
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m., 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in Central City where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com

FRIDAY, DEC. 4

  • COUNTRY DAY HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., 570 Woodvine, Metairie (holiday marketplace). Visit six spectacular homes in Old Metairie and Uptown New Orleans during this fundraising event staged by the Metairie Park Country Day parents’ association. $25 advance, $30 at the door. www.mpcds.com

SATURDAY, DEC. 5

  • NATIVE PLANTS, NATIVE CULTURE: 3 to 5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, Rm. 252, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Learn about local wild foods, medicines, and more, and make tea from local herbs. Sponsored by Groundwork New Orleans. Free. (504) 208-2771
  • BROTHER MARTIN HOME TOUR: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., headquarters at Green Acres Country Club, 5000 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. The Ladies of the Shield present four well-appointed homes in the Metairie-Bridgedale area, decked out in their holiday finery, complemented by a boutique at the Green Acres Country Club. $20 advance, $25 day of tour. (504) 284-6700, jgandolfi@brothermartin.com
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m., 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in Central City where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com

SUNDAY, DEC. 6

  • HOLLY AND HISTORY COVINGTON HOME TOUR: 4 to 8 p.m., Greater Covington Center, 317 N. Jefferson Ave., Covington. Take a tour by candlelight of eleven historic homes in the West Twenties, all sporting their new Historic Home of Covington plaques. $20. www.covingtonheritagefoundation.com

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9

  • HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 to 8:30 p.m., 801 Harrison Ave. The market offers food, music, art, crafts, and kid friendly activities for families. Free. (504) 535-4486, www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org

SATURDAY, DEC. 12 AND SUNDAY, DEC. 13

  • PRC’S HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., headquarters at Bishop Polk Hall, Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. The Preservation Resource Center sponsors this self-guided tour of Garden District homes, dressed in their holiday finery. $40. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 A.M., 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in Central City where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com

SATURDAY, DEC. 12

  • HOLLADAY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1123 Lamanche St. The Lower 9 Collaborative presents a holiday market featuring unique vendors, live music, and festive libations. Free (504) 460-2689
  • THERAPEUTIC GARDENING: 9 a.m. to noon, greenhouse sale, 10 a.m. talk, Parkway Partners, 1139 Baronne St. Learn about how to create a healing and restorative garden. Free. (504) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m., 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in Central City where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com