SATURDAY, MAY 24

  • FAUBOURG ST. MARY WALKING TOUR: 9 a.m., departs from the World War II Museum. Guided walking tour of what was Faubourg St. Mary and is now the Central Business District, including history and architecture; sponsored by the Friends of the Cabildo. $15 by advance registration only. (504) 523-3939, jason@friendsofthecabildo.org

WEDNESDAY, MAY 28 THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25

  • NEIGHBORHOODS OF NEW ORLEANS LECTURE SERIES: 6 to 8 p.m. on five consecutive Wednesdays, Old US Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave. Classes taught by professionals on the history and culture of New Orleans neighborhoods. $200. (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

SATURDAY, MAY 31

  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne). Market featuring art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465
  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION FILM SERIES: 10:30 a.m., Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St. “Jezebel” screening, the first of seven monthly films. Free. (504) 523-4662, www.hnoc.org

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4

  • READING BETWEEN THE WINES: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Pearl Wine Company, 3700 Orleans Ave. (American Can Building). Two panels of three authors each discussing their crime and mystery novels while the audience samples wines. Sponsored by Fleur de Lit, Pearl Wine and Maple Street Bookstore. Free admission, $5 wine. (504) 491-9025, nolafleurdelit@gmail.com
  • ARTIST TALK AND TOUR: Noon to 1:30 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Rd. Featuring artist Margaret Hull whose work has been inspired in various ways by the Longue Vue collection. $12. (504) 293-4712, lcosta@longuevue.com

SATURDAY, JUNE 7

  • PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to noon, City Park, Pelican Greenhouse (off Henry Thomas Drive just south of the I-610 underpass). Sale featuring plants for summer gardens. (504) 483-9464, plants@nocp.org
  • FRERET MARKET: Noon to 5 p.m., Freret near Napoleon. Featuring music, food, crafts and more. Free. freretmarket@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11

  • HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 to 8:30 p.m., 801 Harrison Ave. Lakeview event featuring food, arts, crafts and music. Free. (504) 535-4486, www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

  • OCH 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.ochmarket.com
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Indoor/outdoor market featuring arts, crafts, vintage, flea market goods, plus food, drink, and music. Free. (504) 782-2569
  • VERTICAL GARDENS TALK & PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to noon sale, 10 a.m. talk, Parkway Partners, 1137 Baronne St. Margee Green, NOCCA’s Garden Coordinator and Patrick Ellis of CRISP Farms discussing and demonstrating vertical gardening techniques. Free. (504) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org
  • Send listings for the Home and Garden calendar to rstephaniebruno@gmail.com.