SATURDAY, JULY 26
FAMILY ICE CREAM SOCIAL: 10 a.m. to noon, Longue Vue House & Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. Ice cream from the Creole Creamery, classic summertime games and a pet adoption from Animal Rescue New Orleans. $8. (504) 293-4723, www.longuevue.com.
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.
THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, JULY 31 TO AUG. 3
NEW ORLEANS ANTIQUE FORUM “SOUTHERN EXPRESSIONS”: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, The Williams Research Center of the Historic New Orleans Collection, 410 Chartres St. Exploring the expression of regional style through furniture, linens, art, clothing, jewelry, silverware and more. Registration packages start at $100. (504) 523-4662, www.hnoc.org.
FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, AUG. 1 TO 3
SATCHMO SUMMERFEST MUSIC TOURS: 10 a.m., departs from rear gates of Old U.S. Mint on Barracks St. Guided walking tour of music venues and sites related to jazz greats, sponsored by the Friends of the Cabildo. $25, spaces are limited. (504) 523-3939, www.friendsofthecabildo.org.
SATURDAY TO MONDAY, AUG. 2 TO 4
FARM TO TABLE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd. Featuring films, panel discussions, demonstrations and reports dealing with challenges and successes of the farm-to-table movement. In partnership with the SoFAB Institute and the LSU AgCenter. $125. (504) 582-3072, www.f2t-int.com.
SATURDAY, AUG. 2
CITY PARK GREENHOUSE PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to noon, City Park, Pelican Greenhouse, Henry Thomas (Golf) Drive just south of the I-610 underpass. Featuring a wide-array of plants with sales supporting City Park. Free. (504) 483-9464, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, AUG. 16
BONSAI AUCTION: Tree viewing 4 to 6 p.m., auction 6 p.m., Marine Corps League Hall, 2708 Delaware St., Kenner. Auction of bonsai trees sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Bonsai Society. Free. (504) 458-6956, email@example.com.
TUESDAY, AUG 19
HOW TO PROPAGATE IRIS: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, City Park. Second Tuesday event featuring a demonstration and discussion of propagating iris by division. Free. (504) 866-2381.
THURSDAY, AUG. 28
LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT RENOVATORS HAPPY HOUR: 5:30 p.m., 1421 Josephine St. Featuring a rare Gothic Revival home under renovation by Andrea St. Paul Bland, sponsored by the Preservation Resource Center. $10. (504) 636-3300, www.prcno.org.
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