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. $45 day of the tour (available at tour headquarters). (504) 581-7032.

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.
  • FRERETSTIVUS: Noon to 4 p.m., freret at Napoleon. The holiday installment of the regular Feret Market features 90 vendors purveying food, crafts, art and more. Live music. Free. www.freretmarket.org.
  • 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.
  • PIETY STREET HOLIDAY MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Enjoy this indoor/outdoor market offering vintage, flea, art, crafts and more with a special emphasis on the holiday season. Nutria teeth jewelry and Righteous Fur accessories featured. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 13

  • FAUBOURG MARIGNY CAROLING: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Washington Square Park (Frenchmen and Royal). The Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association presents their annual Holiday Caroling with The Pfister Sisters, Santa, hot chocolate and cookies. Free, (504) 947-0918, www.faubourgmarigny.org.

THURSDAY, DEC. 17

  • LONGUE VUE DRAWING DAY IN THE GARDEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Artists and would-be artists are invited to spend the day in the gardens sketching. Supplies available at The Shop but participants are encouraged to bring their own. $5. (504) 293-4724, www.longuevue.com.

FRIDAY, DEC. 18

  • AT HOME IN THE VIEUX CARRÉ: 5:30 p.m., 1226 Dauphine St. Join French Quarter residents at a holiday edition of the popular “At Home” series, during which residents host open houses in their historic homes. $10. (504) 581-7200. www.vcpora.org.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, DEC. 19 AND 20

  • PALMER PARK ARTS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., South Carrollton at South Claiborne. The monthly market offers a two day holiday special where artists display and sell their work. Food, music, and activities for children. Free. www.artsneworleans.org.

SATURDAY, DEC. 19

  • PIETY STREET HOLIDAY MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Enjoy this indoor/outdoor market offering vintage, flea, art, crafts and more with a special emphasis on the holiday season. Nutria teeth jewelry and Righteous Fur accessories featured. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 20

  • PATIO PLANTERS HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., starts at 527 St. Philip St. Visit a select group of French Quarter residences dressed in their holiday finery. $20. (888) 756-6250, www.patioplanters.org.
  • CAROLING IN JACKSON SQUARE: 6:30 p.m., Jackson Square. Join thousands of locals and visitors for the 69th annual candlelight caroling event. Free. www.patioplanters.org.

SATURDAY, DEC. 12 TO WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30 (EXCLUDING DEC. 24?25)

  • WILLIAMS RESIDENCE HOLIDAY TOUR: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St. The two-story brick townhouse, built in 1889 and restored in the 1940s, was owned by THNOC’s founders General L. Kemper and Leila Williams. Filled with antiques and art collected by the couple in their wide travels, the house was occupied by the Williams family from 1946 through 1964. $5. (504) 523-4662, www.hnoc.org.