• SATURDAY

NATIVE NOW: 10 A.M. TO 11 A.M., LONGUE VUE, 7 BAMBOO ROAD. JOIN LONGUE VUE’S LAURA REIFF TO LEARN ABOUT BEST PRACTICES FOR WINTER GARDENING, INCLUDING PRUNING, TRANSPLANTING AND ADDING NEW PLANTS. $8. (504) 488-5488, WWW.LONGUEVUE.COM.

  • OLD HOUSE STORIES: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., 1822 Clio St. Tour a recent renovation and learn about the history of the centerhall home from Sally Kittredge Reeves, archivist with the Notarial Archives, architectural historian and author. Presented by the Preservation Resource Center. $10. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.
  • GARDENING WINTER SYMPOSIUM: 8:30 a.m. to noon, New Orleans Museum of Art Auditorium, City Park. Join members of the Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans and the LSU AgCenter at the annual winter gardening symposium, featuring talks by Linda Pollard (dwarf vegetables), Greg Cooper (organic fertilizers) and Kathryn Fontenot (AgCenter publications on spring vegetable gardening). Admission includes entry to the museum and a chance to win designer containers. $25 by registration. www.mggno.org/symposium.
  • REX DEN FLOAT VIEWING: 10 a.m. to noon. 2531 S. Claiborne Ave. Join the Friends of the Cabildo for an exclusive viewing of the 2016 Rex floats and learn about the history of the Rex organization. $30 by advance registration only. (504) 523-3939, www.friendsofthecabildo.org.
  • CAMELLIA CLUB ANNUAL SHOW: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. camellia sales, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. show, Theodore Roosevelt Middle School, 3315 Maine St. Kenner. 150 camellia plants on sale and a vast array of display-worthy blooms at this annual event of the Camellia Club of New Orleans. The public is invited to enter their camellia blooms, which will be accepted from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. that day. Free. (504) 616-4378, npiazzajr@gmail.com.
  • BACKYARD GARDENING WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., 2435 Charbonnet St. Learn the basics of how to build a wooden box frame and start seeds. Free. erin@gardenonmars.com.

THURSDAY

  • CARROLLTON COURTHOUSE PRESENTATION: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tulane University, Richardson Memorial Hall, Room 201. Louisiana Landmarks Society in collaboration with the Tulane Master of Preservation Studies program and the LSU Reich School of Landscape Architecture will host a student-led presentation on documenting, restoring, preserving and reusing the Carrollton Courthouse. Free. (504) 482-0312, www.louisianalandmarks.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30

  • PALMER PARK ARTS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park, South Carrollton at South Claiborne. Shop for handmade arts and crafts at this monthly market that also features food and music. Presented by the Arts Council. Free. www.artsneworleans.org.
  • BACKYARD GARDENING WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., 2435 Charbonnet St. Learn the basics of how to build a wooden box frame and start seeds for flowers and vegetables. Free. erin@gardenonmars.com.

SUNDAY, JAN. 31

  • NOLA DESIGNER COSTUME BAZAAR: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Twenty of New Orleans’ designers, hatters, costumers and mask-makers showcase and sell one-of-a-kind carnival costumes. Presented by the Threadhead Cultural Foundation. Free. (504) 504-4113, creemccree@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3

  • NEW ORLEANS ROSE SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m., Whitney Bank Room, 1441 Metairie Road. “Spring Care of Roses” will be the topic when the Rose Society holds a meeting. Free. (504) 368-6885

SATURDAY, FEB. 13

  • GARDENING IN TIGHT SPACES: 9 a.m. to noon greenhouse open, 10 a.m. talk, Parkway Partners, 1137 Baronne St. Emily Mickley-Doyle of SPROUT NOLA presents on gardening in small spaces. At the greenhouse: fruit and citrus trees; palms; LA Super Plants, including columbine, Amazon dianthus, Frostproof gardenia and drift roses; vegetable starts; greens; and herbs. Free. (504) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17

  • GEN TRIMBLE, AFTON VILLA GARDENS: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., New Orleans Botanical Garden, Pavilion of the Two Sisters, City Park. Genevieve Munson Trimble recounts the story of the 40-year garden restoration project at St. Francisville’s Afton Villa, in celebration of the release of “Afton Villa: The Birth and Rebirth of a Nineteenth Century Louisiana Garden” by the LSU Press. Free.

THURSDAY, FEB. 18

  • ESSENCE OF STYLE DESIGN SYMPOSIUM: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St. Longue Vue House and Gardens hosts a luncheon and lecture by Suzanne Rheinstein, author of “Rooms for Living: A Style for Today with Things from the Past.” $125. (504) 293-4723, www.longuevue.com.

FRIDAY, FEB. 19, AND SATURDAY, FEB. 20

  • NEW ORLEANS ARCHITECTURE SYMPOSIUM: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St. The 2016 Williams Research Center Symposium “Perspectives on New Orleans Architecture: Past, Present, Future” offers an evening keynote address and a daylong program of individual talks by architects, historians and preservationists about architectural practice and its effects on New Orleans and its citizens over time. $40 to $75 on or before Jan. 29, $50 to $85 after. (504) 523-4662, www.hnoc.org.

SATURDAY, FEB. 27

  • PALMER PARK ARTS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park, South Carrollton at South Claiborne. Shop for handmade arts and crafts at this monthly market that also features food and music. Presented by the Arts Council. Free. www.artsneworleans.org.