SATURDAY, JULY 5

  • PELICAN GREENHOUSE PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to noon, Pelican Greenhouse (off Henry Thomas Drive just south of the I-610 underpass), City Park. Featuring a variety of plants for sale, many of which can take the summer heat. Free. (504) 483-9464, plants@nocp.org

THURSDAY, JULY 10

  • LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT RENOVATORS’ HAPPY HOUR: 5:30 to 7 p.m., 928 Euterpe St. Renovation-in-progress of 1840s century house designed by New Orleans opera scene painter and architect Antonio Mondelli and John Reynolds, hosted by the Preservation Resource Center. Light refreshments. $10. (504) 636-3399, www.prcno.org

SATURDAY, JULY 12

  • BACKYARD WATER FEATURES & PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to noon sale, 10 a.m. talk, Parkway Partners, 1137 Baronne St. A discussion of water features for the residential garden plus a sale of greenhouse plants. Free. (504) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org
  • OCH ART 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. Focus this month on tribal art. Free. (985) 250-0378, www.ochartmarket.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
  • CROSBY ARBORETUM AQUATIC PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to noon, Crosby Arboretum, 370 Ridge Rd., Picayune, MS. Offering low-maintenance, non-invasive aquatic plants including hardy water lilies, native iris, lizard’s tail, and more. Free. (601) 799-2311, www.crosbyarboretum.msstate.edu

SUNDAY, JULY 13

  • LIFE DRAWING AT LONGUE VUE: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Rd. Featuring a live model. $10. (504) 293-4721, jcohn@longuevue.com

TUESDAY, JULY 15

  • STARTING IRISES FROM SEED: 8 to 11 a.m., Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, City Park. Work in the Super Plant Enabling garden and a demonstration of how to start irises from seed, presented by Master Gardeners of greater New Orleans and the New Orleans Iris Society. Free. (504) 658-4153.

THURSDAY, JULY 24

  • IRISH CHANNEL RENOVATORS’ HAPPY HOUR: 5:30 to 7 p.m., 622 First St. Renovation-in-progress of formerly blighted shotgun double camelback into three spacious units, hosted by the Preservation Resource Center. Light refreshments. $10. (504) 636-3399, www.prcno.org
  • LIFE DRAWING AT LONGUE VUE: 6 to 8 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Rd. Featuring a live model. $10. (504) 293-4721, jcohn@longuevue.com

SATURDAY, JULY 26

  • FAMILY ICE CREAM SOCIAL AT LONGUE VUE: 10 a.m. to noon, Longue Vue House & Gardens, 7 Bamboo Rd. 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 AUGUST 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

SATURDAY TO MONDAY, AUGUST 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

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