SATURDAY, JAN. 24
- GREATER NEW ORLEANS IRIS SOCIETY MEETING: 10 a.m. to noon, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. The group discusses iris projects in New Orleans, Covington and Baton Rouge. Attendees go home with a free iris. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
- ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne). The two day holiday market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465
- TWO GARDEN WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie; and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, West Bank Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. Sarah Bertrand, Horticulture Extension Agent for the LSU AgCenter, presents two sessions. Free. (504) 889-8143, email@example.com.
- CAMELLIA CLUB SHOW: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Theodore Roosevelt Middle School Gymnasium, 3315 Maine St., Kenner. The Camellia Club of New Orleans displays hundreds of blooms at its 75th annual show. Includes plant sales and bloom identification. Free. (504) 616-4378, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4
- NEW ORLEANS ROSE SOCIETY MEETING: 7:30 p.m., Whitney Bank Room, 441 Metairie Road. Join members of the society to learn about pruning and spring care of roses. Free. (504) 368-6885
THURSDAY, FEB. 5
- EUROPEAN ROSES LECTURE: 7 p.m., Sanctuary of John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 4201 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie. Pam and Claude Graves of the Dallas Historical Society and the Heritage Rose Foundation discuss European Roses at the meeting of the New Orleans Old Garden Rose Society. $5. (504) 831-0525.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, FEB. 6 AND FEB. 7
- GULF DISTRICT ROSE SOCIETY WORKSHOP: 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Clarion Inn and Conference Center, 1500 La. 30, Gonzales. “Better Roses for Better Gardens” covers all aspects of growing roses successfully in the local climate. $65 weekend, $40 Saturday (include meal). email@example.com.
SATURDAY, FEB. 7
- FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m., Freret at Napoleon. Outdoor market offers more than 90 vendors of food, art, crafts, live music and flea market finds. Free. www.freretmarket.org.
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