FRIDAY, AUG. 29
COVINGTON LIBRARY GARDEN TALKS: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Covington Library, 310 W. 21st Ave., Covington. Enjoy talks on “Gardening with Kitchen Scraps,” “Care of Tools” and “Vegetable Gardening in Raised Beds and Containers.” Free. Sebring222@bellsouth.net.
ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M., PALMER PARK (SOUTH CARROLLTON AT SOUTH CLAIBORNE). THE MARKET FEATURES ART AND CRAFTS VENDORS, PLUS FOOD, MUSIC AND A KIDS TENT. FREE. (504) 523-1465, WWW.ARTSNEWORLEANS.ORG.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 1
OLD GARDEN ROSE SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m., John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 4201 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie. Writer Greg Grant discusses his newest book (co-authored with Dr. William Welch) titled “Rose Rustling.” Free. (504) 831-0525, email@example.com.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2
NEW ORLEANS ROSE SOCIETY MEETING: 7:30 p.m., Whitney Bank room, 441 Metairie Road. The group holds a regular meeting. Free. (504) 368-6885.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 5
FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m., Freret at Napoleon. This outdoor market features art, crafts, vintage goods, pet adoptions, food and music. Free. www.freretmarket.org.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9
HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 801 Harrison Ave. The market offers food, music, art, crafts and kid-friendly activities for families. Free. (504) 535-4486, www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 12
GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD SELLABRATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lake Area High School, 6026 Paris Ave. The Preservation Resource Center stages its annual homebuyers fair featuring dozens of neighborhoods and talks on a variety of topics. Free. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.
PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 A.M. TO 4 P.M., 612 PIETY ST. THIS INDOOR AND OUTDOOR MARKET OFFERS DOZENS OF VENDORS PURVEYING FOOD, REFRESHMENTS, VINTAGE GOODS, ART, CRAFTS AND LIVE MUSIC. FREE. (504) 269-3982.
FALL VEGETABLE GARDENING: 9 A.M. TO NOON PLANT SALE, 10 A.M. TALK, PARKWAY PARTNERS, 1139 BARONNE ST. LEARN ALL ABOUT SELECTING AND GROWING FALL VEGETABLES FROM KIKI FONTENOT, OF THE LSU AGCENTER. FREE. (504) 620-2224.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 18
MASTER GARDNER FALL SEMINAR: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Church of the King, 22205 Little Creek Road, Mandeville. “September: The Second Spring” features talks by Dr. William Welch, Dr. Kiki Fontenot, chef Erik Loos and Laura Seabaugh, sponsored by the St. Tammany Parish Master Gardeners. $25 by advance registration. (985) 875-2635, STPMGA@gmail.com.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 19
DAYLILY SOCIETY MEETING: 9:30 a.m. to noon, Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Leo Watermeier discusses the old roses at Armstrong Park and why they make perfect companion plants to daylilies. Free.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 26
IRIS SOCIETY MEETING: 10 am to noon, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. Internationally recognized iris expert Benny Trahan presents a talk entitled “Did You Know?” on little-known or misunderstood facts about Louisiana irises. Free.
ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne). The market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids tent. Free. (504) 523-1465, www.artsneworleans.org.