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This double camelback home on Camp Street, mixing new and traditional elements, will be featured on the Preservation Resource Center's Holiday Home Tour Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

PRC HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Trinity Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. Visit seven marvelous Garden District homes in their holiday finest on this self-guided tour. A boutique and musical guests round out the offerings. $40. (504) 581-7023, prcno.org

SATURDAY

FRANCE’S BIG GAMBLE: 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave. Join the friends of the Cabildo at its fourth annual symposium, this year focusing on the legacy of France’s settlement of New Orleans in 1718. Scholars and lecturers are drawn from universities nationwide. $85. (504) 523-3939, friendsofthecabildo.org

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St. Free. creemccree@gmail.com

SUNDAY

COVINGTON HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Bogue Falaya Hall, 317 N. Jefferson Av., Covington. Visit an array of historic homes on this self-guided tour of old Covington. $20 but reserve quickly as admission is limited. covingtonheritagefoundation.com

THURSDAY

OLD ROSE HYBRIDIZING: 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 4201 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie. Join members of the New Orleans Old Garden Rose Society as they welcome Paul Hains of Australia, an expert in growing and hybridizing roses. Includes a holiday potluck. Free. bandrarose@aol.com

DEC. 16

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St. Free. creemccree@gmail.com

DEC. 16 AND 17

PALMER ARTS MARKET; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park, S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne. Free. artsneworleans.org

DEC. 17

FRENCH QUARTER HOME TOUR: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Creole Delicacies, 535 St. Ann St. Visit five private residences plus the Beauregard Keyes House and see how French Quarter residents entertain for the holidays. $20. patioplanters.net

DEC. 19

LONGUE VUE HOLIDAY TEA: 1 to 3 p.m., Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Enjoy tea, harp music and a tour of the house dressed in “Signature Style” by local designers. $55. (504) 293-4722, lvaughn@longuevue.com