WHAT: A recreation of a medieval village for all ages.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30
WHERE: 46468 River Road, Hammond INFORMATION: www. www.larf.org
details: Fifty shows, more than 100 shops, dozens of demonstrations daily and characters in period costumes. Admission $14.95, $8.45 children 12 and younger.
festival of trees
WHAT: Display of fanciful, decorated trees
WHEN: Through Dec. 27.
WHERE: Louisiana Children’s Museum, 420 Julia St., New Orleans INFORMATION: (504) 523-1357
details: Trees created by local artists, schools and groups to represent the art and culture of the region. By admission to the museum. $8.
celebration in the oaks
WHAT: Annual stroll-through holiday display
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.
WHERE: New Orleans City Park INFORMATION: www.neworleanscitypark.com
details: Meander among grand oak trees intertwined with more than 600,000 LED light bulbs and 400,000 feet of rope lighting; ride the miniature train, hear live music and enjoy hot cocoa and other treats. $8.