Fifteen vendors offer handmade masks, plumes, miniature hats and headgear for Mardi Gras. There's also live music every afternoon and food available at the French Market. Visit www.frenchmarket.org for vendor and music lineups.
The urban farm operates a daily fresh market.http://www.hollygrovemarket.com
The opening night of the 144th season features live racing and stakes. First post on Nov. 19 is at 1:25 p.m.http://www.fairgroundsracecourse.com