On Wednesday, Dec. 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friends of the Cabildo presents a self-guided walking tour through five historic houses, including the 1850 House, Beauregard-Keyes House, Spring Fiesta House and Hermann-Grima and Gallier Houses. Christmas decorations and snacks, as well as presentations about reveillon and other Creole traditions, are part of the tour. Tickets are $25 for the general public and $20 for Friends of the Cabildo members, and can be purchased online at www.friendsofthecabildo.org or by calling Rebecca Duckert at 523-3939.
Through Dec. 31, all hollow-core doors are 30 percent off at The Green Project (2831 Marais St., 945-0240; www.thegreenproject.org). Buy a membership for $25 and receive a 5 percent discount on purchases all year and 30 percent off sinks through Dec. 31.
Subscriptions for the New Orleans Opera (1010 Common St., Suite 1820, 529-2278; www.neworleansopera.org) spring season are on sale now and start at $68. The series consists of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers and Verdi's Il Trovatore. Season subscribers receive a 15 percent discount on ticket prices, priority seating and a flexible ticket exchange policy. Student and group rates are available. Call 529-3000 or visit www.neworleansopera.org to purchase a subscription.