The Ogden Museum of Southern Art (925 Camp St., 504-539-9600; www.ogdenmuseum.org) hosts The Art of Giving, a special holiday shopping event, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. Museum members receive free wine and 15 percent off all items, which include art, jewelry, books, textiles and children's items. There will be a cash bar and book signings, and attendees may view the six exhibitions, including Art of the Cup, that are on display in the museum.
Hazelnut (5515 Magazine St., 504-891-2424; www.hazelnutneworleans.com) celebrates the grand opening of its Mandeville location (2735 Hwy. 190, 985-626-8900) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. There will be wine, cheese, cookies and a book signing by Bryan Batt.