Mid-City Studios (4436 Toulouse St.,822-5581; www.midcitystudios.org) hosts an artist open house and sale on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring paintings, ceramics, photography and sculpture from more than 20 artists.
Poydras Home (5354 Magazine St., 897-0535; www.poydrashome.com) holds its 16th annual Poydras Home Art Show & Sale on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 7, from noon to 4 p.m. the show features more than 2,500 original works from local and regional artists.
The Junior League of New Orleans is selling shopping cards for $35. Purchase the shopping card and receive a 20 percent discount from Friday, Nov. 5, until Sunday, Nov. 14, at more than 100 local stores and restaurants. All proceeds benefit programs sponsored by the Junior League. Call 891-5845 or visit the Junior League website (www.jlno.org) to purchase the shopping card.
On Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Magazine Street merchants entertain shoppers with the sixth annual Magazine Street Retail Relief event. The entire street features special promotions from area businesses, food and music. The Last Straws jazz band performs in Magazine Street's 5500 block.
The 500 block of Frenchmen Street hosts the ninth annual New Orleans Book Fair, featuring live music, readings and refreshments, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6.