One of the city's most serene house museums, Longue Vue House and Gardens invites children and parents to mark the holidays in genteel style with songs, stories, games, and a fall craft activity. With champagne for the grownups and hot chocolate, cookies, sandwiches, and tea for all. 1:30 pm–3:30 pm on Saturdays, December 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 7 Bamboo Road. Reservations are required. (504) 293-4701 or longuevue.com.