November 30 The Halle Freyssinet (55 blvd Vincent Auriole, 13th, M° Nationale) is hosting a Grande Vente de Noël holiday market today from 10am-6pm to benefit the children's charityMécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque Enfants du Monde. There will be good deals on perfume and cosmetics, books, toys, jewelry, home decor, clothing and accessories, porcelain and gourmet foods. Free entry.
November 30-December 1 Shop for local produce, meats, foie gras, dairy products, honey, oils, and other products directly from 50 local farmers at the Pari Fermier food fair, in the 15th on Rue St-Charles between rue de la Convention and le Rond-point St Charles. Open 10am-7pm, free entry.
November 30 Best-selling British author Stephen Clarke is signing his latest book, The Merde Factor, today at WH Smith Paris (248 rue de Rivoli, 1st) from 3:30-5pm.
November 30 The public is invited to attend an artists' open house featuring the prints of Marie-Laure Genelot and the ceramicist Amanda Jayne Pouillot, today from 2pm-midnight at the home of Marie-Laure and Olivier Geneot (6 rue Mizon, 15th, code 61973). Tea and cake from 4pm; wine and cheese from 7pm. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org