Tuesday, October 2, 2018

La Quinta Oct Events

Monday, August 27, 2018

La Quinta Sept 2018 Events


Sundays In Summer Series   Through Sept. 30
Tickets $15 cash only at the door. See website for show schedule. 
Time/Place: 2pm / The Joslyn Center-Arthur Newman Theatre, Palm Desert  
Contact: 760-325-2731 / www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Coachella Valley Makers Market   Sept. 1
First Saturday of every month. Local art, handcrafted goods, independent brands and live music. This is your chance to snap up everything from fine art to artisan foods, wellness goods, unique jewelry, art prints, zines, clothing and more! Shop at the mall and support small businesses while walking past cafes and department stores.
Time/Place: 8am-5pm / Westfield Palm Desert
Contact: 760-346-2121 / www.westfield.com/palmdesert


Palm Desert Aquatic Center Dive-In Movie Series   Sept. 1
Tonight’s movie is “Avengers Infinity War.” The “Snack Shack” will be open to purchase snacks such as popcorn, hot dogs, cotton candy and more. Several pool areas will be open for fun and cooling off. With limited seating poolside, guests are encouraged to bring towels for the grassy areas. 
Time/Place: 7pm / Palm Desert Aquatic Center 
Contact: 760-565-7467 / www.pdpool.com

National Night Out   Sept. 4
The annual National Night Out event for an opportunity to come together, meet police and fire personnel, and prevent crime and drugs. 
Time/Place: 5-7pm / Downtown Indio   
Contact: www.indio.org

Cooking With Trader Joe’s   Sept. 5
Join us for the lunchtime version of our most popular monthly class! Chef Rhonda shares all of her favorite Trader Joe’s products, including tips, tricks and ‘hacks’ for creating amazing, simple meals that won’t break the bank. Each class features an all new menu utilizing seasonal products and some all-time favorite staples of our Chef. 
Time/Place: 12pm / Cooking With Class, La Quinta 
Contact: 760-777-1161 / www.cookingwithclasslq.com

Backstreet Art District Art Walk   Sept. 5
The first Wed. of each month experience Art Walk where galleries are open for guests to meet the artists, visit working studios and enjoy original fine and decorative art all in one location. 
Time/Place: 5-8pm / 2600 South Cherokee Way, Palm Springs 
Contact: 760-328-4144 / www.backstreetartdistrict.com

Palm Springs State of the City   Sept. 6
With Mayor Robert Moon. 
Time/Place: 11:30am-1pm / Palm Springs Convention Center 
Contact: 760-325-1577 / www.pschamber.org

Safari Nights   Sept. 7-28
Fridays. In addition to taking in the sights and sounds of the native and exotic animals in the evening, Safari Nights activities also include scorpion hunts, astronomy, and bat detector stations, giraffe feeding, plus live entertainment. Food and beverage tastings and specialty cocktails will be available for purchase.
Time/Place: 7-9:30pm / The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert 

Contact: 760-346-5694 / www.livingdesert.org

2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road   Sept. 8
Discover special art exhibits, museum quality art as well as cultural art to brighten your soul, meet other like-minded people, and maybe get a little exercise going from art gallery to design gallery to art gallery. 
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Cathedral City’s Art & Design District 
Contact: 760-770-0340 / www.discovercathedralcity.com

Mas Indio   Sept. 8
The first-of-its-kind music and art show, featuring local bands and artists in collaboration between the city of Indio, Desert Theatreworks and Palma City. 
Time/Place: 9pm / Indio Performing Arts Center 
Contact: 760-775-5200 / www.indio.org

Morongo Basin Car Club Roadrunners Charity Car Show   Sept. 8
Hot rods, muscle, classics, customs, trucks, rat rods, imports and motorcycles. Vendors, great food and raffle prizes! Proceeds benefiting SOS (Soldiers Organized Services) and Center for Healthy Generations. 
Time/Place: 9am / Town Center Mall, Yucca Valley 
Contact: 760-365-2211 / www.mbccrr.org

Monument Night Adventure   Sept. 8
Take a short guided walk along the Art Smith Trail looking for the nocturnal creatures that inhabit our desert. This is a family event and minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Bring water and wear closed-toed shoes. 
Time/Place: 7:45-9pm / Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert 
Contact: 760-862-9984 / www.desertmountains.org

Bhakti Fest   Sept. 15
The Bhakti Fest Group, long known for its tradition of offering the best in yoga, sacred music, and conscious teachings, is thrilled to announce the special appearance of Dr. Deepak Chopra M.D., co-founder JIYO.com, at its 10-year anniversary celebration. 
Time/Place: 8am-5pm / Joshua Tree Retreat Center
Contact: 760-365-8371 / www.brightstarevents.net


Beats and Brews Festival   Sept. 15
Live Music, Arts, Beer and Tequila Tasting. 
Time/Place: 12-5pm / The Saguaro Hotel, Palm Springs
Contact: 760-323-1711 / www.thesaguaro.com


El Grito   Sept. 16
There will be live music and entertainment, a kid’s zone, and local food venders! Free admission and parking. 
Time/Place: 3-10pm / Rancho Las Flores Park, Coachella 
Contact: 760-398-3502 / www.coachella.org

Coachella State of the City, Business Awards & Expo   Sept. 20
Business expo portion is free to attend! 
Time/Place: 2:30-6pm / Spotlight 29 Casino - Medjool Room 
Contact: 760-347-0676 / www.gcvcc.org

Cinema Diverse   Sept. 20-23
The Palm Springs Cultural Center presents Cinema Diverse, the Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival featuring an exciting and varied combination of Feature Films & Short Films from around the world celebrating LGBTQ Cinema. 
Time/Place: Camelot Theatres, Palm Springs 
Contact: 760-880-4921 / www.cinemadiverse.org

POW/MIA Recognition Night & Reception   Sept. 21
Honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action. Evening Prayer Service followed by a Meet & Greet and documentary film screening event. The film, “A Solemn Promise, America’s Missing in Action” is a touching tribute to the 83,000 servicemen who haven’t yet come home from missions and battlefields around world. Wine and Light Hors d’oeuvres will be served 
Time/Place: 5:30-7pm / Palm Springs Air Museum
Contact: 760-778-6262 / www.palmspringsairmuseum.org


Morongo Thunder & Lightning Pow Wow   Sept. 21-23
Celebrate Native American culture and heritage. Enjoy music, dance, food, Native vendors and more.
Time/Place: Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, Cabazon 

Contact: 951-755-5165 / www.morongopowwow.com

Desert Oasis Car Show   Sept. 22
Food vendors, music and fun! 
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Luckie Park, Twentynine Palms 
Contact: 760-367-7562 / www.ci.twentynine-palms.ca.us

Tejano Music Festival   Sept. 22
The event will feature musical acts, Tejano food, beverages for all, and Tejano art. Festivities include music, vendors, food, drinks, raffles and kid zone. This event is fun for all ages. Admission and parking for the event are free.  
Time/Place: 5-10pm / Cathedral City Civic Center Plaza
Contact: 760-905-7532 / www.tejanomusicfest.com


MCLOG 29 Palms Poker Run   Sept. 23
This run will consist of 5 check points. We are here to provide assistance to the Community, Veterans and their Families. 
Time/Place: 9am-3pm / VFW Post 1534, Desert Hot Springs
Contact: 760-671-6185 / www.eventbrite.com


Pride Honors Awards   Sept. 26
Proceeds from the reception will support the Pride organization’s efforts to foster Pride in and respect for the region’s LGBT communities. 
Time/Place: 6-7:30pm / Hilton Palm Springs
Contact: 760-416-8711 / www.pspride.org

VillageFest   Every Thursday
Downtown Palm Springs transforms into a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, and purveyors of fresh fruits and veggies, flowers, jewelry, snacks and sweets. Add all that to the great shops, restaurants, clubs, and entertainment venues located along World Famous Palm Canyon Drive – and the result is one of Southern California’s most popular weekly events: VillageFest! 
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Palm Canyon Drive
Contact: 760-320-3781 / www.villagefest.org


College of the Desert Street Fair   Every Sat. & Sun.
With merchandise and services for all ages and any budget, the Street Fair offers more than 300 merchants, artists, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and more. 
Time/Place: 7am-2pm / 43500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert 
Contact: 760-636-7957 / http://codaastreetfair.com