Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Monday, August 27, 2018
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
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