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Palm Springs Calendar of Events & Concerts
January 2015
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Joanne Bergstrom, PalmSprings.com Calendar of Events Editor


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Through 3/21/15
Old Town La Quinta:  Art Under the UmbrellasArt Under the Umbrellas
Get ready for Art! More than 80 artists present works for sale in painting, glass, ceramic, jewelry, wood, sculpture, photography, fiber and mixed media along the closed off streets in Old Town. Art patrons will find quality artwork while tourists will discover a trove of treasures. Live music complements the event and sets the stage for fun. Don’t miss a spectacular day outdoors, taking in the beauty of the artist’s wares.

Art Under the Umbrellas will be also held the following Saturdays in Old Town: Nov. 15 and Nov. 29, 2014; and Jan. 10, Jan. 17, Feb. 7, Feb. 14 and Mar. 21, 2015. Time: 10am - 4pm. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit the La Quinta Arts Foundation website at lqaf.com

Through 4/15
Zoorassic Park

Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

1/23/15 - 1/25/15
The 29th Annual Southwest Arts Festival®
Indio, CA:  The 29th Annual Southwest Arts Festival® Empire Polo Club, 81-800 Avenue 51 (at the corner of Monroe Street & Avenue 51), Indio, CA / Every year the Southwest Arts Festival continues to evolve and attract a high caliber of talented artists and unique artwork. This year’s festival will feature interactive art, with pottery, glass blowing and fine art painting scheduled to be on display. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of food and beverage options while casually walking the grounds to the subtle sounds of jazz music. The Festival will be held on January 23, 24 and 25, 2015 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Hours: 10am - 5pm. Tickets: General admission: $9; seniors $8; 3 day pass $12. Under 14 - free. More information can be found here: www.discoverindio.com/Southwest-Arts-Festival

1/23/15 - 1/25/15
El Gato Stateboard Classic
Palm Springs Skate Park, 405 S Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA / El Gato Classic is a series of skateboard contests and events created by Skateboard legend and 2-time World Champion skateboarder Eddie "El Gato" Elguera. Dates: January 23 - 25, 2015. For more information, please visit www.elgatoclassic.com or call 760.832.3388.

1/30/15 - 2/1/15
EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques for Mind Body Health
Holiday Inn Express, 74675 Highway 111 Palm Desert, CA 92260 / This EFT Level 1 and 2 workshop will teach individuals and professionals who want to learn to use Tapping techniques for health and wellness for reducing stress and negative emotional habits and patterns that are resistant to change. Dates: January 30 - February 1, 2015. Time: 9am - 6pm. Cost: $450. Tickets and more information: 360.661.6877 or www.EFTtappingtraining.com

Thursday January 15
Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

VillageFest
Join thousands of visitors and locals in beautiful downtown Palm Springs this Thursday for the valley's finest event. Every Thursday evening, 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! We're dog friendly! October through May from 6pm until 10pm and June through September from 7pm until 10pm. www.VillageFest.org or 760-320-3781.

Artwalk in Elena Bulatova Fine Art
Elena Bulatova Fine Art, 232 N.Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / Artwalk in Elena Bulatova Fine Art takes place every Thursday from 6pm-10pm. Free. Elena Bulatova Fine Art is one of the premier destinations in Southern California specializing in cutting-edge international contemporary art in all media for both the savvy collector and for those newer to the art world. Open everyday 9-10 pm - Thursday 9 am -10 pm. More information: 760.600.0417 or www.elenabulatovafineart.com

Friday January 16
Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Dance for Life Palm Springs
Dancers: Andrew Murdock and Gabrielle Del Re. Photography by Sandro. A showcase of spectacular performances by renowned dance companies, all joining forces to help those in need. Since 1992, Dance for Life has raised more than four million dollars for Chicago’s HIV/AIDS community. Now in its fourth year in Palm Springs, this highly anticipated event will celebrate the art of dance to benefit AIDS Assistance Program. PERFORMANCE: DATE: Friday, January 16, 2015. TIME: 6:00 pm – Champagne Reception; 7:00 pm – Dance for Life performance. WHERE: Annenberg Theater, Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs. PRE-EVENT VIP RECEPTION: Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Location TBA. Tickets are $95 for performance only. $200 per person includes VIP reception the evening before the performance. For more information visit www.aidsassistance.org or call 760-325-8481.

Saturday January 17
College of the Desert Street Fair
College of the Desert Street Fair - Palm Desert, CAThe COD Street Fair features 340 outdoor vendors offering new merchandise, arts, crafts, and a Farmers Market. Open every weekend all year, located on the COD campus. Proceeds benefit college programs and students. October through May, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and June through December, 7 a.m to noon. The Street Fair is located on the beautiful College of the Desert campus (43-500 Monterey Avenue), surrounded by date palms and mountain vistas. Free parking, free admission and free entertainment. For more information, please call (760) 636-7957.

Certified Farmers' Market
The Certified Farmers' Markets are sponsored by the Palm Springs Cultural Center - www.certifiedfarmersmarket.org

Saturdays The Certified Farmers' Market takes place on Saturdays in Palm Springs, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Mall parking lot at 2300 E. Baristo Road at Farrell.

Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, at 78100 Main Street, just a few blocks west of La Quinta City Hall off Calle Tampico.

Wednesdays in Palm Desert, from 8:00 am to 1 pm, at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce, 72-567 Highway 111.

Mayor's Race and Wellness Festival
Wellness Park at Ruth Hardy Park, Palm Springs, CA / Join the Mayor of Palm Springs for one of the most scenic runs you will ever experience. The race is part of Mayor Steve Pougnet's commitment to health and wellness. See the uptown, downtown and view historic highlights! Also enjoy terrific entertainment!, funky modern architecture, historic buildings, parks and the scenic mountain views. There is a race for everyone of every age. Come join the fun! Every registrant receives a hot breakfast, tech shirt and finisher's medal! More information here...

Plein Air in the Gardens
Sunnylands Center & Gardens 37977 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 / Artists are invited to paint, sketch, and sculpt at Sunnylands Center & Gardens. This outdoor experience allows artists to take inspiration from the Gardens prior to being open to the public and until closing. Time: 7:30 am - 4 pm. Free. Reservations are required; please call 760-202-2234. For more information, visit www.sunnylands.org.

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Quickstart Tennis Demo
With the annual success of the City of Palm Springs Mayor’s Race and Wellness Festival, Taroli Tennis is pleased to announce a return to this event in 2015 with the addition of a Quickstart tennis demo during the Festivals events. Participants will receive first hand demonstrations of the QuickStart Program under the direction of Taroli, and assisted by fellow PTR certified professional and assistant high school girls tennis coach Diana Cole. TAUT divides kids ages 5 & 6, 7 & 8, and 9 & 10 into groups that play tennis with special pressurized balls, pee-wee nets, and specialized court lengths customized to the ball color at play. The demo will occur from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Ruth Hardy Park, directly across from Wellness Park. More information: 415.794.4223 or www.ci.palm-springs.ca.us

Old Town La Quinta:  Art Under the UmbrellasArt Under the Umbrellas
Get ready for Art! More than 80 artists present works for sale in painting, glass, ceramic, jewelry, wood, sculpture, photography, fiber and mixed media along the closed off streets in Old Town. Art patrons will find quality artwork while tourists will discover a trove of treasures. Live music complements the event and sets the stage for fun. Don’t miss a spectacular day outdoors, taking in the beauty of the artist’s wares.

Art Under the Umbrellas will be also held the following Saturdays in Old Town: Nov. 15 and Nov. 29, 2014; and Jan. 10, Jan. 17, Feb. 7, Feb. 14 and Mar. 21, 2015. Time: 10am - 4pm. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit the La Quinta Arts Foundation website at lqaf.com

Indio Open-Air Market
Riverside County Fairgrounds, 46350 Arabia Street, Indio, CA / New and used, brand-name merchandise is discovered at the Indio Open-Air Market, held from 4-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday (except during Date Festival), at the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival Fairgrounds. The architecture of the fairgrounds is that of a city in Morocco, and in that way is perhaps the most interesting of the fairgrounds to be found in Southern California. The market fills the palm tree fringed parking area of the fairgrounds. Shoppers can watch the sunset while buying "fresh from the field" produce picked that morning by our vendors. A trip for produce should always include the fresh dates that are grown in the immediate area. Nearly everything for the entire family can be found at reasonable prices by browsing the many aisles with the moon as your companion. This is a very social marketplace and friends gather to shop and eat here. For more information, call 800-222-7467.

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Dick Fox's Golden Boys Tickets
The Show - Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, CA /
Buy Dick Fox's Golden Boys Tickets Here!

Sunday January 18
College of the Desert Fair
College of the Desert Street Fair - Palm Desert, CAThe COD Street Fair features 340 outdoor vendors offering new merchandise, arts, crafts, and a Farmers Market. Open every weekend all year, located on the COD campus. Proceeds benefit college programs and students. October through May, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and June through December, 7 a.m to noon. The Street Fair is located on the beautiful College of the Desert campus (43-500 Monterey Avenue), surrounded by date palms and mountain vistas. Free parking, free admission and free entertainment. For more information, please call (760) 636-7957.

Certified Farmers' Market
The Certified Farmers' Markets are sponsored by the Palm Springs Cultural Center - www.certifiedfarmersmarket.org

Saturdays The Certified Farmers' Market takes place on Saturdays in Palm Springs, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Mall parking lot at 2300 E. Baristo Road at Farrell.

Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, at 78100 Main Street, just a few blocks west of La Quinta City Hall off Calle Tampico.

Wednesdays in Palm Desert, from 8:00 am to 1 pm, at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce, 72-567 Highway 111.

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here...

Monday January 19
Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Tuesday January 20
Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Wednesday January 21
Certified Farmers' Market
The Certified Farmers' Markets are sponsored by the Palm Springs Cultural Center - www.certifiedfarmersmarket.org

Saturdays The Certified Farmers' Market takes place on Saturdays in Palm Springs, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Mall parking lot at 2300 E. Baristo Road at Farrell.

Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, at 78100 Main Street, just a few blocks west of La Quinta City Hall off Calle Tampico.

Wednesdays in Palm Desert, from 8:00 am to 1 pm, at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce, 72-567 Highway 111.

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Indio Open-Air Market
Riverside County Fairgrounds, 46350 Arabia Street, Indio, CA / New and used, brand-name merchandise is discovered at the Indio Open-Air Market, held from 4-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday (except during Date Festival), at the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival Fairgrounds. The architecture of the fairgrounds is that of a city in Morocco, and in that way is perhaps the most interesting of the fairgrounds to be found in Southern California. The market fills the palm tree fringed parking area of the fairgrounds. Shoppers can watch the sunset while buying "fresh from the field" produce picked that morning by our vendors. A trip for produce should always include the fresh dates that are grown in the immediate area. Nearly everything for the entire family can be found at reasonable prices by browsing the many aisles with the moon as your companion. This is a very social marketplace and friends gather to shop and eat here. For more information, call 800-222-7467.

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Big Band Dance
Palm Springs Pavilion Ballroom, 401 So. Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA / Big Band Dance featuring “Heatwave”, a group of exceptionally talented young musicians, playing dance music of the 40’s & 50’s. Enjoy a newly refurbished 10,000 sq ft Wood dance floor. Time: 7:00 - 9:30 PM - Complimentary Dance lesson at 6:30pm. Cost: $8.00. More information: 760 251 9367 or www.palmspringsdancers.com

Thursday January 22
Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

VillageFest
Join thousands of visitors and locals in beautiful downtown Palm Springs this Thursday for the valley's finest event. Every Thursday evening, 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! We're dog friendly! October through May from 6pm until 10pm and June through September from 7pm until 10pm. www.VillageFest.org or 760-320-3781.

Artwalk in Elena Bulatova Fine Art
Elena Bulatova Fine Art, 232 N.Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / Artwalk in Elena Bulatova Fine Art takes place every Thursday from 6pm-10pm. Free. Elena Bulatova Fine Art is one of the premier destinations in Southern California specializing in cutting-edge international contemporary art in all media for both the savvy collector and for those newer to the art world. Open everyday 9-10 pm - Thursday 9 am -10 pm. More information: 760.600.0417 or www.elenabulatovafineart.com

Friday January 23
The 29th Annual Southwest Arts Festival®
Indio, CA:  The 29th Annual Southwest Arts Festival® Empire Polo Club, 81-800 Avenue 51 (at the corner of Monroe Street & Avenue 51), Indio, CA / Every year the Southwest Arts Festival continues to evolve and attract a high caliber of talented artists and unique artwork. This year’s festival will feature interactive art, with pottery, glass blowing and fine art painting scheduled to be on display. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of food and beverage options while casually walking the grounds to the subtle sounds of jazz music. The Festival will be held on January 23, 24 and 25, 2015 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Hours: 10am - 5pm. Tickets: General admission: $9; seniors $8; 3 day pass $12. Under 14 - free. More information can be found here: www.discoverindio.com/Southwest-Arts-Festival

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

El Gato Stateboard Classic
Palm Springs Skate Park, 405 S Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA / El Gato Classic is a series of skateboard contests and events created by Skateboard legend and 2-time World Champion skateboarder Eddie "El Gato" Elguera. Dates: January 23 - 25, 2015. For more information, please visit www.elgatoclassic.com or call 760.832.3388.

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Saturday January 24
College of the Desert Street Fair

College of the Desert Street Fair - Palm Desert, CAThe COD Street Fair features 340 outdoor vendors offering new merchandise, arts, crafts, and a Farmers Market. Open every weekend all year, located on the COD campus. Proceeds benefit college programs and students. October through May, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and June through December, 7 a.m to noon. The Street Fair is located on the beautiful College of the Desert campus (43-500 Monterey Avenue), surrounded by date palms and mountain vistas. Free parking, free admission and free entertainment. For more information, please call (760) 636-7957.

Certified Farmers' Market
The Certified Farmers' Markets are sponsored by the Palm Springs Cultural Center - www.certifiedfarmersmarket.org

Saturdays The Certified Farmers' Market takes place on Saturdays in Palm Springs, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Mall parking lot at 2300 E. Baristo Road at Farrell.

Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, at 78100 Main Street, just a few blocks west of La Quinta City Hall off Calle Tampico.

Wednesdays in Palm Desert, from 8:00 am to 1 pm, at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce, 72-567 Highway 111.

El Gato Stateboard Classic
Palm Springs Skate Park, 405 S Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA / El Gato Classic is a series of skateboard contests and events created by Skateboard legend and 2-time World Champion skateboarder Eddie "El Gato" Elguera. Dates: January 23 - 25, 2015. For more information, please visit www.elgatoclassic.com or call 760.832.3388.

The 29th Annual Southwest Arts Festival®
Indio, CA:  The 29th Annual Southwest Arts Festival® Empire Polo Club, 81-800 Avenue 51 (at the corner of Monroe Street & Avenue 51), Indio, CA / Every year the Southwest Arts Festival continues to evolve and attract a high caliber of talented artists and unique artwork. This year’s festival will feature interactive art, with pottery, glass blowing and fine art painting scheduled to be on display. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of food and beverage options while casually walking the grounds to the subtle sounds of jazz music. The Festival will be held on January 23, 24 and 25, 2015 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Hours: 10am - 5pm. Tickets: General admission: $9; seniors $8; 3 day pass $12. Under 14 - free. More information can be found here: www.discoverindio.com/Southwest-Arts-Festival

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Indio Open-Air Market
Riverside County Fairgrounds, 46350 Arabia Street, Indio, CA / New and used, brand-name merchandise is discovered at the Indio Open-Air Market, held from 4-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday (except during Date Festival), at the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival Fairgrounds. The architecture of the fairgrounds is that of a city in Morocco, and in that way is perhaps the most interesting of the fairgrounds to be found in Southern California. The market fills the palm tree fringed parking area of the fairgrounds. Shoppers can watch the sunset while buying "fresh from the field" produce picked that morning by our vendors. A trip for produce should always include the fresh dates that are grown in the immediate area. Nearly everything for the entire family can be found at reasonable prices by browsing the many aisles with the moon as your companion. This is a very social marketplace and friends gather to shop and eat here. For more information, call 800-222-7467.

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Styx Tickets
The Show - Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, CA /
Buy Styx Tickets Here!

Sunday January 25
College of the Desert Fair
College of the Desert Street Fair - Palm Desert, CAThe COD Street Fair features 340 outdoor vendors offering new merchandise, arts, crafts, and a Farmers Market. Open every weekend all year, located on the COD campus. Proceeds benefit college programs and students. October through May, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and June through December, 7 a.m to noon. The Street Fair is located on the beautiful College of the Desert campus (43-500 Monterey Avenue), surrounded by date palms and mountain vistas. Free parking, free admission and free entertainment. For more information, please call (760) 636-7957.

Certified Farmers' Market
The Certified Farmers' Markets are sponsored by the Palm Springs Cultural Center - www.certifiedfarmersmarket.org

Saturdays The Certified Farmers' Market takes place on Saturdays in Palm Springs, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Mall parking lot at 2300 E. Baristo Road at Farrell.

Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, at 78100 Main Street, just a few blocks west of La Quinta City Hall off Calle Tampico.

Wednesdays in Palm Desert, from 8:00 am to 1 pm, at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce, 72-567 Highway 111.

National Gay Pilots Association Pilot Career Recruiting Expo
Renaissance Palm Springs Resort, 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 / The National Gay Pilots Association, also known as NGPA, will host its largest-ever airline career recruiting event January 25, on its 25th year anniversary. Nineteen major and regional airlines will join the diversity inclusion organization at the NGPA PSP Industry Expo from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, January 25 at the Renaissance Palm Springs Resort. Other events will take place during the weekend, ahead of the expo. Pilots and aviation students are welcome to attend. For cost and more information, please visit www.ngpa.org or call 347-762-6472.

Family Day: Focus on Gift Giving
Sunnylands Center & Gardens 37977 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 / Join us at the Sunnylands Center & Gardens for a thematic family day focused on etiquette. Activities and games will be available for all ages. Time: 9:30 am - 2 pm. For more information, visit www.sunnylands.org or call 760.202.2222.

Raw FoodsTasting at Bikram Yoga University Village
36869 Cook Street, Suite 101, Palm Desert, CA 92211 / Raw Food prep demonstrations, tastings, and Book Signing with sexy 70+ Mimi Kirk, a sought after expert / author de-mystifies how to live a Raw, Organic, Vegan, Juicing lifestyle. BYUV is dedicated to bringing you inspiration to live your highest quality of life. This event is for EVERYONE! Register early – seating is limited. Time: 1pm. Cost: $40.00. More information: www.bikramyogauvpalmdesert.com or 760-574-2450.

El Gato Stateboard Classic
Palm Springs Skate Park, 405 S Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA / El Gato Classic is a series of skateboard contests and events created by Skateboard legend and 2-time World Champion skateboarder Eddie "El Gato" Elguera. Dates: January 23 - 25, 2015. For more information, please visit www.elgatoclassic.com or call 760.832.3388.

The 29th Annual Southwest Arts Festival®
Indio, CA:  The 29th Annual Southwest Arts Festival® Empire Polo Club, 81-800 Avenue 51 (at the corner of Monroe Street & Avenue 51), Indio, CA / Every year the Southwest Arts Festival continues to evolve and attract a high caliber of talented artists and unique artwork. This year’s festival will feature interactive art, with pottery, glass blowing and fine art painting scheduled to be on display. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of food and beverage options while casually walking the grounds to the subtle sounds of jazz music. The Festival will be held on January 23, 24 and 25, 2015 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Hours: 10am - 5pm. Tickets: General admission: $9; seniors $8; 3 day pass $12. Under 14 - free. More information can be found here: www.discoverindio.com/Southwest-Arts-Festival

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here...

Monday January 26
Casting Call: "The Unexpected" (the play)
Palm Desert, CA / Soul Jazzy Entertainment is currently looking for actors/ actresses to perform in an upcoming Live Christian stage play, “The Unexpected." Written, directed and produced by: Gina Carey. “THE UNEXPECTED” is an emotionally faith based moving drama about a 17 year old teenage girl named “Samantha Burkmore”, and her traumatic journey into adulthood. Casting for the following roles: Samantha Burkmore, Linda (Samantha’s best friend), Jane (Samantha’s Group Home Friend), Sara Burkmore & David Burkmore, Darla (Sara’s sister), Maggie (Darla’s best friend), the social worker (Ms. Williams), Jeannie (The Secretary) police.

To schedule an audition, fill out the online application at www.ginacareytheunexpected/theplay. For additional info, call (760) 895-7376. You will be contacted with an audition time and date. Email: souljazzyentertainment@gmail.com. Ages16 and older only will be considered. Actors under 18 will need parental permission. Experienced only.

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Tuesday January 27
Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Wednesday January 28
Certified Farmers' Market
The Certified Farmers' Markets are sponsored by the Palm Springs Cultural Center - www.certifiedfarmersmarket.org

Saturdays The Certified Farmers' Market takes place on Saturdays in Palm Springs, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Mall parking lot at 2300 E. Baristo Road at Farrell.

Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, at 78100 Main Street, just a few blocks west of La Quinta City Hall off Calle Tampico.

Wednesdays in Palm Desert, from 8:00 am to 1 pm, at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce, 72-567 Highway 111.

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Indio Open-Air Market
Riverside County Fairgrounds, 46350 Arabia Street, Indio, CA / New and used, brand-name merchandise is discovered at the Indio Open-Air Market, held from 4-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday (except during Date Festival), at the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival Fairgrounds. The architecture of the fairgrounds is that of a city in Morocco, and in that way is perhaps the most interesting of the fairgrounds to be found in Southern California. The market fills the palm tree fringed parking area of the fairgrounds. Shoppers can watch the sunset while buying "fresh from the field" produce picked that morning by our vendors. A trip for produce should always include the fresh dates that are grown in the immediate area. Nearly everything for the entire family can be found at reasonable prices by browsing the many aisles with the moon as your companion. This is a very social marketplace and friends gather to shop and eat here. For more information, call 800-222-7467.

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Thursday January 29
Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

VillageFest
Join thousands of visitors and locals in beautiful downtown Palm Springs this Thursday for the valley's finest event. Every Thursday evening, 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! We're dog friendly! October through May from 6pm until 10pm and June through September from 7pm until 10pm. www.VillageFest.org or 760-320-3781.

Artwalk in Elena Bulatova Fine Art
Elena Bulatova Fine Art, 232 N.Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / Artwalk in Elena Bulatova Fine Art takes place every Thursday from 6pm-10pm. Free. Elena Bulatova Fine Art is one of the premier destinations in Southern California specializing in cutting-edge international contemporary art in all media for both the savvy collector and for those newer to the art world. Open everyday 9-10 pm - Thursday 9 am -10 pm. More information: 760.600.0417 or www.elenabulatovafineart.com

Friday January 30
EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques for Mind Body Health
Holiday Inn Express, 74675 Highway 111 Palm Desert, CA 92260 / This EFT Level 1 and 2 workshop will teach individuals and professionals who want to learn to use Tapping techniques for health and wellness for reducing stress and negative emotional habits and patterns that are resistant to change. Dates: January 30 - February 1, 2015. Time: 9am - 6pm. Cost: $450. Tickets and more information: 360.661.6877 or www.EFTtappingtraining.com

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Women Leaders Forum, Women Who Rule Luncheon
Agua Caliente Casino, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage CA, 92270 / Help us raise much needed college scholarship funds for the members of our Young Women Leaders Mentoring Program! Tickets: Members: $65, Non-members $85. After January 27: Member $75, Non-members $95. Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call 760.837.7222 or visit www.wlfdesert.org

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Friday Night Dance Party
Caliente Springs Resort, 70200 Dillon Rd, Sky Valley / Open to the public. We are locals and visitors that enjoy a variety of adult dance music and visit different resorts in the Desert. These dances include a broad mix of contemporary and traditional dance music, including: Ballroom, Swing, Latin, C&W, Rock & Roll, as well as many other styles. We meet on several Friday nights a month, at some of the Valley's resorts. Time: 7-9:30pm. Cost: $5. www.palmspringsdancers.com/

Tony Bennett Tickets
Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino  in Indio CA Tony Bennett Tickets Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino, 84-245 Indio Springs Pkwy., Indio, CA 92203 / Bennett staged a remarkable comeback in the late 1980s and 1990s, putting out gold record albums again and expanding his audience to the MTV Generation while keeping his musical style intact. Bennett has won 17 Grammy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Award and two Emmy Awards, and has been named an NEA Jazz Master and a Kennedy Center Honoree. He has sold over 50 million records worldwide. Tony Bennett is one of only a handful of artists to have new albums charting in the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's and 10’s. He introduced a multitude of songs into the great American Songbook that have since become pop music classics
Buy Tony Bennett Tickets Here!

Free Johnny Cash Tribute Concert
Spotlight 29 Casino, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella, CA 92262 / The new year kicks off with another incredible lineup of tribute bands and artists as part of Spotlight 29 Casino’s Free Friday Tribute Concert Series. Spotlight 29 Casino’s Spotlight Showroom offers the premier entertainment experience in the Coachella Valley. Showtime for all concerts is 8 p.m.

The 2015 lineup starts with a crowd favorite Johnny Cash tribute featuring Rusty Evans on Friday, January 30, with guests singing along to all of his most popular hits, including “I Walk the Line” and “Folsom Prison Blues.” More information: 760.775.5566 or spotlight29.com

Saturday January 31
College of the Desert Street Fair
College of the Desert Street Fair - Palm Desert, CAThe COD Street Fair features 340 outdoor vendors offering new merchandise, arts, crafts, and a Farmers Market. Open every weekend all year, located on the COD campus. Proceeds benefit college programs and students. October through May, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and June through December, 7 a.m to noon. The Street Fair is located on the beautiful College of the Desert campus (43-500 Monterey Avenue), surrounded by date palms and mountain vistas. Free parking, free admission and free entertainment. For more information, please call (760) 636-7957.

Certified Farmers' Market
The Certified Farmers' Markets are sponsored by the Palm Springs Cultural Center - www.certifiedfarmersmarket.org

Saturdays The Certified Farmers' Market takes place on Saturdays in Palm Springs, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, adjacent to the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Mall parking lot at 2300 E. Baristo Road at Farrell.

Sundays in Old Town La Quinta, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, at 78100 Main Street, just a few blocks west of La Quinta City Hall off Calle Tampico.

Wednesdays in Palm Desert, from 8:00 am to 1 pm, at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce, 72-567 Highway 111.

Color Vibe 5K - Coachella Valley
Lake Cahuilla Park, 58075 Jefferson St., La Quinta, CA 92253 / The biggest and most colorful party you've ever seen is coming to Coachella Valley on January 31st! Come join us for the best time EVER at the Color Vibe 5K! Sign up before prices increase AND use coupon code COACHELLA5 for an extra $5 off registration! Kids 12 and under run for FREE! Don't miss out on this epic adventure!! Proudly supporting F.I.N.D. Food Bank. Time 9am. More information: www.thecolorvibe.com or 435.554.0134.

EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques for Mind Body Health
Holiday Inn Express, 74675 Highway 111 Palm Desert, CA 92260 / This EFT Level 1 and 2 workshop will teach individuals and professionals who want to learn to use Tapping techniques for health and wellness for reducing stress and negative emotional habits and patterns that are resistant to change. Dates: January 30 - February 1, 2015. Time: 9am - 6pm. Cost: $450. Tickets and more information: 360.661.6877 or www.EFTtappingtraining.com

Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

Indio Open-Air Market
Riverside County Fairgrounds, 46350 Arabia Street, Indio, CA / New and used, brand-name merchandise is discovered at the Indio Open-Air Market, held from 4-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday (except during Date Festival), at the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival Fairgrounds. The architecture of the fairgrounds is that of a city in Morocco, and in that way is perhaps the most interesting of the fairgrounds to be found in Southern California. The market fills the palm tree fringed parking area of the fairgrounds. Shoppers can watch the sunset while buying "fresh from the field" produce picked that morning by our vendors. A trip for produce should always include the fresh dates that are grown in the immediate area. Nearly everything for the entire family can be found at reasonable prices by browsing the many aisles with the moon as your companion. This is a very social marketplace and friends gather to shop and eat here. For more information, call 800-222-7467.

Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Happy Hour at matchbox vintage pizza bistro  Palm Springs CA matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level, 155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / matchbox vintage pizza bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy Hour Foods include $5 mini plates and Happy Hour drinks include discounted prices on house infused cocktails, well martinis, draft beers, domestic and imported bottles and house wines. Happy Hour is every day from 4-6pm. No separate checks; certain holidays excluded. More information: 760.778.6000 or visit matchbox vintage pizza bistro here!

Upcoming Events

Continued through 2/1/15
EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques for Mind Body Health
Holiday Inn Express, 74675 Highway 111 Palm Desert, CA 92260 / This EFT Level 1 and 2 workshop will teach individuals and professionals who want to learn to use Tapping techniques for health and wellness for reducing stress and negative emotional habits and patterns that are resistant to change. Dates: January 30 - February 1, 2015. Time: 9am - 6pm. Cost: $450. Tickets and more information: 360.661.6877 or www.EFTtappingtraining.com

Continued through 3/21/15
Old Town La Quinta:  Art Under the UmbrellasArt Under the Umbrellas
Get ready for Art! More than 80 artists present works for sale in painting, glass, ceramic, jewelry, wood, sculpture, photography, fiber and mixed media along the closed off streets in Old Town. Art patrons will find quality artwork while tourists will discover a trove of treasures. Live music complements the event and sets the stage for fun. Don’t miss a spectacular day outdoors, taking in the beauty of the artist’s wares.

Art Under the Umbrellas will be also held the following Saturdays in Old Town: Nov. 15 and Nov. 29, 2014; and Jan. 10, Jan. 17, Feb. 7, Feb. 14 and Mar. 21, 2015. Time: 10am - 4pm. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit the La Quinta Arts Foundation website at lqaf.com

Continued through 4/15
Zoorassic Park
Palm Desert, CA:  Zoorassic Park at  The Living DesertThe Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / Zoorassic Park, a live 25-minute show will be performed three-times daily at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., features lifelike dinosaurs educating the audience about their existence centuries ago. Tickets come with park admission and prices range from $8.75-$17.25 (children under three are free). January through April 2015. More information: 760.346.5694 or www.livingdesert.org

2/2/15 - 2/16/15
Coachella Valley Watercolor Society Plein Air Art Show & Sale
Historical Society of Palm Desert Museum, 72861 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA / The Plein Air Art Show features original paintings of the Coachella Valley. Both framed and unframed matted watercolor paintings will be available for sale. Dates: February 2 - 16, 2015, Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. Time: 10am - 3pm. Free. More information: 760.346.6588 or cvws.org

2/6/15
Family Park After Dark at The Living Desert
The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92270 / The Living Desert’s family Park After Dark is scheduled for Friday, February 6 and Friday, March 6, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Family Park After Dark activities include close-up animal presentations, guided walks through the zoo, capped off by making s’more over a crackling campfire. Dates: 2/6/15 and 3/6/15. The cost for members of The Living Desert is $20 for adults and $10 per child. Non-members are $30 for adults and $20 per child. To register, contact parkafterdark@livingdesert.org, for more information visit www.livingdesert.org, or call (760) 346-5694.

2/7/15
Spotlight 29 Casino Presents Comedian John Mulaney
Spotlight 29 Casino, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella, CA 92236 / Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present comedian and former Saturday Night Live (SNL) writer John Mulaney to the Spotlight Showroom on Saturday, February 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 19 at 10 a.m., and are available at www.Spotlight29.com. Spotlight 29 Casino’s Spotlight Showroom offers the premier entertainment experience in the Coachella Valley. Time: 8:00 PM. Tickets: $30-$50. 760.775.5566 - www.spotlight29.com

2/8/15
Palm Desert, CA:  Jazzoo Concert Series at The Living DesertJazzoo Concert Series at The Living Desert
The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / The Living Desert hosts 31st season of Jazzoo Concert Series. February 8 - Jazz Bliss for Your Valentine. Time: 4:30pm - 6pm. Concerts are free with paid admission. Tickets available online at www.livingdesert.org or by calling 760-346-5694 ext. 2166. Jazzoo Concert Series takes place from January 11 - April 12, 2015.

2/11/15
Valentine Red & White Ball
Pavilion Ballroom, 401 So. Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA / Valentine Red & White Ball on Wednesday, February 11th from 7-9:30pm. Admission: $8. Complimentary dance lesson at 6:30pm with paid admission. For more information, please visit: www.palmspringsdancers.com

2/14/15
The 13th Annual Dr. George Car Show
Indian Wells Tennis Garden, 78200 Miles Avenue, Indian Wells, CA 92210 / The Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association is an all volunteer non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote camaraderie among car enthusiasts and to stage and promote charitable car events. This show is one of the largest one-day car events in California and the oldest car show in the Coachella Valley. It will feature 1,000 of the finest custom and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, and vintage fire trucks in the country. Proceeds benefit Desert Cancer Foundation. Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free. More information: 760.773.6554 or www.desertcancerfoundation.org

2/14/15
Mardi Paws at The Living Desert
The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / The Living Desert becomes the Big Easy with all the fixins', including the great Bonne Musique Zydeco from L.A. to dance the night away! A great alternative with lots of fun for Valentines Night! Cajun flavors, Hurricanes, and beads and masks for everyone! Time: 6pm - 9 pm. Cost: $50-$150. More information: www.livingdesert.org or 760.346.5694.

2/14/15
Air Supply Tickets
The Show - Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, CA /
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2/14/15
Special Valentine’s Day Show, Paul Rodgers of Bad Company
Spotlight 29 Casino, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella, CA 92260 / Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present a special Valentine’s Day show with platinum selling vocalist Paul Rodgers of Bad Company to the Spotlight Showroom on Saturday, February 14th at 8 p.m. Spotlight 29 Casino’s Spotlight Showroom offers the premier entertainment experience in the Coachella Valley. Tickets are $45, $65 and $75 per ticket. Time: 8:00 PM. Tickets: 760.775.5566 or www.spotlight29.com

2/18/15
Stepping Out for COD
McCallum Theatre, / Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will return to the McCallum stage for Stepping Out For College of the Desert, an enchanting evening of music in support of College of the Desert Foundation. For sponsorship opportunities call 760-346-3363. General tickets on sale at the McCallum Monday, November 3, 2014. Time: 8:00pm. Tickets: $65 - $125. More information: 760.346.3363 or www.codfoundation.org

2/18/15
The Palm Springs Project by: James Schnepf
Archangel Gallery, 1103 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / A James Schnepf Exhibit and book signing for Palm Springs Modern Living book release. Time: 5pm - 8 pm. More information: www.palmspringsproject.com

2/20/15
Adult Only Park After Dark at The Living Desert
The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92270 / The adult only Park After Dark adventure will also feature a variety of activities, plus tastings of beer and premium alcohols. On February 20, adults will enjoy various tequilas, and the event on March 20 will highlight select vodkas. Dates: 2/20/15 and 3/20/15. Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Admission for members is $30 and $40 for non-members. Participants in adult only Park After Dark nights must be 21 and older with valid ID. More information: 760.346.5694 or livingdesert.org

2/20/15
Friday Night Dance Party
Emerald Desert Resort, 76000 Frank Sinatra Dr, Palm Desert, CA / Open to the public. We are locals and visitors that enjoy a variety of adult dance music and visit different resorts in the Desert. These dances include a broad mix of contemporary and traditional dance music, including: Ballroom, Swing, Latin, C&W, Rock & Roll, as well as many other styles. We meet on several Friday nights a month, at some of the Valley's resorts. Time: 7-9:30pm. Cost: $5. www.palmspringsdancers.com/

2/20/15
Free Aerosmith Tribute Concert
Spotlight 29 Casino, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella, CA 92236 / Guests will be rocking out to one of America’s greatest rock and roll bands when Aeromyth, the preeminent Aerosmith tribute band, takes the stage on February 20. Time: 8:00 PM. Free. More information: 760.775.5566 or www.spotlight29.com

2/27/15 - 2/28/15
Coachella Valley Watercolor Society 26th Annual Art Show
Palm Springs Air Museum, Pond Hangar, 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA / This a judged show with over 150 quality original framed paintings as well as unframed matted paintings available for sale. Live artist demonstrations daily at 11am and 2 pm. When: February 27 & February 28, 2015. Time: 10am - 5pm. Free. More information: 760.218.4880 or cvws.org

3/1/15
Palm Desert, CA:  Jazzoo Concert Series at The Living DesertJazzoo Concert Series at The Living Desert
The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / The Living Desert hosts 31st season of Jazzoo Concert Series. March 1 – Tribute to Milt Jackson. Time: 4:30pm - 6pm. Concerts are free with paid admission. Tickets available online at www.livingdesert.org or by calling 760-346-5694 ext. 2166. Jazzoo Concert Series takes place from January 11 - April 12, 2015.

3/6/15
Family Park After Dark at The Living Desert
The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92270 / The Living Desert’s family Park After Dark is scheduled for Friday, February 6 and Friday, March 6, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Family Park After Dark activities include close-up animal presentations, guided walks through the zoo, capped off by making s’more over a crackling campfire. Dates: 2/6/15 and 3/6/15. The cost for members of The Living Desert is $20 for adults and $10 per child. Non-members are $30 for adults and $20 per child. To register, contact parkafterdark@livingdesert.org, for more information visit www.livingdesert.org, or call (760) 346-5694.

3/6/15
Friday Night Dance Party
Caliente Springs Resort, 70200 Dillon Rd, Sky Valley / Open to the public. We are locals and visitors that enjoy a variety of adult dance music and visit different resorts in the Desert. These dances include a broad mix of contemporary and traditional dance music, including: Ballroom, Swing, Latin, C&W, Rock & Roll, as well as many other styles. We meet on several Friday nights a month, at some of the Valley's resorts. Time: 7-9:30pm. Cost: $5. www.palmspringsdancers.com/

3/14/15
Spotlight 29 Casino Presents Comedian Rita Rudner
Spotlight 29 Casino, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella, CA 92262 / Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present comedian Rita Rudner on Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. in the Spotlight Showroom. Tickets are on sale and available at www.Spotlight29.com. Spotlight 29 Casino’s Spotlight Showroom offers the premier entertainment experience in the Coachella Valley. Tickets: $25-$35. Call 760.775.5566 or visit www.spotlight29.com

3/20/15
Adult Only Park After Dark at The Living Desert
The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92270 / The adult only Park After Dark adventure will also feature a variety of activities, plus tastings of beer and premium alcohols. On February 20, adults will enjoy various tequilas, and the event on March 20 will highlight select vodkas. Dates: 2/20/15 and 3/20/15. Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Admission for members is $30 and $40 for non-members. Participants in adult only Park After Dark nights must be 21 and older with valid ID. More information: 760.346.5694 or livingdesert.org

3/20/15
Friday Night Dance Party
Emerald Desert Resort, 76000 Frank Sinatra Dr, Palm Desert, CA / Open to the public. We are locals and visitors that enjoy a variety of adult dance music and visit different resorts in the Desert. These dances include a broad mix of contemporary and traditional dance music, including: Ballroom, Swing, Latin, C&W, Rock & Roll, as well as many other styles. We meet on several Friday nights a month, at some of the Valley's resorts. Time: 7-9:30pm. Cost: $5. www.palmspringsdancers.com/

3/29/15
Desert Cancer Foundation, A Round for Life Gala
Indian Ridge Country Club, 76375 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211 / You can be part of history – and help your neighbors facing cancer- by participating in the 21st Annual 'A Round for Life' Gala and Auctions. Proceeds support Desert Cancer Foundation’s campaign to fund cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment. Time: 5:30 p.m. Cost: $200. Call 760.773.6554 or visit www.desertcancerfoundation.org

4/3/15 - 4/5/15
Indian Wells Arts Festival ...where Art is a Happening!
Indian Wells Arts Festival ...where Art is a Happening! The 13th Annual INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL . . . where Art is a Happening! attracts an audience of thousands from local residents and tourists to serious buyers and collectors and uniquely showcases a wide variety of contemporary and traditional fine art and high quality craft. This outdoor judged and juried art show is held on the grass plaza of the newly expanded Indian Wells Tennis Garden - home of the BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament.

Indian Wells Tennis Garden, 78200 Miles Avenue, Indian Wells, CA - Main entrance from Washington Street between Miles Avenue and Fred Waring Drive / The festival takes place Friday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Gates close at 4:00). Parking is free and valet is available. $13.00 Adult; Children 12 and under free. For more information, please visit: www.indianwellsartsfestival.com/

4/3/15 - 4/5/15
The 2nd Annual Objet Trouvé Found Art Festival
Objet Trouvé Found Art FestivalThe 2nd Annual Objet Trouvé Found Art Festival participates once again in the Indian Wells Arts Festival featuring award winning found artists creating a ‘festival of festivals.’ Enjoy special exhibits, sidewalk chalk drawing and children’s activities and more. Live musical entertainment, cocktails, wine and refreshment are ongoing throughout the day under the shade structure of this newly expanded venue.

"Easter Sunday Eggs + Champagne in the Garden” brunch menu is available until noon. Ranked one of the 100 Best Fine Art Shows in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine and Best of the Best Art Festivals by readers of Palm Spring Life magazine. For more information, please visit: www.indianwellsartsfestival.com/

4/12/15
Palm Desert, CA:  Jazzoo Concert Series at The Living DesertJazzoo Concert Series at The Living Desert - Last of Series!
The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260 / The Living Desert hosts 31st season of Jazzoo Concert Series. April 12 – The Season’s Last Hurray: Bentyne and Proulx. Time: 4:30pm - 6pm. Concerts are free with paid admission. Tickets available online at www.livingdesert.org or by calling 760-346-5694 ext. 2166. Jazzoo Concert Series takes place from January 11 - April 12, 2015.

5/21/15
Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs Youth of the Year
Riviera Palm Springs, 1600 N Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 / A gala to honor the Youth of the Year. This is a program for Club members, promoting service to Club, community and family; academic success; strong moral character; life goals; and poise and public speaking ability. $75 per person or $750 for a table of ten. $700 for a table of ten when purchased before February 1, 2015. Time: 6-9 p.m. Tickets and more information: 760.327.1304 or www.bgcps.org.




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