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2017 Air Museum Flower Drop Honors Fallen Heroes

2017 Air Museum Flower Drop

The beautiful 2017 Annual Ceremony and Floral Tribute at the Palm Springs Air Museum will get under way at 1pm on Monday, Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 at the Palm Springs Air Museum as they celebrate the memory of our fallen heroes from past wars and military conflicts. The 20th Annual Flower Drop and Air…

Spotlight 29 Welcomes Iconic Guitarist Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh

You certainly can’t say we lack music in this Valley. We have had two weekends of Coachella and one weekend of Stagecoach just within the past month or so and that’s not counting all the other concerts and musical events from Palm Springs to Indio. For those of us who love music, we can never…

Relay For Life Kickoff Benefits Cancer For Coachella Valley

Relay For Life

Everyone loves a Hawaiian luau and I can’t think of a better reason to attend one than the upcoming Saturday, May 6, 2017 American Cancer Society Relay for Life Kickoff event. That is the time for everyone to head down to the Civic Center Park, Administrative Conference Room in Palm Desert around noon for a…

Rhapsody And Blues Delight Valley Music Fans

Rhapsody And Blues

It is always a pleasure to welcome the very gifted Diane Schuur to the Coachella Valley. On May 5, 2017 she will take the stage at the beautiful McCallum Theater at 7 PM for a gala concert entitled Rhapsody & Blues, accompanied by renowned pianist Paul Cracchiolo and our own local Buddy Rogers Youth Symphony….

Shania Twain Headlines Stagecoach 2017

Stagecoach 2017

Stagecoach 2017 is about to launch on April 28-29-30, 2017 at the famous Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, following the incredible crowds of Coachella’s two week run. For country music fans this is truly the event of the year. This year’s headliners include Shania Twain, Dierks Bentley, and Kenny Chesney along with Jerry Lee Lewis…

Coachella Fest Week Two Brings Crowds To The Palm Springs Area

Coachella Fest

Spring is in full swing here in the greater Palm Springs area and thanks to all the rain this year we have the most spectacular display of wildflowers we’ve seen in years. With Mt. San Gorgonio still capped with snow, the vistas that surround us are truly breathtaking. In the midst of all this, April…

Lady Gaga Leads An All-Star Coachella Lineup

Coachella Fest

It is hard to believe a year has come and gone since we all enjoyed Guns N’ Roses at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival for 2016, but here we are ready to enjoy this amazing signature event for 2017. The incomparable Lady Gaga along with Grammy-winning artist Kendrick Lamar and the English rock band…

6th Annual Drive Against Hunger Benefits Galilee Center In Indio

6th Annual Drive Against Hunger

For those of us that love golf and charity March 24, 2014 presents that special opportunity to participate in both. The Sixth Annual Drive Against Hunger Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, March 24 at 8:30 AM at the beautiful Eagle Falls Golf Course in Indio. At a cost of only $150 per…

Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show Returns to Delight Patrons

Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show

After an incredible premiere in 2016 the Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show has returned for the second year to the delight of art patrons across the Coachella Valley. The contemporary smorgasbord of mixed-media art is set to begin on Thursday, March 16th and runs through Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the fabulous Renaissance Indian Wells…

BNP Paribas Open Welcomes World Champions

BNP Paribas Open

As I’m sure you probably already know, from March 6-19, 2017 the fabulous Indian Wells Tennis Gardens will host the BNP Paribas Open, one of the premier tennis tournaments on the planet.  This is a signature event in the Coachella Valley and one of the most exciting times during our popular high season. Situated just…

2017 Palm Springs Cruisin’ Benefits Cancer Charities

Palm Springs Cruisin’

If you have ever been anywhere near the Westfield shopping mall on the first Saturday of the month in Palm Desert, you have probably seen dozens of those beautiful classic cars and hot rods cruising along Highway 111. The Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association is one of our most popular nonprofit organizations and sponsors this first…

Desert X Showcases the Beauty of the Mohave Landscape

Desert X Palm Springs

For those of us who enjoy art, one of the most extraordinary exhibitions ever to come to the Palm Springs area will get underway on February 25, 2017 and run through April 30 at the Palm Springs Art Museum. When one considers all the amazing exhibits we have enjoyed over the decades it is hard…

71st Annual Riverside County Fair Rocks Empire Polo Grounds

71st Annual County Fair

Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned County Fair? The only thing better is pairing it up with the National Date Festival which is exactly what Riverside County does at the Empire Polo Grounds every year.  Kicking off its 71st year at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio from February 17-26 this dual event will once…

2017 Desert Invitational Golf Tournament Benefits Cancer

2017 Desert Invitational Golf Tournament

One of the things you have often heard me say about the Coachella Valley is that we really know how to combine having a great time with philanthropy and that is exactly what will happen on January 27, 2017 at the Indian Wells Country Club thanks to the 2017 Desert Invitational Golf Tournament by the…

HITS Desert Horse Park Welcomes Equestrian Competitors

HITS Desert Horse Park

Anyone who loves all things equestrian knows that during the winter months the place to be is HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal, just next-door to beautiful La Quinta. The park is located on 239 spacious acres with just under 1200 stalls on site and every convenience the discerning equestrian could want. Not to be…

10th Annual Desert Women’s Show Tackles Addiction

Desert Womans Show

On the weekend of January 14-15, 2017 noted therapist Josie Herndon of Addiction Therapeutic Services, will host an empowering symposium staffed by a panel of distinguished individuals who have reclaimed their sobriety and gone on to educate others. The “Heartbreak of Addiction” is designed to inspire and uplift families who are affected by addiction. One…

Kennel Club of Palm Springs Delights Local Dog Lovers

Kennel Club of Palm Springs

The Empire Polo Club in Indio will be the happy venue from January 5-8, 2017 of the Kennel Club of Palm Springs Dog Shows to the delight of canine lovers across the Coachella Valley. This is the 40th consecutive year of this prestigious event which brings in 3,000 of the nation’s most beautiful purebred dogs…

28th Annual Palm Springs Film Festival Gets 2017 Started

28th Annual Palm Springs Film Festival

With the 28th Palm Springs International Film Festival scheduled from January 2-16, 2017 we have the pleasure of welcoming you to the festival for another year of the best feature-length films and documentaries from every corner of the globe. This year the festival is slated to be bigger and better than ever with an amazing…

The Greater Palm Springs Area Rings in 2017 With Multiple Events

Happy New Year Palm Springs

Ringing in 2017 in style on New Year’s Eve is easy to do in the greater Palm Springs area. From the edge of Palm Springs all the way out to the city of Coachella, there truly is something for everybody no matter what your taste or budget happens to be. The Arnold Palmer Restaurant in…

Palm Springs Tramway Celebrates Holiday Season

Palm Springs Tramway

December is always one of the most celebrated months of the year here in the greater Palm Springs area. The holiday season has arrived, the snowbirds are in town, and every day brings a new and exciting event to delight both young and old. What would The Season be without the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway?…

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