CV WEEKLY CALENDAR – NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 4, 2019

CASINOS

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

XXXVIII Indio Powwow

Friday, Nov. 29 5pm – 12midnight * Saturday, Nov. 30 11am – 12midnight * Sunday, Dec. 1 11am – 12 midnight

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Tickets FREE

Call 800-827-2946 or go to www.fantasyspringsresort.com

With the resort’s Special Events Center as its setting, the powwow brings together thousands of tribal and non-tribal people for a grand celebration of culture and customs. Sponsored by the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians.

THEATRE

Annenberg Theatre at Palm Springs Art Museum

Miss Lindsay’s Holiday Showcase

Sunday, Dec. 1 2pm

Tickets 28.00, 30.00

Call 760-322-4800 or go to www.psmuseum.org

Come applaud these most talented and creative young performers. A desert family holiday tradition, “Miss Lindsay’s Holiday Showcase” features dancers ranging in age from 3 to adult. Sit back and enjoy a day of music and performance including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Modern. A feast for the senses with exquisite costumes, lighting, artful choreography and music including; Holiday Favorites, The Nutcracker and many more.

McCallum Theatre

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Friday, Nov. 29 3pm & 8pm

Tickets 68.00, 78.00, 98.00

Call 760-340-2787 or go to www.mccallumtheatre.com

America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Their holiday CDs have become synonymous with Christmas and continue to occupy top spots on Billboard’s Seasonal Charts every year!

McCallum Theatre

John Tesh: Acoustic Christmas

Saturday, Nov. 30 8pm

Tickets 35.00, 55.00, 75.00

Call 760-340-2787 or go to www.mccallumtheatre.com

Celebrate the season with this extraordinary performer who has earned six music Emmys, two Grammy nominations, three gold records, hosted seven public television specials and sold eight million records sold! 

McCallum Theatre

The Beach Boys

Saturday, Dec. 1 3pm & 7pm

Tickets 68.00, 98.00, 118.00

Call 760-340-2787 or go to www.mccallumtheatre.com

The Beach Boys are led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, who, along with Jeffrey Foskett, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill, Keith Hubacher, Christian Love and Scott Totten continue the legacy of the iconic American band.

McCallum Theatre

Great Russian Nutcracker – Moscow Ballet

Tuesday, Dec. 3 7pm

Tickets 40.00, 70.00, 90.00

Call 760-340-2787 or go to www.mccallumtheatre.com

Over-the-top production, world-class Russian artists, larger than life puppets, nesting dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Get the best seats today!

COMEDY

Moxie Palm Springs

Foxie at Moxie

Sunday, Nov. 30 7pm

Tickets 10.00, 20.00, 25.00. FREE Standing Room is available at the door. Limited first-come, first-served basis.

Call 760-318-9900 or go to www.moxiepalmsprings.com

Join Morgan McMichaels, Delta Work, Ethylina Canne and Mayhem Miller for one fierce drag show with a rotating cast of super Queens! Local performers, national entertainers and guests from RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Purple Room Supper Club

The Judy Show!

Sunday, Dec. 1 7pm

Tickets 25.00, 35.00

Call 760-322-4422 or go to www.purpleroompalmsprings.com

One of Palm Springs’ original Rat Pack hangouts. An outrageously funny parody of the 1963 CBS television show, “The Judy Garland Show.” The award-winning “The Judy Show” is one of the longest-running and most popular cabaret shows in Southern California – and regularly plays to sold-out houses throughout the US, Mexico and Europe. Starring Michael Holmes.

The Amigo Room at Ace Hotel & Swim Club

Belly Flop ft. Brendon Walsh

Wednesday, Dec. 4 9pm – 11pm

Tickets FREE 21+

Call 760-325-9900 or go to www.acehotel.com/palmsprings

Laugh out loud at this weekly stand-up series. Reserve a seat and RSVP to win a Hairy Hoot – on the house!

ART/MUSEUMS

Coachella Valley History Museum

Flight Plan: The Birds of Sunnylands

Thursday, Nov. 28 10am – 4pm * Saturday, Nov. 30 10am – 4pm * Sunday, Dec. 1 1pm – 4pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-342-6651 or go to www.cvhm.org

This exhibition features birds that reside throughout the valley — or touch down along their migratory route. Over 145 species have been identified at Sunnylands. Photographed by Tim Laman (National Geographic).

Palm Springs Art Museum

The Architects and Visionaries Who Built Palm Springs

Friday, Nov. 29 9:30am

Tickets 25.00

Call 760-322-4800 or go to www.psmuseum.org

Join us for a half-mile stroll between two of Palm Springs’ most iconic Desert Modern destinations: the Palm Springs Art Museum and the Architecture and Design Center, both envisioned by E. Stewart Williams, one of the desert’s most prolific and well-known architects. This tour captures the essence of Palm Springs, starting with its early roots in the late 1800s, to the midcentury modern craze and the 21st century-vibe that’s part of our culture today. From our fabled pioneers, imaginative architects and three powerful women who helped start it all, you’ll be fascinated by our ever-changing glamorous resort that continues to be populated by artists, movie stars, wealthy business titans, the Aqua Caliente Indians, and LA hipsters.

Hohmann Fine Art Gallery

Season Opening Exhibition

Friday, Nov. 29 11am – 5pm * Saturday, Nov. 30 11am – 4pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-346-4243 or go to www.hohmann.art

The private Village Court Gallery is usually open by appointment only, but during the listed days, the gallery will be open and you can visit anytime during these hours to see the Season Opening Exhibition.

Palm Springs Art Museum

Better Than Fiction: Bringing Fictional Writing Techniques to your Memoir with Marj Charlier

Saturday, Nov. 30 2pm – 4pm

Tickets 70.00, 75.00

Call 760-322-4800 or go to www.psmuseum.org

The best memoirs are written like good novels—with the same literary tools that make great romances and mysteries come alive. This three-day workshop will help jump-start writers who want to turn their memories into compelling stories, with the same dialogue, description, pacing and narration that make fictional protagonists jump off the page. This program is a partnership with Inlandia Institute.

Palm Springs Art Museum

Midcentury Modern Icons & Their Architects

Saturday, Nov. 30 9:30am

Tickets 25.00

Call 760-322-4800 or go to www.psmuseum.org

See the very best examples of mid-century modern architecture as we walk along the town’s main thoroughfare for banking and retail businesses. Learn how this stark yet beautiful landscape captured the imagination of a young and talented group of Desert Modern architects—the movers and shakers who shaped Palm Springs during the post-World War II boom and who created a body of internationally-recognized work during the heyday of the 1950s and ‘60s. These buildings continue to draw people to Palm Springs from all over the world to admire and appreciate their innovative designs in our unique desert setting.

Lecture Hall at Palm Springs Art Museum

Tuesday, Dec. 3 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Tickets 75.00 (50.00 tax deduction)

Call 760-322-4800 or go to www.psmuseum.org

A conversation with novelist/screenwriter Darryl Ponicsán, author of 14 books and 11 produced films, moderated by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Tom Wright. Darryl will talk about how life’s happenstances—often unnoticed at the time—can kick start a creative journey of many years duration toward the silver screen or between covers, including the events behind his most recent novel, Eternal Sojourners, which started with a piece of New York cheesecake and led to an unfathomable tug-of-war over a man’s soul. Wine Sponsor: MASSIMO WINES LLC.

Palm Springs Art Museum (Private Residence)

Contemporary Art Salon With Artist David Wallace Haskins

Wednesday, Dec. 4 2pm – 4pm

Tickets 100.00 (75.00 tax deduction)

Call 760-322-4800 or go to www.psmuseum.org

Experience an innovative Contemporary Art Salon in a beautiful home in Rancho Mirage with our gracious hosts, Sue Rappaport and David Suss, who have built an amazing contemporary art collection! Chicago-based artist David Wallace Haskins, who conducts experiments and explorations with light, space, time and sound, will be in attendance and will discuss one of his works, recently purchased by our hosts. View a wonderful art collection while enjoying light refreshments in the company of fellow art enthusiasts. To add to the excitement of this event, local artists Blake Baxter, Ryan Campbell, Sofia Enriquez, and Phillip K. Smith lll, will also be present.

HEALTH/FITNESS

Coyote Canyon Exploratory Hike

Saturday, Nov. 30 8am – 10pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-777-7000 or go to www.playinlaquinta.com

Explore the mysteries of Coyote Canyon as you learn about the local wildlife and the indigenous people who originally navigated the Santa Rosa Mountains. Sorry, dogs are not allowed on this trail. What to bring: two liters of water per person, snacks, and lunch for long hikes. Wear close-toed shoes, hat, and sunscreen.

Sunnylands

Yoga on the Great Lawn

Friday, Nov. 29 10am

Tickets FREE

Call 760-202-2222 or go to www.sunnylands.org

The 60-minute session is open to all ages and experience levels. All participants should bring yoga mats and dress comfortably. Sun protection and water are suggested. No reservations are required.

Free Outdoor Yoga

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Wednesday, Dec. 4 9am – 10am

Tickets FREE

Call 760-346-5600 or go to www.psmuseum.org

Experience the unique combination of art and yoga. Participants will be able to rejuvenate their soul in the serene setting of the museum’s Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden during the complimentary one-hour class by certified instructor Fernando Alvarez from Pranin Yoga. All skill levels are welcome. Afterward, guests are invited to visit the Farmer’s Market in the museum’s parking lot featuring fresh produce from local growers (8am – 12:30pm), a docent tour of the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden at 11am., or stop inside The Galen building to view the current art exhibition. Presented in collaboration with the Farmer’s Market of Palm Desert and Pranin Yoga.

COMMUNITY

Sunnylands

Guided Bird Walk

Friday, Nov. 29 8:45am

Tickets FREE

Call 760-202-2234 or go to www.sunnylands.org

Conducted by knowledgeable birders, this free 60-minute guided walk introduces guests to local and migratory bird species in the Sunnylands gardens. No reservations required. Water, sun protection, comfortable closed-toed shoes, and binoculars are recommended.

The Street Fair

College of the Desert

Saturday, Nov. 30 7am – 2pm * Sunday, Dec. 1 7am – 2pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-636-7957 or go to www.codaastreetfair.com

While you shop, you’re also donating to a great cause and helping college students achieve their dreams. All funds raised from merchant space rentals provide annual funding and support for students attending the COD. Discover a thousand items for sale from artisans; home goods, fashion, furniture, vintage cars, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and much more! Merchandise and services for all ages and any budget.

Certified Farmers’ Market – 29 Palms

29 Palms Visitor Center

Saturday, Nov. 30 8am – 1pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-401-0028 or go to www.29chamber.org

Fresh, local, and organic produce, baked goods, great food vendors, plus arts and crafts! 

Certified Farmers’ Market – Joshua Tree

Turtle Island

Saturday, Nov. 30 8am – 1pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-420-7529 or go to www.joshuatreefarmersmarket.com

Meet your local farmers and buy fresh produce for the week. Live music and local arts and crafts.

Certified Farmers’ Market – Palm Springs

Camelot Theatre Parking Lot

Saturday, Nov. 30 8am – 12:30pm

Call 844-7FARMCV or go to www.certifiedfarmersmarket.org

Only the best products are offered at the Coachella Valley Certified Farmers’ Markets!

Sky’s The Limit Observatory & Nature Center

Star Clusters and Binary Stars

Saturday, Nov. 30 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Tickets FREE
Call 760-490-9561 or go to www.skysthelimit29.org

Public star party! Prominent constellations: Perseus the Hero, Cassiopeia the Queen, Pegasus the Flying Horse, Capricornus the Sea Goat, and Aquarius the Water Bearer.

FOOD/WINE/BEER

King’s Highway Diner

Taco Jueves

Thursday, Nov. 28 5:30pm – close
Tickets 14.00

Call 760-969-5777 or go to www.kingshighwaydiner.com
Special includes margarita, taco, chips and salsa.

The Daily Grill

Weekend Brunch

Saturday, Nov. 30 10am – 2pm * Sunday, Dec. 1 10am – 2pm

Tickets MENU PRICING

Call 760-779-9911 or go to www.dailygrill.com

Treat yourself and your family to weekend brunch at The Daily Grill on El Paseo in Palm Desert.

Coachella Valley Brewing Co.

Brewery Tours

Saturday, Nov. 30 6:30pm * Sunday, Dec. 1 2pm, 4pm & 6pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-343-5973 or go to www.cvbco.com

Locally Crafted. With an emphasis on farm-to-table brewing, Coachella Valley Brewing Co. uses the vast diversity of the Coachella Valley as inspiration. They combine the luxury of the Palm Springs west valley with the agricultural excellence of the east valley to produce truly unique and flavorful beer. Using local citrus, herbs, honey, and spices, the brewery supports local farms and flavors. CVB believes sustainability, creativity, and passion are the key ingredients in the best craft beer.

Smoke Tree BBQ

Tequila Tuesdays

Tuesday, Dec. 3 11am – 9pm

Tickets MENU PRICING

Call 760-778-6521 or go to www.smoketreebbq.com

Try a craft tequila cocktail or a fresh hand-shaken margarita for only $5! All tequilas $2 off!

TRIO Restaurant

1/2 Price Wine Wednesday

Wednesday, Dec. 4 11am – 10pm

Tickets MENU PRICING

Call 760-864-TRIO (8746) or go to www.triopalmsprings.com

Enjoy 50% off selected fine wines!

SPORTS

Desert Ice Castle

Pick-Up Hockey

Friday, Nov. 29 1:15pm – 2:15pm

Tickets 15.00

Call 760-324-0400 or go to www.deserticecastle.com

Open to all levels. First-come-first-serve basis. No reservations are required.

Indian Wells Tennis Garden

Pickleball Clinic

Thursday, Nov. 28 10am – 11am

Tickets 25.00, 35.00

Call 760-200-8200 or go to www.indianwellstennisgarden.com

Pickleball is a popular sport that combines tennis, ping pong and badminton for a fast-paced game with easy to pick up rules. Hone your skills and refine your technique to improve your game at our this clinic.

CHARITY EVENTS

Giving Tuesday

Palm Springs Art Museum

Thursday, Nov. 21 6pm

Tickets 150.00 (100.00 tax deduction)

Call 760-341-1056 or go to www.psmuseum.org

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that’s unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Your contribution is vital as Palm Springs Art Museum extends its reach as the cultural hub of the Coachella Valley. One of the ways we hope to accomplish this is to reach out and provide the means for every Coachella Valley 3rd grader to visit the museum by the year 2020 through our education program. Your tax-deductible gift to Palm Springs Art Museum will: connect people to art and culture through innovative exhibitions and programs; foster inspiration for local, national and global audiences; create transformative experiences in and around our community.

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