BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT

CV WEEKLY CALENDAR – FEB 6, – FEB 12, 2020

CASINOS

Agua Caliente Casino

Rock the Dock Featuring Ambrosia

Sun Feb 8th, 8pm

Tickets: $20, $30, $40

Ambrosia, Al Stewart, Gary Wright, John Ford Coley and Peter Beckett (The Voice of Player) will come together for a magical night performing all of their 1970’s and 80’s Billboard Top 40 Hits.

888-999-1995 – hotwatercasino.com/entertainment

 

Spotlight 29 Casino

ONE OF THESE NIGHTS – TRIBUTE TO THE EAGLES

Fri Feb7th, 8pm

Tickets: $10, Booths avail for $102 or Season Passes for $99

760-775-5566 – spotlight29.com/entertainment

THEATRE

 

Desert TheatreWorks

Neil Simon’s Rumors – “He said, she said….but he’s dead.”

Feb 7th – Mar 1st, 2pm or 7:30pm

Tickets: $25, $30, $32

760-980-1455 – dtworks.org

 

OSCAR’S Cabaret Theater

Electricity the Play

Every Tuesday – Sept. 7pm

Tickets: $45, $55, $79.95, $89.95

ELECTRICITY plays in an intimate stage setting, as it has been performed in its award winning cross-country tour. Oscar’s has the advantages of reserved comfortable table seating, plus the option to purchase dinner before the show and enjoy cocktails during the performance.

760-459-4311 – electricitytheplay.com

COMEDY

 

Oscars Palm Springs

Bitchiest Brunch

Sun Feb 9th, 11am

Tickets 15.00

Just when you thought it was safe to Brunch, the Bitchiest Brunch has arrived. Meet some of the most outrageous drag queens in town.

760-325-1188 – oscarspalmsprings.com

 

Purple Room Supper Club

The Judy Show!

Sun Feb 9th, 5pm

Tickets 25.00, 35.00

What do you get when you mix an internationally acclaimed impersonator, outrageous comedy, great standards and a bevy of icons? The hysterical parody of Judy Garland and her guests found in Michael Holmes’ riotous, “The Judy Show!”

760-322-4422 – purpleroompalmsprings.com

 

Copa Night Club

The Mod Squad Variety Show

Thurs FEB 6th, 5:30pm

Tickets Free

The Mod Squad Variety Show features 3 top Palm Springs Entertainers! Jeff Stewart, Francesca Amari, and Wayne Abravanel on piano and vocals. The show is full of fun, laughs, audience interaction and great songs from Mid-Mod Pop to The Rat Pack, to Show Tunes.

760-866-0021 – apps.copapalmsprings.com

COMMUNITY

 

The Street Fair

College of the Desert

Sat Feb 8th, 7am – 2pm

Tickets FREE

Featuring vendors, entertainment, food and fun! Discover a thousand items for sale including vintage cars. Sponsored by the College of the Desert Alumni Association.

760-636-7957 – codaastreetfair.com

 

Certified Farmers’ Market – 29 Palms

29 Palms Visitor Center

Sat Feb 8th, 8am – 1pm

Tickets FREE

Local farmers selling fresh produce.

760-401-0028 – 29chamber.org

 

Certified Farmers’ Market – Joshua Tree

Turtle Island

Sat Feb 8th, 8am – 1pm

Tickets FREE

Local farmers selling fresh produce.

760-420-7529 – joshuatreefarmersmarket.com

 

Certified Farmers’ Market – Palm Springs

Palm Springs Cultural Center (Formerly Camelot Theatre) Parking Lot

Sat Feb 8th, 8am – 12:30pm

Tickets FREE

Local farmers selling fresh produce.

844-7FARMCV – certifiedfarmersmarket.org

 

Sky’s The Limit Observatory & Nature Center

The Winter Milky Way

Sat Feb 8th, 6pm – 8pm

Tickets FREE

Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center invites guests to enjoy these FREE events; no advance reservations are required. The Observatory is just outside the North entrance to Joshua Tree National Park at 9697 Utah Trail, Twentynine Palms.

760-490-9561 – skysthelimit29.org

FOOD/WINE/BEER

 

El Paseo Gardens

Swing ‘N Hops Street Party

Held outdoors on El Paseo between San Pablo Avenue and Larkspur Lane, this free event features music by The Swing Cats, playing hits from the big band to rock ‘n roll eras for your listening and dancing pleasure.

Sat FEB 6th, 12pm – 5pm

Tickets: FREE

discoverpalmdesert.com/first-weekend

 

Persimmon Bistro at the Palm Springs Art Museum

Thirsty Thursday Wine Tasting

Thurs FEB 6th, 3pm – 7pm

Tickets MENU-PRICING

Taste 4 wines for $14.

760-322-4895 – persimmonbistro.com

 

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway – Pines Cafe

Ride ‘n’ Dine

Mon-Fri 10am – 9:45pm

Sat & Sun 8am – 9:45pm

Tickets 23.50, 36.00. Tax, gratuity and Tram admission are not included.

Spectacular views and fine dining experience with a breathtaking view of the Coachella Valley!

888-515-8726 – pstramway.com

FESTIVALS

 

VillageFest

Palm Canyon Drive

Every Thursday 6pm – 10pm

Tickets FREE

Glamorous Palm Canyon Drive becomes a festive international street fair featuring vendors showcasing arts, crafts and delicious food, plus live entertainment venues and a certified farmer’s market.

760-320-3781 – villagefest.org

CHARITY EVENTS

 

Palm Springs Convention Center

Desert AIDS Project – 26th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

Kristin Chenoweth will headline its 26th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards where Hank Plante, Garry Kief and Ambassador Deborah L Birx, M.D. will be honored for their work in removing roadblocks to human potential.

Sat Feb 8th, 5:30pm

Tickets $VARY

760-323-2118 – desertaidsproject.org

HEALTH/FITNESS

 

Palm Desert Civic Center

The Palm Desert 1/2 Marathon & 5K

Race the Coachella Valley’s original half marathon as an individual or as part of a two- or three-person relay team, or run/walk our flat, fast 5K course. Children 4 to 13 can run our 1K kids race. 1/2 marathon & 5K participants receive an official race t-shirt, finisher medal, and post-race food. Participants 21 and over receive a free beer at our post-race beer garden.

Sun Feb 9th, 7am – 12pm

949-444-2365 – palmdeserthalfmarathon.com

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