By Stephanie Green

CASINOS

Fantasy Springs

Sara Evans

Friday, Nov. 15 8pm

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Tickets 39.00, 49.00, 69.00

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

The “Born To Fly” singer has notched five No. 1 singles, sold millions of albums worldwide and won the most prestigious awards in country music. Each ticket includes $10 in FREE Slot Play!

Morongo Casino

94.7 The WAVE presents Eric Darius

Thursday, Nov. 14 8pm

Tickets FREE

Call 800-252-4499 or go to www.morongocasinoresort.com

Darius has shared the stage with Grammy award-winning artists Prince, Mary J. Blige, David Foster, Carlos

Santana, Babyface, George Benson, and many others. Win tickets at 947thewave.com! While supplies last.

Spotlight 29 Casino

Los Rieleros Del Norte

Saturday, Nov. 16 8pm

Tickets 40.00, 50.00, 60.00

Call 760-775-5566 or go to www.spotlight29.com

The three-time Grammy nominated norteño band has released over 50 albums and a number of Billboard topping songs including “Te Quiero Mucho,” “Amor Prohibido,” “Una Aventura,” and “Copa Sin Vino.”

THEATRE

Palm Canyon Theatre

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Thursday, Nov. 14 7pm * Friday, Nov. 15 8pm * Saturday, Nov. 16 8pm * Sunday, Nov. 17 2pm

Tickets 32.00, 36.00

Call 760-323-5123 or go to www.palmcanyontheatre.org

Based on the hit movie, the musical is the heartwarming adventure of three friends who take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. Songs include “I Will Survive,” “Finally” and many more.

CVRep Playhouse

Dinner With Friends

Thursday, Nov. 14 7:30pm * Friday, Nov. 15 7:30pm * Saturday, Nov. 16 2pm & 7:30pm * Sunday, Nov. 17 2pm * Tuesday, Nov. 19 7:30pm * Wednesday, Nov. 20 7:30pm

Tickets 58.00

Call 760-296-2966 or go to www.cvrep.org

Donald Margulies’ Pulitzer Prize-winning 1998 play about two married couples who have been friends for many years. Both couples struggle with questions of loyalty, individuality, and commitment.

Desert Theatreworks

Murder on the Orient Express

Thursday, Nov. 14 7:30pm * Friday, Nov. 15 7:30pm * Saturday, Nov. 16 7:30pm * Sunday, Nov. 17 2pm

Tickets 25.00, 30.00, 32.00

Call 760-980-1455 or go to www.dtworks.org

Brand-new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s popular tale by award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig.

Annenberg Theater

An Evening with Renee Elise Goldsberry

Saturday, Nov. 16 6pm

Tickets 95.00, 265.00, 295.00

Call 760-325-4490 or go to www.psmuseum.org

17th Annual Opening Night Benefit Concert. The Tony Award-winning actress, singer and songwriter’s

Broadway credits include “Hamilton,” “The Color Purple,” “Rent,” and “The Lion King.”

Annenberg Theater

Coachella Valley Symphony: Falling in Love

Sunday, Nov. 17 3pm

Tickets 45.00, 55.00, 65.00

Call 760-325-4490 or go to www.psmuseum.org

The 27th season opens with music by Manuel de Falla, Sergei Prokofiev, Henry Mancini, and James Horner.

McCallum Theatre

Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARIES

Saturday, Nov. 16 8pm

Tickets 70.00, 100.00, 135.00

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

The acclaimed actor/singer/storyteller is presented in his most electrifying role: concert performer. With Adam Ben-David on piano.

McCallum Theatre

The Kingston Trio

Sunday, Nov. 17 3pm

Tickets 25.00, 45.00, 65.00

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

In celebration of 60 years of music, the legendary folk group will perform timeless classics such as “Where Have All The Flowers Gone?” and “Tom Dooley.”

COMEDY

hotel ZOSO

Selene Luna & Friends

Saturday, Nov. 16 7pm

Tickets 20.00

Call 760-325-9676 or go to www.hotelzosopalmsprings.com

Presented by Palm Springs International Comedy Festival. Fresh off her role as the voice of Tía Rosita in Disney-Pixar’s “COCO,” Luna hosts a lineup of both rising and established comedians.

Theatre 29

Improv Comedy

Saturday, Nov. 16 7pm

Tickets 5.00, 7.00, 10.00

Call 760-361-4151 or go to www.theatre29.org

Theatre 29 Improvisational Comedy Troupe.

The Amigo Room at Ace Hotel & Swim Club

Belly Flop

Wednesday, Nov. 20 9pm

Tickets FREE 21+

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

Weekly stand-up comedy series featuring Brooks Whelan (cast member of SNL, #1 comedy album on iTunes, Conan, Seth Myers, Comedy Central).

Moxie Palm Springs

Foxie at Moxie

Sunday, Nov. 17 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.moxiespalmsprings.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.

ART/MUSEUMS

Coachella Valley History Museum

Flight Plan: The Birds of Sunnylands

Thursday, Nov. 14 10am – 4pm * Saturday, Nov. 16 10am – 4pm * Sunday, Nov. 17 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).

Hi-Desert Nature Museum

Hi-Noon Museum Lecture

Thursday, Nov. 14 12noon – 1pm

Tickets 5.00. FREE for museum members/sponsors.

Call 760-369-7212 or go to www.hidesertnaturemuseum.org

David Bacon’s latest book, “In the Fields of the North” documents the lives of farm workers in photographs and narratives. Co-published by the University of California Press (Berkeley). Beverages will be served.

Palm Springs Art Museum

Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. Breaking all the Rules. 

Thursday, Nov. 14 12noon – 8pm * Friday, Nov. 15 10am – 5pm * Saturday, Nov. 16 10am – 5pm

Tickets 14.00 Adults 11.00 Seniors (62+) 6.00 Students/Teachers. Always free for children under 18, active duty military and their family. Free admission every Thursday from 4pm – 8pm.

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

Solomon’s iconic style of mixing Swiss Modernism with West Coast Pop pioneered a fresh, new look that came to be called California Cool and is recognized as a seminal moment in the history of graphic design.

Palm Springs Art Museum

Brave New Worlds: Explorations of Space

Thursday, Nov. 14 12noon – 8pm * Friday, Nov. 15 10am – 5pm * Saturday, Nov. 16 10am – 5pm

Tickets 14.00 Adults 11.00 Seniors (62+) 6.00 Students/Teachers. Always free for children under 18, active duty military and their family. Free admission every Thursday from 4pm – 8pm.

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

Brave New Worlds: Exploration of Space invites you to enter the creative universes of five contemporary artists through sculpturally immersive installations.

Palm Springs Art Museum

Contrasts: Promised Gifts from the Kaplan-Ostergaard Glass Collection

Thursday, Nov. 14 12noon – 8pm * Friday, Nov. 15 10am – 5pm * Saturday, Nov. 16 10am – 5pm

Tickets 14.00 Adults 11.00 Seniors (62+) 6.00 Students/Teachers. Always free for children under 18, active duty military and their family. Free admission every Thursday from 4pm – 8pm.

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

Contrasts brings together a selection of promised gifts from the collection of David Kaplan and Glenn

Ostergaard that exemplify glass as an artistic form.

Palm Springs Art Museum

Haus of Sages: Opening + Tea Ceremony

Thursday, Nov. 14 5:30pm

Tickets FREE

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

Artist-in-Residence. The ceremony includes pottery, handmade dyed textiles, photography, poetry, and wood carvings all dedicated to the idea of One Encounter, One Chance.

HEALTH/FITNESS

Health, Wealth & Wellness EXPO

Friday, Nov. 15 3pm – 6pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-568-9351 or go to www.ranchomiragechamber.com

Explore the latest in health care, fitness, nutrition and more at the inaugural event. Tastings by Westin Mission Hills, Pastry Swan, Haus of Poke, Clark’s Nutrition, Ben & Jerry’s, Juniper Table and more!

Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park

Citizen Science: Rock Art Recording Workshop

Saturday, Nov. 16 8am – 4pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-367-5535 or go to www.joshuatree.org

Archaeologist Daniel McCarthy will lead participants on an ancient petroglyph site that needs mapping, recording and photographing. Located within the Rodman Mountains Wilderness Area. Hike Level: Moderate.

Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park

Women’s Get-Away Weekend

Saturday, Nov. 16 8am – 5pm

Tickets 35.00, 45.00

Call 760-367-5537 or go to www.joshuatree.org

Discover the Wonderland of Rocks. Please come prepared for some easy rock scrambling as you navigate through uneven, rocky terrain during the exciting exploration of this unique and special landscape.

Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park

Women’s Get-Away Weekend

Sunday, Nov. 17 8am – 4pm

Tickets 120.00, 130.00

Call 760-367-5537 or go to www.joshuatree.org

Join Gabriela and Caroline on hikes; learn camping and backpacking tips and more! Unplug, get away, learn new skills and enjoy the company of like-minded women. Classes will be held at the Lost Horse Campground.

Coachella Valley Heart Walk

Saturday, Nov. 16 9am

Tickets FREE

Call 951-384-7776 or go to www2.heart.org

The American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from heart disease and stroke. Promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun environment. Rewarding for the entire family.

COMMUNITY

The Joslyn Center

VIP Open House

Thursday, Nov. 14 5pm – 7pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-340-3220 or go to www.joslyncenter.org

Tour showcasing some of the senior center’s available programs.

29 Palms Historical Society

Sky’s The Limit Why Do We Look Up

Friday, Nov. 15 7pm – 9pm

Tickets FREE, but space is limited. Reserved seating is available for 10.00.

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

Join guest astronomer Jim O’Connor for a fascinating trip through the cultural development of astronomy.

29 Palms Certified Farmers’ Market

29 Palms Visitor Center

Saturday, Nov. 16 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! 

Joshua Tree Certified Farmers’ Market

Turtle Island

Saturday, Nov. 16 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.

Sky’s The Limit Observatory & Nature Center

Star Party

Saturday, Nov. 16 After Sunset

Tickets FREE

Call 760-365-7897 or go to www.skysthelimit29.org

Free public star-viewing event!

Beatnik Lounge

“Teddy” Talks

Saturday, Nov. 16 6pm – 8pm

Tickets FREE

For more info go to facebook.com/beatniklounge

Hosted by Ted Quinn. The lecture series is designed to facilitate community by offering a platform in TedX style for JT area lovers.

The 15th Annual Greater Palm Springs Economic Summit

Tuesday, Nov. 19 8am – 11am

Tickets 110.00

Call 760-340-1575 or go to www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com

Whether you are a business leader in the region or looking into moving or expanding your business here, this year’s Summit program will demonstrate why Greater Palm Springs is one of the best places to work and live!

Rancho Mirage Library

Speaker Series

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2pm – 3pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-341-7323 or go to www.ranchomiragelibrary.org

Climate change is threatening our homes, lifestyles, and wildlife and wild-lands. Allen Monroe, President and CEO of The Living Desert will detail these changes, and also share reasons why we should be hopeful.

FOOD/WINE/BEER

Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill

Tap Night at Westfield Palm Desert

Tuesday, Nov. 19 4:30pm – 8:30pm

Tickets FREE

Call 760-610-7990 or go to www.stuftpizzabarandgrill.com

Are you a beer lover?  Then you’ll love Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill’s #tapnightuesday events featuring craft beer

tastings, specials and fun giveaways. 

SPORTS

Indian Wells Tennis Garden

Mixers

Thursday, Nov. 14 6pm – 8pm

Tickets FREE (Members). 10.00 Non-Members.

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

Mix it up Tennis Paradise style! Share the court with your desert companions and ace the competition in this weekly adult mixer.

FESTIVALS

Bow Wow Film Festival

Camelot Theatres

Friday, Nov. 15 6pm – 9pm

Tickets 10.00, 25.00, 50.00

For more info go to www.psculturalcenter.org

Short films for the LOVE of DOGS. The Palm Springs Animal Shelter and the Palm Springs Cultural Center are teaming up to host the inaugural festival. All Coachella Valley pet owners are invited to enter the photo contest.

Big Rock Pub

Cars Stars & Rock ‘n’ Roll

Friday, Nov. 15 10am – 12am * Saturday, Nov. 16 9am – 12am * Sunday, Nov. 17 10am – 7pm

Tickets 10.00, 25.00 All Three Days

Call 888-296-0528 or go to www.thebigrockpub.com

A three day festival featuring classic car and memorabilia auctions, and live music.

Desert Hot Springs Pride Festival

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Saturday, Nov. 16 10am – 5pm

Tickets FREE

For more info go to www.diversitydhs.org

The third annual festival features live entertainment, food vendors, exhibitor booths and more!

CHARITY EVENTS

Cathedral City Senior Center

“Pasta Suprema!”

Thursday, Nov. 14 6pm – 8:30pm

Tickets 45.00

Call 760-321-1548 or go to www.theccsc.org

The fourth annual benefit dinner is generously provided by Nicolino’s Famous Italian Restaurant. The event helps underwrite special programs and operating expenses of the senior center. Open to the general public.

“Toys For 29” Mayors Golf Tournament

Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course

Saturday, Nov. 16 7am

Tickets 55.00 + a toy or additional 10.00 donation for a toy.

Call 760-367-6799 or go to www.ci.twentynine-palms.ca.us

Presented by Mayor Steve Bilderain and Mayor Pro Tem Joel Klink. Includes 18 holes with cart, food and prize money.

Corks & Cuisine

Saturday, Nov. 16 6pm – 10pm

Tickets – Tax-Deductible Donation

Call 760-773-6554 or go to www.desertcancerfoundation.org

Join Desert Cancer Foundation for an unrivaled pairing of food, wine, craft cocktails and entertainment.

David Syme Concert

Temple Sinai

Monday, Nov. 18 7pm

Tickets 50.00, 100.00

Call 760-568-9699 or go to www.templesinaipd.org

The internationally-renowned pianist’s repertoire includes Bach and Chopin. He has recorded 20 CDs with orchestras, such as the Royal Philharmonic. A portion of proceeds will support Sinai’s education programs.

Indian Wells Golf Resort

Putting Party with a Purpose

Wednesday, Nov. 20 5pm – 8pm

Tickets 100.00, 1,000.00, 1,500.00

Call 760-836-1160 or go to www.bgcofcv.org

The Friends of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley invite you to experience “Shots in the Night,” a glow in the dark extravaganza!

Vicky’s of Santa Fe

Jersey Gold

Wednesday, Nov. 20 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Tickets 100.00

Call 760-345-9770 or go to www.vickysofsantafe.com

The performers pay tribute to Broadway’s hit “Jersey Boys” and the music of Frankie Valli and the Four

Seasons! A portion of proceeds benefit Assistance League Palm Springs Desert Area’s arts scholarship program.

To have your event listed in our Don’t Be clueless in Coachella Valley column email :Stephanie@coachellavalleyweekly.com.