Lichens of Joshua Tree National Park

Oasis Visitor Center

Oct 25, 2014 @ 8:00 AM

Over 140 species of lichens occur in Joshua Tree National Park. Several species new to science have been recently discovered. However, these ubiquitous organisms are commonly overlooked.  This introductory class will give you a basic understanding of lichen biology and ecology in desert habitats. Kerry Knudsen, Curator of Lichens at the Herbarium of the University of California,...

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7th Annual Cabazon Outlets Shopping Extravaganza

Cabazon Outlets

Oct 25, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

7th Annual Cabazon Outlets Shopping Extravaganza Saturday, October 25th Registration begins at 9am Get together, help others and be rewarded with a day of shopping and prizes! Tickets are just $25 Benefiting: DOVES of Big Bear Valley Pass Stars Baseball Habitat for Humanity San Gorgonia Pass Area Martha’s Village and Kitchen Prevent child Abuse Riverside...

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Saturday Morning Hike

Art Smith Trailhead

Oct 25, 2014 - Nov 22, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Dead Indian and Carrizo canyons are only open from October-December and provide wonderful opportunities to see Bighorn Sheep and many other desert critters. Hike rating is easy to moderate, approximately 2-3 miles round trip.  Elevation gain approximately 100-500 ft.   Bring snacks and 2 liters of water per person. Wear closed-toed shoes, hat and sunscreen. Must be 14 years old or...

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Journey to Artistry in Joshua Tree National Park

Black Rock Canyon Visitor Center

Oct 25, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Journey to Artistry in Joshua Tree National Park:  This workshop is designed to inspire creativity, self-esteem and personal empowerment for women of all ages. Participants will dive into a hands-on artistic experience in ways that are unexpected and thought provoking. The program will begin with a brief nature hike to appreciate the park, then you will combine powerful tools for self...

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The Palm Springs Historical Society Celebrates Mamie Van Doren

Various Locations Listed

Oct 25, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

The Palm Springs Historical Society Celebrates Mamie Van Doren The Palm Springs Historical Society celebrates 1950s Blonde Bombshell and former Miss Palm Springs, Mamie Van Doren, with a week of activities. From October 21 through October 25 Historical Society docents will conduct special Heart of the City Walking Tours which will include a visit to Mamie’s star on the Palm Springs...

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Gold, Iron & Steel Art Exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor's Center

Twentynine Palms Visitor's Center

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

"Gold, Iron, & Steel: A Metallic History of the Morongo Basin" is the newest exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor's Center Gallery and Chamber of Commerce office at 73484 Twentynine Palms Highway in the downtown business district of 29 Palms!   Anyone wishing to feature their artwork in "Gold, Iron, & Steel: A Metallic History of the Morongo...

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A Grand Adventure: American Art of the West Featured at The Galen at The Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Palm Springs Art Museum - Annenberg Theatre

Oct 25, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The epic nineteenth-century landscape paintings of Yosemite and Yellowstone by Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Moran introduced the American public to the grandeur of the West. As the western territories opened up to development, increasing numbers of artists including Frederic Remington and Charles Russell were drawn to the promise of adventure that the American frontier provided, and by the...

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Annie Rodrigue Exhibition at Desert Art Collection and Sculpture Garden in Palm Desert

Desert Art Collection and Sculpture Garden in Palm Desert

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 28, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Sneek Preview of Canadian Artist Annie Rodrigue at Desert Art Collection Gallery “I'm working an expressive and instinctive art...a liberating art, textured and vibrant where the movements are felt by the method of dripping.  The paintings are created and transformed according to my emotion of the moment.  My work expresses life and is inspired by the beauty of nature and...

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Art Under the Umbrellas in Old Town La Quinta

Old Town La Quinta

Oct 25, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Presenting a diverse collection of 80 talented artists exhibiting their original creations along Old Town La Quinta’s picturesque Main Street - lined with restaurants, boutiques, and shops on the following 8 key Saturdays throughout the Desert Season:  November 15 November 29 January 10 January 17 February 7 February 14 March 21 Hotel Packages Available on...

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Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
2014/15 Best of the Best

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