College of the Desert Street Fair in Palm Desert

College of the Desert

Oct 25, 2014 - May 31, 2015 @ 7:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

For over 30 years, the College Of The Desert Street Fair has been a popular weekend destination, where locals and visitors alike can spend their day with an open-air shaded shopping experience second to none. With merchandise and services for all ages and any budget, the Street Fair offers more than 300 merchants, artists, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and much more....

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Bow Wow Brunch at Oscar's Cafe & Bar in Palm Springs

Oscar's Cafe & Bar

Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014 @ 7:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Oscar's Weekly Bow Wow Brunch. You and your dog(s) are invited to join us every Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am - 2:00pm for a fun brunch on our dog-friendly patio. Oscar's Cafe & Bar participates in My Perfect Pet's "Dine With Your Dog" program, offering fresh, whole, healthy 100% Human-Grade Food for your dog while serving delicious human food for our pet parents!...

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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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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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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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Weekend Brunch at Melvyns Restaurant at The Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs

Melvyn's Restaurant at The Ingleside Inn

Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Melvyn's Restaurant, located right on the premises of the legendary Ingleside Inn, is elegantly upbeat with a fully restored 1895 carved oak and mahogany bar. With its numerous antiques, waiters in linen jackets and photographs from long ago, dining at Melvyn's is truly a unique experience. Join us for our weekly Weekend Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.  A Delicious Meal and...

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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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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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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

2014/15 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.