Pumpkin Patch & Amusement Park

Westfield Palm Desert Parking Lot

Oct 31, 2014 @ 3:30 PM

Big Top Shows invites you to their second annual Pumpkin Patch and Amusement Park. Join us for a spooky good time. Kiddie rides, giant slide, fun house, bounce house, snacks, game and prizes. A pumpkin patch too! Games = 1 ticket. Rides = 2 tickets. Ticket = $1.00.  Tickets and Unlimited Ride Wristbands are available at the event front gate. Benefiting Animal Samaritans.

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Haunted Ghost Town in Idyllwild

Idyllwild Community Center Park

Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Friday and Saturday.

Idyllwild Haunted Ghost Town has a new home behind The Rustic Theater, and will run every Friday and Saturday nights in October , and November 1, from 7:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M. 54290 North Circle, Idyllwild, Ca. 92549. The Ghost Town is a guided tour through a maze of twenty scenes. A balance of Live Actors, Animatronics, Special Effects, and an Amazing Come on up to Idyllwild, enjoy our...

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Palm Springs Historical Society's Museum Opens for the 2014 - 2015 Season

Palm Springs Historical Society Museum

Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Palm Springs Historical Society operates the two oldest remaining buildings in Palm Springs, the McCallum Adobe and Cornelia White House, built in 1884 and 1893 respectively.  The Adobe, once the residence of the first white settler and his family in Palm Springs, is now home to the Historical Society’s Museum. Here inside the Museum you will find modern exhibits displaying...

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Day of the Dead/El Dia de los Muertos

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen

Nov 1, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Free community day includes activities, sugar skull demonstration, Mariachi Azteca de Oro de Jose Valdez and alter installations throughout the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden and the Annette Bloch Education Wing.Guests may bring paper flowers, sugar skulls and other adornments for community alter.

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Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Saturday, November 1, 2014     11:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m. Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, Ramon & DaVall HOSTS:        The Palm Springs Cemetery District and The Well in the Desert A day of celebration to honor our loved ones who have left us. The event is FREE to...

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Run With Los Muertos


Nov 1, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

Who will you run for? Come out for our 2nd annual night 5K run!  Come for the run, stay for the fun.  Live music from an award winning band, DJs, Beer Garden and special chef.   On Day of the Dead join hundreds of runners from throughout Southern California for an evening of music, art, remembrance and celebration. Run on your own or with a team in honor of your muerto or...

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Hike 4 Education

Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area

Nov 2, 2014 @ 7:00 AM

Desert Sands Educational Foundation will hold its 2nd annual fundraising hike event at Lake Cahuilla in La Quinta, hosted by Riverside County Regional Parks & Open-Space District. Hike 4 Education will raise funds to support much needed additional technology in the classroom. Participants can choose to hike 5 or 10 miles or take the family-friendly 3 mile route around Lake Cahuilla --...

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This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday and Saturday.

The CVRep Conservatory fall schedule of theatre classes for children, and writing and acting classes for adults.   *    THEATRE KIDS, acting classes for elementary school and middle school students begin in October. Each session runs for 8 weeks and costs $160. 3rd-4th grades meet Mondays (Oct. 6-Nov. 24) from 4:00-5:00pm. 5th-6th grades meet Mondays (Oct. 6-Nov. 24)...

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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

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