BEER & FOODIES
Craft Beer Weekend
Sample beer both by itself in a glass and also in food recipes, Sept. 12-13, at the Beer Culture: Craft Beer Weekend at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs. Three local breweries will be present: Babe's Bar-B-Que, Coachella Valley Brewing Co. and La Quinta Brewing Co.
ART, FOOD & WINE
Palm Springs Cultural Art, Food & Wine Festival
Anchored at the Renaissance Palm Springs, Sept. 13-14, this kickoff to the festival season delivers a cross-section of talents from artists, like first-time Bernard Hoyes whose pieces have been purchased by Oprah and Richard Pryor, to food vendors to sampling bottles of wines.
Cracker & Camper Van Beethoven
Pappy & Harriet's in Pioneertown holds a special significance for Cracker founders Johnny Hickman and David Lowery, who are holding the 10th anniversary of "Campout" festival, Sept. 11-13. Joining them will be The Dangers, The Hickmen, Paul Chesne, Brant Bjork, and the Los Rios Rock School. More Info.
"Top Rock" Dares You to Sing Along
The songs you still remember the words to is exactly what you'll hear when you go see "Top Rock" at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, running Friday and Saturday nights through September. The interactive musical tribute show really spans six decades of music, but most of it is from the 1980s and '90s. Watch VIDEO Highlights.
Michael Walters as Dame Edna
The hair. The bling. Those glasses. Michael Walters returns to PS with a spot-on impersonation with all the hijinks. 7 p.m. Sept. 12 and Sept. 14 at Purple Room Restaurant & Stage in Palm Springs.
Mariachi Los Camperos De Nati Cano
This is the group that collaborated and toured with Linda Ronstadt when she was still performing. They own a 2006 Grammy for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album. 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at Agua Caliente Resort Casino in Rancho Mirage.
Gain ideas on how to decorate your home
The Palm Springs Convention Center hosts a 3-day Spa Show featuring pool products, spas, saunas, outdoor cooking, and more. Admission is free. Hours are noon to 8 pm. Sept. 12; 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 13, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 14.
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