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JUNE 1-17 Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Restaurants throughout the Coachella Valley offer special lunch and/or dinner menus at set prices. visitgreaterpalmsprings.com/restaurantweek JUNE 8-10 Splash House A multi-venue music festival hosted across three resorts in Palm Springs for one amazing weekend. splashhouse.com TUESDAY, JUNE 12

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Stargazing Party at 8:30 p.m. See the night sky in the new observatory. Rancho Mirage Public Library, 71100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage. 760-341-7323, ranchomiragelibrary.org “Myth and Infrastructure and This World Made Itself” at 1:30 p.m. Performed by Miwa Matreyek. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com

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FRIDAY, JUNE 15 Michael Carbonaro at 8 p.m. He brings his mind-blowing magic to the desert. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com “Mexico de Tierra a Mar” at 1:30 p.m. Performed by Pacifico Dance Company. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com SATURDAY, JUNE 16 Creedence Clearwater Revisited at 8 p.m. Performing original CCR hits. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 83245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com “Got U Babe” at 8 p.m. Tribute concert to Tina Turner, Cher and Lady Gaga. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com

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Entertainment and events, sometimes change after press deadline. Please check with venues to confirm the date and times. desertentertainer.com

JUNE 19-25 Palm Springs International ShortFest Showcasing 4,200± submissions from over 100 countries. Camelot Theatres, 2300 E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs. 760-322-2930, psfilmfest.org

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JUNE 22-24 PS Comic Xpo Celebrating all things comics, cosplay, gaming and pop culture. Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 North Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs. pscomicxpo.com 2

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Pandora & Yuri at 8 p.m. Fans will get excited beginning with the first note they hear. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 83245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com

IndepenDance Day Party at 7 p.m. Guests will be treated to a “good ole” 4th of July barbecue and dancing. O’Donnell House, 412 West Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. aapfoodsamaritans.org

An Evening With Eric Paslay at 8 p.m. Known for his hit “Friday Night” from his selftitled debut. Spotlight 29 Casino, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella. 800-585-3737, spotlight29.com

Fireworks and Power Baseball Enjoy a baseball game & fireworks show. Palm Springs Stadium, 1901 E. Baristo Rd., Palm Springs. 760-864-6278, palmspringspowerbaseball.com

FRIDAY, JUNE 29 Little Big Town at 8 p.m. The group brings their hits to the Coachella Valley. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 83245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com

Independence Day Celebration at 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the Fourth of July with a free concert followed by a fireworks show. Palm Desert Civic Center Park, 43900 San Pablo Avenue, Palm Desert. discoverpalmdesert.com

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SATURDAY, JULY 7

Art Laboe’s Summer Love Jam VII at 7 p.m. Featuring Peaches & Herb, Deniece Williams, Manhattans, Aalon, Lighter Shade of Brown, MC Magic. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com

Kenny Loggins at 8 p.m. His remarkable fourdecade-plus career has brought him from the top of the charts to the toast of the Grammys. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 4

Michael McDonald at 8 p.m. The five-time Grammys winner brings his hits to the desert. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com

Cheech and Chong at 8 p.m. The famous duo performs their hit songs and comedy bits. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com

FRIDAY, JULY 13

AUGUST 10-12

Counting Crows at 8 p.m. The band is celebrating 25 years of making music. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com

25th Annual Jazz in the Pines Featuring over two dozen bands. Idyllwild Arts Academy, 52500 Temecula Road, Idyllwild. idyllwildjazz.com

SATURDAY, JULY 14 Bronco at 8 p.m. They crafted a unique sound that pays tribute to the region’s Norteño tradition. Spotlight 29 Casino, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella. 760-775-5566, spotlight29.com SATURDAY, JULY 21 Pitbull at 8 p.m. The global superstar brings his electrifying show to the desert. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com The Ultimate Queen Celebration at 8 p.m. The best tribute to the music of Queen. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com FRIDAY, JULY 27 Donny and Marie at 8 p.m. Bringing their hits to the desert. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com SUNDAY, JULY 29 Hotel California: A Salute to The Eagles at 7 p.m. Showcasing of the Eagles hits. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 Brad Paisley at 8 p.m. Country music singersongwriter makes a tour stop in the desert. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening at 8 p.m. Showcasing the love of Led Zeppelin. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com 6

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Splash House A multi-venue music festival hosted across three resorts in Palm Springs for one amazing weekend. splashhouse.com SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 Roger Daltrey at 8 p.m. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and founder of The Who. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com AUGUST 22-26 Palm Springs International Animation Film Festival The festival screens over 250+ award-winning short and five feature-length films. Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 North Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs. psiaf.org. FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 Steve Martin and Martin Short at 8 p.m. Performing new material on stage. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com AUGUST 24-26 Comic Con Palm Springs Featuring your favorite artists, creators, celebrities, and cosplayers. Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 North Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs. comicconpalmsprings.com FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 Peter Frampton at 8 p.m. One of the most celebrated guitar artists in rock history. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 The Prince Tribute Show at 8 p.m. A mustsee for Prince fans. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Martina McBride at 8 p.m. The country superstar brings her hits to the desert. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 TLC and En Vogue at 8 p.m. TLC is teaming up with En Vogue to share one stage. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Styx at 8 p.m. Best known for “Lady,” “Babe” and “Come Sail Away.” Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 Aida Cuevas at 8 p.m. Paying tribute to Juan Gabriel. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com OCTOBER 4-7 Joshua Tree Fall Music Festival Showcasing up and coming artists. Joshua Tree Lake Campground, 2601 Sunfair Road, Joshua Tree. joshuatreemusicfestival.com MONDAY, OCTOBER 15 Willie Nelson and Family at 8 p.m. The music legend returns to the desert. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com OCTOBER 18-21 Modernism Week Fall Preview A sampling of the events and activities that will be offered during the annual in February 2019. modernismweek.com SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21 Family Fun Day Explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 Christina Aguilera at 8 p.m. Grammy awardwinning superstar brings her tour to the desert. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com 8

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Halloween Themed Chili Tasting and Car Show Taste and vote for the best chili and view vintage warplanes. Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs. 760-778-6262, palmspringsairmuseum.org

Celtic Thunder at 8 p.m. An Irish stage show known for its eclectic, theatrical style. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com

Classic Albums Live at 8 p.m. Canadian musicians will re-create Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Travis Tritt at 8 p.m. Acoustic performance. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com

Rancho Mirage Art Affaire Over 90 juried artists will display their artwork. Rancho Mirage Community Park, 71560 San Jacinto Drive, Rancho Mirage. 760-324-4511, whereisranchomirage.com

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5th Annual Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival Featuring balloon rides, entertainment, food, activities and more. 68600 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City. discovercathedralcity.com McCormick’s Classic Car Auction Featuring over 500 classic and exotic cars. Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 North Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs. classic-carauction.com SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

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Props and Hops Craft Beer Festival Featuring breweries and food vendors with live music,surrounded by vintage aircrafts. Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs. palmspringspropsandhopsfestival.com

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

Johnny Mathis at 8 p.m. Best known for his supremely popular hits. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888999-1995, hotwatercasino.com

Rita Rudner at 3 p.m. Known for her thoughtprovoking one-liners and observations on everyday life. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com

Bob Newhart at 8 p.m. One of the most important, influential and beloved figures in comedy. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com NOVEMBER 20-25 The Ten Tenors Performing new songs and classics, and holiday music too. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-3402787, mccallumtheatre.com TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 Jake Shimabukuro at 8 p.m Ukulele wizard has spread the ukulele’s popularity to a whole new audience. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade at 5:45 p.m. Featuring floats, marching bands, Santa and Mrs. Claus. Palm Springs. psfestivaloflights.com THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 Canadian Brass at 8 p.m. They will ring in the holiday season with festive classics and brass standards. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 Celtic Woman at 8 p.m. Featuring holiday music including holiday favorites. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15 LeAnn Rimes at 8 p.m. Performing some of her favorite Christmas classics. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16

Symphonic Springsteen at 8 p.m. Re-creation of the boss. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com

Merri-Achi Christmas at 7 p.m. A colorful and traditional Mexican holiday celebration. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

Colors of Christmas at 8 p.m. Featuring a new line-up of stars for a sparkling evening of holiday music. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com Penn and Teller at 8 p.m. They have redefined the genre of magic with their own comedy. Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, hotwatercasino.com DECEMBER 8-9 Santa Fly-In Santa arrives in his vintage airplane to greet all the good little girls and boys. Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs. 760-778-6262, palmspringsairmuseum.org

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at 7 p.m. Featuring over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 Dave Koz Christmas Tour at 8 p.m. Bringing together a magical combination of musicians to celebrate the holidays. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox at 8 p.m. They have amazed over 690 million YouTube views. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. 760-340-2787, mccallumtheatre.com 12

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xperiencing something new is what traveling is all about. These attractions are celebrated for keeping the Greater Palm Springs and surrounding desert utterly unique.

Moorten Botanical Garden Home to more than 3,000 desert cacti and other plants. 1701 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. 760-327-6555, moortenbotanicalgarden.com

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum A unique Hopi inspired Pueblo, a multi-level building that includes 35 rooms, 150 windows and 65 doors all crafted from found materials. 67616 Desert View Avenue, Desert Hot Springs. 760-329-7610, cabotsmuseum.org

Oasis Date Gardens Date farm with a retail shop, date samples, date industry video and lunch counter and more. 59111 Grapefruit Boulevard, Thermal. 760-398-9480, oasisdate.com

Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert Children and parents can learn and discover hands-on activities together, including traveling exhibits, toddler town and more. 71701 Gerald Ford Dr., Rancho Mirage. 760-321-0602, cdmod.org

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Once you reach the Mountain Station—elevation 8,516 feet—enjoy two restaurants, observation decks, natural history museum, two documentary theaters, gift shop and over 50 miles of hiking trails. 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs. 760-325-1449, pstramway.com

The Living Desert Featuring 450 wild animals, kids’ play park, tranquil gardens, model train exhibit, tram rides and more. 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert. 760-346-5694, livingdesert.org

Palm Springs Air Museum Visitors can get up close to vintage World War II and Korea/Vietnam era aircrafts 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs. 760-778-6262, palmspringsairmuseum.org

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Nicolino’s Italian Restaurant Serving lunch and dinner. 35325 Date Palm Drive, Suite 111, Cathedral City. 760-324-0411, nicolinos.com

Domo Sushi Bar Serving lunch and dinner.13440 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs. 760-288-2010, medadhs.com/domo.html

Tortillas Restaurant Serving Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 32123 Cathedral Canyon, Cathedral City. 760-324-8070, tortillasrestaurant.us

Dillon’s Burgers & Beers Serving lunch and dinner. 64647 Dillon Road, Desert Hot Springs. 760-774-7131, dillonsburgersbeers.com INDIAN WELLS

COACHELLA Mariscos El Capitan Serving lunch and dinner. 52565 Harrison Street, Coachella. 760-600-7575, mariscoselcapitan.com Jem Steakhouse at Spotlight 29 Casino Serving lunch and dinner. 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella. 760-775-2880, spotlight29.com

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Eureka! Serving lunch and dinner. 74985 Highway 111, Indian Wells. 760-834-7700, eurekarestaurantgroup.com Vue Grille & Bar at Indian Wells Golf Resort Serving breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner. 44500 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells. 760-834-3800, vuegrilleandbar.com

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INDIO TKB Bakery & Deli Serving breakfast and lunch. 44911 Golf Center Parkway, Indio. 760-775-8330, tkbbakery.com Sloan’s Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. 81539 Highway 111, Indio. 760-347-3923, sloansrestaurant.com LA QUINTA The Grill on Main Serving lunch and dinner. 78065 Main Street, Old Town La Quinta, 760-777-7773, thegrillonmainlq.com Stuft Pizza Bar & Grille Serving lunch and dinner. 78015 Main Street, Old Town La Quinta, 760-777-9989, stuftpizzabarandgrill.com PALM DESERT Fresh Agave Mexican Bar & Grill Serving lunch and dinner. 73325 Highway 111, Palm Desert. 760-836-9028, freshagavemexicanbarandgrill.com

The Palms Cafe Serving breakfast and lunch. 44150 Town Center Way, Palm Desert. 760-779-1617, thepalmscafeofpalmdesert.com PALM SPRINGS Riccio’s Steak and Seafood Serving dinner daily and lunch Thursday-Sunday. 495 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. 760-325-3111, ricciossteakandseafood.com TRIO Restaurant Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. 707 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. 760-864-8746, triopalmsprings.com Woody’s Palm House Serving lunch and dinner. 450 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. 760-230-0188, woodyspalmhouse.com RANCHO MIRAGE Shame on the Moon Serving dinner. 69950 Frank Sinatra Drive, Rancho Mirage. 760-324-5515, shameonthemoon.com Si Bon Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. 40101 Monterey Avenue, Rancho Mirage. 760-837-0011, sibon-sogood.com

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