Palm Springs and Coachella Valley Events - August 2019
Compliments of Joe Shoemaker
THROUGH AUG 18
Taste of Summer Rancho Mirage
Participating Rancho Mirage restaurants and resorts have created cool summer specials. Get your wristband to participate and enjoy $4 appetizers, desserts and/or drinks. A portion of proceeds benefits Coachella Valley charities and your local chamber of commerce.
Time: See website
Location: See website
Cost: $10 per wristband
Info: www.TasteofSummerRanchoMirage.com

AUGUST 1, 6, 8, 13, 15
Free Summer Family Movie Series
Enjoy free family flicks plus special character meet-and-greet showings. Receive a free toy for your little one with any food and drink combo purchase.
Time: 10am
Location: 72840 Highway 111, Westfield Palm Desert
Cost: Free
Info: www.westfield.com/palmdesert/events/all-events/summer-movie-series/53216

AUGUST 3
Musical Theater: Life, Love & Hollywood
Christopher Carothers brings CVRep his new Cabaret show Life, Love, and Hollywood – a musical memoir that reflects his growing up in a famous Hollywood home environment.
Time: 7pm
Location: Coachaella Valley Repertory Theater, 68510 East Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City
Cost: $30
Info: https://cvrep.org/events/christopher-carothers-life-love-and-hollywood/

AUGUST 3 & 4
Craft Beer Weekend
Celebrating the micro-brewers, hop heads, cask masters and maltsters, with over 30 participating craft breweries pouring golden elixirs all weekend.
Time: 12-3pm
Location: Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive,
Palm Springs
Cost: Starting at $50 (admission includes unlimited tastings. All events are 21+.)
Info: www.acehotel.com/palmsprings/events-and-spaces/calendar/2019-08-03/craft-beer-festival/

AUGUST 13
Cooking Class: Summertime BBQ Favorites
Chef Rhonda shares her favorite BBQ recipes for the tastiest dishes perfect for your next party, including hoisin-glazed BBQ chicken, Hawaiian-style macaroni salad, fingerling potato & lemon herb salad, watermelon gazpacho grilled shrimp, strawberry ricotta bruschetta.
Time: 12-2pm
Location: Cooking with Class, 47875 Caleo Bay Drive Suite A107, La Quinta
Cost: $65
Info: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07egcqz54b5cbe3962&llr=an857mvab

AUGUST 14 
LIT Flicks at UC Riverside -  Mansfield Park
The popular summer book-to-film series is back. Viewers are encouraged to read the books prior to each free screening. There will be a brief review before the screening, followed by a discussion facilitated by Tod Goldberg, director of the UCR Palm Desert MFA program, cultural critic, and author.
Cost: 6pm
Location: 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert
Cost: Free, but seating is limited
Info: https://palmdesert.ucr.edu/lit-flicks-film-series
 
 
AUGUST 16
Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco
The man Jerry Seinfeld calls “my favorite comedian” has sold out shows at Radio City Music Hall, and his latest television comedy special scaled new ratings heights, prompting NBC Nightly News to describe him as “comedy’s new superstar.”
Time: 8pm
Location: The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage
Cost: $65-$95
Info: https://hotwatercasino.com/sebastian-maniscalco
 
AUGUST 16
Elton John Tribute: The Early Years
From rhinestones to sequins, every detail of his iconic cost:umes has been meticulously recreated. The cast of Kenny Metcalf as Elton & The Early Years Band skillfully re-capture the original album sounds, delivering a complete audio/visual experience that is guaranteed to amaze any audience.
Time: 8pm
Location: Spotlight 29 Casino Showroom, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella
Cost: $10
Info: www.spotlight29.com/entertainment/nightlife/tributes/
 
AUGUST 17
Dinner Theater: The Woodstock Experience - A hippy dinner
Woodstock was arguably to this day the single most profound event in the history of music. This tribute will be more than a concert, but more of an interactive experience of music, ambiance and a multiple-course meal. You will be transported back 50 years and experience Woodstock in all it’s glory.
Time: 7pm
Location: PS Underground, 1700 South Camino Real, Suite 2, Palm Springs
Cost: $97
Info: www.psunderground.com/pages/upcoming-events

AUGUST 17
Magic Show: Lance Burton
Lance Burton is considered by his peers to be the greatest stage magician of the past century.
Time: 8pm
Location: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio
Cost: $29-$49
Info: www.fantasyspringsresort.com/lance-burton/
 
AUGUST 25
Concert: Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus
Since 1999, the Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus has given back to its community through the Gay/Straight Alliance anti-bullying grants from the George Zander Memorial Fund for the Palm Springs and Desert Sands Unified School Districts.
Time: 2-3:30pm
Location: Coachella Valley Repertory, 68510 East Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City
Cost: $30
Info: https://cvrep.org/events/palm-springs-gay-men-s-chorus/
 
AUGUST 30
“Dive-in” Movie: The Goonies
Watch your favorite films poolside the last Friday of every month at dusk. This event is free and open to the public. Candy will be provided.
Time: 6pm
Location: ARRIVE Palm Springs, 1551 N Palm Canyon Drive
Cost: Free
Info: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ArriveHotels/events/
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Joe Shoemaker
REALTOR®
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
Stanfield Real Estate Group
74890 Hwy 111
Indian Wells, CA 92210
760.422.9865
DRE #02051139
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