Palm Springs & Desert Communities - September Events 2019
Compliments of Joe Shoemaker
Escape Games Murder Mystery
The Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort transforms one of their hotel rooms into an escape room. Each game session lasts 45 minutes, with each participant acting as a detective in a murder case. To book a spot call concierge at 760.862.4518.
Time: 4pm, 5:15pm, 6:30pm & 7:45pm
Location: Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, 41000 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage
Cost: $25, children under 6 are free
Musical Revue - JUMP
This musical revue pays tribute to the legendary stars who called Palm Springs home or performed in Palm Springs – Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Lucille Ball, Elvis Presley, Sonny Bono and many more.
Time: 6pm
Location: Purple Room Supper Club, 1900 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs
Cost: $25-$30 for show, dinner is additional
Safari Nights at The Living Desert
Explore The Living Desert under the light of the moon and see animals including zebra, cheetah, porcupine, leopard and more. Special Safari Night activities include an astronomy station, bat detecting station, scorpion walk, and animal chats.
Time: 7-9:30pm
Location: 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert
Cost: $12 for members, $14 adults and $8 children ages 3-12. Children under 3 are free.
SEPT 6-22
Theater: The Savannah Sipping Society
In this delightful comedy, four unique Southern women all needing to escape their day-to-day routines are drawn together by an impromptu happy hour. They decide it’s high time to reclaim their enthusiasm for life.
Time: Fri & Sat 7:30-9:30pm, Sun 2-4pm
Location: Desert Theatreworks at IPAC, 45175 Fargo St, Indio
Cost: $32 general admission, $30 senior/military, $25 for 18 and under
September 11 Candlelight Vigil
This event will honor the victims of the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA, terror attacks. It will feature musical performances, speeches by local dignitaries, and public art composed of World Trade Center building remnants.
Time: 7-8pm
Location: La Quinta Civic Center, 78495 Calle Tampico
Cost: Free
2019 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk
Features include a 5K run/walk, Kids’ Superhero Dash for Dad, and virtual Snooze for Dudes program. Stick around for the family friendly post-race celebration. Run/walk participants will receive shirts, free food and prizes, and the opportunity to connect with others who are impacted by prostate cancer.
Time: 7-10am
Location: Palm Desert Civic Center Park, 43900 San Pablo Ave
Cost: See website
George Michael Tribute Show
This one-of-a-kind musical tribute is dedicated to the amazing career and often surprising life of the late George Michael. It strives not to impersonate or even attempt to duplicate, but rather to celebrate and honor, through stories and song.
Time: 8-9:30pm
Location: Desert Rose Playhouse, 69620 Hwy 111, Rancho Mirage
Cost: $25
Outdoor Field Class: How To Identify Animal Burrows
Holes abound in the desert as animals seek refuge from climate and predators, or hunt for food. Candice Weber will shed light on ground holes, elevated holes, divots and mounds in this field class. Participants will learn how to identify holes and discern which animals are living in them in the classroom session, and then put their knowledge to the test in the field.
Time: 9am-1pm
Location: Black Rock Nature Center, 9800 Black Rock Canyon, Yucca Valley
Cost: $45 non-member, $35 JTNPA member
Culinary Cinema: Mostly Martha w/ Chef Teresa of IL GIARDINO
Join your host, accomplished film director Petra Haffter, for the Palm Springs Cultural Center “Culinary Cinema” program. Watch the film MOSTLY MARTHA and then head to IL GIARDINO for a true family style Italian dinner prepared by Chef Teresa.
Time: 5:30-9:30pm
Location: 2300 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs
Cost: $10 for screening only, $85 for dinner + film
SEPT 20-29
Theater: Peter Pan
Peter Pan tells the classic tale of a young boy who refuses to grow up. A delightful musical featuring singing pirates, daring swordfights, and fantastical make-believe, Peter Pan is a story that is filled with magic, delight, and just a fairy dusting of heartbreak.
Time: Fri/Sat shows 8pm, Thur show 7pm, Sun shows 2pm
Location: Palm Canyon Theatre, 538 North Palm Canyon Dr
Cost: $32 -$36
Night Sky Festival at Joshua Tree National Park
This all-day event has something for all ages, including a scale model of the solar system that is large enough to walk through, guided walks with docents explaining the plants, animals and geology of our special environment, astronomy-themed crafts, and live music.
Time: 9am-11pm
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, 74485 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms
Cost: $10 per car park entry. Some free activities available; tickets for paid activities (Night Sky Star Party, photography workshop) must be purchased in advance – see website.
“Dive-in” Movie: Clueless
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. A 21+ event.
Time: 7-9pm
Location: ARRIVE Palm Springs, 1551 N Palm Canyon Dr
Cost: Free


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Joe Shoemaker
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
Stanfield Real Estate Group
500 S. Palm Canyon
Palm Springs, CA 92264
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