Palm Springs and Coachella Valley Events - October 2019
Compliments of Joe Shoemaker
OCT 5
Steve Martin & Martin Short
Legendary comedians and writers Steve Martin and Martin Short will perform their critically acclaimed Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t tour, and will be accompanied by special guests Paul Shaffer, Della Mae and Alison Brown.
Time: 8pm
Location: Fantasy Springs Resort, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway
Cost: $79-$139
Info: www.fantasyspringsresort.com/steve-martin-martin-short
 
OCT 5
Street Food Cinema: Ghostbusters
Street Food Cinema brings together pop culture films, gourmet street food and music. Movies are projected onto a 50ft movie screen while a variety of food trucks are available to satisfy your taste buds. Bring your picnic blankets or low-back chairs.
Time: 5:30-9:30pm
Location: La Quinta Park, 78468 Westward Ho Drive
Cost: See website
Info: www.streetfoodcinema.com
 
OCT 9
TED Talk at the La Quinta Museum
Enjoy a TED Talk on the big screen and join the discussion following the showing. Bring your lunch and bring a friend. Water and cookies provided.
Time: 12-1pm
Location: La Quinta Museum, 77-885 Avenida Montezuma
Cost: Free
Info: https://happening.coachellavalley.com/event/ted_talk_at_the_la_quinta_museum_6928#.XYQpMShKiUl

OCT 10-13
Joshua Tree Music Festival
This 4-day event features continuous live music, yoga, kid’s activities, magical visual arts, healthy food options, inspiring playshops, world market, Astronomy Theater and much more.
Time: See website
Location: Joshua Tree Lake Campground, 2601 Sunfair Road
Cost: See website
Info: https://joshuatreemusicfestival.com
 
OCT 16
Happy Tails Dog Adventure at La Quinta Cove
Among the scenery of Santa Rosa and San Jacinto National Monument, this guided walk is designed to promote canine ethics on public lands. Pack plenty of water for you and your K-9 friends on this fun outing. Rated easy, 200 feet elevation change, length is 2 miles.
Time: 8:30-10am
Location: La Quinta Cove parking lot, Calle Tecate and Avenida Bermudas
Cost: Free, but RSVP required
Info: https://www.desertmountains.org/calendar/happy-tails
 
OCT 17-20
Modernism Week Fall Preview
Fall Preview features a curated experience of tours, lectures, parties and more. More than 50 events over a four day span.
Time: See website
Location: See website
Cost: See website
Info: www.modernismweek.com
 
OCT 18 - Nov 3
Mamma Mia!
This hit Broadway musical is the story of bride-to-be Sophie, who wants nothing more than to have her father at her wedding. The problem is, she has no idea which of her mom’s former boyfriends is the guy. So she invites them all to the festivities and mayhem ensues.
Time: 7:30pm & 2pm – see website for specific days
Location: Desert Theatreworks at IPAC, 45175 Fargo St, Indio
Cost: $32 general admission, $30 seniors/military, $25 18 & under
Info: www.dtworks.org
 
 
 
OCT 19
Desert AIDS Walk 2019
Join 2,000 local humanitarians at Desert AIDS Walk 2019 and help expand HIV testing and comprehensive, compassionate care for nearly 6,500 Coachella Valley neighbors and friends.
Time: 7:30am-1pm
Location: Ruth Hardy Park, 700 E Tamarisk Road, Palm Springs
Cost: See website
Info: www.desertaidswalk.org
 
OCT 24
Taste of Indio
Attendees sample some of the finest restaurants in the valley while enjoying libations and live music.
Time: 4-7pm
Location: Jackalope Ranch, 80400 Highway 111, Indio
Cost: $20, parking is free
Info: www.eventbrite.com/e/taste-of-indio-tickets-70711603309
 
OCT 26
Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge
Whether you walk or run, you certainly earn the custom finisher medal and t-shirt you will receive. At the finish line, there are refreshments, vendor expo booths, awards, prizes, and buses to bring you back down the hill.
Time: 6:30-10:30am
Location: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, 1 Tram Way
Cost: Thru Oct 25 - $40 for ages 15 & over, $25 for ages 14 & under. Race day fees are slightly higher
Info: www.tramroadchallenge.com
 
OCT 27
Halloween Spooktacular
Cathedral City’s Halloween Spooktacular features trick or treating with over 30,000 pieces of candy, activities such as Halloween Costume contests (two bikes given away each hour), police and fire exhibitions, music, family games, LifeStream Blood Drive, and the “Zombie Bus.”
Time: 12-3pm
Location: Cathedral City Civic Center Plaza, 68700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero
Cost: Free
Info: www.discovercathedralcity.com/event/halloween-spooktacular-2
 
OCT 30 - Nov 3
Coachella Desert Circuit Horse Show - National Sunshine Series I
Watch world-class riders and horses compete in this premier, two-week show series. AON HITS Desert Horse Park offers an upscale VIP pavilion with gourmet cuisine, other restaurant options on the show grounds, and comfortable ringside seating for spectators.
Time: See website
Location: The Desert International Horse Park, 85555 Airport Boulevard, Thermal
Cost: Free
Info: https://deserthorsepark.com
 
OCT 26 & OCT 31
Howl-O-Ween
It’s time to get Costumes ready for Howl-O-Ween at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Attendees will enjoy more than a thousand themed Halloween lights and décor throughout most of the park, plus a variety of carnival games including pumpkin bowling and Quidditch. Additional activities include arts and crafts, a monster maze, and wizard workshop.
Time: Oct 26: 9am-12pm; Oct 31: 6-8:30pm
Location: The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert
Cost: See website
Info: www.livingdesert.org/events-and-tours/signature-events/howl-o-ween

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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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