FEATURED EVENT

Take Me Home Huey Exhibit

December 1 - 3

Steve Maloney's mixed-media artwork Take me Home Huey, will be on display at Freedom Park.


Other First Weekend Events

Take Me Home Huey Exhibit **FEATURED**
Freedom Park, 77400 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA
Friday, December 01, 2017

Artwork available for viewing all day.

Steve Maloney's mixed-media artwork Take me Home Huey, will be on display at Freedom Park all weekend.

For more information, please contact Deborah Glickman at 760.837.1664 or visit www.takemehomehuey.org


El Paseo Cruise Night - Holiday Cruise
The Gardens, 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert, California
Friday, December 01, 2017

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

First and Third Friday of the Month

Get a close-up look at lovingly cared for cars on the upper level of The Gardens on El Paseo parking structure, then watch them cruise the street between Highway 74 and Portola.

http://www.elpaseocruisenight.com/home.html


Galen First Fridays
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, California 111 72567, Palm Desert, California
Friday, December 01, 2017

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In conjunction with the  F1RST WEEKend Palm Desert, the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert continues their successful Galen First Fridays event every first Friday of the month (November – May) with free admission from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m, docent tour at 4 p.m., and a live performance with the Palm Springs Opera Guild at 7:00 p.m as they present “Dueling Sopranos at The Galen.” Enjoy the current exhibition Bob Van Breda: Lost and Found and live entertainment in the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden.

https://www.psmuseum.org/palm-desert/events


El Paseo Art Walk
El Paseo Art Galleries, El Paseo Drive, Palm Desert, California
Friday, December 01, 2017

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A self-guided tour of El Paseo’s art galleries – featuring exhibit openings, artist receptions, and more!

http://www.elpaseoartwalk.com/


First Friday at The Galen
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, California 111 72567, Palm Desert, California
Friday, December 01, 2017

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A free-to-all celebration with live music in the outdoor Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden. Docent tours of the current exhibition. Wine and beer from Cuistot will be available for purchase at 5:30 p.m

https://www.psmuseum.org/palm-desert/


Cuistot Extended Happy Hour
Cuistot Restaurant, 72-595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, California
Friday, December 01, 2017

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Enjoy all-night happy hour at Cuistot on El Paseo every first Friday of the month. The special hours and prices are available in the bar and veranda of Cuistot's Restaurant. 

http://cuistotrestaurant.com/


Celebrate the Season
The Gardens on El Paseo, 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert, California
Friday, December 01, 2017

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

The Gardens will echo with the sounds of the Bobby Sanchez Combo playing 50s covers by the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis and Ritchie Valens. Free pictures with Santa Claus, strolling carolers, hot cider and cocoa, and fun children's activiites led by the Palm Desert Youth Committee will add to the festive spirit.

 


Take Me Home Huey Exhibit **FEATURED**
Freedom Park, 77400 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA
Saturday, December 02, 2017

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Veterans/millitary organizations and arts organizations will be present as well as kids activities provided by The Desert Rec District. At 5:00 pm, there will be a welcome by the Mayor followed by a film screening of the Take Me Home Huey documentary.

For more information, please contact Deborah Glickman at 760.837.1664 or visit www.takemehomehuey.org


College of the Desert Street Fair
College of the Desert, Monterey Avenue 43-500, Palm Desert, California
Saturday, December 02 - Sunday, December 03, 2017

Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

For over 30 years, this premiere open-air shopping experience has been a popular destination for visitors and residents alike! Offering more than 300 booths featuring artists, farmer’s market, boutiques, unique items, live entertainment, gourmet food and more.  Located at College of the Desert, corner of Monterey and Fred Waring. 

http://codaastreetfair.com/content/home.aspx


Desert Mountains Art Faire
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, 51-500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, California
Saturday, December 02, 2017

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Support local artists and find beautiful and unique gifts and desert mementos while enjoying the natural beauty of our desert mountains! Mediums may include photography, paintings, ceramics and more.

For more information call 760-862-9984 or email Judy Colgero at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.desertmountains.org/calendar/


El Paseo Exhibition Public Art Tour
El Paseo Exhibition, El Paseo, Palm Desert, California
Saturday, December 02, 2017

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Take a free, guided walking tour of the public art collection on El Paseo as part of Palm Desert's inspiring and fun filled weekend of art and culture. Meet the docent at the northeast of El Paseo and Highway 74.

www.palmdesertart.org


Living in Earthquake Country
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, 51-500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, California
Saturday, December 02, 2017

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the creation of the San Andreas fault and the topography of the west with animations explaining earthquake shaking to better understand why and how we must be prepared for the next “big one”.

For more information, call Colin Barrows at 760-862-9984 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

www.desertmountains.org/calendar/


Take Me Home Huey Exhibit **FEATURED**
Freedom Park, 77400 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA
Sunday, December 03, 2017

8:00 am - 11:00 am

The Coachella Valley Art Scene presents Coffee in the Park. There will be coffee and treats available for purchase as well as hands on art projects in an outdoor "living room" atmosphere.

For more information, please contact Deborah Glickman at 760.837.1664 or visit www.takemehomehuey.org


Coffee in the Park - Freedom Park
Freedom Park, 77-400 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA
Sunday, December 03, 2017

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for Coffee in the Park where neighbors and friends gather in an inspiring and relaxing outdoor setting to enjoy interactive art, flowers, books and conversation. Coffee and baked goods from local vendors will be available for purchase. Freedom Park is located at 77400 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert


Monument Young Explorers Maps and Compass, Basics for Youths
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, 51-500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, California
Sunday, December 03, 2017

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How do you use a map with a compass? Let's have some fun learning by doing at the Visitor Center. Ages 9 and above. 

Seating is limited. RSVP here.

For more information call 760-568-9918 or email Colin Barrows at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.desertmountains.org/


Monument Story Time
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, 51-500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, California
Sunday, December 03, 2017

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Kids' Corner offers story time about nature and desert creatures in the National Monument. Included outdoor or craft activity. Ages 4 to 8 with parent.

RSVP required, seating is limited. RSVP here.

For more information call 760-568-9918 or email Colin Barrows at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.desertmountains.org/


Sunday Sounds Concert
Palm Desert Community Center, 43900 San Pablo Avenue, Palm Desert, CA
Sunday, December 03, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Classical, jazz and world violinist Jeremie Levi-Samson, a native of France and a resident of the Coachella Valley, will present a free program of compelling music unlike anything you’ve heard.

For more information, please contact the Palm Desert Public Library at: 760-346-6552

www.rivlib.net


Joy and Peace Presented by Modern Men Coachella Valley Men's Chorus*
St. Margaret's Church, California 74 47535, Palm Desert, California
Sunday, December 03, 2017

4:00 - 5:00 PM

"Joy and Peace" St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 47535 Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA 92260

Combining the rich resonance of Modern Men’s voices and the majesty of classical organ with organist Kevin McKelvie. Featuring works by Randol Bass, John Rutter, Ola Gjeilo and Leonard Bernstein.

Cost is $20. Click here for tickets.

For more information, please visit www.modernmen.org


El Paseo Cruise Night
The Gardens, 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert, California
Friday, December 15, 2017

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

First and Third Friday of the Month

Get a close-up look at lovingly cared for cars on the upper level of The Gardens on El Paseo parking structure, then watch them cruise the street between Highway 74 and Portola.

http://www.elpaseocruisenight.com/home.html


*All events free of charge unless indicated.