FEATURED EVENT

live well festivalLive Well Festival
Palm Desert Civic Center Park

Saturday, January 07, 2017

10:30 am - 5:00 pm

MyCityEveryday’s inaugural LiveWell Festival “The Desert’s Health + Wellness Day at the Park” takes place on January 7, 2017, at Palm Desert Civic Center Park.

The LiveWell Festival features massages, healthy food samples, cutting edge fitness trends, medical screenings, integrative, live acoustic music performances, holistic medicine, aromatherapy, pet therapy, and much more.

www.livewellfestival.org


 Other First Weekend Events

Sir Anthony Hopkins "Dreamscapes"
Desert Art Collection
Friday, January 06, 2017

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sir Anthony Hopkins’ show “Dreamscapes”—featuring paintings, drawings and serigraphs--will be displayed at the Desert Art Collection in Palm Desert. Opening in tandem with The Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Hopkins show opens Friday, January 6th, during the El Paseo Artwalk, and continues through Friday, January 27th. There will be a Collector's Preview on Thursday, January 5th, 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.

NARRATOR HI RES R

www.desertartcollection.com


El Paseo Cruise Night
Starts at The Gardens on El Paseo and cruises El Paseo
Friday, January 06, 2017

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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/


El Paseo Art Walk
El Paseo Art Galleries
Friday, January 06, 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/


Galen First Fridays
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
Friday, January 06, 2017

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In conjunction with 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., craft beer from Babe’s BBQ & Brewhouse, and a live performance by Brightener at 7:30 p.m.

Galen First Fridays are generously sponsored by Helene V. Galen, Babe’s BBQ & Brewhouse and The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge.

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


Art Walk at CODA Gallery
CODA Gallery
Friday, January 06, 2017

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The unique and relocated art gallery will feature Jesse Kelly, a master in the art of glass blowing, as well as Jamie Perry, known for his beautiful landscapes.  Enjoy refreshments sponsored by Organic Wine Exchange and meet new friends from the featured charity, Animal Samaritans. 

http://www.codagallery.com/


Cuistot Extended Happy Hour
Cuistot Restaurant
Friday, January 06, 2017

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Accent your First Weekend with Cuistot's extended happy hour. The special hours and prices are available in the bar and veranda of Cuistot's Restaurant.

http://cuistotrestaurant.com/


Happy Hour Bingo at The Hood
The Hood Bar & Pizza
Friday, January 06, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 

Start your weekend off with a fun night at The Hood: Bingo, prizes, and happy hour drink and food specials!

http://thehoodbar.com/


El Paseo Exhibition Public Art Tour
El Paseo Exhibition
Saturday, January 07, 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. Tour begins at the northwest corner of El Paseo and Portola.

www.palmdesertart.org


Interpretive Saturday Morning Hike
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
Saturday, January 07, 2017

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Enjoy a 2-3 mile hike while looking for wildlife and learning about the natural and cultural history of the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument and the Coachella Valley.

http://www.desertmountains.org/


Live Well Festival
Palm Desert Civic Center Park
Saturday, January 07, 2017

10:30 am - 5:00 pm

MyCityEveryday’s inaugural LiveWell Festival “The Desert’s Health + Wellness Day at the Park” takes place on January 7, 2017, at Palm Desert Civic Center Park.

The LiveWell Festival features massages, healthy food samples, cutting edge fitness trends, medical screenings, integrative, live acoustic music performances, holistic medicine, aromatherapy, pet therapy, and much more.

www.livewellfestival.org


Palm Springs Cruisin' Association's Car Show
Westfield Palm Desert
Saturday, January 07 - Thursday, January 12, 2017

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come join the fun, food, and cars! The event takes place in the parking lot behind Westfield Palm Desert's covered parking structure, $5 entry for cars - spectators free.

http://www.palmspringscruisinassociation.com/


2017-2018 El Paseo Exhibition Dedication
The Gardens on El Paseo
Saturday, January 07, 2017

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The City of Palm Desert will be dedicating the eighteen sculptures included in the 2017-2018 El Paseo Exhibition. The dedication will begin at The Gardens on El Paseo at 10:30 with a ceremony and introduction of the artists, and then will continue on the length of the street with artists or docents at each work of art to talk about the sculptures. Dotted along El Paseo will be artists in action, and interactive art stations where everyone can join in on the art making.

www.pdfirstweekend.com


"Cricket" Comedy Hour with Kris Bossi
The Hood Bar & Pizza
Saturday, January 07, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
 

A night with Cricket is a night of laughing at all the profane and inadvisable coping mechanisms a woman uses to survive a life where everything has tried to take her out; from ex-husbands and car crashes, to natural disasters and her own immune system. Laugh along at living day-to-day as an always outspoken, sometimes crass, and quite often irreverent woman.

http://thehoodbar.com/


Story Hour at the Monument
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
Sunday, January 08, 2017

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Kids Corner offers story time about nature and desert creatures in the National Monument. Includes outdoor or craft activity. Ages 4 to 8 with parent. RSVP (760) 862-9984, space is limited.

http://www.desertmountains.org/


Maps and Compass, Basics for Youth
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
Sunday, January 08, 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 Santa Rosa and San Jacinto National Monument Visitor Center. Ages 9 and above. RSVP (760) 862-9984, space is limited.

http://www.desertmountains.org/


Paint Nite*
The Hood
Sunday, January 08, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Unleash your inner Picasso, as an artist guides you through a painting step-by-step. All materials are provided, including non-toxic, washable, acrylic paint and 16"x20" canvases.

https://www.paintnite.com/venues/140922.html


*All events free of charge unless indicated.