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Official Latino Short Film Festival   Oct. 31-Nov. 2 
The festivals mission is to showcase, nurture, and support the emerging creative Latino and Latina filmmaker that produces, directs or writes their films and videos in the United States. This year will highlight our Native Indigenous Spirit, by showcasing films about Natives from this continent. This years theme is Stereotypes End Here.  
Time/Place: Coachella Library: 1500 Sixth Street   
El Paseo Cruise Night   Nov. 1 
The cool, shiny, lovingly cared-for classic cars begin arriving around 3:15pm at the upper level of the parking structure behind The Gardens. Get a close-up look at these beauties and talk to the owners before they cruise El Paseo from 4-6pm.  
Time/Place: 3-6pm / El Paseo, Palm Desert  
Contact: 760-346-8965 / www.elpaseocruisenight.com
El Paseo Art Walk   Nov. 1 
There will be exhibit openings, artist receptions and more! Enjoy seeing everything there is to see, from the Palm Desert Art Museum in Palm Deserts free First Friday event to each gallery and stops along the way.  
Time/Place: 4-7pm / El Paseo, Palm Desert   
STREET   Nov. 1 
50+ Large-scale murals, sculpture, and interactive art. Live Bands and DJs. Food, craft beer and cocktails, including a Stuft Pizza pop-up and Coachella Food Truck Park, Tequila Bar, and Whiskey and Cigar Bars. Giant crafts area and pop-ups from 20+ indie and established brands. NEW this year is their Black Book VIP Bar.  
Time/Place: 5-11pm / Westfield Mall, Palm Desert  
Contact: 760-346-2121 / www.westfield.com/palmdesert
Greater Palm Springs Pride   Nov. 1-3 
Featuring a diverse array of artists, entertainers, multiple beverage gardens and purveyors of all sorts including, jewelry, snacks and sweets. Music stages, cutting edge DJ stages, dancing in the streets, food vendors, exhibitors and non-profit organizations. Pride Parade is Sunday from 10am-12pm.  
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Downtown Palm Springs  
Contact: https://apps.pspride.org
Cathedral City Da de los Muertos   Nov. 2 
A Celebration Honoring the Memory of Loved Ones. Mariachi bands, folkloric dancers, an art contest for students, a childrens craft area supervised by SCRAP Gallery, information tables, Community Altar, food vendors.  
Time/Place: 11am-3pm / Desert Memorial Park: 31-705 Da Vall  
Contact: 760-770-0369 / www.discovercathedralcity.com
Palm Desert Public Art Tours   Nov. 2 
Take a free, guided walking tour of the public art collection. Meet in front of Messenger of the Puul at the south entrance to the park off of Fred Waring.  
Time/Place: 9am / Civic Center Park   
Desert Mountains Art Faire   Nov. 2 
Mediums may include photography, paintings, ceramics, hand painted silks, and more. Support local artists and find beautiful and unique gifts and desert mementos, all while enjoying the natural beauty of the desert mountains!  
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert  
Contact: 760-862-9984 / www.desertmountains.org
La Quinta Shred Event   Nov. 2 
The City of La Quinta, in partnership with Burrtec, is offering a FREE Document Shred Day to the residents and businesses of La Quinta. Participants are limited to 2 file boxes per car.  
Time/Place: 7-11am / City Hall: 78495 Calle Tampico   
Star Party at the Monument   Nov. 2 
The Astronomical Society of the Desert will conduct sky tours and direct observations of the night sky through telescopes and giant binoculars.  
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert  
Contact: 760-862-9984 / www.desertmountains.org
Brew in LQ Craft Beer Festival   Nov. 2 
Brew, nature, music, food, games, and art. Featuring over 15 breweries pouring your favorite ales, porters, pilsners, stouts, lagers, and everything in between, this festival has something for every beer lover to appreciate. 21+ Only.  
Time/Place: 5-9pm / One Eleven La Quinta Center   
Run with Los Muertos 5K and Block Party   Nov. 2 
A giant block party in the heart of Old Town Coachella plus an evening 5K run with many runners choosing to wear costumes or sugar skull make-up. The run benefits Raices Cultura, an organization which provides community arts, education, and health programming throughout the Coachella Valley.  
Time/Place: 5pm / Old Town Coachella   

Coachella Dia de los Muertos   Nov. 2 
Enjoy dinner, tequila and entertainment, plus altars, art and a silent auction.  
Time/Place: 5-9pm / Coachella Valley History Museum  
Contact: 760-342-6651 / www.cvhm.org
Indio California BBQ State Championship and Festival   Nov. 2 
As part of the festivities, BBQ competitors will be offering their championship style delights for sale to the public. Come out and sample some of the best contest quality BBQ in the nation. This years event will include live entertainment, craft beer garden, kids zone, music and more.  
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / The Lights at Indio Golf Course  
Contact: 760-391-4049 / www.socaleventmgt.com
Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships   Nov. 2-10 
Pickleball is a court sport played on a badminton-sized court with the net set to a height of 34 inches at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic ball similar to a wiffle ball and composite or wooden paddles about twice the size of ping-pong paddles. 
Time/Place: Indian Wells Tennis Garden  
Contact: 760-200-8400 / www.usapickleballnationalchampionships.com
Art on Main Street   Nov. 9 
Features over 100 artists each season showing and selling their paintings, jewelry, mixed media, photography, ceramics, glass, woodwork, textiles, sculptures and more.  
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Old Town La Quinta   
Desert Rose Society Fall Show   Nov. 9 
Rose Show with roses submitted from all over southern California. Awards are presented in Horticulture, Arrangements and Photography.  
Time/Place: 12:30-4:30pm / Palm Desert Community Center  
Contact: www.desertrosesociety.com
Rancho Mirage Art Affaire   Nov. 9-10 
Over 90 juried artists will display their artwork and crafts for purchase. Paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, glass, apparel and much more will be featured. The Rancho Mirage Rotary Club will host a wine and beer garden and we have a wide variety of participating restaurants to choose from.  
Time/Place: 9am-5pm / Rancho Mirage Community Park  
Contact: 760-324-4511 / www.ranchomirageca.gov 

Veterans 5k   Nov. 10 
This 5K run/walk is runner, walker, stroller and doggie friendly. All monies raised support organizations that serve our active duty and veterans heroes, including Team Red, White and Blue, SOS Rides, American Legion Palm Springs and the Armed Services YMCA. Our 5K includes a great race, tech t-shirt, patriotic finisher medal, hat, reusable cinch bag and free photo downloads.  
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / Ruth Hardy Park, Palm Springs  
Contact: 760-323-8299 / www.palmspringsca.gov 
Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade   Nov. 11 
The parade lasts approximately one hour and concludes with a post parade patriotic concert and fireworks finale at the intersection of Amado Road and Palm Canyon Drive. The City of Palm Springs has once again been selected as a Regional Site for the observance of Veterans Day by the Department of Veterans Affairs.  
Time/Place: 3:30-5:30pm / Downtown, Palm Canyon Drive  
Contact: 760-323-8265 / www.palmspringsca.gov
Thanks4Giving  Life Stream Blood Bank Gala   Nov. 21 
Legendary two-time Grammy Award winner Rita Coolidge will display her enduring vocal versatility while performing her many musical hits. The elegant evening will also include video tributes, awards, silent and live auctions, and a few other fundraising opportunities. Desert Oasis Healthcare will be the featured honoree of the evening.  
Time/Place: 5:30-9pm / Renaissance Esmeralda Resort, Indian Wells  
Contact: 909-677-0136 / www.lstream.org
Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival & Food Truck Fiesta   Nov. 22-24 
The events include balloon tether rides, night time balloon glow, romantic dinners, sunrise pancake breakfasts, hot air balloon rides, musical entertainment, gourmet food, Kids Zone family-friendly activities and so much more! General admission to the Balloon Festival is free; however, tickets and/or passes are required to participate in certain activities throughout the weekend.  
Contact: 760-321-5154 / www.hotairballoonfest.com
McCormicks Classic Car Auction   Nov. 22-24 
he auctions are open to the general public and dealers are also welcome. Each event features over 500 Classic & Exotic cars. Admission is free for the public Friday. Saturday and Sunday are $15 per day or $25 for both days.  
Time/Place: Palm Springs Convention Center  
Contact: 760-320-3290 / www.classic-carauction.com
Props & Hops Craft Beer Festival   Nov. 23 
Dozens of West Coast breweries, food vendors including In n Out Burger, and a DJ and live music. All this happens in a setting amid awesome vintage planes. Airplane rides available for an additional charge. This event is 21 and over. 
Time/Place: Palm Springs Air Museum  
Contact: 760-778-6262 / www.palmspringspropsandhopsfestival.com
A Miracle on El Paseo   Nov. 23 
The popular shopping district is turned into a winter wonderland with a five-story Ferris wheel, family fun activities, live entertainment, pictures with Santa Claus, and over 25 local restaurants and vendors offering small bites and drinks, all included in one ticket price.  
Time/Place: 5-9pm / El Paseo, Palm Desert  
Contact: 760-610-8218 / www.bighornbam.net/miracle
WildLights   Nov. 27-Dec. 28 
Over a million twinkling lights dazzle as guests enjoy holiday festivities, food, drink, arts and crafts, animal encounters, live entertainment, Santa Claus and more.   
Time/Place: 6-9pm / The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert  
Contact: 760-346-5694 / www.livingdesert.org
Marthas Village & Kitchen Thanksgiving Day 5K   Nov. 28 
The race is timed for competitive runners and a $250 cash prize will be awarded to the 1st place male and female finisher. This family-friendly event welcomes young children in strollers and dogs on leashes. For kids theres free face-painting, temporary tattoos, arts and crafts and more in the Kids Zone. Adults 21 years old and above are welcome to a post-race complimentary beer in the Beer Garden.  
Time/Place: 8-10am / El Paseo, Palm Desert   
Contact: 760-347-4741 x121 / www.marthasvillage5k.org
Desert Art Festival   Nov. 29 
Features artists presenting their original work in all medium of fine art and fine craft. All work is available for purchase. Meet the artists. Presented are innovative works in differing styles of contemporary, traditional, modern, and southwest art.  
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Frances Stevens Park, Palm Springs  
Contact: 818-813-4478 / www.westcoastartists.com
Cabazon Indio Powwow   Nov. 29-Dec. 1 
Included in the celebration are Native American dance competitions for contestants of all ages, bird singing, drum contests and peon games. There are also opportunities for visitors to join dancers in the arena during non-competitive, inter-tribal dancing.  
Time/Place: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino  
Contact: 760-342-5000 / www.fantasyspringsresort.com