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Wondering what to do in the Desert in April?  This handy Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues at First American Title, might help:

VillageFest   Every Thur

 Downtown Palm Springs transforms into a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, and purveyors of fresh fruits and veggies, flowers, jewelry, snacks and sweets. Add all that to the great shops, restaurants, clubs, and entertainment venues located along World Famous Palm Canyon Drive – and the result is one of SoCal’s most popular weekly events: VillageFest!6-10pm / Palm Canyon Drive 760-320-3781 / www.villagefest.org

College of the Desert Street Fair   Every Sat & Sun

With merchandise and services for all ages and any budget, the Street Fair offers more than 300 merchants, artists, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and much more. 7am-2pm / 43500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert 760-636-7957 / http://codaastreetfair.com

Sunday Polo at Eldorado Polo Club   Through Apr. 1

Sunday Polo is one of the must do activities in the Desert during the winter months! Visitors can also enjoy games every Saturday at 12pm and Sunday at 10am on the patio at the Cantina. 12pm & 2pm / 50950 Madison Street, Indio 760-831-7656 / www.eldoradopoloclub.com

ANA Inspiration   Mar. 26-Apr. 1

The first Major tournament of the year on the LPGA Tour, will celebrate its 47th anniversary in 2018. Come out and follow your favorite LPGA players on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course. Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage 760-834-8872 / www.anainspiration.com

Clubskirts Presents the Dinah   Mar. 28-Apr. 1

Presenting the largest girl party music festival in the world, rocking Palm Springs since 1991. Celebrate. Unite. Empower. Live out loud. See website for schedule. / Palm Springs www.thedinah.com 

Indian Wells Arts Festival   Mar. 30-Apr. 1

A colorful, diverse ecosystem of art with more than 200 juried artists traveling from across the nation and as far as Japan, Africa, Central and South America, the United Kingdom, Europe and beyond each year to showcase their contemporary and traditional fine art and high quality craft. 9am-4pm / Indian Wells Tennis Garden 760-346-0042 / www.indianwellsartsfestival.com 

Cathedral City LGBT Days   Mar. 30-Apr. 1

The free weekend festival includes an opening night kickoff party, the 4th annual community LGBT Days bed race, live musical performances, outdoor dancing, food, beverages, community booths, pool parties and an after-hours party hosted at CCBC Resort Hotel. See website for schedule of events. www.cathedralcitylgbtdays.com 

Under Water Egg Hunt   Apr. 1

With the eggs hidden underwater, it will be quite a challenge to find them all. Bring a waterproof basket or egg holder and come have some fun in the sun! 12:30-4pm / Palm Desert Aquatic Center: 73751 Magnesia Falls 760-565-7467 / www.ymcaofthedesert.org 

Stepping Out for College of the Desert   Apr. 3

Lucie Arnaz has created her own fiery, explosive, and heartfelt musical tribute to the rhythm of her roots and the man who introduced the conga to the United States, and Lucille Ball to television: her father, Desi Arnaz. 8pm / McCallum Theatre, Palm Desert www.codfoundation.org 

Art Walk & Wine Tasting   Apr. 4

Guests can stroll through the various galleries to view fine and original art including contemporary paintings, glass sculptures, bronze works, and other art genres, while also visiting other shops at The Art Place. Craveyon Wines from Temecula will provide complimentary wine tasting throughout the evening. Proceeds from gallery and shop sales will benefit “Loving All Animals.” 4-7pm / The Art Place, Palm Desert 760-776-2268 / www.artplacepd.com 

El Paseo Art Walk   Apr. 6

Held on the First Friday of every month, November through May, as part of First Weekend Palm Desert. There will be exhibit openings, artist receptions and more! You can also enjoy a free docent lead or self-guided tour of the current exhibits at the Palm Springs Art Museum. 4-8pm / El Paseo www.elpaseoartwalk.com 

El Paseo Cruise Night   Apr. 6

Everyone is welcome to come and view the cars and meet the owners. 3:15pm / El Paseo 760-346-8965 / www.elpaseocruisenight.com 

Indian Wells Music Festival   Apr. 6-7

GRAMMY award-winner Jonny Lang and Jon Batiste & the Dap Kings will headline. In addition to an impressive lineup of artists, the event will also feature an assortment of vendors offering food, wine, art and more. Indian Wells Tennis Garden 800-999-1585 / www.indianwellsmusicfestival.com 

American Documentary Film Festival   Apr. 6-14

The festival includes international films in both short and feature categories as well as showcasing animation. Camelot Theatres, Palm Springs www.americandocumentaryfilmfestival.com 

Art on Main Street   Apr. 7

Enjoy original artwork from more than 80 artists, live entertainment, shopping, dining and more! Admission and parking are free. 10am-4pm / Old Town La Quinta 760-777-7000 / www.laquintaca.gov 

Brew at the Zoo   Apr. 7

Celebrate #NationalBeerDay at the zoo! Craft beer fans will love the selection of tastings from some of the finest specialty brews around. Culinary adventure of tasty dishes and desserts from some of the Coachella Valley’s top restaurants and caterers. Entertainment with several live music stages throughout the grounds. 6:30-9:30pm / The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens 760-346-5694 / www.livingdesert.org 

Desert Mountains Art Faire   Apr. 7

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 our desert mountains! 9am-4pm / Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert 760-862-9984 / www.desertmountains.org 

Opera in the Park   Apr. 8

Enjoy a day of Opera in the park with the Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert. 1-4pm / Sunrise Park: 401 S Pavilion Way 760-325-6107 / www.palmspringsoperaguild.org 

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival   Apr. 13-15 & 20-22

Features many genres of live music including rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music played at several stages across the Empire Polo grounds, as well as art installations and sculptures. Empire Polo Club, Indio www.coachella.com 

2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road   Apr. 14

Discover special art exhibits, museum quality art as well as cultural art to brighten your soul, meet other like-minded people, and maybe get a little exercise going from art gallery to design gallery to art gallery. 5-8pm / Cathedral City’s Art & Design District 760-770-0340 / www.discovercathedralcity.com 

Rancho Mirage Movies in the Park   Apr. 14, 21 & 28

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks to sit under the beautiful starry skies of Rancho Mirage and enjoy movie night. All shows are free including the popcorn! 7:30pm / Rancho Mirage Amphitheater 760-324-4511 x273 / www.ranchomirageca.gov 

Wine Makers at The Living Desert   Apr. 19

These events will feature a prominent winery/winemaker, food pairings prepared by a local chef or restaurant, entertainment and a sommelier presentation. These events are exclusive to members and will sell out. Farm to Table Wine Pairing Dinner Featuring Cambria Sommelier presentation. 6-9pm / 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert 760-674-4684 / www.livingdesert.org

Earth Day Bird-a-thon Bus Tour   Apr. 20

Whether you are a beginner or a serious birder, enjoy spectacular desert and mountain scenery on the Earth Day Bird-a-thon Bus Tour, a guided bus tour to well-known birding and nature hotspots in and around the Coachella Valley. Water and snacks will be provided. 7am-4pm / McDonald’s: 72255 Varner Rd., Thousand Palms 760-568-9918 / www.desertmountains.org 

Cathedral City Movies in the Park    Apr. 21

The free event, hosted by the Cathedral City Evening Rotary and sponsored by the City of Cathedral City, happens once a month on a Saturday evening every month between November and May. Tonight’s movie is “Bee Movie.” You are welcome to bring snacks or non-alcoholic drinks, but you can also purchase them from the concession stand. 7-9pm / Downtown Festival Lawn 760-770-0340 / www.discovercathedralcity.com

It’s a Piece o’ Cake Desert Wedding Expo   Apr. 22

This show will feature about 70 of the valley’s top wedding experts all in one place. 11am-3pm / DoubleTree by Hilton, Cathedral City 760-347-0676 / www.GCVCC.org 

Police & Fire Appreciation Luncheon   Apr. 24

Designed to recognize the men and women who serve and protect the City of Palm Springs every day with courage and dedication. 11:30am / Palm Springs Convention Center 760-325-1577 / www.pschamber.org 

Rancho Mirage Women’s Club Philanthropic Awards Luncheon   Apr. 26

12-2pm / Ironwood Country Club, Palm Desert 760-600-6465 / www.ranchomiragewomansclub.org 

Dining Out For Life   Apr. 26

This annual dining fundraising event raises money for local AIDS service organizations across the nation. Palm Springs’ Dining Out for Life enlists more than 60 local restaurants who donate from 33 percent or more of the day’s proceeds to Desert AIDs Project. Various restaurants throughout Greater Palm Springs. www.diningoutforlife.com/palmsprings 

Stagecoach Festival   Apr. 27-29

This year’s festival includes country favorites, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood and many more of today’s top country artists. Empire Polo Club, Indio www.stagecoachfestival.com 

White Party Palm Springs   Apr. 27-30

The largest gay dance party in the World. DJs, live performances, pool parties and more. Various locations in Greater Palm Springs. www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com

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