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Oct. 17, 2019

Attention Country Music Lovers: Stagecoach 2020 Festival Announces Lineup & Pass Sale Starting Friday October 18th at 11AM PT

 

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Goldenvoice, the concert promoter behind both the Coachella Arts & Music Festival and the Stagecoach Music Festival, has announced the Stagecoach 2020 Festival lineup. The festival, which runs from April 24 to April 26 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, will feature headliners Thomas Rhett on Friday night, Carrie Underwood on Saturday night and Eric Church on Sunday night. The just-released lineup includes 51 artists from throughout the weekend, including some more adventurous acts like Lil Nas X and Billy Cyrus on Friday night, ZZ Top and Dan + Shay on Saturday night and Bryan Adams and Alan Jackson on Sunday night.

Passes for the Stagecoach 2020 festival go on sale on Oct. 18 at 11AM PT through the festival’s website at: http://www.stagecoachfestival.com/passinformation. Three-day passes start at $319 for general admission, a price reduction from 2019.

 

 2020 Stagecoach Festival Lineup

 

Friday

 

Thomas Rhett - Headliner
Brett Young

Dustin Lynch

Billy Ray Cyrus

Morgan Wallen

Lil Nas X

Mitchell Tenpenny

Nikki Lane

RaeLynn

Paul Cauthen

Hardy

Ingrid Andress

The Last Bandoleros

Seaforth

Willie Jones

Whitney Rose





Saturday

 

Carrie Underwood - Headliner

Dan + Shay

Midland

ZZ Top

LoCash

Tanya Tucker

Jimmie Allen

Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives

Ryan Bingham

Tenille Townes

Caylee Hammack

Jade Jackson

Temecula Road

Orville Peck

Teddy Ross

Ian Noe

Courtney Marie Andrews

Payton Smith

Sunday

 

Eric Church - Headliner

Alan Jackson

Jon Pardi

 

Bryan Adams

Laci Kae Booth

Chris Lane

Riley Green

Brandon Ratcliff

Bryan Adams

Chris Lane

Riley Green

Neal McCoy

Shenandoah

Gabby Barrett

Pam Tillis

Niko Moon

Hayes Carll

Brandon Ratcliff

Hailey Whitters

The Hayden Triplets

Laci Kaye Booth

Desure

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Oct. 12, 2019

New Listing: Remodeled Palm Desert Resort CC Golf Course Condo - 41427 Princeville Ln

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Enjoy fairway, lake and mountain views from the west facing rear patio of this remodeled condo. This condo is in a quiet interior location, close to the clubhouse and tennis courts. This home features a great room with gas fireplace and vaulted ceiling, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1,091 square feet. This condo has been updated with newer plank-look tile floors throughout, newer slab granite counters and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and upgraded bathrooms with newer fixtures, tile showers, tile back splashes and slab granite bathroom counters. This condo overlooks the 8th fairway of the Palm Desert Resort CC golf course, with amazing mountain & lake views. The condo comes with a one car garage and a parking space directly in front of it. One of 20 community pools and spas sits across the street.

Palm Desert Resort Country Club is a gate-guarded community of 960 privately owned duplex homes offering its residents 20 saltwater pools and spas, an 18 hole regulation golf course, a 42,000 square-foot, full service clubhouse featuring a lounge and dining room and 14 lighted tennis and pickle ball courts. Located in the heart of country club row in beautiful Palm Desert, Palm Desert Resort Country Club is close to El Paseo, Westfield Mall, The River, McCallum Theater, College of the Desert, Aqua Caliente Casino, Indian Wells Tennis Gardens and Palm Springs International Airport and many more of the area’s attractions, shops and restaurants. 

For more details & photos, please visit: http://www.41427princeville.com 

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Oct. 10, 2019

September 2019 Coachella Valley Real Estate Market Update

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Greater Palm Springs area real estate market experts, Market Watch LLC., have just release their September 2019 Desert Housing Report. Some of the highlights:

The September Coachella Valley median detached home price declined to $405,000 (down from $411,000 in August). However, it is still 4.1% above the September 2018 median detached home price of $389,000. Market Watch noted that this decline is due to normal, seasonal factors and that historically, median home prices almost always bottom out in September or October. They fully expect this pattern to continue this year.

The September Coachella Valley median attached home price followed that the same seasonal pattern and declined to $271,000 (down from $278,000 in August). However, this is still 4.2% above the September 2018 median attached home price of $260,000.

On a city by city basis, Market Watch commented on continued strong price gains, especially in the case of detached homes. Seven Coachella Valley cities showed positive year-over-year gains in their median detached home prices, ranging from +10.3% in Palm Springs to +2.7% in Indio. La Quinta and Rancho Mirage showed slightly lower median detached home prices. Palm Springs is the only Coachella Valley city with a median detached home price that is higher (+7.1%) than the 2006 and 2007 high price mark. Four Coachella Valley cities showed positive year-over-year gains in their median attached home prices, ranging from +20.8% in Cathedral City to +2.9% in Rancho Mirage. La Quinta, Indio and Desert Hot Springs showed lower year-over-year median attached home prices, ranging from -6.4% to -21.9%. Median attached home prices remain at least -22.9% below the 2006-2007 high price mark in all Coachella Valley cities.

Total sales over the last three months in September averaged 815 units per month (up 4.5% from sales of 780 units per month one year ago). Detached home sales were up 7.6% to 551 units per month year-over-year. Total attached sales over the last three months averaged 264 units per month (down 1.5% from sales of 268 units per month one year ago).  

Looking at home sales on a city by city basis, eight major cities showed higher sales year-over-year, while only two cities, Thousand Palms and Rancho Mirage, had lower sales year-over-year. Palm Desert had the same number of sales (160 units per month) as in September 2018. Market Watch pointed out that home sales in Indian Wells were up 33% year-over-year and sales in Indio were up 10.5% year-over-year.

Looking at home sales by price range, Market Watch noted that the largest area of increase was in homes priced over $700,000. Home sales in all the other price ranges were in close alignment with home sales one year ago.

Coachella Valley housing inventory continues to remain historically very low, with 2,736 units for sale on October 1 (the lowest October 1 inventory level in the last 10 years). Market Watch noted that while low inventory makes it difficult for buyers to find homes, it is also a very positive indicator for higher home prices.

On October 1, the months of sales ratio (inventory divided by the sales rate) was 3.4 months. Market Watch noted that this latest ratio is almost exactly equal to the ratio on October 1, 2018 and that both of these months of sales ratios are the lowest ratios in the last ten years. The median number of days on the market for the region is 65 days, which is effectively equal to last year's number of 66 days.

At the current sales rate, the months of sales ratio for homes priced under $200,000 was 1.9 months, while the ratio for homes priced at million dollars or more was 7.8 months. Market Watch noted that between those extremes there was a normal increase in months of sales ratios with price, showing that the Coachella Valley housing market is in good condition through all price ranges.

All Coachella Valley cities (with 4 exceptions) showed comparable months of sales ratios year-over-year. Indian Wells had a months of sales ratio of 7.2 months versus 6 months one year ago; Rancho Mirage had a ratio of 5.0 months versus 3.7 months one year ago; Bermuda Dunes had a ratio of 4.4 months versus 3.3 months one year ago; and lastly, Thousand Palms had a ratio of 4.4 months versus 3.2 months one year ago. However, Market Watch felt that these small increases in the months of sales ratios for these cities had little significance.

The Sale Price Discount from List was -1.9% for September (versus -2% one year ago). Market Watch noted the Sale Price Discount from List from 2014 to the present time has improved from -2.8% to -1.9%. They also noted that the current -1.9% is the lowest reading in the last five years (meaning that the average home offered at $400,000 finally sold for $392,400).

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Posted in Market Updates
Oct. 10, 2019

CA Governor Newsom Signs Bill That Addresses Housing Crisis

California Governor Grant Newsom has just signed a bill that should assist developers in dealing with local permitting authorities and increasing the state’s housing supply. Read the California Association of Realtors press release at: CAR Press Release Re SB 330 

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Posted in Market Updates
Oct. 10, 2019

October 2019 Edition Of The Guide Magazine Now Available

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Want to know what's happening in the Greater Palm Springs area in October? The Guide Magazine, published by Palm Springs Life Magazine, has the answers. Here’s a sneak peak of what’s waiting for you inside the October edition:

 

·         The Guide / Influencer | Palm Springs Weekend: Madrid based Spanish fashion blogger Lara Martin Gilarranz (follow her on Instagram at @laramartingilarranz or on her website www.bymyheels.com) reveals her itinerary picks for a Palm Springs weekend getaway. Her picks include stays Sunset at the Windmills, Pioneertown and the Palm Springs Aerial tramway.

·         The Guide / Inspiration | Taking a Page Out of Her Book: Melissa De La Cruz details what happens when friends and frenemies of protagonist, Ellie de Florent-Stinson, gather in the desert for the Fashion mogul’s October Birthday and the local spots they visit, in her new book “The Birthday Girl”.

·         The Guide / Best of the Best | We Asked, You Answered:  Palm Springs Life Magazine readers voted on their favorite attractions, hotels, restaurants and experiences and the winners in Palm Springs are listed. The Avalon Hotel and Bungalows and the Parker Palm Springs tied for the best boutique hotels.

·         The Guide / Sponsored Content | An Affaire To Remember:  Explains why you don’t want to miss the kickoff to the Coachella Valley art festival season at the Rancho Mirage Art Affaire (Nov. 9 and 10).

·         The Guide / Calendar: Gives you 50 things to do in the Greater Palm Springs area in October, including Palm Springs Women’s Week (Sept 29-Oct 6), the Big Bear Yoga Festival (Oct 5), Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours (Oct 5-6, 12-13 & 19-20) and the Flying Legends of Victory Tour at the Palm Springs Air Museum (Oct 7-13).

·         The Guide / Explore | High Desert Hot Spots: A look at some places to recharge and refuel if you’re doing the Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours.

·         The Guide / Food + Drink | Eat Your Heart Out, Mom: A look at how some of our local chefs are reimagining comfort food with some over-the-top twists, including Lobster & Shrimp Pot Pie at Copley’s on Palm Canyons, Kobe Beef Meatloaf at The Bistro at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Mac and 5 Cheese at Trio in Palm Springs and Vegetable Wellington at Mr. Lyons Steakhouse in Palm Springs.

·         The Guide / Design | Ghosts Of Palm Springs Past: Lists some scary-good relics that haunt that you might want to tour, including The House of Tomorrow, Melvyn’s at the Ingleside Inn and Ship of the Desert.

·         The Guide / Concierge: Your guide to restaurants, arts, attractions, events, nightlife, etc. in the Greater Palm Springs area.

·         The Guide / Tale End | Let Them Make Cupcakes: Meet Tiffany and Ben Thorpe, owners of Tiffany’s Sweet Spot in La Quinta.

The October 2019 edition of The Guide Magazine is now available free of charge, in print at select locations across the Coachella Valley, and online at: https://digital-palmspringslife.com/guide/2019-october//

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Oct. 2, 2019

October 2019 Orange County Calendar Of Events

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If you live in or are you planning a visit to Orange County in October and are looking for things to see and do there, then please check out our October Orange County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues at First American Title:

Huntington Beach Oktoberfest | Through Nov. 3 | Old World Festival Hall

Every Wednesday through Sunday. Sample Imported German Beers and food. Guests can also enter the Beer Drinking & Stein Holding Contests, and of course do the Chicken Dance! Wednesday through Saturday are adult nights & Sunday’s are family day with Dachshund Races. For more information: 714-696-TAP1 | www.oldworld.ws

Haunt at Heritage Hill | Oct. 1-12 from 6:30-10:30pm | Heritage Hill Historical Park, Lake Forest

The park will once again transform into a haunted adventure with scream zones, music, and game booths. Costumes encouraged, but no masks or face paint will be permitted to enter the event. For more information: www.ocparks.com

German Unity Day Celebrations | Oct. 2 from 7-10:30pm | Old World Village Festival Hall, Huntington Beach

We’ve serving FREE FOOD to the 1st 500 people in line. Free food is served at 7pm. In order to get the FREE FOOD you have to have a ticket and be one of the 1st 500 guests. For more information: 714-895-8020 | www.oldworld.ws

Orange County International Auto Show | Oct. 3-6 | Anaheim Convention Center

Attendees are invited to sit behind wheels, inspect engines, experience new technologies and even take a test drive in more than 150 new vehicles. For more information: www.AutoShowOC.com

Tustin Tiller Days | Oct. 4-6 | 17522 Beneta Way

Celebrates OC’s agricultural heritage while providing an opportunity for local non-profit organizations to promote their cause and raise much needed funds. For more information: 714-573-3326 | www.tustintillerdays.org

Craft & Artisan Faire | Oct. 5 from 9am-5pm | Bridge Fellowship Plaza, Rancho Santa Margarita

Join community crafters and artists for unique, one of a kind handmade goods. Seasonal and year-round gifts will be available. This is a perfect time to get some Christmas shopping done and support our local talent. For more information: 949-370-7299 | www.thebridgeoc.com

Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational | Oct. 5-13 from Dawn to Dusk | Festival of Arts Grounds

North America’s most renowned, plein air landscape painters will compete for prestigious prizes and participate for the week of events including public paint outs and artist meet and greets. For more information: www.lpapa.org

Orange County Children’s Book Festival | Oct. 6 from 9:30am-4pm | Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa

This family-fun festival attracts more than 30,000 visitors who will be entertained by authors, llustrators, booksellers, animals, storytellers, costumed characters, train rides, crafts, food and entertainment and much more. Admission and parking are free. For more information: 714-838-4528 | www.kidsbookfestival.com

San Clemente Sea Fest | Oct. 6 from 9:30am-3pm | San Clemente Pier

Chowder Cook-off, Fisherman’s Lobster, Surfing Contest, Business Exposition, Arts & Craft Show and a U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo Operation which all takes place at the historic San Clemente Pier. For more information: www.scchamber.com

Haunted Fullerton Walking Tours | Oct. 10-11, 15-19, 22-26 & 29-30 | Fullerton Museum

A celebration of local legend while sharing stories of another facet of Fullerton’s history, particularly that of the downtown. For more information: www.cityoffullerton.com

Boot Hill | Oct. 11, 12, 14, 18-20 & 25-27 from 7-10pm | 16 Goldenrod, Irvine

The unearthly spirits from the Old West town of Bridgewood will materialize for EIGHT haunting nights, transforming the residence at 16 Goldenrod into the old church and cemetery that once occupied this hallowed ground. For more information: www.legendofboothill.com

Mystery at the Monster Mixer | Oct. 11, 26-27 & 30 | Angelo & Vinci’s Ristorante, Fullerton

A night of ghouls, grub, and gut-busting laughter awaits you at Mystery at the Monster Mixer! A fully-immersive dinner party that has you enjoying a delicious spread and solving a puzzling mystery whilst sitting amongst vampires, phantoms, demons and more! For more information: www.klubhousearts.com

The Heritage Festival and Parade | Oct. 12 starting at 6:30am | Tri-City Park, Placentia

Begins with the Chamber of Commerce pancake breakfast at 6:30am followed by the parade and band review at 9:30am. The festival begins at 9:30 a.m. and will feature many exciting activities for the entire family. For more information: www.placentia.org

Irvine Global Village Festival | Oct. 12-13 from 10am-5pm | Orange County Great Park

More than 100 performances representing cultures from around the world; international cuisine; kids’ crafts and activities; cultural and religious exhibits; and international marketplace. For more information: www.irvinefestival.org

Silverado Country Fair and Folk Festival | Oct. 12-13 | Silverado Comm. Center & Fairgrounds

Explores the wonders of the area’s Old West rustic culture, great live Bluegrass, Country and Folk music, Wild West reenactments, arts and crafts, 1800’s activities & makeshift jail, tasty food, beer & wine saloon, plus ‘ole timey’ contests. For more information: www.silveradocountryfair.org

Glitterfest | Oct. 13 from 10am-3pm | Spring Field Banquet Center, Fullerton

Hand-picked artisans, home decor vendors, and vintage ephemera from all over the California area will gather together. Art is all handmade mixedmedia wonderfulness featuring Halloween, Christmas and seasonal decor. Admission is $7. For more information: www.glitterfest.com

Laguna Niguel Haunted Trails | Oct. 17-19 from 6:30-10pm | Crown Valley Community Park

There was a hotel in the Valley of Crowns that sat empty for years due to mysterious sounds. Guides will escort groups through the old hotel, the    lobby, kitchen, and the gardens. For more information: https://www.cityoflagunaniguel.org/calendar.aspx?eid=3667

Silverado Days | Oct. 18-20 | William Peak Park

Games, crafts, contests, rides, food and fun for the whole family. Featured contests include a Car Show, a Amateur Horseshoe Contest, a Pie-Eating Contest, a Hog Calling, a Dog Show, a Chili Cook-off and much more! For more information: www.silveradodays.com

OC Japan Fair | Oct. 18-20 | OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

Enjoy the experience of shopping, tasting, and learning about Japanese culture. There will also be live performance, games, Kimono models and more! For more information: www.oc-japanfair.com

Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt | Oct. 19 from 6:30-8:30pm | Picnic Sites A & B

Good ole fashioned spookiness, arts and crafts, a fun zone, and an array of educational booths. Rangers, Lifeguards and other volunteers all pitch in to make this a really fun evening. For more information: www.dohenystatebeach.org

Día de los Muertos Celebration | Oct. 19 at 10am | Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa

Enjoy kid-friendly activities and traditional music, featuring tunes from Disney-Pixar’s “Coco” and more. For more information: www.pacificsymphony.org

Pacific Symphony presents: Treats in the Streets Autumn Festival | Oct. 24 from 4-7pm | Old Towne Orange Plaza

Old Towne merchants decorate their shops and local non-profit groups provide delicious food items and tasty treats for a nominal charge. For more information: www.cityoforange.org

Dana Point Halloween Spooktacular & Trunk or Treat | Oct. 25 from 4:30-8:30pm | Community Center

Carnival games, crafts, cookie decorating, entertainment, costume parade, and treats for all the children. Dana Point Police Services will be holding their Trunk or Treat event in the parking lot. BBQ hot dogs and refreshments. For more information: www.danapoint.org

Ghosts and Legends Tour | Oct. 25-26 | O’Neill Museum / Historical Society, San Juan Capistrano

Get in the spirit of Halloween by joining the Historical Society Walking Tour Guides on a spooky walking tour of Los Rios Street, the oldest residential neighborhood in California. For more information: 949-493-8444 | www.sjchistoricalsociety.com

Casa Creepy: Haunted House | Oct. 25-27 from 7-9pm | Casa Romantica Cultural Center

Werewolves, vampires and ghosts are waiting behind every corner of our historic home, and you can bet on plenty of creepy-crawlies in the gardens. For more information: www.casaromantica.org

Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade | Oct. 26 from 11am-5pm | Downtown Anaheim

Game and food booths, entertainment, craft fair, haunted house, pumpkin patch, costume contest and trick-or-treating. For more information: www.anaheimfallfestival.org

Los Alamitos Trunk or Treat | Oct. 26 from 5-7:30pm | Little Cottonwood Park

Fun family activities including costume contest, pie eating contest, train ride, trunk or treating, prizes, food trucks, inflatables, and photo booth! For more information: www.cityoflosalamitos.org

Spooky San Clemente | Oct. 26 from 4-7pm | Community Center

Join us for a night of haunted houses, spooky corn maze, tricks on Del Mar and a movie in the dark. For more information: www.san-clemente.org

Villa Park Halloween Fest | Oct. 26 from 4-7pm | Villa Park Towne Centre

Costumed children will have the opportunity to visit local merchants for treats throughout the Towne Centre. There will also be hayrides, a coloring contest, food, commemorative photos and pumpkin carving. For more information: www.vpcsfoundation.org

Stanton Halloween Festival | Oct. 26 from 4-8pm | Stanton Central Park

This special event is open to ghosts and goblins of all ages and will feature games, DJ entertainment, costume contests, non-profit food booths and a howling good time for everyone. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bag! For more information: www.ci.stanton.ca.us

Aliso Viejo Fall Fest | Oct. 31 from 6-9pm | Compass Bible Church

Costumes are welcomed...and encouraged. But please, for the sake of our younger guests NO SCARY COSTUMES. The event is free, along with rides, games and candy. There will be small charge for food. For more information: www.compasschurch.org

All Treats No Tricks at the Mall | Oct. 31 from 3-7pm | Brea Mall Center Court

Come in costume for spooky family fun and activities based on Vampirina and your favorite Disney Junior pals! There will also be trick or treating at the mall from 4-7pm. For more information: www.simon.com/mall/brea-mall

Cypress Halloween Carnival | Oct. 31 from 6-9pm | Community Center

Family Games, Entertainment and Trick or Treat! Food will be sold for an additional cost at the event. For more information: www.cypressca.org

Main Street Halloween Fest | Oct. 31 from 4-8pm | Downtown Huntington Beach

Trick-or-treating in the BID downtown zone on Main (and side-streets), PCH, the Pier, and 5th with businesses providing candy to children. A Halloween costume contest for kids and dogs on 5th Street plus inflatable games. For more information: www.hbdowntown.com

La Palma Halloween Carnival | Oct. 31 from 6-8:30pm | Central Park

Will feature carnival games, an area for children under the age of 5 to play games, and those who dare to find their way through a scary maze! For more information: www.cityoflapalma.org

Rancho Santa Margarita Fall Family Festival | Oct. 31 from 2-5pm | Central Park

Trick-or-Treat, enjoy multiple inflatables and bounce houses, partake in the costume contest and join the child and pet costume parade while you listen to music and play games. For more information: www.samlarc.org

Tustin Halloween Howl | Oct. 31 from 3-5pm | Columbus Tustin Activity Center

Costume contests, family entertainment, carnival games, prizes and candy. For more information: www.tustinca.org

 

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Oct. 2, 2019

October 2019 Los Angeles County Calendar Of Events

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Are you living in the LA area or planning a visit there in October and looking for some fun things to see or do? If so, check out this October 2019 LA County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues, Catherine, Peggy Sue and Kathleen, at First American Title:

B2B Marketing Expo | Oct. 2-3 | Los Angeles Convention Center

Discover AI, marketing analytics, lead generation and more revealing marketing technologies you didn’t even know existed. Experience the awe-inspiring knowledge of 250+ speakers from the likes of Google, Microsoft, NIKE, Social Chain, and IBM. For more information: www.b2bmarketingexpo.us

Lexus All-Star Chef Classic | Oct. 2-5 | L.A. Live: 800 Olympic Blvd.

Engaging dining experiences, allowing fans to enjoy the world-class cuisine of renowned chefs, prepared in a specially designed festival and stadium setting, unlike any other food event. For more information: www.lexusallstarchefclassic.com

Buccaneer Days | Oct. 3-6 | Two Harbors, Avalon

Established in 1989, this popular event on the shore of Isthmus Cove is now a legendary 4-day pirate party, with live evening entertainment on multiple stages, fantastic gruel and grog (that’s pirate for food and drink), multiple bars, daytime DJs, a treasure hunt, costume contest, photo booth and more. For more information: www.visitcatalinaisland.com/bucc-days

San Gabriel Dumpling & Beer Fest | Oct. 4 from 6-10:30pm | Historic San Gabriel Mission District

Featuring dumplings, craft beers, desserts, DJs, and live entertainment! The dumpling and food vendors participating in this year’s Dumpling & Beer Fest will compete for a Best Dumpling Contest and a Most Original Dumpling Contest. For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-gabriel-dumpling-beer-fest-2019-tickets-63691648435?aff=ebdssbeac

Wags and Walks Benefit Gala | Oct. 5 from 6:30-11pm | Taglyan Complex, Hollywood

Fun and fundraising to support our dogs in need with host Judy Greer and special guests Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell. For more information: 866-588-9247 | http://bit.ly/WWxGala2019

Say NO Bullying Festival | Oct. 5 from 11am-3pm | Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Will feature messages from bully prevention influencers, some of today’s hottest musical talent, exhibit/resource booths, food, celebrities and a massive group of supporters. For more information: www.saynobullying.org

Bark at the Park | Oct. 5 from 10am-6pm | Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park, Lancaster

Dog lovers and their friends: it is time for another round of canine capers at this annual event featuring vendor exhibits, fun games and activities for your playful pooch. Raffle proceeds benefit the Los Angeles County Lancaster Animal Shelter. For more information: 661-723-6077 | www.lancasterbarkatthepark.org

LA Family Day | Oct. 5 from 12-3pm | The Grove, Los Angeles

Hosted by Nickelodeon “All That” star Josh Server, LA Family Day will offer delicious food, carnival activities, fun photo booths, a live auction and special performances. Proceeds go toward T.J. Martell Foundation’s cancer research programs at Children’s Hospital LA. For more information: www.tjmartell.org

American Humane Hero Dog Awards | Oct. 5 from 6-10pm | The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills

This exclusive, star-studded event will be aired this fall on October 23 at 8pm ET/7pm CT in conjunction with the network’s pet adoption advocacy initiative, Hallmark Channel’s Adoption Ever After, which aims to empty shelters and pet homelessness. For more information: www.herodogawards.org

POP Katoons | Oct. 5-6 from 10am-4pm | Pasadena Convention Center

The new fun-packed festival for kids and parents that celebrates the magic of entertainment under one roof! For more information: www.popkatoons.com

Semi-Annual Flea Market | Oct. 6 from 7am-4pm | Antelope Valley Fair & Event Center

Car Show, Family Entertainment, Food & Fun! For more information: www.avfair.com

Denim, Diamonds & Stars for Autism | Oct. 6 from 4:30-9:30pm | Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village

The fundraiser will feature a VIP & general cocktail reception, silent & live auctions, live entertainment, seated gourmet dinner catered by Four Seasons Hotel award-winning chefs, and an exciting program of celebrity presenters, live entertainment, and a special tribute to 2019 honorees. For more information: 877-9ACT-TODAY | www.DenimAndDiamondsForAutism.net

Reyes Adobe Days | Oct. 10-13 | Reyes Adobe Historical Site, Agoura Hills

Come to the park to enjoy food trucks, crafts, face painting, a petting zoo, music & more! Parade on Saturday will begin at 10am. For more information: www.reyesadobedays.org

Vegan Fashion Week | Oct. 10-15 - See website for schedule of events

This season’s theme, “Fashion is Activism,” will explore the challenges surrounding ecological and climate change through the lenses of fashion, creativity, ethics, ecology, science, technology, and legal practices. For more information: www.veganfashionweek.org

Taste of Conejo | Oct. 11 from 6-9pm | Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village

Food and wine enthusiasts will enjoy an all-inclusive evening of exceptional food, wine, beer and spirit tastings from over 60 local restaurants, breweries and wineries. For more information: www.TasteofConejo.com

JetBlue Long Beach Marathon and Half Marathon | Oct. 11-13 | Downtown Long Beach

Runners head towards the historic Queen Mary and then through Shoreline Village. Half marathoners continue down Ocean Blvd while full marathoners veer right and head through Belmont Shore toward Marine Stadium. For more information: www.motivrunning.com/run-longbeach

Halloween in Burbank | Oct. 11-31

Haunted Adventure, Halloween Skatefest, Floating Pumpkin Patch, Little Pumpkins Tot Party, and Halloween Carnival. For more information: www.burbankca.gov/parksandrecevents

An Evening with No Limits Gala | Oct. 12 from 6-9:30pm | Skirball Cultural Center, LA

Presented by No Limits for Deaf Children and Families. The gala will be filled with delicious food, great entertainment and unforgettable memories! For more information: www.nolimitsfordeafchildren.org

Malibu Pie Festival | Oct. 12 from 11am-4pm | Malibu United Methodist Church

Pie baking contest, live music, gift baskets, kids’ activities and delicious homemade pies served all day! For more information: www.malibuumc.org/pie-festival

Steel Beach BBQ Fundraiser | Oct. 13 from 4-7pm | Battleship IOWA Museum, San Pedro

Benefits the Veterans Reintegration Center aboard Battleship IOWA which connects veterans to supportive community families as they transition back into civilian life. BBQ, craft beer, wine tastings, line dancing, and live music. For more information: www.pacificbattleship.com

Hispanicize 2019 | Oct. 17-19 | InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

The largest annual event for Latinx trendsetters, content creators and newsmakers, as we celebrate 10 years of bringing together the movers and shakers of the Latinx community. For more information: https://hispanicizeevent.com/la2019

Panamanian International Film Festival in LA | Oct. 18-20 | The Downtown Independent, DTLA

Designed to cast a spotlight on the emerging film industry in Panama and the Americas. For more information: http://piffla.com

City of Westlake Village City Celebration | Oct. 19 from 3-8pm | Westlake Village Civic Center

White Oak Elementary Family Festival, food trucks, craft beer, wine, a teen area for ages 13 and up, displays and activities, dance and game zone, local community performances, magic show, a shredding event and more. For more information: www.wlv.org

West Covina Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk & 1K Fun Obstacle Course Run | Oct. 19 from 7:30-11am | Cortez Community & Senior Center

Proceeds will benefit the West Covina Senior Center and West Covina Kiwanis programs for the children. For more information: www.westcovina5k.com

Out of the Darkness Greater LA Walk | Oct. 19 from 10am-12:30pm | Santa Monica Pier

A three-mile walk while raising funds to fight suicide and support those touched by suicide in our community. The event includes speakers, entertainment, remembrance activities, and a community resource fair. For more information: www.afsp.org/lawalk

Glendale Fall Festival | Oct. 19 from 11am-2pm | Pacific Community Center & Park

Features a petting zoo, pony rides, food, games, arts & crafts, face painting, music, bounce house, pumpkin patch, carnival games & the popular Glendale Rocks! Climbing wall. For more information: www.glendaleca.gov

Scare Down in Downtown | Oct. 19 from 6-9pm | Downtown Torrance

Events include Scavenger Hunt, Haunted Boo-Tique, Trunk or Treat, Scare Zone, Fortune Tellers, Music, Games & Fun! For more information: https://www.torranceca.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/17061/18

Kidspace Pumpkin Festival | Oct. 19-20 from 8am-7pm | Brookside Park, Pasadena

Activities include a petting zoo, pony rides, bouncers, carnival games, and seasonal crafts. Festival admission is free, as are live music and performances, and select crafts. For more information: www.kidspacemuseum.org

LA Cancer Challenge 5K Walk/Run | Oct 20 from 7:30-11:30am | Wilson Plaza - UCLA

Fundraiser Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Chip Timed Event, T-Shirt and Custom Running Bib, as well as a Fit Family Expo with food & beverage booths, activity tents, and Candyland Kids Zone. For more information: www.lacancerchallenge.com

AIDS WALK Los Angeles | Oct. 20 from 8:30-11:30am | L.A. City Hall

The theme for the 2019 event is “AIDS Has Met Its March,” which calls upon participants to continue the fight in our efforts to make AIDS history. For more information: http://la.aidswalk.net

WestEdge Design Fair | Oct. 24-27 | Barker Hangar, Santa Monica

Offers the best in modern design in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire. The fair provides an opportunity to shop from 200 premium design brands. For more information: www.westedgedesignfair.com

Malibu Halloween Carnival | Oct. 25 from 3-5:30pm | Malibu Bluffs Park

Open to the public. Appropriate for children ages 2-10. Carnival Games, Food trucks, Bounce Houses and Art activity. For more information: www.malibucity.org/halloween

BooLVD Halloween & Harvest Festival | Oct. 26 from 1-5pm | Between Sierra Hwy & Genoa Ave

Costumes, candy and pumpkins, oh my! Ghostly train rides, Corn Maze, Carnival games, Costume contest, Magic Show, Petting Zoo, Pumpkin decorating, Cookie decorating, Pumpkin carving demonstration. For more information: www.cityoflancasterca.org

Scarium of the Pacific | Oct. 26 from 9am-5pm | Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

Enjoy special Halloween programs, including the annual children’s costume contest, creepy coloring contest, magic shows, underwater pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling, and kooky crafts, and meet eerie animals. For more information: 562-590-3100 | www.aquariumofpacific.org

Diamond Bar Halloween Party | Oct. 26 | Pantera Park: 738 Pantera Drive

For kids and pups and features free games for children, recommended for ages 2 to 8, crafts, prizes, photo stations, airbrush tattoos, doggie games, and a doggie costume contest. Trick or treating for all attendees. For more information: www.diamondbarca.gov

Calabasas Trunk or Treat | Oct. 31 from 3:30-5pm | Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center

Trick or Treat from trunk to trunk of local businesses and locals that have come out to show their support for their community! Enjoy popcorn, games, candy, activities, prizes and more. For more information: www.ahccc.org

Trick-or-Treat on 2nd St. | Oct. 31 from 4-6pm | Belmont Shore, Long Beach

Bring a bag for your candy and your very best attire, walk around 2nd street until your little one tires. For more information: www.belmontshore.org

 

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Oct. 2, 2019

October 2019 San Diego County Calendar Of Events

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If you live in or are planning a visit to the San Diego area in October and are looking for some fun things to see and do, please check out this October 2019 San Diego County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues, Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen, at First American Title:

El Cajon Oktoberfest | Sep. 27-29 & Oct. 4-6 | South Mollison Avenue

Festival promoting traditional German culture, including entertainment provided by our popular band Guggenbach-Buam. Enjoy folk dances, games, and contests, vendor booths and craft stands, and Kids’ Zone! For more information: www.germanclubsandiego.org

Taste of Mission Hills | Oct. 2 from 5-9pm | Various locations throughout Mission Hills

25 participating purveyors of delicious tastes, including long established and very new arrivals. For more information: 619-559-9502 | www.missionhillsbid.com/taste

La Mesa Oktoberfest | Oct. 4-6 | La Mesa Village

Hundreds of exhibitors, family friendly activities, German food, music, dancing, games and of course beer. Entertainment and fun activities for kids of all ages. For more information: La Mesa Village www.lamesaoktoberfest.org

Carlsbad Oktoberfest | Oct. 5 from 12-9pm | Holiday Park

The Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest, a fall tradition, will bring thousands of people to enjoy German food (and beer!), live music, and entertainment for children. For more information: www.rotaryoktoberfest.org

Pacific BeachFest | Oct. 5 from 8am-7pm | Pacific Beach Boardwalk

A fish taco contest, surf competition, beach volleyball, craft beer, kids activities and music! For more information: www.pacificbeachfest.org

STOCKZILLA | Oct. 5-6 from 6am-6pm | Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve 

3,500 pounds of Catfish. Every Lake (1-7) will be stocked. You do not need a state fishing license, just a permit from the General Store. Adults $10, Jrs. & Seniors $6, and extra pole stamps $4. For more information: www.santeelakes.com

Taste of Rancho Santa Fe | Oct. 6 from 4-7pm | The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe

More than 700 guests will enjoy a feast from Rancho Santa Fe’s and beyond’s most celebrated restaurants, Napa Valley and Sonoma wineries, breweries and other beverage vendors! For more information: www.tasteofrsf.org

Rancho Santa Fe Oktoberfest | Oct. 6 from 2-6pm | Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club

Beer, brats, polka band, auction, raffle and kids zone activities. This fundraiser will help Inspire, The Foundation for Education get one step closer to opening the new Carmel Valley Campus. $45 Adults / Under 12 FREE Admission. For more information: www.eventbrite.com

Taste of Coronado | Oct. 10 from 5-9pm | Coronado Historical Assoc., Coronado Museum of History & Art

Enjoy amazing bites prepared by our local chefs. For more information: www.atasteofcoronado.com

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest | Oct. 11-12 - Fri 3-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm | Newport Ave & Abbott St

A two-day, eclectic, beachside festival with a variety of exciting activities, contests and entertainment. For more information: www.oboktoberfest.com

Polish Festival | Oct. 11-13 | St. Maximilian Kolbe Polish Roman Catholic Mission: 1735 Grand Ave.

Performances by Polish folk dancers and various musical bands. Delicious polish food and the best genuine imported polish beer. For more information: www.polishmission.org

Carmel Valley Trail 5K, 10K and 15K | Oct. 12 from 6-10:30am | Torrey Highlands Community Park

A combination of single track and dirt service road trails through beautiful open spaces. For more information: www.enduranceraceseries.com/carmel-valley

Taste of North Park | Oct. 12 fom 11am-3pm | University Ave & 30th St

Enjoy 50+ food tastes from some of San Diego’s best restaurants and craft beer samples from 15 local brewers. For more information: 619-294-2501 | www.northparkmainstreet.com

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival | Oct. 12-13 from 10am-6pm | Girard Avenue & Prospect Street

Over 150 juried artists from around the globe, 3D chalk art displays, interactive art murals, non-stop live music, family art center, roving entertainment, gourmet food court, and a wine, craft beer, and spirits garden featuring local brews, distilleries and global wineries. For more information: www.ljawf.com

Latin American Art Fair | Oct. 12-14 from 11am-6pm | Bread & Salt: 1955 Julian Ave.

Presents outdoor exhibits, painting, sculpture, photography and printmaking as well as folk art, crafts, performance and culinary arts of Latin American countries. For more information: 619-752-6118 | www.latinamericanartfairsd.com

Raptor Ridge Half Marathon | Oct. 13 at 7am | San Dieguito River Park, Escondido

An out-n-back course that begins with 4.5 miles of flat and fast jeep road that winds east towards the San Diego Safari Park and Raptor Ridge. For more information: www.dirtdevilracing.com

San Diego International Film Festival | Oct. 15-20

The region’s premier film event and one of the leading stops on the independent film circuit, with 200+ filmmakers gathering in San Diego to show their films every year. For more information: 619-818-2221 | www.sdfilmfest.com

Borrego Days Desert Festival | Oct. 18-20 | Christmas Circle Park

The festival has expanded to include a car show at The Mall on Saturday. Parade beginning with a fly-over of the State Park plane and local pilots on Saturday. Enjoy the music while perusing the array of artists, retail vendors, informational booths, delicious food offerings, and tasty treats. For more information: 760-767-5555 | www.borregodays.com

Bulls of Sant’Agata Charge Little Italy | Oct. 19 fom 6-11pm | India St & W Fir St

Over 40 classic and rare “Italian bulls,” better known as Lamborghinis. An evening with souped up rides and musical entertainment. For more information: www.littleitalysd.com

Ladies at the Lake Fall Market | Oct. 19 from 9am-2pm / Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve

There will be a variety of vendors with uniquely selected items, from Health & Beauty, Clothing, Jewelry, Holiday Gifts and so much more! For more information: www.santeelakes.com

Villains in the Village! | Oct. 19 from 4-9pm | Third Avenue, Chula Vista

Over 20 nefarious characters and uncanny activities will torment and trick thrill seekers of all ages. For more information: www.thirdavenuevillage.com

La Vista Memorial Park & Mortuary Dia de los Muertos | Oct. 19 from 2-10pm | 3191 Orange Street, National City

Food, music, artwalk, costumes, entertainment, artists and the always popular altar contest and runway fashion show “Catrina Contest”. For more information: 619-475-7770 | www.lavistamemorialpark.com

EastLake Cycle & 5K Run and Technology & Innovation Fair | Oct. 19 from 6:30am-12pm | EastLake Middle School

Provides kids the opportunity to meet with STEM/STEAM professionals and engage with activities and resources that will connect them to their future careers. For more information: www.eefkids.org

San Diego Triathlon Challenge | Oct. 20 from 6am-4pm | La Jolla Cove

Join 200 physically challenged athletes, 550 able-bodied athletes, celebrities, and sports legends as they complete a 1 mile ocean swim, 44 mile bike and 10 mile run on one of the most breathtaking courses. For more information: www.challengedathletes.org

SaltDog Classic | Oct. 20 from 11am-5pm | 425 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas

Music, fun, craft beverage, and local businesses coming together to bring north county San Diego to life. This year we are happy to support Rancho Coastal Humane Society. For more information: www.saltdogclassic.com

Escondido Grand Avenue Festival | Oct. 20 from 9am-5pm | Between Center City Pkwy and Ivy

Live entertainment, over 400 vendors, children’s rides and activities, and food from around the world. For more information: www.visitescondido.com

YMCA of San Diego County Tour de Cove | Oct. 20 from 9am-1:30pm | Ellen Browning Scripps Park

A fun and sweat-drenching 4.5 hour stationary cycling marathon with 100 riders and over 50 challenged athletes. For more information: www.challengedathletes.org

Celebrate the Craft | Oct. 20 from 11:30am-3pm | The Lodge at Torrey Pines

The finest food artisans demonstrating, discussing, and tasting their way through the vast array of premium food and wine products available. For more information: www.lodgetorreypines.com

Trick-or-Treat on India Street | Oct. 25 from 5:30-7:30pm | Piazza della Famiglia

Bring their little monsters out in costume attire to this fun Halloween event to enjoy traditional trick-or-treating, as Little Italy businesses along historic India St open their doors. For more information: www.littleitalysd.com

HauntFest on Main | Oct. 25 from 5-10pm | Downtown El Cajon

An exciting family friendly event with a pumpkin patch, costume contest, kidz zone, rides, entertainment and more! For more information: www.hauntfest.org

North Park Day of the Dead Festival | Oct. 26 from 11am-5pm | North Park

An array of Mexican-themed artisanal crafter purveyors from throughout the US, popular food trucks with a regional foodie-following, and a select choice of beer, mezcal, and tequila vendors in our spirit cantina. For more information: www.dayofthedeadfestivalnorthpark.com

WCKD Village | Oct. 26 from 6pm-Midnight | East Village, Downtown San Diego

SD’s premier Halloween festival. Four radical concert stages featuring an eclectic lineup of hip-hop, open format, EDM and deep house. Play lifesize interactive games and navigate around stilt walkers and fire-breathers. For more information: www.wckdvillage.com

Bubble RUN San Diego | Oct. 26 from 8am | NICU Amphitheatre, Chula Vista

Clad in white t-shirts, adults, kids and strollers run, walk, dance and play across 3 miles of absolute fun! Then, at each kilometer, participants will run through the Foam Bogs where there is enough colored foam to cover you! For more information: www.bubblerun.com

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day | Oct. 26 from 11am-4pm | Balboa Park

Dozens of free craft projects for kids, Day of the Dead-themed displays and activities, costume contests and parades, carnival games with prizes, live entertainment, and food trucks. For more information: www.balboaparkconservancy.org/halloween

City Heights Dia de los Muertos | Oct. 26 from 11am-6pm | Officer Jeremy Henwood Memorial Park

People of all cultures will come together for community altars, face painting, mask making, and prizes for the best catrina and catrin contest, plus dancing, singing and music. For more information: www.facebook.com/CityHeightsDiaDeLosMuertos

San Diego Mac n’ Cheese Fest | Oct. 26 from 11am-2pm | SD County Waterfront Park

The restaurants are selected from the region’s top culinary talent and attendees can pair them alongside a collection of local craft beers, wines and other delicious beverages. For more information: www.sandiegomacncheese.com

Row for the Cure, Susan G Komen | Oct. 27 from 7am-12pm | Ski Beach, San Diego

Draws participants from various forms of watercraft including - rowing, canoeing, outrigger canoeing, dragon boats, kayaking and SUPing. For more information: www.komensandiego.org/row

Oceanside Dia de los Muertos | Oct. 27 from 10am-4pm | Mission San Luis Rey

Free family-friendly event with entertainment, carnival rides, altar displays and a classic car show! Fpr more information: www.mslrdiadelosmuertos.com

 

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Oct. 1, 2019

October 2019 Coachella Valley Calendar Of Events

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If you're looking for some cool things to see and do around the Coachella Valley this October, then this October Coachella Valley Calendar Of Events, courtesy of our colleagues Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen at First American Title, might help:

Palm Springs Womens Week | Sep. 29-Oct. 6 | See event website for event schedules, location, and admission

Intended to bring women from around the country to the Coachella Valley to participate in a week of events designed to celebrate Lesbian culture and elevate the status of women. It will cast a bright light on talented local women and explore the issues and attitudes that define womens experiences everywhere. For more information: 760-416-3545 | www.palmspringswomensweek.com

Palm Springs Womens Jazz Festival | Sep. 30-Oct. 5 | Indian Wells Theater and Oscars

From down-home blues to classic jazz, funk, R&B and the contemporary sounds of smooth jazz, the annual Palm Springs Womens Jazz Festival will have you moving and grooving! For more information: www.palmspringswomensjazzfestival.org

La Quinta State of the City & Business Awards | Oct. 2 10am-2pm | Embassy Suites by Hilton La Quinta Hotel & Spa

This annual event offers a review of economic activity from the previous year, as well as future development and plans significant to the business community.  Mayor Linda Evans will be the featured speaker for this event. Begins with the Business Expo from 10-11:30am. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

Palm Desert Concerts in the Park | Oct. 3, 10, 17, 27 & 31 from 6-7:30pm | Civic Center Park

Diverse musical offerings that may range from reggae to R&B, and from country to indie. Music lovers are encouraged to bring a blanket or a chair with them in order to sit back, relax and enjoy live music under the stars. Food trucks will be on hand to offer up mobile culinary creations, or concertgoers can bring a picnic along to enjoy with the show. For more information: 760-568-1441 | www.discoverpalmdesert.com

Y Be Fit Palm Desert Challenge | Oct. 6 at 7am | Palm Desert Civic Center Park

While not without its challenges, the shorter length of this Reverse Triathlon (5K run, 10 mile bike, 300 meter swim) makes it the perfect distance for all ages and abilities. The event benefits the Family YMCA of the Desert, and so its not unusual to see entire families participating in the Reverse Triathlon, the 5K Run and Walk or the 2K Color Run. For more information: 760-341-9622 / www.ymcaofthedesert.org

Sammys International Meatball Festival | Oct. 6 from 11am-3pm | Boys & Girls Club of Cathedral City

Raffles, entertainment, kids zone, Sammys beer & wine garden. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Cathedral City. For more information: www.bgcccity.org

City Hall at Your Corner | Oct. 10 | 11:30am-12:30pm | Cardenas Market Cafe

Have an issue you would like to speak to your mayor about or learn what is happening in Cathedral City? Then join us for City Hall at Your Corner hosted by Councilmember Raymond Gregory and Councilmember Ernesto Gutierrez. For more information: www.cathedralcity.gov

Joshua Tree Music Festival | Oct. 10-13

Four-day, funky, desert-style festival that creates experiences where passion, purpose, family, and friends come together, and the boundary between performer and patron is blurred. The music is diverse and eclectic, from dance-world-electro-funkn groove to soulful global-ethno melodies. For more information: www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com

Palm Desert Concerts in the Park | Oct. 3, 10, 17, 27 & 31 from 6-7:30pm | Civic Center Park

Join the fight against breast cancer at the Desert Cancer Foundations 13th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk. The event takes over the entire street of El Paseo, from Portola to Hwy 74, allowing walkers to enjoy the gorgeous, lush landscape and boutique shops that line the street, while also experiencing live music and DJs. For more information: https://pepp.desertcancerfoundation.org

Tejano Music Fest | Oct. 12 from 5-11pm | Big League Dreams Sports Park, Cathedral City

Festivities include live music, food, drinks and vendors. Entertainment includes Tejano Highway 281, Grupo Atrapado, Grupo Uniko and Jr. Gomez y Los Conjunto Bandits. For more information: 760-770-0396 | www.tejanomusicfest.com

La Gran Fiesta | Oct. 12 from 9am-12pm | Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert

A celebration of Hispanic Heritage month with delicious food, mariachi bands, arts and crafts and pick up a free pepper plant. For more information: 760-346-5694 | www.livingdesert.org

Food Truck Mash-Up | Oct. 13 from 11am-8pm | Big League Dreams Sports Park, Cathedral City

Join us as the trucks compete for the title of BEST FOOD TRUCK 2019! Drinks, Tunes and Fun! Bring your lawn chairsand blankets. For more information: 760-324-5600 | www.bigleaguedreams.com

Business Expo & Taste of Palm Springs | Oct. 15

$25 wristband includes a taste of all 35 restaurants, beer, wine, entertainment and beverages. For more information: 760-325-1577 | www.pschamber.org

Modernism Fall Preview | Oct. 17-20

This is a four-day event focusing on mid-century modern design and architecture that makes Palm Springs so unique. Fall Preview features a curated experience of tours, lectures, parties and more. More than 50 events over a four-day span. For more information: www.modernismweek.com

Desert Aids Walk | Oct. 19 from 7-11am | Ruth Hardy Park, Palm Springs

This years walk, with the theme of Walk A Day in Our Shoes, will follow a 2.5-mile route through the new downtown Palm Springs and is notable for the diversity of community members who come together as teams each year to support Desert AIDS Project and our community partners. Features live entertainment, a Health & Wellness Festival featuring over 40 vendor booths, and a kids activity zone.
For more information: 760-323-2118 | www.desertaidsproject.org

Tacos, Tequilas, and Chavelas Festival | Oct. 19 from 5-9pm | Veterans Memorial Park, Coachella

Features a live DJ, mechanical bull rides, roping and corn hole games, taco vendors, salsa bars, and aguas frescas! More than 15 taco vendors compete for the Best of Festival title. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.net

Coachella State of the City and Business Awards | Oct. 22 from 10am-1:30pm | Spotlight 29 Casino, Coachella

Begins with a Business Expo from 10-11:30am. This annual event offers a review of economic activity from the previous year, as well as future development and plans significant to the business community. Mayor Steven Hernandez will be the featured speaker for this event. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

Palm Springs Homecoming Parade | Oct. 23 at 3pm | Baristo Road to Alejo Road

Enjoy local school bands, Homecoming floats designed and created by our local student and tons of school spirit fun. For more information: 760-778-0490 | www.palmspringshighschool.org

Cathedral City Homecoming Parade & Rally | Oct. 24 from 4:30-6pm | Downtown Cathedral City

The parade kicks-off at 4:30pm on Cathedral Canyon Drive just south of Perez Road and heads south to Avenida Lalo Guerrero.  The parade turns left on Avenida Lalo Guerrero and ends in front of City Hall.  A rally at Civic Center Plaza in front of City Hall occurs at the end of the parade featuring the high school football team, marching band, cheerleaders, choir, and much more. For more information: 760-770-0100 | www.cde.ca.gov

Taste of Indio | Oct. 24 from 4-7pm | Jackalope Ranch: 80400 Highway 111

With attendance limited, this intimate experience allows participants to sample some of the finest restaurants in the valley while enjoying libations and live music. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

Tram Road Challenge | Oct. 26 from 7am-12pm | Palm Springs Aerial Tram

Start at 400 elevation and climb to over 2,600 elevation in 6K. This isnt your typical weekend 5K, and completing the climb to the top is something you will remember forever. At the finish line we have refreshments, vendor expo booths, awards, prizes, and buses to bring you back down the hill (or, if youre up for it, walk down instead).  For more information: www.kleinclarksports.com/Tram

Indian Wells Shred Event | Oct. 26 from 7-11am | Burrtec parking lot, Palm Desert

Valid Resident Benefit Card or proof of business in Indian Wells is needed. Limited to 4 banker boxes. For more information: 760-346-2489 | www.cityofindianwells.org

Howl-O-Ween | Oct. 26 & 31 – 26th: 9am-12pm, 31st: 6-8:30pm | The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert

Come in your favorite costumes and enjoy over 20 trick-or-treat stations, arts and crafts, face painting, carnival games, animal encounters and entertainment. Saturdays activities are free for members or with paid admission. For more information: 760-346-5694 | www.livingdesert.org

Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade | Oct. 27 from 8am-2:30pm | El Paseo

Pint-size floats, all built to interpret this years theme of Let the Good Times Roll, will follow a parade route along El Paseo heading westbound from San Luis Rey. With a full list of activities planned including the Palm Desert Rotary Pancake Breakfast, a Golf Cart Show, a Kids Play Zone and more, families can experience an entire day of festive fun. The parade itself starts at 1pm. For more information: 760-346-6111 | www.pdacc.org/golf-cart-parade

Cathedral City Halloween Spooktacular | Oct. 27 from 12-3pm | Civic Center Plaza

Bring the entire family for trick or treats, DJ music, hourly kids costume contest, and an interaction with police and fire personnel and equipment.  More than 30,000 pieces of candy will be given away.  A safe-communities, Halloween event featuring the Zombie bus and blood drive. For more information: 760-770-0396 | www.DiscoverCathedralCity.com

National Sunshine Series | Oct. 30-Nov. 3 | Desert International Horse Park

Watch world-class riders and horses compete in this premier, two-week show series. For more information: www.deserthorsepark.com

Halloween @ Villagefest | Oct. 31 from 6-10pm | Palm Canyon Drive

Ghoulishly fun activities include a childrens costume contest, trick-or-treating with VillageFest merchants and vendors. For more information: 760-320-3781 | www.villagefest.org

Indio State of the City and Business Awards | Oct. 31 from 10am-2pm | Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Special Events Center, Indio

Begins with a Business Expo from 10-11:30am. This annual event offers a review of economic activity from the previous year, as well as future development and plans significant to the business community.  Mayor Lupe Ramos Amith will be the featured speaker for this event. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

Halloween on Arenas Road | Oct. 31 from 4-10pm | Arenas Road District, Palm Springs

Costume contest, Evelyn Champange King, DJ Galaxy, Keisha D & Hearts of Soul, M.C. Bella da Ball, Probe 7, Marina Mac, and Chi Energy. For more information: 760-409-1530 | www.halloweenpalmsprings.com

Official Latino Short Film Festival | Oct. 31-Nov. 2 | Coachella Library: 1500 Sixth Street

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. For more information: 800-840-8870 | www.filmfreeway.com

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Sept. 18, 2019

Open House: Stunning Remodeled Sunrise Country Club Golf Course Condo - Sept 21

 

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Open House: 22 La Ronda, Rancho Mirage | Saturday, September 21 from Noon to 2PM

This condo definitely has the wow factor. Mt San Jacinto and the Santa Rosa Mountains serve as the backdrop to the views of the 9th Fairway of the Sunrise Country Club golf course from the west facing rear patio. This 1,581 sq ft, 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Barcelona Plan condo has been renovated with style, luxury and comfort in mind. Entertaining is a dream in the completely renovated kitchen with newer cabinets, stainless steel appliances, superior slab granite counters and glass tile backsplash. The atrium provides both sunlight and rear patio golf course views to the third bedroom/den. Both bathrooms have been completely remodeled with newer cabinetry, stone counters, fixtures, tile floors and a tile tub enclosure and shower. Sunrise Country Club is a guard gated community with 746 Residential condos, an 18 Hole Par 64 executive golf course, 13 championship tennis courts, 21 swimming pools w/spas, recently updated clubhouse with dining room, lounge, grille, golf and tennis pro shops and an Olympic size swimming pool. Sunrise Country Club is conveniently located in the heart of Rancho Mirage, only minutes away from The River, El Paseo, major shopping, restaurants, entertainment and the Eisenhower Medical Center and with easy access to Palm Springs Int'l Airport and Downtown Palm Springs. Some furnishings available outside of Escrow.

MLS# 219019341 | Listed at $368,000 | For more details, photos, a floor plan & a 3D Virtual Tour, please visit: http://www.22laronda.com

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