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Hard to believe that there is only one month left in 2022. Our fun-loving colleagues, Catherine, Dawn and Valori, at First American Title have some suggestions for some fun as we usher out 2022. Some suggestions:

IW Winterfest | Nov. 16-Jan. 1 | Indian Wells Golf Resort

Discover the delight of this holiday season under blue skies and swaying palm trees, all decked out with dazzling lights and festive décor. Oh, what fun you’ll have sipping hot cocoa, spinning around on the outdoor ice-skating rink, and enjoying a unique holiday-inspired golf experience — Shots in the Night! With activities and entertainment for the entire family, Indian Wells Winterfest is where new traditions and lasting memories are created together. For more information: www.iwwinterfest.com

Magic of Lights Coachella Valley | Nov. 18-Jan. 1 from 6 to 10pm | Empire Polo Club, Indio

Inside the comfort of their own vehicle, guests will enjoy Magic of Lights’ classic holiday favorites including Winter Wonderland, the 12 Days of Christmas, Toyland, festive Elves and Reindeer Road. In addition to the 200 foot long Enchanting Tunnel of Lights, there will also be three other brand new tunnels to delight and amaze – the Blizzard Light Tunnel, the Snowflake Tunnel and the Candy Cane Light Tunnel. For more information: 760-342-2762 | www.magicoflights.com

WildLights at the Living Desert | Nov. 25-Dec. 30 from 6 to 9pm / The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert

Guests will encounter a herd of life-size, luminescent animal lanterns, explore newly added pathways and stroll through the popular tunnel of lights flashing to holiday music. In true WildLights tradition, the festive G-scale model trains with more than 3,300 feet of track will be decked out for the holidays. Delicious food and beverages will also be available for purchase. For more information: 760-346-5694 | www.livingdesert.org

Gingerbread Lane | Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10 & 17 from 12 to 6pm | 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta

Old Town Artisan Studios will be converting their 3-acre art campus into Gingerbread Lane – a winter wonderland with multiple trees, trimmed garland, twinkling lights, a marquee 17-foot tree next to the Holiday Cottage all wrapped in the music of the holidays! The moment you walk through the gates you’ll enter a winter wonderland of Gingerbread delights! We will be offering gingerbread cookies and hot cider in the culinary area, cookie decorating tables and clay ornament painting. For more information: 760-777-1444 | www.oldtownartisanstudios.org

Indio International Tamale Festival | Dec. 1-4 | Miles Avenue Park, Indio

Visitors delight in scrumptious tamales, endless alternative food options, shopping, and all-day entertainment. Festival fans like to relax while enjoying a variety of live entertainment including live music from local and regional bands, traditional Folklorico dancing, vintage car show, and a community parade. Admission is free. Introducing the Mercadito de Noche, a festive night market on both Thursday & Friday evenings from 5-10pm featuring food, rides and entertainment at the center of the festival. This area will feature festive holiday lighting, mercado shopping, specialty food, and live music. All attractions will be operating for your family to enjoy. For more information: www.indiotamalefestival.com

El Paseo Cruise Nights | Dec. 2 from 2 to 5pm | The Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert

Get the car out of the garage, load up the family & join us at this monthly first Friday event! For more information: 760-346-8965 | www.elpaseocruisenight.com

Photos with Santa | Dec. 3 from 9am to 2pm | Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert

Join the Gardens on El Paseo on the bridge by their giant holiday tree for photos with Santa. A $20 cost to participate benefits Pegasus Therapeutic Riding and you will receive (1) one 4×6 photo in a holiday frame. For more information: 760-862-1990 | www.thegardensonelpaseo.com

Frosty Fest | Dec. 3 from 2 to 8pm | Palm Desert Civic Center Park

A free winter festival including, games, food, vendors, Santa, a jump town, crafting stations, prizes, live entertainment and more! For more information: 760-346-0611 | www.cityofpalmdesert.org

Desert Mountains Art Fair | Dec. 3 from 9am to 12pm | Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center

Mediums may include photography, paintings, ceramics, hand painted silks, and more. For more information: 760-862-9984 | www.desertmountains.org

Festival of Lights Parade | Dec. 3 at 5:45pm | Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

It is the parade’s signature floats adorned in thousands of colorful holiday lights and huge Macy’s-style balloons that keeps the crowds coming back for more! For more information: 760-323-8276 | www.psfestivaloflights.com

Friends Of The Palm Springs Library (FOPSL) Holiday Bazaar | Dec. 3 from 10am to 1pm | Palm Springs Public Library

Come to the Library and find special ‘gently-used’ treasures to give as gifts for the holidays; art books, cookbooks, DVDs, music CDs and more. Plus, one-of-a-kind Friends merchandise and great themed gift baskets will all be for sale in the main library. For more information: 760-323-8299 | www.palmspringsca.gov

The Leslies’ Toy Drive and Fundraiser - Benefitting The Laurel Foundation | Dec. 3 from 6:30 to 11pm | A Palm Springs private residence

The Laurel Foundation is honored to announce the organization will once again be the beneficiary of The Leslies’ 34th Annual Holiday Toy Drive to raise funds to support more than 700 transgender/gender diverse youth and youth affected by HIV/AIDS, providing free mental health and social support programs throughout 2023. Toys collected at the event will be distributed to the youth associated with The Laurel Foundation. The Holiday event will feature a catered gourmet dinner, a hosted bar, carols performed by the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Santa and Mrs. Claus, and a silent and live auction. For more information: 626-683-0800 | https://laurel-foundation.org

Merry Movie Nights | Dec. 3, 10 & 17 at 5pm | Center Lawn, The Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert

"Prep and Landing" on the 3rd, "The Grinch" on the 10th. "The Santa Claus 2" on the 17th. Bring your own blankets and dress warm! For more information: 760-862-1990 | https://thegardensonelpaseo.com/events/the-gardens-on-el-paseo-merry-movie-nights-120d045d-f92b-4ec2-830f-3ee95f854f41?id=27192

Animal Samaritans "Men of the Desert Fashion Show and Luncheon | Dec. 4 from 11am to 2pm | Palm Springs Air Museum

Animal Samaritans believes in the healing power of animal-human connections and views all living creatures with compassion and respect, with a primary focus on dogs, cats, and the people who love them. For more information: 760-601-3930 | www.animalsamaritans.org

First Wednesday Art Walk | Dec. 7 from 5 to 8pm | Backstreet Art District, 2652 Cherokee Way, Palm Springs

Backstreet is a unique community of artists’ working studios & galleries, and businesses that provides artistic services (reprographic, restorative and framing) in Palm Springs. We have an amazing assortment of original art for all tastes and budgets – paintings, ceramics, photography, mixed media, jewelry, lithography and more by locally, regionally and nationally recognized artists. For more information: www.backstreetartdistrict.com

Cathedral City Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony & North Pole Village | Dec. 7 from 5 to 7pm | Civic Center Plaza, Cathedral City

The annual event includes a lit Hollywood-style movie set themed as Main Street at Santa’s North Pole. Snow-Fest captures all the holiday spirit and places it at one event with holiday music, Santa Claus, holiday tree lighting ceremony, candy canes, bike giveaways for kids, and a free movie at the Mary Pickford Theatre. Free admission and free parking. For more information: 760-770-0396 | www.discovercathedralcity.com

8th Annual Official Latino Film and Arts Festival | Dec. 9-11 at 12pm | Palm Springs Art Museum

The three-day festival will be presented in the museum’s 430-seat Annenberg Theater. Over 100 films will be screened, the majority presented in English, alongside industry and filmmaker panels. The films will run in a series of themed two-hour blocks which will include short discussions with the filmmakers. The weekend will also feature opening and closing receptions, and will culminate with an awards ceremony in the theater. For more information: 760-322-4800 | www.psmuseum.org

Desert Hot Springs Holiday Parade of Lights and Holiday Festival | Dec. 10 from 5:45 to 10pm | 11999 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs

Free cotton candy and face painting. Free ferris wheel, slide, merry-go-round, and train. Free photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Live music performance by HindSite. Food vendors. For more information: 760-329-6411 | https://www.cityofdhs.org/event/holiday/

Paws N' Claus | Dec. 10 from 9am to 2pm | The Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert

Bring your furry friends for a special meet and greet with Santa! Pets should be leashed and/or in a light-weight carrier and up-to-date on all vaccines. Dogs and Cats only. $20 cost benefits Bianca Rae Foundation. For more information: 760-862-1990 | https://thegardensonelpaseo.com/events/the-gardens-on-el-paseo-paws-n-claus-f2c3d98a-8cad-4f7d-9979-81b778ec473c

Art on Main Street | Dec. 10 from 10am-4pm | Main Street, Old Town La Quinta

Features over 100 artists each season showing and selling their paintings, jewelry, mixed media, photography, ceramics, glass, woodwork, textiles, sculptures and more. The shows are a local favorite and an Old Town tradition. They are set amidst Main Street’s charming cafes and boutiques. For more information: 760-600-0758 | www.oldtownlaquinta.com

CV Celebrate | Dec. 30 from 5 to 9pm | Hotel El Paseo Stage, 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert

Enjoy a Free Community Event on El Paseo between Larkspur and San Pablo featuring amazing music from the one and only Jordin Sparks! Everyone is invited as we all come together to celebrate 2022 and everything that makes the Coachella Valley so great! All ages welcome! CV Celebrate will be filled to the brim with so many things to do! Food trucks, bars, and many games and activities will also be available to experience. All profits from the event will be benefiting our local YMCA of The Desert as to give back to the community and keep making it a great place. For more information: www.celebratecv.com

VillageFest | Every Thursday from 6 to 10pm | Palm Canyon Drive, Downtown Palm Springs

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 Southern California’s most popular weekly events: VillageFest! For more information: 760-320-3781 | www.villagefest.org

The In-Flight Experience | Every Saturday from 5 to 7:30pm | PS Air Bar, Palm Springs

Great Music, Fine Food, Classy Cocktails, and First Class Service. Live music by Nouveau with Desera & Eddie. For more information: 760-327-7701 | www.psairbar.com/events

College of the Desert Street Fair | Every Saturday & Sunday from 8am to 2pm | 43500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert

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 more. For more information: 760-636-7957 | http://codaastreetfair.com

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