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Lots to see and do in the Coachella Valley in February as you can see from the sampling of 25 local events in this February Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen at First American Title:

Empire Polo | Every Sunday Through Mar. 29 at 12pm & 2pm | Empire Polo Club, Indio

A fun polo season filled with competitive polo tournaments and games that are open to the public. Spectators are invited to attend matches throughout the season, either by “tailgating” or watching from the comfort of the VIP section. For more information: 760-342-7755 | https://empirepolo.com/for-spectators/

Eldorado Polo | Every Sunday Through Mar. 22 at 12pm & 2pm | Eldorado Polo Club, Indio

Parking is just $10 and allows you general admission with field-side and tailgating access. For an additional $10 per person you can take a seat at a table in the Clubhouse Restaurant where full service food and bar menus are offered for purchase. For more information: www.eldoradopoloclub.com

The Big Broadway Sing A Long Too! | Feb. 1 from 6:30-10:30pm | Indio Performing Arts Center

Desert Theatreworks is happy to announce their annual Fundraising Benefit Dinner. Includes a delicious catered dinner along with an incredible performance of the Coachella Valley’ most talented entertainers! The evening will include a raffle and silent auction with proceeds for the evening going to DTW Kidsworks Company! For more information: 760-980-1455 | www.dtworks.org

Mizell Senior Center’s ‘Stars Among Us Gala’ | Feb. 1 at 5:30pm | Palm Springs Air Museum

Benefiting Mizell’s programs and services, including their Valley-wide Meals on Wheels program. A first-class experience awaits every guest as Mizell celebrates its past, elevates its future and recognizes its esteemed honorees, Dr. Tim Jochen & Mr. Lee Erwin andBIGHORN Cares. In-flight entertainment by LA’s hottest showband, The Zippers, will pull you out of your seat and having you dancing the night away. For more information: 760-323-5689 | www.mizell.org

Contemporary Services Corporation | Feb. 3-4 from 10am-4pm | Workforce Development Center: 44-199 Monroe Street, Indio

Job fair for open positions for event and security staff at upcoming events such as Coachella, Stagecoach and NASCAR. For more information: 909-740-3834 | https://csc-usa.com/apply

Tour de Palm Springs Charity Bike Ride | Feb. 7-8

Up to 30,000 spectators will visit our vendor area located in world famous downtown Palm Springs while cyclists ride between 5 & 100 miles. Every year the event entertains between 6,000 to 10,000 cyclists from 46 different states including 4 countries. Since 1998 the Tour de Palm Springs charity event has distributed nearly $4,000.000.00 to over 150 local nonprofit organizations. Expo: Beer garden, Raffles, Registration, Vendor expo & Jazz bands, 35 piece marching band march thru downtown. For more information: 760-674-4700 | http://tourdepalmsprings.com

Taste of Jalisco | Feb. 8 from 11am-9pm | Cathedral City Festival Lawn

Celebrates the sister city relationship between the cities of Cathedral City, California (USA) and Tequila, Jalisco (Mexico) through music, fashion, spirits, culture and cuisine in Downtown Cathedral City. Singer and Actress Carmen Jara, Nacho Bustillos, Zable Norteno, Mariachi Limón De Javier Hernandez, and many more will all be performing LIVE. Come sample the Mexican-inspired cuisine, music, and of course, Tequila. For more information: 760-409-1530 | www.TasteofJalisco.com

Desert Mountains Art Faire | Feb. 8 from 9am-3:30pm | 51500 Highway 74, Palm Desert

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! For more information: 760-862-9984 | www.desertmountains.org

CVWS Annual Watercolor Show & Sale | Feb. 12-15 | Hope Lutheran Church-Hope Center, Palm Desert

Each year, the 150 plus members of the Coachella Valley Watercolor Society save their best artwork for this show, a 3 day, juried exhibit of water-media paintings. The categories include Traditional, Open, Miniature and Plein Air. The Preview/Reception February 12 from 5-pm is a great way to preview the works and to meet the artists. For more information: www.cvws.org

Modernism Week | Feb. 13-23

Modernism Week’s signature February Event is an annual celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. This exciting festival takes place in February in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. Modernism Week features more than 350 events including the Modernism Show & Sale, Signature Home Tours, films, lectures, Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, nightly parties and live music, walking and bike tours, tours of Sunnylands, fashion, classic cars, modern garden tours, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and more. For more information: www.modernismweek.com

Valentine’s Day Hike | Feb. 14 from 10am-12pm | 51500 Highway 74, Palm Desert

Love is in the air and on the trails. Learn about the love lives of desert flora and fauna and enjoy a morning hike in the romantic Santa Rosa Mountains. Come as a couple or on your own! Special Valentines will be provided to give to a loved one or a new friend you meet on the trail. For more information: 760-862-9984 | www.desertmountains.org

Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale and Modern Design Expo Preview Party | Feb. 14-17 - Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Mon 10am-4pm | Palm Springs Convention Center

Features more than 90 premier national and international decorative and fine arts dealers with furniture, decorative and fine arts representing all design movements of the 20th Century and select 21st century items. The adjoining Modern Design Expo will feature 40 exhibitors presenting the newest and hippest elements for modern living. For more information: www.palmspringsmodernism.com

Family Movie Matinee: Frozen II | Feb. 15 at 2pm | Palm Springs Public Library

Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister Anna embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. They are joined by friends, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven. For more information: 760-323-8299 | www.palmspringsca.gov

La Quinta Hot Rod & Custom Car Show | Feb. 15 from 11am-4pm |Community Park: 77-865 Avenida Montezuma

Event admission is free and open to the public. Entertainment, food, drinks and a beer garden will be available at this family friendly event. The cars will be placed throughout the spacious grounds of the park, allowing viewers to take their time and comfortably enjoy each car on display. This year the show will be recognizing several prize-winning categories, including Best Street Rod, Best Classic, Best Muscle Car, Best Sports Car, and more. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.lqcarshow.com

Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic | Feb. 20-23 | Big League Dreams Sports Park, Cathedral City

The nation’s largest and most prestigious preseason college softball tourney, featuring more than 25 top Division I teams. This year will be extra special as Team USA (Women’s Olympic Softball Team) will be a featured guest team playing against the very best collegiate softball teams in preparation for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. For More information: https://marynutterclassic.com

Cathedral City Movies in the Park | Feb. 22 at 7pm | Panorama Park: 28905 Avenida Maravilla

Tonight’s movie is “Wonder Park”. Gather the family, blankets and/or chairs. The free event, hosted by the City of Cathedral City, happens once a month on a Saturday evening between November and May, at dusk. You are welcome to bring snacks or non-alcoholic drinks. For more information: 760-770-0340 | www.discovercathedralcity.com

Broadway in the Park: Cole Porter’s "Anything Goes" | Feb. 22 at 7:30pm | Rancho Mirage Amphitheater

“Anything Goes” is a hilarious shipboard romp, wrapped around one of Cole Porter’s most magical scores complete with lavish tap dance numbers and beautiful costumes! It’s Delightful, Delicious, and De-Lovely watching the hilarity unfold as Billy stows aboard an ocean liner to rekindle his relationship with his old flame, Hope. For more information: www.desert-theatricals.com

CVRep Presents BIG AND TALL-A Fundraiser | Feb. 22 at 7pm | 68510 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Cathedral City

Coachella Valley Repertory (CVRep) presents multi-Emmy Award-winner Bruce Vilanch and Off-Broadway queen Judy Gold for a sidesplitting evening of comedy. Photograph, mix and mingle with Judy & Bruce at a catered champagne and dessert reception following the show. For more information: 760-296-2966 | www.cvrep.org

Desert Wedding and Quinceanera Expo | Feb. 23 from 11am-2pm | Hilton Golf Resort Palm Springs, Cathedral City

Brought to you by Presenting Sponsor the City of Cathedral City, the expo offers a unique look into the Palm Springs area wedding scene, with vendors joining the expo floor from across the valley. Attendees can plan every part of their special wedding day, quinceañera, or special event at this unique gathering of industry leaders. Vendors will be available from venues, fashion, floral, DJs, photography, catering and more! For more information: www.DesertWeddingExpo.com

Rancho Mirage Wine & Food Festival | Feb. 28-29 - Fri 4-6:30pm, Sat 1:30-5pm | Rancho Mirage Community Park & Amphitheater

Sip, swirl and taste hundreds of incredible award winning wines and cuisine from some of the best chefs from the Palm Springs area. For the Grand Tasting, enjoy an afternoon of fun, wine, food and live upbeat music – at the classiest wine and food festival under the sun! For more information: www.ranchomiragewineandfoodfestival.com

Women on a Mission Annual Fundraiser | Feb. 29 from 10am-3pm | Heritage Palms Country Club, Indio

Join the Women’s Club of Indio for their annual fundraiser. This fundraiser helps the WCI serve the various community educational and service organizations in our community throughout the year. For more information: 949-929-9507 | www.womansclubofindio.org

2020 Wildflower 5k Trail Fun Run/Walk | Feb. 29 from 8-9:30am | 51500 Highway 74, Palm Desert

This FREE family fun event is about experiencing nature at its best, with beautiful spring wildflowers and breathtaking views of the Santa Rosa mountains. Sorry no dogs or strollers are allowed on the trail. Your donation is appreciated and encouraged to support the Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival and the Friends of the Desert Mountains. For more information: 760-862-9984 | www.desertmountains.org

Maclin’s Open Air Market | Every Wed. & Sat. from 4-10pm | Riverside County Fairground, Indio

More than 400 vendors and thousands of shoppers. Regional cuisine and various snack foods are available. Parking is free and a small admission fee is charged to shoppers. Nearly everything for the entire family can be found at reasonable prices by browsing the many aisles with the moon as your companion. This is a very social marketplace and friends gather to shop and eat here. For more information: www.maclinmarkets.com

VillageFest | Every Thursday from 6-10pm | Palm Canyon Drive

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

College of the Desert Street Fair | Every Sat. & Sun. from 7am-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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