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Wondering what to do here in the Coachella Valley in February. Here are just a few suggestions, courtesy of our fun loving colleagues, Catherine, Dawn and Valori, at First America Title: 

First Wednesday Art Walk | Feb. 1 from 5 to 8 PM | 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. For more information: www.backstreetartdistrict.com

Rock the Park | Feb. 1 from 7 to 8:30 PM | Palm Spring Downtown Park

Featuring Prince Again The Music of The Purple One. Free admission. For more information: https://pschamber.org/event/rock-the-park-featuring-prince-again-the-music-of-the-purple-one/

First Friday Art Walk | Feb. 3 from 5 to 8 PM | Perez Art District, Cathedral City

Visitors can meander down the street, visiting artists in their studios to not only see where the art is created but to also buy art directly from the artists. Visitors will see a wide range of artistic practices including paintings, sculptures, mixed media, photography, printmaking, and ceramics. For more information: www.facebook.com/ThePerezArtDistrict

“Light” Dinner Event | Feb. 3-4 at 7 PM | PS Underground, Palm Springs

An ambitious and exciting dinner event to date. It is an avant-garde dining experience unlike any other. An evening designed to enlighten the senses. Wear white and bring to the table an open mind and a sense of adventure. Prepare yourselves for an evening of the truly unexpected. LIGHT features multiple courses of fantastic food paired with appropriate libations. For more information: 760-636-8442 | www.psunderground.com

Taste of Jalisco | Feb. 3-5 | Cathedral City

The 7th Annual Taste of Jalisco Festival celebrates the 26-year sister-city relationship between the cities of Cathedral City, California (USA) and Tequila, Jalisco (Mexico) through music, fashion, spirits, culture & cuisine. Carnival rides, games, live performances, artisan crafts market, car show and more! For more information: www.tasteofjalisco.com

El Paseo Cruise Nights | Feb. 3 & 10 from 2 to 5 PM | The Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert

Come on down…get the car out of the garage, load up the family & join in the fun. For more information: 760-346-8965 | www.elpaseocruisenight.com

Art on Main Street | Feb. 4 & 18 from 10 AM to 4 PM | 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

Desert Circuit | Feb. 4-5, 8-12, 15-19 | Desert International Horse Park, Thermal

The Desert Circuit is eight weeks of USEF Premier-rated Hunters and 5*/6* Jumpers running from mid-January through mid-March with one week off in mid-February. The circuit draws thousands of equestrians to the premier Southern California show grounds. For more information: 442-200-4919 | www.deserthorsepark.com

Palm Springs Vintage Market | Feb. 5 & 19 from 7 AM to 2 PM | Camelot Theater

First Sunday of the month from October to May. Mid Century Modern, Vintage Americana, Retro Fun Finds, Food and Entertainment. For more information: 760-534-7968 | www.palmspringsvintagemarket.com

Concerts in the Park | Feb. 11 from 5:30 to 8 PM | SilverRock Park, La Quinta

Meet your family and friends to enjoy FREE live music! The musical guest this month is the Michael Haggins Band! Michael Haggins Band combines Smooth Jazz and R&B music to generate a smooth funk sound. The band plays original music and cover tunes of songs by Stevie Wonder, Anita Baker, Sade, and R&B classics form the ’70s and ’80s. There will be food truck vendors on site, however attendees are welcome to bring low back chairs, food, and non-alcoholic beverages. For more information: 760-777-7093 | https://www.laquintaca.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/15222/287

Dr. George Charity Car Show | Feb. 11 from 6:30 AM to 2 PM | Indian Wells Tennis Garden

On display are cars, trucks and motorcycles from all over the country. It is held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on the grass in the sun. All proceeds benefit the Desert Cancer Foundation. There will be a raffle, silent auction and live entertainment plus special events to entertain children. On site will be various food and specialty vendors, all intended to make your visit enjoyable and fun for the entire family. For more information: https://palmspringscruisinassociation.com/dr-george-charity-car-show/

Lunar Festival at the River | Feb. 11 from 11 AM to 5 PM | The River at Rancho Mirage

From red lanterns to lion dancing, everyone is welcome to come and experience the festive atmosphere of the Year of the Rabbit! At the stage, performers from all around the Coachella Valley will showcase their talents during the event. At the marketplace, local and regional artisans will be on hand selling traditional and modern goods, including handmade jewelry, clothing, and terra cotta dolls, Also be sure to check out local artists drawing caricatures, manga, henna, and custom paintings. For more information: 760-341-2711 | www.theriveratranchomirage.com

Tour de Palm Springs | Feb. 11 at 8 AM | Downtown Palm Springs

“Honoring Military, First Responders, and Veterans” The Tour de Palm Springs is one of the largest and most festive cycling charity events of its kind in America. Every year, we entertain up to 10,000 cyclists from 46 different states and 4 countries. Since 1998, and with the help of 2,000 volunteers, the Tour de Palm Springs has distributed nearly $4,000,000 to over 150 local nonprofit organizations. Over 20 band concerts will occur throughout the event and rest areas. 3 lunch stops and 3 snack stops will be available along the routes. Sag Foods: include hot pasta, burritos, wings, pizza, and pb&js. For more information: 760-674-4700 | www.tourdepalmsprings.com

Palm Desert 1/2 Marathon & 5K | Feb. 12 | Palm Desert Civic Center Park

Race the Coachella Valley’s original half marathon, or run/walk our flat, fast 5K course. Kids 4 to 13 can run our 1K kids run. 1/2 marathon & 5K participants receive an official race t-shirt, finisher medal, timing and postrace food. Kids run participants receive a finisher medal and post-race food. For more information: 949-444-2365 | www.palmdeserthalfmarathon.com

Movies in Park | Feb. 15 at 6 PM | Museum Way & Belardo Road, Palm Springs

Get ready for more cinema under the stars! Movie starts at 6pm. Tonight's movie is "The Girl Can't Help It" starring Jayne Mansfield and Tom Ewell, featuring Little Richard. For more information: 760-325-6611 | https://www.palmspringslife.com/events/movies-in-the-park/

Modernism Week | Feb. 16-26 – Please see website for schedule | Various Greater Palm Springs locations

February’s giant in the room. 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 Palm Springs Modernism Show, 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

South Pacific | Feb. 17-19 at 7:30 PM | Rancho Mirage Amphitheatre

On a South Pacific island during World War II, Ensign Nellie Forbush, a spunky nurse from Arkansas, falls in love with French planter Emile de Becque. When Nellie learns that the mother of Emile's children was an island native, she refuses Emile's proposal of marriage, unable to overcome the prejudices with which she was raised. For more information: 760-620-5993 | www.desert-theatricals.com

Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival | Feb. 17-26 | Riverside County Fairgrounds, Indio

Originating as a festival to celebrate the end of the annual date harvest, the annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival welcomes over 250,000 guests each February. Indulge in dozens of date treats, commemorate your visit with black and white photos, explore the Blue Ribbon best, and so much more! For more information: www.datefest.org

Greek Festival | Feb. 18-19 from 10 AM to 8 PM | St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Palm Desert

Experience authentic Greek food, deserts, and live music without the hassle and cost of traveling to Greece. Fun for the entire family with a kid’s zone and many activities such as Greek Folk Dancing. Art and souvenirs based on Greece will be on display and available for purchase. For more information: 760-568-9901 | www.pdgreekfest.org

Desert Art Festival | Feb. 18-20 from 10 AM to 5 PM | The River at Rancho Mirage

Hundreds of talented artists are proud to present their unique work in acrylic, collage, etchings, mixed media, oils, pencil, watercolors, digital and traditional photography. Admission and parking are free. For more information: 818-813-4478 | https://www.westcoastartists.com/events

Desert Town Hall | Feb. 23 at 6 PM | Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells

The Coachella Valley’s premier lecture series, Desert Town Hall, presented by the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, is proud to present Kimberly Strassel, a 2014 Bradley Prize recipient and both a weekly columnist and an editorial board member for The Wall Street Journal. For more information: 760-610-2852 | www.deserttownhall.org

Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament for Kids | Feb. 23-26 | JW Marriott, Palm Desert

The love of golf and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital brought together actor Patrick Warburton and tournament chairman, Clarke Rheney, and in 2010 as teammates at the Schultz Celebrity Golf Classic, the pair dreamed up an event that would blend Patrick’s popularity as a celebrity with Clarke’s deep-rooted knowledge of how to successfully operate golf tournaments. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. For more information: www.thewarburton.com

Black History Parade | Feb. 25 from 11 AM to 1 PM | Palm Canyon Dr. & Palm Springs Downtown Park

In celebration of Black History Month, the Palm Springs Black History Committee and the City of Palm Springs James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center produced the "36th Annual City of Palm Springs Black History Month Parade and Town Fair." For more information: 760-323-8299 | www.palmspringsca.gov

La Quinta Hot Rod and Custom Car Show | Feb. 25 from 9 AM to 3 PM | La Quinta Community Park

Entertainment, food, drinks and a beer garden will be available at this family friendly event. The vehicles will meander through the spacious grounds of the park, allowing viewers to take their time and comfortably enjoy each vehicle on display. For more information: https://gcvcc.org/event/la-quinta-car-show-3/

Desert WineFest 2023 | Feb. 25-26 - Sat from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, Sun 12:00 to 4 PM | Civic Center Park, Palm Desert

Attendees will be able to taste hundreds of wines and craft brews; sample cheeses, breads and coffees; shop at delectable food trucks, restaurants and assorted artisan and gourmet exhibitors, all while enjoying a sunny day with live music and games galore. Guests will also have the option of participating in the All Access/VIP Garden which will feature limited production and higher end wines, along with tasty tidbits to enjoy in a more secluded setting. This unique event will also benefit the community and raise funds and awareness for the Family YMCA of the Desert and Desert Cancer Foundation. For more information: www.desertwinefest.com

Artwalk at Indian Wells | Feb. 25-26 from 10 AM to 5 PM | The Village at Indian Wells

Hundreds of talented artists are proud to present their unique work in acrylic, collage, etchings, mixed media, oils, pencil, watercolors, digital and traditional photography. Admission and parking are free. For more information: https://www.westcoastartists.com/events

VillageFest | Every Thursday Evening from 6 to 10 PM | Palm Canyon Drive, 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: www.villagefest.org

The In-Flight Experience | Every Saturday from 5 to 7:30 PM | 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 8 AM to 2 PM | 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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