Hard to believe that November is almost here. Wondering what you can do or see in the Coachella Valley in November? Our fun-loving colleagues, Catherine, Dawn and Valori, at First American Title have some suggestions in their monthly Calendar of Events: 

Rent The Musical | Oct. 27- Nov. 12 | Palm Canyon Theatre

Follows a year in the life of a group of young artists struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. With songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages, how these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical. For more information: www.palmcanyontheatre.net

El Paseo Cruise Night Welcome Back Party| Nov. 1 from 5—7:30 | Desert Willow Golf Resort, Palm Desert

Enjoy the Classic Car Showcase, starting at 5:00. A buffet dinner and concert by Lisa Lynn and the Broken Hallelujahs begin at 6:00. For more information: 760-346-8965 | https://www.elpaseocruisenight.com/dinner-car-show

First Wednesday Art Walk| Nov. 1 from 5-7pm | 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

Coachella State of the City and Business Awards | Nov. 2 from 8-10am | Veterans Memorial Park

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 more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

El Paseo Cruise Night | Nov. 3 from 2-5pm | The Gardens on El Paseo

Welcome back El Paseo Cruise Night as it turns 12. Begin arriving with your car on the upper west level of The Gardens on El Paseo at 2pm. If you don’t own a car to Cruise with, come and view the cars and meet the owners. At 4:00pm we will have a few announcements and introduce our Guest MC for the evening. Cruise at 4:15pm. For more information: 760-346-8965 | www.elpaseocruisenight.com

Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce Small Business EXPO | Nov. 3 from 4-7pm | The Westin Rancho Mirage Golf Resort & Spa

Learn about some small Rancho Mirage businesses, including a Tasting Station featuring food from some local restaurants. For more information: 760-568-9351 | www.ranchomiragechamber.org

Palm Springs Pride Festival and Parade | Nov. 3-5 | Downtown Palm Springs

Palm Canyon Drive is home to a friendly Pride Festival unique to So Cal. Enjoy beverages and food with friends while you explore a diverse array of artists, entertainers, beverage stations, and purveyors of various items, including jewelry, snacks, and sweets. The colorful parade steps off in the Uptown Design District at Tachevah and Palm Canyon Dr. and travels south through downtown, ending at the Pride Festival at Amado. For more information: 760-416-8711 | www.pspride.org

Maria De La Vega & The Wayward Five | Nov. 4 at 6pm | Rancho Mirage Amphitheatre

Adding nuances of elegance, festivity and sassy charm to anything they play, Wayward Five has an eclectic variety of styles ranging from Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Chet Baker and many more. Sit back and relax and enjoy an evening of Jazz under the stars. For more information: 760-620-5993 | www.desert-theatricals.com

Desert Mountains Art Fair | Nov. 4 from 9am-3pm | Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mtns National Monument Visitor Center

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: 760-568-9918 | www.desertmountains.org

Rancho Mirage Festival of the Arts | Nov. 4-5 | Rancho Mirage Community Park and Amphitheater

This boutique event puts emphasis on experimentation and exceptional craftsmanship, bringing museum-quality artwork outdoors. Annually visitors can experience the latest work of handpicked artists, complemented by music, food, and art demonstrations. Whether it’s the art exhibitions, the live music performed on stage, the high-quality food and beverage vendors, interactive art performances, or the nightly events, there is certainly something for everyone. Two days of artistic exploration in a beautiful outdoor setting — and it’s free! For more information: 760-324-4511 x228 | www.ranchomirageca.gov

Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk | Nov. 5 at 6:30am | Palm Desert Civic Center Park

Our caring community will celebrate prostate cancer survivors and caregivers and honor those that have been lost to the disease. There will be fun kids activities, including a special Kids Superhero Dash for Dad, to get everyone involved. All participants are eligible to earn fundraising recognition rewards. For more information: https://support.zerocancer.org/

Honoring Our Rancho Mirage Veterans | Nov. 9 from 5:30-6:30pm | Rancho Mirage Amphitheatre

Come celebrate our local veterans with a tribute to Rancho Mirage residents – through stories, a memorial remembrance, flag ceremony, pledge and finish it all off with a Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy kind of show that would make Bob Hope and the USO troupe smile! For more information: 760-620-5993 | www.desert-theatricals.com

Indio State of the City, Business Awards & Expo | Nov. 9 from 10:30am-1pm | Fantasy Springs Special Event Center

Mayor Oscar Ortiz will be this year’s featured speaker. In addition to a city update, local business professionals will be recognized for their accomplishments and significant contributions to their community. Among the categories honored will be Business of the Year. With delicious food from around Indio, live entertainment, connection opportunities and more, this event will likely sell out. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

Desert Hot Springs Veterans Day Ceremony | Nov. 11 from 9-10am | Veterans Park

It’s a day to remember and thank the brave men and women who have selflessly served in our military, defending our freedoms and protecting our way of life. For more information: 760-329-6411 | www.cityofdhs.org/events

La Quinta Veterans Recognition Ceremony | Nov. 11 from 9-10am | La Quinta City Hall

La Quinta heroes are recognized by dignitaries and have their names, ranks, and dates of service engraved on the Veterans Acknowledgement Monuments in Civic Center Park. The ceremony will be held in the City Hall Courtyard. Parking is available in the City Hall N & S Parking Lots. For more information: 760-777-7000 | www.laquintaca.gov/veterans

Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade | Nov. 11 from 3:30-7pm | Palm Canyon Drive

This year's theme is "Honoring All Who Served." A patriotic concert and fireworks finale at Palm Canyon Drive and Amado Road will immediately follow the parade. For more information: www.psveteransday.com

Palm Springs Food and Wine Festival | Nov. 11-12 | Palm Springs Stadium Pavilion

The festival brings together some of the best chefs in the world for a celebration of food, drink, culture, and entertainment that will leave you inspired and ready to explore all that this area has to offer. For more information: 760-409-1530 | www.palmspringsfoodandwine.org

Palm Springs Equality Awards | Nov. 12 from 3-6pm | The Sonoran Palm Springs

Equality California Equality Awards are annual events held throughout the state that give us the opportunity to honor the inspirational individuals and outstanding allied organizations whose selfless work contributes to creating a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people. For more information: www.eqca.org

Peace Officer & Public Safety Luncheon | Nov. 15 from 11am-1pm | Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage

A special effort to honor, celebrate and thank the heroes throughout the Coachella Valley that serve and protect us. For more information: 760-346-6111 / www.pdacc.org

Desert Hot Springs State of the City, Business Awards, and Expo | Nov. 16 from 10am-1pm | Desert Hot Springs Recreation Center

This annual event offers a review of economic activity from the previous year, as well as future development and plans significant for the business community. Mayor Scott Matas will be our featured speaker for this event. Attendees will enjoy lunch during the presentation and are welcome to attend a business expo held prior. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

La Quinta Art Celebration Encore | Nov. 16-19 from 10am-4pm | La Quinta Civic Center

Award-winning fine art and crafts event featuring 200 jury-selected premier artists from 31 states and six countries! Live music daily as well as exquisite food and beverages. For more information: 760-628-7770 | www.laquintaartcelebration.org

Palm Springs Speaks - Temple Grandin | Nov. 17 from 7:30-8:30pm | Palm Springs Cultural Center

Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University and she has been a pioneer in improving the handling and welfare of farm animals. For more information: 760-836-5253 | www.palmspringsspeaks.org

McCormick’s Classic Car Auction | Nov. 17-19 | Palm Springs Convention Center

Typically, each auction features over 500 classic and exotic cars. Admission for the public is free on Friday, with 180 cars crossing the block and offering the opportunity to preview the weekend’s auction. For more information: www.classic-carauction.com

Cathedral City International Hot Air Balloon Festival | Nov. 17-19 | Downtown Cathedral City

Celebrating 9 years, the official kick-off begins with the balloon launch from Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage on Friday at sunrise. The Food Truck Fiesta takes place Friday evening and the following Saturday at the Cathedral City Amphitheater. The fiesta will feature a dozen food truck vendors from all over Southern California, a beer garden, tethered balloon rides, a car show, kid zones, live music, and more. www.hotairballoonfest.com

Props and Hops Craft Beer Fest | Nov. 18 from 1-5pm | Palm Springs Air Museum

Features craft beers from all over the region, local musical acts, food vendors and best of all, flight exhibitions. For more information: www.palmspringspropsandhopsfestival.com

Martha’s Village & Kitchen Thanksgiving Day 5k | Nov. 23 at 8am | 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert

The goal of the 5K is to raise awareness about Martha’s Village & Kitchen’s services and to provide funds to support our mission to end hunger and homelessness in the Coachella Valley. Festival Row: Features exhibitor booths, a photo station, and a doggie refreshment station. Kids Zone: Features complimentary face painting, temporary tattoos, arts and crafts, limbo, and hula hooping. Beer Garden: Participants age 21 and above can enjoy a refreshing cold beer from a local brewery. For more information: www.runsignup.com

Wild Turkey Trot 5K | Nov. 23 at 8am | 100 N. Palm Canyon

Please join us in our support of the Palm Springs Police Department, Mizell Senior Center Meals on Wheels Program and Guide Dogs of the Desert. We look forward to seeing you all at our events where we invite you to “Come for the Run and Stay for the Fun” as you meet up with old friends and make new ones. For more information: www.visitpalmsprings.com/events/wild-turkey-trot-5k

Fourth Friday Art Walk | Nov. 24 from 4-7pm | Perez Art District, Cathedral City

Visitors to the district will have the opportunity to explore the working studios of over 30 talented artists in the H and I Buildings, with an additional 6 artists in the A and C Buildings. For more information: www.facebook.com/ThePerezArtDistrict

Art on Main Street | Nov. 25 | 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. Come for the art and stay for the day! For more information: www.oldtownlaquinta.com

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