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Wondering what you can see and do around the Coachella Valley in September? Here are just some of the events taking place in the Coachella Valley/Greater Palm Springs area in September, courtesy of our fun loving colleagues, Catherine, Dawn and Valori, at First American Title:

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo | Aug. 31-Sept. 3 | Acrisure Arena, Thousand Palms

Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth. The production first hit the stage in April 2005 and since then has amazed over 10 million spectators, in 20 countries, on 4 continents. For more information: www.acrisurearena.com

Summer Eats Pass | Through Sept. 4 | Various Greater Palm Springs Eateries

Summer is officially served with plenty of delicious bites, chilled cocktails, and blue skies on the menu. Dig into the many dining experiences our culinary oasis has to offer with the Summer Eats Pass. Download the free pass and use it to search Greater Palm Springs restaurants all season long. Each time you use the pass to check in to a featured restaurant, you’ll be eligible to win a $50 gift card and for every check in, Visit Greater Palm Springs will donate $1 to the local FIND Food Bank. For more information: www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com/summer-eats-gps

Broadway to the Big Screen | Sept. 2 & Sept. 16 from 4-6pm | Camelot Theatre, Palm Springs Cultural Center

Through the summer, the Palm Springs Cultural Center has been bringing back all the Best Broadway Musicals that made it to the BIG SCREEN! On Saturday Sept. 2nd, the movie being shown is “West Side Story” and on Saturday Sept. 16th it’s “Moulin Rouge”. For more information: 760-325-6565 | www.psculturalcenter.org/pscc

Summer Heat Film Series | Sept. 3 & Sept. 17 at 6pm | Camelot Theatre, Palm Springs Cultural Center

The Camelot turns up the heat with a series of hot, sweaty, classic films, where the heat is practically a character. We know all too well that interesting things happen when it’s hot. On Sunday Sept 3rd, you can catch “In the Heat of the Night” and on Sunday Sept 17th you can watch “Chinatown”. For more information: 760-325-6565 | www.psculturalcenter.org/pscc

Dive-In Movie: “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” | Sept. 2 - Gates Open at 7:30pm & Movie Starts At Sundown | Palm Desert Aquatic Center

Select pool areas will be open, and slides will be open from 7:30-8pm only. Food trucks will be on site selling snacks and treats. With limited seating poolside, guests are encouraged to bring towels for the grass areas. No outside chairs/furniture, food or beverages are allowed (except bottled water in plastic containers). Price: $5 per Person Children under 2 free. For more information: www.pdpool.com

First Wednesday Art Walk | Sept. 6 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. Come see 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

What Does a Fault Have To Do With It?! | Sept. 9 from 9am-12:30pm | Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

About 30 million years ago something happened that changed everything, quite literally for all of us! Join Joe Migliore for one hour illustrated presentation describing the geologic events which created Mt. San Jacinto and changed the entire western edge of the North American Continent. Following the presentation, a walking tour from Grub’s view to the Desert view trail to observe telltale geologic features revealing the geologic history of the San Andreas Fault and its role in the creation of the surrounding landscape and Mt. San Jacinto. For more information: www.msjnha.org or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-does-a-fault-have-to-do-with-it-registration-623340186277

USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience | Sept. 9 from 1-4pm | Civic Center Park, Palm Desert

Taste foods from acclaimed local chefs, emerging talent and culinary leaders. Sip premier wine, beer and spirits from the best mixologists and sommeliers. Savor the experience with live demonstrations and music in an elevated afternoon with friends. General admission ticket holders get in at 1pm, but for our Wine and Food afficionados, there is VIP package available that gives you early entry at 12pm, admission to the VIP lounge, and so much more! For more information: https://wineandfood.usatoday.com/palmdesert

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks | Sept. 9 & 10 | Acrisure Arena, Thousand Palms

Light up the floor in outrageous monster trucks competitions and battles. Event performances will also feature a dazzling dance party, spectacular laser light shows, and Hot Wheels toy giveaways. Plus, a special appearance from the car-eating, fire-breathing transforming robot MEGASAURUS, and the electrifying high-flyers of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Freestyle Motocross! For more information: 888-695-8778 | www.acrisurearena.com

La Quinta 9/11 Candlelight Vigil | Sept. 11 from 7-8pm | Civic Center Park

Join your family, friends, and neighbors at the 9/11 Candlelight Vigil to honor the victims of the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA terrorist attacks. There will also  be a moment to reflect on the 13 soldiers who tragically lost their lives during the 2021 attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. The vigil will feature musical performances, speeches by local dignitaries, and public art composed from World Trade Center building remnants. For more information: 760-777-7093 | https://www.playinlaquinta.com/event/9-11-candlelight-vigil/

National POW/MIA Recognition Day | Sept. 16 from 5:30-8pm | Palm Springs Air Museum

The Palm Springs Air Museum will honor all those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action with an evening of stories, happiness, tears, and remembrance. Light hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served by LULU Catering & Events. For more information: 760-482-1836 | https://palmspringsairmuseum.org/programs/pow-mia-recognition-night-2023/

Palm Springs Card Show | Sept. 16 & 17 from 10am-5pm | Palm Springs Convention Center

Join a great group of dealers, collectors and autograph guests (Sports cards, Sports memorabilia, Autographs, Pokemon, TCG, Funko Collectibles & More). Special Autograph Guests, Baseball Superstar, Jose Canseco, and Hockey Hall of Fame Member, Grant Fuhr, will be appearing. For more information: 415-470-2670 | www.palmspringscardshow.com

Flick N Float: Luca | Sept. 16 at Dusk | Palm Springs Swim Center

Palm Springs Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a free movie & swim series during the summer. Open swim at 7 p.m. Movie starts at dusk. For more information: 760-323-8278 | https://www.palmspringsca.gov/government/departments/parks-recreation/swim-center

Desert Hot Springs 60th Anniversary Celebration | Sept. 17 from 2-8pm | Mission Springs Park

Live Music and Performances: Get ready to groove to the beats of live music and witness captivating performances by Ozomatli and Las Tias. Delicious Food & Refreshments: Indulge in a delectable spread of mouthwatering food and beverages including a Beer Garden. Fun Activities for Kids: Come fly a kite and face painting for the kids. For more information: 760-329-6411 | www.cityofdhs.org

Business Expo & Taste of Palm Springs | Sept. 20 from 5-9pm | Indian Canyons Golf Resort

Free tribute band concert featuring Kings of Queen. Bring your blankets and chairs. For more information: 760-325-1577 | www.pschamber.org

The Dinah | Sept. 20-24 | Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs

One of the largest queer women/lesbian/non-binary events on Earth, The Dinah features musical performances, night raves, pool parties, DJ battles, celebrity meet-and-greets, and more. For more information: 888-923-4624 | www.thedinah.com

Cinema Diverse Film Festival | Sept. 21-24 & Sept. 28-Oct. 1 | Camelot Theatres, Palm Springs Cultural Center

Cinema Diverse is dedicated to advancing and further strengthening our diverse gay community through the establishment of a world-class film festival that presents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cinema from around the world. We feature an exciting and varied combination of Feature Films & Short Films from around the world celebrating LGBTQ+ Cinema. For more information: www.psculturalcenter.org/filmfest

First Friday Art Walk | Sept. 22 from 4-7pm | Perez Art District, Cathedral City

Visitors to the Perez Art 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. The Art Walk offers a unique chance to witness the creative process across a variety of disciplines, including painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed media. For more information: www.facebook.com/ThePerezArtDistrict

Palm Desert Area Chamber Business Awards | Sept. 27 from 5-8pm | Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage

Each year, the Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce takes pride in recognizing individuals and businesses and organizations in our community who truly represent what is best about our community. The Chamber’s Annual Awards program serves as an opportunity for us to identify those who have gone above and beyond in helping to ensure that Palm Desert continues to be the premier community in our region in which to live and work. In honor of Palm Desert's 50th Anniversary, were going to party like its 1973! Come dressed in your best disco attire. For more information: 760-346-6111 | www.pdacc.org

La Quinta State of the City, Business Awards & Expo | Sept. 28 from 5-8pm | Embassy Suites La Quinta

The annual gathering serves as a comprehensive overview of the city’s previous year’s activities, highlights future developments, and outlines significant plans relevant to the local business community. Evening speakers include Mayor Linda Evans and members of the La Quinta City Council. This event honors outstanding achievements and notable contributions to the community made by local business professionals. Various awards will be presented including the distinguished La Quinta Business of the Year award. For more information: 760-347-0676 | www.gcvcc.org

Planned Parenthood 60th Anniversary Cocktail Reception | Sept. 29 from 5:30-7:30pm | Avalon Hotel Palm Springs

A community-wide celebration, reflecting on the past and looking toward the future, uplifting our passionate staff, brave patients, and committed supporters. For more information: 619-881-5008 | www.weareplannedparenthood.org

Palm Springs Jump! A Musical Celebration | Sept. 29 from 6-9:30pm | Purple Room Palm Springs

This musical revue pays tribute to the legendary stars who called Palm Springs home or performed in Palm Springs –from Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby to Lucille Ball, Keely Smith, Elvis Presley, Sonny Bono and many more. For more information: 760-322-4422 | www.purpleroompalmsprings.com

Concert for Autism Kickoff Event | Sept. 29 from 7-11:30pm | Big Rock Pub, Indio

This event starts off a four-week concert series that is produced to raise funds for the Desert Autism Foundation. The night will feature a performance by BLASTING ECHO and three other acts soon to be announced. BLASTING ECHO includes event directors Josh and Linda Heinz, who have 3 boys on the autism spectrum and drummer Armando Flores, who has 2 boys on the spectrum as well. Price: $10 Suggested Donation at the door. For more information: 760-702-4110 | www.concertforautism.com

La Quinta Concert in the Park | Sept. 30 from 6:30-8:30pm | SilverRock Park

This event guarantees fun, unforgettable musical performances by The Desert Crows and the Highroad Band! There will be food truck vendors on site, however attendees are welcome to bring low back chairs, blankets, food, and non-alcoholic beverages. For more information: 760-777-7000 | www.playinlaquinta.com

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