I 💖Desert Events
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Donate now – Dec 21, On Dec. 21st, over 5000 children will arrive at the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission for their Annual Toy Giveaway, which starts at 7am. CVRM needs new unwrapped toy for boys and girls from infant to pre-teen. Dolls, books, games, skateboards, sports equipment, balls, action figures, Legos, cars, trucks, and Barbies are some of the favorites. Drop off your toys here: 47-470 Van Buren St. Indio, CA 92201.
Donate now – Dec 21, Augustine Casino, Indio, is spreading holiday cheer to the families of the Coachella Valley by kicking off its 16th Annual Toy and Food Drive benefiting the Galilee Center. Through Friday, December 21, guests can bring unwrapped toys directly to Augustine Casino. “This drive is all about the children,” said Juanita Oaks, casino marketing manager. Patrons who donate five or more nonperishable food items can receive $5 in Free Slot Play per week.
Wednesday, Dec 11, 11-9pm, Enzos Bistro + Bar – Come see one of the latest restaurants in Rancho Mirage and taste their tempting food and creative coctails. Every Wednesday is Wine Down Wednesday, where all of their wine bottles are ½ half price.
Thursday, Dec 12, 7-9pm, Sip Like a Sommelier, Bristol Farms, Palm Desert. - You don’t want to miss this event., you’ll have the opportunity to taste many wine varietals. Each wine will be chosen to highlight the ability of the Riedel glassware to reveal its individual character. Best of all, each attendee will leave with a set of varietal-specific Riedel Performance Wine Tasting glasses (a $118 value). Tickets $50, available at Eventbrite.com
Saturday, Dec 14, 6 – 8 PM, Big Band Christmas, Rancho Mirage Amphitheater - Transport back in time with this 1940s-themed celebration.
Sing along to a nine-piece swing band and four singers, as you savor complimentary holiday treats. This event is free to the public and seating is first-come, first-served. Parking is free. For more information, go to desert-theatricals.com. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.; showtime at 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15, 5:30-7:30pm, Pintxo Pote, Del Rey, Villa Royale, Palm Springs – A fun rotating beverage selection with wood-fired bites served on a spike, offering guests a taste into Del Rey’s Spanish-inspired menu. December’s gathering will feature Christine Soto from 'DOA & Palm Springs Wine Fest', pairing Spanish varietals with food. Tickets are $40 per person. Eventbrite.com
Sunday, December 15, 4-7pm, Holiday Craft Beer Social , Persimmon Bistro & Wine Bar, Palm Springs Art Museum – Here’s a tasty event, Ho Ho Ho, $19.95 for six 6 oz. tasters of holiday beer and a buffet spread of hors d’oeuvres.