Exciting News: tomorrow is a Full Moon. And hey, a Full Moon is always a good reason to go out. Somethging always weird and unexpected happens. So, play it Safety Sam. Here are some things to do aruond town that are not only fun but affordable – and those are two things that I really appreciate! Especially when mashed together…..
Come back tomorrow for the Things 2 Do party forecast segment.

Thursday, November 13th:

Palm Springs Villagefest
Downtown Palm Springs
Description:outdoor bazaar featuring 200 booths displaying art, handcrafted items, live entertainment and food, 6-10 p.m. every Thursday.

Art Exhibit, “Poet of Light”
R.E. Welch Gallery
73680 El Paseo Palm Desert, CA
Description:featuring paintings by French artist Phillipe Dutilleul on display through Dec. 31. Gallery hours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon to 5 p.m. Sun.

Thanksgiving Holiday Food Drive At Westfield Palm Desert
Westfield Palm Desert
72840 Highway 111Palm Desert, CA
Description:10 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. Drop off your non-perishable canned food at the concierge booth in center court.

Morning Hikes
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto National Monument Visitor Center
51500 Highway 74Palm Desert, CA
Description:8:30 a.m.,Thurs. and 9 a.m.,Sat. in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. For 2 hours explore several areas via different hiking trails. Participants must bring appropriate clothing and footwear as well as plenty of water. No fee, but donations appreciated.
Phone number: 760-862-9984

Birth Records Search And Free Notary Services
Well In The Desert
1911 East Baristo RoadPalm Springs, CA 92262
Phone number:327-9512

Art Exhibition On El Paseo
The Jewelry Box
73730 El Paseo, Suite APalm Desert, CA 92260
Description:featuring the art of Lana Costanzo.
Phone number:779-1928

Arts & Letters Lecture Series
UCR Palm Desert Graduate Center
Heckman Center Building, 75080 Frank Sinatra DrivePalm Desert, CA
Description:featuring Pulitzer Prize winner,Tony Kushner.
Phone number:834-0590

Friday, November 14th:

Lecture: Artist And Printmaker
Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum DrivePalm Springs, CA 92263
Description:in the Annenberg Theater.

The Gardens On El Paseo 10th Anniversary Shopping Soiree
The Gardens on El Paseo
73545 El PaseoPalm Desert, CA 92260
Description:10 a.m.- 7 p.m.; 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Fashion Show, $10 donation; 4:30-8 p.m., Smooth Brothers and John Stanley King Band concerts, $15 donation. All donations benefit College of the Desert and The McCallum Institute.

American Film Institute Palm Springs Showcase
Camelot Theatres
2300 E. Baristo Road Palm Springs, CA
Description:screening seven award winning and critically acclaimed films. Various show times.

Tai Chi Intermediate
Center For Spiritual Living – Palm Desert
45630 Portola Ave.Palm Desert, CA 92260

Our Town
College of the Desert
Theatre Too, 43500 Monterey Ave.Palm Desert, CA
Description:COD fall theater production.
Phone number:773-2574

Saturday, November 15th:

2008 Rancho Mirage Art Affaire
Whitewater Park 71560 San Jacinto Drive Rancho Mirage, CA
Description: featuring 100 fine artists, jazz entertainment, food, wine and other special exhibits.
Phone number:324-4511

Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser
Palm Desert Historical Society Museum
72861 El PaseoPalm Desert, CA 92260

COD Street Fair
College of the Desert
43500 Monterey Ave.Palm Desert, 92260
Description:Sat., and Sun., 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Palm Springs Certified Farmers Market
Palm Springs Certified Farmers Market At Camelot Theaters
2300 Baristo RoadPalm Springs, CA 92262
Description: Sats., on going through June 2009

Desert Trails Hiking Club: Rancho Mirage Magnesia Falls
Desert Trails Hiking Club
P.O. Box 10401Palm Desert, CA 92255346-3288
Description:moderate 5 mile hike at 400 ft. Register with listed hike leader not more than one week in advance. Bring proper gear. Good hiking boots are mandatory.
Phone number:770-2800

Palm Springs Air Museum First Annual Chili Cook-Off
Palm Springs Air Museum
745 N Gene Autry Trail Palm Springs, CA 92262
Description:and vintage car display.
Phone number:778-6262 or 272-1906

Miniature Show With Watercolors, Oils, Pastels And Photographs
Desert Art Center Gallery
550 N. Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262
Description:open daily.

1960’s Hippy Fest For All Dogs Big Or Small
Freedom Park For Dogs
77400 Country Club Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260
Description:refreshments available. RSVP
Price:$20 (kinda pricey, but i am sure you can watch from outside the park haha)

Dance Performance Festival Show
Cathedral City Parks and Recreation Dance Studio
68707 A Street Cathedral City, CA
Description:$10 per person per show.
Phone number:221-5442

The Parker Social Club
The Parker Palm Springs
4200 E. Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs, CA 92262
Description:On going every Sat. 7 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Invaders @ Water Canyon Coffee Company
Water Canyon Coffee Company
55844 Twentynine Palms Highway Yucca Valley, CA 92284

Jungle Boogie and Drag Show @ Toucan’s
Toucan’s Tiki Lounge
2100 N. Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262

Aeromyth, A Tribute To Aerosmith
Agua Caliente Casino Resort and Spa
32250 Bob Hope DriveRancho Mirage, CA 92270

New Modern Hip Hop mix from DJ ALF ALPHA up next….