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Here are the top 10 things to do in the Coachella Valley this week, January 29th through February 4th

There’s always plenty to do in the Coachella Valley. We’ve compiled a list of events and entertainment happening this week.

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Here are 10 things to do this week:

Legends of Palm Springs

The show features esteemed artists portraying many of Palm Springs’ iconic celebrities. The McCallum Theater will host tributes to Dolly Parton, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and more. Tickets for the show are still available in multiple seating options.

When: Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m

Where: 73-000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert

Tickets: Starting at $40

Additional Information: mccallumtheatre.com/palm-springs-legends

OutBook Book Club

The book to be discussed at the next club meeting is The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. The novel is about the secret intimacy of two people enslaved on a plantation. The OutBook Book Club is sponsored by the Palm Springs Public Library and books are selected by members of the group.

When: Wednesday, February 1 6:30-8:30 p.m

Where: Community Room at Mizell Center, 480 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs

Tickets: Free

Additional Information: palmspringsca.gov/outbook-book-club

VillageFest

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Every Thursday night, Palm Canyon Drive is closed to vehicles so pedestrians can browse the many vendors occupying the VillageFest space. The mix of merchants includes flowers, food, art and jewelry, along with shops for patrons to enjoy, as well as live entertainment.

When: Every Thursday 6-10pm

Where: 264 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Tickets: Free

Additional Information: villagefest.org/about-us

Artistic walk

Students from Idyllwild Academy of Art view art in a gallery during the 2010 Art Walk at El Paseo in Palm Desert.

First Friday is an art walk along El Paseo featuring gallery exhibitions, artist receptions and more. There will be 15 fine art galleries. People can wander freely through the shopping district of El Paseo for this self-guided art tour. Participating stores will have extended trading hours overnight.

When: 16-20.00 Friday, February 3

Where: 73-956 El Paseo, Palm Desert

Tickets: Free

Additional Information:Discoverpalmdesert.com/el-paseo-artwalk

Taste of Jalisco Festival

On February 11, 2022, patrons will get to choose which tequila to try at Taste of Jalisco in Cathedral City.

Honoring Jalisco, Mexico, the 7th annual festival will feature live entertainment, food vendors, tequila tasting and a beer garden. Admission to the festival is free and tickets will be available for many of the carnival rides and games.

When: 4-10 p.m. Friday, February 3, Saturday, February 4, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday, February 5.

Where: 73-956 El Paseo, Palm Desert

Tickets: Free

Additional Information:tasteofjalisco.com

Desert Mountains Art Fair

Discover unique works by local artists in a variety of mediums at the monthly Desert Mountains Art Fair. The event is located at the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, where you can enjoy the natural desert landscape.

When: February 4, March 18, April 1, Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Visitor Center, 51-500 California 74, Palm Desert

Tickets: Free

Additional Information: desertmountains.org/artfair2-4

Caliente Doo Wop and Sock Hop

The 2nd annual event celebrates the doo-wop music genre of the 1950s and 60s. There will be a costume contest with three cash prizes and entertainment with music from the era, along with dancing by The Dreamboats and DJ Modgirl.

When: Saturday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m

Where: Agave Caliente Terraza, 68-960 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City

Tickets: Free

Additional Information: aguacalientecasinos.com/doo-wop-sock-hop-2023

Evolutionary history of the turtle

Learn about the evolutionary history of tortoises, the ancestors of turtles. The event is free, but RSVP is required for entry. Friends of the Desert Mountains hosts a variety of educational lectures throughout the month, visit the online calendar to learn more.

When: Saturday, February 4 from 11 a.m. to noon

Where: Visitor Center, 51-500 California 74, Palm Desert

Tickets: Free

Additional Information: desertmountains.org/fodmlecture2-4

Certified Farmers Market in Palm Springs

Spend the weekend shopping for fresh produce, bread, and flowers at this outdoor farmers market. All farmers are state-certified and provide food grown in California, according to the website.

When: Every Saturday from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm

Where: Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs

Tickets: Free

Additional Information: certifiedfarmersmarkets.org

Street Fair at College of the Desert

Stroll through this street market and browse arts, crafts, home decor, clothing and more. shop in existing boutiques. You could easily spend the entire day at this event, with many food vendors offering a variety of options.

When: Every Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 2 pm

Where: College of the Desert, 43-500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert

Tickets: Free

Additional Information: codastreetfair.com