Palm Springs Area Event Calendar

Palm Springs Ca Area Events for 2014

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January 2014 Events in Palm Springs

Palm Springs Kennel Club Dog Show

Date: Fri, Jan 3rd, 2014 - Sun, Jan 5th, 2014

Location: Empire Polo Club

The Bradshaw Family tradition of superintending dog shows started in 1898 with Jack Bradshaw, and continues through 4 generations of Bradshaws.

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Date: Fri, Jan 3rd, 2014 - Mon, Jan 13th, 2014

Location: Palm Springs

The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), scheduled from January 3 - 13, 2014, will mark its 25th Anniversary this year. Last year‚??s Festival screened 180 films from 68 countries, including 61 premieres. The Festival presents a majority of the films submitted for consideration in the Best Foreign Language category for the Academy Awards, as well as a large number of American independent and international features and documentaries marking their world, North American or U.S. premieres.

International Palm Springs Film Festival Gala

Date: Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Location: Palm springs Convention Center

Join us as the 25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival plays host to a fabulous array of movies and movie stars. The Festival will feature a stellar line-up of more than 200 films from more than 60 countries, special events and gala receptions. The Black Tie Awards Gala will be held on Saturday at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema

Date: Tue, Jan 7th, 2014 - Tue, Jan 7th, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Location: Postal code 92549, US

Coming soon! The 5th Annual Idyllwild International Festival of Film will be Jan 7 to Jan 11, 2014. As always the Festival brings to Idyllwild independent films of noteworthy quality and unusual content to delight the senses. Every night a film-goers party is happening at Jo'An's. Check the IIFC website for the opening of ticket sales online: http://www.idyllwildcinemafest.com/.

FMCA Western Area Rally

Date: Wed, Jan 8th, 2014 - Sun, Jan 12th, 2014

Location: Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival Fairgrounds

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) is an international organization for families who own and enjoy the recreational use of motorhomes. With approximately 109,000 active member families, FMCA is the world‚??s largest motorhome owners group.

Tommy Bahama Presents an Evening with Willie Mays

Date: Thu, Jan 9th, 2014 - Thu, Jan 9th, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Location: Tommy Bahama

Tommy Bahama in association with Major League Baseball will host a special event to meet the legendary Willie Mays. ‚??Tommy Bahama Presents an Evening with Willie Mays‚?Ě will be held on Thursday, January 9th from 5:30 -8:30pm. A small, intimate event of only 75 guests is the perfect evening for any baseball fan! Guests will have the chance to meet Willie Mays, have their photo taken and receive an autographed Rawlings baseball in a commemorative case. Baseball radio personality Marty Lurie will also host a lively Q&A session with Willie about his illustrious career and life in baseball. Appetizers and signature cocktails will be served throughout the evening. Tickets are $395 for you and a guest and can be purchased by calling Tommy Bahama Guest Services at 866-986-8282 (Monday - Friday, 5am - 8pm and Saturday - Sunday, 6am - 6pm PST).

Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion

Date: Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Location: Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino

Don Rickles & Debbie Reynolds

Date: Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Location: Agua Caliente Casino

Two absolute legends of Hollywood hit Agua Caliente Casino, January 11, 014 when Don Rickles and Debbie Reynolds perform.

Kathleen Madigan

Date: Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Mayor

Date: Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Location: Ruth Hardy Park

Join the Mayor of Palm Springs for one of the most scenic runs you will ever experience. The race is part of Mayor Steve Pougnet's commitment to health and reducing childhood obesity. See the uptown, downtown, historic buildings, parks and the scenic mountain views. There is a race for everyone of every age. Come join the fun! Every registrant receives a hot breakfast and finisher's medal!

Forever Tango

Date: Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Location: McCallum Theatre

A hit on Broadway for over 400 performances, Forever Tango features fourteen world-class tango dancers, one vocalist and an on-stage 11-piece orchestra, including "the instrument of tango," the bandone√?n, in an evening that celebrates the passionate music and dance of Argentina.

Humana Challenge

Date: Mon, Jan 13th, 2014 - Sun, Jan 19th, 2014

Location:

The Humana Challenge formerly known as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic is held in Palm Springs every January. The Humana Challenge is one of the PGA Tours most valued professional golf tournaments, and a huge fan favorite. The event draws in golf fans from around the world to watch celebrities and golf professionals play against each other.

Peking Acrobats

Date: Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Location: McCallum Theatre

Since their debut in 1986, the Peking Acrobats have redefined the perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They are masters of agility and grace with their amazing contortion, flexibility and control.

Burton Cummings

Date: Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Location: McCallum Theatre

Burton Cummings, former lead singer and songwriter of The Guess Who, is that rare artist who has transcended time, genres and generations with a body of work that continues to resonate with fans both old and new. His voice has been rated among the finest in rock music and his extensive catalog of songs is the envy of his contemporaries. Burton continues at the top of his game as a performer, singer, songwriter and recording artist second to none.

Plein Air in the Gardens

Date: Wed, Jan 15th, 2014 - Wed, Jan 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Location: Sunnylands Center & Gardens

John Pizzarelli

Date: Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Location: McCallum Theatre

Using performers like Nat "King" Cole, Frank Sinatra and Joao Gilberto and the songs of composers from Richard Rodgers, George Gershwin to James Taylor, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Lennon & McCartney as touchstones, John Pizzarelli has established himself as one of the prime interpreters of the Great American Songbook and beyond, bringing to his work the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and singing.

Yes, please; No, thank you: Manners Today

Date: Sun, Jan 19th, 2014 - Sun, Jan 19th, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Location: Sunnylands Center & Gardens

This thematic family day introduces guests of all ages to the history and hospitality of Sunnylands. Free etiquette activities, discussions on manners, and talks on historic visits to Sunnylands will be the focus.

Oh What a Night!

Date: Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Location: McCallum Theatre

A celebration and tribute to the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. You'll be singing along in your seats to this high-energy musical revue including everyone's favorite songs of the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Dolly Parton

Date: Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Location: Agua Caliente Casino

Jungle Jack Hanna

Date: Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Location: McCallum Theatre

Recognized around the country as America's favorite zookeeper, Jack has made countless television appearances since 1983 on shows such as "Good Morning America," "CNN's Larry King Live," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Fox News programs, and "Late Show with David Letterman." Jungle Jack took his infectious energy to the airwaves by creating two of his own nationally syndicated television programs "Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures" and most recently "Jack Hanna's Into the Wild." "Into the Wild" is unscripted and action-packed as Jack and his family explore the corners of the globe and discover amazing animals and cultures. In its first season, "Into the Wild" won an Emmy for Outstanding Children's Series. Jungle Jack's live show features many of his favorite animal friends, as well as fascinating and humorous stories and footage from his adventures around the world.

The Pleasure of Your Company

Date: Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Location: Sunnylands Center & Gardens

Anne Rowe, Director of Collections & Exhibitions, discusses this exhibition on five special events: Frank & Barbara Sinatra's wedding, the famed New Year's Eve parties, the visit by Queen Elizabeth II, the meeting between President George H.W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu, and the Sunnylands summit with President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China.

Pink Martini

Date: Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Location: McCallum Theatre

Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world ‚?? crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop ‚?? Pink Martini's diverse repertoire is a blend influenced by Cole Porter and Duke Ellington, Tito Puente and Xavier Cugat, as well as Argentine tango, Brazilian samba, Italian folk, Asian and romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and '50s. According to bandleader/pianist Thomas Lauderdale, "If the United Nations had a house band in 1962, Pink Martini would be that band."