Top 10 things to do with your family in the Coachella Valley this week, Jan. 31-Feb. 6

There are always plenty of things to do in the Coachella Valley. We’ve put together a list of family-friendly events and entertainment happening this week.

To submit an event for consideration, send an email to [email protected] with a brief description.

Here are 10 things to do this week:

Free Yoga in the Park

People participate in a yoga class at the Joshua Tree Music Festival in Joshua Tree, Calif., on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

People participate in a yoga class at the Joshua Tree Music Festival in Joshua Tree, Calif., on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

It’s time to let your body unwind — and the Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission’s new free yoga classes make it easy. Head to the Cathedral City Community Amphitheater every Tuesday morning through April 26 to enjoy a challenging yet rewarding class taught by professional yoga instructor Patti Wexler. Note: The classes are designed to be power yoga for all levels, not gentle yoga classes.

Where: Cathedral City Community Amphitheater, 68-526 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10-11 a.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: (760) 770-0396

New Exhibit Party

The Desert Art Center, located at 550 N. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, will reopen Friday, March 5, 2021.

The Desert Art Center, located at 550 N. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, will reopen Friday, March 5, 2021.

In need of inspiration? New works from gallery artists will be featured at Desert Art Center this week, along with an art pop-up in the Studio Gallery, featuring the work of Janis Buller and Cathy Parker.

Where: Desert Art Center, 550 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Date: Friday, Feb. 4

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: bit.ly/DACNewExhibit

Cruise Night on El Paseo

Classic and custom car owners cruise El Paseo on November 5, 2021, during El Paseo Cruise Night in Palm Desert, CA. The event, co-founded by Jerry and Judy Martin, will mark its 10-year anniversary in January 2022.

Classic and custom car owners cruise El Paseo on November 5, 2021, during El Paseo Cruise Night in Palm Desert, CA. The event, co-founded by Jerry and Judy Martin, will mark its 10-year anniversary in January 2022.

Hop in your car and cruise down El Paseo or watch from the sidewalk to celebrate the 10th anniversary of El Paseo Cruise Night.

Where: 73-545 El Paseo, Palm Desert

Date: Every Friday

Time: 2-5 p.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: elpaseocruisenight.com; (760) 862-1990

Art on Main Street

Over 30 artists will be featured at Main Street in La Quinta, where eventgoers can peruse a variety of paintings, jewelry, mixed media, ceramics, photography and textiles. This outdoor art market is socially distanced, and masks are mandatory.

Where: 78-100 Main St., La Quinta

Date: Saturday, Feb. 5

Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: oldtownlaquinta.com/art-on-main-street

24th Annual Concert Series

The 24th annual concert series is back in the desert, featuring one-hour concerts each week. The musical evenings benefit various philanthropic organizations, and this week’s event featuring Chris Farmer, a Beach Boys tribute performer, will benefit the Pegasus Therapeutic Farm.

Where: The Gardens on El Paseo, 73-545 El Paseo, Suite 2500, Palm Desert

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 6 p.m.

Tickets: Starting at $15

Information: thegardensonelpaseo.com; (760) 862-1990

Virtual Cooking Class with Chef Fabio Viviani

Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon.

Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon.

Want to learn how to make Barolo red wine risotto from celebrity chef Fabio Viviani? You can do so this weekend without having to leave the house. Celebrate the tastes of northern Italy during this virtual cooking experience, which is part of an ongoing series that kicked off last year via Morongo Casino Resort & Spa. Reservations are now being accepted, and registrants will receive a link to recipe cards ahead of time listing the ingredients and utensils needed.

Where: Virtual

Date: Sunday, Feb. 6

Time: 4 p.m.

Information: www.morongocasinoresort.com/fabio-viviani/virtual-cooking-class

Love Local Coachella Valley Street Fair

Want to support local businesses? Founded amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Love Local CV is an organization that has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for small businesses in the Coachella Valley. The organization’s latest event will feature 80 local businesses showcasing various products and services. These vendors will also partner with the community to drop off nonperishable food items to be donated to The Narrow Door.

Where: Southwest Church (on the lawn), 44-175 Washington St., Indian Wells

Date: Sunday, Feb. 6

Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: (510) 409-7225

Palm Springs Vintage Market

The Palm Springs Vintage Market takes place 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 6 at Palm Springs Cultural Center.

The Palm Springs Vintage Market takes place 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 6 at Palm Springs Cultural Center.

Check out Coachella Valley’s only boutique vintage market with food, entertainment, vintage furniture, clothing, decor and other collectibles.

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

Date: Sunday, Feb. 6

Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tickets: $5

Information: palmspringsvintagemarket.com

Theater Guide

Theater Companies can submit their theater listings — one per form — at bit.ly/TheaterGuideForm to be included in the weekly Theater Guide inside Sunday’s Arts & Culture section.

Editor’s Note: This week’s theater guide wasn’t large enough to stand on its own and was thus folded into 10 things to do. We strongly encourage local theaters to submit listings so we can have the most comprehensive guide possible.

Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo

This isn’t your average ballet performance. Enjoy a playful take on the famed classical dance genre, which has received rave reviews in The New Yorker, The New York Times and The Village Voice. Enjoy technical mastery, impeccable comic approach, and the astounding fact that men can, indeed, dance en pointe.. (Dance)

Production company: Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo

Venue: McCallum Theatre, 73-000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert

Running dates and times: 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31

Ticket prices: $45-$85

Appropriate for children under 12? Yes

More info: www.mccallumtheatre.com

‘Always, Patsy Cline’

Yo Younger (left) as Louis Seger and Kelly McDaniel (right) as Patsy Cline in Desert TheatreWorks' production, "Always...Patsy Cline."

Yo Younger (left) as Louis Seger and Kelly McDaniel (right) as Patsy Cline in Desert TheatreWorks’ production, “Always…Patsy Cline.”

“Always…Patsy Cline” is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash. The show is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in l961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. The musical play, complete with down-home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy’ unforgettable hits such as “Crazy, I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walking After Midnight” — 27 songs in all. The show’s title was inspired by Cline’s letters to Seger, which were consistently signed “Love ALWAYS … Patsy Cline.” (Musical)

Production company: Desert TheatreWorks

Running time: 2 hours including a 15-minute intermission

Venue: Desert TheatreWorks at the IPAC, 45-175 Fargo St., Indio

Running dates and times: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Feb. 3-6

Ticket prices: Students: $26-$30; Senior (55+): $34-$38; Adult: $36-$40

Appropriate for children under 12? Yes

More info: Call (760) 980-1455 or visit dtworks.org

Inclusion in The Desert Sun’s weekly community calendar is solely at the editors’ discretion. Priority is given to free, community-oriented events.

To submit an event, send an email to [email protected], including the following: name of event; date of event; location of event; time of event; charge, if any; phone number or website for further information. Please attach a photo.

This article originally appeared on Palm Springs Desert Sun: Top 10 things to do with your family in the Coachella Valley this week

Robert G. Mull

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