Top 10 things to do in the Coachella Valley this week, Oct. 3-9

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

To submit an event for consideration, send an email to events@desertsun.com with a brief description.

Here are 10 things to do this week:

Come On Up for Live Music

Jeremie Levi Samson (right) performs for Mon Petit Salon at Palm Springs Cultural Center every Monday 5-7:30 p.m. on the second floor. Doug MacDonald (left) is featured as a special guest.
Jeremie Levi Samson (right) performs for Mon Petit Salon at Palm Springs Cultural Center every Monday 5-7:30 p.m. on the second floor. Doug MacDonald (left) is featured as a special guest.

The Palm Springs Cultural Center presents live music at the VIP Lounge every week. Sunday brings Keisha D to the stage for Soulful Sundays, Jeremie Levi Sanson hosts Mon Petit Salon on Mondays and Leanna and the Jazz Collective on Tuesday.

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

Dates: Every Sunday through Tuesday

Time: 5-7:30 p.m.

Tickets: No cover, two drinks minimum

Information: bit.ly/LiveMusicPSCC

Palm Springs Rewinds: Tim Burton 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure'

Palm Springs Cultural Center will play "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure" on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 at 8 p.m. as a part of the Palm Springs Rewinds Tim Burton series.
Palm Springs Cultural Center will play "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure" on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 at 8 p.m. as a part of the Palm Springs Rewinds Tim Burton series.

Palm Springs Rewinds is an ongoing film series featuring film screenings from acclaimed contemporary directors. This week, the Palm Springs Cultural Center will screen "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure."

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

Date: Thursday, Oct. 6

Time: 8 p.m.

Tickets: $12

Information: bit.ly/PSRewindsTimBurton

Free Concerts in the Park

The Free Concerts in the Park series is returning to Palm Desert with four shows throughout the month of October. The series kicks off with a performance by We Belong, a tribute band to Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

Where: Civic Center Park, 43-900 San Pablo Ave., Palm Desert

Date: Every Thursday in October

Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Free

Information: discoverpalmdesert.com/concerts

Fellini Retrospective: 'Amarcord'

The Fellini 100 Tour comes to Palm Springs, a worldwide tribute celebrating more than 100 years of Federico Fellini. Fellini's films are known for their surreal, dream-like imagery and has inspired generations of directors, including Martin Scorsese, Sofia Coppola and more. This week, the Palm Springs Cultural Center will be screening "Amarcord."

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

Date: Friday, Oct. 7

Time: 7 p.m.

Tickets: $12

Information: bit.ly/AmarcordPSCC

The Rock Yard

Listen to various tribute bands at The Rock Yard outdoor concert stage each weekend.
Listen to various tribute bands at The Rock Yard outdoor concert stage each weekend.

Listen to various tribute bands at The Rock Yard outdoor concert stage each weekend. This week features Van Halen/The Sammy Hagar Years tribute band 5150 on Friday and David Lee Roth Era Van Halen tribute band The Atomic Punks on Saturday. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Ages 18-plus.

Where: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio

Date: Every Friday and Saturday

Time: 7 p.m.

Tickets: Free admission

Information: fantasyspringsresort.com

Palm Desert Certified Farmers Market

The Palm Desert Certified Farmers Market will take place every Sunday at the Entrada Center.
The Palm Desert Certified Farmers Market will take place every Sunday at the Entrada Center.

The Palm Desert Certified Farmers Market changed its schedule for the 2022-2023 season, and is now being held on Sundays. The farmers market features California-grown fresh food products, chef demonstrations and entertainment.

Where: Entrada Center, 72-559 Highway 111, Palm Desert

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tickets: Free admission

Information: certifiedfarmersmarkets.org

Madam Hazel's Haunted House

Looking for spooky fun to kick off the Halloween season? Experience a haunted house with creepy characters and eerie rooms.

Where: The Shops at Palm Desert, 72-840 Highway 111, Palm Desert

Date:  Thursdays through Sundays from Oct. 6 through Oct. 23; Tuesday, Oct. 25 to Monday, Oct. 31

Time: Times vary

Tickets: $17

Information: parkwilmanorproductions.com

'Bond. James Bond.'

A Cabello will join guest artist Sheila Ellis in delivering a vocal performance celebrating the 60th anniversary of the "James Bond" movie series.

Where: Coachella Valley Repertory, 68-510 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City

Date: Friday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 9

Time: 7 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Tickets: $40

Information: cvrep.org

'The Miracle Worker'

Experience a family drama based on the true story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, who struggles to bring Helen into contact with the outside world. Rated PG.

Where: Desert Theatreworks, 45-175 Fargo St., Indio

Date: Thursday, Oct. 6 to Sunday, Oct. 9

Time: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday

Tickets: Starting at $38

Information: dtworks.org

'Titanic The Musical'

Based on the story of the RMS Titanic, this musical takes the audience on a journey through the historic voyage.

Where: Palm Canyon Theatre, 538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Date: Thursday through Sunday Oct. 6 through 16

Time: 7 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

Tickets: $15 students; $38 adults

Information: palmcanyontheatre.net

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