9th Annual Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival Oct 9 -12 in Joshua Tree, CA


The 9th Annual Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival (JTMF) is happening Oct 9 -12 in Joshua Tree, CA. Merging its funky desert style with an internationally acclaimed lineup of musical artists, the three day family-friendly festival is truly a global dance experience. The festival melds the overwhelming spirit of desert freedom with powerful music from around the […]


Something a little different …

Check the schedule for Friday night games in the arena.

Spend the Afternoon at Polo Empire Polo Club – Indio, CA If you’re looking for something a little different to do this weekend and you live in the Coachella Valley area,  you may want to check out Sunday Polo at Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA. Opening Weekend is Jan. 4th – 6th, 2013.  There […]


Jerome, AZ one of America’s most haunted ghost towns


Spend Halloween in a real ghost town   Jerome, Arizona is a special place to be in October. There’s an annual Halloween celebration, with guided “Spirit Walks” that explore the local historic buildings accompanied by narratives of spooky tales.  Another annual event, the “Ghost Walk” at the Jerome Historical Society, features actors in period costumes […]


Fall Colors & Spooky Stories

Art found at Goldwell Open Air Museum.

A feature from last year … October is the time of year to pull sweaters out of storage in preparation for fall weather, and cooler winter months.  In desert regions though, October is still a fairly warm month. The heat subsides enough to encourage travelers to begin journeys south to warmer climates, and the desert […]


Hatch Valley Chile Festival Sept. 3rd & 4th, 2011 in New Mexico

Hatch Valley Chile Festival

Hatch Valley Chile Festival Sept. 3rd & 4th, 2011 Hatch Valley, NM Every year as the temperatures start to cool down Hatch Valley starts to heat up with the annual Hatch Valley Chile Festival.  The Festival is a 2-day event that is scheduled over Labor Day weekend.  More than 30,000 visitors from across the U.S. […]


Bullhead City River Regatta This Weekend: Pirates of the Colorado

Photo source:  bullheadregatta.com

August. 11th – 13th, 2011 Bullhead City Community Park  to Rotary Park Float down the Colorado River with a about 15,000 pirates!  The annual River Regatta is a great way to celebrate the heat of summer by plunging into the cool blue waters of the Colorado River.  The Bullhead City River Regatta takes the participating […]



A design rendering of the T. rex growth series. Photo courtesy of Evidence Design.

LOS ANGELES, CA – On July 16, 2011, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County will passed the halfway mark in its seven-year self-transformation when it opens its all-new, 14,000- sqaure-foot Dinosaur Hall. Twice the size of the Museum’s previous dinosaur exhibits, the Dinosaur Hall will feature more than 300 fossils, 20 full-body specimens, […]


Ridgecrest Celebrates Desert Wildflowers with Festival April 15-17

Wildflower season has returned to the East Sierra desert with an explosion of color. In the city of Ridgecrest between the Sierra Nevada and Death Valley just off US 395, the Maturango Museum embraces the season with its Annual Wildflower Show April 15-17. This year for the first time the California State Assembly and Senate […]


Wildflower Festival on March 5th in Palm Desert, CA


This looks like a fun event for anyone interested in the desert wildflower season. (Source: http://www.friendsofthedesertmountains.org/) Event Details Date: Saturday, March 5, 2011 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument  Visitor Center, Palm Desert, Riverside County, California Phone Number: (760) 862-9984 Cost: Free entry – Free parking […]


Gem & Mineral Show In The Mojave Desert This Weekend!