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MARKETS OF CERTIFIED PRODUCERS: ALL THE MONTH
Certified producer markets resume their outdoor activities as October approaches. In Palm Desert, check out the new location, El Paseo and San Pablo Avenue on Wednesday mornings starting October 6. At La Quinta, the Market operates Sunday mornings on Main Street in Old Town La Quinta, while the Palm Springs Edition takes place on Saturday mornings in the parking lot of the Palm Springs Cultural Center.
rancho mirage, Indian well farmers markets: all month
Rancho mirage brings its open-air farmer’s market every Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Atrium, while the Indian Wells Certified Farmers Market runs every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Highway 111 and Cook Street.
BNP Paribas open: October 4-17
Despite the absence of some of the world’s best players, the return of “the fifth major” after a two-year hiatus is a welcome sight. Perks of this tournament include lounging in an Adirondack chair at Stadium Plaza, enjoying a world-class meal at Nobu or Spago, or watching your favorite player warm up up close on one of the practice courts.
“XANADU”: UNTIL OCT. 17
Roller-skating muses, avid real estate moguls and Zeus himself all take center stage in Desert Rose Playhouse’s production of Xanadu, an adaptation of the Razzie-winning 1980 cult classic of the same name. desertroseplayhouse.org