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JOIN LES DAMES D'ESCOFFIER FOR THEIR FALL FARM TOUR - 10.21.2013
Les Dames d'Escoffier International Media Contact: Pamela Bieri Palm Springs Chapter firstname.lastname@example.org PO Box 5048 760.568-4422 Palm Springs, CA 92263 760.837-7180
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JOIN LES DAMES D'ESCOFFIER FOR THEIR FALL FARM TOUR 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, Departing Shields Date Garden
INDIO, CALIF. -- (Oct. 14, 2013) Join us for another farm tour adventure with Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI), Palm Springs as we explore the east valley’s agricultural treasures to find out “what’s growing on” this fall.
On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the Fall Farm Tour departs promptly at 8 a.m. from Shields Date Garden, 80225 Highway 111 at Jefferson, Indio.
Discover the bounty of fall row crops such as bell peppers, carrots, onions, eggplant, artichokes and tomatoes, and some of the tree crops such as dates, lemons, oranges and grapefruit – crops that have made the Coachella Valley famous.
You’ll have a chance to see Burrtec’s expanded compost recycling facility and learn how compost is made from commercial and residential green waste. Next, you’ll see how compost is used to promote water conservation and provide soil nutrients on such crops as table grapes, citrus and date trees as we tour Blair Farms.
Learn how the Coachella Valley Water District brings water from the All American Canal to farms and urban areas when we visit the control room at the district headquarters in Coachella. Then, we’ll actually see the pump stations, canals and drip irrigation that puts the Coachella Valley on the cutting edge with high-tech water conservation methods used in farming.
Watch a harvest in progress and learn what it takes to grow, harvest and ship major crops like bell peppers, artichokes, and carrots when we visit with one of the valley’s larger growers, Desert Mist General Manager Adrian Zendejas, out in the fields.
If you’ve never been on a farm tour, here’s your chance to see the sights from a luxury bus and learn from an experienced, professional Coachella Valley tour guide, Nancy Cohee, about the valley’s history, some Indian lore, geography and geo-thermal points of interest, as well as farming practices.
Even if you’ve been on the tour before, you’ll always see and learn something new.
At the end of the tour, enjoy a farm-to-table buffet at the Café at Shields that will include many of the vegetables and fruits you have just seen growing.
Cost for the luxury bus, narrated tour and farm-to-table buffet lunch at Shields Date Garden is $80 per person. For reservations and information, call (760) 219-3000. Credit cards accepted or mail your check to LDEI, Palm Springs Chapter, 1775 East Palm Canyon, Ste. 5048, Palm Springs, CA, 92263.
Advance paid reservations are required.
About LDEI LDEI is a world-wide organization of executive women of high achievement in the fields of food, fine beverage, and hospitality. Each chapter conducts fundraising projects and awards scholarships to women continuing higher education in the culinary and hospitality industries.
LDEI is involved with “Green Tables” Civic Agriculture & Garden Initiative, whose goals are to promote community health and well-being, enhance use of locally grown food in the community, build upon existing community food, gardening, and agricultural efforts, foster environmental health, and inspire focus on the value of regional farmers to the community.
LDEI supports organic gardening programs at several local high schools. Proceeds from fundraising events go to LDEI's Scholarship Fund and the Green Tables initiatives.
For more information visit www.ldei.org, or call (760) 837-7180. # # #
12TH ANNUAL INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL - 10.21.2013
Media Contact: Dianne Funk 760-346-0042 info@IndianWellsArtsFestival.com Or Pamela Bieri 760- email@example.com CALENDAR OF EVENTS ITEM
12TH ANNUAL INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL April 4-6, 2014 Indian Wells Tennis Garden First Objet Trouvé Found Art Festival Added this Year!
INDIAN WELLS, CA – (Oct. 11, 2013) Celebrating its 12th year at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the Indian Wells Arts Festival – where Art is a Happening - will be held April 4 through 6, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; gates close at 4 p.m. More than 200 juried artists will be on hand to show, demonstrate and sell artwork including paintings, sculpture, pottery, glass, photography, fine jewelry and crafts.
New at the festival this year will be the Coachella Valley’s first-ever Objet Trouvé Found Art Festival, creating a Festival of Festivals. Objet Trouvé is the idea of using everyday objects and ‘found’ materials to create stimulating works of art.
In the tradition of Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Juan Gris and Georges Braque, 50 artists will exhibit and create one-of-a-kind objet trouvé artworks for sale. The Objet Trouvé Found Art Festival will construct a 20-foot replica of Paris’ Eiffel Tower incorporating found materials.
Artists interested in participating in the Indian Wells Arts Festival can find further information and apply online at http://indianwellsartsfestival.com/artists.html.
Artists interested in participating in the Objet Trouvé Festival can apply online at http://objettrouvefoundartfestival.com/#dashboard. Deadline for entries is January 6, 2014.
The $12 adult entrance fee includes both festivals; children under 12 are free. Parking is free and valet parking is available. Live entertainment daily, wine tasting, concessions plus an Eggs + Champagne in the Garden Sunday brunch until noon.
The Indian Wells Arts Festival has been rated one of the 100 Best Fine Art Shows in the country by Sunshine Artists Magazine and 2014 Top 100 Events by the American Bus Association.
For poster orders and more information visit www.indianwellsartsfestival.com or call 760-346-0042
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HYATT REGENCY INDIAN WELLS RESORT & SPA TURNS "PINK" IN OCTOBER - 09.25.2013
Resort Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Agua Serena Spa Packages and ONEHOPE Chardonnay at Lantana Restaurant
INDIAN WELLS TENNIS GARDEN UNVEILS EXPANSION PLANS - 02.26.2013
Indian Wells, Calif., February 21, 2013 – The Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open, the most-attended ATP World Tour and WTA tennis tournament in the world, unveiled expansion plans targeted for the 2014 tournament, it was announced by Raymond Moore, chief executive officer.
The plans, which were approved today by the City of Indian Wells, include a permanent Stadium 2 that will feature 8,000 seats and two restaurants, a marquee site entrance on Washington Street with a new box office, a new 19,000 square foot shade structure identical to the one built in 2012, four additional practice courts, expansion of the current Miles Street entrance, an upgraded valet and accessible parking area on the north side, an additional grass parking space for up to 2,000 cars and expansion and relocation of the TV Production compound.
These expansion plans build upon changes the tournament made the past few years including becoming the only tournament in the world to have the Hawkeye Challenge System on all match courts, increasing total prize money to more than $11 Million, installing a 19,000 sq. ft. shade structure to the Tennis Garden Village, adding additional seating to outer courts and practice courts and placing numerous video walls and information towers throughout the site. All of the enhancements are designed to create an incomparable venue to enjoy world-class tennis while also delivering a relaxing atmosphere between matches.
“We are extremely excited about our expansion, and thrilled that the City of Indian Wells has approved our plans,” said Moore. “Larry Ellison’s vision for this tournament has been nothing short of incredible, and the innovations and enhancements he has put forth have benefitted fans and players alike. These tournament-specific changes will continue to put this facility on par with the best in the world, deliver an unparalleled experience for fans and ultimately make the BNP Paribas Open better than ever before.”
Sales of Stadium 2 Series tickets will commence during the 2013 BNP Paribas Open on site. Fans can visit the 2014 BNP Paribas Open exhibitor booth to see renderings and a 3-D model showing the stadium and the new site layout. The Series Renewal Office is located in the East Tennis Garden Village and will be selling 2014 Series tickets only for the Main Stadium and Stadiums 2 and 3. For more information please visit bnpparibasopen.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please call the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Box Office 800-999-1585 or 760-200-8000, or visit www.bnpparibasopen.com, where there is a complete listing and description of all ticket packages and pricing.
EMIRATES, FILA and BULOVA RENEW BNP PARIBAS OPEN PREMIER SPONSORSHIPS THROUGH 2015; XEROX SIGNS ON AS PREMIER SPONSOR - 02.11.2013
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Hyatt Name Change - 08.29.2012
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July 22, 2009
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July 22, 2009
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October 1, 2009
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December 17, 2008
2009 Desert Town Hall Speakers Announced - 11.21.2008
November 21, 2008
LG SKINS GAME - TV Telecast - 11.21.2008
November 21, 2008
Rocco Mediate Ready And Waiting For His First LG Skins Game - 11.19.2008
November 19, 2008
LG SKINS GAME Pro-Am - 11.25.2008
November 25, 2008
K.J. Choi LG SKINS GAME - 11.13.2008
November 13, 2008
LG Skins Game Phil Mickelson - 10.28.2008
October 28, 2008
LG SKINS GAME Defending Champion Stephen Ames - 09.30.2008
September 30, 2008
LG SKINS GAME ProAm - 09.16.2008
September 16, 2008
2008 LG SKINS GAME tickets - 09.12.2008
September 12, 2008
Ames Mickelson Mediate Choi to Play - 08.28.2008
August 28, 2008
Golf Magazine Rankings - 08.20.2008
August 20, 2008
IW Club Opening - 08.13.2008
August 13, 2008
City of Indian Wells Radio Spot Wins CalTIA Marketing Award - 06.24.2008
June 24, 2008
Tourism Marketing Awards - 06.18.2008
June 18, 2008
Desert Fit Quest - 07.11.2008
July 11, 2008
GolfWeek Muni Rankings - 06.18.2008
June 18, 2008
Golfweek Ranks Both Golf Courses At Indian Wells Golf Resort In The Top 20 Of Daily-Fee Golf Clubs In The State Of California - 03.25.2008
March 25, 2008
California Offers Ecotourism Programs Year-round - 03.13.2008
March 13, 2008
NBA Exhibition Game copy for city and tourism websites - 02.21.2008
February 21, 2008
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February 5, 2008
Roche to be sworn in as Mayor on December 6 - 12.03.2007
December 3, 2007
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November 27, 2007
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November 6, 2007
PM Tony Blair to Open Town Hall Series - 11.02.2007
November 2, 2007
The 2007 event marks the 25th anniversary of the LG SKINS GAME - 09.20.2007
September 20, 2007
Winter Wellness Advisory - 09.19.2007
September 19, 2007
LG SKINS GAME Fred Couples, Stephen Ames, Zach Johnson, Brett Wetterich - 08.14.2007
August 14, 2007
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July 22, 2007
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February 22, 2007
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December 12, 2006
The Well Spa introduces the Winter Wellness Package - 11.20.2006
November 20, 2006
Spa Day at Spa Esmerelda - 11.06.2006
November 6, 2006
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers with Jackson Browne - 09.19.2006
September 19, 2006
The Who World Tour adds 14 new dates in North America - 09.12.2006
September 12, 2006
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August 21, 2006
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June 9, 2006
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April 18, 2006
Miramonte Resort & Spa welcomes New General manager Richard Behr to the Mediterranean-Inspired Desert Resort - 08.21.2006
August 21, 2006
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April 5, 2006
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June 20, 2006
Hyatt Grand Champions Resort and Spa Hosts Santa Barbara Wine Dinner. - 03.13.2006
March 13, 2006
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June 6, 2006
The Golf Resort at Indian Wells Unveils The 2006 Summer Pass - 05.25.2006
May 25, 2006
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