Friday, April 29
Saturday, April 30
|To top off opening day events, get ready to relax and network with your colleagues. Enjoy a light reception and music performed by College of the Desert students. Afterward, take a lakeway gondola to one of 4 on-site restaurants, or take a short drive (or Uber it!) to world famous El Paseo Gardens, with over 250 shops, galleries and fine dining restaurants, featuring First Friday After Dark with extended shopping hours.||Following a full day of information-packed sessions, switch gears for an evening at the Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Elegant, organic, and naturally inspired design is the scene for a desert cocktail and dinner party! Relax, mingle and enjoy the beauty of the desert. Music by College of the Desert. This is an off-site reception. Bus transportation will leave at 6 p.m. from the JW Marriott.|
Additional Evening Activities
As attendees of the 2016 Annual Trustees Conference, College of the Desert cordially invites you and a guest to a production of Victor/Victoria at the McCallum Theater in Palm Desert. Complimentary tickets are available for Thursday, April 28, 7:00 p.m., and Friday, April 29, 8:00 p.m. performances. College of the Desert will provide complimentary transportation to and from the JW Marriott.
The cutoff date for ticket reservations is Friday, April 22. To reserve your tickets, contact: Angela Walton at email@example.com or 760-773-2507. If requesting tickets via email, please include “RSVP for Victor/Victoria” in the subject line. Trustees Conference attendees will be permitted two tickets each and guest names must be provided when making reservations. Tickets will be held at the theater box office.
Shuttle service will be available from the the Tour Lobby Entrance of the JW Marriott at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 28, and at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29, and will be available for return to the hotel following the performance.
A penniless soprano, named Victoria, colludes with a struggling gay impresario to disguise herself as a man named Victor, who entertains as a female impersonator known as "Victoria" - and as a result becomes the toast of Paris. Complications arise when a Chicago mobster sees the act and finds himself attracted to the star. Musical numbers include Le Jazz Hot, You and Me, Almost a Love Song, Trust Me, Living in the Shadows, Paris by Night and Crazy World. Book by Blake Edwards, Music by Henry Mancini, Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, with additional music by Frank Wildhorn.