Enjoy the “Best Darn Chili in the Basin” at the 29 Palms Art Gallery Oct. 20 Fundraiser benefits gallery programs and classes
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2018) – Saturday October 20 is a big day in the Morongo Basin, with the Highway 62 Art Tours and Pioneer Days events in Twentynine Palms. You’re bound to work up a big appetite after a delightful day of desert sightseeing, so replenish yourself the cowboy way with a tasty chili dinner at the historic 29 Palms Art Gallery from 5-8 p.m.
Tickets to the chili dinner are $15 per person, $30 per couple or $10 for kids under 12. The menu features the best darn chili in the basin, plus salad, cornbread, garlic bread, cake and coffee. You can purchase beer and wine at the no-host bar. Step inside the gallery to see featured artists from the Highway 62 Art Tours. Dine under the stars on the gallery patio. Enjoy live entertainment by Americana band Hunter and the Wick’d. Shop for unique and hand-crafted items made by desert area artists at the gallery gift shop.
To purchase chili dinner tickets, go to www.29palmsartgallery.com or visit the gallery at 74055 Cottonwood Drive at the corner of National Park Drive in Twentynine Palms. The gallery is free and open to the public Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 760-367-7819 during gallery hours of operation. Tickets are also available for purchase at the 29 Palms Chamber of Commerce Visitor’s Center in downtown Twentynine Palms.
The 29 Palms Art Gallery is the oldest arts organization in the Morongo Basin and was founded by a group of desert artists and famed painter John Hilton in 1951. It is located in a historic adobe built in 1936 near the Oasis of Mara as a home for western author Tom Hopkins. Since 1963, 29 Palms Artist Guild members have volunteered their time to operate the non-profit organization, gallery and gift shop in the adobe near Joshua Tree National Park. The gallery also hosts seasonal events such as its annual art auction, holiday art & craft fair, community events and art classes for all ages. To learn more, visit www.29palmsartgallery.com.