Please join us at the 3rd annual Men of the Desert fashion show! Men of the Desert is the only fashion show in the Valley to feature a cast of male models strutting down the runway…with dogs!

Proceeds benefit Animal Samaritans’ animal shelter, adoption program, and Animal Care Fund. The Animal Care fund is a life-saving fund that helps pet owners who have fallen on hard times or live on a limited income provide vital veterinary care for their pets.

Event: 3rd Annual Men of the Desert

Date: Saturday, February 18

Time: 11am – 2pm

Place: Hyatt Grand Champions Resort, Indian Wells

Price: $75 (includes lunch, entertainment, fashion show)

RSVP: 760-343-3216 RSPV:

Models will be wearing men’s fashion by the Mares For Men clothing store in La Quinta.  The entertainment includes appearances by TV & Broadway Star Donna Theodore, crooner Austin Ray, Mara Getz & Richard Leibell, and local media favorite Bonnie Gilgallon. Patti Gribow returns as Mistress of Ceremonies.

This event attracts 350 – 400 guests each year. Seating is generally prioritized in order of ticket purchase. The tables closest to the stage generally go to those who purchase tickets early.