Hi friends & neighbors -
It’s Halloween weekend and we’ve got you covered with our I.E. Halloween Fun Guide. But if you’re looking for something that’s not Halloween related check out this week’s Inland Empire Weekend Fun Guide below to find the perfect event for you, your friends and family. Use our guide to help make your weekend plans.
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10/26, Pint Night – Inland Empire Brewing Company hosts Pint Night with food from Martha’s Kitchen in Moreno Valley
10/27, Pink on Parade – Riverside Pink Ribbon Place will hold a breast cancer walk and 5K run at 9 a.m. Saturday at Fairmount Park. Sign-in for the 5K run starts at 7:30 a.m.
10/27, Craftin’ in the City – The La Sierra Senior Center is hosting this “make and take” event from 2 p.m. to midnight in Riverside. Some of the projects are FREE, while others have a minimal charge.
10/28, Village Concerts - The Jung Trio performs at 3 p.m. Sunday at Air Force Village West in Riverside. General admission tickets are $20 and student tickets are $15.
Thru 1/10/13, Riverside Art Museum – The museum’s newest exhibit, “Painting in Pixels: An Exhibition of Concept Art” opens Sunday in Riverside. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. General admission is $5; members and children 12 and younger are FREE.
10/27, The Taste – Community Hospital of San Bernardino Community Medical Plaza is holding a free event with food, live music, and entertainment from 11-6 p.m.
Thru 10/28, “The Woman in Black” - Tickets are still available for this weekend’s performances of “The Woman in Black” at the California Theatre of the Performing Arts. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $48.
10/26-10/27, Oktoberfest – Yucaipa will hold its first Oktoberfest from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday in the city’s historic uptown district. Live brass bands, dancing, kids’ activities and more! Admission and parking are FREE, but there are charges for rides, food and other attractions.
10/26, Free Monster Movie – The city of Redlands is showing “Monsters vs. Aliens” at 6 p.m. Friday at Ed Hales Park.
10/27, Donkey Punch Brewery – Head to the grand opening of a new brewery coming to Redlands. First 50 people will get a free t-shirt.
10/27, Bootcamp and 5K Run Fundraiser – People will have the opportunity to help foster children of San Bernardino and Riverside counties, who are placed with There is Hope Foster Family Agency, by donating money that will go toward their Annual Foster Family Christmas Party to ensure each child has a Christmas present and festivities to help them celebrate the joyous holiday.
10/27, Historical Society Walking Tour - The Redlands Area Historical Society is conducting a walking tour Hillside Memorial Park at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $10.
10/27, Fontana Car Show - Car fanatics are invited to Saturday’s car show presented by American Tires. Face painting, balloon animals and food vendors. The show runs from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Fontana City Hall Parking lot.
10/27, Movie Screening – A FREE public screening of the indy film “As Goes Janesville” is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hour Glass Art Wine Gallery in Rancho Cucamonga.
10/27, Composting Workshop – A FREE composting workshop is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Country of Riverside Norco Library.
10/27, Dos Lagos Stadium 15– The FREE Saturday Family Film Series continues this weekend with “Monster House.” The movie starts at noon at the Corona theater.
10/28, Sunday Night ComedI.E. – Every Sunday M15 in Corona is making the IE laugh with a very funny line up. Plus 1/2 off all appetizers, $3 domestic drafts. Events are 18+ only and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.
10/26, Claremont Friday Nights Live! – Free concerts are held at the Village Square Public Plaza (by Laemmle 5 Theatres), in front of the Claremont Chamber, 205 Yale Avenue and at City Hall Plaza, Second St west of Harvard Ave. The Village is bustling with activity so remember to mark your calendars.
10/26, Free concert - Enjoy classical music performed by an orchestra? Every Friday at noon the Departments of Music at Pomona and Scripps College hold a free concert at the Balch Auditorium at Scripps College. This Friday will be Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” Sonata for violin and piano
10/27-10/28, The Claremont Concert Orchestra – Free concert held at the Garrison Theater, 241 E. 10th St. Sat at 8 p.m.; Sun at 3 p.m.
10/27, Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire – The Village Claremont is hosting this 31st annual event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. This FREE event will even have a Halloween costume parade for the kids!
10/27, Octoberflame – Tiger Army is set to perform Friday at the 5th Annual Octoberflame concert series at the Historic Fox Theater in Pomona. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. show. tickets are $25 in advance and $28 at the door.
Thru 10/28, 2012 Fairplex Oktoberfest – Everyone is a little German when they taste the food and beer at Los Angeles’ popular Oktoberfest at the Fairplex in Pomona. Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m. to midnight, 21 and older only. Sunday, noon to 6 p.m., 20 and younger admitted with paying guest 21 and older. Under 12 is free with paying guest 21 and older. Tickets are $5.
Thru 11/22, Apple picking – Head to Riley’s Farm in Oak Glen with a group of friends or family and pick fresh apples right off the tree! Come up from 10am to 4pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. U-pick apples is $2.50/pound. They also have raspberries and blackberries at $5/pint.
BIG BEAR & LAKE ARROWHEAD
Thru 10/27, Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest - Head to Southern California’s #1 Oktoberfest offering authentic German entertainment, food and beer. This is the last weekend!
10/27-10/28, Oktoberfest in Lake Arrowhead Village – Maybe Big Bear is too crowded for ya, then head to Lake Arrowhead Village to celebrate Oktoberfest.
Thru 11/10, Flashlight Safaris – Big Bear Alpine Zoo (formerly Moonridge Animal Park) opens its doors after dark every Saturday in October and the first two Saturdays in November to reveal its nocturnal animals to the public. Gates open 6:15 PM and close at 6:30 PM to start the tour. Bring your flashlight and ware warm clothes. Regular Admission: Under 3 years old free, for ages 3-10 $6, and over 10 years old $9.
Thru, 11/19, Free Gas Card! – Book a two night stay stay in Big Bear and receive a free $50 gas card; three-night stay gets you a $75 gas card and four or more nights stay gets a $100 free gas card. Perfect especially during the last couple weekends of Oktoberfest!
TEMECULA & MURRIETA
10/26, Cougrzz Rock - Rock out with teh Cougrzz Rock at Europa Village from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Paninis On Wheels gourmet food truck will also be there. Free admission!
10/27, Help Ride – The 4th annual music festival and bike show is set for Saturday in Old Town Temecula. Poker run registration begins at 8 a.m. with $15 per rider or $25 per couple.
10/26-10/28, Borrego Days Desert Festival – Join the 47th Annual festival filled with fun like a parade, car show, kiddie area, and live entertainment
10/27, Victor Valley Museum Concert - Students of U-Be-Singin’ Vocal Lessons will present a concert from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the museum. Concert is included with paid museum admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and military; $2 for students, and children under 5 are free.
10/27, Charity Run – Register Friday for the 27th Annual Team Road Challenge 6K in Palm Desert to benefit the United Way of the Desert, which is set for 7 a.m. Saturday. Registration is $40 for those 15 to 59, $35 for those 14 and younger and ages 60 and older.
10/27, Hazardous Waste Collection – The Riverside County Waste Management Department has scheduled a FREE household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday at the County Administration Center in Blythe.
10/27, Palm Springs Food Truck Festival – Dozens of food trucks head to the Spa Resort Casino in Downtown Palm Springs. General admission $10; VIP $25; 4-pack $30
Thru 11/30, Palm Desert Community Gallery – A new exhibit, “THREE,” opens this weekend and showcases the work of three artists. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.