Hi Friends & Neighbors -
We’ve got a busy weekend! It’s Groundhog’s Day on Saturday, Super Bowl Sunday and loads of events happening across the Inland Empire. There’s definitely something for everyone – outdoor activities, Super Bowl parties, free museum day, performances and more! Check out this week’s Weekend Fun Guide for a list of all the best events happening in the Inland Empire!
Have a great weekend!
SUPER BOWL EVENTS IN THE INLAND EMPIRE
Lazy Dog Cafe – All Lazy Dog locations, including Rancho Cucamonga and Temecula, is offering $3-$6 Happy Hour specials all day, so diners can sip Lazy Dog craft beers and specialty cocktails, and savor small plates while enjoying the big game.
Nottinghams Restaurant & Bar – Super Bowl Pool & Party Fundraiser to benefit Big Bear High School athletics.
Orange Terrace Community Park – The 4th Annual Kermit Alexander & NFL Friends “Big Game Event,” a FREE community Super Bowl tailgate party, begins a half hour before the big game (3:30 p.m.). at the park in Riverside. Food will be on sale, football entertainment, bounce houses and more!
Mill Creek Cattle Co. – Annual Super Bowl party in Redlands starts at noon and runs through the end of the game. First come, first serve. $10 all-you-eat grand BBQ best buffet.
General Old Golf Course - 15th Annual Inland Empire Super Bowl Sunday Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. shotgun start in Riverside.
Palm Springs Sports Bars Parties – Palm Springs Village Pub and Over the Top Sports Bar & Grill are holding separate Super Bowl parties!
Temecula Parties – Temecula Night Out has a list of several Super Bowl parties in the area.
International Day Spa – Skip the game and head to the spa. Enjoy a spa tour along with a complimentary Foot Soak, or use of the Turkish Steam Room PLUS a FREE Spa Gift Bag with any service received on 2/3/13. Show this Facebook post.
RIVERSIDE & MORENO VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS
2/1, Sean Forbes Concert – Deaf rapper Sean Forbes takes the stage at 6 p.m. Friday at the California School for the Deaf in Riverside. Tickets are $15; all ages welcome.
2/2, Free Craft Workshops – The Habitat for Humanity Riverside ReStore will host FREE craft workshops from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Email email@example.com or call (951) 787-6754 x111 to secure a spot.
2/2-2/3, The Riverside Dickens Festival – The 20th annual fest kicks off Saturday at various locations throughout the city including Mission Inn and the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Tickets start at $5. Check out the website for performances and locations.
2/3, First Sundays – Let your kids get extra creative at this month’s First Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at several Riverside locations including the Riverside Art Museum and the Riverside Metropolitan Museum. FREE.
Thru 2/3, Riverside Community Players – “Farragut North” runs through February 3. “A classic tale of hubris set against a contemporary landscape – about the lust for power and the costs one will endure to achieve it.” Tickets start at $15. Mature audiences only.
SAN BERNARDINO & REDLANDS WEEKEND EVENTS
2/2, Junior Fishing Workshop - Bring the kids out to Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino on Saturday for some fresh air and fishing fun. The beginner’s workshop runs from 7:30 a.m to 1 p.m. All equipment and tackle is included. Registration is $7 per person. Parking is $10.
Thru 2/17, “Snow White” - The whole family will enjoy this amazing performance by award-winning playwright Wayne R. Scott starting this weekend at the LifeHouse Theater in Redlands. Check out the website for additional information incl. ticket prices; performance times vary.
CUCAMONGA VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS
2/1-2/3, City-Wide Yard Sale – Ontario’s city-wide yard sale is this weekend! Come by and check out what homeowners are selling. Times and locations vary.
2/2, Rescheduled Snow Day - Because of last weekend’s inclement weather, the city of Ontario’s annual Snow Day event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Westwind Park. Snow play in eight tons of snow is for children 9 and younger. The cost is $8 for residents and $10 for non-residents.
2/1-2/2, Ontario Reign - Planning on taking in an Ontario Reign hockey game this weekend at the Citizen Business Bank Arena in Ontario? Check out these promotions: Friday – Hooters Free Boneless Wings Night and CrossFit Night; Saturday: Red Cross Jersey Night and Blanket Giveway. Both evening games are against the Utah Grizzlies, and tickets start at $10.
2/2, Ontario Improv - It’s Squeaky Clean Saturday this weekend at the Ontario Improv with comedians Mike Canoo and Melvin Austin. Tickets are $10. 18 and older only; two-drink min.; dress code enforced.
CHINO VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS
2/2, Big Band Show – The Women’s Improvement Club of Corona will present a big band show to salute the military from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $20 for one; $35 for two.
2/2, “Run for Russ” – There’s still time to register for Saturday morning’s 5K run-walk set for 8 a.m. in honor of slain Chino Police Officer Russ Miller. Registration is $20.
2/2, Rocky Horror Picture Show – Dress up in your best Dr. Frank-N-Furter costume and bring your toast to the weekly midnight showing of this cult classic. Tickets are $11.50 for adults, $9 for students with valid ID, and $8 for seniors.
POMONA VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS
2/1, First Friday Art Walk – Claremont’s FREE monthly art walk through the Village offers musicians, street performers, children’s activities and various visual artists.
2/2, “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” - The Grove Theater in Upland presents this Disney classic at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday throughout the month of February. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children.
2/2, Village Walking Tour - Enjoy a guided tour of some of Claremont’s amazing architecture on the first Saturday of each month beginning at 10 a.m. Advances reservations requested. The fee is $5 per person
2/2, AAA Travel Show - Thinking of taking a vacation this summer? The Fairplex in Pomona’s travel show will help you discover what new in cruises, tours and more!
Thru 4/7, “Denatured Nature” – The 69th Ceramic Annual at Scripps College in Claremont features this exhibit that focuses on contemporary artists who transform familiar objects. Admission is FREE. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
SAN JACINTO VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS
2/2, Wetlands Tour – The Eastern Municipal Water District, in partnership with the San Bernardino Valley Audubon Society, will hold a wetlands tour from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hemet/San Jacino Multi-Purpose Constructed Wetlands in San Jacinto.
2/2, Science Saturdays – The Western Science Center in Hemet hosts a FREE kids workshop, “Body Carnival: How Your Body Works” from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
BIG BEAR & LAKE ARROWHEAD WEEKEND EVENTS
2/2, Guided Snowshoe Tours – Enjoy the fresh snow from 9 a.m.t o 4 p.m. Saturday at the Big Bear Discovery Center through a guided snowshoe tour. Take a trek through the San Bernardino National Forest as you learn to snowshoe and explore the beautiful environment. Call for additional information.
2/2, Animal Feeding Tours - Tag along with a zoo animal keeper as he or she makes rounds from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. No additional cost to participate; regular admission applies.
TEMECULA & MURRIETA WEEKEND EVENTS
2/1, The Swing Dolls – The West Coast Performing Arts Presenters presents walk back in time with this rockin’ trio at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater. Tickets start at $20.
2/1, Hot Rod Fridays - Come check out some of the city’s best hot rods, motorcycles and classic cars at 4 p.m. Friday at Swing Inn. The event is FREE and kid friendly!
COACHELLA VALLEY & DESERT COMMUNITIES WEEKEND EVENTS
2/1, Earth, Wind & Fire - This legendary soul group performs Friday night at 8 p.m. at the Pala Casino Spa Resort as part of its “Guiding Lights” tour. Tickets start at $65.
2/2, Robin Thicke – Tickets are still available for this amazing R&B singer, who performs at 8 p.m. Friday at the Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella. Tickets start at $65.