Inland Empire Weekend Events 2/24-2/26/2017
Hi Friends & Neighbors -
Enjoy the last weekend of February by joining in on all the fun. This weekend check out the number of theater performances, movie nights for the entire family, festivals and much more.
And don’t forget to show us how you spend your weekend by tagging #ieshineon or #iegoodtimes in your Instagram, Facebook or Twitter pics.
Shout out to this week's Weekend Fun Guide sponsor Ark Homes Foster Family Agency located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Their mission is to create a better and safe environment for children, where they can have an opportunity to return to a more rewarding quality of life. Learn more about them at www.arkhomesffa.org
BIG BEAR WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24, Performance – Pato Banton and The Now Generation at the Cave, in Big Bear, from 6:30-11:30 p.m.
2/24, Bingo – Bingo Night every Fridays at Big Bear Elks Lodge, starting at 7 p.m.
2/24-3/4, Tour - Guided Snowshoe Eco Tours with Big Bear Discovery Center, in the San Bernardino National Forest. Learn how to snowshoe, go for a guided trek, and more. Saturday 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m.-noon.
2/24, Ongoing, Crochet - Free knit and crochet help at Yarn Designers Boutique, in Big Bear City. Every Saturday from 3-5 p.m.
2/25, Musical – Beatles vs. Stones at the Cave, in Big Bear, from 6:30-11 p.m. Cost is $20-$30. See website for details.
Where to eat, shop and play in Big Bear this weekend. Click here.
CLAREMONT WEEKEND EVENTS
Thru 2/26, ongoing, Weekly Special - Enjoy a new weekly special at The Orchard restaurant inside the DoubleTree Claremont. This weekend check out the Warm Heirloom Tomato Tart $9.99 or the Butter Poached Jumbo Shrimp $25. Click to learn more details
2/24-5/14, ongoing, Art – Pomona Museum of Art presents “Goya’s War: Los Desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War” on view from Jan.17-May14. All exhibitions and programs are free of charge and open to the public. See website for details.
2/24-5/14, ongoing, Art – Project Series 51: Incendiary Traces, at Pomona Museum of Arts. Explore connections between Disasters of War and contemporary human and technological visualizations of US international conflict. See website for details.
2/24-5/14, ongoing, Visual Art – “Now Screening: Andy Warhol Prints”, at Pomona Museum of Arts. See website for details.
2/26, Market - Claremont Farmers and Artisans Market every Sunday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Second Street between Indian Hill Boulevard and Yale Ave. Admission is free.
CORONA WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24, Math Tutoring – Free math help for High School and College students at the Corona Public Library, from 3:15-4:45 p.m. No appointment necessary.
2/25, Cook-Off – Fire & Ice 3rd Annual Chili Cook Off & Craft Beer at Corona-Norco Family YMCA starting at noon. Admission is free for children under 5 years, children 6-12 years &7.50, adults $15, admission with unlimited beer tasting $50 and admission with VIP early entry for craft beer tasting $60.
2/25, weekly, Cars & Coffee – Cars & Coffee Corona is a Saturday weekly meet up, from 7-9 a.m. at Saleen Automotive at 2755 Wardlow Road, Corona. Free admission.
2/25, Marketplace - Farmer’s Market held at the Main St. Marketplace across from Fender Museum every Saturday. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free admission.
FONTANA WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24-26, weekends, Theater – Ragtime The Musical at the Fontana Center Stage Theater. See website for details.
2/24-26, weekends, Theater – Ragtime The Musical at the Fontana Center Stage Theater. See website for details.
2/25, Art - Join The Special Needs Art Program (S.N.A.P) every Saturday, from noon-1 p.m. in inspiring creativity and arts passion for Special Needs community.
Find out what beer & wine events are happening this weekend. Click here.
LAKE ARROWHEAD WEEKEND EVENTS
2/25, Gala – Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce Gala Awards at Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa, from 5:30-9 p.m. See website for details.
MORENO VALLEY BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT
2/25, A Celebration of Black History Month/ Vanguard Art Expo & Music Fest at Vanguard Art Gallery, in Moreno Valley, from 1-8 p.m. Free admission.
MURRIETA WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24, Infant Workshop – Brilliant Babies, learn sign language, rhymes, songs and much more at Murrieta Public Library, 8 Town Square. Birth to 18 months with an adult.
ONTARIO WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24-3/26, Art – The Ontario Museum of History and Art and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art present Art for Living and Living for Art at Ontario Museum of History and Art. Artist Reception for Sheets, Sheets & Caughman is Sunday, Feb.12, 2017, from 1-4 p.m. See website for details.
2/24-26, Competition – 30th Anniversary Compete World Martial Arts Championship at Ontario Convention Center. See website for details.
2/24-26, Sale – This Little Piggy’s Spring 2017 event at 1947 East Convention Center Way, Ontario, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
2/25 Movie – Film Screening The Help, at Ontario Museum of History & Art, from 2-5 p.m. Reservation required. Free admission.
2/26, Hockey - Ontario Reign vs. Rockford Icehogs at Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena, starting at 3 p.m. Tickets $15-$88 (plus fees). Parking is $5, cash only.
PALM DESERT WEEKEND EVENT
2/25-26, Festival – 21st Annual Palm Desert Greek Festival from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Live Greek bouzouki music, traditional Greek dancing, authentic food, and more. Admission $3, active U.S military, police, firefighters and kids under 12 admitted free.
PERRIS WEEKEND EVENT
2/25, Hike – 3-mile hike at Lake Perris State Recreation Area. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., and hike begins at 8 a.m.
POMONA WEEKEND EVENT
2/25-26, Vintage Market – Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market at Pomona Fairplex. Saturday Feb.25 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday Feb.26 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Pre-sale tickets $20 and $25 at the gate. Parking is $10. Children under 12 are free.
2/26, Expo – Los Angeles Quinceanera Expo at Pomona Fairplex, from noon-5 p.m. Admission $8-$10, plus fee. See website for details.
These local road trips are just what you need to get away. Click here.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24, Rock & Roll – The Drifters at Lewis Family Playhouse, in Rancho Cucamonga, at 8 p.m. Tickets $33-$30.
2/25, Flea Market – 8th Annual Furry Friends Flea Market at Lions Center West, 9161 Baseline Rd., Rancho Cucamonga, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Entrance fee is $1. All proceeds go to programs and services for the homeless animals at the Animal Center.
2/25, Acrobats – Golden Dragon Acrobats at Lewis Family Playhouse, in Rancho Cucamonga, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets $33-$40.
2/25, ongoing, Yoga – Join Lululemon athletica for complimentary yoga, held every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. See website for details.
2/25, Storytime – Ninja Day at Paul A. Biane Library Story Theater, in Rancho Cucamonga, starting at 3 p.m. Limited seating. Arrive early.
REDLANDS WEEKEND EVENTS
2/25, Market – Saturday mornings from 8-11 a.m. in the Municipal Parking lot at Redlands Blvd between 5th and 6th Street in Historic Downtown Redlands.
2/25, Market – Saturday Farmer’s market at the Grove School, from 8 a.m.- noon. Certified market that features produce grown by students of the Grove School. Friendly market, with activities for children at the Heritage Park, and more. Free admission.
2/24-3/26, weekends, Theater- LifeHouse Theater, in Redlands, presents Peter Pan: A New Muscial. Performances are Friday’s 7:30 p.m., Saturday’s 2:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday’s 2:15 p.m.
Check out our trip to California Citrus State Park in Riverside
RIVERSIDE WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24, Gala – Full Steam Ahead Gala featuring Travels with Frank Miller at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, in Riverside. Event will feature whiskey lounge and champagne with chocolate lounge. See website for details.
2/24, Fundraiser – Pickwick’s Pub night fundraiser at First Christian Church, in Riverside, from 6-9 p.m. Official kick-off to the Riverside Dickens Festival.
2/24-25, Performance – Marry Poppins at Riverside Fox Performing Arts Center. Friday and Saturday doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m.
2/24-27, ongoing, Tour – Festa Dell’ Amore Romance Tour at the Mission Inn Museum every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10 a.m.
2/24-26, Festival - Riverside County Fair and Date Festival at the Riverside County Fairgrounds. Admission is $8 youth, children 5 and under free, $9 seniors (55+), and $10 adults. See website for details.
2/24, ongoing, Workshop – Project Bici: Stories from the Eastside with artist Cynthia Herrera at Riverside Art Museum. Workshop will focus on storytelling and photography. See website for details.
2/25, Movie – Smurfs Up 2: Wave Mania (PG) at SPC. Jesus S. Duran Eastside Library, Riverside, starting at 2 p.m. Free admission.
2/25, History Bowl 2017 at UCR, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. See website for details.
2/25, Health Fair – 6th Annual LULAC Community Health Fair at Cesar Chavez Community Center, Riverside, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free dental, medical, vision and hearing services. Free admission.
2/26, Movie – Queen of Katwe (PG) at La Sierra Library, in Riverside, starting at 2 p.m. Free admission.
2/25, Red Carpet- A Red Carpet evening at Riverside Fox Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 4 p.m., awards show at 5:30 p.m. See website for details.
2/25, Glamour – Winter glamour part at Kay Moore Portrait, Riverside. Spots available from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. See website for details.
2/25, Workshop – Free senior film writing workshop at SSGT Salvador Lara-Casa Blanca Library, in Riverside, from 1-4 p.m.
2/25-26, Festival – 24th Annual Riverside Dickens Festival at Historic Downtown Riverside, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
2/26, Tasting – Sweet N Sour: Citrus Tasting at California Citrus State Historic Park, from 2-4 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season.
2/27, Movie – Secret Life of Pets (PG) at Riverside Arlanza Library, stating at 4 p.m. Free admission.
TEMECULA WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24, Black History Month Celebration at Temecula Valley Museum, starting at 9 p.m. The Merc will host a entertaining celebration focused on the message of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Cost is $12 per person. See website for details.
2/24-26, weekends, Theater – Temecula Theater presents My Fair Lady. Tickets $10-25 per person. See website for details.
2/24, ongoing, Nightlife – Live music ever Friday at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, in Temecula, from 5-8 p.m. Happy hour 2 for 1 glasses of wine, from 7-8 p.m.
UPLAND WEEKEND EVENTS
2/24, Dinner & Concert – HeadHealth’s Benefit Dinner/ Concert at The Palace, in Upland. Dinner, open-bar, a concert featuring Jamal Kassab and a drawing featuring designer purses, wallets, wine, jewelry and more. Formal attire. Cost is $120 per person.
2/24-3/5, Disney’s The Little Mermaid at The Grove Theatre, in Upland. Friday-Saturday 7:29 p.m., and Sunday 2 p.m. Adults $25-$30 and children $15. See website for details.
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