Inland Empire Weekend Events 2/3-2/5/2017


Hey everyone! 

You can definitely say February is off to a great start. Oh yes, February is here and what better way to kick off the month than with some weekend fun. This weekend there are over 80 weekend events you will not want to miss. 

Don’t forget to snap a quick picture and show us how you celebrate the weekend madness by tagging #ieshineon or #iegoodtimes.

And remember, 'Big Game Day' is this Sunday Feb.5, 2017. Check out our Inland Empire Big Game Guide for where to eat, play and celebrate the win (or loss) of your team. Click here to check it out.

Have a great weekend,




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




2/3, Craft – Create a love not box for your love at Craft to Treasure, in Big Bear Lake, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $25 each. 

2/3, Tribute – Turn The Page: The Ultimate Tribute to Bob Seger at The Cave, in Big Bear Lake, from 6:30-11 p.m. See website for details. 

2/4, Music – “Puddle of Mudd” at The Cave, in Big Bear Lake, from 6:30-11 p.m. See website for details.

2/4, Ongoing, Crochet - Free knit and crochet help at Yarn Designers Boutique, in Big Bear City. Every Saturday from 3-5 p.m. 

2/4, Outdoor - Bear Bowl at Bear Mountain Resort, culmination of an entire week of fun and activities for Outdoor Sport & Activity Industry Employees. See website for details. 

2/4-5, 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.

2/5, Craft - Kids canvas and cookies at Craft to Treasure, starting at 11 a.m. $15 per child (ages 7 & up).



2/5, Sunday's Big Game  - Morongo’s Big Game Bitz at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, in Cabazon, starting at 3:25 p.m. Come cheer on your favorite team. Ticket  is $35 includes: all you can eat buffet, soda, 2 beverages (21+), souvenir photo, raffle ticket for a drawing, and a swag bag. Event is all ages; an adult must accompany minors.






2/3-4, Music Festival – 25th annual Ussachevsky Memorial Festival of Electro Acoustic Music at Pomona College Lyman Hall, starting at 8 p.m. Free admission with open seating. Doors open approximately 30 minutes prior to performance. See website for details. 

2/3-5/14, 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. 

2/3-5/14, 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. 

2/3-5/14, ongoing, Visual Art – “Now Screening: Andy Warhol Prints”, at Pomona Museum of Arts. See website for details.

2/4, Cheese, Intro to American Cheese at Cheese Cave, in Claremont, from 5-6:30 p.m. Evening of tasting and learning about the pioneers and the newcomers of the handmade cheese movement in the US! Class includes 6 cheeses and a flight of 3 wines.  Cost is $40 per person. Additional pours are available for $4 each.

2/4, Art Walk – Showcasing art exhibitions throughout the Claremont Village on the first Saturday of the month, from 6-9 p.m. Free to the public. 

2/5, 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. 

2/5, Wings & Beer - Super Bowl Special, wings and permanent beer handle for $10 at Eureka, in Claremont, starting at 1 p.m.



2/3-4, ongoing, Dinner – Prime Rib Nights every Friday and Saturday at The Grand Oak Steakhouse, in Cherry Valley, from 5-8 p.m. Cost is $25 for prime rib and seasonal sides. See website for details.

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2/3, Art - The Chino Youth Museum presents an evening filled with entertainment, art projects and much more on the first Friday of every month from 3-5 p.m. Free event. Entertainment takes place outside (if its raining, event will take place inside and will be limited to the first 180 guests). 

2/3, Dance - Kids on the Move at James S. Thalman Chino Hills Branch Library, ages 0-5, starting at 11:30 a.m. Through fun songs and active stories we strive to model a fun, yet healthy, exercise routine for your little ones.  

2/3, Dogs – “Sit, Stay, Read” at James S. Thalman Chino Hills Branch Library, starting at 3:30 p.m. Practice your reading skills on a nonjudgmental listener: dogs. See website for details.  

2/4, Run – Russ Miller Memorial 5k Run and Community Walk at Chino Civic Center, starting at 8 a.m.  See website for details.

2/4, Air Planes - Planes of Fame Air Museum, in Chino, presents its monthly Living History Flying Day, featuring the Lockheed P-38 Lightning, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Lockheed P-38 Lightning will be on display and perform a flight demonstration. At 12:00 noon, the Raffle Flight will occur. Become a member to enter the Raffle. All members are eligible to enter the Raffle, but you must be present to win. 



2/4, weekly, Cars & Coffee – Cars & Coffee Corona is a weekly meet up, from 7-9 a.m. at Saleen Automotive at 2755 Wardlow Road, Corona. Free admission. 

2/4, Pet Adoption – Adopt a Pal with Paws at The Corona Animal Shelter, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., every first Saturday of each month. Adopt a pal with paws for $20. Normal dog licensing and microchipping fees, if applicable, will still apply. 

2/4, Dinner & Auction – Peppermint Possibilities Dinner and Auction at Eagle Glen Golf Course, in Corona, starting at 6 p.m. Ticket pricing is $75 per individual and $130 per couple. No tickets will be sold at the door.

2/4, 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.



2/3, Dance - Kids on the Move at Fontana Lewis & Technology Center, ages 0-5. starting at 11:30 a.m. Through fun songs and active stories we strive to model a fun, yet healthy, exercise routine for your little ones 

2/3, 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.

2/3-2/11, Fridays, Kids Community - Construction Zone at Fontana Lewis Library every Friday starting at 4 p.m. Build Legos and other building blocks. 

2/3-11, Art - Little Artists at Fontana Lewis & Technology Center, starting at 10:30 a.m. Fun art projects to inspire your little artists, ages 0-5.

2/3-26, weekends, Theater – Ragtime The Musical at the Fontana Center Stage Theater. See website for details. 

2/3-4, Drag Racing – DRN presents Battle of the Imports and Domestic at Fontana Auto Club Speedway. See website for details. 

2/4, Fundraiser - Women of Steel Wine and Beer Tasting Fundraiser , 8463 Nuevo Ave, Fontana, from 6-11 p.m. Women of Steel Fund Raising event. Entertainment and wine and beer tasting. See website for details. 

2/5, Speedway – Speed District I at Fontana Auto Club Speedway, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Speed District hosts Open Track Day at Auto Club Speedway on February 5, 2017 (Roval Course). Event will host a car meet, along with vendors, food trucks and live DJ. Admission is $10 per car at the gate! See website for details.



2/5, Sunday’s Big Game – Super Bowl Party at Derby’s Bar & Grill, in Hemet, starting at noon. 2 sandwiches & 1 pitcher of domestic beer only $15.00.



2/4, Plunge – Lake Arrowhead PolaRotary Bear Plunge at Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa, starting at 10 a.m. See website for details. 

2/4, Craft - Create, socialize and have fun at Lake Arrowhead Branch, starting at 1 p.m. See website for details. 



2/5, Sunday's Big Game  - Big Game Specials at John’s Incredible Pizza, in Montclair. Big game special touchdown package is $20 per person, includes: reserved seating in Hall of Fame, special entrance through party central, buffet & beverage, $10 fun card and 3 FREE rides. Post a picture of you at John’s on Feb. 5 with #IncrediblePizza and you might score a $100 John’s gift card.



2/5, Sunday's Big Game  – Regular happy hour in place with 20% off your drink and food tab from 3:30-6 p.m. at Shamrock Irish Pub & Eatery. Reservations available online or over the phone. See website for details.



2/4, Fundraiser Dance – Norco Mounted Posse presents The Barn Dance at Nellie Weaver Hall, in Norco, from 6-10:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 children 10 and under, $25 adults. Ticket includes: rib roast or chicken with all the fixings and a dessert bar. All proceeds benefit the Norco FFA and Norco High Agriculture Department.


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2/3-5, Youth Conference – Youth Action Summit of California (YASC) 2017 at Radisson Ontario Airport. YASC is a 3-day international social issues conference for middle and high school students. During the course of the conference, students are exposed to a variety of prevalent social issues in areas such as our education, environment, intolerance, human rights, mental and physical health, and poverty.  See website for details. 

2/4-5, Expo – SoCal Retro Gaming Expo at Ontario Convention Center, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Check out the after-party on Saturday held from 5 p.m. to midnight, free with paid Saturday admission. Tickets are $25 for Saturday admission, $18 for Sunday admission and $35 for weekend pass (Saturday and Sunday Admission). Children 10 and under free, limit 2 children per paid ticket. Ontario Convention Center parking is $10 per day. 

Ongoing, Wine Tasting – Wine Tasting at San Antonio Winery Tasting Room, in Ontario, Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Free tasting of three designated wines; Saturday and Sunday $5 for four tastings (or $15 for Riboli Family Wine Estates wines).



2/3-6, Horse Expo  – Western States Horse Expo at Fairplex. General admission $18, kids 6-17 are admitted for $10, and three-day pass is $45. See website for times. 

2/4, Rocking the Stump, Old Stump Brewing CO., 2896 Metropolitan Pl., Pomona, from 7-10:30 p.m.

2/4, Concert – Serenades of love at First Church of Pomona, at 4 p.m. love duets, opera arias and musical theater songs to celebrate romance. Tickets are $25 for adults and, as always with ROC productions, children, students and accompanying adults are free.

2/5, Sunday's Big Game  - Super Bowl Party at Big D’s Burgers, 135 E. Second St., Pomona, from noon-11 p.m. Raffle prizes, give-away’s all day long, live music and more. $3 bud lights, $3 well drinks, $5 you call it, and insane food specials. FREE arcade room for the kids. Don’t forget to wear your favorite team jersey. 




2/3, Black History Month Cultural Arts Night at Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, in Rancho Cucamonga, from 7-9 p.m.  Storyteller, poetry reading, kids musical program, craft, activities and more. See website for details. 

2/3, Celebration  – 20th Anniversary for Brandon’s Diner in Rancho Cucamonga, from 4-8 p.m. DJ, contest, prizes, balloon artist, and much more. 

2/4, ongoing, Yoga – Join Lululemon athletica for complimentary yoga, held every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. See website for details.

2/4, Tea Party – Garden Tea Party at Lewis Family Playhouse at Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, in Rancho Cucamonga, starting at 2:15 p.m. In celebration of MainStreet Theatre Company’s production of The Secret Garden. Spend quality time with your loved ones and enjoy delicious sandwiches, croissants, desserts and selective teas on beautiful China settings.  $30.00 for Tea only, $25.00 with a ticket to MainStreet Theatre Company's "The Secret Garden"

2/3-2/12, weekends, Theater – MainStreet Theater Company presents “The Secret Garden” at Lewis Family Playhouse. Jan. 28 (opening night) at 4 p.m., Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., and Sundays at 1 p.m. Tickets are priced at $18 for general and $16 for senior/ youth. Jan. 28 is Foundation Family Saturday, where tickets are priced at $10. See website for details.

2/5, Sunday's Big Game - Sic Psycles Super Bowl Party at Sixty6 Sports Bar, in Rancho Cucamonga, from 1-10 p.m. Good food, drinks and live band performing after the game.

Ongoing, Wine Tasting – Wine Testing at Joseph Filippi Vineyards & Winery, in Rancho Cucamonga. Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday noon-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday noon-7 p.m., Taste five wines for $5-$15.


2/3, Debut - 80s Brigade makes their debut at Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, in Redlands, from 7-10 p.m. Join us as we Rock out your favorite 80s Metal and Rock hits, while enjoying some of the finest beer in the Country!

2/4, Celebration –Celebrate Escape Craft Brewery, in Redlands, 2 year anniversary with new beer releases every hour, live music, and amazing food. Event starts at 1 p.m.

2/4, 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.  

2/4, 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.

2/4, Contest – Lego Building Contest at A.K. Smiley Public Library, in Redlands, from 10 a.m.-noon. Sign up is required. See website for details.

2/5, Sunday's Big Game  - Dirty Radio’s Superbowl Party at Upper Deck Spports Lounge, in Redlands, from 3-8 p.m. Full menu and bar.


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2/3, Craft – Craft Happy Hour returns to Packinghouse Brewing Co., in Riverside, starting at 5 p.m. Cost is $5 per project and Valentine Pop Up Gift Shop. 

2/3, Valentine’s Celebration - The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa has partnered with the Mission Inn Foundation to bring to you Festa dell’ Amore. Stay overnight at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa on Valentine’s Day and then wake up the next morning for a Romance Tour at the Mission Inn Museum. See website for details.

2/4, Black History Month 2017 Kick Off Reception hosted by The Adrian Dell & Carmen Roberts Foundation at Central Middle School, in Riverside, starting at 6 p.m. Riverside History, music, creative students, prizes and more.  RSVP by Feb.1, 2017. See website for details.

2/4, ongoing, Flamenco & Dinner – “The Art of Flamenco” Dinner Show, every Saturday night at Café Sevilla. Cost is $59 per person, includes three-course dinner menu combined with two-part Flamenco dance performance. See website for details. 

2/4, PC Workshop - Build A PC Workshop event powered by Gigabyte, MSI, and Rosewill at UC Riverside's INTN 1002 building, from 3:30-8 p.m. This event is free to all community attendees with an Eventbrite ticket. See website for details.

2/4, ongoing, Art Tour – Art Tour of the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, in Riverside, from 9-10:30 a.m.  Open-to-the public art tours. First Saturday of every month (February-August). Limited space is available, reservation required. $35/general public; $30/current Mission Inn Foundation members; $25/student (with current ID). 

2/5, ongoing, Arts & Craft  – First Sundays at the Mission Inn Museum, in Riverside, celebrate Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day, bring a friend and visit the Mission Inn Museum to make your own friendship doll, from 1-4 p.m.



2/3-5, Theater – “Love Letters” at Garcia Center for the Arts, in San Bernardino, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person.

2/4,  2nd Annual BCCIE Black History Super Expo at San Bernardino Court Street Square, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See website for details.

2/4 & 11, Workshop – Calligraphy Workshop with Bryan Chabolla at CSUSB Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art. Admission is $20 for CSUSB students and $40 for general admission. Free for Friends of RAFFMA. Space is limited. See website for details.  

2/4, Contest – Poetry Out Loud Countywide Competition and Mixer at Garcia Center for the Arts, in San Bernardino, from 2-4 p.m. Free.



2/4, Race – 6th Annual Soboba Trail Race at The Oaks at Soboba, in San Jacinto. Trail running events, including 25k, 10k, 5k, and 1 mile. Course is a mix of single track and fire road with challenging hills and some technical downhill sections. $20 – $70 per person. See website for details.



2/3, Minecraft - Whether they geek out for coding or history, The Minecraft : Ancient Humanities at Engineering for Kids in Temecula will have them adventuring in ancient worlds from 6-9 p.m. For ages 6-14, $40 cost includes pizza. 

2/3, Concert – Chicago live at Temecula Pechanga Resort Casino, starting at 8 p.m. Admission is $91-$196. See website for details. 

2/3-4, ongoing, Nightlife – Eagle Nest at Temecula Pechanga Resort & Casino, Friday’s and Saturday’s from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Enjoy live music with sweeping panoramas of the twinkling city lights and the Temecula Wine Country. Happy Hour available, See website for details. 

2/5, Chili Competition - 10th Annual Super Chili Bowl at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, in Temecula, from 2-8 p.m. Cougar Vineyard & Winery invites all super chili cooks to show off their best dish. Chili competition kicks off at 3 p.m. Wine club attendees are $25, non-wine club $30. All paid parties of 4-6 can reserve the location of their table. See website for details.


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2/3,ongoing, Wine Tasting - Friday Night Wine Tasting at Pacific Wine Merchants, in Upland, from 6-8 p.m. Taste a selection of fine wines. Live entertainment. 

2/3-2/5, weekends, Theater – Ophelia’s Jump Theatre presents Quilters, at The Theatre Company Performing Arts Studio, in Upland, starting at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. General admission is $26, Seniors and students with I.D. $23.

2/3-2/5, weekends, Comedy – LifeHouse Theater presents “Noah”, a zany musical comedy. Friday’s 7:30 p.m., Saturday’s 2:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday’s 2:15 p.m. Performance on Friday Jan.20 at 7:30 p.m. will feature deaf interpretation. See website for details.

2/4, Music - The bright young talents of New Vision Theatricals will touch hearts with joy and thrill the participants with their professional excellence, delighting all ages with their seasonal music. Tickets are $12, Senior discount tickets may be purchased in advance at the Gibson Senior for $5.



2/5, Sunday's Big Game  - Join Time Out Sports Bar & Grill, in Yucaipa, for big game day. Happy hour all day, shot specials, raffles, and more. 


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