Inland Empire Weekend Fun Guide 6/2-6/4/2017
BIG BEAR WEEKEND EVENTS
6/2, ongoing, Live Music - Come to Honky Tonk Friday each week from 4 to 11 p.m. at Wyatt’s Saloon & Café. Check out the website for schedule of bands.
6/2-4, Precious Stone Show - The Big Bear Mineral, Gem, and Fossil Show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Saturday at the Big Bear Convention Center. Demonstrations are daily, and competition shows for children are on Saturday (under 12s) and Sunday (under 16s). Admission is $7; free to seniors, under 16s and military in uniform. Weekend pass is available.
6/3-6/4, Trout Derby - The Fishin’ for $50K Trout Derby runs from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Big Bear Lake. Entry is $70 for adults and $30 for children under 16. Check out the website for additional information.
6/3-6/4, Bike Shoot Out - The Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Shoot Out #1 is this weekend in Snow Summit. It is the #4 event in the Kenda Cup XC Series and #3 Kenda Cup Endurance, So Cal Enduro #7, and Snow Summit Down Hill Series #1.
6/3-6/4, Adventure Festival - The Big Bear Eco-Toursim Outdoor Adventure Festival runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Christmas Tree Lot in Big Bear Village. Sample nature and discovery hikes, water sports, birding hikes, and more.
CLAREMONT WEEKEND EVENTS
6/2, ongoing, Unique Art - Visit the city’s Art Mart from 5 to 9 p.m. every Friday at the Claremont Packing House. Free.
6/3, Concert - The Claremont Youth Symphony Orchestra presents a showcase of music ranging from traditional classical to pops to motion picture soundtracks at 3:30 p.m. at the Bridges Hall of Music. Free.
6/3, Art Walk - The First Saturday Art Walk runs from 6 to 9 p.m. in Claremont Village. Free.
6/3, Walking Tour - Claremont Heritage holds its Village Walking Tour on the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the historic Claremont Metrolink Depot. Admission is $5.
6/4, ongoing, Open Market - There’s some great finds at Claremont Farmers and Artisans Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays on Second Street between Indian Hill Boulevard and Yale Ave. Free.
6/4, Beer Tasting Event - “My Casa Su Casa”, the 10th annual wine, spirits, and craft beer tasting charity event, is from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hotel Casa 425. Admission is $75 per person. Proceeds benefit the Claremont Educational Foundation and the Claremont Community Foundation.
Thru 10/27, 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.
CORONA WEEKEND EVENTS
6/3, Antiques Fair - The 16th Annual Antiques & Collectibles Faire is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Corona Heritage Park & Museum.
6/3, Pet Adoption - Corona Animal Shelter is holding a pet adoption from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at its facility. You can “Adopt a Pal with Paws” for $20.
6/3, ongoing, Open Marketplace - Corona Certified Farmer’s Market held at the Main St. Marketplace from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Free.
6/3, ongoing, Car Show - Cars and Coffee meet up every Saturday from 7-9 a.m. at Saleen Automotive. Free.
6/3, Teen Drivers Class - The Corona Police Department’s Traffic Collision Response Team holds it Drive 4 Life program for teen drivers from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Corona Police Department. Free, and parents are encouraged to attend.
Thru 6/25, weekends only - Renaissance Faire - The annual Corona Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Riverview Recreation Park in Eastvale. Regular admission is $25, military and police are $20, children are $15, and a special all-year faire pass is $100.
FONTANA WEEKEND EVENTS
6/3, Fun Run - The 62nd Annual Fontana Days beginning at City. The race times are: half-marathon run, 7:30 a.m.; 5K events, 7:45 p.m.; and children’s dash, 7:30 p.m. More information is available on website.
LAKE ARROWHEAD WEEKEND EVENTS
6/2, Farmer’s Market - The Lake Arrowhead Village Farmer’s Market runs from 2 to 7 p.m. Free.
6/3, Artisan Faire - A Farmer’s Market & Artisan Faire runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Running Springs. Free.
LAKE ELSINORE WEEKEND EVENTS
6/3, Hike - Celebrate National Trails Day with the “Stairway to McVicker Canyon Heaven” from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at McVicker Canyon Park. The hike is 1 ½ miles in and includes numerous stairs along the path. A trail clean up will also be held during the hike. Other recreational opportunities available for non-hikers.
6/3, Fishing Derby - The Just 4 Kids Fishing Derby runs from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at La Laguna Resort & Boat Launch. Ages 15 and younger only. Kids must bring their own rod, reel, and tackle. Free.
NORCO WEEKEND EVENTS
6/2-4, Brew Fest - The Horse Town Brew n Que Festival runs this weekend at the George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center. Hours are Friday at 6:30 p.m. with a meet and great and photo opt; Saturday from noon to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 early bird and $15 at the door. Children under 11 are free. BBQ sample tickets and beer sample tickets are charged separately.
ONTARIO WEEKEND EVENTS
6/2, Summer Movie Series - The Ontario Town Square Summer Series kicks off Friday night with “The Secret Life of Pets.” Event runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. There will be kids’ activities food, and fun. Free.
6/3, Summer Concert - The Summer Kick-Off Concert begins at 3:30 p.m. at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Old School Hip Hop performers include Ying Yang Twins, Kid Frost, DJ Quik, and Digital Underground. Tickets are $17.50.
Thru 6/4, Steve Trevino on Stage - Enjoy comedian Steve Trevino this weekend at Ontario Improv. Tickets are $18. Seats are first come, first serve. Show times are available online.
POMONA WEEKEND EVENTS
6/2, Spring Concert - The Pomona Youth Orchestra Spring Concert performs at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Palomares Park Community Center.
6/4, Swap Meet - The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show runs from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. General admission is $10. Children 12 and younger are free. Parking is $10.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA EVENTS
6/2, Farmers Market - Take a fresh approach to shopping at Victoria’s Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday at Victoria Gardens. The market is on South Mainstreet.
6/4, Car Show - The 7th Annual Cruise for Kids car show is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Farmer Boys Restaurant. Pre-registration is $15; $20 on show day. Admission is free.
REDLANDS WEEKEND EVENTS
6/3, Springfest - Redlands Optimist Club Springfest runs from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Sylvan Park. General admission is $10; 16 and younger are free.
Thru 7/2, “The Wizard of Oz” - Bring the family to this stage presentation of a favorite classic. Show runs weekends at LifeHouse Theater. Check out the website for show times and ticket information.
RIVERSIDE WEEKEND EVENTS
6/2, Public Safety Fair - The Riverside Police Department hosts its first Public Safety Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at the Galleria at Tyler in the north parking lot along Magnolia Avenue. Free.
6/3, Juneteenth Celebration - The 17th Annual Riverside Juneteenth Celebration runs from noon to 6 p.m. at Bordwell Park. Free.
6/3, Metal Tribute Concert - The Monarchs of Metal take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Ozzmania is also performing. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online.
6/3, Pub & Grub Challenge - The Pub & Grub Challenge featuring MEN WHO COOK runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Medical Clinic. Tickets start at $10 for children 10 and younger and $20 for adults. Sponsored by Path of Life Ministries.
6/3-4, “Pippin” - Catch this exciting musical Saturday and Sunday at the Fox Performing Arts Center. Show times are 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $50 and are available online.
TEMECULA WEEKEND EVENTS
6/2, Art Off the Walls - The First Fridays Art Off the Walls is from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Truax Building on Second Street and Mercedes. It features 10 artists exhibiting their unique pieces of art. Free.
6/2-4, Balloon Festival - The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival runs Friday through Sunday in the Lake Skinner County Park. Check out the website for entertainment and ticket prices.
6/3, ongoing, Walking Tour - Experience Old Town Temecula in a new way every Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Temecula Valley Museum. The 1 ½-hour tour is $5 per person.
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