Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 4/24-4/26/2015


Hi Friends and Neighbors!

Another beautiful, warm, sunny weekend here in the Inland Empire! There are so many ways to learn and grow this weekend, take some time to peruse the awesome lists of Inland Empire weekend events we’ve found for you!

Don’t forget your sunscreen!


p.s. This week's Weekend Fun Guide pic is from last week's UCR 1st Insect Fair in Downtown Riverside




Now through 5/16, Exhibit - “The Provoke Era” Japanese photography exhibit at UCR ARTSblock Culver Center for the Arts Tuesdays through Saturdays 12-5 p.m. $3 general admission, free for seniors, members and children under 12.

Now through 7/18, Exhibit - “Interrogating Manzanar: Photography, Justice and the Japanese American Internment” at the California Museum of Photography Tuesday through Saturday 12-5 p.m. Admission is $3 general, free for seniors, members and children under 12.   

4/24-25, Conference – Intentional Parenting Conference at Sandals Church Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration is $30, childcare available at additional fee.

4/25-26, Flower Show - Riverside Flower Show and Garden Tour at The Riverside Elks Lodge Saturday from 1-6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Garden tours available from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days at 6 locations in Riverside. $12 admission at the door, under 16 free.

4/25, Etiquette - Tea party and etiquette presentation at Heritage House from 2-3:30 p.m. Children ages 5-10 learn about modern and Victorian era manners. $15 each child, reservations required.

4/25,  Concert – Oingo Boingo tribute band Dead Man’s Party at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.

4/25, Art Market – Riverside Art Market at the Riverside Art Museum from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Artist booths, demos, face painters and more. Free to the public.

4/25, Health Fair – 2nd annual Spring into Health Fair at Bryant Park from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Demonstrations, performances, obstacle courses and more. Free to the public.

4/25, Concert - “Meet me at Trinity and Broadway” at Trinity Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. Performances of Broadway show tunes.  Admission is $5.

4/25, Comedy - Brian Regan at the Fox Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45.

4/25, Performance/Exhibit - RUSD Middle School Celebration of Visual and Performing Arts at the Riverside Art Museum from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission is free to the public.


Now through  5/10, weekends, Theater - “Esther” performed at the Lifehouse Theater Friday at 7:30 p.m. , Saturdays at 2:15 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:15 p.m. Admission is $14-18 for adults, $7-9 for children 3-11.

4/25, Service - Helping Hands Community Day of Service throughout Redlands. See website for projects and registration, lunch served at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery.

4/25, Health Fair - Healthy Kids Day at the Redlands Family YMCA from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.. Event includes healthy eating demonstrations, arts and crafts and education. Free to the public.

4/25, Concert - Choix at Hangar 24 from 7-10 p.m.



Thru 4/26, Fair - National Orange Show is celebrating their 100th Fair. Tickets start at $8. Kids 4 and under are free.

4/25, Fundraiser - The Assistance League of San Bernardino’s 54th annual Signature Headress Ball at the National Orange Show beginning at 5:30  p.m. Redlands Y Circus performances, headdress fashion show, dinner and midway fun. Tickets are $150 a person.

4/25, Run - Mud Factor 5K at the Glen Helen Raceway. Non-timed or prized event. Kids wave at 10 a.m., adult waves from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration is $85 day of event.

4/25, Concert - “Sweeney Todd” in concert at the California Theater at 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $38.50 -75 for the event.

4/26, Theater - “Meeting F. Scott Fitzgerald” one-man play performed at the Feldheym Central Library at 3 p.m. Free to the public.


4/24, Concert  - Punks Not Dead concert series features Angry Samoans and Stalag 13 at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Tickets are $15 for the all-ages event, doors open at 7 p.m.

 4/25, Concert - Dwele at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7 p.m., tickets are $22 presale, $27 at the door for the 18 and over event.

4/26, Screening - “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 10:30 p.m., showing begins at midnight. $5 for the all ages event.



4/24-25, Comedy - Kira Soltanovich performs at Flappers Comedy Club Friday at 8 and 10 p.m. and Saturday at 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $20.

4/26, Fundraiser - Fundraiser by the Rotary Club of Claremont at - “Taste of Claremont”. Food, wine and beer by local merchants, raffle, entertainment and more.  Admission is $75 day of event, $65 presale.

4/25-26, Ballet - “Beauty and the Beast” performed by the Inland Pacific Ballet at Bridges Auditorium Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. Children 12 and under are $28, seniors are $34, adults are $38-46.
4/25, Gardening - Container native plant gardening workshop at Grow Native Nursery Claremont from 10-11 a.m. Free to the public.



4/24-26, Pow-Wow  - 23rd annual Ohlone “Big Time” Gathering and Pow-Wow at Tony Cerda Park Friday from 6-10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.- dusk.  Native American food, performances, fashion and jewelry on display. Event is free to the public.

4/24, Concert - Lady Lamb with Rathborn at The Glass House at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for the all-ages show.

4/25, Car Show - Autocon car show at the Fairplex Expo Hall 4 from 1-7 p.m. Entry day of event is $20, children 12 and under are free. Parking is $10 at Gate 17.



4/24-4/26, Festival - Upland Lemon Festival is back and taking over Downtown Upland. Don't miss the food, shopping, entertainment and rides. Congrats to our recent giveaway winners. Enjoy the Carnival Packages!

If you're curious about the beer selection, check out our Upland Lemon Festival Beer Preview.



4/23-26, Ice Skating - Disney on Ice’s “Worlds of Fantasy” at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Tickets are $22-65, see event website for show times. Parking is $10 cash.

4/24-26, Comedy - Sommore at the Improv Comedy Club Friday at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., Saturday at 7 and 9:15 p.m., and Sunday at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $25.  

4/25, Murder Mystery - The Dinner Detective interactive murder mystery dinner show at the Ontario Convention Center at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $64.95, see website for dinner menu.


4/24-26, Theater - Rancho Cucamonga Community Theater performs “The Taming of the Shrew” at the Lewis Family Playhouse Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 general admission, seniors are $18 and youth $16.



4/25, Jazz - Rialto Drop-In Jazz Festival at Frisbee Park from 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Presale tickets are $40-60, day-of is $65-80.  See website for performer schedule.


4/25-26, Racing School - Allen Berg Formula racing school at the Auto Club Speedway. See website for program information and registration.

4/26, Car Show - SoCal Bugorama at the Auto Club Dragway. ½ mile racing, swap meet, vendors and more. Gates open at 6:30 a.m. Admission is $20 for adults, kids 12 and under $5.


4/25, Concert - “Wild Child” The Doors tribute performance at The Cave at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-45.



4/25, Fair - “No Drugs America” at Civic Plaza Park from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Drug prevention education, games, entertainment, kids activities and more. Free admission.



4/25, Fishing Derby - Beaumont-Cherry Valley Recreation and Park District invites you to th eannual fishing derby.  Register in advance.

4/25, 1st Annual Inland Empire Science Festival - Western Science Center brings the 1st science festival  with booths from multiple museums, STEM companies and other agencies like NASA-JPL. Check out the details.



4/24-26, Party - White Party weekend at Wet n’ Wild Palm Springs. See website for ticket and event schedule.

4/24-26, Theater - “For the Love of Broadway” series featuring Jo Anne Worley at The Purple Room Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m. Dinner or brunch available before performance, tickets are $30.

4/24, Fundraiser - Palm Springs Art Museum annual membership drive from 6-9 p.m. $74 includes 1-year membership, other options for existing members and multiple tickets. See website for details.


4/25-26, Festival - Stagecoach Music Festival at the Empire Polo Grounds. See website for details.



4/24, Festival - Inland Empire Science Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Western Science Center. Admission is $8 for adults, seniors and students with ID $6.50, youth $6, under 4 is free, active military with ID is free.



4/24, Dancing - Salsa Social at The Ballroom, starts at 9 pm. $10 per person. Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month.

4/24, Concert - Lifetime Rocker at Lorimar Vineyards and Winery at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

4/25, Games - Temecula Special Games at Great Oak High School football stadium beginning at 9:30 a.m. Games are for athletes with developmental disabilities, includes opening ceremonies, games, lunch and awards ceremony.

4/25, Run - Neon Run at Galway Downs beginning at 5 p.m. Cost is $60.

4/25, Flower Show - Temecula Valley Rose Society Rose & Art Show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free.

4/25, Party - Prohibition Speakeasy at Doffo Winery  from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $40-50.

4/25, Fundraiser – Camp Pendleton Historical Society fundraiser from 1-4 p.m. at Jefferson Creek Plaza St. 104. Includes military collection sale, book signing for “SGT. Reckless” and live entertainment.

4/26, Wine Tasting - Big Red Fest at De Porta Trail wineries.  Taste 3 red wines from each winery from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $69.99, includes souvenir glass.


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