Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 8/28-8/30/2015
Hello Friends and Neighbors!
Whether your crew is back again after a summer off from college, or you’ve packed the beach gear away now that the kids are back on the bus every morning, the weekends are undeniably the best time to hang out, chill out, or go explore the Inland Empire. Check out some of the fun Inland Empire weekend events we’ve found for you in this week's Weekend Fun Guide!
INLAND EMPIRE WEEKEND EVENTS
RIVERSIDE WEEKEND EVENTS
8/27-28, Concert - American Idol Live at the Fox Performing Arts Center at 7p.m. Tickets are $39-340.
8/28-9/6, weekends, Theater – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at The Box at the Fox Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25 for the 8p.m. show.
8/28, Expo – Bridal expo at Crestmore Manor from 7-10 p.m. Wedding vendors, food samples and drawing. Free admission.
8/28, Soccer – UCR soccer vs USC soccer at the University of California, Riverside soccer field at 7p.m. Free admission to students and children under three, see site for details, $5 parking fee.
8/28, Stargazing – Fourth Friday series event at the Ameal Moore Nature Center from 8-10p.m. Crafts and activities for the family, followed by a hike to stargaze with the Riverside Astronomical Society. Free to the public.
8/29, Concert – 9th annual Rockachola at Mission Tobacco Lounge beginning at 2p.m. Record hop followed by live music beginning at 5p.m.. Free before 6 p.m. with RSVP, $10 after.
8/29, Workshop – Plant-based diet class with Necessary Nutrition from 10-11:30 a.m. Registration for members and first-time guests $15, see site for details.
8/29, Fundraiser – Riverside Municipal Auditorium’s Charitable Foundation’s dinner auction at the Mission Inn from 6-10p.m. Contact event organizers for details.
8/29, repeating weekly, Magic – Magician and illusionist Anthony Hernandez at Castle Park from 4:30-5:30p.m. Included with admission.
REDLANDS WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 8/30, Theater – Exit Laughing at Redlands Footlighters Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15.
Now through 9/27, Theater – Paul: The Road to Damscus at LifeHouse Theater Fridays at 7:30p.m., Saturdays at 2:15 and 7:30p.m. and Sundays at 2:15p.m. Tickets are $14-18 for adults, $7-9 for children 3-11, under 3 not allowed. Tickets $1 more days of show.
8/29, Music – Carnival of the Instruments at Trinity Episcopal from 10a.m.-1p.m. Instruments available for kids over three to play, free popcorn and beverages. Free to the public.
SAN BERNARDINO WEEKEND EVENTS
8/29, Motorcross – REM weekly motorcross races at Glen Helen Raceway. Practice races are $25 per bike entering park, free for spectators.
8/29, Concert – Kid Rock at San Manuel Amphitheater at 6:45p.m. Tickets are $20.
CORONA WEEKEND EVENTS
8/28-29, Magic – Magician and Illusionist Anthony Hernandez at Tom’s Farms Saturday and Sunday 12-2:30p.m. Free show.
8/28, Concert – Tartar Control at M15 Concert Bar and Grill at 7p.m. All ages concert, see site for ticket price.
8/29, Concert – Hammer of the Broads at M15 Concert Bar and Grill at 7p.m. Tickets are $5 for the all-ages concert.
UPLAND WEEKEND EVENTS
8/29, Concert – Way Strange Fest music festival at Imagine That! Beginning at 11:30a.m. Tickets are $33.
8/29, Concert – Diamond is Forever featuring David J. Sherry at The Grove Theater at 8p.m. Tickets are $25-40.
POMONA WEEKEND EVENTS
8/28, Concert – Acerogami Indie Rock Dance party at The Glass House at 9p.m. Free admission to the 21 and over event.
8/29, Art – Wckr Spgt performance art event as part of their summer sitting series at dA Center for the Arts at 5:30p.m.
ONTARIO WEEKEND EVENTS
8/28-29, Comedy – Sheryl Underwood at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club Friday at 7:30p.m. and 9:45p.m. and Saturday at 7p.m. and 9:15p.m. Tickets are $27.
8/29, MMA – King of the Cge presents “Bitter Rivals” at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 6p.m. Tickets are $40.
8/29, Dinner Theater – The Dinner Detective murder mystery dinner theater at the Ontario Convention Center at 6:15p.m. Tickets are $64.95, see website for reservations and menu.
FONTANA WEEKEND EVENTS
8/28-29, Motorcycles – Fastrack Riders motorcycle school at the Auto Club Speedway. Check website for pricing and reservations.
8/29, Test & Tune – Open Test & Tune event at the Auto Club Dragway beginning at 9a.m. Drivers are $50, crew and spectators are $10.
8/30, Drag Racing – Street-legal drag racing at the Auto Club Dragway beginning at 9a.m. Drivers are $20, spectators are $10. Must have valid license, registration and insurance.
CLAREMONT WEEKEND EVENTS
8/28-29, Comedy – Joel Ward at Flappers Comedy Club Claremont Friday at 10p.m. and Saturday at 7p.m. and 9p.m. Tickets are $20.
8/28, Concerts – Friday Nights Live concerts in Claremont Village from 6-9 p.m. Free to the public, see website for bands and locations.
8/28, Wine Tasting – Red wine tasting at VOM FASS from 5-8p.m. $5 a person, 21 and over.
8/29, Workshop – Easy Appetizers preparation class at VOM FASS from 9-11a.m. $25 per person, registration required.
8/29, Workshop – Learn how to replace lawn with water-wise landscaping at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden from 10a.m.-12p.m. $30 a person, $20 for garden members.
8/30, Concert - Sunday piano with Patrick Vargas at The Press Restaurant at 6p.m.
8/30, Comedy – Sunah Bilsted at Flappers Comedy Club Claremont at 7p.m. tickets are $15.
CHINO WEEKEND EVENTS
8/28, Seminar - Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo at Chaffey College Chino Community Center from 8:30a.m.-1p.m. Free parking and admission, see site for topics and details.
BIG BEAR WEEKEND EVENTS
8/29, Health Fair - Mountain Communities Health Fair at the Big Bear Convention Center from 9a.m.-2p.m.
8/29, Adoptions – Wellness Clinic for Dogs and adoption fair at Captain John’s Fawn Harbor from 10-5p.m.
8/29, Fundraiser – Equu8 fundraiser with Dave Stamey at the Big Bear Convention Center from 6:30-10p.m. Dinner, entertainment and more, tickets are $25-50.
PALM SPRINGS WEEKEND EVENTS
8/28-29, Festival – Beer Culture: Craft Beer Weekend at The Ace Hotel beginning Friday at 7p.m. with a $50 beer pairing dinner. $10 entry pool party with beer tastings Saturday from 3-10p.m. See website for details.
MORENO VALLEY & PERRIS WEEKEND EVENTS
8/29, Festival – African-American Family Reunion Celebration at Foss Field Park from 10a.m.-2p.m. Community resources, free admittance and refreshments.
8/29, Workshop – Backyard Composting Workshop at the Eastern Municipal Water District Office at 10 a.m. Free participation.
TEMECULA WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 9/5, weekly, Tour – 1 ½ hour walking tour of Old Town Temecula at 10a.m. beginning at Temecula Valley Museum. $2 per person, reservations needed.
8/29-30, Festival –Hatch Chili Festival in Town Square Park from 11a.m.-6p.m. Saturday and Sunday performances, Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Chili Pepper contest. Complimentary chili roasting available.
8/29, Wine Class – Oak Mountain Winder wine blending class at 11 a.m. Cost is $80 per student, reserve online.
8/30, Fundraiser – Bark for Life of Temecula at Ronald Regan Sports Park from 8-11a.m. Entertainment, prizes, dogs welcome.
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