Inland Empire Events - Weekend Fun Guide 3/20-3/22/2015


Hi Friends and Neighbors -

Happy Spring! Take advantage of the perfect temperatures and go somewhere new in the Inland Empire for a day trip with the family, an outing with friends or a romantic date with a loved one. We've found some of the best Inland Empire weekend events happening now throughout our area! 

Don't forget to charge your phone before heading out, because you're going to want to capture these memories!




3/20, Concert – Agent Orange at Mission Tobacco Lounge beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door for the 21 and over event.

3/21, Walk - Walk With The Animals beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Fairmount Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m., adults $20, 7 and under $10. 1.3 milk walk, please bring spayed/neutered animals over 4 months. K-9 demonstrations beginning at 10:30 a.m.

3/21, Craft – Adult beaded jewelry craft at the Eastside Library from 3-5 p.m. Free participation.

3/21, Fundraiser - Sheltering Hearts fundraiser benefitting  Path of Life Ministries at Solarmax Technology from 6-9 p.m. Live and silent auctions, special speaker and more. Tickets are $75.

3/21, Craft Fair - Riverside Woman’s Club spring fling at the Woman’s Club clubhouse from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Crafts for purchase, raffles and more. Free admission.

3/22, Film Screening - “Something Life a Sabbatical” screening at the Riverside Art Museum. Project chronicles Sue Mitchell’s 52-week art journey and “52” exhibit at the museum. Registration for the screening online begins at $25.




Now through 3/22, Theater - “To Kill A Mockingbird” at Lifehouse Theater Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:15 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $14-18.

5/20, Movie - Free family screening of “Guardians of the Galaxy” beginning at 5 p.m. at Ed Hales Park.



 2/20-21, Dancing - Insomniac presents Beyond Wonderland at San Manuel Amphitheater. 2-day general admission $179, one-day and VIP passes available. See website for ticket and camping information.



3/20, Concert - Neon Nights at M15 Concert Bar and Grill featuring 80z Allstars and Grilled Cheese SoundWich. Doors open at  7 p.m., tickets are $20 for the all-ages event.

3/21, Run – Run4Kids 2015 at Auburndale Intermediate School from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fun and prizes for kids, all miles count torward your 100. Opening ceremonies at noon. $10 event fee.

3/21, Concert - Evelyn “Champagne” King at M15 Concert Bar and Grill beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the all-ages event.

3/21, Movie - Free showing of “The Sandlot” at Dos Lagos Luxury Theaters. Doors open at 9 a.m. for the 10 a.m. show, free admission, snack pack combos available for purchase.

3/21, Art Walk - Riverside Arts Council Art Walk at The Shops at Dos Logos from 2-6 p.m. between Taps and Citrus City Grille.



3/21, Workshop - Intuitive Painting Workshop with Grace Comisso at Buddhamouse from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Participation $30, registration online.

3/21-5/3, Walk - Weekend wildflower walks through Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Saturdays at 11 a.m., Sundays at 1 p.m. Walks free with museum admission.

3/22, Walk - Medicinal plants of California walk at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Includes modern and traditional uses for native plants. Public registration $25, members $20. Bring sack lunch or snack and water.


3/21, Concert - JFA, DFL, Naked Aggression and more at The Glass House beginning at  6 p.m. Tickets are $12-15 for the all-ages concert.
3/22, Bird Fair - Every’s Birdmart at the Fairplex Expo Hall 4 from 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Adults admission is $9, kids 11 and under are free. Parking $10 at Gate 17.



 3/19-22, Comedy – John Witherspoon at the Ontario Improv Thursday at 8 p.m., Friday at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., Saturday at 7 nd 9:15 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22 for the 18 and over show.

3/20-22, Talent Show - Starpower dance competition at the Ontario Convention Center.

3/21, Book Fair – Teen Book Fest at the Colony High School Campus from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Books available for purchase and signing at event. Free admission, teens get preferred seating.

3/21, Hockey and Chili - Hockey doubleheader and chili cook-off at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Doors open at 1:30, 2 p.m. game LACO vs. Ontario Fire Dept and 6 p.m. Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign. Chili cook off at 4 p.m. Tickets start at $13, portion goes to California Fire Foundation. 

3/22, Wrestling - WWE Live - Road to Wrestlemania at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., tickets are $20-100 for the 7 p.m. show. Parking is included.

 3/22, Hockey - Ontario Reign vs. the Alaska Aces at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10-55, parking is $5 cash.



 3/20, NASCAR - Nascar Qualifying day at the Auto Club Speedway. Walk of fame induction at 11:15 a.m., fan zone opens. Practice starts at noon, race begins at 4:45 p.m. General admission is $20, kids 12 and under are free with a Lefty’s Kids Club membership. Weekend pit pass $55.

3/21, NASCAR – 2015 300 NXS race at the Auto Club Speedway. Fan zone open at  8 a.m., qualifying race starts at 9:45 a.m., race at 1 p.m. General admission $35, reserved $55, kids 12 and under free in GA with Lefty’s Kids Club Membership. Weekend pit pass $55.

3/22, NASCAR – 2015 Auto Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway. 7 a.m. fan zone opens, race starts at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $45-175, weekend pit pass is $55. 



3/21, Concert – “Supreme  Reflections – A Tribute to Diana Ross and The Supremes” at the Lewis Family Playhouse at 8 p.m. Tickets are $24-30.


3/21, Kids Event - Kids Night Out at the Chino Youth Museum from 6-9 p.m. Kids will make their own dinner and participate in activities centered around a book theme. $12 members, $15 public, pre-registration required.

3/21, 5K – Warrior Dash at Prado Regional Park beginning at 9 a.m. Participation is $75, see website for details.



3/21, Kids Event -  Kids activities in Lake Arrowhead Village from 12-4 p.m. Scavenger hunt, dance classes, art, games and more. Download clue sheet at link provided.

3/21, Snow Sports – Neff Beach Bash at Bear Mountain Ski Resort. Resort open 9 a.m.-3 p.m., ticket special available.



3/20-4/2, Fundraiser - Dinner at my Place dinner series to benefit the Desert AIDS Project. See website for private dinner information and RSVP.

3/20, Comedy – Joye Medina at Morongo Casino Resort and Spa. Tickets are $35 for the 10:30 show.  

3/20, Film Screening - Screening of “8 ½ ” at the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert at 5:30 p.m. Part of Friday Film series, museum admission is free.

3/21-28, Fashion Week - The tenth annual El Paseo Fashion Week includes runway fashion, celebrations and more. See website for details and registration. 3/21-22, Art Festival - West Coast Artists art festival at Frances Stevens Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free admission and parking.

3/21-22, Fair - High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds. Weekend pass $15, single day adult $10, kids 6-12 $8, under 6 free. Seniors and active military $8.

3/21, Art Festival - La Quinta Arts Foundation “Art Under the Umbrellas” in Old Town La Quinta from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission and parking.

3/20, Tour - Docent tour of the “Personalities” Fantasy and Identity in Photography and New Media” at 4 p.m.  at the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert. Free admission to the public. 



 3/21, Pets - Pets on Parade and Pet Expo at Paragon Park from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Parade begins at 11 a.m., please bring well-socialized pets only. Costume contests and more, see flyer for details.

3/21, Concert - Steam Powered Giraffe at the Orange Empire Railway Museum at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 each for the all-ages concert.

 3/21-22, Steampunk - Iron Horse Family Steampunk Carnivale at the Orange Empire Railway Museum. Stem engine and vintage trolley rides, artists, costume contests and more. Gates open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Admission is $15 for ages 12 and up, $12 for 5-11, under 5 free.



Now through 3/23, Circus – Circus Vargas performs at the Promenade Temecula nightly, see website for show details.

3/20, Fundraiser - The Artist Experience from 6-9 p.m. at JDS Creative Academy. Local artists and performers featured. $5 admission, light refreshments served.  

3/20, Tasting - Taste of the World international food tasting event from 6-10 p.m. ay South Coast Winery and Resort. Live entertainment, auctions and more. Tickets are $75 at the door.

3/21-22, Bluegrass - Temecula Bluegrass Festival in Old Town Temecula. Performances and workshops both days, see website for schedule. Camping reservations available.

3/22, Wine - Blessing of the Vines at South Coast Winery Resort and Spa from 4-7 p.m. Special music, live jazz trip and more. Adults are $45, child admission is $15 for 12 and under.

3/22, Cupcakes - 3rd annual Blue Ribbon Cupcake Challenge at Pechanga Casino Resort & Spa. Event benefits Rancho Damacitas Children & Family Services, $25 admission. 


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