Inland Empire Events - Weekend Fun Guide 7/10 - 7/12/2015


Hello Friends and Neighbors!

There are so many reasons to celebrate this weekend, including National Pina Colada Day on Friday, National Cheer Up The Lonely Day and National Blueberry Muffin Day on Saturday. We’ve rounded up the best weekend events to get out and enjoy the Inland Empire! Check out the Guide below or our Events Calendar.

Or if you're in the mood for an outdoor summer concert or movie under the stars, check out our Inland Empire Free Summer Concerts Guide and Free & Discounted Movies Guide

Don’t forget to share in your weekend adventures by using the hashtag #ieshineon!


Shout out to July's Weekend Fun Guide sponsor GLO Mini Golf in Riverside. GLO Mini Golf is elevating fun to another level. GLO is a brand new 27-hole glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course in the Galleria at Tyler in Riverside. The course is designed as a maze taking you to a different wonder of the world with each turn. Enjoy the classic arcade and the XBOX One gaming suite or host your own party in their party room. GLO and have fun!







7/10, Fair – Summer Water Safety Fair at the Magnolia Community Health Center from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

7/10, Film Screening – Screening of “LUTAH” at Cal Baptist University Gallery at 6 p.m. After screening discussion with archivist Melinda Gandara.

7/11, Concert - Free concert at the Riverside Plaza featuring Nilu at 6 p.m

7/11, Movie – Movie Night at the Riverside Municipal Airport’s Commemorative Air Force Hangar beginning at 6 p.m. Free popcorn and showing of “Lt. Robinson Crusoe U.S.N.” at 7 p.m. Snacks available for purchase.

7/11, Screening - “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” at the Fox Performing Arts Center at 6 p.m. Tickets are $8.50.

7/11, Concert - Which One’s Pink? Tribute to Pink Floyd at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20-30.



7/10-8/22, Theater - Redlands Theater Festival begins with “Lucky Stiff, “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” and “Vanya at Prospect Park. Tickets are 21, group and season passes available, see website for details. Curtain at 8:30 p.m.

7/10, Concert - Johnny Boyd at the Redlands Bowl at 8:15 p.m. Part of the Summer Music Festival, free admission.

7/10-11, Adoption  - Wild horse and burro adoptions at Sundance Ranch. Preview Friday night from 4-7 p.m., Saturday auction 6 a.m.-1 p.m., silent bid 7-8 a.m. First come, first served.

7/11-8/9, Theater  - “Sleeping Beauty” at LifeHouse Theater Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:15 and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $14-18 adults, $7-9 ages 3-11.

7/12, Celebration - Second Sundays program at Kimberly Crest continues with Mr. Kimberly’s birthday celebration from 1-4 p.m. Includes birthday cake and yard games, free to the public.



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7/11-12, Festival - Chalice music festival and medical marijuana event at the National Orange Show Events Center from 12 p.m.-1 a.m. See website for regulations and admission details.

7/11, Concert - Van Halen at the San Manuel Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35-156.50.



7/10, Concert - The Pettybreakers at M15 Concert Bar and Grill at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $4 for the all-ages event. 

7/11, Project - Vial of Life building event at Station 1 at 8 a.m. Volunteers help assemble 5,000 kits.

7/11, Concert - Futuristic at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7 p.m., tickets are $17 for the all-ages event.  



Every Friday thru Oct 31,  Music - Free live music weekly from 6-9 p.m. at Village Plaza (near Laemmle Theatres), Claremont Chamber Patio (205 Yale Ave), City Hall Plaza (225 W. Second St.)

7/10-19, Restaurant Week - Claremont Restaurant Week at various restaurants. See websites for participating businesses and menu information.




7/11, Art Class – Painting class at Casa 425’s courtyard at 4 p.m. $20 fee covers all supplies.

7/11, Cooking Class - Basics of vinaigrettes and salad dressing at VOM FASS beginning at 9 a.m. $25 fee includes recipes and custom vinaigrette to take home.

7/11, Claremont Craft Ales - 3rd Anniversary Celebration is Saturday with two sessions 12-4 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.. Purchase tickets $30+$2.04 service fee. Happy Anniversary CCA!

7/12, Tasting - Summer craft cocktail tasting at VOM FASS beginning at 2 p.m. Free participation, tasting features whisky and bitters.



7/10-12, Health Fair - California Care Force at the Fairplex’s Expo Hall 4 from 5:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free medical, dental and health services. Free admission and parking at Gate 9.

7/10, Concert - Blontourage at Acerogami at 8 p.m. Free admission to the 21 and over show.  

7/11-12, Trains - Rail Giants Train Museum open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.. Free admission, enter from Gate 17.

7/11, Family Dance Day - Family Fun Saturday event at the Carnegie Cultural Center features African dance beginning at 11 a.m. Free to the public.

7/11, Adoption – Pet adoptions at Dale Bros. Brewery from 12-6 p.m.

7/11, GrooveSession - Acoustic set 6-9 p.m. at Pacific Wine Merchants; patio. Remember to use the 10% off bottle of wine coupon at 210 East "A" St. Upland. Free & open to the public

7/11, Concert - Mercy Bros. concert at 6 p.m., Rolling BBQ Barns food truck serving food from 1-9 p.m.

7/12, Sidewalk Event - Head to Downtown Upland for a "Side-walk-a-billy" event hosted by Daddy-O's, Rad Coffee Co., Empire Skates, Atomic Boutique, Scavenger's Treasures and Raw Pop Juicery. Open to the public 12-6 p.m.



7/11, Art Walk - Art Walk through downtown Pomona from 6-9 p.m. Businesses open with extended hours for participants.

7/11, Run - Run Station LA running music festival at the Fairplex beginning at 7 p.m. Registration is $60, includes shirt and goodie bag, children 8 and under free.

7/11, Concert - Danzig at the Fox Theater Pomona at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35-439. 

7/11, Concert - Immortal Technique at The Glass House at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m., tickets are $24 for the all-ages show.

7/12, Trains – Garden railroad at the Fairplex from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.  Free admission, park at Gate 1 om McKinley Ave.

7/12, Fundraiser - Fundraiser for the Claremont High School Wolfgang Hip Hop team from 12-5 p.m. Beer and food from The Big Easy Sandwich.



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7/11, Dinner Theater - The Dinner Detective dinner theater show at the Ontario Convention Center beginning at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $64.95, see website for menu options.

7/10-12, Comedy  - Loni Love at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club Friday at 7:30and 9:45 p.m., Saturday at 7 and 9:15 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22.



7/11, Vintage & Handcrafted Market - The INSPIREDinland Market at the Thomas Winery Plaza from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

7/11, Craft - Decorate a frame with seashells from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Chaffey Town Square in Victoria Gardens with the VG Kids Club. Show proof of membership for free prize.



7/11-8/2, Theater – “The Producers” at Sandra R. Courtney Community Theatre Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Admission is $15, students are $12 with ID.



7/10-12, Racing - SoCal Drag racing and SoCal Super Street Racing at the Auto Club Dragway Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. and Sunday at 8:30 a.m.  Spectator admission is $15 per day, see website for registration information,

7/10, Car Show – Fontana Car Show at the Civic Center Campus from 5-9 p.m. Free admission.

7/11-12, Motorcycle School – Fastrack Riders motorcycle instruction at the Auto Club Speedway. See website for course information and registration.



7/11, Workshop - Free backyard composting workshop beginning at 10 a.m. at the Wildomar Library.



7/11, Pet Clinic – Low-cost animal clinic and Saturday service at the Beaumont Civic Center from 9 -11 a.m.



 7/10-12, Theater - “Annie Get Your Gun” at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $17-29 adults, $16-27 seniors and $11-20 for children.

7/11-12, Fossils – Dino-Mite Dinosaurs and Fossil Fest at Gold Mining Adventures from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission, cost varies for mining packages. 

7/11, Chili Cook Off - Old Miner’s Chili Cook-Off at Bartlett Event Lot from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission, $5 tasting kit.

7/11, Races - Old Miner’s Outhouse Races from 1-4 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot.



7/12, Museum - Free 2nd Sundays admission at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Events from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. include solar printmaking, film screenings and discussion.



7/9-25, Theater – Shakespeare in the Vines performances of  “Romeo and Juliet” at Baily Vineyard & Winery at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Tickets are $22, $17 for students seniors and military, royal table $30.

7/11, Concert - Reggie Alexander at Doffo Winery’s Summer Sunset Nights from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free admission, food and wine available for purchase.


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