Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 10/16-10/18/2015
Hello Friends and Neighbors!
Take some time to bake these adorable Halloween cupcakes with your family before heading out for a spooky night of adventure at a local Halloween event, Oktoberfest or one of the awesome Inland Empire weekend events we've found for you!
INLAND EMPIRE WEEKEND EVENTS
WEEKEND EVENTS IN MULTIPLE CITIES
10/16-25, Dining – Inland Empire Restaurant Week in participating restaurants around the Inland Empire. See website for participating restaurant locations and menus.
RIVERSIDE WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 11/1, Family Event – Happy Hauntings at Castle Park for kids ages 12 and under. Pumpkin carving, costume contest and trick-or-treating. Admission free for events, additional cost for pumpkin carving contest.
Now through 10/31, Pumpkin Patch – The Christmas Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch at Live Oak Canyon beginning at 9a.m. Admission is $3 on the weekends; activities and pumpkins are an additional cost.
Now through 10/31, Exhibit – "Into the WILD" art show at Stone Wheel Olive Oil Company. Opening reception Saturday from 4-7p.m.
Now through 10/25 weekends, Theater – The Kitchen Witches at Redlands Footlighters Friday and Saturday at 8p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $15.
10/9-17, weekends, Theater – The Apple Tree at Cal Baptist University’s Wallace Theater Friday at 7:30p.m. and Saturday at 2p.m. and 7:30p.m. General admission is $15, seniors $12, students and staff $10-12.
10/16, Craft – Crafty Happy Hour with Mothership Scrapbook Gal and music from The Traveling Standstills at Packinghouse Brewing Co. at 5p.m. Free entry, cost for craft supplies.
10/16, Astronomy – “The Fall Sky” presentation at Dixon Planetarium at 7p.m. Admission is $2.50-5, cash or check only.
10/16, Concert – Jagermeister presents a Wild Evening with Halestrom at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $25.
10/17, Fundraiser – Fundraiser walk for Frank Augustus Miller Middle School beginning at 9a.m. 5K walk and carnival. See website for registration form.
10/17, Science – Riverside BioBlitz at the Ameal Moore Nature Center from 10a.m.-4p.m. and 6-9p.m. Bring water, snacks, sensible shoes and download Nature Spotter app before attending.
10/17, Open House – The Commemorative Air Force Inland Empire Wing’s Open House and Silent Auction at Riverside Municipal Airport from 12-8p.m. Free admission and parking, entertainment, plane rides, food vendors and more.
10/17, Zombie Walk – Riverside Zombie Crawl through Downtown Riverside from 2-6p.m. Zombie-themed carnival, kids activities and parade with zombies and survivalists.
10/17, Resource Fair – My Play Club Carnival and Disability Resource Fair at Fairmount Park from 10a.m.-2p.m. Carnival games, activities and live entertainment. Free admission.
10/17, Storytelling – Tales from the Victorian Crypt II with actors portraying Charles Dickens and Edgar Allen Poe at Evergreen Cemetery from 6-9p.m. Tickets are $25, limited.
10/17, Concert – All Beethoven Concert with the La Sierra University Orchestra at La Sierra University’s Hole Memorial Auditorium at 7p.m. Free admission.
10/18, Trunk or Treat – Trunk or Treat grand opening event for Evolution Motorsports Auto and Sound Car Show from 1-5p.m. Vendors, raffle, costumes and trick or treating. Free admission.
10/18, Concert – Common Kings at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 7p.m. Tickets are $25.
REDLANDS WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 11/8, weekends, Theater – Pride and Prejudice at Lifehouse Theater Fridays at 7:30p.m., Saturdays at 2:15p.m. and 7:30p.m. and Sundays at 2:15p.m. Tickets are $7-9 for children under 12, $14-18 for adults, $1 more day of show.
10/16-18, Art Show – "Art For Heaven’s Sake" art show at Redlands United Church of Christ Friday 7-10p.m., Saturday 10a.m.-5p.m. and Sunday 11:30a.m.-5p.m.
10/17, Plant Sale – Redlands Horticultural & Improvement Society’s Uncommon Plant Sale at the Propagation Yard in Prospect Park from 9a.m.-4p.m.
CORONA WEEKEND EVENTS
10/17, Concert – Berlin Featuring Terri Nunn at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Tickets are $20, doors open at 7p.m. for the all-ages event.
10/17, Run – Heroes vs. Villains 5K and Flag Gauntlet beginning at 4p.m. and 6p.m. See website for details.
10/18, Concert – Unsigned Band Industry Night at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 4p.m., tickets are $10 for the 18 and over event.
CLAREMONT WEEKEND EVENTS
10/16, Concert – Friday Noon Concert at Scripps College Balch Auditorium from 12:15-1p.m.
10/16, Lecture – “War Against All Puerto Ricans” discussion with Nelson A. Denis at Pomona College’s Oldenborg Center at 12p.m.
10/16, Concert – Friday Nights Live concerts at the Public Plaza, Chamber Patio and City Hall Plaza from 6-9p.m. Free to the public.
10/17, Gardening – An Introduction to Gardening with Native Plants at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden from 1-4p.m. Public registration is $45, RSVP required.
POMONA WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 10/18, RV Show – 63rd Annual California RV Show at the Fairplex 10a.m.-6p.m. daily. Vendors, entertainment, ferris wheel and more. $10 single-day admission $15 for multi-day. Parking is $10 at Gate 9 for autos.
10/16-24, weekends, Oktoberfest – Oktoberfest at the Fairplex Fridays and Saturdays 6-11p.m. Entry is $5 for the 21 and over event, food and drinks extra. Parking $15 at Gate 17.
10/16, Concert – Deafhaven at The Glass House at 8:30p.m. Tickets are $16-18 for the all-ages event.
10/16, Concert – Run The Jewels at the Fox Theater Pomona at 9p.m. Tickets are $25, $30 day of show for the all-ages event.
10/17-18, Festival – Pumpkin Festival at Cal Poly Pomona from 8a.m.-5p.m. Pumpkin patch, pony rides, petting zoo and pie eating contests. Tickets are $2-4, activity tickets are $1 or sold in packs, family admission available.
10/17, Grand Opening – Grand Opening Party for Old Stump Brewing Co. from 12-10p.m. $5 pints, live entertainment and food trucks.
10/17, Concert – Marina and the Diamonds at Fox Theater Pomona at 9p.m. Tickets are $30 before, $33 day of show for the all-ages event.
10/17, Concert – Evidence and other groups in concert at The Glass House at 9p.m. Tickets are $20 for the all-ages event.
10/18, Swap Meet – Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show from 5a.m.-2p.m. at the Fairplex’s main lot. General admission is $10, children 12 and under free. Parking is $10 at Gate 17.
MONTCLAIR WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 10/31, Pumpkin Patch – Country Bumpkin Pumpkin Patch at the Montclair Plaza Monday-Thursday from 4-9p.m., Friday 4-10p.m. and weekends 12-10p.m.
UPLAND WEEKEND EVENTS
10/16, Musical Tribute – Tribute to Bon Jovi & Pat Benatar at The Grove Theatre at 8p.m. Ticket prices ranges from $30 to $50.
10/17, Coffee & Donuts – Rad Coffee + Donuts at Rad Coffee at 8a.m. Drop by early to grab a specialty donut from Los Angeles' wildly popular donut shop, California Donuts. Oh, and don't forget to pair it with a cup of rad coffee!
10/17, Art Show – Art/Music/Furniture Show at Erns Lab from 6-10p.m. Art and furniture from over 20 artists will be on display. There will be live music, and refreshments will be served.
FONTANA WEEKEND EVENTS
10/16-18, Racing – NMCA West Street Car Nationals at the Auto Club Dragway. Races start Saturday and Sunday at 8a.m., tickets are $20-55, kids under 12 are admitted free. Coupon available on website.
10/16-11/8, weekends, Theater – Guys and Dolls at Tibbie’s Center Stage Fontana Fridays at 7:30p.m., Saturdays at 7p.m. and Sundays at 2p.m. Show only tickets $20, dinner and show tickets available, see site for menus.
10/17-18, Racing – California Sports Car Club’s Pacific Coast Road Racing Championships at the Auto Club Speedway.
ONTARIO WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 11/8, Exhibit – "Dia De los Muertos: Sharing Traditions" at the Museum of History and Art during museum hours of 12-4p.m. Free admission.
10/15-18, Comedy – John Heffrom at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club Friday at 7:30p.m. and 9:45p.m., Saturday at 7p.m. and 9:15p.m. and Sunday at 7p.m. Tickets are $20 for the 18 and over show.
10/17-18, Gun Show – Crossroads of the West Gun Show at the Ontario Convention Center Saturday 9a.m.-5p.m., Sunday 9a.m.-4p.m. Admission is $14.
10/17, Writers – Local Author meet at Ovitt Family Community Library from 1-4p.m. Networking open mic and more.
10/17, Fair – Landscape & Water Conservation Fair at The Chino Basin Water Conservation District from 9a.m.-2p.m. Kids show, exhibits, giveaways and more.
10/18, Car Show – Traffic SoCal 8th Annual Custom Car Show at Citizens Business Bank Arena from 10:30a.m.-5p.m. $5 admission for spectators, registration is $10-25.
10/17, Comedy – LaughFest: Family Comedy for All Ages at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club at 2p.m. Tickets are $20 for the 13 and over event.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 10/25, Theater – Elephant and Piggie’s “We Are In A Play” at the Lewis Family Playhouse Saturdays at 1p.m. and 4p.m. and Sunday at 1p.m. Tickets are $18.
10/17, Halloween – VG Kidz Halloween Fiesta at Victoria Gardens Chaffey Square from 11a.m.-1p.m. Free admission, tickets must be picked up in advance at Guest Services office.
10/18, Brunch – Banana Pancake Brunch at the Lewis Family Playhouse at 10a.m. Tickets are $10, $8 with a ticket to current play.
BIG BEAR WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 11/1, Zoo – Flashlight Safari at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo from 6:30-8:30p.m. Explore the zoo after dark with nocturnal animals. Admission is $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and kids 3-10, under three admitted free.
Now through 10/31, weekends, Oktoberfest – Big Bear Oktoberfest at the Convention Center. Kids activities, dancing beer, German food and live music. See website for packages.
10/17, Concert – The Kiefer Sutherland Band at The Cave at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $15-30.
10/17, Zoo – Wolf Awareness Day at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo from 11a.m.-3p.m. Admission for the zoo is $9-12.
LAKE ARROWHEAD WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 10/25, weekends, Oktoberfest – Lake Arrowhead Village Oktoberfest Saturdays from 12-8p.m. and Sundays 12-6p.m. in the Village. Free parking. Live music, entertainment and contests. Free admission.
HESPERIA WEEKEND EVENTS
10/16, Mystery Dinner – Murder Mystery Dinner from 5-9p.m. at Foremost Terrace Room. Tickets are $49.95 for the 21 and over event.
10/17, Festival – Desert Rocks Film and Music Festival in Hesperia. Films screen at Cinema West Theaters, concerts on outdoor stage. See website for schedule.
10/17, Fair – Hesperia Health and Safety Fair at the Civic Plaza Park from 10a.m.-2p.m. Free admission.
10/17, Zoo – Boo at the Zoo event at Hesperia Zoo from 7-9p.m. Tickets are $8-12, bring flashlights and guests are encouraged to wear fun costumes.
PALM SPRINGS WEEKEND EVENTS
10/15, Expo – Aviation Expo at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Event opens and concludes with a Parade of Planes down its streets Thursday and Sunday. See website for details.
10/17-18, Fair – College of the Desert Steet Fair from 7a.m-2p.m. Until May. Repeats weekly.
10/17, Plein Air – Plein Air Paint Out with Desert Art Center from 8a.m.-3p.m. at Whitewater Reserve. Contact for more details.
10/17, Walk – Desert AIDS Walk 2015 at Ruth Hardy Park. Includes Health and Wellness Village opening at 8a.m. See website for registration details.
LAKE ELSINORE WEEKEND EVENTS
10/17, Fundraiser – Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure at Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium. See website for details.
MURRIETA WEEKEND EVENTS
10/16-17, Rod Run – Murietta Rod Run in Historic Downtown Murietta. Friday night 4-7p.m. and Saturday from 8a.m.-4p.m. Free to the public.
10/16, Concert – The McNaughstys at The Shamrock Irish Pub and Eatery at 8p.m.
10/17, Concert – The Brick Top Blaggers at The Shamrock Irish Pub and Eatery at 8p.m.
10/18, Concert – Dara Maclean at West Coast Life Church at 11a.m.
TEMECULA WEEKEND EVENTS
Now through 10/25, 31 weekends, Festival – Big Horse Corn Maze and Harvest Festival at Big Horse Feed & Mercantile from 10a.m.-5p.m. Maze and activities $15, maze-only $9. Free for ages three and under.
10/17-28, Festival – Temecula Greek Fest in Old Town Temecula Saturday from 10a.m.-9p.m. and Sunday 11a.m.-8p.m. Live entertainment, Greek food, beverages, children’s area and marketplace. Admission is $2, kids half price.
10/17, Party – Parking Lot Party at Garage Brewing Co. from 12-4p.m. Tickets are $25.
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