Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 11/13-11/15/2015


Hello Friends and Neighbors!

The chilly nights may have you craving curling up under a blanket with a good book, but this list of great Inland Empire Weekend Events will have you hopping to the car in no time!

Have an awesome weekend!


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11/13-22, weekends, TheaterA Little Princess musical performed at the Riverside Women’s Club Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 3p.m. Tickets are $12 presale, $14 at the door.

11/13-14, 19-21, Theater – Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 at Cal Baptist University’s Wallace Theater at 7:30p.m., Saturday matinee at 2p.m. Tickets are $15.   

11/13-15, Theater – Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein at Landis Performing Arts Center at 7p.m. Tickets are $29-50.

11/13-15, TheaterArcadia at The Box Friday and Saturday at 8p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $25.

11/13-15, Film Festival – The Cinema Culturas Film Screening Fest at Riverside City College’s Digital Library Auditorium. Free admission (with suggested donation) at RCC events, Carmin Tropcal screens at the Fox Performing Arts Center for $25 each. See site for schedule.

11/13, Storytelling – Student from Sherman Indian High School tell cultural stories and perform songs and dance at Woodcrest Library at 6:30p.m. Free event.

11/13, Workshop – Career Skills Workshop at La Sierra Library from 11a.m.-3pm. Free event.

11/13, Film Screening – Free movie night at the Inland Empire Wing Commemorative Air Force Hangar at Riverside Airport at 6p.m. Free movie and popcorn, snacks for sale. 

11/13, Concert – Wanted, Bon Jovi tribute band, performs at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door for the 21 and over event.

11/14-15, Archeology – La Sierra University’s Center for Near Eastern Archaeology’s 7th Annual Archaeology Discovery Weekend focused on Syria. Lectures are free; check website for registration for kid’s dig events and more.

11/14, Karaoke – Punk Rock Karaoke at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the door for the 21 and over event.

11/14, Run – 10th Annual Spirit of the Tribes 5K run/walk and kids fun run at UC Riverside at 8a.m. Registration is $15-30 online, $15-35 day of.

11/14, Nature – Second Saturdays event at Ameal Moore Nature Center from 11a.m.-2p.m. The owl-themed event is free and family-friendly.

11/14, Festival – Inland Empire Waterkeeper presents Rock the River at Martha McLean-Anza Narrows Park from 1-5p.m. Live performances, water conservation education and resources, beer garden and more.

11/14, Astronomy – “The Search for Extraterrestrial Life” at Orange Terrace Library from 2-5pm. With English and Spanish presentations and telescope viewing at 3p.m. Free to public.

11/14, Concert – Collective Soul at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 7p.m. Tickets are $28.

11/15, Concert – X1039 presents Localpalooza at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 1p.m. Tickets are $10.



11/13-22, weekends, TheaterLittle Shop of Horrors performed at Glen Wallich’s Theater at the University of Redlands at 8p.m. Admission is $12 for general admission, $8 for students and seniors.

11/14, Boutique – Gypsy Tolers Decorative Painters Annual Holiday Boutique at Mission Gables Bowl House from 9a.m.-3p.m.

11/14, Store Event – Jax Toys hosts local Neighborhood Toy Store Day event from 10a.m.-6p.m. Giveaways, crafts, deals and more.

11/14, Fundraiser – Tours of Burrage Mansion to support Magical Memories nonprofit. Two tours begin at 12:30p.m. and 2p.m., silent auction and more. Tickets are $50 a person.


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11/13, Barbecue – KCAL presents Full Throttle Brew N Que at the National Orange Show Orange Pavilion. Live music, barbecue trucks and more from 5-9p.m. Free parking and admission.



11/13-15, Theater – Christian Arts and Theatre presents Mary Poppins at the Corona Civic Auditorium Friday at 7p.m., Saturday at 2p.m. and 7p.m. and Sunday at Tickets are $13-17, family of five are $65.

11/13, Concert – Red Not Chili Peppers at M15 Concert Bar and Grill, doors open at 7p.m. Tickets are $10 for the all-ages concert

11/14, repeating weekly, Art Sale – Great Art Heist at The Colony Saturday from 10a.m.-2p.m. Public sale with art under $300. Continues until Dec. 5.

11/14, Concert – Armored Saint at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 4:30p.m., tickets are $22 for the all-ages show.

11/14, Car Show – 5th Annual Classic Car Show at Crown of Life Lutheran Church from 10a.m.-2p.m. Cars, play area, raffles and more.

11/15, Concert – Unsigned Band Industry Night featuring Reclaim the Sky and Chasing Legacy at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Tickets are $10 for the 18 and over show, doors open at 4p.m.



11/13-14, Festival – Pilgrim Place Festival from 10a.m.-4p.m. Free admission, crafts, vendors, kids activities and more.  

11/14, Painting – Artsy 101 Tropical Paradise Public Painting Event at Erns Lab Gallery at 1p.m. Tickets are $25, reserve online.


11/13, Concert – The Misfits at The Glass House at 7p.m. Tickets are $25 for the all-ages crowd.

11/14, Art Walk – Art Walk in Downtown Pomona from 6-9p.m. Free admission to galleries hosting receptions.

11/13, Concert – Oliver Heldens at the Fox Theater Pomona at 9p.m. Admission is $20-40.

11/14, Concert – The Devil Wears Prada, Motionless in White and others at the Fox Theater Pomona at 6:30p.m. Tickets are $23-25.


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11/13, Store Opening – NYX Cosmetics store opening at 10a.m. at Victoria Gardens on N Mainstreet.

11/14, Market – The INSPIREDmarket at the northeast corner of Foothill Boulevard and Vineyard Avenue beginning at 9a.m.

11/14, Comedy – Colin Mocherie and Brad Sherwood at the Lewis Family Playhouse at 8p.m. Tickets are $58-65.

11/14, Parade – City of Rancho Cucamonga’s 2015 Founders Day Community Parade begins at 9a.m. at Day Creek Blvd and ends at the Epicenter.

11/15, ConcertOn The Air, A Holiday Tribute to Bob Hope and Radio Stars of the 1940s at the Lewis Family Playhouse at 2p.m. Tickets are $25-35.



11/14, Fundraiser – “Art Uncorked’ wine and craft beer tasting event at Chaffey College Chino Community Center from 4-8p.m. to benefit the Chino Community Foundation. Tickets are $40 at the door.  



11/12-15, Racing – Auto Club Finals at the Auto Club Dragway. Ticket prices depend by day, races start at 8a.m. See website for details. 

11/13-14, Theater – City of Fontana’s production of Annie Jr. at Steelworkers Auditorium at 5:30p.m. Tickets are $10.

11/14, Clean up – Mary Vagle Nature Center Clean Up from 8a.m.-1p.m. Free participation.

11/14-15, Driving – Rusty Wallace Racing Experience at the Auto Club Speedway. See website for details and registration.



11/12-15, Comedy – Colin Kane 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 $18.

11/13, Celebration – 19th Annual Vintners Celebration at the Ontario Convention Center from 6-11p.m. Local restaurants and wineries, silent auction and more. Individual tickets are $80 for public, couples are $140.

11/14, Reception – Reception for book Faces of the Community featuring the Sultana neighborhood from 2-4p.m. Free distribution.

11/14, Bull Riding – Professional Bull Riders BlueDEF Tour at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 7p.m. Tickets are $15-75.

11/14, Festival – Beards and Brew Festival to celebrate No-Shave November at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park from 12-4p.m. Local breweries, sausage, live entertainment and more. Tickets are $25-30.



11/13-14, Art Show – Paletteers Art Show at the Lake Elsinore Cultural Center from 10a.m.-3p.m. Free admission.

11/14-15, Trains – “A Day Out With Thomas” at the Orange Empire Railway Museum beginning at 9a.m. Admission to event includes scheduled ride behind Thomas the Tank Engine Locomotive, tickets are $25. Add ride with Percy for $10.


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11/13-29, TheaterA Christmas Carol select nights at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center at 7:30p.m., Sunday matinee at 1:30p.m. Tickets vary, see dates for details.

11/14, Concert – “An Evening With the Blues” fundraiser concert to benefit Scott Mastaler’s family. Doors open at 6:30p.m., tickets are $16.



Now through 11/30, Exhibit – “Fallen Heroes” exhibit at the Welwood Murray Memorial Library. Features local vets who were killed in action in wartime.

11/13-22, Beer Festival – Coachella Valley Beer Week in several cities. Check website for participating locations and events.

11/13-22, weekends, TheaterA Streetcar Named Desire at the Palm Canyon Theatre Friday and Saturday at 8p.m., Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $29.50.

11/13, Concert – Godsmack at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino at 8p.m. Tickets are $39-69.

11/15, Car Show – Desert Concorso featuring sports and GT cars along with food, fashion and more. Tickets are $65.



11/12-15, Craft Show – Fairytale Arts & Craft Show at the Truax Building from 9a.m.-6p.m., Sunday 10a.m.-4p.m. Variety of crafts and vendors, central checkout. Free admission.

11/14, Celebration – Pechanga Pu’éska Mountain Day Holiday Commemoration at Temecula City Hall Town Square. Exhibits from 10a.m.-2p.m., ceremony begins at 11a.m. Family-friendly cultural activities, mobile museum and more.


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