Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 11/20-11/22/2015


Hello Friends and Neighbors!

This is the last weekend to enjoy the beauty of a fresh apple pie, look forward to roast turkey and enjoy the beautiful sweater weather evenings before the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping!

Enjoy your weekend with our list of the best places to go and things to to in the Inland Empire.


Shout out to November's Weekend Fun Guide Sponsor! Join the holiday fun at the 3rd Annual Shop 'Til You Drop in Historic Downtown Upland on Sunday, December 6, 2015, 12-5 p.m. Take a photo with Santa with a toy donation to Upland Spark of Love Toy Drive. Bring your pet to Pet Food Emporium for "Santa Paws" photo opportunity, with $5 donation. 100% of donation goes to Upland Animal Shelter. You receive a photo and 4lb. bag of Zignature dry dog food. Enjoy shopping, food trucks, activities, giveaways, live entertainment and more! Learn more at



Now through 11/21 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.    

Now through 11/21, TheaterTime Stands Still by Donald Margulies at Singletary Hall at Riverside City College at 7p.m, 2p.m. Matinee on Saturday. General admission  is $15.

11/20-29, weekends, TheaterGuys and Dolls at The Box Friday at 8p.m., Saturday at 2p.m. and 7p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $20.

11/20-22, TheaterA Little Princess at the Riverside Women’s Club Friday at 7:30p.m., Saturday at 3p.m. and 7:30p.m. and Sunday at 3p.m. Tickets are $12 presale, $14 at the door.

11/20, Dinner – Lincoln Park Thanksgiving Dinner put on by the Lincoln Park Neighborhood Group from 5-8p.m. Free dinner.

11/20, Concert – Tribute bands Total Distortion and Green ToDay at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Tickets for the 21 and over show are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

11/21-22, Craft – Craft classes at Dragon Marsh featuring lotions, ornaments, herbals and more. Classes are $10 each or three for $25; see website for details.   

11/21, Music – Inland Empire Record Collective in Downtown Riverside on University Street from 10a.m.-6p.m., Vendors, live performances and more.

11/21, Anniversary – Hops and Hounds, Packinghouse Brewery fifth anniversary event beginning at 1p.m. Live music and special beer releases. Free admission.

11/21, Concert – Tribute band Led Zepagin at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Admission is $20 for the 21 and over event.

11/21, Gaming – International Games Day at all Riverside city libraries from 10a.m.-6p.m. Free participation. Contact local library for more information.

11/21, Craft – Cookie house making at La Sierra Library from 10a.m.-6p.m., For ages 4-12, signup required.

11/22, Film ScreeningPitch Perfect 2 at La Sierra Library at 2p.m. Free event.



11/20-22, TheaterLittle Shop of Horrors at Glen Wallich Theater at the University of Redlands at 8p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $12 general admission, $8 U of R students and seniors.

11/21, Theater – Miracle at 34th Street at LifeHouse Theater at 7:30p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 215p.m. Tickets are $8-20.

11/21, Christmas – A visit from Santa and free books for children at the AK Smiley Public Library’s holiday book sale. Sale is from 10:30-4:30p.m., Santa visits from 1-3p.m.

11/21, Service – Redlands Fall Community Day of Service event working on the Orange Blossom Trail. Register for participation, work begins at 8a.m.

11/21, Craft – The Yarnover Truck at Redlands Yarn Company from 10-2p.m. Yarns for sale and project ideas.

11/21, Open Mic – Open Mic Jam Sessions at Candy’s Bar beginning at 3p.m.


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11/20, Concert – Raincross Drive Benefit Concert at the Historic Civic Center at 6p.m. Tickets are $10.

11/20, Concert – Kissed Alive at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7p.m., tickets are $5 for the all-ages event. 

11/21, Food and Toy Drive – Cars and Coffee Corona presents a foot and toy drive at Saleen Automotive from 7-9a.m. Goody bags with donations of food or toys; see site for details.

11/21, Seminar – Attitude of Gratitude: Fully Living Right Where You Are seminar at Springhill Suites Corona beginning at 8:30a.m. Free event.

11/21, Zombies – Zombie prom at M15 Concert Bar and Grill from 5:30p.m.-2a.m. Dancing, scare attraction and couples contest. Tickets are $5 for the all-ages event.


11/20, Concert – Acerogami Indie Rock Dance Party at The Glass House at 9p.m. Free admission for the 21 and over event.

11/21, Concert – The Polyphonic Spree at The Glass House at 9p.m. Tickets are $22-25 for the all-ages event.

11/22, Concert – Emancipator Ensemble at The Glass House at 8p.m. Tickets are $17-20 for the all-ages event.



11/21, Gaming – International Games Day celebration at the Carnegie Cultural Center from 1-3p.m. Free participation for the family event.

11/21, Beer – Annual Movember event at Dale Bros. Brewery from 12-9p.m. Limited edition glassware, live music, food trucks and beer floats at 2p.m.

11/21, Workshop – Water Landscape Workshop: Learning Irrigation Construction & Principles at the Chino Basin Water Conservation District at 9a.m. Free participation.



11/21, Workshop – Habitat Gardening workshop at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden from 1-4p.m. Public workshop cost is $45, register for participation.  

11/22, Food Drive – Canned Food Drive at regular Yoga on Tap event at Claremont Craft Ales at 11:30a.m. Claremont Yoga class is $15, $10 with three-can donation and includes a pint of beer.


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11/21, Workshop – Children’s Discovery Workshop on water conservation at the Chino Community Garden at 1a.m. Register for the free event.

11/21, Workshop – Garden Workshop discussing the basics of water-wise gardening at the Chino Community Garden at 10a.m. Register for the free workshop.



11/19-22, Comedy – Bill Bellamy 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 $22 for the 18 and over event.

11/19-21, Pigeon Show – Los Angeles Pigeon Club’s Pageant of Pigeons at the Ontario Convention Center. Free admission, kids welcome.

11/20, Hunger GamesMockingjay Part 2 premiere party at Colony High Branch Library from 2:30-4:30p.m. Movie trivia, archery and fun, Free, for ages 13-18.

11/21-22, Racing – GEICO Endurocross at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $15-30.

11/21, Fundraiser – So Cal Express Car Wash fundraiser with up to $3 of each upgraded car wash donated to Make A Wish.

11/21, Gaming – International Games Day Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament from 2-4p.m. Free, for ages 10-18.

11/21, Tour – Graber Olive House Tour featuring guided tour and tasting from 2-3p.m. Free admission, reservations required.


11/21, Kids Craft – Victoria Garden Kidz Club Thanksgiving candy jar craft from 11-1p.m. For ages 3-10, registration requested. Contact Guest Services office.

11/21, Concert – “A Peter White Christmas” featuring Rick Braun and Mindi Abair at the Lewis Family Playhouse at 8p.m. Tickets are $58-65.



11/21, Festival – Nissfest at the Auto Club Speedway from 9a.m.-5p.m. Car Show, racing, vendors and more. Admission is $15, kids 11 and under admitted free.

11/21, Racing – Pure Speed Drag Racing at the Auto Club Dragway. Register to drive drag starting at $149. See website for details.

11/21, Fight – Cotto vs. Canelo showing at My NY Pizza. $15 cover charge, $1 Bud Light all day, fight starts at 9p.m.

11/22, Festival – Mitsufest at the Auto Club Speedway from 10a.m.-5p.m. Car show, races, vendors and more. Admission is $15, kids 11 and under admitted free.

11/22, Car Show – Import Face-off at the Auto Club Speedway from 10a.m.-5p.m. Car show, racing, burnout and stereo contests. Spectator admission is $20, car show entrance is $30, kids 10 and under admitted free. For competition registration see website.


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Now through 11/29, 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.



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

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

11/20-22, weekends, TheaterA Streetcar Named Desire at the Palm Canyon Theatre Friday and Saturday at 8p.m., Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $29.50.

11/20-22, Home Show – Desert Living Home Show at the Palm Springs Convention Center Friday 12-6p.m., Saturday 10a.m.-6p.m. and Sunday 10a.m.-5p.m. Admission is $7, 18 and under free. Free parking.

11/21-22, Bodybuilding – Ferrigno Legacy bodybuilding competition at Agua Caliente Resort. Seminar, competition, demos and more. See website for details.



11/21, Boutique – Holiday Craft Boutique at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church from 8a.m.-2p.m. Free admission.



11/20-22, TheaterPeter Pan at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater Friday and Saturday at 7:30p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $15, $12.50 Friday, 2 and under admitted for $5 (lap sitting).

11/21 Christmas – Santa Arrives at the Promenade Temecula with a peanuts-themed show, live music and fireworks from 6-8p.m. across from Edwards Theater. Arrive early for best seating.

11/22-12/20, Snow – "Magic Snow" falls at Promenade Temecula at 7 and 8p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, 5 and 6p.m. on Fridays at Promenade Temecula at the Plaza.


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