Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 1/15-1/17/2016


Hello Friends and Neighbors!

The days are sunny, the nights are chilly, and we have a lot of Inland Empire weekend events to tell you about! Catch some fun with the kids during the day, then slip out with some friends for a night on the town!

Don’t forget your jacket!





1/15, Concert – Slaves Against the Machine tribute band at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Admission is $10 for the 21 and over event.

1/16, Concert – The Furs, Psychedelic Furs tribute band at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 10p.m. Presale is $15 for the 21 and over event.

1/16, Concert – Holiday Hangover concert featuring tribute bands from the '80s at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 7p.m. Tickets are $10.

1/16, Craft – STEM Club CD hovercraft project at Eastvale Library at 10a.m. Free to the public.

1/17, Workshop – Dormant Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop at Tequesquito Community Garden at Bonaminio Park at 2p.m. Free to the public, bring tools.

1/17, Celebration – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Birthday Celebration at Park Avenue Baptist Church at 4p.m.



Now through 1/31, Theater12 Angry Jurors at LifeHouse Theater Fridays at 7:30p.m., Saturdays at 2:15p.m. and 7:30p.m., and Sunday at 2:15p.m. Tickets are $10-20 adults, $8-10 kids.

1/17, Fundraiser – Friends of Redlands Skatepark fundraiser from 12-4p.m. at Five Ten. Beer garden, entertainment, demos and tacos.


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1/15, Concert – Gold Rush Country at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7p.m., tickets are $15 for the all-ages concert.

1/16, Concert – Lollapaloozish 3 at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7p.m., tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door for the all-ages concert.



1/15, Concert – Cal Poly Pomona’s Music and Entertainment Industry Club benefit concert at The Glass House at 7p.m. Features local performers. Tickets are $15 for the all-ages show.

1/16-17, Expo – Asian-American Expo at The Fairplex. Vendors, performances, food court and more. Tickets are $11 for adults, tickets for children 3-12 and seniors are $9, which includes admission to Anime Impulse. Parking is $10.

1/16-17, Expo – Anime Impulse at The Fairplex from 10a.m.-7p.m. Cosplay, vendors and more. Tickets are $11, includes admission to Asian American Expo. Parking is $10.

1/17, Swap Meet – Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show at The Fairplex from 5a.m.-2pm. Admission is $10 cash, kids 12 and under admitted free. Parking is $10.



1/15, Tasting – Taste of the IE at the Doubletree By Hilton Claremont from 6-10p.m. Casino-style event with live entertainment, food and drink. Single tickets are $75.

1/16, Exhibition – John Fassbinder exhibition “Earth and Sky” opening reception from 6-8p.m. at the Ginger Elliot Exhibition Center.

1/17, Concert – Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra opening concert at Pomona College’s Bridges Hall of Music at 7p.m. Free admission.



1/16, Sale – The Vintage Vault parking lot sale from 9a.m.-4p.m.

1/16, Workshop – Design the Life You Love workshop at Studio 3 Yoga and Fitness from 11a.m.-1p.m. Yoga, essential oils and creating self-actualized plans for goals.


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1/16, Fishing – Junior Fishing Workshop at Prado Regional Park from 8a.m.-1p.m. for ages 7-15. Fee is $8 per child enrolled plus $10 fee per vehicle. Tackle provided.



1/15-17, Comedy – LYAO Comedy Tour at the Ontario Improv Comedy featuring Chris Spencer Friday at 7:30p.m. and 9:45p.m., Anthony Brown Saturday at 7p.m. and 9:15p.m. and Faizon Love Sunday at 7p.m. Tickets Friday and Sunday are $25, Saturday is $30 for the 18 and over event.

1/15, Hockey – Ontario Reign vs. the San Diego Gulls at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 7p.m. Tickets are $13-88, parking is $5 cash.

1/16, Hockey – Ontario Reign vs. the Bakersfield Condors at 6p.m. Tickets are $13-88, parking is $5 cash.

1/16, Art Walk – January Art Walk & Loft Tour at Emporia Arts District from 6-10p.m. Free admission and parking.

1/16, Run – Ontario Mills 5k and 10k run at Ontario Mills with a 7a.m. start. Registration is $40-50.

1/16, Comedy – Laughfest family comedy at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club at 2p.m. Tickets are $20 for the 13 and over event.

1/17, Hockey – Ontario Reign vs. Texas Stars at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 3p.m. Tickets are $13-88, parking is $5 cash.



1/15, repeating, Farmers Market – Victoria’s Farmers Market at Victoria Gardens from 10a.m.-2p.m. on South Mainstreet.

1/15, Concert – The Mills Brothers with the All-Star Big Band at the Lewis Family Playhouse at 7p.m. Tickets are $25-35.

1/16, Kids Craft – Make a rain stick with Victoria Gardens Kidz Club from 11a.m.-1p.m. at The Orchard. Free participation, supplies limited.

1/16, Community Service – Volunteer Work Day at Rancho Cucamonga Fire District filling sand bags from 8a.m.-12p.m. Wear sturdy shoes and work gloves.

1/16, Concert – Dick Van Dyke and the Vantastix at the Lewis Family Playhouse at 8p.m. Tickets are $65-70.



1/16-17, Racing – Speed Ventures racing opportunity at the Auto Club Speedway. Race your own car on the track, see website for registration.

1/16-17, Racing – Solo 2 practice and autocross at the Auto Club Speedway. See website for registration.


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1/15-17, Snow Sports – The High Cascade Snowboard Camp at Big Bear Mountain from 9a.m.-4p.m. Tickets to use airbag $10, not included in pass to enter.



1/15, repeating weekly, Bird Walk – Bird Walk at Sunnylands every week at 9:15a.m. Binoculars recommended.

1/15-21, TheaterAngels in America: Part 1, Millennium Approaches at the Desert Rose Playhouse Fridays and Saturdays at 8p.m., Sundays at 2p.m. Tickets are $30-33, contains adult content.

1/15-17, Dance – Floorplay In The Desert same-sex dance competition at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel. Tickets are $15 at the door.

1/17, Festival – The Desert Arts Festival at Frances Stevens Park from 10a.m.-4p.m. Over 100 artists showing and selling, free admission and parking.



1/16-17, Trains – Behind the Scenes and Steam Weekend at the Orange Empire Railway Museum beginning at 9a.m. Go behind the scenes to see how trains are maintained, and ride a steam locomotive. Admission is $12 for ages 12 and up, $8 for ages 5-11, ages 4 and under are admitted free.



1/15, Concert – The Ruth Moody Band at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater at p.m. Tickets are $25.

1/16, Concert – County Live! At The Merc at 7p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are $15.

1/16, Concert – Cello LatinoAmericano at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $32 regular, $27 seniors and $10 students with ID.

1/16, Concert – The Colors of Music II performed by the Temecula Valley Symphony at Grace Presbyterian Church at 2p.m. Tickets prices are $25 adults, active military $15, students $10, children $5.

1/17, Concert – Dixieland at the Merc with Dixie Horns-A-Plenty at 6p.m. Tickets are $12-15.

1/17, Concert – Celebrate Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday with a concert at Old Town Temecula Community Theater at 2p.m. Tickets are $37.

Now through 1/17, Exhibit – Closing weekend for The History and Art of Marbles at the Temecula Valley Museum. Admission is free, open 10a.m.-4p.m., Sundays 1-4p.m. Closed Mondays.

1/17, Racing – Barrel Races at South Coast Winery beginning at 10 a.m., see website for registration, barrel racers can be provided. Spectators welcome.


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