Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 11/6-11/8/2015


Hi Friends and Neighbors!

If you’ve had your fill of fall beer and fears, you’ll be happy to see that we’ve rounded up some of the best Inland Empire weekend events for you to pick and choose from! Fill up for the night out at some delicious Korean BBQ or fuel up for a full day with a delicious recipe using pumpkin!

Have a great weekend!


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11/6-7, 13-14, TheaterYoung Frankenstein performed at Riverside City College’s Landis Auditorium at 7p.m. Tickets are $29-50.

11/6-8, TheaterSeussical at Sherman Indian High School’s Levi Theater Friday and Saturday at 7:30p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door.

11/6-8, 13-15, TheaterArcadia by Tom Stoppard at The Box at Fridays and Saturdays at 8p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 2p.m. Tickets are $25.

11/6, Workshop – Free music workshop for kids with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 3:30p.m. Focused on 2nd through 12th grade.

11/6, Open House – Open House for new Junior League of Riverside location downtown from 6:30-9:30p.m. Light refreshments.

11/6, Concert – Sharon James and the Dap-Kings at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 7p.m. Tickets are $25.

11/7, Day of the Dead – Day of the Dead/ Dia de los Muertos celebration in Historic Downtown Riverside from 3-10p.m. Live entertainment, altars, Catrina pageant and more. Free admission to the family-friendly event.

11/7, Concert – Falling in Reverse & Attila with special guests Metro Station at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium at 6p.m. Tickets are $25.

11/8, Concert – Matisyahu at the Fox Performing Arts Center at 7p.m. Tickets are $25-35.

11/8, Run – The Mission Inn Run through downtown Riverside. Races start between 7a.m. and 10:45a.m. and include a marathon, 5 and 10Ks and kids fun runs. See website for registration, registration packet can be picked up at health fair on Saturday.

11/8, Reception – Opening reception for Joshua Hagler’s exhibit “The Adopted” at La Sierra University’s Brandstater Gallery from 6-9p.m. Free admission.

11/8, Performance – “Riverside’s Got Talent” at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Showcases talent ages five through adult. VIP reception at 4p.m., show at 6p.m. VIP admission is $75, adult is $25, children 5-12 are $10.



Now through 11/8, weekends, TheaterPride 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 ages 3-11 and $14-18 for adults. Tickets $1 more days of show.

11/7, Festival – Red Dirt Festival at Smiley Park from 10a.m.-4p.m. Free admission, art and crafts for sale.

11/7, Expo – “America the Beautiful” flower show with fairy garden and gardening festival at Historical Kendall Place at Plymouth Village from 10a.m.-4p.m. Admission donation is $5 for adults, veterans and 12 and under free.

11/7, Festival – Fall Festival at El Camino Ranch from 12-4p.m. Hay and pony rides, kids activities, tours and more.



11/6-8, Motocross – 31st Annual World Vet Motocross Championships at the Glen Helen Raceway. Races begin at 8:30a.m. Adult admission is $10 a day or $20 for weekend, kids 6-12 are $10, ages five and under free.

11/6-8, Expo – Hempcon at the National Orange Show Events Center Friday 3-9p.m., Saturday 11a.m.-10p.m. and Sunday 11a.m.-8p.m. Live entertainers, exhibitors, resources and more. Admission is $40 on Friday, $60 on Saturday or Sunday, and $190 for three-day VIP.


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11/7, Bingo – Night Time Bingo at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino at 11p.m. Dancing, $10 buy-in and entertainment. Glow Package includes glow-in-the-dark dauber.



11/6, Concert – Perfect Strangers and Xanadoodz at M15 Concert Bar and Grill at 7p.m. Tickets are $5 for the all-ages event.

11/7, Registration – Registration for participation in the Corona Police Department’s “Kids and Corps Holiday Magic” between 8a.m.-12p.m. See site for registration location.

11/7, Ceremony – The Corona Historic Preservation Society dedicated historic marker #22 at the American Legion Post 216 at 10a.m.

11/7, Fundraiser – Empty Bowls Dinner to benefit the Corona/Norco Settlement House from 12-5p.m. Adults dine for $20, kids $5, diners can bring home bowl to remind of the people who go hungry.

11/7, Concert – Damage Inc at M15 Concert Bar and Grill at 7p.m. Tickets are $15 for the all-ages event.   

11/8, Concert – Rock Stars of Tomorrow presents Jam Core at M15 Concert Bar and Grill at 3p.m. Tickets are $7 for the all-ages concert.



11/6, Fundraiser – Special release of the Big Dalton Spoked Porter at Claremont Craft Ales from 4-10p.m. Portion of proceeds benefit the Wildland Firefighters Foundation.

11/7, Concert – SCAMFest at Pomona College’s Bridges Auditorium featuring a capella musical groups. Tickets are $8 for students, $15 for non-students.

11/7, Dinner Theater – The Dinner Detective interactive mystery dinner at the Doubletree Claremont at 6p.m. Tickets are $59.95, see site for registration and menu options.



11/6, Concert – The Fall of Troy at The Glass House at 8p.m. Tickets are $20-25 for the all-ages show.

11/7-8, Gaming – Bushiroad USA card game competition at the Fairplex Saturday 9a.m.-10:30p.m. and Sunday 10:30a.m.-6p.m. at Expo Hall 10. Attendance is free for the public, parking is $10 at Gate 17.

11/7, Concert – The at Dandy Warhols at The Glass House at 9p.m. Tickets are $25 for the all-ages show. 

11/7, Concert – The Briefs, The Crowd and more at Characters Pomona at 8p.m. Tickets are $13 for the over 21-only event.

11/7, Expo – The SoCal MakerCon at the Fairplex Expo Hall 9 from 9a.m.-5p.m. Admission is $35 for VIP, $20 for general and $15 for student, parking is $15 at Gate 17.

11/8, Fair – ITEX Holiday Barter Fair at the Fairplex Expo Hall 7 from 9a.m.-4p.m.Free admission, parking is $10 at Gate 17.

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11/7, Fundraiser – Spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Gibson Senior Center from 5:30-8p.m. Adults are $20, kids are $10.



11/6, Celebration – Santa’s arrival and tree-lighting ceremony at Victoria Gardens at 7p.m. Fireworks, magical snowfall and more. Standing room only.

11/7, Fair – Gypsyz Holiday Roadshow at Victoria Gardens from 10a.m.-4p.m. Crafts for sale, live music, free entry.

11/7, Open House – Rancho Cucamonga Police Department Open House and Crime Prevention Rally from 8a.m.-4p.m. at the police department. Fingerprinting, kids activities, safety information, resources and more.



Now through 11/8, Exhibit – Dia de los Muertos art exhibit at the Ontario Museum of History of Art. Free admission.

11/6-8, Comedy – Arnez J 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 21 and over event.  

11/7, Dia de los Muertos – Family Discovery Day at the Museum of History and Art from 12-4p.m. celebrating Dia de los Muertos. Workshops, live entertainment and more, free admission.

11/7, Soccer – The Ontario Fury vs. Athletico Baja at 6:05p.m. Parking is $5 cash, tickets are $10-40.

11/8, Walk – LUNG FORCE Walk benefitting the American Lung Association beginning at 7:30a.m. at Mathis Brothers. See website for information.

11/8, Championship – UCA and UDA Southern California Championship at the Ontario Convention Center. Spectators are $10, kids are $5.



Now through 11/8, Theater – Closing weekend for Guys and Dolls at Tillie’s Center Stage Fontana Fridays at 7:30p.m., Saturdays at 7p.m. and Sundays at 2p.m. Show-only and dinner theater tickets available, see website for options.

11/7-8, Racing – Speed Ventures at the Auto Club Speedway. Drive your car on a real racetrack. See website for details and registration.

11/7, Exotics – Exotics Racing at the Auto Club Speedway. Register to drive an exotic car on the raceway or ride along beginning at $199.

11/7, Racing – Open Test and Tune event at the Auto Club Dragway. Races start at 9a.m., spectators are $10.

 11/8, Drag Racing – Street Legal Drags at the Auto Club Dragway. Races start at 9a.m., spectators are $10. See website for drag registration and requirements.



11/6, Conference – TriTech Technology Rodeo at the Fairfield Inn & Suites from 2-5p.m. Tickets are $25 at the door, student tickets are $7.50.  

11/7, K-9 Trials – 20th annual Riverside County Sheriffs Department K9 Trials continue at the George Ingalls Equestrian Events Center along with a public safety fair beginning at 8a.m.


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11/7, Concert – Zepplin USA, Led Zepplin tribute band at The Cave beginning at 6:30p.m. Tickets are $20-35.



Now through 12/13, ExhibitKiller Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Exhibit included with museum admission.

11/6-8, Pride Festival – Palm Springs Pride throughout Palm Springs. Parties, parade, festival and more, see website for details and information.

11/6, Performance – First Fridays at the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert with docent tours and exhibits beginning at 4p.m. Performance with Henry Wolfe at 7:30p.m.

11/7, Fundraiser – 28th Annual Family YMCA Hoedown at Sundown with entertainment, dinner and more at Agua Caliente Resort & Spa at 5:30p.m. $175 ticket includes silent auction, benefits YMCA programs.

11/8, Museum – Free admission to the Palm Springs Art Museum every second Sunday of the month. Activities and special events from 10a.m.-4p.m. for the entire family.



11/6-7, weekends, MusicalA Little Shop of Horrors at Vista Murietta High School Friday at 7:30p.m. and Saturday at noon. Tickets are $10.

11/6, Exhibit – Art off the Walls exhibit from 6-9p.m. at the Truax Building featuring local artists, music and poetry. Free admission.

11/7-12/15, Fundraiser – Christmas Tree Lane opens at the Promenade Temecula near Macy’s women’s entrance. $1 a ticket or $10 for 20 tickets to enter raffles for trees, proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

11/7, Parade – Veteran Day Parade beginning at 10a.m. at Fourth and D streets and ends at City Hall.

11/7, Air Show – French Valley Air Show at the French Valley Airport from 9a.m.-3p.m. Free admission.

11/7, Festival – Wine and Brew Festival at the French Valley Airport from 11a.m.-3p.m. Tickets are $32 and include 12 tasting tickets and a commemorative glass. 21 and over only.

11/7, Concert – “Welcome Bach” concert with the California Chamber Orchestra at Murietta United Methodist Church at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $32 regular admission, students $10, children 10 and under free.

11/7, Dance – The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater at 8p.m. Tickets are $25, seniors and groups $20, students with ID $15.

11/8, Car Show – Golden Bear Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show at Temecula Valley High School parking lot from 10a.m.-3p.m. Fundraiser for sport teams.

11/8, Wine Tour – 25th annual Temecula Country Harvest Celebration wine tour features eight wineries and transportation from 10:30a.m.-5p.m. Tickets are $149.


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