Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 3/11-3/13/2016


Hello Friends and Neighbors -

Could there be any more fun events packed into our Weekend Fun Guide? You be the judge. We dare you to find something fun this weekend in the Inland Empire! Get out there, and make those memories with your friends and family! 


Shout out to this week's Weekend Fun Guide sponsor, Chino Basin Water Conservation District in Montclair. Stop by their free and open to the public garden and learn about being water wise and water conservation. Almost every Saturday there's a new workshop on landscaping and how you can be more water wise at home.  Learn more about free workshops and their beautiful drought-friendly gardens, as well as this location's interactive and educational exhibits, click here.




3/11, Concert – Pretty Hate Machine, Nine Inch Nails tribute band, at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance for the 21 and over show.

3/11, Movie – Free showing of China Clipper at the Commemorative Air Force Hangar at Riverside Airport at 6p.m. Free popcorn, snacks for sale.

3/12, Museum – Free admission to the Riverside Art Museum through Smithsonian Day Live! From 10a.m.-4p.m. Visit website to download tickets.

3/12, Volunteer – Tree planting along Victoria Avenue from 9a.m.-12p.m. Meet at Adams and Victoria.

3/12, Workshop – Warm season vegetable gardening workshop at Western Municipal Water District’s Landscapes So Cal Style from 11-12p.m. Free participation.

3/12, Nature – Second Saturdays event at Ameal Moore Nature Center focusing on nature journals from 11a.m.-2pm. Materials provided, free participation.

3/12, TheaterForbidden Broadway at the Fox Performing Arts Center at 2p.m. and 7p.m. Tickets are $21-38.

3/12, Concert – La Sierra University Wind Ensemble at 7p.m. in Hole Memorial Auditorium. Free admission.

3/13, Concert – 5th Annual Promising Young Artist Competition at La Sierra University at 6p.m. Free admission.

3/13, Fundraiser – Art For the Animals benefitting the Riverside County Department of Animal Services from 4-7p.m. at the Riverside Art Museum. Silent auction of art.

3/13, Concert – Peter Frampton at the Fox Riverside Theater at 7p.m. Tickets are $35-55.


3/11, Pride – 1st Annual Redlands Pride event at the University of Redlands Pride Center and Rainbow Grove from 6-8p.m. Mingle with LGBTQ and allies.

3/12, Garden – Rolling Hills 3rd Annual Open Nursery from 12-4p.m. RSVP required to disclose location.

3/13, Tour – Second Sundays program at Kimberly Crest highlighting the architecture of the home at 1p.m.


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3/11, Kids Event – Kids Night Out at Circle City Center from 6-10:30p.m. $15 for residents, $25 non-residents, must be registered by Thursday.

3/11, Concert – Long Time at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7p.m., tickets are $15 at the door for the all-ages event.

3/12, Dance – 5th Annual Military Dance at the Women’s Improvement Club at 7p.m. Live big band music. Admission is $20.

3/12, Bikers – Cali Bike Nights at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 8p.m. for the 21 and over event.



3/11, Safety – Car Seat safety check in the Rio Rancho Road Wal-Mart parking lot at 10a.m. with the SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. Safety Seat Checkup. Call to make appointment.

3/11, Concert – CHON at The Glass House at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $14-17.

3/12, ArtPalates and Pailettes at Millard Sheets Art Center. Tickets are $75, incudes themed food and wine.

3/12, Concert – Local Artist Showcase at The Glass House at 7p.m. Tickets are $12 for the all-ages event.

3/12-13, Car Show – 3rd Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Street Machine & Muscle Car Nationals at the Fairplex from 9a.m.-5p.m. Saturday, Sunday until 4p.m. Tickets are $20 adults, $5 ages 6-12.



3/12, Garden – Free admission at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden from 8a.m.-5p.m. Discounts at Grow Native Nursery.



3/11-13, Martial Arts - Live demos, free food and an opportunity to meet the instructors at the new Defense Arts Center

3/12, Festival – California Irish Festival from 11a.m.-10p.m. in Downtown Upland. Craft beer and whiskey, live entertainment and more. Free admission, tickets required for beer tasting are $20-30.

3/12, Yard Sale – Yard sale fundraiser for the Upland Animal Shelter and Cooper Museum from 8a.m.-3p.m.

3/13, Fundraiser – Purchases at Dale Bros. Brewery from 12-6p.m. will support Ophelia’s Jump theater company.


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3/11-20, TheaterCats at the Lewis Family Playhouse Friday and Saturday at 7:30p.m., Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $28-35.



3/10-12, Comedy – Deray Davis at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club Friday at 7:30p.m. and 9:45p.m. and Saturday at 7p.m. and 9:15p.m. Tickets are $25 for the 21 and over event.

3/12, Hockey – Ontario Reign vs. the San Diego Gulls at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 6p.m. Tickets are $13-88, parking is $5 cash.

3/12, Family Event – Family Discovery Day with circus theme at the Ontario Museum of History and Art from 12-4p.m. Free admission.

3/12, Conference – Teen Book Fest 2016 at the Colony High Branch Library from 9:30a.m.-5p.m. Young adult authors in panels and presentations. Free admission, call for information.

3/13, Comedy – Justin Tranz, comedy hypnotist at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club at 7p.m. Tickets are $18 for the 18 and over show.



3/12, Racing – Drive an exotic car or ride along beginning at $199 at the Auto Club Speedway. . See website for details and registration.

3/12, Opening – Grand opening of MOD pizza at 12p.m. Raffle to win pizza for a year and pizza coupon to first 50 people.



3/12, Pet Event – Bark Around Ayala Park from 9a.m.-12p.m. Contests, vendors, demonstrations and more. Dogs must be leashed to attend.

3/12, Fishing – Trout Derby at Prado Regional Park from 7a.m.-1p.m. $20 per person, $20 per vehicle, must provide own equipment and have fishing license.


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3/11-12, Festival – Eat Drink Dance Sleep Repeat at Ace Hotel from 5:30p.m. Friday all through Saturday to 2a.m. Sunday. Free with RSVP.

3/12, Run – Diamond Valley Lake Marathon to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Also half-marathon, 5K and Senior Run. Registration is $25-80, $15 for 1K Kid Walk.

3/12, Run – Color Vibe at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds at 9a.m. Race-day registration is $70, kids 1-12 $15.



3/13, St. Patricks’s Day – St. Patrick’s Day event at The Pines Lakefront. Corned beef and cabbage dinner and concert featuring “Wake The Bard” for $25 a person.



3/12, Fashion Show – Soroptomist International of Moreno Valley’s 28th Annual Fashion Show and “Spring Fling” at the Moreno Valley Senior Center from 1-3p.m.

3/12, Workshop – Writer’s Launchpad featuring author Graham Brown at the Moreno Valley Recreation Center at 10a.m. Preregistration required.



3/12-13, The Bunny Train – The Bunny Train at Orange Empire Railway Museum from 11a.m.-4p.m. Price is $8 for ages 2-11 and $12 for ages 12 and up. Ride the train as the Easter Bunny hops through taking pictures and handing out goodies to children. Once you reach the museum, kids will have fun decorating Easter baskets, hunting for eggs, participating in various races as well as other activities and entertainment.

3/12, Pets – Pets on Parade and Pet Expo at Paragon Park from 10a.m.-2p.m. Costume contest, activities and more. Same-day registration begins at 9a.m. Pet parade at 11a.m.



3/11, Concert – Dirty Cello at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater at 8p.m. Tickets are $25.

3/12, Concert – Celestial Sensation at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $10 for students, $32 regular, kids 10 and under admitted free.



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