Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 3/18-3/20/2016


 Hello Friends and Neighbors!

Celebrate the official beginning of sping and enjoy our excellent weather by heading out to one of the great Inland Empire weekend events we've found for you!

Don't forget to use the hashtag #IEgoodtimes so we can come along!


Shout out to this week's Weekend Fun Guide sponsor, Chino Basin Water Conservation District in Montclair. Don't miss their free workshop on soils, fertilizers and pest management this Saturday, March 19th from 9a.m. to 12p.m. 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.





3/19, Concert - Born Jovi, Bon Jovi tribute band at The Cave at 6:30p.m. Tickets are $15.



3/20, Sheep Shearing - Sheep Shearing event at 123 Farm from 11a.m.-2p.m. Includes feeding, kids wool crafts, hands spinning and more. $12 adults, $8 students, kids five and under admitted free.


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3/20, Festival - Chino Chew and Brew at the Chino Fairgrounds from 12-5p.m. Craft beer, food and more. Tickets are $35-45, designated drivers $10.



3/18, Concert - Heart Love Alive, Heart tribute band at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7p.m., tickets are $15 at the door for the all-ages event.

3/19, Run - 100 Mile Club Run 4 Kids at Auburndale Intermediate School from 8a.m.-5p.m. Live entertainment, prizes and more. $10 event fee.

3/19, Driving School - Corona Police Department’s Drive 4 Life program from 9:30a.m.-2p.m. at the police department. Cost is free, register online.

3/19, Concert - UFO at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 6:30p.m., tickets are $30 for the all-ages event.

3/20, Concert - Headbang for the Highway at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 4p.m., tickets are $12 for the all-ages event.



3/18, Tasting - Irish Whiskey class and tasting from 7-9p.m. at VOM FASS Fee is $35 per person, 21 and over only.

3/18, Festival - Claremont Pie Festival in The Village from 11a.m.-4p.m. There will be arts, crafts, music, food, vendors, cars and a pie competition. Cost is $10 to participate in the pie competition, $30 to participate in car show. This is an all-ages event.

It is $10 to participate in the Pie Baking Contest and $30 to participate in the car show. All ages are welcome. - See more at:



3/18, Grand Opening - Ribbon cutting for Goodwill at 9a.m. First 100 shoppers in line get $10 voucher, drawings and more.



3/19, Workshop - Free landscape workshop with soils and pest management at the Chino Basin Water Conservation District at 9a.m. Free event.



3/18, Hockey - Ontario Reign vs. San Antonio Rampage at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 7p.m. Tickets are $13-88, parking is $5 cash.

3/18, Comedy - Tony Hinchcliffe at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club at 7:30p.m. and 9:45p.m. Tickets are $25 for the 18 and over event.

3/19, Comedy - Laughfest family comedy for ages 13 and over at Ontario Improv Comedy Club at 2p.m. Tickets are $20.

3/19-20, Comedy - Bobby Lee at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club Saturday at 7p.m. and 9:15p.m. and Sunday at 7p.m. Tickets are $22 for the 18 and over event.

3/19, Fundraiser - Corona Life Services’ Fundraising Banquet at Ontario Doubletree Hotel ar 6p.m. Tickets are $125.

3/19, Tour - Annual Historic Walking Tour of downtown Euclid Avenue from 10a.m.-12p.m. with Ontario Heritage. $10 for non-members, $5 for members.

3/19, Art Walk - Art Walk and Loft Tour from 5-10p.m. at Ontario Art Lofts.

3/20, Exhibit - Presentation of objects at Ontario Museum of History and Art related to Women’s History Month from 2-3:30p.m. Free admission.  



3/19-20, Festival - Iron Horse Weekend and family Speampunk Carnivale at the Orange Empire Railway Museum includes artwork, rides, live music and more. Passes for event are $10-15, ages four and under admitted free. Night entertainment $10 per ticket, combo passes available.


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3/19-20, Fair - Celtic Faire at the Fairplex from 10a.m.-6p.m. Jousting, sheepherding, entertainment and more. Admission is $10 adults, kids 6-12 $5. Parking is $10.

3/19-20, Gardening - Grow Pomona at The Farm at Fairplex from 9a.m.-5p.m. Free admission and parking at Gate 12.

3/19, Run - Beer Fit at the Fairplex at 2p.m. Brew mile with beer every 1/4 mile and 5K classic with beer after party. Registration is $50.

3/19, Concert - The Game at the Fox Theater Pomona at 8p.m. Tickets are $30.

3/20, Expo - Everybody’s Birdmart at The Fairplex from 9:30a.m.-4p.m. Admission is $10, kids 11 and under admitted free.

3/18-20, Dance - Next Level Dance Competition at the Fairplex Expo Hall 5.



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

3/19, Adoptions - Helpful Honda Pet Adoption event at the Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care & Adoption Center from 10a.m.-2p.m.



Now through 3/20, weekends, Theater - Alice in Wonderland 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 $8 or $10 for children ages 3-11, adults $16 or $20.

3/20, Tour - Behind the scenes tour of Kimberly Crest with Larry Munz at 11:30a.m. Tickets are $10, purchase online.

3/20, Concert - Mark Wood and the Parrot Head Band at Hangar 24 from 2-5p.m. Free concert.



3/18, Awards - 2016 Inland Empire’s American Advertising Awards Gala at the Mission Inn at 7p.m. See site for details.

3/19, Kids Event - My Play Club Arc event at Fairmount Park at 10:30a.m. For children with special needs, please RSVP.

3/19, Concert - Queen Nation, Queen tribute band at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

3/19, Walk - 24th Annual Walk With The Animals, 1.3 mile walk around Lake Evans. Registration online is $25 adults, kids $15, includes walk with animals T-shirt and pancake breakfast.



3/18-19, Dancing - Beyond Wonderland event at the San Manuel Amphitheater from 4p.m.-2a.m. See website for tickets.


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Now through 3/19, Drive - Bone Marrow Drive at CHP Temecula Area. Participants ages 18-44 will be cheek swabbed to become part of Be The Match registry.

Now through 3/20, Festival - Front & Main Dance Festival at Old Town Temecula Community Theater beginning Saturday at 8p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Tickets are $15-25, see website for schedule of performers.

3/18-21, Fair - Temecula Valley Fair at Galway Downs with carnival rides, pig races, food, vendors and entertainment. Admission is $13.

3/18, Concert - Dustin Lake Live at Lorimar Loft from 6-9p.m. Admission is free.

3/18, Concert - Midnight Satellites at Lorimar Winery from 6-9p.m. Free admission.

3/19, Concert - Lindsay Carrier at Lorimar Loft from 6-9p.m. Free admission.

3/19, Concert - Mrs. Jones Revenge at Lorimar Winery from 6-9p.m. Free admission.

3/20, Concert - Buzz Campbell live at Lorimar Winery from 6-9p.m. Free admission.

3/19, Concert - Country Live at The Merc from 7-9p.m. Tickets are $15.



3/19, Beer - Shameless Saturday at Dale Bros. Brewery from 12-10p.m. with green beer, live music and special glassware



3/19-20, Festival - High Desert Pirate Renaissance Fair at the San Bernardino County Fair from 10a.m.-5p.m. Live entertainment, vendors and more. Tickets are $7-10, kids six and under admitted free.


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