Inland Empire Weekend Events 11/18-11/20/2016


Hello Friends and Neighbors,

Fall is finally kicking in, and we have all the Inland Empire places you and your loved ones should visit this weekend in advance of the Thanksgiving week ahead. Check out our list of events, and make sure to tag #ieshineon or #iegoodtimes and your post may be featured on our Instagram.

Have an spectacular weekend!





Shout out to this week's Weekend Fun Guide sponsor Carden Arbor View School in Upland. Carden Arbor View School has been providing outstanding curriculum to students for 35 years and counting. See why this independent school is highly recommended by parents and students.





Through 12/01, Theater - “Joseph and th Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!” at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $21-$29.



11/19, Workshop - Healthy Holiday cooking for kids at the Agape Fitness from 12:30– 2:30 p.m. $30 Registration fee.



11/18, Art - Art Mart every Friday evening from 5-9 p.m. at the Claremont Packing House. Admission is free.

11/18-19, Theater - “Sister Act” dinner and show at the Candlelight Pavilion Ticket are $58-$73, kids tickets are $30-$35. Contact for reservations.

11/20, Market - Claremont Farmers & Artisans Market every Sunday from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Second Street between Indian Hill Blvd. & Yale Ave. Admission is free.



11/20, Racing  -Import Face-Off at the Fontana Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club Speedway from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Car show registration from 9 a.m. – noon. Tickets $20-$250; children 10 and younger admitted free.

11/20, Festival  - Euro Expo at the Fontana Auto Club Speedway from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Live music, racing, food trucks, vendors and more. Free admission.   



11/18-20, Theater - “A Bench in the Sun” at Ramona Hillside Playhouse Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-15.



11/19, Workshop - Free jewelry making event at La Rebelde Winery from 6-9 p.m. Children 14 and older; minors must be accompanied by an adult.



11/18-19, Adoption - Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Event at the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter Friday 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Free admission.

11/19, Games - Celebrate International Games day at the Moreno Valley Public Library from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free event.  

11/20, Sports - Volleyball Teen/ Youth and Adult Open Play day at the CRC Gymnasium from 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Cost is $1-$5 depending on residency.



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11/18, Workshop  - Brilliant Babies at Colony High Branch Library from 10–10:45 a.m. with stories and songs. Free for newborns to walkers.

11/18, Tournament - Monthly Super Smash Bros Tournament at the Ovitt Family Community Library from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free event for ages 13-18.

11/18, Party - Turkey Party for Little Ones at the Ovitt Family Community Library from 10:30–11:30 a.m.  Free event, ages 2-5.

11/18, Party - Turkey Day Party for ages 12-18 at the De Anza Community and Teen Center from 6-8 p.m.

11/19, Art - Ontario Art Loft and Tour from 5-10 p.m., paintings, baked goods, food vendors and more. Free admission and parking.

11/19, Art  - Thanksgiving Family Tree at the Purple Easel from 10 a.m.-noon. $12, contact Sarah Patterson at (562) 505-7054 for more details.



11/18-20, Auction - McCormick’s Car Auction at the Palm Springs Convention Center with auctions Friday from noon.-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday beginning at 10 a.m.

11/18-12/18, weekends, Theater - “The Santaland Diaries” at The Desert Rose Playhouse in Desert Mirage Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.  Tickets are $32-$35.

11/18-20, Home Show - Desert Living Home Show at the Palm Springs Convention Center Friday noon-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

11/19-20, Expo - Palm Springs Comic Con at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tickets are $15 for single day, $25 for weekend passes. Kids 10 and younger admitted free with adult.

11/19, Movie - Palm Springs Public Library will be showing Disney’s “The Jungle Book” from 2-4 p.m. Family movie matinees repeat monthly.



11/19, Hike - Guided Nature Walk at Lake Perris State Park. Meet at the Hunter’s Parking Lot at the East end of the park. Regular park entry fees of $10 per vehicle apply.

11/19, Workshop -  Junior Ranger Program—Hunters and Gathers at Lake Perris State Recreation Area from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Free activities for children.



11/18-20, Home - The Pomona Home Improvement and Remodeling Show at Fairplex, Expo Hall 4. Friday noon-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission. Parking is $10 at Gate 17 on Fairplex Dr.

11/19-20, Trains - Cal-Stewart Train Meet at Fairplex, Expo Hall 6. Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $15-$30. Parking is $10 at gate 17 on Fairplex Dr.



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11/18, Concert  - Ozomatli at the Lewis Family Playhouse at 8 p.m. Tickets are $38- $45.



Through 11/20, weekends, Theater - “The Emperor’s New Clothes” at LifeHouse Theater Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance, $9 for kids, and $12 and $24 at the door.

Through 11/27, weekends, Theater - “Wait Until Dark” at Footlighters Theater Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15.

11/19, Art - Red Dirt Art Festival at Smiley Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with art for sale and display.

11/19, Basketball - Turkey Shoot at the Redlands Community Center. Winner of each age group will win a free turkey for Thanksgiving. Event is for ages 4-14, beginning at noon. Gymnasium doors open at 11:45 a.m.

11/19, Festival - Holiday Kickoff at Ed Hales Park in Downtown Redlands from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. with musical entertainment and children’s games and activities.



11/18, Market - Marketplace night at Sandals Church Hunter Park from 6-7 p.m. and 9-10 p.m., gathering starts 7:30-9 p.m. Market features more than 30 local hand-crafted artisan vendors, worship,and much more. Admissions is free.

11/19, Games - Celebrate International Games Day at La Sierra Library from 3:30–5 p.m., Casa Blanca Branch Library from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Orange Terrace Library from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Family games. Free event.

11/19, Dance - '80s Dance Party at  Mission Tobacco Lounge at 9 p.m. Free event.

11/19, Walk - Spirit of the Tribes 5K Run/Walk with Native American Student Programs at UC Riverside from 7–11 a.m. Free parking in Lot 1 with permit from lot attendant.



11/18-20, Theater - “The House of Bernarda Alba" at The San Bernardino Garcia Center for the Arts Friday and Saturday at 8 pm., Sunday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15

11/19, Sports - Saturday REM MX—National Track at Glen Helen Raceway. Gates open at 7 a.m., practice 8:30 a.m. and racing 10 a.m. Gate fees are $10 for adults and $5 for children 6-12. Spectators admitted free. Saturday MX practice at Glen Helen Raceway from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.  Price $25 per bike.

11/19, Fundraiser - 16th Annual Child Help Forest of Hope “Jazz in the Park” Luncheon and Tree Presentation at National Orange Show Events Center from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

11/20, Market - The San Bernardino Outdoor Market from 7 a.m.- 2 p.m. at National Orange Show Events Center. Admission is 75 cents, children under 12 years are free. All parking is free, repeats most Sundays.



11/19-20, Craft -Craft Fair at Maurice Carrie Winery from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free.

11/19, Community - Walking Tour of Old Town Temecula from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tour is $5 per person.

11/19, Market - Farmers Market every Saturday morning in historic Old Town Temecula from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

11/19, Community - Brewen’s Old Town Temecula Trolley at the Temecula Civic Center from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Enjoy a free trolley ride through Old Town Temecula on Saturday’s. Free parking is available at the Civic Center Parking Garage.

11/20, Pets - Dog Day Sunday at Carol’s Restaurant at Baily’s Winery from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. All dogs will receive a free raffle ticket for a bottle of Baily wine.

11/20, Karaoke - Karaoke at Texas Lil’s Mesquite Grill from 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.



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11/19, Games - Games at the Carnegie Cultural Center from noon-2 p.m., in celebration of International Game Day. All ages welcome.

11/19, Art - Personalize a nameplate for your pet at the Chalk Art for Pet Lovers workshop at 511 Art Studio from. 6:30 p.m.–9 p.m. $25 promo.

11/19, Workshop - Women’s Self Defense Workshop for ages 13 and older at the Elements of Change Academy of Martial Arts from 9 a.m.–noon. Registration is $25.



11/18-20, Theater  - “A Little Princess” at Yucaipa Little Theater Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$12, family tickets are $30.



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