Inland Empire Weekend Events 3/3-3/5/2017


Hey Guys! 

What? March is already here, how is that even possible? Looks like 2017 has kicked off with many fun and adventurous events throughout the IE. 

Kick off March by taking the entire family out for some arts and craft activities or perhaps a relaxing movie night at your local park. No matter what you decide to do, we know you’ll have an unforgettable time. 

Have a great weekend,




3/3, TributeKissed Alive: Tribute to Kiss  at The Cave, in Big Bear Lake, from 6:30-11 p.m. Ticket pricing $10-$20 (plus fees).

3/3-4, Cooking – Free cooking demonstrations at The Copper Q, in Big Bear Lake. Friday at noon and Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Seating is limited to 12 people, first come first serve.

3/4, Tour - Guided Snowshoe Eco Tours with Big Bear Discovery Center, in the San Bernardino National Forest, from 9 a.m.-noon. Learn how to snowshoe, go for a guided trek, and more.

3/4, Ongoing, Crochet - Free knit and crochet help at Yarn Designers Boutique, in Big Bear City. Every Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

3/4, Craft – Make and take crafts at Craft to Treasure, in Big Bear Lake, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $10, all ages welcome.

3/4, TributeWhich One’s Pink: Tribute to Pink Floyd  at The Cave, in Big Bear Lake, from 6:30-11 p.m. Ticket pricing $20-$30 (plus fees).

3/4, Fundraiser – 6th Annual Big Bear Polar Plunge 2017 in Big Bear Lake. Run, walk, or dance into the chilly waters of Big Bear Lake to raise funds for Special Olympics Inland Empire. Cost is $50. See website for details.



3/3, Art - The Chino Youth Museum presents an evening filled with entertainment, art projects and much more on the first Friday of every month from 3-5 p.m. Free event. Entertainment takes place outside (if its raining, event will take place inside and will be limited to the first 180 guests). 

3/4, Planes Show – Monthly Living History Flying Day at Planes of Fame Air Museum, Chino, starting at 10 a.m. This month show will feature North American P-51 Mustang. At noon, the Raffle Flight will occur.

3/4, Kim Martin Band at Roscoe’s Famous Deli, Chino Hills, starting at 10 p.m.



3/3-5/14, ongoing, Art – Pomona Museum of Art presents “Goya’s War: Los Desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War” on view from Jan.17-May14. All exhibitions and programs are free of charge and open to the public. See website for details.  

3/3-5/14, ongoing, Art – Project Series 51: Incendiary Traces, at Pomona Museum of Arts. Explore connections between Disasters of War and contemporary human and technological visualizations of US international conflict. See website for details. 

3/3-5/14, ongoing, Visual Art – “Now Screening: Andy Warhol Prints”, at Pomona Museum of Arts. See website for details.

3/3-4, Bottle Logic Stasis Week, The Whisper House, 502 W. 1st St., Claremont, starting at 4 p.m. Specialty beers and tapped each day of the week  

3/4, Art Walk – Showcasing art exhibitions throughout the Claremont Village on the first Saturday of the month, from 6-9 p.m. Free to the public.  

3/4, Tour – Village Walking Tour every first Saturday of the month, in front of the historic Claremont Metrolink Depot. Cost is $5 per person. Reservations recommended.

3/5, Market - Claremont Farmers and Artisans Market every Sunday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Second Street between Indian Hill Boulevard and Yale Ave. Admission is free.

3/5, Shop & Fundraiser – Come have a beer and do a little shopping, at Claremont Craft Aisle, for a great cause as we raise money for Middle Tree, a nonprofit learning and tutoring center in Claremont. Donate $20 and a bag of women's clothing and you can swap shop and re-fill your bag with new stuff.



3/3, Math Tutoring – Free math help for High School and College students at the Corona Public Library, from 3:15-4:45 p.m. No appointment necessary.

3/4, weekly, Cars & Coffee – Cars & Coffee Corona is a Saturday weekly meet up, from 7-9 a.m. at Saleen Automotive at 2755 Wardlow Road, Corona. Free admission. 

3/4, Community EducationDrive 4 Life, program designed by the Corona Police Department’s Traffic Collision Response Team to educate young drivers on the causes and prevention of traffic collisions. From 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Corona Police Department. Free event. 

3/4, Pet AdoptionAdopt a Pal with Paws at the Corona Animal Shelter, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

3/4, Marketplace - Farmer’s Market held at the Main St. Marketplace across from Fender Museum every Saturday. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free admission.

3/5, Community – Riverside Community College District Art, Brew & Bread event at the Circle City Center, in Corona, from 2-6 p.m. Local artists, craft brews, music, restaurants and more. Funds raised will support scholarships for students in k-12 and college students attending Norco College, Riverside City College, and Moreno Valley College. Tickets are $2 each or $45 for two.



3/3, Car Show - Fontana Car Show at City Hall parking lot, from 5-9 p.m. Free event. Car Show is held every first Friday of each month. 

3/3, Movie Night – Fontana Heritage Neighborhood Center is hosting movie nights every first Friday night of the month. March movie night is Monster vs Aliens, starting at 6 p.m.

3/4, Art - Join The Special Needs Art Program (S.N.A.P) every Saturday, from noon-1 p.m. in inspiring creativity and arts passion for Special Needs community.



3/4, Rhythm Wine Brews Experience – Rhythm Wine Brews Experience at Empire Polo Fields, in Indio. General admission is $70+, other packages and camping fees available. See website for details. 

3/4, Marathon – 15th Annual Diamond Valley Lake Marathon. Cost is: $80 marathon, $70 half marathon, $50 5k walk/run, $15 1k ‘Kid’ walk/run, and $25 senior walk/run. See website for details.



3/4, Softball – Battle of the Badges at McVicker Canyon Park, Lake Elsinore, starting at 11 a.m. Watch local badge holders battle it out on the softball field to see who is the best physically conditioned first responder. Food will be available for purchase.



3/3-5, Training – CERT training at City of Moreno Valley Emergency Operations Center, from 6-9 p.m. Must attend all 3-days of training to receive a Certification of Completion.

3/4, Festival – 5th Annual MVUSD Reading Festival at Moreno Valley Mall Center Stage, from 9:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m.



3/3, Teen Night – Play the Wii, board games, watch movies, create crafts, and more at Colony Branch Library, Ontario, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free event.

3/3-3/26, Art – The Ontario Museum of History and Art and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art present Art for Living and Living for Art at Ontario Museum of History and Art. Artist Reception for Sheets, Sheets & Caughman is Sunday, Feb.12, 2017, from 1-4 p.m. See website for details.   

3/3, Hockey – Ontario Reign vs. Stockton Heat at Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena, starting at 7 p.m. Parking is $5, cash only. $2 Bud Light night.

3/4, Hockey – Ontario Reign vs. Tucson Roadrunners at Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena, starting at 6 p.m. Ticket price $15-$88 (plus fees). Parking is $5, cash only.



3/4, Railroadiana Meet  – Spring Railroad Swap Meet at Orange Empire Railway Museum, in Perris, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. SoCal’s largest outdoor railroadiana meet. Cost is $7 for ages 12 and up, $5 for ages 5-11, or all-day ride pass $12, ages 12 and up, $8 ages 5-11, 4 and under free.



3/4, Swap Meet – Pomona Swap Meet at Pomona Fairplex from 5 a.m.-2 p.m. Thousands of classic cars (many for sale, some just for show) from all across the country are displayed by their owners in six distinct Car Corral Areas: Pre-'85 Classic Cars, any year Corvettes, any year Porsches, Pre-'59 Street Rods, Pre-'85 Imports and Pre-'85 Volkswagens. General admission $10 per person, cash only. Children 12 and under are admitted free. 

3/4, PerformanceThe Shins with Kid Wave at Fox Theater Pomona, starting at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. See website for details.

3/4-5, Dog Show – Kennel Club of Beverly Hills Dog Show at Pomona Fairplex. See website for details.

3/4-26, weekends, Art ExhibitionArt Reach 2017: The Art of Dreams at Pomona Fairplex. 6th Annual Regional High School Art Exhibition, gives local high school students an opportunity to express their creative voices through visual arts. Gallery is open Fridays-Sundays, noon-5 p.m.

3/5, Bride Expo – Bride World Expo at Pomona Fairplex, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See website for details.



3/4, ongoing, Yoga – Join Lululemon athletica for complimentary yoga, held every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. See website for details.



3/3, Movie – Free movie night at Ed Hales Park, Redlands, from 5-8 p.m. Movies in the Park kicks off with BFG. Bring your own chairs and/or blankets. Free entertainment and activities for children.

3/3-3/26, weekends, Theater- LifeHouse Theater, in Redlands, presents Peter Pan: A New Muscial. Performances are Friday’s 7:30 p.m., Saturday’s 2:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday’s 2:15 p.m

3/4, ongoing, Market – Saturday mornings from 8-11 a.m. in the Municipal Parking lot at Redlands Blvd between 5th and 6th Street in Historic Downtown Redlands.  

3/4, ongoing, Market – Saturday Farmer’s market at the Grove School, from 8 a.m.- noon. Certified market that features produce grown by students of the Grove School. Friendly market, with activities for children at the Heritage Park, and more. Free admission. 



3/3, Coloring - Adult Coloring at Riverside Arlington Library, starting at 4 p.m. 

3/3, Teens - Minecraft for teens at SPC. Jesus S. Duran Eastside Library, Riverside, starting at 3:45. 

ongoing, Museum – First full weekend of each month, Bank of America is offering all cardholders free weekend access to a variety of museums and cultural institutions. See website for details.

3/4, Kids - Minecraft for kids at SPC. Jesus S. Duran Eastside Library, Riverside, starting at 10 a.m. 

3/4, Movie - The Worst Time of My Life (PG) at SPC. Jesus S. Duran Eastside, starting at 2 p.m. Free admissions. 

3/4, Festival of Colors at Martha McLean Park, Riverside, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $5 online, kids 12 and under are free.

3/4, Breakfast – Free pancake breakfast at Riverside Harley-Davidson, from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Stop by before your Saturday Ride and have breakfast on us. 

3/4, Bingo – Riverside Sunrise Rotary’s 13th Annual Black Tie Bingo at Victoria Club, Riverside, starting at 6 p.m.

3/4, ongoing, Art Tour – Art Tour of the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, in Riverside, from 9-10:30 a.m.  Open-to-the public art tours. First Saturday of every month (February-August). Limited space is available, reservation required. $35/general public; $30/current Mission Inn Foundation members; $25/student (with current ID). 

3/5, Comedy Night – Brian Regan at Riverside Fox Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

3/5, Art – First Sundays at the Mission Inn Museum, from 1-4 p.m. Learn about the Mission Inn’s famous pet- Napoleon and Josephine the Macaws. Families participating in the activity are welcome to enjoy a free 30-minute family-friendly exterior tour of the Mission Inn given by our Youth Ambassadors. 

3/5, Movie - The Lorax (PG) at La Sierra Library, Riverside, starting at 2 p.m. 



3/4, Run – Shamrock 5k Run at Cal State San Bernardino, from 8 a.m.-noon. See website for details.



3/3, Cruise Night – Friday Night Cruise in Old Town Temecula, from 5-8 p.m.

3/3, MusicPretenders  at Pechanga Resort and Casino, in Temecula, at 8 p.m. Price $69-$99. See website for details.

3/4, UFC – UFC 209 in the Eagle’s Nest at Pechanga Resort and Casino, Temecula. Doors open at 5 p.m. Cost $25 pre-sale and $35 at the door. Cocktail & Wine Specials, $4 U Call It Draft Beer During the Event. Ticket Includes all you can eat buffet from 5-9 p.m.

3/4-5, ConcertCamelot in concert at Old Town Temecula Community Theater. Saturday 8 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. Tickets $30-$60. See website for details.



3/3, International Grad Student Night at Last Name Brewing, in Upland, from 5-8 p.m. Family and dog friendly event.

3/3-3/5, Disney’s The Little Mermaid at The Grove Theatre, in Upland. Friday-Saturday 7:29 p.m., and Sunday 2 p.m. Adults $25-$30 and children $15. See website for details. 

3/4, DIY – DIY decorative wood plaques at 511 Art Studio, 1242 Monte Vista Ave, Ste.15, Upland. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $45 includes all materials, light refreshments, coffee/tea, and water.  


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