Inland Empire Weekend Events 7/15-17/2016


Hello Friends and Neighbors!

The Inland Empire has some amazing weekend event this weekend, from street art to street-style racing! Be sure to grab some bagels  on your way to adventures of fill up with sang paneer before a night on the town.

Eating at home? Keep the barbecue spirit going with the amazing sauce recipe with IE bourbon.

Be sure to tag #ieshineon or #iegoodtimes to share YOUR good times with us.





7/16, Craft Fair - Jubilee Craft Faire at Banning Community Center from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Vendors, artisans and food truck. Repeats monthly.



7/15-16, Flower Show – 75th annual Big Bear Women’s Club Flower Show at the Performing Arts Center Friday from Noon-5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free admission.

7/16, Concert - Wild Child-Dave Brock's The Doors Experience at the Big Bear Discover Amphitheater at 5 p.m. Tickets are $30-40.

7/16, Chili Cook-Off - Old Miner’s Chili Cook-Off from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. at Bartlett Events Center with live entertainment and vendors. Free admission, tasting kit is $5.

7/16, Garden Tour - Big Bear Xeriscape Garden Tour hosted by the Sierra Club Big Bear group. Start self-guided tour between 9 a.m. and noon at Emiger’s Mountain Nursery, tour until 4 p.m. Free participation.

7/16, Outhouse Racing - Outhouse racing beginning at 1 p.m. with parade before racing until 4 p.m. at Bartlett Events Area. Free to watch.

7/17, Festival - Ecotourism Day event at the Big Bear Discovery Center from 9 am.–3 p.m. with activities and more. Free event.



7/14-24, Theater - Ophelia’s Jump Midsummer Shakespeare Festival with "Midsummer Night’s Dream" and "Othello" alternating days at the Sontag Greek Theater at Pomona College at 8 p.m. with pre-show at 7:30. Tickets are $25 general admission.

7/15-16, Comedy – Affion Crockett at Flappers Comedy Club Claremont Friday at 8 and 10 p.m. and Saturday at 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $20.



7/15, Concert - Cash, Killer and The King, rock n’ roll tribute concert to Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7 p.m., tickets are $20 for the all-ages concert.

7/16, Concert - That Metal Show at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., tickets are $20 for the all-ages show.

7/16, Concert - U2 tribute at The Shops at Dos Lagos from 6-8 p.m. Free concert.



7/16, Demolition Derby - Demolition Derby at the Chino Fairgrounds from 7-10:30 p.m. Admission is $25 general, $35 reserved, purchase at MK Smith Chevrolet.



7/16, Retreat - Luv Me Retreat for Women from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Cost is $95.



Now through 7/31, Theater - David Dillon's "Party" at the Desert Rose Playhouse Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30-33, intended for mature audiences.

Now through 7/17, weekends, Theater - "Footloose" at the Palm Canyon Theater Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $32-36.

7/15, Concert – Master of Puppets, Metallica tribute band at Morongo Casino Resort and Spa at 11 p.m. Tickets are $10, 21 and over only.

7/16, Comedy - Brian Regan at Agua Caliente Casino-Resort-Spa at 8 p.m. Tickets are $55-85.

7/16, Concert – Ben Tecson with OperaArts at the Marquee Academy of Performing Arts at 7 p.m. Suggested donation of $30 with wine reception afterwards.



Now through 7/24, Theater – "9 to 5 The Musical" at Tibbies Center Stage Fontana Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 pm. Show only or dinner and show available, see website for details.

7/16-17, Drag Racing - NHRA Summit Series 5 and 6 at the Auto Club Dragway beginning at 8 a.m. Spectators are $15 a day.



7/15-17, Comedy  – Rob Schneider at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club Friday at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. , Saturday at 7 and 9:15 .m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $27-32 for the 21 and over event.

7/15-16, Religion - Living Proof Live with Beth Moore at the Citizens Business Bank Arena Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 8:30 a.m. General admission for two-day event is $69.



7/15-17, Expo - Body Art Expo at Fairplex Expo Hall 9 Friday 2-11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.–11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Admission is $22 a day, parking is $10 at Gate 17.

7/16-17, Festival - Viva! Pomona music festival at The Glass House with doors opening at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 each day. See website for concert lineup.

7/16, Concert - Seshollowwaterboyz at the Fox Theater Pomona at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25.



7/16-24, Theater - "The Music Man" at the Lewis Family Playhouse Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 pm. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $16-22.50.



7/8-8/20, Theater - Redlands Theater Festival at Prospect Park. Single tickets are $16-$21 or season tickets for $89. Shows begin at 8:30 p.m., see website for schedule.

7/15-16, Dance – Rhythmic Circus at the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival at 8 p.m. Free admission.

Now through 7/24, weekends, Theater - "Rapunzel Untangled" at LifeHouse Theater Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $8-20.

7/17, Workshop - Dance workshop with Rhythmic Circus at the Redlands Community Center at 10 a.m. For ages 4-12, must have accompanying adult.

7/16, Tour - Deluxe tour of Kimberly Crest at 10 a.m. Cost is $40.



7/16, Movie - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at Jerry Eaves Park at 6 p.m. with activities, movie starts at 8 p.m.



7/14-16, Swimming - Synchro America Open world-class synchronized swimming competition at the Riverside Aquatics Complex. See website for details.

7/15, Tour - Twilight Tour of UC Riverside Botanic Gardens at 6:30 p.m. Reservations required, $10.

7/15, Concert - The Furs Psychedelic Furs tribute band, with guests Situation tribute to Yaz! at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9 p.m. Tickets are $12 presale, 21 and over only.

7/16, Concert - Gravity Guild at Lake Alice Trading Company at 8:45 p.m. $6 cover.

7/16, Music - Club Metro Reunion at Romano’s Concert Lounge. 21 and over only.

7/16, Hike – Nature hike at Ameal Moore Nature Center at 9 a.m. Free, wear appropriate footwear.

7/16, Art - Cahuilla tribal artist Gerald Clarke Jr. Artist in residence at the Riverside Art Museum wax casting bronze sculptures. Free demonstration, dancing and more. 

7/16, Toy Drive – Xmas-In-July Toy Drive at Evergreen Masonic Lodge from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

7/17, Museum - Free Summer Sundays at the Riverside Art Museum from Noon-4 p.m.

7/17, Junior Rangers – Junior Ranger program at California Citrus State Historic Park at 9 a.m. for ages 7-12. Free participation, parking is $5.



7/15-17,  Theater - "Man of La Mancha" at the California Theater of the Performing Arts Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. , Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $38.50-77.50.

7/16, Concert - Rockstar Energy Taste of Chaos - The Festival at the San Manuel Ampitheater Festival Grounds. Tickets are $42.50.

7/16, Dancing -  Project:Z festival at the National Orange Show Events Center. Tickets are $60.

7/16, Art - Street Glyphics from 4-8 p.m. at The Art Institute of California. Street art competition with live music and family fun. Free event.

7/17, Motor Racing - Racing at the National Orange Show Speedway beginning at noon. Tickets are $6-8, kids 5 and under admitted free.



7/14-30, Theater - "Hamlet" with the Shakespeare in the Vines Festival at Baily Winery 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17-22, Royal Table is $30. Season tickets available.

Now through 7/24, weekends, Theater - "Peter and The Star Catcher" at The Barn Stage Company Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $40-50.

7/15-16, Comedy  - Steve Hofsetter at Pechanga Resort and Casino at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18.

7/17, Paint Nite - Paint Nite at Mount Palomar Winery. Must be 21, cost is $45.

7/17, Concert - Dixieland at The Merc at 6 p.m. Tickets are $12-15.



7/16, Festival - Inaugural PUI and Boomers Special Needs Day and Festival with special admission price, entertainment and more. See website for details.

7/16, Legends of Doo-Wop, Vol. II – Shirley Alston Reeves, the original lead singer of The Shirelles; Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs; J.T. Carter, originator of The Crests; Jimmy Stephens and The Safaris; and Eugene Pitt, the original lead singer of The Jive Five will share the stage at the Highlander Auditorium in Upland. Tickets start at $49 for the 7 p.m. show.


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