Inland Empire Weekend Fun Guide 4/22-4/24/2016


Hello Friends and Neighbors!

This weekend is full of Inland Empire weekend events sure to inspire you to get out and enjoy yourself day or night! Be sure to check out our Earth Day Event Guide for extra events to inspire a connection with the Earth, save the environment and celebrate nature—even in your own backyard!

Have a good one!




Shout out to our sponsor of this Weekend Fun Guide, NOS Citrus Fair! This family friendly fair is happening now through April 24th in San Bernardino. The 101st NOS Citrus Fair is a celebration of the citrus agricultural heritage of the area and will feature arts, crafts, rides and entertainment for all ages. Enjoy live music, access to rides, games and concessions within the National Orange Show in San Bernardino.  Click HERE For more information.

Inland Empire from April 20-24th, and it is sure to be a weekend packed with fun for the whole family.

The 101st NOS Citrus Fair is a celebration of the citrus agricultural heritage of the area and will feature arts, crafts, rides and entertainment for all ages. Enjoy live music, access to rides, games and concessions within the National Orange Show

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APPLE VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS                                                                                                                 

4/23, Olympics - Toddler Olympics for ages 3-5 at James Woody Community Center Gym from 9-11a.m.

4/23, Art Show - Teen Art Show at the Town of Apple Valley Council Chambers from 11a.m.-2p.m. Free admission.



4/22, Presentation - The Nature Night presentation features the Pebble Plains in Big Bear Valley beginning at 6:30p.m.

4/22-30, weekends, Theater - Tarzan performed by the Big Bear High School performing arts department at the Performing Arts Center at 7:30p.m., Sunday matinee at 2:30p.m.. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for students.

4/23, Bike Rides - Community bike rides beginning at 9a.m. Beginning through advanced rides are leaving from The Copper Q, mountain bike ride is leaving from Chains Required Bike Shop.

4/23, Walk - Guided Wildflower Walk at the Baldwin Lake Ecological Preserve at 11a.m.

4/23, Walk - Guided Nature Walks departing from the Big Bear Discovery Center at 1p.m. and 2p.m.

4/23, Concert - Slaves Against the Machine tribute band at The Cave beginning at 6:30p.m. Tickets are $10.



4/23, Workshop - Learn how to be water wise at the Chino Basin Water Conservation District Water Wise Irrigatoin Principles Workshop. Walk away with valuable information, tips for your own lawn from experts and all for free!

4/23, Dance - Hanger Dance at Threshold Aviation Group at Chino Airport from 6p.m.-12a.m. benefitting the Vietnam Wall for Chino. Live music, bar and drinks. Admission is $20, food and drinks extra.



4/22-23, Festival - Kohoutek Music and Arts Festival at Pitzer College’s Pitzer Mounts Friday at 11a.m-5p.m. and Saturday 11a.m.-2p.m.  Free admission.


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4/22, Concert - Through the Roots at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Doors open at 7p.m., tickets are $15 for the 18 and over show.

4/23, Event - Cali Bike Nights at M15 Concert Bar and Grill at 9p.m. Free admission, ages 21 and over only.

Now through 4/24, Market - Vintage Faire (and Flea Market) Show and Sale at Corona Masonic Lodge Friday, 1p.m.-7p.m., Saturday, 7a.m.-7p.m. and Sunday from 7a.m.-1p.m. Free admission.



Now through 4/24, Theater - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Tibbies Center Stage Fontana on Fridays at 7:30p.m., Saturdays at 7p.m. and Sundays at 2p.m. Show-only tickets are $20, dinner and show menus available, see website.

4/22, Workshop - Free business workshop utilizing Facebook for business growth at Cypress Neighborhood Center from 11a.m.-12:30p.m. Second half April 28th.



Now through 5/1, weekends, Theater - The Romona Pageant at the Romona Bowl at 3:30p.m.. Tickets are $18-44.

4/23, Seminar - DNA and Ancestry Seminar at the Hemet Public Library from 9a.m.-3:30p.m. Seminar is $12, lunch is $8.

4/23, Car Show - Anchor Restaurant Car Cruise from 3-6p.m. Free admission, repeats monthly.



Now through 4/25, Circus - Circus Vargas across from Victor Valley College. Tickets are $15-70, check website for schedule.

4/23, Family Event - The High Desert Communities No Drugs America Day at Hesperia Civic Plaza Park from 11a.m.-4p.m. Free admission, children’s activities and more.


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4/22-23, Racing - Lucas Oil Off-Road racing at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park beginning at 9:30a.m. both days. Tickets are $30 per day or weekend pass for $60, kids 12 and under are admitted free.



4/23, Workshop - Landscape Irrigation Workshop at Chino Basin Water Conservation District starting at 9a.m. Free event.



4/23, Walk - Walk MS, multiple sclerosis fundraiser at Citizens Business Bank Arena beginning at 9:30a.m. 1k family fun or 5k routes.

4/23, Fishing - Junior fishing Workshop for ages 7-15 at Cucamonga-Guasti from 8a.m.-1p.m. Pre-registration is $8, parking is $10 per vehicle. All equipment provided.

4/24, Women’s Arena Football - Los Angeles Temptation vs. Seattle Mist at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 3p.m. Tickets are $17-57, parking is $10 cash.



4/22, Festival - Farm Fest at Pomona College’s Organic Farm from 3-6p.m. Free admission, family-friendly activities.

4/22-23, Auction - Public vehicle auction at White Avenue Lot from 10a.m.-4p.m. Friday and 10a.m.-5p.m. Saturday. Parking at Gate 23.

4/22, Concert - The Arcs with The Heavy at the Glass House at 9p.m. Free admission.

4/23, Run - The Music Run at Fairplex from 4:30-9p.m. Registration is $30-47, kids 5 and under free. Parking is $10 at Gate 17.

4/23, Concert - Snakehips with Lido at the Glass House at 9p.m. Tickets are $27.50.

4/23, Fundraiser - “Fostering Style” pop-up shop at dA Center for the Arts from 9a.m.-2p.m. Entry donation of $5, complimentary refreshments.



Now through 5/1, Theater - Agnes of God at the Annenberg Theater at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Tickets are $45-55, see website for performance details. 

4/22-24, Festival - Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at Empire Polo Field. See website for details.

4/22-5/8, TheaterThe Outgoing Tide at Pearl McManus Theater Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at 2p.m. Tickets are $24-28.


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4/22, Celebration - Celebration of Shakespeare including crafts, monologues and music from 7-9p.m. Pick up free tickets beforehand.

4/23-5/8, Theater - Mirette at the Lewis Family Playhouse Saturday at 4p.m. Tickets are $18, seniors and youth $16, check website for other performance times.



Now through 5/1, Theater - Moses 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 $16-20 for adults, $8-10 for children 3-11, under three not admitted. Tickets $1 more day of show.

Now through 4/24, Theater - Bus Stop at Redlands Footlighters Fridays and Saturdays at 8p.m., Sundays at 2p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students with ID.

4/22, Performance - “Star Search” performance fundraiser for the Redlands Sunrise Rotary Club at the Fox Theater beginning at 6:30p.m. $30 admission.

4/24, Art Walk - Downtown Redlands Art Walk with live entertainment and vendors at Ed Hales Park from 12-6p.m. Free admission.



Now through 4/24, Theater - Man of La Mancha at The Box Riverside Friday and Saturday at 8p.m., Sunday at 2p.m. General admission is $42.

4/22, Concert - Skyler Lutes at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Admission is $10.

4/23-5/5, Theater - The Importance of Being Earnest at La Sierra University at 8p.m. Tickets are $10.

4/22-23, Car Show - Show and Go Car Show in Downtown Riverside with Friday night cruise from 6-10p.m. and Saturday car show 8a.m.-6p.m. Free admission.

4/23, Concert - Strange Day, Doors tribute band at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door for the 21 and over show.

4/23, Expo - Home Ownership and Resource Fair at the Fair Housing Council office beginning at 9a.m. Free admission.

4/23, Fundraiser - “Spay-getti and No Balls" dinner to benefit the Mary S. Roberts Spay-Neuter Clinic and Riverside County Department of Animal Services beginning at 5:30p.m.  Dinner is $20.



Now through 4/24, Fair - 101st National Orange Show Citrus Fair with entertainment, rides, vendors and contests. Admission is $1-8, ride wristband for $25. Check website for fair and show schedules.

4/22, Art - Spirit and Arts at the Garcia Center for the Arts hosted by Generation Now from 6-9p.m. $15 for residents, $20 for non-residents.

4/23, Author Event - Meet the Authors event at Norman F. Feldheym Central Library from 1-5p.m.  

4/23, Workshop - Learn to crochet a water bottle holder at “Trashformation” workshop at the Cal State San Bernardino Water Conservation Demonstration Garden from 9a.m.-12p.m.


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4/22-5/2, TheaterA Song Cycle at The Merc Friday at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $15-18.

4/23, Cycling and Fair - Old Town Temecula Grand Prix and Learn to Live to 100 Health Fair in Old Town Temecula. Races for all skill levels, kids through adults. Grand prix at 7a.m., kids races at 11a.m., see website for registration.

4/23, Special Games - The 8th Annual Special Games at Great Oak High School Football Stadium beginning at 9:30a.m.

4/24, Cabaret - Cabaret at The Merc at 7p.m. at The Merc. Tickets are $30.



4/23, Workshop - Seed-saving workshop at the Upland Public Library at 12p.m.,

4/23, Dance - Anti Prom with the Teen LAB at Carnegie Cultural Center, upstairs, from 3:30-5:30p.m. Contact for details.



4/22, Concert - Victor Valley College Bands Spring Concert at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $7 for seniors $6 and $5 for children.

4/23, Concert - Victor Valley College Spring Choral Concert at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $7-10 for general admission and $5 for children.

4/24, Concert - The College Orchestra Accent on Opera at Victor Valley College at 2:30p.m. Tickets are $7-10 for general admission and $5 for children.


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