Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 11/14-11/16/2014





Hi Friends and Neighbors!

This weekend will be the perfect weather to wear some cozy clothes, so take the time to break in your new boots by heading out to enjoy the chilly weather by having an adventure in the Inland Empire. Choose an event from our list of weekend events in the Inland Empire.

Enjoy your weekend!




11/14, Theater  – Dessert and wine performance of “Sikes and Nancy” featuring Charles Dicken’s great-great grandson at the Riverside Evergreen Masonic Center beginning at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $25-50.

11.14, Theater – Stephen Sondheim’’s musical “Assassins” at The Box, performed by Riverside Repetory Theater, beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $42-55.

11/14, Concert – Hunter and the Dirty Jacks performing at Law’s Restaurant beginning at 9 p.m., free admission.

11/15-16, Crafts – Make It and Take It holiday craft series continues at DragonMarsh. Saturday is stocking stuffer crafts at 1 p.m. and Chocolate gifts at 2 p.m. Sunday is scented gifts at 1 p.m. and herbal pillows at 2 p.m. Classes are $10 each or 3 for $25, see website for class schedule.

11/15-16, Archaeology – 6th annual Archaeology Discovery Weekend at La Sierra University Center for Near Eastern Archaeology Saturday beginning at 3 p.m. and Sunday beginning at 10 p.m. Food, presentations, family dig and artifacts featuring maritime archaeology.

11/15-16, Awareness Event –  “One Night Without A Home” event as part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Event begins at Salvation Army at 4 p.m. on Saturday and culminated with a night sleeping at the Homeless Campus until 7 a.m. Sunday.  Bring a sleeping bag and what you can carry in a backpack, see website for details.

11/15, Craft –  Adult craft at La Sierra Library Community Room beginning at 3:30 p.m. for adults 18 and over. Make a paperback apple sculpture.

11/15, Theater – Luncheon one-man show “A Christmas Carol” starring Charles Dicken’s great-great grandson at 11:30 a.m. at the Riverside Convention Center with book signing. Tickets are $35-70.

11/15, Dinner Theater – Buffet and performance of Top Hole! Featuring Charles Dicken’s great-great grandson beginning at 6 p.m. at Oak Quarry Golf Club. Tickets are $65.

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11/14, Mystery Dinner – Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio murder mystery dinner at The Burrage Mansion. Must be 21 and over, cocktail hour begins at 6:30, dinner at 8. Black tie encouraged. General admission is $65, half table and full table reservations available.

11/14, Concert  – ThankSharing concert and food drive at The Packinghouse beginning at 7 p.m. The drive is organized by Loma Linda University Medical Center. Free admission with non-perishable food donation.

11/15, Art Festival – The Red Dirt Art Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m at Smiley Park in Redlands. Featuring over 30 artists and a variety of mediums including pottery, photography, painting, jewelry and more.



11/14-23, Theater – “The Three Musketeers” based on Alexander Dumas’ novel at the Barnes Theater at Cal State San Bernardino Thursday through Sundays.  Tickets are $6-15, performances begin at 8 p.m.. Afternoon matinees at 2 p.m. on Nov. 16th and 22nd.

11/16, repeating, Motorcross –  Sunday motorcross practice at Glen Helen Raceway beginning at 8 a.m. Practice on the track, $25 entry fee.


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11/15, Kids Event  – Kid’s Night Out at the Chino Youth Museum from 6-9 p.m. Each event is themed around and book and includes activities and preparing own food. Pre-registration is required, fee is $12 members, $15 general public. Participants must be potty trained and 4-10 years old.



11/14, Dancing – Neon Nights with 80’s All Stars at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Tickets are $15, doors open at 8 p.m. for all-ages event.  Bright dress encouraged.

11/15, Concert – X103.9’s Localpalooza at M15 Concert Bar and Grill featuring local bands competing for a chance to play X103.9’s Merry Meltdown. Tickets are $10, doors open at 6 p.m. for the all-ages event.

11/15, Run – Food Runner’s Club annual Can Run to benefit the Corona/Norco Settlement House. Register. for run with 10 cans of food and two bags of grain, all food donated to be used for holiday meals. On-site registration begins at 7 a.m., event is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and includes entertainment, vendors and more.

11/16, Concert – Mark  Sells Band at M15 Concert Bar and Grill. Free admission, doors open at 3 for the all-ages show.

11/16, Hiking – Hike with Mayor Karen Spiegel on Skyline Drive trail beginning at 8 a.m. Meet at trailhead on Foothill Parkway, bring water and wear appropriate clothing.


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11/14-15, Festival – Pilgrim Place Festival at Pilgrim Place senior community .Includes artisans, culinary and vintage items. Free admission and entertainment, food vendors available.

11/14-15, Comedy – Shawn Filipe at Flapper’s Comedy Club at 7 p.m. both nights. Tickets are $20.

11/14, Concert – Catfish and the Hollywood Houndogs at Hip Kitty Jazz and Fondue Lounge beginning at 8 p.m. $5 cover.

11/14, Concert – Pomona College Jazz Ensemble at Lyman Hall at Pomona College beginning at 8 p.m. Free admission.



11/14, Crafts – Holiday craft session with wine and appetizers making a centerpiece and craft tags with Mothership Scrapbook Gal. $40 per person, register on website.

11/14, Karaoke – Kareoke at 8 p.m. at the Bulldog Pub. Free to the public, repeats every Friday night.


11/13-16, Racing – Auto Club NHRA Finals at the Auto Club Raceway. General admission begins at $55 for single day, two-day and weekend packages available. Kids 12 and under free.

11/15-12/19, Art Exhibit – Art For Art’s Sake: The Holiday Show exhibition at the Millars Sheets Art Center at the Fairplex. Opening night reception from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Exhibit is open 12-5 p.m. Friday through Sundays.



11/14, Concert – Chris Cagle at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $22-27.

11/15-23, weekends, Theater – “Cabaret” performed at the Lewis Family Playhouse. General admission is $30, senior is $28. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

11/15, Fishing – Junior fishing classes at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lessons include knot typing, casting, cleaning and more, includes open fishing session with provided tackle. Fee is $8 per child plus $10 parking fee if applicable.

11/16, Exotics Racing – Take a lap in an exotic car around the Auto Club Speedway. Ride-along with a driver beginning at $999 or choose from Ferraris, Aston Martins and more beginning at $299. See website for more information and registration.


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11/13-16, Comedy – Bryan Callen at the Ontario Improv, 21 and over, two-item minimum.  Performances are Thursday at 8 p.m., Friday at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., Saturday at 7 and 9:15 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.

11/15, Bull Riding – The PBR Blue DEF Velocity Tour at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena beginning at  7 p.m. Tickets are $15-75 plus fees, parking is $10 cash.




11/14, Concert – The Little George Band performs at Maverick Saloon beginning at 9 p.m.

11/15-16, Train Ride – Day Out With Thomas at the Orange Empire Railway Museum. Includes ride on train pulled by Thomas, activities and a chance to meet Sir Topham Hatt. Tickets are $19-25, arrive one hour before departure.

11/15, Health Fair – Open Enrollment Health Fair at the Moreno Valley Public Library from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring ID, proof of citizenship, proof of lawful presence in the US, etc.



11/13-16, Festival – Art, music films and more at the AMFM Fest at Mary Pickford Theater. Musical performances, art exhibits and panels are free, film tickets purchased through theater.  VIP passes are $99.

11/14-16, Fitness – Fit and Phab celebrity fitness weekend at the Riviera. Education on nutrition, fitness techniques including working with celebrity instructors and stylists. Tickets are $100 for events only, check hotel for room rates.

11/14, Cabaret – “You Make ME Laugh” tribute to Gilda Radner at The Purple Room. Dinner starts at 5:30, show at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, not including cost of dinner.

11/15, weekly, Market – Palm Springs Open Air Market from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. located downtown at the Spa Resort Casino. Vendors, food, entertainment.

11/15, Family Event – Fall Family Extravaganza at the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rides, petting zoo, gloop-making and more. Adults free, children’s wristbands for activities are $15 for members, $20 general.

11/15, Concert – Sheryl Crow at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.  Concert begins at 8 p.m., tickets are $49-99.



11/13-16, Theater – “Seussical” performed at Broadway Starz Theater.  Performance are Thursday at 6:30 p.m., Friday at 5 and 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m., Tickets are $12.

11/14-16, Theater – “Junie B. Jones the Musical” performed at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8-12.

11/15, Concert – Cougrzz Rock Live at Lorimar Vineyards and Winery from 6-9 p.m. Free admission.

11/15, Concert – Country Live! At The Merc. Two perforances at 7 and 9 p.m., tickets are $15.

11/15, Walking Tour – Walking Tour of Old Town Temecula beginning at Temecula Valley Museum at 10 a.m. Tour is approx.. 2 hours, $2 fee to benefit museum’s youth programs.

11/15, Workshop –Free gingerbread house workshop led by The Cake Cottage owner Susan Carberry at the Temecula Valley Museum from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.Free to the public, please RSVP.

11/15, Fundraiser  – “Rock Around The Clock For The Arts” fundraiser at JDS Creative Academy from 7-10 p.m. 50’s theme, theme dress recommended, raffles, dancing and entertainment. $30 admission, $90 for VIP ticket.

11/15, Tree Lighting – Tree Lighting ceremony and celebration of Santa’s arrive at Promenade Temecula. Preshow begins at 6 p.m., ceremony at 7 p.m. Includes fireworks and snowfall.

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