Friday 24th October 2014,

Entertainment in the Inland Empire

Southern California, Inland Empire, Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego

May Wine Classes at Chris Kern’s Forgotten Grapes in Riverside

May Wine Classes at Chris Kern’s Forgotten Grapes in Riverside

Chris Kern’s Forgotten Grapes in Riverside — America’s most uncommon wine shop — offers up brand-new wine classes to the public every FRIDAY NIGHT starting at 6:30 p.m.. From the absolute wine beginner to the most seasoned and sophisticated oenophile, this new wine shop and tasting bar offers wine classes for every level of wine [...]

May 3, 2012 Chris Kern

National Project Style Fashion Contest Kicks Off at Victoria Gardens and Promenade Temecula

National Project Style Fashion Contest Kicks Off at Victoria Gardens and Promenade Temecula

Victoria Gardens, and Promenade Temecula, have teamed up with Project Runway designer Nick Verreos and The Style Network’s host of How Do I Look?, Jeannie Mai, for this year’s national “Project Style” competition. This online fashion contest provides local fashion enthusiasts with a chance to show off their unique styles through a regional [...]

May 1, 2012 ThingsToDo

Dana Wharf Sportsfishing & Whale Watching Review

Dana Wharf Sportsfishing & Whale Watching Review

We wandered beyond the I.E. to the Dana Wharf in Orange County this past weekend for some whale watching adventures. If you are looking for a relaxing and fun day trip activity, considering heading down the 91/261/I-5 to Dana Point for a wonderful day at the wharf. [...]

May 1, 2012 David Szwarcsztejn

Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias @ Honda Center – August 11, 2012

Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias @ Honda Center – August 11, 2012

Pop and Latin music icons don’t get any bigger than this! Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez and Wisin Y Yandel announced today they will tour together this summer hitting nearly 20 cities nationwide, including an Orange County show Saturday, August 11 at Honda Center. [...]

April 30, 2012 ThingsToDo

Stagecoach Festival 2012 Review

Stagecoach Festival 2012 Review

Check this page for daily reviews of Stagecoach Festival 2012!!! Stagecoach Festival Day 3 Review The third and last day of Stagecoach 2012 went without a hitch as more of country music’s best performed for a crowd of tens of thousands. While young people are probably the majority at Stagecoach, country music legend Kenny Rogers [...]

April 28, 2012 Kris

Riverside’s California Citrus State Historic Park

Riverside’s California Citrus State Historic Park

A visit to the California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside is a vivid reminder of when fragrance from orange blossoms filled the air and citrus groves decorated the Southern California landscape. Situated in Riverside’s historic Arlington Heights citrus greenbelt, the 377-acre Citrus Park celebrates the role citrus – and in particular the navel orange [...]

April 28, 2012 Glenn Edward Freeman

Route 66 Food Truck Fest 2012 – Review

Route 66 Food Truck Fest 2012 – Review

Sunday, April 22nd, welcomed the Route 66 Food Truck Fest 2012– The absolutely delicious brainchild of KVCR’s own Cliff Young. The plan: Gather together some of the best food trucks in Southern California into San Bernardino’s San Manuel Stadium for a day of feasting and fun. My goal? To discover the best each truck had [...]

April 24, 2012 Michael L.

American Craft Beer Week @ Hangar 24 Redlands

American Craft Beer Week @ Hangar 24 Redlands

Hangar 24 just announced the awesome things they have planned for American Craft Beer Week. This year Craft Beer Week is May 14th-20th. It looks like it’s going to be an awesome week filled with great beers, great events, and great fun. The festivities start off Saturday, May 12 with Hang 24 announcing who won [...]

April 23, 2012 John D.

4th Annual Taste of the IE -May 18, 2012

4th Annual Taste of the IE -May 18, 2012

We’ve been saying the Inland Empire has great food for a while, and now they are going to prove it. On May 18th between 6 and 9pm, the City of Upland is presenting the “4th Annual Taste of the IE”. On “A” Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenue, “Discover Upland” will be laying out a [...]

April 22, 2012 Ashley

American Idol & Carrie Underwood @ Citizens Business Bank / Ontario 2012

American Idol & Carrie Underwood @ Citizens Business Bank / Ontario 2012

Featuring the Top 11 Contestants from Season 10 and Hitting 45 Markets Tickets Go On Sale Friday, May 13th at 10am. American Idol will heat up arenas across North America, when American Idol Live! returns for another summer jaunt, showcasing performances by this season’s top 11. The tour commences in West Valley City, UT at [...]

April 19, 2012 ThingsToDo

The 50th Annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale

The 50th Annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale

The 16th century is alive and well in Irwindale, transporting visitors into the past with colorful costumes, handmade crafts, and bawdy humor. The Renaissance Pleasure Faire 50th Golden Jubilee Celebration is off to a great start with a brand new layout and the addition of food trucks. The faire ends on May 20. The entertainment [...]

April 17, 2012 Ashley

Amgen Tour of California 2012 – Stage 7 – Ontario to Mt. Baldy

Amgen Tour of California 2012 – Stage 7 – Ontario to Mt. Baldy

Stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California will be the ultimate test of the rider’s resolve to capture the Amgen Leader Jersey as it winds throughout the Inland Empire from Ontario to high atop Mt. Baldy on Saturday, May 19. [...]

April 17, 2012 ThingsToDo

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour in Rancho Cucamonga

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour in Rancho Cucamonga

“The Pig Trough”, “The Mount St. Helen, and “The Zoo.” Yes ice cream lovers, “Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour” has come to the Inland Empire!  The very same Farrells you have known and loved since 1963 is back, and serving up Rancho Cucamonga amazing sundaes. You know this place is different as soon as you walk [...]

April 13, 2012 Ashley

Riverside Singer Leaves the Twang Behind in Nashville

Riverside Singer Leaves the Twang Behind in Nashville

Sarah Horn fell in love with classical music as a young girl in Riverside, but after high school she headed to Nashville to earn a degree in commercial vocal performance. She'll be performing with The Raincross Chorale on April 20, 2012. [...]

April 13, 2012 Kris L.

Lucas Oil Motocross Race 2012 Lake Elsinore

Lucas Oil Motocross Race 2012 Lake Elsinore

The Lucas Oil Motocross Race is always fun to watch, with the compettion heading to Lake Elsinore in 2012. As CycleNews.com reports: A successful search has landed the AMA Motocross finale at what we feel is the ideal location for a national event in Southern California,” said MX Sports President Davey Coombs. “This is a [...]

April 12, 2012 ThingsToDo

Top 10 Summer Festivals and Events in Temecula Wine Country

Top 10 Summer Festivals and Events in Temecula Wine Country

Summer fun arrives early in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country and is celebrated daily June 1 through Labor Day as Summerfest. “10 inviting festivals and events celebrate local, award-winning wines; music, art, hot air balloons; all-things-local-and-fresh; Dads, the 4th of July, Native American culture and dance; and provide adventure and entertainment,” explains Kimberly Adams, [...]

April 12, 2012 ThingsToDo

Mud Factor 2012 – San Bernardino

Mud Factor 2012 – San Bernardino

Mud Factor 2012 takes over San Bernardino / Devore's Glen Helen Pavilion on Saturday, April 21, with competitors tackling a fun, challenging obstacles in waves that depart every half hour. [...]

April 12, 2012 ThingsToDo

Jeremy McGrath’s Poker Party April 19 to kick some dirt at Pechanga

Jeremy McGrath’s Poker Party April 19 to kick some dirt at Pechanga

The “King of Supercross” Jeremy McGrath hopes to become king of his own poker tournament on Thursday, April 19 at the Pechanga Poker Room. “Jeremy McGrath’s Poker Party” features a 7pm , $5,000 guarantee, $40 + $10 buy in, tournament. But things really kick off two hours earlier with an event designed for the whole [...]

April 11, 2012 ThingsToDo

Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America, a presentation by Judy Yung

Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America, a presentation by Judy Yung

Judy Yung, professor emerita in American Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will present “Angel Island, Immigrant Gateway to America” at UC Riverside on Friday, May 18 as part of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Yung, who co-authored a book by the same name with Erika Lee in 2010, will make the presentation [...]

April 11, 2012 Ross French

Cinco de Mayo 2012 in the Inland Empire & Southern California

Cinco de Mayo 2012 in the Inland Empire & Southern California

Cinco de Mayo weekend in the Inland Empire will have plenty of ways to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride. [...]

April 11, 2012 ThingsToDo

Ink-N-Iron 2012

Ink-N-Iron 2012

Tattoos and music really have a tendency to blend together well at large events. For those that went to Musink this year you know exactly what I’m talking about! But, for those that couldn’t make it, there is, in fact, another music and tattoo festival that you’ll want to check out. Ink-N-Iron has been going [...]

April 10, 2012 John D.

San Bernardino Railroad Days 2012

San Bernardino Railroad Days 2012

San Bernardino Railroad Days will turn the Historic Santa Fe Rail Depot back to the last century as San Bernardino celebrates its rail history on April 21 & 22, 2012. Admission is free. [...]

April 10, 2012 ThingsToDo

Steve Martin @ Pechanga

Steve Martin @ Pechanga

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers are coming to Pechanga Casino in Temecula on August 24, 2012. [...]

April 9, 2012 ThingsToDo

Paid Dues 2012 Review/Photos/Pics

Paid Dues 2012 Review/Photos/Pics

I wasn't sure what to think about Paid Dues 2012. The debate that kept running through my mind was whether it was going to be great and amazing, or amazing and great. Well, it turns out that both were true and Paid Dues 2012 turned out to be one of the ultimate musical experiences ever. [...]

April 8, 2012 John D.

Los Angeles Pirate Festival

Los Angeles Pirate Festival

***Photo/Editorial Review of the May 19 Pirate Festival*** The wenches and pirates were out in full force on a sunny Los Angeles afternoon at the Pirate Festival on May 19. The Pirate Festival was  a celebration of all things pirate, including a wench/pirate burlesque show that had women in sexy wench outfits dancing to contemporary [...]

April 6, 2012 Kris

Huck Finn Jubilee 2012

Huck Finn Jubilee 2012

This Father's Day weekend, come relive the life and times of Tom and Huck at the 36th Annual Huck Finn Jubilee in Victorville, CA. Camping, catfishing and Bluegrass music help create an environment to take you back to the 1880's. [...]

April 5, 2012 ThingsToDo

Inland Empire Derby Divas Retro Riot 2012

Inland Empire Derby Divas Retro Riot 2012

The Inland Empire Derby Divas Present Retro Riot on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 6 p.m. at Cal Skate GT in Grand Terrace. This is the Divas first home team bout of the 2012 season! Their wounds are healed, so expect someone to go out on a stretcher...and with a smile! [...]

April 4, 2012 ThingsToDo

Blue Mountain Beer Company – Customer Appreciation Free Beer Tasting

Blue Mountain Beer Company – Customer Appreciation Free Beer Tasting

The Blue Mountain Beer Company is quickly becoming the hangout for Grand Terrace and beyond, with free beer tasting and discounted beer this Saturday of beer brewed right on site on St. Patrick's Day! Oh, and word is they have Green Flash "Palate Wrecker" IPA on hand! [...]

April 4, 2012 ThingsToDo

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival 2012

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival 2012

The Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festivalwill be taking over beautiful Lake Skinner in the ouskirts of Temecula’s wine country over the weekend of June 1st, 2nd and 3rd 2012 as Southwest Riverside County becomes the premier festival in Southern California with entertainment, hot air balloons, live music, food and wine tasting. 2012 marks the 28th [...]

April 3, 2012 ThingsToDo

35th Occasional Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena – 2012

35th Occasional Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena – 2012

Strange, Quirky, Fun…these words don’t even begin to describe the Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena.  On April 28th at 11am, Colorado Blvd will be transformed into a free for all, as people let their freak flag fly. Featured in “50 places you must see before you die” this parade has been a beloved Rose Parade [...]

April 3, 2012 Ashley