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Undefined Art: A Mobile Gallery Event – Sat. Jan 19

Undefined Art: A Mobile Gallery Event – Sat. Jan 19

Undefined Art: A Mobile Gallery Event is an outdoor art exhibition full of local area artists displaying their work. There will be live painters and live music. Visitors will be able to view and purchase pieces of art created by local (Inland Empire) artists. The event is Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 from 11 a.m. to [...]

January 14, 2013 Ross French

Free Gardening Workshops in Riverside

Free Gardening Workshops in Riverside

Western Municipal Water District and the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Riverside County Master Gardener Program have teamed up to hold three free gardening workshops in the coming months. The workshops will be presented on the second Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. in Western’s water-efficient garden, Landscapes Southern California Style. Additionally, master gardeners will [...]

January 9, 2013 John D.

Homemade Candy Canes at Logan’s Candy – Ontario

Homemade Candy Canes at Logan’s Candy – Ontario

This holiday season, local television show Inland Empire Explorer and host Joel Greene explore Logan’s Candy Shop in the City of Ontario to learn how the owners have been making candy canes (and other candies) by hand for over 79 years! Jerry and his family are one of very few homemade candy cane makers in [...]

December 19, 2012 Inland Empire Explorer

Holiday Events in the Inland Empire 2012

Holiday Events in the Inland Empire 2012

The Inland Empire is full of Holiday events going on nearly every weekend from now until the end of December! Hopefully this list will help you and your family catch at least one event near you!   Chino “Chino’s Youth Christmas Parade & Fair”  12/812 @ 9AM. The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the corner of Riverside Drive [...]

November 21, 2012 Ashley

2012 Palm Springs Pride Celebration November 3rd-4th

2012 Palm Springs Pride Celebration November 3rd-4th

The 2012 Palm Springs Pride Festival is now underway. This is the 26th year that Palm Springs Pride has thrown this event. This weekend, you can partake in various outdoor festivities to show your support for the LGBT Community. Expect to see performances from many great artists in addition to the many great booths there are [...]

November 3, 2012 Andrea C

Chalk Art Festival in Pomona

Chalk Art Festival in Pomona

Its that time again to get creative on your hands and knees as the annual Chalk Art Festival returns to Downtown Pomona.  The festival features colorful chalk-ful-of-art by children, families and professional artists. Since the event first began back in 2007 has drawn people from all walks of life to enjoy this colorful event. The [...]

October 16, 2012 Claudia Amezcua

UC Riverside Botanic Garden Sale and Other Events in October/November

UC Riverside Botanic Garden Sale and Other Events in October/November

Have you been looking at your garden lately and been thinking that it could use some amazing new plants? Well then UCR’s botanical garden is where you want to be real soon! The UC Riverside Botanic Gardens (UCRBG) will host several events in the coming months, starting with the 30th annual Friends of the UCBRG Fall Plant Sale on [...]

October 13, 2012 John D.

Long Night of Arts and Innovation – Riverside – Oct 4, 2012

Long Night of Arts and Innovation – Riverside – Oct 4, 2012

Downtown Riverside will transform into an interactive stage to entertain, educate and amaze participants about the scientific and artistic accomplishments achieved in our region on October 4, 2012. [...]

September 26, 2012 ThingsToDo

Flabob Flying Circus 2012

Flabob Flying Circus 2012

Flabob Airport is hosting a first annual Flabob Flying Circus aerial cavalcade show on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 8am to 4pm at Flabob Airport in Riverside, CA. The Flabob Antique Airplane Association chapter along with the full support of the Tom Wathen Center and Consolidated Aircraft Coatings, has created a new and exciting Southwest [...]

September 4, 2012 ThingsToDo

Free Gardening Workshops in Riverside

Free Gardening Workshops in Riverside

Attention all gardeners and weekend botanists! If you’ve been wanting to get some great gardening lessons for free then this is for you! Western Municipal Water District and the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Riverside County, Master Gardener Program have teamed up to hold three free gardening workshops in the coming months. The workshops will [...]

September 4, 2012 John D.

Notable Residents: James Brown, Author and Professor

Notable Residents: James Brown, Author and Professor

The Inland Empire is host to a lot of different places and people. One thing that a lot of folks in the area don’t realize is how many of our residents are quite notable around the world. We were recently lucky enough to meet up with the author of “The Los Angeles Diaries”, James Brown, [...]

August 28, 2012 John D.

Meet Olympic Gold Medal Winner Kim Rhode in Redlands

Meet Olympic Gold Medal Winner Kim Rhode in Redlands

America’s first Olympic Gold Medal winner takes claim to the Inland Empire, with a shooting range dedicating a field to Kim Rhode this Saturday, August 25, 2012. As the San Bernardino Sun reports, the celebration honoring Kim Rhode is schedule for 10 a.m. Saturday at Redlands Shooting Park, located at 2125 N. Orange St., Redlands, [...]

August 22, 2012 ThingsToDo

Fashion’s Night Out Riverside 2012

Fashion’s Night Out Riverside 2012

Fashion’s Night Out Riverside 2012 will bring the second annual instlalment of this fashion-forward event in downtown Riverside on Thursday, September 8, 2012. Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is a fashion and shopping extravaganza event that was first launched in New York three years ago and has since expanded to include: Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, Milan, [...]

August 20, 2012 Adina

Mad Decent Block Party on Aug. 25th in LA

Mad Decent Block Party on Aug. 25th in LA

The Mad Decent Block Party presented by Puma is invading Downtown LA again! It is set to take place at LA Center Studios on August 25th. The event will be from 12pm to 8pm and is all ages! Another great thing—it’s free! “Mad Decent” is the record label founded by DJ/Producer, Diplo. It features artists [...]

August 11, 2012 Andrea C

Santiago High School Food Truck Fest- Thursday, 8/16

Santiago High School Food Truck Fest- Thursday, 8/16

Come out and help support the Santiago High School for Shark Fest 2012! Free Admission! Current line-up of Gourmet Food Trucks Baconmania Garlicscapes OC Burgermonster Shortstop BBQ Cupcake Place Tropical Shave Ice **Trucks are subject to change** For more info check out this link or call (951) 739-5600 [...]

August 7, 2012 Keith Kahn

IE Auto Show & Food Truck Fest 2012

IE Auto Show & Food Truck Fest 2012

Bring an appetite to the Inland Empire Auto Show 2012 from Friday to Sunday, August 24-26 because some of the best food trucks from Los Angeles, San Diego and the Inland Empire will be serving up award-winning, on-the-go fare. Famed food trucks at the Food Truck Zone include My Delight Cupcakery, A RockIn Ice, Slammin’ [...]

August 7, 2012 ThingsToDo

SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga

SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga

     If you’re looking for a nice place to relax, drink tea, and watch old movies, then look no further! SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga is now open. This establishment had its Grand Opening on July 25th, but has been quietly open for several months. SimpliciTea brings a nice San Francisco vibe to the Inland [...]

August 4, 2012 Andrea C

Fontana Art Walk- Saturday, 07/28/12

Fontana Art Walk- Saturday, 07/28/12

Come out to the 4th annual Fontana Arts Festival for an evening of celebrating the arts! Take a stroll down the Artwalk where 50 local artists will showcase and sell their creations! Guest artists will also hold live demonstrations and hands-on workshops for attendees of all ages. Saturday, July 28th 5:00pm-9:00pm Fontana Park-15556 Summit Ave, [...]

July 24, 2012 Keith Kahn

San Clemente Ocean Festival

San Clemente Ocean Festival

  Looking to escape the Inland Empire heat this weekend? Jump on a Metrolink train and head down to the 35th Annual San Clemente Ocean Festival, “The Greatest Show on Surf.” The festival has a variety of events Saturday and Sunday for everyone in the family to enjoy. Saturday’s events include an early morning Children’s [...]

July 20, 2012 Rachel P

Black Market Brewing Co. Third Year Anniversary Celebration

Black Market Brewing Co. Third Year Anniversary Celebration

To mark their third birthday, Black Market Brewing Co. will be doing giveaways every half hour on the hour on August 11th. They will be releasing their highly sought after Belgian Quad called Quadrophenia- which at 11% alcohol content, you will certainly have to have a designated driver that day! Vendors will be selling customized [...]

July 18, 2012 Adina

Craft Beer Weekend @ The Ace Hotel and Swim Club, Palm Springs

Craft Beer Weekend @ The Ace Hotel and Swim Club, Palm Springs

The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs is going to be hosting their first ever Craft Beer Weekend. This is no small feat for them and they don’t intend to do anything but big! There is going to be a good number of breweries there (Black Market, Stone, Dogfish Head, and more) as well as special [...]

July 13, 2012 John D.

Free viewing of LA Phil Rehearsals @ The Hollywood Bowl

Free viewing of LA Phil Rehearsals @ The Hollywood Bowl

The Los Angeles Philharmonic is known for many things, especially their amazing live performances, but one thing people don’t know is their free rehearsals. Every Tuesday and Thursday the LA Phil at the Hollywood bowl allows anyone who would like to come and watch their dress rehearsals for absolutely free! In fact, they are known [...]

July 13, 2012 John D.

Free Concert Series @ Victoria Gardens, Rancho Cucamonga

Free Concert Series @ Victoria Gardens, Rancho Cucamonga

Victoria Gardens is set to have some great concerts and music for families all through July and August. This is a great time to bring your families out and see some live entertainment and get your swimsuit shopping out of the way. Victoria Gardens has made sure they have something for everyone so take a [...]

July 10, 2012 John D.

National Day of the Cowboy Events in Redlands

National Day of the Cowboy Events in Redlands

The city of Redlands will be honoring California’s rich Cowboy heritage with some really awesome events at the end of the month to commemorate The National Day of the Cowboy. Starting on Sunday, July 22nd, the historic Fox Theater will host a 50th anniversary screening of John Ford’s classic 1962 film, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, [...]

July 6, 2012 John D.

Where’s Waldo Scavenger Hunt in Pasadena

Where’s Waldo Scavenger Hunt in Pasadena

Iconic bookstore, Vromans, presents a fun and inventive way to explore Pasadena by hosting its first ever “Where’s Waldo” contest. Visit 10 out of the 17 businesses listed, find Waldo, receive a special “I found Waldo” card, and bring them back to Vromans for a special button and be entered in a contest for a [...]

July 5, 2012 Ashley

Old Pasadena Film Festival 2012

Old Pasadena Film Festival 2012

Showing a wide variety of genres that reflect the urban setting of Old Pasadena alleys, courtyards, and buildings. Most movies are screened in unique outdoor settings and unconventional indoor spaces. All movies are FREE! July 5th  @ 8:30PM- Batman (One Colorado Courtyard, 41 Hugus Alley) July 6th  @ 8:00PM- A Map for Saturday (Distant Lands, [...]

July 3, 2012 Ashley

Born-Free in Oak Canyon Ranch

Born-Free in Oak Canyon Ranch

In its most basic state, a motorcycle is two wheels and an engine. It is a vehicle, rebellious, the original “cool”. But the bike itself, beyond just being a mode of transportation, is something of culturally symbolic. Beyond the bike is the rider, the enthusiast and of course, the motorcycle club. And for those motorcycle [...]

June 29, 2012 Michael Tesauro

Switchfoot @ Stewart Park in Beaumont on July 25

Switchfoot @ Stewart Park in Beaumont on July 25

Switchfoot, the band of choice for people who wear jeans with flip-flops, will be playing a free show on July 25 at Stewart Park in Beaumont. The show is part of the city’s annual Summer Concert Series, which has hosted the likes of Smash Mouth, Pat Benatar and Rick Springfield. The band, arguably one of [...]

June 26, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Redlands Bowl Summer Concert Series 2012

Redlands Bowl Summer Concert Series 2012

The average summer day in Redlands can accurately be described as a hellish nightmare. Thankfully, the Redlands Bowl’s Summer Concert Series will make things a little more bearable with exciting concerts lined up all summer long. The Bowl, a Redlands landmark and one of the most definable aspects of the city, will be entering it’s [...]

June 22, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Victorian Ice Cream Social at Riverside’s Heritage House

Victorian Ice Cream Social at Riverside’s Heritage House

Want to see 1890s Riverside and enjoy some free ice cream? Come on Sunday, June 24, 2012 for the “Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social” event at Riverside’s Heritage House. [...]

June 22, 2012 Glenn Edward Freeman