Banning Centennial Events
Lecture by Richard Hanks on his new book: This
War is for a Whole Life: The Culture of
Resistance Among Southern California Indians, 7
PM, Dorothy Ramon Gathering Hall, 127 N. San
Gorgonio Ave.; May 19, Pass Chorale
“Americana”, 2:30, Our
Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1320 W.
Williams St.; May 27, Memorial Day Observance
and USO Show, 11 am, Cultural Alliance at
Banning Woman’s Club, Call 951-922-5526;
June 1 & 2, Gilman Wild West Days, Western
Art Festival & Charity Bike Ride; June 1,
Heritage Keepers Art Show at the Dorothy Ramon
Big Irish Fair
fair and music festival, June 15-16. See
article on page 20.
State University San Bernardino Arts &
4-9pm. Starts at the Fullerton Art Museum and
will take place in the art studios, the museum,
on Camphor Walkway on the North side of the
Library, and all the way to the Lower Commons.
There will be something for every taste level
including great food, a fabulous art walk
displaying artists works in all mediums, and
music by local and world renowned musicians.
Free to the public with free parking in Lots B
& C. For more information go to AMF
Facebook or call (909) 537-7360 (Coussoulis
Arena) for event information and (909) 537-7373
for exhibiting artist submissions.
a regional recreation and relaxation passport.
1955 Hunts Lane, #102, in San Bernardino. (909)
891-1874. visitcwc.com or cwcinlandempire.com.
Crest Towne Centre
dine, relax and enjoy at the Towne Centre,
located at 5225 Canyon Crest Dr. in Riverside.
www.cctownecentre.com. Outdoor events are
article on page 11. Craft
and Art show:Second
Saturday of each month, 10am until 3pm.
Sunday of each month, 1pm until 4pm through May
11, 4-7pm after May 11.
evenings in June, July (Saturdays in July also)
and August, 6-8:30pm. Crafts for children on
and Wine Festival
at the Ontario Convention Center, enjoy the
finest chocolate desserts and wine as they
compete to be named the best. See article on
of the Desert Street Fair
shopping, Saturdays and Sundays, 7am to 2pm,
with new merchandise, an arts section, food
court, entertainment and farmers market. On the
College of the Desert campus, 43-500 Monterey
Ave., Palm Desert.
(760) 636-7958. www.codstreetfair.net.
Dakota Smith and The Quest for Eden Summer Camp
Community Church summer camp for kids with a
week of games, music, crafts and God’s
article on page 18.
Riverside Fashion Show
6-7pm, on Main St. between 5th and 6th Streets.
Riverside’s premier Spring fashion event.
See new offerings from area designes and
fashion retailers. For more information go
online to www.riversidedowntown.org or
Farmers Market in Riverside
Street between 5th and 6th Streets, a wide
variety of novelty and fresh food, every
Saturday in downtown Riverside, 8am to 1pm.
Friday of the month, through September. Free
event. Staging is 5-6pm, show 6-8pm. At the
Civic Center Campus, 8353 Sierra Ave., in
Fontana. Categories include pre-1979 and
classics, low riders, hot rods and muscle cars,
imports and customs, and motorcycles. Includes
food and live music. For more information go
online to vcarshow.fontana.org.
Grove Strawberry Festival
55th year, celebrate strawberries May
article on page 21.
annual music festival returns, tickets are on
article on page 12.
Old World Festival
old world fun at this Bavarian village in
Corona. See article on page 10.
Elsinore, May 11, from 9 to 11am. At the
Riverwalk monument sign at Heald Ave. and Riley
St in Historic Downtown Lake Elsinore. Pet
Registration begins at 8:45am. The walk is a
1.25 mile course where pet parents earn
opportunities for raffle prizes. For more
information call (951) 245-0442 or visit the
at the Fairplex in Pomona. Enjoy historic
roadsters, meet legendary builders and more.
www.laroadsters.com. (310) 544-4200.
Cucamonga Local History Arts Night
in celebration of Rancho Cucamonga history,
7-9pm, at the Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria
article on page 27.
of Riverside Concert Series
Fairmount Park in Riverside, Wednesdays
article on page 9.
Kids charity golf tournament
at Eagle Falls Golf Course at Fantasy Springs
Casino. Entry is $75. Call (760) 485-4483 or
email Rosie Welmas at email@example.com.
Rosie’s Kids helps offset the high cost
of extra curricular activities and helps
children to become well-rounded individuals.
fun events and activities in Fontana.See
article on page 8.
Park in Riverside on Sat., May 25. Showcasing
beers from 40-plus craft breweries; several of
the breweries are from the Inland Empire
including: Packinghouse (Riverside), Kat Daddy
(Moreno Valley), I&I (Chino), Taps (Brea),
Weins (Temecula) , and Brewrebellion (Yucaipa).
Coast Funk Festival
3-8pm, featuring Lakeside, SOS Band, Zapp, and
Dazz Band. Tickets: $40 advance, $50 at the
door. VIP tickets: $90 advance, $100 at the
door. www.westcoastfunkfest.com. (909)
396-0151. At the Fairplex in Pomona.See
article on page 19.
Day event in Riverside, May 25-26.See
article on page 6.
Historic Ranch and Wagon Museum in Banning
celebrates Wild West Days, June 1-2.See
article on page 13.
Annual Yucaipa Music and Arts Festival
featuring live music, art, food, carnival rides
Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain
fun in Big Bear. Inner tubing, bobsled-like
ride, go-karts and miniature golf. Alpine Slide
at Magic Mountain is located in Big Bear Lake,
800 Wild Rose Lane. Call
(909) 866-4626. Also nearby is Big Bear Snow
Play, on Big Bear Blvd., (909) 585-0075. Open
10am-4pm, $25. Night tubing is Friday and
Saturday, 5-9pm, and is $15.
Bear Alpine Zoo
wildlife alpine collection of more than 160
animals. Open daily 10am to 5pm, weather
(909) 878-4200. www.bigbearzoo.com.
Cabot’s Pueblo Museum
Desert Hot Springs. Museum collection includes
Native American pottery and baskets, artifacts
and other treasures. cabotsmuseum.org. (760)
Edward-Dean Museum & Gardens
Glen Rd., Cherry Valley. (951) 845-2626.
www.edward-deanmuseum.org. The Museum is open
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm and is
closed on county holidays. Admission is $5;
children 12 and under are free. The
Museum’s permanent collections are
primarily 16th through 19th century European
and Asian decorative arts.
Historic Site of the Original McDonalds/ Route
collectables, photo memorabilia, vintage road
signs. Open 10am-5pm daily. 1398 N. E St., San
Bernardino. Free admission. (909) 885-6324.
Hwy. 243, 1/2 mile north of Idyllwild. (951)
Open Tues.-Sun., 9am-4:30pm.
Inland Empire Military Museum
WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq and
Afghanistan wars military memorabilia. Open
Sat. and Sun., 10am-5pm, Mon.-Fri. by
appointment. 1394 N. E St. in San Bernardino.
Free admission. (909) 885-6324 or (909)
Springs Air Museum
educational non-profit organization with over
28 flyable planes and interactive exhibits
housed in 60,000 square feet of
climate-controlled hangars. 745 N. Gene Autry
Trail, Palm Springs, (760) 778-6262.
of Fame Air museum
museum is open Sunday through Friday from 10am
to 5pm, Saturday from 9am to 5pm. 7000 Merrill
(909) 597-3722. www.planesoffame.org.
of Fame Air Show:May 4-5,
warbirds will fly over Chino Airport.
Battles of the Pacific:Living
History Flying event on June 1, 10am.See
article on page 27.
Bernardino County Museum
California Street exit from I-10 in Redlands.
Open Tuesdays - Sundays, 9am-5pm. General
admission $8 (adult), $6 (military or senior),
$5 (student), and $4 (child aged 5 to 12).
Children under five and Museum Association
members are admitted free. Parking is free.
www.sbcountymuseum.org, (909) 307-2669.
Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum
Wednesday - Sunday 10am-5pm. The Museum
features over 80 historical race cars from
several venues. Racing memorabilia spanning the
History of NHRA, specialty exhibits rotate
throughout the year. Huge museum gift shop and
so much more! (909) 622-2133. 1101 W. McKinley
Ave., Pomona, Gate 1, LA County Fairplex.
Twilight Cruise presented by Prolong Super
Upland. Miniature golf, go karts, bumper boats,
rock wall, ferris wheel, spinning tubs,
airplane ride, tiny tot cars, two arcades,
snack bar & cafe. 1500 W. Seventh, Upland.
Call (909) 946-9555. www.boomersparks.com.
games and miniature golf. 3500 Polk Ave.,
Riverside. (951) 785-3000. www.castlepark.com.
Knott’s Berry Farm
over 165 rides, shows and attractions in five
themed areas, Knott’s Berry Farm has it
all when it comes to family fun. Buena Park.
Knott’s Soak City Water Park
Springs, 1500 S. Gene Autry Trail.
(760) 327-0499. www.soakcityps.com. Tickets
start at $25.99.