It’s Wednesday, folks! And that means the work week haze is beginning to clear and the weekend is looking brighter ahead. With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to get out and about and soak up some local color.
Whether it’s sharing a moment with the kids at the Temecula Children’s Museum, skipping out to see a show, or sipping a glass of bubbly as the sun sets on wine country, there is tons to do and something for everyone.
Read on for eight great things to do around town this weekend:
Enjoy the sounds of smooth jazz or pop music in a beautiful, rural atmosphere from noon to 6 p.m. on Apr. 30 at Vail Lake Resort, located at 38000 Highway 79 South, in Temecula. Admission is $45 for general seating. Call 951-696-0184 for more information.
Don’t miss the chance to mingle with mammoths and raptors, searching for lots of hidden clues to learn everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Apr. 29 at the Temecula Children’s Museum, located at 42081 Main Street, in Temecula.
Breathe in the fresh air and enjoy all the beautiful sights and sounds of Nature on this springtime tour that includes art shows, informative plant seminars, and live music as you stroll. The tour gets underway from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Apr. 30. Tickets are $15. To learn more, call 951-813-8391.
Don’t miss the performance of the Broadway smash hit, “Cats” at the California Theatre of the Performing Arts in San Bernardino this weekend. Three shows are scheduled 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Apr. 30 and 2 p.m. on May 1. For tickets, call the Box Office at 909-885-5152.
Enjoy the cool vibe of this soulful trio, along with singer/songwriter Brenton Wood when they perform at 8 p.m. on Apr. 29 at Pechanga Resort & Casino’s Showroom Theater. Tickets are still available and range from $45 to $65. Call the Box Office at 877-711-2946.
Savor the best that Temecula Wine Country has to offer at the Taste of Temecula Valley event held from 11 a.m.to 10 p.m. on Apr. 30 at Old Town Temecula Town Square, located at Main and Mercedes streets. Admission is $10. Call 951-283-5305 for more information.
Here’s your chance to watch the beautiful world of dance thrive right before your eyes. Known for their bold technique and athleticism, ODC/DANCE is set to perform this weekend. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. on Apr.29-39 at Old Town Temecula Community Theater, located at 42051 Main St., in Temecula. Call 866-OLD-TOWN to learn more.
Sit back and enjoy some great music for a good cause. The Idyllwild Playground Benefit Concert, featuring Unwound, Change Required and Rick Shuler as John Denver (free) kicks off at 4 p.m. at Idyllwild Community Center Park and will help to raise money for building a children’s playground through charitable donations. The event is free and open to the public. Check out www.idyllwildrecreation.com to learn more.
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