For many Riverside County residents, Memorial Day Weekend is one, long fun day in the almost-summer sun. Whether it’s a barbecue with friends or a picnic at the park, take some time to enjoy the view.
Here’s a look at some of what’s happening around town:
18170 Collier Avenue in Lake Elsinore
It’s a Memorial Day tribute like no other when Lake Elsinore’s Community-Wide Memorial Day Service kicks off at 10 a.m. on May 30 at the Elsinore Valley Cemetery. Revelers will be treated to skydivers, Missing Man Fly-over, 21-Gun Salute provided by Semper Fi Memorial Honor Detail, a North and South reenactment with Civil War cannons, and much more.
Temecula Duck Pond and Veteran’s Memorial~ 951.514.5512
It will be a moment of reverence and unity when the Boy Scouts of America Troop 309 of Temecula/Murrieta hosts the public in a National Moment of Remembrance at 2:50 p.m., on May 30, at the “Letters Home” memorial at the Duck Pond in Temecula.
42051 Main Street in Old Town Temecula ~ 866-653-8696
See the whirlwind that was the Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein in the production of “In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles.” The award-winning musical biography of the Beatles will feature the live music of renowned tribute band, Abbey Road, and will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on May 28 at Old Town Temecula Theater in Temecula.
45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula ~ Phone: 877-711-2946
The Goo Goo Dolls will kick off their live show at 8 p.m. on May 27-28 at the Showroom Theater at Pechanga. With 14 Top-10 singles, four Grammy award nominations, and nearly 9 million albums sold throughout the United States, fans can expect such favorite songs as “Iris,” “Slide,” and “Here is Gone,” to some tunes from their newer album titled, “Something for the Rest of Us.”
MSJC Community College- Antelope and La Piedra ~ 951-672-6752
Organic foods, crafts, fresh fruits and vegetables and many local vendors make the Menifee Farmer’s Market a good place to be on a fine Sunday morning. The fun gets underway at 8 a.m. on May 29.
35055 Via Del Ponte, Temecula ~ 951.694.9892
The English Beat — a ska revival band — will perform in Temecula’s wine country on May 27 at Wiens Family Cellars. The concert, along with dinner and dancing amidst the beautiful rural Tuscan-inspired setting makes for an incredible evening.
What plans do you have for the Memorial Day Weekend? Tell us in the comments section below.
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