The weekend is here, Southwest Riverside! It’s time to kick back, relax and enjoy some down time. Check out the following the fun and games happening around town:
45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula ~ 877-711-2WIN
Superstar recording artists Matchbox Twenty, featuring front man Rob Thomas will heat up Pechanga’s Summer Concert Series with their only Southern California concert at 8 p.m. on July 9 at Pechanga Resort & Casino’s famed Showroom Theater.
42051 Main Street, Temecula ~ 866-OLD-TOWN
Presented by Inland Valley Classical Ballet Theatre and Svetlana’s Dance Academy, “Cinderella” will come to life with whimsical choreographed dance routines and sparkling costumes worthy of the magic and pageantry of the beloved story. The production runs July 8-10.
500 Diamond Drive, Lake Elsinore ~ 951.245-4487
The Lake Elsinore Storm is set to take on Visalia at 7:05 p.m. July 8-9 and 5:05 p.m. July 10 at The Diamond. Fans can plan on Fireworks Friday and Funday Sunday this weekend. Be sure to check out all the fun promotions at www.stormbaseball.com.
Town Square on Main Street, Old Town Temecula
Fans of Great Britain’s royal family will have the chance to offer a personal toast to the newlyweds. In honor of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s upcoming visit, Temecula is set to join over 20 cities throughout California in a statewide toast to welcome the royal couple. Temecula “Tea time” is set for 4 p.m. July 8 at Town Square in Old Town Temecula on Main Street.
39400 Clinton Keith Road, Murrieta
It seems only natural, to blend the beauty of the Santa Rosa Plateau with the arts. And so it will be when the 14th Annual Summer Art Show at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve kicks off July 9.
Various locations throughout Old Town Temecula
Great ready for some great music as the popular Hot Summer Nights series kicks off July 8 in Old Town Temecula. There’s a moving, grooving sound for everyone — even the kids.
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla ~ 858-534-3624
Children will get to use their pent-up energy for good by powering a play area as part of Birch Aquarium’s new Boundless Energy exhibit. On July 9, a new exhibit will open that will run until 2016 at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.
3515 Rancho California Road, Temecula ~ 951-676-6414
Celebrating its sixth season, Shakespeare in the Vines will bring Shakespeare’s famed tragedy “Hamlet” to the stage at Stuart Cellars Winery. Directed by Paul Jacques, the play runs through July 23.
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