It’s going to be a great weekend in So Cal. Check out what’s happening:
45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula
Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, themselves a chart-topping bluegrass band from North Carolina, are set to perform at 8 p.m. on Aug. 24 at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula.
39847 Calle Contento, Temecula
Fans of this favorite 1980s band will enjoy the Strangelove performance planned for 6 p.m. on Aug. 24 at Longshadow Ranch Winery.
35055 Via Del Ponte, Temecula
Here’s a performance you won’t want to miss. Popular rock ‘n roll artist Lee Rocker will perform at 7 p.m. on Aug. 24 at Wiens Family Cellars.
32720 Rancho California Road, Temecula
What better way to watch a play than under the stars in Temecula wine country? William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 24-25 at Callaway Vineyards and Winery. To learn more, visit shakespeareinthevines.org.
33820 Rancho California Road, Temecula
Surf’s up in Temecula wine country this weekend when the popular group The Fabulous Woodies perform at 6 p.m. on Aug. 25 at Mount Palomar Winery.
Old Town Temecula
Old Town Temecula is set to get the blues with some cool concerts on Aug. 24 with The Bill Magee Blues Band, Kanan Road, Fusion Beat Rock Band, the Two of Us plus One and Caylie Gregorio as part of the popular Hot Summer Nights series. For Hot Summer Nights information and a current lineup see www.temeculacalifornia.com or call (951) 694-6480. All concerts are free.
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
Feeling lucky? Don’t miss the pageantry of the races at Del Mar. The 75th season of horse racing at the Del Mar Racetrack runs through Sept. 5 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego
San Diego’s Balboa Park is home to the prestigious Old Globe where theater’s most famous, beloved plays delight audiences. “Inherit the Wind” and the Globe’s annual Shakespeare Festival is underway.
42051 Main Street, Temecula
Edutainment invites musicians and fans to participate in a 30-minute workshop followed by an Q & A and jam session/performance by the featured artist or group from 7 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 24. This week’s show will feature Fusion Rock — a teenage band that has won the OC Music awards.
37701 Warren Road, Winchester
It’s family movie night under the stars from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 25 at Lake Skinner.
42051 Main Street, Temecula
Music is always happening at The Merc in Old Town Temecula. Friday’s feature good old fashioned rock ‘n roll and Saturday’s ImproVacations at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. Then, it’s Classics at The Merc at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $11.
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