Things to do in the Inland Empire – March 2018

There’s plenty of things to do in the Inland Empire — events, family activities and fun weekend happenings! Here are some great options for the month of March — with things to do in Redlands, Yucaipa and throughout the Inland Empire!

Inland Empire events and things to do

March 8 | Redlands Symphony Purse Party

Socialize with others and browse dozens of new and gently-used designer purses. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. Proceeds will benefit the Redlands Symphoy.

When: Thursday, Mar. 8 | 5pm
Where: 328 W. Mariposa Dr, Redlands, CA
Cost: $40
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March 10 | Cultural Palooza

Celebrate Chino’s rich and various cultures by joining us for an afternoon of entertainment, great food, and shopping! This fun-filled family event includes: performances, children’s activities, food and vendor booths, community organizations, and more!

When: Saturday, March 10 | 10am – 3pm
Where: City Hall Lawn | 13220 Central Ave, Chino, CA 91710
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March 10-11 | California Irish Festival

Bring the whole family for a weekend of Irish culture; featuring: Celtic dancers, singers, vendors, live music, beer gardens, Irish food, pipe bands, and more. It’s a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

When: Saturday & Sunday, March 10 & 11
Where: Lake Perris Fairgrounds | 18700 Lake Perris Dr., Perris, CA
Cost: Free
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March 10 or 11 | Jelly Bean Fling

Come for 5 super fun and cute Easter projects at O’Flanary’s Emporium! You’re not a painter? That’s totally fine! You don’t need to know how to paint to do this event; we’re using all kinds of mediums and materials for this! Grab a friend and come on in! The cost for the 5 projects, all of the materials, and lunch is only $50!

When: Sat or Sun, March 10 or 11, 10am – 4pm
Where: O’Flanary’s Emporium | 631 W State St., Redlands, California 92373
Cost: $50 – sign up by going in or calling
More information  – call 909-793-9712

March 17 | St. Patrick’s Day Ceili Dance

Enjoy a lively evening of traditional Celtic folk songs and dance the night away to called Irish country dances. A Ceili dance (Kay-lee) is known as a set of lined step dancing and was a popular community activity enjoyed throughout 19th century Ireland.

Check-in 6:00, Dinner available from 6:15-8:15, Dancing and instructions will begin at 7:00.

When: March 17 | 6pm
Where: Los Rios Rancho | 39611 Oak Glen Rd, Yucaipa, CA 92399
Cost: $13 – $25.50
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March 18 | 8th Annual Sheep Shearing Event

This special event will feature Graciano, the sheep shearer, who will demonstrate how the sheep are freed from their winter woolies at 123 Farm. Participants will also be able to see what happens to the fleece once it leaves the sheep (washing, carding, dyeing, and spinning) and to meet the sixty lambs that have been born recently.

Sample sheep cheese and ice cream, try different types of wool crafts like felting and help feed our sheep. A unique experience for the whole family.

When: Sunday, March 18 | 10am – 4pm
Where: 123 Farm at Highland Springs Ranch & Inn | 10600 Highland Springs Ave, Cherry Valley, CA 92223
Cost: $0 – $12
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March 24 | Highland Citrus Harvest Festival

Street festival celebrating area citrus history. Activities include 200 vendors/crafters, live entertainment, historic demonstrators, historic home tour, antique car show and ugly dog contest, pie eating contest, plus, much, much more!

When: Saturday, March 24 | 10am – 3:30pm
Where: Highland Historic District at the intersection of Palm Avenue and Main Street
Cost: Free
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