Things to do in the Inland Empire – Feb. 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 February — with things to do in Redlands, Yucaipa and throughout the Inland Empire!

Inland Empire events and things to do

Feb 3 – 6 | Compassion Experience

The Compassion Experience will bring you as close to another country and culture as you canget without a passport. This interactive, immersive display allows you to step into the life of a child who has suffered under the crippling weight of poverty.

Free and appropriate for all ages. Make a reservation at this link: Walk-ins are also welcome.

When: February 3-6 | 10am – 8pm
Where: La Sierra University | 4500 Riverwalk Parkway  Riverside, CA  92505
Cost: Free
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Feb. 10 | Lunar New Year: Blossoms of Spring

Meet the artists featured in the Lunar New Year exhibit. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reservations Required.

When: Saturday, Feb. 10 | 2 – 4pm
Where: Ontario Museum of History & Art | 225 South Euclid Ave, Ontario, CA 91762
Cost: Free
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Feb. 9 & 10 | 20th Annual Tour de Palm Springs

Support local charities in this cycling event sponsored by CVSPIN (Coachella Valley Serving People In Need).

When: February 9 & 10, 2018
Where: Starts at N. Palm Canyon Dr. and Alejo Rd., Palm Springs
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Feb. 10 | Riverside Black History Parade and Expo

The 39th Annual Black History month Parade & Expo welcomes the entire community to enjoy a day of fun for the entire family! This year’s theme, “Celebrating Community Leadership”, honors those at the forefront of making a difference in Riverside and surrounding areas.

When: Saturday, Feb. 10 | 10am – 5pm
Where: Downtown Riverside
Cost: Free, but reservation is required
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Feb. 10 | San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra

The San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra will return to the historic California Theatre of the Performing Arts February 10 for the third installment of their widely-praised 2017-18 concert season. The performance will feature a world-class saxophonist, an autobiographer and a musically diverse playbill including music from Bernstein, Borodin, Tomasi, Herman, Brown, and Gershwin.

When: Saturday, Feb. 10 | 6:30pm
Where: California Theatre of the Performing Arts | 562 W. 4th Street, San Bernardino, CA
Cost: $10+
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Feb. 10 | Lincoln Memorial Shrine 46th Annual Open House

For the 46th consecutive year the Lincoln Memorial Shrine hosts a special Open House/Abraham Lincoln birthday celebration on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 11 am – 3 pm.
Free and open to the public.

When: Saturday, Feb. 10 | 11am – 3pm
Where: Lincoln Memorial Shrine | 125 W Vine St, Redlands, CA 92373
Cost: Free
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Feb. 16 | A Walk in Their Shoes

Help youth in your community by attending the 7th Annual Benefit Dinner & Evening of Awareness for the YouthHope Foundation. Proceeds will help the organization provide basic necessities, education and job training, and more for at-risk youth.

When: Friday, Feb. 16 | 6pm
Where: The Mitten Building | 345 N. 5th Street, Redlands, CA 9237
Cost: $75
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Feb. 16 – 25 | Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

The Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival is pleased to announce a star-studded performer lineup for the 2018 Fair. Besides great entertainment, there’s also camel and ostrich races, carnival rides, sample local dates, and browse booths.

When: Feb. 16 – 25 | Friday – Monday 10am – 10pm, Tuesday – Thursday 12 – 10pm
Where: Riverside County Fairgrounds 82-503 Hwy 111, Indio, CA 92201
Cost: $11, seniors $10, youth $9, children under 5 free
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Feb. 24 – 25 | The Riverside Dickens Festival

Celebrate and experience the life and era of Charles Dickens at the annual Dickes Festival, with dance classes, book discussion, ball, pub night, and more.

When: Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 24 & 25
Where: Main Street Pedestrian Mall | Main St, Riverside, CA 92501
Cost: See website for tickets for events
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Feb. 24 | 2018 Cultured Food Festival

Join Highland Springs Ranch for their 2nd Annual Fermentation Festival at the historic Highland Springs Ranch & Inn. The festival will feature different types of fermented foods made by our kitchen (i.e. sourdough bread and fermented butter, etc.), meat from our own organic farm (lamb kebabs), as well as local breweries (mead, cider, beer). Various hand-on workshops and lectures will also be available. Please check their schedule online.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24 | 10am – 5pm
Where: Highland Springs Ranch & Inn | 10600 Highland Springs Ave, Cherry Valley, CA 92223
Cost: See website for tickets for events
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