Things to do in the Inland Empire — February 2019

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. 2 | Clark’s lecture series: Keto and Paleo diets

Join Clark’s for a free lecture on Keto and Paleo diets at all of their locations February 2nd. They will help you understand the basics and discover the truths and myths of the Ketogenic and Paleo diets, there will also be food samplings.

When: Feb 2
Where: All Clark’s locations | Loma Linda: 11235 Mountain View Ave, Loma Linda, CA 92354
Cost: Free
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Feb 3 | Redlands Conservancy – Sunday FunDay – Life in a Puddle

Join the Redlands Conservancy to learn more about this beautiful habitat from one of the foremost authorities in the area on fresh water habitats, Megan Brosseau, who has comprehensive knowledge of the unique resources and challenges of the Santa Ana Watershed and its region.

When: Feb 3, 10am – 12pm
Where: San Timoteo Nature Sanctuary – Beverley Pond | 12025 San Timoteo Canyon Road, Redlands, CA 92373
Cost: Free
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Jan 26 – Feb 17 | Redlands Footlighters play: Ourtown

This timeless drama of life takes place in the quintessential village of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. It follows the relationship between two young neighbors, George Gibbs and Emily Webb, whose childhood friendship blossoms into romance, and then culminates in marriage. The circle of life is portrayed with heartwarming vignettes in each of the three acts of Our Town—growing up, adulthood, and death.

When: Jan 26 – Feb 17
Where: Redlands Footlighters | 1810 Barton Road, Redlands, CA, 92373
Cost: $10 – $15
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Feb 9 | Winter Adventure in Photography

Come along with Caroline McAllister and Bruce Herwig, local photographers, to experience the beauty of nature in the winter. Learn to take full advantage of the iPhone technology and cameras to produce exemplary photos while learning about local history.

When: Saturday, Feb. 9 | 9am – 12pm
Where: Gateway Ranch | 31313 Live Oak Canyon Road, Redlands, CA 92373
Cost: Free
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Feb 9 – March 17 | LifeHouse play: Phantom of the Opera

A MUSICAL EPIC OF ROMANCE AND INTRIGUE The tumultuous tale of the mysterious Phantom comes to LifeHouse Theater in this smash hit original musical. Witness young Christine’s rise to fame in the opera world, thanks to the schemes of the ominous Phantom. But will his efforts win her heart? Sinister plots abound amidst comedic moments and heartbreaking mystery. Tickets online here.

When: Feb 9 – March 17
Where: LifeHouse Theater | 1135 North Church St., Redlands CA 92374
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Feb 9 | Fontana Arts JazzFest

The City of Fontana invites you to celebrate Black History Month at the free, inaugural Fontana Arts JazzFest on Feb. 9. The amphitheater will be transformed into a Jazz lovers oasis – vibrant, sophisticated and entertaining. The event will highlight the history of Jazz music and will honor African American achievements.

When: Feb 9 | 1 – 5pm
Where: Miller Park Amphitheater | 17004 Arrow Blvd., Fontana
Cost: Free
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Feb 14 and 15 | Valentine’s Dinner and Jazz Night

Grab your dancing shoes and your sweet heart and join us for a romantic evening in the market barn. Your night will consist of Live Jazz entertainment, a 3 course dinner, and swing dancing. Sweetheart package available.

When: Feb 14 or 15 | 6 – 9:30pm
Where: Market Barn at Los Rios Rancho | 39611 Oak Glen Rd., Oak Glen
Cost: $40+
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Feb 14 – 24 | Modernism Week

Fans of midcentury-modern architecture, design and culture will enjoy the home tours (on foot and via bus), symposiums, lectures, film screenings, and more.

When: Feb. 14 – 24
Where: Palm Springs
Cost: View here.
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Feb 15 – 24 | Riverside County Fair and Inland Empire Date Festival

10 days of family-friendly fun, including carnival rides, camel races, and date-inspired cuisine.

When: Feb 15 – 24
Where: Riverside County Fairgrounds | 82-503 Hwy 111, Indio CA 92201
Cost: View tickets and deals here.
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Feb 23 | The Coffee and Donut Festival

Enjoy all things coffee and donuts! The sweetest festival where all the fried, sugary dough perfections meet the smoothly roasted brews. Activities include: The Kids Zone, Donuts of Glory, Minute-to-win-it Games & more!

When: Feb 23 | 8am – 3pm
Where: National Orange Show (NOS Event Center) | 690 S. Arrowhead in San Bernardino
Cost: $5 – $40
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Feb 24 | Inland Empire Bridal Show

Shop, compare and connect with 80 Inland Empire wedding vendors, including florists, disc jockeys, photographers, gowns and tuxedos, venues and honeymoon getaways.

When: Feb. 24 | 10am – 4pm
Where: Riverside Convention Center | 3650 Third St., Riverside
Cost: $12
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Every Thursday | Redlands Market Night

Established in 1988, Redlands Market Night has established itself as one of the most successful certified farmers markets in Southern California! Vendors vie to participate in the event that has attracted thousands of weekly visitors since its inception. Visitors are welcomed into an inviting atmosphere complete with lighted trees, brick sidewalks, historic buildings, and great musical entertainment. Crowds are pleasantly surrounded by over 150 food and merchandise booths, not to mention the downtown shopkeepers, every Thursday night.

When: Ongoing Thursday nights, 6 – 9pm
Where: 1 East State Street, Redlands, CA 92373
Cost: Free entrance
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