Arts, Dining & Entertainment

  • Spectrum of Innovation Season 1 “It’s a Wrap”!

    Riverside County’s Only News Source Has Big Plans For 2nd Season Spectrum of Innovation TM brought to you by JDS Creative Academy, the Non-Profit 501(c) (3) for Visual, Performing & Digital Arts, announced last month its partnership with the City of Temecula’s Economic Development Department to produce independent content for their community access television outlet […]

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  • Thornton Winery Friday Live Music in July

    When: Friday, July 5th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “MRS. JONES REVENGE” Cost: NO COVER CHARGE Dinner tables available. Call (951) 699-0099 to make reservations. *All guests at table must order dinner! When: Friday, July 12th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “THE GROOVE SQUAD” Cost: NO COVER CHARGE Dinner tables available. Call (951) […]

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  • 31 Years of Champagne Concerts at Thornton Winery

    31 years ago, Thornton Winery launched what was then called the Champagne Jazz concert series. A few years back, the series was renamed Champagne Concerts, a nod to some of the notable non jazz artists who have graced Thornton’s stage, such as Melissa Etheridge, Chris Isaak and America.

    David Vergari continues making award –winning wines and now has a new assistant winemaker, Tom Stolzer with an extensive resumé and years of experience working alongside Jon McPherson and Javier Flores. He has also been honing the winery’s exceptional sparkling wines. Thornton is open late for wine tasting until 7pm Sunday through Thursday and until 9 Fridays and Saturdays in Café Champagne.

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  • Summer Activities Heating Up at JDS Creative Academy

    Summer Camp Fun and City of Temecula Channel 3 News Show Spectrum of Innovation is one of the only news and information sources for Riverside County residents. Spectrum of Innovation streams live once a month on their Facebook Page & YouTube Channel: Spectrum of Innovation. Their next Live Stream is June 27th with Season II […]

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  • City of Temecula Hosts Annual Art & Street Painting Festival

    The City of Temecula will host the 2019 Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival on Saturday, June 8th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 9th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Main and Mercedes Streets in Old Town Temecula. The Festival will have a Free Kid’s Zone located at Town Square […]

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  • City of Temecula Hosts Six Free Summer Sunset Concerts

    Put on your dancing shoes and join the City of Temecula Community Services Department on Thursdays at the Temecula Amphitheater (30875 Rancho Vista Road) for six free outdoor concerts this summer! Bring your family, friends, blankets, and lawn chairs. Gates open at 5:00 pm and concerts begin at 7:00 pm. Please no smoking, alcohol, or […]

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  • Nano Toot

    Dr. Kristin Campbell created the character NANA TOOT and the other illustrations throughout the book. She is a doctor of Veterinary medicine. Ten months ago her life changed on a dime when her ten year old son Russell was diagnosed with an aggressive and cancerous brain tumor. They are currently “guests” at Saint Jude’s Children’s […]

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  • Thornton Winery’s Friday Live Music in April

    Date: Friday, April 5th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: B.I.G. Cost: General Admission – $15 in advance. Must order tickets on our website: www.thorntonwine.com $20 at the door Dinner tables available. Must make reservation and all guests at table must order dinner! Call (951) 699-0099 to make reservations. Date: Friday, April 12th Time: 6:00 […]

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  • Racers Could Win a Campsite at the Festival

    Wine barrel race cars are people-powered where one person drives and the other pushes or pulls the vehicle. Racecars come in all shapes and sizes. Motorcycles, chariots, airplanes, and ambulances have raced previously. The key is to maintain the integrity of the barrel while putting wheels on it. Barrel race cars can be made of […]

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  • Thornton Winery Events for March

    Sunday, March 10th “Taste of Ireland” Cooking Class Cost: $75 inclusive’ Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Monday, March 18th JAZZ SCHEDULE to be released Order tickets online @ www.thorntonwine.com Call the Jazz line @ (951) 699-3021 Friday Live Music March 29th “JOURNEY CAPTURED” Cost: $15 Time: 6:00 -9:00 pm Call Thornton Winery @ (951) […]

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  • The Third Annual DigiFest™ Temecula Celebrates the Digital Arts of Hollywood April 12 – 14, 2019

    Scheduled Speakers include: Emmy Award-Winning Actress Cady McClain Niketa Calame, Voice of Nala From Disney’s “The Lion King” Producer/YouTuber Samantha Leichtamer. DigiFest™ Competition Accepting Digital Entries Until March 15th Temecula, CA (February 13, 2019) JDS Creative Academy’s third annual DigiFest will take place on April 12th –14th at JDS Studios, located at 28069 Diaz Rd […]

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  • Temecula Valley Wine Society Elects New BOD

    In 1982 a group of Temecula wine lovers got together and formed a group, calling themselves “Women on Wine.” In 1986 they became a bit more inclusive and changed their name to the Temecula Valley Wine Society. The TVWS is a non-profit dedicated to the appreciation of wine through fellowship and is open to anyone […]

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  • Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Wins 3 More Awards

    The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival won three more awards recently including a first place Celebration Award for the 2018 event at the California/Nevada Festivals and Events Association (CalFest) Convention January 25, 2019. The first-place award was for the “Best Press Kit.” The press kit also won a Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) […]

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  • Paula Arlich Plays Classics of the Heart

    When Paula Arlich returned from summer camp at age eight, she announced to her mother “I need to have a piano.” Her love affair with the keyboard apparently began when she was three, although she doesn’t remember it. She began formal piano lessons at age four and began writing music when she was 12. “I […]

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  • Temecula Sunrise Rotary to Hold Music Competition

    For information about registration for the competition, please call 951-698-6116.  The public and family members of the musicians are invited to the Temecula Sunrise competition, and admission is free.  With the high quality of the talent in the Temecula area, this is always a wonderful concert for everyone. There are three categories of musical presentations: […]

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  • Thornton comments to print with the Winter menu

    Executive Chef Ceasar Solarzano is reinvigorating Thornton Wineries California cuisine roots by releasing the vineyards winter menu. With the new menu, he is honoring the wineries traditional principles of simple preparations, uncomplicated dishes and seasonal ingredients. He’s also bringing back several classic favorites that graced past menus and won rave reviews.

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  • Bird Songs Don’t Lie: An Evening with Gordon Lee Johnson

    Bird Songs Don’t Lie: An Evening with Gordon Lee Johnson takes place on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road). The new book is a collection of local and homespun columns, original essays, and short stories that defy local history as […]

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  • ‘The Little Shop of Horns’ Celebrating 20 Years

    He apprenticed his skills under the leadership of Manny Gavrilov at the Horn Connection in Hollywood Calif. where Kenneth was privileged to work on horns of the greats such as Boney James, Warren Hill, Euge Groove, Lenny Kravitz, Melvin Jackson (B.B. Kings sax player) Benny Golson, Charles McPherson, Don Menza, Jimmy Roberts (Rod Stewarts Sax […]

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