Arts, Dining & Entertainment

  • Ken Rice to Receive a Great Honor for Musical Achievement

    “Music has always been my life” Ken Said & he is also a nightly & well received entertainer. “I don’t know any Saxophone players can sing great too, and play everything from Sinatra to Emenim” said one his many faithful followers. He provides everything musical from his Single to a 6 piece band, and there […]

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  • Campsites on Sale March 7th

    Each year campsites at Lake Skinner during the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival sell out in less than an hour. Campers have the best seats in the house for the early morning hot air balloon launches as they awake to skies filled with colorful balloons. This year’s event is June 2-4,  and reservations for […]

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  • Balloon & Wine Festival Wins CalFest Awards

    The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival gained two more first place Celebration Awards for the 2016 event at the California/Nevada Festivals and Events Association (CalFest) Convention January 20, 2017.   The first place awards were for “Best Digital Marketing Campaign” and “Best Press Kit.” Celebration Awards are given each year to events for outstanding […]

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  • A Love Story for the Ages

    Rosie had just graduated from Iowa State and was setting up an Easter Seals cerebral palsy center for children in Boise, Idaho. Gerry had graduated from the University of Minnesota and was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Air Force ROTC and was stationed in Mountain Home, Idaho. On a train ride home to Iowa […]

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  • John Quint Wins International Songwriting Competition

    “I’m humbled by it.” Temecula singer/songwriter John Quint wasn’t even sure he wanted to enter the ‘Your Music Out Loud’ songwriting contest. “I never really cared for competition between artists. It’s purely subjective.” After some gentle arm-twisting from Los Angeles music promoter Toni Koch and Kat Ellis, co-host of the Temecula based radio show Chords […]

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  • Temecula Holiday Happenings

    Promenade Temecula: Santa Arrives and Lighting of Christmas Tree November 19, 6 p.m. Pre-Show – 7 p.m. Santa Arrives Temecula Chilled Holiday Shopping Day December 8, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Photos with Santa Daily through December 24 Magic Snow November 26, 7 p.m. & 8 p.m. December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 […]

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  • Sing Holiday Favorites with the Southwest Women’s Chorus

    Bring the family out or round up your neighbors and join us for a fun-filled afternoon singing some of your holiday favorites! The Southwest Women’s Chorus will lead the Community Sing-A-Long in the Old Town Temecula Community Theater Courtyard on Saturday, December 10th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The Theater Courtyard is located behind […]

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  • The City of Temecula Hosts ‘Twas the Lights before Christmas’ Home Decorating Contest

    Untangle those lights, grab your ladder and start decorating! This is your year to enter ‘Twas the Lights Before Christmas Home Decorating Contest. Celebrate the Season with us! Light up the holidays and get creative. Ready…Set…Start Decorating! Formerly known as Holiday Lights & Festive Sights. Temecula residents can submit an online application through December 4th. […]

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  • Temecula Wine Country’s Fall Harvest Culminates with a Touring Celebration

    Each of the eight wineries have their chefs preparing delectable cuisine to pair with their selected wines. Barrel samples, new releases and long-time favorites will be served throughout the day.  This wine-and-food-palooza is enhanced by the deluxe transportation and informative guides of  Grapeline Wine Tours.              Wineries participating in the […]

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  • Patriotic Salute to Veterans will be presented on November 11th

    The City of Temecula proudly presents our Annual Patriotic Salute to Veterans on Friday, November 11,  at 6:00 pm, held at the Temecula Civic Center (41000 Main Street). The community is invited to join us at this free concert as we honor veterans on this commemorative day. The event will feature remarks by City dignitaries, […]

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  • Joey & Maria’s Comedy Italian Wedding

    JDS Creative Academy (JDSCA), located at 28069 Diaz Road, Ste. D & E in Temecula presents November 19, 2016 the professional production from AKA Entertainment Joey & Maria’s Comedy Italian Wedding for their third annual fundraiser. The show includes an interactive performance with audience participation, Italian-style buffet, champagne toast, DJ for dancing, and a wedding […]

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  • Balloon & Wine Festival Strikes Gold Again

    Gold Pinnacle awards, (top honors) went to the 2016 Festival media relations campaign, digital marketing campaign, and the 2016 media kit. The Festival’s newly designed website won a Silver award. Melody’s Ad Works, Inc. of Wildomar, the Festival’s public relations firm, created the award-winning media relations campaign, digital marketing campaign, and press kit.  This is […]

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  • “Pumpkin King’s Pumpkin-Ramas”

    Get ready for Halloween!! Join us for a night of frights at the teen program, “Pumpkin King’s Pumpkin-ramas,” on Monday, October 17th from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library at 30600 Pauba Road in Temecula. Come design a unique jack-o-lantern that will make the Pumpkin King howl in delight. A […]

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  • Family Fun Fair and Chili Cook Off

    Spend the afternoon tasting and judging some great Chili on a 20 acre horse sanctuary, tour the facility and meet the critters, fun for the kids with face painting, jump house and everyone’s favorite a tethered balloon ride on Saturday, October 15th from 11am – 4pm.  There will be live music, food and vendors as […]

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  • Edgar Allen Poe: The Shadow of the Raven

    Halloween is almost here! Please join us for a spooky night at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road) on Thursday, October 27th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm as Broadway and film veteran, Duffy Hudson, brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe to life in this unique one-man play. […]

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  • Temecula Red Lobster General Manager Receives Top Honor

    Steve Hilde, General Manager of the Red Lobster in Temecula has been presented with the company’s top honor – the Lighthouse Club Award – for the second time. This prestigious award, which has been an integral part of the company’s culture for over 20 years, is presented annually to General Managers throughout North America. Award […]

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  • Hospice of the Valleys’ “Wine and Chocolate” Fundraiser

    The 20th annual “Wine and Chocolate” fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 1st from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Avensole Winery in the beautiful Temecula Wine Country. This anniversary event will boast a 20’s/Gatsby theme and offer unlimited tastings from local restaurants, wineries, breweries, and bakeries.  Guests will enjoy a sit down dinner as […]

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  • Murrieta Field of Honor Seeks Artists for its Patriot’s Chalk Walk

    Murrieta Rotary has issued a call for artists to paint patriotic images with chalk at the club’s annual Field of Honor scheduled for Nov. 5-12 at Town Square Park. It will be the fourth year for the Patriots Chalk Walk, added to the week-long event to pay further tribute to the personal heroes honored by […]

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  • Thornton Winery – Meet Chef Alfred Fiero

    Chef Alfred comes by way of the restaurant at Ponte where he was Executive Sous Chef and the Wine Cellar and Brasserie in San Diego where he served as Executive Chef. His passion for the kitchen began when he was 10 or 11 years old. “I didn’t like normal kid food like peanut butter and […]

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  • Old Town Temecula Community Theater’s 2016-2017 Season Announcement

    The Old Town Temecula Community Theater proudly announces its 2016-2017 Season where we invite you to Experience Starry Nights in the City of Temecula. Temecula Presents brings another stellar Season to our community with unique, eclectic, and world-class performances in the heart of Old Town Temecula. Our family-friendly atmosphere is ideal for sharing live entertainment […]

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  • Oak Mountain Winery Hosts ‘Cause Fur Paws’ Monte Carlo Night

    Cause for Paws will hold a Monte Carlo fundraiser at Oak Mountain Winery, Friday, August 12, 6 to 9 p.m. Proceeds to the event will benefit Furry Friends’ diabetes treatments. Cause Fur Paws was inspired by Petie, a beloved pet of winery owners Valerie and Steve Andrews. Petie developed diabetes and eventually became blind. He […]

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  • New Generations Rotary Club Hosts Beer Pong Tournament

    Temecula Valley New Generations Rotary Club is excited to announce its 7th Annual Beer Pong Tournament which will take place Saturday, August 13th at Franklin’s Cove at 1pm. For the past six years, the New Gen Beer Pong event has raised tens of thousands of dollars for local and international charities. Proceeds from this year’s […]

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