Arts, Dining & Entertainment

  • 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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  • JDS Creative Academy Presents 3rd Annual DIGIFESTTM APRIL 12th, 13th, 14th in 2019

    This festival features all things digital including film, video, animation, music, games, photography, graphics and comics. Any media, which is designed digitally or enhanced digitally, is qualified for the event and competition. Students are especially encouraged to submit their work. Entrant categories begin at age twelve years old and go through adult, with student, amateur […]

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  • December Events for Thornton Winery

    Monday, December 24th “CHRISTMAS EVE” – CAFÉ CHAMPAGNE Hours: Open 11:00 am- 7:00 pm Special Menu for the Day Reservations required: Call (951) 699-0099 Tuesday, December 25th “CHRISTMAS DAY”- CAFÉ CHAMPAGNE Hours: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm “Special Menu” Cost: $59.95 plus tax & gratuity – Adults $19.95 plus tax & gratuity – Children 12 […]

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  • 10th Annual Murrieta Field of Honor

    The Field recognizes heroes –those who served or are serving in the United States armed forces, law enforcement, fire and other first responder posts, plus personal heroes. In addition to the 2,018 flags available for dedication to personal heroes, the Field features sections for Medal of Honor recipients, Local Heroes (those who have given their lives […]

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  • Temecula Valley B&W Festival Donates Over $90,000 to Local Organizations During Appreciation Dinner

    Recipients included Temecula Valley High School Golden Bear Foundation, GOALS, Wine Town Rollers, Caring Hearts for Veterans & Community, Murrieta Mesa Baseball Club, 11th Marines Cannon Cockers, Friends of the Stampede (Marines), Murrieta Valley High School/USMC – JROTC, Lake Elsinore Baseball, Elsinore Aquatics, Elsinore Girls’ Softball, Elsinore Girls’ Tennis, Aviation Explorers, Wine Town Rollers, and […]

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  • The Highwayman – Tony Suraci

    Demoralized, he didn’t play again until he was 12 or 13 years old. His stepbrother sold him a “$50 Japanese cheapy” electric guitar, which he learned to play. At 21, he had moved back home. In an effort to get him out of the house, his mom encouraged him to try out for a singing […]

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  • In the Heights – by Temecula Valley Players

    The setting is a vibrant Latino community in New York’s Washington Heights, full of hopes and dreams. Deftly directed by Shafik Wahhab, this story of diversity, acceptance, family values, and traditions tears at your core. The “get down dancing” choreographed by Jacqueline Le Blanc Wahhab, is exhilarating and the star of the show. The show […]

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  • The City of Temecula Proudly Presents Sundays in the Square

    Soak up the last few days of summer with Sundays in the Square on August 5 and 12, 2018, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm located at the Civic Center Quad (41000 Main Street) in Old Town Temecula. Invite your family, neighbors, and friends to this new free event featuring live music, food vendor, and […]

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  • Kiwanis Club to Host First Ever “Paws-4-Kids” Dog Event

    The Kiwanis Club of Temecula Valley has announced that they are scheduled to host the “First Annual Paws 4 Kids Pawllywood Contest” on Saturday, September 8, 2018, to be held at the Temecula Community Recreation Center, according to Tom Teagle, President of the service club. The Paws 4 Kids – Pawllywood Contest is intended to […]

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  • JDS Creative Academy Launches a News & Information Program

    “We are looking to give our 2.4 million residents something ‘closer to home’ when it comes to news and information for the region said JDSCA Founder and Program Executive Producer, Diane Strand. “The mainstream news we see tends to focus on information outside our county like Los Angeles and San Diego and/or only city specific […]

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  • JDS Creative Academy Hails New Show Launch

    JDSCA has partnered with Mt. San Jacinto College to create their state approved video-production apprentice program which launched February 2018. This program is the first-ever apprenticeship program for MSJC and has led the way for others to follow. The goal of JDSCA’s apprenticeship program is to provide hands-on video production training for students emerging onto […]

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  • New Generations Rotary Club Hosts 9th Annual Beer Pong Tournament

    Temecula Valley New Generations Rotary Club is excited to announce its 9th Annual Beer Pong Tournament which will take place Saturday, August 11th at Franklin’s Cove at 1pm. For the past eight 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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  • WINEormous offers Intimate Temecula Valley Wine Tours

    I’m Tom Plant and I’ve lived in the Temecula Valley for more than fifteen years. In 2009, I created WINEormous, a food, wine and travel blog and a year later I started offering winery tours. With the relationships I have developed with winemakers, winery owners and tasting room staffs, I can offer a tour of […]

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  • Senator Jeff Stone and Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington Recognize Temecula Valley Wine Country’s 50th Anniversary

    The event opened with Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association (TVWA) President, Danny Martin, welcoming attendees and acknowledging distinguished guests. Winery owner and pioneer, Phil Baily, then shared how wine country began and how it was preserved. It all started with Richard Break’s, UC Davis graduate, recommendation to grow premium wine grapes in the region. According to […]

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  • Ken Rice – A Famous Local Musician

    I caught up with Ken at his iconic shop and we talked about what’s going on at his shop since we last visited. He’s added guitar, piano and voice lessons and says, “That’s pretty cool.” Three other teachers work with him instructing guitar, trumpet, trombone and piano and another instrument repairman besides him. Ken teaches […]

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  • Summer Solstice Celebration at the ‘Night of The Luminaries’ Event

    The City of Temecula Community Services Department and the Temecula Valley Rose Society invite you to join us as we celebrate the beginning of Summer with the Night of The Luminaries annual free event on Saturday, June 23rd from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Rose Haven Heritage Garden (30592 Jedediah Smith Road). Everyone […]

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  • 14th Annual Temecula Wine and Music Festival

    This year’s entertainment line-up includes Kalapana, Gail Johnson, Michael Paulo, Paul Brown, Blake Aaron, Gregg Karukas, Benji Soul, Rene Paulo and Kanzaki. Along with great music the festival will also be featuring wine tasting from ten local and international wineries. “We have moved the Festival to Hawk Ranch and we are very excited about this […]

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