Arts, Dining & Entertainment

  • JDS Studios: A Year in Review

    If you ask Diane and Scott Stand, partners and founders of JDS Studios, what 2021 has looked like, their answer would be “eventful.” The two never gave in to the limitations of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Through its many outlets: JDS Creative Academy, JDS Video & Media Productions, Inc., Spirit of Innovation, JDS Actors Studio, and […]

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  • JDS Creative Academy is Positive’s Nonprofit of the Month

    Temecula, CA: JDS Creative Academy will be featured as Positive TV’s January 2022 Nonprofit of the Month. Diane Strand, the founder of JDSCA, is honored that the organization is being recognized by the national network and is proud of their work gaining this recognition. Each month the Positive TV network features a nonprofit organization that […]

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  • JDS Creative Academy Winter Showcase Wraps up 2021 with Grease

    When you think about the creative arts, what comes to mind? Perhaps musical theatre, fashion design, or scriptwriting? These are all essential components of the arts – no role in the production of a creative performance is too small. JDS Creative Academy, a Temecula based non-profit organization, prides itself on being a staple in creative-arts […]

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  • There’s No Place Like Menifee for the Holidays!

    The City of Menifee is kicking off the winter season with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The festivities will take place on Saturday, December 4 at Mt. San Jacinto College located at 28237 La Piedra Rd., from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will include games, crafts for kids, a lighted wonderland with […]

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  • DigiFest Temecula: a Place to Celebrate Digital Media

    Imagine a red carpet and lights flashing at you. The crowd goes wild, and your work takes center-stage. What seems like a faraway dream can actually come true with Temecula’s annual digital-media festival and conference, DigiFest Temecula. DigiFest Temecula was created to promote networking, appreciation, and recognition opportunities for those interested in the digital-media industry. […]

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  • New Host Announced for Spirit of Innovation

    Temecula, CA – JDS Creative Academy (JDSCA), welcomes Mia Digenan as the new host of the magazine-style local news and information TV Show, Spirit of Innovation. Mia, known throughout the County as Mia on your Radio, is the midday personality on 101.3 the Mix and the Sunday host on 92.5 San Diego Magic.  Mia officially […]

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  • The 14th Annual So-Cal Chef Open Crowns a Winner

    On August 30, 2021, 10 local chefs shared their culinary expertise as part of the Annual So-Cal Chef Open competition held outdoors on the Golf Course Plaza at Temecula Creek Inn. Over 350 guests enjoyed the vast array of cuisine as celebrity judges awarded the Pinnacle Award and attendees voted for the People’s Choice Award. […]

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  • Bella Vista Winery – Temecula’s 1st Vineyard

    More than 50 years ago, Vince and Audrey Cilurzo drove through Temecula, and encountered a gentleman who told him he believed the area would be ideal for growing wine grapes. They did their homework and were intrigued enough to buy some land and plant a vineyard. One afternoon, a gentleman drove up, introduced himself as […]

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  • South Coast Winery Resort & Spa Brings Back Rhythm on the Vine Concert Series

    Paul Brown & Gregg Karukaskick-off the series on Sunday, July 18.Brown is a two-time Grammy winning urban jazz producer and guitar artist and has released six albums including his debut “Up Front.”Karukas is a Grammy winning producer/keyboardist/composer who has had many #1 hits on his 12 solo CDs. On Sunday, August 1, Brian Simpson, Steve […]

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  • Temecula Community Services Department Hosts 2021 Summer Concerts Series

    Temecula’s Summer Concert Series is back, live and in-person! This Summer’s Series begins on THU, JUNE 10, 2021 and will run through THU, AUG, 19, 2021. We have a great line-up of local bands, so please join the City of Temecula Community Services Department on Thursdays at 7:00 pm at the Temecula Amphitheater (30875 Rancho […]

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  • Wilson Creek Winery shares the loss of Gerry Wilson

    Wilson Creek Winery is famous for its world class wine and hospitality offerings, shares the loss of its beloved patriarch Gerry Wilson on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. He was 90. He died peacefully with his family at his bedside. Gerald Raymond Wilson was born on April 7, 1930, in Billings, Montana. His family later moved […]

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  • Temecula Chilled Celebrates the Holiday Season

    Temecula Chilled Celebrates the Holiday Season with Holiday Lights, Outdoor Dining, Shopping, and a Message of Peace Special stay packages are available for a Southern California holiday escape Southern Californians are invited to find their peace in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country with open spaces, outdoor tastings, dining al fresco, and safe accommodations. Temecula […]

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  • Temecula Theater’s 15th Anniversary

    Celebrate Temecula Theater’s 15th Anniversary with a Free Virtual Concert on Sunday, October 4, 2020 The Old Town Temecula Community Theater celebrates 15 years of artistic engagement, loyal audiences, community support, and public service on SUN, OCT 4, 2020.  Temecula’s Theater has presented 5,176 performances for a grand total of 812,151 patrons and 66,009 volunteer hours. Temecula […]

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  • Celebrating Twenty Years as a Family Winery

    The story of how we started the winery is so crazy that last year I decided to write it all down. My project ended up being a large coffee-table book that documents in photos and text the story of our adventure of starting a winery with no experience. It is entitled. THE WILSON CREEK STORY—How […]

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  • Rotary Club of Temecula Golf Tournament

    Rotary Club of Temecula Golf Tournament Friday, October 30th Dust off those golf clubs and Join us for the first annual Rotary Club of Temecula Golf Tournament on Friday, October 30th. This shotgun start tournament will be held at the Golf Club at Rancho California located on 39500 Robert Trent Parkway in Murrieta. This isn’t […]

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  • Il Tramonto – A Taste of Sicily in Temecula Old Town

    Whatever you call him, when you dine at Il Tramonto, you’ll taste the passion he pours into every plate. He credits his dad for his work ethic, and his insistence he use garlic, chili flakes and extra virgin olive oil. Born in Sicily, he worked in England for several years before moving to San Diego […]

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  • City of Temecula Hosts First Virtual F.I.T. Fun Color Run

    City of Temecula Hosts First Virtual F.I.T. Fun Color Run on Sunday, September 20 through Sunday, October 4th The City of Temecula is excited to announce that the annual F.I.T. (Fitness in Temecula) Fun Color Run event will be held virtually this fall. This is a “race at your own pace” run, where you get […]

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  • Wilson Creek Winery Going Viral During the Viral Days of Covid-19

    Nurses Receive Free Tasting Tickets in Honor of Nurses Week The family at Wilson Creek Winery is not letting the Covid-19 epidemic slow their efforts in reaching out to a community in need. From curb-side delivery to online virtual tastings, Wilson Creek actively movedinto a new way of sharing its world-class wines with the world. […]

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  • Virtual Summer Stay Camp Hosted by the City of Temecula

    Summer Day Camp program goes virtual. Welcome to Temecula’s Summer Stay Camp! This is not just another sit-and-watch program. Campers will have face-to-face interactions with familiar staff and fellow campers during virtual activities, games, and crafts. All necessary supplies and materials will be shipped to participants’ homes prior to sessions beginning. Parents will simply log […]

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  • Virtual 2020 Art and Street Painting Festival Hosted by the City of Temecula

    Temecula’s Special Events have gone virtual. Stay at home and take an online visit to the 2020 Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival! This year’s festival will be held completely online at TemeculaCA.gov/ArtFest beginning at 9:00 am on Monday, June 1, 2020 through Sunday, June 7, 2020. The Best of Show Winner of the Street […]

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