Arts, Dining & Entertainment

  • Temecula Hosts Annual New Year’s Eve Grape Drop on Tuesday, December 31st

    Friends and family of all ages are invited to Temecula’s annual New Year’s Eve Grape Drop on Tuesday, December 31st beginning at 6:00 pm at Town Square (41000 Main Street). Temecula’s custom-crafted, illuminated cluster of grapes will descend 65-feet from the third-story patio of the beautiful Civic Center clock tower. Temecula’s signature celebration invites New […]

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  • Do You Believe? All Aboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride in Perris, CA!

    Based on popular demand, guests will have two locations to choose from in Perris, CA (Inland Empire) and Fillmore, CA (Ventura County). Departures from the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris will begin Nov. 30 and continue select dates through Dec. 29. Tickets are on sale now at www.socalthepolarexpressride.com and guests are encouraged to book […]

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  • Temecula’s 30th Anniversary Community Celebration on Sunday, December 1st

    Temecula’s 30th Anniversary Community Celebration on Sunday, December 1st from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Civic Quad at the Civic Center (41000 Main Street) in Old Town Temecula. Celebrate our community’s loving spirit together as Temecula observes its 30th year of incorporation! This free anniversary event will include live music, fun giveaways, activities […]

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  • 2019 Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Wins International Awards

    IFEA recognized the most outstanding examples of quality and creativity in the festivals and events industry during the awards. The professional competition draws entries from some of the world’s top festivals and events including the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, OH; the OC Fair in Costa Mesa, CA; the Des Moines Arts Festival, Des Moines, […]

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  • Santa’s Electric Light Parade Entry Applications Available Online Now

    The City of Temecula’s Annual Santa’s Electric Light Parade entry form and guidelines are now available online at TemeculaCA.gov/SantaParade. The parade lights up Old Town Temecula on Friday, December 6th at 7:00 pm, as it travels south beginning at the intersection of Del Rio Road and Jefferson Avenue and ends at the intersection of Old […]

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  • 4th Annual Digifest® Temecula Accepting Submissions

    A Three-Day Digital Arts Experience JDS Creative Academy (JDSCA), the founders of DigiFest® whose mission is to further workforce opportunities through the arts and arts education, is preparing for their 4th Annual 3- Day International Digital Media Festival and Conference taking place April 17, 18, and 19, 2020, at multiple venues throughout Temecula. The competition […]

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  • Thornton Winery Friday Concerts

    FRIDAY LIVE MUSIC: When: Friday, October 4th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “RUBEN V & LATIN SOUNDS” Cost: NO COVER CHARGE Dinner tables available. Call (951) 699-0099 to make reservations. *All guests at table must order dinner! FRIDAY LIVE MUSIC: When: Friday, October 11th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “B.I.G. ” Cost: $15 […]

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  • Thrills & Chills all for a Good Cause

    This year’s theme is yet to be revealed…The Haunted Studio Production begins October 2nd, with a class who will create this spooky experience for the public to enjoy. Education is at the core of all things that happen at JDS Creative Academy. In this production, students take part in the creation of haunted spaces, build […]

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  • Temecula Rising Celebrates Temecula’s Rose Parade

    “We want the world to discover why the magazine ‘Wine Enthusiast” named our area one of the top 10 wine destinations in the world,” stated Juanita Koth, co-organizer and team captain of the Horsewomen of Temecula Wine Country. “We would also love to see Temecula line Colorado Boulevard to show how strong our community pride […]

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  • Free Fall Concert Performed by the Temecula Valley Youth Symphony Hosted by the City of Temecula

    The City of Temecula’s Free Symphony Series presents the annual Fall Concert performed by the Temecula Valley Youth Symphony on Sunday, October 13th at 3:00 pm at the Temecula Amphitheater at the Community Recreation Center (30875 Rancho Vista Road). This Fall Concert is full of variety including October favorites, such as A Rockin’ Halloween; Highlights […]

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  • SoCal’s Rising Stars Charity Hosts Annual Singing Competition Finals at Pechanga

    Southern California’s Most Musically Talented Youth – SoCal’s Rising Stars’ stars have been chosen and are aiming to reach new heights in the charity organization’s annual competition. In the Pechanga Theater on Sunday, September 8, at 3 p.m., musically talented competitors ages 10 to 18 will take the stage to sing and perform songs from […]

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  • Thornton September Friday Night Music

    FRIDAY LIVE MUSIC: When: Friday, September 13th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “KILLER DUELING PIANOS” Cost: $15 Cover fee When: Friday, September 20th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “THE CHEEZ WHIZ BAND” Cost: NO COVER CHARGE When: Friday, September 27th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “ROLLING STONES TRIBUTE” Cost: General Admission – […]

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  • The Arts Provide Leadership Skills and Self Confidence

    Creativity Alleviates Stress…Builds Better Attitudes JDS Studio is a place of creativity, passion and training. The owners of JDS Video & Media Productions, Diane and Scott Strand, started a Drama Club program in the Temecula Unified School District in 2010. There was such a huge response that they decided to create an Actors Studio for […]

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  • Temecula Valley Museum Showcases Local Artists Past and Present with ‘The Painters of the Valley’ Opened on Friday, August 23rd

    The Temecula Valley Museum is delighted to showcase the talent of local artists with featured exhibitions and is excited to announce the upcoming exhibit, The Painters of the Valley. This new exhibit opens on Friday, August 23, 2019 and will remain on display until November 10, 2019. The Temecula Valley Museum (28314 Mercedes Street) is […]

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  • Cadenza String Orchestra Performing at the Temecula Public Library

    Please come join us for a performance by the Cadenza String Orchestra at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road) on Sunday, September 15th from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Fresh from their first-place win with Excellent Success in the Special Group Category at the Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival […]

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  • SoCal’s Rising Stars Charity Hosts Annual Singing Competition Finals at Pechanga

    SoCal’s Rising Stars (formerly Boys & Girls Club Idol) is presented by The Boys & Girls Club of Southwest County and the Rotary Club of Old Town Temecula, both non-profit organizations based in Southern California that holds performance competitions to empower artistically talented youth. The proceeds from the Rising Stars event will benefit the children […]

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  • Temecula Creative Academy – Television Production, Acting Studio, Theater Production

    Within their 7,000 sq. ft. multi-use Green Screen production studio and Black Box 100 seat Theater facility off Diaz Rd., Apprentices (students from MSJC), Mentors, Inland Regional Consumers with disabilities, Actors of all ages and Industry Professionals work together to produce quarterly Theater Productions, a Magazine Style News and Information Program for Riverside County Residents […]

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  • Friday Night’s Live Music at Thornton Winery in August

    Friday, August 2nd Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “JOHN DEMPS” Cost: NO COVER CHARGE Dinner tables available. Call (951) 699-0099 to make reservations. *All guests at table must order dinner! Friday, August 9th Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Band: “BIG TRUTH” Cost: NO COVER CHARGE Dinner tables available. Call (951) 699-0099 to make reservations. […]

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  • 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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