Support a great cause this holiday season. Now through December 31st, Audie Murphy Ranch is hosting a Holiday Food Drive that supports Feeding America, an organization that helps feed hungry families throughout the Inland Empire. In an effort to #GiveHealthy, you will have the opportunity to donate fresh fruits, fresh vegetables and other healthy food items. Hunger is a growing problem in America and this holiday season we want to feed families in need. Donate online at TinyURL.com/AMRFoodDrive.
Peltzer Farms in Temecula is the place to be this holiday season! Get ready to practice your figure eights at the full-size ice skating rink, which will be open November 16th through January 6th. Enjoy delicious treats for purchase, or grab a drink at the Blacksmith Bar. Admission includes a pair of skates! Don’t miss even more family fun at the Peltzer Annual Tree Lighting on November 24th. This special event from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. will include food trucks and wine, the Polar Express, an appearance by Santa Claus himself, live music, and shopping at the Makers Holiday Market.
It’s one of best fall traditions around! Bring the kids for a fantastic adventure at the Big Horse Corn Maze and Harvest Festival in Temecula! The Big Horse Feed & Farm Supply hosts this annual festival, which features the largest corn maze in Southern California, with 11+ acres of good old-fashioned fun! Tons of family activities and attractions include a pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, rock wall, face painting, gem mining and more! Everyone will have a great time, so come on out!
Show your support for deployed troop and veterans, and wear your red, white, and blue to participate in the Veterans 5k Walk/Run on October 7th. The family-friendly event is a 5k run/walk starting at Mt. San Jacinto College; you can run or walk at your own pace and just have fun! Registration includes a medal, t-shirt, swag bag and online access to pictures. Enjoy vendors, music, and a classic car show after the race. Check-in deadline is 6:45 a.m. and the race begins at 7 a.m. All proceeds support military families, deployed troops, and veterans through the nonprofit Valley Resource Center.
Save the date for September 16th, when Vitagliano Vineyard and Winery presents The Color of Music. Spend the afternoon enjoying distinctive art, live music, wine and delicious cuisine that can be purchased at onsite artisan food trucks. This special event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature artist Lynnea Oakes and jazz music by The Andrea Miller Quartet. Admission is $10 per person. Buy your tickets today!
Back to School Blues? We have a solution! Join us for a Back to School Carnival at the Ranch House at Audie Murphy Ranch on Friday, September 14th from 2-5pm. This afternoon of fun will include carnival games, popcorn, music and more! Be sure to check out our seven new neighborhoods while you’re there!
The city of Temecula is hosting a special evening to commemorate the 17th anniversary of September 11th. Write a message in the Keepsake Journal and take some time to reflect as we honor those who tragically gave their lives in service to this country. There will also be light music and refreshments following the program, which is free to the public. The September 11th Remembrance is at the Temecula Duck Pond and Veterans Memorial from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Don’t miss the last Summer Nights 2018 on August 25th! Get ready for a lively evening at the Refuge Brewery in Temecula when they open the back patio to host an awesome live band, food trucks with delectable cuisine and kegs of specialty beers. Tickets include a collectable pint glass and a pour of the featured beer. Enjoy all beers after the first glass at the discounted price of $5. Guests must be 21+, see you there!
Summer nights are more fun when you spend them with family and friends enjoying Old Town Live! Every Friday and Saturday night, now through September 1st, head out to Old Town Temecula to dine at one of the area’s great restaurants, shop in the unique boutiques, and support local businesses. Live music by a host of bands offers a wide variety of entertainment. Don’t forget, free parking is always available in the Old Town Garage next to City Hall!
Join us Saturday, August 4th from 3-6 pm for an Ice Cream Social at The Ranch House in Audie Murphy Ranch! Bring the whole family and cool down with treats from the Fluff Ice Cream Truck, dance to a live DJ and enjoy activities for the kids such as face painting and balloon art! You can also tour seven new neighborhoods by leading homebuilders and enter to win a $100 AMEX gift card. We look forward to seeing you there!