Celebrate Mother Earth on Saturday, April 21st at the Earth Day Art and Music Festival. Activities and festivities will include educational booths, guest speakers, live demonstrations, games for the kids, plus crafts and activities. There will also be live music, local art exhibits, refreshments and so much more! The event is at Vail Headquarters from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and attendance is free.
Lace up your running shoes for the 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K & 15K on March 17th. Walk or run this challenging, hilly course that takes participants through country roads and the Cougar Vineyard & Winery in beautiful Temecula. Enjoy a glass of green bubbly at the finish line (21+) and receive a cute green succulent! A portion of event proceeds support the Rose Again Foundation to benefit orphans and foster children in the Temecula region. All ages are welcome to participate in this festive family run!
Don’t miss the excitement at the famous “Friday Night Cruise” on March 2nd, when hundreds of classic cars from all over the country cruise Old Town Front Street from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thousands of automotive enthusiasts and spectators come together for the annual Temecula Rod Run, when 600+ special interest vehicles, hot rods and custom cars go on display. At the Saturday Show and Shine from 9 a.m. 4 p.m., visitors can get an up-close look at these classic vehicles. Music and entertainment, delicious food and community vendors add to the weekend’s festivities.
Don’t miss the most glam women’s running series in the nation! It’s all about girl power! Mark your calendar for the Special Edition Divas Half Marathon & 5K in Temecula on February 17th! Get glam, have a great run and enjoy complimentary wine tasting after the race. Both races kick off at 7:30 a.m. at the Monte De Oro Winery & Vineyard. All participants receive pink tutus with their registrations and other specialty items. This race is capped at 2,000 runners, so register now to guarantee your spot!
February is the Month of Love and the perfect occasion to enjoy a romantic carriage ride with your Valentine. Costs vary per package with the Temecula Carriage Company. You and your sweetheart can enjoy a one-hour private horse drawn carriage ride for $150 per couple that includes a bottle of wine, or there is also a two-hour package as well as a 25-minute ride for $60 per couple. Rides are available February 1st – 28th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reservations are required and subject to availability, so call today!
If you love crafts, good wine and being outdoors, don’t miss the arts and crafts fair at Maurice Car’rie Vineyard and Winery in Temecula. Every weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the front picnic grounds showcase vendors with handmade jewelry, paintings, ceramics and so much more! Spend the afternoon browsing the fair and exploring the winery’s gift shop. Make it a date and enjoy a bottle of great wine with a picnic lunch!
Enjoy the wonderful weather and spend the afternoon enjoying fine wine, live music and socializing with other dog lovers! Bring your four-legged best friend for lunch and live acoustic music on the patio in wine country. Every Sunday in January from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. is Dog Day Sunday for humans and their well-mannered pets at Carol’s Restaurant at Bailey Vineyard and Winery in Temecula. All dogs receive a free raffle ticket for a bottle of Baily wine.
Don’t miss a special opportunity to be part of the holiday magic, visit Christmas Tree Lane at the Promenade in Temecula. Now through December 12th, 20 professionally decorated Christmas trees will be on display and raffled off to benefit the mission of Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley. These spectacular trees are located on the lower level outside Macy’s Women and Home Departments. Volunteers are also needed, sign up by calling 951.296.3362.
The annual Menifee Christmas Tree Lighting Event on December 9th is a fantastic community event for the entire family! The kids will get a thrill watching Santa and Mrs. Claus light the tree, plus there will be food and craft vendors, a Kids Snow Zone and Jumpers, photos with Santa and more! This special event is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Menifee Town Center, see you there!
The holiday season is in full swing! Bring your kids to Old Town Temecula on Friday, November 24th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. where they can join all the fun and festivities for Santa’s arrival! This is a great picture opportunity for the entire family, so mark your calendar and wear your favorite Christmas sweater. Santa will also be making joyful appearances on November 25th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on the 26th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.