Things To Do This Weekend | Inland Empire Weekend Events 3/14/14-3/16/14

Do you have your green outfit ready?  It’s Saint Patrick’s Day on Monday, but the St Patty’s celebration is going to kick off on Friday!  From  a Victorian celebration at a Railway to the Color Run there is something for everyone in the family to do.  We recommend you wear green to all your festive events to add a little bit of St Patty’s spark to your weekend!

Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home. – Irish proverb

Here is a list of our favorite events this weekend:


Photo Credit: Orange Empire Railway Museum

  • Iron Horse – Family Steampunk Carnivale:  March 15-16. The Orange Empire Railway Museum has organized a Victorian era family event at their historical museum.  The Iron Horse/Family Steampunk Carnivale celebrates the Victorian Era, Edwardian science fiction and the Industrial Revolution with a real, live steam-powered locomotive being the perfect backdrop.  Enjoy locomotive and vintage rides, a victorian fashion show, vendors, kid games, food, did we say food! and much much more.


  • Les Miserables Musical: March 14 – March 16.  Cameron Mackintosh’s legendary production of Boublil and Schönberg’s classic sweeps its audience through an epic tale of passion and destruction in 19th century France.   The musical follows the lives and interactions of several characters, focusing on the struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his experience of redemption.  (San Bernardino, CA)
  • Bluegrass Festival evening concert: March 15-16. James King Band, Bluegrass Etc. and Silverado perform at Bluegrass Festival. (Temecula, CA)
  • Chalk Art Festival: March 15.   Join the Palm Springs Rotary Club for their annual Chalk Art Festival.  Artists will be creating beautiful masterpieces on the sidewalk.  Proceeds go toward area nonprofits. (Palm Springs, CA)
  • Sargeant Ysmael Villegas Birthday Celebration: March 15.   Join the City of Riverside  at the Riverside National Cemetery for a 90th birthday celebration honoring Hometown Hero, Sergeant Ysmael R. Villegas.  (Riverside, CA)
  • Circus Vargas –  March 14-16.  Every child needs to experience an event under the Big Top.  Join the Circus Vargas family for a spectacular evening.  Temecula, CA  (Dates:  March 6- March 17).  Circus Vargas will be in Temecula, Ontario & San Bernardino between March – April 2014.  (Temecula, CA)
  • Color Vibe 5K – March 15-16. Gather your friends and head to Lake Skinner for an amazing Color blast event. (Lake Skinner, CA)


Eva Smith

Founder & Editor at Inland Moms
Eva Smith is wife to a former Marine. They have a blended family of 3 children and 1 grand child. A Cloud Computing Engineer by trade, she splits her time between Engineering & Social Entrepreneurship. She enjoys dancing, traveling & wearable tech gadgets, especially her Google Glass.She blogs at

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