Things To Do


September 4 – 26, 2021

Join Snow White, Prince Stephen and seven zany dwarfs as they overcome the envy and hatred of the evil Queen Belladonna. Award-winning playwright Wayne R. Scott blends comedy, adventure and whimsical fantasy together in this family musical based on the classic Grimm Fairy Tale. A delight for all ages.

Lifehouse Theater 1135 Church St, Redlands

Banning- Stagecoach Days

September 10 – 12, 2021

Dig out your western duds and come and enjoy Banning Stagecoach Days. Loaded with lots of fun for all ages. PRCA Rodeo on Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. and Sunday 4 p.m .Don’t miss the Stagecoach days Parade which starts Sat. morning at 10 a.m. on Ramsey Street near San Gorgonio Street. General Admission is $20 and kids 3yr and under FREE with an adult ticket. Sunday is Family Day and tickets are $10 . Rodeo starts at 4 p.m.

Located at A.C. Dysart Park. Exit 22nd St., go south to the event. Parking is $5 For more info:

Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Farm

September 24 – October 31, 2021

Largest Outdoor Pumpkin Patch in southern Calif. Train Rides, Shows, Attractions, U-Pick Pumpkins, Food, Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Photo Ops and more. (See pg 16) Get hours, info and special hours.

Pumpkin Patch Green Spot Farms

Opens October 1 – 9-6pm

Come buy some pumpkins and gourds or enjoy a tractor hay ride or hang out on the Farm. This year’s Pumpkin Patch is bursting with colorful pumpkins of every shape and size. Opens October 1st, 9-6 pm.. Check our website for pricing, additional activities, social distancing, and mask requirements.

10133 Ward Way, Mentone (909) 794-7653

Halloween Workshop

Saturday October 16th

Redlands Art AssociationTools provided. Great fun. Classes fill early. Fee $35 Call 909-792-8435 for more information: ages 6 – 9 years 10am – noon , Ages 10+ years 1-3pm

215 E. State Street, Redlands

Monster Mash Halloween Party

Saturday Oct. 16th 4-8 p.m Costume Contest at 6:30 p.m..

Eerie Entertainment, free games, Indoor Trick or Treat, Bounces, food vendors for purchase and more

Albert Chatney Center , 1310 Oak Valley Pkwy, Sponsored by Beaumont Parks & Rec

Pumpkin Carve

Carve, paint, embellish & decorate a pumpkin

(Kids 12 yr. and under can enter to win prizes for their decorated pumpkin. Pick a pumpkin from our Patch for $3) We supply the tools for decorating- you supply the Kids

Wear a Costume, Games & Prizes , Dance Performers

Sponsored by the Beaumont CV Park District

951-845-9555 or for Times, Location and Entry Info

Redlands Trick or Treat

October 31st 3-4 pm

Enjoy a Safe Spooktacular Trick or Treat in Downtown Redlands on State Street between Orange and 9th St. on October 31st from 3 p.m to 4 p.m City volunteers and Downtown businesses will be handing out candy to kids while supplies last. Kids 14 and under.

Thomas The Train

Get Your Tickets Today Nov 6-7, Nov 11,13,14

Take a Ride Behind the #1 Blue Engine Thomas, Photo Ops with Thomas, Percy, and Sir Topham Hat, Enjoy a Picnic in Holstrom Park -bring your own or visit our Food Vendors
Race your Family through the Hay Maze, Make a Giant Bubble in the Bubble Zone
Scavenger Hunt – Take a walk through the campus to find the items, 3 Costume Contests per day with special prizes for the winners! Balloon Twisters – pick your favorite animal or character3 Thomas Bingo Contests per day with special prizes for the winners! 2 Puppet Shows  and more So Cal Railway  2201 S A St, Perris, CA

For Tickets and more Info:

Hiking- oak Glen Preserve is open

Hike, picnic and enjoy the outdoors. Be sure to keep social distancing and wear toed in shoes and stay on the trails when hiking. Los Rios Rancho Bakery and gift store adjacent to the Preserve is open for take out. 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., 9611 Oak Glen Rd. Oak Glen

Historic oak glen school house play, picnic, museum

Beautiful Trees, fun slides for kids to play pavillon for picnic or parties, dog park, tennis court and a historic school house to tour. Also a beautiful location for family pictures. 11911 Oak Glen Road, Oak Glen.

Museum Open weekends Jan-Sept 12-4p.m. 

Park,Tennis Courts & Dog Park, Museum   909-797-1691 for info

the living desert is open

Check out our new guidelines and procedures for purchasing tickets and visiting the zoo.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens has been diligent in following recommendations from the CDC and public health guidelines issued by state and local authorities. Our indoor spaces have remained closed.

The Living Desert prioritizes the health and safety of the community, staff, and animals. Please review the policies on our health page at for more information on what we are doing to keep the Zoo a safe space for all.

Purchase tickets and learn more at

Big bear lake & zoo are open

Pack a Picnic, fishing, camping, take a family walk along the paved trail along the lake, visit the zoo and more.

Visit the Big Bear Visitor Center (open 10-4 Tues -Sun) or Big Bear Zoo 43285 Goldmine Dr., Big Bear (909) 584-1299 daily 10-4 * call ahead as covid-19 often changes whether or not the zoo can be open. Check out our website for more information and regulations.

Whats open!!

Western Science Museum of Dinosaurs ~ Hemet

Meet the Ice Age giants that lived in your own backyard! Snapshots in Time is a hands-on look at the fossil discoveries made during the excavation of Diamond Valley Lake. Meet “Max” the mastodon, make your own fossil, and come face to face with the natural history of the Inland Empire.

Open 10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday
2345 Searl Parkway
Hemet, CA 92543

Our building is located on the right hand side.

Closed temporarily, due to Covid 19+

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