Community Calendar

Friday April 12, 2019

FRIDAY NITE LIVE!: TRIBUTE TO ELVIS PRESLEY
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. HHT hosts top tribute bands in this award-winning venue. There are lots of Elvis impersonators, but there is only one Danny Lee! Once you see him, you’ll have to rub your eyes, that’s how closely he resembles the King of Rock ‘n Roll! Don’t miss this incredible tribute to the King!  (951) 658-5950. [website]  [event page]

Saturday April 13 thru Sunday May 5, 2019

RAMONA OUTDOOR PAGEANT
April 13, 14, 27, 28, May 4, 5
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre, 27400 Ramona Bowl Dr

$20 – $47 section seating. Ramona celebrates the 95th season for California’a Official Outdoor Play. Come experience the history, the pageantry, the passion that is Ramona. (951) 658-3111. [website]

Saturday April 13th, 2019

SOBOBA TRAIL RACE
7:00 am, The Oaks at Soboba, 45750 Castile Canyon Rd, San Jacinto
$30-$60 per person. Chip-timed 5K, 10K and 25K trail races. (951) 260-8293. [website]

VALLEY-WIDE RECREATION ANNUAL BUNNY HOP
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Diamond Valley Lake Soccer Fields, 1801 Angler Ave

$5 – $30 per person. 9:00 am Tot Hop, 9:15 am 1K Hop, 9:30 am 5k Walk, 10:00 am 5K Relay. First 50 people to sign up for the 1K/5K will get a FREE Bunny Hop T-Shirt. 5.00 fee for sign ups on the day of the event. (951) 929-0047 or (951) 927-6673.

INLAND EMPIRE SCIENCE FESTIVAL
10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy
Free with museum admission $8.00 adult, $6.50 seniors & students, $6 youth (6-12). The 2019 Inland Empire Science Festival! Celebrate science and discovery at the largest natural history museum in Riverside County, showcasing science from across Southern California – all for the price of your regular museum admission! Chat with scientists from across the country, explore dozens of exhibitors, and even get a special preview of our newest exhibit. (951) 791-0033.

MUSIC AT THE CENTER, LISA BOOTH & DYLANN ASA
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Council, 123 N Harvard St
$20 general admission, $15 members, $10 student. DVAC presents Lia Booth, jazz vocalist, and Dylann Asa, bassist in concert. (951) 652-3822.

Sunday April 14, 2019

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE CONCERT:  SHOWDOWN
2:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$20 general admission. The Assistance League of Hemacinto hosts a live concert featuring SHOWDOWN. The Assistance League provides school clothing and supplies to needy children in our community.

Wednesday April 17, 2019

TALKING ABOUT THE BLUES
10:00 am, Inter Valley Vitality Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free admission. Everyone gets the blues sometimes. Feeling sad, lonely or grief during difficult life experiences is part of being human. Eventually we feel better. Join Carrie Askay, MSW and Jennifer Lopez, AMFT in a discussion of the blues and how to regain the joy in life more quickly.. RSVP required. Space is limited. (800) 886-4471.

Friday April 19, 2019

IN CONCERT: MATT COSTA
8:00 pm, Derby’s Bar & Grill, 2860 W Florida Ave
$15 presale, $20 day of show. Derby’s Presents “Matt Costa” live with special guests. Opening acts: Geoff Clark & Special Guests! (951) 652-2440. 

Saturday April 20 thru Sunday April 21, 2019

EASTER MUSICAL: “WE ARE WITNESSES”
Saturday 3:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am
Calvary Chapel Hemet, 26121 Hemet Street
Free. Calvary Chapel Hemet presents their annual Easter musical.  This beautiful musical recounts the ministry, crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.  (951) 927-6117.

Saturday April 20, 2019

VALLEY-WIDE EASTER EGG HUNT
9:00 am, Gibbel Park (corner W Florida Ave & Kirby)  
Free (ages 12 and under) The City of Hemet and Valley-Wide Recreation host an Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your own basket. [website] 

WATER-WISE LANDSCAPE DESIGN WORKSHOP
9 am – 4 pm, Century 21 McDaniels & Associates, 2433 E Florida Ave
$10 for materials & guidebook. UC Master Gardens of Riverside County, in partnership with Valley Beautiful and Century 21 McDaniels & Associates, present a 1-day workshop on designing landscapes that are both beautiful and water friendly. Topics will include Climate Zones, Understanding Characteristics of Your Property, Water & Drought, Soil Preparation, Creating a Site Design, Water-wise Plant Selection, Irrigation & Class Project. To sign up contact Eben Longfellow. Space is limited. RSVP required (951) 990-4997 elongfellow@gmail.com.  [flyer]

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
10:30 am SHARP, Diamond Valley Lake Soccer Fields, 1801 Angler Ave
Free. Ages 12 yrs. & under. Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Valley-Wide Recreation. A hunt for each age range. Bring your own basket. For info (951) 929-0047 or (951) 654-1505. [flyer]

Sunday April 21, 2019

SUNRISE EASTER SERVICE
6:30 am, Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre, 27400 Ramona Bowl Dr
Free admission. The Hemet Kiwanis Club hosts its annual Sunrise Easter Service. 

COMMUNITY EASTER SERVICE
Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre, 27400 Ramona Bowl Dr
Free admission. Community Easter Celebration hosted by Community Christian Church. Festivities include music, worship, games for kids, jump houses, food, raffles and more. (951) 929-2135.

Tuesday April 23, 2019

WORKSHOPS FOR NONPROFITS: BRANDING
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, SRCAR conf room, 2335 E Florida Ave
$35 per person, $30 Chamber members. The Hemet San Jacinto Chamber’s Valley Nonprofit Network presents the latest in their series of workshops. This workshop will focus on the importance of building a strong brand identity for your organization. Workshops are hosted in partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. (951) 658-3211. [flyer]

Friday April 26 thru Saturday April 27

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
6:00 pm, Hemet High School, 41701 E Stetson Ave
$5 general admission. The Hemet High Children’s Theatre presents Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Come on out for a fun evening of entertainment. (951) 765-5150.

Friday April 26, 2019

AMERICAN LEGION SPAGHETTI DINNER
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, American Legion Post 53, 124 N Ramona St
$7 per person. Fundraiser dinner. Includes spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, drink and dessert. (951) 658-2436.

Saturday April 27, 2019

PUBLIC SAFETY CELEBRATION
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Valle Vista Community Center, 43935 Acacia Ave
Free admission. Resource information, food, vendors, music, games & more. Sponsored by Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington.

SURFIN’ SAFARI VINTAGE TRAILER SHOW
Golden Village RV Park, 3100 W Florida Ave
Free. Get ready to cruise back in time in the 5th Annual Surfin’ USA Pre-1985 Vintage Trailer, Campers & Classic Car Show. Festivities include a Beach Boys tribute band that will have crowds twisting to classic surf jams. We’ll also have celebrity impersonators, vintage vendors, and more. (951) 706-7450.

TRIBUTE MANIA:  THE DOORS
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. HHT hosts top tribute bands in this award-winning venue. By combining vintage instruments with the latest technology, Strange Days offers both an authentic on-stage look and an unmistakable studio album sound. The result is a show that has thrilled audiences around the world. Strange Days captures the magic…the mystery….and the madness of The Doors. (951) 658-5950.  [website]   [eventpage]

MUSIC AT THE CENTER: TOM CANTANZARO
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Council, 123 N Harvard St
$20 general admission, $15 members, $10 student. Jazz saxophonist, Tom Cantanzaro and his band will perform. (951) 652-3822.

Tuesday April 30, 2019

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF HEMACINTO DINEOUT
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Chipotle, 2465 W Florida Ave
Cost varies. Chipotle’s will donate 33% of your food ticket to Assistance League® of Hemacinto for philanthropic programs. Flyer MUST be presented or you can show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier BEFORE you order. Dine in or carry out. [flyer]

Wednesday May 1

FREE ESTATE PLANNING WORKSHOP
9:30 am, Denny’s Restaurant, 2675 W Florida Ave
Free. Come join National Association of Family Services at this FREE event and learn how we help families leave behind their legacy. [listing]

CHOCOLATE BINGO
10:00 am, Inter Valley Vitality Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free. Get your chocolate fix on! Join us for a great time playing this fun game and win chocolate prizes! RSVPs are required as space is limited.  (800) 886-4471.

WHO DUN IT – MURDER MYSTERY
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Moose Lodge, 188 W Main St, San Jacinto
Presale $20 each / 2 for $35, Day of Show $25 each / 2 for $40. A fun murder mystery where the audience tries to solve the crime. Production by Troupe of Lost Souls. Tickets available at the lodge or by calling (951) 282-3053.

Thursday May 2 thru Monday May 6

CIRCUS ALEGRIA
7:30 pm, 859 W Florida (next to Walmart)
$10-$20 per person. The circus is back in town. Don’t miss all the fun under the “Big Top” [website] (213) 425-9193.

Thursday May 2 thru Sunday May 5

MSJC DANCE CONCERT: SJC GROOVES 
Thursday-Saturday 7:30 pm, Sunday 2:30 pm, MSJC Campus Theatre
$10 general admission, $8 student & senior, $5 veteran. SJC Grooves presents their spring dance concert. (951) 487-3790.

Thursday May 2

MSJC LECTURE SERIES: JOHN TORRES
7:00 pm, Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy
$8 adult, $5 student, free to members. The Western Science Center presents the Spring Lecture Series in collaboration with Mt San Jacinto College. Anthropology professor John Torres will present his talk “The Navajo Hero Twins: Fighting Monsters Then and Now.” Seating is limited. (951) 791-0033.

Friday May 3

CINCO DE MAYO KERMES
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tahquitz High School, 4425 Titan Trail
Free. A celebration of family, culture, and mental wellness for our Latino community. This FREE event features Mariachi and Banda music, Ballet Folklórico and Aztec dancers, a fun zone for kids, face painting, cultural games, door prizes, a DJ, and a variety of mental health resources and vendors. Food will be available for purchase. The first 100 guests get a FREE taco plate! This free event is open to all to attend. Bring your friends and your family to help us celebrate the Latino culture! (951) 765-6300.

Saturday May 4, 2019

DOMENIGONI RANCH CHARITY RIDE FOR DIABETES
8:00 am, 33011 Holland Rd, Winchester
$10-$60 per person. The greatest trail ride in Riverside County is here again! Saddle up and don’t dally around. The Fourteenth Domenigoni Ranch Charity Ride for Diabetes is coming to Winchester. This is the best, old fashioned, country trail ride, western barbecue and foot stompin’ dance around, with the proceeds benefiting those living with diabetes in our community. [tickets]

SAN JACINTO FUN RUN
8:00 am, San Jacinto High School, 500 Idyllwild Dr, San Jacinto
$35 pre-reg, $45 same day. 7th annual 5k race supporting the San Jacinto Education Foundation. Electronic timing, awards by category and age, commemorative shirt, finishers medal, health & fitness expo. Runners and walkers welcome. www.sjfunrun.com.

BIRTH CHOICE CAR SHOW
8:00 am – 1:00 pm, 4:12 Church, 1450 W 7th, San Jacinto
Free admission, $40 entry fee. Birth Choice presents its 2nd annual Car Show. Festivities will include music, food vendors, booth games and more.  (951) 766-6100 ext 703.  [flyer]

SCIENCE SATURDAY: THE SCIENCE OF FORCE
10:30 am – 1:00 pm, Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy
Free. Join us for Science Saturday: The Science of Force! Activities for Science Saturdays are free! There is an additional fee to enter the museum.Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. (951) 791-0033. [website]

Tuesday May 7, 2019

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE® OF HEMACINTO DINEOUT
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Emilio’s, 2340 S. San Jacinto Ave, San JacintoCost varies. Emilio’s will donate 20% of your food ticket to Assistance League® of Hemacinto for philanthropic programs. Flyer MUST be presented. Dine in or carry out. [flyer] 

Friday May 10 thru Sunday May 19, 2019

BLACK-EYED SUSAN
Fridays & 1st Saturday 7:30 pm, Sundays & 2nd Saturday 2:30 pm
Ramona Hillside Playhouse, 27402 Ramona Bowl Rd
$15 reserved seating, $10 opening night. First Saturday is a fundraiser for Hemet Woman’s Club. Black-Eyed Susan, or All in the Downs is a comic play in three acts by the father of nautical melodrama, Douglas Jerrold. The drama revolves around William, a sailor who returns to England after fighting in the Napoleonic Wars for three years. He finds that his wife, Susan, has fallen on hard times and is being harassed by her cruel landlord and uncle, Doggrass. She is also being pursued by the smuggler Hatchett, who devises a plan to falsely inform Susan that William is dead so that he can make advances upon her himself. Music will be interwoven within the production for this sure to be a crowd pleaser. (951) 658-5300. [website]
For ticket information for the Hemet Woman’s Club performance on Saturday May 18, contact Maria Miller at (951) 315-5524.

Friday May 10

DERBY’S COMEDY NIGHT: MIKEY GORDON
8:00 pm, Derby’s Bar & Grill, 2860 W Florida Ave
$10 general admission. Hosted by Justin Fox, Headliner Mikey Gordon along with a full line up of So Cal Funniest comics! (951) 652-2440.

Saturday May 11, 2019

COMEDY FUNDRAISER: ANITA MILLER
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Hemet Public Library, 300 E Latham Ave
$15 general admission. The Hemet Library Foundation presents an afternoon of comedy featuring “The Grandmother of Comedy” Anita Milner.  Early Bird Special:  2 for $25 tickets available until May 5th. Festivities will include finger foods and refreshments. [flyer]

TRIBUTE MANIA: BON JOVI
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Season Two of the Tribute Mania Concert Series kicks off with a Tribute to Bon Jovi by WANTED. WANTED is an incredible replication of the music of Bon Jovi that was created with one purpose in mind… To create a fun concert environment in the style, vibe and atmosphere of the spectacle that is known as a live Bon Jovi show.  (951) 658-5950. [EventPage]  [tickets]

MUSIC AT THE CENTER, NIKKI FOROVA
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Council, 123 N Harvard St
$20 general admission, $15 members. Indie Pop Singer-Songwriter Nikki Forova will perform. (951) 652-3822.

MUSICATION LIVE: STEVE DEVOTION THE DIRTY SEA
8:30 pm, Derby’s Bar & Grill, 2860 W Florida Ave
Free. Food and drink specials. (951) 652-2440.

Monday May 13

MSJC ORCHESTRA SPRING CONCERT 
7:00 pm, MSJC San Jacinto Campus Theatre
$6 general admission, $5 senior/veteran, $4 student. The MSJC Orchestra presents their spring concert. (951) 487-3790.

Tuesday May 14

SAGE SOCIETY: HOWARD HORTON
2:00 pm, Ramona Room (behind Miller-Jones Mortuary) 1501 W Florida Ave
Guests free. SELF DEFENSE FOR SENIORS will be the May 14th SAGE Lecture, presented by Howard Horton,  Director of Security, The Village Retirement Center, Hemet.  He has been at the Village since 2003;  previously he was a Chief of Police in Iowa.  He has studied and participated in Martial Arts for many years. Social hour from 1:30 til 2 pm. (951) 357-4207. 

Wednesday May 15

LIVE TO BE 100!
1:00 pm, Inter Valley Vitality Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free. Learn the secrets to healthy aging. Do you know which screenings you need and how they are performed? Topics covered include effectively communicating with your doctor and medication management. RSVPs are required as space is limited.  (800) 886-4471.

Friday May 17

LUNAFEST
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$15 general admission. Annual film festival featuring films by, for and about women. Sponsored by the Soroptomist International of San Jacinto-Hemet . [website]

Saturday May 18

COMMUNITY SHRED-IT DAY
8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Bank of Hemet, 1600 E Florida Ave
Free. Bring your sensitive documents to Bank of Hemet for this free shredding event. Limit 3 boxes per person. Staples & paper clips do not need to be removed. (951) 766-4100.

BE YOUR OWN BOSS WORKSHOP
10:00 am, Hampton Inn, 3700 W Florida Ave
Free. A workshop on becoming your own boss in the insurance industry. Projecting Income & Expenses, How to Get Startup Capital, Structure of your business entity (ie. Corporation) [listing]

IN CONCERT: CHASE WALKER BAND
8:30 pm, Derby’s Bar & Grill, 2860 W Florida Ave
Free admission. Derby’s Presents “Chase Walker” live with special guests. Drink specials unti 9pm. (951) 652-2440.

Saturday May 25

TRIBUTE MANIA: THE ALLMAN BROTHERS
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Season Two of the Tribute Mania Concert Series continues with a Tribute to The Allman Brothers by Ramblin Man. Formerly known as “Southbound,” this group of seasoned professional has created the ultimate tribute to The Allman Brothers. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind show.  (951) 658-5950. [EventPage]  [tickets]

AMERICAN PARLOR SONGBOOK
8:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Council, 123 N Harvard St
$20 general admission, $15 members. Live broadcast recording of the American Parlor Songbook radio show. (951) 652-3822.

Monday May 27

MEMORIAL DAY 5K, 10K & KIDS 1K RUN
7:00 am, Diamond Valley Lake Park, 1801 Angler Ave
$30-$55 per person. 7th Annual Memorial Day 5K, 10K & Kids 1K Run. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoy the Memorial Day festivities! With a 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles), 10K Run/Walk (6.2 miles) and a Kid’s Run (1K), there is something for everyone! Register on Active.com. [listing] 

MEMORIAL DAY 5K, 10, & 1K RUN
Diamond Valley Community Church, 1068 Mayberry Ave
$25-$65 per person. 7th Annual Memorial Day 5K, 10K & Kids 1K Run. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoy the Memorial Day festivities! With a 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles), 10K Run/Walk (6.2 miles) and a Kid’s Run (1K), there is something for everyone! [website] 

Wednesday May 29

HIDDEN TRIGGERS FOR A SENSITIVE STOMACH
10:00 am, Inter Valley Vitality Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free. Do you have frequent heartburn, bloating or just can’t seem to make your tummy happy? Learn which foods may trigger common problems and which foods might work better for you! RSVPs are required as space is limited.  (800) 886-4471.

Thursday May 30

DOC TALK: WEIGHT LOSS
10:00 am, Inter Valley Vitality Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free. Dr. Combs discusses the newest innovations in losing weight and keeping yourself healthy and filled with vitality! RSVPs are required as space is limited.  (800) 886-4471.

Friday May 31

FRIDAY NITE LIVE!l TRIBUTE TO CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale / $25 day of show. FORTUNATE SON Son is back for an encore appearance, combining timeless CCR favorites and legendary Fogerty solo hits. Brad Ford & FORTUNATE SON truly personify the spirit and grit of America’s Favorite Rock & Roll Band! (951) 658-5950  [website]   [EventPage]

Saturday June 8

VALLEY RESTART SUMMER KICK OFF STREET FAIR & CAR SHOW
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Hemet Valley Baptist, 1480 N Kirby (at Esplanade)
Free admission. $7 meal. $10 entry fee. Come celebrate summer with a fun-filled fundraiser for Valley Restart. (951) 766-7476. [flyer]

TRIBUTE MANIA: BOB SEGER
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Season Two of the Tribute Mania Concert Series continues with a Tribute to Bob Seger by TURN THE PAGE. This tribute faithfully recreates all of the classic hits of Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band. You will feel as though you’ve been transported back to Detroit’s Cobo Hall as you relive “Old Time Rock ‘n Roll,” “Night Moves,” “Against The Wind” and so many more. (951) 658-5950. [EventPage]  [tickets]

MUSIC AT THE CENTER: LES ALLEN AND CITY LIMITS
8:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Council, 123 N Harvard St
$20 general admission, $15 members. One of California’s top singing guitarists. (951) 652-3822.

MUSICATION LIVE: CRAIC HAUS
8:30 pm, Derby’s Bar & Grill, 2860 W Florida Ave
Free. Musication Live Featuring “Shamrockabilly” Craic Haus. Food & drink specials. (951) 652-2440.

Friday June 14

FRIDAY NITE LIVE!: TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY CASH
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale / $25 day of show. Michael J Smith and THE MIGHTY CASH CATS present a one-of-a-kind tribute to the legendary “Man in Black.” In Hemet for the first time, this show is sure to sell out! (951) 658-5950. [website]   [EventPage].

DERBY’S COMEDY NIGHT: DANTE RUSCIOLELLI
8:00 pm, Derby’s Bar & Grill, 2860 W Florida Ave
$10 general admission. Hosted by Justin Fox, Headliner Dante Rusciolelli along with a full line up of So Cal Funniest comics! (951) 652-2440.

Friday June 21

COMEDIAN RON WHITE
9:00 pm, Soboba Event Center, 22777 Soboba Rd
$75-$200. Age 21 & over. For Mature Audiences Blue Collar Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White has been a prominent figure in the stand-up comedy since exploding into homes in 2000 as a headlining member of the Blue Collar Comedy team. Ron White’s legend has only continued grow, receiving multiple Grammy nominations, #1 Billboard Comedy albums, Platinum DVDs, and even a New York Times bestselling book. (951) 665-1000.

Saturday June 22

TRIBUTE MANIA: SANTANA
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Season Two of the Tribute Mania Concert Series continues with a Tribute to Santana, featuring SMOOTH SOUNDS OF SANTANA. Back in Hemet by popular demand, SMOOTH SOUNDS OF SANTANA is the real deal! Few bands are as hard to imitate as the percussion and guitar magic of Carlos Santana… but these guys make it look easy! Even if you were not a fan back then – this concert will be one of your favorites! (951) 658-5950. [EventPage]  [tickets]

MUSIC AT THE CENTER: PETER CURTIS
8:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Council, 123 N Harvard St
$20 general admission, $15 members. A regular at the Diamond Valley Arts Center, Peter Curtis is a guitarist and composer. (951) 652-3822.

Friday June 28 thru Saturday June 29

BEDTIME STORIES (AS TOLD BY OUR DAD WHO MESSED THEM UP)
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Ramona Hillside Playhouse, 27402 Ramona Bowl Rd
$10 reserved seating. It’s Dad’s turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices up The Princess and The Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf cries dinosaur instead, and Rumpelstiltskin helps turn all that pesky gold into straw. You may think you know your fairy tales, but not the way Dad tells them. (951) 658-5300. [website]

Saturday July 6

TRIBUTE MANIA: LED ZEPPELIN
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Season Two of the Tribute Mania Concert Series continues with a Tribute to Led Zeppelin, featuring LED ZEPAGAIN. Back in Hemet by popular demand, SMOOTH SOUNDS OF SANTANA is the real deal! Led Zepagain is the most authentic representation of Led Zeppelin in the world today. Featured on AXS TV’s “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands,” this tribute is a close to the real thing that you will ever see. Back by popular demand…Don’t miss it!!! (951) 658-5950. [EventPage]  [tickets]

Saturday July 20

TRIBUTE MANIA: AEROSMITH
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Season Two of the Tribute Mania Concert Series continues with a Tribute to Aerosmith, with AEROMYTH. This band has toured all over the USA, performing all of the greatest hits of Aerosmith, from classic songs such as “Walk This Way,” “Sweet Emotion,” and “Toys in The Attic,” to more current hits like “Dude Looks Like A Lady,” “Jaded” and “Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing.” In Hemet for the first time… not to be missed!  (951) 658-5950. [EventPage]  [tickets]

Saturday July 27

MUSIC AT THE CENTER: DENNIS AND ZACH CAPLINGER
8:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Council, 123 N Harvard St
$20 general admission, $15 members. Grammy Award Winning bluegrass musician, Dennis Caplinger will perform with his son Zachary. (951) 652-3822.

Saturday August 3

TRIBUTE MANIA: REO SPEEDWAGON
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Season Two of the Tribute Mania Concert Series continues with a Tribute to REO Speedwagon, featuring RIDIN OUT THE STORM. REO Speedwagon sold more than 40 million records and charted thirteen Top 40 hits, including “Keep on Loving You,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” and “Take It On The Run.” Ridin The Storm Out is the premier tribute to REO Speedwagon, in Hemet for the first time. (951) 658-5950. [EventPage]  [tickets]

Saturday August 17

TRIBUTE MANIA: TOM PETTY
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Season Two of the Tribute Mania Concert Series wraps up with a Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, featuring PETTY AND THE HEARTSHAKERS. Petty & The Heartshakers pays homage to the beloved band, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Lead vocalist, Dan Grennes “not only looks like Tom, but has the same vocal range, is a born southerner, and is able to channel him like no other through his musical experiences and beyond.” Don’t miss this event! (951) 658-5950. [EventPage]  [tickets]

Saturday September 21

THE ROAR 2nd ANNUAL 5K RACE
Diamond Valley Lake, 2615 Angler Ave
Watch for details.