Riverside County Calendar of Events - Oct 2016

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Hoptoberfrest Chili Cook-Off   Oct. 14
Enjoy the photo booth, wine & beer garden, live entertainment with local country band TTT Brand, booth decorating contest and HOMEMADE Chili Competition.
6-10pm / Galway Downs: 38800 Los Corralitos Rd., Temecula
(951) 894-2571 / www.srcar.org

Riverside Zombie Crawl   Oct. 15
Free event with Zombie themed activities including crafts, face painting, carnival games, and a costume contest with prizes.
2-6pm / Main Street Riverside
(951) 341-6550 / www.riversidedowntown.org

Texas Hold em Party   Oct. 15
At the door price is $40 and includes Dinner and $1000 playing chips ONLY. Benefits Calimesa Chamber Scholarship Fund.
6-11pm / Fascination Ranch: 35600 Singleton Road, Calimesa

Pink on Parade 2016   Oct. 15
Breast cancer awareness walk supporting the Pink Ribbon Place, Riverside’s breast cancer resource center, a program of the Riverside Community Health Foundation.
7:30am-12pm / Ryan Bonaminio Park, Riverside
(951) 823-0261 / www.Pinkonparade.org

Inland Empire Heart & Stroke Walk   Oct. 15
The annual event includes a non-competitive 5K walk (3.1 miles) and one-mile Survivor Path. There will also be a Health and Wellness Expo.
8:30-10am / 4800 Crestmore Rd., Riverside
(213) 291-7086 / www.ieheartwalk.org

Beer & Cheese Event   Oct. 15
Join us for this special Meet & Greet “Brew and Moo” event at the Mason Jar. Enjoy light hors d’ oeuvres and an elegant pairing of fine cheeses and craft beer.
2-4pm / The Mason Jar Brewing Company, Menifee
(951) 679-2222 / menifeevalleychamber.com

Race for the Cure   Oct. 16
Your participation in this event helps us provide funds and bring awareness about breast cancer to our local community.
7am / Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium & Levee
(951) 676-7465 / www.komenie.org
Riverside & San Bernardino Counties

First Responders Appreciation Day   Oct. 16
Bring the family out and enjoy the afternoon with softball tournaments, DJ Larry & Karaoke (open-mic) as well as showing appreciation to all of our First Responders throughout our region.
1-4pm / Valley-Wide Recreation & Park District: 901 West Esplanade Avenue, San Jacinto
(818) 231-0932 / www.hsjvc.com

Perris Harvest Festival   Oct. 21
5-9pm / Cesar Chavez Library: 163 San Jacinto Ave.
(951) 943-6100 / www.cityofperris.org

Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular   Oct. 21
Candy, games, crafts and food for sale. Entrance is free and costumes are encouraged.
5-8pm / Lake Community Center, Lake Elsinore
(951) 674-3124 X292 / www.lakeelsinorechamber.com

Fall Harvest Festival & Food Drive   Oct. 22
Join us for this family-fun day packed with activities, food, games, pumpkin painting, pony rides, bounce house, craft fair, local vendors, and free horse carriage rides!
11am-3pm / Green River Promenade, Corona  
(951) 235-2423 / www.greenriverpromenade.com

Hemet Harvest Festival   Oct. 22
Farmers Market, Food, Entertainment, Kids Games and crafts, Business Displays, Pumpkin Patch and much more.
9am-4pm / Downtown Hemet- Harvard Street
(951) 658-3211 / hsjvc.com

Chocolate, Wine, and Jazz Festival   Oct. 22
Featuring the David Paul Band. $75 per person. Includes wine tasting, appetizers, dessert, a keepsake wine glass plus one grand prize drawing ticket.
5-9pm / Corona Civic Center - South Lawn 

Spooktacular Dog Walk   Oct. 22
Fundraising walk, treat bags, vendor booths, pet parade & costume contest and monster mash green screen photos.
11am-2pm / Outdoor Plaza, Promenade Temecula
(951) 805-6239 / animalfriendsofthevalleys.com

Trolley Dances Riverside   Oct. 22-23
Brings site-specific choreography inspired by attributes, landmarks, and locations in Riverside. Audience members board and ride RTA Trolley Cars to travel from site to site.
11am-5pm / Various Downtown Sites
(415) 286-3688 / www.trolleydancesriverside.com

Inland Empire’s Largest Mixer   Oct. 26
Join NACC and other San Bernardino and Riverside County area chambers and business organizations for the ultimate business networking event!
4-8pm / Ontario Convention Center
(909) 560-2800 / www.largestmixer.com

PWR Leadership in Excellence Expo   Oct. 28
Professional Women’s Roundtable is proud to bring you our Leadership In Excellence Expo. A day to enlighten and empower the business community with positive information on memorable customer service, learning the importance of personalized experiences that can impact your bottom line.
10am-4pm / Wilson Creek Winery, Temecula
(951) 265-0457 / pwronline.org

Temecula Halloween Carnival   Oct. 28
Come dressed as yourself, a witch or a ghost! Games, costume contest, party jumps, candy, and prizes await! You’d be ghoulish to miss this carnival.
5:30-8:30pm / Ronald Reagan Sports Park Hockey Arena
(951) 240-4268 / http://temeculaevents.org

Ghost Walk Riverside   Oct. 28
This year’s line-up includes five thrilling tour options that will route guests through an array of stops highlighting the city’s most renowned sites through its history-rich downtown.
6-10pm / Main Street, Downtown Riverside
(951) 787-7850 / www.facebook.com/CaliforniaRiversideBallet

October Car Cruise   Oct. 29
Celebrate your love for Classic Cars and enjoy our beautiful Downtown full of UNIQUE merchants, GREAT food, and a RELAXING atmosphere.
4-8pm / Main Street, Lake Elsinore
(951) 674-3124 / www.lake-elsinore.org/carcruise

Our Kids Rock Monster Mash Halloween Fundraiser   Oct. 29
Benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest County. The evening features a Halloween themed costume party, cocktail reception, silent & live auctions, dinner and live entertainment.
5pm / Pechanga Casino and Resort, Temecula
(951) 699-1526 x107 / www.bgcswc.org/okr

Ride MoVal   Oct. 30
This is a community bike ride for all ages from a casual ride to a challenging metric century.
8-9am / Conference and Rec Center, Moreno Valley
(951) 413-3000 / www.ci.moreno-valley.ca.us