Things to Do In Temecula
Activities in and around the Inland Empire

Looking for things to do around town? What's Up? Temecula "Around Town" features articles on events and activities in and around Temecula, CA.

Art exhibits in Temecula

Art is All Around the City of Temecula

he City of Temecula is celebrated for bringing top-notch artistic opportunities to the members of the community and well as visitors and currently there are a number of city-sponsored art exhibitions available for viewing around town.

How to stop hating Valentine's Day

How to Stop Hating Valentine’s Day (and Maybe Use it to Your Advantage)

I’ve never understood why people get so worked up about a silly little day where people exchange boxes of chocolates and flowers, high school girls where heart-covered boxer shorts over leggings and kindergartners trade notes adorned with Ninja Turtles and Hello Kitty. These are all good things, right?

Promenade Temecula Leadership Council

Promenade Temecula Announces Student Leadership Council

Promenade Temecula has teamed up with California State University San Marcos and Mt. San Jacinto College to launch the Promenade Temecula Leadership Council; a new program that will give Southwest Riverside County university, college and high school students the opportunity to increase their educational advancement opportunities and build career skills through mentorship from business and educational leaders in the community.

The Shams perform at "Rock the Oaks," a concert benefitting The Oak Grove Center for Education

Rock the Oaks Returns for Three Benefit Shows

For the past six years, The Oak Grove Center’s annual benefit concert has funded their students’ love of the arts. For this year’s seventh installment, the event is now so big that it’s literally tripled in size since inception. Formerly billed as “Temecula Live,” 100% of Oak Grove’s “Rock the Oaks” concerts will benefit the exemplary arts programs at both their Temecula and Perris campuses.

Breaking Records for Charity - Largest Circuit Training at Storm Stadium in Lake Elsinore

Fitness World Record Attempt Benefits Charity

Is it on your bucket list to break a world record? Now is your chance! Well, you and 4,000 of your closest friends and neighbors, that is. This Saturday morning, in the parking lot of Storm Stadium in Lake Elsinore, Your Fit City and Breaking Records for Charity are teaming up to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for ‘Largest Fitness Circuit Training in a Single Location,’ and you can be a part of the fun!

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Temecula

Your Guide to New Year’s Eve in Temecula

It may seem like the holiday season just got started but, the truth is, the time is now to make your New Year’s Eve plans to make sure you get tickets to the right experience for your situation. Whether it’s an elegant date night or an early celebration for the whole family, What’s Up? Temecula has everything you need to know about all the New Year’s happenings in town so you can make your reservations and check one more thing off that to-do list.

Snowbell Rockin' Nights in Old Town Temecula

Snowbell Rockin’ Nights Lights Up Old Town with Holiday Cheer

One of the most vivid memories I have of my childhood is the old Sparkletts Water Show at Sea World in the eighties. There was just something about those lights changing color to different types of music that just blew my young mind. Now the kiddos in Temecula can have the same psychedelically awesome musical experience with Snowbell Rockin’ Nights at City Hall, Thursdays through Sundays in Old Town.

Temecula Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade

Temecula Celebrates Christmas with Tree Lighting and Parade

The holiday season is in full swing and two of Temecula’s most popular twinkling traditions light up the city with yuletide cheer this week, with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the Duck Pond on Thursday and Santa’s Electric Light Parade through Old Town on Friday night. “Temecula is growing into a big city but we still cherish the home town events that make Temecula special, especially during the holidays,” Dawn Adamiak, Recreation Supervisor for the City of Temecula said.

Lifetime Rocker

An Interview with Best Cover Band Award-Winner Lifetime Rocker

If you’ve ever been to a winery or restaurant that features great live bands, chances are you’ve had a experienced the music of Lifetime Rocker; four local guys who are constantly in demand and never wanting for a gig. Consisting of Geoff Ryle (vocals, keyboards), Kelly Cowan (vocals, guitar), Joe Schiavone (vocals, bass), and Ray Ortega (vocals, drums) the members of Lifetime Rocker truly live up to their name in talent and experience.

Temecula's Silver Anniversary Tea Party

Raise a Pinky Finger to Celebrate Temecula’s Silver Anniversary

Put on your finest lace dress and oversized hat because the City of Temecula’s 25 Days of Fun is about to get fancy! On Saturday, November 22nd, the Temecula Valley Museum and the Old Town Spice and Tea Merchant present their Silver Anniversary Tea Party, celebrating the 2 ½ decades since the city’s incorporation.