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Raincross Weekend: September 8-11

Whether you want to beat the heat with art or lean into it with tamales and entertainment, options abound in Riverside this weekend!

Cooking tamales at the Riverside Tamale Festival
Brenda Flowers

Thursday, September 08

An Evening with Kate Anger & Rickerby Hinds Inlandia Institute

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main St. Riverside, CA 92501
Cost: Free

Join a special conversation with author and playwright Kate Anger on her debut novel, The Shinnery, with fellow UCR faculty and playwright Rickerby Hinds. Live music by Riverisde’s own vintage country band, Old Brown Shoe! Refreshments will be served.

Friday, September 09

Paint & Sip: Scenic Season

Join an in-person painting class and create your own version of Scenic Season with The Paint Sesh. The Paint Sesh instructor/entertainer will guide you through approx. 1.5 – 2 hours of lively creativity and laughs, with no experience needed to have a good time. 21+.
Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: El Patron Restaurant, 3204 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92507 Cost: $35-$56

Saturday, September 10

Ready Riverside Public Safety Preparedness Expo

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Galleria at Tyler, 1299 Galleria at Tyler, Riverside, CA 92503, Parking Lot South of JC Penney
Cost: Free

Come learn how we protect you, and how you can protect yourself. Free activities for the whole family!

Riverside Tamale Festival

Time: 11 a.m.
Location: White Park, 3885 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501
Cost: Varies

Join the Spanish Town Heritage Foundation for some great food, great music, and great entertainment for the whole family! The event supports the preservation of the Trujillo Adobe, a local and regional historic landmark.

Sunday, September 11

Pause to remember Patriots Day