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Raincross Weekend: September 29 – October 2

With the 91 Eastbound closure this weekend, you’ll probably want to stick close to Riverside. Thankfully there are plenty of great opportunities to learn more about the history and landmarks of our amazing city with Explore Riverside Together, a historical book fair, and more!

Riversiders participating in 2016's Tombstone Cinema nights at Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery
Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Riverside College and Career Fair

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Galleria at Tyler, 1299 Galleria at Tyler
Cost: Free

High school students grades 9-12 are welcome to attend and bring their friends and families. Students will have the chance to attend live in-person workshops, take advantage of educational and career resources, and speak to over 180 college and career representatives.

Friday, September 30

Dreamscape, written and directed by Rickerby Hinds

Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Box at the Fox Entertainment Plaza
Cost: $40

Even two-plus decades after the police shooting of Tyisha Miller in Riverside, there are lessons to be had. Join us on Friday, September 30, for Dreamscape, a hip-hop play based on her story. Tyisha Miller’s death in 1998 sparked civil rights protests and triggered police reforms to root out racism. The performance includes a welcome from Riverside Mayor Patricia Lock-Dawson and a post-performance discussion by local leaders, including the playwright, Rickerby Hinds, a UCR theater professor.

Saturday, October 1, 2022 

Explore Riverside Together

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location:  Riverside City Hall, 3900 Main St
Cost: Free
Website:: exploreriversidetogether.com

Explore Riverside Together (ERT) is back for its 3rd year and has more tours scheduled than ever before! Discover and learn more about key Riverside organizations and landmarks while enjoying live music and vendors!

Santa Ana River & Trail Cleanup

Time: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Riverside County Flood Control, 1995 Market St
Cost: Free
Website: Facebook Event

Sign up and help keep our Santa Ana Trails beautiful!

Magnolia Center Market Night

Time: 4 p.m. – 9  p.m.
Location: Sunnyside Dr. near Riverside Plaza
Cost: Free
Website: magnoliacentermarketplace.com

Come Shop, Eat and Enjoy the Evening with Good Food, Great Shopping, Beer Garden Hosted by Wick’s Brewing & Route 30!

National Drive Electric Week 

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: UC Riverside Lot 30, 900 University Avenue
Cost: Free
Website: events.ucr.edu/event/national_drive_electric_week

This free public event will feature electric vehicle test-drives and rides with a dozen models, booths and demonstrations illuminating a range of environmental choices, and the chance to learn about EVs from long-time owners without sales pressure.

Tombstone Cinema Presents – “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery, 4414 14th Street
Cost: $15
Website: Eventbrite

Come and join us in the cemetery for a screening of the cult classic – come as your favorite character and have some fun!

Sunday, October 2, 2022

First Sundays Riverside

Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Location: Downtown Riverside (see below)
Cost: Free 

First Sundays is a seasonal series of free family programs featuring different activities for children and teens at six different locations in downtown: Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Mission Inn Museum, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside Public Library, UCR ArtsBlock and the Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties! (Please contact each participating location for programming/participation/rules of entry.) The program is made possible through the collaborative efforts of all locations involved, as well as the sponsorship of the Riverside Arts Council.

Riverside Historical Society – Book Fair

Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Riverside Medical Clinic, 7117 Brockton
Cost: Varies

Website: riversidehistoricalsociety.org

Riverside Local History authors and history organizations will have their books available including some newly released titles, along with an auction on some local history books – including some 1st editions!

Mark Your Calendars

October 6: Riverside Arts Walk

October 7: Riverside Art Museum: Off the Wall

Museum of Riverside: What’s Shakin’ Riverside?

October 8: Riverside Citrus Classic